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Venice Apt. 100 yds from beach with parking included.

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Apartment - 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s) - 1 Bath - (Sleeps 2-4)

Modern apartment with enclosed terrace just 300ft (100m) back from broad sandy swimming beach and Pacific Ocean.

Modern style furnishings with hardwood and marble floors throughout.

This 1 bedroom apartment is located on a quiet residential pedestrian street and is a 2 min walk from Venice Pier and Washington Blvd’s trendy cafes/restaurants and historic Venice canal district and 5 min walk to world-famous Muscle Beach and the entertainment of Venice Boardwalk; now the 2nd most popular tourist destination in California.

Drive time: 5 mins to Santa Monica, 10 mins to LAX airport, 30 mins to Hollywood, Getty Museum, Queen Mary or Malibu. 45 mins to Disney theme parks. 2hrs to San Diego, Santa Barbara, Palm Springs or Big Bear Ski areas.

Ideal base for Southern California tour or relaxing beach vacation.

Small dogs OK with permission, smoking permitted outside only.

Ask about our 2Br unit with spectacular roof deck upstairs in this building.

More Details

Gerald McKenna
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, E mails in French, Spanish or Portuguese OK
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Gerald McKenna

Long time Venice resident now retired and living in Palm Springs.

I built this building in 1988 and remodeled it in 2007 and 2016

Gerald McKenna purchased this apartment in 1988

Why Gerald McKenna chose Los Angeles

Steps to the beach with cool breezes yet close to all the Los Angeles activities.

What makes this apartment unique

There are very few hotels in Venice and none are as close to the beach as this apartment. The apartment solves the car parking issue that is a problem at so many other beach rentals.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Gerald,

I just wanted to thank you for renting us your lovely Venice Beach condo last week. We couldn't have asked for a better location so close to the beach and great restaurants on Washington Blvd. We were able to have my youngest daughter (the one who lives in Culver City), and her boyfriend come over to enjoy a BBQ with us on the patio - something we couldn't have done in a hotel room! I will definitely recommend your place to others and look forward to staying there again.
Jun 2012
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Venice Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Marble Tile Floors
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Convertible bed in living room - queen size.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Amenities include, queen size bed with linens provided, queen size sofa bed in living room with extra linens provided, fully equipped gourmet kitchen with granite counters, pots, dishes, utensils provided, full size gas stove, full size refrigerator with ice maker, built-in microwave, marble tile bathroom, towels provided, Jacuzzi tub, full size washer and dryer (in unit), satellite 42" HDTV over 600 channel DIRECTV incl HBO and SHOWTIME, gas central heating and gas fireplace, air conditioning, two standard size parking spaces (no RVs or oversize vehicles), 30MB internet wired and/or wireless connection, direct inward/outward private line phone with free telephone calls to US and Canada, travel guides, maps, paperbacks and DVDs, large enclosed patio with BBQ grill.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Venice Apt. 100 yds from beach with parking included.
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 29 reviews
New York City

Great Venice Beach rental!

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I rented this wonderful apartment for (5) nights the first week of October. Not only was it clean and well appointed, but it was just two minutes to the beach. It was great to have a garage as well as a walled courtyard off our living room and bedroom. This was a perfect home base and every evening was wonderfully cool with a breeze from the ocean. Having a washer and dryer is key as you do not have to pack as many clothes, there was even an iron and ironing board, really everything you could possibly want. The owner was readily available to answer any questions and was always very nice and polite. We cannot wait to come back to continue our exploration of the LA area.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Very nice spot across from all the good places in Venice Beach. Very convenient.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Gig Harbor, Washington

No surprises, exactly as described

  • 5 of 5

We spent five nights here in May and it was perfect. I think it is helpful when people point out negatives, but I can't think of any. The unit is well stocked, clean and in a great location.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Meredith, NH & Austin, TX

Small but very comfortable accommodations. Everything we needed. Thank you Gerald!

  • 5 of 5

Also loved this part of the beach. Less crowded but close to restaurants & small stores.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Value for this Location, Excellent Quality … WITH PARKING

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property for LOCATION. This is a highly desirable part of Los Angeles where homes cost two million and up, and hotel rooms in the vicinity go for $400. You might get more for your money elsewhere, but this is Venice Beach, and you won’t do any better than this gem.

VENICE BEACH is awesome. You can walk to many restaurants and bars, plus the boardwalk. Mass transit and lots of Uber and Lyft in the vicinity. Staying in this condo, you are completely immersed in this eclectic, vibrant, and diverse urban beach community. Leona Restaurant, a top 100 in Los Angeles and surprisingly affordable, is just steps away. This condo is quiet, safe, and clean in the midst of all the activity.

THINGS I APPRECIATED: Gerald, the owner, is helpful and responsive. The small, efficient kitchen has things that a foodie like me appreciates: good sharp knives, quality stovetop ware, small appliances. The bathtub is a jacuzzi (jets). Great technical features like a digital thermostat so you can turn the heat up for a little while (we needed heat during the first week of May), and then it resumes regular setting. Great download speeds (we got 45 Mbps) for Netflix, etc. Quiet patio (shared) and you can eat outdoors. The whole place has a clean, light, sort of Scandinavian aesthetic.

Before booking, know that there are ACCESSIBILITY limits. Three in particular that my elderly mother would have trouble with. The bed is really low. The shower/tub requires a high step up on marble floors. And if you are parking, getting in and out of the car is a tight squeeze. None of this was a problem for two healthy adults (and I’m a big guy), or for kids. But someone with mobility concerns might have trouble.

It is an ingenious use of space. It is really sort of a studio, with sliding partitions that separate the bedroom from the living room. For two adults, it was plenty big, and romantic. For a group of four, there would not be much privacy (as the owner and other reviewers have pointed out), but it can be done. For two, it was spacious, and plenty of room for gear.

A great place, a great deal, a great holiday for us.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location for surf, sand and fun

  • 5 of 5

The great thing about this property is when you walk 1 block to the beach you can go forward to the sand or left or right to a street with restaurants, stores and such. We chose to eat breakfast in the apt. and instead of getting into the car to drive, a short walk got us supplies for at home. Great space, perfect for a weekend get away. The courtyard is a nice addition to be outside without being in the sun. The apt. had all the amenities we needed for the weekend and a bonus jetted tub.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
650 Metres
Venice Canal Club
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Penmar Municipal
Nearest Train
2 Miles
MTA Expo Line (Santa Monica Station)
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
CA HWY1 Pacific Coast Highway
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Venice Whaler, Terrace Restaurant and 8 more
Nearest Ski
61 Miles
Mt Baldy
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: not necessary

This apartment has everything you need for a relaxing beach vacation. You will be on a quiet pedestrian street in a great part of Venice, yet in just a few minutes you can walk to Muscle Beach and see all the bohemian glory of Venice Beach. Walk two minutes inland and enjoy the serenity of the Venice Canals. Free parking for two standard cars - a rare commodity in this area! When you are relaxed out, a 30 minute drive will take you to Hollywood and all of the hottest clubs in the country. A farmers market is held every Saturday morning nearby, great for spotting celebrity Venice residents and getting great food.

Other Activities: boating, biking, racquetball, basketball, volleyball, weightlifting, shopping


Rates & Availability

Venice Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
June special
Jun 14 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 14.0%

Reservations are not considered complete and are subject to prior booking until your deposit arrives and you have received a confirmation e mail from us.
Deposits can be applied to different rental dates if your plans change.
Stays of 30 days or more are not taxed, contact us for special lower price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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