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Encinitas Cottage Retreat

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedroom , 1 Bath, Close to beach

The cottage is a seperate unit, a backyard 'granny-flat' that's about 750sq. feet . You have two seperate bedrooms, a kitchenette/living area plus bathroom. Freshly remodeled, this 'beach close' charmer looks out upon a secluded garden and lawn and loads of flowers. Eclectic is the feeling. Attention to 'creature comforts' and simplicity was the intention when renovating[Italian and Mexican tile accents, hardwood floors...] . An ajoining [but completely private] second bedroom is generously sized and includes a double bed. The kitchenette and living area overlooks the lawn and garden area.. . NO SMOKING in house or on the grounds.

We see the situation as most attractive to couples, or couples with children, looking for a peaceful setting within a short walk to our little beach town and our great beaches-, Cardiff, Solana Beach, Encinitas and Leucadia, a sample of Southern California beach living.

We are located in one of north San Diego County's oldest neighborhoods, the Highlands of Encinitas. A 10 to 15 min. walk and you will find yourself in the quaint seaside town. Ethnic dining is big; great Italian, Peruvain, Thai, Indian, Japanese, etc.- Encinitas seems to be on the cutting edge of the 'conscious life-style' movement so health minded options abound. Whole Foods is close by. While the beach and ocean remain the main attractions, the beautiful gardens of the Self Realization Fellowship are a short walk into town, a resource for relaxation and rejuvenation. Our town is 'coming of age' you might say and it's all just a short walk away.

Return to the tranquility of your secluded and cozy garden cottage. If it feels like a fit, drop in and give us a try, maybe you'll become a regular.

Keywords: casita

More Details

Owner
Carol and Tony Hyde
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Carol and Tony Hyde

Your hosts Carol and Tony Hyde have resided in the local community since the early seventies. Carol, a nurse and psychotherapist, is an avid ocean kayaker and hiking enthusiast. Tony has worked in the surfing industry and in property development, but his passion and main focus is riding waves. He is happy to share his local knowledge with those who ask, as is Carol.

Carol and Tony Hyde purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Carol and Tony Hyde chose Encinitas

We both were drawn to Encinitas for the same reason- its' laid back Southern California charm. Through the years we have enjoyed sharing the many attributes of our location with our friends and family and have recently decided we would like to expand that pool to include guests through VRBO.

What makes this cottage unique

Primarily we offer a quiet space for our guests that is within comfortable walking distance from the beach and town. (about a 15 minute walk!).We enjoy maintaining our cottages' gardenlike setting and look forward to offering a tranquil and relaxed atmosphere to those who are drawn to come. For the more adventuresome, the local surfshops provide rentals and equipment to indulge your passion. Surf Camps and Surf Lessons are offered close to Moonlight Beach, right down the way. The sidewalks don't close up at 8:00 pm anymore, Encinitas has it's share of nightlife, music and drinking establishments that 'pepper' the Coast Highway.

Amenities

Encinitas Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No extra people unless okayed by owners No parties
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Detached Unit - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • tennis
Notes:
spacious backyard opens up from your cottage and patio area[where outside cooking area is], fountains and lots of plants and flowers, peaceful setting and feeling.

Reviews

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.95 based on 100 reviews
Mercer
5

Charming space and great location.

  • 5 of 5

Carol and Tony were wonderful. We enjoyed the charming casita and the outdoor space as well. It was a perfect location for walking around Encinitas and an easy drive to other places in the area. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Mary, We sure enjoyed having you and your family in the casita. Thank you for staying with us, and we certainly hope you come again! Wishing you a wonderful year ahead. Warm regards, Carol and Tony
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5

Great stay.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place. Quiet. Carole and Tony were great hosts. Will do it again.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Tony and Carol, It was so nice to meet you both! We had a wonderful week in Encinitas! The house was clean and had all the amenities we needed for our family. Having a washer and dryer was great. The backyard was perfect for relaxing and our boys loved running around catching lizards. The wind chime and water fountains made it so peaceful! We are ready to go back! Thank you for having us.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you all, and we hope you can come again....!
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5

Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was our first VRBO experience, and we will definitely book again! Tony and Carol are delightful hosts and very knowledgeable about the area. This is a charming cottage with great outdoor space. Staying here made us feel like we were part of the community. The town of Encinitas is a laid back surf town with lots of great coffee shops, restaurants and shops. I would recommend this place the anyone looking for a relaxing get away.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! It was so great to have you in the guest house and know you were enjoying yourselves, and your time in Encinitas. Come again!
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Redondo Beach, CA
5

Comfy and cozy:)

  • 5 of 5

Tony and Carol are wonderful hosts! Thanks for the great time!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denver
5

Cute casita with a serene yard

  • 5 of 5

We just left Encinitas yesterday and I’m wishing we were still there. It's a clean and cozy casita with the loveliest yard. It was perfect for our family of 3, we only wish that we had more time to enjoy it. Great quiet location, a 12 minute walk to Swami's Beach. Carol and Tony are wonderful hosts! Thank you for sharing your little piece of paradise with us!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Encinitas
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Swami's, and Moonlight

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85

This is a no smoking cottage.
Also if you want to have a dinner with family or friends, please double check with owners.
thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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