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5BR/3BA - Resort Style Oasis - Private Pool & Spa, Putting & Play Area & More!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House - 5 Bedrooms - 3 Baths - (Sleeps 12)

Casa de Allegra has been featured in the New York Times Travel Section's Great Escapes column. We are proud to share our private paradise -- Casa de Allegra -- with you! You won’t find another vacation rental in the area with more to offer than our spectacular resort-style oasis--Casa de Allegra! We’ve thought of everything to make this your best vacation ever in Southern California!

We have the perfect 3/4 acre cul-de-sac location just off I-5 in South Oceanside and minutes to downtown Carlsbad Village! We are centrally located with short drive times to the San Diego Safari Park (30 minutes), Legoland (8 minutes), San Diego Zoo (35 minutes), Sea World (30 minutes), Disneyland (45 minutes), and Knotts Berry Farm (55 minutes)! We’re close to everything you could need on vacation. Walk to restaurants, grocery store, and shopping. The Pacific Ocean is only one mile away! Walk, drive or bike--we have adult and children’s bikes for your use! We also offer beach chairs, sand toys, Boogie boards, coolers, umbrellas, and lots of beach towels for a fun day at the beach!

But who needs the beach when you have a backyard like this to hang out in? Custom putting green, gigantic grassy play area for kids with double tower play fort, swings and rock wall! Tropical pool with 10-foot Shamu shelf, waterfalls and hotel-sized Jacuzzi, and it's gated so your little ones will be safe! Chaise lounges and umbrellas for your sunbathing pleasure! Outdoor living room with huge gas fireplace, cable TV, comfortable sofa, chairs and luxurious dining table/area for 10+ guests overlooking pool make this an entertainer's delight! If that's not enough, enjoy cooking your meals in the outdoor kitchen equipped with top-of-the-line gas barbecue, two side burners, sink/wet bar, refrigerator and lots of prep space! Your family will never forget this vacation!

Our two-story house offers 3,000 square feet of living space with hardwood floors, maple cabinetry and an open floor plan perfect for any family. The home features five beautifully appointed bedrooms and three bathrooms. Each room has been decorated with a theme to make your trip a true adventure! On the second floor, the Pirate and Princess rooms offer two twin beds each, the Aloha Room has a queen-size bed, and these rooms share a spacious bathroom with double sink and separate toilet and shower/tub. Also, on the second floor, the Master Suite has a luxurious cal-king bed, and adjoining bathroom with jacuzzi tub! The flower fields room has a with queen bed and is on the first floor with a bathroom close by. Each room offers a TV and walk-in closet!

The gourmet kitchen includes all the utensils, cookware and place settings needed for 12 people. Our family-sized breakfast 'nook' seats 8 comfortably and overlooks the lushly landscaped backyard! Family room has an entertainment center featuring a huge flat screen TV mounted over the fireplace, with digital cable, HDTV, DVD, VCR, and surround sound stereo, and comfy denim sofas and chairs for relaxing after a long day of sightseeing or surfing! We offer wireless internet connection and unlimited local and long distance calls within the US.

IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING ANOTHER VACATION RENTAL LISTING - BE SURE TO CHECK THEIR REVIEWS AND NOTICE THAT MANY OF THEM ARE SUBMITTED ON THE SAME DAY. I QUESTION THEIR VALIDITY. ALSO NOTE THAT OTHER LARGER UNITS CLAIM TO BE BEACHFRONT BUT THEY ARE NOT ON THE BEACH AT ALL. DON'T BE FOOLED! I CAN PROMISE IF YOU BOOK WITH US - WE ARE HONEST ABOUT WHAT WE OFFER AND ALL OF OUR REVIEWS ARE 100% AUTHENTIC.

THIS IS NOT A SPECIAL EVENT VENUE - NO WEDDINGS, ANNIVERSARY PARTIES, REUNIONS, CORPORATE RETREATS, ETC.! THANK YOU!

FAQs

HOW FAR TO BEACH? 1 mile to Cassidy Street Beach! You can walk or drive directly west to the public access at Cassidy Street. Cassidy street is the nearest cross street to Casa de Allegra! This is a wonderful beach for families, no rocks - plenty of sand and lots of public parking! Oceanside Pier and Carlsbad Beaches are about 2 miles away.

WHAT GOLF COURSES ARE CLOSE BY? Four Season Aviara Resort Golf Club - 10 minutes, The Crossings at Carlsbad - 10 minutes, Encinitas Ranch Golf Club - 15 minutes, La Costa Resort - 15 minutes, Torrey Pines Golf Course - 30 minutes!

HOW FAR TO GROCERY STORE? Just 6 houses down the street there is a private fire lane which provides pedestrian access to a shopping center which includes Stater Brothers, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond, Cost Plus, Sports Authority and more!

More Details

Owner
Carrie Wilhite
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Carrie Wilhite

In my life before kids, I was a special events professional! I love having fun and now I've found a way to share that with others - stay in my home and have the vacation of a lifetime with your family and friends!

Carrie Wilhite purchased this house in 2001

Why Carrie Wilhite chose Fire Mountain

We lived in this amazing oasis for 6 years! Oceanside is a terrific beach town and is central to everything you could want to do in San Diego or Orange County!

What makes this house unique

Our home gives you the opportunity to enjoy everything the area has to offer. You can zip to the beach to enjoy a dip in the ocean and to play in the sand. Then, when you feel like something else, you can come back to relax in the spa, lay in the sun, or lounge in the water on our shamu shelf. If you are an outdoorsy person, all of your meals can be cooked outside just like you are camping - without all the hassle of setting up a tent and a campsite! You can even roast marshmallows around the fire, but you can do it while watching a Disney movie on the outdoor TV. It's an amazing home with all the entertainment opportunities you could possibly want on a special trip to San Diego. Casa de Allegra isn't just any old vacation rental, this is a home that was built with family and making memories as our main priorities. Now it can be yours to share with your loved ones and make your own amazing memories.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Overall, FABULOUS time was had by all! Our kids are going to be dreaming about our next trip to San Diego and Casa de Allegra. Thanks for the well-appointed accomodations and attention to detail. We recommend your VRBO very highly! Thaks so much! All the best!
Feb 2010
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Amenities

Fire Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs - toilet , shower
  • This house is an appropriate destination for 5-6 adults and 4-5 children (under 13) maximum. The master bedroom has it's own bath, three bedrooms upstairs share one double sink bathroom with shower/tub, and the bedroom downstairs has it's own full bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king
    Flower Fields - 1 queen
    Princess - 2 twin/ single
    Pirate - 2 twin/ single
    Aloha - 1 queen
  • This house is an appropriate destination for 5-6 adults and 4-5 children (under 13). The master bedroom has a king bed, the Pirate and Princess rooms each offer two twin beds, the Aloha room has a full bed and the Flower Fields room has a queen.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outdoor living at its best! Enjoy resort style pool and spa, outdoor kitchen, dining and living rooms with fireplace and TV! Fabulous 1000 square foot custom putting green--a golfer's dream come true! Huge grassy play area for your kids complete with play fort, clubhouse, and swings! Please Note - This Is Not A Special Event Venue. We Do Not Welcome Weddings, Reunions, Or Corporate Retreats. This Home Is Located In A Residential Neighborhood.

Reviews

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5BR/3BA - Resort Style Oasis - Private Pool & Spa, Putting & Play Area & More!
average rating of 4.944882 based on 175 reviews
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It was a beautiful place

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the stay immensely. The kids and grandkids LOVED the pool. The fact that the house was so close to the beach yet in a secluded cul de sac was great. They had lots of beach toys for the kids and grandkids as well. It was an easy walk to a grocery store to pick up anything we needed. The house was thoughtfully stocked with all the basic things we needed to make our stay very pleasant. We enjoyed the grill and ate outside most evenings. We prepared quite a few meals at the house and we never lacked any kitchen tools. And the August weather was wonderful.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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5

Beautiful place, perfect for a family

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, lots of rooms, great pool, perfect for a family with little kids

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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What a Wonderful and Relaxing experience

  • 5 of 5

As someone who travels extensively i have to say how impressed i was staying at this property. Not only was the property beautifully maintained and located near the beach, the owner was super responsive and extremely helpful with any questions i had about San Diego and where to go. I would definitely recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

All the needed Comforts

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved Casa de Allegra! We had everything we needed for our large family stay. Despite the colder weather, we still took full advantage of the beautiful outdoor living space & pool. This home is by far one of the best VRBOs in San Diego. Great location to the beach, Legoland, & a quick drive up to Disneyland for the day. We definitely look forward to staying here again and I will pack lighter next time because Carrie has thought of every detail. Made our stay a lot less stressful for this Mom of 5. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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5

Paradise Found!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! What an amazing property!!! Our family really loved spending the week at Casa de Allegra and we wish we could have stayed longer! The house was SO spacious & well appointed and although the beach was nearby, we had everything we needed for a luxury vacation right here at our "home". The kids had a blast in the outdoor area with swimming pool, play set and putting green. The adults really loved the jacuzzi and barbeque/outdoor seating area, both great spots to watch the kids play and enjoy some relaxation. The super cute themed rooms were a hit with the kids and we had everything we needed at our fingertips, from pool toys & bikes to kitchen necessities such as pots & pans. The house is only 5-10 minutes from Legoland with other great San Diego attractions (Sea World, Zoo, Safari Park, etc) only a short drive away. Do yourselves a favor: take a walk on the Oceanside Pier and catch an amazing Southern California sunset, you won't regret it!!! There seemed to be plenty of restaurant choices close by but we cooked all of our meals at the house because of the convenience...plus the kids didn't want to leave their own personal resort!!! The owners, Brad & Carrie, had great communication with us and we felt like we were their long lost relatives in town for the week. Most importantly, this house was so CLEAN and all of the photos and 5 stars reviews are ACCURATE! We confidently recommend this property and will definitely stay at Casa de Allegra in the future...its translation is spot on: House of Joy!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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BEST RENTAL HOME WE HAVE EVER BOOKED

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many vacation homes throughout the years but Casa d’Allegra takes the prize. The house is warm and welcoming, bright and cheery. The landscaping and the backyard make you feel as though you are at a resort. The amenities are exceptional! I did read a previous review that indicated the beds were not incredibly comfortable but I have to disagree. They were in great condition and very comfortable! This is one vacation rental that we will come back to again and again.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Diego's Lindbergh Field
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Amtrak Oceanside
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Cassidy Street
Car: recommended

We are centrally located with short drive times to the San Diego Safari Park (30 minutes), Legoland (8 minutes), San Diego Zoo (35 minutes), Sea World (30 minutes), Disneyland (45 minutes), and Knotts Berry Farm (55 minutes)!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Pool Heating (Required) $500
Cleaning Fee (Required) $300
Tax Rate 11.5%

WEEKLY RENTAL ONLY! NO PARTIES OR SPECIAL EVENTS!

Our rates vary from $2,500 low season to $6,500 during high season and holidays!

The following fees are collected in addition to the base rental fee:
11.5% City of Oceanside Tax
Pool Heating Fee: $500
Cleaning Fee: $300

Guest making payment via credit card, will pay an additional fee of 3% (domestic transactions) and 5% (international transactions) to cover credit card processing fees. The full balance of your account is due 90 days prior to check-in.

CANCELLATION - $500 fee for all cancellations. If you cancel within 90 days or less, we will try to re-book your week, but if your week cannot be rebooked we will keep the full amount paid. We like our guests to know they are planning on vacationing at our house before they book. We are not a hotel and cannot easily re-book cancelled bookings. Please do not book to just "hold" dates for a proposed trip. We like to work with families who are solidly planning on traveling and do not intend to cancel. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund