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Barbara

Member since: 2004
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Awesome Beach House, Literally One House to Strand!

7 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Sand Section Condo Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Location, Location, Location, This beachy keen home has been recently remodeled with new paint, new furniture and accessories and is ready for your arrival. 2 bedroom, 2 bath , filled with bright sunshine you may have to wear your sunglasses inside! Pergo floors in living room/dining room for easy maintenance , outfitted with current, /California decor. Nice to know each bedroom has its own bath and the living room has a comfortable pull out sofa bed for extra guests. And now for the VIEWS.. The pictures do not do it any justice. We have views of the Pier, Malibu mountains, white water, sandy beach and PV/Catilina Island! The deck is located right off the living area for convenient sunbathing and entertaining. Hear the roar of the ocean and smell the ocean breezes, this location cannot be beat. We are just one house to the beach and 7th st ( walkstreet) The pier and downtown is a short 4 blocks , walking is a way of life and life can't be better living among the locals and experiencing what we are so lucky to have. Car is not mandatory, but we do have parking for a standard size car in carport area. Garage holds beach bikes and beach equipment. Managers own personal unit, beautifully furnished. Some dates still available for spring , summer and fall, Hope to see you soon!

Keywords: Casual , chic, oceanview home, steps to beach and downtown

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Barbara (Property Manager)
Member since: 2004
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Reviews

4
based on 7 traveler reviews

Awesome Beach House, Literally One House to Strand!
average rating of 4.0 based on 7 reviews
Auckland, New Zealand
4

Fabulous location, comfortable home

  • 4 of 5

My husband & I stayed with Barbara for 5 nights with another couple, good friends & travelling companions. We were met on arrival by Barbara's assistant who was helpful. The apartment was clean (yay!), well fitted out, although we couldnt get the TV to work for us - techno dum dums... or find an electric jug for making a cuppa - must be our British heritage... apart from those small hiccups the home very well met all our needs. Having a bathroom each was such a bonus. The bedrooms were a good size, the beds comfortable - although one of our friends is tall & found the single bed a tad short for him. The apartment is quiet, private, tastefully & appropriately decorated & comfortable. Having two sets of keys was very useful being two couples. Having a car park right by the front door was superb. The apartment is a few steps from the beach board walk which we used every day despite the June Gloom - it was delightful & an interesting walk as the local architecture is fascinating. The location was fabulous, a short walk to the delightful shops of Manhattan beach which have all one could need for a vacation. Its a short drive/cab journey to one of the best shopping centres in the South Bay, Manhattan Village. It is central to so many things in the South Bay area & not a long journey to town outside of rush hours. We found the area to be easy to find our way in, safe, quiet & clean. The locals are pleasant & there are many dining opportunities within walking distance which is great for a no drink/drive policy. We would stay in Barbara's apartment again anytime at all.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, Canada
5

Dean Geros

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in this apartment for a week with our two eight year old boys and it was a pleasure from start to finish. The apartment is the back unit of a house that is actually on the strand, so it is something like fifty steps to the beach. Ideal in that sense. The owner provides you with access to her garage which contains beach chairs, umbrellas, a cooler, boogie boards etc. so we were all set for days on the beach. Also supplied were some bikes which were great as well. The pier is less than a five minute walk along the strand and there a host of great restaurants and bars the same distance away, on Manhattan Beach Blvd.

The apartment is not huge but did not feel crowed for the four of us. When we got there the place was very clean. The smaller bedroom has an ensuite bathroom that is tight but it was fine for our kids. The deck is spacious and has fantastic view of the beach from two sides. There is a bbq on the deck that was clean and worked perfectly. The wifi worked perfectly as well and there is a parking spot (very important in Manhattan Beach, to be sure). The only (small) draw-back to this unit is that there is no dishwasher, but really, not a big deal. Overall, a fantastic experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix. Arizona
4

2 week stay June 2013

  • 4 of 5

The management company was easy to work with and reliable. The location was great; walking distance to restaurants, shopping and grocery! Unfortunately, the kitchen was outdated, the refrigerator was small with a broken shelf and there was no dishwasher. This became frustrating toward the end of our 2 week stay. The patio was lovely but the grill wasn't clean and it was old. Overall, the property was fine for our family of four.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments and we will try to address what we can in the near future. The kitchen is the original 1980s kitchen, and there is no place to put the dishwasher unfortunately, unless we remodel the space. Regarding the grill, being so close to ocean causes it to rust in one year! We have to replace it yearly. Will do better at making sure its clean regularly . Management
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4

guney

  • 4 of 5

We recently stayed at this property for 21 days. The property is clean, tastefully decorated and the location is superb. Barbara, the manager, is great help, she is at your convience when you need help and stays away when you don't need her. The location is noisy in the mornings during the weekdays, so if you like sleeping late you should choose to stay farther away from the strand but if you enjoy the early mornings and maybe taking a long walk, this is a great place to be. Evenings are quiet and peaceful. Watching the sun set over the Manhattan Pier while sipping your wine and enjoying the ocean breeze will make your your vacation a memorable one. This property is "the place" to help you enjoy Manhattan Beach and Southbay to the maximum.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Construction noise made stay uncomfortable and unpleasant.

  • 1 of 5

The rental property is noisy and disappointing. The location is as described and the house is a quaint, older beach property; however, there is construction of a new home right next door to the property. The noise is continuous from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. The owner and manager did not inform us of the construction prior to our arrival nor did they offer any compensation for the discomfort the construction caused.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Unfortunately when this guest booked, the home construction had not begun and there would have been no way of telling what stage it was going to be in when they arrived. There is building all around the Strand and walkstreets. Construction is very common in this area. The owner lives in front house on the strand, and states it has not been a problem for them. ITs a great location to the beach and downtown, as well as a comfortable family home with views for the price and we have taken this in consideraton with the home construction next door. Will try and keep you updated on this home next door as it continues to be built and its time schedule. Thank you Management
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Vernon Hills, Illinois
5

We know we will remember the beautiful ocean views and sunsets.

  • 5 of 5

Our experience was just what we needed. Even with the not so perfect weather it was very relaxing. The furnishings was so accommodating for entertaining. Our whole family, even those that were not staying there enjoyed the experience too. We were just steps to the beach. We made breakfast every morning. and we walked to dinner in the evening. Barbara made sure our stay was comfortable. I know that when we visit Manhattan Beach will be staying there again.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
405
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Sand Section Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
spring and summer
May 1 2016 - Oct 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
$429
$3,003
$5,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,800
$5,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

rates are subject to change , especially holidays and peak summer season. Cleaning fee $100

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Amenities

Sand Section Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • bathroom 1, tub/shower , toilet sink Bathroom 2 shower, toilet sink
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds with own bath area,, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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