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Guest House In La Jolla

Bedrooms 1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Newly Remodeled Guest House

This is one truly adorable guest home that you will not want to miss. It is a block away from the breathtaking beach. Perfectly located 1/2 a mile between the famous Wind n Sea Beach and La Jolla Cove. Come park your car and never have to get back in it! Conveniently located on the Bike Path, great for walks or jogging. A short 1/2 mile from Village for shopping, restaurants, coffee shops and grocery stores. The home has been completely remodeled, flat screen TV in the living area and bedroom, a queen size Tempur-Pedic bed, bamboo wood floors in the kitchen and living space, out door heated shower to wash off at when coming back from the beach, washer and dryer and private entrance...No expense was spared. If you want to experience La Jolla this is the place for you.

John Murphy
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About John Murphy

Moved to California in 1972 and La Jolla in 1984. We fell in love with San Diego and La Jolla.

John Murphy purchased this cottage in 1984

Why John Murphy chose San Diego County

Close to beach, always a breeze, fresh air, air conditioned, bug free and sandy beaches with amazing sunsets. It is comfortable, cozy and feels like a true beach cottage.

What makes this cottage unique

Walking to most everything La Jolla has to offer.


La Jolla Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Dual Sinks, Granite Vanity
  • New full tile bath with stall shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Temper Pedic Bed
  • Air Condtioner/Heater
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Perfect for parents to stay when getting their child set in one of the local colleges, attending a wedding in town or just a romantic get-away! Private entrance with outside shower for use returning from beach


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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Guest House In La Jolla
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews

Charming bungalow

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I came here to celebrate her graduation. The cottage is conveniently located next to beach and shopping is within walking distance. John is extremely nice and helpful and made sure we had everything! The cottage itself is well appointed and so cute! If I was single I could live here Definitely recommend this rental! You won't regret it!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you two enjoyed the Cottage! Please come back soon, you will always be welcome! John
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  • 5 of 5

Great hosts. Close to everything! So comfortable and quiet!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredibly perfect! Perfect size for 2 wanting a romantic getaway. Had everything we needed!

  • 5 of 5

Right when we arrived from our long trip, we were greeted by the kindest and most considerate couple who had delicious snacks ready for us to enjoy, along with candles (which smelled AMAZING), flowers, cute bed pillow (we just got married!), and the cutest most perfect beach house we could dream of right by the beach. We would go down to the beach everyday to read and we both couldn't get over how perfect it was. It made us want to live here!! Great distance from some of the best cooking we had (apart from my wife's amazing cooking, who was also a sweet direction guide while figuring out the crazy Cali roads ;) ). HIGHLY recommend the chicken fettuccini and the shrimp angel hair at Pizza & Grill restaurant. We loved our stay in La Jolla. My wife couldn't get over how beautiful the neighborhood was with flowere everywhere and the amazing architecture next to a perfect beach. We had so much fun we are definitely coming back!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Great location and friendly owners. Close to everything in La Jolla.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding guesthouse!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 2 wonderful weeks at John and Katie 's guesthouse. The location is perfect. The amenities more than met our expectations. We enjoyed it and would definitely recommend it!!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great cottage, great location, wonderful host and perfect weather. Highly recommended! Comfortable with all the amenities. Felt like home (matter of fact, wish it was home!).

Tim and Jen

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Diego Lindberg Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
El Ranchero, Su Casa
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Torrey Pines
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Amtrak/ Coaster
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
5 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
El Rancero, Carino's
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Marine Street Beach
Car: recommended

Some must sees while here...

~ La Jolla Cove just a 1/2 a mile away

~ Wind n Sea beach also just a 1/2 mile

~ Enjoy the bike path for a beautiful walk/jog

~ Birch Aquarium is close and offers beautiful views of La Jolla.

~ Prospect Street for shopping, eating and people watching.

~ Too many great restaurants to list!

~ The beaches, beaches, beaches!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $300

Reservation fee ($300) is fully refundable if cancelled 30 days prior to check in. Reservation fee becomes damage deposit upon check in and is returned within 14 days if not needed.
Longer term rental rates available upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.