About This Listing
Cozy 300 sq. ft. studio guest house on the Toluca Lake/Burbank border, convenient to studios and tourist attractions. An oasis in a beautiful, safe, tree-lined residential neighborhood.
This queen size memory foam mattress is the best one in the house. Bed frame is made from a converted vintage Howdah (elephant sedan chair).
This beautiful studio guest house opens up to a lovely swimming pool in a spacious backyard. Queen size Memory Foam mattress, cable TV (including HBO & Showtime), Internet, mini fridge, small microwave and coffee maker (no oven, no kitchen sink). The guest house has its own entrance, and is set back from the house, so you have privacy and are free to come and go as you like.
Less than a mile on foot to Warner Brothers Studios, 1.5 miles to Walt Disney Studios and a 2 mile walk to Universal City and the Universal City Red Line Station. 10 minutes by car to North Hollywood, 15 minutes by car to Hollywood, 20 minutes to Pasadena.
We are a mere 15 minutes from the Burbank Airport.
Enjoy our lounge chairs and seating areas in the backyard. We love folks to use our pool (as long as you can swim!)
No pets or children under 12. There is on street parking only but plenty of it.
Interaction with Guests
How much we interact is up to you. I like to meet you and make sure you have all you need. After that, I am usually available with a knock on the door or text/phone call but I like to respect my guests' privacy. The backyard is shared but usually you will just see us coming and going.
Toluca Lake/Burbank is ideally situated for a day in Hollywood, the Universal Studios Tour, the Warner Bros. Studios Tour. There is hiking and exploring in Griffith Park. It's a great location.
Walking distance to Warner Bros. Studio where you can go to a taping of "Ellen", "The Big Bang Theory", "Two Broke Girls" and "Mike and Molly." Coming soon to Universal Studios Hollywood - "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter."
And if you want to stay close to the guesthouse, there are plenty of restaurants, bars and stores right down the street.
We all know that public transportation is not great in the L.A. area but we are 1.5 miles from the Universal City Red Line Metro Rail station. The Red Line can take you one stop further into North Hollywood or in the other direction, Hollywood and Downtown Los Angeles/Chinatown. There it connects with the Gold Line to Pasadena/East Los Angeles, the Blue Line to Long Beach, the Purple Line to Koreatown, the Expo Line to Culver City and the Green Line to LAX and El Segundo/Redondo Beach.
Please treat my home with the care and respect that you would treat your own. No parties. Absolutely No Smoking - this includes E-cigarettes and vapes - or drugs in the guest house. No pets. No children under 12. This is a quiet neighborhood, so excessive noise would be discouraged. We do not rent for parties, film or photo shoots.
We have nothing but praise for Deidre's wonderful place! The neighborhood is charming and perfectly located; walk down the street to bars and dining, or take a quick Uber to Universal City. The pool looked inviting, but we were busy and it was a bit cold! The room itself was adorably decorated and spacious. The bed is super comfortable and the bathroom was a fine size. We slept with the windows open the whole week and didn't hear a thing outside! Deirde was super accommodating, she worked with us to book three nights with a night out in San Diego between. She was easy to meet and get keys from and had snacks, water and wine waiting for us. We loved staying here and highly recommend it!
We had a wonderful stay at Dede's. The room was clean, cozy and all the necessary toiletries including hair dryer. The muffins, snacks and bottle of wine were a nice welcome after a long day of traveling. Dede was quick to help with any request we had, even late in the evening. Parking was not an issue and the neighborhood was beautiful to walk in. We would definitely go back!
Deirdre's place was just as she described -- a charming guest house in lovely Toluca Lake. She kindly left some welcome goodies and all the amenities needed are provided. The neighborhood is great and very convenient to restaurants and shops. I've now stayed here on several occasions and would happily return!
This was my first air bnb experience and I can assure you that I can't imagine a better outcome. Cozy, private, clean and safe... And the host were so kind and helpful. I arrived to a very warm welcome with a basket of muffins and treats, waters, coffee and tea, strong internet service and cable TV. It truly was a great experience and I'll choose it every time I visit Burbank area. Thx Deidre
We had a lovely stay! Very clean, nice and private, and totally charming. We had everything we needed in the guest house. And it's easy walking distance to many amenities in Burbank.
The hosts stayed in the main house and treated us very professionally. It was comfortable to come and go as we pleased.
A great place to stay!
The neighborhood is quiet, residential, pretty much free of automobiles in motion, which for L.A. is saying something. But it is also convenient (i.e. walking distance) to cafes, shops (Trader Joe's), etc. We were welcomed pleasantly and without fanfare; given to understand at once that the cottage was private and apart from the main house in front.
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