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Julie Rhee

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Spectacular Architectural Guesthouse with Ocean Views

20 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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1 Bedroom + Sleeping Loft + 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5

This newly built guest house is airy, full of light, and super clean. Master bedroom has 1 queen and 1 twin bed. The romantic cozy sleeping loft has 1 queen bed. Both spaces have fantastic ocean views. The private roof deck has a 'white water' view as well as City views to the Hollywood Sign, Downtown and Palos Verdes. Kitchen and living room look out to a private grassy yard. Gourmet Nespresso coffee maker - the best espresso and coffee! Excellent location - easy walking distance to many restaurants and cafes, yoga studios, and shops. 10 minute walk to the beach and Main Street. 5 minute drive to trendy Abbot Kinney and Third Street Promenade.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Julie Rhee (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Julie Rhee

My husband and I live on site with our twin boy and girl (2 years old). The design of the house was inspired by a 10 year sailing voyage around the world by my husband. The house is powered totally by solar energy and has such features as a 20' sundial and Meridian line that tells the date at solar noon. The house is naturally cooled by the ocean breezes and solar-assisted radiant heating. All rooms in the house open to private decks and gardens.

Julie Rhee purchased this house in 2012


based on 20 traveler reviews

Spectacular Architectural Guesthouse with Ocean Views
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Unique design+great location+responsive host

  • 5 of 5

This guest house is architecturally interesting, with many interesting aspects (outdoor space, roof deck, sleeping loft apart from the main bedroom) yet very utilitarian and well provisioned. It is located in Santa Monica, but very close to Venice, so within walking distance, or a short drive, of restaurants, boutiques, and the beach. The owner was very responsive and helpful. Altogether, this is a property to which we would be happy to return.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Spent a few days here at the end of our USA trip and it was perfect. We were all pretty worn out and it provided a great balance of peace & quiet and easy access to lots of things around. Santa Monica and Venice Beach are very close and it was less than 30 min drive to Hollywood. Vey private and an architectural delight - slept 4 easily and we still had spaces to discover (rooftop etc). The neighbourhood also seemed nice and there is a supermarket and shops close by - it is also a really easy drive to LAX

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Fe, NM, USA

Excellent location and Host

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week, you really get the feel of life in Santa Monica, one of America's great destinations. Comfortable, beautiful, private, clean, modern with all of the amenities...and the host was very accommodating. Will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Views, Area and Hosts!

  • 5 of 5

First off, this house is in a GREAT area. So easy to get to Venice, downtown Santa Monica, the pier and more! Julie was the best host. I made a mistake with the dates and Julie was able to accommodate me with no problems. She even introduced herself when we checked in and made sure we didn't need anything. Also, I was able to park my car in the driveway which made coming and going extremely easy. If you're looking for a place with a view - this is amazing. There is a deck that gives you a great view of the ocean off in the distance. There was ample amount of space for three people. I would definitely recommend this property!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Excellent place. The pictures don't do it justice. The design and build of this house is incredible. Just about a full 360 view from the top patio. Short walk to main, the ocean and Venice beach.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely wonderful stay at the guesthouse. The house is fully equipped and very comfortable. We stayed with three of our children, ages 22, 20 and 17. Don't let the fact that there is only one bathroom "scare you off" as it is set up with a private showering area and a separate private toilet area, away from the sink area. It worked out perfectly. The walk to the beach is very easy and enjoyable. There is a large grocery store within walking distance as well.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
10 Freeway
Nearest Beach
Santa Monica Beach
Car: recommended

Main Street, Santa Monica Beach and Rose Avenue are only a short walk from the property which is located in the heart of Ocean Park. A quick bus trip will take you to downtown Santa Monica and the 3rd Street Promenade.


Rates & Availability

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Jun 1 2016 - Sep 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 14.0%

50% of payment is due to hold the reservation. Please pay by check or paypal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Los Angeles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) 1 pack and play available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Living room sofa is firm and can be slept on by the 6th person if necessary.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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