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Quiet Retreat Near The Beach

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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Minimum Stay
30 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in North Redondo - Park Cottage Hermosa

A special place to find peace and rest.

A cozy one-bedroom sanctuary that features all the amenities for a peaceful retreat, or romantic getaway. Features include a large bedroom with queen bed and sitting area, full bath with double sinks, den with entertainment center, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, and fridge.

The private, quiet garden offers a sitting and dining area. The cottage has a private entrance allowing for easy access.

Lee and I live on the premises and love sharing this special haven with others. Please feel free to contact us directly by phone to arrange the details of your stay.

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 September, 2016
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About Terrylou

Lee and I have experienced the joy of living in this beautiful home for over 28 years. We are the original owners. Watching this sanctuary built from the ground up was such a privilege, so exciting.

It now holds some wonderful memories of the many visits of both our immediate family, and the many travelers we call family that have stayed with us over the years.

As both our family, and those of our extended traveling families move on, we have been encouraged to move on as well..........and that is into the world of the VRBO.

We love sharing our special haven with others, and our many friends encouraged us to open our cottage to others that would enjoy its comfort and peace.

Please call for a chat. I love sharing all the quaint offerings of Hermosa Beach and the cottage. 310-344-4060

Terrylou purchased this apartment in 1986

Why Terrylou chose Redondo Beach

Although Lee is a transplant from the SF Valley, I was raised by the water, and have lived in Hermosa Beach for 38 years.

It has dramatically changed over that time, becoming more of a hot spot in the South Bay.

Our home is close enough to the action to enjoy a nice cocktail and still walk home, but far enough away from those that don't remember where home is.

That charm of the beach, and the beautiful ocean view from our living room, were all it took to fall in love with our dream home.

What makes this apartment unique

Our property is quiet and peaceful. Lee and I have enjoyed the comfort and tranquility this home has offered us, as well as the beautiful ocean just a short walk away.

Are these 'unique benefits'? They were to two people wanting to escape the chaos of the city. We hope that you enjoy these 'unique benefits' on your stay with us :)


based on 23 holidaymaker reviews

Quiet Retreat Near The Beach
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

Close to everything!!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks so much Terrylou the guys had a great time. House is close to the beach and food so it's a perfect location.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Taylor. Next time the reservation needs to be for a romantic getaway for you and Hubby 😉
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Atlanta. GA

Nice place for a relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at Terrylou's place. The bed and huge sectional couch were comfortable and the shady outdoor garden space was delightful for drinking coffee in the mornings and dining in the evening! We cooked a dinner using the grill and toaster oven, which both worked very well. The bathroom is light and bright with a good shower and plenty of counter space. We took the 15 minute walk to the beach a couple of times. It was very pleasantly downhill, so we took an inexpensive uber ride back to avoid the uphill climb after spending time at the beach, shopping and eating. Terrylou was a wonderful host and even her neighbors and friends helped us out. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a wonderful review, Jennifer. I appreciated all that you had to offer in making the unit even more comfy for my guests. I hope that you will consider another visit, and I promise a little less excitement ;-)
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Great Place

  • 5 of 5

I had a very positive experience staying with TL. The rental was clean and comfortable, with a giant couch that could probably sleep an entire family. We walked to the beach several times during our stay and had access to some great restaurants. As a bonus, TL was super friendly and inviting.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Michael. I appreciate the kind words. Our local restaurants are wonderful. I'm glad you had an opportunity to enjoy them. Please come back with your wife next time......and some salmon ;-)
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Comes with a secret garden.

  • 5 of 5

This cute retreat was perfect for our stay. Comfortable and clean with all the amenities we required and a really convenient location. The bed was comfortable, the air circulation was good and there was more than enough space for two. The added bonus was the private and peaceful outdoor patio with lots of shade. Thanks to Terrylou, our wonderful host, for her attention to details. You'll be happy with this hideaway.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a nice review, Gordon. We try to make our spot a home away from home, but more importantly a quiet place to relax after a full day of fun in the sun. I hope to see you the next time you are in the South Bay.
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Stockbridge, Georgia

Great stay!!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this cute little cottage last week for 4 days with 3 teenagers. Worked out perfect! Close to the beach and next door to a park. Although I didn't get to meet her face to face (we were hardly there) she was available by phone or text if we had any questions. Great space..comfy sectional sofa in living area, plenty of big fluffy towels, a welcome basket with snacks and fresh flowers. Patio area was adorable. I would recommend this property and will definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Cecilia, I am so glad that you and your grandchildren had a nice time in Hermosa. I know that a big part of any vacation is the place you're calling "home". during that time. I hope to SEE you next time you come to visit. :) Warmly, Terrylou
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Great Unit & Great Service!

  • 4 of 5

Incredible customer service. We will definitely stay again when in Hermosa and highly recommend this unit to others looking to stay in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Trump National Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 1
Nearest Beach
1 Miles


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in North Redondo, Los Angeles area

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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £82

Initial deposits are non refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in North Redondo in Los Angeles area

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Double sink, Bathtub w/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Queen Aero Bed (1) Sectional Couch is sized as two twin beds (refer to photos)
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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