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North Beach Beauty

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with ocean views

Totally upgraded with tile floors throughout, a brand-new entertainers kitchen. High open-beam ceilings, great game room with pool table. Nice deck front and back for lounging, and barbequing. Plush over sized master suite with another bedroom down the hall. Spacious master bath with stand-up shower, and second bathroom with shower/tub combo. Huge family room loft and living room with fireplace. Ocean views from the deck and the loft. This unit is rented fully furnished.

This home is seconds away from a stairway down to the beach, making it irresistible to walk down to the sand every day. Walk a few minutes north on the San Clemente Pedestrian Beach trail and you will arrive at the spacious sandy stretch of San Clemente’s North Beach. San Clemente’s North Beach features a small playground equipped with swings, a slide, restrooms, fire pits, and picnic tables. Perfect for a day at the beach with the little ones. This popular beach is also surrounded by lots of great local restaurants and cafes like Kaylani Coffee, Ellie’s Table, Ichibiri, and much more. If instead you choose to proceed south on the pedestrian beach trail you will reach the San Clemente pier. You will find a lot more restaurants, local shops, stunning ocean views, and beautiful blue waves down at the pier. You can even dine over the water at the famous Fisherman’s restaurant.

The historic Casino San Clemente is less than half a mile away, so if you’re attending a wedding at the Casino, the Ole Hanson Beach Club, or at The Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, this San Clemente vacation rental is the right place for you. The new oceanfront San Clemente outlets are just one mile away, so if you love luxury shopping go ahead, treat yourself.

Looking for even more adventure? From this location you can easily explore lots of other Southern California destinations and attractions. Drive 10 minutes north to the Dana Point Harbor to take a whale watching cruise. 25 minutes north will take you to the gorgeous coastline, incredible tide pools, and rugged hiking at Crystal Cove and Laguna Beach. Fashion Island, the Balboa Fun Zone, Balboa Island, and other adventures await in Newport Beach, just 30 minutes away. Disneyland is a 45-minute drive, while the San Diego Zoo and other San Diego attractions are about an hour away. If you don’t feel like driving take the train. The metro link station is conveniently located just a half mile away.

We know you’ll have a great time visiting San Clemente, so give us a call at (949)449 6767 to start planning today!

More Details

Property Manager
Gina Russo & Brent & Dru Hall
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Gina Russo & Brent & Dru Hall

This house was built in 1954 as a 2 bedroom, 1 bath summer residence. In the 1970’s, our uncle purchased it for his parents, our grandparents, who had often vacationed at the beach, and loved the sea breezes and quiet lifestyle of San Clemente.

After they moved in our uncle and his brother, our Papa, got busy with some remodeling. They added the master bath, dining room (now the game room), and loft. And a covered patio was enclosed creating a laundry area and nook.

Before our grandparents passed, our Papa moved in to help care for them and the house. After their passing, our father lived here, welcoming family and friends, creating delicious meals, and sharing his love for great music.

When our Papa passed he left this house for us, his children. He wanted us to keep it in the family and continue the tradition of gathering, enjoying good food, music and each other.

We’ve upgraded some things, but kept the original charm of this beach home. The kitchen was original, and needed major updating, so that’s where we started. What we have now is all new, including the kitchen door for easy access to the herb garden and fruit trees. Dining space was another issue. Whenever we visited as children, the nook was the place where we gathered for meals. Everyone would just squeeze in on the window benches to make room for one more, so it made sense to make that our dedicated dining area, and eliminate the formal dining room. We toyed with ideas for the now empty dining room space and decided we needed something for entertainment when the beach wasn’t beckoning and the pool table kind of fell into our lap. The fun part was choosing cabinets, paint, flooring,

… And putting it all together!

We hope you’ll sign the guest register and let us know what you think, and return to see our progress as new projects unfold.

Gina Russo & Brent & Dru Hall purchased this house in 1978

What makes this house unique

A chance to stay in a fully upgraded single family residence where one can be just moments from the surf.


San Clemente House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large stand-up shower, double sinks, 2 large closets
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Loft with large sectional, sleeps 2, or 2 thick floor mats
  • Books
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach chairs, umbrella, Boogie boards, Frisbee, beach toys available upon request.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

North Beach Beauty
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
Spring Valley

Excellent Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Much needed family getaway that was a perfect location and place for us!

Very peaceful, relaxing, comfortable and had everything we needed! The short hike to the beach brought us down at least twice a day for a beautiful walk or bike ride. Played several games of pool and watched a movie every evening! Owners and Cesar were very accommodating and extremely to work with! We look forward to another getaway sometime!

Thank you so much! Dianne, Adrian and Daniel

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay in a comfortable charming house

  • 5 of 5

Excellent customer service by Cesar! The house was well equipped with anything and everything you can imagine. The house is perfect for a small family to create fun memories.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA

Perfect location and accommodations for our needs

  • 5 of 5

Our family (6 adults) found this vacation home to be perfect for our 7-night stay in late December and early January. We were in California for three family gatherings taking place in Carlsbad and Newport Beach and this home in San Clemente was nicely positioned for fairly short drives to both cities. The home itself really fitted us "to a T". There was a loft area which accommodated 2 of our group comfortably and privately. My husband and I won the draw for the beautiful Master Bedroom with ensuite bath/shower! Everyone enjoyed the "gathering places" including a very cozy living room with comfortable seating that encouraged conversation, a "sun room" that we used primarily for breakfast gatherings and reading on the benches next to the windows, and a "playroom" with a pool table for those interested in a game or two! We found the kitchen well appointed and enjoyed the little counter area with the bar stools very convenient! It was fairly chilly while we were there (we're from Hawaii) but we still enjoyed sitting on the front and side patios in the sunshine and caught a few beautiful sunsets too!

The home is located only a very short walk to the steps down to the beach walk. We really enjoyed walking to the pier and some of the surfing beaches from there. There are also some great restaurants in San Clemente town...our favorite for breakfast was Antoine's!

Lastly, Cesar Acosta, the property concierge was great to work with. He answered all of my many questions and made sure to be there when we arrived and check up on us via text during our stay to make sure everything was ok. Our security deposit was refunded promptly per the rental agreement. Mahalo Cesar!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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phoenix az


  • 5 of 5

Just stayed here for 3 weeks and it was incredible. The owners have thought this one out very well and the house had everything except my clothes and toothbrush which I brought with me. It even had fresh tomatoes and fruit (orange, figs, kumquat, pomegranate, herbs) to enjoy daily growing all around the property. The front patio has a peaceful view of the ocean- perfect for morning coffee and meals, the back patio was great for privacy or escaping the sun in the front patio. The house was quite cozy and very clean throughout and the management company was quick to respond to being out of propane for the grill.

The only knocks I can give the house is there are a lot of stairs from the street to get in the house, the driveway is very short and inclined so our cars were sticking in to the street but it was never an issue. Street parking was never an issue on this quiet street which was great, and the gas range seemed (but wasn't) dangerous as the burners were designed very oddly by Miele to be sticking up very high for just the pot to stand on- maybe some grates were missing or maybe that is the design- not sure, never saw that model before. None of these knocks would prevent me from renting this home again- it was a peaceful and relaxing long vacation getaway and we had no issues with the house which has been rare for all the vrbo's we have stayed in lately.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for a week with our nieces, and it was great. The place is very clean and comfortable, and the outside space with the garden is great. Because of when we came, it got pretty toasty in the afternoon, but opening all the window and doors provided a breeze that made it manageable. The only real knock on the place (and this certainly is no fault of the owners) was that the beach access was closed for construction, so you had to walk an couple hundred yards to the other stairs. I know, huge tragedy. Awesome town, beautiful house, best vacation ever.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the 5-star review Matt! We are happy to report that the beach access stairs will be completed in December!
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Lovely Home

  • 4 of 5

This house had lots of space for our family of 4, including a great kitchen. The loft is especially cozy, and was a great place to relax after a long day. Note that it's also the only place you can safely play with an infant on the floor.

We felt very welcomed here. We also had an opportunity to meet one of the owners, who was very nice. I would recommend this rental to others.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
John Wayne Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Cellar
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Catalina Express
Nearest Golf
2.8 Miles
San Clemente Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
San Clemente Metro Link Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nicks San Clemente
Nearest Beach
North Beach

This home is located just North of the main area of town. Only two minutes to the stairs down to the beach trail that takes you to the famous San Clemente Pier. The trail is a total of 3.5 miles and provides a lovely walk along the white sandy beach. Dogs can be walked on a leash on this trail all year long. At the most south end is State Beach and Park and the North end is Pico State Beach and train station. San Clemente is full of numerous shops and high rated restaurants that you can either walk to or take a short drive. Temperatures remain mild in the summer and rarely goes over 85 degrees. Our winters provide a warm and inviting climate for our many travelers coming from winter climates. Whether you enjoy sitting on the beach with a good book, surfing the world class waves at Trestles Beach or just relaxing in the beautiful surroundings of this home, you won't be disappointed. Come and enjoy all San Clemente has to offer.


Rates & Availability

San Clemente House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Labor day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas-New Years
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 8 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $175
Tax Rate 10.0%

Damage protection fee for 29 nights or more is $1,000.
An application will be emailed to each tenant. Fax or email completed application(s) along with copies of drivers license(s) for any tenant 18 years or older.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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