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Walk to Beach, 4 bdr + Playroom


Property Details

Updated: Oct 24, 2016
4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 5 min walk to the beach

Named on VRBO's TOP 10 Kid Friendly Vacation Rental Homes across the country in 2012. 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 water outdoor shower and built in gas 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 mattresses with 'CleanRest' encasements and new 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.


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More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 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 believe one of the greatest joys in life is quality time with family. Family vacations are special. We set up this home with the hope that our guests will create life long memories and have a wonderful, relaxing vacation with family and friends. Thank you for considering our house for your vacation!

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Speaks: english

72 Reviews

based on 72 traveler reviews


Great location, awesome home

  • 5 of 5

All the other reviews are spot on. The home was great and had everything we needed. The pay room was a hit for the kids and had lots of baby and toddler essentials. Pack n play, crib, baby tub, high chair, monitors and more. Lots of beach equipment and the wagon and towels provided were great. Pantry essentials were all there and the kitchen was well stocked with small appliances (crock pot, blender, griddle, mixer and more). We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, Arizona

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect is perfect in everyway! By far, the best rental we have ever booked. Jeff and Kim were a pleasure to deal with and made us feel right at home. Cant wait to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family had a wonderful 2 weeks at this property. The owners, Jeff and Kim, live nearby and were extremely helpful and responsive throughout. The spacious house is beautifully decorated and it has everything you think you might need from the kitchen equipment to beach stuff to toys in a separate kid-friendly converted garage play room. We spent every day at North Ponto Beach or at nearby Legoland. The beach is 0.4 miles away across Carlsbad Blvd. We found walking down the hill and entering the beach at lifeguard station 28 was the best approach, especially with kids, grandparents, and a wagon full of beach stuff. Costco, Ralphs, Legoland, and Carlsbad Village are within close driving distance.

The property was very clean and well maintained. The listing description is accurate, although the bathroom listings are a little confusing--there are two full baths and one half bath, plus an outdoor shower for rinsing off sand.

I would HIGHLY recommend this property to anyone with a large group, especially those with children. Having the play room as added space (and my kids even slept on the futons in there) was wonderful. My 9-year old's favorite feature was the full-size foosball table and my 7-year old reports his favorite aspect of the house was that it was so close to Legoland.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Home For Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Kim and Jeff, our vacation was amazing. We loved your house, the well- stocked kitchen, fantastic playroom for our granddaughters, and the privacy of the backyard. We ate all our meals on the patio and enjoyed making smores on the fire pit. The proximity to the beach is wonderful. The cart you provide to pull the chairs, coolers, toys is an added bonus. The location is ideal for highway access, visiting Carlsbad Village, taking the Coaster train to San Diego and attending Del Mar Racetrack. We took advantage of all the above, plus a family trip to Disneyland. Usually photos enhance a home’s appeal. Not in this case, the house is exactly as it appears on the web, beautiful and comfortable for a family of eight. The listing is spot on. Your attention to detail is so appreciated. This was our first time renting a house so we weren’t sure what to expect. It was an outstanding experience from the first time we spoke by phone almost a year ago, to the early check-in and delicious welcome pastries you provided. You couldn’t have made it any easier. Thanks again so much.


  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Gorgeous, Hassel free, they thought of Everything, Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Words can't express how amazing our stay was and this Vacation Rental delivered on EVERYTHING and then some! Not only did we make amazing memories but a new tradition has be started! This house is like the most upgraded Swiss Army knife of houses. You want or need it, it's in the house. Don't worry if you forget a thing!!! And the location was minutes from the beach. We were lucky to be there when there were other families renting around us and our oldest boys got asked to play basketball with all the kids. It warmed my heart and made me feel like I was back home in Nebraska. All the neighbors we so delightful. People walking and biking all over. I had to work while we were there but it was so peaceful and relaxing, I hardly noticed I was working!! Please if you stay here take care of this gem as our family will be returning for years to come!!! See you soon, The Owens'!!! P.S. My three kids , husband and in-laws said best vacation Ever!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mesa, Az

Family Vacation 2016

  • 5 of 5

Amazing!!!!!!!! The house was spectacular, fully stocked with everything you would need. The grand kids went crazy over the play room. The owners were Exceptionally nice and helpful. We had 4 couples and 2 small little ones in our group and we had plenty of room.....all the beach toys and wagon were used everyday, the outside shower helped with the sandy feet and the outside fire pit was used morning and night.

I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Downtown San Diego
Petco Park
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Seaport Village
LEGOLAND California
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Belmont Park
Reuben H Fleet Science Center & Space Theater
The Flower Fields
Carlsbad Premium Outlets
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/New Year's
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Jan 8 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Mar 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
June 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
August 2017
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $180
Tax Rate 10.0%

*PROTECT YOUR PAYMENT - rent only from legally operated vacation rentals. Carlsbad city ordinance effective June 2015

Holidays will be charged at peak rate
$500.00 Security Deposit is refundable at end of rental period, less cost of any damages.
$180.00 non refundable cleaning fee, $200 for more than 8 guests.
The weekly rental rate to include 7 nights payable upon occupancy. A 50% non-refundable deposit of rent is due upon signing

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From the Owner

The house is located in a quiet neighborhood close to the beach. It has hard floors throughout and all mattresses and pillows are encased for cleanliness. It is beautifully decorated, well maintained and without "owner clutter."

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.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower, Authentic claw foot tub
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, 1st Floor
  • Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower, Hot water
  • Half Bathroom
  • Half Bathroom
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, 2nd Floor, double vanity
  • 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 10
  • 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. We also provide a full size crib and portable pack and play.


  • 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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