Working fireplace and dining for 4!Smart TV and large living space
Sweet HOLLYWOOD RIVIERA House! WALK to the BEACH.
Sweet HOLLYWOOD RIVIERA House! WALK to the BEACH.
7 guests
3 bedrooms
7 beds
1 bath
7 guests
3 bedrooms
7 beds
1 bath
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People love our laid back beach cottage: it's budget friendly, yet close to everything, from surfing, hiking, and biking, to spas, cafes & attractions: we've got you covered!

COMFORTABLE BEDS & cozy furnishings, in a serene, forested setting

3/4 mile WALK to beach (12 to 20 minutes)
1 mile to shops
Direct gate access to La Selva hiking trail!
Full Kitchen
Laundry
FREE PARKING
Close to Swimming, bike, surf rental, Trader Joe's, shops, cafes
KID FRIENDLY
Fenced Yard
some Pets OK

The space

Walk to the Ocean via the beautiful La Selva woodchip hiking and jogging trail!
Modern Beach House close to the ocean, beaches, Riviera Village!
Great for Romantic Trysts or Family Get Aways!
~ Beach house: Sleeps 7
~ add the guest house for an additional 2 to 3 guests (guest house has a private entrance and yard)

Ask about a late check out 24 hours in advance. Last minute requests typically cannot be honored. We are sorry, but if we have to reschedule the cleaning crew, a late check out fee will apply.

Guest access

Riviera Cozy Bright Beach House: Private Hot Tub, Access to entire house and large, fully fenced SUPER KID FRIENDLY YARD WITH PLAYGROUND featuring swings, a 2 story wooden fort (!!!), and direct access to the bridle path that leads down to the ocean (3/4 mile).

We also offer a propane grill, outdoor seating for 6, and a garden patio for evening drinks or morning coffee!

We are pretty flexible and easy. We ask that guests respect our house rules and our neighbors by being quiet during evening and early morning hours. Please treat our house the way you treat your own.

This is a special find in the South Bay. The accommodations feel more like the San Fransisco, Santa Cruz, or Seattle area than the slick and polished LA area. This is a beach house farmette on a wood chip trail by the ocean. We love it here, and hope you do too!

We are walkable to the ocean, but WE ARE NOT OCEAN FRONT. The walk down is filled with beautiful vista from Catalina to Santa Barbara and the Channel Islands.

This Studio Cottage and the house are Organic dwellings. As such, you may be visited by some bugs such as daddy long legs spiders, and gnats during gnat season. They are harmless. For the safety of our guests, we prefer a few bugs to a poisoned environment. If you do see a spider, please don’t scream, as it may scare her. ;)

This is a NO SMOKING property! :)
NO SMOKING or VAPING is allowed anywhere on the property.

I am happy to exchange a Q&A about the accommodations... I love hosting and most of our guests enjoy their stay immensely. xx

Interaction with guests

We are around for face to face communication, talk over the phone, text, or or otherwise accessible as desired. Just let me know!

Other things to note

In spring, chilly mornings could mean sweaters and slippers!


Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.

Amenities
Free parking on premise

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 bunk bed
Common spaces
1 single bed, 1 couch

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with smart lock

Mi Casa Su Casa....and Su Casa Mi Casa! Please make yourself at home, and treat it as gently as you would your own. ;)
The base price entitles you to the use of the entire house, plus 1 bedroom for 2 people. Each additional bedroom is $75 per night, or $40 per person.
Please inquire with your accurate head count before booking. Parties exceeding the number of guests indicated are subject to either an additional per person fee, or cancellation.
Pets are subject to approval. We love animals: please inquire!

You must also acknowledge
Some spaces are shared - The Bar-B-que area is shared with the casita at the back of the property. Trash bins must be put out on Tues. evening. Strip beds and start wash pls!
Amenity limitations - This is basic, clean, organic, no frills, budget dwelling in a fantastic location less than 1 mile to the beach. The reviews speak for themselves!

Cancellations

26 Reviews

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Andrea User Profile
April 2017
We had an 8 nights stay in Linda's place for a family reunion after a 2 week round road trip round northern California. Its a spacious well equipped house on a residential housing estate so not quite the beach house we expected.The actual description of the property is misleading as its not a short walk to the beach so you would need a car to get the most out of Redondo. We didn't have the use of a car the whole time so this was a problem for us personally.The bed was extremely comfortable and having Netflix was a bonus but more wardrobe hanging space for longer staying guests would be appreciated. Linda was always at hand for questions and help. She kindly supplied a small space heater as it was a little chilly in the house in the early morning. Although our understanding was that we had the entire house were surprised to find guests coming through the garden to the small 'casita' in the garage as we took breakfast in our PJ's! Lovely location well into the estate and handy for a hiking path down the side of the estate which eventually leads to main road and another walk to the beach. Good for a long weekend where you have a car to get the most of Redondo.
Linda User Profile
Response from Linda:
Andrea, I am so happy that you enjoyed the beach house, and the close proximity to the beaches! Thank you for the suggestion of the map: we will add one to the house manual for future guests. We enjoyed hosting you You are welcome back again, anytime!
April 2017

Andre User Profile
February 2017
Just enjoyed a lovely stay at Linda's house in Redondo Beach. We are family of six and this house was perfect size for us. The location is nice and quiet, but also close to everything we needed. Beautiful walks to beach and near to Ralphs supermarket and Starbucks along with an array of nice restuarants. Linda's communication before and during the visit was excellent. The Jacuzzi was a nice addition and the garden is very peaceful. We enjoyed a regular visit from a Hummingbird while drinking our coffee outside. There is a small Casita in the back which was occupied with several guests during our three week stay but we hardly noticed they were there. Overall, I would thoroughly recommend a stay here and look forward to returning ourselves sometime in the future.
Linda User Profile
Response from Linda:
Andre, you are your crew are welcome back anytime! Discount applies! xx
February 2017

Kristine User Profile
October 2017
Linda's place was clean, beautiful and close to restaurants and the beach. We loved the gorgeous quiet neighborhood, perfect for meandering walks and watching the amazing sunsets. Linda was a wonderful host, promptly responding to any question I had throughout the duration of our stay. Wonderful hosts and an overall lovely place to stay, Linda and Suzi definitely deserve five stars!
Linda User Profile
Response from Linda:
Kristine, that you for being a great guest! Come back again!
October 2017

Alex User Profile
September 2017
The property is in a great location and the beds very comfortable. The kitchen is also large and well equipped. It's about a mile walk to the beach but you can also drive down and park within 0.2 miles at no charge. Also within a mile are grocery stores, shops, and restaurants. The house does not have AC. If you are traveling at a time where the lows are not getting into the 60's or very low 70's you need to be prepared for that.
Linda User Profile
Response from Linda:
Alex, the temperatures here are typically in the high 80s and the house is always cool from the ocean breeze. You came here during a crazy heat wave of temperatures in the 100s and no one in the South Bay was comfortable! :)
September 2017

Davide User Profile
August 2017
Great spot, short drive from restaurants and the beach
Linda User Profile
Response from Linda:
We are happy to have been able to host you in your beach adventures!
August 2017

Sydney User Profile
August 2017
This is a great, family friendly location. Nice yard, with a place to sit and eat and a children's s play area. The kitchen was well stocked, great bathroom, comfortable furniture. Beautiful flowers all over the neighborhood. We were in town for a family wedding and I thought ours was the best location if the three we rented.
Linda User Profile
Response from Linda:
Sydney, you were one of the best guests we have ever hosted. Down to earth, thoughtful, and wise. We are so happy that our house will be part of your family wedding memories forever, and was a good base for your exploration. xox
August 2017

Anthony User Profile
July 2017
Great spot for a family vacation. Very close to everything Redondo has to offer. Nice, quiet neighborhood with a walking trail that will lead you to the ocean. Probably 25 min walk. Loved the home, great wifi, and Linda was more than helpful with anything I needed and was very responsive. I would definitely stay again.
Linda User Profile
Response from Linda:
Anthony, we enjoyed hosting your family! Yes, it is about a 25 minute WALK to Riviera Village shops, but only about 12 minutes down to the sand right below. So happy you loved using our basic clean house as a home base for your family!
July 2017

Los Angeles, California, United StatesJoined in September 2013
Linda User Profile
I am an artist and writer, and most of my focus for the past 11 years has been on non-bias and non-violence. We are pretty flexible and easy. We ask that guests respect our house rules and our neighbors by being quiet during evening and early morning hours. Please treat ou…
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