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Super close to Abbot Kinney and beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,648 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Superb Venice Beach home in the middle of it ALL!

Our home is conveniently located at the beginning of a desirable walk street (no cars). The property offers the best of both worlds; maximum privacy but superior location that is 2 blocks from the Abbot Kinney shopping and dining district. It is also a little over a 1/2 mile to the world famous Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Whatever you consider to be an ideal vacation is available to you in this Shangri-La by the sea. If you are a beachcomber, there is ample room to relax and frolic in the sand and surf. You will also be in the middle of the action of Venice's famous Boardwalk. There you will find an eclectic mix of performers, vendors, sidewalk cafes and bars. You can also rent a bike or roller blades and venture down the path to the Santa Monica Pier and 3rd Street (Shopping) Promenade which is only a short distance away.If shopping and/or dining is your thing, Abbot Kinney is likely to satisfy all of your desires. GQ Magazine has called it the “Hippest Block in America” and there you will find a multitude of shops and many highly rated dining options.

Our home offers you the ideal “get away from it all” feel that is essential when it is time to recharge your batteries. From the exterior the house has a magical, English Country look. There is a tastefully landscaped front yard which sets the stage for our most welcoming home. Enter the front door and you will find our expansive living room on the left. This room has vaulted ceilings and artisan painting that offers a dramatic space to enjoy our fireplace and flat screen TV. On the right you will be in our dining area (also vaulted ceilings) that comfortably seats 8. Beyond that room is the fully updated, European style cook's kitchen. Among other things, here you will find a double oven and a Viking cook top. Continue down the hall and you will find a bedroom on the left. This room includes a double bed, a flat screen TV and a DVD player. Across from the bedroom is a brand new spa bathroom that is also fully accessible with a roll in shower. In the rear of the downstairs is a family room with a flat screen TV, and DVD player. The room has 8 foot wide doors that open to an enchanting backyard with tasteful furnishing and a large gas grill. Go up the stairs and you will find the master suite as well as a 3rd bedroom. The Master Bedroom is equipped with a flat screen TV and DVD player. The Master Bath is also brand new and fully accessible with a roll in shower. Each upstairs bedroom has its' own furnished terrace which looks over neighboring treetops. This exciting area combined with the serene retreat of our welcoming home, offer the ideal complement that is sure to deliver a memorable vacation.

PLEASE NOTE - As far as PARKING is concerned, there is one off street spot (in front of our garage) and ample on street parking in directly in front of our home (please refer to the pictures accompanying the listing).

Location:

From its’ world famous boardwalk and beautiful beach to the shopper’s paradise of Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice offers a unique and vibrant mix of activities and attractions. Originally called “Venice of America,” Venice was founded in 1905 by developer Abbot Kinney as a beachfront resort town. Kinney’s initial vision of creating a cultural mecca was set aside to accommodate the public, and Venice became the “Coney Island of the Pacific,” complete with an amusement pier and a miniature steam railroad. Kinney also created a system of canals and imported gondolas and gondoliers from Venice, Italy.

Today, Venice is one of the most popular (2nd in the state to Disneyland) destinations for visitors and locals alike. From its days as home to Beat Generation poets and artists, Venice continues to be an important Los Angeles cultural center. Whether you’re looking for some fun in the sun, a unique shopping experience, or a wide variety of dining choices or an evening of art and music, Venice has it all.

Abbot Kinney

While Venice's claim to fame may be its beach culture, its’ most stylish block, Abbot Kinney, has become a desired destination in its’ own right. The heart of the Abbot Kinney district is the area along Abbot Kinney Boulevard between Venice Blvd. & Main St. The area includes numerous shops, galleries and many cafes, bars and eateries. On the first Friday of each month an additional attraction are the dozens of food trucks serving gourmet food at great prices. All of the local shops remain open late into the night.

Ocean Front Walk/the “Boardwalk”

There is no denying that the main attraction is the world famous Boardwalk. All year round (especially during the summer season and on weekends) you will find street entertainment of all kinds. Street performers include singers, dancers, musicians, jugglers, acrobats, mimes, comics, magicians, prophets, fortune tellers, and untold others. You will see people with tricolor hairdos, painted faces, weird tattoos, and outlandish clothing--or lack of it. It is a virtual sidewalk circus! It is also an open air flea market with an eclectic variety of goods and services. Along the walk you will also find an assortment of retailers, including souvenir shops, bike rental outlets, arts and crafts, restaurants and snack shacks. A popular option is to sit at one of the ocean-side restaurants to do some serious people watching. There are also playgrounds, skate parks and courts for basketball, handball, and paddle tennis. Muscle Beach is an infamous outdoor weight room (made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger) where fanatic bodybuilders pump iron in a public show of strength.

Beach

The 3 mile ocean beach offers activities for the entire family. If lounging in the sand is not your bag, surf on the crashing waves, ride a bike or roller blade along the path to Santa Monica and beyond.

Canals

Venice's canals (complete with ducks) are home to some of LA's most eclectic residential architecture. See tiny bohemian cottages next to million-dollar ultra-modern houses. The canal streets are between Washington Blvd. and Venice Blvd.

More Details

Owner
Sky & Jennifer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your house was amazing we loved it and the location it was a new approach for us being a working team as we normally stay at hotels but I cannot stress that the 3 of us staying at the house had a great time and also allowed us to get more work done in a more sociable enviorment it has definitely given us a new approach to our business travel.



The 2 girls that were traveling with me certainly took full advantage off the short walk to Abbott K and the beach a much more relaxed way of working when you have all that on the door step.



The house was clean and had every facility we could ask for



Many Thanks for allowing us the share your house
Jun 2016
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Amenities

Venice House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1648 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower , Roll-in Shower
    Spa Bathroom - toilet , shower , Shower head, rain shower + handheld | TV
  • Grab bars in both bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king , Terrace/Balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Terrace/Balcony
    Downstairs - 1 double
  • Family room includes full-sized pull out couch
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • roller blading
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Super close to Abbot Kinney and beach
average rating of 4.95 based on 41 reviews
United States
5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Rented while visiting our son. My parents who are in their 80's, younger son, my husband and I had a great stay here. Location is close to restaurants and walkable or short bike ride to beach. House is lovely and comfortable, newly remodeled bathrooms. Downstairs bath was great for my elderly parents. Great outdoor areas to relax, grill out. Neighbors are very close and a little noisy when little kids are in pool next door but only during day and they seemed very nice and friendly.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Broomfield
5

Great house and location!!

  • 5 of 5

Family of 4 , rented the house and just loved it. So much charm and personality. I have rented many places on VRBO and this is one of the best. The kitchen had everything you could possibly need, very clean and great outdoor living spaces. The location was perfect - we rented beach cruisers (Venice Boardwalk Bike Rentals) and enjoyed riding to the beach - Venice and Santa Monica. Also just a short walk to Abbott Kinney. House sits in a great neighborhood and would definitely recommend. Jen was quick to answer any question for us. Loved our stay and will definitely rent again!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! Please consider us if you are ever in the area. Be well. Sky
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Ceres, California
5

The property is charming, just as pretty as the pictures. Just blocks from restaurants and shops.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful area, quiet and close to everything we needed. Every room is unique, comfortable and inviting. We had 5 of us celebrating our 60th birthdays and we were very happy with the location, we felt comfortable and safe and loved the way the home was decorated. Nice outdoor areas to relax in, and a beautiful kitchen and dining area.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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California, USA
5

Comfortable, clean and well appointed. Highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Great property. Owner is gracious and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC
5

Wonderfully appointed home and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I had a fantastic getaway vacation and couldn't have asked for more. The kitchen is fabulous and had everything we needed to cook some great meals and enjoy the outdoor space. A quick walk to Abbot Kinney and the incredible Erewhon Market made everything easy! We will absolutely be back as we can't imagine a better spot to enjoy Venice from.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! Please keep us in mind for future travel.
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5

The property was beautiful and very comfortable, my family loved it

  • 5 of 5

The property exceeded all of my expectations. I would definitely stay here again and refer my friends to stay here.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Be well.
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Gjelina
"Gastropub receives national accolades. Small plates a specialty. Recommend all thin crust pi..."
Gjelina Take Away
"My personal favorite! Take away offshoot of Gjelina next door. Get yourself a slice of their..."
Tasting Kitchen
"Another superior dining experience! We especially enjoy the weekend brunch; stuffed waffles ..."
Wabi-Sabi
"Excellent neighborhood sushi joint. Great happy hour."
Cafe Intelligentsia
"High end and immensely popular coffee bar. Great place to just hang out and people watch. Ex..."
Abbot's Pizza
"A Venice institution. Innovative NY style pizzas on a variety of bagel crusts. Be sure to as..."
Abbot's Habit
"Another Venice institution. Primarily a coffee place with superior baked goods and assorted ..."
Poke-Poke
"If you like sashimi, this the most unique snack down by the beach. Very reasonable. Highly r..."
James Beach
"Amazing brunch. Great sit down place by the beach. Top notch food & drinks"
Sidewalk Cafe
"Right on the boardwalk. Great for people watching."
Venice Ale House
"Get your drink on at the beach. Good food too. Always a good time."
Salt Air
"Award winning seafood restaurant on Abbot Kinney. Great raw bar."
Gjusta
"From the folks at Gjelina. Excellent baked goods, sandwiches, smoked fish & salads."
Rose Cafe-Restaurant
"Open all day. Sit down for a meal or just hang out and enjoy sandwiches, salads & more. Full..."
Superba Food + Bread
"Great brunch spot. Dinner too..."
Salt & Straw
"Ice cream to die for! Don't forget the waffle cones..."
Blue Star Donuts
"Expensive but worth it!!"
Blue Bottle Coffee
"Another renowned coffee house."
Kreation Kafe
Menotti's Coffee Stop
"Nicely is the man! A champion barista serving championship coffee by the beach."
Nearest Airport
5.5 Miles
Los Angeles (LAX)
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
Venice Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 14.0%

Renter must be over age 30. Additional adult guests must be over 25.

Occupancy is limited to 6 guests. If additional guests are found to occupy the home, a nightly guest fee of $100 (plus tax, per additional guest) for the entire length of the reservation will be deducted from your damage deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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