Heaven in Venice
Does this place really exist? Can anywhere be this perfect? Yes, and yes, thanks to the exceptional hospitality and exquisite taste of owner John. Everything you need is provided in this utterly charming and perfectly comfortable boho/mid-century beach retreat.
I searched long and hard for *exactly* the right place for my 9-day summer vacation. As a native Angeleno who lives only 20 minutes away, but has traveled the world, I know the best parts of the city and have very high expectations. I wanted to be close to the beach, in the heart of Venice but somewhere safe where I could walk alone at night. Check check and check. Outdoor lounge with attractive, comfy furniture, high-end gas BBQ and twinkling lights hanging from trees above? Yup. Orchids nestled in to the greenery? You got it. Wi-fi, all-over remote speaker system and desk space? All yours. Luxe king size bed with flat screen, cable and Apple tv? Check. (There was a fluffy, pristine white robe in the closet!) Washer/dryer? Yessiree. Total quiet and privacy, seconds from the bustle of Abbot Kinney? Check.
Its a breezy walk to coffee/food/drinks on Abbot Kinney and an effortless bike ride (bike provided!) to the surf and strand of Venice-- but you'll almost not want to bother leaving when you've got this secluded outdoor Valhalla at your disposal. John thought of every amenity (he left me tea, chocolate and a bottle of wine!) and went out of his way to make my stay spectacular. It felt like the place was mine, only cleaner, more stylish and better appointed.
I'd stay here again in a heartbeat! I recommend it to all my friends because I want to go back and visit! Do yourself a favor and live like the luckiest locals.
Owner's Response: I've been truly blessed to have met so many kindred spirits through this site.
Thanks, HomeAway! I feel like my home has been used to it's highest good; making new friends comfortable in their home away from home.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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