AVALON'S ONLY WATERFRONT BEACH HOUSE! 1 BEDROOM TOP UNIT SLEEPS 2-3

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Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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AVALON'S ONLY WATERFRONT BEACH HOUSE! 1 BEDROOM TOP UNIT SLEEPS 2-3

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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)

PLEASE CHECK THE CALENDAR FOR AVAILABILITY BEFORE SUBMITTING AN INQUIRY. Also we will not be booking new reservations for summer 2015 until after Labor Day.

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 separate bedroom with queen bed, a bathroom w/ stall shower and a small living room. This unit is ideal for a romantic couple getaway or a couple with 1 child. There is a fully contained kitchen with newer appliances. 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!

NOTE: 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 23 years of age.

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

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
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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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Avalon's Only Waterfront Beach House! 1 Bedroom TOP Unit Sleeps 2-3
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
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Avalon's Only Waterfront Beach House! 1 Bedroom TOP Unit Sleeps 2-3
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p66587vb
Catalina Island Los Angeles County
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
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
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Avalon's Only Waterfront Beach House! 1 Bedroom TOP Unit Sleeps 2-3
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p66587vb
Catalina Island Los Angeles County
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
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Avalon's Only Waterfront Beach House! 1 Bedroom TOP Unit Sleeps 2-3
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p66587vb
Catalina Island Los Angeles County
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
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
business
Avalon's Only Waterfront Beach House! 1 Bedroom TOP Unit Sleeps 2-3
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p66587vb
Catalina Island Los Angeles County
az
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
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Avalon's Only Waterfront Beach House! 1 Bedroom TOP Unit Sleeps 2-3
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p66587vb
Catalina Island Los Angeles County
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
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Avalon's Only Waterfront Beach House! 1 Bedroom TOP Unit Sleeps 2-3
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p66587vb
Catalina Island Los Angeles County
La Mirada, CA
5

AVALON & FRIENDS

Avalon & Friends
  • 5 of 5
We stayed at this lovely Catalina get-a-way just after the 4th of July weekend. And, we had a ball! The location is right on Avalon Bay with spectacular views. Everything is in walking disctance. The rooms are comfortable and clean. Everything was great! I can't think of a better place to stay than the Grisham House. We very much look forward to a return visit.
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Catalina Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 16 2014 - Sep 1 2014
3 night minimum stay
$290
$1,950
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 2 2014 - Oct 19 2014
2 night minimum stay
$260
From
$290
Fri,Sat
$1,750
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 20 2014 - Nov 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$220
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,475
 
 
Winter
Dec 1 2014 - Feb 12 2015
2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$215
Fri,Sat
$1,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
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.
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes 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.
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Amenities

Catalina Island House Accommodation and Amenities

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