BEST location in Venice with Hollywood glamour! Owner is a filmmaker and he has put his personal Hollywood collectibles inside. This charming Venice walk street bungalow is only 9 blocks from the beach. There are only four walk streets in Venice that afford peace and serenity with no cars. A stone's throw to trendy Abbot Kinney. Recently 100% renovated, it is a completely self-contained oasis for those who want to be submerged in the Venice lifestyle, yet love the privacy of a cozy cottage.
Our Venice courtyard bungalow is a charming, bright oasis for those who want to be submerged in the Venice lifestyle but feel like they are surrounded by nature. Nestled in a courtyard consisting of six bungalows, the space is open for use, with distinctive landscaping, front patio, etc. You have your very own reserved parking space and up to four bikes for recreation trips around Venice and cruising along Marina del Rey, Venice and Santa Monica beaches. The bungalow has just been completely remodeled with elegant and unique touches throughout. New appliances, new plumbing and electrical, new fixtures, new paint inside with so many personal touches, but keeping the 1920s architecture and the letter and spirit of these unique bungalows in tact. Real wood floors, large double-paned windows, and so many more charming details complete with new appliances, new countertops, new furniture and a modern decor. Everything is provided--from iron to coffeepot, to all flatware and glasses, pots and pans, even olive oil, spices and herbs for your favorite home-cooked meal. All new bedding, comforter, hypo-allergenic pillows, high-quality towels, organic shampoo and conditioner, all-natural bath gel make a for a fabulous all-inclusive stay that will be remembered long after you leave this fabulous Venice oasis.
We have natural light flooding in all day long with an outdoor grill and tables on the property as well as in your very own private back yard. Located on a walk-only street with lush landscaping and beautiful foliage you will enjoy the peace and quiet of being surrounded by nature while only being a stone's throw away from some of the best shopping and restaurants in LA.
Venice is most well-known for trendy Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice boardwalk, and Venice, Marina and Santa Monica beaches. Add to that eclectic and super cool Main Street, Santa Monica, Lincoln Boulevard and hip Rose Avenue all within walking/biking distance. Venice is truly unique because it has a great blend of rich culture and new chic spots.
Our Bungalow by the Sea is truly unique as the interior is furnished with Hollywood memorabilia from the writer/director/producer's photos with stars, such as a "Grumpy Old Men" poster personally autographed by Ann-Margret, photos with Academy award winner Jack Palace, Academy award nominee Leslie Caron, a full Variety review of one of his more notable films--"From Russia to Hollywood." Since we our located near world famous Hollywood, we try to maintain the authenticity and the uniqueness of Los Angeles with articles, books and photos from the owner's personal film library. Marvel in the all-new remodeled bungalow that gives you both a peaceful, country-like space, the unique Venice vibe combined with the surrounding beach areas, and the aura of Hollywood and the entertainment industry all rolled into one fabulous package.
More than your average bungalow in a picturesque courtyard setting, this is your private oasis that contains everything needed for private living--all you need to provide is food and drinks from the local markets. Your beautifully all new bathroom, newly plumbed, all new tiles, fixtures, tiles, floors, doubled-paned windows looks out on to a cozy semi-private courtyard. You have access to the entire property, including a large courtyard area, and large patio area with brick fire-pit in the front of the property. In addition, you have your own fully-equipped kitchen with all new flatware, knife set, pots and pans, mugs, cups, glasses, tea pot, coffee maker, and miscellaneous cooking utensils, and many thoughtful extras, plus new GE refrigerator, GE stove, new floors and counter top. Extra sets of everything insure you have plenty for guests or having a private party a la "Gatsby" style in your private beach side cottage. Your cozy, newly painted bedroom has a new hardwood floor, new window, new ceiling fan, and looks out onto your very own private yard. It features a new bed frame and headboard, and new memory foam mattress.
Interaction with guests
The host lives in one of the other bungalows on the premises and is available for questions, or if there are any problems or issues that need to be solved. The host grew up on the Westside, and attended local colleges, so he is extremely knowledgeable about not only Los Angeles, but can also make recommendations of the best restaurants, entertainment, and so on, so that you can have a memorable Los Angeles experience. If you prefer privacy, no one will bother you and you can have your ultimate private retreat.
Other things to note
Our little piece of heaven is a quiet sanctuary that you will be able to enjoy just minutes from the super trendy Abbott Kinney avenue, and world famous Venice boardwalk and Venice, Santa Monica and Marina del Rey beaches. Homes face each other separated by a footpath instead of a road. With an eclectic mix of architectural styles the walk streets are a great place to take a stroll in a pedestrian-friendly environment minus the noise of cars and traffic outside your walk street paradise, just minutes from the beach.
Situated in the grounds of a private courtyard community, this completely self-contained cottage with spacious side yard for a pet comes with everything you need for an enjoyable stay in a tranquil setting within walking distance to desirable and popular restaurants, bars, and the beach!
The property is located on one of the most picturesque walk streets of Venice. Only 3 blocks from the trendy shops and restaurants on Abbott Kinney Blvd, boutique shopping and eating on Lincoln Blvd., and a short walk to the famous Venice Canals, and "muscle beach." The Venice “walk streets" are another enchanting part of Venice's history. This quiet "artsy" neighborhood is an eclectic mix of celebrities, actors, artists, and friendly individual owners is also close to the nightlife and activities of Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey and West Los Angeles - not to mention Venice Beach!
With free Wireless Internet and only a 15 minute drive from LAX airport this is an ideal hotel alternative for business travelers too!
Live like a local with accommodations to rival any hotel - for less!!
Don't have a car or don't want to drive? No problem! The guesthouse is located:
- A 10 minute walk to the famous Venice Canals
- A 15 minute walk to Venice Beach and world-famous Boardwalk.
- Less than a mile from Santa Monica and Marina Del Rey with access to local buses nearby
Our guaranteed private parking next to the bungalow in your own reserved space ensures that you can zip in and out at your convenience and don't have to hunt for a parking space ever. If you do park on Linden Avenue or on Lincoln Blvd., or any of the adjacent streets, free street parking is readily available!
- Tea Pot
- Coffee Maker
- New garbage disposal
- New high-quality counter tops
- Brand new Cutlery & Crockery
- Coffee & Tea Supplies
- Oil Olive and Spice Rack
- Newly refurbished Hardwood Floors
- Sitting area with brand new sofa (a sleeper), coffee table, rug.
- High quality designer dining table and Eames-style chairs
- Magazines & Rare Books for your enjoyment
- Posters and Photos from owner's Hollywood career with celebrities
- Very comfortable new memory foam Queen size bed
- Quality New Bed Linens & Towels
- Down comforter and high-quality down-alternative pillows
- Mattress and pillows have AllerEase protective covers to eliminate Dust Mites/Bed Bugs/Antimicrobial growth/Allergens for protection and comfort
- Sofa bed in living with an additional new high-quality mattress for extra sleeping comfort that inflates in 30 seconds.
- Private Closets for clothing, luggage, accessories
- 40" Samsung smart TV
- High-speed internet for business or personal use
- New Toilet, Sink, Faucet, Shower fixtures, Curtains, double-paned Window
- Hair Dryer
- Quality Towels (various sizes)
- Traveling Light or In a Rush? We gladly supply organic Shampoo, Conditioner, and Bath Gel.
- Free high-speed wireless Internet connection
- Iron & Ironing Board
- Umbrellas (available if needed)
- Four 6 foot Beach Towels in bungalow; Beach Umbrella (available)
- Seating at your very own dining table
- Small table and chairs in your very own privately enclosed backyard.
- Outdoor space for you pet if you go out.
- Gas barbeque for outdoor cooking.
- Outdoor brick fire pit
- Heater with built-in thermostat
Please note: There is no built-in air conditioning. As it remains fairly cool being so close to the beach, it is rarely needed. There is an overhead fan in the bedroom and an air circulating fan in the bathroom. There are five other bungalows in our beautiful courtyard community, but most times you will feel that you are there on your own. Residents are very quiet and respectful, so feel free to be on your own or to say "hello" if you feel so inclined. We know this is your "special" time and so that will respected at all times. The main yard and front patio are available for your use as well as an in-ground fire pit and outdoor picnic table.
BACKYARD: A self-contained backyard for your private use or to leave your pet while you go out for the door, shopping, sight-seeing.
Pleasant courtyard to sit in and have some quiet time.
For your comfort we have a four adult (or two adults and two children) maximum occupancy.
We offer access to 3 beach cruisers and one ten-speed bike. There are also plenty of bicycle rent options on the beach.
RATES: $200 per night with longer stay discounts, but during peak or holiday season could be more. At certain times of the year we do Smart Pricing, which means rates could be less than $200 per night.
The bungalow is a unit located at the back of our property. Guests access the unit and back patio area through our front gate and down a path that runs in between the bungalows. You can also access the property from the alley from your very own reserved parking space. Enter the black security gate and your bungalow will be the first one on your left.
**We respect our guests' privacy and will do our best not to disturb you during your stay.
INTERACTION WITH GUESTS:
Supportive but unobtrusive. We make every effort to respect our guests' privacy, but are also happy to interact as circumstances dictate.
A quiet residential neighborhood within a couple of blocks from the trendy shops and restaurants on Abbot Kinney Blvd. and only a short walk to the picturesque Venice Canals, and world-famous Venice Beach and boardwalk.
0.3 miles to Abbott Kinney Blvd
1.0 to Venice Beach
2.0 miles to Santa Monica
7.5 miles to UCLA
6.5 miles to LAX
17 miles to downtown LA
17 miles to Sunset Blvd. and Hollywood
Great location close to all amenities, LAX, and major freeways.
If you cancel 5 days prior to check in, you’ll get a full 100% refund.
We love our unique and special courtyard community, and we expect that you treat it with the same respect that you would treat your own home.
Maximum 4 Occupants. The comfy sofa bed in the living room is great if you are staying with another couple, or you are a family with one or two children. Pets are welcome. Please note that pets must be house trained and cannot ever be up on the furniture, couch, or bed, unless by special request. You must provide your own doggy bed for the comfort of your dog. Any unusual pets must be approved on an individual basis by the Management.
No Smoking in the premises, but it is fine in the courtyard or backyard areas. No burning candles in the bungalow please! Parties are approved on an individual basis and must not impact the rest of the courtyard residents.
Quiet Time - If you use the courtyard after 10pm please be respectful of our neighbors and keep conversation low.