Beach Front Getaway Waiting for You! 5 Minute Walk to Sandy Beaches(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:31 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Perfect location to enjoy the beach and the Del Mar Fair and Del Mar Racetrack
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Member since: 2014
- 875 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
31 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- cleaning $100
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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During the summer and fall each year the "ponies" run at Del Mar! Del Mar is only 3 miles from Cardiff via Pacific Coast Highway. The summer season begins July 16th and ends on Sept 7th. They come back and run now in the fall and have fondly called it the Bing Meet, named after the late Bing Crosby. The dates are October 29th thru November 29th. Prior to the racetrack season, the famous San Diego Fair (also in Del Mar) opens this year on June 5th and goes thru July 5th. With the cost of admission there are many day and evening free concerts to attend. The bands are listed online.
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: This is the section where the owner informs the traveler all about himself! I was born in Glendale, California, way back in 1947 and I'll be celebrating my 68th birthday this month. I feel very lucky to have been raised in the late 40's, 50's and 60's when life was less rushed, for lack of a better word. I was the second born, and have an older sister and a younger brother and sister. Our parents were "outdoor" people and very active into their late 80's! I was crawling in the sand at Huntington Beach, California, during my first year and have been close to the beach my entire life. One can still find me in the ocean 12 months of the year, mostly surfing on my longboard. The Sierra Nevada mountain range in the middle of California is also a place my parents took all four kids camping at an early age and I return there a number of times every year. Mammoth Mountain is my favorite place to ski. I just love that "white stuff" falling down from the sky! Another important part of my life that our parents instilled in us is a love for music. I grew up singing in a church choir, then a barber shop quartet and toward the end of my 35 years of teaching high school I sang and played guitar in a teacher rock n roll band. That was a major highlight of my music life. In addition to skiing and riding waves, my family also enjoyed tennis, basketball, volleyball and golf. Therefore, I am a weekly golfer, with competition every Wednesday morning! For daily exercise I ride a bike along the coast, enjoying the view and keeping in shape! I hope that this told you a little bit about "who I am"! Now, I hope that I get a chance to know "you" and become a great host for you and your family! Thanks for reading! Rich
Why the Owner Chose Cardiff, San Diego County, CA, USA:
This part of the "owner story" will be an easy one for me to answer! Since my family camped on the beach every summer, I just knew that somehow, somewhere, I would end up living close to the ocean. In 2002 my dream was fulfilled when I bought this home in Cardiff. Prior to making this purchase, I had lived in nearby Leucadia for 18 years, only 2 miles from Cardiff. During that time period I saw my future home as I rode along coast highway and would dream about someday owning this beautiful home. I have now lived here 13 years and still feel very lucky and fortunate to be so close to the beach!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Breathing the clean air coming off of the ocean is a huge, health benefit. Also, watching the sun sink into the ocean on the horizon most every night and occasionally (sometimes twice a week) get a peek at a "green flash", is simply awe inspiring! Another amazing nature occurrence is once a month with a full moon, I sometimes awaken and see the full moon working its way toward the horizon. Super cool! I find myself whispering, "thank you mother nature"!
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Normal uncrowded day at the beach in front of rental
taken from driveway...interesting colors
Del Mar beach 3 miles south of Cardiff
No photo shop, just mother nature doing here thing.
sunset in April 2015 taken thru bird of paradise plant front yard main house
upstairs bedroom which incudes shower/sink and ocean view
downstairs bedroom two new single beds, washer/dryer/couch new bamboo wood floo
nice ocean view from dining room table
new shower in upstairs ocean view bedroom
beautiful bird of paradise flower in owners front yard
walking path to old downtown Encinitas a scenic 10 minute walk 10 minute walk
Spectacular brilliant sunset at Swamis beach, a short walk away.
Swamis point, low tide, nice 10 minute walk along beach
taken from front yard of main house
Look out at Bekins beach in Leucadia 3 miles north of Cardiff
beautiful Brazilian teak floor...ocean view from couch!
full bathroom with nice glass block in shower/bath enclosure
opposite view of downstairs bedroom French door to small yard, walkway to front
small but very efficient kitchen, everything there to make a great meal!
view from your parking space in driveway
upstairs desk area, view to small back yard
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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