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Scott Pratt

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Business & Fun; Clean, quiet neighborhood; beach, surf & shop all by foot!

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Los Angeles County Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom (Queen), 1 Bath, Full kitchen and breakfast area, WiFi, Sleeps 2.

Venice Beach - Work or Play! Just 2 short blocks to the heart of Venice/Santa Monica’s Main Street! 4 Blocks to the beach and the bike path! Easy street parking, quiet neighborhood. A great location for business or pleasure with restaurants, shopping, and Whole Foods, laundry (fluff and fold or do it yourself!) all within a short walking distance. Fully renovated and completely appointed. Complete kitchen with breakfast/dining area. Wireless Internet access. Network cable television. Eco-Friendly. Non-Toxic cleaners. Move in ready (key in lock box). Everything you need and no need for a car! Park your car and enjoy. Easy access to 10 Freeway for nights out in town or work. Tide shuttle for local, Santa Monica excursions. Bike path and bike rentals within walking distance. The property is on a hill just above Main Street and shopping. Abbot Kinney (unique shopping and great restaurants) just 4 blocks southeast! Location is prime! 1 reserved off-street parking space!

  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Scott Pratt (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english


based on 24 traveler reviews

Business & Fun; Clean, quiet neighborhood; beach, surf & shop all by foot!
average rating of 4.2083335 based on 24 reviews
Ferndale, MI

Great Location

  • 3 of 5

Positives: The location is great. The beach is about 3.5 blocks/7 minute walk away. Every direction you go has great shops, restaurants, bars, etc. (we fell in love with Gratitude, a restaurant located only about 2 blocks away!). There is a bike rental a few blocks away if you want to explore, but we were happy walking everywhere. Booking was easy and the owners were very responsive to any questions we had and usually responded within a couple hours. The condo is clean and the price is great – it was about $50-$100 less per night than other places in the area we considered. The condo is spacious for two people and the kitchen has everything you need to make meals, etc.

Negatives: There is no air conditioning, so it’s pretty warm in the condo if you visit during the summer. This was fine for us, but I imagine it would be uncomfortable for some people. There is a small fan in one of the closets, but it’s pretty beat up and didn’t have the power to cool the whole condo. The outdoor amenities described said there are beach towels, but there were none. I typically use HomeAway specifically because little accommodations like this are provided and it makes traveling across the country easier, but we were provided with only 2 bath towels. I mentioned earlier the kitchen is great – only downside here is there is lots of old food leftover from previous guests. There was open bacon and some spoiled food in the refrigerator when we got there. The cupboards are also full of items that have been expired for 2+ years. The refrigerator and cupboards could definitely use a purge!

All in all the experience was positive and I would likely stay here again. I was torn on the 3 rating and would have given a 4 if my expectations were better managed (i.e. knowing up front there wouldn’t be AC or beach towels so I could have prepared, knowing the beach was was 3.5 blocks away, not the advertised 1.5, etc.). If you are on the fence about whether this is the right place for you I do recommend it as long as you are comfortable with no AC.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Stay

  • 5 of 5

Me and my husband had a lovely stay! We felt like home. Being able to walk to the beach, skatepark... Very close to whole foods and other very nice food options!

And having a parking spot is a plus since sometimes is hard to park on the street!

Would go back for sure!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location and Very Clean

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here over the Memorial Day weekend. The location is great with a short walk to the beach, Main St shops, and other good spots. No need for the car

The condo is very clean and the kitchen has just about everything you need. Also have to agree with the other reviews that the bed is very comfortable. The Owners were prompt in getting back to me initially and leading up to our visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Look at your bed sheets before you sleep in the bed

  • 1 of 5

When we were going to sleep I first saw a long black hair on pillow. .we pulled the covers back and saw another long black hair and you can see the sheets had some serious stains in it at one time. We email the owner right away. He NEVER responded to us. I would not recommend this's a decent area. But The Next Street over HOMELESS People Hang Out And Sleep there

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Strange that I never received an email but if I had, I would have flown in and removed the two hairs and thrown out the homeless people on the other street. I definitely think you should stay in a hotel in a clean little spot like Phoenix or Vegas next time. Venice is definitely not for you. Can't please a the people!
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A walk to the beach

  • 5 of 5

My Husband and I stayed here for 4 nights. It was clean, very comfortable bed and Great location.

Only issue was with the internet but I emailed the owner and he resolved the it in 5mins, very happy.

Cant complain, Thanks Scott :D

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Glad it worked out! Thanks for a great review!
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Springdale, AR

Great condo. Convenient to Venice and Santa Monica

  • 4 of 5

This is a perfect place to stay in between Venice and Santa Monica. It was convenient to both places and perfect for our short stay. The owners/operators were a pleasure to work with and very responsive. The bed is amazing and there's a wonderful little patio out front to soak up the sun. We loved staying here and highly recommend this vacation home. Thanks again for a lovely stay!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Los Angeles International
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Catalina Express - Marina del Rey
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Downtown LA - Union Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I10 / Santa Monica Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Rose Cafe
Nearest Ski
117 Miles
Best 'Local' ski area-Big Bear (there are closer)
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Venice Beach / Boardwalk / Bikepath
Car: not necessary

Just 2 short blocks to the heart of Venice/Santa Monica’s Main Street! 4 Blocks to the beach, boardwalk, and the bike path! Easy parking, quiet neighborhood. A great location for business or pleasure with restaurants, shopping, and Whole Foods all within a short walking distance. Walk or bike anywhere. Tide Shuttle to Santa Monica, theaters, shopping. 10 minute walk to Abbot Kinney shops and restaurants. Walk to surf! GOLD'S GYM - 3 blocks! 1 reserved off-street parking space!

Other Activities: Beaching, Bar Hopping, Shopping - 45 Mins to Disneyland!


Rates & Availability

Venice Beach Apartment Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Los Angeles County Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Budget
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Comfortable, Clean, in-wall heater.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Aerobed & Sofa
  • The only bedroom houses a comfortable queen size bed for 2. Additional guests are welcome but will sleep either on the sofa or a double Aerobed (provided).
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • coin laundry
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
If you will be needing wheelchair access, please give us advance notice so we can be sure there is a ramp set up; it can be arranged in advance for during your stay. Also included: iPod hookup. Small desk area for business. 1 reserved off-street parking space!

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