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Secret Cove's Ocean Estate

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Last updated: 01/18/2017

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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 bed+den 2.5 ba. Studio can be rented separately. Sleepts 8-10

You will find all the luxuries of vacationing without having to sacrifice the comforts of home in this breath-taking, 3,000 square foot, Laguna Beach house. Up on a bluff just 40 yards from the sand, watch the waves, surf and sand, or the beautiful sunsets and over 180 degree view. Better yet, walk just 75 yards to the private beach access down to the sand of Tablerock beach. The living room is decorated with high-end Tommy Bahama furnishings and has a beautiful fireplace. Located off the beach-side of the famed Pacific Coast Highway, this home is conveniently located, however, part of its charm lies in the fact that it is tucked away from the hustle and bustle. Wrap-around balconies, with spectacular views, on the second and third floors will enhance your vacation experience. Here you can sit back in the deck chairs with cup of coffee or a cocktail and watch the waves crash and keep an eye out for whales and dolphins that frequently visit the cove. Famous restaurants are within walking distance, however, the fully equipped gourmet kitchen make leaving unnecessary.

The kitchen features a cooktop, double Thermador ovens, coffee maker, cappucino maker, waffle iron, panini maker and any other gadget you may be in need of. If you would rather cook outside, the balcony features a bbq. There is also a wet bar equipped with an ice maker, wine fridge, and all of the glassware to create mouth-watering cocktails and mixed drinks.

During the summer, there is a life guard station right on Tablerock Beach. Be sure to take advantage of the complimentary beach toys and chairs, boogie boards, snorkel gear, picnic baskets and umbrellas. Should you decide to stay in, you can curl up next to the fireplace and watch DirectTV's premium programming with all of the movie channels as well as high speed wireless internet, board games, DVDs and puzzles.

This is a great home for a family or multiple families, since, in addition to the two bedrooms with queen beds, there is also a tranquil spa-like master suite featuring a Cal king bed, sitting area overlooking the ocean, oversized tub with large window that overlooks the ocean, glass shower with dual shower heads and a 'rainfall' feature, a walk-in closet and a fireplace. There is a separate den (bedroom) right off of the master which has a trundle bed making into 2 twins, or one queen bed.

In addition to the spacious top floors, the bottom floor, which rents separately, features a private studio apartment with a kitchenette, dining area, bathroom, trundle bed, private entry and patio, and provides an additional 565 square feet. This house sleeps 8 comfortably (not including studio), and there are additional air mattresses available. Parking at the beach will not be a problem, as there are 4 dedicated parking spaces. Our guests always state that the pictures don't do our property justice. We are very confident that after you take your first trip to Secret Cove, you will make it a tradition to come back year after year!
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Keywords: Beach Front, ocean view, secluded, master suite, private studio,
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 01/18/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Service pets, others case by case basis...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Premium channels, HBO, etc....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    40 yards from sand; one house off...moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $150
  • Taxes Not included


Due to City regulations, we are unable to offer weekly rentals except to friends, family and colleagues. We are sorry for any inconvenience. Please call with any questions.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Crystal Cove State Park, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Hortence Miller Garden, South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island, Sawdust Festival, Festival of the Arts, Pageant of the Masters, Laguna Playhouse, Glenn E. Vedder Ecological Reserve Underwater Park and Tidepools, 1,000 Steps Beach, Whale Watching, Laguna Canyon Winery


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Jim Martindale is the president of Martindale Commercial Real Estate, Inc. in Glendora. His dream has always been to have a home at the beach, and feels this is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of life.

Why the Owner Chose South Laguna, Laguna Beach, CA, USA:
Laguna Beach has often been described as one of the most incredible beaches in the world by reviewers from publications such as Cigar Aficionado and Men's Journal. When a home became available in Laguna right off of the famous Pacific Coast Highway, my wife and I jumped at the opportunity to own a home in this dream location.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our home is located literally steps from a beautiful secluded beach. Nothing beats waking up in the morning and watching crashing waves while enjoying a cup of coffee on the balcony. The free local tram service has a stop at the top of the street and has multiple drop off points which take you into the heart of Laguna. If you prefer to walk, it is a short stroll to art galleries, boutique shops, and fabulous restaurants. The grocery store is also very nearby so stocking the fridge or sneaking out for a bottle of wine when the mood hits is always convenient. There are also some wonderful public beaches that are accessible via the downtown area.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 01/18/2017

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  • Spectacular sunset from wrap-around balcony

    Spectacular sunset from wrap-around balcony

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, May 26, 2017

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