Cardiff by the Sea house rental - Dining Room with Baby Grand Piano- Open to Kitchen and Family Room - Views!
Dining Room with Baby Grand Piano- Open to Kitchen and Family Room - Views!
 
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • 2 Bathrooms
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
 

Cardiff by the Sea House Rental Photos and Description
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9-10)

Cardiff Jewel: Indulge yourself by waking up to the sight and sound of the ocean. Step out from your private patio or deck and take in the beach life. Fall in love with Cardiff-by-the-Sea, a casual, romantic village with wonderful, unique beaches for swimming,surfing, walking, or running. Excellent restaurants, markets and local joints are all within walking distance. Enjoy magical sunsets, and see why this paradise is one of the most desired vacation areas of the world.

This stunningly decorated, recently remodeled 3,000 SF, 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath home sits on a rare and spacious ¼ acre lot in the heart of the famous Cardiff Composer District, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Located only a few blocks away, we are TRULY walking distance to the beach. It takes just minutes to walk down to Cardiff State Beach or the famous Swami’s and Pipes beaches that are also well known surf spots. It is also an easy walk to the well known Seaside Market, beachside restaurants, boutiques and shops. Less than a mile from Moonlight Beach and the revitalized downtown Encinitas.

***NEW - Just completed Feb. 2013 - Pedestrian underpass to the beach at the end of our block at Santa Fe to Swamis. Walk to beach in 5 minutes without crossing over the train tracks. We are so excited!

Cardiff by the Sea is a local beach town which is part of the city of Encinitas, located at the Southern end of the City of Encinitas. The City of Solana Beach is just 3 miles South of Cardiff, filled with more great restaurants, the Cedros Design District, exciting nightlife, and a convenient Amtrak train station.

This classic and tastefully decorated home features a dramatic 16 ft wall of windows overlooking the ocean. The spacious gourmet kitchen has beautiful granite and lots of counter space. An open floor plan allows the main living areas to blend together comfortably, providing expansive ocean views from the many windows. The dining room has beautiful open beam ceilings, a dining table that seats up to 10, an elegant baby grand piano. The kitchen table and counter top bar seat up to 7 more for casual dining. The family room has a very large and cozy couch with plenty of seating space, and a 42” high definition flat screen TV with Bose surround sound. The large outdoor deck has a gas BBQ grill, and a large L shaped couch with plenty of seating. It is great for soaking in the sun or enjoying the cool evenings. The master bedroom has a beautiful California King size bed, a 42' high definition flat screen TV and double French doors that open to a private patio with an ocean view. The master bath also has an ocean view from the oversized Jacuzzi tub, a separate shower with dual shower heads, and double vanity sinks. The second and third bedrooms have Queen size beds. The fourth bedroom has a comfortable Queen size Murphy bed, and a single twin bed, double French doors that open to a private patio with an ocean view. There are hardwood floors throughout the main living areas, hardwood floors in two of the bedrooms and plush carpeting in the master and downstairs bedrooms. The second bathroom also has a Sauna. The laundry room is located just off the master bedroom. There are parking spaces on the property for up to 2 cars. Off street parking is also available.

Legoland, Sea World, The San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park are all great, well known attractions, wonderful for children, but equally enjoyed by adults. The quaint village of Del Mar, its famous beaches and the Fairgrounds are just 10 minutes away. Historic Balboa Park and Museums are fantastic. Stephen Birch Aquarium, Seaport Village downtown, San Diego Gaslamp District, La Jolla and Old Town are great! Carlsbad Outlet Shopping Center and the Flower Fields are just 10 minutes away. Also nearby, Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Anaheim - 1 ½ hours away.

Amenities: Baby Grand Piano, Jacuzzi tub, Sauna, Flat Screen High Definition TV's , Cable with premium channels, DVD, High-speed wireless internet, Fully furnished kitchen with Granite countertops, Microwave, Stove, Oven, Subzero Refrigerator, Ice Maker, Dishwasher, Cooking Utensils and linens provided. Gas Grill(BBQ), Outdoor fireplace, games and books. Laundry room with Washer and Dryer. Parking. No smoking. Some pets allowed.

There are several local beachfront restaurants for fine dining and quaint coffee houses for reading and relaxing. Shopping is everywhere… local boutiques, outlet and outdoor malls. Amazing health and beauty spas surround you including the newly remodeled La Costa Resort. Plenty of great Yoga centers are also in the neighborhood. You can also enjoy live theater, cinemas, Padres and Charger games, Concerts, or the energized nightlife of the downtown San Diego Gaslamp Quarter. The nearby Encinitas Coaster station conveniently runs back and forth from Oceanside to downtown San Diego, often shuttling Padres fans to Petco Park or sightseers to downtown … a hassle free way to travel.

This is the perfect place for a great vacation!

You will find everything you need in this area to enjoy a fabulous vacation. And when the weather is cool, sit in front of a crackling outdoor fireplace enjoying the peace and solitude of a quiet evening. Night time brings wonderful, relaxing sleep with the sound of the waves and the scent of the ocean. Whether your vacation is adventure and action packed or filled with relaxing days and evenings, you will leave Cardiff-by-the-Sea refreshed and renewed.

Maximum # of people 10

Please call or email for availability. Sometimes the online calendar is not accurate. Thank you.

(No weddings, receptions or parties are allowed to be hosted at our home)

Also note that the owner lives on the same lot at times in a private, partially attached 2 bedroom loft above the garage on the South side of the home. We are laid back and respectful of your privacy. There are no common areas or shared outdoor space.

**Avoid Scams - Be sure to speak with us in person. Never wire money!

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My boys and I have always been drawn to the ocean. San Diego natives, my father was a commercial fisherman in San Diego. We love the outdoors,riding bikes, playing sports and entertaining. We love looking at the ocean and the daily changes it takes on. The view is never the same. We purchased this home as our primary residence, but the boys are grown and away at college so we decided to share our gem with other people who might share our appreciation. We have always dreamed of being walking distance from the beach and seeing the ocean daily.

Sarah Goncalves purchased this house in 2006

We purchased this home as our primary residence. But the boys are grown and away at college right now, so we have decided to share it with other families by renting it. We really appreciate being so close to the beach a 5 minute walk. We can hear and smell the ocean.

We like to walk to downtown Cardiff or downtown Encinitas.The beaches are uncrowded and private, just a 5 minute walk. Everything you need is walking distance. We are situated right between two great beaches which are also well known surf spots (Swamis and Pipes)There are great restraunts and cafes. Many great spas, yoga, and shops. But mostly we enjoy just chilling at home, taking in the view.

26 Reviews of Property 168942 in Cardiff by the Sea, California

Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views! Walk to Beach!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 26 reviews
business
Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views! Walk to Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168942vb
(760) 889-2563 (California, USA)
Cardiff by the Sea San Diego County
Tucson
5

SoCal Sunsets

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
This is the second time that our family has returned to this beautiful home. We stayed last summer (2013) and had such a great time that we couldn't wait to return and planned a winter getaway.
This place is amazing. Our family has so many wonderful memories. The open layout is fantastic for us to hang out and enjoy meals. The views are better than any of the pictures show. We loved the winter sunsets even better than the summer. We were able to see whale spouts almost daily. The kitchen is so spacious and well stocked. The bedrooms are comfortable with nice linens and towels. The backyard is fantastic for the adults and children. Impossible to find a backyard of this size and still get the ocean views. The owner is always available in case we need anything or can't figure something out. Another perfect family vacation.
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views! Walk to Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168942vb
(760) 889-2563 (California, USA)
Cardiff by the Sea San Diego County
Guest Comment Entered by Owner
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Beautiful Home/Exqisite Time!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
Hi Sarah!
Our company had the most exquisite time at your beautiful home! Talk about team building - nothing better than coffee on the deck in our jammies and hoodies! We loved it! Next time the show is in San Diego, we will be there.
Thank you for helping to make our stay most enjoyable. Please feel free to put this in your guest book.
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Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views! Walk to Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168942vb
(760) 889-2563 (California, USA)
Cardiff by the Sea San Diego County
San Diego, CA
5

Great spot for family get-together

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 12, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
This home in Cardiff worked out perfectly for our 4-family get-together. The outdoor space was huge and great for kids to play and adults to enjoy the ocean views. The house was clean and well-stocked when we arrived. The walk to reach the beach from the house was very do-able, but we ended up driving to transport ourselves and our stuff for our beach day. Would recommend this place to others!
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views! Walk to Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168942vb
(760) 889-2563 (California, USA)
Cardiff by the Sea San Diego County
Reno
5

Perfect girls weekend!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
We spent my sisters 30th birthday week at Sarah's amazing house! It was a perfect place to stay. We where close to the beach (walking distance) where we would walk every day. Great places to eat close to home. The little market seaside market was close and the kitchen was great to cook all together as a family. I would recommend this rental to anyone and truly look forward to coming back again soon. Thanks again !!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views! Walk to Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168942vb
(760) 889-2563 (California, USA)
Cardiff by the Sea San Diego County
CA
5

Fantastic home for 2 families

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
We had a great time, and found plenty of room for 6 kids and 5 adults. It was wonderful and we'll go back again.
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
business
Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views! Walk to Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168942vb
(760) 889-2563 (California, USA)
Cardiff by the Sea San Diego County
Orange County, CA
5

Relaxation at it's best!

Relaxation at it's best!
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
While we only live 45 minutes north in Orange County, my husband and I found this to be one of our most relaxing vacations since having our children (ages 5 and 3.5). The kids LOVED this house and the fenced in grass yard...they played for endless hours outside while hubby and I kicked back on the deck with a glass of wine and listened to their giggles as we watched the ocean. Sarah has made this home so welcoming and comfortable (oh my word...the beds!!!! wow!!), that we felt at ease from the moment we arrived. We were truly able to exhale and take in the beauty surrounding us. In the words of my five year old, "this is the best vacation ever!!". Thanks, Sarah...we'll be back!!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views! Walk to Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168942vb
(760) 889-2563 (California, USA)
Cardiff by the Sea San Diego County
Park City, UT
5

Great family site

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
Sarah's house is great for a multi-generation vacation. The grandkids loved the back yard (especially the hammock), the parents enjoyed the kitchen and easy acces to nice wine bars and the grand parents enjoyed the comfort and open design that facilitated togetherness. Great house in a very nice location.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views! Walk to Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168942vb
(760) 889-2563 (California, USA)
Cardiff by the Sea San Diego County
Arizona
5

Excellent home!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
We had a great time in this spacious and comfortable home! Sarah was very generous and available to help at any time. The house lived very comfortably for our family of five, but would also be great for two families. The yard is beautiful and was great for our kids!
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views! Walk to Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168942vb
(760) 889-2563 (California, USA)
Cardiff by the Sea San Diego County
United States
5

Beautiful home in perfect location

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
We had a family reunion vacation in the San Diego area and stayed at this amazing home with breathtaking ocean views. The home was clean and well decorated on our arrival. This was a child friendly home which was great for our families. The view from the living room window is amazing. The location was also great as I was able to walk to the beach in less than 10 minutes although you do have to cross the railroad tracks for the short cut. We had a great time at the house and would highly recommend it.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: For future reference, construction began this year on a pedestrian crossing/underpass just one block away at Santa Fe. Expected completion is Fall 2012. It is a $3 million project that has been in the planning stages for 10 years. It will allow pedestrians, strollers, bicyclists, wheel chairs the ability to walk to the beach without crossing over the rail tracks. We are very much looking forward to our walks to the beach being shorter and safer.
business
Luxury Home with Amazing Ocean Views! Walk to Beach!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168942vb
(760) 889-2563 (California, USA)
Cardiff by the Sea San Diego County
Guest Comment Entered by Owner
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Great Vacation Retreat

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
Thank you for opening up your home to our family. Adults and kids alike enjoyed the beach, bocce ball tournaments and delicious nearby restaurants. The house fit our family situation perfectly. We loved Cardiff and are so happy to have found a new vacation retreat. Thanks Sarah for a great place for our annual family vacation. Great memories were made here!
Helpful votes: 1/1