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Oceana - I Block To Beach & Village

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Ideal Location - Close To Everything You Want Or Need

2 bedroom, & 1 bath upstairs apartment approximately 1000 sq ft. with 1 space in garage for car. Conveniently located on a beautiful palm tree lined street in an neighborhood of homes valued from 2-6 million. One bedroom has a king-size bed and the other bedroom has two extra long twin beds. All furnishings are new ("June 2015) including comfortable beds, leather sofa, dishes, towels, new air conditioning/ heating system. Windows in every room. We also have another apartment equally as nice listed with VRBO that is the downstairs unit in front shown in picture of building.

It is VRBO 738121 (Sea Cottage)

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Property Manager
Sandra King
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Sandra King

My property manager and friend Laurie Zahner, a California native, will be your host while you stay with us. She is a friendly outgoing mom of adult children who loves to use VRBO as a traveler, loves to dance, go camping, and spend time with her husband, family and friends. The last two years she has participated in walking 1/2 marathons with her sister and cousins in different cities around the country. She enjoys traveling. Some of her favorite travels include living in Europe for several years, and spending a month in 2010 traveling around Ireland, staying in B&B's with her sister. More importantly, for both you and me, Laurie is one of the kindest, most trustworthy people on this planet with lightning quick response while paying great attention to detail.

For more than 35 years, Sandra King served as the visionary chief executive officer of King Communications Advertising & Public Relations. She built her company from the ground up with ingenuity and determination, ensuring her business not only survived but thrived during three economic downturns. At a time when women were nearly non-existent on the business scene, she established her Newport Beach, California-based firm and oversaw its growth into a consistent award-winning agency. Prior to Sandra’s retirement in 2007, King Communications was one of the largest ad agencies in Orange County -- and the first to have a woman at the helm.

The firm’s strategic and successful marketing campaigns resulted in high client retention and award-winning work in brand identity, ad campaigns, brochures, direct mail and outdoor advertising.

Outside of work, Sandra used her passion for entrepreneurship to mentor others looking to overcome perceived obstacles to starting their own company

Sandra King purchased this apartment in 1976

Why Sandra King chose Corona Del Mar

Most Convenient and truly the best location in The Newport Beach Area. You do not need a car - rare in Southern California

What makes this apartment unique

1-3 blocks to 3 different beaches and 1 block to village ( small town of Corona del Mar/Newport Beach ) with many restaurants, bars, supermarket, banks, everything you may want or need within

walking distance.

Guestbook comments from the manager

“We spent a wonderful 8 days at this property. The location is fantastic. It is a short walk from the beach and a great selection of shops and restaurants. The area is lovely with lots to do and see. You really do not need a car once you are here. It is also a great base for exploring Southern California. The property which is excellent. It provided us with plenty of space for our family of four to enjoy our holiday. Laurie and Sandra were great hosts and made us feel very welcome. They were very helpful, provided all we needed for our stay and answered any questions we had very quickly. We would gladly return to stay at the property again and recommend it to others.
Aug 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Corona Del Mar in Newport Beach

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Newly renovated 1 bath with shower tub combination surrounded by marble
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , These two twin beds are extra long for adults.
  • 2 Bedrooms One with king size bead and the other smaller bedroom has two extra long twin beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

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Oceana - I Block To Beach & Village
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 23 reviews
Dallas, TX USA

Excellent Location and Hostess!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location for our family vacation. Beautiful neighborhood, safe and quiet. Walk to the beach. Grocery store, drugstore, casual and formal restaurants, massage, shopping, all within short walking distance. Property was very comfortable and well stocked with kitchen items, towels and sheets plus many extras like beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, sand toys. Sandra is a very generous hostess, genuinely concerned that you have a great time at her property. We highly recommend this property!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A home away from home for your visit to Corona Del Mar

  • 5 of 5

Sandra was wonderful. She welcomed us and gave us a thorough walk through of the apartment. She also gave us great recommendations for restaurants and activities. The 2 bedroom was perfect for our family of 4. Our 8 and 9 year olds were delighted with the short walk to the beach. Courtesy beach chairs and umbrellas were a great plus. Air conditioning, washing machine and dryer with detergent and dryer sheets was very helpful as well. With PCH just 2 blocks away it was close enough to walk to restaurants. We had a dedicated parking space for our SUV in a garage whic was very convenient. If you want a great home away from home while visiting Corona Del Mar, Sandra’s place is perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sherman Oaks, CA

Beautiful Home & Gracious Host

  • 5 of 5

The home was absolutely beautiful and in such a prime location!

Everything was spotless, and Sandra was kind enough to leave out some fruit, muffins, and juice.

Sandra was a lovely host, and provided us with a bunch of info about what to see, and all the best places to go for a bite to eat!

I am forever thankful for her kindness; she was willing to get out of bed in the middle of the night to let me into the apartment when I had locked myself out!

Thank you very much Sandra!! -Hannah

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wantagh, ny


  • 5 of 5

Place was immaculate. Unbelievable location, felt like home. Walked in to a Disney balloon for my daughter, she loved it! Would recommend everyone to stay here if you are going to California. Everything you could ask for.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was awesome!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved it! Exactly what we expected. Place is cute and location is awesome!!!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous stay and location!!

  • 5 of 5

Sandra and Laurie were prompt in replying and providing clear and easy instructions to follow. My wife and I and our two teenagers arrived later in the evening so checking in was a breeze with the info provided. The condo was an older styled Californian beach home that was very clean and charming. It had everything our family needed for our one week stay. Both Sandra and Laurie provided the extra touch and details that made it that much more comfortable and convenient providing us with a few extras!! We were so grateful especially not having a chance to really pick up food or supplies the night before. The neighbourhood with its beaches and shopping so close by was absolutely perfect. As we explored and ventured out more away from our community we came to realize Corona del Mar became our favourite place to be. We definitely will return again and rebook this wonderful condo! Mario and Cathy, Nanaimo, BC.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
John Wayne / Santa Ana "SNA"
Nearest Golf
2.4 Miles
Pelican Hill
Car: not necessary

Renting an Electric Duffy Boat with Canopy for cruising around the Bay. Great for Families or Cocktail Parties.

Fashion Island with over 50 restaurants

( fine & casual ) and 100 retail stores as well as two upscale Cinema complexes.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £94.44
Pet Fee £113.32
Refundable Damage Deposit £679.95

Manager'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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