Anaheim was on my agenda for business at the convention center, and I was dreading the car-dependent, bustling mega-city-vibe of L.A.
The studio is a little piece of residential heaven, as it is located in an old, established neighborhood that may have been the suburbs of Orange or Santa Ana many decades ago.
Lots of architectural and landscape interest, great to stroll around the safe neighborhood at any time of the day.
Uber and Lyft will easily pick you up, and drop you off at Disneyland/Convention Center/anywhere else you need to go.
A walk through the manicured neighborhood and a well maintained park leads you to good grocery store and malls.
The studio space is exceptionally clean, well furnished and quiet at night.
Clearly the owners know from experience what a modern traveler needs when away from home, so anything required for a comfortable few days stay is there, including things I highly value, as iron, electric teakettle, hair dryer, lots of hangers, and clothes washing possibility.
Comfortable mattress, clean bedding, good daylight, good curtains for night coverage.
Great space, no off gassing, no dust, no dirt.
The old, established Orange Tree in the back perfumes the neighborhoods with it's sweet flowers Early/Mid March.
All of the neighborhood yards are very nicely landscaped, and the houses are architectural jewels. The trees lining the streets are old and established, providing a canopy.
Douglas and Chis are such lovely people, and exceptional hosts. They respond swiftly to inquires, and are always happy to help.
Upon arrival you will find a book compiled by them with recommendations for the area, ranging from shopping, restaurants to excursions, with maps. They know the area very well and greatly enjoy passing on their insider information to their guests. They leave many lovely touches of their hospitality, which create a positive memory for your stay.
The stress created from anticipating my L.A. Anaheim venture turned into a much more peaceful, relaxed experience after-all thanks to Douglas&Chris backyard, garage-top studio, in a historic residential neighborhood with great landscaping.