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.
Muy buen host. Nos recomendó lugares a donde ir. La estancia fue muy cómoda y en coche estábamos cerca de la playa. Si volviese a LA volvería a pedir dormir allí.
Great location, central to everything we wanted to do. Frederico was far more than helpful with LA inside information and tailoring our time to get the most we could during our time with him. The bikes made our travel around the city so much easier than the traffic.
Frederico is a wonderful, altruistic host with an admirable sense of social justice and is an amazing ambassador for LA and airbnb.
Everyone remember to donate on 5 May to donate local America!
Very nice location. Easy bike ride to Venice Beach and Santa Monica. Also very easy access to the airport via taxi.
They were very welcoming and accommodating to my last minute booking. They also were very flexible when it came to checking in/out. The room was exactly what I needed and was very well organized and comfortable. Plenty of space to move around as well. The rest of the house was very clean and open. There was sparkling water in the fridge, which was a nice little extra. The location is spot on as it is only a 10 or so minute drive to the beach/shops/restaurants/bars/etc. I would definitely stay here again and recommend their place to any future visitors!
Staying at Federico’s place was delightful. I loved the vintage decor, the bed was comfy, room spacious and the location is perfect. Also, the off-street parking at their place is definitely a plus! I needed an oasis away from the 405 traffic for my work commute and this place was perfect. It's such a nice place, I hope to stay again!
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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