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Unit coastline viewing Dana Point and foreground Ole Hansen Beach Club

Unit coastline viewing Dana Point and foreground Ole Hansen Beach Club View from patio, entry sliding door  and all windows. Closer than it looks Bedroom King size bed with posturepedic matress & fresh Drycleaned sheets. Bedroom dresser view from bed Dining Area view from sliding entry door. See lattice fence in mirror Living Room with fold out sofa bed and WIFI Kitchenette galley with microwave ,gas stove and small refrig Bathroom with shower toilet and small hang up closet Private Patio at sunset looking at front sliding door and chairs

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Last updated: 04/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

San Clemente bungalow description

State Park Pass Usage Save $20 -$40/day , Beach Toys, boogie Boards and Soft Top Surfboards Cooler and Towels. Private reserved off street parking.

Enjoy Beautiful Catalina Sunsets, watch the surf and the coastline north to Dana Point from this bluff top bungalow located 100 feet above North Beach in San Clemente. Ideally located within bike and walking distance to the San Clemente Pier. This is the ideal place for a couple or a small family to spent a week at the beach. An executive kitchen gives you refrigerator, silverware, sink, garbage disposal,microwave and small 4 burner gas stove and oven.

Surf and boogie board at the famous '204' surf beach at the stairs a 3 minute walk from your front door. Visit the historic downtown area with shops and restaurants or take Amtrak or Metrolink train to San Diego or LA. Food: from fast to fine ...everywhere

Art in Laguna Beach,SeaWorld in San Diego and Disneyland in Anaheim only 35 minutes.

The 'Yosemite of Surfing' with noted breaks 5-15 minute drives such as Lower Trestles,Old Mans San Onofre, Churches, Doheny, Salt Creek and more.

Keywords: Ocean Front View, one bedroom, very private, spectacular sunsets, bluff front, surf, relax, romance, breakfast patio table, reserved parking, WIFI, wedding, athlete, biking, Disneyland, Legoland, Seaworld, Universal Studios

Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 1 story

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            perfect for families that dont mind sharing one bedroom...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (1) Grande Four Poster with pillow top foam mattress, (1) living room has a queen size Lane sofa bed with Serta matress...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Toaster
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Oven

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            private reserved off street for one vehical...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            free common area washer...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            free common area dryer...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            bathroom and beach...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Heating
          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • 3 minute walk to steps to sand or bike to beach trail and pier. 3 Fire rings on the beach. Overlooks Ole Hansen Beach Club, Catalina Sunsets, boogey and surf boards, State park pass, beach chairs cooler, umbrella available for use, walk to '204' surfing beach. Rent a bike below. Dana Point Harbor fish,sail,jetski,standup paddle board,kayak, baby beach...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Toys:

                beach chairs,umbrella, ice chest,boogie boards. softtop, surf board...moreless

              • Television:

                Netflix free ...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    heated year round 8 minute drive...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Ripcurl Surf shop rents wet suits and demo surfboards...moreless

                  • Boat:

                    sail and jets skis rentals at harbor 7 minutes away...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    uncovered slab includes patio table and 4 chairs...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    rentals at Dana Point Harbor 7 minutes away...moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    not provided but rentals available nearby...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Talega Golf Coarse and Municipal nearby...moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    San Clemente Tennis Club 5 minutes away...moreless

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                  • Beach View:

                    100 feet above the Pacific Ocean over looking North Beach with 3 minute walk down to the beach....moreless

                  • Beachfront
                  • Ocean View
                  • Oceanfront

                  Car

                      • Recommended

                      Activities

                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Fishing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Sailing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Rafting
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Tennis
                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Water Parks
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Reefs
                      • Synagogues
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Bay/Sound
                      • Library
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Museums
                      • Zoo
                      • Live Theater
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Churches
                      • Restaurants
                      • Cinemas
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Shopping
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Antiquing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Luaus
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Eco Tourism

                      Other Activities

                          • Central location for anything you might want to do. 60 min from Los Angeles International Airpot and San Diego Airport. 30 minutes from Santa Ana Airport. 30 minutes from Disneyland and Legoland. 60 min to San Diego Zoo. Surrounded by golf. Surfing and Dana Point Marina...moreless
                           

                          Reviews

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                          • Best Beach Bungalow!!

                            Best Beach Bungalow!!

                            • Guest Stacey G.
                            • Date of stay 04/09/14
                            • Review Submitted 04/15/14
                            My husband and I just completed our third stay at "Higgy's Hideaway". Once again this bungalow did not skip a beat. Since 2011, when we started visiting, Hal has added many perks to the bungalow. Some of them include: WiFi, Netflix, State Beach Access Pass (which is the BEST and most useful perk). We used this pass everyday to visit San Onofre State Park to go surfing. He also has beach accessories & boogie boards available for your leisure. He has updated the bugalow with new furniture since we had last been. He has made very good use of the space! The view is one of the best parts. You cannot beat watching the sunset with a glass of wine! We cannot wait to plan a fourth trip! If there is anything you need, Hal is a text/call away and willing to help in anyway possible. All of the neighbors we ran into are also very friendly, and the new cafe Ellie's Table down the street is a must visit!! Thanks again for everything Hal!

                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, adventure seekers.

                            Owner response: Thank you Stacey and Russel, as always we look forward to your next visit.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                          • San Clemente getaway

                            San Clemente getaway

                            • Guest Robert P.
                            • Date of stay 09/06/13
                            • Review Submitted 09/12/13
                            This property is just a five minute walk to the beach, and the wonderful beach trail. The hillside unit faces west, has a nice fairly private patio, and is a great place to watch the sun go down. It is a ground floor unit, with tenants living above, who can be noisy at times. The ceilings are rather low, especially in the bedroom. The neighborhood seems mostly blue collar residential rental tenants. It's a nice 20 minute walk to the pier, but walking to the beach trail can be exciting, since there aren't sidewalks, and you will have to walk in the street proper, as there is an unbroken line of cars along the curb, and locals speed around the curving streets. The friendly owner lives next door, and will meet you upon arrival, and escort you down the many stairs to the property. Parking for the unit is on the side of the owners driveway next door, and backing out can be tough, on account of the cars and pickup trucks eternally parked on the street across from the driveway.

                            Recommended for: Sightseeing, romantic getaway, adventure seekers.

                            Owner response: Your helpful keen observations point out the realities of vacationing in this eclectic youthful beach front residential surf oriented 1980's vintage community. The unit does face west directly overlooking the ocean. Californian's refer to this type of neighborhood as "funky beach" because it combines single family homes with condo's and apartment buildings. The quality of the neighborhood is high because the street backs the Pacific Ocean where homes range from $1.5 to $5 million. One/two bedroom rents are $1,800 to $3,500 per month and are occupied by professionals going low key on their time off or DINKS who like casual beach living. Like most non gate-guarded beach communities, cars park at every open space so parking in our driveway is a premium and coveted spot. Since the unit is the closest to the ocean of all the units in this building, there are steps to get back to the ocean-side of the property. This unit is probably not ideal for people with mobility issues but ideal for romance and serenity. The unit is located on a cul-de sac so it is hard for cars to be speeding by. The property is one mile from the pier and can be a leisurely 20 minutes walk with ample sightseeing through neighborhoods or on the ocean front trail. It is situated along the coastal bike trail ideal for cyclists. In the car you can be in the downtown social environment or on the pier in 3 to 5 minutes with plenty of parking available. Lastly, as a one bedroom apartment that sits above the ocean and affords magnificent sunsets, it is priced at the same level as a room at the Holiday Inn on the freeway frontage road nearby.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 3/3

                          • Excellent stay above the beach

                            Excellent stay above the beach

                            • Guest Philip (London, UK)
                            • Date of stay 08/01/13
                            • Review Submitted 08/24/13
                            Great location with wonderful view of the ocean, 5 minutes walk to the beach, guaranteeing beautiful sunsets and the sound of waves 24/7. Compact but equipped with all necessities including a wonderful bed. Wifi, Netflix, beach towels and State Park pass are nice extras. We (couple with baby) spent a week, took advantage of everything, including the kitchenette for extensive cooking, no problems. Hal and his wife are great owners who care, live next door and sorted out our special requests related to the baby. Highly recommended.

                            Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children.

                            Owner response: Thanks for coming from London. See you next year :)

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/2

                          • Excellent views and location

                            Excellent views and location

                            • Guest scott k.
                            • Date of stay 07/13/13
                            • Review Submitted 07/22/13
                            We had an awesome time staying at this condo. Scenery was spectacular and the condo itself was perfect for my family of four. We used the beach toys (surfboards, bookie boards) everyday. The owner was very accommodating to all our needs and he made us feel right at home.

                            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway, adventure seekers.

                            Owner response: Thanks for coming. Hope to see the family again soon.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                          • Perfect for surfers

                            Perfect for surfers

                            • Guest FresnoSurfer (Clovis)
                            • Date of stay 08/10/12
                            • Review Submitted 08/14/12
                            Over the last twenty years I stayed in countless places in the San Clemente area. The view from this unit’s balcony is by far the best. Looking north along the coast toward Dana point and Doheny, wonderful sunsets – just great. The location is superb: only about 12 minutes drive to San Onofre Surfing Beach, with its gentle, rolling longboard waves, about 7 minutes from Doheny with its perfect beginner waves, and about 5 minutes from the slightly gnarlier T street surf. The size of this unit is perfect for two people, but four could be accommodated in relative comfort. The bed is just about the most comfortable king size bed I ever slept on. Those who cannot stand the thought of being out of contact even during their vacation would be happy to know that the unit is equipped with complimentary WiFi. For even faster connection (if interested in using Skype or VOIP) bring your own ethenet cable and connect directly to the router. There are several staircases leading up and down to the unit, so it may not be the best choice for individuals with mobility issues. The owner is very helpful and accommodating. He waited for us at the time agreed on, allowed an early check in and late check out, and did his best to assure a comfortable stay for us. All in all – highly recommended to active couples and small families, especially if looking for a vacation revolving around surfing.

                            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway, adventure seekers.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 3/3

                          • Wonderful stay in this beautiful location!

                            Wonderful stay in this beautiful location!

                            • Guest Dave and Joyce (Lake Jackson, Texas)
                            • Date of stay 08/15/11
                            • Review Submitted 08/28/11
                            We had a wonderful time in San Clemente! This bungalow was very clean, comfortable, and well maintained. The owner was extremely helpful, The location was awesome - beautiful views, easy access to the beaches, wonderful places to visit right in town and easy access to attractions both in the LA area and San Diego as well. We visited the San Diego Zoo and bay area, went to Disneyland, and whale watched a few minutes drive away in Dana Point. But by far the most fun we had was bicycling on the beachside trail right at the base of the bluff, visiting the San Clemente pier, eating and touring downtown, playing on the beach and in the ocean, then ending our days with a spectacular sunset on the porch of our unit followed by the waves "singing" us to sleep! Thank you Hal!

                            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway, tourists without a car, adventure seekers.

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                          • Vacation paradise

                            Vacation paradise

                            • Guest Don (Reno)
                            • Date of stay 05/10/11
                            • Review Submitted 05/26/11
                            Hal, we had a great time!. Awsome Catalina sunsets! Hope to see you again!!!

                            Recommended for: Sightseeing, romantic getaway.

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                          • Fabulous Spot!

                            Fabulous Spot!

                            • Guest Hank (Las Vegas)
                            • Date of stay 04/16/11
                            • Review Submitted 05/01/11
                            My wife, two young kids, and myself stayed in this bungalow for a Spring Break getaway. It is cozy for a small group with two new comfortable beds in a bedroom with living room and kitchen separate. The location is to die for! Right outside the door is a view of the Pacific with waves crashing in. Also, San Clemente is convenient to all that Southern California has to offer; we visited Disneyland to the north and the San Diego Wild Animal Park to the south with easy access. Great owners, nice spot!

                            Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway.

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                          • THE NICEST Owner, SO Easy to Work With

                            THE NICEST Owner, SO Easy to Work With

                            • Guest Sunny Seattle (Seattle, WA)
                            • Date of stay 04/10/11
                            • Review Submitted 04/11/11
                            This property owner really went the extra mile to be helpful and meet our family's needs. Dealing with him was always pleasant and I really felt he had our best interests in mind. We made a reservation but unfortunately had to cancel. He understood completely and was very kind, and immediately refunded our payment in full. We were very disappointed we could not stay and plan to return as soon as possible. Book with confidence! Enjoy your visit!

                            Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, families with young children, sightseeing, tourists without a car.

                            Owner response: Helen, thanks for your kind comment. We use VRBO when we travel and we know how much work it takes to have a fun vacation. We try to be very flexible and always considerate of the individual needs. We specialize in stress reduction for our guests. Be Our Guest ! Hal

                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                          • Incredible View!

                            Incredible View!

                            • Guest Richard (New Palestine, IN, USA)
                            • Date of stay 09/16/10
                            • Review Submitted 09/26/10
                            The owner, Hal, was great! He showed us around and gave us a personal tour of the property. He let us use beach chairs, surfboard bag, and bikes with a smile! Perfect place for a get-away for my wife and I. I caught the biggest waves of my life at San Onofre, just a few miles away. We also got to see the Finals of the Hurley Pro, at Lower Trestles. Hal was helpful with local knowledge info. We already miss it. Thanks Hal, loved your place and family.

                            Recommended for: Adventure seekers.

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                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning Fee $95
                          • Taxes Included

                          Cancellation policy:

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                          Location

                          • NICK'S San Clemente

                            "Excellent California beach cuisine. Full bar. Every dish rocks salads babyback ribs ahi tun..."

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                          • Nobu Sushi

                            "Owner operated with wife. Freshest highest grade food possible with delicate original crea..."

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                          • Trader Joe's

                            "Great fresh food store "

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                          • Sonny's Pizza & Pasta

                            "Wide variety Italian large portions"

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                          • Beach Garden Cafe

                            "At the Pier Bowl. crepes and breakfast"

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                          • Fisherman's Restaurant

                            "breakfast lunch or dinner full bar on top of the pier watching the surfers up close "

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                          • Kaylani Coffee Co

                            "fresh brew directly below the unit"

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                          • Nearest Airport: Santa Ana California at 23 Miles
                          • Nearest Ferry: Dana Point at 2 Miles
                          • Nearest Train: North Beach Amtrak and Metrolink at 100 Metres
                          • Nearest Motorway: Interstate I-5 at 1 Miles
                          • Nearest Beach: North Beach at 100 Metres
                          • Nearest Barpub: Knucklehead at 100 Metres
                          • Nearest Ski: Big Bear at 60 Miles
                          • Nearest Golf: Talega at 4 Miles
                          • Nearest Restaurant: Nics on Del Mar Street at 1 Miles
                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2010

                          About the owner: We have lived in San Clemente for 24 years. 'The Spanish Village by the Sea' is one of the few beach towns which has been able to maintain its 1950's southern California ambience. A great place to live and user friendly,in attitude and location, for a vacation. Be our guest Harold Higgins

                          Why the Owner Chose San Clemente:
                          We purchased the building because of it unique orientation to the visual delights of Catalina Island and Dana Point with swirling sunsets, shimmering moonlight, twinkling city lights and sea life. We felt there was a demand for an affordable ,clean, non-hotel beach experience in the beach residential area.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
                          Unique benefits include accessing the beach, hearing the waves, smelling the ocean, seeing the sunsets, and having privacy at a modest price.


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                          Photos

                          • Unit coastline viewing Dana Point and foreground Ole Hansen Beach Club

                            Unit coastline viewing Dana Point and foreground Ole Hansen Beach Club

                          • Bedroom King size bed with posturepedic matress & fresh Drycleaned sheets.

                            Bedroom King size bed with posturepedic matress & fresh Drycleaned sheets.

                          • Dining Area view from sliding entry door. See lattice fence in mirror

                            Dining Area view from sliding entry door. See lattice fence in mirror

                          • Kitchenette galley with microwave ,gas stove and small refrig

                            Kitchenette galley with microwave ,gas stove and small refrig

                          • Private Patio at sunset looking at front sliding door and chairs

                            Private Patio at sunset looking at front sliding door and chairs

                          • View from patio, entry sliding door  and all windows. Closer than it looks

                            View from patio, entry sliding door and all windows. Closer than it looks

                          • Bedroom dresser view from bed

                            Bedroom dresser view from bed

                          • Living Room with fold out sofa bed and WIFI

                            Living Room with fold out sofa bed and WIFI

                          • Bathroom with shower toilet and small hang up closet

                            Bathroom with shower toilet and small hang up closet

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Friday, April 18, 2014

                          $165 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

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                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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