About the property
- Cottage1100 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 6 nights
2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom in Village, Artistic Cottage. Walk to beach. Restaurants.
Designer Cottage with all the charm that feels like home!
This home does not live like an ordinary vacation rental!
2 bedroom and 1 bath with full kitchen, living room (with new sofa bed) and park-like yard.
The Beach Cottage has just been updated with brand new subway tile walk-in shower, restored hardwood floors, alder doors, period lighting and ceiling fans in the bedrooms. (Summer A/C too) Beautifully decorated and very clean inside and out. This coastal home is open and bright. The bedrooms have new memory foam mattresses and new queen and king beds. Fully fenced park-like yard.
We also own an all natural bakery for any special orders you'd like delivered during your stay: Taste and Sea Cakery.
We are located In Carlsbad Village Proper, this newly updated one story beach cottage is a true urban beach town getaway. Sounds of the city, distant train and local street life with easy walk to beach, restaurants and shopping. We also have a 1 bedroom 500 sf Cottage on-site as VRBO #361784, The Hideaway. Booked separately and both have their own private yards.
* Located 4-5 blocks from the surf n sand of our amazing Southern California beaches and just a short walk to the Village center where you'll find great shops, health spa, restaurants and entertainment for everyone. Close to all major attractions. Lego Land – 5 mins, Sea World – 25 mins, SD Zoo – 30 mins, Wild Animal Park - 45 mins, Coaster ( Train ) 2 blocks away can whisk you Down Town San Diego 35 mins.
* Adorable outside laundry nook with complimentary washer and dryer on site with everything you need to wash your clothes the way you like, when you like.
* This Cottage has it's own yard for beach style outdoor living, includes a gas BBQ and patio seating. Inviting front porch to relax and watch the world go by or watch a beautiful SoCal sunset.
* Large Flat screen TV. Movie channels, Amazon Prime, NetFlix, Hulu, UTube. High speed secured wireless internet. New Blue-Tooth sound bar to enjoy your IPhone and iPad music.
* Beach equipment includes towels, beach chairs, umbrellas, ice cooler and sand toys.
* Cruiser bikes to enjoy around town too!
The owners professionally manage this property themselves as well as their bakery Taste and Sea Cakery. They can arrange baskets of pastries or a special event cake delivered to your cottage with prior arrangements.
Book this property with confidence! No long term rents available.
Day Use for Event Available:
Charming historic cottage in the heart of Carlsbad Village available to book for day-use events such as baby showers, bridal showers, teas. Contact owner for information. Rates start at $350. The space accommodates up to 16. Full kitchen, bath, parlor and gardens are included for day-use.
(Day Use Events not available during vacation guest stays.)
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within one hour
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 12, 2018
About Deanna Austin
California natives: we love our beautiful beaches, great climate and active lifestyle! We were high school sweethearts and have been married 34 years. We have amazing adult kids on both Coasts. Fans of our Australian Shepherds, hiking, golfing, fishing, writing and painting. We appreciate great food and art! And most of all our family and friends. In peace and joy, Craig and Deanna
Deanna Austin purchased this Cottage in 2016
Why Deanna Austin chose Carlsbad Village
Its home! The living is easy -- you can walk or bike everywhere! The beaches, restaurants, shopping, post office, Farmers Market, and New Village Arts Theatre. The area is friendly, bustling, casual and laid back. We have kept the home's heritage while adapting to the needs of a contemporary lifestyle. The cozy, warm and casual atmosphere is authentic and supremely comfortable. Kick off your shoes and put up your feet. Or grab your shoes and explore The Village from this well positioned cottage.
What makes this Cottage unique
A top feature is that we also own an all-natural bakery in Carlsbad. We are exclusively baked-fresh-to-order and make custom event and wedding desserts too. We can make arrangements to deliver a custom cake, pastries or a delicious basket of scones or Nordstrom’s favorite all-natural cookies. (Yes, we make cookies for Nordstrom too!) www.TasteandSeaCakery.com
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Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:30 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Very comfortable and great location!!!
We had a great stay here! The cottage was cozy, clean and comfortable! I loved the location with only a short walk (10-15 min) to the Village (great restaurants and shops) and beach. I ran the Carlsbad Marathon and this is a good spot because it is located right on the course at approx mile 3 and 24, and they even have a bell to ring as the runners go by! Deanna is very accommodating and easy to work with. I mixed up my dates for check in and she was willing to change the date with no issues! The kitchen was well stocked so I didn't need to buy spices, coffee, and there was even a bottle of Prosecco to enjoy! The house is located on a busy intersection, but I was able to overlook that because I liked the property and the owner being so accommodating! I would definitely stay here again if our travels bring us back to Carlsbad!
Cozy beach bungalow
Sweet house with lovely beach decor. Responsive hosts and lots of extras included (beach towels, wagon, toys, bikes, etc.). Very clean and plenty of room. The A/C units in each room (it's not central air) drown out any street/train noise, so that wasn't an issue. Sharing laundry with the unit next door proved an interesting challenge, but we made it work. Fairly short walk to the village. Great proximity to Legoland.
Charming Cottage, perfect for a family vacation!
Great property, close to shopping, restaurants, and the beach. Our family had a great time in Carlsbad and we will be back.
Ideal location and quaint accommodations
My husband and I recently stayed here for a week with our 2 young girls, as well as our dog. The cottage was a very nice and open concept floor plan we never felt cramped considering we did not have access to the third bedroom called the lock off which is an option. Maybe it's included now but when we booked it was a separate fee. Anyway disclosure- this property is situated on a busy street corner, but the traffic was not bad nor bother us. We also love the fact it's located so close to train station as it's a short walk to take and ride into San Diego. We reserved this place to be beach bums for a week and we wanted to be close enough to walk, which is exactly what we did. The home was supplied with ALL necessary beach supplies umbrellas, chairs etc. even bikes and a wagon. The walk for us took a good 10-15 min but it wasn't bad, you get to pass by shops, restaurants along the way, and this is practically in the heart of the village- awesome. My husband is a runner and he loved running the coast dr to Oceanside each day. The neat thing is this property is almost on the boarder of Carlsbad/Oceanside so you can enjoy a long walk or quick drive to the Oceanside restaurant scene/shops. The cottage was clean (I'm very picky on cleanliness), comfortable and spacious. Kitchen is stocked, and has enough elbow room to really cook a feast. The minor negative thing was the bathroom sink had a plumb drain issue not allowing it to drain properly, but we were able to work it out. I would recommend this be addressed. We would definitely stay here again, and recommend this place. Thanks for a great vacation, Deanna.
Kristen P. we so appreciate your 5 star review and your desire to book with us again next year! We value you and all of our guests! It is a blessing to share our historic home and we want all our guests to feel our attentiveness and joy and peace-filled atmosphere.
To clear up confusion we have the property listed both as a 3/2 and 2/1 under separate VRBO listings. The 2/1 is now 971344 - Ocean View Cottage in Carlsbad Village. The 3/2 (new in 2017) is VRBO 478089 is only booked as a 3/2 now. We quote and book what we offer.
I'm sorry to hear the drain was running slow. We would have fixed the issue during your stay, had we known. Quality amenities, responsiveness and hospitality is our trademark. We look forward to years of being your summer vacation cottage. Deanna
A Seaside Cottage Straight Out of My Dreams
Deanna has mastered the art of gracious innkeeping. She does not hover, and she allows her guests to privately enjoy the peaceful bliss of the atmosphere she has skillfully created. You will feel wrapped in warm, caring comfort because she thoughtfully provides everything you could ever need during your stay. This is not to say she is absent, because she cheerfully and immediately answered all the questions I asked. I could sense she is someone with a giving, kind heart who wants to share this special place so others may also enjoy its enchantment.
I spent 10 wonderful days here and loved every second. Just imagine the most perfect cottage by the sea, then open your eyes, and open the door to walk into that perfect dream. The colors, the decor, the incredible garden, the serenity....it's straight out of a storybook. Every corner of every room is picture worthy. Simple luxury abounds. It looks like a magazine spread, yet it feels just like home. After a few days I had to keep reminding myself that I was just a very lucky guest and not the permanent resident. That's how "at home" I felt!
If you are fortunate enough to score dates on the schedule, then grab them. If your aim is to amble about enjoying the best that Carlsbad Village has to offer, then you won't be disappointed. It is close walking distance to everything there....the dining, the shops, the sights, and of course, the beautiful sea shore. There are terrific bikes in the garage just ready and waiting to take you on an up-close-and-personal tour of the village. If you want to play in the water and sand, there are beach toys and beach towels. The outdoor shower on the back patio is great to refresh sandy feet and salty hair.
You'll never want to leave! I know I didn't, and I can't wait to return. Thank you, Deanna, for every thoughtful thing!
Art from your heart! You captured the essence of what our dreams are for this property! What a gift to have you stay with us! We embrace the opportunity for many years to come with you!
Our best gift is our guests and we desire to surpass their vacation hopes with a place that houses meaningful family time all the while giving a gift of dreaming of future memories in our sweet and beloved Coastal Cottage.
Great home in a great location!
We just spent five wonderful nights here. The house is beautiful and is loaded with all the amenities of home. We loved the yard and the location is so close to restaurants, shopping and the beaches. We look forward to our next stay!
Tonya, joy and sweet memories are a gift. Thank you for your attentive review and we invite you for many more years to come.