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Blocks from the beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

3 bed, 3 bath, sleeps 12

Looking for a Tropical Vacation without the tropical expense? Then look no more! This luxury 3bed 3ba home is located west of the I-5 freeway, and 8 short blocks from the SANDY BEACHES of North County! This spacious 2000 sqft. home is nestled in a quiet neighborhood just 1 block north of Carlsbad lagoon, less then 1 mile away from local attractions, shops and restaurants. This family home has all your modern upgrades. Hardwood floors, granite counter-tops, high ceilings throughout, and stainless steel appliances. Come enjoy sunny San Diego's #1 vacation destination. Bring your surfboards or golf clubs. PLEASE REVIEW THE CALENDAR BEFORE INQUIRING. Don't forget to sign the guest book! And your phone number on your INQUIRY!

Property Manager
gary parker
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About gary parker

This home had a complete remodel in 2010, increasing the living space, new kitchen, added bedroom, extra bath, and vaulted ceiling.

gary parker purchased this house in 2000

Why gary parker chose Oceanside

This home is an ideal location for privacy and all types of family vacation and reunions.

What makes this house unique

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION walking distance to the beach and easy access to everything.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Blocks from the beach
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Great New Year's Stay

  • 5 of 5

The House was just as nice as advertised. Everyone loved the open floor plan and upgraded amenities the house provided. We enjoyed our walks to the beach and around the neighborhood. The Red and White Market was close and convenient for those last minute items. The kitchen area and items provided for cooking and eating were great. Enjoyed the Privateer Pizza place. Very good pizza. Location provides easy access to I-5 and made trips to San Diego and the surrounding area a breeze. Upon arrival we had a couple questions on the access to the property which the manager, Gary, answered promptly. Hopefully, we'll have the opportunity to stay here again. Would definitely recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Celerated FOUR 30th Birthdays in Style

  • 5 of 5

We just got back to LA from our awesome stay at this property this past weekend. The house looked even better in person than in the photos. Having the modern backdrop made all the difference in the vibe this weekend which I organized to celebrate four of our groups' 30th birthdays. I loved that there were many places for smaller groups in our party to convene: the patio by the garage, the living room, the outdoor table by the grill and outdoor shower. The kitchen was a pleasure to use and there were never "too many cooks in the kitchen". The master bedroom was aesthetically on point.

This place really exceeded our expectations and set the bar for us and I will definitely book again next year for the Summertime!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego

Beach birthday getaway

  • 5 of 5

Amazing home pictures are very accurate not too far to the beach everything we needed was there

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gilbert, AZ

Great Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks here, with our children and grandchildren joining us for part of the time. There was plenty of room, the beach is nearby as well as several good restaurants. We spent time in Carlsbad, San Diego, and Oceanside--can take the train easily. Temecula is also fun. The home was very clean and the kitchen well equipped. The property manager, Gary, was very responsive to questions and easy to deal with. We happened to be there during an exceptional hot spell so a few nights it was a bit warm, but Gary informed us that A/C is coming soon! (The fans helped a lot!) We plan on vacationing here often with our family! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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fun time in Oceanside

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the last week in July and everything was great. The house is beautiful and well supplied with everything you need. We walked to the beach every day and went to LEGOLAND with grandkids. We would definitely stay here again. Also, Gary, the manager was great.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Fun For The Family!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great location for a family to stay in the Oceanside area. My family visits the north county area every year for the last 8 years and this is by far and away the best house we have stayed in. The home is located close to the beach and just a little distance to other San Diego destinations like Sea World and Legoland. It has all of the amenities a family could need on a vacation. Their are plenty of restaurants located within a 5 minute drive. The manager was great to work with and he was always willing to answer any questions we had. I will be visiting this home again next summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Pizza Port Carlsbad
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
La Costa Resort
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Oceanside Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
110 Miles
Snow Summit

Tropical Retreat is located 8 blocks from the beach, and less than a mile away from all shops, markets, and entertainment. This home sits on the boarder of South Oceanside/Carlsbad.


Rates & Availability

South Oceanside House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Damage insurance plan $89 + Tax
Cleaning FEE $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

3 day Min on Holidays
1 week min in summer
30 day specials
Senior Discounts
long-term snow bird specials

100.00 down to hold dates
Remaining balance due 30 days before your stay
100% payment if booking under 29 days

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South Oceanside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , (4) Full size mattresses
  • Master bedroom 1 king 2nd bedroom 1 queen 3rd bedroom 4 full over full bunk beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • 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
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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