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City Approved! Charming! Beach Cottage-Completely Comfortable, and Funky!

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Last updated: 04/14/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Bungalow
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Bungalow, 1 Bedroom + One Convertible bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

This is a cozy (700 square foot), single level one bedroom, one bath, just steps to the pristine sand - a quiet bungalow surrounded by cozy cottages and magnificent mansions. Fully equipped and completely charming with full kitchen, microwave, stove and refrigerator. Built-in kitchen 'nook' in dining area. Sleeps 4, one kingsize bed and one fold out queen sofa bed. Beautifully furnished and tastefully decorated with a touch of 'beach funk'! Includes one parking space.

Can be rented with adjoining unit, mirror image. VRBO #147333. Check for availability.

Seal Beach is located just 22 miles south of Los Angeles, at the northern end of Orange County. Visitors seeking the California dream of beach, sun and ocean need look no further. Take sunset walks on the pier, watch world class surfing in the quiet retreat of undiscovered Seal Beach. Walk to Main Street and appreciate the still small-town atmosphere of eclectic boutiques, coffee shops, and restaurants.
In early April, the roar of Grand Prix race cars echoes through the city streets of Long Beach (just a mile north) during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Weekends host a Farmers Market in the nearby Alamito’s Bay Marina - and don’t miss the nearby Aquarium of the Pacific at Shoreline Village, at the foot of Pine Street in Long Beach. This is a harbor side shopping center with specialty shops, restaurants, a restored Looff carousel, and occasional live boardwalk entertainment.

Twenty minutes to Newport Beach, and Balboa Island night life. Thirty minutes to Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm. Two hour ferry to Santa Catalina Island (not to be missed!) Activities include fishing, sea kayaking, surfing, hiking, sailing, windsurfing, jet-skiing. Try whale watching or ride the Ferris wheel and the bumper cars at the Balboa Fun Zone - or take the Balboa Ferry to Balboa Island for just 60 cents!

Get ready to stretch out, relax and watch the wave of the Pacific Ocean roll gently toward the shore. Whether it’s a leisurely stroll along the beach, the roar of world-class stock cars racing in the shadow of glittering Long Beach skyscrapers, a picnic at one of the many local parks, or a concert under the moonlit sky, Seal Beach is a perfect vacation get-a-way. You can even experience a serenade by the gondoliers rowing an authentic gondola in the Venetian style on a cruise through local canals. Ocean breezes waft gently off the Pacific along a stretch of coastal paradise, while in the distance, a tall ship sets sail - These sights and many more await the visitor to romantic Seal Beach. Time to pack!

Monthly rates available. Consecutive weeks or months may be discounted. Security Depodsit of $500 to confirm reservation required.

NO maid service.

NO SMOKING. Evidence of smoking will automatically forfeit all deposits.

Keywords: Duplex, side by side
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/14/2017

Property Type

  • Bungalow

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    With approval for hypo-allergenic breeds under 15#, and pet fee only....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • King size bed (1) Brass, There is a Queen sectional sofabed in the living room, Baby Cribs (1) Pack n Play available upon request for small fee....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Seal Beach is a quiet, Mayberry type atmosphere, despite the parking challenges in the summer months....moreless


  • Books:

    Miscellaneous paperbacks...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Shared with other tenant...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    ELECTRIC fireplace ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Wall Heater...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Beach towels also provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    One parking space provided in the alley....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Shared with other tenant...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All the basics...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Only a few items....spices...S & P...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Shared patio for both units located between garage and duplex....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.7
from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,275 $3,100
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $125 + tax
  • Pet Fee $15
  • Tax Rate 12%


Rates are subject o change according to seasons and pending confirmation from owner. Holidays have a 10% up charge. Stays of 31 days or more require full payment 90 days prior to arrival.

Pet Fee is per day and negotiable over longer periods.

Cleaning fee is variable depending on length of stay $100 - $225

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/14/2017
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Car: Not Necessary

Try the Gondola rides at Venice


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

Why the Owner Chose Old Towne, Seal Beach, CA, USA:
There is not a better feeling than being in the unique area of Seal Beach...palm trees, small town feel with 'Main Street' boutigues and coffee shops, the sound of the waves is a hidden jewel that we could not help but fall in love with!

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/14/2017

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  • Front of Beach Cottage

    Front of Beach Cottage

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Electric Fireplace with HDTV above

    Electric Fireplace with HDTV above

  • Kingsize bed

    Kingsize bed

  • Take leisurely walks on the Seal Beach Pier off of Main Street

    Take leisurely walks on the Seal Beach Pier off of Main Street

  • Patio area for dining outside

    Patio area for dining outside

  • Neighborhood and front of house

    Neighborhood and front of house

  • From the beach looking towards the pier on a winter day

    From the beach looking towards the pier on a winter day

  • Full Kitchen w new appliances

    Full Kitchen w new appliances

  • Main living area, updated 3-21-10

    Main living area, updated 3-21-10

  • This sofa bed has been replaced with a sectional (Photo will be replaced shortly

    This sofa bed has been replaced with a sectional (Photo will be replaced shortly

  • Uncrowded Beaches

    Uncrowded Beaches

  • Back Patio area with barbeques

    Back Patio area with barbeques

  • Patio area

    Patio area

  • Ocean Avenue

    Ocean Avenue

VRBO #98274

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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