TRANQUIL KOI POND AND OCEAN VIEWS- SUMMER BOOKINGS NOW!

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Jaki Scarcello/ Rebecca Pollack

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Hermosa Beach House Rental Photos and Description

A truly serene space in an active fun beach community…enjoy morning coffee in the swing by your private Koi pond and waterfall

The beach is walking distance plus on this property you also have the benefits of a quiet family oriented neighbourhood

This is a single family home in a great neighborhood with 2 levels of sun lit space

On the ground level there is an open communal space featuring- a gas fireplace and wet bar

French doors out to the pond and patio.

For a small additional charge this room can be used as a 4th bedroom, we will supply an airbed.

Bedrooms

The master bedroom with ensuite ( tub and separate shower), a California King bed and a wonderful window seat to curl up in and read . this room offers a view down the hill and out to the sea. On a clear night with the winds coming your way you can hear the seals barking in the harbor

2nd bedroom,sleeps 2 on queen bed,flat screen 42 inch TV

3rd bedroom,sleeps 2 on double futon

Our family swears the futon is as comfortable as regular beds!

Both bedrooms share a full bathroom ( tub and shower) with a glass door out to the koi pond.

Bathrooms

Full ensuite

Full shared by 2nd and 3rd bathroom

An additional bathroom off the living room with a hand painted Japanese commode

There is a second communal living space with a 50 inch flat screen TV and DVR + stereo sound

A well appointed kitchen, complete with centre island featuring an indoor Barbeque, a foodies delight where you will find everything you need in this space to cook up a gourmet feast which you can serve in-

the dining room which seats 8 comfortably

# Note: Koi fish are the only pets on the property

Location

If you ever want to leave the house…

You are:

• 15 minute walk to the beach, the famous Hermosa pier and the strand walk/bike path which will take you all the way to Santa Monica (Information is available at the house on where to rent bikes- bring your own walking shoes)

• 2 minute walk to a convenience store, restaurants and pubs

• 10 minute walk from 2 major grocery stores

*17 miles from Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills and other LA sights

This is LA County and there is so much to see and do- a car is recommended, parking is provided on the property for one car and more free space available on the street.

Wireless internet throughout

Linens including beach towels are provided

Beach chairs,boogie board provided

Dishwasher

Washer and dryer

2 Hair dryers

Not recommended for very young children due to the deep Koi pond in the courtyard.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Jaki Scarcello/ Rebecca Pollack

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I am a transplanted Canadian, born in Ireland and 12 years ago I left the winters in Toronto and moved to the beach. There are days when I just can't believe how lucky I am to live in such a beautiful place. My family is still in Toronto so I am often back there, snow or no snow (and I ski) so I decided to share this wonderful beach adventure while I travel elsewhere.

I am an author and I have a home office and an assistant and she will be your concierge.She will work in the garage of the house ( separate entrance) a few days a week and is available for your questions and issues.When she is not at work she is just a phone call away to answer your questions and help you out should you need anything during your stay.

Sharing your home is a big decision but I think this space is too wonderful to keep to ourselves so we invite you to share it and respect it as your own, we know you will love it

Jaki Scarcello/ Rebecca Pollack purchased this house in 1987

Living in Hermosa is like being on vacation all year round. Even when live is stressful, which it can be for everyone, you can always drop it all and go for a walk down to the strand and beach and pier. You can grab a bike and cycle to dinner in the next town over. There is something about the openness of the sea and the sun and the abundant plant life which brings perspective. We are so blessed to live here

Our home is lit with California sunshine. A few years ago we replaced all the windows, even expanded some to bring in the wonder of where we live.

When you look through those windows you are treated to the abundance of the California greenery, palms and bamboo and our year round flowers and from some windows on the horizon you can watch the sea.

In the back courtyard of our home, accessible by French doors is our retreat space, a Japanese Koi pond with a waterfall and professional landscaping. You can sit for hours by that pond and watch our Koi swim in the sun. They love to be fed by hand and will beg like puppies if they see you in the swing or hammock chair by the pond.

Our kitchen is our studio…we are foodies and the space is large and functional and contains all the bells and whistles you will need, including an indoor grill to cook up a great meal, while looking out to the sea on the horizon.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Reviews

Property Reviews

Tranquil Koi Pond and Ocean Views- Summer bookings now!
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
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Tranquil Koi Pond and Ocean Views- Summer bookings now!
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310 9012157
Hermosa Beach Los Angeles County
5

Family get-together

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
We had a wonderful peaceful time at your beautiful home. It provided a much needed break from the Toronto cold weather for our family of 5. Even though your place is close to all amenities and close to PCH, it was on a quiet street, which we enjoyed. It was also within walking distance to the beach. Everything was as described, and your notes (and Rebecca) were very helpful. We did try out your Mexican restaurant recommendation and enjoyed it. We hope to be back soon.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you Angela, we are very pleased that our home was a perfect spot for your family. We are very grateful to live is such a wonderful place and are always happy when others enjoy it.
I am glad you liked our restaurant recommendation. I spent a lot of time putting our guidebook together to make sure my guest were directed towards the very best of our neighborhood.

Welcome back any time!!
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Tranquil Koi Pond and Ocean Views- Summer bookings now!
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310 9012157
Hermosa Beach Los Angeles County
Centennial, CO USA
4

Enjoyable Stay at Hermosa Koi

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
Thank you for opening up your home and giving us the opportunity to stay in a beach house! Just like the previous reviews, kitchen is wonderfully equipped~
Rebecca had oranges for fresh oj, and was very accommodating for checkin and checkout.
The Koi are so peaceful and have their own little personalities...
The walk to the beach was just right, scenery was beautiful!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to do a review Jeff. You and your family were perfect guests, welcome back anytime. The Koi say " hi"
All the best,
Jaki
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Tranquil Koi Pond and Ocean Views- Summer bookings now!
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310 9012157
Hermosa Beach Los Angeles County
West Lafayette, Indiana
5

We had a wonderful vacation in this beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
It was the little extra details that impressed us. Rebecca, our concierge, was extremely friendly and helpful. She brought fruit and half and half the day we arrived so we could have a relaxing breakfast the next morning.
We enjoyed the cookbook featuring fresh produce and the owners provided a list of farmers’ market locations and times. The guest manual was very useful and included all instruction booklets for appliances. The kitchen had everything needed to prepare a meal, but there are fabulous restaurants and cafés in Hermosa and the surrounding areas.
We would love to return.
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this wonderful review. I spent a lot of time creating my renters binder and seeking small ways to make my guests expereince better. It is gratifying to know that your experience was enhanced by these things.
I love to think that my guests can enjoy my kitchen and that they use it to share their skill and love with their guests and families.
Welcome back anytime and I promise to update the restaurants as I find more, but only the best!
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310 9012157
Hermosa Beach Los Angeles County
Pietrasanta, Italy
5

Real Home, Beautiful Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
We really enjoyed our stay. The house is obviously a home, with everything one needs to cook with or relax. This is not a typical investment rental house. It is a home, sometimes rented out when the owners are away. We were thankful for the i possibility to stay in such a clean, well maintained and beautifully furnished home.
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our home and you described it perfectly. We love our home and are happy to share it with others. Welcome back anytime! And maybe perhaps we will meet sometime in Pietrosanto.
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Tranquil Koi Pond and Ocean Views- Summer bookings now!
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310 9012157
Hermosa Beach Los Angeles County
Simi Valley, CA
4

Beautiful home!

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
"Thank you for opening your home to us. My family and I chose to rent a few days before check in and everything went amazingly. We all travelled from near and far only to meet at your home.
Our short stay was relaxing and we had a great family getaway and hope to return to your home sometime in the near future
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Welcome back anytime you would like, I am so glad you enjoyed your holiday. We love to think that families can get together and share a holiday in our home
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Lax
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Hermosa beach
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
A two minute walk, lots of restauarants
Car: recommended

Hermosa is a great beach community just six miles from LAX. Close to all the big LA attractions( approx 18 miles to LA) but all the sweet laid back atmosphere of a holiday beach town.

Check out directions to my favorite cliff walk along the ocean in our guest book, great picnic spot too.

And here are some fantastic places within easy walking distance:

• THE COMEDY AND MAGIC CLUB (with Jay Leno every Sunday)

• THE HERMOSA BEACH PIER

• NUMEROUS RESTAURANTS, CLUBS AND CAFES

• PLAYGROUNDS AND PARKS

• AND, OF COURSE, THE BEACH!

Great website for info on Hermosa Beach- everything you need to know and what will make you want to come here for sure

Hermosa offers the three S's - Safe- Sunny- Sandy

http://www.city-data.com/city/Hermosa-Beach-California.html

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Availability & Rates

Hermosa Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Sun Winter/Spring Break Season
Jan 1 - May 14
$275
$1,799
$6,510
3 nights
 
 
Peak Summer @ the BeachSeason
May 15 - Sep 30
$325
$350
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,100
$7,500
3 nights
 
 
Fall/ Still Warm at the Beach
Oct 1 - Dec 30
$275
$1,799
$6,510
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$275
$1,799
$6,510
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000.00
CLEANING FEE $150.00
Notes Cleaning fee is $150.00 per rental ( max 7 days)
Maximum 6 people, by exception we will host 7 people with an additional charge of $25 per night

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Hermosa Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave
  • Ice Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom Master - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Glass door to the pond
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Hand painted Japanese commode
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , With foam mattress topper
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , California King Bed
    Other (See Description) - Dble or Sngl blow up bed available for extra fee
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Very Comfy, double size
  • Pack and play available
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • synagogues
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • basketball court
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • pier fishing
  • equestrian events
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
Notes:
A truly serene space in an active fun beach community…enjoy morning coffee in the swing by your private Koi pond and waterfall The beach is walking distance plus on this property you also have the benefits of a quiet family oriented neighbourhood
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