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Only 5 Blocks to the Beach! Playhouse for the Kids!

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Last updated: 09/12/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Village cottage description

Just 5 blocks to the beach! Kid's two-story playhouse with slide and climbing wall for kids up to 110 lbs. Your kids will entertain themselves for hours while you relax.

Near LEGOLAND! We are a 10 minute drive to Legoland. This charming 1940’s beach cottage in the middle of Carlsbad Village has been completely remodeled. The interior is open and airy with new beach colors and bright white beamed and vaulted ceilings in every room. Skylights and big windows bring in the sun and the cool breezes. At night the cottage becomes cozier and even romantic with subtle upper lighting controlled by dimmers. Hardwood floors, cushy area rugs, crown molding and inspired decor will remind you of your favorite beach home found on the pages of “Coastal Living” magazine.

Park your car when you arrive because you won’t need to drive again till it is time to leave for home. Five blocks to the ocean with great restaurants, shops and even a grocery store within a 2 – 10 minute walk from your front door. The Coaster train is 2 blocks away and can take you to Downtown San Diego in 50 minutes. Carlsbad has been described as the best small town on the beach.

Sleeping is easy with the breeze from the ocean and the comfortable new king size pedestal bed in the master bedroom. The second bedroom has a unique built -in bunk bed with a trundle underneath so that the room sleeps three. There are also two twin size day beds in the living room. The bathroom has been completely modernized with stone tiles, vessel sink and other new fixtures.

New appliances and a fully equipped kitchen complete with placemats, hand painted dishes, glassware, pots & pans, etc. make vacation meals a celebration. The kitchen has many staples and condiments so you have the basics if you decide to prepare any of your own meals. The living room is relaxing for the whole family with couch, chairs, soft area rug, dining table, and eating bar that opens up to the kitchen. Vaulted open ceilings in every room with ceiling fans throughout plus thermostatically controlled exchange fans at each end keep the cottage comfortable.

The “beach cottage” décor is bright and airy inside and outside there is gas barbeque on the side deck for grilling on a beautiful balmy evening. A patio set and umbrella complete the picture. The large front porch with four Adirondack chairs invites you to relax and watch the world pass by, just like in the 40’s. Added to the “no worries” atmosphere is the off-street parking for multiple vehicles. You can watch cable TV on the flat screen TV’s in the Living Room and Master Bedroom. The living room has a Blu-Ray player and a Red Box is within walking distance.

Complimentary Wifi is included throughout the house, porch and patio areas. A washer/dryer is located inside the house. This home is located in a quiet neighborhood. If you are looking for a party location, this is not the place. No pets and no smoking on the property. The house will be very clean when you arrive. We take pride in our cottage. Thanks.

Summer rentals are by the week only, other times there is a three night minimum.

Keywords: Cottage, house,

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Non Smoking Only:

                This is a Totally non-smoking property. No smoking allowed anywhere on the property....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                2 Story playhouse with slide and climbing wall....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

              • Bedroom 1


              • Bedroom 2


              • Other (See Description)


              • King size bed in Master Bedroom, Bunk Beds in Bedroom 2 plus trundle underneath bunk beds, Two Day Beds in Living Room, Pack N Play available for free, , ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Freezer
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen


              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Two-story kid's playhouse with slide and climbing wall next to deck. Suitable for children up to 110 lbs. Your kids will entertain themselves for hours leaving you alone to relax!...moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    AT& T Uverse with free wireless internet...moreless

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television


                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free Direct TV and AT&T wireless internet...moreless

                  • Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Deck and Front Porch...moreless

                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Outdoor Grill


                  • Romantic
                  • Family

                  Location & View

                      • Village


                      • Live Theater
                      • Laundromat
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Medical Services
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Fishing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Hospital
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Golf
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Cycling
                      • Swimming
                      • Surfing
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Groceries
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Museums
                      • Cinemas
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Water Parks
                      • Bay/Sound
                      • Churches
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Antiquing
                      • Shopping
                      • Shelling
                      • Boating
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Sailing
                      • Wind-Surfing


                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 25 traveler reviews
                      Christmas 2013 rental is only from December 21 - 28, 2013 for $1600/week.
                      Fall  Sept 8 - Nov 16, 2013  $1500/week   $245/weekend night   $235/week night
                      Fall Nov 17, 2013 - Jan 3, 2014  $1600/week   $260/weekend night  $250/week night
                      Spring Jan 4 - May 24, 2014 $1500/week  $245/weekend night   $235/week night
                      Summer May 24 - June 14, 2014  $1650/week 
                      Summer June 14 - September 6, 2014  $1900/week
                      Fall September 6 - November 15  $1500/week  $245/weekend night   $235/week night
                      Winter  November 16 - January 3  $1600/week  $260/weekend night   $250/week night 

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                      Last updated: 09/12/2014
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                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      San Diego
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      0.4 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Higway 5
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Sullivan's and Henney's
                      3.6 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Carlsbad - The Crossings
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      You are close to everything. Only 5 blocks to the beach. Just a 2 – 10 minute walk to many restaurants with outdoor dining, live music, coffee shops, pubs, and shopping. Surfing in Carlsbad and all of San Diego can be very good for experts and there are some great spots here in Carlsbad that are easy and safe for learning. Great beaches for boogie boards, skim boards, just walking with your feet in the surf or kicking back with a book and a Starbucks (only a few blocks away). You can park in your driveway and walk to everything. Golf is close by, as are wildlife walks and horseback riding. Carlsbad Beach has been voted one of the top 5 family beaches in the U.S. and is also a very quiet, peaceful and safe town

                      Legoland -10 minutes, Sea World - 30 minutes, the world famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are 40 minutes, San Diego Harbor - 40 minutes, San Diego airport - 40 minutes, Petco Park Baseball Field – 40 minutes


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Village:
                      This 1940's cottage was very charming and right in the heart of Carlsbad Village. It is even more inviting now that it has been remodeled and opened up inside. Being only 5 blocks to the beach is a real plus. Located in the heart of the village gives easy access to restaurants and shops as well as everything else we need.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      The cottage has everything you will need for a completely relaxing vacation. There are hardwood and tile floors with area rugs and ceiling fans throughout. A quiet front porch is shaded by giant trees. All bedding and towels as well as soap, shampoo and a hair dryer are provided. The complete kitchen has everything you will need: stainless steel sink, disposal, dishwasher, microwave, gas stovetop w/oven and refrigerator. A coffee maker, toaster, food processor and blender are included. There is a dining area and eating bar in the living room, an ice cream seating set in the kitchen and a patio table on the side deck with the gas barbeque. There is a tub/shower combination in the bathroom. You can dim the lights in each room so that you can create the mood you desire. Then set the cable TV to a romantic station or put your favorite CD in the Blu-Ray player and sit back and enjoy. High speed Wifi Internet is ready when you need it. the washer/dryer is inside the house. NO SMOKING PLEASE. Summer rentals are by the week only, holidays a five night minimum, other times there is a three night minimum. Your kids will keep busy by themselves for hours playing on the 2 story playhouse with slide and climbing wall. You can relax while they wear themselves out!!

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                      Speaks: english


                      • Playhouse and deck

                        Playhouse and deck

                      • Kitchen


                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • 2nd Bedroom

                        2nd Bedroom

                      • Dining Table

                        Dining Table

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Playhouse


                      • Front of Cottage

                        Front of Cottage

                      • Kitchen


                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Bathroom


                      • 2nd Bedroom

                        2nd Bedroom

                      • Entry Hall

                        Entry Hall

                      • Playhouse


                      • Front Porch

                        Front Porch

                      VRBO #313467

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, July 31, 2014


                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

                      View calendar: Updated 09/12/14
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                      Speaks: english
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