LOVED our EXTENDED STAY- WILL STAY AGAIN!
We stayed for 3 months for a business trip. June was quick and very detailed in her responses prior to booking and made the process of finding a longer-term rental a breeze. Upon arrival we were so excited about how close we were to beach, Oceanside Village and even Carlsbad (only a short drive or bike ride away). The cottage is very spacious and the bedroom is BIG. I wasn't expecting the size or the closet space! The bathroom was a great size to share and there was extra of everything we needed. All kitchenware, bedding, beach supplies, you name it. There is a ton of beach stuff- boogie boards, chairs, even bikes- which we loved to use to ride to the Harbor or village area. We had great TV and internet so it felt like home for such a long stay. Here's a note, because I've seen some comments on location, and that was super important to us- The entire property of the condo village sits directly on the beach, so not the individual units, but the property as a whole. There are gated access points everywhere that lead you out to the ocean both on the Harbor side and on the Pier side. This unit is actually a cottage not a condo, so larger and more private. It faces the harbor side so you have great views of the lighthouse, bird estuary and ocean. You can't actually walk out onto the beach from the unit, but it is a short walk through the gated community to get to the beach. SO NICE and convenient. The community is also gorgeous- the landscape is very lush and it has a resort-style feel to it. There are some awesome amenities in the community, very close to the cottage: huge pool and large spa, putting green, rec room with pool tables, ping pong, etc., gym and game room. AND, laundry on the premises- close and cheap. Who can complain? Since our stay was a bit longer, we also joined Wednesday night yoga...free. :) The city itself made for the best time. Thursdays are farmers markets in the village so morning/day is fresh produce and nights are great food, music, arts/crafts, etc. We seriously went every Thursday for the entire 3 months we stayed. Tuesdays is $6 movies at the theater and there are a ton of great eateries and shops within a short walk. Lastly- the entire BEACH runs parallel to the train. So if you want to stay near the beach in any city, you'll have to deal with it. You get used to it quickly, so don't let that stop you. June was the best manager- she took care of everything for us. You will enjoy your stay here hands down- don't wait, book it! :)
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Owner's Response: Our guests: Their comfort, convenience and enjoyment---are our top priority! We thoroughly enjoy owning a vacation rental and have done our best to make their stay at our cottage one they will always remember. A large percentage of our rental time is booked by returning guests. For this we are most grateful and we respond by giving them a discount and something new to see and enjoy each time they come back. We are so happy Home Away has made all of this possible. Thank you.
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