View toward kitchenette from bed.Cabinets & drawers are well stocked
Private Guesthouse- Garden Bungalow -free parking
Private Guesthouse- Garden Bungalow -free parking


Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed


Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

Separate, quiet, guesthouse w/bath and kitchenette has a gated garden, a sunny deck & bubbling pond to enjoy. Ample, free, street parking. Private entrance
Adjacent: Mar Vista, & Venice,
This quaint, quiet space is in Santa Monica.

Santa Monica City tax / license #215414

The space

Queen sized bed
Quiet, bright and colorful Bungalow in beautiful garden.
Guesthouse in tranquil, garden setting shared with owners.
Your own private cottage, close to the beach w/ plenty of FREE PARKING.

OCCUPANCY:
24 check-in
Lots of natural light
Extremely safe area
Private entry through side gate and backyard garden
Help yourself to fresh lemons, oranges and grapefruit.
Queen Bed w/ optional down quilt
Wall-to-wall carpet
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

FREE Wifi
Power strips near bed & work table.
Ceiling fanW/ light and separate, standing "tower"fan
TV w/ ROKU has HBO, Showtime, Amazon, Netflix and much more.
CD player with radio
Luggage Rack
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 ponds 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 .

NEIGHBORHOOD
Stroll to groceries, deli, alcohol, and prepared food.
Also walk to: yoga, coffee, bank, burgers, bus stop, frozen yogurt, laundry, cafes, library.

BIKE :
One woman's bike (just ask)
and Breeze city bikes now available locally for hourly/daily rental

TRANSPORT:
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

FROM LAX:
Cabs are about $40 w/tip (6 miles north)
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.

Guest access

Private access through backyard, w/ large, sunny deck, padded Adirondack chairs, sound of bubbling pond near outdoor dining space. Fruit trees with lemon, oranges and grapefruit. NOTE: 5 steps up to property from street level.

Interaction with guests

WHAT YOU'LL HEAR FROM ME, "Hello and how can I help you? Do you need anything?" Never hesitate to ask/text for any help or referrals. We love to chat but, will always respect your privacy.

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.

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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Lockbox

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $50
Security Deposit: $100
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price: $135 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

• Check-in time is 3PM, but bags can be dropped early w/owner.
• Not child-friendly (3-12 years)
• No parties, events or filming
• Not suitable for pets
• No smoking
• Please wash your dishes

Quiet, respectful guest will share yard with owners.
Check-in outside normal hours is easily arranged.
Please no loud music, overnight guests, pets or smoking.
Also-NO filming requests at this time .
Entrance is to LEFT of main house and through side gate.
Rental is left unlocked with key inside.
Motion sensor lights will guide you in at any hour.
Please leave the space as you find it : )


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
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

191 Reviews


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Bettina User Profile
May 2017
Stayed at Dawn's again. Lovely and homely. She's very helpful and her cottage is a quick Uber ride to anywhere you need to be.

Bettina User Profile
May 2017
Great for a couple or if you're travelling on your own as I am.

Craig User Profile
May 2017
Excellent stay! The guest house was quiet, and exactly what I needed.

Alfred User Profile
April 2017
Dawn's AirBnB is so great that this was our second stay in 10 months. Enough said. It's a terrific little home in a beautiful neighborhood with ample, free on-street parking. Very central in that Uber trips to Santa Monica and Venice beaches are only $6 to $7. The stay is very private and Dawn will make sure that you have everything that you need. I would definitely stay again and recommend this AirBnB to my friends and family.

Matthew User Profile
April 2017
It was relaxing to stay in a quiet neighborhood in Santa Monica with a nice downhill walk to the beach!. The place had charm!

Pradip User Profile
April 2017
This place is in a good location as its only a short taxi ride to the beach. The kitchen is not very big and limits you with regards to cooking so small snacks are probably ideal but other than that it was ok.

Jessica User Profile
April 2017
Dawn's place is exactly as the other reviews say! We were really happy with the guest house, it was bright and comfortable and had everything you need. Thank you!

Santa Monica, California, United States · Joined in September 2010
Dawn User ProfileDawn is a superhost.

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.

Response rate: 100%
(last 10 contacts)
Response time: within an hour
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.