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The Edwinds - a Spectacular California Ocean View Experience.

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Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
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Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2015
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The Edwinds - a Spectacular California Ocean View Experience.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Carlsbad House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6, plus infant)

Bright, airy, private home with ocean breezes. French doors and 16-pane windows throughout create the feeling of a romantic cottage. A wood burning fireplace and modern, fully equipped kitchen allow you to settle in and make The Edwinds home away from home.

Nestled in Olde Carlsbad, where each home is unique - no track home presence - with quiet neighbors and mature gardens and Palm trees.

If you feel the need, there is a full office space with desk, lamp, chair, and wireless printer that also doubles as a game room with ocean views from the attached deck. Or, enjoy the TV Room with DVD as another space -- both allow for work and play while there.

Day or evening, sip a cocktail on the private ocean view deck, and take in amazing, unobstructed sunsets.

The heart of the house opens onto a pristine, outdoor oasis with a day bed, bbq, patio, fruit trees and cactus garden in complete privacy. Gardener tended gardens and yard ensures green grass to sink your feet into, all winter long.

It's a happy place to be!

Keywords: Ocean view deck, walking distance to the village, walk to the ocean, 3 bedrooms, fireplace, jacuzzi, cactus garden, 2-level, sun-filled home

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2015

About The Owner

We love The Edwinds West - named after both our fathers who were named Edwin, coupled with the amazingly fresh ocean breezes there.

We were married in 2011, and with Todd's work on the east coast, we are only able to enjoy this home occasionally, so we decided to share it with others!

We are both lovers of the outdoors and spend time sailing, mountain biking and golfing together, particularly in Carlsbad...

We both spent years working in the Hotel business, and so love to create wonderful experiences with our friends and family through cooking, wine tasting, entertaining and traveling.

We have 2 cats who stay with us on the east coast, and Todd 3 kids who are now heading off to college.

Eventually we will return to The Edwinds West to enjoy a fabulous retirement.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Carlsbad

After many discussions, we decided to open our home to people, like us, who enjoy vacation rentals. We have trust in the network of people who experience and trust others homes as their own, and hope to hear about wonderful experiences for those who stay there.

What makes this house unique

We love to bike or walk to the beach in the mornings... after a few blocks, you suddenly see and feel the ocean and pick up your pace to get on the sand. We walk for miles without many people around in most parts, and enjoy the fabulous oceanfront mansions along the way.

We do the same for wonderful dinners on the ocean or in The Village. Paon - Zagat rated and where we held our wedding dinner is a favorite for wine tasting and dinners, and Vigillucci's on the ocean with live music and a great outdoor view deck. We also love the local pubs, shopping, and restaurants for fish tacos and sunset rituals.

Carlsbad Premium Outlets are just 2 miles away and have endless finds with some of our favorite brands. Because it's an outdoor mall, it's wonderful even on a sunny day.

There are so many places to golf year round within a few miles, that we can't settle on one favorite spot.

A few blocks from the house is a salt water lagoon with paddle boards, jet skis and kayaks, which we love. While on the water, we see seals and amazing birds...such a hidden treasure.

Mission Bay, Oceanside Pier, Legoland, The famous San Diego Zoo and Safari are all a quick drive away. Disneyland and Orange County finds like Laguna and Newport Beach are perfect 30-40 minute drives. All summer, we enjoy Legoland firework displays from our deck.

Sometimes we just cruise the coast, and visit the small towns on the water to stroll, shop or dine in. We love the meditation gardens in Encinitas and kayaking with the Sea Lions in La Jolla.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 24 traveler reviews

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The Edwinds - a Spectacular California Ocean View Experience.
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
Calgary, Alberta
5

Great vacation home in Carlsbad

  • 5 of 5

I must say this was an excellent vacation home for my family (myself, wife, 2 young children, grandma). The house was clean, comfortable and had absolutely everything we needed (extra towels, beach towels, beach toys, cooler, bikes, games, movies, etc,).

The Edwinds is well located just off the interstate. Great access, was so easy to navigate and quick to get around. We drove to the San Diego Zoo (30-40mins), Sea World (30-40mins), Lego land (5mins), meals (5mins) and shopping (5-15mins). We walked to the beach with everyone one night to watch the sunset and routinely walked to the grocery store.

Yard was well manicured and green, kids loved playing in the back on the patio and on the grass. They absolutely loved the hot tub, was easy to use and keep at a lower temp so they could play.

My mother stayed upstairs, it was the perfect for her own space to relax (bed, bathroom, tv, couch/office area and deck).

Carolyn checked in with me routinely and was always available for questions and help. Thank you Carolyn.

A lot of choices in the San Diego area and so happy we chose Carlsbad, was so impressed by the area. Nice little shops, great food. Make sure to check out the pier in Oceanside (10min drive away)

I really can not say enough good things about this vacation home and area. Don't miss out on this gem.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so appreciate your detailed review. We are happy to hear about a wonderful stay and thank you for choosing us and taking such great care if the home. Come back soon!
5

Fantastic Holiday Home!

  • 5 of 5

The Edwinds is a fantastic holiday home - spacious, comfortable and very welcoming. We enjoyed using the spa after a busy day out and appreciated all the extras provided - the boogie boards, coolers, seats and beach towels as well as all the ingredients left in the kitchen. The house is super convenient with a Vons store and chemist within walking distance and easy access to the freeway.

Carlsbad Village is lovely with pleasant places to eat and some quaint shops, as well as the fantastic beach.

There is so much to see in this area - beaches and towns along Highway 101, San Diego and Sea World and a little further away Disneyland.

We had an amazing holiday and look forward to returning in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy that you made the most of the home and the area surrounding it. You left the home in perfect shape! Come back soon!
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Edwins was nothing short of fantastic. Clean,accomodating,spacious,and the nicest,safest community one could ask for. My wife and four kids would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants a trip to remember. Every detail is well planned and thoughtful. Thanx and see you again!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love that you write "future Californian"! Thank you for staying with us...your family left the house in immaculate condition and we so respect you for that. Please come back soon...we welcome you any time!
5

Great location, Wonderful House !!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in Jan 2014, 3 adults and 1 child. The house was fab everything we needed was available in a very safe location.

We locked ourselves out on one occasion and the owners were very swift and available straight away to get us back inside which was very re assuring, the house is within walking distance of the local amenities and the beach.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and would recommend to anyone else.

Thank you for a great time !!!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review...you remember good specifics given that you stayed with us 10 months ago! We so appreciate that you thought to review The Edwinds even after a great deal of time has passed. We so appreciate it!
5

Very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Excellent family rental. Very comfortable. Very clean. Good location. Had all the amenities we need. Would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to submit a review and we are glad to hear that you and your family will be back!
5

KatieD

  • 5 of 5

Perfect family vacation rental. My daughter and I stayed here during the softball world series. This property is spectacular. The front yard and back yard are absolutely perfect for lounging, game playing and entertaining. We had the team come over for a bar-b-que after our games one day. Everyone remarked on how spacious, open, and beautiful the house was. The pictures don't do it justice. The owners have graciously stocked it full of every beach necessity imaginable. The kitchen has everything you need, the bedrooms are loaded with comfy bedding and towels-even fans! It is walking distance to the bay aquatic area where the girls rented paddle boards, jet skis, played sand volleyball and ping pong. The beach is a 2 minute drive where there is public parking and miles of beautiful surf. I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your nice comments, and we're glad that the home and the nearby aquatic lagoon with water sports was fun for them! Aside from the bbq you held for some of your daughters teammates, a little note that this home isn't suitable for gatherings as it is a quiet neighborhood. (Just for the future reference of potential guests.) Thanks for staying with us!

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles

Paddleboarding, meditation gardens, zoo

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Rates & Availability

From $275 Per night

Carlsbad House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
peak season
Jun 6 2015 - Sep 7 2015
5 night minimum stay
$375
$2,400
$6,900
 
 
US Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 28 2015
4 night minimum stay
$375
$2,400
 
 
Holiday season
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$275
$1,800
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150.00
Property Damage Protection $59.00
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Carlsbad House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Full ensuite bathroom with window to lush landscaping
    Downstairs main bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full downstairs bath with granite, white tile and a window
    Spare bathroom - toilet , shower , Bathroom with walk in shower on main floor
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Downstairs bedroom with full dresser and closet.
    Master bedroom - 1 king , Ceiling fan, beautiful windows in this upstairs bedroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Downstairs bedroom with beautiful linens and view of spa
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Beach chairs, umbrella, beach bags, bogie boards, beginner surf board, cooler, back pack, beach bags, beach blanket, children's beach toys all available for perfect beach set up

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