Stunning, open, airy modern private home with amazing views. Very large sliding glass doors open to a large deck. Perched on a hill and surrounded by trees. Hardwood floors, built in cabinets + modern design. Fun, hip, and relaxed neighborhood.
Artist's studio perched in the hills among the trees. This is a single unattached studio - up 3 flights of stairs - on the top of a hill. It is open and airy, with high ceilings, hardwood floors, and large windows.
Located in the heart of Los Angeles, while surrounded by trees and greenery. Amazing views of the mountains from large sliding glass doors. The sliding glass doors open onto large wrap-around deck with gas grill. Studio has a full size Murphy Bed, an open kitchen, and a fast wireless connection. Designed by artist/resident and an architect who worked for years with Frank Gehry. Decorated with art, nice furniture, and good books.
Centrally located in Elysian Park Heights--right next to Echo Park and Silver Lake, Atwater Village, 10-minute drive to downtown, Hollywood, Burbank, Los Felix.
Tree lined, friendly, safe, and diverse neighborhood with tons of character. It is filled with artists, locally run cafes, shops, hipster bars, and excellent food and drinks--from taco trucks to local and sustainable haute cuisine to nearby farmers markets on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, to small wine and cheese shops.
A 15-minute walk through the hills and winding staircases takes you to nearby Elysian Park, a quintessential LA experience -- a rural/urban park with lots of great trails, LA's oldest park, and it's 2nd largest.
For art lovers, nearby you will find MOCA, the Geffin Contemporary, RedCat, Machine Project, Echo Park Film Center and more. 20 minutes to LACMA. Without traffic in a 1/2 hour you can get to the Hammer Museum and the Getty Center.
It's 10 minutes to Little Tokyo, Chinatown, and 1/2 hour off peak gets you to the beach. For those who want to use public transportation, there is a bus stop down the street.
I know the neighborhood well, have lived here happily for 16 years, and can give you tips and suggestions.
Plenty of easy and safe street parking. Washer and dryer, Gas grill on large deck.
It is a walk up about 45 steps to get to my place -- about the equivalent of 3 flights of stairs, though it is not straight up or particularly steep, and there are platforms. Still, if you're not in shape, that's a lot of stairs. I've lived here for a while and don't notice it but it is not for everyone.
There are large windows in the studio. It is private and designed with no window shades for openness and beautiful views, so light does come in in the morning.
Also, the place is simple, minimal and spare. I love it, and love living in it, but I also love living simply. I provide clean sheets, towels, and my studio will be clean, but its simplicity is not for those looking for 4 star hotel luxury. It's a working artist's studio, and hopefully you'll stay here if you enjoy the pleasure of that.
The price includes tax- no surprises later!
This is a much loved and well cared for home, so please treat it the same.
There is no smoking in the studio, but smokers can lounge on the large deck.
Natalie's studio was great! Awesome location and loved waking up to great sun and an awesome view. Would definitely stay here again.
Our stay at Natalie's studio was wonderful! The space is really beautiful, it's exactly as pictured. Waking up in this sunny, warm, open space every morning was so peaceful. I love the simplicity of the kitchen, it was a joy to cook in, using delicious local product from the Silver Lake farmers market. The apartment is fully stocked with all of the oils, spices, utensils, etc you need to make a delicious meal. The location is great, very close to lots of neighborhood hot spots, and there was ample parking right out front every day. I didn't need to contact Natalie at all the entire trip, her directions and instructions were so clear. It was just such an easy and pleasant stay, I wish we could have stayed longer!!! I would definitely stay here again on future visits to LA.
The studio space was absolutely perfect for both my wife and I. Clean, organized and fitted with everything that we needed. The view of the surrounding area really was exceptional and Natalie made sure that we were taken care of by leaving a well detailed welcome note.
We enjoyed every minute in this charming light-filled studio. Natalie was very quick to respond to all questions leading up to our arrival. Her assistant quickly handled one small problem during our stay. The kitchen is sufficiently equipped and the bed is comfortable. Everything was as we expected--including the steps up to the apartment. If you have problems with stairs, this is not the place for you. Natalie mentions that in her description. The view is wonderful from the large deck. I love the simplicity and lack of clutter.
The neighborhood is great and very convenient to the things we wanted to do. It is easy to get to downtown L.A. Parking was only sometimes challenging, and the area is quite hilly, with narrow streets. Not for the faint of heart.
I would definitely stay here again. Thanks Natalie and Kristine!
I would say this was the optimal AirBnB experience. The apartment is beautiful, exactly as pictured and described. Easily accessed. Good workspace and hangout space; clean; safe; nicely furnished, with character. Like having a hip sister who lives in LA and has invited you to house-sit.
The location is very convenient by car; parking was easy on the street; I was mostly in Echo Park and Silver Lake and Los Feliz the entire time and it was a great location for that, but also easy access to highways in several directions (Pasadena, downtown). Like others, I recommend leaving the car and walking (or running) up and over the hills to Elysium Park via the Baxter St. stairs; Fix Coffee is on the way and very nice. Beautiful views.
Communication with Natalie and her assistant, Kristine, was excellent; both gave very good recommendations for the area. I would certainly stay here again.
The place is not only fantastic and exactly what I expected, but both Natalie and Kristine (her fantastic assistant) made every effort to assure that we had an enjoyable and care-free stay. I would definitely say it's a great location, and I recommend you also leave your car behind and walk up the hill over to Elysian Park and enjoy the stunning views. Also, Griffith Park is just down the road and offers great hiking. Natalie's place has probably the most massive deck I've seen in LA, and you definitely enjoy the SoCal indoor/outdoor living thing. Also, the place is incredibly private despite it being nearly entirely surrounded by windows and glass doors. Thank you Natalie and Kristine for a great experience!!
I am an artist and videomaker who teaches at Calarts in Los Angeles. This year I am teaching at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and my husband and I are renting an apartment in Brooklyn, so my beautiful studio in Los Angeles is available for guests.