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Totally Updated High End Luxury at a Discount

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

HIGH END CUSTOM with every amenity imaginable and then some. Nicer than the 'Four Seasons'. By Far! Walk to the 'famous beaches'. Surf boards, boogie boards, beach chairs, 5 bicycles, golf cart etc. all included!

Enter thru security gates up to the elegant two story glass entry way. Museum quality HANDMADE furniture thru out every room in this house, built by artisans studied in Europe.

Three blocks from the beach and only three miles from 'Del Mar Race Track'.

5 Bedrooms, 4 baths includes two large Master King Suites.

First suite is on the first floor and is approximately 800 square feet includes gas fire place, hand carved king size bed with luxury bedding, built in desk, burl wood card table for four, seating area around plasma, surround sound, volume beamed ceilings, bathroom to die for with steam shower, 'Jacuzzi tub', huge walk in closet and sliders out to a patio with teak table and chairs for ten.

Second master suite is upstairs with it's own outdoor patio with table and chairs for four, hand carved king size bed with luxury bedding, entertainment center, walk in closet, bathroom with custom carved double vanity, huge 'steam shower' with marble and European fixtures, limestone sinks and marble slab tops.

Three more guest suites with hand carved beds, entertainment centers and all of the other amenities.

The family room doubles as a home theatre and 'The Bar.' Wait till you see this Bar. Fit for a king!

The very large kitchen Includes top of the line appliances like Viking and Sub-Zero, hand carved cabinets, entertainment center, a Honduran mahogany hand carved table that seats 12 with the extra leaf, French limestone floors through out, walls of glass looking out to the private gated jungle like compound, granite, marble, mosaics and more.

Outdoor kitchen completely stainless as well includes hot water sink, 48' Lynx grill, two separate gas burners, an outside built in bar, granite slab top, refrigerator, ice maker, teak table with seating for ten under umbrella and an outdoor shower. What a party spot!

Third story sun deck is amazing with it's fresh air and views. Perfect hideaway to take a little fresh air nap, with total peace and quiet or grab those great San Diego rays and tan till you can't take it anymore.

This home is available on a short or long term basis.

Very safe and secure home. To enter in a car you must have a clicker to get inside the compound thru the automatic gates. Separate entry with intercom for those entering on foot. Extensive alarm system. Entertainers delight!

We plan on retiring and living in our dream home one day, so we are very particular about its care. We do supply maid service. If you naturally take care of other people's property as well or better than your own, then we welcome you to the experience of a lifetime. If not, please find another property that would be more suitable. Thank you for your interest and understanding.

More Details

James Harris
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

Why James Harris chose Leucadia

Best area in San Diego. Close to beach, race track, fine dining, and L.A.


Leucadia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Steam Shower
    Bathroom 5 - shower , Outside
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(22 traveler reviews)

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Totally Updated High End Luxury at a Discount
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Luxury Home for a great family reunion

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this rental was great. Jim, the owner was very responsive. Booking with him was easy. Upon arrival he met us at the property and showed us around. The property itself is luxuriously upgraded with great layout and amenities. Bedding was some of the best you can imagine. It is a 4 min drive to the beach or 16 minute walk.

The property has a great courtyard with a large built in grill which serves as a focal point of every evening.

Had a great time and can highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Andrea, It was a pleasure meeting and hosting your family. We love when our guests take advantage of our luxurious home and treat it as though it was their own. Not many VRBO's offer what we do, if any. Just know that now you are a permanent client of ours and will be entitled to a nice discount on your return visits. See you next time!!! James
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Albuquerque, NM

Great Family Home

  • 5 of 5

We took our entire family (Kids with Spouses, Grand kids) the week after Christmas to spend some quality time together and the Home was perfect place to gather, eat and play games. close to beach, coffee houses, restaurant and other activities in the area. would stay here again when we need a So Cal get-away with Family.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time out of your busy day to write this review! We do strive to make Casa Hermes the S. California destination for all our clients, time and time again! Welcome to our list of return clients!! See you next time!!
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A true home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We stay at large multi- family rentals a few times a year and this place was great. The home is is in a great part of town very close to the beach, tons of restaurants and the best shopping around. This is the most fully stocked home we have ever rented. Beach gear, tons of linens, laundry supplies, even a fridge with sodas. They have two huge tables one indoor and one out that make gathering for meals a treat. The owners were extremely gracious host and helped us feel at home ever step of the way. We made Thanksgiving dinner here and it has a kitchen that is out of this world!. If you need it, they have it. Most vacation rentals have bare bones kitchens, not this one. It was like have the entire William-Sonoma store at your finger tips. A great stay we can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sara, We were so happy to host you and your family last week! We really do have sooo much more to offer than any other VRBO so I'm glad you mentioned it!!! Thank you for taking the time to review our luxurious house. We look forward to hosting you again in the future!!
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Las Vegas, NV

Exactly what we were looking for...

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 6 was looking for a peaceful beach retreat where we could spend the holidays, and we found exactly what we were looking for at this home. It was more than spacious enough for us and was very clean and well equipped. The gourmet kitchen was elaborately stocked with high-end appliances and dishware which came in very handy for several big holiday meals. The bed in the master bedroom was more comfortable than our bed at home, which was certainly a nice surprise. From wine tasting in Temecula to frequent trips to the beach we all had a great time. We slept like babies and ate like kings- what a nice way to bring in the new year.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Craig for taking the time to write a review for us. We are extremely happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Casa Hermes! We also really appreciate the condition you left the house in!! We would love to have you back as soon as possible and will gladly offer you a nice discount for your next trip!!! Please let me know ASAP if you would like to reserve it again over next Christmas and New Years. Thanks again, James
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Norman, OK

Beautiful, clean, well-kept, private, spacious accomodations

  • 5 of 5

Our party of eight adults loved this property! We had never been to North County before, but we all left very impressed with the area (plenty of shops, eateries, coffee, Whole foods). James and Jaime were very professional and accommodating. The property itself is fenced in, well-maintained, and much larger than we had thought it would be. Inside was beautiful, very clean, and had modern amenities.

A couple of things we loved:

Rooftop patio with furniture which had great views of the area

Large main-level patio with plenty of seating and large propane grill

Theater room with movie theater-style reclining chairs

Surfboards, Boogie Boards, Beach chairs, umbrellas, and towels all provided

Less than 5 min drive from the beach

We were more than satisfied with the entire experience and look forward to the next time!

-Andrew G.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Andrew, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review!!! You and your group get the reward! I can't believe how clean the house was after you left. I could hardly tell if anybody even stayed there. We certainly are looking forward to your next visit and will be giving you a nice discount for your efforts. Glad to have you as a return client to Casa Hermes!!! You guys are the best!!!!!
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Wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful home with lots of space, nicely decorated, marvelous kitchen and good location to Beacons Beach in Leucadia. The owner was very easy to deal with and accommodating. We really enjoy the space and home.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time Virginia, to share your feelings with our renters in the future. We loved having you and hope you will be back as soon as possible.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Insurance $99

Rates before and after Christmas and New Years 2017, have been discounted because of a booking in between. Take advantage of this fantastic one time offer!!!

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.