About This Listing
Welcome to our humble abode!
We are located in the heart of West L.A. on the cozy side street known as 'little' Culver off the corner of Culver Blvd and Inglewood Blvd. just minutes from LAX.
Our central location makes our "neighborhood" extensive and accessible either by bike or on foot, and includes Culver City, Marina Del Rey and Venice Beach.
Just a short bus or car ride away are Santa Monica, as well as the South Bay cities of Manhattan and Hermosa Beach, famous for their volleyball and surfing.
For longer excursions to for example Downtown L.A. or the OC, we are minutes from the 405 freeway, not to mention reliable MTA, Culver City and Big Blue Bus service across the street.
Active folks will love the bike path and a separate jogging path across the street as well as the Ballona Creek bike path going all the way up and down the coast, only a couple hundred yards away.
There is plenty of shopping as well as a some Zagat rated restaurants within walking distance and for much more selection along with two movie theaters, the Marina Villa Marketplace is only a short bike ride away.
The bedroom we offer is a colorful guest bedroom with a king size bed, mini fridge, TV, dvd player and WIFI. With the room comes access to all of the amenities we have available. You will also have your own private bathroom and shower.
-Full size washer and dryer
-Surf Board, Boogie Board and 4 different size wetsuits
-Beach Chairs/Coolers and Towels
-TV and dvd player to watch movies in the room
-Paddle Tennis paddles and balls
-Rollerblades (Size 9 and 12)
I am originally from Colombia although my upbringing as the son of a U.S diplomat saw me travel quite extensively in my youth. It was during these travels that I met my wife in Helsinki, Finland back in 1995. Today, I am the director of Casa Libre; a youth shelter near downtown L.A.
My wife is an author and humanitarian, volunteering her legal background expertise to Casa Libre and the numerous organizations that our shelter works with when she isn't working on the finishing touches for her upcoming novel.
We are both very down to earth, friendly and respectful individuals. We are LGBT and 420 friendly (as with most of California :) ) We ask the same in return.
Please feel free to e-mail us directly with any more specific questions you may have. I have lived in the area for over a decade and can provide quite a bit of insight. We look forward to hearing from you. Cheers!
Federico and Sofi
Other Things to Note
We currently have a little rescue kitten that we are taking care of while looking for a home for him but he is not allowed in the guest room.
Sofi was very flexible and helpful, when our flight was 6 hours late and we arrived in the middle of the night. She is very easy to communicate with. The house is spacious and the guest rooms are comfy. The location close to the airport was just what we needed.
We had a great experience here, the hosts are friendly and were flexible with our late night entries into house. They also helped us answering our general queries about the LA area.
what a pleasure stay in your wonderful house! we felt like in our home ... Federico and Sofia are Very special People ..They help us to plain our trip. .. everything was cleaning and perfect! absolutly recomend you! it s Very near to venice santa monica west hollywood :) if we come Back To LA of corse we gonna stay again with them :)
Vi hann tyvärr bara träffa Sofi under tiden vi var där. Hon var jättetrevlig! Hon gav oss ett varmt välkomnande, visade oss runt i lägenheten och gav oss tips på restauranger i området. Dessutom hjälpte hon gärna till med andra tips och var mycket hjälpsam. Själva boendet var mysigt, som svenskar kände vi oss som hemma då det kändes skandinaviskt. Hemtrevligt! Läget på lägenheten var också bra, vi tog bilen överallt men annars hade de cyklar att låna ut också. Vi åkte till Venice varje dag, riktigt mysigt och nära! Även efter att vi egentligen checkat ut gjorde Sofi att vi kunde spendera en heldag på stranden innan vi åkte till flyget. Rekommenderar verkligen boendet!
It was an amazing place ever :) They are very kind and easy going , the house is fashionable and feel such a cool LA house :) they rent us the bikes whenever, so we could go to the beach by bike :) it was a nice experience for us in LA ! Thanks for everything to you guys and hope come back one day ❤️
My parents and I lived in the house for 3 nights and got a really great experience!!! I booked two bedrooms and each of them is clean, bright and warm. Another advantage is the location. It is super convenient. Culver City is a quite place, which is so close to Venice and Santa Monica Beaches. Near the house there are several good restaurants, including The Wood, Geo's organic cafe, etc. There is also a Mexican market called 'Northgate Market', which has fresh vegetable, fruit and meat. What's more, the hosts Sofi and Federico are nice! the House is fulled of books. If you like reading, you will be really contented. I believe each guests could satisfied and have a good day in the sweety house.
About the Host, Federico
Hi there! If I had to describe myself, I would say worldly and down-to-earth. I have traveled extensively throughout my life and know what it takes to be both a good guest and a good host. Now that I get to play the role of the host however, I hope that I can pass on some of the hospitality that was provided to me during my travels onto those that share a little time in our home. We look forward to meeting you! Cheers!
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