Private Wing with Vintage Charm
- Indoor fireplace
- Parking available
3 ROOM PRIVATE SUITE: Your own hallway leads to a delightful 450 sq ft guest suite with a charming bedroom, bathroom & adjoining sitting room/office.You may also relax in our large living room, family room & outdoor spaces.
BEDROOM: Super comfortable bed, quality linens, down comforter (hypo-allergenic alternative available) Kitchenette with iron, ironing board, refrigerator, microwave/ convection oven, double electric hot plate, Brita water filter, tea kettle, both coffee machine & French press, tea & coffee set, tableware, table linens. Spacious closet, chest of drawers, demi lune table, reading corner, HD Fios TV with over 500 channels.
SITTING ROOM: Sony MP3 player, CDs, Wi Fi hookup, comfortable couch, coffee table, desk, dining table & chairs, books & magazines, daily LA Times, maps & travel guides. We have a comfortable queen sized air bed available for extra guests.
BATHROOM: Separate bathtub & shower, ample cupboards, drawers, 100% combed cotton towels, robes, slippers, hair dryer, luxurious English & French bath products including shampoo, conditioner, calming body wash, generous sized soap bars & luxury bath foam.
THE RESIDENCE: Sophisticated old world charm with a few contemporary twists. Surrounded by idyllic English gardens enhanced by many beautiful trees, English roses, wisteria, hellebores, ferns, other exotic plants plus a tranquil Japanese corner with maples, grasses & the relaxing tinkle of a water feature. We have seasonal vegetables, abundant herbs, a gigantic, spreading avocado tree & both sunny & shady patios for your peaceful lounging.
ATMOSPHERE!: You will feel serene here. We are frequently complimented on the soothing ambiance. By contrast, however, sometimes the house sees a lot of action as a location for numerous movie, television series, commercial & print media shoots.One being an episode of the American TV comedy " Curb your Enthusiasm." Also, in the past, the house was leased to various notable members of the entertainment industry. They were attracted by the gardens & the comfortable decor. (described by one friend as "faded aristocracy") They also enjoyed hosting their own guests here and found the close proximity to the movie studios an advantage.
LOCATION: Center of West Los Angeles in a little oasis known as "Westdale Trousdale". (a well kept secret!) Very safe neighborhood. Bordered by Santa Monica, Venice & Culver City. Beautiful, quiet, jacaranda lined street with ample free parking.
WALKING DISTANCE: One block to Colonial Corners Center with Whole Foods Market, Starbucks, Jamba Juice, Pop's Hot Dogs, Champagne Cafe, bar with music & dancing, pharmacy, hairdresser & bank. Several blocks to bi monthly Santa Monica Flea Market, (great antiques & collectibles) Sunday organic Farmer's Market, other great cafes and restaurants, markets, banks & stores. The pleasant park at the end of our street, is fully equipped for athletics including exercise equipment, a soccer field, pool, basketball & tennis courts. Two blocks away from us are steep steps popular with runners & walkers. These provide quick access to Mar Vista Hill with it's panoramic views of LA....from the mountains to the sea. One can see landmarks such as the Getty Center, the Griffith Observatory, the Hollywood Sign & LAX.
TRANSPORT: If you are not renting a car, we are one block from a Santa Monica "Big Blue Bus" stop & three blocks from the Venice Bus Line. Bicycles are available for rent in Venice. It's a fifteen minute bike ride to Venice's trendy Abbot Kinney Boulevard, the picturesque Venice Canals, the famous & funky Venice Beach Boardwalk & Marina Del Rey with it's multitude of boats & casual restaurants. It's a twenty minute bike ride to the Santa Monica Pier, beaches & City Center.
IF YOU HAVE A CAR: Within a five to fifteen minute radius of here are: UCLA in Westwood, Sony Studios in Culver City, Venice Beach, Marina Del Rey, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Bel Air, Century City & Beverly Hills. It's twenty minutes to The Getty Center, Downtown LA Live, Hollywood, Pacific Palisades, Malibu & LAX.
LOCAL GEMS: We are five minutes from Sawtelle Boulevard's "Little Osaka" with it's collection of sushi & noodle houses, cafes, fine restaurants, garden centers & boutiques. It is especially buzzing at night. It's five to fifteen minutes to many of LA's other renowned restaurants & casual eateries. Locally, for aviation buffs, we have the Museum of Flying. Close to us Venice Boulevard has a collection of hot spots with cuisine from a variety of countries.
YOUR HOSTS: Gail, a New Zealander, is an Interior & Landscape Designer & former Air Hostess. Barry, a Japanese American, has worked in the aerospace & computer industries as well as catering. We are both accomplished cooks. We are extremely well traveled, are experienced hosts, & take great pleasure in ensuring that our guest's stay in LA is as enjoyable & problem free as possible.
DINING: To welcome you on arrival you will find your suite stocked with a few goodies: e g. our own home smoked salmon with accompaniments, plus butter, jam, milk, bottled water, cheese, crackers, a fruit bowl, bagels or home baked bread. During your stay we offer a choice of gourmet, international or comfort food at an additional cost.
TOUR: Should you wish to enjoy an informative & comfortable (vintage Mercedes) car tour within a thirty minute radius of here we can expertly oblige. We charge less than limousine services.
OUR GUESTS: We would also appreciate some information about you so we know who we will be hosting. However, we do respect the privacy of our guests during their stay.
PLEASE READ THE ABOVE DESCRIPTION THOROUGHLY. PLEASE ALSO READ THE "DETAILS" SECTION SO YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH WHAT WE PROVIDE.
House rulesWe do not allow smoking in the house.
There is free parking in front of the house. Please avoid parking in front of the neighbor's homes. On Barry Ave we maintain a friendly atmosphere combined with respect for each others parking spaces! We request that our guests please do the same
|Monthly rate for up to 2 guests||$ 2650 US|
|Price for > 2 guests||$ 55 US per guest/night extra|
|Check-in after||3 PM|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
|Check-out before||11 AM|
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