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Private, Secluded, Laguna Beach Oceanfront Compound

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 5 - 31 nights


About the property

Best of All Laguna Beach!! Minutes to town.. Seconds to Beach.


This is one of the last few REAL Laguna Beach oceanfront Estates! Family owned for over 50 years. Private Home behind Security Gate. 125 feet of Private Oceanfront. Private steps to an intimate beach. Pool and pool house. Private cliff deck looking over spectacular whitewater coastal views.

Words cannot describe the views. Not one of our guests have ever said that 'this is what I expected'.

JJ Joseph
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

Why JJ Joseph chose Laguna Beach

After 60+ years of of our Family residing on this most spectacular property, we have decided to share its treasures with a select clientele. Pictures and descriptions can never do this property justice! We have had much enjoyment with the appreciation of our past guests. Many new friends we have made and many fond memories we have been able to provide to our guests.

What makes this estate unique

One of the last very few Original Laguna Estate properties. On nearly an acre of private behind private gate oceanfront. This property boasts 120+ feet of private coastline. Views and seclusion that very few properties can offer.


Woods Cove Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Walk in glass shower with steam option.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Sun Room - 2 twin/ single
  • Master Villa has amazing ocean views .. most mornings and evenings dolphins frollic about in our private cove, master bath has its own jacuzzi tub , steam shower with spectacular white water cove views,most evenings the Sun sets over Catalina island in a kaleidoscope of magical colors This Master suite is a real gem . Private office suite adjacent to master villa includes internet - WiFi connections .
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
*Other services listed available for additional fees. Please contact owner for a service and fee schedule


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Private, Secluded, Laguna Beach Oceanfront Compound
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Awesome location, amazing views, just a fabulous place for a vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We took our family to Laguna for Christmas last year and stayed in this wonderful home for the holidays. it did not disappoint! Great location, we never had to rent a car. Walk able to all shops or a short Uber ride. The views were stunning! I am happy to say, we will for sure go back! A welcome home and fabulous host! Thanks for the memories!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peoria, AZ

Wonderful location!

  • 5 of 5

This home and location was absolutely perfect. There are dramatic ocean views from every room and you are just steps away from the beach. We sat almost every night on the deck watching the sunset and listening to the ocean. We traveled with our 2 boys and our dog. It was really a great trip. If you are familiar with Laguna Beach, you will appreciate how close it is to the center of town, restaurants and beaches, but be completely private in your home. We can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Location!

  • 5 of 5

The views were spectacular and it is located just far enough from all of the traffic of PCH but walking distance to all of the shops! JJ and his family were very courteous and were always a text away from anything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

For the second year in a row, this home provided the perfect location for old and new friends to get together for time away. This year it was the background for two friends since childhood and former college roommates to get back together after twenty years. The security provided by the gates gives immediate feelings of safety which is key when traveling. The access to a private cove was used several times by our group. We loved the seclusion and privacy it provided. Some of the best times of the trip were the evenings sitting around the kitchen table talking and laughing after having an incredible meal prepared by the group. Ocean waves provided all the background noise needed for four girls from the Midwest. One of the girls pup loves the house also and she made herself right at home. She remembered where everything was from the year before. The huge master upstairs with the windows overlooking the ocean was a perfect hangout spot for chats after breakfast and making plans for the day. Thank you again to JJ for making the stay an easy and relaxing one. It was like coming home.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise Found!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this remarkable property for a week in Sept 2014. We found Casa Maxine to be exactly as described and more beautiful than expected. Truly the most amazing views I have ever experienced. The location cannot be beat. Minutes to the best Laguna has to offer. Walk to fantastic yoga studio and secluded and gorgeous beaches. We spent every evening on the lookout deck watching the waves crash and the stars sparkle.

Close by are Ritual Yoga, Sapphire, La Sirena, and Casa de Camino restaurants all which we highly recommend.

Thanks to JJ, Susie and Alex for being such gracious and kind hosts!

We look forward to the next time we come to Laguna and a stay at Casa Maxine!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indianapolis, IN

The most amazing experience!

  • 5 of 5

Let me start by saying that JJ/Susie were the best ever. I hadn't met JJ until flying across the country to stay at his property...let me say that he made me feel welcome from the first moment we spoke.

I had done my research on Laguna and I had been there a few times prior to this trip. Let me save time for anyone looking for the PERFECT Laguna vacation, stop looking and book this home! Seriously stop and contact JJ/Susie right now.

The location ...amazing, the house...mind blowing, the views...unbelievable, JJ/Susie...great people, the vacation my kids experienced...priceless!

I have traveled just about everywhere you could imagine and this house, location and the reception by the homeowners go beyond what I can say.

JJ thank you once again for all that you did for the five of us I am truly in debt to you for all of the memories that you two have helped me provide for my family. I can't wait to see you next time, maybe we could go for a ride on the Vespa's!

The only regret I have about staying at the Casa Maxine is that I had to finally leave and come home. JJ/Susie thanks for sharing your home with us and I look forward to the next time we meet. THANK YOU BOTH!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
John Wayne
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Aliso Creek
Nearest Motorway
Pacific Coast Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Many to chose from....
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Victoria Beach, Woods Cove
Car: recommended

Located just a few minutes south of downtown Laguna Beach just far enough to enjoy privacy and seclusion, but close enough to enjoy all the attractions and art galleries and finest dining within a few minutes. A block away from a 'trolley stop'. Ride the Free open air trolley's that run from the end of June to the beginning of September. They are a stress free way to get around town during the summer rush. No need to worry about driving and parking. Don't miss the Pageant of the Masters and the Sawdust Festival, Laguna is famous for!


Rates & Availability

Woods Cove Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer High Season
Apr 21 2017 - Dec 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
31 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee $150

Rates are subject to change prior to booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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