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Spectacular Ocean Views

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,879 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

5 BR, 5 bath, 3 level home near Bird Rock Cove, panoramic oceans views

Wide open ocean view greets you as you enter this inviting 3 level Mediterranean-inspired luxury home. The main floor includes a gourmet chef's kitchen with Sub-zero refrig., Thermador cooktop2 Viking ovens, and and dining room as well as one bedroom. The top floor has the master suite with french doors that open to a rooftop deck with breathtaking 180 degree ocean views. The lower level encompasses three more bedrooms, three full baths and a recreation room with big screen TV and 3-way game table. French doors open to a large deck with built-in barbeque and spa. You are welcome to stay in our home, however the property is not available for events, parties or group functions.


More Details

Paul Mudge
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Paul Mudge

We purchased a "fixer upper" beach house in La Jolla as a vacation property. After a couple of years we chose to move from Orange County and live in our vacation house. Shortly thereafter we thought it would be a good idea to add a master bedroom to take advantage of the ocean views. As it happened the room addition became a complete re-build of the 1970's era house. Along the way we made sure to include all the features we wanted in a home we could share with guests. We are proud of the kitchen (we both love to cook) and the warm comfortable feeling you get when you enter the house.

We eventually moved back to Orange County to be closer to our work and in 2014 began offering the house to travelers on the Home Away and VRBO website.

Paul Mudge purchased this house in 2001

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with the spectacular ocean views from the balconies. Sleeping with the windows open allows you to fall asleep listening to the ocean waves. We use to sit outside eating lunch or dinner for hours watching the waves, boats, surfers and the migrating whales. Our home has a warm, comforting feel. You will be drawn to the view immediately upon walking in. The is lots to do like relax and read a book, take a nap, go for a walk to the beach or visit a nearby San Diego attraction.


La Jolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3879 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Luxury bathroom with twin lavatories and walk-in closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , On main level has oversize shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Ensuite with lower level bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Ensuite with bedroom that has separate entrance
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Adjacent to Rec Room - Dolphin theme decor
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom on upper level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , On the lower level a spacious room w/ensuite bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Bedroom has separate entrance w/ensuite bath
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Light and airy bedroom with twin trundle beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , One bedroom on main level has a queen size bed
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews

Wonderful spacious home

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this house with girlfriends for my 40th birthday and the house was perfect. The home was spacious with breathtaking views. The owners were easy to contact and responded very quickly to any questions I had. They even went over and above and made suggestions on restaurants in the area. There is a cute little park overlooking the ocean that is perfect for pictures directly behind the house. The house was close to great shops, restaurants, and beaches. My weekend couldn't have been more perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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An exceptional home!

  • 5 of 5

This home is awesome--much better than the online photographs. The three decks and their breathtaking views provided hours of relaxation between wedding festivities. We actually only got to spend one full day in the house because we were always busy with my son's wedding, but I wish we could've spent more time. It was well equipped--tons of dishes and a wonderful kitchen. The poor SubZero refrigerator seems like it's on its last legs, but bags of ice helped, and the two drawer refrigerators saved the day. The beds were great and there were lots of bathrooms and towels. Each level had its own thermostat! We never got to use the hot tub or grill, but both looked amazing! Since my two sons live in San Diego, I may rent this one again!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious home with spectacular views

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful trip with grown kids and grandkids to celebrate our 30th anniversary. The home was beautiful and well stcked and maintained. Very roomy and a great layout for our family. It was a short car ride to take the kids to the beach. We cooked a great family dinner and the kitchen was well stocked. The Mexican restaurant on the corner was great and inexpensive too. The only feedback I would provide is to upgrade the towels and linens and make clear (document) the checkout time. We called and asked but didn't get an answer. A maid showed up at 9am expecting us to be gone. Way too early for an upscale rental plus we were never informed. All in all it was a fantastic rental and we would definitely love to return. Also can't beat the weather!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear, Bella: Thank you for your review. I regret if there was some confusion about the checkout time. The check in and check out time is supplied in the welcome letter sent prior to your arrival. But again, I apologize for the confusion and will use your feed back to communicate with guests more clearly in the future. Best regards, Marisa Mudge
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Royal Oak, MI

Great location, beautiful view, well stocked

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this great home with a spectacular view. Well separated bedrooms and the kids loved the hot tub.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear, Kathie: Thank you for the review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed yoru stay. Best regrds, Marisa Mudge
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Fully equipped, beautiful views, met all of our needs and exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Great location for family and friends to gather. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rosemount MN

Great views with excellent accommodations !!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a large family group that stayed at Chelsea house and there was plenty of room for each of us to find our own areas if needed. We were in town for the graduation of one of our daughters from University of San Diego. The location was great for the areas of La Jolla, Mission Beach and old town as we did a fair amount of traveling around. The house was well appointed with many different amenities that we used regularly this included the hot tub and the grill. Cooking for the group was not an issue as there was pretty much everything available except maybe a muddler for cocktails but not a big deal. We also ate out at several local restaurants bith low-end and high-end of these were all great too. The views from the deck after a long day was perfect, relaxing and drinking a glass of wine or beer was a great way to cap off the day. Paul was very accommodating to us allowing us to move our luggage into the garage several hours prior to the anticipated time of arrival and this was very helpful as we were shuttling people from the airport. The garage accommodated the suburban we were driving with no problem. I would highly recommend staying at Chelsea house.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words Chris. I will see about a muddler for your next visit.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $295
Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $500

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Check-in time is 4:00 PM Check-out is 9:00AM
Instructions to obtain key and exact address will be provided prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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