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West LA - Light, contemporary, great outdoor space, near Santa Monica, UCLA

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Light Open 3 bedroom 2-1/2 bath - Convenient Quiet West LA location Close to all

3 bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths, large fully equipped gourmet kitchen, 60 inch flat screen TV. Large bright open kitchen that opens out with french doors to a romantic patio with lots of seating, night cafe lights, outdoor heater and BBQ. Three queen size Memory Foam mattresses, plus double size air mattress if needed. Travertine and Maple hardwood floors, new appliances, 1800 square feet home and adjacent outdoor patio with comfortable seating.

Great West LA location near beach and city, very convenient location for Los Angeles, quiet, nice neighborhood with great neighbors. One car off street parking in driveway, plus plenty of street parking with no permit required.

The home is all remodeled with lots of travertine, sky lights, french doors and natural light. All closets have organizers, ready for your things. The bathrooms are clean and bright with blow dryers and other appliances. House has ironing board and all top of the line cookware and appliances in the kitchen.

Rental includes all linens, beach towels and most anything you would need. Just bring yourself and your bags to enjoy this contemporary, modern home that is well located in a convenient neighborhood that is very close to everything; 3 miles to Santa Monica and Venice Beach, 1/2 mile to Santa Monica and Brentwood, 1 Mile to Westwood and UCLA, blocks from the 10 and 405 freeways which will get you to downtown or LAX in 15 minutes, Hollywood in 15-20 minutes, Venice Beach or Marina del Rey in 10-15 minutes. Century City or Beverly Hills in 10-15 minutes. parking.

There is a guest house on the property with separate entrance that can be rented with the house or without for $119 per night plus cleaning fee of $50. The guest house may be rented to separate guests and they will enter and exit through a side gate and have their own separate yard area at the very back of the property. There is an 8 foot privacy gate between the two yards.

The entire property has wireless internet and cable TV.

You can view a video of the entire property on youtube called Casa del Mary.

More Details

Property Manager
Mary Steele
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About Mary Steele

I helped design and remodel the entire home in 2000 for myself and my family. I created a Jack and Jill Bath for my two children and a Master Bedroom Ensuite that is separate from the rest of the house. All materials and equipment are top of the line and the home is very comfortable. My kids are grown and I now live in Santa Barbara and come back to visit in between guests.

Mary Steele purchased this house in 2000

Why Mary Steele chose Los Angeles County

The location is excellent for visitors because it is so close to everything you would want to see in LA, yet there is plenty of street parking, and it is located in a family neighborhood with friendly neighbors and a great place to walk to Whole Foods, Starbucks, The Carving Board, Oops Sushi and many other restaurants and markets.

What makes this house unique

This home is great for small gatherings or spending time with friends or family. The outdoor patio is a comfortable outdoor space for eating, entertaining or just relaxing in the beautiful California sunshine!


Mar Vista House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Master bath has separate shower, jacuzzi tub & toilet room
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Toilet and large Vanity sink with make up lights
  • 2 and 1/2 baths, Master bath has separate shower, jacuzzi tub, toilet room and adjoining walk in closet. Bath 2 and 3 are Jack and Jill style which are adjoining the two bedrooms. One bath has full tub/shower combo, sink and toilet, the other has vanity sink and toilet, with door that leads to other bath with tub shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen sized bed with memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double , Queen Size memory foam Mattress & Optional Full AIr Mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen Size Memory Foam Mattress
  • Bedroom 1 has a queen size bed with memory foam mattress, bedroom 3 has a queen size bed with memory foam mattress, and bedroom 2 had a queen size bed with memory foam mattress, plus optional full size air mattress for extra guests.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

West LA - Light, contemporary, great outdoor space, near Santa Monica, UCLA
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
Atherton, CA

Great location in West LA/Santa Monica. 3 bedrooms at a reasonable price

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Quiet neighborhood. Whole Foods and Trader Joes nearby. House is very functional with three bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Large kitchen. Worked well for us and our college age kids

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Great place and great location!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Good location! Comfortable, roomy, easy transition, slightly dated, but overall we enjoyed our stay,

  • 4 of 5

Good location! Comfortable, roomy, easy transition, slightly dated, we have a king sized bed so we found the queen small in the master but overall we enjoyed our stay! Would recommend it

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family home

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home to share with family. Very well equipped kitchen gave us the option of eating in. Spacious master bedroom with lots of room to relax. Outdoor area for lounging was a favorite.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absoutely delightful retreat

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to call home for several days. The quietness of the neighborhood and especially the back patio area are just delightful, who would think of such a place so close to I-10 could be so refreshing. The owner was helpful in every way, answered all of our questions and I feel like she really cared that our stay would be just perfect in every way.

The spacious well decorated rooms were a soothing spa away from the intensity of Los Angeles, yet the many delights that LA has to offer are an easy distance away.

The kitchen is very well stocked with any type of cooking device anyone would need. Grocery stores, Whole Foods and Ralphs are just a few blocks away.

On and off street parking was never an issue.

Be prepared the moment you unlock the front door to right at home....

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milwaukee, WI

Perfect location and perfect house

  • 5 of 5

My husband and daughter stayed at Casa del Mary and were so happy we chose this place. We lived in LA about 10 years ago and come back every year to visit friends. When I called Mary she was very pleasant and helpful in answering questions. She was also pretty quick on emailing back too.

The house has a great layout plan and a wonderful backyard. It accommodated all our needs. I loved how the master bedroom was separated from the other two bedrooms so we had privacy. We had a small BBQ with friends and the kitchen / garden patio worked perfectly. Everything was clean and all the items we needed for cooking were there. The beds and couch were very comfortable. The master shower was heaven! The street was safe and easy for our friends to find too.

I would say that the WIFI was pretty spotty so that made it hard sometimes. I mentioned to the owner there wasn't a DVD player (a must for a preschooler) but we made due. The owner wrote back and said it was a good suggestion for the future. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Mar Vista House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 14 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Cleaning Fee $175
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 14.25%

There is a beautiful Studio Guest House on the very back of the property which can be rented with the house if needed for $119 per night and accommodated 2-3 people. It is very separate and private from the front house, but makes a great compound for larger groups. You can view a video on You Tube called Casa del Mary to see the layout

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles
Santa Monica 10
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Rancho Park Public Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Pacific Coast Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Oops Sushi
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Santa Monica
Car: recommended

We are just 1/2 mile from Santa Monica, Brentwood, Westwood and UCLA. 2-5 Miles from Venice Beach, Playa del Rey Beach, Marina del Rey, Century City, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood. 5-8 Miles from Hollywood, Downtown LA, LAX, South Bay Beaches and more.

The location is very central to all areas of Los Angeles on a quiet residential street.


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