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15 Vacation Rentals In Avila Beach, CA - Updated 2021

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Avila Beach, California is full of history, having been named after Miguel Ávila, the town was established in the late half of the 19th century. Avila served as the main shipping port for San Luis Obispo, and still functions as a working commercial fishing pier. Tourism is, however, the main attraction in this paradise. The beach is less than 0.5 miles (0.8 km) long and is sheltered in San Luis Bay. While on vacation in Avila Beach, you may want to stay in some of the best Airbnb vacation homes or an Avila Beach house rental to experience the bay area or have a taste of various tourist sites offered. Take a look at the following best vacation rentals in Avila Beach, CA, USA.

1. Luxury condo near the ocean (from USD 275)

Don’t miss this charming oceanfront downtown condo. Located at the center of Avila’s latest mixed-use project, enjoy the spacious rooms provided by the two-story home a few steps from the beach. Highlights include tiled floors, well-furnished living room with fireplace for relaxation, and sun-filled deck to enjoy the thrilling ocean view and the climate of the Avila Beach town. The fully stocked kitchen is spacious. The living room has a TV as well as high-speed wireless internet provision. Just a three-minute drive to the retail centers, as well as other facilities around such as the Ocean Grill, art gallery and much more, this vacation rental is conveniently located for you.

Beautiful Condo in Downtown Avila Beach!
38 reviews
condo 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was super comfortable
the living room cozy but spacious
a great kitchen and the bathroom was perfect and the onsite laundry was great too
The kitchen is perfect and has everything you need - and
if you need absolute silence to sleep - that can be tricky with the windows open for air flow
It was nicely decorated with beach theme a clean
It was very clean and organized
Well positioned in the heart of Avila with a short walk to beach shops and food
promptly and politely I know some prior travelers complained about being right in the middle of everything
We were visiting for Cal Poly graduation
I appreciated the prompt response by David when I did actually text him
The dining area had a small view of the ocean and we loved being so close to the sand and able to walk to coffee meals
just steps away from restaurants shops and the beach
This is a lovely condo across from Avila Beach and adjacent to shops cafes wine tasting rooms and fantastic views
This was a wonderful place to stay just out of the way but easy to get back and forth to town
A very clean and well equipped little condo just a few yards away from the beach and restaurants
This unit is spacious and very close to shops/restaurants and just steps away from the beach
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2. Palatial two-bedroom rental by the shore (from USD 375)

This immaculate, professionally-designed two-story condo with a private deck and patio invites comfort and exudes modern elegance. With two bedrooms, two bathrooms and enormous living space with stylish decor, you’ll enjoy a perfect accommodation during your vacation. This luxurious beach palace is the perfect home-away-from-home. Comfortable, clean, and spacious. The kitchen is well stocked with stainless steel appliances, oven, microwave, coffee machine, toaster, dishwasher, and refrigerator, all set to inspire your inner chef. The condo features elegant dark hardwood floors throughout. The three balconies provide a breathtaking waterfront view and offer sitting areas to relax while soaking in the spectacular scenery. A barbecue is provided too. The perfect location of this modern condo makes it convenient to access the restaurants, art galleries, retail store and much more.

Luxury Ocean View Home ~ 500 Feet from the Sand!
104 reviews
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Kitchen is modern and fully stocked Comfortable and tasteful furnishings
The home had everything we needed and was big enough for 4 adult bodies to have space to relax
As good or better than the pictures The beach is right there
literally steps to the ocean Only two suggestions for the owners/property managers: wipe down the outside furniture and railings and provide caffeinated coffee for that nice Kerrug coffee maker
Beautiful modern open and well-appointed townhome --
Very clean and neat Comfortable beds
We loved our stay and it was very clean which is important to us
The property was awesome and Stephanie was quick to respond to any questions
and Stephanie was always available if we had questions
We would love to return again
The property met all our needs and was in excellent condition
No kids Allowed us all the relaxation we needed
What a lovely condo in a convenient setting to Avila
The location is a short drive to Cal Poly and we enjoyed being close to the beach and great restaurants
We loved the condo and the location is tops
We enjoyed the access to the beach hiking running and city of San Luis Obispo
the proximity to the playground and aquarium (also 1 block away) and the in-house washer and dryer
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3. Picturesque ocean-view home (from USD 279)

You can hear the waves rolling along the pristine sandy beaches from any room in this dazzling Avila Beach house. Accommodating up to three guests with a provision of one bedroom and a bathroom, this stellar apartment provides the perfect view of the Avila Beach. The bedroom is spacious and clean. The living room is well furnished with a TV set and internet. The kitchen is well stocked and clean, and the bathroom spotless with towels provided. Located just a walking distance to nearby restaurants and bars, wine tasting, the Avila Beach Pier, and shops, you will definitely fall in love with this apartment.

Ocean Front, Deck, Open, Comfy bed Walk everywhere in a few min.Concerts, Golf
6 reviews
condo 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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My only complaint is that the bed was not comfortable
Not a big deal Very nice to have a big kitchen to cook breakfast each morning
The apartment was cute and clean
A few minor things like a bunch of burnt out lights and not being hotel clean (hair in the shower)
I could not find street parking nearby and the owner was very helpful in offering her spot
The parking was tricky wasn't advertised as a steep hill between the street gate and the spot
Neither my husband nor I slept well either night
so we had to totally remove our bike rack to make it in and around a turn
The bar across the street is a little noisy
but otherwise a great place to visit
We didn't get to spend a lot of time in the apartment because we were so busy doing things along the Central Coast
It's got a sideways view of the ocean
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4. Elegant one-bedroom property (from USD 250)

This unique modern condo is located a few minutes walk to the sandy beach, restaurants, and cafes. The relatively large-sized windows fill the apartment with plenty of light. Highlights of the condo include tiled floors and vaulted ceiling throughout, an exquisite view of the ocean from the balcony, and the well-stocked kitchen with stainless steel appliances as well as plenty of counter space. The living room is well furnished with a couch and a chair, and cable TV is provided to keep guests entertained while relaxing. There is also a dining area in the apartment. A barbecue is provided outside for the guests to enjoy outdoors.

1 Bedroom Condo W/outdoor Ocean View Bbq Kitchen - Steps To Beach & Town
80 reviews
condo 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
I only wish the master bedroom had a king bed instead of queen
The kitchen was perfectly equipped with great pots and pans plenty of coffee (critical for me ) and every cooking tool we needed
The condo itself is clean with great amenities
The living room was just right
The beach is beautiful and a partial view can be seen from the balcony and living room
A small view of the ocean and the sound waves are hard to beat
Leslie was great to work with and addressed any issues immediately Great for a couple or small family
Great communication with the owner Very much enjoyed our stay and accomodations and will definitely be back
We loved our stay and she was so accommodating as well Thanks again and look forward to returning
There was a farmers market with tons of delicious food
We are ourselves VRBO owners and learned a few great tricks about how to make our guests more comfortable
A great place within steps of the beach
The location and condition of Leslie's place is perfect
Looking for a great place to stay?
We were there Monday through Friday and never left Great restaurants shops and wine tasting all within walking distance
right in the middle of the town and few steps away from Front St and the beach Pismo Beach
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5. Impressive tree house by the waters (from USD 134)

A glass sliding door welcomes you to this artistic tree house apartment. The two bedrooms provide accommodation for three guests. Located in an oak forest, a close distance to the beach, this ornate home is a perfect hideaway for memorable vacation moments in Avila Beach. Elegant hardwood floors and plenty of natural light flow throughout the home’s open, airy layout. The main bedroom has a queen-size bed, kitchenette, and a bathroom. The entrance room has a single bed, as well as cable TV to keep the guests entertained. A privacy blind separates the two rooms with sliding glass doors. The house is perfectly located, with superb restaurants offering delicious cuisines and other scenic hiking/walking trails at all levels of difficulty nearby.

"The Treehouse"/studio in oaks. Ocean 5+min. walk
Avila Beach, California, United States
701 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfy bed in the tree house w a sweet little view of gorgeous flowers out the window
the bed was incredibly comfortable and love the air purifier
quirky comfortable tree house not as layed back as we expected with the busy street below
the tree house itself is cozy & delightful & the tree house experience is wonderful
very comfortable bed and blankets
the bed is comfortable and the place is clean and well-organized
cute clean and a peaceful place to stay
everything is clean and close to the town
great host with great suggestions and hospitality
john was a great host
john was a very kind host
john was a great host
john is a great host
location is excellent
great location just a quick walk to the beach
adorable place within walking distance of a cute beach town
perfect spot close to the beach
beautiful treehouse with good location
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6. Beach nest amid serenity (from USD 361)

This is a perfect getaway for anyone looking for a quiet and relaxing time by the beach! Providing accommodation for up to three guests, this exquisite apartment offers you the comfort and fun you need will in Avila Beach. The spacious bedroom offers one queen bed, a couch, and one air mattress. Other highlights include a spotless, well-equipped kitchen. The location is fantastic, just a five-minute walk and you will be feeling the ocean’s waves inviting you into the water. Best spots are close by, including restaurants. You can also experience marine life like whale watching, hiking, fishing and many more. You can relax in the balcony and enjoy the breathtaking views.

Avila Beach, Beach Front Bungalow. Safe haven.
Avila Beach, California, United States
167 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
the wifi is very good
very comfortable and amazing view from the balcony
provided with extra bedding beach supplies movies and good internet connection
very comfortable great view really well stocked
the apartment has many skylights which bring in the natural light
very clean and comfortable
apartment was super clean and big
a beautiful comfortable immaculately clean apartment
the apartment was spotlessly clean and easy to access
nice place and very clean we had a great stay
the host was fabulous made us feel very welcome in his home
mac certainly was a wonderful host he replied to our text immediately
the host was easy to communicate with and friendly
we had a lovely time staying there and the host made us feel very welcome and at home
mac was an amazing host he was easy to reach and his place was exactly as described
great condo in a great location
the location was perfect
the location is wonderful within walking distance to everything in avila
m’s place is in a great location walking distance of everything
very comfortable and perfect location
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7. Lavish apartment near the community center

lavish apartment near the community center
Source: Vrbo

This property is located within a 15-minute drive to Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Avila Beach Community Center. This ornate vacation home is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Central Coast Aquarium and 1.3 mi (2 km) from Avila Beach Golf Resort. Offering accommodation for four guests, this spacious apartment will comfortably cater to your needs while vacationing. It is air-conditioned featuring a spotless kitchen with a full-sized refrigerator, stainless appliances, and clean living room space. A plasma television, DVD player are also provided for entertainment. WiFi connection is available in case you need to stay connected.

Avila Beach House - Near Avila Beach Community Center
Avila Beach, CA, US
4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

8. Spacious waterfront condo (from USD 180)

This spacious beachfront condo is magical and invites comfort. Located just a few minutes from the beach. This one-bedroom apartment is incredibly well furnished and sits just across the San Miguel streets that leads to the beach. The master bedroom has a king-size bed. The living room has a queen sofa sleeper and offers large paid for cable TV. Free high-speed WiFi is also provided. Enjoy the warmth offered at the fireplace, during the chilly nights. With a well-stocked kitchen, stainless appliances, and granitic counters, the balcony with chairs and a table offers an impeccable ocean view. The compound is secure and provides parking space.

Luxe Apt on Corner of Front and San Miguel Across Street from Beach w/ Free WiFi
11 reviews
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
I sleep with the window open
Pack using small luggage so you can use the dumbwaiter-
We found a dumb waiter after we carried all our belongings up the 3 flight of stairs
The bed is comfortable and the unit feels spacious
The unit was stocked with everything we needed
The accommodations were clean and spacious
but the unit does provide fans
and it was very quiet except for one early morning
They are extremely nice and responsive to any questions or concerns
Thank you for the wonderful experience with our first rental
You do hear some noise of people and cars at night
We had absolutely everything we needed and the location was fantastic
But on the positive the home is a perfect location and very comfortable
Beautiful apartment located in Avila Beach Premier location to the shops and beach
and of course being just across the street from beautiful Avila Beach
there are several stairs to get to property from the garage
The property mgmt staff is top notch
a lot of natural light
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9. Beautiful beach house (from USD 84)

This modern house accommodates a total of four guests. It combines simple and elegant decor which is generously sized. The one-bedroom house is spotless. The bedroom contains a queen sized bed, with a glass sliding door to separate the other living room cum bedroom. The latter has a queen-size airbed. The living room includes cable TV and WiFi access during the stay. The spotless bathroom provides clean towels. A modern kitchen is also available, well stocked with the appliances for modern-day cooking. The home is in a perfect location, with the beach at a walking distance from the premises. The unique location also allows the guests to explore the exciting local attractions and dining options.

Stylish Condo Less Than a Block from the Beach w/ Off Street Parking & Free WiFi
2 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The condo is very comfortable except for the beds There is a full sized bed and a air mattress which is very uncomfortable
Again everything about the place was awesome except not a single one of us could use the wifi to watch a single youtube video
So the wifi should have been good
great amenities were great
We were one of only two groups in the apartment complex with about 6 apartments total
The wifi worked with some laptops and not others
The location is fantastic 1 block to the beach
It would be PERFECT if it had a queen bed and a pull out couch
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10. Family-friendly condo near the beach (from USD 375)

Well-lit, elegant, and cozy this condo near the beach is perfect for groups of friends and families with children. Spacious enough to accommodate up to eight guests, this beautiful vacation home in Avila Beach has modern furnishings and appliances. With two bedrooms and bathrooms, guests can comfortably enjoy their day after having fun on the beach. The property has a full kitchen, washer and dryer, a hot tub, free parking on premises and WiFi for guests. With the bay and beach area just a few steps away, this vacation home is a great choice in Avila Beach.

Blue Wave of Avila
Avila Beach, California, United States
93 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the deck on the roof with the hot tub comfortable seating tables adjustable large umbrella
a beautiful full kitchen for making meals
beautiful house with plenty of room private rooftop was a huge perk
the kitchen is well equipped for cooking which is a great alternative to eating every meal out
everything was clean & fresh smelling
beautiful clean spacious and relaxing
the house was really clean and well kept
very modern and clean
the condo is super clean
thank you debbie and a jeffrey you guys were awesome host
debbie & jeffrey are amazing hosts
this place has it all and the hosts are the best don’t miss out folks
beautiful comfortable relaxing user friendly family friendly and stylish all in one can’t-beat location
the hosts keep everything immaculate provide everything might want and have thoughtful touches in every room
house is beautiful so close to the beach walking distance
great location easy walk to the beach
wonderful location everything you need and more
a beautiful condo with a very short walk to the beach
everything was wonderfully organized and it was the perfect location for a slo wine trip or beach day
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11. Modern Spanish-style beachside home

Simple yet tasteful, this villa is a modern and well-appointed home, suitable for eight guests. With a cozy ambiance and just a few steps to the beach and water, guests are sure to have a relaxing and fun retreat. This Spanish-style property also has great amenities like a well-equipped kitchen, a washer and a dryer, a private hot tub, free WiFi, and parking. There is a king-size bed, a queen-size bed, and sleeper sofas in the villa. Its ideal location makes nearby establishments like restaurants, a park as well as biking paths and walking trails easily accessible.

Villa Risa Central Coast New Modern Spanish Home
Avila Beach, California, United States
96 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was really well stocked including some spices and coffee to get started
the beds are super comfortable and the bathrooms fully stocked with toiletries
the kitchen and living room were perfect
this house is so gorgeous well decorated beautiful views 2 great outside sitting areas and gorgeous well appointed kitchen
beds are super comfy and there is an abundance of utensils
the house is all over very clean
beautiful place to stay very clean and close to the ocean
it is super clean modern and stylishly decorated
we had a great stay here the house was very clean and had great amenities
the home was exactly like the pictures - spotlessly clean and beautiful
steven is such a thoughtful host
wonderful hospitality from the owners who quickly answer any questions
the hosts were very responsive and communicative
thanks for being a great host steven
steven was so very kind thoughtful and responsive
the location couldn’t be more ideal
it’s perfectly situated in avila close to everything
the location was also amazing
great location within walking distance to the beach and shops
wonderful property superbly located in charming avila beach and close to so much more
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12. Spacious house along the coast

In the picturesque area of Avila Beach, California, this incredible beach house has everything a group of beach-going travelers could ever need. Recently renovated, the entire home is open and spacious, with two private bedrooms and bathrooms, and a pull-out couch – capable of fitting six guests altogether. Free WiFi, a TV, and a full kitchen with new appliances, a washer and a dryer, truly make this accommodation as your home away from home. A charming courtyard and a large balcony provide amazing views of the beach and sunset while the beach itself is only a few minutes away on foot. With all of the commercial attractions of Avila Beach also nearby, including several eateries, cafés, and bars, this beach house abode is a phenomenal lodging option.

Enjoy the big ocean views, hear the waves crashing, enjoy the coastal vibe.
70 reviews
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
the open kitchen balcony and view really were great
wonderful home - comfortable - views - close to everything highly recommend
very clean & updated
the house was clean and comfortable
it's clean and new and decorated beautifully
kitchen was well stocked and the house was very clean upon arrival
this home is clean cozy and comfortable
host was great to deal with
i wish we had found this place sooner looking forward to staying here again
just a short walk up the hill from the beach with fantastic views
we enjoyed the quick walk to charming avila beach and the many restaurants and shops
beautiful view and perfect location for those who love the beach
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13. Quaint vacation beach house (from USD 244)

A fully renovated space just a stone’s throw away from the beaches of Avila Beach, La Casita has two bedrooms, and one and a half bath. With access to a fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances and cozy rooms with fresh and luxe beddings and linens, guests will truly feel at home. Ideal for seven guests, the property also has WiFi, a dryer and washer as well as parking on-premises, all free of charge. It also boasts a gorgeous deck, where guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast or coffee along with the picturesque views of the neighborhood.

Amazing Avila House only 150 yards from the beach
Avila Beach, California, United States
99 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
it has a very usable living area and comfortable beds even the pull out couch
laundry onsite was an added bonus keurig coffee and smart tv were wonderful
great location wonderful deck for people watching comfortable bed fully equipped kitchen
it has lots of cabinets and storage for a longer stay and very comfortable beds
very clean and super cozy
extremely clean and well maintained
the house is clean and well maintained
it was super clean
super clean and very comfy home
perfect coastal vacation rental with an awesome owner
the caretaker sarah checked in on us and extremely kind
very thoughtful hosts and not to mention the home is in the perfect location
amazing location the hosts were so friendly and hospitable
michael is very responsive to questions and answered quickly
great location and very convenient
excellent location literally five minute walk to the beach
great place with an amazing location
location truly cannot be beat
big house with a great location
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14. Modern condo in the heart of Avila Beach (from USD 125)

Located in Avila Beach’s heart, this fabulous accommodation is ideal for three guests. Situated just a few paces from the beach as well as cafes, restaurants, and shops, guests will truly feel the vibrant energy of Avila Beach. With amenities like a fully stocked kitchen, comfy living areas, a deck with a grill, as well as a parking space, the is truly a great home to rent. Despite its location, the neighborhood is quiet and peaceful so guests can still relax after an enjoyable day out in the area.

Otter Lofts I: 1 Bedroom Beach Condo End Unit
Avila Beach, California, United States
53 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our young family of 4 fit comfortably with the kids on the couch bed
perfect size for a couple or a family of 3 with the living room sofa bed
amazingly comfortable bed and a great kitchen
two tvs (one in the living space and one in the bedroom) was a bonus
overall it was a good place for the price and the condo itself was clean and well kept
very clean comfortable with attentive hosts if you need anything
it's clean modern cozy and around the corner from everything avila beach has to offer
the loft was clean and so close to so many great shops and the beach
it is clean and has great ammenities (garage parking washer/dryer bbq and fireplace)
everything was lovely the area apartment host
the host was very easy to get a hold of when needed response time was fantastic
amazingly responsive and friendly hosts
everything we needed along with responsive hosts
vince & emily were super responsive and made it so simple to check in/out
the best location for having kids
incredible location in a wonderful sea town
location location location we couldn’t have asked for a more ideal location
there are many good dining options very close to the condo
very nice apartment with everything you need in a awesome location
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15. Contemporary two-story bungalow (from USD 250)

This upscale, two-story, contemporary home for rent in Avila Beach, CA, accommodates up to four guests. It consists of one bedroom and a bathroom. Located in the downtown area of Avila Beach, this splendid home is conveniently located. It is a five-minute walk from the Avila Beach Pier and the beach and is also near local retail shops, parks, and restaurants. The kitchen is a delight in its own, well stocked, and has plenty of counter space. Enjoy the comfort, peace, and tranquility offered by this contemporary bungalow. It features beautifully tiled bathrooms and spotless bedrooms. The living room is extremely spacious and well furnished. It also provides small office space. Cable TV and internet access are also provided.

Relaxing Beach Bungalow
66 reviews
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beach towels seem a must
The parking was an added bonus on a busy weekend
The property is immaculate and well appointed
It was nice to be able to dry our swim clothes quickly
very comfortable Hope to stay again
They were equipped with everything you could want and very clean
The property was in a convenient location clean& comfy
Stephanie was great to work with too
so the proximity helped us not to have to load and unload our beach items everyday
The condo community is cute with the store fronts below and the condo above Very close to the beach Would definitely return
brand new Washer and Dryer really came in handy
Stefanie was very nice to work with and we really enjoyed our stay
All shops restaurants and beach within short walking distance
boardwalk all within a very easy walking distance
Amazing location to access everything Avila
Enjoyed strolls to get coffee and walk on the beach every morning and evening
We really never had to get in the car once we got there
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