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Del Mar - Family Friendly Home, Torrey Pines Beach, Ocean View

Del Mar Heights, San Diego, CA, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

A spacious beach house in a quiet Del Mar neighborhood facing Torrey Pines State Beach (2 min. drive or 10 min. walk along a beautiful lagoon) and close to all north San Diego amenities such as Del Mar Racetrack, Torrey Pines Golf Course, Scripps Aquarium, Legoland, and more.

This two story family home offers 3 comfortable bedrooms. 2 full baths, one additional bathroom with shower, and a garage stocked with fun beach accessories. In its 2,280 square feet of living space there are two master suites, one with a king size bed and private bath, the other with a king size bed, fold-out twin and private bath. There is also a small adjoining room that holds a cozy twin. The third and final room houses a queen size bed. Open kitchen and living room on the second floor with views of the ocean and Torrey Pines state park. Rooftop deck. The spacious living room includes a 48' TV with DTV and plenty of seating for the family to watch movies, play games and relax. Wi-Fi provided.

Neighborhood includes a small market and restaurants serving Italian, Mexican, Japanese and Chinese cuisine. Take a five minute drive to Del Mar's quaint downtown, where you can explore boutiques and restaurants. Take advantage of the lovely weather and enjoy the beach!

Keywords: beach torrey pines del mar family


Maureen Miller

Member Since 2011
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Response time:
within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Mar 22, 2018
About Maureen Miller

Del Mar was the vacation destination for our family since the 50's. Our parents had the house built in the mid eighties. We have kept our recently renovated home for all family members to enjoy. We are local to Southern California while some of us live in the Bay are and in Sacramento. We hope you will enjoy the beach, weather and other amenities of Del Mar and North County San Diego.

Maureen Miller purchased this House in 1986

Why Maureen Miller chose Del Mar Heights

This has been our family's vacation destination since the 50's. Our parents retired in Del Mar and we have kept the house for all family members to enjoy.

What makes this House unique

Things to do in and around Del Mar - Hiking in Torey Pines State Park, especially the beach trail is a favorite. -Sign up for a balloon ride. - Visit the San Diego Zoo, the Wild Animal Park or Sea world. - Check out the events at the San Diego Fairgrounds in Del Mar. - Take in horse racing in late August at the Del Mar Racetrack. - Visit Julian for the Apple Festival. - Visit the tide pools in La Jolla. - Take a shopping trip to Tijuana. - Surf and swim at Torrey Pines State Beach -Take a long walk along the beach into Del Mar (3 mi.)


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
        • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)


        • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath

            Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
                15 min walk to Torrey Pines State Beach. View of Torrey Pines State Beach from Living Room.
              • Ocean View


                  • Family


                      • Guests provide their own meals


                          • Living Room
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Computer Available
                          • Garage
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Telephone
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet


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


                                  • Dining Area


                                      • CD Player
                                      • DVD Player
                                      • Games
                                      • Satellite / Cable
                                      • Stereo
                                      • VCR


                                          • Balcony
                                          • Deck / Patio
                                          • Lawn / Garden
                                          • Outdoor Grill


                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • festivals
                                              • health/beauty spa
                                              • library
                                              • museums
                                              • playground
                                              • restaurants
                                              • theme parks
                                              • zoo

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • boating
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking
                                                  • whale watching

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • sailing
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • equestrian events
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • hot air ballooning
                                                          • deepsea fishing
                                                          • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                          • snorkeling/diving
                                                          • sound/bay fishing
                                                          • surf fishing
                                                          • surfing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis

                                                            14 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Great place to spend some time with family

                                                            Celina B.

                                                            All facilities worked very well, it’s very nice am comfortable house great to enjoy with family and kids.

                                                            Memorable Tranquility

                                                            Carolyn F.

                                                            I can't say enough about our stay - this house was absolutely perfect for our active family of 4! Clean, bright and spacious with wonderful views both from the common living room area, and balcony on the roof. Very well equipped with everything, it felt like home! Lovely neighborhood and friendly people.

                                                            My husband is a Del Mar native and loved that the house was located so close to Torrey Pines State Reserve which we love for hiking, and boogie boarding/surfing the wonderful beach. It was also easy to get to Del Mar beach and all the shops in town, a very quick drive.

                                                            We have two teenagers and they enjoyed their own space, having their bedrooms and bathrooms on the level below ours. Large and yet cozy living room and dining areas perfect to gather and play board games at night and enjoy the deck views during the day!

                                                            We were so sad to leave and definitely plan to come back to this house again. The Owner, Maureen, is wonderfully accommodating and helpful. She was so responsive and answered all my questions right away both via phone and email!

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Thank you Carolyn! Glad it worked out for your family and I hope you'll visit again soon.

                                                            Warm regards,


                                                            Great spot!

                                                            Elizabeth C.

                                                            We just returned from a week-long stay at this home, and had a great time. The location is wonderful, as described. We are an active family with young kids and enjoyed running or driving just up the road to the Torrey Pines beach, which is beautiful. It's very close to the town of Del Mar, where we enjoyed the restaurants, park, and beach. It's also close enough to the highway for other outings (we visited Legoland, Sea World, and Cabrillo National Monument). The house itself had everything we needed as a family of 5--it was clean and had all of the supplies/dishes/appliances we would expect. The roof deck was a nice place to sit and enjoy the view of the lagoon, Torrey Pines, and the sunset. As an unexpected bonus probably only relevant to families with very young kids, our three year old daughter was absolutely delighted to open a closet door and find a dollhouse! Overall, we had a great vacation and will stay here again if our travels bring us back to San Diego.

                                                            Great place for extended family stay!

                                                            MaryUnited States

                                                            Well kept, clean, and great kitchen! Plenty of space and very comfortable. We had 7 people - 6 adults and one 3 year old - and we all enjoyed our stay. Bedrooms were good sized and a bathroom for each bedroom was definitely a plus. Our 3 year old enjoyed "her" secret closet! Area was nice and quiet, great parking and beach supplies!

                                                            Great Vacation House

                                                            Katie S.Orem, UT

                                                            We had a wonderful week at this house and plan on returning. The location is great, a very quiet neighborhood. The kitchen was well stocked and the grocery store is a short 4 minute drive. The parking pass to the beach was wonderful! The house was clean and updated. We spent a lot of time on the deck and rooftop deck. There is a little side yard/lawn that was perfect for our kids to play in. There are a few restaurants just a short block or two away, we really liked Robertos (Mexican fast food) and Eda Mami (Japanese). We also love the 2 restaurants at The Lodge at Torry Pines - just a 5-10 min drive. There are lots of other great restaurants just a short drive. My favorite shopping place was Leaping Lotus just north of Del Mar. There are lots of other great shops on the same street as Leaping Lotus. The owners were wonderful to work with. As we drove away our 5 year old daughter was crying big tears that she didn't want to leave this vacation house. We have rented several houses on VRBO and have never had a problem.

                                                            Nice size for bigger groups

                                                            ACS9San Jose, CA

                                                            Seven of us rented this house and we had tons of room. The bedrooms are nicely separated so you get some privacy. It’s a good location for site seeing in San Diego and enjoying Del Mar. It’s a nice neighborhood and you can walk to a couple of restaurants and the beach but you will definitely have to have a car for getting around.

                                                            The best part of the house is it is CRAZY stocked. Never in 15 years of renting have I been in a house where I didn’t have to run out and buy anything. Need more paper towels, napkins, shampoo, a coffee grinder – this house has everything you can think of! I really appreciated not having to run out and get basics at all. PLUS there were like 10 wetsuits we could pick from, bikes, and boogie boards. Really this house has everything you could ever need to enjoy your vacation.

                                                            Owner was very easy to deal with.


                                                            Del Mar Heights, San Diego, CA, USA

                                                            Torrey Pines State Park and Beach Torrey Pines Golf Course San Diego Zoo Legoland


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                                                            14 Reviews
                                                            Excellent 4.7/5
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