Santa Monica, Super Lovely And Garden!
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- Santa Monica, Super Lovely And Garden!Member ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 10First to ReviewOct 05, 2013
Beautifully appointed 1 bedroom, 1 bath, vacation rental upper; more a duplex than apartment, more the feel of a boutique hotel than just a rental. At the back of what many describe as a Secret Garden is this lovely upper unit. With Venetian plaster walls, hard wood floors, travertine in kitchen and bath, crown molding, recessed lighting, fresh, new linens, queen bed in bedroom, feather pillowed sofa for sleeping for one in living room (if necessary-not a pull-out) it's a hidden jewel. A perfect blend of yin and yang, masculine and feminine; a sunny, simple, sweet, uncluttered and quiet unit. Empty closets and chests for short term storage and full bath with tub. Two sided desk, WIFI, Apple TV, & Hulu Plus, garden views, super clean, plenty of charm all around!
But the masterpiece is the Tuscan inspired garden with over 500 flower blooming plants ranging from bougainvillea to sage, lavender, hydrangea and roses. Perfect for having garden company with local friends or family and then to retire to your own unit. Close enough to downtown to make it easy to walk, far enough away to give a sense of peace.
The garden is yours to explore and enjoy, athough the large table is wonderful, a smaller table is around the corner on a path to the left. Pick some thyme or rosemary for cooking!Recommended for:
Guest Reviews from Homeaway (4)
- Melissa B.Submitted: Nov 18, 2013 | Stayed: Nov 13, 2013
Wonderful stay at the beautiful Secret Garden!We had an amazing time staying here - the Tuscany garden area outside is gorgeous and very well manicured! The apartment itself was also nicely designed and very clean with the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in outside of my house! I was a... ...read more
- Zoe B.Submitted: Oct 18, 2013 | Stayed: Sep 19, 2013
Awesome...loved every minute!!!Cara's apartment is absolutely beautiful, the perfect place for a quiet and romantic getaway! It is at the back of a stunning central garden that can be accessed by guests. There is off street parking which is super convenient and the apartment ... ...read more
- AnonymousSubmitted: Oct 08, 2013 | Stayed: Sep 27, 2013
Excellent accommodation, beautiful gardens.Very peaceful accommodation. Within easy reach of shops, restaurants and walking distance to 3rd street and promenade. The apartments has a very welcoming feel to it and is fully equipped with all your needs. The host is extremely helpful. ...read more
- AnonymousSubmitted: Sep 21, 2013 | Stayed: Sep 10, 2012
Close to everything but quietOur stay there was perfect! It was recommended through mutual friends and we were so happy that we found it. It is perfectly close to everything without being on a main street or being directly downtown. Very quiet considering it is just 5 to 9 bl... ...read more
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