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Sharon's Garden Cottage By The Sea

Bedrooms 1
Space 37 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 31 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

Please check calender before responding. And email or call for availability. Fully furnished Hawaiian style one-bedroom beach cottage with a beautiful private garden, ocean view, and walking distance to local beaches mountain trails and restaurants. Located in a very quiet neighborhood, with parking provided for two small to midsize cars. Large deck for entertaining or just relaxing, gazing at the flowered garden. This secluded property offers you the luxury of 'getting away from it all' with an atmosphere of relaxation and comfort.

Short term stays to be determined by owner upon email requests. $100 a night for two winter rate, September to May, summer rates $125 per night for two, June to August. Base price is: September 1 to May 31, $2500. per month, June 1 to July 31 $2700 per month for two people, there is an additional $25 per person per night total of four people, plus a $75 refundable cleaning fee. If there is a problem with 30 days stay email me.

More Details

Sharon McNair
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017

About Sharon McNair

I am a retired Geriatric Social Worker and have had this property since 1979. I have had the privilege of living in Laguna Beach since 1963 and love the town, neighborhood and area, so when my guests ask about the history, of the area I love relaying this information. There is also several books in the cottage pertaining to the history of Laguna Beach and area.

Sharon McNair purchased this cottage in 1979

Why Sharon McNair chose Orange County

This property is an ideal place for a vacation because the neighborhood is very quiet, there are two parking places in front, and guests can feel they have a small home all to themselves. They can walk to the beach, or a mountain trail or just puruse the neighborhood and feel very safe. The cottage has all the amenities they could want and is close to excellent restaurants

What makes this cottage unique

The most unique aspect of this property is that it is not attached to any other structure so my guests feel the have their own private house. they can walk the three beautiful public beaches and It is also in a very quiet and safe neighborhood away from all the traffic and noise of the city. The patio, yard, and deck provides a relaxing atmosphere, and the weather is very mild.


South Laguna Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 37 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , small bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The bedroom has a low ceiling, provides a double bed, washer and dryer and large closet. Also has a small TV and DVD player.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Cottage is 400 sq ft , 200 on first and 200 on the second floor with a large deck for outside dining and entertaining friends. Full kitchen with microwave, toaster oven, coffemaker and plenty of cookware for dinning at home. Futon in living room with high quality mattress which can sleep two, extra linens and towels provided. DVD player, flat screen TV. Wireless for laptop computer, washer and dryer. Double bed with a first rate mattress, large closet with beach chairs, towels and barbeque, DVD and Flat Screen TV in bedroom. Bedroom ceiling is low, about 5' 9'. Owner has also provided a local resource book for guests to find the best restaurants and entertainment places to visit in the area. Three beautiful beaches are a fifteen minute walk.


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(41 traveler reviews)

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Sharon's Garden Cottage By The Sea
average rating of 4.585366 based on 41 reviews
Scottsdale, AZ

Wonderful cottage. Can't wait to go back.

  • 5 of 5

I loved this little cottage in Laguna Beach. It was absolutely perfect! I loved sitting on the patio especially in the evenings. I couldn't believe how quiet it was at night. The neighborhood was wonderful and the residents were friendly and talkative when I ran into them on my daily walks. Sharon was very accomodating and welcoming. I'm already planning a return visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Diane, thank you so much for your wonderful review. So glad you had such a great time, looking forward to having you both back. Sharon
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Nice little cottage with a great patio

  • 4 of 5

The best part of this property is the charming deck and patio area. It's a great location that is walking distance to a beach, community garden and a fabulous Mexican restaurant. The cottage is tiny but good for two. I stayed there for two nights with my sister. The bedroom ceiling is very low and there's not good water pressure in the small shower. But those minor things aside the cottage is great. Just as advertised. Sharon was there to greet me and was friendly and helpful. She provided us with bagels and cream cheese and coffee. Cottage is very clean and in a cool neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jennifer for your review, didn't know about the water pressure, will have to check it out. Glad you and your sister had a great time. Please check the calendar and would love to have you come again. Sharon
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A cute little home in a beautiful location!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed staying here during our trip to Laguna Beach. It was in a really good location close to the beaches and close to many great restaurants and shops. The only downside is the basement (the basement) was really short. I had to duck if I was to stand up down there

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Granite Bay, CA

Nice quiet location

  • 4 of 5

This was a perfect fit for our stay last weekend. Everything was just as listed. Renters must be aware of the low ceiling in the bedroom below and the tiny bathroom...both of which were listed as such. Many of the original cottages in Laguna were one room affairs with single thickness walls and the barest of accommodations. I just imagined what this place was like before adding the lower floor (bedroom) to what was above. For me, It was like staying in a classic beach house/cottage. The beach is a stretch to walk to since this place is up a steep drive (as is most of Laguna Beach south of the main beach) but if you're looking for a quiet, open air cottage experience....give this a try!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your positive review, and again thanks for the lovely flowers. Glad you enjoyed your stay, would love to have you back. Please check the calendar and come again. Sharon
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Full of character and in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is in a great location and is full of character. There is also good outdoor area for eating and sunbathing. We made good use of the beach towels and chairs for the short walk to the beach. Sharon was a great host and very interesting to talk to. She gave us a lot of information about the area. It was a great little house for our family of four!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review, I really enjoyed having your family and so glad you all enjoyed yourselves so much. Would love to have you back, please check the calendar and come again. Sharon
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Feel like a local

  • 4 of 5

We spent 6 nights at this quaint Laguna cottage in July, and really enjoyed it. Sharon is super friendly and also very professional to work with. The best features for a family are that you can walk to Table Rock beach, the 2-level gated front garden area, having 2 floors so it doesn't feel crowded and having a washer / dryer in the unit. We'll come back for sure!

Linda & Family

Park City, Utah

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Linda for the great review. So glad you and your family had such a wonderful vacation here in Laguna, especially since you are a family of surfers. Would love to have you back, please check the calendar and come again. Sharon
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
John Wayne Airport, Santa Ana
Nearest Barpub
1.4 Miles
Coyote Grill
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
The Ranch, Laguna Beach
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
South Coast Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Coyote Grill
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
West Street Beach
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* visit art galleries, shops.

* go to the beach, hike.

* Have many fine dinning restaurants close by.

* Visit Dana Pt Marina for boating and Marine Institute.

* Play golf, tennis and walk around town.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* walk and lay on the beach,.

* Walk around Dana Point Marina.

* Many shops and art galleries in area that are free.

* Free tennis, and hiking.

* Low budget restaurants in area.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Play on the beach.

* Dana Point Marine Institute.

* many children parks in neighborhood and area.

* Visit the ocean rescue institute for seals, and ocean life.

* Many movie theaters in area.

Laguna Beach, the artists colony is only a ten minute drive. This is where the famous Festival of Arts runs from July 1 Sept 1st. Free Shuttle buses in the summer for guests and residents. There are many cultural events such as first class plays, writers discussions and classical music groups offered throughout the year. Close by are first rate five star hotels such as the Montage, Ritz Carlton, and St Regis.Close to good shopping, beautiful beaches. Hiking trails, art galleries and plenty of recreation opportunities such as swimming, surfing, snokling, sailing, boating. Dana Point Marina within 5 miles. Local bus for transportion downtown a block away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Pet Fee $25

Nightly Rate: $100 - $150 this price is for two people, each additional person is $25 more per night, including small children, pet fee: $25 per pet.

Weekly Rate: $700 - $1000, monthly rate is: $2500.00 at approximately $83 a night

Monthly Rate: $2500 - $3000

Daily Rates:Rates are based on double occupancy. Summer rates are June to August:$125, September to May $100 a night for two. additional person $25 per night; pet fee $25. Refundable cleaning fee $75. Pets cannot be in cottage alone. Prefer two night stays. Weekly Rates: September - May -$700 to $1000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.