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Charming Historic Home/Palm Tree-Lined Street/Ready for You!

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Our tranquil and appealing 1929 Tudor style home was lovingly remodeled in 2011.

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Long Beach house description

WELCOME to my home!! Whether you are here for business (work, convention center vendor or relocation), family vacation, vacationer from overseas, snow birds, or just wanting to get away, you will be WOWed by this beautifully restored and remodeled Tudor style home in the Wrigley area of Long Beach. It is the perfect location for your visit to Southern California - close to freeways and local attractions.

The home was built in 1929. The hardwood floors throughout instantly create a warm and comforting feeling when you walk in the front door. Historical postcards of Long Beach decorate the walls throughout the house highlighting buildings and places of days done by.

The living room has a comfy leather couch and recliner, a new 32' flat panel TV with a DVD/CD player and FIOS cable including a couple premium movie channels.

In the dining room you'll find an antique table, 6 chairs and a buffet. An additional table and four chairs are provided in the breakfast nook bringing the available seating up to 10 persons.

For your cooking pleasure, the kitchen is loaded with new pots and pans, a Cuisinart convection oven, and microwave; a 1950's O'Keefe & Merritt gas stove and ruby red dish and glassware; eating and cooking utensils, crock pot, blender, cookbooks, bake ware, mixer w/mixing bowls, blender, coffee pot, tea kettle, an under mount 10' TV with radio/CD/DVD player, staple items like oil, a couple types of vinegar, sugar, flour, LOTS of spices, peanut butter, coffee, tea, and more - all the basic items necessary for making your scrumptious meals.

Let yourself go in one of the three tastefully decorated bedrooms, furnished with antique bed sets, complete with new pillow-top mattresses, comforters, pillows, and luxurious sheets.

In the hall closet there is a queen size blowup mattress that sleeps 2 - bringing the total sleeping accommodations up to 8 people. There's also extra pillows, blankets, and games/puzzles/cards.

The striking cobalt blue and white tiled bathroom has two sinks, a HUGE tub/shower, shampoo/conditioner, ample towels, and is supplied with a hair dryer, q-tips, toothpaste and other basic supplies. The shower has a fixed and separate hand held/sliding spray head perfect for smaller children taking showers.

Enjoy the serenity of the backyard with its lovely landscaping while relaxing in one of the six rocking patio chairs. Have a meal or read at the table shaded from the sun by an umbrella. Or you can sip a drink while you fire up the propane barbeque for some grilling. From the one lemon and one ruby red grapefruit tree, squeeze your own delicious fresh juice for drinking or use it in your cooking with the supplied old-fashioned juicer.

There is parking available in the driveway or street. Street sweeping is on Tuesdays and Wednesdays so be sure to check the signs so you don't get a ticket.

Beach towels, one beach sand umbrella and 4 chairs are available for you to use if you're planning a trip to the beach.

Make sure to check out the 'Things to See and Do' notebook in the living room with some of the local places to eat, shop, and activities/attractions in the nearby vicinity.

Day (3-day minimum), week, or monthly rental available with maid service after 7 days (at renter's expense).

With all the comforts of home, great weather most of the year, and plenty of nearby attractions, I wish you a pleasant visit!

Keywords: Home, house, historic

Property Type

  • House
  • 1363 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            The home is single story but there are a couple small steps to get in the front door. If someone is somewhat abulatory, they shouldn't have any problem getting in and around the house....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            There must be at least one renter 25 years of age or older....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • There are two sinks and a large shower/roman tub.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            Newer 32' HDTV with Verizon Fios and Roku....moreless

          • Games:

            Games are located in the hall closet....moreless

          • Toys:

            Toys are located in the hall closet....moreless

          • Video Library:

            DVD's...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • CD Player
          • Stereo
          • DVD Player

          Communications

          • Telephone
          • Wireless Internet
          • Free Long Distance

          Outdoor Features

          • Outdoor Grill
          • Deck / Patio

          Activities

          • Cinemas
          • Cycling
          • Water Skiing
          • Jet Skiing
          • Golf
          • Sailing
          • Tennis
          • Medical Services
          • Laundromat
          • Hospital
          • Groceries
          • ATM/Bank
          • Surfing
          • Shopping
          • Antiquing
          • Sight Seeing
          • Miniature Golf
          • Boating
          • Library
          • Playground
          • Zoo
          • Theme Parks
          • Restaurants
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Walking
          • Swimming
           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.8
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Standard rate
          Jan 13 - Jan 1, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $135
          $850 $2,900

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Non-refundable cleaning fee $80-150 $80
          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
          • Taxes Included

          Notes:

          $20/each extra person/night after 2 people

          $125/each extra person/weekly after 2 people

          $250/each extra person/monthly after 2 people

          Payment - Check, money order/cashier's check, credit card via PAYPAL only.

          Rental agreement contains cancellation policy.

          Non-refundable cleaning fees run from $80-150 depending on the number of guests and length of stay.

          $300 refundable deposit is due at time of booking. Rental fees and non-refundable cleaning fees are due 45 days prior to check-in.


          This owner accepts: Credit cards.
          Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details. Only pay using credit card, PayPal, check or direct bank transfer. NEVER pay by cash or instant money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. Learn more


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          Last updated: 07/10/2014
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          Location

          • Wrigley Market Place

            "Less than 5 minutes away you'll find an Albertson's, Starbucks, CVS, Fashion Bug, and other ..."

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          • Aquarium of the Pacific

            "Family oriented. See the sharks, pet the stingrays, and feed the lorikeets. Plan 3-4 hours..."

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          • Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center

            "The Center is a mere 5-10 minute drive from our house for those of you who are vendors or at..."

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          • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

            "For medical emergencies, the hospital is just 5 minutes away."

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          • Costco Signal Hill

            "A 10 minute drive East on Willow Street will take you to our closest Costco where you can st..."

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          • Trader Joe's

            "The local Trader Joe's located on Atlantic Avenue is a 10 minute drive from our home. "

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          • Long Beach Airport

            "Our home is conveniently located just 10 minutes away from this airport."

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          • Los Angeles International Airport

            "LAX is only a 20-15 minute drive to our conveniently located home. Take the 405 South to th..."

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          • Knott's Berry Farm

            "Our home is a short 20-25 minute drive (depending on traffic) to this popular attraction for..."

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          • Disneyland

            "Our home is 15-20 minutes away (depending on traffic) from this popular family attraction."

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          • Six Flags Magic Mountain

            "Our home is located approx. 75minutes away from this attraction."

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          • Orange County Airport

            "Our home is conveniently located just 20-25 minutes away from this close airport."

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          • Lakewood Mall

            "This indoor mall is located 15-20 minutes away from our home. "

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          • Glacial Gardens Skating Arena

            "Our home is a 10-15 minute drive away.to this recreational and tournament skating rink locat..."

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          • Target

            "Ten minutes away from our home on 33rd Street just East of Atlantic Avenue."

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          • Velo Sports Center

            "The Home Depot Center located in Carson is just 10-15 minutes away from our home."

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          • Walmart Supercenter

            "WalMart is a 5-10 drive away located downtown."

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          • Long Beach Grand Prix Circuit

            "For all you race fans, our home is a 5-10 minute drive away."

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          • E 2nd St

            "It's a 20 minute drive to 2nd street which boasts many restaurants and shops for your dining..."

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          • US Post Office

            "If you need to mail something, our home is just minutes away."

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          • Wrigley Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane

            "A three minute walk will take you to this famous Christmas neighborhood tradition since 1953..."

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          • Long Beach Fwy

            "Our home is conveniently located just minutes away from the 710 freeway which leads to the 4..."

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          • Wrigley 21st Street Mini-Park

            "Around the corner from our house is a beautiful mini-park with play equipment for kids ages ..."

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          • Los Angeles River

            "Two minutes from our house you'll have access to this paved path that runs along the 52 mile..."

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          • Friday's Farmers Market Downtown

            "Fresh fruits/vegetables and crafts can be found just 5-10 minutes away from our home. "

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          • Universal Studios Hollywood

            "This popular attraction is located 45 - 60 minutes away (depending on traffic)."

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          • 405 Freeway

            "The 405 freeway is conveniently located just 7-10 minutes away from the house."

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          3 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Long Beach Airport
          1 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Metro
          0.2 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          710 Freeway

          Children's park located around the corner, Los Angeles River bike path for watching sunsets, leisurely strolls, jogging, or riding bikes, Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific, Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Long Beach Convention Center, The Art Museum, Shoreline Village, The Pike, restaurants and shops on Second Street, to name a few.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1995

          Why the Owner Chose Long Beach:
          This home was my personal residence where I raised my 2 grown children and lived until I recently got married. I LOVE my home on this palm-tree lined street and the fact that this area is named after the chewing gum mogul William Wrigley. It brings back great memories of driving past the sweet-smelling Wrigley Chewing Gum factory located in Chicago, Illinois near where I grew up. There are many historic non cookie-cutter homes in the area, all with their own unique characteristics.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          You can pick lemons or grapefruits for some fresh-squeezed juice from the backyard while viewing cyclist/joggers/walkers using the bike path located next to the Los Angeles River. Or better yet, you can take a leisurely or brisk walk or jog on the path to get some exercise. If the kids need to burn some energy, take them to the new playground equipment located at the park around the corner. If you're in the mood for peace, simply enjoy a quiet stroll in the neighborhood or breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the table with umbrella and six chairs on the secluded backyard patio. It only takes minutes to get to the 710 and 405 freeways or the beach, Aquarium, or Convention Center downtown. Grocery stores, shopping, restaurants, coffee shops, transportation and more are nearby and local attractions (Disneyland, Hollywood, mountains, etc.) are 30 minutes to an hour away.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

           

          Photos

          • Our tranquil and appealing 1929 Tudor style home was lovingly remodeled in 2011.

            Our tranquil and appealing 1929 Tudor style home was lovingly remodeled in 2011.

          • Use the antique dining room table, 6 chairs & buffet for your home cooked meals.

            Use the antique dining room table, 6 chairs & buffet for your home cooked meals.

          • Enjoy your morning meal in this sunny breakfast nook with a view of the backyard

            Enjoy your morning meal in this sunny breakfast nook with a view of the backyard

          • The Green Room-sweet dreams on this pillow top double bed w/ vanity and dresser.

            The Green Room-sweet dreams on this pillow top double bed w/ vanity and dresser.

          • The Red Room - Sleep tight on this queen pillow top bed with vanity and dresser.

            The Red Room - Sleep tight on this queen pillow top bed with vanity and dresser.

          • Unwind in this warm and inviting large living room w/ original wall sconces.

            Unwind in this warm and inviting large living room w/ original wall sconces.

          • Cooking was never so much fun in this bright, roomy kitchen stocked w/supplies.

            Cooking was never so much fun in this bright, roomy kitchen stocked w/supplies.

          • Enjoy the huge tiled shower/tub and two sinks in this stunning bathroom.

            Enjoy the huge tiled shower/tub and two sinks in this stunning bathroom.

          • The Blue Room-stretch out on this comfy pillow top double bed w/vanity & dresser

            The Blue Room-stretch out on this comfy pillow top double bed w/vanity & dresser

          • The secluded backyard patio offers outdoor tranquility in a lovely setting.

            The secluded backyard patio offers outdoor tranquility in a lovely setting.

          VRBO #381029

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          This listing was first published here in 2011.

          Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

          $135 per night (USD)
          26

          3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 8

          View calendar: Updated 07/10/14
          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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          Speaks: english

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