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East Meets West: Asian Mediterranean Fusion Inspired Living!

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Last updated: 07/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Please Note Coronado City code will penalize homeowners for less than 26 night stays, & monitors VRBO to find offenders. We have listed 1 night min b/c the site does not allow us to say 'inquire' & if we show less than 26 days we are pestered by the city . We informed the city that we do not want to limit inquiries as we prefer to explain further. PLEASE DO NOT SEND INQUIRIES FOR OVERNIGHT, WEEKEND, OR FEW DAY STAYS... we cannot accommodate. Thank you for understanding our predicament.
“East Meets West” in this Asian inspired, architectural gem. Originally built in 1920 & Remodeled by its owners in 2005 to maintain the integrity of the craftsmanship, this custom designed home of 3600 sq. ft. features 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom and was built with meticulous attention to detail using the finest quality materials, many imported from Thailand & Indonesia.
A sophisticated yet California casual home in the center of Coronado Village, it is located just 3 blocks from the charming downtown of Coronado with its delightful shops and restaurants and numerous services.
One block from the central park (Spreckles Park) and 1.5 block from the Stunning Public Library.
This architectural gem is considered by many to be one of the finest homes on the Island. The lush gardens have been ranked among the “top 10” outdoor gardens in the city. This home typifies indoor outdoor living and takes full advantage of what many consider to be “the best climate in the world”. The “great room” kitchen, dining and family room features over-sized French doors that open up almost the entire back of the house to the exotic garden with imported rock wall fountain/pond. Featuring a patio with Indonesian day bed and a gas grill, this oasis is an ideal setting for entertaining family and friends, or a quiet refuge is which to relax with a good book.
Easy Living Escape is exactly that.. a wonderful tranquil retreat home.
We are available to people who appreciate this home for what it is, exceptional, and are willing to take care as if their own home.

Visa, Mastercard, check or wire transfer are accepted. If wanting to pay by credit card, pls add 2.5% credit card fees.

Keywords: House (3) bedrooms (2) offices, (3.5) bathrooms, Open Living Kitchen, Dining, Family & TV rooms.], high speed internet, 2 cable tvs, Central Village, easy to walk to library, parks, tennis, grocery stores, banks & movie theater.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Water feature could be hazardous to children under 2 years old. Liability disclaimer must be signed...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Please don't ask to bring pet.. we appreciate your love for your critters, but our experience many times has proven a problem and too many damages to repair. We cannot accept pets. Pets act differently in unfamiliar surroundings....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking okay only outside in garden area...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Downstairs is perfect for wheelchair mobility, it's flat and wide and roomy. There are two steps to get into entrance at front. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Downstairs bedroom: 1 king

    Ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi tub/ shower and double sinks...moreless

  • Upstairs guest, ensuite bathrm w/ double sinks, shower: 1 king


  • Master: 1 king

    Ensuite bathrm, His .Her closets, Lg Flat screen TV, balcony...moreless

  • Garden room in central living area

    with Bali bench to lounge, ceiling fans, & wood burn fireplc...moreless

  • King size beds (1) in every suite (2) offices, 2 walk in closets in master bedroom. Adequate storage area in every bedroom. Memory foam mattresses in guest rooms. Tv in master bedroom only, lifts out of cabinet with remote. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths this breathtaking home includes 6 bicycles, central sound system, Morrocan bed in TV room •Upstairs master suite: king size bed, 2 walk-in closets, bathroom w/ therapeutic Jacuzzi air tub, separate shower, double sink vanities, an adjacent office, secure WiFi/internet , private outside balcony, large TV •Upstairs guest suite: king size bed, double closets with custom built-ins, French doors to a small balcony, spacious bathroom w/ large shower and double sink vanity. •Main floor guest suite: king size bed, custom built-ins, French doors to a spacious porch with Indonesian day bed, spacious bathroom w/jetted tub /shower & double sink vanity. •Gourmet kitchen fully equipped with slab granite counter tops, every pot and utensil you'd ever need/ want, large eating bar, 6 burner Viking gas stove top, stainless steel refrigerator freezer, 2 sets of refrig drawers, double electric/convection ovens, microwave, dishwasher drawers, pantry & lots of dishes casual & forma...moreless


  • Books:

    lots & many old classics...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    in TV room area and in Master bedroom...moreless

  • Game Room:

    Not game room, but games are available in TV room...moreless

  • Games:

    board games, scrabble, dominos, backgammon, yatzee...moreless

  • Music Library:

    multi room stereo system, Sonanc system...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    50' entertainment room, 42' in master suite, 30' in workout room...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Sonos system to play Pandora. Ipod hook up...moreless

  • Television:

    Time Warner cable. Guest will be charged for pay movies for reimburesement...moreless

  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    Located in the heart of the village, just 1/2 a block from the large central park called Spreckles Park, and 1 block from the Public library, 3 blocks to the main shopping. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    additional dining on round marble table in garden room with close view to back yard, seats 8. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 18 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace:

    gas in living room, ambient only...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Whole house radient...moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Baby Grand piano here...moreless

  • Parking:

    Best to park on 6th street side, which we are on a corner.. easy access to side gate, and less annoyance to neighbors. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    All cordless...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    wood burning in garden room...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    We have a renowned local caterer living 2 doors away...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    yes, bean grinder & latte whipper...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything and More!!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    everything you could want, fine dining, casual dining, it's all there...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    drawers, 1 set...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Galley style with everything you could want equipped. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    at eye level easy access...moreless

  • Oven:

    double ovens, warming drawer...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full fridge, bar fridge, (4) refrigerator drawers ...moreless

  • Stove:

    6 burner Viking ...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    2 balcony's and large breeze way balcony...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    We have beach cruisers, and one smaller bike for apx age 10 yrs old. Our bikes have cushy seats, High rise handle bars, some with speeds, a couple mountain bike types, at least 3 night lights & locks....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    fabulous indian bed lounging in front of Buddha fountain in terrazzo tiled covered patio...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Back and front yard areas. Orange and Lemon tree...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas piped from house...moreless

  • Tennis:

    2 blocks away & 8 blocks away, several public courts ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    boogy boards & beach chairs ( a couple of each)...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna:

    Steam room 'herbal' in master shower...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Master upstairs, downstairs jacuzzi...moreless



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Jun 30 - Sep 30, 2015
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Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2015
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$4,900 $11,000
Jan 4 - May 26, 2016
1 night min stay

$4,900 $12,000
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Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning for exit $300
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Taxes Not included


Monthly rentals are given a base allowance for Gas/ Electric & Water.. explained when contracted. If usage goes over, difference is deducted from the deposit. We cannot control guests usage and unfortunately in CA both have had substantial increases. Allowance has been calculated by avg use of family of 2 with guests through all seasons.

Peak Season rates apply during Major holiday seasons

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Last updated: 07/21/2015
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We are located 7 blocks from the beautful 1 mile long white sand beach in Coronado. Located in the center of town we are 2 blocks from the Public Library, 6 blocks from the bay, 7 blocks from the golf course. There are 6 bikes with our home and it's easy to ride everwhere in town and ride down the Silver strand 10 straight miles.

San Diego is America's Finest City!! with the Zoo, Sea World, Legoland, right here, and Disney land 1.75 hrs away.

During the summer months there is concert in the park at the central park in town, Our home is close enough to enjoy the music from our back yard without having to drag everything to the park for a picnic. Fire works can be seen several times throughout the week on our upper breezeway. We have a magical home centrally located in town.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: We have been the owners of a sweater Company for 21 yrs: Rico Hand knits based here in San Diego, which we were the direct manufacturer producing cotton hand & loom knit sweaters. Our sales primarily focused on sales to boutiques throughout the USA, Canada & England. Our manufacturing facility, located in Thailand thus the Asian influence in our home, has now been converted into a resort called Rico Resort ( ck the website We have a non- profit Thai Foundation that has supported university scholarships for disadvantaged children in Thailand. So far we have graduated 12 kids that are all excelling in their adult career lives and helping their parents and now having families of their own. We have traveled extensively for our business. Corinne is a native Coronadoan, and Ric also grew up in Coronado, having many tours here with his Navy family (parents).

Why the Owner Chose Coronado:
This is our primary residence and the long time family home of Corinne, since she was 9. View our slide show: if not able to view, cut / paste this link in your search bar

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We're in a great neighborhood, safe and quiet. Here you will be living in a small town with all the benefits of a big city. Coronado is a town rich in history, blessed with a Mediterranean climate and one of the most beautiful and pristine white sand beaches in the world. This uniquely endearing city boasts innumerable parks, an 18-hole public golf course with affordable fees and club house with restaurant adjacent to San Diego Bay, the world famous Hotel Del Coronado (one of the few remaining beach front hotels in California, and one of 7 wooden building of it's stature over 100+ yrs old, left in the USA). There are unlimited opportunities for bicycling around the island, with 14 municipal tennis courts, boat rentals at Coronado Yacht Club for sailing or kayaking on the bay, surfing, surfing lessons and swimming at the beach & the local newly constructed community pool. Coronado is resort living at it's best, easy to walk around, wide streets and friendly community living in one of the most secure and safest towns in America.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • open out to the garden

    open out to the garden

  • Retreat area, calm outdoor room

    Retreat area, calm outdoor room

  • Tapas and breakfast bar

    Tapas and breakfast bar

  • glass roofed asian sunroom

    glass roofed asian sunroom

  • home theater and entertainment room with surround sound and 50' plasma TV

    home theater and entertainment room with surround sound and 50' plasma TV

  • Master Bath with airjet jacuzzi and steam room

    Master Bath with airjet jacuzzi and steam room

  • Upstairs guest bathroom with terrazzo double sink counter

    Upstairs guest bathroom with terrazzo double sink counter

  • Downstairs guest suite bath

    Downstairs guest suite bath

  • Terracota relief in laterite garden wall

    Terracota relief in laterite garden wall

  • Downstairs office off TV room, with view to TV, yet private

    Downstairs office off TV room, with view to TV, yet private

  • work out room off master upstairs patio

    work out room off master upstairs patio

  • “East Meets West”  in this Asian & Moorish  inspired, architectural gem.

    “East Meets West” in this Asian & Moorish inspired, architectural gem.

  • open dining in the greatroom

    open dining in the greatroom

  • 18' galley kitchen 'a serious chef's dream kitchen'

    18' galley kitchen 'a serious chef's dream kitchen'

  • built in wine bar and serving buffet

    built in wine bar and serving buffet

  • spacious front living room with baby grand piano

    spacious front living room with baby grand piano

  • Master suite with (2) walk in closets

    Master suite with (2) walk in closets

  • Upstairs guest suite

    Upstairs guest suite

  • downstairs guest bedroom

    downstairs guest bedroom

  • View from breeze way into garden with all garden doors open

    View from breeze way into garden with all garden doors open

  • Outdoor 'Bali bed' perfect for napping and reading

    Outdoor 'Bali bed' perfect for napping and reading

  • subterranean wine cellar

    subterranean wine cellar

  • private balcony off master bedroom and upstairs office

    private balcony off master bedroom and upstairs office

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