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VENICE DESIGNER GUESTHOUSE,W/ SWIMMING POOL

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom /1 bath poolhouse/private patio, swimming pool, sleeps 3

Sunny Venice Beach guesthouse/pool/ retreat. Bike or roller skate to famous Venice beach, golf course, tennis courts or city park with soccer field, basketball court . Beautiful architect's guesthouse, zen living room and bedroom open to tropical back yard with pool, sun decks and private stone patio.

Private entrance, Candlelight dinners under whisteria canopy and barbecues under a bougainvillea parasol in a lush tropical back yard. . Welcome to a quiet and safe neighborhood. Bedroom has queen size bed and French Doors that open to private patio, Living room has single bed for 3rd person and sliding doors that open to the dining area and pool. Kitchen, washer and dryer, fully furnished, high speed wireless FIOS internet, FIOS TV. dvd player, utilities, gardener and pool service included . Share back yard w/owner ( female architect and her 26 year old daughter) 40 yards away. This guesthouse is ideal for a quiet and cozy vacation for a couple or small family We are close to Abbot kinney bars and night life in Venice as well as new restaurants and cool stores just a block away on Lincoln Blvd. Bus stop is just 2 blocks away . Free parking on the street.

A very safe neighborhood, near Santa Monica shopping on Main Street and 3rd Street Promenade and Abbot Kinney and Rose Ave restaurants, night clubs and antique stores.

play golf on an 8 hole course at walking distance for $10 , bring your own clubs or rent at the site. tennis courts at walking distance are free. The rent includes cruiser bicycles , so you can pedal to the famous Venice beach and bike path .Try a day on a fishing boat in Marina del Rey, go to the famous free concerts on the Santa Monica Pier or the Marina Chase Park in the summer

take a surfing lesson on Venice beach, a vacation you will not forget!

Pets are not allowed, no parties meetings, etc only quiet people please.no guests under 25 years old unless allowed, please let me know and we can work on it ,No guests unless agreed upon by owner.

More Details

Owner
Gabriela
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

Map

Car: not necessary

Close to famous Venice beach and Abbot Kinney shopping area. Near Santa Monica shopping promenade. Close to Penmar Golf course, tennis, soccer, baseball, children's playground., Marina del Rey boat tours, kayaking, windsurfing, great restaurants on the water. Safe neighborhood, no traffic.

Other Activities: soccer, baseball

Amenities

Venice Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking On Street
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , master
  • saltillo tiles , great shower, designer sink and skylights
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master
    living room - 1 twin/ single , living room
  • french doors open to romantic private patio under a wisteria canopy, jump into the midnight lit pool
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.7674417 based on 43 reviews
5

“Our new American home”

  • 5 of 5

The guesthouse is just like it is presented on the photographs, beautifully furnished, very cosy, very clean, everything you need is there. The location is perfect, close to the beach, close to the shops and restaurants, also in a very safe neighbourhood.

A beautiful tropical garden with a big pool ….. what do you need more ?

The welcome was very warm and we immediately felt like home.

Gabriela and Julia, her lovely daughter, are really the best. Always there to answer every question you have or help you out …. They are awsome !

We had an amazing time and we can’t wait to go back !

Good job Gabriela and Julia !!!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at gabriela's guesthouse. Very clean, very cozy! Close to the beach, santa monica and Abbott Kinney and the bikes were a great plus!!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Really good accommodation in a great place.

  • 5 of 5

First of all apologies to Gabriela for this belated review but just so busy since returning home.

Firstly we really love holidaying on the Gulf Coast in florida and even though we've been to the west coast before we were definately a bit hesitant about going back instead of returning to Englewood. It's definately fair to say that our time in LA was different than Florida but because of where we chose to stay and whose property we stayed in we had just as good a time.

Secondly the accommodation was the right size for the two of us and with a pool this made it even better. Two minutes walk and you're on the bustling PCH and a mile further you're on Venice beach with its frankly bizarre sights and experiences. A little further along the boardwalk and you're in Santa Monica. Where in LA is better to be staying than close to the beach but with easy (to be fair by LA standards) access to absolutely anywhere in the city? This rental offers all of this opportunity. The price for its cleanliness and location in Los Angeles is a bargain and if you put it against the cost of a hotel then it becomes even better value.

Thirdly Gabriela herself is a lovely and personable lady (even though she follows the wrong type of rugby) who is genuinally bothered and concerned that her guests have a good time. and I think would be only to happy to help her visitors get the most out of their time over there or is equally content to let her guests basically take care of themselves if that's what they want. I read an earlier review that described that the visitor felt uncomfortable having Gabriela living so close to their holiday accommodation. Can I just say that if they compared how much space, comfort, peace and quiet and value this place offers compared to a hotel then I suggest they should return to their review and amend it. This lady lives on the other side of the pool, doesn't interfere and is totally transparent about how the property is in the advert.

Anyway waffle over except to say thanks for the holiday to Gabriela and to anybody interested in this review I'd suggest you grab the opportunity to have a great time in a lovely place, in a wonderful area in a fantastic city.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you so much, Robbie !! it was a real pleasure to meet you both and you are always welcome back to my guesthouse!! I promise to learn about the "right" type of rugby for the next time you visit!
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5

Pretty sweet location in Venice

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Apartment! The location is great and the bike are decent. Enough space for three people and the bathroom is very sweet as well as the rest of the apartment. Did not use the pool tho and had the entire backyard for us.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Great house but lack of privacy

  • 3 of 5

The guesthouse was amazing and beautiful with all the plants around it. The porch was a good place to just be outside and enjoy the beautiful California weather. The inside of the house is beautiful too! Gabriela, the property manager, does an amazing job keeping the place up to date and cozy. She provides everything to make this stay a great one. Although, I felt like she was watching us all the time and making sure we weren't breaking any of her "rules". Even though I had rented out the pool house we were very limited on what we could do. I felt we couldn't have music on and when my cousins came over to do a barbecue we felt like we couldn't talk or laugh or even drink. She has some bikes that she provides to go to Venice, but the chains are rusty and at any moment they are going to break in which you have to pay for the whole bike. Overall, there are some benefits in staying in somebody's backyard but the lack of privacy is something to be concerned. This was my first time renting someone's house and I will definitely find out more information on the next time because honestly, the lack of privacy is something to be concerned about.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: dear Jason, I am so sorry you were not able to read my house description before renting my guesthouse. I put an enormous amount of effort in making everyone welcome ad feeling at home as you can see with the innumerable happy guest that wrote fabulous comments for the last 5 years. Yes, I live in the front house with my daughter as described and I ask people to respectful of the neighbors as anyone would. This is not a party house, but a nice quiet place for a couple or a small family to spend a peaceful vacation. Many thanks for letting me know the bike chains were rusty, it has been raining a lot and although they are covered the moisture have affected them, I had my maintenance person take care of it. I would have liked it ,if you had told me, so we could have fixed this right away.
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5

Well-located cozy, private guesthouse

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, safe, guesthouse in busy Venice, hosted by charming Gabriela. Beautiful courtyard to enjoy morning coffee and paper! Very comfortable bed and shower. A special treat is the office space separated from the bedroom, allowing one spouse to take calls while the other spouse sleeps. Although there is a small kitchen, I would agree with Gabriela that there are so many terrific choices for dining out or bringing prepared food in, that well-intended cooks should opt to vacation too!

Walking distance to groceries, restaurants, coffee houses, shopping. Free parking in front of house. For bikers and runners, the place is 1.5 miles from the Venice Beach entry to the 22-mile Strand.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $450

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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