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Venice Island Home with Large Pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Our home is a beautifully updated 3 bedroom home located at 425 Gulf St. within walking distance of Venice Beach and downtown Venice. You'll love Venice's beaches with miles of white sand offering plenty of opportunities to swim, fish, walk and search for shells and Venice's famous shark's teeth. Venice's quaint downtown has fine restaurants and lots of shopping.

Our home has new tile floors and a new kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances and updated bathrooms. There is a large heated pool, 18 * 36 feet, with lots of space for lounge chairs, a new white vinyl fence for privacy and a comfortable shaded pergola for outdoor dining and relaxation. There is a washer and dryer in the attached 2 car garage. 4 bikes are provided for your use on the many intercoastal bike trails in Venice. Each of the three bedrooms has a queen size bed. Two bedrooms share one full bath and the third has its own bathroom. There is a third full bathroom accessed from the outdoor pool area. The house has lots of room to spread out with over 2,000 square feet of living space.

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Kevin Murphy
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 28, 2017

About Kevin Murphy

Hanging Out at Beautiful Venice Beach

Kevin Murphy purchased this house in 2008

Why Kevin Murphy chose Golden Beach

After years of searching we were most fortunate to find our dream house on Venice Island. As one visitor said, 'It is a slice of paradise' Venice Island is our favorite place in the area because of its proximity to the ocean, downtown Venice and the intercoastal waterway. We wish we could spend more time at the house but we are still working our jobs running a restaurant in New Hampshire but we try to get away to Venice whenever we can. The open floor plan of our house, gulf breezes and quiet backyard make this a spectacular vacation spot.

What makes this house unique

We love riding our bikes along the intercoastal to Casperson's Beach and walking downtown for dinner..


Nearest Point of Interest
Public Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Venice Beach .. Public Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Downtown Venice

Venice beaches are famous for their shark's teeth and Capserson's beach is close by. We are also near the 27 hole Venice Country Club. Sharky's Pier, one of Venice's most famous restaurants is within walking distance as well.


Golden Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) a queen size bed in all 3 bedrooms
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We are just a few blocks from the ocean. You can walk to Venice beach or Sharkeys Beach Area. Casperson's beach is a short drive up Harbor Drive. Downtown is also a short walk away. We are in a great neighborhood with lots of opportunities for walking and biking.


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Venice Island Home with Large Pool
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Home from home

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay - the size of the pool was amazing, as was the size of the rest of the property

The kitchen was super equipped with utensils, pots pans and dishes, and even food and condiments - perhaps even too much left over from previous families - there was certainly everything one could possibly need

If you like a cosy home feel - this is the place for you, with lots of cushions and old fashioned chairs and furniture, plus the modern convenience of large tv's and modern set top boxes and remote controls.

A lot of the owners own items are still around the house, which are available to use, and many childrens games and toys, bikes and pool accessories.

There was loads of bedding, and towels etc., and the on suite bathroom was nice and modern.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Frankfurt, Germany

Again....a great stay in a great equipped home

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for the 2nd time.....and again a great stay!

Great house...great location....hardly needed our car rental.

Love the pool...the bikes...and how well equipped the house is.

Two points to maybe make a great place better: A ceiling fan in the covered area in the yard....and maybe 2 single beds instead of queens in bedroom 2 and 3...would be better for families

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fergus Falls, MN

Lori from Minnesota

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Kevin's home! The location was great, close to the beach, downtown, and Sharkeys. The home was comfortable, kitchen well stocked, and the bikes were an added bonus. We used the pool every day. We liked the fact that there were NO TVs in the bedrooms :) More relaxing! Thanks Kevin! And thanks for your prompt response to emails. Would highly recommend this home for your vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Wonderful Vacation Home for Christmas

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful vacation at this home. We came in from all parts of the world for Christmas and found this home to be very comfortable. Wonderful beds, linen, plenty of towels and blankets. Big open floor plan with plenty of comfortable couches, big dinning room table for Christmas Dinner. Table for card games or jig saw puzzels that we were working on. The kitchen was well stocked for cooking needs as well as a large, working grill outside on the patio area for grilling steaks or fish. Nice library, reading room that looked out at the front gardens and gave some privacy from the rest of the house. I enjoyed some quiet time in there reading my book, drinking coffee in the morning and watching the squirrels jumping in the trees on the front lawn. We used the bikes everyday to go to the local beach which was about four blocks away. Great Sunsets at "Sharkys" just down on the beach. Easy access to the Venice Avenue where all the shops and great restaurants were. Coming home in the afternoon and showering in the outside shower before a dip in the pool. We attended Christmas services at the beautiful Epiphany Cathedral which was a block from Venice Avenue. We were there for two weeks and never had a need to leave the area. The grocery store was right near by also. Best of all the, owners were very responsive to any of my phone calls leading up to the rental and while I was there. I give this place a A+ rating. Everything was great and my family and I were very happy with the accommodations. Thank you Kevin for the wonderful memories I will take with me. You do a great job managing this property.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Frankfurt, Germany

Relaxing...Good vibes ...great location

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Kevin's house.....He did a great job renovating the house...the garden with it's sitting area is a great place to relax (only suggestion: maybe some celiling fans for the covered porch)...the pool great for a dip or even swimming has all amenties one could wish for and is very nicely decorated....the location great: shopping, dining, beach all a few minutes away by bike...loved having those and made ample use of them!!!....Kevin eas also great: we had a maintenance issue which was resolved promptly.... All in all we had a great, relaxing vacation in this wonderful home with good vibes....Our egotistical side hopes the place does not become too popular...WE WANT TO COME BACK!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Marietta, GA

Home for the Holiday...

  • 5 of 5

The home was so comfortable and very well equipped. The location on the island is great; you can walk or ride a bike to the beach, shops and restaurants on Venice Avenue or to the grocery store. The owners are very nice and want their guests to be happy. They are available for any needs, concerns or questions you may have.

My husband and I grew up in Venice and it was great to be here for Thanksgiving in a true home away from home. We would love to come back.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.0%

Up to 3 rentals less than a full month are available each year. If you are looking for a rental shorter than a month send an inquiry to see if there are still any available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.