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Best Location: Walk to Beach from Spacious Home

(36 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3.75
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

5 bd, 4 bath, Nearly 3900 sq. ft., Sleeps up to 12; Walk to beach

Enjoy endless summer in this spacious, spectacularly beautiful custom home located in a quiet upscale beachfront community within an easy, two-block safe walk to one of Carlsbad’s best beaches, North Ponto Beach.

Fully licensed and permitted by the City of Carlsbad, this home has everything you, your family and your friends need to relax in a home away from home or enjoy all the area has to offer. Walk two blocks to the check out the waves at the beach; sip your morning coffee lounging in the morning sun on a secluded front gated patio, or on the main floor, gather with family and friends in the spacious dining room with a unique ceiling designed to replicate a yacht, or gather for after-dinner drinks as you relax around a custom fire-pit designed to sparkle like the stars above. Hang out in the family room adjacent to the kitchen with gas fireplace roaring or watch the 55" HD TV. If cooking at home appeals, you can prepare your meals in a gourmet kitchen featuring a 6-burner Thermidor range, new Samsung 4-door refrigerator, and Calphalon cookware – or enjoy Carlsbad’s lovely weather while grilling outside on the Char-Broil grill. Or if you prefer eating out, you can choose any one of the many nearby restaurants based on menus and recommendations in the binder we’ve prepared for you. A full office, with French doors to an outside patio, offers quiet space if work should call.

Easy to get find – by car or train (with the Coaster station in walking distance) – this home provides space to gather or spread out. With three stories, including a unique full basement, this nearly 3900 sq. foot, 5 bedroom home with three full bathrooms and two half baths has a place for up to 12 people to sleep in their own premium beds. Four bedrooms have HD TVs (40”). The master has a king bed, small balcony and a master bath equipped with two-person indoor jetted tub, large glass shower with two shower heads, and toilet room with a bidet. Each of the other three bedrooms upstairs has a queen bed; one has a walk-out balcony to enjoy the morning sun; another has an en-suite 1/2 bath; the last, a serene setting.

Downstairs, there is fun for kids of all ages. While the little ones play in a space dedicated and furnished for them, the gang can cozy up on the sectional sofa to watch a movie on the 65” HD smart TV in the theater area or challenge each other to a rousing game on the indoor basketball shooting machine or playing Ping-Pong. The fifth bedroom – with two twin beds and a set of bunk beds – and second full bath are downstairs.

Beach gear is stored in the clean two-car garage. Beach chairs, beach towels, boogie boards, surfboards, sand toys, umbrella – and a wagon to pull the goodies to the beach are all there for your use. After you wash off the sand in a warm outdoor shower, you can toss your towels in to the new Samsung washer and dryer to get ready for another day of fun.
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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english, Un poco espanol.
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3875 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be at least 25 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Basement ready! Play area with games, puzzles, books, drawing materials. Front patio and backyard are gated for safety. Booster seat and high-chair are available for your use. Pack & Play available upon request....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 2 (Mint Room): 1 queen

    Luxury Queen bed, 40" HD TV ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 (Cal Bear room) : 1 queen

    Luxury Queen bed, 40" TV, balcony with 2 chairs ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4 (Wave Room): 1 queen

    Serene bedroom; 1/2 bath ensuite...moreless

  • Bedroom 5 (Bunk Room): 2 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed

    Downstairs; 2 bunk beds, 2 twin beds, full bath (shower)...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Cal King, sm balc; bidet, two sinks, sep. shower and lg. tub...moreless

  • 5 bedrooms; Master with Cal King bed, Juliet balcony, 2 person jetted tub, 2 sinks and bidet; 3 bedrooms with luxury queen beds, one with walk-out balcony; another with ensuite 1/2 bath; 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds and bunk bed with ensuite full bathroom; Fifth bedroom downstairs in basement with two twin beds, bunk beds and on-suite full bathroom (shower only). ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower, jetted tub, bidet

    Master: 2-person jetted tub; glass shower; 2 sinks, bidet...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Between Bedroom 2 and 3; Deep soaking tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Pedestal sink; Ensuite to Wave Bedroom ...moreless

  • Downstairs Bathroom : toilet, shower

    Ensuite to Bedroom 5...moreless

  • Main Level Powder room : toilet

    Powder room near Family room on Main Floor...moreless

  • Three full bathrooms (Master, 1 upstairs, 1 in basement) with shower only). Two 1/2 bathrooms (1 on main floor; 1 ensuite to Queen room)...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Grocery service available so you can have goodies available upon your arrival. Home has gated front patio with two sitting areas, a full office with French doors to the front patio, a gated backyard with an outdoor hot water shower, Char-broil grill, dining table that seats 12, and additional seating area, a full basement with children's play area, theatre space with 65" HD TV and electronic basketball shooting game and ping pong table. The home has a wireless Sonos radio system, high speed internet and landline telpehone. ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Basketball shooting game in Basement play area; Ping Pong Table; Play area for children with books, puzzles, and drawing materials....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Provided by Time Warner...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Wireless Sono speaker system with built in iPad controls....moreless

  • Television:

    6 HD Smart TVs: 65" TV in theater room downstairs; 50" TV in Family Room; 40" TV in 3 bedrooms upstairs; 32" TV in bedroom downstairs. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Streaming Netflix and Amazon Prime available using your own account ...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Walk just two blocks to world renown Ponto Beach...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Custom indoor dining room with maple table seats 8. Outdoor dining table that seats 12....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand new Samsung front-loader high efficiency dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Gas Fireplace in family room; custom fire pit in gated front patio....moreless

  • Garage:

    Two car garage with epoxy floor used to store beach chairs, boogie boards, sand toys, beach towels, and beach wagon. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed internet provided by Time Warner. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury cotton bedding provided; cotton blanket and cotton coverlet; choice of pillows (medium or soft); a ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    High ceilings and bamboo flooring ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Two cars in driveway; curb parking available in neighborhood...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line available. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Luxury bath towels, hand towels, and washcloths. Beach towels provided. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new Samsung front-loader high efficiency washer; Fragrance free liquid laundry soap provided for a load per day of stay. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig single cup brewer and Cuisinart Coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you need to cook at home...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New Bosch dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Chef's kitchen with island and walk-in pantry. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Walk in pantry; Crockpot, roasting pan, serving dishes; Wine glasses (red, white, and champagne); barware. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Sub-Zero refigerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    6-burner Thermador Range and Oven...moreless

  • Toaster:

    4-slice toaster...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Two balconies: Juliet balcony off Master bedroom; full walk out balcony off front Queen bedroom....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Front private gated patio has comfortable sectional and chairs to seat 8 or more around custom built linear fire pit; Backyard has dining table with seating for 12. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New Char-broil grill ready for your use!...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 5
from 36 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April and May 2017
Apr 1 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 - Jun 2, 2017
3 night min stay
June at the Beach
Jun 3 - Jun 23, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer 2017
Jun 24 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Labor Day Weekend
Aug 27 - Sep 10, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $275
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 10%


Door locks are coded for each quest. You will receive your code on the day of arrival.

Please be aware check out time on your day of departure of 10 AM. We appreciate your understanding this is necessary to allow us time to clean properly before the next guest arrives.

Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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32 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Diego Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Four Seasons Avaira Golf Course
0.1 Miles
Nearest Train
California Coaster
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Miguel's Cocina
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
South Carlsbad State Beach

Car: Recommended

Relax at our spacious, custom beach home or enjoy one of the many activities and attractions in the area:

• Try the craze of stand-up paddle boarding, the roar of jet skiing or the quiet of kayaking around the Carlsbad Lagoon where you can rent the necessary equipment. (10 min drive)

• Take the Coaster (5 min walk) to Downtown San Diego where you can take in a baseball game at Petco Field (home to the San Diego Padres), explore microbrew pubs in the Gas Lamp district, explore Old Town, or shop in the nautical themed Seaport Village (30-40 min drive);

• Experience the nearby theme parks including Legoland (5 mins drive), Sea World (40 mins drive); San Diego Zoo (40 min drive), Wild Animal Safari (40 min drive), and Disneyland (65 min drive).

• Savor the small town feel of Downtown Carlsbad shops and restaurants (5 min drive or 3 mins on the Coaster); enjoy a special coffee at the World Coffee Shop, lunch on great salad and pizza at Pizza Port, or indulge with a wine tasting at Paon Wine store.

• Pamper yourself at Four Seasons Aviara Resort (5 mins drive) or La Costa Resort (10 min drive) with golf, spa, and restaurants or enjoy a sunset cocktail at Chandler’s Restaurant at the Oceanfront Hilton Resort (10 min walk).

• Shop ‘til you drop at the Carlsbad Premium Outlet Stores (5 min drive) or enjoy the flowers at the famous Carlsbad Flower Fields in bloom between March and May (5 min drive).

• Play at the Poinsettia Park – baseball, playground, basketball, tennis, soccer, jogging trail (5 min drive) or work out at a nearby 24 Hour Fitness.

• Learn more about the ocean at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (30 mins drive) or about space at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center & Space Theater (in Balboa Park; 40 min drive).

• Watch the sea lions at La Jolla Cove (30 mins) or catch the hang-gliders at Torrey Pines State Reserve (30 mins drive).

• Put your money down on a favorite horse at the Del Mar Racetrack where Thoroughbreds race July-Sept and Oct-Nov.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2015

About: We live in Carlsbad with our three children. When we moved here from the east coast five years ago, we felt that we had arrived in paradise. We are very active family and we spend a lot of time at the beach and enjoying the many local activities. This home was purchased by my parents as their winter home so they could enjoy time with their granddaughters as well as the beach weather and lifestyle. We are proud of this home and look forward to sharing it with you.

Why Carlsbad, CA, USA:
This house is so beautiful with so many wonderful luxury details. Its clean, professionally designed, and furnished with both style and your comfort in mind. Uniquely, it has a full basement with lots of room for indoor play. In addition to its spacious private areas, it has both a family and a living room, a theater room, a separate office and two outdoor patios. We've taken extra steps to reduce allergens with bamboo floors throughout the main level and both mattresses and pillows being encased for cleanliness. The home is located in a quiet neighborhood close to the beach and near to many activities.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Whether you are planning a family vacation or a get away with your favorite friends, experiencing the time together in this beautiful house creates the foundation for making memories that will last a lifetime. There is space to be together, space to be in smaller groups, and, if desired, space to be apart. Thank you for considering our house for your vacation. We will hope to see you in Carlsbad soon!

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Speaks: english, Un poco espanol.
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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  • Inviting you to an Endless Summer home!

    Inviting you to an Endless Summer home!

  • Stunning Chefs kitchen

    Stunning Chefs kitchen

  • Dining room has seating for 8+

    Dining room has seating for 8+

  • Private outdoor shower with hot and cool water

    Private outdoor shower with hot and cool water

  • Master bath, 2-person jetted tub, glass shower, 2 sinks, and bidet.

    Master bath, 2-person jetted tub, glass shower, 2 sinks, and bidet.

  • The Mint Room.

    The Mint Room.

  • The Wave Room

    The Wave Room

  • Kids corner:  crafts, games, toys, books, and puzzles for all ages.

    Kids corner: crafts, games, toys, books, and puzzles for all ages.

  • Theater room with 60" HD TV.

    Theater room with 60" HD TV.

  • Back yard.  Wood burning fire pit.  Perfect for making s'mores!

    Back yard. Wood burning fire pit. Perfect for making s'mores!

  • Wireless sound system featuring Sonos speakers.

    Wireless sound system featuring Sonos speakers.

  • Stunning, custom made, gas burning, fire pit on the front patio.

    Stunning, custom made, gas burning, fire pit on the front patio.

  • Back patio.  Table seating for 12+.

    Back patio. Table seating for 12+.

  • Luxurious, serene master suite with Cal King bed

    Luxurious, serene master suite with Cal King bed

  • Second floor hallway and landing.

    Second floor hallway and landing.

  • The California Bear Room

    The California Bear Room

  • Downstairs Bunk room:  4 twin beds & adjacent full bath.

    Downstairs Bunk room: 4 twin beds & adjacent full bath.

  • The game room!

    The game room!

  • Private office with doors to front patiio.

    Private office with doors to front patiio.

  • Garage with full size washer and dryer and Lots of beach goodies to enjoy

    Garage with full size washer and dryer and Lots of beach goodies to enjoy

  • 4 minute walk to beautiful North Ponto beach with nearby  bathroom.

    4 minute walk to beautiful North Ponto beach with nearby bathroom.

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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