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Moonlight Beach Oceanfront Large Luxury Home

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 6 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. Just 20 minutes from downtown San Diego. Aprox. 100 feet from the sand of San Diego's best beach. Moonlight Beach has all the amenities. Sandy beach and ocean bottom, year round lifeguards, large tot play area, sand volleyball nets, restrooms and showers, new food concessions and beach rentals for surfboards, etc. and all right next door. Historic downtown Encinitas is just a couple of blocks away with great restaurants, shopping and even the famous La Paloma Theatre where Charlie Chaplain, Mary Pickford and the Fairbanks came to watch movies. About 5 to 7 minutes away is the DEL MAR RACE TRACK and FAIRGROUNDS as well as LEGO LAND.

This very large home is Oceanfront and you can watch surfers, swimmers, dolphins and beautiful sunsets from nearly every room. The home features 4 bedrooms all with own bath plus 2 half baths. The main house has 3 bedrooms with private baths and 2 half baths, a huge gourmet kitchen with granite counters, raised dining room, sunken family room with large flat screen tv, dvd, and surround sound, living room with fireplace and views of sunsets, ocean, and dolphins are all part of the large open first floor. The master bedroom features floor to ceiling windows, a king bed, sitting area with fireplace and large flat screen tv, a large oceanfront private deck. Master bath has an ocean view jetted spa and walk in shower.

The 2nd bedroom has a ocean and beach view, king bed, private bath and small deck. The 3rd bedroom/loft is great for kids and has a bunk bed and two singles a sitting area with tv, dvd, video games and private bath and is also the access to a very large deck with outdoor living furniture, umbrella, and great views.The guest studio has full bath, half kitchen and washer/dryer. It all adds up to a great family vacation never to be forgotten for one or more families.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

Why BARRY CHURCH chose Encinitas

best location with all amenities in San Diego county.

What makes this house unique

Everything you can want or need from home to location.


Encinitas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 4 full baths and 2 half baths
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • King size beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Garage parking for 1 car and driveway parking for 3 cars


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

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Moonlight Beach Oceanfront Large Luxury Home
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Amazing home and location

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house and casita and couldn't be happier! The home far exceeded our expectations and is even nicer than the photos. The location is perfect, ocean front with amazing views from most rooms in the home. It's stocked with everything that you need, including a well appointed kitchen, numerous towels and linens, and extra items like shampoo and soap, and sand toys.

Barry the property manager was great to work with - responsive, professional, helpful

I own 5 vacation rentals in San Francisco and hold a very high standard for homes that I rent. This home was perfect and amazing! Our family gathering was perfect because of this place. There's also a cute playground across the street and parking included

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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PERFECT PERFECT PERFECT! Exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated my sisters 60th birthday here and had an amazing time. The house is so much larger than the pictures show. Standing in the main floor living area looking out the back patio to the expansive ocean view reminded me of being on a cruse ship. Plenty of parking,even in August near a popular beach. Huge well stocked kitchen. We cooked many meals here and it never felt crowded or like we were bumping into each other. The master bedroom was luxurious and spacious (however, the jacuzzi was set right on the edge of the deck with out any wall so be careful not to lean backwards!) Laundry in the main house, the Casita and the studio was a plus, stocked with soap. The upstairs loft (lovingly called "the crows nest" ) was very spacious with 3 comfortable twin beds, large ocean view patio, bathroom and closet. It was very quiet and private there. The home is 2 houses from the beach, stocked with sand toys,beach chairs and umbrella. It is close to some shopping but the main town of Encinitas is a few blocks away. None of us wanted to leave, we had "beach house withdrawls" for weeks after. Such a memorable trip, I cant wait to go again.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ocean + House Synergy

  • 5 of 5

The house is phenomenal(ly spacious). It is outdone by its location.

The beach feels like a private beach, esp. after the public beach has cleared. Most homes are on a bluff, but this one is at the end of the bluff,s o one can walk directly to the water.

Well stocked beyond expectations. You won't need to bring anything in

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Detroit, MI

Idyllic Spot - You've Found It.

  • 5 of 5

The photos on this page obviously give you a pretty good idea of what to expect, but you'll probably still be blown away when you actually walk into the house. The living area is huge and never felt crowded (especially with the addition of the outdoor space) even with 13 of us in residence (including 3 kids and 2 babies). The whole place is extremely clean (window cleaners came while we were there) and well-kept.

The big draw, of course, is the ocean view from nearly every window. We saw dolphins every day for the ten days that we stayed (one pod of over a hundred), seals on several days and eight-or-so grey whales migrating back north to Alaska. The beach very close with a variety of activities available and is very well maintained by the city.

The property also benefits from being so close to downtown Encinitas and Leucadia which are full of shops, bars and restaurants and a 5-10 minute walk away. The station is half a mile away and $11 gets you a return trip to Santa Fe station in downtown San Diego which is walking distance from all of the downtown/port attractions such as the Gas Lamp District, USS Midway, whale watching etc. We only ate out once - at D Street Bar & Grill which was great, and ordered pizza from Manhattan Giant Pizza which was also good. As others have mentioned, grocery stores within walking distance are limited to 7 Eleven and Whole Foods, there is a Vons just over a mile away to the south and plenty of other options within a ten-minute drive including a Costco close to the Carlsbad Outlets.

Regarding the way the house is set up, access to the one-bedroom casita is entirely separate from the main house and can only be accessed from its own outside entrance. The king studio is accessed via the upper garage.

If you're travelling with little ones and don't want to lug all of the equipment with you, we had good luck renting with (cribs, sheets, toys, high-chairs, booster seats etc.). They delivered it all and collected at the end of the vacation.

As mentioned by many others, Barry was very helpful and accommodating throughout the entire process.

We had a fantastic vacation here: sitting on the patio eating breakfast at dawn looking over the millpond flat ocean as the squadrons of pelicans skim just above the waves is certainly an experience to be savored. Just book it - you won't regret it!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Take Your Breath Away!

  • 4 of 5

If you are in need of a short getaway as I was or long vacation, don't hesitate to stay at this beautiful well maintained property. All the comforts of home are at your fingertips, literally, from automatic shades in the master bedroom to the trash compactor in the kitchen. The views are spectacular from every point of this home. The moment you enter the front door you know you have found what you've been looking for in rest and relaxation. Everything you need is available for you from shampoo, soap, towels, stackable washer and dryer, hair dryer, iron and board, even hangers. Take advantage of the hot tub on the balcony of the master bedroom. Very relaxing and well maintained. The pool man was servicing the hot tub the day we left for the next family to enjoy. For those of us who love a baday, they have one of those too. Soak in the oversized jetted tub in the master bedroom with a view of the ocean is luxury in itself. The sun deck on the third floor is wonderful as well offering you privacy and seclusion. The third floor is also an excellent place for the kids to call there own as there are three or four beds, a TV and a bathroom along with a fireplace. The kitchen has everything you need to cook a gourmet meal or just a grilled cheese sandwich. Everything is within walking distance from this property. Moonlight Beach is just down the street, Whole Foods Store is a five to ten minute walk from the house. It is pricy, but well worth it as the quality of food is excellent. Plenty of restaurants, little shops, and bike rentals. The Coaster is about a five minute walk from the house that will take you to San Diego. The property manager was very nice and helpful. We arrived late in the evening and after he departed we had a problem with the grill. We called him ten minutes after he left to tell him about the problem we we're having and he turned right around and came back with no hesitation bringing us a new long neck lighter and even changed out the propane tanks for us. I loved this location and property so much that I'm booking it for a entire month. Thank you Barry for a wonderful and relaxing mini vacation and for all you help.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Home!

  • 5 of 5

Coming from a picky family 5 Stars all the way! The home is beautiful, clean, well stocked and in the perfect locale. There is plenty of towels, linens, beach chairs, umbrellas. The kitchen has the usual staples to cook with. You are within walking distance to everything in Encinitas! Our family will certainly return. The manager was very helpful and kind and made sure we enjoyed our stay, thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2 homes from sandy Moonlight beach with lifeguards, volleyball, tot play area, food concessions, beach rentals for surfboards, boogie boards, etc. considered San Diego's best beach




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Christmas and Thanksgiving rates are the same as the summer rates. Christmas dates December 21 to January 4 with a 7 night minimum. Thanksgiving week a minimum of 5 nights.

Credit cards are charged a 2.5% fee for use.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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