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La Jolla Cove, Coast Blvd Condo. Ocean Front Penthouse. Panoramic Views.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Two Bedroom, Two Bathroom. Ocean Front In La Jolla Village. Sleeps four.

Perfect for a couple or family with children over five years old.

Located across the street from the historic La Valencia Hotel, this penthouse overlooks La Jolla Cove. Wake up in our new King-sized bed with to the chirping seagulls and fall asleep with the crashing surf. Paradise begins in the apartment and expands to the pacific ocean and village that surrounds you.

Listen to the faint sounds of seals barking. Walk across the street to the tide pools where star fish and sea life swim through the rocks.

For a more sophisticated holiday, dine in La Jolla's finest restaurants, attend a book event at Warwick's or D.G. Wills bookstores, a concert at the Anthenaeum Library or visit the contemporary arts museum.

Within walking distance are also well maintained tennis courts, beaches, snorkeling, kayaking, yoga classes, a cooking school and a bridge club. The famous Torrey Pines golf course is a short, 15 minute car ride away.

The penthouse has fresh paint and refinished hardwood floors.

Every room, including the bathrooms, have ocean views.

The master bedroom has a new KING bed, 50" tv, bathroom, ocean view.

Second bedroom has a full sofa bed, 40" tv, bathroom and desk with an ocean view.

Kitchen has granite counters, washer/ dryer, dishes, small appliances.

Reserved parking for one car.

Sorry, due to owner's allergies no smoking or pets are allowed.

Come and enjoy this ocean front paradise.

Perfect for a couple. Due to high windows, NOT SUITABLE FOR SMALL CHILDREN UNDER SIX YEARS OLD.

More Details

Mary Duncan Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Mary Duncan Owner

I am a professor emeritus from San Diego State University and now reside in Paris,

France part of the year. My husband is an architect and I am a writer with a

small publishing company. This apartment has been our La Jolla home since 1981.

This is our primary home. We rent when we are traveling.

Mary Duncan Owner purchased this condo in 1982

Why Mary Duncan Owner chose San Diego County

Enjoy tranquility in this small eight unit building. Perfect for a couple who prefers fine dining, walks along the ocean, books, shopping and majestic ocean views from every room.

What makes this condo unique

Serene and quiet. Yet accessible to a village with friendly people,

ice cream, Margaritas, fine wine and a variety of delicious foods.


La Jolla Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , New full sofa bed with upgraded mattress. Sleeps 2 people.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Master has 50" TV. Den with sofa bed has 40" TV. Both have panoramic ocean views and bathrooms.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

La Jolla Cove, Coast Blvd Condo. Ocean Front Penthouse. Panoramic Views.
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews

Wonderful stay in a lovely apartment by the Pacific.

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I had a super time at our rented apartment. The apartment was exactly as described online. We had wonderful views and sounds of the Pacific from the windows in the apartment. The apartment is attractive and has lovely paintings. I slept with open windows (on the 4th floor) every night. We could easily walk to the ocean and a number of restaurants. And I found that I could order groceries and have them delivered to the apartment.

Everyone was very helpful and the owner was very good about returning our refundable deposit.

La Jolla Cove and the apartment made for a delightful 2 week vacation. And the restorative sounds of the Pacific can't be beat. Thank you. EL

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. Our future guests will be pleased to discover that the Master bedroom has a new King bed with a contemporary headboard.
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Tucson AZ

Great place in La Jolla.

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful ocean views, awesome location to walk to fabulous restaurants and bars. Would definitely stay here again. Would give 5 stars if the bed were more comfortable.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The queen mattress was replaced this year. We will have a new KING sized bed soon.
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Stunning location just moments from shopping and restaurants. Easy stroll to watch the sunset across the street. Wonderful ocean breezes cool the rooms at night. Our favorite Gellato place is practically next door. There are many dining options within a five minute walk. The frontroom is a perfect place to end the day, catching the sunset while the sounds of the ocean fill the background. We also appreciated the cleanliness of the home and nice touches such as beach towels available for use. Onsite dryer was a great to dry beach towels at the end of each day.

The only thing I would mention as a word of caution is that the garage is small. Our midsize SUV barely fit with it tight (inches) from a car stored in the garage with barely enough room for me to get out of the car. Other than that it was just a delightful place. We will be coming back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Classic California, vintage, great location, you can feel the seals and hear the waves. Like it much

  • 4 of 5

Classic California, the smell of the salt air, sounds of seals and the waves. The hustle of the night life, great location. Wonderful property manager! Very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic First Rental Experience!

  • 5 of 5

The views from EVERY window are as spectacular as the pictures show. Not a review has missed this glaring truth and I didn't want to be the first. But beyond that, it was a delight to spend a week in such a beautiful condo with everything you could need at your fingertips. Both bathrooms were modern and well appointed and the kitchen was stocked with everything you'd need. Choosing Peet's Coffee for your guests was a welcome relief for a family "addicted" to Timmy's.

While we did have a rental car with us and we used it to venture out, you can quite easily find everything you'd need within walking distance. Of course the beach and the park are right out your door, but all types of cuisine are close by (we recommend The Spot just up the hill and Puesto Mexican Street Food around the corner; Sushi on the Rock was wonderful on our last night). Von's was a little further away, but we easily walked back with a few bags of groceries!

Many have discussed the AC situation, so I figure I should share my 2-cents. Our late June / early July visit saw day time temps in the high 70's perhaps cooling into the 60's at night. We saw no need for the AC, but did make use of the fans. Frankly, our home is air conditioned perfection, so I was very happy that vacation allowed us to experience the beautiful So Cal weather. I wouldn't have it any other way.

Additionally, Mary and Cathleen have not only ensured that everything you might need is at hand, but also provided fantastic detail with their instructions. As is usually the case, the two pages are better to read at the beginning of your stay than at the end!

Having a car opens you up to the whole city. We enjoyed a half day fishing with Seaforth, a game at Petco and a round of golf at Balboa (I know, Torrey Pines if you must, but Balboa was plenty for our game leaving a couple extra c-notes in our pockets!). The car made getting to Mission Bay easy and it has such a different vibe than La Jolla (Oscar's is a must). Our favorite beach was certainly near the pier at Scripps (a bit less crowded and seemed home to more locals and fewer tourists).

Of course you can choose to walk as far as you wish, but if you can handle 30 minutes each way, I'd recommend a "hike" through La Jolla and then up the hill to La Jolla Natural Park. The view makes the effort well worth the while!

We had a fantastic week here at this Condo and we look forward to returning. Thank you Mary and Cathleen!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Views from EVERY room!

  • 5 of 5

The views from the condo are phenomenal from every room. It was wonderful to open up the windows and listen to sounds of the ocean, seagulls and sea lions. It only takes a few minutes to walk to the cove and see the sea lions. There are plenty of shops and restaurants within walking distance. 5 minute drive to La Jolla Shores beach. Location is fantastic! The condo was clean and comfortable. It was great to have a full kitchen and parking spot. If you are a light sleeper (or not used to living in a city/busy town) you might have trouble sleeping with the windows open because of traffic passing by. We visited the end of July- there were a few nights where the temperature was mid 80's (and humidity was high) where we missed the AC, but it was doable with the fans that were provided. We would stay again. Thanks for the hospitality, Mary and Cathleen!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
San Diego Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Famous Torrey Pines Golf Course
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Santa Fe Station - Downtown San Diego
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
Cody's - Across the street
Car: not necessary

La Jolla is a part of San Diego that features the famous zoo, Sea World,

whale watching, sailing and twenty miles from the Mexican border.


Rates & Availability

La Jolla Condo Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Maid service is required for guests staying more than one month. $75.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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