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Tropical Plantation Beach Cottage

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Last updated: 07/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review

Encinitas house description

This is an enchanted 1,000 square foot plantation style cottage situated within a 10,000 square foot lush tropical garden. The entire property has been designed with a high attention to detail. The house is fully furnished with Indonesian furniture and stocked with everything you would expect in your home. High ceilings, lots of light, great cookwares and luxurious linens!

What a place to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle in coastal Southern California. There are three outdoor living areas that provide amazing retreat and entrainment options. The outdoor wood fire is surrounded by deep seating to create the perfect evening garden lounge. The gas fireside dining deck provides a sunrise coffee venue or romantic fireside dining experience. Sink into to the Palapa spa for a cedar tub soak or surrender in the Palapa day bed for a siesta. Enjoy it all! These areas provide ample choices to fit your mood and really take you away from your daily life!

This is an ideal escape for 2-3 people (or 2 +/- 2 children) looking for a high quality resort property on a personal scale. Feel free to inquire about available services, activities and events. The house web site had more links and details too! Grab the bikes and ride to and along the beach or try longboarding on one of the surfboards! Everything you need is waiting for you to walk in and immediately feel at home!

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Pull out futon w linens and/or couch...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            ...moreless

          • Futon can be pulled out for child use in addition to the single couch.

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

            ...moreless

          • House bath: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • 8' Glass wall and 12' Vaulted ceilings.... Large enclosure with lots of light from glass block windows and skylight... rain head.... Stereo and flat screen TV as well... Plush linens and robes included. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Lots of outdoor living space in the best area.... Everyone loves the neighborhood and proximity to downtown, beaches, and general access roads! ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic Cable. Apple TV available. Internet connected TV's...moreless

              • Music Library
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Historic
              • Spa

              Attractions

              • Festivals
              • Marina
              • Water Parks
              • Theme Parks
              • Cinemas
              • Zoo
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Botanical Garden
              • Reefs
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Miniature Golf
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shelling
              • Horseshoes
              • Shopping
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Whale Watching
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Photography

              local services and businesses

              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital

              Location Type

              • Town
              • Near The Ocean
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Racquetball
              • Rock Climbing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Parasailing
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Hunting
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Kayaking
              • Basketball Court
              • Surf Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Roller Blading
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Snorkeling
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Mountain Biking
              • Golf
              • Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Hiking
              • Swimming
              • Sailing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    Open room accommodates a larger dinner crowd!...moreless

                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Fireplace:

                    2 Wood and 1 gas on site....moreless

                  • Heating:

                    Forced air gas...moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    High quality bed, bath, and beach linens included....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    10 Mbps + High Speed Cox Cable...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Wi-Fi on entire property. MacMini computer available in house....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Entire property interior and exterior covered with up to 5ghz Wi-Fi....moreless

                  • Computer Available:

                    Macmini...moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Wood Fireplace
                  • Parking
                  • Living Room
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Safe
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Shampoo
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Washing Machine
                  • PC
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Towels Provided

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional

                      Kitchen

                      • Kitchen:

                        Commercial kitchen opens into the living spaces for great social cooking environment!...moreless

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Blender
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Microwave
                      • Stove
                      • Freezer
                      • Ice Maker

                      Outside

                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        Beach Gear: Surf boards, boogie board, fins, wet suits, coolers, chairs, umbrella...moreless

                      • Gazebo:

                        Palapa with TV next to cedar hot tub....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Front stone patio surrounding fireplace with dining table. Rear deck with gas fire pit with lounge chairs....moreless

                      • Patio
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Barbecue
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Golf
                      • Bicycles:

                        (2) Schwinn relics in great restored condition....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Weber BBQ...moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Hot Tub
                      • Outdoor Hot Tub
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 5
                      from 22 traveler reviews
                      Relaxing in the cool breezes under the palapa 05/06/2008

                      VRBO Bear stayed here:


                      The Plantation Cottage is a tropical oasis. The Encinitas, California, vacation property is surrounded by lush tropical landscaping. You will feel as if you have escaped to Hawaii or a Fijian resort.

                      The interior of the cottage is luxurious with every modern convenience. The vaulted ceilings and wood beams create a large feel to this one-bedroom, one-bath cottage. The many windows and skylights also enhance the bright open feeling at this vacation rental. Entertainment and electronics are not lacking in any way with four plasma TVs and an integrated sound system. This cottage also provides the perfect place for business travelers with wireless internet, a fax machine, and copier all provided.

                      You can also enjoy a fire place and lounge in the front of the property, or a fire pit and additional seating area in the back. Perfect for enjoying good conversation and yummy food in the outdoors. The authentic cedar spa and jets made for wonderful evenings of relaxation, and we thoroughly enjoyed the flat screen TV and mood music provided in the outside hutch.

                      Let me tell you about the local scene in downtown Encinitas. We enjoyed a delightful breakfast at the 101 Diner on their outdoor patio, and downtown is filled with fun shops, boutiques, surf shops, cafés, and many unique restaurants. Fun at the beach was only a few minutes away.

                      The owner was very helpful and offered suggestions for local dining. His friendly black lab also made us feel welcome and right at home. The Plantation Cottage is an amazing get away. You will have to come and see for yourself. The tropical, lush landscaping, cedar barrel spa, palapa, and cool breezes are waiting for you!

                      The VRBO Bear

                      The VRBO Bear
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer Season (7 Day Min Stay)
                      Jul 1 - Sep 7, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,953
                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,953 $7,320
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $100
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      Reservations are confirmed upon receipt of confirmation from owner which is provided after payment of deposit. Sub-minimum stays are OK for infill dates. Please inquire.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 07/18/2014
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                      Location

                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      San Diego & Carlsbad
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Encinitas Coaster
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-5
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Swamis/moonlight
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Lumberyard
                      90 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Mt Baldy
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Encintias Ranch
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Multiple walking distance

                      The beach is a 10 minute walk and the historic downtown Encinitas is two blocks! Hit the beach, farmers markets, street fairs or surf at one of the local spots. Legoland, Del Mar Track, San Diego Wild Animal Park, Cedros Design district, and Del mar are all close by and just the tip of available activities in San Diego. Encinitas is a great suf town with a popular coastal main street.

                      Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa,Racquetball, Basketball Court, Mini Golf, Hot Air Ballooning

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1999

                      About the owner: A native Southern California coastal resident for 40+ years! I have spent the past 20 years in North San Diego County enjoying the coastal community and environment as I will always be drawn to a western sunset! I have a 20+ year commercial real estate background with broad geographic coverage with a Global firm before starting my own firm in 2011, Commercial West Realty Advisors. Love traveling and using VRBO/Homeaway properties all over! Spend lots of time in Baja annoying the rugged country it offers at close range. Trail running in local mountains occupies much of my time as well. Just love that southern CA lifestyle so much....

                      Why the Owner Chose Encinitas:
                      I looked into Encinitas since it is a great beach town with tremendous locational benefits! Coastal access for surfing, trials for running (and beach) ease of access to the road systems, etc! Love the quiet neighborhood of eclectic homes dating back to the 30's! Large lot sizes allow for lots of land per house in comparison to any other coastal community!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: spanish, english

                      Links to more information:

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      Photos

                      • Welcome!

                        Welcome!

                      • Garden Fireside Dining

                        Garden Fireside Dining

                      • Palapa Interior w TV

                        Palapa Interior w TV

                      • Bird of Paradise in Bloom

                        Bird of Paradise in Bloom

                      • Indonesian Fireside

                        Indonesian Fireside

                      • Kitchen w Commercial Appliances

                        Kitchen w Commercial Appliances

                      • H2O Suite - Make it Rain!

                        H2O Suite - Make it Rain!

                      • Big Tropical Palm Sky!

                        Big Tropical Palm Sky!

                      • Surf Shack

                        Surf Shack

                      • Staff Meeting - Tiki Tim & Ono

                        Staff Meeting - Tiki Tim & Ono

                      • Wildlife Crossing

                        Wildlife Crossing

                      • California Sunset at Swami's Point

                        California Sunset at Swami's Point

                      • Relax and Social: Fireside Lounge

                        Relax and Social: Fireside Lounge

                      • Palapa Day Bed and Cedar Barrel Spa

                        Palapa Day Bed and Cedar Barrel Spa

                      • Mood and deep relaxation

                        Mood and deep relaxation

                      • Dining

                        Dining

                      • Kitchen & Lounge Social

                        Kitchen & Lounge Social

                      • Plush Feathery Retirement!

                        Plush Feathery Retirement!

                      • Indonesian Stone Flower Head

                        Indonesian Stone Flower Head

                      • Tall Palms in the Breeze

                        Tall Palms in the Breeze

                      • Tiki Tom on Duty

                        Tiki Tom on Duty

                      • Signature Plumeria

                        Signature Plumeria

                      • House Shopping Cart

                        House Shopping Cart

                      • Swami's Beach looking South to La Jolla!

                        Swami's Beach looking South to La Jolla!

                      VRBO #157478

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                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, May 20, 2014

                      $279 - $300 per night (USD)
                      22

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 07/18/14
                      Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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