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Helen Walker

Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks: english, all languages are possible with google translate

Perfect Cottage w/private garden & garage in Sherman Oaks area

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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Overview

Sherman Oaks Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Brand new Cottage/guest house, Sleeps 3-4, close to all LA attractions

Cozy, quiet cottage with its own secure carport, private garden and patio with outdoor dining and barbecue. All new as of November 2013. Comfy king size bed with luxury linens, queen sleeper sofa for additional guests. Gorgeous travertine bathroom, and fully equipped kitchen. Close to Universal Studios and Hollywood. Good access to freeways, West side and beaches and all the diversity that Los Angeles has to offer.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Helen Walker (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks: english, all languages are possible with google translate

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)
Perfect Cottage w/private garden & garage in Sherman Oaks area
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
5

Comfortable and well done

  • 5 of 5

I could not have asked for a better fit for my needs. I loved the private access, the patio, and the parking w/ garage door (with opener I put in car) was a huge convenience. Parking in LA is always a challenge so it's nice to come home and have it be simple and easy. The kitchen had every single item you will ever need (more than I have at home) and the bathroom and shower are nice, new and spacious. Instructions were clear - they really have thought this out carefully and it shows.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stansbury Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect in every way and we would definitely want to stay again when we visit our daughter. Helen has thought of every amenity.

The pictures on the website were accurate. The property was clean and well maintained. It is was very comfortable. The outside patio was a plus.

The literature provided in anticipation of our arrival was very comprehensive. Nothing omitted.

We would highly recommend this property to other travelers.

Our only suggestion would be a new mattress. Love the king size, but it is very soft and doesn't provide adequate support.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate your comments and are glad you liked the cottage and hope you will stay with us again in the future. Sorry you found the mattress too soft for your preference. We know it is difficult to please everyone so like Goldilocks we opted for something in the middle ranges of "not too soft and not too firm" and hoped it would be "just right" for the most amount of guests. Thanks again for taking the time to post a review, Sincerely, Helen
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4

Fantastic Value!

  • 4 of 5

First impressions are always key in life, and the same goes for this rental. We were excited to stay at this little bungalow and were impressed with the space and decor upon arrival. However, upon closer inspection we noticed that it was not necessarily cleaned to par with some gunk on the walls by the bathroom door and near the kitchen trash can, which we cleaned ourselves. Don't get me wrong, the place was really nice! The bed was comfortable and the amenities exactly as expected.

The only other word of caution for those planning to stay here is that if you are planning to use the outdoor space, you may be accompanied by very large fig beetles. The outdoor space was a draw for us, and unfortunately we were unable to use it at all due to the swarms of fig beetles and bees in the garden. There is what looks like a very nice fig tree in the yard, which is what they were coming in for. Not sure if it's a seasonal thing, but lets just say I had to run from the car to the apartment anytime we arrived / left the unit.

That said, I am not sure you can beat the value and location of this guest house!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mary, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad you liked the cottage and appreciate you letting us know about the fig beetles. I wish you had let me know right away as we could have picked the fruit and solved the problem allowing you to enjoy the garden area instead of having to run through it. Please be assured the beetles are harmless and only come when the fruit is ripe on the tree so hope you will want to stay with us again in the future. All the best, Helen
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Toledo, Ohio
5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this cottage to visit our son who moved out here from Ohio last year. This cottage is the perfect place to stay. It was very comfortable and all the amenities were nice too! The cottage is just as pictured. The property manager was very responsive. When we first arrived we could not get in. I called her and she was there to assist us within 10 minutes. And she had a repair person come the next day to take care of the problem.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect little cottage!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was just as pictured. Beautiful and comfortable furniture and bed. The kitchen was fully appointed. Quiet location. Easy access to major highways and super markets alike.

The owner responded immediately to all questions. It was the perfect choice for our visit with family that lived nearby!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bloomfield, CT
5

Best Little Kept Secret

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I used this guest studio on a 9 day stay in the L.A. area. It was well worth the money. It was very clean and neat, just the right size for 2 guests. It was nice to have a clothes washer / dryer on the premise and it was great having a carport with a garage for our rental car. We used the outside gas grill to cookout on, a couple of nights. The property was close to the freeways for access, but was far enough away, so that you couldn't hear any traffic. Checking In and Check Out of property was very easy. We would definitely stay at this VRBO again when we return to L.A. and would strongly recommend it to other visitors to the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Burbank
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Van Nuys
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-405
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Santa Monica
Car: recommended

In close proximity to all the following points of interest...

Universal Studios, (Gibson Amphitheater, City Walk, shopping and theater complex), Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood Blvd, Walk of Fame, Dolby Theater, (once the Kodak Theater), home of the Oscars, Grauman's Chinese Theater, Ford Theater, Greek Theater, Griffith Park riding and hiking trails, Griffith Observatory, LA Zoo, Burbank Equestrian Center. Staples Center, LALive, LA Convention Center, Disney Concert Hall, Westside, (Getty Museum, Westwood).

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Rates & Availability

Sherman Oaks Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 30 2016
6 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 7 2017
6 night minimum stay
$140
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
$850
$3,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Departure cleaning $80 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%

Posted rates are double occupancy. Additional guests are $15/night each.
No charge for children 2 and under. Crib and high chair available.
Cleaning fee is $85, (double occupancy). Additional guests are $5 each.
6 night minimum required over major holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.
Rates may also be higher on holiday.
Cancellation: 45 day cancellation policy. (ask for details)

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Amenities

Sherman Oaks Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Luxury linens
    Other - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • tennis

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