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Enchanting SEAHORSE cottage - short/flat walk from the beach

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


About the property

Quiet beach cottage on a cul de sac - relax/enjoy all that Del Mar has to offer.

Our duplex cottage is located on 25th Street in the Beach Colony area of Old Del Mar, just eight houses from the sand. This cottage is comfortably furnished and has its own private yard with outdoor dining. With two bedrooms, a queen size bed in one bedroom, and two twins in the other bedroom, the house is perfect for a family of four. Pick a lemon from the lemon tree in the front yard, wash the sand off in the outdoor shower, or relax in the private yard.

Parking is a hard to find at the beach, but you won't have to worry about that with your own garaged space and a second space in the driveway. We have beach chairs, umbrellas, coolers and boogie boards for your use- and a wagon to haul it around. 25th Street Beach is a favorite among the local community, used by lots of family beach goers. The 25th Street lifeguard tower has bathrooms and showers, and there is a marked cross walk for easy access to the shore.

This location is perfect for running, hiking, walking to restaurants, or watching magical sunsets, night after night. You won't want to leave!

More Details

Brenda Sampiere
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

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 Del Mar

Unbeatable beach access, quiet street, simple and clean.

What makes this house unique

Everything you need is at the cottage. Come relax and enjoy, knowing the owner is just a mile away.


Del Mar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Enchanting SEAHORSE cottage - short/flat walk from the beach
average rating of 4.818182 based on 55 reviews

Exactly what we hoped for

  • 4 of 5

Descriptions are right on.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint and cozy beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing stay we had at seahorse cottage! The 5 minute walk to the beach was ideal for us with our two small children. The cottage’s location is close to everything and the street is quiet. We felt right at home and Brenda was always easy to get in touch with should we need something! We definitely hope the cottage will be available for us to rent next time we visit! We highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice property and amazing location

  • 4 of 5

the location was perfect and the property is well-maintained.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA

Awesome find

  • 5 of 5

We stay in a lot of VRBO/Homeaway/Airbnbs, so we've seen it all. Happy to report this place was absolutely spot on and a great find and value. Location A+, cleanliness A+, simple kitchen but had everything we needed for a short 3 night visit. Brenda and co. were super accommodating/welcoming. Seriously if you are looking for a turn key and no-brainer spot, this is your place.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Amazing Visit!

  • 5 of 5

We take the family to CA twice a year as a getaway from the Phoenix heat and for the last several trips have stayed in one of the DelMar beach cottages - would not stay anywhere else! Perfect location, perfect amenities and a great host. No need to pack up a car to get to the beach is a HUGE deal with little kids - and a full kitchen for meals and separate rooms... trifecta.

This time we also traveled with another couple and split the duplex with them - what an amazing idea for a group vacation!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed staying with our family of 4! So easy to walk to restaurants, beach and parks! Can't wait to come again!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Jakes, Poisiden, Brigantine
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Torrey Pines
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Solana Beach
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Jakes, Poisiden, Brigantine
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Del Mar
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cruiser bike rental $0
Cleaning Fee $135

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 and we will send you an additional payment request at $20/day or $80/week per bike.

Damage Deposit acts as a reservation hold with a signed lease. Rent and cleaning fees are due a minimum of 60 days before arrival on the first of the month. Rent is non refundable if cancelled within 60 days of arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.