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Hop, Skip and a Jump to the Beach

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This charming cottage is located in desirable South West San Clemente, 1/2 block to a path down to Califia State Beach which is next to Riviera Beach - two of the most beautiful beaches in Southern California!

Exquisitely furnished. Charming living room with a brick fireplace, hardwood floors, Pottery Barn slip-covered sofa and oversized chair - plus formal country dining. There is a spacious cottage kitchen with breakfast area adjoining a cozy family room.

The master bedroom boasts of an extremely comfortable King bed with antiques side tables and lamps. Bedroom #2 has two twin Pottery Barn Seagrass beds (that convert into a king) & #3 also has two pillow top twin beds. There is also a sofa bed in the family room. All are perfect for a great nights sleep!

Enjoy the ocean breeze on the patio in front of the home under the magnificent cypress tree. Patio dining for 6 and 3 very comfortable teak Adirondeck chairs. Feeling energetic? -- San Clemente now has a beach path that goes the entire length of the town from California Beach to North Beach. Surfing? -- enjoy some of the best surf in the world!

Recreational areas close by include Dana Point Harbor for trips to Catalina Island, fishing & marine exploration, Laguna Beach for it's art festivals & shops, San Juan Capistrano & it's incredibly beautiful Mission & Equestrian Park that hosts world-class equestrian events.

Keywords: Beach Cottage,close to beach,SouthWest San Clemente,bright,cheery,single story

More Details

Owner
Cherie Hartman
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2016

About Cherie Hartman

Nick & Cherie Hartman are the owners of this delightful cottage. They reside in San Clemente. Cherie has been a real estate agent for over 30 years and presently is associated with Sotheby's International Realty, Laguna Beach.

Cherie Hartman purchased this house in 1990

Why Cherie Hartman chose Orange County

This location is very desirable because it is in a quiet part of town with only a couple of streets of income units, surrounded by high-end single family homes. The street is a 'loop' with very little traffic except for the people living on the two streets.

What makes this house unique

If you are looking for a cozy, well maintained cottage with extremely comfortable furnishings - this is the place. Close to restaurants, shops -- but not on top of them! The beaches are less inhabited in this location.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Hop, Skip and a Jump to the Beach
average rating of 4.529412 based on 17 reviews
5

Sweet Home!

  • 5 of 5

This beach house is sweet, quaint and cozy! We had a really fun time staying here with our 4 kids. It's a short walk to the beautiful beach, and a short drive to downtown. The owners are really friendly and helpful!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

San Clemente Jewel

  • 4 of 5

Our Family enjoyed this home. We were a short walk to a great beach. This home has a great outdoor area to enjoy a meal or a cool drink. We will return for our next beach vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with some friends from Argentina and our little dog and we absolutely loved it. The location is perfect - SO close to the beach. The neighborhood is lovely and there are so many wonderful places to eat. Just up the road is Adele's which has the best breakfast. The best Peruvian restaurant is also not too far - Inka Mamma's. The kitchen was very roomy and comfortable to cook in... we also did a barbecue. The front patio is so lovely with a gorgeous tree hanging overhead which provided such a lovely atmosphere and shade. We spent a lot of time on that patio with our pup, eating, having a glass of wine...

The guys ended up surfing most of the time at the beach that was only a half block away instead of heading into Trestles since it was a little less crowded and the beach was so comfy for us to hang out at. There is a lot of space in the house and having 2 bathrooms was very handy. Cherie was very accommodating with our arrival time and they had 2 parking spots for us which was perfect as well. It couldn't have been more convenient and comfy for all of us.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Great Location

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at the house for a week with our teenage to adult children and our dog. There was plenty of room to accommodate us all. The location was a 5-minute walk to Calafia Beach and a 15-minute drive to San Onofre and Doheney. The town was not within walking distance, but a 5-minute car ride got us to the shops and restaurants. House Pros: The patio, roominess, and supplies, such as, towels and linens, washer/dryer/dishwasher. Cons: It wasn't as clean as I would expect with a $200.00 cleaning fee. The kitchen could use some more pots/pans and a cleaning out of unnecessary items, probably left by other tenants. Main bathroom doorknob still sticks and doesn't open easily (per previous review), and the hand shower attachment is broken off wall and placed in tub. The windows in master bedroom wouldn't open. The house needs a lot of TLC and it would be Good to Excellent. One last comment-We used the patio the entire visit and enjoyed it for meals and just hanging out. We used a tie down for our dog while on the patio, as instructed. Unfortunately, the owner's pit bull somehow slipped out of its collar as he was walking by and charged/attacked our dog on the patio. Luckily he pulled him off before it latched onto her. We only add this event, because it scared the hell out of us and we would not want anyone else to go through what we did with a dog or small child.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate the comments regarding the condition of the home. We have totally replaced the faucets in the bath and the door handle. The windows have been serviced and open and close with no problem. They are older, but functional with screens. We have added more kitchen items. By the end of the summer season, with fast turnarounds, it tends to be difficult to keep up with items missing/added to the kitchen. We will do a better job in the future. As far as the pit bull is concerned, it was a very unfortunate incident. Enu has been in the family since he was a pup, approx.8 years. He has never come anywhere close to attacking a child. In fact, he has had children come up to him in the street and all he does is lick them. I have had my own grandchildren around him since they were infants. He is an inside dog and is walked a couple times a day. We have had families come back 4 years in a row and we have had about 80% of our renters with dogs and this is the first time there has been an issue. One of the problems was that the renters dog barked at him every time he was walked past the house. He has never been the aggressor, but he will protect himself and my son if he feels they are in danger. I was very upset to have found out that that happened and I would not continue with the Vacation Rental if I thought it would put anyone in danger. Definitely not a child!
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Los Angeles
4

Comfortable and cozy

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable and cozy home. Weather was grey and cool so not exactly the beach weekend we envisioned but we had a relaxing time curling up in the comfy furniture with books and board games. Nice patio for outdoor meals too. Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bothell, wa
5

Great Beach House

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed this rental, and were able to fit four adults and four children comfortably. It was well-stocked and very clean. We did have a few issues with the pocket door and bathroom door handle...but those were easy to get past! All appliances worked well, which in our rental experience is a nice surprise! Super easy walk to the beach and walking/jogging trail, relaxing deck with grill. Owner and son are helpful and available for any restocking of supplies or answering questions. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
John Wayne Airport - SNA
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

San Clemente House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
$4,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cleaning fee for 3 days is $100.00

Summer Season bookings are a minimum of 1 week Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Sunday
Weekly stays only - no portions of the week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

San Clemente House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Two Twin Beds/King, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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