On a quiet Venice street this contemporary self contained architect designed guest house is ideal for a couple or the business traveller. Set in a secluded back garden of the main residence, with a koi pond outside the sliding glass pocket doors, its a tranquil and safe setting with plenty of free on-street parking, just minutes away from the beaches and nightlife of Venice. And yes, we have a couple of bikes you can use (your responsibility and liability of course) !
Whole Foods is half a mile away, Abbott Kinney Blvd with its restaurants, bars and boutiques is also very local. We are also just ten minutes from LAX, and Santa Monica and Malibu are just up the road. A couple of blocks away there is also a large golf course and a park with tennis and basketball courts. The beach is an easy bike ride away, where there is over 30 miles of coastal bike path, as well as Venice Boardwalk. There are several bus routes on Lincoln Boulevard, three blocks away.
The tree shaded bedroom has cork floors for quiet comfort, a firm, queen size bed , plenty of closet space and a sliding wood panel door for privacy. The bathroom has spectacular floor to ceiling frosted windows and tiles, a shower, toilet and sink, towels, linens, iron, etc., and in the main room there are full kitchen amenities - four ring gas stovetop and electric oven, small counter height fridge with freezer, microwave, plates, utensils, etc. WiFi internet, iPod connection, HD TV are included and washer and dryer facilities are available. Entrance is from the driveway gate, independent from the main house. This is a NO SMOKING house, check in 3pm, check out 11am.
We want your stay to be as nice and relaxed as possible so you can enjoy the best of both worlds - yours and ours!
strictly no smoking inside. Please respect quiet residential neighborhood after 10pm. No pets. Babies up to 6 months are OK, but we are not child-proof or child safe (koi pond).
These rates are for personal use only. If you wish to use this as a studio for photography or otherwise please state your intent ahead of booking and we will consider it.
We had a wonderful experience with Derek and Sylvia and Ollie their lovely small dog. It was our first AirBnB experience and we would do it again. Their small guesthouse has been lovely for us. We felt being home away from home.
Highly recommend it. Derek and Sylvia were very communicative and quick to respond to all questions we had. The location is perfect if you look for something quiet in the neighborhood of Venice. It is a walk to Abbot Kinney, so if you want to be in the middle of if you need to stay somewhere else.
We liked the modern apartment style. It is lovely designed, spacious, modern and bright. W would immediately go back.
Our experience was fabulous! We loved this guest house. It was exactly like the pictures. Clean, modern and quiet. Derek was a great host. Ollie the cutest pup was a fabulous addition to our experience! It's close to the beach which we loved. If we ever go back to Venice beach we know where we are staying!
Such a great place! Clean, modern, spacious and bright! Very welcome hosts who made the whole experience simple. Would absolutely stay here again!
This was a lovely place--an independent building in the host's yard. The rooms were nicely laid out and well equipped with Ikea furnishings--very Bauhaus and spacious. The bathroom was beautiful. Our host was friendly and cheerful. I loved the adjacent koi pond.
we loooooved this property. the host was so nice- and we felt like it was our own little home away from home.
wonderful daylighting everywhere. nicely secluded, but with some views of the main house.
modern, crisp. high ceilings. the photos present it well. you won't be disappointed!
15minute walk to whole foods through really cool neighborhood.
I'll be back for sure.
Great place to stay for the weekend - spacious, comfortable, and clean. The owners were super nice and communicative. I liked that there were the basic amenities like hand soap, enough toilet paper, etc. It's a short drive to the beach (1.5 miles, 5-8 min). I'd stay here again.
british born, lived in SoCal for 33 years. Professional photographer and well known musicologist and broadcaster. Sense of humor required in communications serious or otherwise. Married to Sylvia, a Preschool Director and photographer who shares a love of music, nature, film, politics, food and a nice cup of tea.