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Your Dream Home on the Sand is Here

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Last updated: 04/30/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

On the sand! 2 bedroom, 1 bath, + 2 comfort sofa beds. Great family memories!

This 1st floor dream home on the sand is located on a corner lot in Sunset Beach, a unique community located North of Huntington Beach and just South of Long Beach and Seal Beach.

No need to cross the street to go to the beach........ you are already there! This very clean home was thoughtfully prepared by 2nd generation vacation rental proprietors who have spent many years of their lives living and traveling the world. After over a decade of hotel stays; the standard of our home's cleaning, details, amenities and conveniences far exceeds that of most places. Life guard stand at the edge of the property & shore.

Sunset Beach is a wonderful one-mile long “small town”, with year around events, it is close to many Southern California attractions - but nestled away on a beautiful uncrowded white sandy beach.

Its name gives away our secret of breath taking sunsets and views of Catalina Island from your dream home and amazing deck on the sand.

Over 60 years ago our family built this elegant yet comfortable downstairs apartment on the sand surrounded by a lush tropical garden, sandy beach and Pacific Ocean. The dining room and living room large ocean view doors open out to a spacious and magnificent deck on the sand.

Take in the warm sun, fresh breeze, beautiful views, sunsets. Relax and unwind. Watch the birds fly by and often the dolphins at play. It is an amazing place to watch time go by and make lifelong memories.

If you decide to venture from your spacious deck and return from strolling, swimming, surfing, boogie boarding, sunning, or shell collecting - enjoy the outdoor shower with endless hot water.

Take in the view while Barbecuing or even from the kitchen. Or there are many wonderful restaurants within walking distance (or delivery), shopping and sites are a short distance away.

The Sunset Decadence is truly a special place. Enjoy your dream home away from home; just relax and get away from it all, or in the evenings between day trips.

Keywords: 1st floor apartment, 2 bedroom 1 bath located on the sand opening onto an amazing deck on the beach!
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english, We can use a language translator. :)
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum of 30 years old (US res.) unless staying with their own children or parents, or are here n business travel. This is a quiet neighborhood, tranquil and relaxing. Enjoy living like a local in this unique and special place in a quiet part of town. Sorry no parties, events or revolving door of entertaining guests/ visitors. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kids love this place. Family oriented property. Well behaved children are always welcome!!!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a non smoking, non toxic & pesticide free property. No smoking on or near the property due to ADA Respiratory disability. No fire pits. We provide a propane BBQ for you to enjoy. Service Animals must be pesticide free as owner lives on property and has respiratory disability due to pesticide/ toxic chemical injury....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Multi level apartment not suitable for mobility issues nor for wheel chairs. This is an ADA recognized respiratory disability property. Remodeled with those with Respiratory disabilities in mind. The entire property is Non smoking, Pesticide free and non toxic cleaning supplies used. Contact us for details....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Comfortable bed with custom exotic wood builtins...moreless

  • Garden Bedroom : 1 queen

    Comfortable queen size bed. Koa wood dresser....moreless

  • Ocean view living room: 1 baby crib, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Comfort Sofa Sleepers w/ an air mattress inside. & Pack&Play...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) Comfortable Queen Size bed one in each of the two bedrooms., Sleeper Sofas (2) in the living room there are Comfort Sofas bed which has the sofa bed mattress and 10' air mattress encased in a traditional quilted mattress case (2)....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • 1 Bathroom with dolphin spouted sinks (2), a deep tub for two with a waterfall spout with shower. There is also an outdoor shower with hot water to enjoy when you return from the beach....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Clean, updated dream home with our returning guests & growing families in mind. Travertine floors and the most amazing Granite Counters are like a Monet of the many colors of the beach, ocean & sunsets. The waterfall tub for two and dolphin spouted sinks make the bathroom an oasis all it’s own. The dining room and sunken living room are elegant yet comfortable. Very comfortable queen sized beds and queen size comfort sofa beds (So comfortable many have told us they don’t want to go home!). This 2 bedroom dream home sleeps 8 comfortably. Includes Wireless Internet access, flat screen TV, Premium Satellite TV programming,DVR, DVD and DVD library. Organic & Luxury linens (bedding and towels), paper products, beach towels, games, books, and sand castle- making tools. Fully equipped kitchen including basic cooking ingredients (mostly organic) and brownie mix in case you have a craving! The kitchen was equipped by a kitchen gadget fanatic! This is a dream home....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Many to choose from. Fun for all age groups...moreless

  • Music Library:

    XM Radio on the Satellite TV...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Premium Satellite Channels on a flat screen letter box TV, HD DVR...moreless

  • Television:

    Smart TV...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Amazing views up and down the beach. Enjoy the birds flying by, dolphins at play, surfers, paddle boards, swimmers, sand castle makers and kite surfers. Watch the sail boats, see Catalina island....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    This entire 1st floor apartment is on the sand! No need to cross the street.......... you are already at the beach!!! With private beach path, additional hot water outdoor shower...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Let the stress melt away at this amazing place on the sand....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    There are no other buildings or sturctures in front of this amazing home. Just fresh ocean air, sand & sea!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Amazing granite Island bar seats 3. Dinning room table seats 4 to 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Nature made- Fresh ocean breeze!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Shared in dryer, free and includes non toxic laundry supplies. For registered guests and residents only, not for visitor use....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Candle light fireplace to enjoy....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Even Beach Towels!...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable luxury. Relax and enjoy the ocean view, TV and movie channels....moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample parking and permit parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Including beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Shared, free and includes non toxic laundry supplies. For registered guests and residents only, not for visitor use....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Secure WiFi access with password...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Many options available. Please inquire for details...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    filters and coffee grinder. French Press & Cappuccino machine....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    It has it all!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Including bar glasses, platters, food processor, juicer and much much more!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosh, quiet dishwasher...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Many kitchen items and serving platters etc., kitchen most things you may want or need even a food processor and many organic pantry items....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built In Kitchen Aid Microwave...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Many spices and pantry items to use during your stay....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    With automatic ice maker and purified water in the kitchen....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    4 slot toaster! no one gets cold toast waiting....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Very Large Deck on the Sand! A Wonderful place to experience and enjoy the tranquillity !!! (Sorry no parties -- revolving door of guests or visitors allowed) Enjoy & make memories all to yourselves...moreless

  • Golf:

    short car ride to many golf courses. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals within walking distance. Also Bike rentals....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Tropical Garden patio. Pathway to the beach and outdoor shower and shared laundry....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas BBQ provided on deck...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie boards & foam surfboards....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    No Jets but a wonderful tub for two! With waterfall spout....moreless

Building Type

  • House


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Sep 10 - May 25, 2017
5 night min stay
$2,400 $4,500
High Season
May 26 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,750 $9,999
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$2,400 $4,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


We also accept US checks for advanced booking stays by mail and Paypal as payment. The refundable deposit of $500 is due at the time of booking and reverts to a security deposit and returned after your stay, as detailed in the rental agreement. The rental rate is due 30 days prior to your stay. Any additional cleaning, beyond normal cleaning/ laundry, will be deducted from your deposit.

Well behaved pets welcome with prior arrangement & approval: pesticide free to insure our non toxic environmentally friendly environment. Daily rate of $50 per day per pet, prior approval required.

Low Season - 5 night minimum.

Holidays- 7 night minimum

High Season- 7 night minimum - 7 night increments (7,14,21,28 etc.)

Sorry- this is not the place for parties, events, revolving door of guests / visitors.

For stays 4 weeks or longer requires additional fee for mid monthly cleaning of $240.

Make sure you plan time during your stay to be here and enjoy the beach and this very special place!!

A perfect place for anyone who wants to stop, breath and appreciate the beauty of life at the beach.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/30/2017
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
LAX 30 miles N LGB 7 miles N, SNA 30 miles S
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Alamitos Bay
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Train
Blue line in Long Beach
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
405, 605, 22
1 Metres
Nearest Beach
You are on the beach! On the Sand!

Car: Recommended

In town:

Take a romantic stroll on the beach or explore by beach combing.

Stroll the greenbelt through residential Sunset Beach. Lifeguards

are on the beach from June to September. Walking distance to

Huntington Harbor and Peter’s Landing; Bicycle, Kayak and Surfboard

rentals, and a variety of Restaurants and “watering holes”. It is

nice places to jog, run, and skate around town… Or just relax!

Sunset Beach is a wonderful family beach community. Enjoy BBQing, sunbathe on the deck or the wind protected “nook” by the landmark catamaran.

Close by:

Seal Beach and Huntington Beach Piers are only 10 minutes away.

Bolsa Chica Wetlands is less than a 1 mile away. Enjoy the Long

Beach Aquarium of the Pacific, Museums. Newport Beach, miniature

golf, cinemas, many golf courses, South Coast Plaza and other

shopping centers – all about a 15 to 25 minute drive.

In the area:

Drive 30 minutes or so to Knott’s Berry Farm, Disneyland, Discovery



Owner info

Year Purchased: 1950

About the owner: This is the family home my father built over 60 years ago. It is an amazing and special place many feel instantly comfortable and are inspired here. We are the 2nd generation of vacation rental home providers and are very happy to help our guests. We live on the property and are available to our guests when they contact us. As travelers ourselves, we have supplied this very special place to make our guests feel as at home as possible. Our guests often wish they could stay longer, also that they had planned more time to enjoy this special place. Many return year after year and dream of someday retiring here. The property is completely NON Smoking and non toxic, a great place to breath. My wife has a respiratory disability so this is a great place for those with allergies and respiratory issues.

Why the Owner Chose Sunset Beach, Huntington Beach, CA, USA:
This amazing location is FULLY Equipped for your cooking, culinary and BBQ experience. There are many extras and amenities to make it like coming home. Sorry no events, parties or revolving door of guests/visitors. If you are looking for a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the day, this is an amazing place! Perfect Corporate rental. Long term or short term. Also available unfurnished for long term rentals. Contact us for details.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Stress melts away. Beautiful sunsets and ocean & beach views. A great place to rejuvenate and many have enjoyed respite healing here. Fully equipped home with many extras and amenities. NON Smoking, environmentally friendly.

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Speaks: english, We can use a language translator. :)
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • The View from the Deck

    The View from the Deck

  • Living Room Dining Room and Kitchen

    Living Room Dining Room and Kitchen

  • The Magnificant Kitchen

    The Magnificant Kitchen

  • Fully Equipt Kitchen, on Left hallway to Bdrms & Bthrm & door to Tropical Garden

    Fully Equipt Kitchen, on Left hallway to Bdrms & Bthrm & door to Tropical Garden

  • Enjoy the BBQ on the deck (a wonderful addition to the many amenities)

    Enjoy the BBQ on the deck (a wonderful addition to the many amenities)

  • Additional photo of the Master Bedroom

    Additional photo of the Master Bedroom

  • Tub for Two with a Cascading Waterfall Spout

    Tub for Two with a Cascading Waterfall Spout

  • Another Beautiful Sunset on the Deck

    Another Beautiful Sunset on the Deck

  • View from the Living Room

    View from the Living Room

  • Living Room to the Dining Room Ocean View Doors onto the Deck

    Living Room to the Dining Room Ocean View Doors onto the Deck

  • Dining room doorway towards the comfort sleeper sofa bed 1 in sunken living room

    Dining room doorway towards the comfort sleeper sofa bed 1 in sunken living room

  • From the dining room doors onto the deck

    From the dining room doors onto the deck

  • The Master Bedroom

    The Master Bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Jumping Dolphins from a pool of Blue Loise Granite

    Jumping Dolphins from a pool of Blue Loise Granite

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 30, 2017

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