view off deck of lake, daytime. Lake closer than appears in this photo


Entire home/apt

3 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed


Entire home/apt

3 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

This is a GLAMPING, cabin!. Quirky old rustic cabin amongst the trees! Wildlife and the great outdoors! Views of lake, Hollywood sign and observatory. Awesome deck, romantic fireplace and super comfy bed, full kitchen/bath/shower. Next to all; bars, yoga, grocery, wine tasting, restaurants, services and transportation

The space

Hey all! IMPORTAMT; recently a few people have rented the place thinking it is something it is not. It's IS a CABIN... Rustic is the best word I can think of but it WAS built in 1927 with VERY little done since. It's cute cozy and loveable to some but others will find cob webs or the counter in the kitchen which has broken tiles, or the paint stained hard wood floors an issue. I can not stress it enough... Think of it as glamping, I guess. You'll see I have a ton of stellar reviews but there's a few negative too.
The place could be updated but im not offering an updated place. I'm offering a cabin. A maid ALWAYS cleans first but occasionally people can't see that through its cabin feel. Soooo, really think about it, think about your partner. Do not rent if you want a place that's shored up. It's not. It's Glamping! The great outdoors indoors and built almost 100 years ago!
Thank you!

NOTE:
Even though this is only a room for rent, I do travel. That being said, you may get lucky and find yourself with the whole house for the price of a home, please make sure you are comfortable staying alone, hanging with and feeding cats, and enjoying an old rustic romantic place!

NEW RULE! ;)
Hi all, lately lots of people are inquiring but not intending to actually book.
I have a 100% response rate at most times because I don't take your time for granted. Please ONLY inquire if this property stands out above all others, not if you are just shopping around. Thanks!

If you intend to do a photo shoot in my home, it must be disclosed and agreed upon before hand, the cost is NOT the same as the nightly rate. It is significantly more at times. You must also obtain your own insurance. That being said, message me. Thank you! Please do not rent and shoot without permission, you will be asked to leave with no refund!

Clarification;
We state the treehouse as rustic. From the reviews most people get this and love the place. We have been told at times it is not just "rustic" but needs updating. Well, it's hard to please all but to reiterate before I reiterate 6 more times in the body of this description, this place is cleaned by a maid, it is not dirty at all, however a few of you very cleanly people see otherwise due to its cabin-esque nature. Think cabin in the woods and forget the Los Angeles part.

Hopefully that clarifies the vibe of the place. If you are at all pampered or anal, meticulous or a tad picky, please move on and look else where!

Cheers! It has been said!! Rent at your own risk, read and read reviews, if you sound like the 95% of people who love it, rent it, otherwise... Namaste!

Now, on to the good stuff ;) ;

Public transport is right at the bottom of our street!

This artsy rustic treehouse has been used to record albums, shoot films, photography shoots, by painters and basic lovers of an eclectic chill and rustic vibe.

Musician; There are two acoustic guitars, a midi key board, mic stand, adapters and some other odds and ends left by past musicians (though I don't know what they are :))

Artists and painters; the view is stunning with a huge wrap around deck, gardens, patios, nooks, a claw foot tub, tons of trees, and inspiration. My artist friend who is sitting here drawing wants me to add that sitting outside is a great place to work with great light, not just a good view. There is an easel on site. Check out the photos!

Film crew and Photographers; the above pertains to you, though the pricing is different. Please inquire. I prefer no tracks be laid down in the house.

To all renters, this is my home, not just some prefab, turn key vacation rental. Please treat it with respect and take the time to replace, replenish and renew the place after enjoying it.

Quick note, all questions are likely answered in the body of this description. Please read!

A few starting points;
-CATS, gotta love em. None inside house, outdoor only
-This is an artsy home, it is not modern. We purposefully left the floors and wood doors old. We like the artistry of it. For example, the wood floors are raw with paint splatters because it was an artist loft in 1927 and we love the style and nostalgia.
-This house was built in 1927 and holds the charm of a french chateau meets tree house.
-Being a tree house, all areas may not be level, doors creak, deck is actually built into a tree and it is all wood!!!
-It has a refurbished antique stove
-There is brand new paint interior and exterior, new washer, refurbished bath, claw foot tub, awesome bed, bedroom, killer view and deck, trees and amenities.
-This is a cute little woodsy bungalow in the hills of LA, not the Beverly hills hotel. If you want clean lines and perfect cleanliness, this is not the place. We have a maid clean before every stay but there is nature all around. Leaves fall, dust sneaks by and we are by no means OCD. STAY AND LEAVE FIVE STARS, no knit picking ;)
-There are 31 stairs from street to pathway to house, please note...there are stairs! (Some people tend to ignore that warning)
This house is hidden from view , safe and secluded, tucked behind another house.
-The house is on a hill, you park on the street, there are no parking restrictions.
-The bath is raised and it has been difficult for some elderly to maneuver and would be dangerous for children.
-The deck has been restored and is safe but it is also not even or perfect as it is built into a tree
-The very two words rustic and tree house must be heeded. There will be no refunds because the house was “too rustic for you"
-There is wildlife, skunks, possums, racoons, and birds and they will all try to come in if you leave the doors open. Just shoo them away, that's what I do :)
-AGAIN...There are indoor/OUTDOOR cats. They need to be fed. The food is provided.
-There are condiments aplenty in the fridge and oils and spices in the cupboard. We think of that as a courtesy and we think of you more like boarders in a BNB then random tenants. Please understand, it is not tainted, left over food. :)
-We highly recommend this house to writers, artists and musicians. It is eclectic and funky, very pretty and inspirational. The neighbors and neighborhood are awesome and quite hip. Bars and food a city block away...read on for more!

Hollywood Hills rustic tree house hide away;
This is a writers, artists dream stay. In the middle of LA and in the woods at the same time, you can focus on your craft and relax or go out on the town Hollywood style. It truly has all to offer. Built in 1927 it is full of rustic charms.

This is currently a whole house for rent, a room is possible for a discounted rate, can be rented in a roommate capacity. Please inquire if that is something you would like.

1 bed plus living room. Can sleep 3 One California king bed and one sofa.
fireplace, deck, views of Hollywood sign, the lake, Griffith observatory, mountains and the park.

Washer and dryer, fully stocked kitchen(this means full condiments and other generosities in the fridge when you arrive to make cooking easy), library, board games, toiletries, complimentary wine, claw foot tub with a ceiling of skylights, local wildlife, trees, a work desk, full bar in kitchen. We do not supply the alcohol :)
free cable and free wifi, flat screen in bedroom, older tv in living room.

All movie channels including HBO, showtime, etc...
no young children as it is a tree house, there are dangers.
garden, sitting area, patio, bbq, and wrap around deck with chaise lounges and panoramic views.

Walking distance to multiple restaurants, bars, grocery, starbucks, library, lake, ma and pa establishments.

There will be a refundable deposit required as the house is well stocked with entertainment and artwork. All things are inventoried and will be checked before and after your stay.

If you have questions, please feel free to ask. We will do all in our power to give you an unforgettable vacation.

We are local in the area and can be reached most times unless we are traveling too. Any needs including sight seeing advice and directions can be given upon arrival.

The owner owns a bar near by where you can receive 20% off drinks.

Guest access

The whole house, Wifi, kitchen, bath, living room, patio and main deck. whole house except for living room at night if it is being shared with someone. At night the curtain is drawn between front of house and back for a little more privacy for both parties. ;)

Interaction with guests

As often as needed unless out of town but usually a text away. Please be ok being alone and independent. There are times you will end up with the whole place as I travel too! ;)

Other things to note

Great music scene in SL, check local papers for shows and events. There's wine tasting a block away three times a week, lots of tourist attractions, baseball games, museums etc.


The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 10AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $20 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: $70
Security Deposit: $450
Weekend Price: $180 / night
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 4PM

no smoking indoor please.
It's been DRY! Use ashtrays in case of FIRE! DO NOT THROW CIGARETTE BUTTS!
no stealing, looting, mean spirited or grumpy people!:)

This is a 1 bedroom with den. There is also a couch in the living room and a air mattress.

There are cats on the premesis so usually no dogs, inquire if you have one!

There are NO REFUNDS for the rustic cabin like nature of the place! READ entire house description. This is a place in the woods in the middle of LA. A maid cleans every time but dust and cob webs can rapidly appear. Know that and don't take it if you are a person that wants perfect clean lines. We expect 5 stars for cleanliness based off the cabin nature, think glamping. If there's a problem, let us know. Do not leave a negative review.

just have fun and take care of our home. You will love it here! You are welcome to use anything that is here, cooking utensils, condiments, whatever but please, feel free to replenish or leave what you do not need.


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Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

101 Reviews


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Xincheng User Profile
March 2017
Pro:decoration,location Con:old house some doors dont have lock and some windows can easily blew open at night by wind Suitable for young couples.

Anthony User Profile
March 2017
We were looking for a vintage/rustic place and this was as expected and described in the listing, the place was awesome! We wanted an old place with charm and didn't mind the bugs and old age. The host at first was very responsive and very accommodating, the only problem we had was the bathroom light would not turn on and we tried contacting him and the number given at the home but we got a "number not excepting calls" voicemail, tried text and messaging but nothing until the night after we had already checked out. So we had to use the toilet in the dark...which was a bit annoying. Lamps in other rooms didn't have any bulbs at all, so don't expect much light at night. Other than that, it was great.

Cheryl User Profile
February 2017
We loved staying at this magical treehouse while on a work trip. It was great coming home after work to a glistening sunset on the deck, relaxing with a glass of wine, playing a board game, reading a book, or taking a bath. Thanks for the stay!

Keith User Profile
January 2017
This home is absolutely beautiful, peaceful, and comfortable! It just kind of takes you in and you feel right at home. One of the gems is the porch with a gorgeous view overlooking Silver Lake and beyond! Lots of great eclectic touches as well books, decor, etc. I appreciated how secluded it feels but yet is still close to all of the local shops and restaurants. Our host communicated well which made the details of parking and getting in and out of the home easy. Highly recommend a stay here.

Christina User Profile
January 2017
Overall great experience! The place is absolutely fabulous. Dino is extremely kind, informative and accommodating. I will definitely be back!

Jonathan User Profile
December 2016
The host canceled this reservation 5 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Amy User Profile
November 2016
Very beautiful location, I enjoyed spending time on the porch with a glass of wine overlooking the city. I definitely heard coyotes howling in the hills! The listing is very accurately described if you read thoroughly. All the linens and towels were new and cozy. Right down the street from the Whole Foods Outlet (365) if you want to do some cooking in the kitchen. Dino's communication was quick and booking and checking in was seamless.

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Dino User Profile

I'm an actor. I have been in California all my life. I grew up in the bay area..A bit of a wanderer, I have been in LA off and on for quite a few years. We love providing people with an enjoyable stay and any travel or local entertainment info you may need. As a bar owner, I am a natural host and can't wait for you to enjoy your stay and leave awesome reviews:) That said, I'm not always in town to host so, please, book only if you are happy to be independent as well.
Cheers

Response rate: 100%
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Response time: within a few hours