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Ocean-View Charming Family and Pet-Friendly Sunny Beach Bungalow!

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All you need is a pitcher of margaritas and you're set for the day on the deck!

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Last updated: 10/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Cardiff by the Sea house description

This classic Californian beach bungalow exudes immense warmth and charm. The 3 bedroom 2 bath detached home (sleeps 7) sits on a fully enclosed 1/4 acre lot over-looking the Pacific in the Walking District of Cardiff by the Sea. It is the epitome of Southern California indoor/outdoor lifestyle and there is truly nothing comparable in the area.

This home was designed for beach living and coastal enjoyment! There is a massive glassed-in ocean view deck (above the entire detached garage) with multiple seating areas for dining and sharing a bottle of wine as the sun sets over the Pacific. Watch the boats go by as you catch some sun on the chaise lounges or BBQ up some steaks on the gas grill up on the deck; it is an oasis of serenity.

Afterward, relax in the jacuzzi amongst the fruit trees or roast some smores in the firepit in the downstairs conversation area. Mix up a batch of drinks in the Buddha Bar and then head into the Lounge for a game of pool or darts (the garage is converted into a cool, retro lounge with a 1960's pool table, darts, and leather couches to enjoy your own bar experience).

The kitchen was just renovated last fall and has beautiful maple cabinetry, granite countertops, slate floors, and all new stainless steel appliances (including a convection oven) and everything you could need to create a delicious meal. The dining room that flows into the original red oak floored living room is tastefully appointed but, most likely, you'll probably end up eating on the deck enjoying the sunset or the starry skies. The living room includes a slate fireplace, Plantation shutters, 56 inch plasma TV, Blue Ray and DVD player and a large skylight providing a bright, sunny atmosphere. There are also skylights in the kitchen and both bathrooms continuing the happy flow of the home.

There are three bedrooms (with a queen bed in each room plus an optional twin futon bed added), two of which have some ocean view and open to the tropical backyard awash with hummingbirds and fruit trees. Typical to classic bungalows, the bedrooms are not large but offer all that a vacationer would need to enjoy and have very attractive decor. There is a washer and dryer for those sandy towels and dirty vacation clothes! What you will experience is a comfortable, tranquil, inviting feeling throughout the entire home.

The house is a short walk down to the beach, restaurants, bars, and Seaside Market (approx 5-7 minute walk). Go for a swim, surf, day at the beach or grab a bite & drink with the family for a full day of fun and sun. As a pet lover myself, polite (non-destructive, reasonably quiet) dogs are whole-heartedly welcome upon owner approval; there is a nice grassy backyard accessible through a doggy door. Sandy feet from the beach are welcome as there is an outdoor shower and hardwood/slate flooring throughout. This house was absolutely made for BBQing, lounging, jacuzzing, pool-playing, cocktails on the deck, and kids playing in the yard type of fun! However, if you are looking for late-night boisterous college-type partying, I'm sorry but this is not the venue for you as it is a quiet residential area. Couples and families are absolutely encouraged and we want you to have the vacation of your dreams!

Please contact me with any questions. I wish you all the best on your vacation and hope you have an amazing time no matter where you choose! Darlene :)

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must have at least two renters over the age of 30....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library
              • Pool Table
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Ocean View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Kayaking
                  • Snorkeling/Diving

                  General

                  • Garage:

                    Garage transformed into retro lounge with vintage pool table and darts....moreless

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    One off-street parking spot but, in addition, there is usually plenty of on-street parking available in front of the house as well....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Wireless broadband included....moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Refrigerator

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Huge ocean view deck with multiple seating areas above entire detached garage. Additional patio on yard level with firepit and conversation area....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub
                  • Jetted Tub
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 26 - Dec 2, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $300
                  $2,000
                  Christmas & New Year
                  Dec 24 - Jan 1, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $300
                  $2,000
                  Summer 2015
                  May 22 - Sep 1, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $300
                  $2,000
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $250
                  $1,650

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  $225 per night or $1500/week starting Labor Day 2014 except holiday weeks (Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's) +$125 Cleaning Fee and 10% Residency Tax. $300 per night or $2000/week for peak rate (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)& holidays + $125 Cleaning Fee and 10% Residency Tax.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 10/15/2014
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                  Location

                  Located in charming Cardiff by the Sea, a true surfer's paradise and beach lover's dream. Simply one of the best authentic classic surf town's in California located in North County San Diego. Only 5 minutes from Legoland, San Diego Botanical Gardens, Del Mar Racetrack and San Diego Fair, Carlsbad Outlet Mall and Torrey Pines Reserve. This area is ideal for the beach lover as well as the outdoorsman. Rent surfboards or grab boogie boards and walk down to Cardiff State Beach for a day of sun and fun.Take a hike around San Elijo Lagoon or along the vast gorgeous beaches under sandstone cliffs. Visit the Self-Realization Center to enjoy the Koi ponds, beautiful succulent gardens, and to watch the surfers below at the legendary Swami's break; it's simply nirvana on a sunny afternoon. There are multiple upscale and casual restaurants within walking distance from Pipe's Cafe to Zenbu (sushi), Rimel's, local fave Bull Taco, kids and dog-friendly Bestawan, newly opened Pacific Coast Grill and more. Or simply walk down to Seaside Market and pick up their amazing Burgandy Tri Tip to BBQ up at home atop the oceanview deck. The options are limitless...

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: Hi and thank you so much for considering my lovely 1957 beach bungalow. I've greatly enjoyed living in this sunny house for almost 9 years and would like to offer it to you, your family and friends (the furry kind and otherwise!) to have the So Cal vacation of a lifetime. I've spent years creating a happy and inviting atmosphere in my home; it is truly a sanctuary that soothes the soul. If you've never visited Cardiff by the Sea, you are in for a wonderful treat -it's truly special and offers everything someone could want for an extraordinary vacation with memories for life. Cheers! Darlene

                  Why the Owner Chose Cardiff by the Sea:
                  Cardiff by the Sea is perfect for vacationers who truly want a taste of So Cal beach living. This is a small surf town amidst a big city (only 25 minutes from downtown) where people say hello, are truly friendly and community-oriented, while at the same time welcoming to the visitor without the congestion rife in other beach areas in San Diego. Everything you could want for an amazing vacation is here but it is also optimally located to travel throughout San Diego.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • All you need is a pitcher of margaritas and you're set for the day on the deck!

                    All you need is a pitcher of margaritas and you're set for the day on the deck!

                  • This is the view you can enjoy from the dining area on the deck.

                    This is the view you can enjoy from the dining area on the deck.

                  • The main dining area up on the deck for an oceanview dinner under starry skies.

                    The main dining area up on the deck for an oceanview dinner under starry skies.

                  • Enjoy a soak in the jacuzzi after surfing or during sunset!

                    Enjoy a soak in the jacuzzi after surfing or during sunset!

                  • The living room: The decor is clean, beachy and inviting (thanks to Z Gallerie!)

                    The living room: The decor is clean, beachy and inviting (thanks to Z Gallerie!)

                  • The otherside of the sunny living room.

                    The otherside of the sunny living room.

                  • The kitchen with new maple cabinetry, granite counters and stainles appliances.

                    The kitchen with new maple cabinetry, granite counters and stainles appliances.

                  • One last kitchen shot.

                    One last kitchen shot.

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                  • Bedroom #3 which has sunset views in late summer and early fall.

                    Bedroom #3 which has sunset views in late summer and early fall.

                  • When you wake up this is what you'll see.

                    When you wake up this is what you'll see.

                  • Play a game of pool in the lounge after dinner.

                    Play a game of pool in the lounge after dinner.

                  • Enjoy the view of the Pacific from the enormous ocean-view deck!

                    Enjoy the view of the Pacific from the enormous ocean-view deck!

                  • Another sunny conversation area on the ocean-view deck.

                    Another sunny conversation area on the ocean-view deck.

                  • View of the firepit conversation area and jacuzzi from the upstairs deck.

                    View of the firepit conversation area and jacuzzi from the upstairs deck.

                  • The backyard from the back bedroom's view.

                    The backyard from the back bedroom's view.

                  • Living room with slate fireplace.

                    Living room with slate fireplace.

                  • The dining room set for an intimate dinner of conversation and fun.

                    The dining room set for an intimate dinner of conversation and fun.

                  • Another pic of the kitchen -don't worry, beagle not included! :)

                    Another pic of the kitchen -don't worry, beagle not included! :)

                  • Bedroom # 1 which has it's own bathroom and has own entrance to backyard.

                    Bedroom # 1 which has it's own bathroom and has own entrance to backyard.

                  • Bedroom #2 which is in the front of the house.

                    Bedroom #2 which is in the front of the house.

                  • Another view of bedroom #3 when you walk in.

                    Another view of bedroom #3 when you walk in.

                  • The Buddha Bar where you can mix up some tasty cocktails for the evening!

                    The Buddha Bar where you can mix up some tasty cocktails for the evening!

                  • The front of the house with succulent garden.

                    The front of the house with succulent garden.

                  VRBO #426268

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

                  $250 - $300 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

                  View calendar: Updated 10/15/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Response rate: 55%
                  • Calendar last updated: 10/15/2014
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