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Serene Garden Setting, Walking Distance To The Beaches And Down Town Encinitas

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful 4 Bedrooms, 5 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 10 With Private Outdoor Jacuzzi S

This house was custom built with attention to all the details to fit the needs of every member of the family. The open floor plan makes this the hub of the house where you'll eat, dine and relax. The house is multi-level floors, all bedrooms are on the third floor and each one has it's own balcony over looking the garden, a full bathroom with Jacuzzi jets bath tub, a closet and a ceiling fan with light. the master bed room is very big, airy and bright, has a lot of windows and a sliding door leading to a balcony over looking the front garden, it has a double face fire place, king size bed, TV set and a retreat seating under a circular dome with magnificent chandelier. The master bathroom has a huge Jacuzzi bath tub, his and her sink, shower and toilet.The main floor has the living room with fire place, and French doors leading to the front garden and patio. The kitchen features granite-top counters plus large island, SS appliances, cherry wood cabinets, a walk-in pantry and gas stove with convection oven. Just off the kitchen you'll find a circular breakfast area, and the family room with fire place. There is a formal dining room that seats 8 and a formal living room with a fireplace. The second floor has the entertainment room features a flat screen TV and French doors leading to the back yard. The back yard is very beautiful and private with a big grassy area that allows you to relax, sun tan or enjoy a drink at the granite counter top bar or have a barbecue using the built-in gas grill. At night you and your family can sit and enjoy a conversation around the fire pit or relax in the outdoor heated Jacuzzi. The front garden is very serene and has a tropical feel to it. Enjoy your morning coffee there under the shade of the avocado trees.

The house has 2 heating and AC units; one serves the main floor and the second serves the third floor. The laundry room is on the third floor with washer and dryer. There is also a roof-top terrace where you can sun-bathe privately or just take in the fresh ocean air. You'll love this house as much as we do, the location and proximity to the beaches make it a real gem.

More Details

Marwan Khaireddin
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, arabic
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Marwan Khaireddin

I'm a civil Engineer and my wife was a professor in a community college. We've been living in San Diego for the last 25 years where our 2 daughters and a son grew up and went to school here, when we built the house, each one contributed in the style, and the color of his/her room as well as the bathroom. We are almost retirees who are looking to travel and enjoy our time in exploring other parts of the world.

Marwan Khaireddin purchased this house in 2004

Why Marwan Khaireddin chose Encinitas

When me & my wife decided to move to the coastal area , our first stop was Encinitas, we drove to Arden Dr. and saw the sign for sale in front of our property, we contacted the real estate agent and expressed our interest to see the property from inside, she told us she'll be there in 15 minutes, as soon as we walked through the open gate, we saw 4 huge avocado trees that covered the whole front yard, we're mesmerized by the tropical feel of the property, then we walked to the back yard and found fresh tomatoes planted in the ground and my wife picked up one tomato and tasted it, her face lit up with a smile and said I ate from the soil of this house and hopefully It will be ours. Sure enough, we put a deposit that same day and 2 months later it was ours, we rented it for almost 2 years until the plans for the new construction of the house was approved by the city of Encinitas. Being a civil Engineer made it very easy for me to start building the house of our dreams, we started in January of 2004 and by September of that year we moved in and finished the interior while we're living here. We kept the Avocado trees and since then, I feel that every day in this house is a vacation day, it's perfect location within walking distance to Scrips hospital, the new emergency room, 2 minutes drive to the free way 5, and to the shopping center where Vons, Rite Aid, 24 hour fitness, pizza, subway, Mexican and Japanese restaurants plus living in Encinitas made the picture more perfect because this city offers so much that made our life so enjoyable.

What makes this house unique

Our home is located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Encinitas (Highland); the fact of being 5 minutes walking distance to the Swamis Beach through the new underground railroad tunnel where we can watch the sun set every day or stroll to the most beautiful Self Realization gardens for meditation and Relaxation, or just have a bite at one of the many eateries in down town Encinitas, you never get bored here. Our house is approximately 30-40 minutes drive to many attractions you don't want miss while visiting San Diego, such as Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park, Balboa Park, Old Town, Sea Port Village, Coronado Island, but also don't miss closer attractions at our neighboring cities such as Carlsbad where is Lego Land, the Carlsbad Outlets and flower fields, or Del Mar where is the Fairgrounds & Race Track.


Encinitas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
  • The master bathroom has huge bath tub with Jacuzzi jets facing the fire place, a granite counter top with 2 sinks, a shower room and a toilet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite - 1 king , It has a retreat, fire place,2 walk in closet, & balcony.
    Bedroom suite # 1 - 1 queen , It has a ceiling fan with light, balcony & private bathroom.
    Bedroom suite # 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , It has ceiling fan with light, balcony and private bathroom.
    Bedroom suite # 2 - 1 queen , It has a ceiling fan with light,balcony and private bathroom
  • The master bedroom is spacious and bright with lots of windows, It has a fire place and a nice retreat under a circular dome with magnificent chandelier, it has a balcony that over looks the front garden and 2 walk in closets. The other 3 bedrooms all have ceiling fans with light, a balcony overlooking the back yard,a closet and a bathroom.
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Serene Garden Setting, Walking Distance To The Beaches And Down Town Encinitas
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews
Bay Area

Wonderful family home and outdoor gardens made a perfect setting for our family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Specific features we liked the most:

1. Private home and outdoor areas were lovely and spacious.

2. Kitchen was large and well equipped with dishes, cooking pans, and utensils.

3. Separate rooms for TV watching, private conversations, or alone time to read.

4. Configuration of bedrooms upstairs was optimal. Each had a private bath, windows, and door to outside. Nice and quiet with lots of fresh sea air.

5..Location was perfect for walking to shops, restaurants, and the beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Franklin, TN


  • 3 of 5

The house is well suited for multiple families. We, two families, were disappointed in the house and the associated price we paid.

When we arrived a number of lamps, overhead lights and stair lights were missing bulbs or burnt out; we mentioned this to the owner and two days later we finally received a bag of bulbs and we had to put them in. The ceiling lights we didn’t, since we didn’t have a step-ladder nor did we believe that to be our responsibility? It was not as clean as we would have expected for this price. There is no TV in the second floor entertainment room as advertised? There are exposed wires in multiple rooms. Due to rain, we had ceiling leaks on two separate occasions which created a safety situation as they occurred in a hallway and stairwell; the owner was notified, with a picture, but with no resolution or concern shown?

Could go on, but won’t. It didn’t meet our expectations and certainly didn’t compare to previous VRBO homes either of us has rented both locally and in other locations.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home in a Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have picked a better place for our 12 day stay in Encinitas! The house was perfect for our purposes: My family and I were there the entire time and occupied 2 of the 4 bedrooms, leaving the other 2 for family and friends who came and went at different times throughout our stay. Location was very nice: in a quiet, friendly neighborhood only a few minutes walk down to Coast Highway; you felt like you were 'right there,' but without the hustle and bustle right outside the window. The house was beautifully appointed and incredibly spacious, and the property seemed really big for the area -- lots of room for the kids to run around inside and out. You could also tell it was well-built, with not much noise transfer from room to room or from the outside, which is key when some of the crew goes to bed early! The home was very well stocked with all the towels, linens, and dishes you could possibly need, and we discovered a fun kids' play house outside amongst the trees with a 'cache' of toys that happened to be perfect for our 2-year-old! They even, at our request, moved their crib before we got there to a darker room to help with our finicky sleeper. :)

Hiam, the owner, was there to greet us and give us a thorough tour, along with lots of info on the area and several options of people to call in case we needed something during our stay. (We had a couple of issues with the A/C and cable, but they were resolved, and weren't a big enough deal to 'dock' a star from the review. ) A couple of things that would have been cool to have on property were maybe beach cruisers and/or some umbrellas or chairs for the beach, but you can also rent or buy all of that close by. All in all, it was a fantastic trip, and we're already planning our return next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house close to the ocean

  • 4 of 5

The garden is lush and has avocado and fig trees, and beautiful flowers. The house is tastefully decorated with ample living spaces. The kitchen is very well appointed with enough dishes for a large celebratory meal. The bedrooms have adjoining bathrooms with the Master bed / bath particularly attractfully decorated. I found the owners welcoming, attentive and charming. I would recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Arkansas Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house was great. It is perfect location for San Diego County. We had our Thanksgiving here and it was so nice. The area was nice and close to grocery,restaurants and the beach. The parks are really nice in the area. We will rent again.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We brought our family of 7 to the San Diego area for a family vacation at the beginning of the summer. This house was absolutely perfect for us. There was plenty of space for everyone to be comfortable. We love to cook and had a great kitchen to cook in and a wonderful backyard to entertain in. I have a lot of family in the San Diego area so we were able to have several people over and serve them dinner and have a camp fire! The kids loved the hot tub. We all loved the easy access to swami's beach! It was an easy walk to Starbucks and to the beach! Our stay was so great the kids said we should make it an annual trip and stay in the same place!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
San Diego Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Union Bar
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
San Diego Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Encinitas Ranch Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Am Track/ Coaster
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Interstate 5 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Swami Beach
Car: recommended

5 minutes drive to the San Diego Botanical Garden (the Amazon Rain forest) and the largest display of bamboo in the world.

Walking distance to the most beautiful self realization garden that overlooks the ocean, and down town Encinitas (101) the coastal shopping district with quaint shops,side walk cafes, bars and restaurants.

Walking distance to the famous Swamis beach as well as Moonlight beach.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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