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Avalon's Only Waterfront Beach House! 1 Bedroom TOP Unit Sleeps 2-3

Owner

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2015
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Avalon's Only Waterfront Beach House! 1 Bedroom TOP Unit Sleeps 2-3

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Catalina Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

The GRISHAM HOUSE: AVALON'S ONLY WATERFRONT BEACH HOUSE!

You can throw a stone into the water from our fantastic 60 foot wrap around balcony deck with spectacular and sweeping 270 degree views overlooking the beach, the town, the harbor and the ocean! There is no finer spot to sit and people watch or relax with a glass of wine. 2 night minimum. (3 nt minimum in summer)

This family owned vacation home offers you the BEST location in town; only steps away from the sand and swimming, shopping, restaurants and bars and all the recreational activities and sightseeing tours. We are also a very short, 2 minute level stroll from where the ferry docks.

Our property is 3 stories (sorry, no elevator) and is a classic, older but comfortable beach house. On the ground floor are a couple retail clothing shops, a jet ski rental, an ocean rafting company and a psychic. The middle floor (14 steps up) is our larger vacation rental (vrbo #65480) and this unit is on the top (3rd) floor 14 additional steps up from the middle unit.

During the day we are right in the middle of all Avalon has to offer; hustling and bustling with activity. And virtually everyone who takes the ferry walks right past our property, so if you are a people watcher or enjoy seeing all the activity in the harbor; you'll be in heaven. At night however, after the 'day trippers' go home and the businesses close, everything calms down around us.

This unit is like a small 1 bedroom apartment and offers a large separate bedroom with queen bed, a newly remodeled bathroom with stall shower, a brand new fully stocked kitchen and a small living room. This unit is ideal for a romantic couple getaway or a couple with 1 child. In the living room is a TV with cable; DVD/VCR player and iPod player. 2 sets of sliding glass doors open onto the LARGE WRAPAROUND DECK WITH SPECTACULAR 270 DEGREE VIEWS. For eating there are 3 bar stools at the breakfast counter plus a table on the front deck. There is a gas BBQ on the side deck. BBQ and dine on the deck while you enjoy spectacular views. We also have free wireless internet access for your laptop computer.

WHY STAY ANYWHERE ELSE? Our property may be older, but it offers you the BEST location; the BEST beachfront view decks in town; and the very BEST vacation rental value for your money. We get many repeat guests year after year; you'll see why!

RATES ARE BASED ON 2 PEOPLE. ADD $25/nt FOR A 3RD PERSON.

Also, the middle floor offers four bedrooms and three baths and sleeps 8. (See vrbo #65480). Book both units for an extended family vacation or 4-5 couple getaway.

NO PETS and NO SMOKING. 3 Night MINIMUM in Summer (and 2 nt minimum all other times). Sorry, we do NOT have a golf cart. Minimum age limits apply and young adults renting on their own must be 24 years of age.

Keywords: beach house, house, waterfront property, oceanfront property

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2015

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a way to celebrate my 50th b-day. We loved our stay on Catalina and loved the Grisham House. There is no better place to stay on the island.

We saw deer nearly every night. The first annual air show was yesterday and we had the best views of anyone from our porch. Hope this is an annual event.
Sep 2012
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Avalon's Only Waterfront Beach House! 1 Bedroom TOP Unit Sleeps 2-3
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews
5

Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

This home is perfection. Best location and view of Catalina Island. The home is comfortable and clean. The wrap around balcony was really great for my daughter (2 years old), although the birds were a little too friendly. The kitchen is equipped with all the amenities, the bed is comfortable, and bathroom is clean. I would definitely recommend this place to a couple or small family. Contacting Randy was easy and efficient. He replied quickly and check in/out was simple. We will definitely be returning!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Nevada City CA
5

PERFECT PERFECT PERFECT!!!

  • 5 of 5

I may not be doing myself any favors by recommending this wonderful home and perfect location on Catalina but alas I must as it would be wonderful if everyone could enjoy it as much as my husband and I did. Great deck with terrific views, comfy bed, complete kitchen (though we never used it). Looking forward to the two of us returning to the same spot or maybe sharing the larger place below with our friends. Not lose out - book it!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
San Diego, CA
5

Beautiful waterfront property

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Grisham House on our vacation. The place is beautifully kept, spotlessly clean and has amazing water views. We enjoyed sitting on the wrap around patio every evening watching the sunsets. Everything from booking to checkout was a breeze and Randy was kind enough to offer us a late checkout. We hope to come back here every year.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Encinitas, CA
5

Great Little Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We had a great long weekend in Avalon and this was a convenient and clean place to stay. The view is fabulous and water access for swimming was close and easy. The house is very well appointed and comfortable. Due to the location there is constant foot traffic and some basketball, but all in all, a really great place to stay. We would stay here again as it is an easy walk to/from the ferry as well as to town. Thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 3 nights in March 2012. This is the best place to stay on Catalina!

We had a great time. The place is so comfy and in a perfect location.

We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Fresno, California
5

Perfect Vacation Get-A-Away

  • 5 of 5

AAAA+++ This rental is even better than the pictures or description. It was clean, updated, cozy, and perfectly located.  It was quiet, peaceful, fun, and extremely convenient for walking, restaurants, groceries, golf carts, or a movie.  The night movie at the Casino was a treat and the walk back was special with the bay, boats, and Christmas lights.  Two different family's stayed in the unit below and both were transparent.  New Years Eve was fun; especially watching from the deck!  If you get a chance to visit, This Is The Place!  We'll definitely be back. A BIG THANKS to the Grisham's for making their little piece of paradise available for all to enjoy!  :)

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Rates & Availability

From $220 Per night

Catalina Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Spring
Feb 13 2015 - Apr 2 2015
2 night minimum stay
$220
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring
Apr 3 2015 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$280
Fri,Sat
$1,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
May 22 2015 - Jun 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$295
Fri,Sat
$1,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
High Summer
Jun 19 2015 - Sep 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
$295
$1,975
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Fall
Sep 8 2015 - Oct 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
$265
From
$295
Fri,Sat
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Fall
Oct 19 2015 - Nov 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Fri,Sat
$1,625
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes RATES ARE BASED ON 2 PEOPLE. ADD $25/NT FOR A 3RD PERSON. 2 night minimum at all times and 3 night minimum in summer. Minimum age of 24 years for young adults on their own. We do not have a golf cart however everything is within easy walking distance. Higher rates apply around major holidays: 4th of July; Thanksgiving; Christmas & New Years.
A $100-$400 initial payment (depending on stay) is due upon booking, with the balance due 30-45 days prior to arrival. We accept checks and PayPal. Any bookings made within 3 weeks of arrival must be paid in full thru PayPal.
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Amenities

Catalina Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
iPod Player

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