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Barry Cox

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

5,200 sq ft,Two Mercedes Included ~ Luxuriously Appointed and Ocean Views

35 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Hill Section House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-15)

You just found the complete 'California Dreamin'' experience! Great location, luxuriously appointed four (4) bedroom, five (5) bathroom home with ocean & Catalina Island views and includes a Mercedes 560SL convertible along with a Mercedes 560SEL Sedan. Roof top hot tub offers amazing sunsets and incredible night skys!

5 wood burning fireplaces, elevator, billiard room, and weight room.

For complete house details please view video.

There are many areas in this home to congregrate. You are not crowded into one main room.

Keywords: Luxury Home

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Barry Cox (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Barry Cox

Hello and thank you for visiting my property profile. My name is Barry Cox and I invite you to be my guest. I have provided all the comforts and then some, for you to make yourself at home during your stay.

I am originally from Springfield, Missouri. I have lived in Manhattan Beach, CA., Telluride, CO. and now am a permanent resident of Aspen, CO. My need to be outdoors and thirst for adventure has me traveling most of the time now. I fly a Piper Malibu as my main mode of transportation logging over 8,000 hours. I also enjoy skiing, road/dirt biking, hiking, sailing, scuba diving, rollerblading, and paragliding

Barry Cox purchased this house in 1994

Why Barry Cox chose Manhattan Beach

I was drawn to Manhattan Beach with its “beach boy” appeal of endless warm sunny days, surfing the perfect wave and witnessing amazing sunsets. Some of my favorite things to do are sailing, rollerblading and biking on “The Strand.” I’m also a huge volleyball fan and enjoy watching the best beach volleyball in the world only 5 minutes away!

What makes this house unique

There is great dining and entertainment. I particularly enjoy the Rock N’ Fish for seafood and Mangiamo’s for Italian. The Comedy & Music Club in Hermosa Beach (10 minutes) features Jay Leno on Sunday nights.

The house is a short 10 minutes walk to the beach, only 10 minutes to LAX, and 30 minutes to Disneyland.


based on 35 traveler reviews

5,200 sq ft,Two Mercedes Included ~ Luxuriously Appointed and Ocean Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

Great house. Barry, the owner, was always very helpful through the booking process and while we stayed at the house. Minutes from the beach, great view from the hot tub on the rooftop. The house has everything you need from towels, bikes, cars, and Beach gear.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Excellent Experience, Excellent Owner Host

  • 5 of 5

Barry is an excellent host and the house is terrific. The house served us well as home base for my large (10) extended family while we celebrated my daughter's college graduation. Large, spacious bedrooms, four super comfy king beds, plenty of common/gathering space, ample bathrooms (we had six women!). The home is truly an experience with great landscaping, fountains and quiet surroundings. The views from and tranquility of the deck and spa were enjoyed by all. Definitely recommend this property and would rent again it again in the need arose.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were in town from VA for our son's wedding and loved Barry's home as well as use of the classic Mercedes. Location is fabulous and views are spectacular. Manhattan Beach - we miss you!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property is gorgeous. We didn't want to ever leave.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Bay Village, Ohio, USA

VERY spacious luxury home with SPECTACULAR views!

  • 5 of 5

Barry's 5200 sq. ft. Manhattan Beach property is exactly what our group was looking for. Each couple hade their own private space and were able to come together when they wanted in the pool room, living room and kitchen. It was WONDERFUL to wake up in the master bedroom to the wonderful ocean views (which are also plentiful out of the living room windows). The deck overlooking the ocean was great, but we chose to spend most of our time in the rooftop hot tub. The elevator was essential in permitting our grandmother (who is in a wheelchair) to stay a night with us. Barry was a pleasure to deal with both before and during our stay, and was prompt and responsive when we had a question regarding the house. Overall, our stay was wonderful and we would definitely stay here again. Thanks, Barry!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything and more !!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a WAY better experience than any hotel we've stayed in. It was exactly what was shown on the website. Also in a nice, pleasant neighborhood. It was awesome walking through the front door and witnessing the beauty of it all. It took a bit to soak it all in. Having the kitchen and living quarters on the second floor was great so we could all view the ocean while cooking and entertaining. Our four children (who are in their 20's) and their spouses, plus an 8-year-old grandchild especially loved the pool table and jacuzzi as well as the being so close to the beach. The cars were very nice to drive. We will stay here again in the future. Loved it all !!!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles

Manhattan Beach, LAX, Disneyland, Universal Studios, Getty Center, Hollywood, Griffith Park, Catalina Island


Rates & Availability

Hill Section House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High summer
Jun 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
Christmas New Years
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late summer
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $59
Maid fee $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

$200 maid fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Hill Section House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • King size beds (4) In addition, there is one queen sofa pull out in the Media roon/office, and 2 queen inflatables, Child Beds (1) The couch in the great room can be used as a single bed. Very comfortable, Baby Cribs (1) antique brass crib whis is functional, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) VERY comfortable! Located in the Media Room.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Steam Shower
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Car Included
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fitness room complete with Stairmaster, treadmill and free weights, 1910 Brunswick Pool Table, Private courtyard area, with spiral staircase to roof top hot tub. Beach Accessories also include: 5 bicycles,4 boogie boards, surf board, chairs and umbrellas, beach cruiser bike, (2) mountain bikes,ice chest,beach towels, beach toys

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