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
We stayed on the night of the 4th of July. The apartment is really close to a lot of excellent restaurants and fun bars!
I really enjoyed the bohemian charm and space. The location was awesome as well. Very clean, cozy and private. I definitely recommend!
Federico and Sofi are very nice and helpful hosts. The room is quite big and was like expected. The apartment is located in good and quite area not far away from the beach - you can take Federico&Sofi's bike and in about 20 minutes you will enjoy sun and ocean. So summarizing, very recommended place to stay.
Great hosts! Very kind and Open mind. Location is very close to Airport, and easy to access. Regardless of one day before booking,but they were really quick to respond.
Thank you so much. I had a great time in LA.
Sofi was really friendly and apologised about the kitchen not being available due to renovations that they thought would be finished. We didn't meet Fredico.
Neighbourhood was good I think, were only there overnight.
Fred and Sofie were great hosts! The place is really cool decorated with bright colours and lots of nice posters and pictures. We made a last minute reservation and they were really quick to respond. Both are really nice and open people and we are just sad we didnt get to spend more time at their place.
Enjoyable stay with Fed! Good location and v v friendly! Towels and washing machine/dryer provided. Flexible with arrangements as well! V happy with my stay! Thanks, Fed!
Location is good, 15-20 min by bikes to the beach. Guys are very friendly and nice. Federico told us about a guy who can teach you how to surf, and also gave us wonderful advices where to go, what to visit.Thank you !
Andrew and Nastya.
This was my first Air BnB experience and it was a good one! I needed a place to stay one night. Frederico was flexible and responded on short notice. He has bikes to borrow which made getting to beach easy and I didn't have to worry about parking. And he had good recommendations on where to eat. I would definitely stay there again.
Great place for travelers to stay while visiting LA. A lot of extra things are provided that make for good times and very easy access to the beach using public transportation
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