On a quiet walk street 1/2 block to the beach, this open, sunny & tastefully updated 2+1 beach cottage is a perfect hide-away from the urban lifestyle. Throughout, the original wood trim & floors are beautifully refinished. Open living areas afford a spacious feel ... French doors open to the peaceful garden. The family kitchen has stainless appliances + a breakfast nook. Recently remodeled, the bath features a claw foot tub, sit-in shower & beautiful built-in cabinetry. The home has central heat + each room has a fan lamp to circulate the wonderful beach air. Enclosed with high fences for privacy & security, the outdoor spaces include a large grassy yard below the front porch & a shared rear patio. There is garage parking for two cars & an equipped laundry room. The 2nd unit is above the garage. Will consider a dog. One-half block to the sand & two blocks to fine dining on Venice Blvd & Pacific Ave. Short walk to Venice Canals, Farmer's Market & Abbot Kinney Blvd.