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Kathryn Morea

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

La Casa - 9 Blocks to Beach & Promenade, 12 blocks to Pier

31 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Los Angeles Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 4-6

It’s not every day you find a rental in a beach town that’s equally perfect for adults and families with children, but this rental easily accommodates both surprisingly well!

Bring the whole family – or your closest friends – along on your vacation. With a queen bed in the master bedroom, 2 twin beds in the second bedroom, and a queen sofa sleeper in the living room, this rental accommodates up to 6 people.

This charming 2+1 bungalow unit fosters a sense of spaciousness with high ceilings accented by classic crown molding, along with the beauty of natural hardwood flooring.

Relax in front of a fire on chilly evenings; in warmer weather sip your morning coffee (or evening wine) on the patio outside.

Do you enjoy cooking? The recently renovated kitchen is a joy to use with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops.

Convenience and fun is yours when you’re just 9 blocks away from the beach and Third Street Promenade and a short 12 blocks from the Santa Monica Pier!

Enjoy your stay as a family without worrying about “those stares” from others. The location of this unit means you can enjoy your children’s fun and laughter no matter what.

Complimentary street parking with permit is included with rental; in-driveway parking is $10 per night or $50 per week.

This charming 2+1 unit with old world charm has high ceilings, crown molding, gorgeous hardwood floors, fireplace, a skylight in master bedroom, and a fenced garden front yard. A queen bed with memory foam pillows in master, 2 twin beds in 2nd bedroom, and a queen sofa sleeper in living room will sleep up to 6 people. Remodeled granite bathroom & kitchen, stainless steel appliances including dishwasher and side by side refrigerator with ice maker. Convenient location - Walk to Beach, Promenade or Main St! Dishes, pots, pans, flatware, etc * Microwave; Coffeemaker, blender * blow dryer * towels & washcloths * Iron & Ironing board * Queen Bed in Master with orthopedic mattress (brand new) * Queen size sofa bed & memory foam mattress pad * 2 Twin beds in 2nd bedroom * Memory foam pillows in master * Hi Speed WiFi * Flat screen 50-in Plasma TV (DISH Satellite TV service with hundreds of channels including HBO), boogie boards and beach towels. Table & chairs in gated front yard. No parties. FAQ Binder provided in unit.

Parking for 1 car in driveway ($10/night or $50/week) or complimentary permit for street.

This is a licensed "Home-Share" #215341. This unit is actually part of a larger apartment where I also live. However, it's set up so you will have privacy and use of the space you see pictured.

There is fenced front yard area with table and chairs that is for your use.

A week minimum may be required during certain times of the year.

We require a copy of your driver’s license, government issued identification or passport to complete the reservation.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kathryn Morea (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a very good time in Santa Monica and Los Angeles. The traffic was crazy but we survived. Enjoyed the close location to the beach, the walk was a relatively easy 20 minute walk. We liked the close proximity to gas stations and groceries. That is one thing I would put in your binder is the location of the grocery stores with a map of Santa Monica. Our bedroom was very nice and the kids said their beds were very comfortable. Parking was very easy. We always seemed to get a spot right across the street on 9th. Everything in the house worked fine. The suite had everything we needed.
Aug 2014
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Reviews

4.7
based on 31 traveler reviews

La Casa - 9 Blocks to Beach & Promenade, 12 blocks to Pier
average rating of 4.677419 based on 32 reviews
5

A great time in Santa Monica

  • 5 of 5

A lovely house, with all the amenities and conveniences, very close to the beach and the Santa Monica shopping area. It was a splendid time to hang out there! Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient and adequate

  • 3 of 5

We were looking, on short notice, for an affordable AND convenient place to stay for two adults and three children (9-17) in Santa Monica during Easter weekend. This place did just that and gave us value for money. As such, I highly recommend it. In comparing your options, beware that the place is not as bright and spacious as it looks in the photo. The pullout couch is dated, as are floors, paint, curtains, the bathroom, and the information binder. But we cherished that the kitchen comes almost fully equipped for the average cook (no microwave) and there are plenty of towels and linens. There is a basic shared coin-operated washer and dryer out back (bring plenty of quarters). The location (corner of 9th and Michigan) is tree-lined and nice, with a table and four chairs in the small front lawn we'd easily have used had it been warmer. For the foodie or urbanite, the nearby main intersection between Pico and Lincoln is seedy and does not have much to offer; but there is a 7/11, a Subway, a Pollo Loco, a Starbucks, a doughnut place, and a Walmart. The access ramp to highway 10 is just around the corner (without the highway being a bother otherwise).

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I just wanted to correct you about the microwave, there is a stainless steel built in microwave directly over the stove. I'm not sure how you missed it, perhaps you were looking at counter level, but for future guests, rest assured that yes there is a microwave.
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Great Location

  • 4 of 5

We three senior artist pals stayed at La Casa for one week. It is my 2nd time to stay there. The location could not be better. It was so easy to find it from the airport. It has easy access to all major roads and not far from the beach and shopping in Santa Monica. There is plenty of seating in the living room. The kitchen is well equipped and the appliances are new. The owner is friendly and really wanted to make us comfortable.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chandler az
5

Location is good

  • 5 of 5

Great place for vacation and really close to the beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Casa

  • 4 of 5

The location was good, and the house was in good condition. We had a great vacation in California.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!!

  • 4 of 5

Conveniently located near beach and shopping or Hollywood area. Easy access to highway. Some noise due to busy corner. Comfortable beds and cozy kitchen. Overall reasonable price for accommodation. Very clean.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Health/Beauty Spa, Racquetball,Basketball Court, Mini Golf

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Rates & Availability

Santa Monica Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 15 2016 - Sep 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$295
Fri,Sat
$1,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 14.0%

We generally require a week min unless spare days between booking or last minute.

We will email the rental agreement upon confirmed reservation.

This is a licensed home-share. Although I live on premises, the space in configured so that you will have your own entrance and space. City of Santa Monica business license 215341. 14% City Tax will be added to all reservations.

NO SMOKING; NO PETS; NO PARTIES

Cancellation Policy: Refund less fees up until 30 days prior to arrival. Fees may include credit card fees / PayPal fees / Homeaway / VBRO fees depending upon how and where you booked your reservation. Since this is not a hotel & I don't have other rooms to take the place of a vacancy, it's a hardship for me if someone cancels at the last minute.

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Amenities

Los Angeles Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Recently remodeled bathroom with granite floors, shower surround & a pedestal sink
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , (Queen)
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen size sofa bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Coin operated laundry room in back. 1 car parking either in driveway or a permit for street. Free Long Distance: In USA

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