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Robin Wallace and Tim Snowber

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Elegant 2BR Silver Lake Craftsman with Deck and Views

17 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Los Feliz Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Duplex, 2 Bedrooms + Sofabed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1 - 6)

Built in 1919 and meticulously restored in 2011, this elegant duplex abounds with vintage style and charm. One of the first homes to be built on the block, the view of Los Feliz and the many authentic period details are not to be missed.

This listing is for the top floor (2 BR/1BA). If you need more room, see VRBO #412795 for the lower apartment, and/or VRBO #303778 for our nearby cottage.

Craftsman windows span the entire width of the building, giving you straight-arrow views of the Hollywood sign and the Observatory. The ceilings are 10 feet high with large windows in every room. The kitchen is farmhouse style, with a restored antique stove, original cabinetry, and a salvaged wood bar. The bathroom has a full size tub and plenty of space. Outside, you have your own deck with built-in benches and a small front yard that is secure and private, opening out to Griffith Park Blvd, just 2 blocks north of Sunset Junction in Silverlake.

Sunset Junction is a neighborhood hub, with Cafe Stella and Intelligentsia coffee, as well as a boutique called Driftwood, the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, and the Silverlake Cheese store. Even closer is Cafe Casbah, Forage, Pazzo Gelato, Naturewell, and Vacation Vinyl records. We have the Silverlake Farmer's market once a week, right around the corner. There is a wealth of great boutiques, restaurants, and bars within an easy (slight downhill) 5 minute walk from the building.

For kids, there is Shane's Inspiration, pony rides, a carousel, the Zoo, and the Museum of the West just 2.2 miles from the building in Griffith Park.

Keywords: Duplex, Vintage, Flat, Upper, Views, Walking Distance to Shops, Sightseeing, Silverlake

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Robin Wallace and Tim Snowber (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Robin Wallace and Tim Snowber

We began restoring buildings in Silverlake in 1997, but it's been a lifelong passion. Tim has a background in set decorating and woodworking. Robin has a background in Art Direction and loves gardening. We use salvaged/eco-friendly building materials, antique furnishings, and green cleaning products whenever possible.

We have many years of experience as landlords and hosts, and are known for being responsive, service-minded, and reasonable with pricing and management.

Robin Wallace and Tim Snowber purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Robin Wallace and Tim Snowber chose Los Angeles County

We love this part of Silver Lake because we can walk almost everywhere we need to go, but when we need to drive, the 5, 101, 110, and 134 freeways are very close by. We've always loved the trees, the architecture, and the neighborhood feel of Silver Lake.

What makes this apartment unique

There's an innate sense of calm in this building, maybe because it's held up for almost 100 years. We love the view, the convenience, and the proximity to the 'flow' of the city. It makes for great work and family trips. Whether you are interested in architecture, sightseeing, music, food, wine, artisan boutiques, or the outdoors, Silver Lake has all of this and more to offer... we love this building in particular because it's so central and it has great character and style.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We love this house! We had an amazing experience, and would definitely stay again. Robin is fabulous! We loved the treats & wine she had left for us. Great details, comfy bed, hospitable host, we couldn't ask for more!
Nov 2011
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Reviews

4.6
based on 17 traveler reviews

Elegant 2BR Silver Lake Craftsman with Deck and Views
average rating of 4.647059 based on 19 reviews
4

Craftsman with charm

  • 4 of 5

Nice home with everyday items that you need and some extras. The beds were comfortable.

Parking is very difficult, but we somehow managed to get a spot across the street (Pretty sure that's a L.A. thing). Could use some curtains in the living room for privacy.

Overall it was a nice place to stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, quiet, beautiful view of the Hollywood hills

  • 5 of 5

Renting this place has been a great experience! The owners are professional, thoughtful and respond quickly to messages. The rental was absolutely worth it! The beds were comfy, the kitchen and bathroom was stocked with essentials to fit my family's needs. The location of the rental was unbeatable. We were nestled on a quiet street just minutes away from the Sunset strip, Chinatown, Koreatown, Downtown and Hollywood Blvd which were all relatively close, about 15 minutes. Trader Joe's and Gelson's are just a minute down the street if you want to stock up on food for the fridge. We made a few trips down to Santa Monica Pier to soak up the sun (normally a 40 min drive but traffic on the 10 can almost double that) . I enjoyed quite a few cups of coffee on the peaceful, relaxing deck of the rental. I recommend this place and would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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4

Home away from home

  • 4 of 5

Clean, well equipped, comfortable and in a good location for us. Owners were immediately responsive to a squeaky door. We would happily stay again. For a good restaurant check out The Kitchen nearby.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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4

Comfy cottage in a hip area of LA.

  • 4 of 5

Quaint Craftsman divided into a duplex; the upper level/main entry is street-side with gated access. Nicely appointed with all the amenities you need. Considerate owners who've given much thought to detail throughout the cottage. Close to restaurants & groceries, etc. Parking in the neighborhood was never a problem. Fantastic views of the Hollywood Hills & Griffith Observatory. Great home base for getting around LA.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Silver Lake Craftsman

  • 5 of 5

This is a well kept, clean place with a beautiful view. The owner/operators are very helpful and friendly and made us feel very welcome and comfortable. Convenient location. Great if you have relatives to share both the up and downstairs spaces. Upstairs at street level and good for folks with mobility issues.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
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4

Great house

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed everything about our stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Car: not necessary

This property is 2 blocks from Sunset Junction with all of the cafes, restaurants and boutiques, and 2 miles from Griffith Park, with hiking trails, horseback riding, the Zoo, the Observatory, the Autry Museum, Travel Town, the Carousel, and Shane's Inspiration. Loads of fun for everyone. It's also nearby Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House in Barnsdall Park, MOCA, Disney Hall, The Echo/Echoplex and all that Echo Park has to offer. Plus all of the great things Hollywood has to offer: Universal Studios, the Walk of Fame, Arclight Cinema and Amoeba Music. As well as DTLA (downtown LA): Disney Hall, Museum of Contemporary Art, the Broad Museum, newly re-furbished Cliftons restaurant and the Grand Central Markey. Lots to look forward to!

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Rates & Availability

Los Feliz Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
$210
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,350
$5,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%

All stays of 30 days or less are subject to City of LA Transient Tax (14%).
If you need to cancel, we will make every effort to re-book your dates, but if we are unable to do so, the reservation deposit will be retained. Parties and Filming must be discussed and cleared in advance.

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Amenities

Los Feliz Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full size tub / shower. Grab bars and shower seat available
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , closet, dresser, desk
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , closet & dresser
    Attached Unit - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lower level apartment has a queen bed + queen sofa b
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living Room has a queen sleeper sofa
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed with an in-room desk., Double Beds (1) Four poster full sized double bed., Queen size Sofa Bed in the Living Room, Child Beds (1) Cot available., Baby Cribs (1) Pack n Play available on request. Full sized crib available for an additional cost.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

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