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$350 starting Magical 1932 Spanish-Style Villa with Ocean Views, Steps to Beach

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

ACCOMMODATES 4 PERSONS MAX, SAND SECTION, 2BLKS TO BEACH, ON WALK ST., PARKING

THIS IS THE MOST CHARMING PLACE YOU WILL FIND IN MANHATTAN BEACH!

PLZ INQUIRE FOR DISCOUNT ON LONG TERM STAYS.

Rates:

$350 a nite after Labor Day up to Thanksgiving week. $400 a nt. Thanksgiving thru Jan 5, 2018

***Parking on property (You'll need this)******

As these are nightly rates, there is a 30 day minimum stay, plz inquire for discount.

MAXIMUM GUESTS: 4 (including children)

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 sleeps 4, with one California King bed in the bedroom, one bath, and one plush sofa bed. Other perks include washer/dryer, free WiFi, and one private parking spot—believe me, you’ll want one in this area!

The Home is 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, 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 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.

One of our guests called it a “mini Mexican mansion”— The home is decorated with beautiful authentic Mexican furniture, light fixtures and artwork for our guests to enjoy.

There are ocean breeze blowing in through the many gorgeous new double hung windows.

Dimmers on most of the lights throughout the home create a special glow and ambiance in the evening.

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.

You have California beach living at its best!

NO PARTIES ALLOWED.

Get in touch with us today to book your stay!

More Details

Owner
Annette Mejia
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

About Annette Mejia

We have travelled the world and love the international feel of this home.

Annette Mejia purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Annette Mejia chose Manhattan Beach

Very Charming, Steps to beach in Manhattan Beach. within sand section. On a Walk street.

Close to LAX, all LA has to offer.

What makes this cottage unique

Steps to the beach, on walk street. Great Neighbors!

Guestbook comments from the owner

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!
Sep 2014
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Car: not necessary

Home located in great surf spot of Manhattan Beach, close to 105 Freeway, centrally located to LAX, Universal Studios, Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm.

Amenities

Sand Section Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No parties allowed. All guests who come to property other than those noted on contract, must be approved by owner in writing.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , tub with shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , additional Full Size bed in living area Sofa
  • Calif. King Size bed with Down Comforter Pull out bed in sofa Nice down pillows 6 pillows provided
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Guests can walk to many bars, restaurants, no need for a car. 2 short blocks to beach.

Reviews

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5

Great accommodations plus a stunning decor

  • 5 of 5

Lucky for me I got to stay in both units and while different they are both very well decorated and comfortable including the beds (a major plus). The owners, Annette and Chris, were excellent hosts and not imposing but always available and very helpful. I highly recommend this property and look forward to another stay on my next trip West.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at our homes. I am glad we were able to accommodate you & you were able to stay in the 2 homes. Glad you liked the decor as we have worked very hard to keep with the Spanish theme. We hope to see you again soon!
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OUR FAVORITE PLACE TO STAY IN MANHATTAN BEACH!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying in the upper apartment. Located a short walk to the beach and had all the amenities needed for an extended stay in Manhattan Beach. The apartment is beautiful, clean, and welcoming. Our favorite part of the home was the outdoor patio. We traveled with our almost three year old son and the apartment was very spacious for the three of us. Beach chairs and toys were available for use. Annette was available to answer any questions before and during our stay. We hope to visit again next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for staying with us again! Look forward to having you back in the coming years!
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A MUST STAY!

  • 5 of 5

Annette's Spanish getaway is a must stay for any beach lover. The home is in the heart of Manhattan's night life and is right in front of the walkway that takes you down to the beach (about 3 streets down of walking distance). The home has so much detail and personality. Annette is also a warm and welcoming host who genuinely cares about her guests' stay. I stayed here for my birthday getaway and was comfortably able to fit a few of my friends and myself. Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you and your friends enjoyed yourselves at the home. Looking forward to having you back again soon!
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Amazing home/ Lovely Host

  • 5 of 5

Annette was very helpful, courteous, and just simply put, a lovely host. We used this amazing spanish style home for a photo shoot. Unfortunately for us it rained that day, so we could not utilize how close this was to the beach. So we had to do all indoor shots, but the decor was unique with the pop color walls. And Annette travels around the world collecting one of a kind pieces to decorate this amazing space. Overall, a great shoot despite the rain. Thanks Annette!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect home away from home

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you were able to enjoy the home. We can't wait to have you back and have a drink together!
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PURE HEAVEN

  • 5 of 5

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

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us Barbara. We are happy you enjoyed the home. Look forward to having you back again soon! Annette
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
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.)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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