A private studio apt with an UNOBSTRUCTED view of the Pacific Ocean and the world-famous Venice Boardwalk -FREE private GARAGE/parking comprehensive pamphlet in the room with listings of things to do in the area, effortless lock-box turnkey check in and out.
UNOBSTRUCTED OCEAN VIEW studio apt on Venice beach seconds from the sand and the messy vitality of the world famous Boardwalk. FREE PRIVATE ENCLOSED GARAGE/PARKING Walking distance to charming and eclectic dining and shopping of Abbot Kinney and Santa Monica.
Private entrance building, and, in an area where parking is at a premium, private GARAGE. Queen bed, sofa, desk, dresser, full bath. Kitchenette includes sink, small fridge, hot plate, toaster oven, microwave, popcorn machine, coffee-maker, cookware, dishware. Free WI-FI, Cable (includes HBO) with HD flat screen and DVR, HiFi speakers. We supply all linens and towels.
Step out onto adjoining balcony for crowd-watching, BBQing and enjoying the majestic Pacific as you overlook a fenced in flower lined lawn with table and chairs. Coin-operated Laundry room on premises.
Two blocks from Santa Monica bus lines, 15 min by car or cab to LAX, 10 minutes to the Movie theatres and outside mall of 3rd St Promenade. 4 blks from drugstore chain, and local favorite eatery The Fig Tree (serving half- price breakfast every day from 8-9). Just one building from the Gingerbread Court ( built by Charlie Chaplin) with shops, eateries and affordable massage.
Experience the energy on the Boardwalk from the roller-blading guitar-playing (Pepsi-Generation's) Harry Parry, to the non-stop Freak Show barker, the world-class skateboard park, the original Muscle Beach, jugglers, talented (and non-talented) singers, artisans and tattoo artists.And just past the Boardwalk there's the mighty Pacific with surfers, paddle boarders, parachute gliders and dolphins. We have beach gear located at the rear of the garage.
Take a yoga class in the morning, a bike ride in the afternoon from nearby Santa Monica pier to the Beaches of the South Bay, and catch a sunset followed by a wonderful meal in one of the several great restaurants within walking distance.
Every day at this studio is a "day at the beach" and every evening is a sunset from our Studio apartment on Sunset Avenue
laundry room is located directly below the unit -the door is on Speedway and opens with the front door key- is coin operated so bring quarters
Interaction with Guests
only thru text or phone
Sean's -great food and coffee located on rear of Gingerbread crt (2 bldgs no)
CVS located on corner of Rose and Main
Markets on Boardwalk -5 min walk
Great Suggestions folder inside unit
yes Santa Monica bus
Other Things to Note
Check out is a FIRM 11:00 AM. keys MUST BE returned to the lockbox -THERE IS NO garage remote anymore - the garage will be just a simple pull up and pull down door and please lock your car. Please do not interact with the cleaning crew -just vacate and that will be great.
PLEASE NOTE: if you utilize NETFLIX with the Apple TV please remove your personal account number !!!
Please, upon departure- lock BOTH the screen door and glass-sliding door.
Report any problems.
NO LOUD MUSIC after 10:00 PM ( slight very slight wiggle room)
A suggestion for those who stay more than a day or so...please empty trash in bins located on street next to the garage wall.
Please respect NO SMOKING. No Pets. NO GUESTS (much too small to entertain. Enjoy.
Awesome view. Great price with parking. Communication with David was excellent. Highly recommended.
David is an attentative and helpful host! The place is humble and nice with a beautiful view.
My fiancée and I had a great experience. We were able to do some grocery shopping and use the kitchen to have breakfast. It was a perfect location for us. We love a the view of the beach. I would recommend the apartment to friends. Keep in mind, it is a small apartment, there is only a hot plate so you cannot do much cooking. The location is perfect though. David does allow you to park in his garage which is extremely helpful
Everything was good. The Appartment is as is was discribed in the offer. For "Germans" may be a little "very American" (carpet in the room, kitchen a little poor equipped, bed very soft) - but the location is FANTASTIC and David is extremely friendly and helpful :-) I would return always and always again...
Stayed at David's property on 2 night stay in LA for hockey. The location was great with a view of the ocean from your bed/balcony. There was also a garaged parking spot which was a bonus as parking in Venice appeared to cost a fortune. it did get a little warm in the apartment due to no air conditioning but we were gone most of the day and simply opened the windows at night which cooled the place down. I would stay at this location if I return.
This place was great for us. It is only separated from the beach by a small parking lot. To be clear you are paying for the location. The fan was broken in the bathroom and the furnishings are modest, but you can hear and see the waves from the balcony or inside the room. The garage is a tight fit and the door tends to move around when it is windy so you'll need to have someone hold it up while you drive your car in. Venice Beach is an awesome place to hang out and we ended up extending our stay rather than moving on to somewhere else.
David's place is in a fantastic location. His place is small but it's exactly what we were looking for. There is nothing like waking up and seeing the beach first thing in the morning. Contacting David was very easy and his directions were on par, we had no problem finding his place. If you're looking to stay in a location that is close to Santa Monica (biking and far walking distance) and literally 10 minutes to muscle beach, the Venice skate park and anything else you'd want to see around Venice then this is the place for you.
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I am an LA native grew up near the Beach became a musician and played in Rock and Roll Bands during the 70's and was very fortunate to see the world with my bandmates. Ended up living in Aspen CO for 20 years and then moved back here to the beach 4 years ago. Still can't decide what I like more between the ocean and the mountains. Oh well I will survive. One thing I do not like is traffic and I try to stay out of it- for sure during peak travel times. I have been a yoga instructor and I love a good time-travel yarn. Presently I have been working on my musical called The Perfect Pitch about an epic struggle between Music and Noise with the fate of mankind at stake.