About This Listing
With 20 feet high ceiling in the bedroom this unit feels like the perfect playground for a thight-rope walker ... a funanbulist!
This place is truly magical.
Part of a 7,000 sq ft historic residence, this private studio , features a en-suite bathroom and a kitchenette. The access is through the building's formal entrance and it is completely separate from the hosts' living quarters.
Located in the heart of historic Angelino Heights (Echo Park) , the property was originally built in 1887 and was home to the neighborhood’s original developer. Over the years the building suffered many alterations. Over the past ten years the building is being the object of an accurate restoration. The original Victorian architectural features were restored wherever possible, while contemporary amenities were incorporated to ensure every comfort.
On a lushly landscaped 20,000 square foot lot with commanding views of the downtown skyline, this private compound feels a world away from the bustle of city, although physically just a stone’s throw away.
Fully remodeled and with all the comforts, your unit includes:
A very comfortable Queen size bed
Master bathroom with vintage cast iron claw-foot bath tub
A small but fully equipped kitchenette
French press & milk frother
Ironing board and steam iron (if requested)
Vacuum cleaner (if requested)
Space heater in the winter, fan in the summer.
From the large windows, you can enjoy the view of the garden, accessible to the guests. Outdoor table and benches can be used for outdoor dining or to read under the trees.
Washer and dryer available in dedicated area on the premises (they are not shared with hosts).
All the doors and windows are original to the 1887 building
The hardwood floor in the master bedroom is original to the house . New Italian ceramic tiles floor at bathroom.
Kitchen utensils, fresh linens and towels are provided. The unit is professionally cleaned before a new guest arrives. Professional cleaning service will be provided during a prolonged stay. It can also be arranged upon request.
Plenty of free parking is available on the street.
The property is located in a strategic area, close to clubs, restaurants and cafes (Echo Park, Silverlake, Downtown), theaters museums and architectural landmarks ( Walt Disney Concert Hall, Redcat, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theater, Lady of the Angels cathedral, Coop Himmelblau's school #9, plaza Olvera). It is also served by some of the major freeways 110FWY 10FWY I5 and 2
We are also 10 minutes away cab ride from Union Station, where you can catch the Flyaway bus to the airport.
Host speaks english, italian and some Spanish. All nationalities and personalities are welcome!
One last thing:
We prefer to hear from you first, so we can make sure we offer what you are looking for. Thank you.
Guests have access to all the amenities of the property located in the common areas. laundry room, garden benches and tables, patio, garden and top floor bar and balconies.
Interaction with Guests
We value our guests privacy, we are around if anything is needed, otherwise you'll feel as the place is all for yourself.
One of the most vibrant neighborhoods of LA
We are 5 minutes by cab to the union station where the Flyaway bus coming from the airport stops. We are also located along the line of the 2 and 4 bus.
Our commitment is to provide the best possible experience during your stay at the property. We value people 's privacy and we will be around to help, without intruding. We expect the same discretion back.
Check-in after 3.00 PM
Check-out before 12 noon
Contact me if you need special arrangements, I will do my best to accommodate you if I do not have any guest in or out that day.
Please no hard-sole shoes in the house.
This unit is for two people, therefore no extra people are allowed.
No Smoking inside unit, no un-supervised candles.
No Smoking anywhere close to windows and doors of the property. If you do smoke, please ask us about the dedicated smoking area on the property, we will be happy to show it to you.
So far we only had great experiences with our guests.
I have stayed here before, and was happy to be back. Gorgeous property and room, and Fortuna is very helpful. I highly recommend this place in a gorgeous and unique area of Los Angeles.
Magical sanctuary! They were very nice and relaxed hosts. Had all the privacy we could want and slept like babies in the intensely comfortable bed and surroundings. (And I am not normally a good sleeper!) I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to others.
What a unique, wonderful place! High ceilings, huge bath, large grounds with lemon trees and bird baths but also a view of skyscrapers.
Our only issue was some problem with the kitchen plumbing, but our hosts were quick to respond about that so overall we would definitely stay again.
it was the first time visiting LA, i stayed here with a friend and we absolutely loved this place, we were made to feel welcome immediately and felt right at home as soon as we arrived. everything was explained clearly to us for example, where the laundry room was and the area upstairs which we were also able to relax and enjoy the views of the rest of the city. We never felt afraid to send a quick message over when we needed help with something or advice about places to visit because the responses were always so kind, helpful and positive.
the location was perfect, not too far out and Ubers are really cheap to get into hollywood or other main areas. the neighborhood was also peaceful, surrounded by beautiful houses
the building itself was lovely and the room was cosy. If we ever plan to come back to los angeles we will definitely consider this place again!
Such a beautiful space! There is a breathtaking view of Downtown LA from the balcony one floor above the room, and the house itself is quite amazing.
Comfy bed and helpful host. We had a rental and there was always parking available right outside on the street.
I would recommend this to anyone looking for an interesting and cool place to stay.
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About the Host, Fortuna
Los Angelist and design lover. This property is really magical, and we like to share it with the right people. We are committed to provide our guests with the best possible service, yet we greatly value privacy. We are interested in travelling and meeting people from every country, background and culture.
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