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Home of the Day: An ocean-view perch on Catalina Island

Home of the Day: Catalina Island

The two-story home sits on a hillside overlooking Catalina Island’s Avalon Bay.

(Holly Bernstein)

A wraparound balcony and water-facing picture windows frame passing ships and cruise liners at this two-story residence overlooking Santa Catalina Island’s Avalon Bay. Two wood-burning fireplaces, hidden pocket doors and a rear courtyard are among features of the 1920s home.

Location: 11 Crescent Ave., Avalon, 90704

Asking price: $2.2 million


Year built: 1921

House size: 1,850 square feet, four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms

Lot size: 2,546 square feet

Features: French doors and picture windows; two wood-burning fireplaces; formal living/dining rooms; master suite; galley-style kitchen; wraparound balcony; brick-lined courtyard/patio. 


About the area: In 2014, 12 single-family homes sold in the 90704 ZIP Code at a median price of $578,000, according to Corelogic. That was a 2.1% decrease in price compared to the previous year.

Agents: Chuck Husting, Sotheby’s International Realty, (310) 770-6353

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