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Gorgeous Views from Hollywood Hills Cottage at an Amazing Price

Bedrooms 1
Space 350 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage with view deck overlooking Los Angeles

Lovely hideaway with California King Bed and gorgeous views. Can be used alone or as an add-on to the main house, Casita del Cielo VRBO listing # 3551710 (there is a full lot between the two) . A most lovely and romantic spot. Use of the main house washer and dryer (located in outside building). This Mini Casita is not meant for groups. 340 SF, Large Deck included with seating and views as well. Add on rate to main house is $139/ night (so you get a great discount for booking both).

Kristie Holmes
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish, mandarin, Google Translator for ALL languages on Website
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Kristie Holmes

I bought my first home in this neighborhood in 2001 and have been at it ever since. It took years in Los Angeles to find my 'perfect' place that kept us in the city, but away from it all.

Kristie Holmes purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Kristie Holmes chose Los Angeles County

We fell in love at first sight. Open house was packed, and no one stayed less than an hour. We competed with four other offers and eventually won out.

What makes this cottage unique

Views, views, above the City of Angels. The price on this Mini Casita bets even the most obnoxiously priced hotels in the neighborhood by more than half- sometimes 70%. Plus you don't pay additional for a designated parking space or wifi!


Perfect location for Pilot Season Actors.


Hollywood Hills West Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • This is a studio.
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Previous celebrity owners, both past and recent. This cottage shares stairs up hill with the main house, but is a significant distance from it, with a lot between them (see photos).


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Gorgeous Views from Hollywood Hills Cottage at an Amazing Price
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

Lovely place!

  • 5 of 5

Such a lovely little getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city! We can't wait to make a return trip and take in all of Laurel Canyon. The casita was perfect, had all the amenities anyone could need. The owner was out-of-this-world helpful, from lending us beach towels from her own private stash, to recommending the PERFECT place for a romantic dinner (Pace, down the hill by the Canyon Country Market). She was quick to respond to anything we needed - which took every bit of stress out of the trip.

The street up to the casita is STEEP and full of hairpin turns. While it's easy to find, you do need to be a bit of a confident driver. The description of the location of the property (from the owner) is spot on - when she says there's a parking space next to the steps, it is there! The amenities are just as described - coffee maker, fridge/freezer combo, microwave, toaster. There's even a hairdryer and little shampoo/conditioner bottles - just like a hotel!

Being from the Midwest, I am used to being able to walk most places, but Laurel Canyon is NOT made for walking. There is plenty of hiking available (you have to drive to get to the starting point), but be prepared to drive/Uber everywhere from the casita. There is no "oops, I forgot to pick up milk - I'll just walk down to the market and pick some up". If you need a big shopping trip, there are options minutes away in Hollywood. But if you need to just pick up an item or two, do NOT miss Canyon Country Market. Simply an adorable corner store - with such an incredible vibe. They have great coffee, served out front in the morning - enjoy it while watching the world pass by. And if you love Italian food - do NOT miss out on Pace. Right around the building from the Market - downstairs in what feels like a little cellar. The atmosphere is magical and the food was delish!

Many thanks to the owner for such a great experience. We WILL be back - hopefully sooner, rather than later!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Naples, FL


  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay in such a charming home!! It was the perfect little getaway .. I will def. be back again!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I was a little skeptical because I've never stayed in a house before. I usually stay in hotels. This house is wonderful. It reminded me of staying in a resort somewhere. I like that it is far away from everything, but it's still easy to get places. We had a deer in the yard!!!!! Probably won't stay in hotels again in LA because this place is too cute. I'll be back!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mark Moyer

  • 5 of 5

Great place . Hate to leave . We will be back .

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy getaway among the treetops

  • 4 of 5

The mini casita in Laurel Canyon/Hollywood Hills was so cute and cozy. While the stairs up aren't for the weak of heart, the accommodations are comfortable and quaint. Its location is very convenient for all we wanted to do during our stay and the neighborhood is peaceful with great views. The owner provided detailed information about everything we needed to know and provided great customer service. It was so much better than staying at a hotel and was a great value!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best place to stay in Hollywood...great views!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I took a trip to LA for our anniversary and were blown away by this property. Amazing views, very private, and the owner is fantastic to work with!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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LAX and Burbank Airport
Nearest Golf
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Nearest Restaurant
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Pace Restaurant
Nearest Ski
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Mountain HIgh and Big Bear
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Malibu Jut turn right on Sunset and keep going!
Car: recommended

We are near the Chateau Marmot, but offer more, with nicer views for a fraction of the cost (a single small hotel room begins at $435/night). Hollywood Walk of Fame, The Grove Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, Hollywood and Highland, Universal Studios, Universal Citywalk, AFI Film Fest, Hollywood Hills, Laurel Canyon Country Store, Pace Restaurant


Rates & Availability

Hollywood Hills West Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $49 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%

A credit card can be used for Damage Deposit (authorization). Cancellation Policy:
If you cancel, we will do our best to rebook for you. Refund will be based on days rebooked, if any, minus a 15% fee.Keep in mind that you are booking a home, not a hotel. Once you book, all prospective guests look elsewhere once they see your booked dates have "gone red". Rates are double occupancy/2ppl only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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