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End of summer special! Mid-week - Buy 2 nights and the 3rd night is FREE!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6)

The house is on the edge of town and the harbor is a 2 minutes from the front door. Shops and restaurants are an easy walk with no stairs or hills to climb. The house hosts a full kitchen with coffee maker, microwave and other assorted appliances. The living room and bedrooms each have a TV and DVD/VCR's with a selection of movies. The house provides beach chairs, toys and towels to make your vacation fun filled. There is also a selection of board and card games for your pleasure. Catalina Island features a wealth of activities for families and couples. Activities available on the Island include Zip lining throught Descanso Canyon, world class scuba diving and snorkling, challenging hiking trails, fabulous cocktails at Descanso Beach and a wealth of tours and special events throughout the year. This property can be rented by the week or for long weekends. I can now offer FREE Wi-Fi!

Keywords: Vacation Rental, Beach

More Details

Property Manager
Custom Travel Planning - Susan Waters
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 7, 2017


Avalon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1),
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach Chairs, Beach Towels, Games, Beach Toys


Good! 3.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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End of summer special! Mid-week - Buy 2 nights and the 3rd night is FREE!
average rating of 3.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Dirty & Damp

  • 1 of 5


- VERY close to town and harbor. Great to just walk around everywhere.

- Plenty of towels.

- Useful that there were two bathrooms.

- Fully stocked kitchen with cooking items.

- Property Manager was accommodating to our housing needs.


1. Floor was disgusting. Our feet were black after walking on it for 10 min.

2. Couch felt dirty, along with the fish pillows on it. There were small spiders crawling on us and I cringed when our kids would hold the pillows.

3. The dish sponge was disgustingly old and barely hanging on.

4. Bed sheets felt so damp.

5. Half of the lamps were out.

6. Spoons and spatulas in the drawers were dirty (gross).

7. One of the blinds were broken.

8. Doors were loud. Noise carried in the house easily.

9. Windows were thin. We could hear everything outside.

10. Kitchen was so small, pretty much only one person could be in it at one time.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry you didn't tell me of your issues when I talked with you. You told me that everything was fine and you loved the house. Sometimes children and adults bring sand into the house from the beach and it gets onto the couches and pillows. I don't know if this was the case but my cleaning service does a great job. I have never had a spider in either the upstairs or downstairs as I have a pest control service spray the property regularly. Again I am sorry for your experience
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Cute little cottage style house

  • 5 of 5

Nice property, very inviting. We were traveling with 3 adults and 2 children. We thought it was the perfect size for us. The property is walking distance from EVERYTHING, which was a great plus! We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I am happy you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return to stay again!
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A Great Birthday Getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

Had the best time! Could not have asked for a better location.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. I am glad to know that you had a good time in Avalon
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The light bulbs were pulled out in all the lamps and we had to put them all back in the lamps.

  • 2 of 5

We stayed at the house on Clarissa in Catalina. Although it was within walking distance to town, we found the house to be noisy because of the street traffic at night and the neighbors playing music. The house was dirty. There was sand in one of the beds as if the sheets had not been changed. Not sure if I could recommend this house. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sorry about the light bulbs. There was a misunderstanding with my cleaning lady in regards to the safety of light bulbs as I explained to you. The noise from the neighbors is very unusual and not the norm. I called the owner and the disruption was stopped immediately with no further problems. I wish you would have told me about the sheets as I would have had them changed.
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just stayed here with our 4 children (ages 2-12), and we absolutely loved it! The place is perfect for a weekend getaway. The location is great. It's a very short walk to the boat, pier, beach, restaurants, and shops. The owner, Susan, was a wonderful host, and very accommodating. We made good use of the beach chairs and sand toys, along with a handy wagon to take it all down to the beach. There is also a nice selection of movies available that the kids really enjoyed. I'll definitely be recommending this place to friends, and hope to stay here again next time we visit the island.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chris! I am happy that you were able to enjoy all the amenities offered. I hope to you see the next time you visit Avalon
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Great weekend getaway for a small group!

  • 5 of 5

I booked this house for a weekend trip for a friend's birthday! It is in a great central location. We walked with our luggage to and from the boat, easy access to all the shops, restaurants and bars. We didn't do any beach time but if you do they have lots of fun beach toys and beach and towels. We rented two houses since our group was so large and ended up cooking at the other house but we did use the fridge and cups in the kitchen.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cristen! I am so glad your group had a great time! I hope to see you again!
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $145

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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