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Charming 1-Story HOUSE! Close to Village & Beach. Senoir Discount for Summer

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)


Property Details

Updated: Dec 7, 2016
House, 2+ Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 5

Important: my minimum rental period is 30 days - my maximum rental period is 60 days. This is my own home thus I only have it available:

December 6 to January 18

Mar 1 to September 30

Thus you have a choice of 1 to 2 months during these dates

The house is across from our own private park!

Approx. 1400 sq. ft., the home is filled with original Art, Antiques and Artistic Touches. This is not your regular vacation rental!

Master Bedroom has own bathroom, patio, king-size bed, ceiling fan.

2nd Bedroom has a shared bathroom, a patio, queen-size bed. Ceiling fan.

Alcove bedroom next to 2nd Bedroom has a double-bed, French doors that open to the garden. These 2 secondary bedrooms are separated by a curtain and occupant must walk thru the bedroom to get to the bathroom.

Dining Area (seating for 5) opens to the living room with a French door that leads to a patio.

The Spacious Living room has a fireplace, portable AC and ceiling fan

Wireless internet

CableTV (Local & Major Networks only)

Washer/Dryer in Garage

There is no parking in the garage. There is parking for 2 cars in driveway.

The house is cool in the summer because of all the shady trees and the breezes from the Pacific Ocean - you just open the windows - but for those few really hot days, I have put in portable ACs in for the living room area. Also, the 2nd bedroom and the alcove bedroom share a portable AC.

microwave, coffeemaker, coffee grinder, blender, crockpot, Cuisinart - kitchen should have most of your cooking needs.

Beach chairs

Beach towels

2 Boogie Boards

Recent Testimonials:

'This home is just that - 'a home'. With the first step through the entry gate a sense of peace is taken in. The inside is wonderfully decorated and well taken care of. The outside gardens are a peace of heaven. Beautifully manicured with ample seating to relax and take in the scenery. There is easy access to Carlsbad Village with great places to eat and walk around and for those that like the beach this is the place. We definitely look forward to a return stay next year!!' Pam F.

Just wanted to say thank you for allowing us to stay at your wonderful property! The location was perfect and the house was immaculate. The layout was just right for us and the neighborhood was beautiful. This was our first time to stay at a home instead of a hotel. I cannot imagine what we were thinking not doing this sooner! Thank you again! Susan W.

'Thank you for sharing your beautiful home!! All the best!' Cheryl & Richard C.

'Better even than we expected! We loved the flowering arbors and peaceful interior spaces.' John & Kelly H.

'We really enjoyed our stay in San Diego. Having your place as a retreat was a big part of it. My wife and mother-in-law enjoyed the gardens. I am going to save your email for future reference.' - Matty & Mary D.

'We had such a wonderful time and hate to leave. If we ever come back for a winter vacation we would love to rent your house again. And, we will gladly recommend it to any of our friends who come here' - Carol & Gene K.

'We had a wonderful two month stay. The house is roomy and comfortable and has easy access to wonderful eateries in nearby Carlsbad Village. The beaches are beautiful and close by. We look forward to using this location again on our next visit' - Tom M.

More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Recent Review

About the Owner

My house has been owned by my family since it was built in 1986. I grew up in La Jolla and feel that Carlsbad is like the La Jolla that I knew growing up - a quaint, pretty village by the sea. I spend my summers in the Hamptons, in the winter I travel thus I let others enjoy my house in Carlsbad while I am gone.

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family really enjoyed this lovely house. It was well decorated and spacious. We especially appreciated the pretty garden to lay down in the sun. The owner was very helpful. We definitely recommend this place.

Eric M.
May 2011
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11 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)


Perfect Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

This house is the perfect place in Carlsbad-just off the beaten path enough to be very quiet and private, yet close enough to everything to be very convenient. Very clean and comfortable; nice windows and natural light; great living space and yard. The owner was great to work with. I would definitely go back and recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Scottsdale, AZ

Carlsbad Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely, comfortable place to stay. We were there for just over 4 weeks and were able to settle in right away. It is a very convenient location, close to the park, beach and village. The home was full of light and had lovely gardens which were so very relaxing. Because of its size, we were able to have several family gatherings and seat everyone comfortably. Carlsbad is one of our favorite places to visit as it has such a beautiful beach, shopping and great choices in restaurants. We loved that the house had a garage for our cars.

Sherrie (the owner) was wonderful to work with!! We have stayed in Carlsbad for extended stays often, and this was by far our best experience! Sherrie had called me once we had moved in and I asked about a reception issue on the TV in the bedroom (asking, not complaining). She called me the next day to say she was buying a new TV for that room. I sure didn't expect that!

I would definitely recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Carlsbad in July

  • 5 of 5

Staying in this charming home in Carlsbad was like visiting an old friend. Everything you could ever need for a week is supplied, and I don't mean just pots and pans. It is equipped with all that and more - the linens, towels, books, CD's, DVD's, magazines, string, paper clips - on and on. I think it is the kind of place that each guest appreciates so much they want to leave something for the next person. The neighborhood is nice and quiet and the location is close to everything provided you have a car.

The owner was very easy to work with and accommodating. The house was immaculate and the outdoor areas well-maintained. I would highly recommend the place to anyone.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Calgary, AB, Canada

The Perfect Holiday

  • 5 of 5

After staying in this beautiful home I never want to stay in a hotel again. Our stay was more wonderful than we could have imagined. The home is in a lovely, quiet neighbourhood, yet close enough to everything that we usually chose to walk to the beach and restaurants instead of drive.

The home is very clean, spacious and very beautifully decorated. The yard was amazing, so nice to sit outside and eat dinner, or just relax on one of the patios and watch the hummingbirds.

I have been to San Diego many times in my life, but this was my first time to Carlsbad. Now I can’t imagine wanting to stay anywhere else. Carlsbad has everything we were looking for, gorgeous beaches, golf courses, restaurants, shopping, but still has a small town feel.

I would not hesitate to recommend this home to anyone. The owner has really thought of everything, This home was perfect for us. We had an amazing vacation. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. Staying in a home is so much nicer than a hotel room. Owner was very nice!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Washington DC

Perfect Retreat in the middle of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This home is just that - "a home". With the first step through the entry gate a sense of peace is taken in. The inside is wonderfully decorated and well taken care of. The outside gardens are a peace of heaven. Beautifully manicured with ample seating to relax and take in the scenery. There is easy access to Carlsbad Village with great places to eat and walk around and for those that like the beach this is the place. We definitely look forward to a return stay next year!!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

It is within walking distance to the village yet it is away from the noisy, "touristy" area. I jog or walk to the beach when I am stay at my house or walk the foothills of charming Old Carlsbad.

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

Beaches with lifeguards, restrooms, showers

Lagoon with fishing, waterskiing, jet skiing, kayaking

Swim, surf, sail, ocean kayak, boat, deep sea fish, dive

local live theatre

Large Park with Children's area 2 blocks away.

Public Tennis Courts - 2 blocks away.

Public Swimming Pool - 2 blocks away.

Wonderful Public Library with great activities 4 blocks away.

5 minutes to Coaster - local train service to the beach towns of:

Encinitas, Solana Beach and has easy access to Old Town & Downtown San


5 minutes to Legoland

5 minutes to Aviara Resort

10 minutes to La Costa Resort & Spa

30 minutes to La Jolla, San Diego, Sea World, Zoo, Wild Animal Park

55 minutes to Disneyland, Tijuana

18 miles to Torrey Pines Golf Course for US OPEN

Golf - many excellent courses nearby

Shop - 5 minutes to Carlsbad Designer Outlet Mall

(Nike, Kenneth Cole, DKNY, Gap, North Face, many more)

Restaurants - Fine and Casual Dining nearby

Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
28 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Monthly Cleaning Fee $155
Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Regular rates are:
30 days - $3000 (except June thru September 1 monthly rates begin at $3964) $500 off Summer Rate for Seniors (without grandkids staying over).
Rent includes utilities (internet, water, gas & electric up to $150) Guest pays utilities overages over $150.
There is a 10% occupancy tax - however if you rent over 30 nights, the City does not charge a tax.

Reservation Deposit - 50% of Balance is due within 4 business days of making reservation, upon which time your reservation will be secured. Personal Checks are accepted. There is a 3% fee that Paypal charges if guests desire to pay with Paypal.
Final Payment - 50% of Balance is due 2 weeks before occupancy

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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From the Owner

The house is Old Carlsbad - Lots of wonderful restaurants - both casual and fine dining abounds. There are 2 kid parks just 2-3 blocks from the house. It is close to everything - beach, shopping, golf courses, harbor, lagoons! So much to do and see!

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • 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
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...

Location Type

  • Village


  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 1400 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Sleeping Room - 1 double, French doors lead to back yard. Shares Bath Rm with other BR
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, Bedroom has a ceiling fan and opens to a small patio
  • Master - 1 king, Has patio & its own bathroom - tub/shower combination
  • 1 king in Master, 1 queen bed and 1 sleeping room with double bed. The queen bedroom and sleeping room are separated by a curtain. Sleeping Room occupant would go thru queen bedroom to use bathroom.


  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Wireless internet AC in living room, back bedroom Dining room seats 5 Washer/Dryer in Garage Parking for 2 cars in driveway. Garage is not available for parking. Garage is currently being used by owner for storage.

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