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Video Tour, Google "Dolphin House Huntington Beach"

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Close to Beach, Stores, Quiet, Comfortable and a Putting Green

After a 7 month remodel the Dolphin House Huntington Beach opened on November 1, 2016. To take the virtual tour, just Google "Huntington Beach Dolphin House" and judge for yourself. The 300MB download speed WIFI powers all your devices and covers the entire property. We positioned 3 flat screen "Smart TV's" where the family could gather in the Dolphin Room and watch Netflix on the 55' UHD screen, or scatter to view their preferred programs. The cooks in the clan will not be lacking in the kitchen with an assortment of pots and pans, dishes, wine glasses, coffee maker, cutlery and many staples already stocked. And the if you prefer, there is a very nice gas barbecue in the back yard. The washer and dryer are new and we already have the detergent. Also in the garage the kids will find an air hockey table and a nice assortment of bikes. The adults may prefer to play a few rounds on the 3 hole putting green. Parking at the Dolphin House is free and easy. 10 steps behind the rear gate is a cul de sac that is very safe, there is no through traffic and is empty most of the time or you could also park in front of the garage door. So I invite you to take the virtual tour of the Dolphin House and let me know if you have any questions.

More Details

Owner
James Mushen
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About James Mushen

A Huntington Beach local since 1980, I love Huntington Beach and would be delighted to help you make the most of your visit to surf city. I am close by if you need me for anything or have questions. There is what I call "The Dolphin House Bible" on the kitchen counter which is full of local information, restaurants, shopping, local attractions, hiking/biking routes etc. Vacations are an investment and let me help you make the most of yours.

James Mushen purchased this house in 1980

Why James Mushen chose Huntington Beach

There are not many/any 3 bedroom 2 bath vacation rentals in Huntington Beach of this quality at this price. Look at the reviews and comments that we have gathered in a few short months. You have quick access to the beach and are close to the stores, major highways, Disneyland in a very quiet and safe neighborhood. Watch the virtual tour and let me know if you have questions, Google "Huntington Beach Dolphin House".

What makes this house unique

Virtually everything at the Dolphin House Huntington Beach is unique and custom built to maximize your vacation experience. The front gates and fence you enter are made from fine African Mahogany, You are surrounded by dazzling murals, sea scapes and life size dolphins. Every detail blend the Huntington Beach lifestyle with a touch of elegance. You will even find a 3 hole putting green in the Board Room. Our marble bath features a Jacuzzi tub and overhead is the shower a 4 by 4 foot sky light that opens to the sky and ocean breeze. Take the virtual tour, Google "Huntington Beach Dolphin House"

Guestbook comments from the owner

Me and my boyfriend had the pleasure of staying at James "Dolphin House". We has so much fun and created great memories. The house was just perfect. I love the bedroom with the way the windows are and how the sun comes in. James was also very helpful whenever we had a question. We stayed a little over a month and I hope whoever else comes has a nice as a time as we did. And the jacuzzi is great. Lots of Love
Nov 2016
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Amenities

Yorktown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Guests are required to agree to the rental contract and house rules prior to check in.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath -
    Marble Bath -
    Outdoor Shower -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , California King, 1200 Thread Count Sheets
    Olympic Room - 1 queen , Olympic Room has a Full Queen Size, 1200 Thread Count Sheets
    White Room - 2 queen , Unique Full over Full Bunk Beds, see video
    Red Leather Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Red Leather Sofa next to fire place pulls out to a Queen RV
    Blue Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Blue Sofa pulls out to Full size bed
  • Read the description for more details and watch the video.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
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
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Read the description and watch the video. We are local and will offer a concierge service. Let us know if you would like to arrive with a stocked bar, a case of water bottles, a guided tour to Hollywood, get private surfing lessons etc. We will do our best to facilitate the best vacation possible at the Dolphin House Huntington Beach.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.928571 based on 20 reviews
5

5 Star Accommodation at a 3 star price.Fantastic!!

  • 5 of 5

Cozy and classy beach decor. The master bath and bedroom are incredible. The bed is one of the most comfortable I have ever slept in and I have the same $800 bathroom faucet fixtures in my house. The property and house were extremely clean ( and I am a clean fanatic). In the garage we found bikes and all the beach gear we could ever need. Towels, beach chairs, wet suits, boogie boards, surf board, and coolers. No need to pack and bring beach things.James was a delightful host and willing to do anything to make our stay the absolute best. We will definitely be back!!!!! Thank you James.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you noticed our fixtures, a little pricey but our guests deserve the best. Hopefully we will see you next year.
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5

Beautiful, Fun HB Beachhouse

  • 5 of 5

The property is clean, well put together and accessible. We loved being just down the street from the beach, close to a shopping center and not too far from the freeway to visit other cities on our family vacation! There was plenty of space and everything you could need- fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, bikes and games for entertainment, as well as roku boxes for evening relaxing. There is a precious putting green in the back and a barbecue plus big table for enjoying the beautiful weather. We will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay, look forward to your return visit.
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5

Clean, Quiet, Comfortable, Close to Beach & Stores

  • 5 of 5

We loved the Dolphin House. To see the virtual tour, just google "Dolphin House Huntington Beach. Great location near the beach, stores and restaurants. Amenities include: 3 flat panel HD Smart TV's with all the movie and sport channels, a putting green, an air hockey table that can turn into a pool table, 6 bikes, boogie boards, wet suits, ice chest, modern washer and dryer, WIFI at 150 upload and download, key coded door locks and the parking is close just behind the rear gate. The house is very clean and the owner texted to make certain that we arrived safely and asked if we needed anything. The kitchen is well stocked with plates, pots and pans and we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking good care of the "Dolphin House" and we will see you next year.
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5

Great home in Huntington Beach

  • 5 of 5

This is a great home with many "extras" for your stay - loved the putting green as well as access to bikes to ride (10 minutes to the downtown area of HB). Also, all of the beach things you could imagine - wetsuits, boogie boards, towels, etc! So nice that we had use of those things. I appreciated the extra items in the house too such as cleaning products, laundry soap, garbage bags, etc - nice to not have to add those to our shopping list! The home is laid out well and has ample sleeping space. It is in a nice, safe, quiet neighborhood. Only downfall is no air conditioning but their are plenty of fans to help keep the home cool - certainly didn't hinder our stay in any way. The home's owner is EXTREMELY attentive and helpful with recommendations on the local area. I would definitely consider staying here should we ever vacation in Huntington Beach again.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a great family you are! Aimee you are welcome back anytime.
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5

Surfing vacation with sons

  • 5 of 5

My two teenage sons and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Dolphin House. The house was a very short distance to the grocery store and several restaurants and only a short drive to the beach. All necessary amenities were supplied and the kitchen was fully equipped with plenty of dishes, pots and pans, etc. There are two separate "living room" areas, which is great if two parties want to watch different things on TV. The garage was also stocked with beach equipment including chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards etc. James even allowed my son to use one of the surf boards, which worked out very well for us. We would definitely stay here again if we come back to the Huntington Beach area.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barbara, your sons are welcome to use our surfboards anytime. Hope to have some new ones next year. Glad the weather and waves were so perfect.
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Enjoyed our stay!

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and nice property. A little warm inside when the weather warms up outside. Short drive to the beach and local stores. Would recommend to other renters.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are welcome anytime Julie. Glad your stay was a good one.
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
John Wayne, Santa Ana
Nearest Barpub
Many Bars and Restaurants walking distance
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Balboa Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Costa Mesa Public Golf Course- 2 Courses
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Irvine Train Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
405 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
Many Bars and Restaurants walking distance
Nearest Ski
59 Miles
Wrightwood
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Huntington Beach
Car: recommended

1 Mile from Huntington Beach Pier

15 Miles to Disneyland

5 Miles to Newport Beach

6 Miles to South Coast Plaza

32 Miles to LAX, Los Angeles Airport

12 Miles to Knotts Berry Farm

16 Miles to the Aquarium of the Pacific

17 Miles to Laguna Beach

46 Mile to the Getty Center

47 Miles to Universal Studios & Hollywood

94 Miles to Downtown San Diego

108 Miles to Mexican Border

130 Miles to Santa Barbara

420 Miles to SanFrancisco

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $750

Primary Renter 25 and over.
Check out our rental agreement and house rules.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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