Living area facing views of mountains. Outdoor eating area.
Entire home/apt
4 Guests
2 Bedrooms
3 Beds
Per Night
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About this listing

A charming mid-century house on top of Mt Washington with great views, great light...a quiet retreat from the city.

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The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 5PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $15 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $70
Security Deposit: $225
Weekly Discount: 13%
Cancellation: Moderate
Weekend Price: $135 / night


The space

A charming mid-century house on top of Mt Washington with great views, great light...a quiet retreat from the city.

Right atop of Mt Washington sits this comfortable and secluded Mid-Century home. With views of the Angeles National Forest, Pasadena, and Alhambra from the living room, kitchen and decks, the house is front row to great sunrises and soft late day light. The house has a full eat in kitchen, full bath and both an indoor and outdoor living space. It is behind a privacy fence.

The house has a very comfortable queen bed, which accommodates two people comfortably. The second bedroom has two twin beds. The living room has high wooden ceilings with a row of sliding glass doors that open onto to deck in the back of the house.

Guest access

As our guest you will have access to the house, yard and deck behind the house, as well as the driveway. There is also a one bedroom guest house on the property, it is comfortable for 2-3 people, has its own deck, and may be available to rent as well, should you need extra space. Parking is both on the street and in the driveway which can accommodate one small car.

Interaction with guests

Though we may not be present when you arrive, we have made everything easily accessible for you to find what you need and to make yourself comfortable.

The neighborhood

Mt. Washington is a gem of a neighborhood right in the city of Los Angeles, in fact, many consider it a retreat from the city below. Historically, it has been a haven for artists and creative types, The architecture of the houses in Mt. Washington is unique (no house looks like any other!), with many mid-century and contemporary gems tucked into the hillside. Multiple recreation areas - great for walks and hikes - are within walking distance. They include Moon Canyon, Elyria Canyon Park, and the Carlin G. Smith Recreation (website hidden) Washington is also within a 10-15 minute drive to many desirable Los Angeles neighborhoods, including - Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Silver Lake and Los Feliz.

Getting around

If you don't have a car, there is easy access to Los Angeles and Pasadena at the bottom of Mt Washington. The Gold Line stops on Marmion Way and Museum Dr. and can take you downtown, to Union Station, from which you can travel anywhere in the city, including Santa Monica or the state, as Amtrak also departs from there. You can also take the Gold Line to Pasadena.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is after 5PM

Please no smoking, either in the house on the property. Fire danger is very real due to the extreme lack of rain. Also, because the house is at the top of a canyon, we ask that you are aware of your noise level, as sounds echo and reverberate easily.

Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

3 nights minimum stay

Your Host



Los Angeles, California, United States · Joined in April 2012

My husband, son and I live in both Los Angeles and New York City. My husband is a filmmaker and I am a photographer and professor at Cal Poly Pomona. Our son is in fourth grade and does not yet have a website, but if he did, it would feature many of his Lego Star Wars creations or model railroad layouts.

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