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The Opposite House in Venice Beach

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Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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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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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2016
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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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based on 9 traveler reviews

The Opposite House in Venice Beach
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 13 reviews

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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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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Great Outdoor Space

  • 5 of 5

The Opposite House was just perfect for our CA visit. The apartment was roomy, lovely, clean and comfortable with a wonderful outdoor space. The location worked out well for our visit. It was a very short walk to the market and some nice breakfast restaurants. It was wonderful to be able to walk to the beach as well.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Great location in Venice! Close to everything (by car). The place felt like an oasis in the middle of the city. Quiet neighborhood. I loved relaxing in the outdoor patio.

I will go back for sure!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

One-time Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
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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Venice House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • 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
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • 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

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