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Favorite Island Cottage-Steps to the Beach Family Owned & Operated since 1972

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6) WiFi

In the heart of of Avalon. Steps to the beach -- 1/2 block. Long time favorite of families that have been coming to Avalon for generations. Warm and comfortable with three patios and an ocean view.

Walk to anywhere in the one square mile town including, the ferry dock that gets you to and from the island, front street restaurants, markets and the beach, all within 3 flat blocks!

Have your morning coffee, or what you like, on the sunny back porch while enjoying the mountain views. Watch the boats come in to the harbor or the beach activity from the upstairs balcony.

Three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Has two queen size beds, two full size beds, two twin convertible sofa beds. Fully equipped kitchen. Includes cable TV and WiFi

More Details

Chris and Sharon
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Chris and Sharon

Longtime Catalina property owner and frequent visitor to the island.

Chris and Sharon purchased this house in 1972

Why Chris and Sharon chose Los Angeles County

Like boating, the beach and the island lifestyle.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy being able to walk anywhere in town, including the beach.


Avalon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Full size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Large twin size bed, Convertible sofa (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Favorite Island Cottage-Steps to the Beach Family Owned & Operated since 1972
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

"Favorite Island Cottage"---the best spot on the island!

  • 5 of 5

We recently celebrated our 40th anniversary on Catalina. Our stay at the "Favorite Island Cottage" was perfect. Our two sons and their families joined us for an amazing weekend. The location was ideal!!! We walked to everything----shops, restaurants, fishing, beach, ferries, and everything else the island has to offer. The house itself is very charming and includes beach chairs, umbrellas, sand toys, ice chest and lots of other extras. I highly recommend this adorable little home away from home!. The highlight of our trip was our four year old grandson catching his very first fish off the end of the green pier---sweet sweet memories!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Buellton, CA

Excellent downtown location

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our needs. A very small kitchen, but very functional. 4 beds total, though we only needed the upstairs ones. Ridiculously easy walking distance to town and just about anywhere else you wanted to go in Avalon. Everything was clean and ready to go for us - my only recommendation is to get a "guest book" so guests can write where they're from and/or what they did while they were there to provide feedback and information to the next guests.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific locale and sweet home

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and very close to everything. Love the older homes and cute kitchens. Very large bedrooms and perfect weather to boot. Will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, very clean and neat.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for two nights with friends from OR and enjoyed the location which was close to town and beach. Easy walk from ferry. Very clean and nicely furnished. We enjoyed the view from the balcony where you could see the ocean. We will definitely stay at this property again with friends or family.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great house

  • 5 of 5

great place - so close to beach and lots of room - has everything you would need for stay in catalina

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR

Great vacation getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was a fabulous place to stay for our family reunion including a 5 year old. The house is very roomy and clean, close to the beach. We loved the upstairs balconies for reading and relaxing. The dining room table was nice and big for our meals and playing cards. We enjoyed the living room with plenty of places to sit and visit. A perfect place for a family getaway!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Zip Line at Descanso Beach, Inland Island Tours, Segway Tours


Rates & Availability

Avalon House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 25 2017 - Aug 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Late Summer
Aug 21 2017 - Sep 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Maids fee per visit $120
Tax Rate 12.0%

Please call Sharon at 808-214-8709 or Chris at 310-829-0696

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.