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Catalina Island-Newer Luxury 2 Bedroom View Townhome in Avalon

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps maximum of 6 guests

This is a beautifully furnished, newer townhome in the heart of Avalon that offers ocean views and is just a short walk to the beach, shopping and activities. With two master bedroom suites upstairs, it's perfect for two couples or a family. Each of the master suites' have a king size bed, custom treatments, an attached bathroom, flat screen TV and a balcony with a beautiful view of the harbor and ocean beyond.

This unit can definitely be your home away from home, with the in unit washer (water allotment permitting) and dryer, comfortable leather furniture, fully equipment gourmet kitchen, and separate dining area with a flat screen TV that seats 6 with views to the harbor. The welcoming living room with a queen size sofa sleeper comes complete with a flat screen TV, DVD, CD and iPod input system. All that is missing is you! Make your reservations TODAY.

Why the Owner Chose Catalina Island, Avalon: We have been visiting Catalina Island for years. We would sail to Avalon, and stay on our boat moored in the harbor. We had such a wonderful time in the Summer we decided to visit Avalon in the Winter. Again, we had a wonderful time, but it was too chilly (for us) to stay on the boat. So when a new development of 8 townhomes in the heart of Avalon neared completion we decided to buy so we could enjoy the Island year round.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome: As a family of 4 it is important to me to be able to do things together such as mini golf, regular 9 holes of golf, hiking, biking, touring the Island, kayaking in harbor, scuba diving, going to the beach, family movie night watching DVDs and riding the new zip line as well as a multitude of other family oriented activities. But I can also enjoy special time with my husband as well; an evening movie at the Casino Theater, stroll to dinner, enjoy an evening night cap and stroll home, golf and lunch with friends and sleeping in. Individually I can relax and catch up on my reading, explore the shops, take a peaceful early morning walk along the harbor past the Casino to Descanso Beach and take time to cook a fun meal for my family.

More Details

Owner
Jan
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017

Why Jan chose Los Angeles County

We have been visiting Catalina Island for years. We would sail to Avalon, and stay on our boat moored in the harbor. We had such a wonderful time in the Summer we decided to visit Avalon in the Winter. Again, we had a wonderful time, but it was too chilly (for us) to stay on the boat. So when a new development of 8 townhomes in the heart of Avalon neared completion we decided to buy so we could enjoy the Island year round.

What makes this townhome unique

As a family of 4 it is important to me to be able to do things together such as mini golf, regular 9 holes of golf, hiking, biking, touring the Island, kayaking in harbor, scuba diving, going to the beach, family movie night watching DVDs and riding the new zip line as well as a multitude of other family oriented activities. But I can also enjoy special time with my husband as well; an evening movie at the Casino Theater, stroll to dinner, enjoy an evening night cap and stroll home, golf and lunch with friends and sleeping in. Individually I can relax and catch up on my reading, explore the shops, take a peaceful early morning walk along the harbor past the Casino to Descanso Beach and take time to cook a fun meal for my family.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for your note, and your help and advice prior to our trip to the island! We had a wonderful time at your place and will definitely stay there again if we visit Catalina Island in the future! We'll also be sure to pass along your information to friends.



One thing we did while we were there that was really wonderful was to take a hike with Catalina Backcountry. They provide a great, educational opportunity to hike with a guide and learn about the island's natural and human history, I know they would appreciate being recommended to future guests.



We also did some fabulous snorkeling in the marine preserve right by the harbor. Our son, who has dived all over the world, said it was one of the best spots for visibility he's ever seen.
Nov 2013
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Amenities

Avalon Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Located on the first floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Convertible Queen Sofa Bed in the Living Room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Minimum Age Limit for Renters Ocean View Mountain View Recently new flooring added to living area

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Catalina Island-Newer Luxury 2 Bedroom View Townhome in Avalon
average rating of 4.9302325 based on 46 reviews
San Diego, CA, USA
5

Beautiful townhome

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this lovely townhome. It has an ideal floor plan for two couples, and is in a great location. Everything was in very good condition, and up to date. The beds were incredibly comfortable! The only thing unexpected was the power lines right in front of the beautiful view. It was easy to look past them though, and enjoy views of the water, evening lights and morning sunrise. I would definitely recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, house, and host. Had a great visit to Catalina.

  • 5 of 5

Located in downtown Avalon, the house was a perfect set up for our trip. The two master suites upstairs gave us plenty of space and a great view. Kitchen and family room were very nice. Jan was extremely responsive from the moment we booked out trip. About a 2 minute walk to Front Street and all the stores/restaurants/activities. Some of our friends who own places at Catalina came by one afternoon and said they would start recommending this one when friends ask them where to stay on the island. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, along with two long time friends spent a fun filled week here recently. We all found it to be clean, quiet, and as my title indicates, truly a home away from home. We all agreed that this rental was worthy of a five star rating as it is rare to find a VRBO that is exactly as advertised. One caveat for prospective renters is if stairs are an issue, you need to be aware that there are 15 stairs to the front door, then probably 10 more to the upstairs bedrooms. I have no doubt this is the case with most houses in Avalon, based on the topography of the island, but if I'd brought my mother in law along, it would have been a very long week.

Jan was wonderful to work with, the neighbor lady was a gem, and our trip was a raging success. Thanks for a wonderful place, and a lifetime of memories!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, well-appointed and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Our family came for Mom's 60th birthday run of the Catalina Marathon. We loved this comfortable and well-stocked place, built with Catalina charm, but fully modern and functional on the inside. Jan was very easy to work with, and the arrangements with two master suites and a comfortable downstairs fold out bed worked perfectly for our family. The condo location was convenient to all the Avalon attractions, with the local market just down the street, and the beautiful new Catalina Museum (a must-see if you love Catalina) less than two blocks away. Thanks to Jan for making this lovely place available.

P.S. Joining the Catalina Island Conservancy before your trip will more than pay for itself in ferry and on-island discounts. Please consider doing this to support the Island long after your trip is over.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lancaster, California
5

Gracious, caring hostess. Beautiful, 1st class amenities. Absolutely loved by all my family. Thanks!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a quiet, convenient, beautifully furnished home away from home - look no further. From the moment we entered until (much too soon) we closed the doors behind us and headed for our boat, my 2 daughters, and granddaughter, grandson and my son, who joined us the following day, found absolutely everything we needed to be comfortable and never ever felt cramped or crowded. The beds are super comfortable, the 2.5 bathrooms fit our needs nicely, the kitchen was very well stocked and we loved the complementary items provided by a very special hostess. Thank you, Jan. We really wished we had more time to spend with you, but we were able to prepare and get going on our 50 mile Avalon Benefit Run with a 4 A.M. start this year and my 26 year old granddaughter had a good base to work from, while waiting for us to finish around 5 P.M. My 22 year old grandson ran with me as a pacer and it was a very special time with him. He especially loved that he could take a tub bath after covering 20 more miles than he had ever done before. Together we ran 33 miles, he is a distance runner, but 14 miles was his previous longest distance. In school he ran cross-country and track. So sweet that he didn't want to leave me out there alone. We saw an Island fox on the road about 200 yards from us, and another at a distance, on the climb out of Two Harbors, and a couple of bison grazing next to the road as we approached the 33 mile aid station at Little Harbor on the way back from the isthmus. It was a magical weekend for us and we can't thank Jan enough for the care and love she pours into this lovely condo. We hope to be able to return, and we highly recommend this property to enhance a group of up to six people's stay on the island. There are entertainment systems, board games, etc. for those times when you want to relax after a day of sight-seeing. We didn't have the time to take advantage of it all, but we were very aware of all the great attention to creating an atmosphere of leisurely comfort that was provided. Once again a very heartfelt 'Thank you' to Jan for all your special consideration that made our weekend even better. We won't forget and we'll pass the word.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful compliments about our home! It is such a nice bonus when a guest takes the time to share their positive experience while staying in our property!! I can't tell you how much your kindness is appreciated! I am in absolute amazement about your family's participation in the 50 mile Avalon Benefit Run!! What a family of athletes!! Thank you for sharing your experience. I am sure that through your post you will inspire others to accomplish their newly resolved resolutions! I know you have got me thinking:-)!! Thanks again!!
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5

Look no more, this is a great place to stay while in Catalina

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay during your visit to Catalina. The home is clean, well prepared, comfortable, and in a great location. Thank you to the owner Jan for being so communicative, organized and friendly. We will definetly be back.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Located approximately 2 blocks away
Nearest Ferry
0.6 Miles
Express Boat Terminal
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Located approximately 2 blocks away
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Located approximately 2 blocks away

Just a Short Walk from the Express Boat Terminal

Other Activities: Basketball Court, Mini Golf, Boating, Shopping, Kayaking, Parasailing, Health/Beauty Spa

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Rates & Availability

Avalon Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter/Spring
Jan 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$395
$2,650
$4,500
 
 
Summer
May 26 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$490
$3,250
 
 
July 4 2017
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$590
$3,850
 
 
Summer 2
Jul 5 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$490
$3,250
 
 
Fall
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$490
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall/Winter
Oct 23 2017 - Dec 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$395
$2,750
 
 
New Years
Dec 29 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$475
$2,890
 
 
Winter/Spring
Jan 1 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
$395
$2,750
 
 
Summer
May 25 2018 - Jul 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$490
$3,350
 
 
4th of July 2018
Jul 2 2018 - Jul 5 2018
4 night minimum stay
$590
$3,700
 
 
Summer 2
Jul 6 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$490
$3,350
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$490
$3,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Each "Book It" reservation will be reviewed and confirmed or denied within 24 hours. Owner reserves the right to cancel reservations that do not meet the stated policies in the Rental Agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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