We shared a weekend with friends from Southern Ca, including their two young daughters and had a wonderful stay. The beach house is just that. An older home with oodles of charm set amongst larger and newer homes. The girls loved it and the adults enjoyed watching them. It was most relaxing. The only negatives were with the mattresses on the trundle bed and the stains on the "off white' carpeting. The home was very clean and exceptionally well stocked..