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Scott Nell

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Cozy Spanish Guest House - Close to Universal Studios, Disney, Warner Brothers!

37 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

San Fernando Valley Studio Rental Photos and Description

Clean, Cozy, 1 bed + 1 bath Guest Hs - Sleeps 1-3 - Close to major studios!

One of the closest vacation rentals to UNIVERSAL STUDIOS!

Close to all major studios, including Univeral, Warner Brothers, Disney, and all Hollywood attractions!

Stunning, fully-furnished, newly-remodeled, meticulously clean Spanish (built in 40s) guest studio w/high wood-beamed ceilings, polished concrete floors, fully equipped kitchen, custom tile bath/shower, zen-like courtyard w/fountain, seating for 6. Only minutes from Universal Studios, Universal Amphi-theater concert venue & City Walk, theater complex and theme restaurants, Grauman's Chinese Theater and 'Walk of Fame,' Kodak Theater (home of the Oscars), Hollywood Bowl (bring your own picnic or have a gourmet meal delivered to your box seats while you enjoy an open air concert, L.A. Zoo and Griffith Park w/riding trails, Griffith Observatory, The Hollywood Sign, The Beverly Center, trendy Melrose, Sunset Strip, Descanso or Huntington Gardens. We are 20-30 minutes to upscale Beverly Hills or U.C.L.A., and 40-60 minutes to Disneyland, Magic Mountain, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Long Beach Aquarium, Santa Monica or Malibu beach.

Area activities include: Golf, tennis, hiking, biking, fitness center/gym, horseback riding, health/beauty spa, L.A. Zoo, sightseeing, theme park/amusement park, cinemas/movie theaters, live theater, amazing restaurants, great shopping.

Proximity to studios makes this ideal for entertainment industry professionals.

Access to freeways and metro-rail is a few blocks away.

The underground subway is only a few blocks away also, and people love using it, as it is very inexpensive, and takes you all around Los Angeles and surrounding.

AMENITIES INCLUDE: 32” Big Screen HD TV, High Speed “Clear” Wireless Internet, HD Direct TV w/250 Channels, air conditioning, refrigerator, washer/dryer.

Check-in is 4PM

Check-out is 10AM (unless otherwise arranged with owners - as we need to prep for next guest :)

If more than two guests, there will be a $15 a day charge per guest.

Lodging taxes apply on all stays less than 30 days.

Will consider pets (please inquire).

There are no individuals/students/singles under 25 years of age unless unaccompanied by an adult guardian (over age of 25) or parent.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Scott Nell (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Scott Nell

This was the first home my wife and I (Tatiana & Scott) bought soon after we were married - we love this property, and are excited to share it with visitors from abroad - we both have an entertainment background, and Tatiana now has the honor of being a Stay at Home Mom to our 3 wonderful children (another is already out of the house), while Scott brings home the bacon as a Luxury Estates Residential Realtor, working hard each day so he can get home to spend time with the family.

Why Scott Nell chose San Fernando Valley

So close to Universal Studios! Perfect for entertainment industry folks as it is close to the major studios like Disney, Warner Brothers, Universal, etc.. If you are visiting family, we are in Toluca Lake, and border Studio City, Burbank, Universal City, Hollywood! The Aqua Vista is as cute as can be, cozy, fully furnished, tons of Spanish character, and was put together with loving care by my wife (Tatiana). Also close to the best theme parks, transportation, all Hollywood has to offer, restaurants, and so much more.

What makes this studio unique

Probably the most charming place you will ever see!

Reviews

4.9
based on 37 traveler reviews

Cozy Spanish Guest House - Close to Universal Studios, Disney, Warner Brothers!
average rating of 4.918919 based on 37 reviews
5

Cute, Clean and Charming

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this location based off of its proximity to Universal Studios. We were very happy with the room. It had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice accommodations

  • 5 of 5

This property was very clean, quiet and well appointed. We stayed here on a family trip to Universal and it worked perfectly for us. We were able to walk an easy six blocks to the Universal shuttle which takes you up the hill to the front of the venue. My son, his wife, and my grandson stayed in the upstairs unit while we had the lower front unit. The patio was nice, not huge and it is shared by the three units and only has one table so there might be an issue if everyone wanted to have meals outside. My husband spent the days at the property and only saw the other renters once. You should be advised that the units are small. The couch makes into the additional beds. The bed in our unit was in an alcove with zero clearance on one side and about a foot on the other so if you were a large person or physically handicapped, getting in bed might be a challenge. Our kitchen was larger than the upstairs unit but their living space was somewhat larger. There is no dishwasher so if you're planning to do a lot of cooking, you'll be hand washing dishes. We just used paper plates for our breakfasts and ate out the rest of the time. Directv is provided with plenty of choices although being from Northern CA and huge Giants fans we were disappointed that we couldn't see the games. We found several sodas, beers, and water in the fridge and coffee provided to use with the Keurig coffee maker. Our favorite evening snack, popcorn, was provided as well. I found everything I needed or might have forgotten in the bathroom. The rental is tucked away on a dead end street so there is virtually no traffic although there is some business next door and the helicopters and small planes bothered us some in the mornings. One thing I really liked was no keys required for the doors or gate into the property. They use a numerical key pad and Scott provides you with a code that can be changed remotely. We didn't receive our code by email until we arrived but Scott took care of that glitch quickly and then called to make sure all was well. All in all we found this to be a very nice alternative to a high rise hotel. My kids had stayed here before so obviously they were well pleased with this rental. I will certainly consider it if we come to Universal again.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent spot! Incredible attention to detail. Thanks again for everything...

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

A great place

  • 5 of 5

my husband was working in California for three weeks. We chose this apartment because it was about a 10-20 minute drive to work and about 20-30 minutes to my daughter's home. We found the apartment very clean and well appointed. The owners were very responsive with the few glitches we had in settling in. It is a very compact efficient living space. I made dinner almost every night and found the kitchen, though small, very well organized and equipped. The bed was comfy and the living area well organized and cozy. Little touches like the books and maps made it seem like a home. I especially enjoyed the patio. In addition there was a washer and dryer just off the patio. We found this a very comfortable functional space to live in for three weeks. We look forward to staying again when he works in California

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place for a work stay

  • 5 of 5

The location couldn't be better for being close to the studios. Never had a problem with the street parking. Scott wax always prompt in answering questions. While compact, the owners really thought about everything. Will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Cozy and just right

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I truly enjoyed our stay at Aqua Vista. The place is just as described, relaxing and quiet. Location is very convenient with many dining options close by as well as easy highway access. Street parking was always available right out front. We would recommend to anyone ..... and I loved the shower too!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Burbank
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Universal Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Studio City
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Universal City
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Ventura & Hollywood Freeways
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Firenze Osteria / Ernie's Mexican / Cafe Del Sol
Nearest Ski
80 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Santa Monica
Car: recommended

Very close to Universal Studios, Disney Studios, Warner Brothers Studios, and Hollywood! Can't get any more central than us... south of the 134 freeway, south/east of the 101 freeway, in Toluca Lake, and bordering Studio City, Universal City and North Hollywood (No-Ho Art's District). Only minutes from Universal Studios, Universal Amphi-theater concert venue & City Walk, theater complex and theme restaurants, Grauman's Chinese Theater and 'Walk of Fame,' Kodak Theater (home of the Oscars), Hollywood Bowl (bring your own picnic or have a gourmet meal delivered to your box seats while you enjoy an open air concert, L.A. Zoo and Griffith Park w/riding trails, Griffith Observatory, The Hollywood Sign, The Beverly Center, trendy Melrose, Sunset Strip, Descanso or Huntington Gardens. We are 20-30 minutes to upscale Beverly Hills or U.C.L.A., and 40-60 minutes to Disneyland, Magic Mountain, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Long Beach Aquarium, Santa Monica or Malibu beach.

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7 night minimum stay
$895
$2,995
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $85
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 14.0%

Longer term (2 months or more) rentals welcome, please inquire. Regarding pets, please inquire.

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Amenities

San Fernando Valley Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Remodeled bath with natural light . Talavera tile. Shower only, no tub.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 2-4
  • Comfortable queen bed that easily sleeps 2, and nice fold-out sofa that sleeps 1-2 as well. Works well for 2 adults and 2 small children. Would be small for 4 adults.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
If you should need anything to make your stay more comfortable, please feel free to let us know!

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