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La Jolla Cove Penthouse with Panoramic Ocean Views. On Coast Blvd.

Village of La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Condo1100 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay4 nights

Two Bedroom, Two Bathroom. Panoramic Ocean View La Jolla Village. Sleeps four.

Perfect for a couple or family with CHILDREN FIVE YEARS or OLDER.

Located across the street from the historic La Valencia Hotel, this penthouse overlooks La Jolla Cove. Wake up in our new King-sized bed 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/den has a fold-down sofa bed, that is good for two children or one adult. Two adults if you snuggle. It is smaller than a full bed. Room has a 40" tv, bathroom and desk with an ocean view.

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

Reserved parking for one medium sized car. A large sedan or SUV can park in the driveway.

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, SUITABLE FOR SMALL CHILDREN FIVE YEARS OR OLDER..

This is a small quiet building and is not suitable for parties.


Mary Duncan Owner

Member Since 2015
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Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018
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 Village of La Jolla

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. THE LOT, a luxurious movie theater, is a ten minute walk.


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 sleep sofa /futon, New full sofa bed with upgraded mattress. Sleeps 2 people.
      • Master has 50" TV. Den with sofa bed has 40" TV. Both have panoramic ocean views and bathrooms.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, tub, shower

        Location Type

          • Beach View
            Beach access is across the street. White water views.
          • Beachfront
            La Jolla Cove - Outside your front door and across the street. La Jolla Shores one mile away.
          • Near The Ocean
            Walk along La Jolla Cove, feel the mist of the ocean air, watch the sea gulls dive for dinner. The ocean is a five minute walk from the front door.
          • Ocean View
            Panoramic white water ocean views from every room.
          • Oceanfront
            Whitewater views from every window. Across the street. Watch the dolphins and whales.
          • Village
            You are in the heart of La Jolla Village. Best shops, restaurants, cafes and bars are one block away. Two libraries, art galleries, museum. Grocery store, wine shops and Haagen Daz are nearby.
          • Water View
            The views are endless, as far as the eye can see.
          • Waterfront
            Picnic tables, sidewalks, vast green lawns.


              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Iron & Board
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Garage
                        Space for one small or medium sized car.
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Radiant heating.
                      • Internet
                        Wifi and internet
                      • Elevator
                      • Linens Provided
                        Sheets and bedding
                      • Living Room
                        New white sofas, coffee table, ocean view
                      • Parking
                        One medium car.
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine


                          • Coffee Maker
                            12 cup drip
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                            Granite counters, washer/dryer, small appliance,s dishes, pots and pans.
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                            Standard oven
                          • Pantry Items
                            coffee, tea, sugar, olive oil, condiments.
                          • Refrigerator
                            Large refrigerator with freezer at top.
                          • Stove
                            Electric stove with four burners.
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                                Table seats four guests. Bar has two stools.
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 4 people


                                  • Books
                                    Variety for your reading pleasure.
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television
                                    50" TV in master bedroom 40" TV in den


                                      • Golf
                                        Torrey Pines. Fifteen minute drive.
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        Rentals available nearby.
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        La Jolla Cove Park is across the street. Tables, barbecues, benches. Lifeguards, swimming beach.
                                      • Tennis
                                        Four blocks away.
                                      • Water Sports Gear
                                        Available nearby


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • health/beauty spa
                                              • library
                                              • live theater
                                              • museums
                                              • playground
                                              • recreation center
                                              • restaurants

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • shopping
                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • photography
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • shuffleboard
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking
                                                  • whale watching
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                          • basketball court
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • paragliding
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • snorkeling
                                                          • snorkeling/diving
                                                          • surfing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: Flexible

                                                            Check-out: Flexible

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            21 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Absolutely perfect location

                                                            Bonnie B.

                                                            The property is perfectly located overlooking the park and the ocean. It is well appointed with a great manager

                                                            Perfect Views

                                                            Jeremy M.

                                                            Such a great place. Wonderful views, clean, comfortable, and perfectly located.

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            We're pleased you enjoyed your stay. Please return. The wonderful views will

                                                            still be there.

                                                            Location, location, location!

                                                            Cynthia M.Las Vegas, NV

                                                            This penthouse property is comfortable, perfectly located, and has fabulous views from every room. In addition, the owner's library is a delight. It was perfect for my husband, my mother, and me.


                                                            Geoffrey E.

                                                            Beautiful place with an excellent location. No issues getting settled in.

                                                            Great location and views

                                                            Bob G.

                                                            Overall this was a very good experience. The location and views are great. Glad we went during the off season as the traffic can be really crazy in the area. I don't think I would call this ocean front and really not waterfront since there is a street and park between the condo and the water.

                                                            A few minor items in the condo could really improve the experience though:

                                                            - the toaster is on its last legs (not much cost to provide a decent one)

                                                            - the can opener is so worn out, it really can't open and can effectively

                                                            - there is supposedly a heater (controls are on the bedroom walls), but the circuit breakers are off so that doesn't work (didn't want to risk switching on something that might be a problem). Having said that, we couldn't find any heater vents, so not sure there's really a heater anyway. :)

                                                            - the lighting in the bedroom isn't very good for reading after dark (even though there are plenty of books provided for reading if you wish)

                                                            On the positive side - there is plenty of room, the bathrooms are nicely updated, was great to have a garage (no large vehicles allowed), and as I said the location is great.

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your comments.

                                                            The description has been changed to reflect that it is a "Panoramic Ocean View Penthouse."

                                                            The toaster, can opener and reading lamps will be replaced.

                                                            We're not sure why the circuit breaker was off, but a phone call to our manager usually solves these type of issues. There is heat but it is seldom used in our apartment because of the insulated roof, walls and windows.

                                                            We are really pleased that you liked our diverse selections of books. Some of those authors have visited or stayed in our apartment.

                                                            Hope you'll return again.

                                                            Beautiful and convenient location

                                                            Lindsay S.

                                                            Beautiful property, beautiful view, and perfect location. Extremely helpful to have the parking space. Highly recommend staying here!

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Pleased you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful views. We can thank mother nature for those.


                                                            Village of La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA

                                                            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

                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            Damage Deposit

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

                                                            21 Reviews
                                                            Excellent 4.7/5
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