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Cardiff Ocean View Home 5 minutes to all local Beaches


Property Details

Updated: Oct 4, 2016
3Br, 2Bath Beach Cottage, Great Views, Excellent Area

Welcome to our Cardiff Vacation Retreat.

Remodeled with wood , stone hardwood and tile. Pine gray Hardwood floors throughout. Master Bedroom, King size bed, private bath and French Doors. 2 Secondary Bedrooms. Queen Bed in 2nd BR , and Full Bed with twin bunk beds in 3 rd BR.

High wood ceilings. Beachy Open loft kitchen.large Viking stove. French door to outdoor living area complete with large dining table, seating area, BBQ and the beautiful Encinitas sunny weather.

We use Pottery Barn bedding, organic sheets. Our kitchen is stocked with everything you need for a comfortable stay. All amenities. Eat in kitchen table for casual dining or long dining tale and church pew to accommodate a large dining party. BBQ located off kitchen on patio with some ocean views.

Dine alfresco at the super size outdoor living table under the stars. Outdoor living is gated and accessible from the kitchen

Remodel just completed on this home. The first bathroom has a tub/shower combo.. 2nd bathroom is in master bedroom and has a walk in shower.

Highly coveted Cardiff by the Sea is part of Encinitas and is the quintessential, Southern California Beach town. With some of the most popular local beaches in the San Diego coast – Cardiff State Beach, Leucadia State Beach, Swami’s, and Steps, you will find a beach for anything.

Encinitas also boasts one of the prettiest public golf courses around – Encinitas Ranch Golf Course, with magnificent ocean views and breezes.

La Costa Resort and Del Mar Race track are moments away. This area has more to see then you can find time to squeeze in. But you may just want to stay at the beach everyday or hang out in the yard :)

This is a family home, built by our great uncle. We have made many memories in this home and want to continue to do so. Come make your own memories.

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

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are third generation owners! We are excited to keep it in the family. This home has been a gathering place for Holidays for many decades.

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23 Reviews

based on 23 traveler reviews


Cardiff Property

  • 3 of 5

The property was nice but had a few things that would compel me to look elsewhere in the future. The master bed is too soft for my taste (and back). The pillow top covering didn't help much. The house was clean upon arrival and the numerous doors and windows made keeping the house pretty cool on the few warm days we had, although I would personally never rent a house without a/c again! I must say, however, this would be a great house for families because of the extra room in the garage.

I had my small dog with me and was cautioned by the owner to make sure she doesn't bark and disturb the neighbor's. This is not a problem for me because she's pretty quiet and I rarely left her alone in the house. Ironically, every neighbor has a dog and they ALL barked! In fact, at night, since the property is so close to the street, you could hear cars coming and going, dogs barking, people arguing, etc. all in all, not such a quiet neighborhood. Although I enjoyed the town of Cardiff, the stay was not worth the substantial price I paid.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Home!

  • 5 of 5

Our group had a wonderful time at this property. Most were from out of state and were very happy with the proximity to the beach and all of Cardiff by the Sea's "coolness." The house has lots of open space and enough rooms for everyone to feel like there is a spot for them to relax, or get together for a meal, a game or just conversation. Plus, the kids appreciated the wifi and game room! Loved this place and recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommend. Great spot in north county!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have been comming to Southern Cal beaches for a long time and found it hard to remeber a better trip! The weather in Cardiff was perfect. The house is truly a short walk to the beach. Cardiff State Beach was clean and the water was warm for California. The house was great, lots of windows and open doors, lots of space for adults and kids. The neighborhood is so quiet after 9pm. We stayed 4th of July week and had a great time, no hassle with traffic and no fuss with crowded beaches. Our boys cant waite to go back. I will be booking next year soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Vacation in Cardiff

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five adults found the Cardiff home to be very clean, comfortable, well-maintained and containing all of the necessary supplies needed for an enjoyable and relaxing stay. The photos do not completely show the charm of this lovely cottage and surrounding outside area. While the weather was somewhat warm during our stay, we the many ceiling fans and open windows adequately kept the home cool. We appreciated the quiet neighborhood and the driveway parking. All communications with Noni were prompt and very helpful. We would love to come back to the Cardiff home the next time we are in the area. Thank you for providing us the opportunity to enjoy this lovely home.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to thank you again for sharing your home with us. The neighborhood is very nice and the house was wonderful. You really did provide us with everything but our clothes and food. This little get away gave our family and dear friends the opportunity to catch up with each other and enjoy a little time away. I would definitely recommend your home to my family and friends. I hope that we might be able to plan another vacation in the near future.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

The house was just what my husband and another couple needed for a relaxing weekend before a large company meeting. There was plenty of room for another couple, easy. We didn't eat many meals at the house but the kitchen seemed to be stocked well. Great ocean view from the living room and at night, we could hear the ocean from our room. Everything was clean, tidy and eclectic. Being able to park in the driveway and not on the street was a huge plus. We would definitely stay again if we are in the area.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Our great Uncle built it. Our grandfather retired here in 1976 and we spent Holidays here every year. Our mother and uncle lived here. We hope to keep it in the family forever. It's a magical place to be.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Carlsbad at 5 Miles Nearest Barpub : at 0.1 Miles Nearest Golf : at 5 Miles Nearest Train : Solana Beach Amtrak Station, Surfliner at 3 Miles Nearest Motorway : 101 at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Cardiff by the sea. Or chart house at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Cardiff State Beaches. at 0.05 Miles

Enjoy several of North San Diego County areas for the finest in beaches, shopping, restaurants, and outdoor activities. Highly desirable Del Mar Race track is 5 minutes away. LegoLand, SeaWorld and San Diego Zoo or all located a short car ride from our home. Walk to coffee shops, restaurants and the beach in 10 minutes or drive to a local beach 5 minutes away.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 8 2016 - May 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
June 2016
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $200
Pet Fee $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

Weekly to monthly in Winter.
We have a holiday rate of 1800 per week that includes thanksgiving and spring break. Christmas is 2100.
Monthly Rates in Winter are 4500. Plus deposit. Weekly winter rates are 1500.00. or 300 per night
300 deposit to book the rental. This is part of the rate and not in addition to it.
Monthly winter rates include electric, and gas. We also provide water, trash, wireless and directv.
We charge a fee for any use of gas or electricity over our average bills. T
his information is available to use through our utility companies.
A dog or two small dogs are welcome. Pet fee applies and is not a deposit.
We do not allow parties. Family gatherings etc are welcome. But we do not want to disturb our neighbors with parties and late night noise. Thank you

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

Neighborhood and views. We Have a lovely view of the ocean, sunset etc. Cardiff is a special area.

Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Village


  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1400 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, hall bathroom stocked with luxary towels
  • Master Bath - toilet, shower, Newly remodeled as well.
  • Master bathroom has walk in waterfall shower. Hall bathroom has tub shower combination.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, Queen Bed. Gray hardwood floors.
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double, 1 bunk bed, Full size iron bed & twin bunk beds. White wash pine floors
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king, White Pine Walls and White washed pine flooring. King bed.
  • We use pottery barn and organic bedding. Duvets with down comforters in each room. Master has large closet and private bath with shower. All newly remodeled!


  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • We strive to make this the most comfortable, well maintained vacation rental in the area. We have 10 years experience.

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