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Charming Manhattan Beach Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Charm, convenience, views, location

Our cottage is completely remodeled and decorated from top to bottom combining old beach charm with all the modern conveniences. Located just a few short blocks to the Ocean and downtown. Park your car when you arrive and walk to everything.

Stroll into town and enjoy our amazing restaurants, bars, spas, and unique shops. Or, walk a few short blocks to the beach and surf, swim, play volleyball, sunbath, boogie board, make sand castles, jog, or just relax!

Back at the cottage you'll find a warm and welcoming home away from home. The living room has views, a 55' HD Flatscreen TV, and an IPOD docking station. The dinning area accommodates 6-8 people and there is a full kitchen with all the appliances and cooking equipment needed to create gourmet meals. Or, Enjoy the large backyard and barbecue and dine outside.

All 3 bedrooms have new and luxurious bedding. The very spacious Master Bedroom has a California King bed, HD Flatscreen TV, electric fireplace and a sitting room with a panoramic view. (You may have trouble getting up and out in the morning- really!) The 2nd Bedroom has Twin Beds, HD Flatscreen TV, and a large window overlooking the backyard. The 3rd bedroom has a Queen Bed. There are 2 NEW bathrooms and a new washer/dryer room.

In the yard, there is a small storage house that is equipped with beach chairs, boogie boards, coolers, umbrella, and sand toys.

There is no better place to be than Manhattan Beach, the best kept secret.

More Details

Melissa Gevertz
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2017

About Melissa Gevertz

My Husband and I have lived in Manhattan Beach for the last 40 years. We love Manhattan Beach and its small town charm and endless options. Home to beach volleyball, surfing, good restaurants, shopping, a warm and welcoming community of friendly people, and fabulous weather year-round. What a place to call home!

Why Melissa Gevertz chose Tree Section

We are excited to own one of the oldest homes in Manhattan Beach. It has quite a history and we have had fun remodeling it with modern conveniences while retaining it's original charm. You'll just love it!

What makes this cottage unique

Charm, convenience, views, Location, and a history of happy living!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Tree Section in Manhattan Beach

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both: Brand NEW!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Very Large Master Bedroom with sitting room and ocean views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 roll-away single beds available
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There's no better place to hang out than charming, unforgettable Manhattan Beach. Outdoor life is at its finest: Restaurant, Bars, and the Ocean right out the door and a short walk. But if you want to venture beyond our town you might ride bikes along the ocean on our famous Strand, or drive to neighboring towns of Hermosa and Redondo Beach to the South, or Venice and Santa Monica, to the North. We are also conveniently located 20-30 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, and Pasadena where you can catch a Lakers or Kings' game at the Staples Center or a concert at the Nokia Center or a Dodgers game at the Dodgers Stadium. Sightseeing and museum going is endless: Getty Museum, MOMA, LACMA etc. We're 45 minutes to and hour away from Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Universal Studios, & Magic Mountain. Endless possibilities.


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Charming Manhattan Beach Cottage
average rating of 4.9117646 based on 34 reviews
Danville, California

Perfect location and lovely home

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay in Manhattan Beach and this house was perfect for our family. You are literally a couple mins walk to downtown and everything that Manhattan Beach has to offer. We found lots of great restaurants like Nicks and Petros nearby and our 2 year old loved the beach and playing in the secure backyard.

I would highly recommend this property and the host Melissa was also extremely accommodating and helpful.

Darren & Alana

San Francisco, CA

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property, friendly,helpful owners!

  • 5 of 5

Great place for our family to stay on our week long trip! Great location and it has all of the supplies you need. Owners were wonderful, easy check-in/out

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home - great location.

  • 4 of 5

Home was in good repair - a few minor items - but it was very close to what was described & pictured. Very good instructions/information available. We enjoyed the stay & would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Experienced Manhattan Beach like a Local

  • 5 of 5

We had the opportunity to stay at this wonderful house the 1st week in June. The house provided everything we could ask for and more... beach chairs, beach towels, etc. Also, for those that might have to work while on vacation, I can vouch for the WiFi being extremely fast and reliable. Even with 2 teenagers online almost constantly, there was no noticeable difference when I was working online.

The location of the house is great - 1 block up from the downtown area and only a few blocks to the beach and pier. The area is very safe and family friendly.

The owners were great to work with and I highly recommend this rental for anyone wanting to experience Manhattan Beach like a local. :)

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, Location, Location! And adorable too!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I recently stayed in this perfect little beach cottage in Manhattan Beach. It was everything we expected and more! It is perfectly located in downtown MB, in fact, it is on the main street (can get a little noisy) that goes into town. Walk out your front door, take a right and you are minutes from the best coffee shops, restaurants, shopping, ice cream (MB Creamery!!! Yum), and of course, the beach!

There were 8 of us. For having only 1500 sf, the place did not feel small and accommodated us nicely. My mother and nephew even came over to hang out and everyone was very comfortable. Well laid out w/a nice yard where the kids were able to play. A very charming home.

The beds were extremely comfortable. The master was huge and easily held a queen size aerobed with plenty of room to walk around. The master bedroom and the room with two twin beds share a bathroom upstairs. The downstairs room fit a twin aerobed.

The kitchen had all the pots/pans/serving stuff you need; however, make sure you take inventory of what is in the cabinets before cooking a meal because we found there weren't any of the salt/pepper/sugar/olive oil/condiments that we needed. It was an easy fix as the grocery store is a 2 minute walk away.

Be aware that there are lots of steps! My mother is disabled and had challenges with the steps but there is a way to bypass some of those steps by using the garage next door- ask Melissa about that because it helped us with getting heavy suitcases to the car! Garage parking was conveniently available.

Manhattan Beach is one of my favorite destinations! I've been going there regularly for over 10 years. It is so easy to get to (LAX is a 10 minute cab ride away), has tremendous restaurants, shopping and activities. My family always goes for super long walks on the strand. The strand stretches from Redondo Beach to Santa Monica! Rent some bikes and ride for miles. It has great parks, tennis courts, a wood chip trail for running along, an aquarium, tons of volleyball and more.

Restaurant suggestions: For breakfast, try Nick's (only on weekends maybe?) or Uncle Bills. For lunch, hands down go to Simmzy's (great salads, burgers, wings and beer). For dinner, Katsuya (best sushi EVER), MB Post (playful, rustic menu) and Arthur J (steak)- Strand House for something fancy. And for pizza delivery - Beach Pizza.

You will love this town and this cottage is the perfect place to enjoy it from!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manhattan Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our short trip to Manhattan Beach mostly because of our amenities! We loved our cottage as it had everything we needed and more! The owners were very accommodating and met our needs for check-in and check out. We loved the space it had for our family of six. The backyard was adorable! It was a close walk to shops and grocery! Only bad side is that it was far walking for our girls to the beach. We did not get to the beach a lot so it wasn't a big issue. We would definitely inquire about renting it again and definitely will consider a girls weekend there!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
The lakes El Segundo Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2.6 Miles
405 Fwy
Car: not necessary

Location, location, location: Steps to Sand and Town


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £130.76
Damage Insurance £44.08

Cleaning Fees $175

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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