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Home at the Beach with a Pool!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, with peak ocean views from every room

This blue wooden beach house has 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. It is surrounded by a white picket fence and a grassy yard with tropical banana trees. The first floor of this home is available for rent along with the private use of the back yard and front yard (3 bedrooms, 2 bath). There is a pool, a built in gas barbecue and a large wooden deck with a view of the ocean...actually, a peak-view can be viewed from every room in the house.

Family friendly. Pets welcome with owner approval. Quiet neighborhood.

This child-friendly house is located in the quaint area of La Jolla called Bird Rock and it is walking distance to the beach, the restaurants, the grocery store, coffee houses and shops on the main street of Bird Rock. It is 3 miles from Sea World, 2 miles from Mission Bay, and ten miles to downtown San Diego, Balboa Park and The San Diego Zoo.

We have left a book at the house with all the restaurants, activities, coffee houses, walking trails, theme parks, beaches, etc. and have made note on items that are most child-friendly.

Nearby activities/attractions: Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, The Village La Jolla, Coronado, Sport Fishing, Golf, Belmont Park, surfing, Torrey Pines State Park walking trails, biking etc.

Walk to: grocery store, restaurants, coffee houses, beach, parks

Keywords: cottage, cute, seaside, beach, ocean

More Details

Roy Agbulos
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Roy Agbulos

We both grew up along the coast, Roy in South San Diego and Sue in Seal Beach, which is just 100 miles north. We always wanted to live and raise our family in a small beach town as well. The community of Bird Rock was the perfect place, located in La Jolla, CA. which is one of the finest beach towns on the west coast. We wanted a place where we could walk to the ocean to watch the sunset, grab a nice dinner, go to a neighborhood friendly market and enjoy some of the beautiful beaches around. This is a town where the locals are friendly and the pace of life slows down.

Roy Agbulos purchased this house in 1997

Why Roy Agbulos chose La Jolla Mesa

Bird Rock has a small town feeling, but it's a really a hidden town in the middle of everything! It has a close-knit community with residents of all stages of life. It is walking distance and biking distance to beaches, shopping, restaurants, grocery store and coffee shops. Bird Rock Surf Shop is a few blocks away and rents bicycles, wet suits and surfboards at a very reasonable rate.

What makes this house unique

Walk to breakfast, lunch and/or dinner. Sit on a park bench outside of Bird Rock Coffee Roaster on the main street after your yoga class and have a hot tea while mingling with the locals. Hop in your car and drive 3 miles to Sea World, 10 miles to downtown San Diego or 2 miles to Mission Bay where you can ride your bike, rent a boat, take out a kayak or jet ski, play at the local park or ride the roller coaster. End the evening with night golf 3 miles up the road at the Mission Bay Golf Course.


La Jolla Mesa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • Both bathrooms have a tub and shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , it also has one roll away bed
  • We can have a pack-n-play upon request and we have one roll-away bed.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Home at the Beach with a Pool!
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Much nicer than pictured! It was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

Roy was incredibly hospitable and friendly. The house was in perfect condition and proved to be much more space than the pictures made it seem. We grilled out and swam in the pool one night. We ate outside on the patio with a view of the beach/ocean, it was very nice. The neighborhood was also quiet, safe and welcoming. I highly suggest this for couples or families visiting San Diego / La Jolla.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better than home!

  • 5 of 5

All the comforts of home with a better view, walking distance to the beach and cafe's. We were able to enjoy the surf, the sun and great friends all at once. The entire home was perfect for entertaining. The style is California beach inspired. Our friends enjoyed it as much as we. We will return again and again and again!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Evanston, Illinois

Lovely family home in Bird Rock

  • 4 of 5

My family rented this La Jolla family's home the week of July 28th. The description in the listing and the photos are spot on to what the house is in actuality. As you walk in, there is a large open living room, dining room kitchen and family room that open to the pool deck in back. Off to the left of the entrance there is a large office that we did not use. Off to the right of the entry are the three main bedrooms that are nice and clean. The best of the house was the large bathroom off the pool, cooking in the nice and well equipped kitchen (I'm very jealous of the range), eating many meals at the home at the picnic-style table and obviously the private pool. The location is great as well, don’t miss the "Open Aire Market" on Sunday mornings, eating on Cass at "The Fishery", and another great restaurant, "Lupi" on La Lolla Blvd and watching the sunsets at Calumet Park. The surfing portion of Tourmaline Beach is closest to the house. To get the swimming section with lifeguards, it's about another 1/4 mile walk south. But all are within easy walking distance and the suggestions that the family leaves for renters are very good. I was initially worried because the house does not have A/C but that definitely was not an issue during our summer stay. There was a small issue with street noise (car traffic, motorcycles racing up the hill, dogs barking one night, partiers from Pacific Beach to the south, someone yelling for their lost dog another night). It was not a huge issue, but it was something to contend with. All-in-all the house is exactly what the description, photos and reviews claim it to be. Well kept, very clean, lots of room and great for families.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eureka, Missouri

Weken Crew

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at your rental property. Everything was clean and well kept. My kids loved the pool! The owners were great with giving suggestions about activities in the area. They were very accommodating with our travel plans. There were so many wonderful things to do in your area, we hope to be able to visit again. Our in-laws have already stated they would definitely book your property for future visits!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Stayed: April 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cottonwood, Arizona


  • 4 of 5

Lovely home, loads of space. kitchen was well equiped, dining in was fun on the pic-nic type table. We ate at home most all meals. Grocery so close we walked most of the time. Pernicanos Pizza was a childhood fav of mine and it was just down the street. Still family owned and our diner was great. The kids the home and the pool. TV in every room. Movies, pool toys, BBQ, deck table, front yard. Everything beautiful and usable. Sunsets, wow. The dog was in heaven, walks and fresh air. Plenty for her to watch, locals walking by with pets, park just a few steps from the house. Close to everything. This is the best we have rented. Owners provide information and plenty of beach stuff to use.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words Suzie. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in Bird Rock and in our home! -Roy & Sue
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Salt Lake City, UT

Exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, our two kids and our niece stayed at this home for eight days and seven nights. The place was clean upon arrival and larger than we had anticipated. The owners were great to answer questions and give suggestions about activities in the area. They were very accommodating and available. The bedrooms are small but the front room/dining/kitchen area is open and bright. We ate in for quite a few meals and the kitchen had everything we needed. The private pool was a nice benefit.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Gaslamp Quarter
Old Town
San Diego Padres
Coronado Beach
San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge
Extraordinary Desserts
Reuben H Fleet Science Center & Space Theater
San Diego Natural History Museum
San Diego Bay
Coronado Ferry Landing
In-N-Out Burger
Westfield Horton Plaza
Little Italy District
Little Italy Farmer's Market
Old Town Mexican Cafe
Top of the Hyatt
Extraordinary Desserts
Park & Rec
Hillcrest Inn Hotel
Filippi's Pizza Grotto
A must!
Tourmaline Surfing Park
A great place for beginner surfers, family picnics, and just north is The Pump House and the...
Calumet Park
Located on a cliffside, it has a big grassy area that is populated with locals and their dog...
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Diego Airport
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
5 freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Many to choose within walking
Nearest Point of Interest
Tourmaline Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
'Downtown' Bird Rock
Nearest Point of Interest
Calumet Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Van Nuys Canyon
Nearest Point of Interest
Windansea Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
"Crab Island"
Nearest Point of Interest
The Children's Pool
Nearest Point of Interest
The Cove
Nearest Point of Interest
Bird Rock Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Grocery Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Soledad Mountain Cross
Nearest Point of Interest
Kate Sessions Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Sea World
Nearest Point of Interest
Belmont Park
Nearest Point of Interest
South Mission Beach on the Bayside
Nearest Point of Interest
Fanuel Street Park
Car: recommended

Bird Rock Surf Shop is just a few blocks away in downtown Bird Rock and has bicycles, surfboards and wetsuits available at very reasonable rates to rent.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 10.5%

10.5% taxes and a $100 dollar cleaning fee will be added to the total cost.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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