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Rose Cottage by-the-Sea - Charming 3BR Bungalow - Del Mar Beach Colony

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Welcome to the Rose Cottage By the Sea

Welcome to the Rose Cottage By the Sea Entry Living Room Gourmet Kitchen Dining room opens to the back yard Backyard BBQ & dining al fresco Living room to master bedroom #1 Master Bed #1: Writer's Retreat Living room to east bedrooms and bathroom. Kids' Room with trundle bed. 2nd twin pulls out as needed. Rustic Cottage Bathroom Master #2: Reader's Nook

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Last updated: 04/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Del Mar bungalow description

This charming 3 BR, 1BA family bungalow is exactly where you want it to be: in the heart of the Del Mar Beach Colony, less than two short blocks from the 24th Street beach, and within easy walking distance of the Del Mar Racetrack, County Fairgrounds, and all the shops and restaurants in the heart of Del Mar village. Comfortably sleeps 4-5.

The Rose Cottage By the Sea has everything you need to feel at home on vacation: a gourmet cook-ready kitchen with oils, spices, deluxe one-press coffee maker, Cuisinart & more; luxurious tempurpedic mattresses and plenty of down pillows and all-cotton bed & bath linens; beach, surf and picnic gear; board games & books to borrow; flat screen HDTVs and WiFi throughout the house; backyard barbecue, outdoor tables & linens for dining al fresco; cozy furniture, and an authentic bohemian California vibe.

If you're looking for all the comforts of home away from home, in an idyllic setting with plenty of local flavor, then our fully stocked beach bungalow is your dream come true.

Fall asleep to the sounds of the surf in one of 2 master bedrooms, while your little ones drift off to dreamland in the kids' room or second master. Both masters feature queen-sized tempurpedic beds for ultimate comfort after a day of play, and have LCD TVs with cable channels, blue ray DVDs, and access to online content (Netflix, Hulu, etc).

* The Writer's Retreat master bedroom, located on the west side of the living room apart from the other bedrooms, features rustic redwood paneling, vintage artwork, a spacious closet, and an antique roll top desk for the Hemingway in your family.

* The Reader's Nook second master bedroom, on the east side, is adjacent to the kids' room, warmly decorated in an authentic bohemian bungalow style, and fully stocked with over a half-century of English and American novels ready to be borrowed.

* The Kids' Room has twin trundle beds, a cozy beach vibe, and is stocked with children's literature and board games.

If you are the kind of traveler who wants to immerse yourself in local flavor, who opts for character over generic, and would prefer a genuine bohemian home to a cookie-cutter hotel chain, then Rose Cottage is where you want to be.

Rentals are by the week only, Saturday-to-Saturday.

Property Type

  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Bungalow
  • 1 story

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Our Kids' Bedroom features a trundle bed, a bean bag for story time, and of course a collection of children's books and family games. Rose Cottage is beach-ready, with a sturdy Radio Flyer wagon to transport our supply of Boogie Boards, sand toys, umbrellas, towels & beach cairs down the street to the beach. Our Guest Guide offers detailed instructions for walking your kids to the Del Mar Fair, bringing a picnic to Seagrove Park & playground, plus driving directions to all the local family activities, from the Zoo & Seaworld to Legoland & Dsneyland. We did the homework, so your time can be devoted to having fun!...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            We thank you for not smoking on our property, so that Rose Cottage can be fresh and smoke-free for all our guests....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          • Kids' Room: 2 twin/ single

            Twin trundle beds...moreless

          • Writer's Retreat: 1 queen

            Tempurpedic mattress...moreless

          • Reader's Nook: 1 queen

            Tempurpedic mattress...moreless

          • Writer's Retreat and Reader's Nook both include luxurious tempurpedic mattresses, high thread count all-cotton bedding, and LCD TVs with access to cable and online content. Our kids' bedding is all cotton too - only the softest will do for our kids, and yours!...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • There is plenty of storage for your toiletries in the bathroom, and we have handrails in the tub/shower....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Extensive cooking gear, including: Cuisinart, blender, utensils, kitchen knives, gourmet coffee maker and French press, wafflemaker, and more. Table settings for 6-8....moreless

          • Dining:

            Indoor light-filled dining room with backyard views, plus outdoor dining table & barbecue....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Gourmet cook-ready kitchen with everything you need for quick meals or serious chefs....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Our mom was old school: kids were the dishwashers!...moreless

          • Microwave:

            Full size microwave with all the bells & whistles....moreless

          • Stove:

            Four burner stainless steel gas range....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Full size, squeaky clean refrigerator....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Assorted oils, vinegars, spices...moreless

          • Toaster
          • Oven
          • Coffee Maker

          Amenities

          • Towels Provided:

            Plenty of high quality, colorful beach towels, and resort-style bath towels for the whole family....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            All 100% cotton, high thread count linens....moreless

          • Parking:

            1-2 car driveway plus street parking...moreless

          • Living Room:

            Comfortably seats 5...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Heating
          • Iron & Board
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player:

            Blue ray DVD players in both masters with access to online content (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon . . .)...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Time Warner Cable with local channels, sports, and many cable channels...moreless

          • Toys:

            Beach wagon & sand toys, frisbee & other beach games....moreless

          • Books:

            Fully stocked borrowing library for adults & kids...moreless

          • Television:

            LCD televisions in both master bedrooms...moreless

          • Stereo:

            iPod compatible player in living room....moreless

          • Video Library:

            DVDs available for use...moreless

          • Games
          • Music Library

          Communications

          Outdoor Features

          • Water Sports Gear:

            2 surfboards (one soft board and one long board), 2 boogie boards...moreless

          • Golf:

            5 miles to world famous Torrey Pines Golf Course...moreless

          • Tennis:

            Community courts two blocks away...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill
          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden

          Theme

          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions
          • Romantic
          • Away From It All
          • Family

          Location & View

              • Beachfront:

                Less than 2 blocks to the best beach in Del Mar....moreless

              Car

                  • Recommended

                  Activities

                  • Paragliding
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Sailing
                  • Golf
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Hiking
                  • Surfing
                  • Tennis
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Swimming
                  • Parasailing
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Museums
                  • Zoo
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Playground
                  • Shelling
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Whale Watching

                  Other Activities

                      • *Personalized Visitors Guide for Our Guests* Once you book your stay, we will send you our unique Rose Cottage Guest Guide, filled with photos, links to maps and websites, and all of our personal recommendations for an unforgettable stay. While it will be tempting to spend your whole visit at the beach, in the water, and on foot (after all, that’s pretty much how we roll when we’re there), you can easily explore all that San Diego County has to offer from your home base at Rose Cottage. With its mild weather and stunning coastal geography, San Diego has endless options for the active, and we'll tell you where to find the best surfing (and surf lessons), hiking, golfing, diving, snorkeling, and horseback riding in the area... plus where to treat yourself to a spa day, the best spots for Mexican food, Pizza, Italian, Thai, deli, burgers, gourmet picnics, and romantic dinners. And we’ve included links to cultural venues, plus suggestions for day trips for those of you who plan to stay a while. *Happy is Easy* From your home base in Del Mar, you can be as active or relaxed as you need to be. And with our exclusive Rose Cottage Visitors Guide, you'll have all of our locals-only recommendations for the best places to eat, play and shop - complete with links to websites, maps and menus. Because life in Del Mar should be easy. ...moreless
                       

                      Reviews

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                      • A perfect spot for our Christmas vacation

                        A perfect spot for our Christmas vacation

                        • Guest Kevin (Colorado)
                        • Date of stay 12/21/13
                        • Review Submitted 01/31/14
                        We frequently travel to the North County area to visit my wife's family over Christmas. This location was ideal for us. The beach was only a short stroll across Camino Del Mar. I was able to walk across the street and surf daily at a fun beach break. The rental also provides a couple surf boards and boogie boards for use. Numerous restaurants and shops are within walking distant or a short drive. It has easy access to I-5 for further excursions. The home itself, while small, has an efficient layout, was well taken care of, intelligently decorated, and very comfortable. A photo from "The African Queen" hanging on bathroom wall gave me instant respect for the taste of the owners. The home has a very private backyard and a well kept grassy front lawn that we enjoyed playing on with our infant daughter. Our most significant concern was the home's proximity to the train tracks, but the concern was unfounded as we barely even noticed its presence and most of the passing trains were almost silent. They is an ideal spot for anyone looking for a comfortable and well located beach house in the area.

                        Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with young children, girls getaway, age 55+, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, sightseeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway.

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                      • Rose Cottage Review

                        Rose Cottage Review

                        • Guest Thomas W.
                        • Date of stay 10/06/13
                        • Review Submitted 10/16/13
                        My wife and 2 children, ages 8 and 5, had a wonderful stay at the cottage. Easy walk to one of the best beaches in CA with a nice lifeguard tower, including restrooms/beach showers. Easy drives to LEGOLAND and the zoo. The house had everything we needed, including wifi, little yards (front and back) for the kids to explore/play and all right next to the conveniences of Del Mar. However, it's an older house without a dishwasher, so may not be excellent for everyone.

                        Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with young children, tourists without a car.

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                      • Great Beach Getaway

                        Great Beach Getaway

                        • Guest Rob (Rockville, MD)
                        • Date of stay 08/03/13
                        • Review Submitted 08/15/13
                        This is a beautiful home - very well kept, great deck/backyard that is quiet and relaxing. 100 paces from the beach - awesome location right near the water. The house has a great kitchen, bedrooms with plenty of space, and a comfortable living room. We can't wait to be back again! A fabulous experience - highly recommended.

                        Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with young children, girls getaway, age 55+, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, sightseeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway.

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Base Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,400
                      Summer
                      Jun 7 - Sep 7
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,000

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Additional Fees and Taxes:

                      $110.00 Cleaning Fee.


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                      Last updated: 04/11/2014
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                      Location

                      • San Diego Zoo

                        "What can we say? It is simply the best zoo in the world. It's all about the unique, beautifu..."

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                      • Del Mar Racetrack

                        "If you book Rose Cottage in the summer, you're one of the lucky ones. No suffering through ..."

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                      • Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

                        "Obviously you love the ocean - that's why you're headed to Del Mar! So why not get an insid..."

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                      • Del Mar Fairgrounds

                        "It's where we rode a ferris wheel for the first time. And roller coasters, potato sack slid..."

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                      • Nearest Airport: San Diego International at 22.4 Miles
                      • Nearest Train: Solana Beach Amtrack Station at 1.7 Miles
                      • Nearest Motorway: I-5 at 0.8 Miles
                      • Nearest Beach: Down the street! at Del Mar
                      • Nearest Barpub: Jake's Restaurant at 0.7 Miles
                      • Nearest Golf: Torrey Pines Golf Course at 5 Miles
                      • Nearest Restaurant: Jake's Restaurant at 0.7 Miles
                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1972

                      About the owner: The Rose Cottage By the Sea has been our family home since 1972. We are a brother and sister who grew up as Del Mar locals since the 1960s, and we love sharing our magical hometown with travelers who appreciate an authentic 'local' experience. Our kids look forward to returning to Del Mar every season for family vacations, and we know yours will too.

                      Why the Owner Chose Del Mar:
                      If you're looking for an authentic Southern California experience where you can live like the locals, rather than a packaged resort where you're surrounded by other tourists, then you want to stay in Del Mar, not in San Diego. From the home base of the Rose Cottage in the heart of the Del Mar Beach Colony, you can walk to the beach, to quaint shops & enticing boutiques, fine restaurants & casual cafes, the Del Mar Fairgrounds & Racetrack, or hang out with local families at Seagrove Park playground... And it's still an easy drive to adventures throughout San Diego County, from the world famous San Diego Zoo and Sea World to Legoland and the Wild Animal Park.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
                      With a gourmet cook-ready kitchen, well-stocked library, and plenty of beach supplies, you will live like a local at Rose Cottage. In the morning, you roll out of bed, walk just steps to the beach, and roll out your towels to save your favorite spot on the sand. You come home for breakfast, bring the kids and boogie boards back to the beach, and then pop home for lunch (or even to use the bathroom - it's that close!). Finished your novel? No worries: run back to the house to borrow a book from the house library, grab a surfboard or snack, and when you're thoroughly waterlogged, walk into town for a picnic in Seagrove Park, or a dinner overlooking the ocean at Del Mar Plaza. We've mapped out all the best places to eat, play, and enjoy the unique culture of North County, including local hangouts that you won't read about in a travel guide. So come to Rose Cottage By the Sea, and live like a Del Mar local. You'll fall in love with our way of life.


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                      Photos

                      • Welcome to the Rose Cottage By the Sea

                        Welcome to the Rose Cottage By the Sea

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Dining room opens to the back yard

                        Dining room opens to the back yard

                      • Living room to master bedroom #1

                        Living room to master bedroom #1

                      • Living room to east bedrooms and bathroom.

                        Living room to east bedrooms and bathroom.

                      • Rustic Cottage Bathroom

                        Rustic Cottage Bathroom

                      • Entry

                        Entry

                      • Gourmet Kitchen

                        Gourmet Kitchen

                      • Backyard BBQ & dining al fresco

                        Backyard BBQ & dining al fresco

                      • Master Bed #1: Writer's Retreat

                        Master Bed #1: Writer's Retreat

                      • Kids' Room with trundle bed. 2nd twin pulls out as needed.

                        Kids' Room with trundle bed. 2nd twin pulls out as needed.

                      • Master #2: Reader's Nook

                        Master #2: Reader's Nook

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, April 09, 2014

                      $1,400 - $2,000 per week (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 04/11/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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