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HUGE with Perfect Location AND Pet Friendly!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Sleeps 10- I requires 24 hour notice to prepare the house for a rental.

This home has a large family room with 25 foot ceilings, a fireplace, two balconies, a 75 inch flatscreen tv, that joins a large kitchen with two sinks, a six and a half foot kitchen island, as well as a bar that seats six. The other half of the downstairs includes a half bath as well as a formal living room that has an L shaped sectional with a queen pull out bed, a loveseat, chair, as well as a 60 inch flat screen. Step up through the columns to the formal dining room which comfortably seats eight. The dining has a trey ceiling that has a beautifully painted sky to make you feel like you are in a villa in Italy! This is NOT a typical beach property with 3 bedrooms crammed into less than 3000 on three levels. This is not a beach dive budget property, so if that is what you are interested in, this is not for you. If you look up Manhattan Beach on wikipedia you will see that land values in Manhattan Beach rank among the highest per square foot in the nation. GQ Magazine named Manhattan Beach one of the nation's six best beaches in their July 2014 issue. Manhattan Beach was also named the best beach in the nation for 'food' citing the city's excellent dining scene. This beautiful home is gated and secure, walking distance to the beach, downtown, restaurants, bars, grocery stores, and the Manhattan Beach mall.

This gorgeous custom home exudes has many exceptional features which include a formal entryway w/winding staircase, a stunning & elegant great room w/ extraordinary high ceilings, a 70 inch television, and for those who are fitness minded, a commercial step mill by stair master, and a fireplace. The room also has 4 glass sliding doors and two balconies. The kitchen is a finely appointed, extra large gourmet kitchen w/granite countertops and a counter bar that seats 6. There are also 2 kitchen sinks so you are never in someone else's way.

The sweeping staircase leads to a library/loft, a palatial master suite with an unforgettable master bath that has a see through fireplace with a jacuzzi tub, and separate shower for two. The master bedroom also has a 50 inch TV mounted in the art niche above the fireplace. Perfect for watching TV in bed after a great day at the beach.

There is also a laundry room, 3 additional bedrooms w/large closets and another large bath with dual sinks, as well as an inviting balcony overlooking the yard. The home is centrally located across from the popular jog path trail and close to MB downtown, beaches, grocery stores, and the Manhattan Beach mall.

For stays that are less than 30 days the owner or a manager will be on site in a separate unit to assist you with anything you may need. They have no access to the main home and the main home has no access to their apartment and will help as much or as little as the guest requires :)

More Details

owner/property manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2017

About owner/property manager

I grew up in Florida and was blessed to have the most amazing parents ever. My mom and I own the house together, but she lives in Florida. I am an active person, and I love the beach. I changed careers and I recently graduated from law school. I love spending time with friends and enjoying life.

owner/property manager purchased this villa in 2009

Why owner/property manager chose Tree Section

I was amazed when I saw this house. I love animals and always have dogs. The yard was fabulous! I also like that it is close enough to the beach to walk or bike there, but far enough away that I don't get the noise or parking problems. It really is the best of both worlds. I feel like I live in a quiet little community but I am close to everything.

What makes this villa unique

This home felt like mine from the moment I walked in. It is a true home. Growing up in Florida I was used to having a yard and a house that has two levels. When I moved to California, I noticed because the lots were so small, many of the homes had 3 and 4 levels because they didn't have the room for a more traditional floor plan.


Tree Section Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
*Additional charge for massage *Additional charge of $50.00 per night for more than 10 guests.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at April's place. It was the perfect place for a bunch of friends to reunite for our annual beach weekend. When we arrived she greeted us in person and left a welcome basket. The house was clean and the location was perfect. We could walk to the beach or drive to a shopping center to get anything we needed. April was always available to give us any advice about the area. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jessica! I am so happy that you all enjoyed yourselves. You were amazing guests and you are all welcome back anytime! :)
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Great Escape in Manhattan Beach

  • 5 of 5

We contacted April via Vrbo and she returned my email right away, she made the rental process easy and uncomplicated. We did a walk through and explained that we would be doing a lot of cooking. Her kitchen was stocked with all the necessary equipment I needed, which meant I did not have to pack a lot of stuff to cook with. The yard and the gazebo with fire pit was perfect for entertaining. April gave helped us with everything we needed throughout our stay without being intrusive she made us feel like we were at home. The bedrooms are all immaculately appointed with stylish decor and comfy bedding. There were bikes available to use and since the home is located only blocks from the beach and scenic bike paths they came in handy. The "walkability" of the neighborhood is another little gem. A supermarket, drugstore and several restaurants and bars are all in close walking distance along with a mall with a Nordstrom's and Macy's next door. All around great time I've rented many vacation homes in the past and this one is perhaps the most convenient and easy to maneuver through. However no matter how luxurious and hi-end the home is, the customer service trumps it all for me. April was a delight to work with. My suggestion for renters is to be clear and direct as to your needs, make sure you communicate all of your concerns during the walk through and take pictures before and after your stay. If you select this property you will not be disappointed. Oh and did I mention the staircase is so "Gone with the Wind" we took some awesome picture. Great getaway in Manhattan Beach

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. I really enjoyed meeting you and your family and look forward to seeing you all again :)
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  • 5 of 5

This is a massive French Estate, with pastoral views from all rooms. We slept 10 comfortably, and cooked meals and barbequed in the enclosed private, gated front and back yards.The place was impeccable, spotless and very well furnished.The young adults walked and biked to the bars, the teen agers walked to the movies and beach and the seniors walked 3 mins to a massive shopping center that has Macy's , 6 banks, and one of every dept stores. The house is 5 mins from LAX, 5 minutes to the 405 freeway, and you can get to Beverly Hills, Westwood, and the Staples Center downtown in 30 minutes. This was our best vacation ever! and our even our Terrior had a private yard and dog run. Thanku April for being such a fine hostess.


  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family. I hope to see you all again next year.
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Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, but April bends over backwards to make sure you have a wonderful time. She made us a beautiful gift basket and we felt very welcomed from the start. She is better than any concierge at any hotel I have ever been to. We couldn't figure out how to work the coffee maker and she was there in 5 minutes to show us. The house is close to everything, which is great because the teenagers got out of our hair for a few hours and went to the mall across the street. You will enjoy your stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words Cindy. It was great to meet you and your family! Meeting great people always makes this more fun. I hope you visit again in the future :)
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Cookeville, TN

Wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

We had 10 people in the house and it worked perfectly. April met us when we arrived and showed us around. She had left a gift basket with all kinds of good snacks for us. There were a couple minor problems which April took care of immediately. We actually invited her to an after party for the CrossFit Games and everyone got to know her. It is a beautiful house and very spacious. Would definitely rent again. Thank You April for hanging with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Linda! I had a wonderful time with you guys and I would love to see you again :)
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Montreal, Canada

It's more like a mansion than a house! I want to live there!!

  • 5 of 5

I came here with my family and our dog. The owner loves pets, and even had dog treats in our welcome basket. The location is fabulous! My wife liked it was across the street from the mall,and a grocery store. Our teenagers could hang out at the mall and get out of our hair. You can walk to downtown and the beach so you only have to get in your car to go sightseeing. We went to the Getty, which was fabulous!! My son and I went hang gliding and my daughter and wife rented jet skis. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Venice Beach (California)
Staples Center
The Getty Center
One wave surf training, Phone number (310) 903-6220
LA Boat Rentals/Jet ski's
The Strand House
Manhattan Village
The Edge Plaza El Segundo
"Best Burgers Ever!!!"
Manhattan Beach Creamery
TCL Chinese Theatre
Hollywood Sign
Getty Villa
Del Amo Fashion Center
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Manhattan Beach
Tin Roof Bistro
Nearest Barpub
Tin roof Bistro
Nearest Restaurant
California Pizza Kitchen
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Manhattan Beach

Great location!! European elegance at the beach. This home is directly across the street from the popular jogging trail that will take you all the way to Hermosa Beach. The home is walking distance (less than a mile) to the beach, restaurants, bars, downtown, grocery store, cvs, and the Manhattan Beach mall. The house is a short drive to Marina Del Rey and the famous Venice beach. The convenient location offers easy freeway access to places like Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, and Hollywood as well.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $1,000

I accept Pay Pal (a 3% charge will apply), wire transfer, cashiers checks, or personal checks *if received two weeks prior to arrival. There is an additional charge of $50.00 a night for parties of more than 10 people.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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