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Tranquil Koi Pond and Ocean Views- Summer Bookings Now!

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Koi are jewels in the sun. Swing in hammock and enjoy the sound of the waterfall

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Last updated: 04/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A truly serene space in an active fun beach community…enjoy morning coffee in the swing by your private Koi pond and waterfall
The beach is walking distance plus on this property you also have the benefits of a quiet family oriented neighbourhood

This is a single family home in a great neighborhood with 2 levels of sun lit space

On the ground level there is an open communal space featuring- a gas fireplace and wet bar
French doors out to the pond and patio.
For a small additional charge this room can be used as a 4th bedroom, we will supply an airbed.

Bedrooms
The master bedroom with ensuite ( tub and separate shower), a California King bed and a wonderful window seat to curl up in and read . this room offers a view down the hill and out to the sea. On a clear night with the winds coming your way you can hear the seals barking in the harbor
2nd bedroom,sleeps 2 on queen bed,flat screen 42 inch TV
3rd bedroom,sleeps 2 on double futon
Our family swears the futon is as comfortable as regular beds!
Both bedrooms share a full bathroom ( tub and shower) with a glass door out to the koi pond.

Bathrooms
Full ensuite
Full shared by 2nd and 3rd bathroom
An additional bathroom off the living room with a hand painted Japanese commode

There is a second communal living space with a 50 inch flat screen TV and DVR + stereo sound

A well appointed kitchen, complete with centre island featuring an indoor Barbeque, a foodies delight where you will find everything you need in this space to cook up a gourmet feast which you can serve in-
the dining room which seats 8 comfortably

# Note: Koi fish are the only pets on the property

Location
If you ever want to leave the house…
You are:
• 15 minute walk to the beach, the famous Hermosa pier and the strand walk/bike path which will take you all the way to Santa Monica (Information is available at the house on where to rent bikes- bring your own walking shoes)
• 2 minute walk to a convenience store, restaurants and pubs
• 10 minute walk from 2 major grocery stores

*17 miles from Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills and other LA sights

This is LA County and there is so much to see and do- a car is recommended, parking is provided on the property for one car and more free space available on the street.

Wireless internet throughout
Linens including beach towels are provided
Beach chairs,boogie board provided
Dishwasher
Washer and dryer
2 Hair dryers

Not recommended for very young children due to the deep Koi pond in the courtyard.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Children over 12 years old and babies are welcome. Not recommended for small children due to the Koi Pond. pack and Play crib and high chair are available...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    I am sorry we cannot allow pets due to the Koi Pond, the fish get jealous...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    With foam mattress topper...moreless

  • Master Bedroom : 1 king

    California King Bed ...moreless

  • Other (See Description)

    Dble or Sngl blow up bed available for extra fee...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Very Comfy, double size...moreless

  • Pack and play available

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom Master: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Glass door to the pond...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Hand painted Japanese commode...moreless

Other Amenities

  • A truly serene space in an active fun beach community…enjoy morning coffee in the swing by your private Koi pond and waterfall The beach is walking distance plus on this property you also have the benefits of a quiet family oriented neighbourhood ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A games cabinet with assorted board games,cards etc...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DVR recording system, so you don't have to miss your favorite shows to go to the beach...moreless

  • Television:

    (2) Living room- 50 inch flat screen with DVR and stereo sound Second bedroom-42 inch flat screen with DVR...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A few, we use Netflix...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    You can see the ocean on the horizon from the living room, kitchen and master bedroom. The blue is amazing on a clear day ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Whirlpool...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Guest access to computer will be allowed...moreless

  • Garage:

    Not available to guests...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    (2) 2, one in each living/sitting area...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    WI-FI with guest access ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    For all beds including blow up beds if those are used...moreless

  • Living Room:

    2 living room spaces both large, both with fireplaces One with flat screen TV ...moreless

  • Parking:

    In the driveway for 1 car only in designated spot- strictly enforced! Additional cars can park on the street for free night and day...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Private parking for one car. There are two houses on the lot and ours is the back house so it is well removed from the street...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Please bring your own mobile phone. House telephone only available by special prior arrangement and not long distance...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, kitchen and beach towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    GE...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Throughout the house...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    French press sytems and grinders available. Rancilio Expresso Maker and Rancilio Grinder available...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you need to create a fantastic meal...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Setting for 8 plus all the additional cooking and serving dishes you may need. A very well stocked kitchen...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch, very quiet...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Vented counter top indoor barbeque, dishwasher, new fridge, extra large self cleaning gas stove, orange juice squeezer, blender , Cuisinart food processor, Kitchen Aid mixer, toaster oven, microwave, Rancilio Italian espresso maker and coffee grinder and french press systems...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Samsung Twin Cooling Plus,double doors, two level freezer on the bottom,...moreless

  • Stove:

    GE X44...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Courtyard with Koi pond and waterfall, accessed from two points in the house through French doors. Very private sheltered from neighbors by well established bamboo...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sun Winter/Spring Break Season
Jan 1 - May 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$300
$1,900 $7,000
Peak Summer @ the BeachSeason
May 15 - Sep 30
3 night min stay
$325 $350
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,100 $7,500
Fall/ Still Warm at the Beach
Oct 1 - Dec 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$300
$1,900 $7,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$300
$1,900 $7,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • CLEANING FEE $150
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Cleaning fee is $150.00 per rental ( max 7 days)

Maximum 6 people, by exception we will host 7 people with an additional charge of $25 per night


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 04/22/2015
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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Lax
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
A two minute walk, lots of restauarants
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hermosa beach

Car: Recommended

Hermosa is a great beach community just six miles from LAX. Close to all the big LA attractions( approx 18 miles to LA) but all the sweet laid back atmosphere of a holiday beach town.

Check out directions to my favorite cliff walk along the ocean in our guest book, great picnic spot too.

And here are some fantastic places within easy walking distance:

• THE COMEDY AND MAGIC CLUB (with Jay Leno every Sunday)

• THE HERMOSA BEACH PIER

• NUMEROUS RESTAURANTS, CLUBS AND CAFES

• PLAYGROUNDS AND PARKS

• AND, OF COURSE, THE BEACH!

Great website for info on Hermosa Beach- everything you need to know and what will make you want to come here for sure

Hermosa offers the three S's - Safe- Sunny- Sandy

http://www.city-data.com/city/Hermosa-Beach-California.html

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1987

About the owner: I am a transplanted Canadian, born in Ireland and 12 years ago I left the winters in Toronto and moved to the beach. There are days when I just can't believe how lucky I am to live in such a beautiful place. My family is still in Toronto so I am often back there, snow or no snow (and I ski) so I decided to share this wonderful beach adventure while I travel elsewhere. I am an author and I have a home office and an assistant and she will be your concierge.She will work in the garage of the house ( separate entrance) a few days a week and is available for your questions and issues.When she is not at work she is just a phone call away to answer your questions and help you out should you need anything during your stay. Sharing your home is a big decision but I think this space is too wonderful to keep to ourselves so we invite you to share it and respect it as your own, we know you will love it

Why the Owner Chose Hermosa Beach:
Living in Hermosa is like being on vacation all year round. Even when live is stressful, which it can be for everyone, you can always drop it all and go for a walk down to the strand and beach and pier. You can grab a bike and cycle to dinner in the next town over. There is something about the openness of the sea and the sun and the abundant plant life which brings perspective. We are so blessed to live here

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our home is lit with California sunshine. A few years ago we replaced all the windows, even expanded some to bring in the wonder of where we live. When you look through those windows you are treated to the abundance of the California greenery, palms and bamboo and our year round flowers and from some windows on the horizon you can watch the sea. In the back courtyard of our home, accessible by French doors is our retreat space, a Japanese Koi pond with a waterfall and professional landscaping. You can sit for hours by that pond and watch our Koi swim in the sun. They love to be fed by hand and will beg like puppies if they see you in the swing or hammock chair by the pond. Our kitchen is our studio…we are foodies and the space is large and functional and contains all the bells and whistles you will need, including an indoor grill to cook up a great meal, while looking out to the sea on the horizon.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Koi are jewels in the sun. Swing in hammock and enjoy the sound of the waterfall

    Koi are jewels in the sun. Swing in hammock and enjoy the sound of the waterfall

  • A quiet breakfast nook overlooking the Koi pond

    A quiet breakfast nook overlooking the Koi pond

  • The stone sentry welcomes you to our retreat space, main level living space

    The stone sentry welcomes you to our retreat space, main level living space

  • Our giraffes do not need to be fed

    Our giraffes do not need to be fed

  • Bathroom off the living room featuring hanging batik

    Bathroom off the living room featuring hanging batik

  • Master bath, also separate glass doored shower

    Master bath, also separate glass doored shower

  • A hand painted Japanese commode in the bathroom off the living room

    A hand painted Japanese commode in the bathroom off the living room

  • A single family house set back from the road, private parking for one car

    A single family house set back from the road, private parking for one car

  • View from the owner's favorite walk. Mapped out in House Guest Book

    View from the owner's favorite walk. Mapped out in House Guest Book

  • Counter top grill and all you need to cook up a feast

    Counter top grill and all you need to cook up a feast

  • Dining for 8 surrounded by original art works

    Dining for 8 surrounded by original art works

  • Sun lit and cathedral ceilings make this an open inviting living room space

    Sun lit and cathedral ceilings make this an open inviting living room space

  • View into the upper level living room highlights the beach modern architecture

    View into the upper level living room highlights the beach modern architecture

  • Master suite, California King bed.Read in the window seat

    Master suite, California King bed.Read in the window seat

  • Second bedroom, featuring TV and DVR

    Second bedroom, featuring TV and DVR

  • A private tropical retreat just outside the main floor living space

    A private tropical retreat just outside the main floor living space

  • The tsukubai welcomes you to our tranquil space

    The tsukubai welcomes you to our tranquil space

  • Sunset on Hermosa Beach

    Sunset on Hermosa Beach

  • Welcome to Hermosa Koi House

    Welcome to Hermosa Koi House

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 04/22/2015
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