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Secluded, charming Craftsman Cottage 7 blocks to beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, living room sleeper sofa, 1 full bathroom, sleeps 6

Private Craftsman style guesthouse with separate, private entrance nestled among the beautiful ficus and acacia trees, just 7 blocks to Santa Monica beach and 6 blocks to trendy Main St. where cafes, shops, restaurants and yoga such as Coffe Bean & Tea Leaf, Joe's Diner, Holy Guacamole, Library Alehouse, O'Briens Pub, Planet Blue, Free People and Exhale Sacred Movement are within walking distance. Less than 2 miles to Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Pier. Enjoy the wraparound redwood deck as you dine at the teak dinng table and chairs and barbeque on the propane grill. Craftsman cottage has 2 full size bedrooms each with queen bed, full size kitchen with Bosch dishwasher, gas stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave and appliances, living room with queen size sleeper sofa with brand new Leggett & Platt AirDream Queen 11' thick premium air-over-coil Mattress, loveseat and wood burning fireplace opens onto the wraparound deck nestled in the trees. Frontloading washer and dryer. Claw-foot porcelain tub with shower surround. Flat screen TV, DVR and free Wi-Fi

Secluded Craftsman cottage nestled in trees: Enjoy your morning breakfast outside at the teak dining table on the redwood wraparound deck nestled among the beautiful ficus and acacia trees. Grill dinner on the propane grill or walk to a diverse array of restaurants and cafes along Main St. Shop at Whole Foods 3 blocks away. Gorgeous, secluded Craftsman guesthouse with private entrance is hidden behind the main house. Two full bedrooms with queen beds, living room with queen sofa bed, loveseat and wood burning fireplace, flat screen TV, DVR opens onto redwood wraparound deck. Claw-foot porcelain tub with shower surround. Water saving and energy efficient Bosch dishwasher in kitchen with gas stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave and appliances. Water saving front loading Whirlpool washer and dryer. On-demand tankless hot water. Hardwood floors throughout. Enjoy a family vacation, romantic interlude, or relax after working as you enjoy the greenscape view from the bedrooms and living room. Camillas and azaleas line the walkway.

Local Attractions: Santa Monica Beach is 7 blocks away with surfing, boogie boarding, wind-surfing, sunning or rollerblading or bike riding on the bike path that winds along the beach from Pacific Palisades to Palos Verdes. Stroll along the Strand in Venice and bargain with the vendors for a one-of-a-kind souvenir. Take a leisurely walk along trendy Main St. just 6 blocks away, enjoy coffees (Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Starbucks, Urth Caffe), fine cuisine (Chinois on Main), quick bites (Library Alehouse with patio dining, Holy Guacamole, Panini Grill, Wildflour Pizza), shopping at boutiques (Betsy & Tracy, Gaia, Tree People, Planet Blue, Patagonia) the Farmer's Market on Sundays and gourmet food trucks on Tuesday evenings. Stock up on groceries or get prepared food and specialty wines and beer to go at Whole Foods, just 3 blocks away. Beautiful charming Craftsman cottage is conveniently located for your fun exploration of Santa Monica and Venice in a residential quiet and safe neighborhood.

Area Attractions: Gorgegous, secluded Craftsman cottage is located 1 block from bus stop to catch LA Metro or Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus, 7 miles from The Getty Villa along Pacific Coast Highway, 10 miles from downtowm Los Angeles and Staples Center, 11 miles from the Miracle Mile in Los Angeles where the Page Museum-LaBrea tar pits and The Los Angeles County Museum of Art are located, 15 miles from the University of Southern California, the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum, and the California Science Center, 16 miles from Hollywood, 22 miles from Universal Studios, 36 miles from Knotts Berry Farm, and 40 miles from Disneyland. Catalina Island is accessible via ferry from Marina del Rey less than 3 miles away, or take a whale watching cruise, a snorkeling or diving trip.

More Details

Owner
Susan
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Susan,



We had a great time in Santa Monica, and we enjoyed our stay at your house.



Sorry, I left some cupcakes in the frig (not as sorry as my daughters!).



Thank you.



Sincerely,

Terry
Oct 2011
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Amenities

Ocean Park Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Claw-foot porcelain tub with shower surround, pedestal sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedroom 1 has a queen size bed, ample closet space, private entrance onto wraparound redwood deck, view of lush vegetation. Bedroom 2 has a queen size bed, closet, private entrance onto small balcony, view of lush vegeation. Living room (bedroom 3) has a queen size sleeper sofa.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Secluded, charming Craftsman Cottage 7 blocks to beach
average rating of 4.617284 based on 83 reviews
5

A great choice!

  • 5 of 5

Susan’s property was exactly as described and perfect for our small group (my husband and I, our daughter and husband and their 2 month old and dog). The property had everything anyone could ever need and communication was prompt and check in was a breeze!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfy, Great location, attentive owners

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for three months. The appliances and furnishings are older but comfortable and manageable. The location is good within walking distance to Whole Foods, CVS and Gelson's. It is a dense urban area close to Lincoln Blvd. which can be loud with motorcycles and Sirens. It is walking distance- 7 blocks to the beach and also very hilly on the way back. The walk up to the property is steep, 23 steps or so. Not recommended for handicapped persons. Owners were very attentive. The one thing was I had issues with was the wifi. The owner even added some extra routers which helped. Still bounced off of it in the back bedroom. Not sure why. You share a yard with the homeowner. Overall a very nice place and location to stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little house!

  • 3 of 5

We really like the house, plenty of bedding, including pillows, lots of towels, great that you had beach toys and towels. Only complaint is definitely parking, would have been a lot nicer not to have to stress about finding a parking spot and also moving your vehicle once you find a spot for the street sweepers. Really would be great to have a space in the driveway for the VBRO renter for sure, even if it was additional cost we would have paid it. It wasn't easy dragging luggage up and down the stairs so close parking would have been a welcome perk for that reason too! Wish there was a TV in master bedroom but that is just personal preference.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you liked our guesthouse and found plenty of bedding and towels, including beach towels and toys! I'm so sorry to learn of your parking experience; typically guests have been able to find parking in front or across the street without problems. I wish you would have just double parked at the foot of the driveway to load and unload your vehicle, perfectly acceptable!
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5

Cozy, well furnished, convenient ❗️

  • 5 of 5

We loved this charming cottage. Easy parking, close to all things Santa Monica, and the most comfortable beds! We cooked a complete Thanksgiving dinner and had a fine meal on the deck. We hope to be back in 2018.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Fairly priced, good location.

  • 3 of 5

Convenient location. Comfortable bed. Good natural light. Steps were a little inconvenient for us and bathroom sink quite small , but, house priced fairly. The internet went in and out. Wasn't always available. I was too busy to follow up with Owner who I'm sure would have given me tips to straighten this out.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you and your family as guests during your visit to Santa Monica. I'm glad to learn you found the location of my guesthouse/cottage convenient with good natural light and that the beds were comfortable. I'm sorry you had difficulty with the WiFi; it is frustrating when the connection is not what one wants/expects. I wish you would have let me know during your stay, I have two secure WiFi connections and would have happily let you and your family try the second secure connection.
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5

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We were close enough to walk to the beach. The beds are super comfortable. Everything was very clean and organized. Perfect for our family visit!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 14.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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