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1920s Glamour in the heart of LA - next to Melrose, Hollywood, Beverly Hills

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Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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Mid-Wilshire Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Spacious & stylish retreat in the heart of LA. Quiet tree-lined street.

Experience 1920’s Hollywood Glamour in this stylishly renovated 1,800 square-foot (175 square-meter) Spanish top-floor flat with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, plus office nook. This sunny flat features top-quality beds, luxury linens, designer furniture and original art. Kitchen is fully stocked with organic cooking oils, spices and a full array of appliances, cookware and gadgets.


Located in the heart of LA in the very charming and upscale Miracle Mile district, also known as the Museum District. This district is known for its 1920s Spanish and Art Deco architecture.

It's very central and perfectly situated to be a base for your vacation or work destinations: Hollywood, Melrose, Miracle Mile museums, LACMA, The Grove and Farmers Market, Walk of Fame, Hollywood Bowl, Culver City, Burbank, Universal Studios, UCLA, USC.

Only 10 - 15 minute drive to Hollywood, downtown, LA Live, Staples Center, Walt Disney Concert Hall. 25 minutes to Universal Studios and Citywalk, Dodger Stadium, and Griffith Park. 15 - 20 minutes to Santa Monica and Venice Beaches.


This sunny top-floor apartment feels like a home because it's on a quiet, tree-lined street, has a private entrance AND a private driveway that is yours during your stay. AND the apartment has no shared walls; the entire top floor is yours.

The home has an open floor plan that is perfect for entertaining or relaxing. It's bright, functional, designer-done, yet oozes period charm with hardwood floors, chandeliers, coved ceilings, balconies, Art Deco sconces, hand-painted tiles and much more.


The THREE bedrooms are accessed down a center hallway. Each bedroom is spacious and well-appointed featuring a new queen bed, new high-quality mattress, luxurious high thread-count linens and an air conditioning window unit.


There are TWO full Baths, each professionally redesigned with designer tile and fixtures that exude a timeless elegant feel. The main bath has a luxurious oversized tub. The other bathroom is also redone with designer Ann Sacks tile, Kohler fixtures and a walk-in shower. Bathrooms are stocked with plush Egyptian cotton towels and organic soaps and shampoos.


Your own private driveway that can accommodate 2-3 cars.


The kitchen is designed for cooking with high-end appliances, tile floors, granite counter tops and plenty of cabinet space. It also has its own breakfast nook featuring a designer Noguchi table with Eames chairs.

The dining room features a walnut slab Parsons table that seats 6 and overlooks a romantic balcony with hand-painted Mexican tile.


The spacious living room features comfortable and stylish seating where you can enjoy a full entertainment experience. For chilly nights, relax by the gas-operated fireplace. If you want to watch TV there's a large 56-inch flat screen TV with surround sound.


New full-sized washer and dryer are provided, along with an iron.


Perfect for work-oriented trips, the spacious living rooms features an office nook, complete with desk and printer. Free WiFi is available throughout the house.


LA is about living outdoors, and this home offers two balconies and your own private back patio that is perfect for dining and lounging.


The house has central heating. While there is NO central air, each bedroom has a window unit. Usually, with California weather, no air conditioning is needed, as cross breeze runs through the house . Even in the hottest days of summer, the nights cool down considerably and the window units suffice for keeping the area cool.

More Details
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 27, 2016

About Holly

I moved to LA from the Midwest in the mid 1990s and have called LA 'home' ever since. Since 2001, I have bought, renovated and rented out historic LA homes and enjoy making your visit to LA memorable and enjoyable. I live in another house in the same neighborhood so I'm a moment away should you need anything at all. I love this home and this neighborhood and work in the area. Outside of caring for this house, I'm a Digital Entertainment Marketing executive and part-time UCLA Instructor. I love this vibrant city and know it inside and out; and I look forward to having you as my guest.

Holly purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Holly chose Los Angeles

This property is a very special 1920's era duplex that captivated me with its charm, open layout, romantic balconies, wood floors, barrel ceilings and celebrity past. British glam-rock musician, Marc Bolan (T. Rex) lived in this home in the 1970s with his wife, Grammy nominated Gloria Jones - so this home has great vibes! She was the first singer to record the song, Tainted Love.

What makes this apartment unique

Completely renovated yet retains an old Hollywood glamour feel and is uniquely LA. Top quality 500 thread-count linens, down comforters, variety of down pillows to suit tastes, organic soaps, top quality beds.Full stocked kitchen designed for cooking.

Layout is very open for a 1920s era home. Very well appointed with 2 balconies and a spacious private back patio dedicated for this unit. You'll also have your own driveway for your car so parking is very convenient, just steps from your front door. You will be living in the entire 1800 sq. foot top floor. Extremely quiet and peaceful street. It's a refuge in the middle of bustling LA.


based on 40 traveler reviews

1920s Glamour in the heart of LA - next to Melrose, Hollywood, Beverly Hills
average rating of 4.825 based on 40 reviews

Beautiful furnishings

  • 5 of 5

Great space - our family of 5 was super comfortable each with their own temperature controlled bedroom. Owner was responsive and accommodating. Great location for what we needed!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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AMAZING retreats in LA

  • 5 of 5

Amazing location, spacious house. Holly has been very patient and helpful during the stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Wonderful vacation home in LA

  • 5 of 5

Cozy, very clean and spacy apartment – the ideal location for visits to Disneyland (45 min away), Universal Studios, Beverley Hills and Hollywood (20 min). For 6 adults (us two, our two sons and their wives) the three bedrooms and two bath rooms were just fine. We also enjoyed the nice and quiet garden by the end of the day. Holly was most accommodating both before and during our stay and was very fast responding to our questions by mail or SMS.

We highly recommend this place for family and friends – thanks a lot Holly. Hopefully we’ll come back one day. Anne and Henrik (Denmark)

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of room and nice amenities. There were five of us and the 3 bedroom apartment had ample space to accommodate us. The place was clean and had working appliances and equipment. The owner was extremely helpful providing pre-trip info and answering the questions we had during the stay.

In a nice neighborhood and close to many local attractions. This made our family trip very enjoyable.

I would recommend this place to my family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Great location, beautiful home. We really enjoyed our vacation in LA.


  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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2nd time rental

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for the second time for a large family trip for a graduation. We had 7 people sleeping here but had a family dinner and had 10 people in the dining room. The kitchen is wonderful, I baked a cake, cookies and fixed a few dinners in there. It is in a great location and fit all of us nicely. The rooms are large and the beds are comfortable. The house is always clean and the property manager is very accessible if we have any questions. We would certainly stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
LAX (Los Angeles International Airport)
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Downtown Union Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
10 Freeway
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Santa Monica Beach
Car: recommended

Don't waste time driving! This home is in the center of this very sprawling city so the location is perfect to visit all your destinations. If you're coming to LA for work purposes, this location is unbeatable; a convenient 25 minutes drive to Burbank studios, 15 minutes to Sony and Fox; 10 min to Hollywood; 25 min to LAX and is close to UCLA and USC.

Miracle mile district (also known as the Museum district) is minutes from Beverly Hills, Hancock Park, Hollywood and is just 15 minutes to downtown ( to the East), Hollywood hills (to the North) and Santa Monica/Venice beaches (West). Miracle Mile boasts world-class museums like LACMA, La Brea Tar Pits - George Page; great shopping on the world famous Melrose avenue, and a daily farmers market since the 1930s; the ever-popular Grove shopping complex. This district is known for its charming neighborhoods boasting 1920s Spanish and Art Deco architecture, evoking a mystique and glamour of Hollywood. Don't miss checking out the design district on La Brea and La Cienega boulevards (furniture and antiques).


Rates & Availability

Mid-Wilshire Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving week
Nov 22 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
Winter Holidays
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
May - Sept 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 14.0%

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Mid-Wilshire Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen bed and new, high quality mattress. Window unit air.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen bed and new, high quality mattress. Window unit air.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen bed and new, high quality mattress. Window unit air.
  • Each bedroom has a closet, furniture for your clothes and bedside tables. Each bedroom features one Queen size bed, and a window unit. Another person can sleep in the living room, on the large couch which is larger than a twin size bed. Extra bedding is available. We furnish a Pack N' Play for infants/toddlers.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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