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Coastal Get-Away Where Summer Never Ends!

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Stunning beach home location for all your vacation needs.

Welcome to Mermaid By The Sea.

This is a newly renovated, spacious beach home property which features a luxurious main house, a private cabana loft and a separate bunk house all for your use and enjoyment. The outdoor patio area is equipped with an edgeless pool, hot tub, wet bar, BBQ, and an outdoor fire place, perfect for entertaining or to enjoy with your family. Inside you will find a gourmet kitchen with brand new chef quality appliances and beautiful décor throughout. The house can sleep most any group with two cal king beds, three queen beds, two sets of bunk beds, one queen sofa sleeper and one full sofa sleeper. The garage area allows parking for up to 2 vehicles, but for guests without a vehicle, you will find that it is an easy walk to many local hotspots, restaurants and beaches.

Special Features:

-Located steps from the Ocean

-4 spacious bedrooms in main house.

-A private cabana loft

-A separate bunk house

-4 full bathrooms and 2 half baths

-Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and high end appliances

-Edgeless pool, hot tub and outdoor shower

-Outdoor wet bar, fireplace and BBQ

-Sleeps 18 comfortably

-Free WIFI, cable, phone and surround sound

-Large grassy yard area

-Off street parking

This beach home is ideally located just steps from the beautiful coastline along San Diego County. Surf, swim, walk or jog along the beach. Visit the Oceanside pier, the longest wooden pier on the west coast, where you'll find lunch, dinner, cocktails, fishing and shopping.

Other nearby areas in San Diego offer many attractions as well, such as;

-The San Diego Zoo

-Sea World


-USS Midway Museum

-Balboa Park

-Old Town

-La Jolla Shores/Coves

-Seaport Village

-The Gaslamp District

-Great Wine Tours

-Craft Breweries

-Del Mar Race Track

-Carlsbad Flower Fields

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Laurie

We have lived in Oceanside for over 20 years, we have two children and very much enjoy our life here in southern California. We invite you to our beach home where you to can begin to create new memories and enjoy your beach-life get-Away!

Laurie purchased this house in 2014

Why Laurie chose South Oceanside

This property is totally unique to the beach area because it has a 3 separate living areas, courtyard, a BBQ, gated yard, an edgeless pool and hot tub, it really is a Mermaid. It truly is a beautiful and spacious home. The views are spectacular and the beach is just steps away.

What makes this house unique

Many families travel as a group and find themselves having to lodge separately, eat out every night and being cooped-up in a small room together for activities. Not here. We can accommodate families of most sizes. This spacious property and layout allows you and your family to enjoy your vacation and time away from home while offering you all the comforts of home.


South Oceanside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Master en Suite - toilet , tub , shower , Private bath
    Bunk house Bathroom - toilet
    Cabana Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bath
    Powder Room - toilet
    Jack and Jil - toilet , shower , Shared by bedroom 2 and 3.
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Six bathrooms. 4 full baths 2-1/2 baths.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Master Suite - 1 king
    Cabana Suite - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Six spacious bedrooms. Master Suite -King bed -TV/Cable -Loveseat -Private balcony -Closet -Master en suite Bedroom 2 -Queen bed -TV/Cable -Closet Bedroom 3 -Queen bed -TV/Cable -Closet Bedroom 4 -Queen bed -Private bath -TV/Cable -Closet -Desk/Work station Bedroom 5/Cabana studio loft -King bed -Queen Sleeper Sofa -Private bath -Kitchenette -TV/Cable -Closet Bedroom 6/Bunk house -2 Sets of bunk beds -Sleeper Sofa -Private bath -TV/Cable
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(38 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews

Amazing beach house! Great location!

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing and large enough for 4+ families. We stayed in January with 3 families (8 children) and had room to spare! There’s not a bad room in the place! Each room is comfortable and beautifully decorated! The house is well stocked with everything you need and more. The garage has tons of beach cruisers, chairs, boogie boards, sand toys, games and more! Both kids and adults loved the heated pool, hot tub and the outdoor grill. The location is perfect! Beautiful sunset ocean views from the balcony and a few minutes walk to the gorgeous beach. The beach was perfect for kids (ages 4-9) and they enjoyed swimming and boogie boarding. We loved every minute of our stay and hope to visit again! Thank you, Tom & Laurie!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Glorious Mermaid Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This is our family’s 3rd time vacationing at the Mermaid getaway, I don’t think I’d ever stay anywhere else! Amazing layout and amenities to tend to the 3 large families this trip. Preparing meals and feeding 8 children was a breeze... anything we could think of, this home had it, and more! Kept up our NY resolutions; being active by the ocean was a plus! The space provided a safe layout when pool time was over, game time for the evening, coffee on the porch in the am, and breathtaking sunset viewing from the top balcony in the afternoon. Laurie the owner had surprises for the kiddos waiting under the Christmas tree, and adult goodies welcoming us on the counter. She is an exceptional homeowner & truly wants everyone to be happy with their stay. Above and beyond, Laurie is so friendly and welcoming. Counting down the weeks until we can return again! Thank you for all the memories made!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house! One of our best vacations!

  • 5 of 5

The “Mermaid” house is a beautiful house which easily accommodated 18 members of my family and friends over the Thanksgiving break. The house was perfect in all respects. Even though our group was big Everyone of us had enough room for sleeping and hanging out or just relax staring at the sunset or stars. The kitchen in this unit is the most well stocked kitchen that I have seen in any vacation rental so far. The house had more than 12 beach bikes and boogie boards which the children in my group had a gala time with. The yard outside was beautifully maintained and it was relaxing to sit out on the patio staring at the sunset.

The location is perfect because Pacific street is a bike friendly road which goes more than 5 miles connecting Oceanside and Carlsbad. This house is a short walk to the beach.

And most importantly the pool and jacuzzi was perfect. The family had an awesome time just soaking in the pool.

Laurie and Tom were extremely helpful and were able to resolve the minor issues that came up.

We will be staying at this place again.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property checked all the boxes. Spectacular views!

  • 5 of 5

We want to come back! This property is beautiful and allowed our family to catch up on long overdue memories and make new ones. The house is stocked with everything you could possible need. The views are amazing and our memories will last a lifetime. It was truly a wonderful experience and it "Mermaid" our weekend.Until the next time.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Home and owner

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous home, beautifully decorated and maintained, so much space, enough for everyone and a great place to share with friends and family. Also Laurie was just a fabulous host.

5 star experience all round. Thanks so much for letting us stay there.


  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home and location! We will be back...everything was perfect!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Urge
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Hornblower Cruise
Nearest Golf
3.3 Miles
El Camino Country Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Amtrak / Coaster
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
2.1 Miles
333 Pacific
Nearest Ski
120 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
Oceanside/Buccaneer/South Oceanside Beaches
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $300 + Tax
Turnover fee $300 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 11.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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