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California Beach Retreat, Laguna , Ritz Carlton, St. Regis

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View of the Headlands from Strands Beach Dana Point - Only Steps Away.....

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Last updated: 07/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Monarch Beach condo description

STRANDS BEACH DANA POINT (California Beach Retreat - Near Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel, St. Regis at Monarch Beach and Laguna Beach

LOCATION
As you pull off of Pacific Coast Highway on to our palm lined street, you have the ocean to the right and our condominium complex, Niguel Beach Terrace, on the left. At this point you are 'steps' away from the Strands Beach at Salt Creek Beach Park.

This area of Dana Point with it prominent coastal bluffs, is also known as The Headlands and is part of what is referred to as the 'Gold Coast' or 'California Riviera'. With Laguna Beach to the north and San Clemente to the south, our California Beach Retreat is the ideal location for your Southern CA visit. You are central to all of Southern California! 60 miles from Los Angeles International Airport and 60 miles from Sea World in San Diego.

Sixty-eight miles to Universal Studios Hollywood, 33 miles to Disneyland Resort, 25 miles to John Wayne Airport, 5 miles to Laguna Beach, 5 miles to Mission San Juan Capistrano, 80 miles to Tijuana Mexico!

BEACH
The Strands Beach is actually the Southern portion of the Salt Creek Beach Park. It is a highly regarded surfing beach that consistently rates an A+ in water quality. It is common to see dolphins and sea lions while visiting the beach. This is the same beach that guests from the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel and The St. Regis at Monarch Beach use.

OUR BEACH HOME
First let me say this, 'We Love this Place!' Every time we visit we feel as though we are away on a vacation. That being said, we set out to transform this place into our our ultimate Beach Home. We were fortunate to have a professional designer in the family to assist us. When not on assignment in the Middle East or other parts of the world designing professional environments or private estates, we were able to get this pro to guide us through an extensive renovation of our Beach House. The end result is a warm, comfortable feel where 'coastal elements' abound.

LIVING ROOM
Entering this upper unit you will see floors with a beachwood look throughout, counter-tops with seafoam colored granite, glass tiles with the iridescence of abalone shells. Vaulted ceilings with recessed halogen lighting, plantation shutters give you the ability to control the abundant natural lighting, ceiling fans, an open floor plan integrates the kitchen with the living room.

A large deck adjacent to the kitchen and the master bedroom accommodates the gas barbeque. Adjacent to the living room area is another large deck with a small table and seating. Large sliding patio doors access each deck. Rounding out the living room is a queen size sleeper sofa, a 42' LCD TV, a Wii (yes, a Wii with 2 controllers)and a stereo system. Several DVD titles and some Wii games are provided.

GUEST BEDROOM
Next is the guest bedroom and bathroom. This large room also has vaulted ceilings with recessed lighting, a queen size bed with pillow top mattress, a designer ceiling fan, shutters and very good natural lighting. A large sliding patio door accesses the South facing deck. A TV with a DVD player and a clock radio are provided. The bathroom features a glass tile lined shower, frame-less glass shower door, limestone floors, granite counter-tops and a tumbled marble back splash.

MASTER BEDROOM
The master bedroom has vaulted ceilings, a king size canopy bed, designer fan, recessed lighting, a 32' LCV TV, clock radio, a large sliding patio door with access to the East facing deck. This large room has connected master bathroom with a glass tile lined shower, limestone flooring, granite counter-tops, tumbled marble back splash and a vanity area with seating. We believe this is the largest bathroom in the Niguel Beach Terrace complex.

KITCHEN
The kitchen was designed to integrate with the main living areas. From the kitchen you will be able to view both decks and be fully involved in any conversation taking place in the living room. All new appliances.

Keywords: Condominium, Condo, Vacation Rental, Beach House,

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1020 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 25 years of age or older...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Freezer
              • Stove
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Ice Maker
              • Pantry Items
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Iron & Board
              • Living Room seats 4
              • Parking Off Street
              • Hair Dryer
              • Parking
              • Towels Provided
              • Heating

              Other Amenities

                  • Check Our Reviews!!!

                  Entertainment

                  • Video Game Console:

                    Nintendo Wii...moreless

                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Games
                  • Music Library
                  • Toys
                  • Video Library
                  • Video Games
                  • Shared Hot Tub

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Internet
                  • Telephone
                  • Broadband Access

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool
                  • Heated Pool
                  • Hot Tub

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Water Sports Gear

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                      • Resort

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Paragliding
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Laundromat
                      • Golf
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Tennis
                      • Hiking
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Hospital
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Live Theater
                      • Cinemas
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Synagogues
                      • Bay/Sound
                      • Coin Laundry
                      • Festivals
                      • Museums
                      • Zoo
                      • Groceries
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Antiquing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shopping
                      • Photography
                      • Shelling
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Water Skiing
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer 2014 - Peak Season
                      Jun 28 - Aug 22, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,350
                      Summer 2014 - Late Season
                      Aug 23 - Sep 12, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      $267
                      $1,600
                      Low Season 2014 (Fall)1
                      Sep 13 - Nov 21, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $234
                      $1,400
                      Thanksgiving Week 2014
                      Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $267
                      $1,600

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Cleaning Fee $150
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      Monthly Rentals Available October through May ($3,500-$5,500)

                      Thanksgiving 2014 $1,500 Per Week / $250 per night (4 night min)

                      Christmas 2014 $1,800 Per Week / $300 per night (5 night min)


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Location

                      24 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      John Wayne Airport, Orange County, CA
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      San Juan Capistrano, CA
                      0.25 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Pacific Coast Highway
                      0.25 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Strands Beach
                      1.4 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Hennessey's Tavern
                      77 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Mt. Baldy Ski Lifts
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Monarch Beach Golf Links
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Stonehill Tavern @ St. Regis hotel

                      Car: Necessary

                      Whale Watching; Tide Pools; Grunion Hunting (in season); Tall Ships Festival; Whale Festival; Doheny Blues Festival; Pageant of the Masters; Orange County Fair (July).

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1983

                      About the owner: Young, fresh out of college, my cousin and I though it would be cool to have a place by the beach. So when the opportunity presented itself, we jumped at it. All the same, the financial committment was quite a strain back then. Fast forward 25+ years and the once sleepy, little beach town is now part of the 'Gold Coast', home to the 4 & 5 Star resorts, the Ritz Carlton and the St Regis at Monarch Beach. Additionally, our complex is adjacent to a new billion dollar residential development, The Strand at the Headlands. Who knew? So in keeping up with the Jones' next door; we have taken our 25 yrs of savings and transformed our 1983 condo into a new, upscale, 5 star quality vacation home. Be sure to read our guest comments!

                      Why the Owner Chose Monarch Beach:
                      Again, we bouth this home long before we ever imagined it as a vacation home. As the trend toward vacations homes grew, we saw it as a natural for this location. We have one of the finest beaches, not to mention one of the cleanest, in Southern CA at our steps. Having experienced vacation rentals at the ski slopes and other places and we had a pretty good idea of what not to do. Our vacation home was remodeled from the ground up with the short term guest in mind. Extremely clean, redesigned floor plan to open and connect living space, larger bathroom, extremely comfortable beds, high quality throughout.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      Quiet, spacious, comfortable, very clean! No discarded/used furnishings from home.Everything was purchased new and is of quality at this vacation home. Going to the beach? We have the towels, cooler, umbrella, boogey boards, sand toys, chairs. Cooking? We have all of the spices, olive oil, quality cookware and utinsels. Large washer & dryer. Games, DVD's, Cable HDTV, internet, and a Nintendo Wii for your evening entertainment. Much More!!


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                      Photos

                      • View of the Headlands from Strands Beach Dana Point - Only Steps Away.....

                        View of the Headlands from Strands Beach Dana Point - Only Steps Away.....

                      • Beachwood Flooring, Recessed Lighting, Vaulted Ceilings, Natural Light

                        Beachwood Flooring, Recessed Lighting, Vaulted Ceilings, Natural Light

                      • Living Room -  42' LCD TV, Nintendo Wii, DVD Library, Queen  Size Sleeper Sofa

                        Living Room - 42' LCD TV, Nintendo Wii, DVD Library, Queen Size Sleeper Sofa

                      • Master Bedroom - Pillow Top mattress, 37' LCD TV, Recessed Lignting

                        Master Bedroom - Pillow Top mattress, 37' LCD TV, Recessed Lignting

                      • Master Bathroom - Limestone, Granite, Glass Tiles, Frameless Enclosure

                        Master Bathroom - Limestone, Granite, Glass Tiles, Frameless Enclosure

                      • Guest Bath - Limestone Floors, Glass Tile Shower, Frameless Enclosure, Granite

                        Guest Bath - Limestone Floors, Glass Tile Shower, Frameless Enclosure, Granite

                      • East Deck w/ Barbeque - We have a 2nd deck on the South side!

                        East Deck w/ Barbeque - We have a 2nd deck on the South side!

                      • Strands Beach Dana Point Living Room - 42' Plasma, Nintendo Wii, Ocean Breeze

                        Strands Beach Dana Point Living Room - 42' Plasma, Nintendo Wii, Ocean Breeze

                      • Walking path to beach from Pacific Coast Highway. Niguel Beach Terrace - Right

                        Walking path to beach from Pacific Coast Highway. Niguel Beach Terrace - Right

                      • Strand Vista Park overlook of Strands Beach. Directly across-Niguel Bch Terrace

                        Strand Vista Park overlook of Strands Beach. Directly across-Niguel Bch Terrace

                      • Sunset at Strands Beach. Viewed from the South Strand beach access trail.

                        Sunset at Strands Beach. Viewed from the South Strand beach access trail.

                      • Welcome to Dana Point!

                        Welcome to Dana Point!

                      • You are always in the conversation with our open kitchen layout

                        You are always in the conversation with our open kitchen layout

                      • Kitchen - Stainless Appliances - Granite - Glass Tiles - Large Refrigerator

                        Kitchen - Stainless Appliances - Granite - Glass Tiles - Large Refrigerator

                      • Master Bedroom - Hall View

                        Master Bedroom - Hall View

                      • Guest Bedroom - Queen Bed...

                        Guest Bedroom - Queen Bed...

                      • Strands Beach Dana Point - Master Bathroom

                        Strands Beach Dana Point - Master Bathroom

                      • Dining Area Seating

                        Dining Area Seating

                      • South Deck

                        South Deck

                      • Community Pool & Spa, Heated Year-round!

                        Community Pool & Spa, Heated Year-round!

                      • Aerial view of Strands Beach, Headlands (right) and Dana Point Harbor.

                        Aerial view of Strands Beach, Headlands (right) and Dana Point Harbor.

                      • Spectacular sunset at Strands Beach drew a crowd on Jan 7, 2014.

                        Spectacular sunset at Strands Beach drew a crowd on Jan 7, 2014.

                      • Whale sighting just off the Headlands!

                        Whale sighting just off the Headlands!

                      • Ruby's Shake Shack. A local favorite since the 1940's.

                        Ruby's Shake Shack. A local favorite since the 1940's.

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                      Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

                      $234 - $336 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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