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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Do you need a place to get away to but still be near it all?

Whether you need a home to stay in for a weekend getaway or even want to visit family and friends in the south bay, you will love to stay at “”Our Family Get-a-way” This short term rental is more than a house, it’s a home. Our family has lived here for over thirty years and made friends with our wonderful neighbors on this quiet, residential street, which is walking distance from parks, a supermarket, and just a short distance from the beach. It is a perfect place to relax and enjoy a vacation, or to just live in a “home.” This house is very comfortable with a much updated large kitchen, and a very beautiful backyard. The home comes with Wifi, DVD player, WII, 5 TV’s, great family room ”Pub” and free telephone service. The kids will love to enjoy making smore's in the fire pit.

The home is in south Torrance near all the South Bay cities: Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Palos Verdes. There is a barbecue grill and all the things your family will enjoy: Darts, bumper pool, Large screen T.V. and with all the amenities you’d expect: It has an subzero refrigerator, brand new kitchen aide dish washer, a thermador double oven, brand new thermador 6 burner gas stove top. The family room has wine refrigerator, and surround sound for family movie nights or just watching sports.

If you are in town on business, why bother with a corporate apartment? Stay in a comfortable place with everything you need. Come home to Our Family Get a Way.

This house is available for short-term housing accommodations and as corporate housing. It is a single family home tailored for business travelers, short-term business assignments, consultants, project managers, relocations, real estate transition, extended family, vacation stays, traveling nurses, military relocation, professional athletes, insurance housing for displaced home owners, corporate retreats, corporate getaways and other travelers.

There is a queen size bed in three of the bedrooms, and a trundle bed ( two twins) in the fourth bedroom, and a crib also in that room.

More Details

Owner
Sheri Hester
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Sheri Hester

Sheri is a retired teacher and owns a tutoring business in Torrance. Gene is now fully retired, his hobby is working in the garden Why cram your family into expensive hotels when you can stay in a comfortable unit with all the comforts of home! Totally furnished with everything you need, linens, towels, 5 flat screen TV's, comfy beds brand new front loading washer, dryer and a fully stocked kitchen (pots & pans, dishes) with new appliances and a new charcoal/propane BBQ in your own secluded back yard with small fire pit and heaters

Sheri Hester purchased this house in 1983

What makes this house unique

Testimonial::::I also thought if you would like to use any of our e-mails or thank you's for the vacation rental site you are certainly welcome to do so. Some of the people on the different sites added reviews from their guest book. I know I read an awful lot of the reviews when I was looking for a house it seemed different people commented on different things, all very helpful.. know that your house worked out great for Al's elderly parents and their special needs, that was a real plus. The crib and porta crib on different floors were perfect for my precious 2 week old grandson. Your extra tables and chairs in the garage certainly made serving and extra seating easy. Thanks again so much.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Testimonial::::I also thought if you would like to use any of our e-mails or thankyou's for the vacation rental site you are certainly welcome to do so. Some of the people on the different sites added reviews from their guest book. I know I read an awful lot of the reviews when I was looking for a house it seemed different people commented on different things, all very helpful.. know that your house worked out great for Al's elderly parents and their special needs, that was a real plus. The crib and porta crib on different floors were perfect for my precious 2 week old grandson. Your extra tables and chairs in the garage certainly made serving and extra seating easy. Thanks again so much.
Jun 2009
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
LAX - Los Angeles International
Nearest Train
24 Miles
Amtrak - Union Station
Nearest Beach
1.1 Miles
Redondo Beach
Car: necessary

Torrance/Redondo Beach, Ca is an incredible beach city located just 15 minutes away from the LAX airport. Enjoy Redondo King Harbor and Hollywood Rivera village, for great food, and Live entertainment or Manhattan Beach Pier area for nightly entertainment. Bike ride, jog, walk or skate the beach path from Palos Verdes to Santa Monica...Take advantage of the other outdoor activities offered at the beach such as Surfing, Swimming, Fishing, Diving, Volleyball, Boating, Whale Watching, or just relaxing on the beach or enjoying the spectacular sunsets.

Amenities

Southwood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Dialup Access
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • Queen size Beds (1) This is in the master bedroom and the guest room, very comfortable and fairly new, Both rooms have a flat screen TV , Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A gorgeous family oriented home a mile and a half from beach

Reviews

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average rating of 4.84 based on 26 reviews
5

Good location and amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Hosts very accessible and accommodating, if and when needed.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Janesville, WI
4

Wonderful!

  • 4 of 5

What a beautiful property. It had everything we needed. The process was smooth and the owners made us feel welcomed. Was greeted upon arrival and given the details of the home. I would definitely stay here again. The only down side was the room with the futon. The futon was on the uncomfortable side.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Jersey
5

Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our Stay at the Hester home was both enjoyable and comfortable. Sheri was unavailable so Christine (her very good friend) was there to meet us when we arrived. She was very accommodating and always available. The Hester home was perfect for the 7 family members (all adults) who flew from the east coast to attend a wedding. The house had everything we needed. Beach chairs and towels were provided, a couple of bikes were available to wonder around the neighborhood and there was plenty to do a short distance from the house. The back yard was great for the short time we were back at the house. The neighborhood is quiet so you will be required to keep the noise to a low roar but that did not stop us from enjoying the hot tub at night. Would recommend this home and if we ever come back to this area would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

It was spotless, well layed out for entertaining. We had everything we needed, it was well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

The beds upstairs were our only complaint and only because we prefer a firmer mattress. However, we were so exhausted each night this slighted that problem. We would ren't again from the Hester's. Beautiful home and neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Oxford, Ms
5

Amazing home!!!

  • 5 of 5

The home is very nice and located in a quiet neighborhood, close to all the things we had planned to do while in the area.

Very roomy and accommodating for the 6 of us. The home has everything you would need and more. Gene and Sherry are wonderful people, easy to work with and we all were so thankful to find such a gem to rent. I would recommend their home to anyone looking for a large, spacious home.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Hosts were very nice

  • 5 of 5

House was clean and located near beach. I would definitely recommend this home as a great place to vacation with family or friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $750

* Our Owner Representative is named Christine Fischer. She helps us with property management when we are away.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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