Unique opportunity to own a large historic home one block from the beach~Catalina Island~232 Catalina Avenue is located in the destination resort town of Avalon. Sunny sitting porches, in-room wood-burning fireplaces, antique furnishings, a grand piano and a brick fireplace, together, they set the mood for a romantic and relaxing residence. Features include 6 bedrooms, 5 fireplaces (4 in bedrooms), 1 in living room/sun porch area. Each room is equipped with a full, private bath, flat-screen TV/DVD, 4 have private fireplaces, two air conditioning units, ceiling fans. There are 2 suites with private enclosed sitting areas. The home consists of 5 interior corridor rooms, elegantly decorated with delicate blends of subtle colors, classic antiques, wicker, lace and rich fabrics; all lending a feel of romance. There is also an additional room with a private bath. Located in the heart of Avalon, just one short block from the beach and Green Pleasure Pier, the home was originally built in 1927, completely renovated in 1987, and recently updated with new insulated glass windows and new roof. This immaculately kept Cape Cod structure reveals a balance of comfort and elegance. The combination of contemporary flair and sophistication with traditional English and American antiques results in a perfect harmony that creates a cozy environment.