Vacation rental spotlight: Manhattan Beach

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Booking a vacation home rental has its advantages over a hotel stay. Many times, rentals provide more room, lower rates and all the comforts of home. And with the vacation home game becoming increasingly competitive, some owners are turning up the style meter to lure visitors to their posh digs. Check out this Manhattan Beach property from HomeAway in our vacation home rental spotlight.

HomeAway.com

Location: this 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath property is located in South Manhattan Beach, right outside of Los Angeles. Only a few blocks to the beach.

1. Oceanside style 

Living room

This rental gets big bonus points for style. The owner calls it a “rare gem” with new high end furnishings and a hip, seaside vibe.

2. Each bedroom has a bathroom

Master bedroom

One of the perks of renting this Pacific coast home is the bathroom situation. Each bedroom has its own. So, if a few couples decided to split the cost of the rental, privacy won’t be an issue.

3. Close to the water

Coastline views

Water views are always a draw. This vacation rental photos give show what to expect when taking a peek out the window. The lister also opted to show an accurate depiction of the landscape. No photoshop here!

 4. Dream kitchen 

Kitchen

Some renters take a close look at the kitchen before booking a stay. Being able to cook meals, can often result in hundreds of dollars of savings for vacationeers.

5. Good track record

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HomeAway, the vacation rental site where we found the listing, also lists the estimate response time by the owner. Here, it appears the owner to typically responds to emails within a few hours. (The home could use a few more reviews — but after this post, it probably will.)

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