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Charming Beach House 1/2 Block from the Pacific Ocean in Seal Beach

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Charming Beach House Front with Trees and Flowers

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Surfside house description

Our Beach House is an easy 1/2 block walk to the sand and crystal blue ocean of Seal Beach. Come swim, wade, sun, surf and relax at the ocean. Garage Parking for 1 car and a full sized private driveway for a 2nd car provide 2 parking spots and allow you to avoid street parking hassles. Also, to provide convenience, we have an on-site laundry facility.

Marble counter tops in the kitchen and 2 bathrooms give a feel of elegance and warmth to this charming home. The kitchen is equipped with a stove, oven, coffee maker, toaster and blender, as well as all pots, pans, dishes and glasses.

A TV in both the master bedroom and living room allow everyone to watch their favorite DirecTV show or movie with Starz and Encore Movie channels. We also have a DVD player and an assortment of DVDs. Each bathroom has a sink and toilet and shower, and the Master Bath also has a bathtub.

The master bedroom has 1 Queen sized bed. The 2nd bedroom has 1 Full sized bed and 1 Twin Bed with plenty of closet space in each bedroom.

Our Beach House is a short, flat. 3 block walk to the downtown Seal Beach restaurant, shopping and arts district as well as to the Seal Beach Pier. In addition, Seal Beach is 5 minutes from 3 major Los Angeles and Orange County Freeways - the 405, 22 and 605 freeways.

Major attractions such as Disneyland, the Queen Mary, Knott's Berry Farm, Commerce Casino and Huntington Beach are an easy 1/2 hour drive or less and with Hollywood, Universal Studios, the Staples Center, Griffith Park Observatory and Downtown LA just about 45 minutes away.

Charming Beach Community: Our Beach House affords most of the benefits of renting a home at the beach, without having to pay the pricey cost of a beachfront villa. Being only 1/2 block from the sand, it's a short, flat, easy walk down 13th Street (just 6 houses down the street) to the beach. From the front yard looking down the street, you can see the palm trees swaying in the breeze on top of the golden sand. The soft sound of the fog horn can be heard in the distance, and has been known to lull travellers to sleep.

The quiet, refreshing ocean breezes surround you in our Beach House via either the large sliding glass door or front door - both of which have screen doors to allow the sounds and scents of the ocean to surround you. The Seal Beach Pier and shopping district of Main Street beckons just 3 blocks away, another flat, easy walk to multiple restaurants, cafes and shops. Fishing off the pier is a fun adventure, and Seal Beach hosts a National Wildlife Refuge, as well.

Walking Distance to Restaurants and Shops: A car really is optional once you are in Seal Beach itself. Our Beach House sits just 3 short, flat, easy blocks to numerous restaurants, shops, and galleries. Some of these include Ruby's Diner (at the end of the pier), Cold Stone Creamery, Kinda Lahaina (with oceanfront views), New York Pizza, the Coffee Bean,a local coffeehouse (also with oceanfront views), Sweet Jill's Bakery, Hennessey's Grill, O'Malley's Pub, a music store, many clothing stores, and 3 art galleries.

We have compiled a list of grocery stores, drug stores, banks, coffee houses, and some restaurants with a local map into a soft-bound folder in our Beach House for further reference, detailed information and the convenience of our guests. That said, we do everything we can to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. Also nearby and within walking distance are churches, a movie theatre, a library and a small grocery store.

Easy Freeway Access from airports. We are located 14 miles from the John Wayne Orange County Airport (SNA) straight south on the 405 freeway (no other freeway changes required), and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is similarly easy to reach just 27 miles straight north on the 405 freeway. Full maps and detailed driving directions are provided once you book a reservation, and are included in a soft-bound booklet for use at our Beach House.

The beach and playground are essentially your front yard. Our actual front yard is only big enough to hose the sand off after a day at the beach or for a small picnic.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

              • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 1 double, 1 child bed

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              • The Master Bedroom consists of a Queen Bed nestled in the center of the room with a reading lamp and floor lamp each adjacent to the bed. There is a large mirrored chest of drawers which provides ample place for storage of clothes. A 32 inch Digital HDTV with Direct TV and a DVD player faces the bed. A large window lets in plenty of natural sunlight (or pull the drapes to keep it out). An adjoining full bath and walk-in closet with mirror make for extra privacy, convenience and suitcase storage. The decor eases and relaxes with shades of blue, brown and gray. The 2nd bedroom consists of 1 twin bed, and a twin bunk bed set, making for a total of 3 twin beds. Access to the private balcony is via the sliding glass door in this bedroom or off the dining room. The large sliding glass door allows natural sunlight. There is a large closet, chest of drawers and nightstand for plenty of storage. A reading lamp and floor lamp give plenty of light for games or reading....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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              • Both the Master Bathroom and Hallway Bathroom (Bathroom 2) are full, complete uncrowded spaces. The Master Bathroom affords extra privacy with a separate door dividing the toilet/shower/tub area from the large mirrored sink area. Plush bath rugs in both areas keep your feet warm and cozy. The 2nd bathroom is in the hallway between the 2nd bedroom, with access via the hallway. Both bathrooms have large sinktop surfaces and storage cabinets with drawers allowing for ease of placement of your toiletries and ample storage of our towels In addition, both bathrooms boast a combination shower and bathtub which have easy in and out access since the bathub is not high off the ground....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • There is a 50 inch Digital TV with Encore and Starz Movie Package with Direct TV ain the Living Room. The Dining Table has 6 chairs, but there are 2 additional fold-up chairs in a nearby closet. There is a vacuum cleaner, broom with dust pans for quick pick up of spills or food. Beach Chairs, Beach Towels and Boogie Boards. Smoking is not allowed. Pets are considered and allowed with a responsible owner and for an additional deposit. This house is on the 2nd level, so entry requires about 10 stairs. Once you are inside, everything is on one level - no additional stairs. A balcony with Bistris off the dining area and 2nd bedroom. Attached garage parks 1 or 2 cars, and private driveway parks another car. You'll avoid the hassles of street or municipal parking at the beach since you won't have to look for a place to park your car. For your added convenience, laundry facilities are on-site in the garage and laundry soap and fabric softener are complimentary. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing

                  local services and businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Near The Ocean

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Bottled Water
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Water Cooler
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Garage
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Ice Maker
                              • Stove
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave
                              • Grill
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster

                              Outside

                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Balcony
                              • Beach Chairs
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Patio
                              • Porch / Veranda
                              • Walkway To Water
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Autmn
                              Sep 20 - Dec 31, 2014
                              4 night min stay
                              $170
                              $1,075 $3,565
                              Winter
                              Jan 1 - Mar 15, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              $170
                              $1,075 $3,575
                              Spring
                              Mar 16 - Jun 6, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              $170
                              $1,075 $3,565
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Cleaning $75
                              • Tax Rate 12%

                              Notes:

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                              A credit card deposit of 50% of the rental rate for the entire stay (including all fees and taxes) is required at the time of signing the rental contract.. The remaining 50% is due by credit card also 14 days prior to the arrival date. .

                              A non-refundable cleaning fee is also required. This cleaning fee is $75 if the stay is less than 5 days; $100 is the stay is between 6-14 day


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                              Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                              Location

                              12 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              John Wayne Orange County (SNA)
                              8 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Long Beach Blue Line (of LA Metro)
                              0.5 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Pacific Coast Highway
                              0.1 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              Seal Beach
                              0.3 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              O'Malleys Pub
                              70 Miles
                              Nearest Ski
                              Mountain High in Wrightwood
                              2 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              Old Ranch Golf Course
                              0.2 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Kinda Lahaina on Main Street 0.2

                              Car: Not Necessary

                              Our Beach House is located within Southern California in the city of Seal Beach, which lies at the intersection of the Orange and Los Angeles County Lines. We are 1/2 block away from the Blue Pacific Ocean. The peaceful, beautiful town of Seal Beach is a wonderful vacation destination. Our Beach House is walking distance to the beach, the Pier, shopping, art, restaurants, coffee and groceries. We are about 5 minutes from 3 major freeways (the 405, 22 and 605 freeways), so Seal Beach functions as a natural hub for multiple tourist destinations.being an easy, 1/2 hour drive to major attractions such as Disneyland, the Queen Mary and Long Beach Pier, Knott's Berry Farm, Huntington or Newport Beach, In addition, an easy 45 minute drive from our Beach House will take you to Hollywood, the Staples Center, the Home Depot Arena and Downtown Los Angeles. Seal Beach revels in its serenity as a relaxation paradise with plenty of fun things to do nearby.

                              Other Activities: National Wildlife Refuge in Seal Beach. There is boogie boarding, surfing, sunning and all kinds of beach activities just 1/2 block away. See above.

                              Golf: There is public access to the Navy Golf Course in Cypress, CA. It is approximately 4 miles away. We provide maps, adress, directions and contact and reservation of tee time information.

                               

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                              Photos

                              • Charming Beach House Front with Trees and Flowers

                                Charming Beach House Front with Trees and Flowers

                              • Dining Room

                                Dining Room

                              • Spare Bedroom with a full and a twin size bed.

                                Spare Bedroom with a full and a twin size bed.

                              • Full bathroom with shower

                                Full bathroom with shower

                              • Master Bath

                                Master Bath

                              • Front Door

                                Front Door

                              • Cozy family room

                                Cozy family room

                              • Beautiful Kitchen

                                Beautiful Kitchen

                              • Entry way

                                Entry way

                              • Twin size bed off the balcony

                                Twin size bed off the balcony

                              • Master bedroom

                                Master bedroom

                              • Walk to the beach!

                                Walk to the beach!

                              $170 per night (USD)
                              5

                              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

                              View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
                              Minimum stay: 4 nights
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