This spacious Lake Balboa studio is the perfect base from which to explore Southern California. The shared backyard oasis includes an outdoor kitchen and plenty of seating. You’re just 20 miles from Hollywood, and Santa Monica. Sleeps 3.
ABOUT THE STUDIO
This studio is perfect for a family of 4. If you have a larger group, all 3 units on the property can be rented together, making this a great place to host family or friend reunions.
You will enter this unique property through the bathroom, which includes a tub/shower combo.
After a busy day of sightseeing, there’s space for everyone to relax in the seating area with love seat, chair, and ottoman. Compare notes on the movie stars you spotted on Rodeo Drive. Or watch them on the 40” flat-screen TV.
Come mealtime, this studio offers the convenience of a kitchen with a hot plate, microwave, mini refrigerator with a separate freezer, plus all the cutlery and dishes you need to prepare and eat meals at home. There’s also a coffeemaker for your morning brew.
This studio has a queen bed for adults and a twin bed for children or teens.
After you’ve explored the interiors, drop your bags and head outside to the shared backyard oasis. A garden bed borders the back wall and trees offer plenty of shade on hot days.
In the corner, you’ll find an outdoor kitchen with sink, gas burner, and grill with side burner for preparing steaks, burgers, and veggies. Gather your group at one of the many tables and enjoy an al fresco meal.
With an access key, you can do laundry in the shared facility with a full washer and dryer.
This unit is located a mile from Balboa Lake. Spend the day biking, hiking, or fishing. Or head offer to Balboa Golf Course to practice your swing.
Adventurers will want to explore the mountains and beaches at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (20-minute drive), or one of the many other wildlife areas nearby.
Head to Santa Monica and relax on the iconic beach with mountain views. Or take the kids to the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium (30 minutes). From there, you can roll down the windows and go for a drive along the Pacific Coast Highway.
If you dream of Hollywood, you’re just 25 minutes from catching all the photo-worthy spots. Check out the Hollywood sign and the Griffith Observatory, featured in the film Rebel Without a Cause.
In Los Angeles, find the names of your favorite stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. For the kids, Disneyland is an hour by car and Universal Studios is just 20 minutes away.
When you return home, hungry after a day of adventures, head up to the intersection of Balboa Drive and Sherman Way, where you’ll find an array of dining options including Mariscos Puerto Angel for Mexican-style seafood and LeBlanc for Mediterranean dishes.
THE TURNKEY ADVANTAGE
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