About this listing
Up 72 brick steps, this beautiful quaint writer's studio is close enough to everything yet outside of the hustle bustle city. Come home to the foliage, occasionally hearing the waves crashing at night, and get up the next morning to live it up in LA!
Ascend the 72 brick steps winding up a vine covered hillside to reach this classic cottage in the clouds. We're nestled in the canyon adjacent to the world famous Santa Monica stairs.
This writer's studio(only 120 sq ft so make sure you're ok with the space,) with it's own private entrance, is a perfect little getaway, yet close to all that LA has to offer. It is equipped with a small, but full kitchen, bathroom, Wi-Fi internet, cable, plenty of closet space, access to washer/dryer.
Beautiful views of the canyon and the ocean. Three blocks from the beach, biking distance from the 3rd street promenade and the Venice boardwalk. This area boasts some of the finest restaurants and clubs in all of Los Angeles. Spend the morning surfing in nearby Malibu, then pack a lunch and head to Topanga canyon in the afternoon to hike one of the many trails. Hope you enjoy our little cottage as much as I do!!
The Number 9 bus stops directly in front of my stairs, and the bus schedule is online for all other buses/trains.
I now have two beach cruisers for rent! On the beach they rent for $40/day....I will rent for just $5/day!! Lock included :)
The place is nestled in nature, covered in vines, trees and bamboo which house all kinds of wildlife critters like squirrels, birds, and many others one would expect to see in this area.
Your own studio with small, but full kitchen. Washer/Dryer(around the other side of the house)
Bikes available for rent.
Interaction with Guests
I always love to greet you when possible, unless I am not at home when you arrive. Other than that I try to give you your space, but feel free to come up and join me for a dinner party(as I've done with a few guests so far!) or hopefully I'll see you coming up and down the steps :)
This neighborhood is very friendly with many families that have lived here for a long time. There's a school on this block so it's very safe. I have people from all over the world coming to visit this area with the beach and the stairs and the nice little restaurants down the streets. You will love this spot.
There is street parking if you bring a car. Also, the number 9 BIG BLUE BUS stops directly in front of our stairs. It will take you to the 3rd street promenade as well as link you up with other buses that take you all over LA. I am also directly off the Pacific Coast Hwy (hwy 1) which takes you to Malibu and up the coast, or filters you onto the 10 freeway to Downtown LA. Very easy access to everything.
Other Things to Note
There are all kinds of wildlife here, squirrels, coyotes, cats, spiders, raccoons, birds, mice, and anything that may live outside...I do live in a unique house on the hillside that attracts all living things. :)
No more than 2 people allowed, it's simply not big enough, only 120 sq ft.
NO PETS(allergy reasons)
NO SMOKING in the house or outside of the house....sorry, the smoke heads directly into my bedroom.
You may have visitors, but No parties. You will have 2 keys for entry, and can arrange the key exchange via personal email or text/phone one day before your reservation.
Please bring valid ID for at least 1 person on the reservation for verification.
Kids are welcome, but no more than 2 people total for the Studio.
I do live in the main house and ask that if you have any concerns while staying here to please say something right away as I want you to be very comfortable staying here.