Sue, it might require your field trip to confirm the location of the beach house. Thanks in advanceSue wrote: That one looks a lot like it. It's hard to be certain. Perhaps if you take away the building closer to the beach and only look at the buildings in the back.
It does look like the hills are lining up correctly in the back of that one.
During the search of "beach house" in The Scent of Roese,
I found Kurt Rolands' 'white house' where they tested the remove-control plane.
(in the middle of this image) Coordinates: 34°2'21.95"N 118°53'5.73"W
Location: east of Point Dume; between Pacific Coast Hwy and the beach
1. Point Dume (in red circle)
2. unique shape of the pool and Jacuzzi
3. the 'white house' itself, the sea, and the hill in the background