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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 8 nights

About the property

Our 3 story, 3,000 square ft. downtown Huntington Beach home is the definition of luxury in a beach house. While we have the amazing weather and beautiful local of Southern California outside, we have styled the inside of our home after a Tuscan villa. This cozy and rustic touch paired with top of the line modern amenities, we believe, makes our home the perfect vacation getaway. We have seen that most vacation rentals are simply year round rentals that lack the “Home Away from Home” feeling. You will not find anything lacking in ours. We live here part of the year and have not only made it luxurious, but cozy as well. Here you will have everything you will need to enjoy your stay in the heart of Huntington Beach.

We offer some personal advise on choosing a location that best suit your needs. If you like lively and noisy, rent a place closer to Main Street, but don’t plan on getting too much sleep or relaxation. You will be amongst other vacation rentals and people that are here in Huntington Beach to “Party”. They will be on their patios and balconies till all hours of the night. So, if you are wanting to open up your windows and sliding glass doors to experience the ocean breeze and hear the waves, you will want to rent a place on a street higher than 10th street(further away from Main Street). At our home, you will get the peace quiet and will still be only a 5 min. walk to the beach (4 blocks away) or Main St. and the Pier is a comfortable 10 min. walk (12 blocks away) or a short bike ride on our one of 4 bikes for your personal use.

Our home is a large 3 bedrooms with a large loft, and 3.25 baths. The Master has a King size bed with a fireplace, a 40” HD television and a bathroom that rivals a 5 star hotel with a jetted tub and a separate enclosed shower. Bedroom #1 has a Queen size bed while Bedroom #2 has a Double bed. Both share a bathroom with a tub and shower. The Loft on the 3rd story will sleep 3 on a Queen size bed and a lay down futon. It also has it’s own 40” HD television, full bathroom and a patio where you can enjoy the sun with a view of Catalina Island. Like at home, all our rooms have plenty of space to store your clothes. In the media room, there is a 65” HD television and a brand new sectional couch that opens up to another Queen size bed.

Downstairs there is a living room with a fireplace and comfortable couches. On the 2nd story, we boast a media room comfortable sectional sofa, a 65” HD television and surround sound. You will have access to over 600 channel with Directv including HBO, Showtime, and all other Movie channels as well as a Playstation 3 to watch blu-rays or play a game or two. Next to the media room, we have a tech center for you. There you will find a 27” IMac running Mavericks. You can surf the web, send emails, or print out directions with our Fiberoptic Wifi (which you can access on your electronic devices). Our home page is Huntington Beach’s Event page, letting you know what is going on in our hometown while you are here. We have also, in the favorites, saved the websites of some of our favorite restaurants in the area.

At Villa al Mare, you will have a gourmet kitchen that will give you everything that you might want. You will find a 50” HD television, a 4 top breakfast table and a breakfast bar with two bar stools for a place to causally eat. If you would like more formal meals, we have a dining room table that will comfortably seat 12 people. Two ovens, a six burner stove top, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator as well as a Margarita Blender. If you are relaxing on one of the patios with a Margartia but why not cook like we all do in Huntington Beach. On the Grill! You are welcome to use our Cal Flame 4 burner gas grill or our charcoal Weber Grill.

In HB, part of our lifestyle is to enjoy the outdoors! We have for you a Boogie board with 2 sets of fins, Surf board, 4 beach chairs & cooler, 4 Bicycles, a Basket ball, and Tennis Rackets & balls, (courts and a soccer field are 2 blocks up the street). Down next to the beach is a path for jogging. If you can’t make it to the beach for a run, we also have a treadmill with another 40” HD television in the garage. There is even a high chair, stroller Pac N Play or child’s sleeping bag for your little ones, if needed.

What’s close. Conveniently located within a 1 block or 2 blocks away are 2 small markets for small items, a great Mexican place as well as a donuts shop and Laundry Mat. The main grocery store is about 1 mile away. If you’re looking for get out an enjoy California, the beach is just 4 short blocks away or head to Main Street to shop, eat, or visit the Pier. It’s a comfortable walk or short bike ride on the boardwalk. Venture out of Huntington beach, about a 30 minutes drive to Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farms, 1 hour to Universal Studios, Hollywood, Venice Beach & Beverly Hills, 90 minutes to Sea World, 15 minutes to the South Coast Plaza & Fashion Island Designer Shopping Center.

* P.S. Out of respect of our neighbors, we cater to families and couples looking to rent an amazing beach house. If you’re looking for a place to rent with 8 of your friends to party, this isn’t the place. My neighbors won’t tolerate it.

Note: Due to recent city requirements we are only accepting 30 day rentals. Please inquire within.

More Details

Property Manager
Mark Stordahl
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Mark Stordahl

Joe and Sue Vitolo were both transplants to Southern California at an early age. When they met at 17 at Disneyland, they knew they would spend the rest of their lives together and in Southern California. Joe and Sue run a printing business together in Anaheim and raised their two childeren together in South Orange county. Always being drawn to the beach, they purchased their dream home in Huntington Beach and have been living the California dream every since.

Mark Stordahl purchased this house in 2007


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.902439 based on 41 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful! Mark was very helpful! The home is beautiful very nice accommodations. We loved it! Wished we could have stayed longer. The neighborhood is conducive to having a young family. Quiet and friendly.

Thank you.

The Rasmussen and Sweeten Family

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice villa, Mark is great!

  • 4 of 5

This villa is very nice. We enjoyed our stay very much. Mark was on top of everything and quick to answer our questions. We were not aware the villa did not have air conditioning so we were a little set back by that upon arrival since it was quite hot in August. It would have been nice to know that up front. Other than not knowing about the unit not having air conditioning, everything was immaculate. It was in a perfect location also. We enjoyed our walks to the beach. The kids enjoyed riding bikes to the beach (which were provided). It is a very nice villa and I definitely recommend it!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice stay

  • 5 of 5

The house is very nice, with plenty of room for our party of seven and a handful of friends we invited over one night. The layout of the house is comfortable. The location is good, too; close enough to the beach, and on a quiet street. The kitchen is nice, plenty of bathrooms, showers, towels, etc.

As for parking, we had two rental cars -- one went in the garage, and we had no trouble finding street parking for the other, so no issue there.

Interactions with the host were fine, he was available and helpful. All around, the place met our needs and made for a pleasant stay. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent property

  • 4 of 5

The house was perfect for us, 6 adults and 3 kids 6 and under. A short walk to the beach and situated off of Main Street so it was very quiet. The property was clean and well maintained. The Umbrella on the front patio was broken so was not operable. We would definitely stay here again if available.

Tim and Amy F.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly a Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here, 9 of us, at the end of May for our week long California trip and it was totally awesome! That area was quite and withing walking distance to the beach, bikes to ride to the pier in the garage, rooms separate enough to offer plenty of privacy, excellent entertainment area for watching movies, and loaded kitchen. Plus Mark was very responsive to texts and requests for information, not that we needed to contact him much.

We spent a few days going to the beach and hanging out, even followed Mark's suggestion to go to the farmers market on Main St. during the week. We brought our 5 yo's bike and rode the others provided in the garage on those days and had a blast.

The rooms are very comfortable and offered plenty of privacy for our large group. The jacuzzi tube in the master bathroom was perfect for relaxing in after a long day walking around the theme parks.

The huge television and surround sound in the entertainment area made for a great place to watch movies in the evenings with the family. Even better ... there was plenty of room for all of us to sit comfortably there and enjoy the experience together.

As for the kitchen, I always bring a traveling set cookware; pot, large pan, couple of sharp knives, the basics, because you never know what's there but I didn't have to use any of. Well, I used the large pan just because I brought it.

I was playing with fire staying a week with the in laws but my mother-in-law is telling everyone that it was the best vacation she's ever had. Personally, I'm already trying to plan future trips back to California and this house.

Great job, Mark! And supper excellent house!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

This home has everything required to have an enjoyable stay in the Huntington Beach area. It is well presented in a quiet area with all the comforts from home. We had 2 young families stay here and the house offered ample space for us all to stay comfortably. Mark was very obliging and easy to deal with. He made the whole experience a pleasure.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
John Wayne Airport, Santa Ana
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Meadowlark Golf Club, Huntington Beach Ca
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Mountain High Resort, Wrightwood Ca
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Huntington Beach House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Apr 23 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
May 26 2017 - Sep 11 2017
5 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
US Open of Surfing
Jul 23 2017 - Jul 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Low Season
Sep 12 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee $250

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Huntington Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2950 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • First Floor Bathrrom - toilet
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Third Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Second Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Guest Room 1 - 1 queen
    Guest Room 2 - 1 double
    Loft - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Media Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , (Sofa pull out queen bed)
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Communications includes Free Internet w Wifi Imac Computer

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