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5 star Beach Oasis Located just 4 houses from the surf!! Beach Beach Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 672 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

One Bedroom One Bath Recent Kitchen Renovation

Our 5 Star One Bedroom One bath ground floor unit, which includes a recently renovated kitchen which includes a large double door refrigerator, gas range, and Bosch washer and dryer, with charming cabinetry, and butcher block tops. The living / dining room is very open. Dining for four, Restoration Hardware furnishings a 50 inch LED TV with blue ray, Verizon Fios and WiFi, the Master has a Queen bed plenty of storage and TV. Directly out the rear kitchen door is a small but quaint narrow patio with a gas BBQ. The bath has a Tub shower combination, Vanity, hair dryer makeup mirror. You additionally have 2 adult bikes, beach chairs boogie boards and beach towels for your exclusive use. All of this is within 5 miles of LAX, 16 miles to Beverly Hills, and 18 miles to hollywood, and 30 miles to Disneyland. You are within walking distance to many bars , shops, great restaurants, nightlife, beach, Downtown Manhattan beach and its beautiful Pier . if you need transportation anywhere there are many options from mass transit, taxi cab and private cars like Uber for your convince. Please note this property has only street parking.

Karen Georgouses
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Karen Georgouses

My wife Karen and I are original from opposite coasts, Karen from the East coast and I have always been on the west coast. We have decided to share our special home , and hope that it will bring lasting memories for you and your family as is has done for us. Pleas feel free to contact us directly with any questions you may have, we strive to make your stay as memorable as possible.

Karen Georgouses purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Karen Georgouses chose Sand Section

We will be happy to help you in any way plan your stay. This includes groceries, provisions, reservations just let us know how we can help.

What makes this apartment unique

The sunsets are truly beautiful. location is excellent and Manhattan beach is truly a special place to visit.


Sand Section Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 672 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom First floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Great for coming from the beach.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Master - 1 queen , Closets , Flat screen TV
  • Queen bed. 35 Inch LED TV, @ closets.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Please let us know in advance if there are any items that you would like to provide and we will do our best to accommodate you.


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(21 traveler reviews)

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5 star Beach Oasis Located just 4 houses from the surf!! Beach Beach Beach
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 21 reviews

Great Place, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was adorable! I would define the decor as "rustic elegance". Karen has equipped it with everything you could possibly want for your stay.

It is 1 block to the beach. There is a market and a few diners within walking distance. You are about 1 mile to the Manhattan Beach Pier and another 2 miles to the Hermosa Pier. If you don't want to walk, a Lyft will cost you less than $6.

Karen was amazing and easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Marianne! I am so glad after your 1st plans got canceled you got to come stay with us. You are always welcome back!!!
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San Francisco

Perfect location in a clean, comfortable condo

  • 5 of 5

This place is ideal for 1-2 travelers. The location can't be beat, it is steps to the beach and great restaurants on Highland. It was the perfect getaway. The bikes, boogie boards and beach chairs were very nice and I used them everyday! Overall the unit is very comfortable and well decorated.. I felt like I was at home! Thank you again, Karen. Your place made my week in Manhattan Beach perfect. I will be back soon!

The listing and description were very accurate, in fact the place looks better in real life vs. the pictures.

The property was incredibly clean and well maintained.

Would definitely recommend to friends.

Local Yolk and North End cafe were amazing breakfast/lunch places 2 blocks away. Fish Bar has incredible mesquite grilled fresh seafood!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Derrick I am so glad your week in Manhattan Beach was so enjoyable!! Please come back again!!!
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Manhattan Beach is a great vacation spot!

  • 4 of 5

The listing description for this apartment is 100% accurate--no surprises. The apartment was very clean and very well maintained with up-to-date appliances and decor. Karen (the owner) was easily reachable and communicative for all our needs. Use of the beach cruisers were the best part of the vacation. We traveled to Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach and Venice Beach via the Marvin Braude bike trail that runs along the beach for 20 miles. Restaurants in downtown MB were amazing (Fishing with Dynamite, a particular favorite) and the ones on Highland Avenue (right up the road from the apartment) were delicious breakfast spots (North End Caffe.)

FYI: 1) There is no A/C (though most days and most times of the day it is not necessary; the open windows and two ceiling fans were sufficient), but there were times when we came back to the apartment and my husband would joke, "Turn up the A/C!" 2) There is no place to hang outside on a deck/patio with a glass of wine at the end of a day. 3) This was our first time to MB and we did not know about the hilly terrain; not that this stopped us from doing anything, but others may want to know. 4) Lastly, the parking is a bit tricky (Karen does make this clear beforehand);we left the car parked and used bikes, feet, and once, an uber to get to where we needed.

Sunsets are gorgeous and MB is relaxing and a great place to vacation! Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good trip please come back again.
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Superb Location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here a couple of weeks ago and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The apartment is clean, comfy and in the perfect location on Manhattan Beach. We walked on the strand a lot, spent time on the beach, walked to Vonn's grocery store, and discovered a fabulous restaurant called Fish Bar about 1-1/2 blocks away. Karen, the owner, is wonderful ... she thought of everything when furnishing the place. The towels, dishes, glassware, pots and pans are all nice ... not the usual mismatched pieces you find in a rental. We will definitely stay here again. Next time, we won't bother renting a car. We will Uber from the airport to the apartment and walk everywhere else.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Debbie for the great review.Your shirts went out UPS yesterday. It was a pleasure having you and Chuck and please come back again
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Peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. It was quiet and peaceful! We especially loved the bikes that were provided with the stay! Used them a lot to ride on the strand! The place was also very clean and convenient to the beach! This beach is amazing. Communication was great with Karen. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jessica, you and Todd were a pleasure as well !!I I know you booked this vacation a while ago so I am glad you had good weather and a great time at the beach!!! That is what MB in the summer is all about!!
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La Quinta, CA.

Awesome place

  • 5 of 5

Karen and Tom' property is a beautiful, confortable place with all the amenities you could possibly want.A block from beach which is nice to visit any time of day.close to shopping,restaurants,and most any activity you choose. It was quiet, clean and the perfect spot for my weekend getaway. I will definitely stay there again and highly recommend their place. Satisfied guest. Marie Harris

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Los Angeles International LAX
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Manhattan Bech
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Poncho's , North End , Four Sisters , Many more
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Manhattan Beach
Car: not necessary

Manhattan Beach is the best place to stay and enjoy all of what California has to offer. It is within minutes of LAX Airport, with close access to all of the attractions that Los Angeles has to offer. Manhattan beach, has excellent Restaurants, bars and shopping, the best beaches and lets not forget the Surfing. Manhattan Beach is also in close freeway proximity to get you to Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Santa Monica. Once your here you'll never want to leave.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Insurance $79

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
Above rates are based on two person occupancy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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