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The Opposite House in Venice Beach

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Wireless Internet
  • children welcome


About the property

The Opposite House in Venice Beach - Easy Beach Living & Ocean Inspired Lifestyle

Spend your next L.A. vacation at the charming Opposite House in Venice Beach!

Fully-remodeled in July of 2012, the 1-Bedroom / 1-Bath Other Place is your home away from home. Beautifully designed to celebrate Southern California's indoor-outdoor lifestyle, big bay windows bring in plenty of natural light to the spacious master suite. Functional kitchen indoors with professional chief's BBQ/oven station outdoors. Spacious drought-tolerant garden with tranquil water fountain, lay back in the chaise & doze off in southern California's warm ocean breeze.

Ideally located on a quiet upscale street in the center of Venice Beach community, the Other Place is just a short walk to retails and cafes, and a 5 minutes bicycle ride to the 'it' hubs of Abbot Kinney and Santa Monica Main Street. Sand and waves are only 2 miles down.

When you arrive, enjoy the reclaimed hardwood floor, outdoor grill, drought-tolerant garden, and modern amenities including Tempurpedic Cal King bed, modern skylight, big flat-screen TV, Bose sound system, and high-speed wireless Internet. An on-site carport (one car) plus street parking is available. Well-behaved pets are welcomed prior to owner's approval.

Come and explore the diverse and vibrant mix of So Cal cultures. Stay at the Other Place, indulge yourself in this seclusive hideout, and enjoy easy breezy California beach life to the fullest!

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

About Yuwen

I'm an Architect, Yogi and a happy traveller.

Yuwen purchased this house in 2012

Why Yuwen chose Los Angeles

Life is better at the beach.

What makes this house unique

Water fountain, chilled outdoor garden with loungers, professional cook BBQ stand.

Guestbook comments from the owner

When I received the detailed instructions for check-in I felt very 007, international spy-ish, but any trepidation I felt about the process, instantly dissipated upon my arrival and easy access to the property. My reservation at The Opposite House was initially for 3 days, but I extended it to 5 when I saw what an incredibly clean, comfortable & beautiful space it was. The bedroom is huge, the bed is big enough for 3 adults & the bathroom was more like a spacious private spa. Every design detail was brilliantly executed to make staying at the property a wonderful, unforgettable experience. There is no doubt that the hosts invested their hearts and souls into creating a space worthy of Architectural Digest!
Jan 2013
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Venice House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King size beds (1) Cal King, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) pull out twin matress in living room
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

The Opposite House in Venice Beach
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 15 reviews

Nice quiet, roomy bedroom and bath

  • 4 of 5

Patio very nice and relaxing with some airport noise.. not too bad. Off street secure parking a big plus. Refrig and dishwasher a bit marginal. Had a nice stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place, great location.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here recently while in town for work. The Saturday after work, we had a few super close friends over that we haven't seen in years since my wife and I moved to the Bay Area. We were super comfortable at the Opposite House. Comfortable enough to have our infant crawling around on the floor because the place was very clean and well maintained. The bedroom and bed were really comfortable and the bathroom was very updated and modern. Hopefully the next trip down we'll get a chance to use the cool looking jacuzzi tub!

P.S. Having lived in LA for a good amount of time it was really key for me to have a parking space for our rental that my wife would be able to go back and forth to with our kid in case I wasn't around. The parking space was so helpful because of easily accessible it was. So if you've got family or pets - I highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Buena experiencia

  • 3 of 5

Buena experiencia, casa bien ubicada, a unos 3 km. de Venice Beach.

Muy tranquila y agradable, con jardín y garaje privado.


  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Translation: Good experience, well located house, about 3 km. Venice Beach. Very quiet and pleasant, with garden and private garage.
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Perfect for our trip to Venice Beach with our furry friend

  • 5 of 5

We were very comfortable at the Opposite House. It is in the East of Lincoln are and within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. We really liked having a place to park the car within inside the fenced in backyard and that the dog could hang out on the deck. The bathroom is very clean and modern. The kitchen is a bit cramped but was fine for making breakfast each morning.

HUGE bedroom with tons of storage. Bed is on a platform - was comfy.

Logistics were fine - directions, lockbox with key, clear instructions, phone access to property management or owner (we did not need to call them - as we had no issues).

We'd plan to stay again our next trip :-)

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Pet-Friendly Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Upon first inspection (in the dark) this place looked good - However I kept finding hidden gems EVERYWHERE

*** Dog door.. SUCH a Bonus!!

If this place was free - we would have easily booked for a whole month - The kitchen had everything... Spacious bedroom, awesome!

the garden was seriously epic, totally enclosed and enough space for our beagle to play, felt safe with the large garage door.

The owners were accommodating and helpful and answered any questions.. Location was great for quick trips to whole foods/beach/motorway to long beach

your own laundry and bath were perfect

Only thing missing is a slightly bigger table... Understandable due to the doorways and large kitchen so used the outside area as an 'office'

Will be back for sure (when it's not fully booked haha)

Chris, Harriet & Beans the Beagle

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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College Station, Texas

Great place!

  • 4 of 5

Stayed here last December and again this month. Very convenient and nicely appointment place for short stays. Private patio and yard is a great added feature. Close to the beach, restaurants, coffee shops, and stores. Owner and staff very friendly and prompt in replying. Had an issue with the garage door opener and they promptly tended to it. Highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Venice House Rental Rates

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April Surprise Sale
Mar 28 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

One-time Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

1 week minimum say in major holidays. Rates are subject t change until booking confirmation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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