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BEAUTIFUL FAMILY HOME WITH YARD & OCEAN VIEWS / WALK TO BEACH & TOWN

Karen Smith

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Karen Smith

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
November 3, 2014
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BEAUTIFUL FAMILY HOME WITH YARD & OCEAN VIEWS / WALK TO BEACH & TOWN

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Laguna Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Laguna Beach Charm House! Easy walk to Victoria Beach and Woods Cove. Close to downtown amenities without the downtown noise and crowds. Spend the day at the beach, then BBQ on the deck while watching the sunset over the Pacific, or walk to your choice of 5 star restaurants.

The property has three full bedrooms, including a King Bed, a Queen bed and a Double bed. The oversized bathrooms have oversized tub/showers. The neighborhood is one of the few in Laguna Beach that has no exposed powerlines, so the ocean views are unobstructed. Although the home is one street above PCH, you cannot see or hear the highway.

There are 3 ocean view decks, and a patio in the backyard for private sunbathing. The front yard has a treehouse and a swing for kids of all ages!

Keywords: Ocean View, City lights View, Bungalow, Kid Friendly, Walk to Beach, Single Family, Yard, Fenced Yard

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Karen Smith (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Why Karen Smith chose Laguna Beach

I originally bought this house as a vacation home to escape the heat when I lived in Phoenix. I loved it so much, I moved my family here and raised my children in this house. Now they are grown and moved out of state, so I rent the property to spend the time visiting my children, and now my grandchildren!

What makes this house unique

Having spent most of my life in tract homes that all looked alike, I fell in love with the unique character of the homes in Laguna Beach...no two are alike! It has been a challenge, yet a labor of love, to retain the charm of a 1940's bungalow, while updating for modern wants and needs.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 19 traveler reviews

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Beautiful Family Home with Yard & Ocean Views / Walk to Beach & Town
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
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Beautiful Family Home with Yard & Ocean Views / Walk to Beach & Town
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p370733vb
- 949-922-2696
Laguna Beach Orange County
Calgary, AB, Canada
5

Fabulous location !!

  • 5 of 5
First of all .. everything that is described about this house is "bang on" .. no hidden surprises and to top it off.. Karen is the "BEST" owner I have ever dealt with on VRBO !! This property is charming and is located in a VERY desirable part of Laguna Beach. The beach which is a very short trek from the house is definitely the best in this area. We found the journey there very easy and that is with shorter legs of a 8 and 11 year old in tow. Friends of ours rented a place just across PCH and it was far more expensive and just slightly closer to the beach .. so I would say that this house is great value after seeing what they had and what they paid for their week. The kids spent a bunch of time on the swing and outside .. which is always nice to have them outdoors. The house is completely stocked and you will not be for need of anything .. and this is not always the case with VRBO homes. The trolley stop is SUPER close and if you are not wanting to rent a vehicle.. this is a fun way to get around the area and it is very convenient. The views from the decks are stunning.. and you won't want to eat any of your meals inside. The ONLY drawback of such a fabulous house location in Laguna Beach is parking... ! Unfortunately, our rental was a MASSIVE SUV and the driveway for this house is quite tight.. so we did find it easier to park on the road to get in and out of the car. And there was always a daily competition to secure the spot in front of the house... but, other than that there isn't a flaw with this rental. I would just suggest renting a vehicle that isn't huge and the driveway will be just fine. To summarize.. you will not be disappointed if you choose this house to rent from Karen. I would definitely come back to this VRBO home in the future.
  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Beautiful Family Home with Yard & Ocean Views / Walk to Beach & Town
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p370733vb
- 949-922-2696
Laguna Beach Orange County
Sandwich MA
5

Well equipped rental, close to everything

  • 5 of 5
My husband & I stayed at this lovely home and it is everything as described. It was very clean, well stocked with everything you need and had plenty of room. We had several meals there and really liked cooking on the grill. The well-stocked kitchen was awesome, including pots, pans, dishes, utensils - and all were nice & clean. There was even shampoo and body wash in the showers. The location is very close to the main part of town and it's also close to several really nice beaches. The closest beach is a short walk downhill, but the walk back uphill wasn't as fun. The beach itself is nice, not too crowded. Lastly, the views were gorgeous from both balconies. It was a pleasure dealing with Karen and she really knows how to do rentals right! Thanks Karen for everything.
  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beautiful Family Home with Yard & Ocean Views / Walk to Beach & Town
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p370733vb
- 949-922-2696
Laguna Beach Orange County
5

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5
When I first found this home on VRBO I was a little suspicious of all the 5 star reviews, in spite of the beautiful pictures. I mean, come on, no negative points at all? After staying there for 5 nights, I can see why. This home is warm, quaint, comfortable, and far exceeds the pictures. And yes, the views are great! The house is well taken care of and Karen couldn't be any easier to work with.
  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beautiful Family Home with Yard & Ocean Views / Walk to Beach & Town
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p370733vb
- 949-922-2696
Laguna Beach Orange County
Houston, TX
5

Didn't Want to Leave!!

Didn't Want to Leave!!
  • 5 of 5
I'm not sure what I can add to all the former rave reviews but I will concur with them and agree that this home is perfect and the owner couldn't be more accommodating or pleasant. We traveled with our family, ages 8-84 and everyone loved this home. As beautiful as the pictures are, it was even more lovely in person. It is impeccably clean and fully stocked. The linens and beds were very comfortable.
Karen, the owner, makes sure you "want for nothing". There's games for kids, DVD movies, fast wifi, stocked kitchen, HD cable, toiletries, beach towels, etc.
The view is more impressive in person. The location is quiet even though neighbors are close, I never heard a sound. I just can't imagine finding a better house in the area or a more pleasant owner to rent from. I've never been so disappointed to leave a vacation and I can't wait to come back. Don't hesitate to rent this gem, you won't be disappointed.
  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beautiful Family Home with Yard & Ocean Views / Walk to Beach & Town
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p370733vb
- 949-922-2696
Laguna Beach Orange County
5

A magical place!

  • 5 of 5
Everything was perfect about this sweet house with fantastic ocean views. Karen, the owner, takes pains to make it feel like home, from the decor to the Keurig coffee maker (pre-stocked with K-cups) and all the high-quality extras. Just a few minutes drive to the beach and to town, the kids loved the huge tub and the swings, and we loved hanging out on the large porch after they went to bed! Karen is also super-responsive and helpful - we enjoyed our vacation so much, and would love to come back!
  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beautiful Family Home with Yard & Ocean Views / Walk to Beach & Town
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p370733vb
- 949-922-2696
Laguna Beach Orange County
Walnut
5

Christmas vacation

  • 5 of 5
My family of 4 stayed at Karen's white house. Karen is a wonderful host and is very friendly. She attends to details beyond imagination. For example, her kitchen is well-stocked with all kinds of seasonings, oil, vinegar, butter, margarine, different condiments, pots and pans of different sizes, even paper plates and disposable utensils. The house also has wi-fi connection and has a wonderful view. We had all our meals in the balcony which is just right outside of the kitchen. The weather was warm for this time of the year; therefore, dining in balcony was absolutely enjoyable. When we needed some beach chairs, we called Karen and she came over on Christmas day to bring us the chairs. Karen also asked us about our age so that she could more readily attend to our needs, for example, if we have teenagers, she will bring out the board games; or if we have infant and young children, the crib and the toys. The beach is within a very short walk, about 7 minutes. The beach is not as busy as the main beach which is good. We live about 45 minutes away from Laguna Beach, and this house will probably become our frequent short escape from the busyness of our work.
  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
John Wayne - SNA
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Ben Brown's
Nearest Train
10 Miles
San Juan Capistrano
Nearest Motorway
30 Metres
Pacific Coast Highway
Nearest Restaurant
90 Metres
Dizz's As Is
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Victoria Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $350 Per night

Laguna Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
May 1 2015 - Jun 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Summer
Jun 19 2015 - Sep 7 2015
7 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
Fall
Sep 8 2015 - Nov 2 2015
2 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2015 - Nov 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
$550
$3,150
 
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2015 - Dec 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
 
New Years
Dec 30 2015 - Jan 3 2016
4 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Fri,Sat
$2,450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $225
Notes Personal check or bank wire
Summer: 50% deposit and Balance due 30 days prior to arrival
All other dates: $500 deposit and Balance due 30 days prior to arrival
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Amenities

Amenities

Laguna Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack-N-Play available
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Victoria Beach access via road under Pacific Coast Highway, so no need to cross PCH. Tree house and swing in front yard for the kids. Ocean and whitewater views from upper and lower decks, from Dana Point to Long Beach. Full Catalina and Sunset views all year with no powerlines visable anywhere! (powerlines in the view corridor are common in Laguna). Fully fenced yard and doggie door in kitchen can accomodate a pet.

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