About This Listing
The separate guesthouse w/ full bath and kitchenette has a gated garden, a sunny deck & pond to enjoy. Also, free, ample, unrestricted, parking.
1.5 mi. from the beach. This quaint, quiet space is in Santa Monica.
Queen sized bed
Quiet, bright and colorful Bungalow,
Guesthouse in tranquil, garden setting shared with owners.
Your own private cottage, close to the beach w/ plenty of FREE PARKING.
Late check-in is no problem
Lots of natural light
Extremely safe area.
Private entry through side gate and backyard
Help yourself to fresh lemons, oranges and grapefruit.
Queen Bed w/ optional down quilt
Full bath with well stocked vanity & shower
There is a gas, wall heater.
Bath towels and hair dryer provided
Large work table/desk w/2 padded chairs
Power strips near bed & work table.
TV w/ digital antenna connects to most major, local channels
CD player with radio
Rocking chair and throw blanket
Lots of lighting options, lamps, etc.
Space heater for extra-cozy showers
No AC - as we are close enough to the beach.
Gated yard with trees, deck and pond shared with owners.
FREE Street parking.
Microwave/kitchenette area with sink,
sm. fridge (no freezer) and lots of dishes, utensils and a good chef's knife!
Electric kettle, toaster oven, french press coffee maker
Coffee, tea and sugar provided.
(No stove or oven. The cook-top in photos is NOT is use)
Large closet space with hangers provided
Iron/board and mini umbrella.
Beach chair, towels and cooler available on request.
No smoking anywhere on property .
Stroll to groceries, deli, alcohol, and prepared food.
Also walk to: yoga, coffee, bank, burgers, bus stop, frozen yogurt, laundry, cafes, library.
One woman's bike (just ask)
Location is close to both 10 Freeway & 405 Freeway
1.5 mi. to the beach
Near: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Malibu, Mar Vista, Palms, Playa Del Rey, Westwood, West LA, Brentwood, Culver City, Century City, Pacific Palisades, Venice and Santa Monica Beaches
Hollywood -12 miles
Disneyland - 40 miles
Cabs are about $40 w/tip (it is a 6 mile trip)
Shuttle costs about half that.
Big Blue Bus will take you here for $2.00.
E-mail me for directions.
Two weeks is max. stay. No monthly rates at this time
Write to me with any other questions.
Back yard, w/ large, sunny deck, padded Adirondack chairs, sound of bubbling pond near outdoor dining space. Fruit trees with lemon, oranges and grapefruit.
Interaction with Guests
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR FROM ME, "Hello and how can I help you? Do you need anything?" Never hesitate to ask. If you want to chat more... we love to but, will mostly leave you alone.
This is a safe, quiet Santa Monica neighborhood called Sunset Park. Easy walk to Ocean Park Blvd and all that you'll need. Most of the homes in the area are single family.
Many things are walking distance and a detailed map is provided in the unit. The Big Blue Bus (closest stop is #8 Bus at Fairview Library) is a safe, easy, inexpensive way to get around. And many visitors find it easy to connect with the larger LADOT municipal bus system and Metro trains. LAX is 6 miles to the south.
Other Things to Note
Many guests love to return each time they have work or travel or a family event that brings them to the area. My husband and I travel a great deal, so we stocked the amenities we like to see when we are away.
Quiet, respectful guest will share yard with owners.
Please no loud music, overnight guests, pets or smoking.
Entrance to detached, guesthouse is through side gate and back yard.
Motion sensor lights will guide you in at any hour.
Please leave the space as you find it.
Dawn and her husband greeted us and brought out umbrellas for the rare weather event of rain in Santa Monica. She gave us a cloth bag for grocery shopping because bags are not provided at supermarkets. Each day Dawn asked if we needed advice about restaurants or sites to visit, and special passes or discount coupons at some of them. Thanks, Dawn!
Great place to stay in Santa Monica.
Quiet, spacious and in a safe location.
Wonderful, quiet, well-kept neighborhood. Cute, well-appointed and comfortable bungalow situated in a beautifully landscaped backyard. The host was very welcoming and checked back frequently to make sure that we had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. The room had a very interesting library and the host provided directions and menus to the more popular area restaurants.
Dawn welcomed me to her lovely garden and guesthouse as I "checked in." She was kind, gracious, and checked in with me often to be sure I had all I needed. The cottage and gardens were beautiful, the bed very comfy, and the kitchenette very useful. It was clean, bright, and overall delightful. The neighborhood was beautiful, safe, and quiet despite being close to the airport. The location was about 2.5 miles from the beach and close to a lot of wonderful amenities. I will gladly stay in her cottage again!
About the Host, Dawn
Native Rhode Islander
Living in Santa Monica since 1989
Travel is a favorite focus.
Also cooking, entertaining, yoga & seeing live theatre
And hosting all my amazing Airbnb guests.
I am here if you'd like help "living like a local"
but otherwise will leave you in peace.
I do lots of Airbnb stays myself.
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