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Long Beach, Wonderfully renovated 3/2 in very walkable neighborhood

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Come spend your vacation in our impeccable updated California Spanish style second home. This exceptional home is perfect for business professionals attending conferences and leisure travelers alike. Moms and Dads appreciate the ease and comfort of a home instead of a hotel. Our large main front unit in a four-plex located near 4th St allows an easy walk to trendy retro-row shopping and dining (www.4thstreetlongbeach.com), quick access to the beach via foot or car (www.longbeach.gov/park/park-and-facilities/directory/bluff-park/) and is on the bus line to downtown. Guests have often commented about the ease of shopping for groceries at Ralph's literally across the street.

The open concept living area includes a well equipped kitchen with newer GE Profile appliances, quartz countertops, microwave, crockpot, and enough pots and pans and dishes to prepare a feast for a crowd. A private patio situated off the dining room, with a separate entrance from the master bedroom, has seating for six at an outdoor table and a small and large Weber kettle grills. There are two TV's, one 50 inch in the living area and a 32 inch on in the master bedroom. Sleeping accommodations for six: king bed in the master, queen in 2nd bedroom and two twins in bedroom 3. Master has it's own 3/4 bath, and hall has a full bath. There is on-site laundry and a double garage, plus plenty of additional parking on the street.

More Details

Owner
Charlie Gerretson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Charlie Gerretson

After searching several warm locales from Florida to Arizona for a winter retreat from Colordo, we settled on redoing the existing large apartment in our Long Beach 4-plex. We like a walkable neighborhood with lots of shops and restaurants. So we are sharing this space as we wait to hit full retirement in a couple years. The other three units are full time occupied with long term tenants in the 30-65 age range, so it's not a place to rent if you plan late night parties/events at the property.

Charlie Gerretson purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Charlie Gerretson chose Long Beach

As our second home where we stay 8-10 weeks a year, it's very well kept up and things are improved and updated regularly. Three year old couches and LR chairs were replaced with ones of much higher quality. Since we primarily cook at home and like to entertain, we have lots of cookware, and even items like commercial baking sheets, a salad spinner, electric corkscrew, Henckels knives. The frig has a rapid cool or defrost option. In door water and ice.

Amenities

Bluff Heights Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Entry off hallway
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master bath
  • Both bathrooms all new, custom tile, vanities with quartz countertops.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Long Beach, Wonderfully renovated 3/2 in very walkable neighborhood
average rating of 4.75 based on 32 reviews
5

Great location with a great host!

  • 5 of 5

We had three couples stay in this house while we hit the beach, Disneyland, and local attractions. Charlie was an incredible host and helped us with our questions and needs. The house is bigger than we thought and offered plenty of room for the six of us. The house is nice and in a great location. Overall, we loved the stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, great location has everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house, clean, with just everything we needed during our stay. Charlie and his helper Bertha are helpful and responsive. Literally across the street, there is a Ralph's. It takes a minute or two, to walk to the store.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our group of six!

  • 5 of 5

Traveled to Long Beach for my brother's wedding, with my parents, my husband, and two sisters. Charlie's place was a perfect fit. And right across from a big grocery store so we had access to whatever provisions we needed. Spent a couple mornings at the beach (close by!) in addition to all the Long Beach wedding festivities. I even found a spur-of-the-moment wedding gift at a local vintage shop. It was a perfect weekend.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice stay, very quiet in the area

  • 5 of 5

Looking forward to staying again. Please talk to neighbors about dog or cat poop in front of the house but beside that everything was great!!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice home, conveniently located

  • 5 of 5

This was a very nice updated home in a very nice neighborhood. The home was clean, the beds were comfortable and shopping was convenient. I am glad I chose this house! Everything was just as it said that it would be.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Enjoyed the property

  • 4 of 5

Perfect for family

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Long Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Cafe Neo
Nearest Ferry
22 Miles
Orange County
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-405
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Cafe Neo
Nearest Beach
24 Miles
LAX
Car: recommended

About 3 miles to downtown and the convention center and Long Beach Aquarium. About 3 miles the other direction to 2nd Street shopping/dining district, pier and swimming beaches. 30-45 minutes to Disneyland, Downtown LA, Hollywood, The Getty, and the great surfing of Huntington Beach. 90 minutes to San Diego, Lego Land, and lots of things to do and see in between

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Rates & Availability

Bluff Heights Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
$5,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning fee $120

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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