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Casa Franz #146 Las Gaviotas ~ Private Beach Resort

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Last updated: 09/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our vacation home is located in the beautiful exclusive beachfront community of Las Gaviotas, approximately 30 mins from U.S. Border. We have a 3 bedroom ~ 3 bath vacation family home. Maximum 6 person including children.

How to get to Las Gaviotas:

1. From California by Car: Drive south towards the US-MEXICAN beyond San Diego passed the border crossing. All vehicles should have Mexican Auto Insurance.* Look for 'Cuota' ~ Toll Road', a scenic beach drive to Ensenada. Once on the toll road, drive to the last exit of the City of Rosarito. Exit & drive South along the 'Libre ~ Free Road' for about 10 mins....looking for land marks? Jesus Christ statue on the Landside about a 1 mile from and Ollie's Restaurant, seaside, a few blocks from Las Gaviotas is on the Sea-side .

2. US Citizens ~ By Air from US Cities: Land in San Diego Airport (SAN). Get your Rental car at any of the establish rental agencies. You will be required to get Mexican Auto Insurance. The drive is about 45 mins to Las Gaviotas per instruction in #1. Alternate option would be to fly direct to the Tijuana Airport (TIJ).

3. For Non-US Foreign Travelers: Highly Recommended that you fly from your destination directly to the Tijuana International Airport (TIJ). The standard auto rental agencies are available. Again Mexican Auto Insurance is required. Drive per instruction which is about 30 minutes south on the 'Toll Road.'

* About Mexican Auto Insurance: Individuals travelling to Mexico in their own private vehicles should get Mexican Auto Insurance. It's not required, but if you are in an accident in Mexico without Insurance, you may land in a Mexican jail.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

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

    No one under 18 without parental supervision....moreless

  • Senior Adults Only Community:

    Very much welcomed...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children under 5 require supervision with many low interior walls purposely designed to maximize interior sea views....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    If you need to smoke...the deck is the best place...we have ashtrays, please use them!...so please be mindful....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2nd - Twin ~ 2nd Floor: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1st Floor: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3rd ~ 2nd Floor: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • All bedroom are private.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1st Floor: toilet, shower

    Private to this bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3rd - 2nd Floor: toilet, shower

    Private to this Bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2nd - Twin bedroom: toilet, shower

    This bathroom functions as a guest bath & for bedroom #2...moreless

Other Amenities

  • SURFBOARDS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO BE STORED ANYWHERE INSIDE OUR VACATION HOME....ALSO NO WAXING ON THE PREMISES. However, Near the main entrance, on the east side setback, there is shower station with a surfboard rack & hooks for wetsuits. Please use the shower station to rinse off sand from beach attire and wetsuits.....moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    Bring your IPOD...It works with the video system....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    If you have IPOD, there is a jack set up for music....moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    check with Owner for special use....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Downstairs Laundry room PLS. NO SANDY CLOTHES!...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Focal point for living room and dining....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Clubhouse ~ Check with Owner for special use needs....moreless

  • Heating:

    Small built-in space electrical heaters used mainly during the winter (Nov - Feb)...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi is available in our home. We will provide you with the PASSWORD as part of the booking confirmation. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    2 Mexican style sofas ...moreless

  • Parking:

    1 Vehicle can park in front of Casa Franz. 2nd Vehicle should parkt in the shared parking area, about 1/2 BLOCK EAST FROM CASA FRANZ #146....moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is a vonage phone is the owner's computer. However, may only be available on a emergency basis for guests. Check with the owner. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Only provided for those guests wishing to stay a longer than 3 days!...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Downstairs Laundry room ~ Available. PLS. NO SANDY CLOTHES!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items:

    Sugar Packets, Salt & Pepper & various Teas....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    4 burner range...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Same as Deck...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Small dining table with umbrella. On windy days or if you leave for brief period of time, please keep umbrella in a down position. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Real del Mar: 18 hole-30 min drive North. Baja Mar: 27 hole - 30 min drive-South...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    SMALL WEBER UNIT - CHARCOAL ONLY ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    On premises...Check with Rental Mgr or Security for use....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Near Olympic size swimming pool below the clubhouse....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Next to the Swimming Pool...Open til Midnight. No one under the age of 16....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day Week
Sep 3 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$280
$1,960
Uribe Boat Sinking
Sep 12 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$240
Columbus Day Week
Oct 8 - Oct 13, 2015
3 night min stay
$280
$1,960
Veteran's Day Weekend
Nov 11 - Nov 15, 2015
3 night min stay
$290
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 20 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$280
$1,960
USA Christmas Week
Dec 18 - Dec 27, 2015
5 night min stay
$280 $280
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,960
New Year's Week
Dec 28 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay
$300
$1,960
MLK Weekend
Jan 15 - Jan 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$300
$2,030
Valentine's Pres Weekend
Feb 11 - Feb 15, 2016
4 night min stay
$300
$1,160
Easter Week
Mar 24 - Mar 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$300
$1,960
Cinco de Mayo Weekend
May 5 - May 9, 2016
3 night min stay
$300
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$300
4th of July
Jul 1 - Jul 4, 2016
3 night min stay
$300
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2016
4 night min stay
$300
Mexican Independance Week
Sep 12 - Sep 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$300
Columbus Day Weekend
Oct 6 - Oct 10, 2016
3 night min stay
$300
Veteran's Day Weekend
Nov 10 - Nov 14, 2016
3 night min stay
$300
THANKGIVING Weekend
Nov 23 - Nov 28, 2016
4 night min stay
$300
Christmas in Baja
Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2016
5 night min stay
$300
New Year's Week
Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2017
5 night min stay
$290
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$260 $240
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,820

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 20%

Notes:

US VETS GET 20% DISCOUNT WITH PROOF OF MILITARY SVC.

20% Federal, Local Renter's tax and fees including $50 Cleaning fee

$400 ~ 600 Security Deposit refundable less expenses with 5 business days.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Location

  • Susanna's Cuisine of the Californias

    "Excellent food....One of our favorites"

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  • El Nido Restaurant

    "A must eat restaurant! Been going for over 30 years. Grill meat with Mesquite wood."

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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tijuana International Airport (TIJ)
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
Real Del Mar, BajaMar
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Toll Road 'Cuota'
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Recommended

Baja Studios is about 5 min drive north on the 'free' road where the Titanic, Master & Commander movies were made. You need to inquire whether tours are available.

Ensenada is a port city. About 45 min beautiful seaside drive. The main street has been restrict to vehicular traffic and make for nice shopping outing with hundreds of curios shops, restaurants and bars.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1973

About: I'm a retired mortgage banker and was one of the first homeowners to purchase and build our vacation home. For years we used it as our get-away school vacation break with our children who are now grown up. It is a great family retreat and our home is located on the 3rd tier from the beach about 1 1/2 blocks from the beach front. My wife, Amy & I have taken great pride in outfitting the interior with original art work from local artist in the area. Our place is small but comfortable and is used mostly for casual light eating. For Dinner, we go out to our favorite restaurants. However, for those with cooking interests, we do have a small micro-wave/convention oven and a 4 burner range with a dishwasher & midsize refrigerator.

Why Las Gaviotas:
Our house was designed by my brother, an Architect and we put a lot of emphasis in bringing out the Mexican characteristics of traditional artisan construction. We think of it as a Modern Mexican vacation home, open concept kitchen-Dining-Livingroom to maximize space for beach viewing from the front half of the home...blending in vibrant tile colors which accents our themes of cobalt blue, rust and bright yellow. We have complimented our modern contemporary home design with local artisan paintings, furniture and other mexican folk art.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Las Gaviotas complex has 24/7 security services to make your stay safe and enjoyable. Many owners and guests walk & jog at all hours around the complex enjoying the cliff side promenades. During the summer months (May - Sep) are the best in terms of weather & temperature with views from the kitchen, living room, dining and mostly the deck. A small charcoal Weber BBQ unit is available and while cooking on the deck you can sip a few Margaritas!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Casa Franz - Downstairs Entrance

    Casa Franz - Downstairs Entrance

  • Casa Franz ~ Livingroom

    Casa Franz ~ Livingroom

  • Casa Franz ~ Huichol
Livingroom

    Casa Franz ~ Huichol Livingroom

  • Deck with Umbrella

    Deck with Umbrella

  • Casa Franz ~ Kitchen Bar Area

    Casa Franz ~ Kitchen Bar Area

  • Casa Franz ~ Time - Senora Q

    Casa Franz ~ Time - Senora Q

  • Casa Franz ~ Huichol
TV Area

    Casa Franz ~ Huichol TV Area

  • Casa Franz ~ Downstairs Bedroom

    Casa Franz ~ Downstairs Bedroom

  • Casa Franz ~ Upstairs Bedroom - Double

    Casa Franz ~ Upstairs Bedroom - Double

  • Casa FRanz ~ Deck with Chaisse Lounges

    Casa FRanz ~ Deck with Chaisse Lounges

  • Casa Franz ~ South Deck View

    Casa Franz ~ South Deck View

  • Las Gaviotas
Cliffside Promenades

    Las Gaviotas Cliffside Promenades

  • Casa Franz ~ Cactus Flower - UGI

    Casa Franz ~ Cactus Flower - UGI

  • Casa Franz Livingroom/Fireplace

    Casa Franz Livingroom/Fireplace

  • Casa Franz ~ Sun

    Casa Franz ~ Sun

  • Casa Franz 
Dining Area

    Casa Franz Dining Area

  • Casa Franz ~ Couple - Senora Q

    Casa Franz ~ Couple - Senora Q

  • Casa Franz ~ TV Area

    Casa Franz ~ TV Area

  • Casa Franz 
Downstairs Bedroom Double

    Casa Franz Downstairs Bedroom Double

  • Casa Franz ~ Twin Bedroom Upstairs

    Casa Franz ~ Twin Bedroom Upstairs

  • Casa Franz ~ Upstair Bedrm with On suite bath

    Casa Franz ~ Upstair Bedrm with On suite bath

  • Casa Franz Deck View

    Casa Franz Deck View

  • Casa Franz ~ East Deck View

    Casa Franz ~ East Deck View

  • Las Gaviotas 
Main Entrance

    Las Gaviotas Main Entrance

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