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Adorable Cottage .3 Miles to Doheny State Beach!

Bedrooms 2
Space 88 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 4)

Welcome to Crystal Cottage. Adorable 2 bedroom/2 bathroom cottage approximately .3 miles from a world famous surfing beach. Within walking distance of the beach, marina, restaurants, weekend farmer's market, etc. A perfect place to set aside your daily stressors and to sit back and relax.

If your looking for something in Monterey/Pacific Grove, California please take a look at our family's additional properties. VRBO#221899 or VRBO#362192.

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 7, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved your home! It was perfect for two couples. Your attention to detail made our stay very comfortable. Actually it was hard to leave.

We've been going to the Doheny Blues Festival for a number of years and the location of your house was perfect for us. No parking hassles.

If we return for the festival next year we will definitely want to stay in your home.

Did I mention how much I loved sipping coffee and looking at all your books on home design/architecture?

Thanks again for the use of your Chrystal Lantern Cottage.

Best regards,
May 2013
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Lantern Village House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 88 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
  • Make sure to enjoy the jetted tub in the masterbath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Comfortable beds with luxury sheets
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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North Country

Terrific Home

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with the property and felt right at home. I am very particular about cleanliness and the home was perfect. The kitchen was fabulous and very well equipped. The home is located in a quiet residential neighborhood with easy access to PCH only a few blocks away and a lot of restaurants in town. Both the beds and pillows were very comfortable for us. We did spend a lot of time on the outside covered porch enjoying the Cali air & sunshine. The property owner was very attentive with great communication. My husband and I highly recommend this very warm & welcoming home.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sweet Retreat, Will Repeat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent one month in this rental. I had some reservations about renting it prior to heading to Dana Point. I am a clean freak and am very concerned about my living space. Pictures on the internet are often deceptive. While speaking with the owner, Joy, on the phone and in email exchanges with her I was encouraged by her assurances, but I was still somewhat worried about our decision to rent the space. When we arrived at Dana Point, Joy and Pat were there to greet us. As we pulled into the car port many of my concerns were placated. The landscape surrounding the cottage was quite beautiful. As we entered the cottage all of my concerns were dispelled. Sunlight poured into the open living space, while fresh ocean air circulated throughout the open doors, giving the space an unencumbered feel to it. The décor was tasteful, with an ocean motif and the furniture was both comfortable and well placed. The lovely covered porch completed the package. Joy and Pat showed us around and made us feel welcome. They both provided us with several local restaurants and places to visit and then left us to enjoy our new home for the month. Coming from Indiana, we found it easy to pack for the trip in that the rental came with all of the kitchenware, cooking utensils, appliances, sheets and towels and all we needed was our clothing and stocking of food for the refrigerator and pantry. The big screen TV in the living room was hooked to Cable, included Netflix and Amazon as well as Blu-Ray DVD player with several DVDs in the rental for us to enjoy. By the end of the month we found that we spent equal time in the house and out on the tranquil porch. We really liked being a part of Dana Point for the month and would love to come back again

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable Cottage .3 Miles to the Beach!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage for three weeks. There was a welcoming note and goodies for us when we arrived. The place was as clean as a whistle and all we had to do was unpack and start our vacation. It was located in a quiet residential street. The owners were receptive to any concerns we may had had and stayed in touch through emails to be sure we were satisfied. We took advantage of all the area had to offer and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stockholm, Sweden

Perfect and indeed adorable!

  • 5 of 5

We were two Couples visiting from Sweden, staying for a week to chill out and attend a wedding down in San Clem. We arrived early and met up with Joy as she was clearing out from previous guests. She was a Lovely lady that seemed very genuine and relaxed. She was also very well engaged and seemed to understand her houseguests interest and questions. In fact All our Contact has been great, Joy has been committed and answered all my queries and concerns promptly and satisfyingly. This woman is not at all doing this only to make money, she in fact stays here herself when it is vacant, and it displays in the way that the house is really taken care off with love, it feels like a nice little house that you want to stay in longer! Everything that you need is there, we cooked food and hung out both indoors and on the lovely private patio. Parking was good – we had two cars and parked one on the street. Unfortunately we got a ticket for the day it was street sweeping – the sign was severely hidden in a bush and we didn’t read the house instructions in time to avoid it. This is of course nothing that we hold Joy responsible for, it is more a heads up for the next people staying! ? Both bedrooms were cozy with separate ensuite bathrooms, which is a plus when you are travelling with friends and still want to have a private sphere, too. Walking distance to beach, harbor, restaurants, Ralphs and basically the whole of Dana Point. You could stay here without being dependent on a car every day – which is very unique for SoCal life. Anyways. Everything was great, it was tidy and nice and perfect. I would recommend anyone who appreciates the true beach town experience to stay here, and might return next time I visit OC! Thank you dear Joy for hosting us! It was indeed an adorable cottage!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Looney Lanterns

  • 4 of 5

The balcony is what makes this cottage a winner - from dawn till dusk it is tranquil, cool and spacious.

Indoors has everything you could expect, clean, comfortable and well organised all round.

The lantern theme in Dana Point is implicit here too - very lovely, although maybe the whole "street naming after coloured lanterns" thing, is a bit too twee for its own good.

Toddlers should head straight for "baby beach" in the harbour, recommended...

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsfield, MA

Cottage near the Beach

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved the location of this rental. It was close to restaurants, beaches, shops, and our daughter. The owners provided amenities, such as clothes detergent, bath soaps and shampoo, saran wrap, assorted food items, and even a bottle of wine. We would certainly recommend it to anyone who wants to stay in a clean, cozy place that seems like home.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
John Wayne - Orange County
Nearest Train
5 Miles
San Clemente
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Dana Point Harbor restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles

Other Activities: Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Kayaking, Shelling


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150

$300 Security Deposit;
$150 Cleaning Fee
Dates Available: Year Round

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.