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The Garden Hide-Away | 5 Star Santa Monica Vacation Rental

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio Apartment, Full Bath, Full Eat-in Kitchen, Garden, Sleeps 2

Book your very own zen retreat in The Garden Hideaway where you’ll be surrounded by tranquilizing blues, deep browns and illuminating golden accents. Located on the second story, your bedroom window will look out over a sublime garden full of blossoms, fruit trees, and a little coy pond. The kitchen’s French bistro feel is complimented with every appliance you could desire. Staying in this space also gives you access to explore the entire garden where you’ll find spots to relax with a drink, soak up the sun, barbecue, simply take in the beauty or read a book in the shade.

The Garden Hide-Away is located on a quiet street in Santa Monica's safest, yet hip, upscale neighborhood. Find yourself a few steps away from Whole Foods organic grocery store, lively restaurants, cafes, bars, trendy boutiques, yoga studios, spas, gyms, antique shops, the local library and more on Montana Ave. Perfect for a solo person or couple. Looking for a great value in the best location? Book now!

Stay here and you’ll enjoy amenities like:

Non smoking property

Queen size bed (sleeps 2 comfortably)

Free high speed wi-fi

Air Conditioning

40' Flat screen plasma TV with cable & DVD player

Full kitchen with new stainless steel refrigerator / freezer, stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, cooking & eating utensils

Full bath with tub and towels provided

Sitting/working area

Eating area

Laundry facilities (on property, coin operated)

Patios and quiet spaces right outside in luscious garden with beautiful fruit trees - perfect for reading and relaxing

Free parking available on street

Neighborhood perks:

Easily transit around the neighborhood on the Big Blue Bus just at the corner (50 meters) to access fabulous nightlife, the beach, fishing, shopping, golfing, bike paths, movie theaters, hiking trails, beach volleyball, paddle boarding, a public pool (open seasonally), rides/games and more like the 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica Pier, Annenberg Community Beach House, Getty Villa, and Palisades Park (all within 5 min bus ride).

Centrally located to all things LA:

Hop right onto I-10 (only 1 mile away) and quickly reach Malibu, Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Venice, Beverly Hills, and Downtown LA. Only 30 minutes or less by car or taxi to LAX international airport, Union Station, Disneyland, Universal Studios, Staples Center home of LA Lakers, LA Philharmonic, wine tours, the Zoo, the Botanical Garden, world class museums, The Grove, the Getty Center, UCLA and more.

More Details

Owner
Mary Ann Jordan
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

Why Mary Ann Jordan chose Los Angeles

Best Location! Steps to Trendy Montana Avenue Shopping Area.

What makes this studio unique

Enjoy hanging out in the Lovely Garden!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have just spent over a month at Mary Ann's 'Garden Hideaway' as a base for exploring Santa Monica and the Los Angeles area. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. The apartment is small but well-designed to include all the facilities we needed; plenty of closet space, a well-equipped kitchen, a good bathroom and a bedroom with a large and very comfortable bed. The location is quiet and the second-floor windows overlook a well-stocked garden.





We didn't hire a car but found a very extensive bus network took us everywhere we wanted to go. Seniors could go anywhere on the 'Big Blue Bus' network for just 50 cents a ride whilst the red Metro buses only charged Seniors 25 cents a ride 'off-peak' and 55 cents a ride during rush hours. Bus rides took us to Malibu, Redondo Beach, Downtown L.A., the San Fernando Valley as well as Beverly Hills and Hollywood Blvd. We also recorded some 230 miles on our pedometer!





We enjoyed a great winter holiday and found the Mary Ann's Garden Hideaway a very agreeable place to stay at, for which we thank her.
Jan 2013
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Amenities

North of Wilshire Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 1. No Smoking inside or in garden. 2. Laundry Room may be used between 8am and 10pm.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Great Full Bath with tub and shower.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 queen
  • Queen Size Bed, AC
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We also offer weekly housekeeping upon request. Free street parking is available. Fully equipped Kitchen, with table for two. Lovely garden with patios and access to charcoal barbecue/grill.

Reviews

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The Garden Hide-Away | 5 Star Santa Monica Vacation Rental
average rating of 4.742857 based on 36 reviews
Virginia Beach, VA, US
5

Just as described

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, we will be back

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ideal space for my wife and I

  • 5 of 5

Great location close to restaurants and shops.

Clean room, easy access; we'll be back!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely space in the best neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to land for a stay on the west side of Los Angeles. The garden is serene and the bed was heavenly! All amenities you need for a relaxed, comfortable stay. Neighborhood is full of restaurants/cafes/grocery stores all within a 5 minute walk. Short drive to Venice or Malibu. Parking on the street was never a problem - but pay close attention to street signs! Mary Ann couldn't have been more warm and welcoming; the absolute best hostess. I highly recommend and hope to return - didn't want to leave!!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Best place to stay in Santa Monica

  • 5 of 5

2 days after arriving in this piece of paradise, I decided to make a deposit to come back , not for one month but for 2 next Winter. I didn't hesitate to submit my first deposit. The neibourhood is safe and close to the beach, downtown , churches ,supermarkets , bus lines and the new train . No car necessary. The studio condo is well appointed extremely clean. The garden is a great place to just relax and read. I was personally greeted by Mary Ann her self who lives in a beautiful home on the the property. She is right on your doorstep soon as you make a request. Retired senior from Canada.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

The Garden Hide Away

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time I've stayed at the Garden Hide Away for a month. The location is perfect with Montana Street half a block away with shops, restaurants and of course Whole foods. I didn't have a car and traveled by bus and metro. Public transportation is at the end of the street and so convenient. The property itself is lovely with a beautiful gardens and chairs and tables you can use. The unit is very cute and clean with all amenities you could need-a French flair to the decor. The owner Mary Ann is great-very helpful, can answer any questions and has wonderful suggestions. My stays there have been perfect and I'm looking forward to my third visit back.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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4

Good value for money.

  • 4 of 5

Excellent location. We had no car and had no problem using public transport. The pictures show the studio correctly although the kitchen especially is very old. They also do not show that, in the middle studio that we occupied, you had to keep the shutters closed as the neighbors passed by the windows and door on a narrow balcony to the stairs. Also, we slept with eyemasks all month as the lights lit up the garden all night and the light filtered through the shutters.

The shower head is too low for a woman or man of approximately 1.80 meters.

We had a very enjoyable time and all'of this did not spoil our holiday.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have many people who return year after year and request this unit. I was really shocked to get this review and this couple seemed to love the place. She only mentioned the problem with the lights the last night she was here. We would have immediately taken action to lower the lights or solve the problem.We have also changed the window covering over the door. The new drapery blocks the light. I just measured the shower head and it is a standard height, 6 ft. I have had many very tall men stay here and never had a complaint before. We are still the best priced apartment for this top location!
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
LAX
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Margo's
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Penmar
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Union Station, Los Angeles, CA
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
Forma Wine and Cheese Bar
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Santa Monica State Beach
Car: not necessary

Santa Monica Garden Hide-Away

Enjoy a quiet get-away in our charming garden hide-away. The studio has a queen size bed, a seating area, fully equipped, eat-in kitchen, full bath, 42' Flat Screen TV & DVD. WiFi, Patios, and a beautiful yard with a delightful pond and Japanese bridge. Bask in the lovely garden full of exotic plants and fruit trees. We are located in the best neighborhood in Santa Monica. Just steps from Montana Avenue with loads of boutiques, coffee bars, restaurants, yoga studios, antique shops & cafes. 5 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, the Santa Monica Pier, The Third Street Promenade and the brand new Santa Monica Place.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Damage Insurance $59

Taxes are included in the nightly rate. A cleaning fee is additional. It is $60.00 to $150.00 depending on length of stay. A refundable booking/security deposit is charged to reserve the dates. 50% payment is charged 60 days prior to arrival & the balance is charged 30 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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