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La Jolla Vacation Rental Home in Prestigious Neighborhood

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Last updated: 07/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

La Jolla Shores house description

This gracious home is ideally located on Hillside Drive in one of La Jolla’s oldest and most prestigious neighborhoods. It is a short two or three minute drive from the village’s shopping and restaurants, and from La Jolla Shores, the area’s premier swimming beach.
Situated near the foot of Mount Soledad, the site was chosen when La Jolla was still an unfilled canvas. Acquired soon after it was built in the late twenties by one of La Jolla’s first doctors, the family later remodeled it in the fifties. Now owned by celebrated cookbook author, Jim Peyton, a La Jolla native, it was recently completely remodeled and restored to provide contemporary amenities with the elegance of old La Jolla. A striking feature is the extensive garden that occupies two full lots, a rare amenity in La Jolla.
The house has a spacious living room and a large kitchen with tile and granite counters. The family-dining room overlooks the gardens and adjacent canyon. There are two one-bedroom suites with private, attached sitting rooms and bathrooms, and a third bedroom and bath. All three bedrooms have kingsize beds. Two of them have top quality pillow-top mattresses and the third bedroom features a Tempurpedic mattress. The sitting room of the master suite has a library that includes historical books on the area. Each bedroom has its own television, and there is a rollaway and futon for extra sleepers.
The entire house is furnished with oriental rugs, antiques and appropriate contemporary pieces. The expansive grounds feature a covered outdoor entertainment area and private nooks, perfect for a relaxing afternoon. There are grills in the entertainment area and in the kitchen patio, where guests are welcome to pluck fresh herbs from the herb garden.

Rental Rates
The rental rate ranges from $2,250 per week to $2,950 per week, with discounts available for longer stays and during the off-season. For small parties, the street level, with the one-bedroom, master suite, living room, kitchen and family-dining room may be rented separately during the off-season for $1,850 per week. If that option is chosen the remaining two bedrooms remain vacant.

Features and Amenities
The kitchen includes a Miele stove and stainless steel vent, an oven, a microwave, a refrigerator with ice-maker, a dishwasher, a washer and dryer, all cutlery, china, and many small kitchen appliances and tools. Four telephones, including one in each bedroom. Four televisions, including one in each bedroom. High-speed internet connection in the master suite. Electronic security system; guests wishing to use it will be assigned a temporary code and password. Five AM/FM radios, two with CD players. The house is ideally suited for walks in the neighboring hills and a short fifteen minutes from the Del Mar racetrack, the San Diego zoo, Sea World, and most other local attractions. There are two garages and a long driveway for off-street parking.
All linens, tissues and other supplies are included in the rental rate, as are utilities, and taxes.

Keywords: Home

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Pets Considered:

                    We consider well managed pets....moreless

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

                  Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

                  Kitchen & Dining

                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped with most kitchen tools and accessories....moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Salt and pepper are provided, as well as some tea bags....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Full range of plates, glasses and silverware....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Nearly anything anyone will need....moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster


                  • Parking:

                    Parking is available in the lower driveway as well as in the upper garage....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Available in driveway and garage...moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    A garage is available....moreless

                  • Heating
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Garage
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Clothes Dryer

                  Other Amenities

                      • 4 Cable TVs, Outdoor Entertainment Center, High-Speed Internet Connection...moreless


                      • Television:

                        There are televisions in each bedroom or suite and in the family-dining room....moreless

                      • Books:

                        The sitting room of the master bedroom has an extensive library....moreless

                      • Satellite / Cable:

                        Tim Warner, which includes 3 movie packages and Netflix....moreless

                      • DVD Player
                      • Stereo
                      • CD Player
                      • Video Library


                      • Broadband Access:

                        A very fast connection from Time Warner....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        WiFi covers the entire house....moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Telephone

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        There are several wetsuit tops kept for guests....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Gazebo
                      • Outdoor Grill


                      • Restaurants
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Tennis
                      • Golf
                      • Sailing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Hiking
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Swimming
                      • Boating
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Zoo
                      • Cinemas
                      • Museums
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Surfing


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                      Base Rate
                      5 night min stay

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                      Last updated: 07/13/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1928

                      About the owner: Since shortly after it was built, the house has been in three generations of the same family, spanning over eighty years. The current owner, Jim Peyton, was born and raised in La Jolla. He is a writer, with four well regarded books on Mexican food and culture in print. He is also a restaurant consultant.

                      Why the Owner Chose La Jolla Shores:
                      The house is located in a perfect central location, equidistant between La Jolla village and the area's best swimming beach. The neighborhood is quiet and exclusive, and the home occupies two large lots, a rare amenity in La Jolla that permits privacy. It also has ample offstreet parking, another rarity.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The home's location allows access to beaches and the restaurants and shopping in the village within minutes. The amenities of San Diego are but ten to fifteen minutes away as is the racetrack in Del Mar. The world famous Torrey Pines golf courses are just a few miles away.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Entry


                      • House from Lawn

                        House from Lawn

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Kitchen


                      • Master Suite Bedroom

                        Master Suite Bedroom

                      • Master Suite Sitting Room and Library

                        Master Suite Sitting Room and Library

                      • Outdoor Entertainment Area

                        Outdoor Entertainment Area

                      • Entry


                      • Second Suite Bedroom

                        Second Suite Bedroom

                      • Third Bedroom (Next to 3rd bathroom)

                        Third Bedroom (Next to 3rd bathroom)

                      • Front Patio

                        Front Patio

                      • Entry Patio

                        Entry Patio

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Miele Stove

                        Miele Stove

                      • Master Suite Bedroom

                        Master Suite Bedroom

                      • Second Suite Bathroom

                        Second Suite Bathroom

                      • House from Lower Driveway

                        House from Lower Driveway

                      • View from Entry Patio

                        View from Entry Patio

                      • Second Suite Bedroom from its Sitting Room

                        Second Suite Bedroom from its Sitting Room

                      VRBO #95236

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                      This listing was first published here in 2006.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

                      $390 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 07/13/14
                      Minimum stay: 5 nights
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