LIGHT AND BRIGHT BEACH RETREAT

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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LIGHT AND BRIGHT BEACH RETREAT

Carlsbad Condo Rental Photos and Description

Beautifully remodeled 1 BR/1 BA. Slps 2-4 (End unit-no one above, below or side)

Be one of the first to stay in this newly purchased condo in the heart of Carlsbad Village. Total remodel is finished creating a light, bright, open space. The theme of light and bright is realized with mainly creamy whites and aquamarine blues to lend a feeling of calm....complimented with splashes of bright, happy colors that exude FUN! This unit is a desirable END unit. No one is above, below, or on one side!!

Walk out the door and you are within 1 block of one of California's most desired beaches- a six mile stretch of white sand with a well designed boardwalk for walking or running. Explore the unique boutiques, restaurants and entertainment just steps away in Carlsbad Village. Outdoor concerts, unique shopping, fabulous restaurants, street fairs, and even a marathon are a sampling of the varied activities to enjoy.

The condo feels fresh and clean with new everything! We have tile floors in the main living area/bathroom, and warmer wood floors in the bedroom. Sink into the new king size bed with high quality mattress and linens to feel totally cozy and comfortable. There is also a high quality, slipcovered queen sofa sleeper in the living room.

Accommodations include:

*Flat screen HD television

*Wi-Fi/Internet

*DVD/CD Player

*Tastefully designed kitchen with fun utensils and serving ware

*Beach supplies: boogie boards, tote, small cooler, blanket, umbrella, toys, and towels.

This unit is a unique find in a very unique vacation spot. We have created a space that is perfect for whatever type of vacation you want: quiet and relaxing or active and adventurous! Be one of the first to stay!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Timothy

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We are a family of 6, living in Oregon. Timothy grew up surfing in San Diego and has dreamed of someday returning to the sun, the beach and to his family. This condo is our first step toward that dream! Although the condo is not large enough for the 6 of us, we have a plan so that we can all enjoy a little time in our paradise!

Timothy purchased this condo in 2013

After driving the coastline looking for the ideal spot, we drove into Carlsbad Village, looked at the condo and we just knew it was right!. It has the same small, quaint, safe feel of the community of our Oregon beach house.....unique and artsy, fun blend of old and new, casual, friendly.....with one distinguishing factor: SUN!

This place is in the heart of the best beach community in San Diego County. This condo is in a small complex and feels like a home, rather than a large corporate condo complex. The Village has numerous restaurants, boutique shops, amazing beaches, super friendly people and is centrally located to many activities North and South. There is a certain vibe here that can only be experienced. Come check it out.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Light And Bright Beach Retreat
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
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Light And Bright Beach Retreat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p467433vb
+503 871-6574
Carlsbad San Diego County
Ponce Inlet, FL
5

Carlsbad Beach Condo

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I recently stayed in this clean airy beach condo for a week. It's within walking distance to the beach and Carlsbad village which has numerous restaurants, stores, and surfshops. It's centrally located to all of the good surfing breaks within North San Diego. I would definitely recommend staying in this condo.
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Light And Bright Beach Retreat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p467433vb
+503 871-6574
Carlsbad San Diego County
-
5

GREAT VALUE NO SUPRISES

  • 5 of 5
We have been staying in the Carlsbad, Oceanside, San Clemente area for the last 6 years, and this condo is by far the best value. Everything is new and everything works. Close to Carlsbad village, the beach, and the Coaster.

Will repeat.
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Light And Bright Beach Retreat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p467433vb
+503 871-6574
Carlsbad San Diego County
5

1st of many future vacations here!

  • 5 of 5
My wife, toddler & I loved this condo! The location is perfect. It's a very short walk to both Carlsbad Village & the beach.
We especially loved the grassy, flower-filled courtyard at the small condo complex. It was a nice, quiet place for our toddler to safely play. An unexpected perk of the condo was all the extra items on hand like beach chairs, a cooler, bucket & shovels, etc.
It wasn't needed this trip, but I appreciated the thoughtfulness of having both the air mattress & sleeper sofa in the condo. I can see this being useful on future trips.
The condo is very close to a commuter rail line, but this was not an issue for us. Our toddler loved seeing & hearing the trains & we were never annoyed by the occasional noise. At night we closed the bedroom windows & weren't woken up by the train. I suppose a very light sleeper could be awoken, but I sure wasn't!
We love this quiet, perfectly located condo & plan on coming back here in the future.
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Light And Bright Beach Retreat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p467433vb
+503 871-6574
Carlsbad San Diego County
5

Ocean Lover

  • 5 of 5
We have had the opportunity and great fortune to stay at some lovely properties
while traveling and would like to say your charming, comfortable, and
beautiful Bella Sirena is a delight and absolute gem.

The beach retreat was even more lovely than captured in the photos. Every detail and amenity was given thought and made our stay home-like from the fully stocked kitchen, gorgeous bathroom decor and amenities, splendid and comfy bedroom to the beach gear. The owners are kind and friendly, answering each query clearly and timely.

The property is immaculate, the grounds inviting, and the location superb. Though recommending this property will probably mean reservations will be more difficult to make, we do so wholeheartedly.

While vacationing, we had the opportunity to visit some terrific spots: Oceanside Pier - lunching at the Tin Fish (delicious), walking the beautiful and serene grounds of the Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Mediation Gardens in Encinitas, marveling at the blooming Flower Gardens in Carlsbad, reliving history at the Leo Carillo Ranch in Carlsbad, enjoying delectable dining at i Trulli in Encinitas, but most of all relishing the beautiful beach just a short walk from the condo.

Thank you for sharing it with us - we truly enjoyed our interlude in Carlsbad!
  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Light And Bright Beach Retreat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p467433vb
+503 871-6574
Carlsbad San Diego County
Saint Louis
5

Excellent Value

  • 5 of 5
Excellent value. The codo was impeccably clean, neatly organized and within walking distance of everything we needed.
Minutes from the beach, park the car in the assigned lot and enjoy the local flavor. A must see is "The Flower Garden" which is less than a five mile drive from the condo.
Be aware trains go by often. The noise did not affect my sleep which it normally does, my adventures had me tired that I did hear them.
  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Thank you! Our goal is to make sure everyone has a safe, clean, cozy and comfortable FIVE STAR place to stay and enjoy beautiful Carlsbad and all it has to offer.
business
Light And Bright Beach Retreat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p467433vb
+503 871-6574
Carlsbad San Diego County
5

Super Cozy, Great Location, Good Price -- what else can you ask for?

  • 5 of 5
A lot of heart went into decorating this condo and it really shows. We had a very comfortable stay with our two daughters (a baby and a toddler), and the well outfitted kitchen and cozy linens were not lost on us. The location is FABULOUS and we enjoyed a very short walk to the beach and delicious food within a few minutes walk. (Try the Armenian Cafe or the Ceviche and Baja-Style Fish tacos at Las Olas-- yum!). The closet full of beach gear was super appreciated and a really classy touch. All-in-all, this is a lovely home away from home.

My only critiques are that the nearby train goes by several times an hour and the whistle woke up my kiddos several times in the middle of the night (boo, says the tired mama!), and in the condo there is poor natural light because the living room and kitchen look out to a wall (for some reason that matters to me enough to mention it, but I would totally stay here again anyway because it is otherwise SO nice).

Stay here -- you'll love it!
  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Margaret and I are very please to have so many satisfied guests. This really is a unique place ans our greatest wish is to provide everyone with a safe, comfortable and fun getaway!
In regards to the train, if you sleep with the windows closed, it dramatically minimizes the noise and most people don't really hear it after a few days. The weekenders will probably never get used to it. Regarding the natural light, just to clarify, there is an 8 ft. window in the living room that faces north, and 5 ft. window that faces west. The kitchen is a galley kitchen with a window in the dining room looking west.

Thank you all for such positive remarks. Telling us you would return and stay again is the greatest compliment we could get. We hope to have you all back again someday! Merry Christmas to you all !
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Diego International
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Amtrak Coaster
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
Highway 101
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Carlsbad Beach
Nearest Barpub
75 Metres
Many bars and restaurants within walking distance
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
La Costa
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Many bars and restaurants within walking distance
Car: not necessary

Carlsbad Village is the ideal base from which you can easily access sites and activities to the North, in the Los Angeles area (Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios) and South, in San Diego (LEGOLAND, Sea World, San Diego Zoo and Wildlife Safari). A short 1 hour drive gets you to either city for your adventures and then return to your haven in Carlsbad Village. No car? The Coaster takes you straight to downtown San Diego to enjoy the Gas-lamp district and PetCo Park, home of the San Diego Padres. From there, you can hop aboard the Trolley to visit Balboa Park or Qualcomm Stadium, home of the San Diego Chargers.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Carlsbad Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 31 2014 - Sep 6 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,099
$4,300
 
 
Fall
Sep 7 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$135
$899
$2,500
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$135
$899
$2,000
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2015 - May 23 2015
2 night minimum stay
$135
$899
$2,500
 
 
Summer 2015
May 30 2015 - Sep 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,099
$4,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$135
$899
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $75
Notes Snowbirds: Please inquire about special winter rates for extended stays!

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Carlsbad Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Beach View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower , toilet , tub , All new top-to-bottom
  • Bubble theme with new fun tiles!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , sofa sleeper in living room
  • Very updated look with brand new King size bed and high quality linens.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • theme parks
  • zoo
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • shopping
  • shelling
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • water tubing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • hot air ballooning
Notes:
Outdoor shower in the common area to wash the sand and salt off yourself and your beach toys.
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