|Space||500 sq. ft.|
|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
PLEASE CHECK AVAILABILITY BELOW for each home (lower & upper). PLZ INQUIRE FOR DISCOUNT ON LONG TERM STAYS.
PLEASE INDICATE WHICH HOME YOU PREFER, UPPER OR LOWER (Read notes on photos)
(There are 2 separate homes/units, each with their own entrance):
UPPER HOME/UNIT AVAILABILITY:
BOOKED NOW TIL MARCH 28, 2017
1ST AVAILABLE DAY TO CHECK IN IS MARCH 28, 2017
Upper Home Rates: $450 a night
$500 Summer 2017
LOWER HOME/UNIT AVAILABILITY: Available beginning March 20, 2017
Lower Home Rates: $300 A NIGHT
$350 a nite Summer 2017
Each unit has their own parking on property.
MAXIMUM 4 (including children) for EACH unit
SEE PHOTOS TO SEE EACH UNIT (LOWER & UPPER)
Here in Manhattan Beach, many historic homes and buildings are torn down without fanfare to make room for new constructions…but we couldn't bear to give that same death sentence to this charismatic 1930's Spanish-style villa!
Manhattan Beach is the perfect location for this personality-packed home, which is a less than 5-minute walk to the ocean and one of the Beach’s best surf spots (we're located on a walk street so accessing the beach couldn't be easier). And it’s also perfect for those who wish to escape to a laid back place by the sea that’s still just 5 minutes from LAX—and centrally located near downtown LA, Hollywood, Long Beach, Santa Monica, Venice, and Anaheim/Disneyland, too.
Manhattan Beach is the kind of place where locals come to walk their dogs on The Strand’s walking / biking path and escape the more tourist-heavy beaches. From this rental, all of Manhattan Beach’s perks are in close walking distance—like the ocean, shops and restaurants on Manhattan Beach Blvd & Pier to the south, and shops & bars to the north.
This home is a duplex with an upper and lower unit, each available for rent separately and with their own entrance—one upstairs and one downstairs. Both sleep 4, with one California King bed in the bedroom, one bath, and one plush sofa bed in each. Other perks include a shared washer/dryer between the two units, free WiFi, and one private parking spot for each unit as well—believe me, you’ll want one in this area!
You can also rent the whole place. It’s the perfect set-up for groups who want to travel together but have a bit of time apart, too. Please inquire for details and rates.
DOWNSTAIRS HOME : OPEN STARTING March 20, 2017 @ $300 a nite. $350 a nite Summer 2017
1 car parking on property
The downstairs unit (ON THE 1ST/GROUND FLOOR) is the smaller of the two units at an intimate 500 square feet—just the right size for a couple, small family, or a traveling business professional.
My husband and I fell in love with the home’s history, and throughout our recent remodel of the downstairs unit, we took great care to maintain its colorful personality and heritage and enhanced its existing beauty with Spanish tile work, rich turquoise paint, and vintage artwork from Mexico.
Wake up and fry an egg in the sunny eat-in kitchen, using the vintage, professionally refurbished O'Keefe & Merritt cobalt blue stove. We LOVE this delightful stove, and so do our guests—in fact, we find it provides a more even heat than today’s sleek, modern models.
A turquoise back splash, custom-made self closing cabinets and dining area with exotic monkey pod wood bar top and vintage tractor seat stools give the whole kitchen the feel of a fun Mexican restaurant—a great space to spend a night in.
The bathroom in this unit includes a brand new, cast iron claw foot tub with shower. Sink into it with a glass of wine! The toilet and pedestal sink are brand new, too. But we maintained the Spanish influence with custom made tiles, a new light fixture from Mexico, and a vibrant paint color.
DESCRIPTION OF UPPER UNIT:
1 car garage parking
**UPSTAIRS UNIT AVAILABILITY: Not Avail until Mar 28 @ $450 a nite & at $500 Summer 2017.
The upstairs rental offers the entire upper floor for sprawling out—one of our guests called it a “mini Mexican mansion”—including a 500 square foot outdoor living space.This unit also is a 1 bedroom and 1 bath as the lower unit, but also has a formal dining area and den area in addition to the living room area. This unit is decorated with beautiful authentic Mexican furniture, light fixtures and artwork for our guests to enjoy.
A designer kitchen awaits as well, with stainless steel appliances, wine refrigerator, yards of counter tops, and all the utensils and cooking tools you need.
Exposed wood beams, big picture windows with views of the ocean, an expansive dining table, and a buttery soft leather couch make the living area a haven for hanging out.
There’s a sunken den, too (check out the vibrant tile work on those steps!), where you can cozy up to a crackling fire in the indoor fireplace on a cool evening. On a warm evening, step onto the lush, courtyard-style patio bursting with greenery and flowering bougainvillea and made tranquil by a trickling water feature and music on the outdoor, surround-sound speakers.
And the bedroom and en suite bath are pretty special, too. There’s a vintage dresser that’s been converted into a one-of-a-kind sink in the bathroom, and there’s a Jacuzzi tub for sinking into.
Dimmers on all the lights throughout the home create a special glow and ambiance in the evening. Add to that the warm ocean breeze blowing in through the gorgeous French windows, and you have California beach living at its best!
COME AND SEE US!
We’d love to have you at this charming beach close villa in Manhattan Beach. We know you’ll fall in love with it as we did. Get in touch with me today to book your stay in one of the two units…or both!
Please indicate which unit you are interested in, upper or lower unit.
SEE rates above as they vary depending on if staying in UPPER or LOWER HOME
We have travelled the world and love the international feel of this home.
Annette Mejia purchased this cottage in 2012
Very Charming, Steps to beach via Walk street. close to LAX, all LA has to offer.
Steps to the beach, on walk street. Great Neighbors!
Better than a 5 star hotel! The house is fantastic....cozy, clean and so well equipped that you instantly feel at home. Location wise, it is ideal....2 minutes away from the beach and round the corner from all the local shops, cafes and restaurants. Could not have picked a better place to stay....Chris & Annette are very welcoming, great hosts and placed enormous effort to make sure nothing was missing from our pleasant stay. Thank you so much!
I can't say enough about this beautiful authentic Spanish styled home in Manhattan Beach. The home was fully equipped with every possible thing you could need. Fluffy towels, comfortable linens, easy wifi and a fully stocked kitchen. Wonderful areas to relax, indoor and outdoor, a beautiful view and a warming fireplace. Walking distance to everything, the beach and wonderful restaurants and grocery options. Annette was an amazing and responsive host and clearly wants you to enjoy her stylish and comfortable home. She has left no detail unattended to and the pride she has for her home shows in every way. Thank you a wonderful stay, we will certainly join you again when we return.
My husband and I had a wonderful stay. Lovely views of the ocean and the accommodations were gorgeous. We appreciate the hospitality and can't wait to come back
I stayed in the lower level of the Spanish style villa with 3 teens. It's a cute small (500 sq ft) 1 bedroom home with a pull out sofa bed. Best part was that it was minutes from Manhattan Beach-about 2 blocks. You can see the ocean from the sidewalk. Super close to the shopping areas and many restaurants, teens felt very independent and knew where every shop was located! We were there for the 4th of July weekend and took a uber to Redondo Beach for the big fireworks show (a 10-12 min drive along the coast). Easy driving to several beaches. The property comes with all that you need for your stay, including beach towels and washer/dryer. Annette was quick to respond to any questions we had via txt. The only thing that could have made it better would be air conditioning, although opening the windows and letting the ocean breeze in helped, and an outdoor patio, which Annette informed me they are building...Can't wait to return when they build the outdoor sitting area. Can you say peace and relaxation?
We stayed at Annette & Chris's beautifully decorated home (top floor) for our 25th wedding anniversary trip. Definitely the most unique and cozy place we've EVER rented. The furnishings were gorgeous. Sea breezes through the window every night. Comfy, private patio. Walking distance to great restaurants. We walked the Strand everyday and enjoyed easy access to many local day trips. Highly recommend for couples. Annette was warm and easy to work with. She even brought us flowers and an anniversary card in person!
We've enjoyed so much the staying at this Spanish style home. The neighbourhood was great. 5 mins walk to the beach and 10 mins walk to the shopping area and chic restaurants. If you want to experience the American lifestyle like surfing, outdoor actives and fitness (They have a small fitness gym closed by the house), Im highly recommend you to stay at this place. They also have farm market every Tues from 10am to 4pm. You can hang around all day just to enjoy the local organic food and even cold pressed juice. Its perfect for family or couple if you are looking for a long vacation or even just for a weekend.
We truly enjoyed our stay at this beautiful home at Manhattan Beach. The view was gorgeous, walk to the beach is easy and close. House is equipped with everything needed, and it is beautifully and comfortably decorated. Love it and can't wait to return
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$1,000|
Cleaning fee is for basic cleaning only.
Additional cleaning fees will apply for burnt stains within stove, stains (on sofa, shower curtain, rugs, etc.)
Home located in great surf spot of Manhattan Beach, close to 105 Freeway, centrally located to LAX, Universal Studios, Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm.