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Charming quiet family home with pool near beach and UCLA, great location!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, sleeps 9+

Our beautiful Los Angeles home is available for your families visit to Los Angeles. Located in Brentwood, walking distance to the famed 'restaurant row' and shopping. Also walk to a public park and tennis courts just 2 blocks away, where there is a rec center and playground. Hop on our bikes or drive to Santa Monica; the beach is 4 miles away! Minutes from the Skirball and Getty Museums. Our street is a quiet residential street, and it a dead end so there is no through traffic. We live on a cul-de-sac, so it's very quiet. Yard is completely fenced, well behaved dogs are welcome! Lovely private backyard with a built in pool and jacuzzi, patio with barbeque, lots of seating for outdoor dinners, and covered back porch.

NOTE: Your well mannered pet is welcome, but the pet fee is $25 PER PET, PER DAY. This is not reflected in your quote from homeaway, but will be amended by me when you let me know whom you're bringing from home!

Our home is close to 405 freeway for access to all LA attractions, minutes from UCLA, Westwood and Beverly Hills. Very convenient to LAX airport.

House is east coast style shingle home from the 1940's. Furnished with comfortable antiques and all amenities. Lovely light, lots of windows-- charm galore! Perfect for visiting your UCLA student, or for graduation! Please note: No parties or events at the home.

More Details

Owner
Michelle Joyner
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Michelle Joyner

We are a family with 4 sons, twins in high school and one son in grad school, one out of the house. We are all artists: writer/actor (mom), producer/director (dad), painter (son). We have two dogs, Stanley and Itsy.

Michelle Joyner purchased this house in 2004

Why Michelle Joyner chose Brentwood

We fell in love with this house and you will, too! We were looking for a home to raise our family, and being from the East coast we knew this was the house for us when we first saw it. It has a very New England feel, lots of light and windows and charm galore. The house is quirky and inviting-- and very comfortable.

What makes this house unique

Location, Location, Location!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for sharing your warm and welcoming home and neighborhood with us. We enjoyed every minute of our LA experience-- seeing Stanford win the Rose Bowl, shopping in Beverly Hills, visiting Universal Studios and relaxing in your home and visiting several friendly Brentwood restaurants. Thanks again for your hospitality. Happy New Year!
Jan 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
11.3 Miles
LAX (Los Angeles International)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
many
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Union Train Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
405/10
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
many
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Santa Monica Beaches
Car: necessary

10 minutes to the Getty and Skirball Museums, 10 minutes from the Santa Monica Mountains hiking/mnt biking trails, walk to center of Brentwood with high end boutiques, restaurants, and celebrities! Near the 405 for easy access to the valley and areas south. Bike to the beach! We are 2 blocks north of Montana Avenue, and a few blocks south of Sunset. Minutes to Westwood and UCLA campus.

Extremely convenient location; in the middle of everything, yet quiet and private.

Amenities

Brentwood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , tub/ sep. shower
    Bathroom 2 - tub , shower , tub/ sep. shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , powder room
  • Kids bedroom has a bathroom (not en suite), bedroom 2 and 3 share a bathroom (not en suite), bedroom 5 has a 1/2 bath with shower. Master bedroom has en suite master bath with balcony. Back den has a powder room.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , bedroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , kids room, queen bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , nanny's bedroom
  • Master suite is on second floor, with dressing area, master bath, fireplace and balcony. All beds are super comfortable, all bedrooms have windows with nice light and curtains for privacy.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 20 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
House has a large entry hall with center staircase. Brick floors in entry, dining room and kitchen. Dining room/library seats 8 -10, Fully equipped kitchen, chef friendly 5 burner stove, stainless appliances, breakfast nook for 6, island seating for 3. Living room with wood burning fireplace and french doors to the backyard. Den with TV, full bar, french windows. Family room with TV, powder room at the back of the house with wood burning fireplace and french doors that open to pool. 4 bedrooms downstairs. Master upstairs with wood burning fireplace and balcony with lounge chairs. Backyard table seats 8 -10, with a patio table for 6. Lots of lounge chairs by the pool and outdoor seating in front and back. Large capacity washer/dryer in the garage, as well as couch and ping pong table. 3 game systems. Wifi. Built in bookcases through out house.

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Charming quiet family home with pool near beach and UCLA, great location!
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Beautiful home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Our family just returned from an extended stay at this lovely home. We enjoyed our stay here so much that it was indeed hard to leave. The home is full of charm. There are three separate living areas, each as comfortable as the next, it almost made it difficult to decide where to gather. The master bedroom and bath (with a small deck) were wonderful and the four bedrooms on the lower level met all our needs. The kitchen was well appointed and the kids especially loved the breakfast nook. In addition to all this, we loved spending time in the backyard - reading, grilling, dining al fresco and floating in the pool followed by a dip in the jacuzzi! The location of the home was also a great asset. We were in town for my kids summer camps. The home is ten minutes from UCLA and 10-20 minutes from Santa Monica and Venice. The Getty Center is minutes away. We were able to walk to restaurants, groceries and shopping. It was so nice to be able to explore the busy city and come back to literally an oasis in the middle of it all. The few minor questions we had were answered by Michelle immediately. Our stay here really could not have been better. And now I hesitate to submit this review because we definitely want to return! Thank you Michelle and family for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA
5

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for an LA family vacation in August. The whole family (of 5) was able to stay together, each of us in our own bedrooms, with more conveniences than we would have found staying in a local hotel. We were able to enjoy the private kitchen, outdoor eating area, and pool each day. Michelle left us a list of local restaurants and activities to make life easier. We were able to contact her easily through email during the week when we had questions come up. She was quick to respond and take care of everything. We especially enjoyed the central air conditioning, which was not available in other rental homes of this size and price during the summer months! This house seemed to be conveniently located to major West LA locations and activities, and was close to major freeways, although nestled in an unsuspecting col-de-sac street with a suburban feel, which made the week we stayed feel more peaceful. Would recommend this home to anyone looking for a business or leisure stay in the Los Angeles area in a group of 4-8 people!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, DC suburbs
5

Beautiful home in an excellent location

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely, large and extremely comfortable house in an ideal westside LA location--easily accessible to the 405 and Barrington, San Vicente or andMontana Blvds with direct access to Westwood and Beverly Hills to the east and Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades to the west. It was perfect for our family of five--with lots of room to spare. Exquisitely decorated--like an Irish or English country home--this book-lined, antique-filled house is a truly relaxing oasis in the heart of one of LA's most desirable residential areas. It is situated within walking distance (a couple of blocks) to an array of excellent restaurants, cafes, Starbucks, The Beanery, upscale retail stores, as well as a Whole Foods and gas stations. The backyard is as charming and beautiful as the house's interior with a very nice pool and sitting/eating areas. Michelle was immensely accommodating and exceptionally easy to interact with: swiftly replying to e-mails, providing all necessary information, and refunding the security deposit promptly. We loved the house--especially the breakfast nook--and would definitely return and indeed highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great space!

  • 5 of 5

We just finished a week stay at this family house and it was the perfect "home base" for extended family during my brother's wedding. Everything was as described, and it was easy working with the owner on booking, instructions, and questions. We loved having the 3 living rooms plus outside and the kitchen to gather. The pool was a treat for our 1 year old and the location was perfect to walk to stores/restaurants and get to the beach. Because it is the owner's primary house, there are lots of their personal items around, but it was easy to work around. Thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great space!

  • 5 of 5

We just finished a week stay at this family house and it was the perfect "home base" for extended family during my brother's wedding. Everything was as described, and it was easy working with the owner on booking, instructions, and questions. We loved having the 3 living rooms plus outside and the kitchen to gather. The pool was a treat for our 1 year old and the location was perfect to walk to stores/restaurants and get to the beach. Because it is the owner's primary house, there are lots of their personal items around, but it was easy to work around. Thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Montclair, NJ
5

UCLA Grad Celebration

  • 5 of 5

We rented this lovely home in order to attend the graduation of our son from UCLA. There were 7 of us in total and we wanted to be able to relax and enjoy each other's company while attending the graduation ceremonies. The home more than met all of our expectations. Grandma and Grandpa especially enjoyed the master bedroom suite. We spent much of our free time enjoying the yard and pool. This home is in a great neighborhood and it is easy to travel to see sights, shop or enjoy the beach. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Pet Fee $25

$4400/week
Additional Nights Pro-rated at $625/Night. HOLIDAY RATES $800 PER NIGHT.
One-Time Cleaning Fee of $200, Plus Security Deposit. ONE WEEK minimum rental.
Sorry, NO EVENTS. Pets $25 per day.
Pets $25 per night per pet.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
$4400/week, one week minimum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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