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Kamelot - Luxury Beach Home (STLU-315016)

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Excellent Beach Home Escape with Family & Friends

Surround yourself and those you love in luxury experienced only in five-star resorts, yet with the space, freedom, comfort and privacy of home. This luxurious beach home is perfectly located in San Clemente, known for having the Best Climate on Earth. It is private, spacious and just 2 blocks from family beaches, the famous pier, firepits and swingsets. Five minutes away is Ave. Del Mar, where you will discover fabulous restaurants, antique shops, surf and swimwear shops and stylish boutiques. Our home is the perfect place for families, extended families or groups of friends to escape.

Filled with an eclectic mix of custom-made, vintage and new furniture, the home has something for everyone. All mattresses are custom-made with feather top mattresses along with lush pillows for your sleeping pleasure. All linens are of exceptional quality and included in your stay; beach towels too.

There are 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths in all. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms are located upstairs, with a master suite and a jack-and-jill suite which is great for children. The master bathroom has a Waterworks Empire Soaking Tub and separate shower with rain showerhead. The jack-and-jill bath has a clawfoot soaking tub, 2 separate sink consoles and plenty of space. A 1-bedroom suite is downstairs with full bathroom. Also downstairs is a large, open family room, gourmet kitchen, dining room that seats 12, powder room and laundry closet. In addition, the antique kitchen island seats 6 (or 8 on the ends). All bathroom fixtures and linens are from Restoration Hardware and Anthropologie.

The house also has two decks with ocean view, one with a marble and iron dining table and another one off the master bedroom with extra plush reading chairs. A beautifully landscaped backyard includes a patio, gas grill, table with benches, lounging area and outdoor shower to rinse off the sand upon return from your arduous day at the beach.

Our home features a gourmet kitchen. All appliances are high-end, with GE Monogram Stainless Steel Refrigerator, inaudible Bosch Dishwasher, beverage refrigerator and microwave. Additionally, my grandparent's 1940's vintage Wedgewood gas stove with 4 burners, griddle in the middle, oven and broiler is a throwback in cooking. Dishes, glassware and table linens are from Anthropologie; culinary appliances from Crate and Barrel. Also, there are built-in recycling containers. Energy efficient, large-load capacity, inaudible Bosch washer and dryer are readily available for your convenience.

Boogie Boards, sand toys, chairs, umbrellas and sunscreen are provided for your beach fun. Flat screen TV, DVD/VHS, iPod Bose speaker and wireless internet are all available for your enjoyment. A movie library and games are also provided for both children and adults.

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More Details

Stephanie Kamel
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 3, 2018

About Stephanie Kamel

As a child, my family, along with my grandparents, would rent a small apartment in San Clemente for 2 weeks every summer. We would surf-fish early in the morning with our grandpa, swim, run the beach or up the hills, walk around Del Mar, eat out and have a grand time. In 1988, my parents moved to San Clemente and my husband and I would come to visit, enjoying all the same activities in a down-to-earth atmosphere. Almost 20 years later, we decided to build a home right next to my father so we could enjoy San Clemente with our children and their grandparents, just as I did when I was a child.

Stephanie Kamel purchased this house in 2005

Why Stephanie Kamel chose San Clemente

This is our dream beach home close to the ocean with a comfortable atmosphere. We customized our home to make it a luxurious and fun place for families to gather.

What makes this house unique

Our home was built for our family, not with rental in mind, so you will enjoy the luxuries created for my family, not a place to 'herd people through'. We designed our home to enjoy with family and friends, creating open spaces to congregate and room retreats when a little privacy is desired. Each room was specially appointed with a purpose-some for children and their friends, others for adults. Gourmet meals can be served on lovely dinnerware, platters etc. or paper plates can rule the day. Whatever is your family's delight. hen step out the door and walk 2 blocks to the beach, pier, or shops and restaurants on Del Mar. Everything is within reach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This had to be the best accomodations I've stayed at ever! My children and their friends were in awe of the place. Very short walk to beach! The home was tastefully decorated with high end amenities. It was pure pleasure staying there. I would recommend this rental highly.
Mar 2008
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San Clemente House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Each bathroom was painstakingly designed to delight our guests and make them feel special. The master bath has a separate shower and a fabulous Waterworks Empire soaking tub. The 'Jack-and-Jill' bath has an amazing claw foot soaking tub. The downstiars 1-bedroom suite has a full bath with a tub and shower. The half bath is a powder room on the main level.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , This is the downstairs 1-bedroom suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master Bedroom Suite with sitting area and TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 'Jill' bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , 'Jack' bedroom which comfortably houses 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Come and enjoy with those closest to you.


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Kamelot - Luxury Beach Home (STLU-315016)
average rating of 4.952381 based on 27 reviews
Petersburg, Illinois

The Perfect Anniversary Get-away

  • 5 of 5

What a glorious way to celebrate 35 years together! This house is magnificent in every way, yet not stuffy - very inviting and comfortable. Stephanie has attended to every detail - from a greeting and treats on the counter, to helping with restaurant and 'tourist' questions, to fluffy robes, to lots of great books and beach magazines. Even the family pictures throughout make you feel like your are a guest in their home and not at a 'rental'. And the location is nice: a 2-block lovely walk to the beach. Lots of great places to eat and shop. San Clemente is charming - we can see why people fall in love with California!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you chose to come to San Clemente and stay in our home. We love hosting our guests and hope you return soon!
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A great family home in beautiful San Clemente!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this rental! Stephanie was so great to work with and she made everything so easy. The home is beautiful and stocked with everything we needed for our stay. We loved the short walk to the beach and easy access to Legoland, Dana Point, etc. It was also wonderful to have access to all the beach accessories and towels. It made packing a breeze. We loved the large dining room and shared many family meals in the home. We experienced a bit of a heat wave the first couple days of our stay. It was quite muggy and warm in the house since there is no AC. However, there are fans in every room and we finally got a great breeze coming through after a few days. Overall it was a fantastic stay and we hope to return again soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you found our home beautiful and stocked with all you would need to enjoy a beach vacation. The humidity experienced is unusual for San Clemente. Thankfully, the casement windows and French doors help facilitate the ocean cross-breeze along with the fans. We look forward to your return and hope the weather will be at its usual 72 degrees.
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Evanston, WY

Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our recent trip to San Clemente for a baptism. The decor is charming with a feel of southern France from the lovely décor. The wall colors are vibrant! All of the seven adults staying in the house slept well on comfortable beds, the large well-appointed kitchen and dining room allowed for family meals, and the living room was also large enough for our group plus other local family members to congregate! Our 3 yr old grandson visited the home, and he loved the back yard. The front patios were perfect for ocean views while sipping morning coffee or evening cocktails.

Kudos to Stephen, the property manager, for his excellent care of us, and to Stephanie for being so responsive to us as well.

We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you chose our home for your family's special celebration. We are glad you enjoyed our entire home along with the yard and hope to host your family again in the near future.
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Repeat customers and happy again!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in this incredible home for our large family. Everything was fantastic...again. Stephanie the home owner is a pleasure to communicate with and the home was as usual found in immaculate condition. We are hoping to be able to visit San Clemente for years to come - kids love it, we love it. Outdoor shower is a plus. Great to be such a close walk to the pier, beach, great restaurants. Home easily accommodated our family of 8 with kids ranging from 12-17yrs.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled to have return guests and glad our home is comfortable for large families and groups. We aim to exceed all expectations and even more so for our return guests. We hope to host you again soon!
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Immaculate home!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this house exceeded our expectations. Fully stocked and decorated with the highest quality items, including toiletry items needed during our stay. Met with a welcome basket and a hello from Stephen the property manager. Great communication at every turn with the owner as well. We loved the location and easy access to the beach, pier, train and restaurants galore. The front balconies were perfect for sunsets and an evening chat. The house easily accommodated our large family of 7 with room to spare. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to hosting your family again. We appreciate our wonderful guests and look forward to creating a comfortable, luxurious environment for each one. Thank you for choosing our home.
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Chico, CA

San Clemente Beach House

  • 4 of 5

This house was the perfect gathering place for our reunion of family and friends. The house was beautiful and the owners considered every detail in making the stay comfortable and fun. It was an easy walk to the beach and to the town's bars and restaurants. I would definitely recommend this house for a great vacation rental.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having your family and friends stay in our home. We're glad the location was all you'd hoped with ease of walking to the beaches, pier, restaurants and shops. We hope to host you again soon.
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San Clemente Pier
San Clemente Municipal Golf Course
Trestles Beach
Shorecliffs Golf Club
Talega Golf Club
Pines Park
Dana Point Harbor
Dana Cove Park
Ocean Institute
Harbor Point Park
Mission San Juan Capistran
Sea Canyon Park
El Niguel Country Club
Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club?
Thousand Steps Beach
The Shops at Mission Viejo
Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
Mission Viejo Country Club
Soka University of America
Tijeras Creek Golf Club
Laguna Art Museum
Heisler Park
Laguna College of Art and Design
Divers Cove
Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Crescent Bay Point Park
MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center
Laguna Hills Mall
Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center
Laguna Woods Golf Club
Crystal Cove State Park
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Santa Ana,John Wayne Airport (SNA)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Metro Link
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 5
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Fisherman's Wharf
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Pier & T-Street
Car: recommended

The pier, family beaches, fire pits, running and walking trails and swing sets, Fisherman's Restaurant and Bar overlooking the ocean, Restaurants and shopping on Ave Del Mar, Dana Point Harbor-Catalina Island Ferries, whale watching, jet ski rentals, sailing, deep sea fishing, kayaking and a variety of restaurants are 10 minutes away, San Juan Capistrano, the famous Mission is 12 minutes away, Laguna Beach Pageant of the Masters each summer, art galleries, restaurants, shops, Newport Beach for Boat Parade at Christmas, Fashion Island Shopping are 30 minutes away, Disneyland California Adventure is 35 minutes away, Knott's Berry Farm, Famous Chicken Dinner and Amusement Park is 45 minutes away, Universal Studios, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive are 1 hour away, Legoland in Carlsbad is 30 minutes away, the LaJolla Playhouse, LaJolla Cove are 40 minutes away, Sea World, San Diego Zoo, the Wild Animal Park are 1 hour away


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $300
Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 10.0%

Refundable Security Deposit required to hold reservation. 50% due 60 days prior to arrival. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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