Everything as advertised, great location, very nice and tucked away on a quiet walking street, private patio was great, with the great weather we were able to sit outside anytime during the day. We really enjoyed the older neighborhood with all of the trees it made walking to the beach, all block of it was no problem, when Marcus said the beach was a ½ block away he wasn't kidding.
House was great everything you needed and more, Boogie Boards included, our son works in Venice, but commutes about 1 ½ hours every day, he couldn't believe how close this house was to his job, 1.6 miles, so needless to say he stayed there and loved the entire experience.
We didn't get the chance to meet Marcus, but we did communicate by E-mail on several occasions. There was a water leak before we arrived and Marcus kept us informed of any possible problems we could have faced, nothing happened, but it was great that he kept us informed.
Highly recommend this vacation rental to anyone looking to be near everything but far enough away to really enjoy themselves. We will definitely stay again, and soon. Marcus thanks for everything.