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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 - 31 nights


About the property

Direct Ocean Views From 3BR, 2 Bath Condo With Glass Rail Enclosed Viewing Deck

Spectacular ocean front, 1850 square feet, 3BR, 2 bath modern condominium. When you walk in be prepared to be wowed. Living room, master bedroom and dining area feature direct, ocean front, white water views. Master has brand new Samsung 55 inch TV. Living room has Samsung 65' curved 4K television, Klipsch sound system, Sony dvd player and Apple TV with wifi, keeps you busy when not enjoying the ocean view. Outside is a newly constructed lani with large outdoor seating area with new Sunbrella furniture and new custom sunshade on remote control. The fully equipped, beautiful, updated kitchen includes brand new stainless steel appliances including a wine fridge and new Kitchenaid outdoor natural gas grill, with views of the water that make preparing meals a breeze. There is a second bedroom and a complete office, wifi included, if you can manage to get some work done with the ocean so close to you! Just in case you feel like doing laundry Brand new Electrolux washer and dryer are included. Parking is a breeze with 2 underground, gated parking spots and 4 guest spots shared by 7 units. Biweekly cleaning can be arranged if needed. Call if you have any questions. Hope to see you soon.

P.S. Don't forget to watch the video at the end.

More Details

Forrest Walson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Forrest Walson

My wife, Melinda, and I grew up in southern California. We both lived a distance from the beach but would visit as much as possible. We both love the feeling of the ocean. Last year we were lucky enough to rent this exact condominium. The moment we walked in it felt like home. Right then and there we decided San Clemente was where we hoped to retire someday. Luckily for us the owner called and asked if we would be interested in buying this property. We were ecstatic...

Forrest Walson purchased this condo in 2014

Why Forrest Walson chose San Clemente

We purchased this property because it is absolutely ocean front with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths fully remodeled with no expense spared. The condo provides perfect sit down views of the whitewater, San Clemente Pier, Dana Point and Catalina Island. At anytime we could witness dolphins, seals and pelicans from the elevated bluff front location. Easy access to the beach and the famous San Clemente walking trail make this a must have property.

What makes this condo unique

This property offers one of the BEST VIEWS in San Clemente. It is perched on the bluff above the San Clemente walking trail, world famous surfing spots, and iconic San Clemente Pier. With a just completed glass front expanded balcony off the family room, dining room and master bedroom, you and your guests have a PERFECT location to watch the surfers below as another beautiful sunset ends another day in paradise. We hope to share our dream with you!!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Walking in the front door was all it took to fall in love. All we could see was the ocean. Beautiful home with everything we could ever need or want in an ocean front condo. Thank you for leaving all your beautiful things for us to use and enjoy. Having the two parking a spots and extra guest spots makes it perfect for having guests or family visit. Booked two more months after a week. Can't wait to come back. Thanks again.
Mar 2014
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San Clemente Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Nice big bathroom with seperate marble shower area
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , bidet , Nice jetted tub, separate multi head shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Large bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , nice room with very comfortable bed
  • New ceiling fans with lights added to Master and guest room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.888889 based on 12 reviews
Mesa, AZ

Gorgeous Sunsets

  • 5 of 5

We loved the condo! It is spacious with all of the comforts of home and you can see the ocean from almost every room. Forest and Melinda are so nice and friendly. They go out of their way to make sure you are comfortable and have everything you need. We enjoyed the daily beach walks and watching the dolphins. The down town is a short walk with fun shops and great beach food. We especially enjoyed relaxing on the patio and watching the gorgeous sunsets with a glass of wine. What better way to end a day of activities!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at our condo and taking such great care of it. So glad you enjoyed your stay and the incredible views. That’s why we fell in love with the place! We would love to have you back any time and won’t charge the cleaning fee! Thanks again for for being such great guests. Forrest and Melinda
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Lexington KY

Nice place, great views

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed staying here in Jan/Feb 2017. All the rooms are quite nice and comfortable. Views are amazing. Nice office area if you need to work. We didn't really need it but maybe 1 day, but there is no AC in this unit, so you need to be comfortable with ocean breezes . Great and responsive hosts.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Dave, Just received your review, so sorry you weren't completely happy. Yours is the first review we didn't receive 5 stars. Was it just the lack of ac? If it was something else please let us know, we strive to make everyone's experience truly remarkable. Thank you again for staying with us. Melinda & Forrest
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Home on the Waves

  • 5 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Walson’s beach home. We especially appreciated the home décor and furnishings and the views of the ocean were incredible! Also you are steps away from the beach walkway and the San Clemente pier. Melinda and Forrest made sure that we had everything we needed to make our stay more enjoyable. We would definitely recommend their home for your next vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt & Julie, We are so pleased you and the girls enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your kind words. We are lucky to be able to share this amazing place others. We hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Melinda & Forrest
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Awesome view!

  • 5 of 5

Breathtaking view with privacy and spacious floor plan. We spent two months in this beautiful condo and it felt like home. Kitchen and bedding were great! 15 minute walk to downtown San Clemente. 10 minute walk to SC pier, a steep climb back...but worth every step! Private parking was so convenient. Forrest and Melinda greeted us when we arrived and bid us farewell 2 months later. They are warm and friendly, and responded immediately to our requests. The best VRBO hosts we've encountered! We loved our stay, and if you're looking to rent in the San Clemente, Dana Point, or Laguna Beach area, don't look any further, book this property now!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bob & Beth, It was such a pleasure meeting you both. We hope all our guests are as considerate as you both were. You took care of our home like it was your own. We hope to have you back with us in the future. It was wonderful meeting you.. Forrest & Melinda
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Coto de Caza, CA 92679 USA

Ocean front property in San Clemente.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent the month of October 2015 in the condo. It was a great experience. The home is equipped with everything you could possibly need. The view is beyond belief and the condo is in excellent condition.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Haven, Michigan

Best ocean front rental property in Orange County

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 3 stayed at this property for three months. While the pictures showcase the beautiful ocean front setting and the lavish furnishings, seeing it in person left us breathless. Let's start with the owners: they are extremely nice and very down to earth. The furnishings are very high end and modern. The kitchen is stacked with everything you need and the granite counter tops are so beautiful. The master bedroom belongs in an ocean front five star resort. The mattress was a high end tempurpedic and very comfortable. The master bath shower has a view of the ocean and there is a jacuzzi tub. The entire place is tiled and offers a light, fresh and modern color scheme. There is some very beautiful pieces of art throughout the place. Our parents visited us for a week and loved staying in the guest bedroom. We have rented several other properties in Orange County and we are comfortable saying that the guest bedroom is nicer than any other master bedrooms we have stayed in. Clearly this is the best property we have rented in Orange County and we hope to be back very soon. There is also a third bedroom that is also an office. While the place is amazing inside, the view from the glass balcony will leave you BREATHLESS. There is very comfortable high end modern chairs and a couch on the baloney. The sound of the waves is hypnotic and tranquil. We saw dolphins on most days. We also saw some migrating whales. There was a unit above us but we never heard them, or never heard any other neighbors. In general, it's a very private place. The sunsets can be seen from almost every room in the place and are spectacular. Parking was private and fairly easy to get in and out of. While writing this review, we were thinking of any negatives and we simply were not able to think of any as they just don't exist. The small exception was the internet reception on the patio got weaker since that is the farthest location away from the router but when you're out there, you will not want to be on the internet with the breathtaking view in front of you. Renting this unit was slightly above our budget but in the end we felt that we got a pricelessbargain since the experience was so truly great and memorable. This place will truly relax you and inspire you and leave you feeling blessed. We will eagerly await and dream of our return here.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $250
Bi Monthly cleaning $300
Refundable damage deposit $1,500

Monthly rates include all taxes

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.

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