ENCHANTING OASIS - WALK ST/ABBOT KINNEY ADJACENT

Sky London/Doug Monas

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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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ENCHANTING OASIS - WALK ST/ABBOT KINNEY ADJACENT

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2 BLOCKS HEART OF ABBOT KINNEY, 7 BLOCKS BEACH

Our home is conveniently located at the beginning of a desirable walk street (no cars).

The property offers the best of both worlds; maximum privacy but superior location that is 2 blocks from the Abbot Kinney shopping and dining district. It is also a little over a 1/2 mile to the world famous Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

Whatever you consider to be an ideal vacation is available to you in this Shangri-La by the sea. If you are a beachcomber, there is ample room to relax and frolic in the sand and surf. You will also be in the middle of the action of Venice’s famous Boardwalk. There you will find an eclectic mix of performers, vendors, sidewalk cafes and bars. You can also rent a bike or roller blades and venture down the path to the Santa Monica Pier and 3rd Street (Shopping) Promenade which is only a short distance away.

If shopping and/or dining is your thing, Abbot Kinney is likely to satisfy all of your desires. GQ Magazine has called it the “Hippest Block in America” and there you will find a multitude of shops and many highly rated dining options.

Our home offers you the ideal “get away from it all” feel that is essential when it is time to recharge your batteries. From the exterior the house has a magical, English Country look. There is a tastefully landscaped front yard which sets the stage for our most welcoming home. Enter the front door and you will find our expansive living room on the left. This room has vaulted ceilings and artisan painting that offers a dramatic space to enjoy our fireplace and flat screen TV. On the right you will be in our dining area (also vaulted ceilings) that comfortably seats 8. Beyond that room is the fully updated, European style cook’s kitchen. Among other things, here you will find a double oven and a Viking cook top. Continue down the hall and you will find a bedroom on the left. This room includes a double bed, a flat screen TV and a DVD player. Across from the bedroom is a full bath that includes a rain shower and a Jacuzzi tub. In the rear of the downstairs is a family room with a large screen TV, DVD player and surround sound system. The room has 8 foot wide doors that open to an enchanting backyard with tasteful furnishing and a large gas grill.

Go up the stairs and you will find the master suite as well as a 3rd bedroom. The Master Bedroom is equipped with a flat screen TV and DVD player. The Master Bath includes a dual walk in shower. Each upstairs bedroom has its’ own furnished terrace which looks over neighboring treetops.

This exciting area combined with the serene retreat of our welcoming home, offer the ideal complement that is sure to deliver a memorable vacation.

PLEASE NOTE - As far as PARKING is concerned, there is one off street spot (in front of our garage) and ample on street parking in directly in front of our home (please refer to the pictures accompanying the listing).

Location:

From its’ world famous boardwalk and beautiful beach to the shopper’s paradise of Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice offers a unique and vibrant mix of activities and attractions. Originally called “Venice of America,” Venice was founded in 1905 by developer Abbot Kinney as a beachfront resort town. Kinney’s initial vision of creating a cultural mecca was set aside to accommodate the public, and Venice became the “Coney Island of the Pacific,” complete with an amusement pier and a miniature steam railroad. Kinney also created a system of canals and imported gondolas and gondoliers from Venice, Italy.

Today, Venice is one of the most popular (2nd in the state to Disneyland) destinations for visitors and locals alike. From its days as home to Beat Generation poets and artists, Venice continues to be an important Los Angeles cultural center. Whether you’re looking for some fun in the sun, a unique shopping experience, or a wide variety of dining choices or an evening of art and music, Venice has it all.

Abbot Kinney

While Venice's claim to fame may be its beach culture, its’ most stylish block, Abbot Kinney, has become a desired destination in its’ own right. The heart of the Abbot Kinney district is the area along Abbot Kinney Boulevard between Venice Blvd. & Main St. The area includes numerous shops, galleries and many cafes, bars and eateries. On the first Friday of each month an additional attraction are the dozens of food trucks serving gourmet food at great prices. All of the local shops remain open late into the night.

Ocean Front Walk/the “Boardwalk”

There is no denying that the main attraction is the world famous Boardwalk. All year round (especially during the summer season and on weekends) you will find street entertainment of all kinds. Street performers include singers, dancers, musicians, jugglers, acrobats, mimes, comics, magicians, prophets, fortune tellers, and untold others. You will see people with tricolor hairdos, painted faces, weird tattoos, and outlandish clothing--or lack of it. It is a virtual sidewalk circus! It is also an open air flea market with an eclectic variety of goods and services. Along the walk you will also find an assortment of retailers, including souvenir shops, bike rental outlets, arts and crafts, restaurants and snack shacks. A popular option is to sit at one of the ocean-side restaurants to do some serious people watching. There are also playgrounds, skate parks and courts for basketball, handball, and paddle tennis. Muscle Beach is an infamous outdoor weight room (made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger) where fanatic bodybuilders pump iron in a public show of strength.

Beach

The 3 mile ocean beach offers activities for the entire family. If lounging in the sand is not your bag, surf on the crashing waves, ride a bike or roller blade along the path to Santa Monica and beyond.

Canals

Venice's canals (complete with ducks) are home to some of LA's most eclectic residential architecture. See tiny bohemian cottages next to million-dollar ultra-modern houses. The canal streets are between Washington Blvd. and Venice Blvd.

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Sky London/Doug Monas (Owner)
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Bedrooms 3
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Enchanting Oasis - Walk St/Abbot Kinney Adjacent
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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Enchanting Oasis - Walk St/Abbot Kinney Adjacent
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Venice Beach Los Angeles County
Yonkers NY
5

beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5
We had a fantastic week in Venice and would highly recommend this house to any one looking to vacation in the area. The property is located just off of a lovely Venice walk street in a quiet section of Venice. The house has a fabulous kitchen, equipped with state of the art alliances. Downstairs is a spacious, comfortable living room and dining area plus a bedroom and bathroom. There is a den and lovely patio in the rear of the house. Upstairs is a master bedroom suite and third bedroom.
Shopping and dinning are a short walk away on Abbott Kinney Boulevard. The beach is a longer walk but is still walkable.
This is a great house in a lovely part ov Venice and I hope it is available the next time I visit Venice
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Venice Beach Los Angeles County
5

Adorable, whimsical & eclectic

Adorable, whimsical & eclectic
  • 5 of 5
The house was adorable, whimsical and eclectic. The house slept a family if six quite comfortably. The patio was relaxing and It was great to be within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. Our family thoroughly enjoyed the home.
  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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5

Great Place For Your Beach Vacation Getaway!

  • 5 of 5
There was just two of us in this 3 bedroom home, and it pretty much met our expectations. It's perfect for two people (or even 2 couples) because with the upstairs Master suite, and a downstairs bedroom, there was plenty of privacy for us both. The place is loaded with charm --- especially at night when outdoor lights automatically come on to light up an inviting back courtyard, and the front of the home. The neighborhood felt very safe, and we never had a problem finding a parking space right in front of the house, even on the weekend. The home is also located literally a few blocks away from the Abbott Kinney shopping and restaurant strip, where we made a new discovery of a great boutique or fun place to eat each time we ventured out. Both Doug the owner and Stephan the property manager were very helpful and friendly not only setting up the reservation, but checking us in and making us feel welcomed. One thing that I found especially helpful was the 3-ring binder they leave on the kitchen table that literally has everything you need to know about the house --- from how to work the many flat screen TVs to the dishwasher -- to everything you need to know about the neighborhood -- from favorite restaurants, to other local attractions. We were extremely comfortable in this house, and even if there would have been more people staying in the house, there was plenty of room for people to spread out and have space, with flat screens in every room and comfortable furniture to lounge in inside and out. I would definitely stay here again in a heartbeat.
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We're glad you had an enjoyable experience. Thank you for the kind words. Be well
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Venice Beach Los Angeles County
Washington, DC
5

our short Venice stay

  • 5 of 5
The owners were very communicative, and I appreciated very much the caretaker who showed us around the house when we arrived. This house is right in the heart of Venice, which is bustling and fun. Everything was great!
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Venice Beach Los Angeles County
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5

Was a lovely home.

  • 5 of 5
We had a great stay. Everything was as advertised and a great location. Very close to Abbot Kinney, great restaurants and bars.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Enchanting Oasis - Walk St/Abbot Kinney Adjacent
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Venice Beach Los Angeles County
5

Charming house, great location.

  • 5 of 5
We rented this house for a small family gathering that included three generations and it could not have been more perfect. The house is exactly like the pictures on the listing and it is cozy and equipped with everything you could need. We happened to be there during a heat wave with temperatures in the 90s, but the house had screened windows everywhere that let in the ocean breeze and we were never uncomfortable. The small garden and patio allowed us space to gather and relax outside. The flowers were in bloom, including the Jasmine on the trellis above the gate. Many of the people walking by stopped to admire the house and smell the Jasmine. The location of the house is situated in a nice neighborhood that is great for walking, so once you park the car you don’t really need it much. We walked to several of the restaurants on Abbot-Kinney: Abbot’s Pizza, Gjelina, Gjelina Take Away, Intelligentsia, and Primitivo and they were all very good and we would definitely go back. The beach and boardwalk were within walking distance as well and we really enjoyed walking around the neighborhood admiring the eclectic houses and the lovely gardens. The property owners were wonderful to work with and were very responsive to our questions, it is obvious that they want their guests to be happy. We would definitely recommend this house.
  • Submitted: May 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed our home. We have always considered it to be a magical place.
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Gjelina
"Gastropub receives national accolades. Small plates a specialty. Recommend all thin crust pi..."
Gjelina Take Away
"Take away offshoot of Gjelina next door. Get yourself a slice of their renowned pizza or one..."
The Tasting Kitchen
"Another superior dining experience! We especially enjoy the weekend brunch; stuffed waffles ..."
Wabi Sabi Sushi
"Excellent neighborhood sushi joint. Great happy hour starts at 5:30."
Joe's Restaurant
"An early innovator of California cuisine. An early entrant to the local dining scene. Still ..."
Hal's Bar & Grill
"Another Venice standby. Very eclectic menu includes everything from burgers to more formal C..."
Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea
"High end and immensely popular coffee bar. Great place to just hang out and people watch. Ex..."
Abbot's Pizza Co - Venice Food Delivery
"A Venice institution. Innovative NY style pizzas on a variety of bagel crusts. Be sure to as..."
Abbotts Habit
"Another Venice institution. Primarily a coffee place with superior baked goods and assorted ..."
Three Square Bakery & Cafe
"Best known for their outstanding baked goods, you can either grab a quick bite at the bakery..."
Piccolo Ristorante
"Perennially among the highest rated restaurants in all of LA, this fine dining Italian is a ..."
Superba Snack Bar
"This is starting to sound old, but this is another can't miss dining destination! Their Spag..."
N'Ice Cream
"Top notch Gelato is always a N'ice way to finish off your evening."
Hostaria Del Piccolo
"Another excellent restaurant on Rose. This is a 2nd location as the original is in Santa Mon..."
Nearest Airport
5.5 Miles
Los Angeles (LAX)
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
Venice Beach
Car: recommended
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Availability & Rates

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Venice Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2014/2015 Holiday Season
Nov 15 2014 - Jan 20 2015
5 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Memorial Day
May 20 2015 - May 27 2015
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
4th of July
Jul 1 2015 - Jul 8 2015
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Labor Day
Aug 17 2015 - Sep 9 2015
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $175
Tax Rate 14.0%
Notes Occupancy is limited to 6 guests. If additional guests are found to occupy the home, a guest fee of $100 (plus tax, per additional guest) nightly will be deducted from your damage deposit.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Venice Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1648 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Family
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - combination tub/shower , jetted tub , toilet , Rain Shower + handheld
    Master - toilet , shower , Dual Walk-in Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king , Terrace/Balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Terrace/Balcony
    Downstairs - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • synagogues
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • surfing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • basketball court
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