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Spectacular Ocean View of the Dana Point Harbor

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

This spacious, impeccable 5000 square foot family home has a Pacific Rim influence. It is located within a quiet gated community. An expansive infinity swimming pool or spa is the perfect place to watch the sun dip into the Pacific Ocean. This dream home has large well appointed rooms. A beautiful tropical marine tank is the focal point of the sunken family room. You can bask in the sun either on the lounge chairs or the private 1000 square foot limestone deck or at one of the many local beaches just minutes away. Everything you need for some fun in the sun is provided, beach chairs, beach towels, boogie boards and picnic supplies. The home is child friendly but not child proofed and the swimming pool is not gated.

The master suite has a pillow top king size bed, fireplace and Jacuzzi tub. Bed room two and three have queen size beds They share a Jack and Jill bath off a bonus room with TV and video games. The down stairs bed room four has a queen size bed with its own bath, Jacuzzi tub and flat screen TV. Bed room five has a twin bed, bath and TV. The living room has a large flat screen TV, fireplace, and a grand piano. The family room has a sonos surround system with a flat screen as well as CD and DVD players and fireplace. The pool table is just off the family room and ping pong may be played as well.

The premier golf course at Monarch Beach is less than 10 minutes away and well as several other public courses. The Mission San Juan Capistrano is 5 minutes away. There are numerous five star resorts near bye such as the Ritz Carlton, St Regis and the Montage for spa treatments if you so desire. The surrounding areas of the Dana Point Harbor, Laguna Beach, San Clement and San Juan Capistranohave some fabulous restaurants if you don’t want to be creative in the state-of-the-art stainless steel kitchen. You can fill your days with trips to Disneyland, Knots Berry Farm, Newport Beach, Fashion Island, Balboa Island, The San Diego Zoo or Sea World or just stay at home an relax by the pool. The sun set views are remarkable and the moonlit ocean is mesmerizing. This resort like setting is casual and comfortable you won’t want to leave but you can always come back next year!

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 11, 2018

Why Mary chose San Juan Capistrano

This is a resort like property when you can relax and enjoy your family. It is spacious and the sleepers can sleep in the early risers can enjoy their coffee and wait for the sun to come up. Guest who stay here are so excited how accessible everything is. We are freeway close yet it is very quiet and you will not have to deal with neighbors right on top of you. Though it is an entertainers dream, we are sorry but parties are not allowed.

What makes this house unique

One of the best features of this property is the expansive pool that while you are in it you can watch the sun set. The ocean view changes its character all day long and the night view is magical.


San Juan Capistrano House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Spectacular Ocean View of the Dana Point Harbor
average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews
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Beautiful Setting & Home Near Many Attractions

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our stay, whether at the house (fabulous pool, hot tub & patio with awesome views) or visiting Dana Point restaurants, boat tours and the gorgeous Mission at San Juan Capistrano. The house is very well appointed and we enjoyed Breakfasts and Happy Hours (with an awesome view) each day, and cooked Dinners at home several times as well (great grill area in addition to nice kitchen.) We also made a day trip to the beautiful San Diego Zoo which was fun experience.

The gated community is very peaceful and lovely - much blooming during our visit in April.

And special thanks to delightful and patient Mary who met us and gave us orientation tour of her house and facilities and how to operate pool, hot tub, TVs, wi-fi, curtains, etc etc (and who has very organized notes to all that and activities, etc in a notebook to which we could refer.) Our family group has ages 14 to 72 yrs and all were happy with the outstanding pool and patio, kitchen amenities, living and sleeping areas with TVs, etc. We could be together or in our own spaces as desired. The week flew by all too quickly!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Spent a wonderful family vacation at Mary’s property. She was very accommodating and friendly. The property was absolutely beautiful and well maintained. Felt like home and in a great neighborhood. Everything was top-notch. We can’t wait to visit again soon for our next vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous Views & Relaxing Setting

  • 5 of 5

This property lives up to the excellent reviews and pictures on the website. The view from the pool deck is fantastic from sunrise to sunset. The interior of the house has so many wonderful sitting areas that you can grab your book and escape from the group, have teenagers playing ping pong and others visiting - all at the same time without feeling cramped. The house has a peaceful, happy feel - light and bright. Great access to I-5 (3 minutes) but you can't see or hear the highway. The few questions we had were immediately answered by Mary. The Strands beach was wonderful too, if you are looking for a nice beach. We would absolutely return to this house.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Several guests have commented that the pictures of the property do not do it justice. It is in a perfect location. You are 3 minutes from the freeway but you can not hear it. You are about 10 minutes from the beaches. I send my guests to the Strands because it shouldn't be missed and less crowded than Salt Creek which is the next cove and you can walk to it if you want to! I also provide all the beach gear, chairs, towels, umbrellas. body boards and coolers for some fun in the sun!
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The Home of Our Dreams

  • 5 of 5

There are so many wonderful aspects of this home, which is why we are returning customers. The outside pool and hot tub are perfect for daytime relaxation and the pool/ping pong table kept the kiddos entertained through the evening. This house and location has something to offer for everyone. We spent many days just simply relaxing at the property, but were close enough to the beaches, shopping, and dinning to get out for a while. Our family had an amazing time and we recommend this property to all vacationers. We will definitely be back again!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The home lends itself to great family style vacations. Parties and weddings are not allowed. I am so happy you have you as returning guests. There is not a better location. You are close enough to everything but you also have a quiet place to come back to and relax. Everyone loves the pool and after first hand experience I can tell you it is nicer than some resorts. The view is for sure!
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Great Vacation Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time as this is an impeccable place. The infinity pool and the ocean view is magnificent. Mary is quite professional. The house was super clean with a welcome basket. It is close to I-5 which makes it convenient. Deposit was returned immediately.

WE strongly recommend this villa to all vacationers.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy your vacation lived up to your expectations. Most guest are quite surprised by the size of the home when they arrive. The property is extremely accessible to the freeway, the Dana Point Harbor, many beaches and the Town of San Juan Capistrano.
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Gorgeous Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

Our group consisted of four couples from the midwest who traveled to California for a wedding. After much research, we finally decided to go with the home in San Juan Capistrano. We were far from disappointed. From the get-go, Mary was very accommodating and easy to work with. She made the rental process painless by reminding us of the scheduled payments, answering all our questions and giving us suggestions of what to do while we were in the area.

As for the home itself, it's absolutely enormous and very beautiful. It's unbelievably well-stocked, especially in the kitchen. Mary even provided us with a welcome basket including snacks and wine. At no time did the eight of us ever feel that we were crowded or lacking of private space. And because of that, we didn't want to leave. We were so comfortable drinking our coffee outside on the patio in the morning and swimming in the afternoon, we were reluctant to venture out. When we did, however, we had quick access to Dana Point, Laguna Beach and various other beaches and sights. All of us left feeling very fortunate that we had the opportunity to stay where we did and would highly recommend this property to other vacationers.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you were happy with your choice; I know there are many homes to choose from. Many of my guests are surprised by how big the home is and I have been told by numerous guests that the pool is nicer than some hotel pools. I often here that guests do not want to venture out that they want to stay home and relax. That is the beauty of it being "your" vacation you can do what ever you want and you can always come back. It is set up for destination travel! Parties are not permitted, sorry.
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Pines Park
Shorecliffs Golf Club
Mission San Juan Capistran
Dana Point Harbor
Dana Cove Park
Sea Canyon Park
Ocean Institute
Harbor Point Park
Talega Golf Club
San Clemente Pier
El Niguel Country Club
Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club?
Thousand Steps Beach
San Clemente Municipal Golf Course
The Shops at Mission Viejo
Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
Trestles Beach
Soka University of America
Mission Viejo Country Club
Laguna Art Museum
Laguna College of Art and Design
Heisler Park
Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Divers Cove
Tijeras Creek Golf Club
Crescent Bay Point Park
MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center
Laguna Hills Mall
Laguna Woods Golf Club
Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center
Crystal Cove State Park
Mastro's Ocean Club
Fine Dining Restaurant
Bear Flag Fish Company- Crystal Cove
Seafood Restaurant
Organic Restaurant
Pizza Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Modo Mio Rustic Italian Kitchen
Italian Restaurant
Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana: Newport
Pizza Restaurant
Marche Moderne
French Restaurant
Javier's Restaurant - Newport Beach
Mexican Restaurant
Ruby's Shake Shack
Hamburger Restaurant
The Beachcomber Cafe
O'Neill Regional Park
Coliseum Pool & Grill
Bar & Grill
CUCINA enoteca Irvine
Italian Restaurant
Paul Martin's American Grill
American Restaurant
Tender Greens Irvine Spectrum
American Restaurant
California Pizza Kitchen at Irvine Spectrum
Pizza Restaurant
Luna Grill - Irvine Spectrum Center
Mediterranean Restaurant
Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Orange County
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Dana Point Harbor or San Juan Capistrano
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Catalina Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
San Juan Hills Golf Club
Nearest Train
4.3 Miles
San Juan Capistrano Station
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-5 South
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Dana Point or San Juan Capisrtano
Nearest Beach
2.4 Miles
Doheney Beach
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Boating, Shopping, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Golf, Hiking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.