The SpaceFrom the outside this doesn't look like much. Once you are inside however, the grandeur of the home is lovely. I recently bought this and have been working on the inside first. I will transform the outside as I can ....but for now it's not too attractive, sorry! My guys are working on the exterior as I write this. Gutters are being replaced, bars on 2nd floor have been removed and it will look nicer soon. The weather has also slowed things down. Guest AccessThe whole home-all 2200 sf is yours for enjoying. There is a guest house next to the property that is being worked on to get ready for a tenant. I apologize for the way things look outside, but this shouldn't disrupt anything you will be doing inside my home. Interaction with GuestsI live close by so I can be available if anything goes wrong. I am a new host, so trying to figure ways to make this a smooth process and I add things daily to make your stay enjoyable. In process of getting more beds, and accessorizing. If you forgot something let me know. If you need Olive oil or something to cook with while you are here, I can run it over. But I will stay out of your way and let you enjoy. The NeighborhoodThis location is very central and very Urban. It is 1 mile from USC campus. 5 miles from downtown Culver City. 4 miles from downtown LA, 7mi Hollywood Walk of Fame, LAX (9mi). The biggest benefit is the train stop X street. This isn't really a walk kind of neighborhood. You can't walk to bars or restaurants really. Bike? oh yes!The bike path goes along the train line right in front of the property. And rather than wait in long lines after games, you are close enough that you can walk home in comfy shoes. I see tons of people walking by after games.Uber and Lyft are great options too especially to downtown since it's so close.
Best options for food and drink and nightlife are Downtown LA. Take the train to LA Live....or go to Grand Central Market for fun vibe and great food.
You can get to Universal Studios (12mi) via the train (just xfer to redline downtown) The gas station on the corner at Western has a Vegan pastry shop on site. Some favorite restaurants nearby are Manas Indian on Vermont, and Revolutionario on Jefferson. Getting AroundThe expo train has made travel from here very convenient. It's convenient to LAX, walking distance to the Coliseum(a good walk though 1 mile ish), downtown LA, and the beach!
The station is across the street. To go west you will go to the station on the north side of the street. The 10 and 110 freeways are also very close as is LAX, Universal, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and even Santa Monica/Venice Beach. UBER & Lyft are great. Tell driver Expo is one way. Foshay School is a good landmark to let them know where you are. Other Things to NoteThere is a school across the street. At 8 am and 4 pm the traffic for pickup/dropoff is congested. (and Tuesdays at 1 to 1:30) I would steer clear of Harvard at those times. There is restricted parking and you have to read the signs.
During weekends and holiday breaks when school is out this will not bother you and parking will be plentiful day and night. There is also STREET CLEANING on Wed and Thurs afternoon from 1-3!!!! TICKETS ARE 78 DOLLARS!!!