The tree on the right is a loquat tree that bears fruit in the spring.There's a shady little reading nook on deck.
Whimsical Guest House with Chickens

Entire home/flat

2 guests

1 bedroom

2 beds
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This quirky Highland Park guest house with private entrance is just 2 blocks from the heart of the street that Conde Nast calls "The Coolest Street in Los Angeles", yet it's nestled in a quiet and secluded backyard designed by a TV show, featuring an outdoor bar and chickens!

The space

The most charming part about the space is the backyard, a quiet oasis with lots of little nooks for eating, drinking, reading, and relaxing. The guest house itself is a modest 400SF with a full bathroom and a galley kitchenette. The "bedroom" (it doesn't have a door) is small and cozy with a double bed. The main room has a pull out sofa (firm foam queen size). There are space heaters for the winter and a couple of fans and a portable AC unit for the summer.

Guest access

GUEST ACCESS: Guests will have private access through the side of the house. Guests will also have full access to the backyard and outdoor bar and dining area which were designed and built by a TV show on the DIY network. We rarely use the backyard when we have an Airbnb guest, so it would pretty much be private space for you to enjoy. Just note that we do come back there to let the chickens out in the morning and put them away in the evening. Our gardener also comes every other Friday for about 20 minutes mid-day. Free parking can be found on the street, usually within a block of the house. There are no parking restrictions on our block.

Interaction with guests

INTERACTION WITH GUESTS: We live in the main house and it is highly likely that we will be around, but very busy. We are hosts at heart and would LOVE to tell you all about the neighborhood. But we also respect that some people would like to explore on their own and have some privacy. So please do not hesitate to ask for recommendations, otherwise we'll stay out of your hair. We do let the chickens out in the morning and put them away in the evening, so you might see us then. And if you are here for longer stays, we might spend a little time in the yard gardening.

Other things to note

FULL DISCLOSURE: This space is very unique and fun, but not for everyone. The chickens will occasionally make a little noise in the morning and the tree paved patio/walkway is very uneven and not great for roller bags, wheel chairs, or people with trouble walking (though toddlers often live it!)

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 3PM - 2AM (next day)
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/flat

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Cleaning Fee £11
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price £76 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 3PM - 2AM (next day)

No pets are allowed in the guest house or anywhere on the property. We like to keep the house free of pet dander so that our friends/guests with allergies will be most comfortable.

We ask that people respect our neighbors and keep the noise down after 11pm.

Please limit the total guests on the property at any time (including yourself) to 6 or fewer.

The washer and dryer are available for free to guests, up to 1 wash/dry per day of stay. Please let us know if you plan to use them so we can explain any other details that you might need to know.

Absolutely no smoking inside the house. If you smoke outside, be sure to dispose of the cigarette butts in the black outdoor trash container.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

141 Reviews

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Huw User Profile
February 2017

Simon User Profile
August 2016
Great location, lovely host, amazing garden. See the sites then come back and live like a local in a lively neighbourhood.

Dewi User Profile
October 2015
Fantastic location and great little apartment - the garden is superb. Sara & Kevin made us feel especially welcome and were lovely to chat with over a glass of wine in the garden! The chickens are worth the trip alone!

Jennifer User Profile
September 2017
Sara and Kevin are wonderful hosts with an adorable guest house! As you can see in the photos, they have a beautiful yard that we were able to enjoy during our stay. The location was perfect for us. The guest house and hospitality exceeded our expectations! Thanks again!

Amber User Profile
September 2017
This place was beautiful, quiet and relaxing. I had everything I needed and more and when I didn't, the hosts were super helpful and accommodating. Great location, lovely people and a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Would return.

James User Profile
September 2017
This place is awesome highly recommend.

Helene User Profile
August 2017
Great location for visiting Oxy! Cool neighborhood. Chickens were cute.

Los Angeles, California, United StatesJoined in June 2012
Sara (& Kevin) User ProfileSara (& Kevin) is a superhost.

We are an easy-going couple in our 30s. We are major foodies who love to travel and most often do so while touring with our folk duo. Kevin teaches music at a local community college, while I (Sara) stay home with our 1-year-old daughter and manage the Airbnb rental.

We love meeting new people and sharing travel stories. When we travel, we love to see each city as it would be like to live there. When we host, we love to offer that sort of experience to others.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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