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WATERFRONT 1 Bedroom!! Incredible Views! Best Location! Best Price! Sleeps 2-3

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

The GRISHAM HOUSE: AVALON'S ONLY WATERFRONT BEACH HOUSE!

You can throw a stone into the water from our fantastic 60 foot wrap around balcony deck with spectacular and sweeping 270 degree views overlooking the beach, the town, the harbor and the ocean! There is no finer spot to sit and people watch or relax with a glass of wine. 2 night minimum. (3 nt minimum in summer)

You want waterfront with fantastic views; the best location; a great deck and the best value? This is it - look no further! Compare us to ANY other rental (house, condo or hotel) that claims to be waterfront or have an ocean view.

This family owned vacation home offers you the BEST location in town; only steps away from the sand and swimming, shopping, restaurants and bars and all the recreational activities and sightseeing tours. We are also a very short, 2 minute level stroll from where the ferry docks.

Our property is 3 stories (sorry, no elevator) and is a classic, comfortable beach house. On the ground floor are a couple retail clothing shops, a jet ski rental, an ocean rafting company and a psychic. The middle floor (14 steps up) is our larger vacation rental (vrbo #65480) and this unit is on the top (3rd) floor 14 additional steps up from the middle unit.

During the day we are right in the middle of all Avalon has to offer; hustling and bustling with activity. And virtually everyone who takes the ferry walks right past our property, so if you are a people watcher or enjoy seeing all the activity in the harbor; you'll be in heaven. At night however, after the 'day trippers' go home and the businesses close, everything calms down around us.

This unit is like a small 1 bedroom apartment and offers a large separate bedroom with queen bed, a newly remodeled bathroom with stall shower, a brand new fully stocked kitchen and a small living room. This unit is ideal for a romantic couple getaway or a couple with 1 child. In the living room is a TV with cable; DVD player and iPod player. 2 sets of sliding glass doors open onto the LARGE WRAPAROUND DECK WITH SPECTACULAR 270 DEGREE VIEWS. For eating there are 3 bar stools at the breakfast counter plus a table on the front deck. There is a gas BBQ on the side deck. BBQ and dine on the deck while you enjoy spectacular views. We also have free wireless internet access for your laptop computer.

WHY STAY ANYWHERE ELSE? This property offers you the BEST location; the BEST beachfront view decks in town; and the very BEST vacation rental value for your money. We get many repeat guests year after year; you'll see why!

RATES ARE BASED ON 2 PEOPLE. ADD $25/nt FOR A 3RD PERSON.

Also, the MIDDLE floor offers four bedrooms and three baths and sleeps 8. (See vrbo #65480). Book both units for a perfect extended family vacation or 4-5 couple getaway.

We also have a GORGEOUS unit 2.5 blocks inland. It's not waterfront with the views, but it's newer, lovely and less expensive. See vrbo #289226. It can be booked as either a 1 or 2 bedroom.

NO PETS and NO SMOKING. 3 Night MINIMUM in Summer (and 2 nt minimum all other times). Sorry, we do NOT have a golf cart. Minimum age limits apply and young adults renting on their own must be 24 years of age.

**BOOKING IN ADVANCE** We have many regulars that come back year after year and we always give them first opportunity to re-book for the following year. Therefore, we do NOT book more than about 11 months in advance.**

Keywords: beach house, house, waterfront property, oceanfront property

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our first trip to Catalina was amazing. This waterfront cottage has stunning views with the comforts of home. Thank you, thank you, thank you for a great time. We'll be back.
May 2016
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Amenities

Avalon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • In consideration of any guests on the middle floor, you must reduce levels of TV, music and conversations to quiet levels between 10:00 PM-8:00 AM.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
iPod Player

Reviews

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WATERFRONT 1 Bedroom!! Incredible Views! Best Location! Best Price! Sleeps 2-3
average rating of 5.0 based on 55 reviews
5

Great property right in town overlooking the harbor

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our brief time on Santa Catalina. The apartment is small, but has everything anyone could possibly need. Great pressure in the shower! We enjoy the sounds of town and the local basketball games, but if someone wants peace and quiet, this isn't it. It's a super easy walk to all the tours, both on the water and on land.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

amazing

  • 5 of 5

great place, host was quick to respond and place was incredible and lived up to the description.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this place. Great location, super cute and very clean. Would definitely recommend (but best for only 2-3 people). This would be my first choice for a place to stay when I return to Catalina.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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California
5

Thank You Randy! We Will Be Back!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect Location, Perfect Size, Perfect View, Perfect Place ~ Perfection!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We rented the entire location for the weekend. This place is incredible. Ideal location with the best views . This upper apartment is absolutely wonderful. Well maintained and fully stocked. This trip we had a big busy group of kids. My husband and I plan on returning (no kids) and booking the upstairs. Big group, go for all of it....romantic getaways, get this smaller apartment. You can't go wrong with the Grisham homes! Thank you 😊

The Davis Family

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful value!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Catalina for almost 25 years mainly with our 2 daughters and sometimes as a couple. We have stayed in a few different hotels but have mainly stayed in Hamilton Cove. It was my birthday and after looking through the hotel prices and the Hamilton cove rentals I stumbled upon this rental on vrbo and decided to give it a try. I was very familiar with the building and location but since it sleeps 2-3 it had never been an option for my family if 4. This was a couple trip so it seemed like a good opportunity to check it out and we were so glad we did!

Apartment size was perfect for a party of two. Bed was comfortable, kitchen and bathroom were great and the wrap around patio was beyond perfect. We sat on the patio often to people watch, have a glass of wine, or just to stare at the boats in the harbor. So convenient to restaurants, shops, and grocery stores. my husband loved it and said for future trips if we are coming as a couple he would prefer to stay there again as opposed to Hamilton cove or a hotel. ( I am a Hamilton cove lover and I agreed with him)

Randy the owner was fabulous to work with. Very pleasant and quick to respond with any questions. Hoping to stay at this rental for years to come!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $80 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

RATES ARE BASED ON 2 PEOPLE. ADD $25/NT FOR A 3RD PERSON. 2 night minimum at all times and 3 night minimum in summer. Minimum age of 24 years for young adults on their own. We do not have a golf cart however everything is within easy walking distance. Higher rates apply around major holidays: 4th of July; Thanksgiving; Christmas & New Years. Plus a $100-$200 refundable security deposit.

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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