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Harvest to Holidays Sunshine Specials on Malibu Beach!

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

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Eastern Malibu House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sunroom on close-in Malibu Beach sleeps a family of 7 to 8

Beauty and the Beach Malibu...

CRASHING WAVES are thrilling and calming both at this Malibu Beach villa just 6 miles to/from Santa Monica. Wake to the sounds of the surf and the sights of dolphins and pelicans at play with over 60' of beachfront viewed from EVERY room and much more privacy than most Malibu beach houses.

French doors open onto both a huge sundeck and glassed-in stone patio with beach entrance, built-in BBQ and koi ponds. Stunning, hand-carved teak throughout and Asian antiques distinguish this craftsman home with elegant simplicity and sophistication.

Walk on the sand at Topanga Beach, legendary for world-class surfing and wind sailing. Surf, boogie board, paddle board and swim or sun right outside your door on your own beach and, at low tide, explore the tide pools or walk on the sand to Maestro's Oceanfront Beach Club.

Property is just minutes away from Malibu Country Mart/Malibu Pier, Santa Monica Pier, 3rd Street Promenade.

Also convenient to a great selection of delicious restaurants, boutique shopping, movies, health clubs and spas, plus gourmet and health food groceries in Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica's 3rd Street and the Los Angeles International Airport. There is off-street parking for up to 3 cars.

The Living Room features a cozy fireplace and oceanside dining area. A huge Master Suite with King bed for 2, double-shower and ample closets is light and airy with antique glass skylights and a Sun/Sitting Room with floor-to-ceiling picture windows which can sleep an extra 1. A separate guest room with ocean views, flat-screen TV and private shower bath sleeps 2, and a convertible den with built-in beds comfortably sleeps 3 singles for a total of 8 overnight guests.

Further Details: Lots of closet space, flat screen TV's, built-in Fire Magic BBQ and don't miss the waterfall shower bathroom with stone floor and sinks.

Enjoy the library of DVD's and classic VHS movies plus FIOS with hundreds of channels. large walk-in master closet, WiFi, washer and dryer.

A garden wall with an authentic Japanese garden provides the utmost privacy. At-home chefs will delight in the kitchen with built-ins, including a sub-zero refrigerator/freezer, new dishwasher, range and microwave including more craftsman touches in hand-carved teak kitchen cabinets, wet bar and inset stone floor.

Complete with weekly maid service and gardener.

Children are very welcome but for the enjoyment of all our guests, we do not accept pets or smokers, inside or out. No exceptions! Thank you.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016

About Owner

A former print and broadcast journalist, I coach executives to meet the media and face audiences in person at my company, READY FOR MEDIA. Owning a beach house which I like to share with visitors from around the world is a dream come true.

Owner purchased this house in 1981

Why Owner chose Malibu

Growing up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland on the Chesapeake Bay, I fell in love with living on the water. I recreated that for myself on the sands of Malibu Beach with its crashing waves, arching dolphins, stunning starfish and diving pelicans.

What makes this house unique

Unique for Malibu beachfront property is the Japanese zen garden entrance and the succulent garden patio. It's peaceful and exciting, both at once.

Our Property Manager will be there to greet you with the keys, show you around, answer questions and also come to bid you farewell!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Many thanks Anne -

you have a very lovely home here, which we are respecting as if it were our own. Thanks to you and your agent, Steve, for making our holiday so enjoyable and the GROM gift certificate was also very much appreciated by us all. Needless to say I am now on a diet !!

Enjoy the rest of your Summer.

Kind regards.
Jul 2014
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based on 35 traveler reviews

Harvest to Holidays Sunshine Specials on Malibu Beach!
average rating of 4.9714284 based on 43 reviews
Dallas, Texas

Serene and renewing - just perfect

  • 5 of 5

I arrived as a solo traveller on 9/3 and spent three fabulous days on my own before my husband joined me for another three. The moment I ventured onto the deck and took in the ocean, I started to relax. The tide rolled in, my stress rolled out. It was just perfect. The house is welcoming, livable and full of delightful amenities, the most notable being the waterfall shower. I spent time in every room, not wanting to miss the enchantment of a well loved home.

I took low tide walks at sunrise and sunset, watching early morning surfers or late afternoon dog walkers. The beach area was busy during the holiday weekend but quieted down afterward. It was ideal for me as I was seeking solitude and time to reflect. If you want action and lots of people, this isn't the place foe you. That said, grocery stores, restaurants and everything Malibu and Santa Monica have to offer are easily accessible. We spent a day in each and enjoyed the people as much as the places! Cholada Thai across the street is very food, Huckleberry's in Santa Monica for brunch is outstanding and Geoffrey's in Malibu was just ok. The view from our deck was better and I ate most meals at home.

Anne and her team were responsive and easy to work with. It's clear they take pride in the home and want those who visit to do the same. Lots of little touches mentioned in previous reviews - Grom gift card, slippers and robes, toiletries - were appreciated. I think I'll be returning annually! I hated to leave.

Thanks, Anne, for sharing your Beach Beauty!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Pamela, You caught the wonder and magic of my Malibu experience. I will keep it safe for you to come again ... whenever you need a breath of fresh ocean air and as often as you wish! Best always, Anne
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Amazing Stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family of six stayed at the Beauty and the Beach for four amazing nights at the end of August. I had done a lot of research on homes in the area and kept coming back to this one based on past reviews. We were not disappointed. The house is right on the beach with its own private access from a side yard which was better then most homes offered where access came directly from decks. The house was clean and had amazing ocean views from everywhere. We spent the days on the beach boogie boarding, swimming, body surfing, building sand structures and playing Kadima (house had the boogie boards and Kadima paddles). The side yard and decks had great lounging areas where we were constantly hanging out. We ate dinner on the deck sipping wine and listening to the waves crash. We were able to watch the sunrise over the mountains and sunset over the ocean. Everything in the house was terrific, from ample parking to the small ponds, to the towels, robes and waterfall shower which my kids loved! The owner and manager were super friendly, answered all my detailed questions pre visit and were very accommodating in our arrival and departure times. We could not have been happier. If we return to the Los Angeles area we will definitely try to stay in the home again. Thanks so much for a great visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My mother always said, "a happy family is an earlier Heaven." So happy that your darling family took full advantage of everything we have to offer. Do come again! Anne
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Fantastic Beach-House in Malibu

  • 5 of 5

We arrived as planned on the afternoon on the 20th July 2016, and was greeted by the owners lovely representatives.

Our first night at the house was excellent, we slept like babies.

We were really in awe of the beautiful property, and the fantastic view of the waves rolling in from the Pacific. Fantastic!

Thank you very much Anne for your kindness to us, and the gift card was put to good use at the ice-cream shop.

We had 6 fantastic and relaxing days in Malibu, and we can not wait to come back some day.

Thank you very much !

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We pride ourselves in choosing the best guests for our very special property! So glad to know that you and your family enjoyed all that it has to offer and will come again, someday! Cheers, Anne
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The prettiest house in Malibu

  • 5 of 5

We spent 6 nights and 7 beautiful sunny days at the house and we could have stayed on for many more days. Fantastic surf, brochure-sand, wonderful neighbours and everything is SO close! The owner has over the years maintained this unique property according to the original architect's idea. All the details are there, even the doorknobs are beautiful. Being a Yachting family we felt similar to when you embark a 40 years old yacht that has been looked after and cared for by people who know what they are doing. Everything works as it's supposed to - just be gentle.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your appreciation of all that I love about being here, too! WIth the hand-carved teak and the waves so close, it is very much like being on a yacht! Yours in making family memories that will last a lifetime. Best always, Anne
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Rancho Cucamonga

Exceptional Beach Vacation Destination

  • 5 of 5

- Great Location: Steps from the Pacific, close to Malibu, Santa Monica, and Hollywood.

- Awesome Property: Beautiful and Creative Design and Amenities!

- Incredible Customer Service: Total Concern for your Enjoyment!

If you are looking for a complete beach vacation experience you must book some time at the Villa. Great deck for enjoying the sights and sounds of the sea (surfers, dolphins, waves that crash under the house at high tide). BBQ patio for relaxing while grilling up some local fresh fish. Easiest access to the beach on the coast. We had lots of sand and yards of beach area every afternoon. Thoughtful beach "toys" provided (chairs, flip flops, umbrellas, Boogie Boards, and towels). Family (four adults and one little guy) loved the rock shower when coming in off the beach. Local stores and restaurants are close going both north and south. Lots to do on PCH or just hanging out in the Villa. Will definitely be going back.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! To paraphrase a song from Malibu's Barbra Streisand, "People who love people ... and my beach house ... are the luckiest people in the world!" Please do come again. Cheers, Anne
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Perfect family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! This was the perfect house for us. The tide had brought in a great sandy beach for our kids to play on. We saw dolphins several of the days we were there. In the mornings when the tides were low, we took our kids outside to explore the tide pools! So awesome! We saw many crabs and starfish to the west! We met a cool neighbor a few houses down who told us about many great restaurants and karaoke close by. We drove into Universal Studios one day so the kids could go to the wizarding world of Harry Potter! So fun and only 30 minutes from the house. The funny thing was, about halfway through the day they just wanted to go back to this amazing house and play on the beach. We couldn't have asked for a better vacation rental. Anne took care of any concerns we had. It was one of our greatest vacations ever! We already want to come back and we have only been gone for 3 days! My kids will always remember and cherish the time we spent together in this house. Thank you so much, Anne!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a delightful family! Here's to folks who explore and enjoy wherever you are. Thanks for letting me contribute to memories that will last and be cherished for a lifetime! Come again, Anne
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Los Angeles International
Nearest Barpub
Maestro's Ocean Beach Club, Gladstones
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Rancho Park (public)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Chart House Restaurant, Cholada Thai, Moonshadows
Nearest Beach
Malibu beach, at your doorstep
Car: recommended

3 car off-street parking! Complimentary wireless landlines to supplement mobile phones, if needed.

Oriental antiques and hand-carved teak provide the height of sophistication and warmth. Enter this very private property through a walled traditional Japanese garden with koi ponds to both the Guest and Main Houses . Beach-combing is marvelous. It's soul-food. The tide pools on your beach walks are full of starfish and the dolphins come to play in full view of your 60' of beach front, right on the sand! Don't miss the new beachfront Nobu or classic Cholada for Thai. Equidistant (just 6 miles in each direction) between happening-Santa Monica and laid-back Malibu for high-end shopping at Maxfields, Ralph Lauren, Henri Buggeler leather goods, Mac, Sephora et al

Other Activities: Enjoy the seeing the Getty Villa, less than a mile away.


Rates & Availability

Eastern Malibu House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Holidays on the Sand
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 28 2016
4 night minimum stay
Holidays on the Sand
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
Spring on the Sand
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Early Summer on the Sand
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Summer on the Sand SALE
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning $300
Tax Rate 12.0%

With a 31 night stay or longer, no 12% Malibu occupancy tax required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Eastern Malibu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
    Full 3 - toilet , shower
  • The Master Bath features a walk-in Asian shower for 2 with hand-painted, inset Oriental tiles. The Second Bath features an amazing rock-wall, waterfall shower. The third shower bath is in the Separate Guest House on the property.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
  • •King Bed in Master, with attached Sun Room and loads of closet space •3Twin/Single Beds in Conversation Room with drawers and closets around the corner •Queen-size Bed in separate Guest House on the property with private bath, flat-screen TV, and ocean views with drawers and luggage racks but no closets
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
•Beachfront •Oceanfront •Children Welcome but NO Pets Allowed: No exceptions! Sorry! •NO Smoking Allowed: No smoking and no candles, please. The hand-carved teak detailing in floors, cabinets, headboard, wet bar is irreplaceable. •Full Kitchen: Hand-carved teak cabinets with teak inlays in stone floor and great restaurants/take out nearby •Some classic movies on hand •Gas Fireplace

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