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

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Last updated: 05/08/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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 LEGO LAND! We are a 10 minute drive to Lego land. 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.

Modern appliances and a fully equipped kitchen complete with place-mats, 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” decor 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.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 727 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

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

  • Non Smoking Only:

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

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    There are no exceptions to this policy!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Other (See Description)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 3 twin/ single

    Bunk beds with trundle....moreless

  • 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

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


  • Games:

    Some board games and cards...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV with free wireless internet...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Some kid's DVD's...moreless


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Seating for two at pass thru to kitchen....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    In Cottage...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    In Cottage...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free Direct TV and wireless internet...moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Many condiments and staples provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck and Front Porch...moreless

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


Write a review 4.9
from 27 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Summer
May 23 - Jun 19, 2015
4 night min stay
$1,650 $4,800
High Summer
Jun 20 - Aug 21, 2015
7 night min stay

Nov 21 - Jan 2, 2016
4 night min stay
$1,600 $4,800
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,500 $4,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Taxes Included


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Last updated: 05/08/2015
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Diego
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sullivan's and Hennesy's
3.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Carlsbad - The Crossings
0.3 Miles
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Higway 5
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach

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

Lego land -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 stove-top 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 satellite TV to a romantic station or put your favorite CD in the Blu-Ray player and sit back and enjoy. High speed WiFi 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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  • 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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Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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