Front entry.Main floor living/kitchen and dining area with large flat screen tv with all cable and movie channels.

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2 bedrooms

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Are you a creative coming to LA for work? Writing a screenplay and need some peace and quiet? Or have you always just wanted a taste of the California Dream?

Live your LA fantasy in your sunny home away from home, in the heart of hip and trendy Venice, just off Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Immerse yourself in the Venice experience in this serene, modern home just blocks from the beach, Abbot Kinney, and the famed Venice Boardwalk.

Venice, a vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhood, preferred by actors, artists, creatives and musicians, is home to an eclectic and creative community. It is full of unique, independent shops and restaurants, the Venice Canals (with beautiful walk-streets along the water), and a Friday Farmers Market. Just a short walk from the house is the newly popular Rose Avenue with a diverse range of restaurants and boutiques including very popular Venice Beach Wines and Cafe Gratitude.

The area provides easy access to the 10 and 405 Freeways, the Santa Monica Mall, the Santa Monica Pier, Malibu, Downtown LA as well as many hiking trails in the local Santa Monica Mountains .

You can walk, or cycle to all of the new "see and be seen" Abbot Kinney cafes and boutiques, or enjoy a long bike ride along the bike path from Malibu to Hermosa Beach. Just a 10 minute walk up Rose Avenue is the popular Whole Foods supermarket and just 15 minute to Trader Joe's supermarket by car. Every third thursday of the month is the Venice Art Crawl and enjoy the people watching and food trucks at First Fridays on Abbot Kinney.

The stand alone house is situated on a gated and secured property with 2 units in the rear of the property. The home has two distinct upper and lower "sections" with their own private bedrooms, bathrooms, and outdoor patios and is ideal for a large family or 2 couples traveling together.

The master bedroom upstairs has a standard King bed, wall mounted TV with all cable and movie channels and a full bath with separate bath tub and shower. There is a large walk in closet which can also be used as an additional bedroom for children if needed. In addition to the master bedroom upstairs, there is also a large open living room with hardwood floors, private patio and working gas fireplace.

Downstairs you will find a second bedroom with concrete floors a Queen size bed, large walk in closet and bath with shower. This room has french doors which lead out to a large private outdoor patio.

The first floor living space consists of an open plan living/dining/kitchen with a wall of floor to ceiling windows spanning the west wall looking on to an allee of trees which create the most beautiful dappled light. The living space has a large wall mounted TV with all cable and movie channels. The kitchen has viking appliances, filtered water, custom cabinetry and ceasarstone counters.

All bills, utilities and Wi-Fi are included.

Contact the host for daily rates as a film location.

Specs:
-2 bedrooms-Upstairs Master Bedroom with ensuite master bath with shower and tub. Large master closet which can sleep 2 young children. Upstairs living room with fireplace (which can sleep 2-3 additional people), upstairs space has hardwood floors. Downstairs Bedroom with ensuite bath with shower. Large closet and private patio. Open plan living/dining/kitchen.
-2 bathrooms
-Hardwood floors upstairs, concrete floors downstairs.
-Laundry Room with washer/dryer
-Huge walk-in closets
-Large Modern kitchen with custom stainless steel and wood fittings
-Two private patios, one with fire pit.
-Free Wi-Fi

5-10 minute walk to:
- Abbot Kinney Blvd.
- World famous Gold's Gym
- Rose Avenue
- Whole Foods Market
- Main Street in Santa Monica
- Restaurants, Coffee Shops and Boutiques
- Bus Lines

A Short Bike or Bus Ride to:
- Venice Canals
- Marina Del Rey
- Santa Monica Mall and Promenade
- Santa Monica Pier

Please no smoking in inside the home.
Pets will be considered with an additional cleaning fee.

Other things to note

We want to mention that our next door neighbor is building a house, the construction is infrequent and most days there is not much noise. We are in communication with him and try to keep updated on the construction schedule, so please check with us about any concerns as we will do our best to let you know if there will be work during the days that you will be staying.

Most of the reviews that you see about the construction happened during a time that they had an earth mover and were digging for the foundations. There were some very noisy days during this time, but that work is complete.

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The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Keypad

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 33 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee: 195
Weekend Price: 527 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Check in is anytime after 4PM

Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

112 Reviews

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Shannon User Profile
August 2017
This is a gem of a spot. Bright and airy with a zen-like feel. Loved the contemporary touches and all the interesting books. A well curated collection of treasures, felt like we got to know Sarah through these special touches. A perfect spot for two couples, you have your own bedroom, washroom and lovely sitting areas. A real retreat on the 2nd floor, we loved it. The location is perfect, right in the heart of Venice Beach with restaurants, shopping and the beach close-by but far enough away that you felt you had a bit of respite from the busyness. I would highly recommend this home.

Kurt User Profile
July 2017
Second time staying here. The house is great as last time and the location is awesome. The beach, great restaurants, bakeries, coffee, bars, shops all within walking distance. Sarah was easy to communicate with. Overall a great chill long weekend by the beach. Looking forward to coming back.

Asim User Profile
July 2017
Sarah's place is perfect for two couples or 4-6 people who know each other well as there are two large couches that people can sleep on. The location is super convenient as it is walking distance to many of the Venice restaurants, which is very helpful given how hard it is to find parking in the commercial areas of Venice. Street parking is easy to find and the apartment is very spacious, clean, and well appointed. We would definitely consider staying here again if we come up to LA with 4 or more people.

Claire User Profile
June 2017
I had a really great stay. Sarah's place was private and bright and airy. It was a peaceful retreat but close to all of the great places on Abbot Kinney. Would definitely stay again.

Mason User Profile
June 2017
Awesome location. Beautiful place. Can't go wrong.

Mick User Profile
June 2017
Sarah has a really great place, super comfortable, functional, and attractive. I highly recommend it. Look forward to another visit soon.

Julia User Profile
May 2017
Our family (3 kids plus a babysitter) stayed here for two weeks. There was plenty of room for everyone but unfortunately that didn't mean quiet nights. If you are traveling with babies who are Jetlagged notify the neighbors and bring earplugs. This isn't a place where you can apply your sleeptraining skills. Our two screaming babies kept everyone up for days. That said, this house is in a perfect location and you couldn't ask for more. Since we didn't have a car during the days while my husband was at work, we could walk anywhere with the stroller. 10 minutes to the beach (which is priceless), 5 minutes to Abbot Kinney or Rose Avenue. For grocery shopping you can hop in a $5 taxi to Whole Foods (or walk the 20 minutes). The area feels very safe, and the surrounding blocks are beautiful for a stroll. The house has literally everything you need. The kitchen is well equipped and we were able to cook every day without missing anything. The downstairs room is quite cold and dark in the morning, which is perfect when the weather is hot outside, but not so great when you have kids that are still crawling on the floor. The upstairs, however, is bright, warm and lovely. That said, the kids absolutely loved it, especially the cupboard full of toys. Currently there is construction across the street as well as next door which is still an empty lot. Both of them can start as early as 7:30am which didn't bother us because our kids wake us up earlier than that. However the noise during the day was sometimes unbearable with the windows vibrating. We once decided to have lunch on the patio but had to abort, because it was that loud. That said, they weren't working every day, it was pretty random. Out of the two weeks there were maybe 4-5 bad days, plus we were always home during the day because of the baby's nap schedule. So if you are exploring LA during the day you probably wouldn't even notice it. Sarah was upfront about this, so it wasn't a surprise. Just annoying. Sarah was an incredible host who always got back to us within minutes, and we definitely had a million questions. Super patient and very accommodating. She even supplied a second crib since we have twins.

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Santa Monica, California, United StatesJoined in October 2013
Sarah User ProfileSarah is a superhost.

I am a Santa Monica, CA native but spent time growing up in both CA and NY. I have my own Interior Design business here in Los Angeles and love living near the beach.

I enjoy spending time with my family, exploring on our bikes, hiking and traveling to see family in NY and Paris.

I love all things beautiful and try to see the beauty in simple and unexpected moments.

When I travel I like to experience a location as though I am a local and can walk a new city for hours taking in architecture and people.

As a host I want my guests to feel completely taken care of as if they have just arrived home.

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Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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