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Beach Colony's quaint SHELL Cottage just 7 houses to the sand

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

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom 1 bath, quiet, adorable beach getaway, with outdoor patio/yard

One short (perfectly FLAT) block and a half to the best family beaches in San Diego County complete with bathrooms and a lifeguard tower. Walk to Del Mar Village, restaurants and parks. Plenty of on site parking including garage. Outdoor living spaces for entertaining and meals. Boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrellas and wagons for the beach. Located on a quiet cul de sac with minimum traffic. Come enjoy paradise - you won't want to leave.

There are two identical units each with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. Queen bed and (2) twin beds in each unit. Rent both if you have two families vacationing together or for grandparents to join the vacation and still have their own space.

Beach Cruisers/Bikes can be rented in advance and be waiting for you in the garage when you arrive. Since the area is relatively flat, with bikes, you can go just about any where without your car. The Solana Beach Cedros Design District shopping area is a must see with unique boutiques and one of a kind stores, restaurants and cafes just 2 miles north of the property.

In addition to all of the commercial activities to enjoy in San Diego (SeaWorld, Legoland, SD Zoo, Disney Land), there are also miles of beaches and trails to walk on outside your door to enjoy nature at its best. Free public tennis courts are also just 3 blocks away.

Torrey Pines Reserve and Golf Course are 3 miles away. There is so much to do and enjoy within minutes of this quaint cottage with lots of personal touches.

More Details

Owner
Brenda Sampiere
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 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

We purchased this property because Del Mar/San Diego is such a magical place to visit. The set up of the property is perfect for couples and families who want to enjoy all that the San Diego area has to offer in a quiet, safe, comfortable environment. We actually have a hard time going on vacation because we are usually so happy to come home!

What makes this house unique

The most unique thing about this property is the FLAT short walk to the beach. Most of the homes north and south of the Del Mar beach colony require ramps, 100s of stairs or cliffs to climb down to get to the beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Oh Brenda, that's great news. And so kind of you to return booking fee as well. Kindest thanks!



I'm not at all surprised you rebooked, the cottages look just wonderful.



Hope, too, to be in touch with a request in the future.



All the best,

Terry
Sep 2014
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Amenities

Del Mar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • 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
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • 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 , 1 baby crib , Pack n Play, trundle twin beds to allow more floor space
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

Beach Colony's quaint SHELL Cottage just 7 houses to the sand
average rating of 4.9555554 based on 46 reviews
5

Great family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Shell cottage was perfect for our family beach getaway! Our 1.5 year old son loved playing in the front and side yard area and the cottage itself was very kid friendly. It's an easy 2 block walk to the beautiful Del Mar beach and they even provide wagons and beach toys to tote back and forth. You're a quick drive to many Del Mar and Solana Beach restaurants, but the kitchen in the cottage is also well equipped for eating in. Looking forward to another (hopefully longer!) vacation at the cottage!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bartlett, IL
5

Cute, well-equipped cottage close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this property with our two young boys! It is very well-equipped and kid-friendly with anything you need to make it feel like home. :) It was great to be so close to the beach and fairly close to restaurants/stores as well.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming property! Very close to beach and comfortable stroll to town. Just lovely!

  • 5 of 5

This cozy property has everything that you could need! Stayed for almost a week after Christmas into the new year with two teenage boys and husband. It's located perfectly for walking on the beach. Turn right to head down to Dog beach, or turn left on beach for a quick walk to town or cliffs. It was quiet and so relaxing. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved staying here. Great for kids and being close to the beach makes it so much easier taking them back and forth. House is super beachy and adorable and has everything you need to have a great stay. I would recommend this place for families with kids or someone who just wants to be close to the beach and town.

I will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy, comfy and great location!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect for my family vacation. The cottage was clean, had everything we needed for the beach, meals and everyday life. The beach is so close to the property that we were able to go multiple times a day. We will definitely return this rental.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

wonderful little duplex. We stayed in the front unit. Very clean, quiet, breezy, with all the beach toys one could possibly want. Brenda is super helpful. Would stay there again and again.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Jake's, Del Mar Plaza, Brigantine
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Solana Beach, Morgan Run, Torrey Pines
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Solana Beach
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Jake's, Del Mar Plaza, Brigantine
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Del Mar
Car: recommended

Beach Cruisers can be rented in advance and be waiting for you in the garage when you arrive. Since the area is relatively flat, with bikes, you can go just about any where without your car. The Solana Beach Design District shopping area is a must see with unique boutiques and one of a kind stores, restaurants and cafes. It is located just 2 miles north of the property.

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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
 
Spring 2
Apr 17 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$215
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$280
 
 
Summer1
May 29 2017 - Jun 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$230
From
$255
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Summer 2
Jun 24 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 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Fabulous Fall 2017
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 1 2017 - Nov 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,300
Flat fee
 
 
November Special
Nov 7 2017 - Nov 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
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 2017
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$240
 
 
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 Week 2018
Feb 9 2018 - Feb 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
$260
From
$285
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Spring Breaks 2018
Feb 25 2018 - Mar 23 2018
2 night minimum stay
$240
From
$265
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Easter 2018
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
$260
From
$285
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Spring Breaks 2018
Apr 8 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$240
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Memorial Day 2018
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
Rent Cruiser Bikes $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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