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Charming Cottage Walker's Paradise

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 30 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 30 nights


Wilshire Montana Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 2

Great location right off Montana Ave. with a double dedicated parking space. Walk right out to Peet's Coffee, Whole Foods, trendy restaurants, and great shopping. You will find shops such as Shabby Chic, Williams Sonoma, Keils, Dry Bar, Room and Gardens, to name a few. This property is right in the thick of things but so quiet, you'll think you're in the country. It is surrounded by gardens and with it's own patio, is great for enjoying the wonderful Santa Monica sunshine. Hardwood floors, fireplace, washer/dryer, high quality linens, furnishings.there are buses and walking paths to the beach. Malibu is an easy and beautiful drive up the coast. The Getty Villa is nearby. Brentwood and Beverly Hills are close by.

This cottage has 2 parking spaces, tandem style.

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Cottage Rentals
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016


based on 28 traveler reviews

Charming Cottage Walker's Paradise
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews

Charming cottage close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Cottage #5 for two months this summer. These lovely cottages are centrally located to all that Santa Monica offers.

Restaurants, shops, the public library, nearby grocery stores, a variety of coffee houses, Palisades Park, the Pier and a variety of beaches are all within walking distance.

The city bus system and the extended rail system easily take you beyond Santa Monica.

I enjoyed my stay so much I already booked for next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Best Pied-a-terre

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed these cottages more than once and intend to keep coming back! We love the walking distance to everything! Coffee, restaurants, Whole Foods, the ocean... It is probably the most convenient, relaxing place to stay in Santa Monica. Plus fairly easy on the budget. Thanks again Evelyn for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Cottage and Conveniently Located

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I found staying at cottage #5 a real treat. It was a little oasis of privacy and pretty gardens just a few feet from the convenience of shops and services, with a safe and convenient parking space off the alley in the back. We loved the whole style of our cottage, the comfy living room with working fireplace, the white dishes, the fluffy towels, and especially the bedding! It was also a wonderful convenience to have the washer and dryer included in the unit. Although the space was tight having it in the bedroom, it was great to be able to wash our clothes and some towels during our travels. The only deficiency was the shower. The claw foot tub and the bathroom's fixtures were charming, but the shower curtain situation should be examined. It's impossible to shower without having the shower curtain stick to your body all the way around. Other than that, our cottage was one of the cutest, most unique accommodations of our trip, and I would recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blue Ribbon

  • 5 of 5

The advance reservations tell the story. Fortunately we were able to close a gap between reservations on (2) separate occasions. As a 'first-timer' we could not have been more pleased. The furnishings, decor, location, value with parking is w/o equal.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just Incredible

  • 5 of 5

I won't bore you with non essential info about what a great time we had, I'll stick to the purpose of reviews.

This place was CLEAN! We found the bed to be quite comfortable. Plenty of closet space to unpack. Bathroom was private and because of a tiered shelf in there, we were able to fully unpack our toiletries, we appreciated having the use of a washer and dryer. The kitchen is small but very functional. We didn't cook on this trip (too many great restaurants to choose from) but we used the dishes for left overs and sat outside on the private garden patio. The cottage is small but not cramped at all. What you see in the owners photographs is what you get.

Communication with the owner was exceptional through the entire process. I appreciated the professionalism. We were in contact throughout my stay(I chose to use text messaging) and questions/concerns were taken care of immediately.

Let me also emphasize, LOCATION,

LOCATION, LOCATION! We were in the middle of it all, yet away from it all when we wanted to be. You could easily walk to the beach (plus the cliffside stairs), Caffee Luxxe for the finest cappuccinos in California (IMO), but there's also Starbucks, Peet's, and a few others. There were more than a handful of organic restaurants and juice bars within walking distance (our favorite go to was Kreation Cafe), you could walk to 3rd street Promenade (the cottage is right off 14th st.) and the Santa Monica Farmer's Market relatively easily, as other's have said, there's a Whole Foods Market (just a small basic one) and there are several church's of many denominations in the area.

It was all just incredible.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Delightful, clean perfect location !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect in every way !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
500 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Santa Monica Beach
Car: recommended

If this cottage is not available, I have others. Email me.

This is a stand alone cottage with it's own entrance, patio, and garage parking as well as street parking.

Right off Montana Ave. Walk to Whole Foods, Peet's coffee, trendy shops, great restaurants.

A beautiful walk or bike ride to the beach. Beach cruiser bikes are provided.

This cozy cottage has hardwood floors, fireplace, kitchen , dining nook, patio, washer/dryer, wireless internet, DirecTV premium package and plasma tv. All furnishings are highest quality.


Rates & Availability

Wilshire Montana Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 1 2016
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75

5 night minimum unless there is a shorter gap.
2016 31 nights min. ask for lease rates for longer stays. Email for monthly quote.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Wilshire Montana Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Claw foot tub with shower. Luxurious towels.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa is twin bed size
  • Best quality queen size mattress, luxurious, high quality linens. Enjoy the cool Santa Monica breezes in the summer with screened window and a ceiling fan and enjoy the warmth of down bedding in the cool winter months.
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming

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