The Whiting Street Residence

el segundo, los angeles
5 bedroom - 4 bath
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$575 per night (USD)
excludes K&C fee and cleaning charges
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
Bedding
SLEEPS 9
1 queen
2 full / double
3 twin / single

Perks for the Parents

This designer beach house, sleeping up to 9, is on a hill with views over El Segundo beach and is a short drive from Disneyland, Manhattan Beach and the Hollywood sign. It is a short walk from the nearest beach, and 3 blocks from Main Street, a huge park with a playground, playing fields and sports courts. The upper story overlooks a private back yard with lawn. There is a large deck where you can enjoy a meal or simply relax and breath in the ocean air. Inside, there is a very open living space with several areas including a sun-filled lounge, cozy living room, and sitting area by the fire. The decor is beachy and comfortable. The kitchen is open and revolves around a large island.

Why Kids Love it

Kids love this house because there are so many places them to play. It is 5 minutes to Manhattan Beach, 30 minutes to Disneyland, 20 minutes to Santa Monica and 30 minutes to the Hollywood sign. You can walk to 2 great parks, main street, the beach, the library, restaurants and more from the home. Kids can run around without bumping into walls, and there are many places to play, indoors and out.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 7 days. There are 2 sets of stairs with no baby gates. The entire property is gated and fenced in, with locks on all the gates. Bikes, helmets, scooters and strollers can be borrowed. The street has a wonderful sidewalk for kids to scooter back and forth on in front of the house.

About the Location

The residence is on a hill overlooking El Segundo and is 1 block from a small park, 4 blocks from a huge park, 3 blocks from Main Street, 2 blocks from the library, and 5 minutes from LAX. The town revolves around children with 2 public pools for kids to swim in during the summer. There are great kid-friendly restaurants in walking distance from the house. On Thursdays, there is a fantastic farmer's market 3 blocks away.

Accommodation Details

This 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom home is largely open plan. The first floor has a living room, dining room, large kitchen, mud room, powder room, sunroom and office. Everything leads to a large deck that overlooks the big yard, play house and the town of El Segundo. The basement (which has 2 windows and 2 doors to the back yard) has a full bathroom, guest room, and playroom. The second floor has 4 bedrooms (2 fullsize beds, 3 twin beds and a queensize bed), 2 full baths and a laundry room.

Style Notes

Sophisticated beach house. Owned by an interior designer, this property has featured in multiple magazines and has real coastal appeal. From the royal blue front door to the cute playhouse, not to mention the perfect pale blue sky, color is king. The decor is relaxed with a less-is-more approach. The home is imbued with a relaxing vibe, perfect for a vacation. The kids bedroom is quite literally a blast - check out the rocket!

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anne c.
Member since July 07, 2014
This designers family home is located walking distance to a great beach and 2 blocks from Main Street, El Segundo and a 5 minute drive or bike ride to Manhattan Beach. This house is a real Coastal Living house. The open floor plan flows so well with 2 sets of french doors to an enormous deck that over looks a large yard and play house for the kids as well as the charming town of El Segundo. While staying at the house you can walk to Main Street, where there are shops, restaurants, great parks and free shuttles to and from El Segundo beach and Manhattan Beach's El Porto beach.

El Segundo, Los Angeles

Pack your swimming togs

This Los Angeles county city is right on the Pacific Ocean at Santa Monica Bay, making it a good spot for a family break. It is a family-friendly city with outdoor swimming pools, parks and the beach to keep the kids entertained. Just south of LAX, it is a 20-minute drive to Venice Beach and the same in the opposite direction to Redondo Beach. Downtown LA is a 40-minute drive.