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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Catalina Island known as the island of romance is the perfect choice for visitors looking to escape and experience the warmth of a small-town in a fun island destination. Catalina has a year-round Mediterranean climate with warm sunny days and cool evening breezes. Fun activities include scuba, diving, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, golf, parasailing, shopping, or just relaxing on the beach.

Our Catalina home is a wonderfully warm and sunny cottage just 2 blocks from the beach, shops, boating, and other entertainment. It is located on “the flats” in the center of town for an easy walk to all destinations. It has 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths and sleeps up to 4 people. The home is decorated with a cheerful Catalina/beach theme. The home is available for a two night quick get-away for an extended rejuvenation stay.

Keywords: Beach House

More Details

Owner
Deborah Redding
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

Amenities

Avalon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • 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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The house has ceiling fans.

Reviews

3.7/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 3.7419355 based on 31 reviews
3

Convenient, clean and cozy. Not for the pickiest people expecting modern, private or large lodging

  • 3 of 5

It was dark when we arrived and it took us about 5 minutes to locate lights. There aren't any light switches on the walls due to the age of this cottage. We ate out for every meal so don't have much info on kitchen supplies. Beds are old and squeaky. Doors and floors are extremely squeaky and walls are thin. Once someone is up and moving about the house (even the neighbors) you'll know it. Bring earplugs if you're a light sleeper.

There are tvs, movies, books, Catalina visitor pamphlets and plenty of clean linens for a comfortable/fun stay. Carpet is in desperate need of replacement and there are some uneven floors to watch out for. The windows that do open have no way of being held open so it got a little stuffy during a mid 70s afternoon. The wall heaters are small and not too effective, but better than nothing. The neighborhood felt safe and the location was close to shopping and restaurants. We are easy going so this property suited our needs.

It is a 20 minutes walk to Zipline Eco Tours which was absolutely fun and worth the price. I'll look for other rental options if I return, however, I'd stay here again if it still beat the price of other properties significantly.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great stay

  • 2 of 5

Good stay for the price

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

I had to give this place 5 stars. The price afforded us to vacation without stress. This little house was built in the early 1900's I believe. It was very small, but really clean. No one has air conditioning in Catalina, so during the day it can get hot, once you open the windows, cools right down. So convenient, the lil house is just a quick walk down the street to all the little shops (the lil Vons grocery is on the same street) It has two small bathrooms but only one with a shower. We loved it because it was perfect price for the perfect time that I had and maybe if I needed to cook, that might be inconvenient, as it is quite small. Deborah, the owner, was very easy to reach. Never had a problem getting a question answered. If you are looking for high end/ fancy, this isn't the place for you. But quaint, clean, cozy, I would do it again.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Had a wonderful vacation

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Great place for my family to relax in between our activities.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Poor, good location, good if you want cheap, go in the fall or spring and do not want to cook.

  • 1 of 5

We were there in August for 5 days and the house was so hot inside that you could not stay in it for any time during the day or early evening, even with the two ceiling fans and a portable one (no air conditioning). Part of the reason is the stove is very old and the heat from the pilot light is so hot it heats up the kitchen area. The refrigerator took 3 days to cool down enough for food to be stored in it, the counter space to prep food is 2 feet by 2 feet, the utensils were limited (no spatula, 2 steak knives, etc..) as well as glasses ( although there were plenty of wine glasses and coffee cups). The house looked clean but when I spilled on the kitchen floor and wiped it up the rag was black!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pretty Good

  • 4 of 5

The house was a good size for us, cute beach style. We were there during a heat wave so with no a/c it was rough! We couldn't be in the house from like 10-6 which was really hard cause we have two small kids. Once we got home we opened all the windows but it didn't cool down really til the sun went down. There was a big fan there which saved us! There is a room with bunk beds which was a surprised because it's not in the pictures. My kids LOVED that. Overall good stay, biggest complaint (besides the heat which is out of anyone's control, no one has a/c in Catalina. If you need a/c, stay in a hotel) is the middle room's bed was SO uncomfortable. Another issue was the neighbors, one night the neighbors next to us and behind us were so loud! Like til 2am! (and they are permanent residents). But then the next night they were all quiet, so it just depends I guess. I recommend for pricing and location, just be warned of the heat and possible loud neighbors.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One-time maid fee $115

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