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Charming Cottage Guest House

Bedrooms Studio
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning


About the property

Studio bedroom; kitchen; bath with shower; sleeps 2

5 night minimum unless there is a shorter gap

You'll feel like you're in the country but you can walk to the best restaurants and shopping in LA.

Flat screen TV, DVD, Cable; Egyptian cotton sheets; Plush towels; iHome iPod / alarm radio; Wi-Fi; Coffee and coffee maker; all dishes, pots and pans, and washer and dryer are provided.

Private patio and private entrance; Safe, upscale neighborhood, right off Montana Ave, on the edge of Santa Monica in Brentwood.

Garage parking is provided.

Great walking neighborhood, with the trendy shops and restaurants of Montana to the West and San Vicente to the East.

Brentwood Country Club right out the door with it's great 2.5 walking/running path.

3 miles to the beach. San Vicente bike path all the way to the beach.

Great Farmer's Market every Sunday 2 blocks away.

Malls, shopping, and movies theaters within in 20 mins include: Century Century Mall; Westside Pavillion; Westwood Village; 3rd Street Promenade

More Details

Property Manager
Evelyn Kelly
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2017


Sawtelle Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Plush towels
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Plush Pillow top mattress; Egyptian Linens; Down pillows and comforter or if you prefer, down alternative. iHome radio with iPod player.
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Patio
  • 3 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(55 traveler reviews)

Charming Cottage Guest House
average rating of 4.8 based on 55 reviews

Very pleased

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with the accommodations. The guest house was very well stocked, and we were very comfortable. The owner were very responsive in communication.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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East Haddam Ct. 06423

Hidden Treasure

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at the cottage. Everything was a described, a perfect location for local Brentwood (farmers market was fabulous) and a quick drive to Santa Monica. Beautiful weather added to our total enjoyment!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Monica

This studio is Darling, Cozy, Comfortable and Affordable

  • 5 of 5

Over the years, I have stayed at several of Evelyn's cottages in Santa Monica and West Los Angeles. Each one has had her wonderful design and her personal thoughtful touches both inside and outside. This particular studio has a rare small private patio which is a very nice extension of the studio itself. The studio has lots of light but still feels private, comfortable bed and linens, soft fluffy towels, organized kitchenette and dining spot, and comes with a garage which provides the use of washer and dryer. Can't imagine there is a better studio or location out there. I hope it is available when I want to come back.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Cottage for a month to have time with our grandsons. The location was perfect for us and although the cottage is a studio, we were comfortable and did quite a bit of cooking. Evelyn is a gracious host and was very responsive to our needs. We look forward to staying there again when we visit our family.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect accommodation in Santa Monica.

  • 5 of 5

Very nicely decorated, very clean. All necessary appliances available. Close to Santa Monica attractions, as well as to Los Angeles / Beverly Hills.

Recommendation: a corkscrew and a can opener would add even more value to the little kitchen. Otherwise - PERFECT!!! Thanks a lot and I hope to be your guest again in the future.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for this wonderful review. I had no idea the kitchen was missing the corkscrew and can opener, 2 vital items! These have now been added. Thanks so much to this reviewer to let me know.
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Great Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

The Charming Cottage Guest House was the perfect place to stay while visiting friends and family for the week of Thanksgiving. We love staying in a neighborhood, and this fit the bill. This place is about 3 miles from Santa Monica Pier, but if the ocean isn't your focus (and it wasn't ours), then this is a great place. The Brentwood area is lovely, and within a 30 minute walk from the cottage we had lots of places to eat and shop. It is also fairly close to the 10 and the 405, making it easy to get to and from the airport. We spent much time in the Pacific Palisades area, which was extremely easy to access via this location. The "cottage" itself is not much bigger than a decent-sized hotel room, but it was perfect for our needs. We were out and about most days, and had access to Netflix and Amazon Prime shows when we wanted to relax late in the evening. We used the small kitchenette primarily to make breakfasts and a couple of lunches, and loved that we had a choice of either a traditional coffee pot or a French press. The queen sized bed was extremely comfortable and the shower most delightful. The weather cooperated and we were able to sit outside on the little patio a couple of times. We were pleased to have a garage for our rental car as well. The owner, Evelyn, provided excellent customer service: we were able to check in a bit earlier than the assigned time, and when the internet went out, she immediately made arrangements to get it fixed (within a day). We would definitely consider staying here again!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 405 and Wishire Blvd.
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Car: recommended

Great location central to Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Century City and Westwood. Biking, hiking, walking, running, shopping, ocean sports, movies, sightseeing, to name a few of the activities you can enjoy. The weather is near perfect all year round.


Rates & Availability

Sawtelle Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60

5 night minimum unless there is a shorter gap
$60 cleaning fee
Deposit refunded if cancelled 90 days prior to arrival less 2.5 for credit card refunds

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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