San Clemente Beach House Close to Downtown & Pier

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Last updated: 07/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The Rosa House is the perfect place to experience the southern California beach vacation in style. This is a classically remodeled and decorated, single-story beach house with 2 large bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1,400 square feet of living space, a beautiful private pool, and hot tub. The Rosa House is nestled in the heart of San Clemente, the “Village by the Sea”, which is arguably southern California’s quaintest beach town. Peak a boo views of the ocean and surrounding hills are seen from the two-car driveway and gated front courtyard and pool area. The San Clemente Pier and T-Street, known for beautiful wide sand beaches and excellent surf, are less than a half-mile and within easy walking distance. Speaking of surfing, world-famous breaks San Onofre and Trestles are less than 5 miles from the front door, as are numerous other reef and beach breaks. The local surf breaks provide suitable waves for the full range of skill levels, from beginner to advanced.

Worried about finding taxis or a designated driver around dinner time? Don’t!!! The Rosa House is only 100 yards from widely renowned Del Mar Avenue and El Camino Real, and easily within “stumbling distance” of dozens of exceptional restaurants, cafes, cantinas, and taverns. Do the girls like short walks to quaint boutiques, antique stores, art galleries, specialty shops, salons, and day spas? You are in luck, just walk over to Del Mar Ave., which is also home to the weekly farmer’s market (Sunday) and monthly events including art shows, live music, and classic car shows. Even the local Starbuck’s, grocery store, and library are a short walk from the perfectly situated Rosa House.

Entry to the Rosa House is made through a custom wood and iron gate. The front wall with stacked stone pillars provides privacy to the front courtyard, which is blasted with full sun throughout the day, warming the freeform, pebbletec finished pool to a pleasant temperature from early May to late October. This is a great sunbathing area furnished with recliners and chairs in full sun and shade areas. Getting hot? Take a dip! Past the pool, the front porch and door open to the large living room with comfortable couches (and sleeper futon), cozy fireplace, 37” flat screen TV, and plush carpeting. The dining area has an cherry table and chairs, and leads to the updated, fully equipped kitchen with newer appliances, dishwasher, and large refrigerator. The laundry room is off the kitchen, and features free washer, dryer, and starter detergent.

The huge master suite features skylights, walk-in closet, spacious private bath with dual shower heads, comfortable queen bed, built-in oak shelving,and TV. French doors open to the rear deck and a luxurious Hot Springs spa that is always hot and ready for a dip. The second bedroom is very private and features a comfortable twin trundle bed, Directv, mirrored wardrobe closet, and full private bath.

This place is plush! Special amenities include central heating and air conditioning, gas barbeque grill, Directv, DVD, stereo system with wall-mounted speakers, and wi-fi internet. The house is family friendly, complete with a pack and play, swimmer toys, and plenty of toys. Beach chairs, towels, umbrellas, cooler, boogie boards, and a soft-top surfboard rack are at your disposal. For child safety, a 4 feet-high fence and self-closing, locking gate is available for your use. Potty-trained pets are also welcome.

The laundry room and pool are shared with our tenant in the studio apartment at the front of the property. The apartment has a separate entrance from the main house and is separated by the laundry room and deadbolt doors.

If you want to venture out of town, Dana Point Harbor and Laguna Beach are just up the coast. Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Lego Land, and Sea World are within an hour or less, and Hollywood and downtown San Diego are just a bit further. If you do not feel like driving, you can ride the train, which stops at the pier and many other places up and down the coast.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be minimum of 25 years old as the primary vacationer of the house....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Safety #1 around pool with kids! Gate is there to protect kids from entering pool, always supervise kids in the pool area, no exceptions! We want a memorable experience! It is tenant responsible for installing and removing, as simple as putting up a tent, located next to fireplace at front door....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed but outside of house!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Deposit is increased because of previous renters not properly taking dogs outside and picking up them, thus huge expense to owner!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Accessible with 2-3 steps to navigate, other than that all flat surfaces....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    We changed out the full size for a tull trundle size bed...moreless

  • Family Room Sleeper: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Couch Family Rm folds & sleeps 2 people bedding provided ...moreless

  • Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6 Bedroom 1 Bedroom 2 Convertible bed(s) Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    2 sinks & doubled headed shower for more fun!...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Next to Bedroom #2...moreless

  • Master Bedroom is All Glass Butt Glazed with Double Headed Shower Heads including 1 Hand Wand. Double Sinks for His & Hers separate areas including many draw space. Guest Bath has very strong water pressure, is a glass tub-enclosure for bath or shower. Single sink with draws for storage and mirrors above can be angled for desired viewing....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 'Property Damage Protection Plan: In lieu of a traditional security deposit, the Property Damage Protection plan included on this reservation covers unintentional damages to the home's interior that occur during your stay, provided they are disclosed to the homeowner or management company prior to check-out. Any damages that exceed policy limit will be charged to you. Certain terms and conditions apply, and full details of the Property Damage Protection coverage are contained in the Description of Coverage. By submitting payment for this plan, you authorize and request CSA Travel Protection and Insurance Services to pay directly the homeowner or property management company any amount payable under the terms and conditions of the plan. In the event you have equivalent coverage under another policy or do not wish to participate in this plan or assignment, please contact the homeowner or property management company directly.'...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    800 yards away from the pier & beach...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    800 yards away from the pier & beach...moreless

  • Downtown:

    2 Blocks away from Del Mar St & 800 yards from the beach...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    800 yards away from the pier & beach...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    800 yards away from the pier & beach...moreless

  • Village:

    2 Blocks away from Del Mar St & 800 yards from the beach...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • 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


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool


Write a review 4.8
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$250 $350
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Pet Fee $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%


Premium rates for Holiday's but not limited to, ie: July 4th, Labor Day, Thxs Giving, XMAS!

Owner reserves the right to cancel at anytime and providing full refund at their choice.

Re:Kids lockable fence for pool (put up & take down by tenant) Additional fee applies if done by owner.

10% City of San Clemente transient occupancy tax applies to all rentals of less than 30 nights

$150 cleaning fee

$250 refundable security deposit required. Additional deposit may be

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 07/19/2016
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA)
800 Metres
Nearest Beach
T-Street & San Clemente Pier

Car: Recommended

Downtown business district within walking distance scores of local businesses including restaurants, cantinas, boutiques, specialty shops, etc.

Beach & SC Pier just a short walk down to the beach, with small kids you may want drive to the beach parking!

Some of the best surf beaches on the west coast, watch the surf contests and this is the breeding ground for some of the top surfers in the world!

Best location in town! Having the best of all great things San Clemente has to offer within minutes!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Welcome to the Rosa House from your hosts, Mark and Martha Heinaman. We are beach people and love living in San Clemente. We are only 10 minutes from the Rosa House, so we are close by should you require anything during your stay. We lived in San Clemente 15 yrs ago and so happy to be renewed San Clemente locals, we are also very familiar with the local surroundings including restaurants, shops, beaches, surf breaks, etc. We are always happy to share information with you to help make your stay here truly memorable. Just ask us

Why the Owner Chose Rancho San Clemente, San Clemente, CA, USA:
Location, location, location! This place is close to everything, and it is very pleasant, open and light, yet well-screened and private

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Very few vacation homes can compete with the combination of great location (walking distance to everything), quality of design, and excellent overall condition and amenities for such a reasonable price. Plus, there is the private pool and spa. How can you beat that?

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, July 24, 2016

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