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Sunny Beach Cottage-Best location on 1st block to the Beach-Family favorite

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Spacious beach house get-away. Walk to everywhere. Family operated since 1972

In the heart of of Avalon. Steps to the beach -- 1/2 block. Long time favorite of families that have been coming to Avalon for generations. Warm and comfortable with three patios and an ocean view.

Walk to anywhere in the one square mile town including, the ferry dock that gets you to and from the island, front street restaurants, markets and the beach, all within 3 flat blocks!

Have your morning coffee, or what you like, on the sunny back porch while enjoying the mountain views. Watch the boats come in to the harbor or the beach activity from the upstairs balcony.

Three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Has two queen size beds, two full size beds, two twin convertible sofa beds. Fully equipped kitchen. Beach chairs and toys. Includes cable TV and WiFi.

More Details

Chris and Sharon
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

About Chris and Sharon

Longtime Catalina property owner and frequent visitor to the island.

Chris and Sharon purchased this house in 1972

Why Chris and Sharon chose Los Angeles area

This property was bought as a get-away for the family in 1972. We are the children that grew up going to Catalina. We love boating, the beach and the island lifestyle.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy being able to walk anywhere in town, including the beach.


Car: not necessary

Zip Line at Descanso Beach, Inland Island Tours, Segway Tours


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Avalon in Los Angeles County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 1) Have a wonderful stay. 2) Must have the agreed to number of guests. Must get permission for more. 3) Any furniture is not for jumping on.
  • 4) Please contact me for late check out or early check ins.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , upstairs with beautiful stained glass with natural light
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , kept up original shower with Catalina tile. Preserve history
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - Convertible couches in living room
  • Queen size Beds (2), Full size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Large twin size bed, Convertible sofa (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
If you rent a golf cart. Parking is on the street. You can walk to everything in town and the boat dock from this location. Taxis are available.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Sunny Beach Cottage-Best location on 1st block to the Beach-Family favorite
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

This Great home is located in the heart of Avalon just 1/2 a block from the beach, shops, restaurants, and the green pier! It's a really short walk from the boat dock too! The home is comfortable, clean and well maintained.

My family has had a great trip and we will definitely be back again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love the View - Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Just got home from a wonderful week stay at this great Catalina home! We have been lucky enough to stay here for the last two years and it definitely does not disappoint. The location is unbeatable (just a few steps from the beach) and the home is spacious and comfortable. I would highly recommend this location!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious with perfect accessibility to everything.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful relaxing time. It was so close to everything. The bedrooms were large with great balconies. Thank you for allowing us to slip in between two other bookings. We were able to put our suitcases in earlier than the 3:00pm check in. The leaving occupants left their suitcases in the front room, but removed them by the 3:00 check in. The house keepers were friendly and the washer and dryer access came in handy. We would definitely rent this property in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location! Spacious home!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful home! Plenty of room. Located close to everything. Chris and Sharon are great and easy to contact. Very cordial. Will be back again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was adorbs! It was so nice to be in town so close to the water. Didn't have to hike our luggage up any hills. Sharon and Chris were great to work with. We come every year and this is definitely by far our favorite house. We will be returning next year and of course booking this house! Thanks Sharon & Chris!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Favorite Island Cottage"---the best spot on the island!

  • 5 of 5

We recently celebrated our 40th anniversary on Catalina. Our stay at the "Favorite Island Cottage" was perfect. Our two sons and their families joined us for an amazing weekend. The location was ideal!!! We walked to everything----shops, restaurants, fishing, beach, ferries, and everything else the island has to offer. The house itself is very charming and includes beach chairs, umbrellas, sand toys, ice chest and lots of other extras. I highly recommend this adorable little home away from home!. The highlight of our trip was our four year old grandson catching his very first fish off the end of the green pier---sweet sweet memories!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Avalon, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
24 Jun 2018 - 19 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late Summer
20 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Maids fee per visit £90.34
Tax Rate 12.0%

Please call Sharon at 808-214-8709 or Chris at 310-829-0696

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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