Superb Craftsman Home in Santa Monica/Venice Beach

Our spacious Craftsman living room, with dining room beyond
Our spacious Craftsman living room, with dining room beyondDining room with French doors and antique sideboard (views towards backyard)Our sunny and full kitchen looks out onto our backyard gardens and fruit treesEnjoy breakfast in our dine-in kitchen (view toward dining room)The master bedroom with ensuite full bathMaster bedroom folding-door closetThe Italian-tiled master bath, with shower and jacuzzi tubOur historic California Craftsman home on Beethoven StreetRelax on our front porch, then hop the bus to the beach on our cornerA corner of our backyard, with lemon and orange trees, fountains and gardensUnder our lemon tree -- a perfect place to gather for drinks and conversationThe guest bedroom, with reading cornerThe guest bathroom with shower and tub is also Italian tiledOur living room w/ wide-screen HDTV, queen sofabed & book library (unseen here)Our love seat and writing desk with high speed internet and Wi-FiOur love seat next to the dining room, with backyard beyondPick a few lemons and relax in our backyard with some homemade lemonadeLemons and morning glories frame the Retreat\'s kitchen windowsOur four bubbling fountains are a hit with the hummingbirdsThe backyard is in bloom nearly year-roundLanterns and flower boxes are just a few of the backyard landscaping touchesThe delightful Venice Canals are just 5 minutes awayThe nearby Santa Monica Promenade is always bustlingThe world-famous Santa Monica BeachThe Venice Boardwalk attracts visitors from all over the worldA show-stopper on the Venice BoardwalkSurf city, yes, but you won't need to rent bikes -- we have offer them for free!Abbott Kinney Street, the boutique-and-cafe heart of the beach areaSunset throws a delightful curve towards the ocean of Venice BeachThe shores of the Pacific are just a five-minute hop down our cross streetThe peerless Santa Monica pier......and its seaside amusement park

From $243 / night

3971 Beethoven Street, Santa Monica, CA 90066
Superb Craftsman Home in Santa Monica/Venice Beach
2 bedrooms
7 guests
Varies min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 7
Type: Home
Per night: $260 - $290
Per week: $1,700 - $1,900
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Santa Monica vacation home rental
OUR HOME: Our fully furnished 2-bdr, 2-bath 'Beethoven's Retreat' vacation rental accommodates up to 7 guests and is the ideal vacation home for a corporate traveller, couple, family or business group. This 1300 sq-ft gem has been a 'top pick' on several vacation rental websites and is decorated with an eye for historical detail, with hardwood floors throughout. Situated on the lower floor of our historic California Craftsman duplex, its airy layout features 2 large bedrooms (one with skylights & loft), each with their own beautifully tiled bathroom (main bath has a Jacuzzi tub) and plenty of closet space. High-speed internet (6 megabyte speed!) with Wi-Fi and premium cable TV with a 42-inch screen are included. The home also has central heating and air conditioning. Our large living room leads into our adjoining dining room (seats up to 8) and to a full sunny kitchen with all amenities (stove-top range, broiler, microwave, large refrigerator, dishwasher, disposal, and breakfast table) looking out onto our backyard garden with lemon and orange trees.

OUR BACKYARD: The Retreat has its own terra-cotta patio framed by colorful bougainvillea and our beautifully green and flowering backyard gardens with fountains and fruit trees (a real hit with the hummingbirds!). After a day of sightseeing you can relax on the back patio, pick a few lemons from our tress and make our own 'secret recipe' lemonade for a delicious salute to your day. Or, rustle up dinner on our charcoal barbecue, with all supplies provided. We also offer a laundry cabina in the backyard, with washer and dryer and complementary detergent and softener.

OUR NEIGHBORHOOD: Our lovely street and neighborhood is far less congested and noisy than properties right on the beach -- and you don't have to spend 20 minutes hunting for a space to park (as you do by the beach) -- WE OFFER FREE RESERVED OFF-STREET PARKING as well asCOMPLIMENTARY BIKES to ride to the ocean or explore the neighborhood. The BUS TO THE BEACH stops right at the corner, just steps from your door.

We are just minutes from Venice and Santa Monica Beaches and the famous Venice Canals, which are directly down our street. Venice Beach is a 20 minute walk, 10 minutes by bike. Cinemas, cares, shopping and freeways all within 5 minutes. The Santa Monica Pier and Promenade is only 9 minutes by car.

James Ulmer

Area Information
HOURS OF FUN IS JUST MINUTES AWAY! We're located on a treed residential street in the area of Mar Vista where Santa Monica, Venice and Marina del Rey all meet...

From our lovely 2-bedroom home it's just 5 minutes to the freeways, 6 minutes to the famous Venice Beach and Venice Canals, and 9 minutes to the Santa Monica Pier and Santa Monica Promenade.

Top-flight restaurants, cinemas, supermarkets, golf course, parks and the Abbott Kinney antique shops are only 4-minutes away.

And if you drive down our cross street (passing a convenient supermarket and Costco shopping center) you'll arrive at the fabulous beaches of Santa Monica and Venice in less time than it takes to stroll around the block.

Other activities: shopping, theatre-going, concerts, boating, parasailing, shelling, wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa, horseback riding,

Golf: The gorgeous Penmar Golf Club is just a half-mile down our street.We are just minutes from Venice and Santa Monica Beaches and the famous Venice Canals, which are directly down our street. Venice Beach is a 20 minute walk, 10 minutes by bike. Cinemas, cares, shopping and freeways all within 5 minutes. The Santa Monica Pier and Promenade is only 9 minutes by car.

About the owner

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Jan 05 2017 May 14 2017 $260 $260 $1,700 - 2 Nights
May 15 2017 Sep 14 2017 $290 $290 $1,900 - 3 Nights
May 15 2017 Sep 14 2017 $290 $290 $1,900 - 3 Nights
Sep 15 2017 Nov 22 2017 $260 $260 $1,700 - 2 Nights
Sep 15 2017 Nov 23 2017 $260 $260 $1,700 - 2 Nights
Nov 23 2017 Nov 29 2017 $290 $290 $1,900 - 3 Nights
Nov 24 2017 Nov 30 2017 $290 $290 $1,900 - 3 Nights
Nov 30 2017 Dec 15 2017 $260 $260 $1,700 - 2 Nights
Dec 01 2017 Dec 15 2017 $260 $260 $1,700 - 2 Nights
Dec 16 2017 Jan 04 2018 $290 $290 $1,900 - 3 Nights
Dec 16 2017 Jan 03 2018 $290 $290 $1,900 - 3 Nights
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Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Deposits: There is a $500 security deposit required to book the Retreat, fully refundable within 5 days of check-out. Unfortunately we cannot offer any deposit refunds once a booking is made. We strongly suggest clients procure travel insurance before traveling (such as Travel Guard or InsureMyTrip) in order to avoid any cancelation fees.
Payment Options: American Express, Discover, Mastercard, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: Rates are good for up to 4 guests. There is a $25/night charge for each additional guest. We accept Paypal (through which you may also use credit cards), personal or business checks (from U.S. bank accounts only), FOREX wire transfers (for overseas guests), or travelers checks.
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