Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call VacationRentals.com Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call VacationRentals.com Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Sharon's Garden Cottage By The Sea

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 31 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

Please check calender before responding. Minimum stay is 31 days. Email or call for availability and questions regarding days to rent. 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.

Base price is: $2600. per month for two people, there is an additional $25 per person per night total of four people, plus a $75 refundable cleaning fee. Please check the calendar for available dates.

More Details

Owner
Sharon McNair
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 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 South Laguna

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.

Amenities

South Laguna Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
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 ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , small bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

72% Complete
22% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
4% Complete
Sharon's Garden Cottage By The Sea
average rating of 4.6041665 based on 48 reviews
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Quintessential Laguna cottage located steps away from two of the best beaches in Laguna. This cottage had everything we needed. Really enjoyed our trip and Sharon was wonderful - always happy and ready to share suggestions of local hotspots and dining. Great experience and will definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Eric for your wonderful positive review. We enjoyed having you both and your enthusiasm for out town Laguna. Would of love to have you back, please check the calendar and contact me. Sharon.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Small but clean and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful short "staycation" at this cottage! Sharon was very welcoming of us and while the ceiling is low downstairs (WARNING!!), it was very comfortable. We were there during an unprecedented heatwave (98 degrees outside) so the upstairs was unbearable, but the downstairs stayed cool throughout the day and we camped out there. Will definitely come again as it is a wonderful location just up the hill from the beach in a quiet neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review, sorry you were here during the worst heat wave ever, but glad you still had a good visit to Laguna and were able to stay cool. Would love to have you back, hopefully when we have our usual beautiful cool beach weather. Check the calendar and email me. Sharon
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Portland, Oregon USA
5

I loved this cute cottage

  • 5 of 5

The decorations were so cute, inside and out. We love the yard front patio. Sharon was so helpful, great host! We will come again. Thanks

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lanell for your wonderful review, I'm so glad you had such a good time here in Laguna and would love to have you come back. Hope your trip home was safe and please check the calendar for open dates and email me for a reservation. You also proved you can explore Laguna without a car and you probably made good use of the buses and trolley, which saved lot on parking.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Quiet, Cozy & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Sharon's Garden Cottage. It's a great vacation home. Sharon was an extremely gracious host and was very helpful in informing us about the happenings in Laguna Beach. We also took advantage of it's location; a little over an hour away from both LA and San Diego. Whenever we visit California again we hope to stay at Sharon's Garden Cottage By The Sea.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rosalind for your wonderful review. So glad you both had such a great vacation. Would love to have you back, just check the calendar and reserve again. Hope your trip home was safe. Sharon
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great little cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was a cozy little cottage that was perfect for what we needed - a place near the water that served as a home base while we were in town for a wedding. Sharon provided everything that we could have needed (iron/board, beach towels, tea, etc) and was available if there was something we needed that we didn't have already. Would recommend to anyone looking for a place while they're in town.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for. your wonderful review, glad you two had such a great time. Would love to have you back, just check the calendar and come again. Your cleaning check will be in your PayPal account, thanks for leaving the place so clean. Sharon
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Lovely friendly beach cottage in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Lovely welcoming cottage with welcoming owners who live next door. Property as described. Stayed as a family of 4. Bed comfortable, 2 kids fine on sofa bed. Kitchen had everything we needed, as did bathroom. Loved the veranda and garden - was never too hot as breeze flowed nicely through the house (even when it was 90oF+ one night). Kids loved all the board games too, which kept us all nicely occupied! Great location - stroll to the beach and close to the trolley bus and great that the owners had umbrellas and beach chairs/ towels to borrow. The only improvement I would say is that while I was very happy to 'earn' my $75 cleaning fee back, there were a few places in the house that needed a deeper clear, such as the outdoor furniture and kitchen cupboards etc. That being said I do have high standards! Thanks so much Sharon for making us so welcome - we'd happily come and stay again and recommend you to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Team Bosworth, thank you for your wonderful review and the additional helpful cleaning tips, will get right after that. Glad that your family enjoyed staying at my little Laguna Cottage, and would love to have you back. Hope your trip home was a safe one. Please check the calendar and plan your next trip. Sharon
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

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
Metrolink
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.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

refundable cleaning fee $75
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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.