Luxury Surfview House 100' from Beach--a Truly Special Home(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:5-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 4 Bedroom, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)
The home has been extensively remodeled throughout with high end finishes and has a charming blend of contemporary and antique furnishings. The gourmet kitchen, which features granite counters and stainless steel appliances, is equipped for serious cooks.
The spacious floor plan features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a living room AND a family room, a dining room, and breakfast room. Outdoor 'living areas' include an oceanview deck, several patios, and a fenced back yard.
Most of our guests spend their time either relaxing in the house, watching the doplphins frolic in the ocean and the pelicans floating by, or enjoying the very special beach. In addition to the sandy beach suitable for all ages, Terramar has tidepools teeming with sealife and the premier offshore surf break in Carlsbad.
Should you tire of salt air and the sound of breaking waves, Carlsbad offers a world of recreational opportunities, including free weekly summer jazz concerts, water and jet skiing, sportsfishing, golf, tennis and cycling. Legoland, Carlsbad Village, the flower fields and the Company Stores (an outlet mall with high-end stores) are all 5 minutes away. The world-renowned San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park, and Sea World are about 1/2 hour away. Del Mar, with its thoroughbred racetrack is 15 minutes south. Day trips to LA and Orange County (Disneyland, etc.) are also possible. However, you may never want to leave the beach house!
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Member since: 2008
- 2800 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Alternative Lifestyle
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- This charming beach house is located about 100 feet (one house)from the water's edge. The entire second floor master suite and family room has dramatic views of the breaking waves. Guests are lulled to sleep by the sound of the surf (and occasionally barking seals!). There are nearby accesses to the State beach within walking distance both to the north and the south. Long beach walks, shell gathering and watching the pelicans and dolphins is also a popular pastime....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable:
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 4 - May 26, 2017
5 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
May 27 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Jul 1 - Aug 12, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Pet Fee $150
- Cleaning Fee $150
- Tax Rate 10%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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We are 5 minutes from Legoland, the Carlsbad Flower Fields, the Carlsbad Village and the Carlsbad outlet stores. Del Mar is 15 minutes away and San Diego is 45 minutes. We have a supply of sporting equipment, including surfboards, boogie boards, bicycles, tennis rackets, golf clubs, croquet set, etc. available for your use.
Year Purchased: 1975
About the owner: Our family (Kent,Dana and Amelia Whitson)lived in this house for over 20 years and we still use it occasionally as our second home. Dana, a retired City Manager, does the bookings and (to Kent's dismay) usually has a remodeling or redecorating project going on while we stay at the beach. Amelia, who grew up in the Terramar Beach House and now works in San Francisco as a scientist with the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Kent is a retired transportation engineer/ planner who enjoys golfing, and is a senior PBA bowler. We are fortunate to have Carlsbad residents Karen and John Witmer, our wonderful friends, to be our onsite managers. Karen does the weekly inspections and coordinates the cleaning. John is incredibly handy and can fix just about anything. It is very much a family operation!
Why the Owner Chose Terramar (Carlsbad, CA, USA):
This beach house is a cared-for home, not a cookie cutter rental property. We have remodeled it extensively over the years and it is very comfortable for extended families celebrating vacation time together or special occasions. Moreover, we try to keep the house in the kind of condition we would want for ourselves from a rental property. For example, the dishwasher, refrigerator, oven, washer and dryer have all been replaced within the last couple of years. Last year we tore out all the wall to wall carpet and put in new oak floors upstairs and refinished all of the oak floors downstairs. This year we are renovating the back yard with tropical vegetation. We also repainted inside and out.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is a one-of a kind custom beach house with a combination of ocean views, privacy, and comfortable living spaces that you are unlikely to find in other rental properties. Our blog contains additional pictures and information that will help you to appreciate the special qualities of this beach house. Be sure to call us or email if you have any questions!
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Visualize yourself watching the sun slip below the breaking waves from the Terramar Beach House.
Living the good life at the beach is what the Family Room is all about.
Watch the migrating gray whales by day, and a movie by night.
You may be tempted to stay in bed.
The adjoining Sea Mist Bathroom is an oasis of luxury.
The Retreat Bedroom is the downstairs master suite.
The Blue Bedroom has both a double and twin bed,
The Library has a daybed that makes into two twins and a door to the Peach Bathroom. Doors can be closed at night for privacy.
The leather sofa makes into a queen bed.
The Kitchen is well equipped for making simple meals or feasts. It's easy to have multiple cooks in this spacious setting.
The front yard is filled with tropical plants and a separate succulent garden. Just about everything grows in the mild climate!
The fenced back yard is great for playing croquet or badminton.
Welcome to the Terramar Beach House!
The panoramic ocean view makes this room a favorite family gathering spot.
Want to chill out at the beach without even leaving the house? Grab a deck chair and soak in the sunshine and the view.
Enjoy the salt air and sound of crashing waves in the Surfview Bedroom.
This bathroom invites pampering.
The adjoining Rose Marble bathroom
The Peach bathroom, which adjoins both the Blue Bedroom and the Library, also has an oversized jetted bathtub.
The living room has comfortable seating for 9.
You can add leaves to the Dining Room table to seat up to 10 people.
The Breakfast Room provides another dining option for up to six people.
You can enjoy your morning coffee looking at the fish pond and tropical garden.
Enjoy an al fresco dinner on the patio! There are both gas and charcoal BBQ's that can be used year round and dining outside is possible from March to October (and sometimes in the winter!)
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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