Perfect little beach house
Submitted: June 14, 2012
Stayed: May 2012
The beaches near LA are covered with massive houses with unnecessarily large TVs and fancy furniture you wouldn't want to sit on in a bathing suit, but alas, this unassuming little blue beach cottage is all you need for the perfect beach getaway! It's simple but has everything you could need including a small grill to BBQ and then enjoy meals on the beachfront patio in front of the fire pit, all of the amenities an amateur cook could need including lots of spices, pots, and pans, a washer/dryer, lots of bath and beach towels, 2 full baths, and a king bed and 2 queen beds. My favorite part was the front room with the 2 queen beds where you can wake up, sit up and immediately see the ocean. And then you can just open the door, and you are a mere few steps to sand in your toes. The house is perfectly positioned, far enough from the bike path so it's not too noisy but close enough to do some people watching! There is a volleyball net out front, perfect for the active family! The owners also leave 2 beach cruisers (and a bike lock) for your use which we took for a few nice rides on the path to Venice Beach and the surrounding beach neighborhoods. So rent the house, stock up on food, and then settle in because there is no reason to really leave this house once you are there!
Only small problem included the dishwasher was having issues toward the end of our week so we called to get fixed but wasn't fully fixed in time. However, just a small glitch and we hand washed what we needed. I would also suggest investing in a little bigger grill since the current one doesn't fit both meat and vegetables and who doesn't love to grill on the beach! Landlord was very responsive to email and phone calls. They even left us some fruit to enjoy upon our arrival!
Tourists without a Car,
Families with Teenagers,
Families with Young Children,
People with Disabilities,
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words.......... I keep telling people about our little secret but so few really get it. Of all the properties I handle this is one I could get lost in for weeks at a time and never care to leave! Its the perfect escape!
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