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*** Best Spot in Carlsbad!*** Ocean View, Steps to Beach, Yard, Pets OK!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s) Pet Friendly 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

NOTE: Please go to VRBO #662845 to see our other Pet Friendly House called 'HOUSE 2' in the reviews for this listing. it is now listed separately at VRBO #662845

SUMMER rentals are weekly only, Saturday to Saturday only.

ALL our pictures are taken from our property, 'THE BEST SPOT IN CARLSBAD!'

Enjoy spectacular ocean and lagoon views from this extraordinarily relaxing & serene home-away-from-home at the beach. Locals call it, 'The Best Spot in Carlsbad.'

. . . would you like to know WHY???

#1. We have beautiful unobstructed panoramic white water views of the ocean, inside the house and out!

#2. We are just a short walk to the beach. A scenic trail to the beach starts just a few steps from the house.

#3. We are in a SAFE location, on a QUIET residential neighborhood with little traffic.

#4. We have a beautifully landscaped grassy yard looking out to the ocean. Enjoy the ocean while dining on the patio, sunbathing in the yard, or sitting around the fire pit with a beverage at sunset.

#5. We are pet friendly.

#6. We are NOT on a noisy street with lots of traffic, or next to a bar with live music, a restaurant, or apartments with loud parties at night.

#7. We are close to everything! 10 minutes to Legoland; 30 minutes to Seaward; 35 minutes to San Diego Zoo; 45 minute to Wild Animal Park; 1:15 hour to Disneyland;

Your home-away-from home at the beach is fully equipped, and features lovely views of the ocean, with plenty of outdoor space for the children to play and the adults to relax. You will enjoy wonderfully comfortable beds, a well-stocked kitchen, plenty of off-street parking, wireless broadband, private laundry facilities, a grassy yard with patio furnished for outdoor dining and lounging, a propane grill, a fire-ring with granite surround for enjoying an evening beverage, and an outdoor shower with hot water for your pleasure upon returning from the beach. Beach chairs, towels, umbrellas, boogey boards, beach toys and coolers are provided, along with all your linens and basic kitchen supplies.

And it's sparkling clean!

At the beach you will find lifeguards, restrooms and showers. There are designated areas for surfing and swimming.

Pelicans, egrets, seagulls, and great blue herons will point the way as you follow the short and easy scenic trail from the property to the beach (about a block-and-a-half).

In the evening, enjoy the view of the magnificent sunset over the Pacific and the graceful flight of many sea birds, while you cook dinner on the grill. If you've brought children, there's plenty of room for them to play, and you can relax knowing they are safe in the yard.

Stroll, bike, or rollerblade a few blocks up the coast to the "village" for lunch. Explore the small shops, boutiques, antique stores and cafes. There are many excellent restaurants, and If you in the mood for romantic evening out, one of Carlsbad's best ocean view restaurants is just three blocks from your home.

Carlsbad Premium Outlets mall - a five minute drive away - is a shopper's paradise. But remember to save some energy for tomorrow . . .

Will it be surf lessons, sunbathing, or golf, the Zoo, the Wild Animal Park, Sea World, Legoland, Old Town, Balboa Park, jet skiing, deep sea fishing, The Lagoon Discovery Center, Disneyland, or . . . Just RELAXING at the BEST SPOT IN CARLSBAD!

Contact us now to reserve your "spot!"

Keywords: Beach House, Tamarack, Ocean View, Walk to Beach, Carlsbad

More Details


Carlsbad House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1 sink
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1) Twin or Single Beds (1), Child's 'Pack'n'Play' (1), Air mattress (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Gorgeous views of ocean, coastline, and lagoon, Walk to beach, Enclosed yard, Safe neighborhood, Close to all, Completely and beautifully renovated, Wildlife viewing (great blue herons, pelicans, hummingbirds, dolphins, whales, etc, ), Surround sound, Gas range, Coffee maker, Comfortable beds with all-cotton bedding, Great natural ventilation and Ceiling Fans, All Linens provided, Outdoor Dining area with Gas Grill (BBQ), Gas Fire ring, Beach Chairs, Beach towels, Beach umbrellas, Boogie boards


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*** Best Spot in Carlsbad!*** Ocean View, Steps to Beach, Yard, Pets OK!
average rating of 4.902439 based on 45 reviews

loved it

  • 5 of 5

Great view. Comfortable house . "THE BEST SPOT IN CARLSBAD "

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you! Glad you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again next year!
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Very nice visit!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, staying at this property. Very clean but modest and older home. It was exactly what we wanted for a week of rest and relaxation over the holidays. Sunset view in front, walking distance to the beach and minutes from the Carlsbad Village shops. Good choice!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The VIEW!!!

  • 4 of 5

Perfect place to RELAX for our family!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Spot in Carlsbad! So true!

  • 5 of 5

We had a most lovely stay. Perfect location. Walk to beach, train and town. Views are as pictured. Nice fenced in yard for kids and pets. All amenities provided. Beware though, if you leave the doors open to enjoy the ocean breezes, the resident squirrels will come in and help themselves to dog bowl and kibble.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved our stay, beds could use a refresh

  • 4 of 5

The owner, Denise, was amazing. She stayed available and communicative, but we never really needed her help. The location was amazing. The house was fine. We really appreciated the amenities available (boogie boards, etc.). My only complaint is that the beds were rock hard. We had a fairly sleepless week. Someone that stayed before us commented on the beds. My suggestion (because I just did it to my own mattresses) is to add lovely and inexpensive mattress toppers. Mine are from Sleep Innovations. We all love our mattresses now.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

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  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Denise Junge
Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Denise Junge

Starting with my early childhood summer vacations at the seashore in New Jersey, I have always loved the beach and ocean. After growing up on the San Francisco peninsula, surrounded by the Bay and the ocean, I moved to Hawaii ... and that was it! I became a true ocean addict. I have enjoyed the magnificence of an ocean view virtually my entire adult life, and consider it an essential. Getting tossed by the waves and walking on the beach are two of my favorite passtimes. It delights me to share the experience of these things with my guests, and to see their smiling faces as they relax and enjoy the stunning meeting of earth, sea, and sky!

Denise Junge purchased this house in 2001

Why Denise Junge chose Carlsbad

When I discovered the property, I said the same thing I have heard thousands of times from neighbors and visitors...'This is the Best Spot in Carlsbad!' This little neighborhood has it all: The gorgeous views of the ocean and the lagoon, wonderful ocean breezes, a trail from the property to the beach, proximity to the restaurants of the Village and the Coaster train, great nearby shopping, easy freeway access -- but it's just far enough away from all these to avoid the noise and traffic! And, being at the North end of San Diego County, it's a great location for day trips to Disneyland or LA as well as all the San Diego attractions.

What makes this house unique

There is something very special about this property and its classic beach house -- a feeling of peaceful enjoyment, serenity, and the beauty of nature. Yet, it's just a stones throw to all the action! Carlsbad's best beach, Tamarack, is right out front. It is a sandy beach with lifeguards (summer only), restrooms, and showers. The Village is one mile away, with many restaurants, cafes, icecream, gift shops, and boutiques. A shopper's delight awaits at the Carlsbad Company Stores mall, a 5 minute drive. The lagoon (just to the south and east of the property) offers fishing, exploring, jet skiing, and sailing. Many guests love to simply relax in the ocean breezes, enjoying the sunshine and views from the yard and patios, dining outside, and letting the kids play safely in the yard.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house is so clean and cozy, and it's so peaceful here. You

thought of everything! Our best vacations ever. Thank you.
Aug 2003
  • 1 of 4


Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Carlsbad Municipal 10 mi., San Diego Intn'l 35mi
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Four Seasons,Avaira La Costa Resort
Nearest Train
1.2 Miles
Amtrack or San Diego Coaster
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Tamarack Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Trail to the Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Seawall and Sidewalk
Nearest Point of Interest
Carlsbad Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Coaster Train Station
Nearest Point of Interest
Carlsbad Village Farmers' Market
Nearest Point of Interest
California Water Sports/ carlsbad lagoon
Nearest Point of Interest
Carlsbad Premium Outlets
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
"South Jetty" beach
Car: recommended

Ocean kayaking, Canoeing, Whale watching, Hang Gliding, Water Park, Fine dining, Casual dining, San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park, Legoland, Sea World, Del Mar Race Track, Del Mar Fairgrounds, Casinos, Nightlife


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
term cleaning fee $160
Tax Rate 10.0%

BE SURE TO EMAIL - WE SOMETIMES OFFER DISCOUNTS (except in the summer.) WE HAVE OTHER SIMILAR UNITS that may be available, too.
Check in time is 4pm; check out is 10am. We need the time in between to thoroughly clean and prepare for you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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