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Enchanting Cottage Near Beach with Free Bikes!

The Cottage's sunny and fully-stocked kitchen, with garden patio
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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14 reviews
The Cottage's sunny and fully-stocked kitchen, with garden patio
Our queen-size and very comfortable Temperpedic bed, and adjoining closet
Bathroom with rounded shower, heat lamp and skylight (unseen here)
Our Cottage sitting area with tiled dining/writing table
A perfect spot for reading, snoozing -- or watching oranges drop from the tree
Our backyard patio & garden is framed by fountains and fruit trees
Side view of Cottage's sleeping area
Plenty of counter space for groceries from the farmer's markets (or for writing that novel)
The birds get their own cottage, too
Our Italian fountain & bougainvillea are a hit with the hummingbirds
Flower boxes brighten the day!
Our lion's head fountain is an exact copy of one from Tuscany
The front of our California Craftsman home on Beethoven Street
The Cottage's surroundings are draped in green
Our backyard, from the top floor of the main house
Flowers adorn much of our grounds
World-famous Venice Canals are just 5 minutes away
Ride our free bikes to nearby Venice Beach
...Or rent even more bikes on the Venice boardwalk
Don't miss the Santa Monica Promenade, just mnutes by car
Top-flight boutiques and cafes await on Abbott Kinney, down the street
Hop down ourt street to enjoy sunset on the beach
The peerless Santa Monica Pier
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Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Santa Monica, California
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This delightful, furnished & light-filled studio cottage sleeps 2-3 & is perfect as a quiet vacation hideaway. French doors open onto a charming backyard patio & gardens with fountains, framed by lemon and orange trees.

The cottage offers a full kitchen with all utensils, glasses and cookware, as well as a large refrigerator, a gas range and oven, and new over-the-counter microwave stove. Ingenious use of space allows you to use the tiled counter top area as a computer/work space -- there is plenty of storage and shelves underneath -- and as a dining area, as well as an extra counter space for preparing your groceries from the nearby Santa Monica, Venice and Mar Vista farmer's markets.

The apartment comes with central heating, cable TV (]including all premium mov...
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About the Owner, James U
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 55 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #FKN2309043 by: FlipKey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in November 2016

We were absolutely delighted by this charming Cottage, like something out of a storybook.  James was so helpful and always available for us, and best of all we could bike to the beach area which is just five minutes away. Though the beach area traffic gets very busy in the Santa Monica area, parking at the Cottage is easy and we could walk to a couple of very popular eateries, we especially like the Pitfire...

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George B
Karvina, Czech Republic
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2015 for a stay in December 2015
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people found this review helpful

The moment we walked in we knew we were “home” — this cottage is really cute and bright, with a great patio that looks out onto a garden with a lovely fountain. Quiet and perfectly appointed and maintained. You can imagine yourself in a cottage in Europe, and James made us feel completely at home and welcomed. Loved his advice for adventures in the neighborhood. Loved the bottle of wine that greeted us. Loved the...

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Michael M
Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Once again we stayed at this charming and peaceful cottage on one of our many visits to the beach area. James was SO helpful and we couldn’t have been happier to be welcomed again by him when we arrived (exhausted!) at our ‘home away from home’. Clean and spotless as usual, filled with interesting books and decorated with consummate taste (James is obviously a world traveler). We uncorked the a very good bottle of red...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 2 nights
$150
Dec 15, 2016 -
Jan 2, 2017
Christmas & New Year's
2 nights
$165
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $75 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A $200 security deposit is required to reserve Beethoven's Cottage, fully refundable within 5 days of checkout. All rates are for up to 2 guests. $20/night for each additional guest, maximum 3 guests. There is a $65 cleaning fee. We accept Paypal (through which you may also use credit cards), personal or business checks (from U.S. bank accounts only), cash, FOREX wire transfers (for overseas guests), or travelers checks. All taxes are included. There is a 2-night minimum stay. No smoking and no pets please. Unfortunately we cannot offer any deposit refunds once a booking is made. We strongly suggest clients procure travel insurance before booking, such as from InsureMyTrip or Travel Guard, in order to avoid any cancellation fees. Call us up and inquire about our special deals.
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: We are only 10-15 minutes by car to LAX airport: 5.0 mi
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 1.0 mi.
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