House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
Kathy Arman and Linda Hayes
About Kathy Arman and Linda Hayes
Summer Love Cottage is the realization of a family dream to own a vacation home on Catalina Island. We all grew up coming here on family boats and even owned a mooring at one time but now are landlubbers! A mother-daughter team (Linda & Kathy) manage the home.
Kathy Arman and Linda Hayes purchased this House in 2009
Why Kathy Arman and Linda Hayes chose Avalon
We loved the cottage look, the spacious front room for family gatherings and those big windows. They had been painted shut for decades and after much work, we were able to get them to slide open again!
What makes this House unique
Large, open living room with two tables so one can be used for playing games or doing a puzzle. Light and bright kitchen is fully stocked and we love the new commercial 6 burner range. The griddle makes perfect pancakes! The deck is a perfect place for an outdoor meal or just hanging out to enjoy the mountain views. The dining room table seats 6, the game table 4 and the deck table 8.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
The home was the perfect set up for our family.
Loved our stay in Catalina, the home was just a quick walk from beach and the home was set up for everything we needed. Very short distance from new Vons to get any supplies and kitchen fully stocked. Enjoyed our family time.
So much fun!
Had a great time with family. The property is as advertised, the top deck was our favorite! Would definitely book again
Beautiful Catalina Island
It was lovely and well organized and clean. Everything we thought it would be. Our family enjoyed their time on the island.
Fun family time.
This property is close enough to everything for us. We love that there is plenty of beach chairs, kids toys and a great wagon to pull everything. We also love the rooftop deck after a long day!!
This property is fantastic. We rent in Avalon every year with a different dynamic of people and this was, by far, the best house we've ever rented. Our group this year included four adults and two young kids (ages 2 & 4). It was comfortable and perfectly situated for all. There's a solid wood door that can be closed that separates the main living area from the bedrooms, which we really liked because we could put our kids to sleep and still play games loudly in the living room. Despite being an older home, all houses in this neighborhood are, there were some surprisingly nice modern upgrades. We appreciated the roller blinds in the living room, fully appointed kitchen (yay for dishwasher and beautiful range top!), and super comfy memory foam mattresses in the bedrooms. We had difficulty logging into the wifi network and the owner immediately responded to my inquiry, and helped us get online within 10 minutes. The location is ideal - just a few blocks from the ferry station and town. We loved rolling the provided grocery cart two blocks to the store. As a mom to young kids, we very much appreciated the cabinet of children's books and toys. The highchair came in very handy as well. We had such a great time during our stay and hope to rent again in the future!
The location of the property is perfect! The grocery store, Vonz, takes a five minute walk. Also the boardwalk with souvernir shops and restaurants is very nearby.
The property itselfs is nice. The only things we didn't like was the very worn pack and play. It was torn a part. Also the couches in the living room were kind of old and so worn. There were feathers from the inside of the couches everywhere.
In the list of amenities it says showergel and shampoo is included, but there were only 2 small hotel shampoos for 8 people. So they assume you will bring your own or buy it there.
New activities on the island include a Zip line, an Underwater Walking Tour, Rock Climbing Wall and Paddle boarding.