This beautiful two-story, custom-built Avalon home is just a short block from the beach, shopping, and more. You will find Catalina tile and murals throughout this home, as well as an open great room style main floor, including a custom gourmet kitchen with a center island, granite counter tops, all stainless steel appliances, and a gas chef’s stove. All three bedrooms, with ceiling fans and televisions, are located on the second floor. The first bedroom is the master suite with a Cal King bed and large flat panel TV, opens onto a spacious outside deck with patio furniture and a propane barbecue, fridge and sink for private morning breakfas...ts or evening dining. The second bedroom has a Queen bed, as well as the laundry closet. The third bedroom, an office for the home’s owners, has a double bed. One ¾ bath is located on the main level, a second is located on the second floor, and a third is in the master suite (no bath tub). Just one visit will make this your new favorite Avalon home to return to again and again! 1307 sq. ft.
This vacation home rents on a nightly basis (2 night minimum, holidays and selected dates excepted; 3 night minimum mid-June through Labor Day). Rates vary by week and are subject to change. Rates do not include one-time cleaning and linen fee, 12% City of Avalon occupancy tax, and processing fees.
Additional amenities include: laundry: in unit, bedroom 3: double, bedroom 2: queen, golf cart: no golf cart, view: no view, deck/balcony/patio: deck, TV's in property: 3, smoking: not allowed, bedroom 1: cal king, internet access: none in home, tennis: na.Read more
** Weekend rates in Sep & Oct will be calculated as 'summer' rates. Rates subject to change at any time. Monthly rates available upon request. Please email or call our office for more information.**
*This property rents on a nightly basis during the non-summer seasons (2 night minimum, holidays and selected dates excepted) and on a three night basis in the summer (mid-June through Labor Day). Rates vary by week and are subject to change. Rates do not include one-time cleaning and linen fee, 12% City of Avalon occupancy tax, and processing fees.
Left on 08/22/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Kathy
We have used Civr for a number of years now & they have always given us good service, even changing out a bed that was a problem once. The houses are always clean & have plenty of amenities. This house is in a great location near the beach & all of the things we like to do. Our favorite part is the deck & the BBQ on those lovely Catalina evenings.
Left on 06/20/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Mimi
Great house. Roomy, but looks small in pictures on line. Nicely laid out. 3 bathrooms Large master bedroom with patio and patio furniture.
Close to town. Wonderful house with new decor.
Los Angeles, California
Left on 05/29/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | Johany!
My first time in Catalina Island was amazing! We stayed in this beautiful home located on 203 Descanso ave., this home has it all. All you need to bring is your cloths the rest in on the house. We totally felt in love the moment we opened the door. It's perfect because everything is walking distance to the beach, markets, shops, restaurants, casino, pier, etc. We totally encourage you to rent this amazing house, and enjoy your stay as we did.
Left on 10/05/2012 for a stay in September 2012 | Michele
A group of 4 other women and I rented this beautiful home for our trip to run the Catalina Half Marathon. This place was absolutely perfect for us and a 2 minute walk from everywhere we needed to go! It had a nice open kitchen/living room area which was great for us to cook dinner and hang out. All of the rooms were pretty much as expected - just a little smaller then they looked in the pictures. Other than that, I have nothing but wonderful things to say about the home.
In regards to Catalina Island Vacation Rentals...From day 1 of working with them I was very impressed. Everyone I spoke to was incredibly friendly, helpful and worked with our schedule as we were at the mercy of the Ferry arrival and departure times.
I would definitely consider renting this home again, and regardless, I will be using Catalina Island Vacation Rentals for all future stays!
We had an excellent, revitalizing, and relaxing weekend.
Left on 09/22/2012 for a stay in September 2012 | Kamoa Kalama
The experience with the staff from inquiry through check out is exceptional. They always take the extra step to make you feel special. I've been leasing units for years with the same great experience. The unit at 203 Descanso was perfect. I had stayed there in previous years. We'll definitely return.
And we'll have fun, fun, fun...
Left on 08/30/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | Kathy
This home was really nice, well decorated, comfortable, lots of fans (it was hot) and close to everything. My family had a great time & we will definitely rent this house again. My girls complained of a lumpy sofa-bed mattress & one day a guy showed up to replace it without us even asking. He did tell us they had a lot of complaints so they were just waiting for the new one to arrive. But we thought it was a heavenly gift. Good job Civr.
La Jolla, CAQ
203 Descanso was out little slice of paradise
Left on 07/04/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | Jeff M
What a great place to stay. The house was clean. Everything we needed was there and it was close to everything. We cannot wait to go there again.
This house rocks
Left on 05/09/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | Kiwi
I give this place a a+ beautiful house and great location.
The property was fantastic.
Left on 02/29/2012 for a stay in February 2012 | Richard
I originally booked 116 Maiden Lane for a 3 day family vacation.
When we arrived we were very dissipointed with the accommodation.
My wife and I decided to tough it out but after several plumbing,heating,
Cleanliness and electrical issues it was obvious this place would ruin
Our trip. The following morning we returned to the rental office with
Our concerns and complaints the manager immediately moved us
To the Descanso property. The new property was what we originally
Expected. Fantastic location,modern, clean, and very comfortable.
The Descanso property was fantastic and it really saved our trip. The
Property is a bit pricey but well worth it.
Half Moon Bay, CA
Beautiful home, great location
Left on 07/17/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | Karin
We loved our stay at 203 Descanso. Conveniently located a 1 1/2 blocks from beach & town, it was a great home base for our large family of 14. We had a second house on Catalina but Descanso was home base. The kitchen and living room provided ample space for our gatherings, and the upstairs deck was a great spot for happy hour. We loved the decor and feel of this home. Note the fold out bed was not comfortable so really only comfortable sleeping for 4.
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