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Enjoy our TURTLE'S Retreat just 7 houses to the sand in the Beach Colony

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Our duplex cottage is located on 25th Street in the Beach Colony area of Old Del Mar, just 7 houses from the sand. This cottage is comfortably furnished and has its own private yard with outdoor dining. With two bedrooms, a queen size bed in one bedroom, and two twins in the other bedroom, the house is perfect for a family of four. Pick a lemon from the lemon tree in the front yard, wash the sand off in the outdoor shower, or relax in the private yard.

Parking is a hard to find at the beach, but you won't have to worry abut that with your own garaged space and a second space in the driveway. We have beach chairs, umbrellas, coolers and boogie boards for your use- and a wagon to haul it around. 25th Street Beach is a favorite among the local community, used by lots of family beach goers. The 25th Street lifeguard tower has bathrooms and showers, and there is a marked cross walk for easy access to the shore. Freshly painted and landscaped, we just finished up our decorating in June 2014.

This location is perfect for running, hiking, walking to restaurants, or watching magical sunsets, night after night. You won't want to leave!

More Details

Owner
Brenda Sampiere
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Brenda Sampiere

Brenda, mother of 4 kids (within 5 years) and engineer by degree, is wildly detail oriented and loves to share the coastal San Diego area with all guests, especially young families creating their beach memories.

Our family has lived in Solana Beach (one town north - walking distance) since 1993. Our family thoroughly enjoys sharing everything this area has to offer from the beaches, surfing, body surfing, mountain biking, trail running, hiking, shops to the restaurants.

Brenda Sampiere purchased this house in 2014

Why Brenda Sampiere chose San Diego County

The Beach Colony has awesome access to Del Mar's sandy beaches and to the downtown with its restaurants and services.

What makes this house unique

The beach at 25th Street has its own lifeguard tower with showers and bathrooms, making it a favorite spot. Parking for this beach can be hard to find, so a stay at our bungalows can make this beach your own!

Guestbook comments from the owner

You guys did a great job on the place (even the neighbors on the street said so!) and you were right about how fun it was on the Fourth. Our little boy keeps asking to go back to the "little green house."



Thanks,

Kelley
Jul 2013
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Amenities

Del Mar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , twins can be made up into one queen size bed upon request
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Enjoy our TURTLE'S Retreat just 7 houses to the sand in the Beach Colony
average rating of 4.866667 based on 76 reviews
Chandler, AZ
5

Awesome family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Turtle retreat was perfect for our family vacation. Home was beautiful and had everything we needed. We would certainly stay here again. Thank you for being so great to work with Brenda.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

Great place and fantastic location. Minutes to the beach by foot. Perfect size for family of four and kid friendly amenities (boogie boards, sand toys etc). And a lovely easy walk to great restaurants and shops. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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phoenix, Arizona
5

We Love Turtle's Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! This is a cozy, clean and comfy duplex with much charm. So close to the beach, restaurants, markets, and shopping. It also has all the beach toys, chairs, and equipment you will need. A great place to stay at any time of the year.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute, Clean and Walk to Beach

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 had a wonderful stay in this duplex. It is cozy, clean and super close to the beach. It is also well equipped and has lots of extras. What we loved:

* 1 block walk to great, swimming and boarding beach

* A couple of blocks walk to downtown Del Mar where the shops and restaurants are - We walked home from dinner one night on the beach

* Private patio area with barbecue

* Brenda provided boogie boards, a surf board, beach chairs, beach toys

* private garage space - much needed in this area where parking is limited

* Washer and dryer

* Outdoor shower

* Extremely clean

We highly recommend this little gem for a beach getaway!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Location, location, location

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of four (us and two boys) and we loved this townhouse. Location is unbeatable, 5 min. to the beach. We loved going to the beach, playing in the water and watching the beautiful sunsets. The outside shower is a nice feature. Everything was clean and inviting. Brenda left some gifts for the kids which they loved. The bedrooms were cute and comfortable. Kitchen is well-equipped for simple meals.

We love working with Brenda and can't wait to come back here! In fact, last winter when this property wasn't available, we rented another condo from Brenda and had a great time there as well.

We stayed here in December 2014, not June 2016 but the website doesn't allow me to post a review for that date now.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay in Del Mar

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect - modern and yet rustic, great neighborhood and so close to the beach! Walking distance to great restaurants in both directions. LOVED IT! Brenda and her team are amazing and make the stay wonderful. Highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Map

Our cottage duplex is just steps away from the sand at the 25th Street lifeguard tower on the beach!

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Rates & Availability

Del Mar House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer2
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
From
$375
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Summer 3
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$350
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Fabulous Fall
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$240
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Kaaboo
Sep 15 2017 - Sep 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$975
Flat fee
 
 
Breeder's Cup
Nov 2 2017 - Nov 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,300
Flat fee
 
 
Early November
Nov 7 2017 - Nov 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$255
 
 
Early December
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Winter Holidays
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$255
 
 
Post Christmas
Dec 26 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
New Year
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 6 2018
2 night minimum stay
$240
 
 
President's Weeks
Feb 9 2018 - Feb 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
$260
From
$285
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Spring Breaks
Feb 25 2018 - Mar 23 2018
2 night minimum stay
$240
From
$265
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Easter
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
$260
From
$285
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Spring
Apr 8 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$240
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Memorial Day
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$285
 
 
Summer 1
May 28 2018 - Jun 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
$235
From
$260
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Summer 2
Jun 23 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$350
From
$395
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Summer 3
Aug 11 2018 - Aug 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$350
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Labor Day
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $135
Cruiser bike rental $0

If you would like to rent the 3 speed Beach Cruiser bikes (helmet, U-locks and basket included), please confirm it/they are available by emailing us at brenda@beachhausrentals.com and we will send you an additional payment request at $20/day or $80/week per bike.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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