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Beacon's Beach Retreat - Family Friendly House

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,950 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

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

Our beautiful beach home (1950 sq ft indoors) has plenty of space for you to relax and stretch out with your family and friends. We are just a few blocks from either Stonesteps Beach or Beacons Beach on a relaxing cul-de-sac and 1 block West of the 101 (lots of great restaurants and shopping choices). We also have central AC and heat for those few weeks when coastal San Diego gets too hot or cold - a good night of sleep is important!

The house has 3 bedrooms (King in master, and 2 twin beds each in the other rooms), a huge family room with vaulted wood beam ceilings, and a large yard with a wraparound redwood deck.

The house is tastefully appointed with linens and a white/sage/light blue decor throughout. We also have children's cribs, highchair and lots of toys/beach toys we normally keep away but can have out for you if you are travelling with little ones.

This home is an overall great value and we know you will want to come again next year!

Keywords: bungalow, beach house, beach bungalow, private home, single family home, near restaurants, spacious, west of I-5, west of 101, backyard, yard, beaches, Legoland, Seaworld, corner lot, three parking spaces, Leucadia, Stonesteps, Beacons, Moonlight

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2017

About The Owner

We spend time at the home throughout the year enjoying surfing and the beach with our children. The theme of the house is relaxation and getting away from the stress of everyday life. We pride ourselves on having return guests and hope to make you one of them!

The Owner purchased this house in 2010

Why The Owner chose Leucadia

We love the location and the town of Encinitas (Leucadia) for its upscale amenities and laid-back charm.

What makes this house unique

Having space for our entire family to spread out and having so much within walking distance.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Good Morning John!

I just wanted to let you know that the house is perfect! I was able to use the baskets in the living room for a ball-toss-for-points with my 6 year old nephew, which he thoroughly enjoyed. The television and internet service was an extra I wasn't expecting....:) The kitchen is nice and open and allowed for family time while preparing meals. I'm in the room with the trundle bed and found it surprisingly comfortable. If it's any endorsement, I usually sleep on a tempurpedic at home and was able to sleep just fine on the roll out underneath the bed. The top bed is a little short for me....:) The kids are relaxed and enjoying themselves, which we wouldn't find in a hotel.... At any rate....sorry for the long email....I'm 2 hours ahead of everyone because of being from Minnesota, so I had plenty of time this morning while waiting for everyone to wake up. I also thought it would be nice to hear from someone who was using my home while I wasn't in it. :) Thanks again....and if anything comes up, we'll let you know!

Apr 2011
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Leucadia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Den - Couch and Air-mattress
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 twins in each bedroom except master, Baby Cribs (2) two portable cribs
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Leucadia Liquor on the block for groceries and steps to Yelp '4 star' restaurants - Panikin Coffee & Tea, Vigilucci's Pizzeria, La Especial Norte, Greenery Raw Food Cafe, Mozy Cafe, Le Papagayo, Sub Palace Deli, A little Moore Coffee Shop, El Torito Market.


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Beacon's Beach Retreat - Family Friendly House
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Lovely stay in Encinitas

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Encinitas and the Beacon's house was a great base camp for the area. We spent 5 days exploring the San Diego area, from Encinitas all the way down the coast. The house was perfect for our needs and had good access to local shops and restaurants. We spent plenty of time right on Beacon's beach with rented surfboards and the kids having a blast. Our local favorites included the Pannikin coffee shop in the morning, the surf boards from Progression Surf down the street, and Pandora Pizza.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlsbad, CA

Great family rental

  • 5 of 5

An excellent vacation home for families to rent. Very spacious, child friendly and well equipped with everything you would need. Great location with easy access to everything. Owners were extremely helpful and accommodated all our requests.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This home is perfect for families with children!

  • 5 of 5

This Encinitas property is close to beaches, restaurants and attractions. It's clean and well maintained. We loved the enclosed back yard to keep the little children safe. Between the two families we have a 4 yr. old, an almost 3 yr. old, an 18 mo. old and a 5 mo. old baby. The porta-cribs, high-chair and toys were life savers. All the appliances are new and worked great. We used the B-B-Q one evening and it was so nice to have the men cooking. The neighborhood is quiet and people are friendly. We couldn't have ordered better weather the week we were there. everything was perfect! Thanks, John, for answering all my questions. we hope to be back in a year or two.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto Canada

This house is a dream come true.

  • 5 of 5

This house was an absolute dream to stay at - so look no further if you are considering it - book it! The pictures, while completely accurate do not do justice to how beautiful this home is and the amazing energy of having trees peeking in from every window and sky light. We stayed here with our 20 month old twin daughters and babysitter for 5 weeks and loved every second. The house is clean, bright, very well maintained, spacious, very well laid out, fully equipped with everything you could want and extremely comfortable. The kitchen is awesome and the great room boasts soaring ceilings, a wood burning firelplace and a fantastic huge plasma tv. The backyard is spacious and private, and the side yards and front yards are laden with beautiful flower bushes amongst the trees and make you feel like you are in heaven. I have been visiting San Diego for 10 years, and you cannot beat this area (Encinitas) and the location of this house. You can walk to incredible restaurants, the most amazing coffee shop (Pannikin), the beach, farmers markets, playgrounds and more. Driving anywhere is a breeze as you can hop on the 101 or the 5 within 2 minutes and be at any San Diego site quickly and easily. Anything and everything you would need to buy is within 5-7 minutes of driving. John and Kelly the owners are incredible to deal with - very responsive and exceptionally nice and helpful. This was my first time travelling with my children and John went out of his way to help me with all of my questions and concerns. They are an added bonus to this wonderful property! I have already booked my stay again next year. I would recommend this property to anyone who is visiting San Diego and wants an amazing home, in an amazing area. All of my San Diego friends who came to visit wished they owned the house! I would especially recommend this home to anyone with small children - the one story is a dream, and the back, front and side yards are incredible play spaces. This house is a true gem.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2012
  • Stayed: January 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mesa, AZ

Encinitas Excellence

  • 5 of 5

We have been vacationing in Encinitas/DelMar area for over 25 years and have experienced several different properties. We loved this property. This is a great property for families. Our stay included our grown children and our 2 grandsons. The great room is open with big screen TV and lots of light with easy access to a fenced back yard and deck area. The back yard and deck was great for lingering with your morning coffee or relaxing for a barbeque in the evening. Great kitchen area. The parking is easy. Short drive to local beaches. The property is well maintained and feels like a family home. The owners are responsive and helpful. My grown children requested that we return to this property and they have been to many in the area. My husband and I totally agreed. We hope to return many times in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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leucadia rental house

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying here. It is in the best location. We walked to the beach daily, farmers market on sundays and coffee shops every morning. It was super spacious for our family of 5.

We loved it so much we decided to purchase a house... unfortunately we couldnt afford this prime location! I will recommend it to all my new out of town guests.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2012
  • Stayed: October 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxed coastal California outdoor lifestyle, Great Surfing at Beacon's Beach, Del Mar Racetrack, Del Mar fairgrounds, San Diego Zoo, Golf, beaches in every direction!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $700
cleaning fee $120
Tax Rate 10.0%

Please email us for details. We reserve weeks with a small deposit and ask for full payment 30 days before your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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