MAGICAL CHARM, PANORAMIC VIEWS! WALK TO TOWN AND BEACH!

Roddy Teeple

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 28 nights
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MAGICAL CHARM, PANORAMIC VIEWS! WALK TO TOWN AND BEACH!

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Spanish Revival Home with World Class Views, Location & Charm

Three bedroom, two bath, new king, queen and double pillow top mattresses, plus a Shabby Chic queen sleeper sofa sleeps 6-8 adults. Air mattresses and crib available for children or larger families.

Once you set foot on this property you won't want to leave...but if you do... there are only 5 blocks to the amazing Thalia Street beach!

Enjoy panoramic ocean and white water Laguna Beach views from this 1927 Spanish-Revival jewel box home situated on a beautiful lot in the historical village portion of Laguna Beach. Some of the most famous beaches in the world, tasty restaurants, art galleries and shopping are all within walking distance from this charming home.

The home has been lovingly updated and decorated by the owners, one of which is an interior designer. This home is a cozy, charming beach house that includes white slipcovered sofas, luxurious bed linens, white fluffy bath towels, french doors, hardwood floors and traditional sotillo tiles throughout.

The main living room area has the original wood burning fireplace and a wall of french doors and windows looking out onto the deck and view. Curl up in the cozy down filled sofa or read a book next to the fireplace in our very cool rope arm chair.

Have fun cooking in a retro styled kitchen with a fully restored O'keefe and Merrit stove, Fisher Paykel dishwasher, baby blue SMEG fridge, french bistro table and other charming details. Dine outside on the expansive decks or patios and watch the sunset...(both indoor and outdoor tables comfortably seat 8+) -this is outdoor living at its finest!

There is an enclosed lower garden and an inviting front courtyard and entry all with fountains that provide charming ambiance. Privacy is enhanced by the mature hedges and tropical landscaping.

Downstairs features french doors throughout, a wet bar and entertainment bar, 50' LG Plasma HDTV with full HBO cable package and DVR. The master bedroom is located on this level as well and features a king size four poster canopy bed, HD TV with full cable and French doors lead out to a small deck and garden fountain. A second bath and laundry room with dual washer and dryers (fantastically convenient!) are also located on this level.

Take a walk down to Thalia Street Beach for a full day at the beach or a sunset picnic. Cooler, beach chairs and beach towels are all provided. You will feel just like a local!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Roddy Teeple (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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About Roddy Teeple

Roddy, a native San Diegan, and Catherine a native Marinite have lived in several parts of the US, Europe and Asia and have owned this wonderful home since 2002. Catherine is an accomplished interior designer and together with Rod, has lovingly made this this home both livable and stylish. We love this home dearly and are excited to share it with those who are looking to experience this charming beach town.

Roddy Teeple purchased this house in 2002

Why Roddy Teeple chose Laguna Beach

Early 1930's photos of Laguna show that this home was among the very first in the area. A time when home owners could select the most stunning view locations among the ridge lines to build their homes. The fundamental architecture of this property has not changed since it was built from rough cut redwood 2' x 4', as its charm and character endure to provide you with a timeless experience.

This is a wonderful property in a magical location! Before purchasing this home we did extensive terrain map studies and many walks through Laguna. This unique location on the exclusive culdisac portion of Lower Temple Hills Drive combines just the right elevation, presentation of Catalina Island and walking distance to the beach and town - our answer to perfection!

Tastefully private, and hidden behind a hedge, this property is tastefully hidden from the street. Once you step into the courtyard you are taken away to another time and feel the original charm and soul of this home. For those who value authentic California living and uncompromising views, you will find it almost impossible to leave!

What makes this house unique

The Spanish courtyard has a fountain and is encircled by mature hedges, entry courtyard has a wall fountain and flowering vines. The view deck and private lower garden have a third fountain outside the master bedroom's deck with mature hedges and vines throughout.

Indoors, the home glows with cozy beach living that will allow you to relax and enjoy your time with friends and family.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It is an honor for my family to be the first to sign your guest book!



Your beautiful home was the perfect backdrop for many many wonderful memories here in Laguna Beach.



The decor, a layout for Cottage Magazine, made our stay feel as comforting as well as if we were transported back in time when vacation was an integral part of life! Vintage charm in a glamorous, chic location.



We will all have a wonderous postcard in our memories for many years to come. Unanimously, we all agreed that the view was the gem in the crown of your home. I sigh to think that we will be gone in just hours.



Thank you for the opportunity to share your fabulous spot and cozy home!
Jul 2007
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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 28 nights
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5
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Magical Charm, Panoramic Views! Walk to Town and Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
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Magical Charm, Panoramic Views! Walk to Town and Beach!
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-415 306 2828
Laguna Beach Orange County
Mesa, AZ
5

Fabulous House and view

  • 5 of 5
We have been renting homes through VRBO in Laguna for 5 years now. We hit the jackpot with this house! It is by far the nicest, biggest, and most beautiful house we've stayed in yet. We are already in talks with the owner now to stay again next year during the same week! We spent the majority of our time on the deck enjoying the view with family! The decor and feel of the house is a 10+. If you know the store Tuvalu in Laguna which is one of my favorites, the house feels like you stepped into Tuvalu! The owner was friendly and easy to communicate with! Out of all the homes we've rented this was the nicest owner. We felt welcomed and valued! Quick walk to town and back and again the view is just AMAZING! It's simply the perfect Laguna house and we feel so happy and relieved to finally find a house we'd love to rent year after year!
  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Bridget,

Wow! Thank you SO VERY MUCH! for such a great review. We are SO happy that you and your family had such an amazing time and we greatly appreciate your taking the time to write such a thoughtful review.

Yes! We are very excited to have you come back next year and the year after and the year after that...

My only regret is that we met most of your family but did not get a chance to meet you in person, so we hope to do so on the next visit.

All the best to you and your wonderful parents from Sydney, my favorite city in the world... (next to Laguna Village, of course ;-)))

Cheers,

Roddy and Catherine
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Laguna Beach Orange County
South Carolina
5

Laguna Beach

  • 5 of 5
This house exceeded our expectations and the pictures don't even do it justice!! The minute you walk in you know you chose well! What a charming, relaxing home with an outstanding view of Main Beach, Laguna, Catalina Island. The interior decorating was beautifully done, including owner-artist paintings. Every amenity was there, from the luxurious linens, two washers and two dryers, beach towels, and on and on. We would definitely recommend this property to even our most discerning friends. It was truly a treat.
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Mark and Sylvia,

Thank you both very much for your kind review. We greatly appreciate you sharing your experience. For the record, Catherine is clearly responsible for the decor, and her mother who is a known landscape painter, for the paintings. We are truly sorry that we were not available to meet with you on this trip as we try to meet with all of our guests to ensure that they are comfortable, but in this case, you clearly made yourselves at home. We look forward to seeing you we hope on your next visit. Thank you once again and kind regards,

Catherine and Roddy
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5

Views, golf cart, household supplies

  • 5 of 5
I have rented a number of homes through VRBO and even have a VRBO listing in Healdsburg CA (458821). I appreciated that I did not have to think about household supplies like spices, extra paper towels and extra TP, etc. The kitchen is small but three people can work in it and the upstairs deck is a great place to gather and drink and eat.
The golf cart was handy. Yes you could walk to town and to the beach but not easy if you want to take chairs and umbrella. Had a wonderful stay and have already recommended the home to my daughter.
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cheri,

Thank you very much for the kind review. We appreciate your endorsement to your daughter and our prospective guests. We look forward to seeing you we hope on your next visit.

Kind regards,
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5

Great family vacation!!

  • 5 of 5
It was our first time vacationing in Laguna and we are so happy we chose this special place to stay. The house and its property is very charming. We went with my daughter and her husband and they fell in love with the house, the ambiance and decor. The view from the upper deck is wonderful. Not only did we have have a great ocean view, it was fun being able to view the Laguna Beach High football field and the activities going on there throughout the day. My daughter and I walked every morning to downtown Laguna where there are plenty of restaurants, coffee shops and stores. The day of our arrival the owners were there to greet us and give us a tour of the house and it's property. We loved taking "Moonbeam" into town for lunch or dinner. For those of you who do not like to walk the golf cart is great. There are several beaches in Laguna to choose from. They are in walking distance, but if you have a lot to carry I suggest taking "Moonbeam". The Laguna Arts Festival was going on at the time of our stay and we enjoyed seeing the local artist work. We would definitely stay here again. Thank you for a wonderful vacation.
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Michele and Pat, Once again it was a pleasure meeting you and your family. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time in Laguna and at the house and property. Thank you very much for your kind remarks here. We look forward to seeing you back soon. Kind regards, Catherine and Roddy
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5

The perfect spot in Laguna Beach!

  • 5 of 5
Rod and Catherine's home was the perfect spot for our recent vacation. We were two families - 4 adults and 4 children (age range 6-10) and the set up could not have been more perfect.

From the moment you walk down the driveway, you realize right away that the pictures on VRBO do not do this property justice. The home is just beautiful. The view as you walk through the front door is gorgeous. (I even asked my photographer husband to try and get a better shot for them to feature - but it just isn't possible to capture - you have to see it for yourself).

The large outdoor area off of the main room is where we ate breakfast and had drinks and great conversation each evening. It was my favorite spot in the home. The kids entertained themselves throughout the property - games, multiple tvs and fun outdoor areas to explore.

Everyone agreed that we all felt right at home. Loved all the extras that you don't always get with a rental home - including the quality bedding, fluffy down comforters (needed with the beautiful breezes) and the comfortable pillows.

And Rod went out of his way by ordering a JBL bluetooth speaker while we were there, based on a short conversation we had with him about how much it was enjoyed at home. The Amazon box showed up with not one but two! Very nice touch!

What can I say. Laguna Beach is a great town and this beach cottage is a must! Looking forward to returning!
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Wow, Melissa! This review really just blows me away... The fact that both families in your gang took the time to write wonderful reviews is just beyond. You are wonderful and we hope that you return again and again to enjoy the place. You clearly love it as much as we do. What can we say? Just Wow, and of course. Thank you very much, please come back.
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Laguna Beach Orange County
Phoenix, AZ
5

Magical!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at this beautiful home with another family and their children. It was beyond perfect. Beautiful but homey. Light and Bright. So many fun touches! The deck is the perfect location to watch the sunset- we at almost all of our meals out there! The kids all piled in the downstairs bedroom-happy as clams. Anything you could think you would need was here. The homey touches (soft sheets and towels, TWO washers and dryers!, comfy seats and couches everywhere) Moonbeam is the cutest golf cart in all of the OC. I would love to come and stay here again - it was perfection! Thank you so much for sharing your home with us!
  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the very kind words. Yes, we feel it is a magical place too and we are so happy to hear from guests who have shared in that experience. We look forward to having you and your families come visit again soon. Please do let us know if there is anything at all that we could do to improve your experience for next time. Kind regards, Roddy
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
John Wayne
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Laguna Beach is full of night life
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Catalina Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Many Southern California Golf Courses
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
73
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Laguna Beach Village Restaurants
Nearest Ski
350 Miles
Mammoth Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Thalia Street, adjacent to Center Beach Laguna
Car: not necessary

Laguna Beach is both a 'get away' for locals from Orange County as well as a destination resort for global travelers. Half way between Los Angeles and San Diego, it offers convenient access within an hour or so from some of the finest entertainment anywhere, with an ocean breeze and birds' eye view of Catalina Island to welcome you back...

This property is ideally located for a balance of being in the beach scene, close to town, combined with spectacular, breathtaking views.

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Availability & Rates

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Laguna Beach House Rental Rates

Special Offer! Dramatically Reduced Fall and Winter Rates! See Our Calendar

Special Offer From:
Dates Oct 2, 2014 to Jun 13, 2015

Reduced prices for this fall and winter. See Calendar for availability. See rates for OCT, NOV, DEC and JAN reduced pricing!

We are now including taxes and cleaning fees in all of our our rate quotes, so it is flat rate pricing. The only additional fee is the nominal damage insurance fee and fully refundable deposits.

Check calendar for dates, which we book on a Saturday to Saturday basis.

Rental Basis:
Per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Last 4 Nights in October
Oct 28 2014 - Oct 31 2014
4 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
November 2014
Nov 1 2014 - Nov 21 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
$6,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving 2014
Nov 22 2014 - Nov 28 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
December 2014
Nov 29 2014 - Dec 19 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
$6,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Week 2014
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 26 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year's Week
Dec 27 2014 - Jan 2 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
January 2015
Jan 3 2015 - Jan 31 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,950
$6,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2015
Apr 1 2015 - Jun 12 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,750
$8,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2015
Jun 13 2015 - Sep 12 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,200
$15,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
28 night minimum stay
$7,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $89
Notes No Refunds - You can get very reasonable trip insurance by doing a google search on "Trip Cancellation For Any Reason"

Waiver required for use of "Moonbeam", our vintage golf cart.

Have a GREAT Time...!

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Amenities

Laguna Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1864 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Downstairs bathroom w/ large tiled walk in shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs Bath with Tub / Shower, Pedestal Sink
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Double bed with dresser, small closet.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom has a California King, Four Poster Canopy Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen bed, Reading Chair, Desk, Views.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Media Room Sleeper Sofa excellent for kids / guests.
  • King size bed (1) Downstairs Master Bedroom with 4 poster Cal King, TV, DVD, Cable, large closet, Queen size Bed (1) Upstairs Bedroom with Ocean Views, desk and closet, Double Bed (1) Upstairs Double Bedroom with dresser and closet, Child Beds (2) Queen Air Mattresses with pump available upon request for additional sleeping for large families. Plenty of space available. Baby Cribs (1) Available upon request, Sleep Sofa (1) Queen Sleep Sofa in Downstairs Media Room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 18 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Vintage gas powered golf cart kept in the garage for trips around town and easy access to local shopping and beaches.
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