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Property Details

Updated: Apr 25, 2015
4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bath, sleeps 10 comfortably

Recently named on VRBO's TOP 10 Kid Friendly Vacation Rental Homes across the country. Thank you VRBO and to all of our guests!

Come enjoy our 2500+ sq. ft. 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home. The house sleeps 10 comfortably and is located in a small neighborhood of custom homes ACROSS THE STREET from Carlsbad State beach. It is on a quiet residential cul-de-sac with no through traffic. It has a private backyard with a hot outdoor shower and built in firepit! Cook your meals in the fully stocked custom kitchen or barbeque on the Weber gas grill in the backyard. The family room has a beautiful river rock gas fireplace and is a wonderful space to gather for games or watch movies. Enjoy NETFLIX movies with Blueray/DVD/CD/IPOD, wireless internet, wireless printer, and 4 high definition televisions throughout the home. The garage has been converted into a playroom with a playhouse, toys, games, and foosball table. All beds have new pillowtop mattresses and bedding. There are two king beds, two queen beds, and two queen sofa sleepers. An Aero mattress and/or crib are available upon request. Family vacations are special! It is important to us that you enjoy your stay.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 3 Half Baths
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We live in Carlsbad with our four children approximately one mile away. During the summer months our family spends almost every weekend at the beach. There's something for everyone - playing in the sand, jumping in the waves, boogie boarding and surfing, or just relaxing in the sun. We can't think of a better way to spend time together. Thank you for considering our house for your vacation. Happy travels!

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57 Reviews

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Walk to Beach, 4bdr + Playroom
+1 -760-476-1995
Carlsbad San Diego County
Philadelphia, PA

Perfect San Diego Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
If you're wanting to visit San Diego with your family, Carlsbad is the perfect spot to stay. It was within 30 minutes of downtown, 5 minutes from Legoland, and we could relax with some down time at the beach. The house was immaculate and has everything you could ask for in a vacation home, especially if you have young children. There is everything you need for the beach (wagon, chairs, boogie boards, etc). The owners are so thoughtful and accommodating. We would definitely stay here again our next visit to Southern California!
  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Walk to Beach, 4bdr + Playroom
+1 -760-476-1995
Carlsbad San Diego County

HAVEN for families with young kids!

  • 5 of 5
If you have young, or older kids for that matter, look no further than this house! It is immaculate, warm and very spacious for a large family! The first sight of the playroom had my 2 year olds eyes pop out of her head; it is a kids dream fully stocked with a playhouse, puzzles, Legos, arts and crafts etc. each morning we would have breakfast on the back patio and then load up the wagon they provide and walked the kids down to the beach to play in the sand! We stayed with our two kids, my sister and her boyfriend as well as my parents and there was plenty of space. The kitchen is an open airy spacious dream and the dining room fit twelve when we had family over one night! The house is perfectly situated between Carlsbad and Encinitas which are both an easy bike ride away. We can't wait to stay here again next year and every year after, such a wonderful home owned by two of the kindest most helpful owners! Do yourself a favor and book it!
  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Walk to Beach, 4bdr + Playroom
+1 -760-476-1995
Carlsbad San Diego County

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5
This was our first time renting a beach house for our family vacation. The property didn't feel like a "beach" house - it was warm and inviting. The property was perfect for our grandchildren. The owners really put some thought into the layout - converting their garage into a play room for the children was awesome. The backyard firepit made for a fun time at night. Making s'mores was an added bonus-compliments of the owners. The walk to the beach was a little bit of a walk for the young grandkids but the owners provided a large wagon for us to haul our stuff down to the beach so we used that to haul the little ones when they got tired. The location is close to Legoland, Sea World and San Diego Zoo so when we wanted out of the sun we had other options near by. It was a great vacation and we plan to do it again!!! The owners are friendly and very accomodating. Great experience!!
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Walk to Beach, 4bdr + Playroom
+1 -760-476-1995
Carlsbad San Diego County
Phoenix, AZ, USA

Absolutely AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5
My little family stayed here for our first vacation since our daughter was born over 2 years ago! We wanted privacy and maximum comfort and this gorgeous home did not disappoint.

This was our first time renting a home for a vacation and I have to say, Kim, made the process and experience fantastic. I don't think we will ever stay in a hotel room again, especially not when staying in the San Diego area!

The house is beautifully appointed with fresh and vibrant decor and colors that gave the atmosphere a comfortable and beachy vibe, yet still remained tasteful and elegant. We felt welcomed and at home from the moment we walked in the front doors. Kim's taste is impeccable and reflects in each and every detail throughout the entire home.

No detail was left unthought of, everything you need for a fun and comfortable stay is provided. You can cook your own meals in the fully loaded kitchen, fire up the grill for a backyard BBQ or head out for a meal - they provide you with maps, driving directions, and suggestions on where to go!

The playroom was the biggest selling point since we were traveling with a rambunctious tot, it was often hard to get her out of there to head our for a day of exploring, but it was wonderful to come "home" and keep her entertained. The playroom is full of toys for kids of all ages, has a TV and DVD player with a collection of family-freindly movies. There is also arts and craft supplies, books and a large playhouse that my daughter loved.

And the location CAN NOT BE BEAT!!! You are a 5 minute walk from the beach, a 5 minute drive from Legoland, a short drive from the hearts of Carlsbad with lots of cute shops and restaurants, you can also get to the other cute coastal towns, like Oceanside and Encinidas in mere minutes and all the excitement of San Diego is a short half hour drive away.

I honestly can't say enough wonderful things about this home. It was perfect in every way. Perfect for kids, perfect for families, perfect for adults. PERFECT!

Thank you Kim! You outdid yourself with this vacation rental.
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Walk to Beach, 4bdr + Playroom
+1 -760-476-1995
Carlsbad San Diego County

awesome and very relaxing stay!

  • 4 of 5
We didn't regret having stayed in this vacation house. It was more than what we expected. It's even better than the pictures shown and it was all in order and clean! Everything was provided! The proximity to the beach, restaurants and theme parks are just perfect. I highly recommend this place for your perfect vacation in San Diego .
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Walk to Beach, 4bdr + Playroom
+1 -760-476-1995
Carlsbad San Diego County

Wonderful! No complaints!

  • 5 of 5
Wish I could've stayed longer.

It was everything it says it is and more. it's very clean and has everything you need.

The playroom was very spacious. Could use more current game consoles though and the TV was an older model compared to the one in the living room.

But it was near the beach.. so why stay indoors? It's also near groceries and all that. Felt very safe too.

Outside the house, we had a nice barbecue for early dinner and had a bonfire when it got dark.

I would recommend this place to anyone.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway


Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

Carlsbad Beach - ACROSS THE STREET!

Legoland - 5 mins

Disneyland - 65 mins

Sea World - 40 mins

San Diego Zoo - 40 mins

Wild Animal Park - 40 mins

Carlsbad Flower Fields - blooming March to May - 5 mins

Carlsbad Company Stores (upscale outlet mall) - 5 mins -

24-Hour Fitness Sport gym - 5 mins

Aviara Four Seasons Resort, golf, spa, restaurants - 5 mins

Poinsettia Park - baseball, playground, basketball, tennis, soccer, jogging trail - 5 mins Palomar Airport - 5 mins

Carlsbad Village - shops, restaurants, antiques, live music, more beaches - 5 mins

Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds -(July-Sept),Dog Beach, Hot Air Balloons -15 mins

The Wave Waterpark in Vista - 20 mins

La Jolla - Birch Aquarium – 25 mins


From $400 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 7 2015 - May 29 2015
4 night minimum stay
May 30 2015 - Sep 11 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2015 - Jan 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $500
  • Cleaning $150

all other holidays will be charged at peak rate
$500.00 Security Deposit is refundable at end of rental period, less cost of any damages.
$150.00 non refundable cleaning fee and $200 for more than 8 guests.
$25 per person, per night for each guest over a party of eight.
The weekly rental rate to include 7 nights payable upon occupancy. A 50% non-refundable deposit of rent is due upon signing

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Updated: Apr 25, 2015


Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 2500 sq. ft.


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower, Authentic claw foot tub
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, 2nd Floor
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, 1st Floor
  • Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower, Hot water
  • Half Bathroom
  • Half Bathroom
  • The Master Bath has an original claw foot tub under a romantic chandelier, two beautiful pedestal sinks, a shower and a private toilet area. The powder room has an antique sink cabinet with a mosaic tile top. The Hall Bath Upstairs was renovated in 2014.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • There is a queen sofa sleeper in the family room, a queen size sofa sleeper in the master bedrooom and a queen size Aero bed. There full size crib and portable pack and play available at no charge.


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 13 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs


  • Guests provide their own meals

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