Silver Lake Shangri-LA Retreat

House - Entire home/apt · Larissa Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90026, United States

The word Shangri-La evokes the imagery of the exoticism of the Orient, created as an idyllic, sacred place of refuge for Buddhists during times of strife. A happy land, isolated from the outside world. This best describes my house, situated on the corner of - translated - relax and laugh.

Spanish style oasis with beautiful views, lots of light, and located just steps away from the coolest restaurants, shops, and the biggest booming arts scene LA has to offer.

Silverlake wins Best Hipster Neighborhood in US, says Forbes.

Farmer's Market on Saturday and Tuesday is a stone's throw away. Ten minutes from Downtown, blocks away from the 101, 10 and 110, as well as the 2 and 5 freeways. A five minute walk to Intelligentsia - the best coffee in LA, or Tropical, also serving up a mean cup of coffee along with the best egg & avocado croissant sandwiches you could ever ask for.

My home is a two bedroom, with:
- high speed internet
- spacious, comfortable living area with working marble fireplace
- large eat-in kitchen with all cooking tools you'll need, gas stove, espresso machine, top of the line juicer!
- a Balinese cabana set in a tropical enclave, Moroccan lamps, beautiful and comfortable cushions, dark wood furniture, outdoor speakers, alluring privacy
- laundry
- high on a hill, away from the noise of Sunset Blvd, but close enough to walk to it in minutes
- soft sheets, plush towels
- Beautiful, serene, and so peaceful.

MASTER ROOM: Queen size Tempur-Pedic mattress, set in the back of the house, quiet, dark, one of the best night's sleep you'll have in a long time.

GUEST ROOM/OFFICE: Indian carved Jhulla day bed sleeps 2, large wooden desk, all day sunshine, two large closets.

EXTRA PEOPLE: The L-shaped sofa in the living area sleeps 2 comfortably.

Expect to have a quiet, relaxed stay in a truly beautiful and harmonious space. I love my home, and I think you will too. Enjoy yourself!!

The Space

The word Shangri-La evokes the imagery of the exoticism of the Orient, created as an idyllic, sacred place of refuge for Buddhists during times of strife. A happy land, isolated from the outside world. This best describes my house, situated on the corner of - translated - relax and laugh.

Spanish style oasis with beautiful views, lots of light, and located just steps away from the coolest restaurants, shops, and the biggest booming arts scene LA has to offer.

Silverlake wins Best Hipster Neighborhood in US, says Forbes.

Farmer's Market on Saturday and Tuesday is a stone's throw away. Ten minutes from Downtown, blocks away from the 101, 10 and 110, as well as the 2 and 5 freeways. A five minute walk to Intelligentsia - the best coffee in LA, or Tropical, also serving up a mean cup of coffee along with the best egg & avocado croissant sandwiches you could ever ask for.

My home is a two bedroom, with:
- high speed internet
- spacious, comfortable living area with working marble fireplace
- large eat-in kitchen with all cooking tools you'll need, gas stove, espresso machine, top of the line juicer!
- a Balinese cabana set in a tropical enclave, Moroccan lamps, beautiful and comfortable cushions, dark wood furniture, outdoor speakers, alluring privacy
- laundry
- high on a hill, away from the noise of Sunset Blvd, but close enough to walk to it in minutes
- soft sheets, plush towels
- Beautiful, serene, and so peaceful.

MASTER ROOM: Queen size Tempur-Pedic mattress, set in the back of the house, quiet, dark, one of the best night's sleep you'll have in a long time.

GUEST ROOM/OFFICE: Indian carved Jhulla day bed sleeps 2, large wooden desk, all day sunshine, two large closets.

EXTRA PEOPLE: The L-shaped sofa in the living area sleeps 2 comfortably.

Expect to have a quiet, relaxed stay in a truly beautiful and harmonious space. I love my home, and I think you will too. Enjoy yourself!!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $25 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Price: $1500 /week
Monthly Price: $4500 /month
Security Deposit: $300
Cleaning Fee: $100
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

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  • really beautiful place. alethea was a superb host too. great experience all round.

    January 2014
  • We had a lovely, restful stay at Alethea's home. She was great, easy to deal with, attentive but not intrusive. What a great place and location!

    December 2013
  • Silver Lake Shangri-LA was a lovely abode for our LA weekend. I rented two apartments walking distance from each other in Silver Lake for a big group of friends. I didn't stay at Shangri-LA, but spent plenty of time there, as noise for the neighbors was not a concern, and there is a lovely cabana on the back patio for hanging out. The pictures don't do the cabana justice.

    Althea was awesome - super positive and helpful. She met my friends when they arrive and showed them the ropes (working the stereo, the water filter, etc) and checked in in the morning to make sure every one was taken care of.

    August 2013
    Alethea
    Response from Alethea:

    Loved having you! What a great crew!!!

  • Place was great and Alethea was super easy to coordinate with.

    August 2013
  • Alethea's place was perfect for a birthday weekend in the city! She is a very laid back person and was very easy to deal with. Her home is centrally located and has awesome views. The gazebo in the back was a great place to relax. I would recommend her place to anyone looking to stay in Silverlake and experience that side of LA :)

    August 2013
  • Aletheas place was amazing, we never wanted to leave! First of all, it is walking distance to the bars/cafes/shops in both Echo Park and Silverlake and just at the bottom of the road there are an array of eating places (Dusty's do great breakfasts!) And the place itself is lovely with a beautiful garden cabana which has the ability to suck you in with comfort and makes it very difficult to ever leave the garden! Alethea was very helpful and friendly whenever we needed to ask any questions or anything and a generally brilliant host. It was clean and had everything we needed. Couldn't reccomend staying in Alethea's Shangri La Retreat more! It was perfect.

    August 2013
    Alethea
    Response from Alethea:

    Sophie, it was a pleasure having you! Thank you for your kind words. You're such a gem!!!

  • This was a dream house for my Mom, Sister and I who hadn't shared a house together in 20 years. We loved the close proximity to awesometown while being able to escape into the hills for peace and tranquility. This property is magical, an extension of the gracious and tasteful host. I wish I actually lived there.

    April 2013
  • Very much enjoyed the stay. Great place and location. Alethea is awesome.

    February 2013
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    February 2013
  • We thought the house was very charming, full of eclectic decorative accents, and a cozy gazebo. Alethea, we had a wonderful New Year's weekend at your home. Thank you and good luck!

    January 2013
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I am a writer from New York, who is happy to now call LA my home. I've had extensive experience in hospitality - I managed an upscale hotel in East Hampton, NY, preparing rooms, taking reservations, and maintaining the grounds. I've traveled the world and collected many wonderful experiences along the way. I'm passionate about life and take pride in having friendships that span 20 + years. I cherish my beautiful family as they have taught me so many invaluable lessons that carry me through my every day. It would be an honor to have you stay in my beautiful home. I look forward to meeting you.
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