Cosy Cottage In Venice Compound #2

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We feel lucky to live on a compound of cottages in the middle of the best part of Venice Beach. It feels like community and we cannot think of a better place to live.


Spese di pulizia: 57€
Sconto settimanale: 10%


We feel lucky to live on a compound of cottages in the middle of the best part of Venice Beach. It feels like community and we cannot think of a better place to live.

The compound itself is made up of seven units, four of them 40’s cottages and two of those are now offered as vacation rentals. The owners, Allan, a Canadian film-maker and Chiyoko, a Japanese writer, live on the site and have created a way of living they are happy to share.

Each unit overlooks a small private sitting garden and larger communal gardens are nearby. Various tables and fire pits invite intimate or expansive al fresco dining. A Balinese daybed is for chilling or outdoor sleeping.

The compound was recently on the famous Venice House & Garden Tour and the local newspaper called it ‘most enticing’. Also it was used as a location for several films.

Vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors. Fully furnished for elegant living, the kitchen is equipped with an espresso machine, filtered water, martini glasses, etc. A queen sized bed, linens and towels are provided, free do-it-yourself laundry, free high speed internet and cable, free loan of bicycles, free fully enclosed parking for one car, DVD and book library and a breakfast bar. Friendly and arty neighbors. Well behaved animals are welcomed and can free safely.

The property is in the center of Venice’s semi-secret Oakwood area which has the highest number of artists per capita outside of NYC's Soho area. It is a neighborhood where locals have pride of place and greet each other as they walk, skate and bike around.

Local attractions are Gold’s flagship gym and across the street is . Dozens of yoga and Pilates studios are within stretching distance. Don’t miss what’s left of the canals which gave Venice its name. The brand new skateboarding park is next to the original Muscle Beach. Some say the biggest local attraction is the beach others say it’s the swarming bikini boardwalk next to it. Both are five blocks away. Oakwood is anchored by Abbot Kinney Boulevard (named after the visionary who built Venice as a summer get-away from Los Angeles.) This strip was recently called ‘the hippest street in America’ by GQ. The ‘next big thing’ is nearby Rose Avenue where healthy food and drink is the agenda.

Neighborhoods to the north are trendy Santa Monica, laid-back Malibu and rustic Topanga. To the east is Lincoln Boulevard with ‘the sexiest Whole Foods on planet earth” sez the LA Times. Also a plethora of pot shops and tattoo emporiums. To the south are Marina Del Ray for sailing and Culver City for galleries. The Santa Monica Freeway takes you downtown in 25 minutes and the Pacific Coast Highway can drop you at the airport in 15 minutes.

What else? Venice Love is a certain relaxed funkiness, it’s ten kinds of fruit trees, nine chimes, seven kinds of bamboo, six fountains, three fire pits, two BBQ grills and a brown hen who lays eggs. It’s all very Venice Beach so it’s not for everybody but it may be perfect for the right person.

Chat through Airbnb or call us directly with any questions.
Allan or Chiyoko 310 and 581 and 7951

The whole compound. Including three al fresco dinning areas beyond the tiny table on your individual patio. Feel free to carry one of our three portable fire pits to your area and build a fire. Plenty of wood. Same with the BBQ grills.

We live on the compound and so we are available for any concerns or travel or restaurant advice night and day.

Regole della casa
Non è consentito fumare
Potrebbe non essere sicuro o adatto a bambini sotto i 2 anni

No smoking at all in the cottages. In a corner of the common garden areas, we provide a 'smoker's corner' which is a comfortable alcove where smoking is permitted.

Dichiari inoltre di essere a conoscenza di
Cane(i), gatto(i) e altri animali vivono nella casa



Cancella fino a 7 giorni prima del viaggio e ricevi un rimborso del 50%, più i costi del servizio.

Dispositivi di sicurezza
Rilevatore di fumo
Rilevatore di monossido di carbonio

soggiorno minimo 3 notti

I dati sulla posizione esatta sono forniti dopo la conferma della prenotazione.

13 Recensioni

Profilo utente di Chrissy
Aprile 2017
I cannot recommend this place enough. Charming colorful clean space, perfect location, gracious and fun hosts and puppies everywhere! We will definitely be staying here again.

Profilo utente di Colleen
Marzo 2017
The host canceled this reservation 57 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Profilo utente di Stephanie
Marzo 2017
Allan and Chiyoko are lovely people and my sister and I loved staying at their place. The space is relaxing and peaceful while being only a short walk to Venice Beach. The neighborhood was quaint and it was close to shops and funky cafes. The apartment we stayed in was comfortable, and had everything we needed including beach towels, bikes, and a full functioning kitchen. If you want to stay in a hip location with easy access to Venice Beach and Abbot Kinney this is a perfect spot. We would definitely stay here again!

Profilo utente di Jackson
Marzo 2017
Allen was a great host. The place is so cozy. The bed is very comfortable and everything was just as described. There are numerous other neighbours and pets in the compound which made it fun. I would book again in an instant.

Profilo utente di Hanna
Novembre 2016
We had a great time at Allan and Chiyoko's place. We loved the cosy cottage and the compound was very charming and full with cute dogs. We had breakfast out in the sun every morning - amazing! We wished we could have stayed longer. Thanks for hosting us!

Profilo utente di Inge
Settembre 2016
Staying with Allan and Chiyoko was great! Very fun couple, beautiful cottage and garden, helpfull friends. They are openminded, dynamic people, easy to talk and hang out with. We had a great time in Venice, but Allan and Chiyoko made it special!

Profilo utente di Eileen
Settembre 2016
After a summer of all work and horrible heat in NYC, Allan and Chiyoko's place was a slice of heaven. The compound is a serene, peaceful place filled with plants and fountains. Our cottage was exactly as described and spotlessly clean. The bed was wonderful and we left the windows and door open to enjoy the breeze. Allan and Chiyoko are lovely (generous, available and helpful) and have two dogs, Kirby and Hope, who often came by for a visit. The area is perfect with Venice Beach about five blocks away and easy access to a grocery store and great restaurants. This is the best experience we've had with an Airbnb rental and would stay there again and again.

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California, Stati Uniti · Membro dal Aprile 2011
Profilo utente di Allan

One bedroom cottage in a secluded garden compound of friendly, arty, Venice types.

Vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, free bikes, boards, cable, wifi, laundry machines, gated parking for one car. Pets are warmly welcomed and roam safely behind the fence.

Recently highlighted on the Venice House & Garden Tour. Two fire pits, six fountains, seven kinds of bamboo, dogs running, chicken scratching…
we think it's perfect for a certain kind of person.

$130/day (minimum 5 days). $830/week, $3,500/month, $60 maid deposit.

Any questions try calling us 310 and 581 and 7951.

Chiyoko was born in Tokyo and was an editor and journalist. She was the US correspondent for a major Japanese music magazine. She is now into healthy cooking, pottery, blogging and gardening.

Allan was born in a small town in Quebec north of Montreal. He dropped out of McGill to travel the world, ended up writing and directing movies first in NYC and then in LA.

Allan's top influential movies are Husbands, Nashville, 400 Blows. All time fave is Performance.

Chiyoko's top five movies are Taxidriver, Moulin Rouge, Little Miss Sunshine, Roman Holiday and Dazed And Confused. Scariest is Midnight Express.

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