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31st Street

Manhattan Beach, Beach Cities

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Stay awhile This remodelled 1940s retreat has been one family’s home for almost thirty years. Packed with inspiring artifacts from around the world, it famously fills its visitors with restorative calm. And who couldn’t be set at ease here? The original bungalow has more than doubled in size over the years – now four bedrooms, relaxing rooms inside, and tropical outdoor spaces, mean there’s always a quiet spot. It is walking distance to the Strand and the beach beyond, you’ll soon adopt the epithet coined by friends and family: ‘the sanctuary’. The good life Your host knows many crafts, including interior design, sculpting, and cooking – for her two sons when they visit, or forty-strong parties. She hopes you’ll play a tune on the white upright piano, a relic from her childhood. Under the Eucalyptus tree You’ll spot many touches from Indonesia, but this enlightened living is of the Manhattan Beach variety. The street is calm and quiet, and scented by huge eucalyptus trees. In fact, on your first approach you might think you’re arriving at a plantation home. Inside, original exposed-beam ceilings have survived the two-story development, and the colorful, granite-topped kitchen is well-accustomed to large groups. Twin rooms upstairs are fitted for youthful exuberance, the queen bedroom for a more airy repose, and in the divine master bedroom strike the singing bowl and take a glass of wine out to its private canopied patio.


Second level

Queen size bed, terrace

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Master bedroom

Basin, bath (fitted), bidet, shower, toilet

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Ensuite, master bedroom

Ensuite, queen size bed

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Second bedroom

Basin, shower, toilet

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Ensuite, second bedroom

Queen size bed, Apple TV, DVD player, TV, terrace

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Third bedroom

Queen size bed

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Fourth bedroom

Basin, shower, toilet

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Entrance level

Apple TV, DVD player, TV

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Sitting room

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Piano, working fireplace

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Second sitting room

Blender, Breakfast bar, dishwasher, freezer, fridge-freezer, hob (gas), oven, to...

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Dining table, dining chair

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Dining room

Basin, toilet

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Outdoor dining

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Outdoor dining

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Approximate location



Babies welcome
Children welcome
Pets welcome
Toddlers welcome


8 people
4 bedrooms
4 queen size beds. Bed size chart

Bathroom facilities

4 bathrooms
1 bath, 3 showers, 4 toilets.




Iron and ironing board
Music player
Washing machine
Built-in fans
Coffee machine
Satellite or cable


The following additional taxes may apply, please speak to a Travel Advisor for more details.

  • Manhattan Beach Occupancy Tax: 11.99%.

Home truths

  • This home has no air conditioning but fear not - there are plenty of windows to let in the cool sea air. We are also happy to provide a fan upon request.

  • The homeowner's housekeeper visits every Friday from 10am-4:30pm.

  • While babies in arm are welcome, this home does not accept children under 10.

  • There is no Satellite or Cable TV in the home, there is an Apple TV where you can access Netflix, Amazon Prime and other steaming services.

  • Since the onefinestay photoshoot, the third bedroom has been updated to a queen-sized bed and some of the furniture has been re-arranged.

  • There are three parking spaces on the street outside this home.

  • This home is spread over multiple floors with no internal elevator.

  • This home has a minimum length of stay of thirty nights.


  • Cancellation. Provided you book more than 7 days before the start of your stay, you can cancel your booking within 24 hours and we’ll provide a full refund. Our flexible rate offers more flexibility for those who need it. Read our cancellation policy here.

  • Check-in and check-out. We’ll meet you at the home at your convenience any time after 4PM on your arrival date, and our standard check-out time is 11AM. Early check-in and late check-out can be arranged in advance, subject to availability and a charge.

  • Lead guest. The lead guest must be at least 25 years of age.

  • I.D. check and card authorisation. When you arrive we’ll check the lead guest’s I.D. and secure a $1,500 hold on a credit or debit card which will be released once we confirm no damage was caused during your stay.

  • Smoking. Guests are not permitted to smoke inside any onefinestay home.

  • Cleaning. We carefully clean and prepare each home before you arrive and after you depart, and for stays longer than seven days we provide a complimentary weekly Housekeeping service. More frequent Housekeeping visits can be arranged on request, subject to availability and a charge.

  • Payment. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express, and bank transfers for stays with at least 7 days’ notice.

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