Backyard/patio - spacious and great for dinner or just hanging out for a bit of downtimeLiving room with netflix/ HBO

Entire home/flat

5 Guests

2 bedrooms

2 beds

Entire home/flat

5 Guests

2 bedrooms

2 beds

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About this listing

This cottage is in the very best part of Venice. Literally a 20 second walk to the best coffee shops, boutiques and restaurants of Abbot Kinney Blvd. 5min bikeride to the beach/ boardwalk and set in a quiet tree lined residential street! Awesome backyard for grilling and chilling in the sun when you want a break from the action - or free bikes to get you to the beach in Venice style for when you feel like immersing yourselves!

The space

One block away from the unique stores and top-rated restaurants of Abbot Kinney, five blocks away from the world-famous Venice Beach Boardwalk and the surf and sand, this gem of a bungalow is a beautifully designed launchpad for the perfect vacation.

I've never seen a community quite like Venice—funky, arty, sophisticated, beachy, gourmet, walkable, perfect climate. The bungalow is on one of the best blocks in Venice, shaded by palm and eucalyptus trees, and you can't beat the convenience to both beach and Abbot Kinney. Experience Venice Beach living the right way!

Guest access

This listing is for the entire 1940's craftsman cottage with undoubtedly one of the best backyards in venice! Locked parking space on the property as well!

Interaction with guests

I live on the same block and am available by text/ phone at any point! Very happy to give restaurant recommendations or tips on what to explore, or leave you to your own devices - up to you!

The space
Accommodates: 5
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 1PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: £79
Security Deposit: £238
Weekly Discount: 20%
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 1PM

This is a semi-quiet residential neighborhood (I say "semi-quiet" because it is a beach community and there is a main street nearby), so guests need to honor that.
We have lovely neighbors, and to keep it that way we ask noise is kept to a minimum after 10pm.
Since you're sharing a space, keeping the common areas clean and tidy is something that is mutually appreciated.



Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector

5 nights minimum stay

11 Reviews

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Jeryl User Profile
April 2016
Loved staying with Elvina in Venice Beach. The location is awesome. Her house is comfortable & the back yard is the perfect spot for an afternoon nap in the sun. We loved riding the bikes to & from the beach. Elvina gave great advice on restaurants in the area. I will definitely be returning.

Jamie User Profile
March 2016
I absolutely can't say enough positive things about my stay at Elvina's lovely home in Venice! Her home is even more adorable in person, and she immediately welcomes you to feel comfortable as soon as you walk in. The bathroom is newly renovated and was spotless and very tidy. Her little dining room area was perfect for me since I don't cook but I do eat takeout :). I was often able to sit with my dinner or snack outside in her sweet backyard, and the size of the bedroom was just right for my week's stay though might be a bit small for two people. I even will point out that the hangers she had in the closet were my favorite kind (and the ones I have in my own home). Elvina had GREAT suggestions on where to go and what to do in the area. Even though I knew the area a bit myself it was helpful to be able to turn to her with my additional questions. She never steered me wrong in terms of recommendations. For anyone coming from out of town who might not be aware... the location of her home is ideal (!!) for Venice. Super close to Abbot Kinney and yet also close to the beach. It was just a great stay overall at Elvina's house. Also got to meet her dog Pepper who is precious and super sweet!

Mathilde User Profile
March 2016
I spent 7 nights here in Venice, and my stay at Elvina's was perfect. Her bungalow is modern yet typical Californian. I was able to walk or bike to the beach, yoga, restaurants close by. I didn't have a car, but Lyft and Uber were super quick and easy to find out. Elvina was a great host, she was super helpful, and nice to talk to! I would definitely recommend anyone who wants to stay in Venice to stay here!

New User Profile
November 2015
The house was perfect and Elvina was a perfect host. I stayed here for a month while transitioning from NYC to Venice. The house was in a great location near all the restaurants and shops on Abbott Kinney and the beach. Elvina had prepared maps and suggestions for places off the normal tourist beat, which was very must appreciated. The backyard of the house is great for relaxing with a drink after a days work or to enjoy any meal. I couldn't be happier with my stay here.

Kristoffer User Profile
October 2015
Our stay with Elvina (and her dog pepper) could not have been better. The communication with regards to booking, arrival and departure was easy. The description was very accurate, we were both extremely positive with the area around Venice/ Abbey Kinney rd. Many nice/hip shops and great choices of food. All pointed by Elvina :) Elvinas house was fresh and very clean. The house had an amazing backyard which was great for breakfast etc. We also borrowed Elvinas bikes, which enabled us to cruise around in the area, this was also great. Bottom line, we are ready to go back to Elvina and Pepper anytime!!

Markus User Profile
September 2015
Very pleasant stay in a great neighbourhood. Elvina was really friendly and accomodating. Highly recommended.

Eric User Profile
September 2015
The host canceled this reservation 7 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Los Angeles, California, United States · Joined in November 2012
Elvina User Profile

Australian born California convert living in the heart of Venice! I'm an outgoing, friendly person who loves traveling, meeting people and nature.... A lover of great food, great coffee and wide open spaces!

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