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Custom Estate Casita at the Beach

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Last updated: 12/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Encinitas cottage description

Our beautiful quiet and private casita is a custom built dream retreat at an exceptional value. We are close to the beaches, shopping, food stores and restaurants.

Warm days and spring like temperatures lend to long walks on the beach, bird watching and hiking on our many miles of walking trails lining our coastal lagoons.

Our two acre estate in the exclusive Crest area of Encinitas. Expansive canyon views with fabulous views of the mountains and Rancho Santa Fe. Our newly completed private patio with deck chairs and outdoor patio furniture enhances your experience.

We are located near Swami’s beach in highly desirable and walkable Crest Drive Encinitas.

Awake to beautiful sunrises, to the call of quail and dine watching hot air balloons in the evening. The Sedona like grounds are beautifully maintained with a koi pond and several secluded areas for peaceful relaxation.

The newly and tastefully decorated custom built casita has one very private bedroom, one bath and a queen sized sleeper in the family room complete with 48' smart flat screen entertainment center, cable TV and 50 MB internet that enables you to watch your favorite shows on Netflix and listen to 1000's of artists on Pandora at no additional charge. There is a 30' smart flat screen in the bedroom with access to Pandora, Netflix and your favorite channels.

There is a fully equipped kitchen with granite counters, gas stove, microwave and toaster oven, dish washer, clothes washer and dryer.

The easterly facing porch is large usable veranda complete with outdoor plantation like ceiling fans that overlooks a canyon meadow abundant with quail, hummingbirds, and other wildlife.

DelMar Racetrack and LaCosta Spa are just a 5 minute drive away. Close to multiple hiking trails and some of the best bicycling in California. It is a half hour drive to the San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park and SeaWorld.

Encinitas enjoys some of the best weather in the continental US. fall average daytime high 68 degrees, low 60 degrees with cool sea breeze. When it is foggy at the beach it is typically clear here in the canyon.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Covered porch on the East and North...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Two maximum...moreless

              • Limited Accessibility:

                Single Level with handicapped bathroom...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                Small Pets considered. Charge,$ 50 per stay...moreless

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1


              • Tumbled travertine tile on floor and in the shower stall

              Other Amenities

                  • Covered porch facing East for Sunrise and afternoon hot air balloon viewing...moreless


                  • Books
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Cox Basic with ROKU for Music and Netflix (Free), Pay For View please use your personal account...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    48' Smart Flat Screen in Family Room. There is a 30' Smart flat screen in bedroom...moreless


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic


                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        Gorgeous sunrises and hot air balloons in the evening...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Wind-Surfing


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people


                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Freshly Ironed...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Leather couch and leather lounge chair...moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Off street parking for two vehicles...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Two Car off street parking...moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                        Boat Only not over 18'...moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Washer and Dryer in casita...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Secures WIFI...moreless


                      • Catering Available
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils


                      • Balcony:

                        Awsome wildlife viewing. Morning sunrise and evening hot air baloons...moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        Please feel free to bring your own or we can put you in touch with rental companies...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Canyon and mountain view from. Private adobe block patio for sunning reading or private dining...moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Encinitas Ranch, La Costa, Avaria and Torrey Pines...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Newly landscaped perfect for lounging or walking the dog...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Infrared Gas...moreless

                      • Tennis:

                        There are several tennis courts at the new Encinitas Sports facility about a mile distant and at oak Creek Park...moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Carteblanche
                      • Dinersclub
                      • Discover
                      • Eurocard
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 19 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Dec 5 - May 31, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $1,197 $4,310
                          Summer 2015
                          Jun 1 - Sep 12, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $1,386 $5,280
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $1,260 $4,800

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Extra Person $25 + tax
                          • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                          • Cleaning @ end of stay $85 + tax
                          • Property Damage Protection $49
                          • Tax Rate 10%


                          Rates are for double occupancy plus damage deposit and City Tax & cleaning. Extra for additional guests and or pets

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                          Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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                          Last updated: 12/18/2014
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                          25 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          SD Linberg Field
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Restaurant Row
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Encinitas Ranch
                          1.25 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Amtrack and Coster
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Garsia's, Miyabi's Japanese Steakhouse
                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Swami's Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          We are located 1.5 miles from the Swami’s beach in highly desirable and walkable Crest Drive Encinitas.

                          DelMar Racetrack, Legoland and LaCosta Spa and Quail Botanical Gardnens are just a 5 minute drive away. Close to multiple hiking trails and some of the best bicycling in California.

                          Encinitas has world class surfing and has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

                          It is a half hour drive to the San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park and SeaWorld.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1995

                          About the owner: Tricia and Mac Clarke are REALTORs with Pacific Sotheby's International Realty and partners with Tricia selling Real Estate in the beautiful North Coastal San Diego Area. Additionally Mac is a principal, Chairman of the Board, co/owner and EX CEO of Salient Networks for over 25 years. Mac serves on several boards of San Diego companies.

                          Why the Owner Chose Encinitas:
                          The casita was completed in 2003 with highest quality of materials and has been available for family and friends over the years. Furnishings have been updated to accomodate out of town guests.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          Mac and Tricia sought out property on Crest. Crest has some of the last remaining property that have acreage close to the coast allowing privacy, rural feel, yet close proximity to beach and amenities. Situated on over an acre, the property is perched over a six acre parcel. Owls, Bobcats, coyotes, rabbits, hawks soar. The main house has been remodeled over the years and landscaping is drought tolerant. Prior animals included miniature donkeys, and as many as seven peacocks.

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                          • Fall at Quail Canyon

                            Fall at Quail Canyon

                          • Custom Entry

                            Custom Entry

                          • Living Room view of porch

                            Living Room view of porch

                          • Fully equipped kitchen with gas stove

                            Fully equipped kitchen with gas stove

                          • Books for your enjoyment

                            Books for your enjoyment

                          • Wake up to the sunrise

                            Wake up to the sunrise

                          • Travertine Shower Stall

                            Travertine Shower Stall

                          • Spacious Veranda

                            Spacious Veranda

                          • Looking North

                            Looking North

                          • Small Dogs Welcome

                            Small Dogs Welcome

                          • Private off street parking

                            Private off street parking

                          • Living room

                            Living room

                          • Living room

                            Living room

                          • Gas Fireplace

                            Gas Fireplace

                          • Dishwasher and Island with granite countertop

                            Dishwasher and Island with granite countertop

                          • Bedroom


                          • Travertine tile Bath

                            Travertine tile Bath

                          • Easterly View from Veranda

                            Easterly View from Veranda

                          • Canyon View

                            Canyon View

                          • Hot air balloons on most nice evenings

                            Hot air balloons on most nice evenings

                          • Our new private adobe patio

                            Our new private adobe patio

                          VRBO #430838

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                          $190 - $220 per night (USD)

                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 3

                          View calendar: Updated 12/18/14
                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Member since: 2012
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/18/2014
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                          Custom Estate Casita at the Beach

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