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Cottage Style Home Near Ocean/Harbor in Beautiful San Juan Cap

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 28, 2016
House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This charming, cottage-style home offers a delightful indoor/outdoor experience with french doors opening to private, spacious yards front and back. Located on a hill, it affords hilltop views over the San Juan Capistrano valley. It is only two miles to local beaches and the Dana Point Harbor; and two miles to historic San Juan Capistrano and the Capistrano Mission. After enjoying all the nearby attractions, jump on the train to San Diego, Los Angeles or Pasadena or enjoy a less than two hour boat ride to beautiful Catalina Island. There are endless possibilities for relaxation, enjoyment, recreational activities and sightseeing.

The home has been completely remodeled. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and private bath. One guest room has a queen size bed and the other guest room has two twin beds. There is a convertible/futon sofa located in the living room.

Keywords: Quiet, cozy, charming home, close to beach/harbor & historic San Juan Capistrano, conveniently located to many attractions in Orange County

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We have enjoyed our home since 1974, but now spend part of our time in Durango, Colorado enjoying our granddaughter. We are happy to share our home and hope you have an much enjoyment staying there as we do.

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77 Reviews

4.9
based on 77 traveler reviews

5

Sweet!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our long weekend in this nice cottage! We met other family members in Southern California for the wedding of our sons' friend and were pleased that the home was well stocked with most everything we needed! The paintings and decor is beautiful! The yard is well kept and perfect for our toddler granddaughter to play and explore the fruit trees. There were plenty of beach toys and other supplies to choose from., not to mention the full size washer and dryer. So many conveniences and all you could want for a young child! Thanks to the owners and manager for such nice accommodations!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Brilliant property in an amazing area!

  • 5 of 5

Had another amazing visit to San Juan Capistrano nd stayed here again for another 5 nights. Fantastic accommodation in a very quiet location. Beautiful accommodation home / from home. We will be back! Many thanks Bonnie!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cosy home at great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house at a great location. We enjoyed it a lot. Although we were initially looking for accommodations closer to the beach we came to the conclusion the location is perfect. San Juan Capistrano is a nice little town with great neighborhoods and you can get to all beaches between San Diego and LA very easily. We felt like home as everything is so nicely furnished and decorated. We especially enjoyed having breakfast in the shady corner of the back yard. Unfortunately our vacation has ended already - we would have liked to stay much longer.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely home in a great neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our three weeks at Bonnie & Dan's "cottage." The home is very cute with comfortable beds, a well stocked kitchen, fantastic yard and a lot of supplied beach toys. It is our "home away from home." We also appreciated the shampoo, conditioner , soap and laundry soap that was provided. The neighborhood is very quiet as well as convenient to shopping and the freeways. This is our second stay here and definitely won't be our last. Ron - the manager for the house was also fantastic.

Thank you Bonnie, Dan & Ron -- we are already looking forward to coming back next summer!

Sincerely,

Lisa, David, Emma, Luke & Kate Musto

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

First time registrants only

  • 5 of 5

This property is definitely the best selection we could have ever made. It fit our family of 6 perfectly. We had plenty of room, all of the accommodations you could have ever asked for. We had the use of beach equipment/toys, washer & dryer. Backyard was perfect for the grandsons to play. We were not only provided with a gas grill, but charcoal as well. We didn't need a thing in the kitchen to prepare all of our meals. I would sum up our stay by saying, "we're definitely coming back again!"

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Little Beach town House just minutes from the Harbor.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderfull three bedroom house just minutes from the beaches and DP Harbor. Very clean and in great condition. Highly recommend, and would stay there again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Orange County at 20 Miles Nearest Barpub : San Juan Capistrano / Doheny Harbor at 2 Miles Nearest Ferry : Doheny Harbor - Ferry to Catalina Island at 2 Miles Nearest Golf : San Juan Hills at 3 Miles Nearest Train : San Juan Capistrano at 2 Miles Nearest Motorway : I-5 at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : San Juan Capistrano / Doheny Harbor at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : Doheny State Beach at 2 Miles Car: recommended

San Juan Capistrano hosts two golf courses including Arroyo Golf Club and San Juan Hills Golf Club. Nearby are some of the top golf courses in Orange County including Oak Creek, Pelican Hill, Tustin Ranch, Talega, Monarch Beach Golf Links at the St. Regis Resort and Aliso Creek in Laguna Beach.

Charter fishing and whale watching (seasonal) are offerred in the harbor.

Wineries are located within an hour as well as horse racing (seasonal).

Availability

Rental rates

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3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $130
Refundable damage deposit $250

An additional fee of $10 per night per person is charged for over six guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Attractions

  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing

Local Services & Businesses

  • fitness center

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1100 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Convertible bed(s)
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Dana Point Harbor is just two miles away as well as San Juan Capistrano which is full of history and charm. The quaint downtown offers shops, restaurants and the train depot. Laguna Beach, San Clemente, Balboa Island and Newport Beach are within 30 miles and offer parks, trails and a host of other activities. It is in close proximity (approx one hour) to beautiful beaches, wineries, Hotel Del Coronado, La Jolla, San Diego Zoo, Qualcomm Stadium, Staples Center and theme parks including Disneyland, Sea World, Knott's Berry Farm, Legoland, Wild Animal Park and approximately two hours to Universal Studios. The train stops regularly at the San Juan depot and provides service to San Diego, Los Angeles and Pasadena which offer a large variety of museums, galleries and points of interest. The boat to Catalina Island departs two miles from the house.

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