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Luxury & Location! My Large Craftsman Loft. Legal/Licensed for Short Term Stays

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,299 sq ft
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 5 - 31 nights

Overview

About the property

2 BD, 1 BA XL Craftsman Loft Location in Santa Monica! 5 Star/1st Class

Santa Monica Business License numbers:

#215406 - Home Sharing/Short Term Rental

#214812 - Rental of Residential Units

I have a private, quiet & elegantly furnished luxurious guest/suite. It is large, loft like and as comfortable as home. It is a perfect spot for everything you need and anywhere you want to go in Santa Monica. It a safe, quiet and in very convenient area. And my place is licensed by the city for short term rentals (which are otherwise not legal in Santa Monica) and I comply with all local laws.

One recent guest, best described it as... "it feels like being at a hotel but also at a friend's or family's house". Another experienced VRBO'er shared..."it was better than expected and the nicest we ever stayed in...it had everything we needed to be comfortable"!

Walk to everything - no need for a car -- Great restaurants, Beach, The Santa Monica Pier, The Promenade, 3rd Street, Venice, Main Street, Farmers Markets, "locals only" new Wilshire Boulevard great restaurant options, Montana Blvd., Broad Theatre/Stage, UCLA Hospital - Everything is easy by walking, biking or taking an UBER/Taxi or Bus!....

Enjoy the best beach city in the world - We make it easy, fun and relaxing by providing:

Local tips/suggestions better than any concierge ("which makes sense as the fancy hotels' concierges don't live here" per a recent guest!), Bikes, beach towels/bags & even Tommy Bahama backpack Beach chairs with built in coolers and a place to come back to and feel totally comfortable! Sit in front of the fireplace and warm up from a day at the beach! Then get spoiled with Luxury linens/towels, fresh Egyptian cotton robes, toothbrushes/toothpaste and all the necessary toiletries AND a housekeeper 1X week, memory foam beds, central air/heat, fans, Grohe Rainshower & Handheld, Nest Thermostat & Nest Protect Smoke & CO2 protectors, gourmet Kitchen-Aid BBQ with Infrared, Keurig coffee maker, iron/ironing board, business center with Brother multifunction printer, stationary/office supplies welcome amenities and more!

Everything you need to feel like home - because it is! There is a wonderful library of Novels and "Coffee Table" Books, board & card games (Monopoly, Jenga or Uno anyone?!) for when you get bored of whatever is on DirecTV, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime or NFL Ticket on the suite's large flatcreen TVs!

Santa Monica Home Sharing Business License #215406. Here is the link to the City website: http://www.smgov.net/departments/finance/buslic/lookup/

All rates less than 31 days are subject to local taxes, a $199 cleaning fee per stay and for each week here, a $500 security deposit, and the purchase of the $5,000 VRBO sponsored insurance policy, current premium = $99, Local taxes are an additional 14%. Please contact me for a accurate quote for the dates you need. All rates are subject to change until booked.

Once we communicate I will provide other information and even schedule a FaceTime video tour if you wish!

Read the reviews - they are all real. Some guests have volunteered to be a reference and speak to anyone consider staying here. You may contact me via e-mail - provide a telephone number and I will contact you.

More Details

Owner
Scott
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

What makes this guest house unique

I have a license to rent short term and long term. This is a requirement in Santa Monica. While not the lowest cost, I provide the best amenities and a value for the money that few else can deliver. Read the reviews! They are objective and real and all 5 star. If you are like me, I am picky about where I would stay and maintain that standard for my guests!

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation guest house rental in Mid-City, California

Property Type:
  • guest house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1299 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • A parking permit is provided for readily available street parking. In addition, I have shared parking available on my property if needed.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Large Space with Cedar Wood Floors, Large Tub with Rain Shower and Hand Held Shower Head. Towels, Robes, Soap, Shampoo, Toothpaste, Toilet Paper, Hairdryer and other toiletries provided to guests
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Sleep Science Memory Foam Full Size Mattress, Love Seat with single sleeper. Walk in closet and cabinet and drawer storage.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Luxury & Location! My Large Craftsman Loft. Legal/Licensed for Short Term Stays
average rating of 4.984127 based on 63 reviews
5

Fantastic location and exceptional hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four spent four nights here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Scott was a great host and the quiet location was nearby to great dining, shopping and local amenities. We used the bikes everyday and our kids really enjoyed interacting with the hosts' dogs. The carparking options were really handy and the special little touches and tastes of local specialties provided by Scott were a real treat. We will definitely come back here on our next visit to Santa Monica and highly recommend this property to anyone looking for space and comfort

  • Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great California getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great location - not far from promenade, beach, or access to highways. Hosts could not have been more helpful; and loved the restaurants they recommended. (My teenagers still say in-n-out is better than HiHo, sorry) Thanks again!

  • Submitted: 8-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spoiled in Santa Monica!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Scott and Randi's. The location was wonderful, parking was easy, there were bikes and scooters to use, and we found delicious treats on our doorstep. We would return in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time using Home Away, and the experience was perfect! We had a wonderful time staying at Scott and Randi’s property. Their home is lovely - warm and welcoming with just the right amount of personal touches. The pictures that are on the Home Away site are definitely accurate and the home is even nicer in person because all the furniture is super comfortable. The property is also super clean.

Scott is a wonderful and gracious host who is happy to provide great suggestions - and there is a fantastic reference sheet that lays out all sorts of recommendations – we tried many and enjoyed them all. They've really thought of everything, from bathrobes to extra toothbrushes to bicycles to reading glasses to wine - and a bowl of delicious fruit and the daily treats others have mentioned. The strawberries were amazing. Too many thoughtful touches to name them all!

The street is quiet and peaceful but minutes away from great places to eat and shop in Santa Monica – it’s a very walkable location. There is plenty of on street parking (with a pass that Scott leaves) and if that is full there is off street parking (but we always found a spot on the street). Scott also notes on his site (under “see more about Scott” and in the pictures) that his place is fully licensed for short and long term rentals.

The kitchen is really well laid out and stocked with cooking essentials, condiments and spices and there are markets in easy walking distance. We were happy to have such a functional kitchen since we wanted the option of cooking at home as well as eating out.

For those that have to stay 'plugged in' I should note that the internet works really well; even when 5 of us were logged in we had great speed.

We would definitely stay at Scott and Randi’s for future trips to Santa Monica!

  • Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough good things about this property. We absolutely loved our stay in Santa Monica. Scott is a very hospitable host and made us feel very welcome, we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: 20-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great spacious apartment in brilliant location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this apartment. Scott and Randi were great hosts and couldn't have been more welcoming. The apartment was spacious and comfortable, although the kitchen was a bit small for catering for a number of guests. However, there was an excellent gas barbecue in the garden where we had use of a table with 6 chairs. We sat out for breakfast and evening drinks every day. The location was great for us as we could walk wherever we needed to go, including 3rd Street Promenade and various restaurants. We would definitely come again.

  • Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
12.5 Miles
LAX
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
JP's Sports Bar, The Misfit & Many More
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Train to Culver City/Downtown etc. (coming 2016)
Nearest Motorway
0.6 Miles
I 10 Santa Monica Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Many
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Santa Monica Beaches
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation guest house rental in Mid-City, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer special
Jul 13 2018 - Jul 20 2018
7 night minimum stay
C$509
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$64 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
Aug 6 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
C$509
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$64 per night, per additional guest
 
AFI Week
Oct 31 2018 - Nov 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
C$637
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$64 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Holiday '18
Dec 21 2018 - Dec 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
C$541
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$64 per night, per additional guest
 
'19 Early Book Special No Tax!
Jan 1 2019 - Mar 31 2019
31 night minimum stay
C$10,208
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$38 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
C$420
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$64 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$126.33
Refundable Damage Deposit C$638.05
Cleaning Fee Every 2 wks C$253.94 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%

Stays of 31+ nights require a signed single tenant lodger lease agreement under the California Civil Code. Local Taxes are not collected for stays of 31+ nights. Other fees apply. Any and all bookings require that a copy of government issued photo identification be provided prior to and at arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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