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Property Details

Updated: Jan 27, 2015
House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 8 Sleeps

The beach house is located at 16562 South Pacific Ave. in Sunset

Beach, which is a small mile-long town that is located between Seal

Beach and Huntington Beach. There are 1288 year round residents.

Even during summer, the beach is not crowded because public parking is

very limited. This is not a problem because the beach house has an

attached 2-car garage. In addition to gorgeous sunsets, a view of

Catalina Island is also included!

The beach house is equipped and decorated with an emphasis on

comfort and warmth. The living room furniture faces the fireplace and

walnut paneling while providing an incredible view of the beach and

ocean through large picture windows. The separate dining room also

affords its own ocean view. The master bedroom has a queen size bed.

Another bedroom has two twin beds, while the third is equipped with

two sets of bunk beds. A front deck includes patio chairs, tables, an

umbrella and a barbecue with charcoal and tools. Just off the deck is

a secluded sandy area that is bordered by ice plant and offers

privacy. This 1100 square foot house is fully equipped with all major

appliances, including a washer, dryer and dishwasher. Other

amenities include a 36" TV with cable and VCR, a newspaper

subscription, all linens, soaps, paper supplies and normal household

items such as a vacuum, brooms and garden hoses. Guests especially

appreciate the personal touches that include M&Ms in the candy jar and

a coffee maker that includes coffee!

Gary and Christine Liggett of Huntington Beach own and operate the

beach house as a vacation rental that is available 52 weeks a year.

Although summer is the most popular season, other times of the year

offer their own special appeal. Many folks enjoy the beach during the

off season when the tranquility, colorful sunsets and the strolls by

the water are most satisfying. A major reason for the satisfaction

and success of the business is the personal involvement. "We want to

be there during the check-in process to meet our guests and help

them feel welcome, comfortable and at home", maintains Chris. "It's

satisfying to hear during the checkout that the only complaint is

that nobody wants to go home!" Typical local entertainment includes

romantic beach walks, swimming, surfing, surf-fishing, bicycle

riding, sunbathing, reading, relaxing, great restaurants, and just

about any other fun activity that one can dream up!

The location is unbeatable for family beach fun. The personal

attention, details and emphasis on comfort of the home guarantee a

wonderful experience. Gary and Chris use the place when it's

available. It is packed with all the goodies!

Sunset Beach, California

Vacation house

3 Bedrooms - 1 Baths - Sleeps 8


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  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom

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Sunset Beach Oceanfront Single Family House
+1 -714-964-2884
Sunset Beach Orange County

A Great Place for Family Get Away!

  • 5 of 5
The house is spotless. The owners friendly and helpful. Sunset Beach has great beaches and wonderful sunsets! Beach it or go to Disneyland which is close. Just a great place to spend a family vacation or a quiet get away for two!! I can highly recommend this property and I travel alot!
  • Submitted: May 14, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
Sunset Beach Oceanfront Single Family House
+1 -714-964-2884
Sunset Beach Orange County
Laurel, Montana

I wish you enough

  • 5 of 5
This place....oh this place. I just cannot wait to go back. It was perfect for me, my brother, and my 4 children. They had everything we needed right there. The owners are so pleasant to deal with and answered my every question before and during our stay. The place is not enormous, it was just enough. I dream of being there still. The kids are still talking about it too and how badly they want to go visit again next year. We had quite the experience of a lifetime for our first ever family vacation. It wasn't too much, it was just enough:)
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Sunset Beach Oceanfront Single Family House
+1 -714-964-2884
Sunset Beach Orange County
Glendale, AZ

Heaven on the Beach

  • 5 of 5
I, my wife and two daughters have stayed at this beach house for 10 years. That alone should tell you something. What we like about it is that we instantly feel at home. Also, during most mid-week times, the beach is almost empty. Almost feels like we also rented a private beach. The neighborhood is relatively quiet and feels very safe and secure. The owners have provided everything you need to be comfortable and with a full size refrigerator, stove and range, there is no need to eat out if you prefer to eat at home. But if you prefer earing out when on vacation, there are plenty of good places to eat within just 2-3 miles of the house. I have personally recommended this beach house to friends and family and continue to do so.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Sunset Beach Oceanfront Single Family House
+1 -714-964-2884
Sunset Beach Orange County
Glendale, AZ

Very relaxing

  • 5 of 5
We took our kids to this beach house for ten years and enjoyed every trip. Hope to start going back again soon after missing the last two years. The nice thing we liked is it feels like being in a home, not in a hotel. Also, sitting on the deck in the evening and watching the sun set over the ocean just makes the rest of life bearable.
  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Sunset Beach Oceanfront Single Family House
+1 -714-964-2884
Sunset Beach Orange County
Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Great Rental with a fantasic view

  • 5 of 5
What a wonderful vacation we had. We spent spring break at this rental. It was clean and ready for us as soon as our flight arrived. We met the owner who was very nice and helpful with all of our questions. The home had more than enough room to give all of us our space with plenty to spare. We had 2 adults and 3 teenagers. The beds were quite comfortable and the home was well stocked with towels, blankets, kitchen stuff, and anything we needed to make us feel at home. The home had a lot of character. Our security deposit was returned very quickly. We enjoyed our stay and would recommend staying here to anyone who is coming to the Orange County area.
  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Sunset Beach Oceanfront Single Family House
+1 -714-964-2884
Sunset Beach Orange County
State College, PA

You can't go wrong with this one.

You can't go wrong with this one.
  • 5 of 5
"Sunset Beach is one of Southern California's great secrets. It is an island of tranquility in the Los Angeles basin, and centrally located for the local sights in LA and Orange County. We stayed in early March and experienced mostly sunny, clear days with outstanding views of Catalina (and even Santa Barbara Island!) on quiet beaches populated by ourselves and a few kitesurfers. Mornings were spent gazing at dolphins breeching in the surf. It doesn't get any better than this.

The house is RIGHT ON THE BEACH. You sit on the back patio or in the kitchen or living room, and you are looking out on the ocean. This is why you go to the beach, and this place delivers.

The home is a classic Orange County beach bungalow, true to the traditions of the location. You could spend two to four times as much for something more posh here or elsewhere on the beach, but why? You come here for the beach, not to live in a McMansion. Gary and Chris' house has a feel like you are in a real beach house, because it IS a real beach house. If you want to spend your time indoors with every surface covered with granite and travertine, this is not your place, but for regular folks who want to be at the beach this is heaven. Everything you need is here and the place is very clean, equipped and comfortable. We cooked our own meals most nights in the very nice kitchen. We had five adults and two small children and were very comfortable.

Good people and a great rental. You can't go wrong with this one."

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2009
  • Stayed: Mar 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway


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Activity and Interests

beach, swimming, sailing, surf-fishing, ocean, restaurants, surfing,

deep-sea fishing, bicycling, beach combing, romantic walks,

windsurfing,shopping, cinemas.


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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
off season
Jan 26 2015 - Jun 20 2015
7 night minimum stay
Jun 21 2015 - Sep 12 2015
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Weekly Rate: $1750 - $3450

Mid June through mid September $3450/week.
$1750+/week other times of the year.
$400 security/cleaning deposit.

Some holiday periods higher, including but not limited to Easter,
Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Available year round.


Property Type

  • house


  • pets not allowed


  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • Fully furnished and equipped including all linens, 2 car garage, fireplace with gas log, oceanfront, front deck with barbecue, chairs, tables and umbrella, front yard with secluded sandy area that is great for small kids and privacy, washer, dryer, 35" cable TV, dishwasher, newspaper subscription, fully equipped kitchen, exceptional sunsets, coffee-maker with coffee.

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