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Plantation Beach Cottage

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-4)

This is an enchanted 1,000 square foot tropical plantation beach cottage situated in a 10,000 sq. ft. lush tropical palm forest and has a rare verification by the original VRBO Bear as a Top 1% Listing! There are over 200 palm trunks offering filtered shade and tropical ambience accentuated by the light ocean breezes! The entire property has been designed with excellent attention to detail and is furnished with 100% Bali imported Indonesian furniture. The PBC is stocked with everything you would expect in your home! High-beam exposed ceilings, incredible modern but subtle indirect illumination, lots of natural day lighting from the six sky lights, great professional cookware and luxurious linens!

What a fantastic coastal community and home to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle in coastal Southern California! There are three outdoor living areas that provide amazing retreat and entrainment options. The outdoor wood fire is surrounded by deep seating which creates the perfect evening garden fire lounge. The fireside dining deck provides a peaceful sunrise coffee venue or romantic fireside dining experience. Sink into the deep all natural cedar wooden barrel hot tub or surrender into the authentic hand made palm leaf Palapa bed area for a siesta. Enjoy it all! These areas provide ample choices to fit your mood and take you away from your daily life!

This is an ideal escape for 2-3 people (or 2 +/- 2 children) looking for a high quality resort property on a personal non-hotel scale in the best of locations! The house web site has many links and local activity details too! Walk to all local restaurants and beaches or grab the original 1970's Schwinn beach cruiser bikes for a local spin along the beach or to a local spot. Try long boarding on one of the surfboards or grab the beach gear and hit the sand! Everything you need is waiting for you to walk in and feel immediately at home! You are a local native!

We have many friends who love visiting repeatedly! We sometimes have small vacancy/availability windows between bookings on our calendar, please feel free to inquire via mail about last minute & sub minimum stay occupancy opportunities!

Mahalo!

More Details

Owner
Eric Hutchison
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 16, 2017

About Eric Hutchison

A native Southern California coastal resident for 40+ years! I have spent the past 20 years in North San Diego County enjoying the coastal community and environment as I will always be drawn to a western sunset! I have a 20+ year commercial real estate background with broad geographic coverage with a Global firm before starting my own firm in 2011, Commercial West Realty Advisors. Love traveling and using VRBO/Homeaway properties all over! Spend lots of time in Baja enjoying the rugged country it offers In close proximity to San Diego. Trail running in local mountains occupies much of my time as well. Just love that southern CA lifestyle so much....

Eric Hutchison purchased this house in 1999

Why Eric Hutchison chose San Diego County

I looked into Encinitas since it is a great beach town with tremendous locational benefits! Coastal access for beach and surfing is awesome, trials for running, and great easy access to both downtown Encinitas and the greater road systems, etc! Love the quiet neighborhood of eclectic homes dating back to the 30's! Large lot sizes allow for more than typical land per house in comparison to any other coastal community!

What makes this house unique

There is a solar powered Level 2 Charge Station J1772 available with prior arrangement. We support electric cars powered by the sun!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for everything. We loved our stay at the "Hutch" and will be back again for sure. Your place, landscaping, and generosity are amazing. If only everyone were as friendly, hospitable and laid back as you... we could all just enjoy life a little more.
Jul 2010
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Amenities

Encinitas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancelation: See Rental Agreement for additional detail.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
    House bath - toilet , shower
  • 8' Glass wall and 12' Vaulted ceilings.... Large enclosure with lots of light from glass block windows and skylight... rain head.... Stereo and flat screen TV as well... Plush linens and robes included.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Other than the King bed in the Bedroom, A futon can be pulled out, in addition to the single couch, for children use.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Lots of outdoor living space in a great neighborhood setting.... Everyone loves the friendliness and walking nature of the community as well as the close proximity to downtown, beaches, and general access roads! There is a Level 2 Electric Car Charge Station available on site. Inquire if interested in use.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Plantation Beach Cottage
average rating of 4.976744 based on 61 reviews
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

The neighborhood was lovely, the house beautiful and perfect in every detail !

It has super nice outdoor area to enjoy

Eric thank you for being a perfect host 👍🏼

I will be happy to recommend your place to our friends in Costa Rica

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love the place, a true tropical retreat

  • 5 of 5

This place is exactly as described. Really fun, lots of character. You feel like you are in your own Hawaiian compound. The interior is beautifully decorated and is bright and sunny all day long. Wonderful place just to hang out. Eric the owner is very helpful. I would stay here again in a heartbeat.

We were meeting up with old friends and surfing a lot so we really only used the place for sleeping. I just wish we had more time to use the other facilities on the property (hot tub, Papala TV lounge, etc.).

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for a relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the cottage for a week. Everything in this place was just right. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

paradise!

  • 5 of 5

As soon as you walk onto the property you are transported into your own little slice of paradise. the cottage is a decent walk to great restaurants, shops and the beach. It has everything you can ask for amenities like robes, towels, shampoo, hair dryer, pots and pans, wine glasses, beers in the fridge!! etc. He has thought of everything you could possibly need and then some. There is also a dummy proof set of instructions on how to use everything from the jacuzzi, stereo system, wifi, tvs, etc. We did not want to leave.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Notice all the Details

  • 5 of 5

Eric did a great job renovating this home, he thought of all those little things. In a great location close to town. Eric lives on oroperty but don't see him unless you want. Enjoyed the house and hot tub, sorry to hear Ono dog passed away. Would defiantly rent again.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful grounds and a clean and well- apponted home. Attention to detail is evident throughout. A gem!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Diego & Carlsbad
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Lumberyard
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Encintias Ranch
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Encinitas Coaster
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
I-5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Multiple walking distance
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Mt Baldy
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Swamis/moonlight

The beach is a 10 minute walk and the historic downtown Encinitas is two blocks! Hit the beach, farmers markets, street fairs or surf at one of the local spots. Legoland, Del Mar Track, San Diego Wild Animal Park, Cedros Design district, and Del mar are all close by and just the tip of available activities in San Diego. Encinitas is a great suf town with a popular coastal main street.

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa,Racquetball, Basketball Court, Mini Golf, Hot Air Ballooning

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Rates & Availability

Encinitas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017 - July
Jun 25 2017 - Jul 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$475
$2,156
 
 
Aug 6 - 11, 2017
Aug 6 2017 - Aug 12 2017
6 night minimum stay
$308
 
 
Aug 2017 - 19th -22nd
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$345
 
 
Late Summer 2017 - Aug & Sept
Aug 29 2017 - Sep 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
$325
$2,156
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$300
$1,953
$7,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Reservations are subject to owner confirmation of the requested booking. Sub-minimum stays are OK for infill dates. Please inquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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