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People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms 2 baths

Do you need a place to get away to but still be near it all?

Whether you need a home to stay in for a weekend getaway or even want to visit family and friends in the south bay, you will love to stay at “”Our Family Get-a-way” This short term rental is more than a house, it’s a home. Our family has lived here for over thirty years and made friends with our wonderful neighbors on this quiet, residential street, which is walking distance from parks, a supermarket, and just a short distance from the beach. It is a perfect place to relax and enjoy a vacation, or to just live in a “home.” This house is very comfortable with a much updated large kitchen, and a very beautiful backyard. The home comes with Wifi, DVD player, WII, 5 TV’s, great family room ”Pub” and free telephone service. The home is in south Torrance near all the South Bay cities: Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Palos Verdes. There is a barbecue grill and all the things your family will enjoy: Darts, bumper pool, Large screen T.V. and with all the amenities you’d expect: It has an subzero refrigerator, brand new kitchen aide dish washer, a thermador double oven, brand new thermador 6 burner gas stove top.

If you are in town on business, why bother with a corporate apartment? Stay in a comfortable place with everything you need. Come home to Our Family Get a Way.

This house is available for short-term housing accommodations and as corporate housing. It is a single family home tailored for business travelers, short-term business assignments, consultants, project managers, relocations, real estate transition, extended family, vacation stays, traveling nurses, military relocation, professional athletes, insurance housing for displaced home owners, corporate retreats, corporate getaways and other travelers.

More Details

Owner
Sheri Hester
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About Sheri Hester

Sheri is a retired teacher and owns a tutoring business in Torrance. Gene is now fully retired, his hobby is working in the garden Why cram your family into expensive hotels when you can stay in a comfortable unit with all the comforts of home! Totally furnished with everything you need, linens, towels, 5 flat screen TV's, comfy beds brand new front loading washer, dryer and a fully stocked kitchen (pots & pans, dishes) with new appliances and a new charcoal/propane BBQ in your own secluded back yard with small fire pit and heaters

Sheri Hester purchased this house in 1983

What makes this house unique

Testimonial::::I also thought if you would like to use any of our e-mails or thank you's for the vacation rental site you are certainly welcome to do so. Some of the people on the different sites added reviews from their guest book. I know I read an awful lot of the reviews when I was looking for a house it seemed different people commented on different things, all very helpful.. know that your house worked out great for Al's elderly parents and their special needs, that was a real plus. The crib and porta crib on different floors were perfect for my precious 2 week old grandson. Your extra tables and chairs in the garage certainly made serving and extra seating easy. Thanks again so much.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Testimonial::::I also thought if you would like to use any of our e-mails or thankyou's for the vacation rental site you are certainly welcome to do so. Some of the people on the different sites added reviews from their guest book. I know I read an awful lot of the reviews when I was looking for a house it seemed different people commented on different things, all very helpful.. know that your house worked out great for Al's elderly parents and their special needs, that was a real plus. The crib and porta crib on different floors were perfect for my precious 2 week old grandson. Your extra tables and chairs in the garage certainly made serving and extra seating easy. Thanks again so much.
Jun 2009
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Southwood in Torrance

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) This is in the master bedroom and the guest room, very comfortable and new mattress
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A gorgeous family oriented home a mile and a half from beach

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.851852 based on 28 reviews
Harleysville
5

Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at the Hester's House. Beautiful house and so close to the beach! The house is fully stocked with all you need. The beds are very comfortable. It feels like you are right at home! It was our 1st time visiting California and we would definitely recommend this house. We were visiting from the east coast for our niece's high school graduation. So happy we chose this house! It was a perfect location for all we wanted to do and see!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rollinsford, New Hampshire
5

Perfect! Great place for family get together!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here! We were seven adults in town from the east coast to celebrate a first birthday and a military promotion. The bedrooms were very clean and the beds are comfortable. The kitchen is spotless with everything you could possibly need, with plenty of room for two or three cooks to work. Lots of indoors space to spread out with a playroom, living room and dining area. Great little backyard complete with hot tub, lounge chair and the usual patio furniture. Fresh avocados and a quiet neighborhood. Christine was there to greet us and very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Good location and amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Hosts very accessible and accommodating, if and when needed.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Janesville, WI
4

Wonderful!

  • 4 of 5

What a beautiful property. It had everything we needed. The process was smooth and the owners made us feel welcomed. Was greeted upon arrival and given the details of the home. I would definitely stay here again. The only down side was the room with the futon. The futon was on the uncomfortable side.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Jersey
5

Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our Stay at the Hester home was both enjoyable and comfortable. Sheri was unavailable so Christine (her very good friend) was there to meet us when we arrived. She was very accommodating and always available. The Hester home was perfect for the 7 family members (all adults) who flew from the east coast to attend a wedding. The house had everything we needed. Beach chairs and towels were provided, a couple of bikes were available to wonder around the neighborhood and there was plenty to do a short distance from the house. The back yard was great for the short time we were back at the house. The neighborhood is quiet so you will be required to keep the noise to a low roar but that did not stop us from enjoying the hot tub at night. Would recommend this home and if we ever come back to this area would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

It was spotless, well layed out for entertaining. We had everything we needed, it was well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

The beds upstairs were our only complaint and only because we prefer a firmer mattress. However, we were so exhausted each night this slighted that problem. We would ren't again from the Hester's. Beautiful home and neighborhood.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
LAX - Los Angeles International
Nearest Train
24 Miles
Amtrak - Union Station
Nearest Beach
1.1 Miles
Redondo Beach
Car: necessary

Torrance/Redondo Beach, Ca is an incredible beach city located just 15 minutes away from the LAX airport. Enjoy Redondo King Harbor and Hollywood Rivera village, for great food, and Live entertainment or Manhattan Beach Pier area for nightly entertainment. Bike ride, jog, walk or skate the beach path from Palos Verdes to Santa Monica...Take advantage of the other outdoor activities offered at the beach such as Surfing, Swimming, Fishing, Diving, Volleyball, Boating, Whale Watching, or just relaxing on the beach or enjoying the spectacular sunsets.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Southwood, Los Angeles area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Nightly Rate
26 Mar 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
£321
for 1 night
From
£208
From
£227
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,474
£4,648
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £57 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Weekend
28 Aug 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
8 night minimum stay
£1,625
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£850
for 3 nights
From
£246
From
£283
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,549
£3,892
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £566.85
Cleaning Fee £113.37

* Our Owner Representative is named Christine Fischer. She helps us with property management when we are away.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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