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A Shore Thing - Just Steps To The Beach, The Bay And 2nd Street with Central Air

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Perfect for the whole family, sleeps 5 in beds

Hello Family Beach vacationers and business travelers!

A Shore Thing is a 1920's Spanish Duplex located in the heart of Belmont Shore, CA. Just steps to the beach, the bay and 2nd street. A Shore Thing was decorated to accommodate families of 7, with beds for 5 and a new queen bed sofa / sleeper in the living room which sleeps another 2 comfortably. A Shore Thing - Long Beach has Central Air Conditioning to make sure you and your family or coworkers stay cool. The Belmont Shore area of Long Beach offers many restaurants, shops and bars for mom and dad and the older children to enjoy and the kid Friendly Alamitos Bay is a short walk for the younger ones.

- 2 bedroom, 1 bath duplex (downstairs) - built in 1929

- 1st bedroom has queen bed

- 2nd bedroom has a twin / full bunk bed with 38" HD TV and a PS3

- New Linens and Comfortable Duvets on every bed

- Queen size sleeper sofa in living room

- Hardwood floors in living room and bedrooms

- Updated bathroom with shower

- Culligan Whole House PE Soft Water System

- Sparkletts Water Machine with Hot / Cold water

- Central Air Conditioning

- Alarm System - Security Code will be forwarded to you on day of arrival

- 60" HD TV with DVD Player and Chromecast in Living Room

- Bose Bluetooth speaker in Living Room so you can listen to your favorite music from your own smart phone

- Free 50 Meg WIFI

- HD Cable TV in living room

- Fully equipped kitchen (Gas Stove, Refrigerator, Microwave, Pots & Pans, Cups, Coffee maker and Blender)

- Full size washer and dryer in laundry room.

- 6 beach chairs and one Igloo on back porch for your Beach or Bay Adventure.

- Large gated and kid friendly front patio with BBQ and relaxing furniture to enjoy the great Belmont Shore weather.

- Outdoor Shower, Perfect to wash off the sand from the Beach and Bay.

- Corner lot offers a great sea breeze in the afternoon and a much brighter house to enjoy the fantastic S. California weather

- Parking is on the street. Luckily our vacation home is on the corner so parking is usually not an issue.

-A Shore Thing is the bottom floor only, please do not disturb the other tenant upstairs. Each has their own private entrance.

Near By Attractions:

Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios, CSULB, Naples Canals, Aquarium of the Pacific, Alamitos Bay, 2nd Street Restaurants and Bars, Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, LA Harbor, Catalina Island, Hollywood, Queen Mary, LA Kings, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, LA Dodgers


- Kid Friendly Alamitos Bay and the Beach are just steps away

- Boating and Kayaking

- Kite Surfing and Volleyball

- Movies at the beach during the summer months

- 3 mile bike and rollerblade path along the sand brings you all the way to downtown Long Beach

- 2nd Street is a 2 minute walk to many restaurants, bars and unique shops.

- Gondola Getaway .5 miles

- Long Beach Marine Stadium 1.5 miles

- Queen Mary 5.5 miles

- Aquarium of the Pacific 4.1 miles

- Long Beach Convention Center 3.5 miles

- Disneyland 18 miles

- Knots Berry Farm 14.2 miles

- Hollywood 34 miles

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More Details

Brent Dooley
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017

About Brent Dooley

Our family has lived in the Belmont Shore area since the late 70's. I attended CSULB in the mid 80's. We love the atmosphere that Belmont Shore has to offer and hope you will too.

Brent Dooley purchased this house in 1979

Why Brent Dooley chose Los Angeles area

Location, Location, Location!! The lots down at the beach are usually quite small. That is why we prefer corner lots which allow much more sunshine and sea breezes. the large window in the family room allows plenty of S. CA sunshine into our home. A quick walk brings you to 2nd street which has every restaurant, bar and store you will ever need. Alamitos Bay, four blocks to the East offers a kid friendly beach. And Long Beach to the south offers spectacular sunsets.

What makes this house unique

A Shore Thing was built in 1929. We have decorated the house to be kid friendly or the young at heart with bunk beds and a PS3 in the back bedroom. The Living Room offers a great way to unwind and enjoy your vacation. The front patio is a great place to hang out, relax and enjoy the locals who walk by as they stroll from the beach to 2nd street.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Belmont Shore in Long Beach

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom was remodeled in 2015
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Bunk Bed , Full / Twin
  • All new furniture was purchased in 2015 for both bedrooms.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

A Shore Thing - Just Steps To The Beach, The Bay And 2nd Street with Central Air
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Perfect Vacation Spot!!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location and home for our vacation. The owners thought of everything!!!! The home was very clean, cutely decorated and filled with everything we forgot or couldn't squeeze in our suitcase. Very teenager friendly! We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Amy for the glowing review!! Steph and I and our cleaning truly appreciate your kind words. Hope to see you and your family again soon. Brent and Stephanie A Shore Thing - Long Beach
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the most amazing time at "A Shore Thing" on our baby-moon. It was the perfect get away. Easy to walk to and from the beach, to shops, and restaurants. This condo was exactly what we were looking for to enjoy our time in C.A. We will definitely be back next year and I would highly recommend this place to anyone!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bright, pretty and only steps to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and Brent was a good host fulfilling our every request. Thanks so much for your care to our comfort. Would like to have had a longer stay. Maybe another time

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bobbie for the great review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Sincerely Brent and Steph A Shore Thing - Long Beach
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Mill Creek, WA

Second time staying at A Shore Thing!

  • 5 of 5

This is a clean, relaxing home in a quiet neighborhood. We love being close to both the beach and 2nd Ave with great places to shop and eat. Thank you again Brent for making it a perfect rental experience for my husband and I. I am sure we will be back!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Becky, Thank you again for staying at our vacation rental. It was once again a pleasure to have your family stay at our family's vacation home. We look forward to have you stay with us once again. All our best to you and yours. Brent and Stephanie A Shore athing - Long Beach
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Kalispell, Montana

It was a delightful experience!

  • 5 of 5

"A Shore Thing" is a relaxing place to stay! It is so clean, well equipped, and comfortable. It is in easy walking distance to the bay, the ocean, shops and restaurants. The owners are easily available, and they want the renters to have an enjoyable and relaxing time. It was great for me, my family, and my grandchildren! I highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sharon, Thank you for the great review. We are so glad you had a wonderful vacation. Brent and Steph A Shore Thing - Long Beach
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Amazing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great property with all the little things you hate to forget on vacation. We drove 12 hours with a very packed car, so not having to try and fit beach towels, chairs, etc was a blessing. Wish there was a second toilet, but we made due. High matinenince teen would have figured out a way to use both I'm sure, lol. Beautiful walk to the beach. Oh and did I mention great neighbors. Having crappy neighbors can put a cramp to any awesome vacation. Best communication and accommodation I've had with a rental. Thank you from making our stay the best it could be.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris, Thank you for such a great review. Glad you enjoyed the beach chairs, igloo and beach towels that are supplied at A Shore Thing - Long Beach. Sincerely, Brent and Stephanie A Shore Thing - Long Beach
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Long Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
El Dorado Park Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Panama Joe's
Nearest Ski
55 Miles
Mt Baldy
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Long Beach
Car: not necessary

A stroll down 2nd street will introduce you to many fine restaurants, fun bars and unique shops.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Belmont Shore, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2017
27 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
Long Beach Marathon
6 Oct 2017 - 8 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
23 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 25 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £77.3
Property Damage Protection £45.61
Cleaning Fee £96.63

Please do not disturb the tenant upstairs. The front patio is yours to enjoy. The upstairs back patio is for the tenant upstairs only. A signed Rental Agreement is required before check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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