Santa Monica House Rental Photos and Description
5 Bedrooms, 4.5 bath original Spanish Colonial walking distance to seaside
Relax in our stunning 1920's Spanish house by the Pacific Ocean. Feel old Hollywood: Mission windows, lush landscaping, original beams. Its ample size is ideal for a single family or two families of 4. Also a 4 person guest house renting for $2,000 per week non-summer only.
Gourmet kitchen features Jerusalem limestone surfaces, stainless appliances, cook's stove and wine refrigerator. Provencal cement tiles cover the walls, back splash and custom kitchen table, which seats 6-8 people. There is counter seating for 3, to chat with the 'cook of the house. Talavera tiles, Mexican pavers and original mahogany stained oak cover the floors of this spacious, lovingly restored home.
Master suite is fit for a King with lush linens/draperies, enormous walnut and iron bed, seating areas, fainting couch, TV/VCR and CD player. Enormous master bath is comprised of three rooms for maximum privacy and leisure. (See further details tab for more description.)
Beaches: You are an 8 block walk plus a staircase to the Pacific Ocean, about 5-7 minutes.
Famous Third St. Promendade is a 10-15 minute walk, and Venice Beach is also within walking if you like a hearty walk.
Rent bicycles and skates at any kiosk on the beach path at very reasonable rates.
Montana Avenue shops and restaurants are one block/street away, with child friendly restaurants with kids' menus. Beverly Hills 15 minutes.
Malibu Beaches are starting at less than 10 minutes, with Zuma at about 30-40 minutes up the coast, a beautiful ride.
Property Description Continued: Two smaller but ample upstairs bedrooms contain trundle beds. One room contains an oak sleigh bed with trundle that can be separate or combined at bed height to form a king bed, an oversized leather chair and a large mirrored closet. This room also has a twin futon in the closet to accommodate a tenth person. The adjacent black and white original Malibu tiled bathroom is cosy yet has a unique steam bath combined with shower.
The mission style child's bedroom at the top of the staircase has an attached bath/shower with original Malibu tile detailing in lavender and black with a large walk-in closet. A sizeable downstairs guest bedroom has a mahogany queen-sized sleigh bed, television and separate black and white art deco styled bathroom/shower and roomy closet.
The small room off the study has a twin-size bed with Ralph Lauren linens and art deco armoire. The closet houses the washer and dryer.
Property Description Continued: The main living room is done in mission style with red leather antique couch and tobacco colored club chairs, with central Indonesian coffee table and mahogany antique baby grand piano. It is a room bathed in soft light where at the end of the day, you can luxuriate with a glass of wine.
The large living room off the kitchen has a pass through and oversized yellow chenille sofas and chairs, is filled with toys, a large screen TV, VCR and DVD to curl up and relax after dinner. The dining room has a built in mahogany breakfront and a Beidemeier inlaid dining table.
Local sights are numerous and include: one-block walk to Montana Avenue and exquisite shopping, restaurants and markets. A walk to the Third Street Promenade is delightful, where on weekends you can view jugglers, street musicians and pranksters, catch a film and eat in one of the multitude of great great restaurants on the street. There is an open air market there on Wednesday and Saturday mornings until noon.
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair inaccessible