GORGEOUS LUXURY HOME W/ TROPICAL POOL & RESORT STYLE BACKYARD!

Julia Duncan

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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GORGEOUS LUXURY HOME W/ TROPICAL POOL & RESORT STYLE BACKYARD!

Encinitas House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

HIGHLY RATED FROM VRBO GUESTS! This is the perfect home for anyone looking for a RESORT-like atmosphere. Step into your private tropical resort-like yard with pool and spa, palapas, outdoor barbecue, spectacular views, 4 fireplaces, game room, lounge, NEW: indoor Pool Table and Ping Pong Table, and outdoor trampoline! Need to sweat it out? Weight machine, free weights, treadmill and flat panel tv create a perfect, private workout room. Love to cook? Our property features a large, fully equipped chef's gourmet kitchen. Open the adjoining french doors and let the warm coastal air in, or walk out to the back yard's meandering outdoor spaces designed to create nooks and unique places to relax or entertain. The salt water pool features natural rocks to jump from and cascading water from the raised spa. Outdoor barbecue and bar area includes new flat panel screen for watching sports or movies outside (the kids love to sit at the outside bar and watch movies under the stars!). Enjoy meals at the large flagstone barbecue bar or take it under the lighted african-thatch palapa on the built-in dining table that seats 8 comfortably.

This 4200sf home is meticulously decorated and maintained, offering you a gorgeous, warm location for all your vacation needs. The house is a few miles from the beach, Legoland, as well as amazing shops and restaurants. The house and the back yard are kept private by a locking front gate. We designed this home for a fantastic stay-vacation resort-like lifestyle, and have taken great care to offer you a meticulously clean, worry-free, turn-key vacation home so you can just relax and have fun.

Looking for something to do? How about the amazing cuisine available from a deliciously diverse array of local restaurants in downtown Encinitas and Carlsbad. Or head down to some of the best beaches in San Diego - all minutes away from the house. Want to learn how to surf? Let us know and we'll arrange for your own private lessons with San Diego's best instructors. How about wine tasting in Temecula? We are happy to arrange limo wine tasting tours, too. Legoland is so close you can see their summer fireworks from our back yard. Or take a day trip to the San Diego Zoo, the Wild Animal Park, Seaworld, or Balboa Park. Don't forget to try to make it home in time to catch the amazing sunsets as you toast the end of another beautiful San Diego day.

The home features 4 large bedrooms upstairs. The Master suite has a fireplace, large bathroom, his and hers vanities, soaking tub, separate shower, walk in closet, wonderful views from all windows, and a luxurious king bed. Bedroom #2 is bright and fresh and has a queen bed set in a curved alcove. This room has loads of natural light from the many windows, a private bathroom with shower, vanity and walk in closet. Bedroom #3 and #4 have a Jack and Jill bathroom with tub and shower, and each has its own private vanity. Room #4 has a queen bed and french doors opening out to a private balcony overlooking the small cul-de-sac.

Downstairs, the well-furnished game room can also be used as an additional bedroom. The large L-shaped chenille-like couch sleeps 2 easily, and we offer a queen-sized double top air mattress if you need it. The downstairs bathroom is next to the game room, and includes a full shower, making it ideal as a 5th bedroom. The game room also features french doors that open out into the pool area, a brand new flat screen tv, lots of dvds, and board games for your enjoyment. For music lovers, draw everyone around the piano and pick up the acoustic guitars for your own jam session.

Like to stay fit? Get your workout in on your schedule in our nicely equipped work out room in the garage. This space features free weights, universal weight machine, treadmill, exercise ball, resistance bands, and flat panel tv, and our new ping pong table! Outdoor games include volleyball and croquet, plus a nice basketball hoop in the cul-de-sac.

Gated pool safety fence available upon request.

Keywords: House, tropical, coastal, carlsbad, Encinitas, resort, luxurious, pool, views, ocean, coast, surf, Legoland, 4+ bedrooms, 4 bath, designer, beach, outdoor living,

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Julia Duncan

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2011
Speaks english, none
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Carlsbad / Encinitas is such a wonderful place due to its proximity to the beach, local shopping and restaurants, and other San Diego attractions like the San Diego Zoo and Legoland. The weather is absolutely amazing!

Peace and relaxation, plus all the amenities to entertain and create wonderful memories without leaving home.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 13 traveler reviews

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Gorgeous Luxury Home W/ Tropical Pool & Resort Style Backyard!
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
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Gorgeous Luxury Home W/ Tropical Pool & Resort Style Backyard!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p340308vb
+1 760-815-3919
Encinitas San Diego County
5

The Absolutely Perfect Family Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5
How often does this happen: You scan lots of different vacation homes, finally select one based on the photos and reviews, and then you show up at the place and your immediate reaction is, Wow, this is even better than it looked!

That's what happened with Stew and Julia's incredible resort-like house in Carlsbad. Their place is perfect for all kinds of travelers: adventurers, foodies (what a kitchen!), folks seeking privacy and quiet, surfers, and more...

We were a group of two families with five kids ranging from 6 to 13 years old. The house has plenty to entertain kids (pool, trampoline, billiards, ping pong, Xbox, televisions) and plenty to entertain adults. Lots of space to spread out, and yet lots of space to gather together over a movie or a meal or by the outdoor fireplace while the sun sets.

We had imagined that we'd head out to the beach every day, but the house was so inviting, and the kids were so happy, that we spent several days just lounging around swimming, eating, talking, and playing there. Wonderfully relaxing.

What's more, Stew and Julia provided plenty of terrific recommendations and made us feel completely welcome and at home.

Can't say enough good things about this house or the owners. Truly magnificent.
  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Gorgeous Luxury Home W/ Tropical Pool & Resort Style Backyard!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p340308vb
+1 760-815-3919
Encinitas San Diego County
Albuquerque, NM
5

Magnificient Home!!

  • 5 of 5
I would highly recommend this home for your vacation rental. My family felt at home and the owners made you feel that as well. The home had charm and what an amazing back yard retreat. On our next stay we will return to Julia & Stews home. Thank You for everything!!!
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
business
Gorgeous Luxury Home W/ Tropical Pool & Resort Style Backyard!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p340308vb
+1 760-815-3919
Encinitas San Diego County
5

BEST VACATION HOME WE HAVE EVER STAYED AT!!!

  • 5 of 5
My family and I spent a week at this beautiful home. The house is absolutely breathtaking, but what made this stay one of the best vacations we have ever been on, were the owners. They were so accommodating from start to finish. We arrived late in the evening and found everything as described. We walked around the house in complete awe. The pictures don't do this house justice. Completely breathtaking!!! The next day Julia and Stew came by to meet us and show us a few things about the house, especially the resort like backyard. They made sure everything was the way we expected it to be and I will say that they and there home were way above our expectations. The backyard was so awesome we never wanted to come inside. The kids couldn't get enough of the pool. I personally couldn't get enough of the gourmet kitchen and outside grilling area. I love to cook and this kitchen and outdoor grilling area were like being in heaven. It is fully stocked with appliances for preparing anything you can imagine. So awesome!! After an evening swim, we enjoyed relaxing in the media room and watching movies. Overall, this home and Julia and Stew made this vacation perfect. They were available for anything we needed, from replacing a 20 lb propane tank for the deck heater to helping us find places to dine. They made us feel like this was our home while we were staying there. I would definitely recommend this home to anyone!!! Julia and Stew made this entire process completely stress free. BEST VACATION RENTAL EVER!!!! Thanks for everything
  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Gorgeous Luxury Home W/ Tropical Pool & Resort Style Backyard!
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+1 760-815-3919
Encinitas San Diego County
San Francisco
5

Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5
We rented Julia and Stew's home for a week in August 2013 and it was simply fabulous! We are a family of 6 plus our au pair and everyone had a blast! The house is simply impeccable - from a both a decor and cleanliness standpoint. With a home like that - photos struggle to do it justice. The boys LOVED the skateboard room, the girls LOVED the girls room and as adults we loved having such a beautiful place to relax in! The kids kept so busy with the pool, hot tub, basketball, trampoline, games, toys, legos, books - you name it! And we enjoyed being able to put the kids to bed and enjoy a game of pool, the hot tub and watching movies. Absent needing groceries, we could have literally stayed in the house the entire week without leaving! The location is very convenient for day trips to legoland, the beach, sea world, etc. and it's on a cul de sac so the kids were able to ride their scooters around the front as well. The kids keep asking when we are going back to the San Diego house - it was a perfect vacation spot! Highly higly recommend!!!!
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Gorgeous Luxury Home W/ Tropical Pool & Resort Style Backyard!
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Encinitas San Diego County
Chandler, Arizona
5

Wonderfully relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5
We rented this beautiful home in July and had a wonderful time. There were 9 of us, including two teenagers, and everyone loved the location and home. We left the property only two times during the week because there is so much to keep you occupied between the pool, trampoline, ping pong, workout room, outdoor fireplace and tv, pool table, the list goes on and on. We will definitely consider coming back to this home for a future vacation. One side note, we did have an issue with the refrigerator, but Stew and Julia were right on top of it and made sure they did their utmost to make our stay as comfortable as possible.
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Gorgeous Luxury Home W/ Tropical Pool & Resort Style Backyard!
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+1 760-815-3919
Encinitas San Diego County
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
5

Definitely the Best!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Julia and Stew’s picturesque home for 8 nights and struggled to leave!! Our family of 8 so enjoyed this family friendly home that we seriously opted to stay there instead of being out every night. We loved all the different spaces there were inside and out to spend great family time. The pool area was one of the favorite spots to hang out as well as the barbeque bar. Julia and Steve have equipped each and every room with their guests in mind. We also felt we were in the ideal location being only minutes away from the Temecula area, Coronado, and several beaches. This is a must stay property!!
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Lindbergh Field
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Encinitas Station
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Moonlight State Beach, Encinitas
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Crust
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
La Costa Resort and Encinitas Ranch Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bentley's Chop & Steak House, Crust Pizza
Car: recommended

Surf lessons available, Boogie boards and wetsuits are here for you and your family - just let us know what you need,. Besides Legoland, SeaWorld, WildAnimal Park, we are close to Temecula wine tasting tours, historic Old Town, Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, world famous beaches, and fantastic dining options.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Encinitas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
3 day holidays
Aug 29 2014 - Sep 1 2014
3 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Holidays
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
 
 
summer
Jun 20 2015 - Sep 1 2015
7 night minimum stay
$6,500
$25,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Notes $1000 security deposit is required to reserve property.
The rates quoted are the starting rate. After 6 people the price goes up. Summer rates are from $6500-$7000 depending on the number of people in the party. Personal Checks or money orders are accepted. Sorry no credit cards.
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Amenities

Amenities

Encinitas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4150 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Garage ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Catering Available
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Pantry Items ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite - 1 king , Full Private Bathroom with tub, shower and 2 vanities.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Relaxing, spa-like bedroom with private bath & closet.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Private vanity and jack-n-jill bathroom.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Private vanity and veranda.
  • King size beds (1) Brand new (December 2011) California King - top of the line firm with comfort top., Queen size Beds (1) comfortable queen, Double Beds (2) 2 rooms have double beds
Entertainment:
  • VCR
  • Music Library ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • CD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Video Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Bicycles
  • Gazebo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • zoo
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • botanical garden
  • library
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • churches
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • whale watching
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • racquetball
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • rock climbing
  • golf
  • surfing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • tennis
  • mountain biking
  • basketball court
  • jet skiing
  • cycling
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Work out room in garage features free weights, universal weight machine, treadmill, exercise ball, resistance bands, and flat panel tv. Brand new ping pong table added for more family fun. Large, new trampoline with safety enclosure. New Pool Table adds to your activity options.
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