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

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Chris and Sharon
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 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 Avalon

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.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • 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 ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 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)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

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Sunny Beach Cottage-Best location on 1st block to the Beach-Family favorite
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
Pennsylvania
5

Location Location Location

  • 5 of 5

Two generations of adult spent 2 weeks in this house. 6 of us with 2 extra guests for 2 nights. We love Catalina Island and visit every few years.

PROS. LOCATION. Located in the first block up from the beach and a couple of lots up from Mi Casita, a great Mexican restaurant. 2 story clean, well maintained home with balconies off both the roomy, upstairs bedrooms (view of the ocean from the front balcony). Upstairs bathroom nicely renovated with a stained glass sky light. Downstairs back porch with washer/dryer, picnic table, and tabletop propane grill. Downstairs bathroom off the kitchen has roomy shower. The kitchen is small, but well equipped (table seats 6 and is in the living room) Since we stayed for 2weeks it would have been nice to have a full sized refrigerator and dishwasher, but we managed just fine. There are flat screen TV's in all bedrooms and living room. The porch and balconies have comfortable seating. There is a surplus of bedding with extras in closets and cupboards. The living room is spacious and had a comfortable easy chair with a foot stool. No air conditioning, but we were comfortable with fall temperatures by leaving windows downstairs and balcony doors upstairs open for cross ventilation. The owners were very easy to work with. Great historical photos on the walls. As we were all adult relatives staying together, the house was a good fit for us. We are looking forward to returning. **The location was fantastic and an easy walk to restaurants, the beach, and stores which was very important for us.

CONS: The first floor bedroom is a walk through between the kitchen and living room and the ONLY kitchen accesss from the rest of the house (the only exit/entrance to the house is the front door). The 2 older, okay sofas had backs that folded down to make twin sized beds (more like futons than sofa beds). But there was a T bed with the Q downstairs and T bed mattress upstairs. There is considerable traffic noise because Crescent Street is closed to traffic for several blocks along the waterfront, so all traffic entering Avalon from the ferry dock or that side of the island is diverted past the house. Even with these minor problems we would certainly look forward to staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richardson
5

Catalina at is finest vintage charm

  • 5 of 5

This has to be the most exquisite place in all of Catalina. From the moment you enter you will feel at home . The owners have poured so much love into this home. The history of Catalina is told through the art work on the walls. You will enjoy all the photographs, prints and paintings. The nautical theme is so relaxing. The stained glass windows amazing. The rooms are spacious . Besides the home is just immaculate and that is worth it's wait in gold. The owners Chris and Sharon operate with integrity and professionalism. There is only one place I would recommend for convenience and that is this home. Hats off to the incredible owners.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location and Bang for your buck!!!

  • 5 of 5

We been renting the lil blue house for over 25 years!!! So obviously we love the location and house. Best bang for the buck in Avalon!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for us...very comfortable and within walking distance of everything we wanted to see and do in Catalina. We would definitely book it again.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Car: not necessary

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

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Avalon, California

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
 
Summer
24 Jun 2018 - 19 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,928
for 7 nights
From
£263
 
 
late Summer
20 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,140
for 4 nights
From
£263
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£690
for 3 nights
From
£200
 

Additional pricing information

Maids fee per visit £89.34
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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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