20' ceiling:Funambulist's studio

House - Entire home/apt · E Edgeware Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, United States
Your host, Fortuna
76 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

The Space

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
Under-counter refrigerator
Hair Dryer
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.

Guest Access

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.

The Neighborhood

One of the most vibrant neighborhoods of LA

Getting around

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.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $675 /week
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $40
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Moderate
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Really lucked out with this place...centrally located, easy parking, great walkability, wonderful hosts....I could go on and on. Would definitely stay here again...Only reason I wouldn't recommend it is for fear of it being harder to book in the future :)

    July 2014
  • My partner and I stayed here for 4 nights in June. We had an absolutely fantastic time. We didn't have a car but it wasn't a problem. The place is close to a bus station that will take you downtown and from there you can go pretty much anywhere using the trains.
    The apartment was so nice and clean and the bed was so comfortable as well. Thank you Fortuna and Barbara!

    June 2014
  • Fortuna's place was clean, comfortable and much larger than I expected! She was wonderful in greeting me upon arrival and even helped carry my things up to the place. Parking is pretty easy and the neighborhood is beautiful. The property itself is amazing and full of history. Do yourself a favor and be sure to enjoy the night view of Downtown LA from the upstairs common space balcony!

    June 2014
  • Had a wonderful stay at Fortuna's place. I had planned the stay as a surprise for my girlfriend, who was coming from out of town and knew little of Los Angeles and its history. The magnificent Carroll Avenue, with its notably high concentration of Victorian homes, located in the the historic neighborhood of Angelino Heights, was the perfect place for my girlfriend to be introduced to my beloved Los Angeles. The neighborhood which stands 502 feet above sea level, made our “Funambulist” (tightrope walker) room, itself in an upper-floor of the stately 1887 home, a fantastic place to feel elevated and removed from the humdrum below. The house also had a perch with a commanding view of Downtown and its skyscrapers, which had long ago been a sister neighborhood, also Victorian-clad and on a hill, called - Bunker Hill. The golden-hue of sunset falling upon the twinkling cityscape, while enjoying a couple of glasses of wine, was a highlight moment for us. The residence was serene and private. Fortuna and Barbara were really nice and accommodating. I would definitely think about coming back here and relive our magical stay in the Belle Epoque.

    June 2014
  • My experience at Fortuna's place was very pleasant.
    Room was clean and cool yet still had a modern feeling to it.
    Location was perfect for my purpose of trip to LA.
    Would definitely visit again.

    June 2014
  • This listing was exactly what I expected, and was very comfortable for my weekend stay. The studio was clean and well appointed with everything that
    I required for my stay. Fortuna, was very accommodating and was there to answer any questions. Overall the stay was easy and relaxing.

    June 2014
  • Fortuna and Barbara's place was amazing. We had a beautiful experience. Thank you again for sharing your house with us. All the best.

    April 2014
  • this is a magical airbnb experience. it exceeded my expectations greatly. Fortuna and Barbara are gracious and generous, and always responded immediately to any questions i had.
    The room(s) are perfect, stylish, and upscale. The fixtures are all 5 star quality. Super clean, Wifi, etc. The gardens are beautiful and relaxing - with nice benches for chilling out. There's a little kitchenet, but not too much extra was provided - just coffee (no shampoo or anything but thats to be expected).
    The neighborhood is really special - two full blocks of victorian houses that make for a really nice walk. And, its 1 min from Guissados tacos which was a big plus for me. Its super close to Echo park and so easy to get to downtown and everywhere else. But you still feel wonderfully tucked away, up on a little hill overlooking it all. Anyway, i had a great time and will be back.

    April 2014
  • I had a great experience at Fortuna and Barbara's place. It is a beautifully restored home and it held steadfast during the 6:30am earthquake! Barbara was extremely accommodating and made me feel at home during my long weekend trip to LA. I would definitely recommend their place. It's the perfect neighborhood to be in while visiting LA. Echo Park, Silver Lake and Los Feliz are fun and Griffith Park is in your backyard. Thanks you guys. I'l be back one day!

    March 2014
  • Great location and beautiful grounds. The view of downtown LA at sunrise from the third floor balcony is spectacular. Fortuna was available when we needed her and a great host. A fun getaway. Thanks

    March 2014
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English, Español, Italiano
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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