Walk to Redondo Beach Pier, Family Friendly Beach Cottage

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Fun fire pit to roast marshmallows, there is a stainless BBQ grill too


Last updated: 11/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to Cal Beach Cottage!!! Book now for $180/night including tax!
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Classic single story 2 bed/2bath beach cottage in historic district of South Redondo Beach. Family operated cozy beach cottage with everything a family needs from baby/toddler gear for dining/bathing/potty matters, to everything a business person needs like desk with desktop/printer.
Best location, just steps away from Starbucks, famous breakfast diner, organic food market, drug store, bagel shop, fast food (McDonalds, Subway, Panda Express, Dickey's BBQ (kids eat free on Sundays and everyone gets all you can eat soft serve ice cream!), Smash Burger), bus stop to Hermosa/Manhattan Beach and shopping malls, popular restaurants and bars such as Cheesecake Factory, Hudson House, St. Rocke, Chart House and of course, walk to Redondo Beach Pier. 45 minute drive to Disneyland and Hollywood. This 1908 historic home has been elected to be on the Mills Act, which means it has been designated as a historic land mark of Redondo Beach. We are proud to preserve the home, one of the features is the original claw foot tub, but this home has all the amenities of a modern home with central heating, wireless internet access, desk top computer with printer, 46' flatscreen TV with DVD player and cable TV, and pool table in the sunroom. For toddlers we have 2 booster chairs for dining, potty seat, huge library of Disney/Anime movies, books, stuffed animals, games, and more! There are 2 bikes to ride to the beach and if you need extras the bike/kayak rental is just a block away. The kitchen is fully equipped dish washer, toddler plates/cups, booster chair, baking supplies etc. The washer /dryer is in the sun room. Enjoy roasting marshmallows at the fire pit and there's a commercial gas BBQ grill. The fireplace in the living room is a must during winter, there is central heating in all rooms. One of the bedrooms has a DVD/VHS combo TV with a library of kids movies, there are toys/books for tots and a changer for babies. We use only high quality sheets/towels at a budget price. Beach amenities include 2 beach chairs, umbrella and beach towels. We strive to provide a safe home for families and will cater to your requests whether you are on a romantic get-away, family vacation, business trip or celebration, just let us know what you wish and we will do our best to make your dream vacation. For a low fee we have in-home massage after a day of too much fun.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • We do not allow smoking inside the home, you are welcome to smoke on the front porch or back yard area- not inside the sun room please. We do not allow pets for long term renters, we may consider a small pet that can stay in the sun room, pets are not allowed inside the house. We had a renter with a trailer, their dog stayed in the trailer at night and in the front yard during the day. We love animals but the property is set up to be hypo allergenic and baby friendly so we do not allow pets in the house....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


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


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    South of the pier is Redondo Beach where there's a farmer's market every Thursday, and to the north is Hermosa Beach, starting from Herondo Ave (190th Street). Hermosa pier is a short bike ride away. ...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Just a short walk 3 blocks down Diamond Ave. passed the police/fire department is the Redondo Beach Pier and marina where you can go dine, go whale watching or kayak right up to the sea lions!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Detergents provided...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee and tea basket with a few choices of teas :)...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Baby/toddler bowls, cups and utensils provided. Please bring your own baby bottles. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    All cooking tools provided....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Stocked with essential items, if you use up an item please try to replenish for next guest, this is an honor system. Thank you :)...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Ice maker in door...moreless

  • Stove:

    Antique gas stove ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.5
from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 - Feb 29, 2016
5 night min stay
$1,200 $4,000
Mar 1 - Sep 30, 2016
5 night min stay
$1,400 $4,500
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,080 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • One time cleaning fee $150
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 11/19/2015
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7.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hudson House or Pitcher House Upper Deck
3.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Palos Verdes Golf Club
4.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Redondo Beach Station (Metro Green Line)
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 405 Redondo Beach
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Eat at Joes (4 houses down and across the street)
121 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bear Mountain Ski Resort (2.5 hour drive)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Redondo Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Cal Beach Cottage is located in South Redondo Beach just minutes from the middle of Redondo Pier. A wide sand beach starts below the bluffs of Palos Verdes in the south (after Torrance Beach) and carries north to the Redondo Pier. A paved path, called The Strand runs from Torrance through South Redondo, north to Santa Monica. A typical day on this path will see thousands of people on foot, bicycle, skateboard, roller-blade, wheelchair and stroller enjoying the sun and surf. The continuous path is broken only by the massive Redondo Beach King Harbor Marina and Pier complex, where it veers away from water and onto dedicated lanes of surface streets for about a mile before again turning to the ocean in Hermosa Beach. Continuing north from Manhattan Beach, this path stretches well into Marina Del Rey and beyond with few breaks.

Our cottage is 20 minutes South of LAX Airport and 45 minutes to Disneyland by car. But the best thing is you can walk to stores, restaurants, bars and pier/beach!

Other Activities: Surfing, fishing, sailing, whale watching, beach volleyball, golf, horseback riding...

Golf: Palos Verdes is just a 20 minute drive away, there are many golf courses in this area.

Terranea Resort Golf Course

Trump National Golf Course

Los Verdes Golf Course

Ski: The local mountains are 2-3 hours away, depending on traffic... Bear Summit, Snow Valley are great for families. You can be at the beach surfing or playing volleyball and be skiing or snowboarding the next day!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Lived in Torrance since the 1970's, grew up rollerskating to the beach, but moved to Japan during the 80s and traveled all over Asia, came back to live in Redondo Beach in the 90s. I play beach volleyball every Sunday at Hermosa Beach and enjoy the beach life to the fullest with my husband and 2 young children. I want as many people as possible to experience this friendly beach community and hope to that guests go home feeling like the cottage is their second home.

Why the Owner Chose Redondo Beach:
It is on a beautiful historic street with homes from the early 1900's this property is a 1908 authentic craftsman home with original wood floors, claw foot tub and wavy glass windows. It's a charming antique home that is in the most convenient location, with restaurants and supermarkets just one block away. The nearest breakfast diner just 4 homes away is a historic landmark of Redondo Beach called Eat at Joe's. Guests can walk to the beach and pier and it's a short drive to Disneyland, Hollywood and all the famous site seeing places in LA, and just 15-20 minutes from the airport to the north and 15-20 minutes to beautiful golf courses in Palos Verdes to the south.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The cottage is perfect for families with small children, with everything from diaper changer/crib/booster chairs and toys and books for little ones, yet once those are put away in the closets, the cottage is a romantic cozy home for couples to snuggle by the fireplace, or for business people to work on the computer. It's so quiet we have writers that come and work on novels, and repeat guests who visit each year for medical reasons because it is so comfortable.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Fun fire pit to roast marshmallows, there is a stainless BBQ grill too

    Fun fire pit to roast marshmallows, there is a stainless BBQ grill too

  • Leather sofa is a queen pull out bed, fireplace has gas/real wood provided

    Leather sofa is a queen pull out bed, fireplace has gas/real wood provided

  • Queen bed with small TV to watch movies (Library of Disney movies)

    Queen bed with small TV to watch movies (Library of Disney movies)

  • Clawfoot tub with hand shower and over-head shower

    Clawfoot tub with hand shower and over-head shower

  • Baby booster chair at dining table for little ones

    Baby booster chair at dining table for little ones

  • 46' TV with DVD player, cable TV

    46' TV with DVD player, cable TV

  • Full kitchen with dishwasher, grill, microwave, coffee maker and coffee/teas

    Full kitchen with dishwasher, grill, microwave, coffee maker and coffee/teas

  • Sun room with 2 bikes, washer dryer and pool table

    Sun room with 2 bikes, washer dryer and pool table

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