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Beach Cottage Home on Resort Style Property:

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It's like a resort in the backyard. Your family will love it! :-)


Last updated: 04/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Capistrano Beach cottage description

6 guest maximum including children. 4 adult maximum.

Welcome to Shell Cottage. Enjoy this cozy beach style cottage home just a few steps from the bluffs of Capistrano Beach. This oasis getaway is just one short block from the ocean views and sunsets of Pines Park and only a short walk down the hill to feel the sand between your toes. You will find this special retreat to be uniquely calming, offering a perfect balance of entertainment and leisure. The expanse of the backyard includes pool, spa, water-slide, waterfalls, outdoor barbeque, ping-pong, and more.

Inside: TV’s are conveniently located in each bedroom and the family room, professional shuffleboard table, Juke box music at your finger tips and your own private WiFi.

Note: the pool does not have a fence around it, it is open to the rest of the backyard. If you have small children, this could be a hazard.

12 years ago we bought the 1950s cottage next door. We turned it into a guest house for distant family and a pool house/fun house for our small family. We opened up the backyards and created a very large space for fun and relaxation. Like all things, through the years it gets used less and less. Our two busy teenage daughters would much rather go to the beach in their free time than hang in the backyard. So yes it is a shared backyard, but with the exception of occasional watering of the potted plants you will probably not see us much.

We also have three, small to medium, very friendly dogs. We have a place to contain them if you are not a dog person.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1030 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter: 25 years or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    small pets considered @$25/day...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Plus a Queen size sofa/pull out bed in family room

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Game Room:

    Shuffle board and Juke Box...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table


  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Four at the table and two at the bar area....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Fireplace:

    Interior fireplace is just cosmetic. Beautiful wood burning outdoor fireplace....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:




  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Pool Heated by solar panels only. and open to shared backyard....moreless



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2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Cleaning fee $125
  • Pet Fee $25/night $0
  • Taxes Not included


Pet fee $25.00 per night.

$35/night for 2 pets

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Last updated: 04/16/2015
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Ana/John Wayne
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Catalina Express
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Shore Cliffs - San Clemente
4 Miles
Nearest Train
San Juan Capistrano
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 5
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Dana Point Harbor
120 Miles
Nearest Ski
Big Bear
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Capistrano Beach

Car: Necessary

We are just 35 miles to Disneyland. 60 miles south of Hollywood and Universal Studios. Just 60 miles north of San Diego Zoo, Wild animal park and Sea World. Enjoy local tourist sites such as the Mission San Juan Capistrano, Doheny State Beach, Dana Point Harbor, The Ocean Institute, Laguna Beach, and World famous shopping in Newport Beach.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • It's like a resort in the backyard.  Your family will love it! :-)

    It's like a resort in the backyard. Your family will love it! :-)

  • King size bed

    King size bed

  • Queen size bed

    Queen size bed

  • Bubbler Juke Box with library of oldies style music.

    Bubbler Juke Box with library of oldies style music.

VRBO #598089

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Date last modified - Sunday, April 19, 2015

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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Beach Cottage home on resort style property:

Capistrano Beach #598089

2 BR  1.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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