HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Beach Cottage Home! 140 steps to the beach!

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Perfect home for your vacation. Our home has two bedrooms one with King size bed and the second one with two twins. In the living room we have a Queen size sofa sleeper that two more people can sleep in. We welcome families and individuals who enjoy the activities of Catalina Island including bike riding, hiking, boating, beach activities and diving. Our rustic cottage was built in 1912 and retains the charm of early Avalon. Come stay in our home and enjoy the ambiance of a genuine historical setting. Amenities include cable TV, Wi Fi, air conditioning, completely equipped kitchen and washer & dryer.

Property Manager
Michael Ponce
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017


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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please wash all dishes and put away.
  • Please throw out your trash.
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , This is a queen size bed futon in the living room
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Beach Cottage Home! 140 steps to the beach!
average rating of 4.5652175 based on 23 reviews

Truly Charming House

  • 4 of 5

The pictures don't do it full justice, Clean & neatly decorated

Management is friendly & Helpful, location placed perfectly for all the amenities

rooftop lounging available @ hotel next door , great plus

We had a great time & would do it again!

...Thank you Michael & Staff


  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brad, Thank you for the kind words. We enjoyed having you and your family as guests. Please come and visit us again. Michael
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


  • 5 of 5

Very nice, Enjoyed our stay. Close to beach and down town.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and please come visit us again. Michael
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Great little spot in Avalon

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for a cozy Saturday evening with our 20lb terrier. The house was easy to find, simple to check into, and a great home base for our Catalina overnighter. I found myself lost in the house's character, so many cool antiques (most of which we're in working condition) and decorations. You know that good times have been had in this spot! The location relative to town is just simply awesome. It's less than a 2 minute walk to the beach and the main street of Avalon. It's definitely an older house, so just know that going in and don't have an unrealistic expectation.

Things to know:

Heat/AC units. It was either WAY to hot or freezing cold (due to user/operator error),

The pilot light on the gas heater went out after about 15 mins of use,

The house is on a "main road" of Catalina so it can be noisy with the golf carts and people walking by.

The island is in severe drought conditions, so bring your own water (or pay $0.50 for cheap water bottles at restaurants)

There's 1 bathroom, which served our needs more than fine

All in all, the house was fantastic and we would certainly stay again. Definitely was enough room for 2 adults and a dog... would have been even nicer with another couple to maximize the house's space.

Booking the home was super easy. Michael Ponce (the property manager) was super responsive, adaptive and flexible to our schedule change. Total pro. Would be glad to work (and rent from) with him again. Thanks Michael!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Albany, California

Charming Catalina Island Cottage with loads of history.

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful beach cottage built in 1908 and then added onto, filled with antiques. Absolutely charming. The only drawback is one bathroom for six people just doesn't cut it. Otherwise we'd easily return.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paul we enjoyed having you as Guests. Yes the one bathroom is a drawback. Please to come and visit us again. Michael Ponce
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Perfect Avalon getaway cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect house for our ladies' night in Avalon. It's incredibly close to where the ferry comes in and all of the businesses in Avalon - restaurants, Vons, cafes, bars, and golf cart rental. The hosts are great and right next door and very responsive! The house is clean and adorable. Great little getaway. Would definitely return, and recommend to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

great one night stay at a quaint cottage by the sea

  • 4 of 5

Four of us (2 generation family trip) stayed one night at this cute cottage with a great location. The property is located in the heart of Catalina, one block away from main strip. Given the location, it was surprisingly quiet. The cottage was decorated in a fun vintage manner and was surprisingly roomy given the location. Beds were comfortable, yet rooms abutted to each other with thin walls diminishing privacy. Carpets showed obvious wear and tear but manager told us that the plan was to remove the stained carpets in the near future for wood floors. We would definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0


Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Lobster Trap
Car: not necessary

Walking distance to the beach.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Avalon, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £96.63 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
Enquire Now

You might like these similar holiday rentals