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View from front of house... Downhill Bruce's Beach a hop, skip, jump.


Last updated: 01/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Manhattan Beach cottage description

THE BEST MONTHS SPRING AND SUMMER ARE HERE! The sun is shining, the water is sparkling, people are outdoors enjoying their favorite restaurants, activities, sporting event WITH FUNTASTIC days and evenings LIVING THE DREAM! Outdoor thriving with concerts, events, relaxation, bbq, plays, competitions! What better place to spend some time than in this:
PRIVATE guest quarters has fenced patio entry opening onto tiger bamboo floors. This comfy one bedroom, one bath unit is NEWLY FURNISHED (4/30/13) in Beach Chic. Your body will melt into queen size bed with thick memory foam mattress, additional mattress cover (to prevent over heating) 'allergy free' bedding, and luxuriously soft 1500 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets. Two built in drawers on each side of bed frame, plenty of closet space, and blackout curtains provide you with maximum comfort for a good nights sleep! Stylish living room has full size couch, end tables, 42' HD TV, Apple TV, wireless connection, and more! Kitchen and dining area equipped with microwave, toaster oven, coffee/tea pot, appliances, utensils, etc. to give you all the comforts of home! Bath has classic, well maintained beach tile in shower, vanity & floors. Additional linens, towels, beach chairs, umbrella, hair dryer, iron, and 'back up' supplies,
(just in case) fenced outdoor living space with BBQ, chairs, table to kick back after a HARD DAYS VACATION!
Whether you choose to stroll down a couple of short blocks to the beach, walk 1/2 mile to North End shops and dining, 10 minutes to downtown Manhattan Beach for community's finest, venture out 10-15 miles into Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, or downtown LA, or need to depart for the easy 6 mile drive to the airport, this home away from home is perfectly situated for your convenience and pleasure!
Come on in! Set your bags down and begin


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Massage


      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        Mature adults only. Fun loving but peaceful neighborhood. No loud in house parties please. ...moreless

      • Non Smoking Only:

        Non smokers only please. ...moreless

      • Pets Considered:

        Small/medium dogs with additional pet fee....moreless

      Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

      • Couples Bedroom: 1 queen


      • Bedroom has sunny windows with blackout curtains for good sleep, full size mirrored closet with hangers, shelving, overhead storage and built in bed frame drawers (4), night stand with shelf and drawer, comfortable memory foam mattress and pillows, & allergy-free Egyptian Cotton sheets on a queen size bed that has built in storage drawers. Hanging art work, overhead fan, lights on remote as well as night stand lighting. ...moreless

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Full Bathroom: toilet, shower

        Beach motif, vanity with drawers large mirror great lighting...moreless

      • Full bathroom has large shower, hair, body products, standard toilet, vanity with sink, cabinet, drawers, hairdryer, fully stocked toilet papers and towels, and window for a little fresh air. ...moreless

      Other Amenities

          • It's DELIGHTFUL, INVITING, HIGHLY FUNCTIONAL, FEEL GOOD place! :) There is so much to do within a short walk! I am always eager to share upcoming events, activities, restaurant, entertainment, direct you to instructors in surf, volley, etc... Advance planning recommended for Babysitter referrals, personal training, personal chef, assistant to do errands, schedule appointments, lessons, etc. ...moreless


          • Satellite / Cable:

            Verizon high speed Internet/WIFI, TV Plus Apple TV with Hulu, Netflix ...moreless


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions


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

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beach View:

            Steps to beach with panoramic ocean view. Just uphill from Bruce's Beach...moreless

          • Ocean View:

            Home is uphill from beach with a beautiful view from front of house and street. ...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Paragliding
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Racquetball
          • Rock Climbing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Dining:

            Dining seats 2 people with additional chairs stored on site. Outdoor patio table/chairs for 4, and BBQ make for a great dinner & cocktail setting on a warm Summer evening....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 2 people


          • Air Conditioning:

            Natural...lots of open windows...who needs fake air? You're at the beach!...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Monthly guests arrangements made. Nearby laundry mat....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Gas wall heater...moreless

          • Internet:

            AT&T wireless TV, Apple TV ...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            Two full sets 1500 thread count Egyptian cotton, ...moreless

          • Living Room:

            Newly refurnished with all of the comforts of home!...moreless

          • Parking:

            Lots of off street parking! ...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Ample beach towels and bath sets...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Monthly guests arrangements made. Nearby laundry mat. ...moreless


          • Coffee Maker:

            8 cup, coffee grinder, filters, organic coffee beans, organic honey, sugar, tea. ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Complete dish ware for up to 6, utensils, Coffee mugs, wine glasses, serving dishes, pots & pans, bakeware for an easy dining experience. ...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Full kitchen with all necessary amenities prepare food and dine in. Also BBQ for sunset dinners...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Pantry Items:

            Sugar, salt, pepper, spices, olive oil balsamic vinegar, coffee, spices ...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Refrigerator and freezer...moreless

          • Toaster:

            toaster oven...moreless


          • Deck / Patio:

            Fenced, private, brick, small garden, patio dining with table and 4 chairs Plus two beach chairs, umbrella ...moreless

          • Water Sports Gear:

            Surf board, body board. Kikaui Kai shop/rentals/lessons 1/2 m ...Stand up paddle More!...moreless

          House Cleaning

              • Housekeeper Optional


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              from 5 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $1,200 $3,200
              Summer 🏄🍷🚴
              Jun 1 - Sep 5, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $1,400 $3,500
              Sep 6 - Jan 31, 2016
              4 night min stay
              $1,100 $3,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Cleaning $100
              • Pet Fee $200
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $2,000
              • Taxes Included


              Purchase of Home Away damage insurance or fully refundable security deposit due at time booked. Taxes and one time cleaning included. Longer stays cleaning available $150 per week.

              LONG TERM Sept 9- May 23 2-8 months $2850 per month

              May 24-Sept 8 $3000 per month

              One year lease @$2900

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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              Last updated: 01/15/2015
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              5 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              0.25 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Sharkeez, Fish Bar
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              The Lakes
              40 Miles
              Nearest Train
              4 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              105 or 405
              0.25 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Sushi, North End Cafe, Sloopy's, Four Daughter's
              60 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Mountain High, Big Bear
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Bruce's Beach

              Car: Recommended

              Welcome to your ocean view/walk Ultimate Beach Life Fantasy!

              Manhattan beach is considered one of the most beautiful, secluded beaches in the country. This eco minded, happy community is known as the 'Crown Jewel' of all Los Angeles beach towns.

              Manhattan beach is filled with world class athletes, who both live and play here. Although it's renowned for it's elite surf, Gold Medalists in beach and indoor volleyball, you may also enjoy paddle boarding, golfing, hiking, biking, running, tennis, sailing, fishing, yoga, or hang gliding off of the beach cliff! Access to equipment rental and lessons (boards, bikes, boats, etc.) All are just a short walk or bike ride away!

              Whether you're here to enjoy the sun, 5 star dining, theater, concerts, comedy, night life, Surf Fest, pro or amateur sporting events, local live music, Shakespeare at the beach, or to simply indulge in relaxation, you'll find the opportunities are almost limitless!


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1999

              About the owner: San Diego born and raised, a true So Cal native. Long time Manhattan Beach resident who has raised four daughters here. Lives an active lifestyle in sports, community, entertainment. Is resourceful, informative, helpful, respectful.

              Why the Owner Chose Manhattan Beach:
              Why consider anything but the best? Manhattan Beach is a magical place! Simply stated, there just isn't a better community to give you the many activities, entertainment, sports, rest, pleasure, or anything you desire for you or your family. It is a Very friendly community, peaceful and safe with a very low crime rate, award winning schools, Eco friendly, cutting edge, sparkling sun filled days, glistening ocean, stunning event filled holidays, energetic yet relaxed.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              When I wake up each morning, usually to sparkling blue skies, view of the waves, and scent of the ocean. I head to the Strand with my dog for a walk, into town for Peets Coffee, chatting with friendly neighbors along the way. I return home, hop on my bike ride to the next town, Hermosa Beach, to work as a personal trainer. I love the time I have to enjoy my fabulous town and often venture to hike, run in the sand, play volleyball, body surf or sample some of the fabulous food from MB Post, Strand House, or local's favorite, 'Fonz's Working up a sweat on the beach often calls for a walk to neighborhood fish tacos and beer at Shellback Tavern, Manhattan Brewing Co, OB's or Fish Bar while window shopping along the way at Diane's beach wear, LF, True Religion, Free People to name a few. Throughout the week, I enjoy local farmers market Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. There is often events,or evening karaoke at Panchos, live music and dancing at Strand House, Sharks Cove, Sharkeez within walking distance, Comedy Club, or local playhouses. Although there is plenty to do, see, & hear locally, I occasionally make the drive into the city for more! YOUR DREAM CAN COME TRUE!

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              Speaks: english


              • View from front of house... Downhill Bruce's Beach a hop, skip, jump.

                View from front of house... Downhill Bruce's Beach a hop, skip, jump.

              • 45' high def TV, wifi, APPLE TV, lots of storage!

                45' high def TV, wifi, APPLE TV, lots of storage!

              • Color and plenty to serve 4-6 in fully equipped kitchen.

                Color and plenty to serve 4-6 in fully equipped kitchen.

              • Allergy free, Super comfy mattress/pillows, memory foam, closet, drawers, fan.

                Allergy free, Super comfy mattress/pillows, memory foam, closet, drawers, fan.

              • Lots of windows and natural light in living room.

                Lots of windows and natural light in living room.

              • Charming Beach motif in classic well maintained tiled bathroom

                Charming Beach motif in classic well maintained tiled bathroom

              • Romantic candle light dining for two

                Romantic candle light dining for two

              • Private patio for dining/entertaining, BBQ. Beautiful red flower vine now grown.

                Private patio for dining/entertaining, BBQ. Beautiful red flower vine now grown.

              • Please come back soon!

                Please come back soon!

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              Date last modified - Friday, January 16, 2015

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              Minimum stay: 4 nights
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