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Owner

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish

Beautiful Beach Bungalow-4 Blocks to Beach and Promenade

54 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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Overview

Ocean Park House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

Beautiful California Bungalow in Santa Monica's Ocean Park neighborhood. A free standing house, not an apartment building, that is very private and quiet. Classic California living with a private patio and a fantastic location. Walking distance to all of Santa Monica's great attractions. Best restaurants, Best beaches, Farmer's Markets, Movies, Shops, yoga studios, Promenade, Pier, Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice boardwalk and bike path. Cool ocean breeze. Large, Well appointed kitchen. Beautiful, warm and relaxing environment. Open floor plan with lots of light.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish

Reviews

4.6
based on 54 traveler reviews

Beautiful Beach Bungalow-4 Blocks to Beach and Promenade
average rating of 4.648148 based on 54 reviews
4

Cute, clean, and close to the beach and restaurants

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this home. The owner was easy to work with and provided excellent (and helpful) directions on accessing the rental, where to park, places to eat/shop, etc. The home was perfect for a single family or in our case, two families with one toddler each. I would not recommend this home for more than 4 adults, as you may find it too close for comfort, especially in sharing the two small bathrooms. There is a really nice outdoor space, which gave our kids a place to play in between outings and it offered a nice area to enjoy wine in the evening in the gorgeous weather. We loved the proximity to the Santa Monica Pier (about a 15 minute walk with our two toddlers) and even closer to some great restaurants on the way to and facing the beach. Parking was a little cumbersome, (it is only street parking) but the owner provides 1 parking pass and gives you a little more leverage in that regard. The only thing you might want to bring from home is your own pillow if you need larger/firmer pillows than the ones they provide. Bottom line-- If you are looking for a clean and comfortable place to freshen up and lay your head then I think you'll find this to be a perfect accommodation.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Couldn't get any better.

  • 5 of 5

The place was clean, comfortable, and exactly as described. Close to beach, stores and downtown Santa Monica. Have nothing wrong to say about my stay there. The owner was very pleasant to do business with.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfy Beach Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 2 adults and three teens enjoyed our stay at this cute bungalow. Easy walking to the beach. Nice comfortable bedding and workable kitchen (could use a rubber spatula and big serving spoon/ladle). We especially enjoyed sitting out on the sunny-but-relatively-cool (in mid-August) patio for some late afternoon reading after long days of sightseeing. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better home away from home! Central to everything yet quiet/private nights. Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent Beach House

  • 5 of 5

My family - 2 adults and 3 kids - stayed at the property over Memorial Day week and it was perfect. There is ample space to eat outdoors or in the kitchen, the wireless works well so does the TV, and the washer dryer was a wonderful surprise. It was easy to find street parking. The beds were comfortable, the only suggestion I have is to make the large bathroom tub a shower as well. Otherwise there is nothing I would change. It's a three block walk to the beach and my kids went every morning and evening. There are great places to eat within walking distance, there's a huge Whole Foods and Trader Joe's nearby, and lots to do in Santa Monica and in LA. It's about a 30 min drive to Hollywood or Universal, and 45 minutes to Disneyland if you leave by 7am. I will be back to stay the next time we want to go to SoCal.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

The house is cozy and adorable, and the kitchen is great. The outdoor space is wonderful. It is a nice walk to the beach, the Pier, and the Promenade. Parking was no problem. Exactly as advertised.

Charles (the owner) is lovely. There was one evening in which someone was having a louder-than-ideal party close by. I emailed Charles about it. He emailed right back, apologizing and indicating that he was working on it, and that they were supposed to have shut down everything by 10:00. By 10:05, all was quiet. And... on top of that... the next day, he brought by a bottle of wine to apologize for the inconvenience (which really wasn't very inconvenient at all). Amazing.

We will definitely stay here whenever we are in the Santa Monica area.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Other Activities: Boating, Basketball Court, Kayaking, Shopping, Miniature golf, Shuffleboard, Shelling

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Rates & Availability

Ocean Park House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas/New years
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 8 2017
6 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Spring break/ Easter
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 23 2017
5 night minimum stay
$275
$1,925
 
 
Peak Season
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
6 night minimum stay
$350
$2,450
$9,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,925
 

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Amenities

Ocean Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • bath 1 - toilet , shower
    bath 2 - toilet , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • 2 Queen Beds, 1 Twin Bed, 1 Trundle bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
House is 900 sqft. Hdtv 32' Flat screen TV in Living room with DVD player. Outdoor patio with seating. Washer/Dryer. Fantastic location! Walk to all of Santa Monica's attractions. World's best DVD rental store down the street. The 10 fwy and PCH are 5 min. away to take you to downtown LA, Hollywood, Malibu or any other place in So Cal.

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