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Carlsbad Treasure In Calavera Hills

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,473 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

This is a wonderful, comfortable home away from home property. Located in the wonderful community of Calvera Hills in Carlsbad you are just minutes from all that Carlsbad has to offer. The home has a beautiful back yard with outdoor fireplace and a wonderful jacuzzi spa to relax in after a long day. House has a formal living room, formal dining room, a large open kitchen with a huge family room attached.


Property Manager
Rebecca Philpott
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

Amenities

Carlsbad House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2473 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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Carlsbad Treasure In Calavera Hills
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews
4

Lovely neighborhood and home in Carlsbad

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this residential home February 2017 for 4 weeks.

THINGS WE LIKED:

1) This property is in a cul-de-sac

2) Laundry room is big and located on same floor as all bedrooms

3) Backyard patio, hot tub, grill, and fire pit

4) Roomy house with space to spread out

5) Neighborhood pool a few streets away

6) Friendly neighbors

IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING THIS PROPERTY, NOTE:

1) The garage and several closets are locked off.

2) The decor is a bit of a 1980's flashback.

3) Extra furnishings may make some rooms feel a little crowded.

IF I COULD SUGGEST IMPROVEMENTS:

1) Upgrade the mattresses or add toppers. 3 of the 4 beds are very firm, even firmer than my husband could stand and my 8yo can usually sleep on. The property manager said no one ever complained about the mattresses, but it is likely most people feel shy about mentioning it. (We ended up buying a memory foam mattress topper to get through the month.)

2) Reduce furnishings in each room by 1/4. This is a beautiful and airy home, but the extra end tables, dining chairs, flowers, tabletop decor, etc. made some rooms feel crowded.

3) Reduce contents in the guest room closets. We moved lots of books and games to make room for suitcases.

4) Troubleshoot why the thermostat takes 4 hours to register its target temperature. It made the bedroom temperatures uncomfortable by mid-morning (3am or so). Guests are not paying for utilities, but I would want this resolved as a homeowner.

OVERALL

This is a great property in a pretty neighborhood with ideal proximity to stores, parks, and water. The neighbors are quiet and friendly. We would consider staying here again, being prepared for the beds and the space concerns.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco
5

Great location, great property

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 adults and 2 children enjoyed this well appointed home and found everything well maintained. Our purpose was to visit with our son & family and we were able to spend time at the house as well as visiting Legoland, Zoo and beaches. The yard looked incredible yet we were not able to use it due to our plans and the one open day, it rained. Working with Rebecca was great, she took care of everything and helped make our trip the best.

One thing I would mention is the home was advertised with beds King, Queen, Double yet we found 2 Kings and a trundle. All worked out yet others might want to know in advance.

We definitely look forward to coming back

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Home in a Nice Quiet Neighborhood.

  • 4 of 5

This property was great! We were just in the right location. Not far to beaches and shopping, and as close to San Diego as we wanted to be. It's on a quiet street in a

nice neighborhood and perfect for our vacation to the San Diego area. Beds were comfortable and the rooms were a nice size. Kitchen is well stocked and there was plenty of room at the table for our family. I probably would have given it 5 stars except we had no internet service all the time we were there and some of the the backyard furniture could use replacing. Rebecca was great to work with and very responsive.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gordon, It was great meeting you and your family! Thank you for all your kind words. I just wanted to let you know the internet is now working and Time Warner were able to determine the problem was on their end. Come back and see us anytime, we loved having you as our guest.
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5

Perfect choice!

  • 5 of 5

We reviewed several properties and were very surprised at how beautiful the house was when we arrived. The pictures are nice, but seeing it in person was even better. Great neighborhood, good location. We had 6 adults and one 2 year old and were very comfortable. The backyard was wonderful with the hot tub and the grill. I highly recommend this property. And Rebecca was wonderful too!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable both inside and outside

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic house for our family's visit to San Diego over Thanksgiving week. The inside was clean, comfortable, roomy and well-equipped. But the real jewel was the back yard with the gas grill and fire pit. We spent several nights sitting around the fire pit, talking and roasting marshmallows under the stars. It is located in a nice subdivision and not too far from stores and restaurants. We have rented multiple VRBO's across the country and this house was right up there with the best we have had.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time in our home, please know you and your family are welcome back anytime!!
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Four Corners
4

An Excellent Homebase to Explore

  • 4 of 5

We just got back from our trip and had a great stay here. We had 8 people (4 adults and 4 kids) and the house more than served our needs! It's located in a safe neighborhood, within several miles of a shopping center that served all our needs. You definitely need a car to get around in this location. The pictures and description were accurate and the property was well maintained. The house was tidy and not overly decorated (important with four little ones under 7). I appreciated the overall size and that each room was its own little world so we could retreat to our own spaces if we needed to. Since we had so many little ones who are picky eaters, the big, open kitchen was appreciated and used for almost every meal. The big laundry room on the second floor was perfect for handling our needs. It was very close to the freeways for our trips into San Diego (45 mins) and very close to Legoland (10 mins, plan to spend ALL day there). And the beaches were close enough that we went as often as we could (we especially loved Buccaneer and Oceanside beaches!). Rebecca answered my inquiry right away and was there to welcome us as we arrived. I only wish we had planned more days to just sit and enjoy the property. Overall, it was a great experience that I would recommend to my friends and family.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jennifer, we enjoyed having you and meeting your family!!
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Map

Nearest Airport
36 Miles
San Diego Int'l
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
San Diego to Coronado Ferry
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Oceanside Amtrak/ Carlsbad
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Carlsbad
Car: necessary

Carlsbad is one of Southern California's best beach towns. Great weather year round means plenty of hours to play in the sand, swim in the ocean or bike along the boardwalk. Thought about surfing? A hike along a scenic coastal trail? What about jet skiing in a coastal front lagoon? Carlsbad has something for everyone. The historic Carlsbad village is one block from the beach. With it's stylish boutiques, art galleries, antique shops and farmers market it's a great place to walk after a day at the shore. Try lunch at a charming French Bistro, ocean front fine dining with a view or just hanging out with the locals at a beach side taco stand. Visit the Carlsbad premium outlets with over 90 stores with bargains on top brands like Calvin Klein, Polo Ralph Lauren, Lacoste and many more. Carlsbad is a golfer's dream with three world-class championship golf courses and many more just minutes away. Carlsbad is home to many Southern California major attractions including Legoland, sea life aquarium, the seasonal Flower Fields, K1 Speed and more! Whether you’re planning a family vacation, a day with friends, or a couple’s getaway, you’ll find all the fun and adventure you need right here in Carlsbad.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Damage Deposit $1,000

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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