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Beautiful Ocean View! Beach Steps In front Laguna Vista! -- Aug 12-16 available

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful, classy, luxurious & opulent Villa - 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Laguna Vista is a truly outstanding beach villa situated in a remarkable mid-Laguna setting. The property is perched directly above Cress Beach and is elegantly gated for an exclusive vacation experience. The sounds of dramatic crashing waves mix with alluring ocean breezes to delight the senses while relaxing inside or out. This luxurious and posh modern-day cottage features 3 bedrooms and 2-1/2 bathrooms in approximately 1400 square feet. Laguna Vista is charmingly upscale – a graceful home-away-from-home with luxurious custom finishes, warm contemporary décor and thoughtful attention to detail at every turn.

Completely renovated in 2007, the Laguna Vista cottage exudes an upscale European feel with dark wood accents, impeccable craftsmanship and contemporary designer décor. Gorgeous flooring flows through the villa in a mix of uniquely sculptured French limestone and wide plank French Oak imported from the Netherlands. Classic touches such as crown moulding and extra tall baseboards provide a rich feel, as do the custom window coverings and plush furnishings.

Laguna Vista boasts an amazing gourmet kitchen, where family and friends are certain to gather and linger. Anchored by a large granite-topped island with 5 barstools and room for dining, this kitchen appeals to chefs and casual cooks alike. The upscale space is equipped with high-end stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry, recessed lighting, wine storage and ample marble counter tops. Every tool necessary to cook up a wonderful feast is supplied in this gourmet’s dream kitchen.

The open floorplan of Laguna Vista effortlessly blends the kitchen space into the adjacent living area, enhancing relaxation and social interaction. A stunning hand-tiled fireplace is central to the living room and provides warmth no matter the season. This stylish and refined living area features a large flat screen TV with DVD player, a cozy sofa and several chairs to accommodate the whole family or group. Just off the living room is a large den/bedroom which affords some of the best ocean views around. A Hemingway-style desk provides a comfortable area for using the provided personal computer and complimentary wireless internet access is also available. The den/bedroom features a queen-size Hancock and Moore leather sofa sleeper – a brand well known for its exceptional construction and exceedingly comfortable bed. Sliding glass doors ensure privacy in the den, plus peace and quiet when bedtime arrives.

Laguna Vista’s spacious master bedroom is elegantly appointed and includes a luxurious queen size bed featuring a top of the line air-loom pillow top mattress which guarantees a plush and supremely comfortable night’s sleep. The sound of crashing waves additionally contributes to a restful slumber. The en-suite master bathroom is equally lavish, featuring a full size tub/shower combo, marble counters and superb lighting. The villa’s third bedroom is also a luxurious haven, filled with luxury linens, an air-loom pillow top mattress and plenty of storage space. An additional bathroom and a powder room/half-bath are included, both featuring spa-like touches, imported tilework and modern fixtures.

Just outside Laguna Vista’s front door, guests will delight in the large courtyard. This thoughtfully planned space features several fire pits (one for each rental) and a tiered conversation area to help make the most of evenings outdoors. A gas barbecue is available for guest’s use as well as an outdoor hot and cold shower - which comes in handy after a long day on the beach. Beach access is conveniently located right in front of the villa, via the public staircase leading down to Cress Beach. Beach chairs, umbrella and towels are all included with the rental, as are the bed linens, kitchen and bath towels. A GE washer & dryer can be found inside the home and for maximum convenience, guests are allowed to park 2 vehicles in the home’s secured driveway parking area. In a prime Laguna Beach locale such as Cress Street, this is an invaluable asset.

Spacious and elegant, Laguna Vista provides a chic and luxurious upscale accommodation for your beach adventures.

With its high-tech touches and sumptuous décor, this villa is certain to please even the most particular of guests.

More Details

Owner
Owner/Manager
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

Why Owner/Manager chose Orange County

This would be the house you and your family and friends would call it truly their second home and their beach villa at the Pacific ocean.

What makes this house unique

• One of the best beach house locations in Laguna – convenient steps to the beach are located directly in front of the property’s gate.

• 3 luxurious bedrooms and 2-1/2 lavish bathrooms

• Sleeps 6

• Free Parking For Two Cars

• Gourmet Kitchen with modern stainless steel appliances including full size refrigerator microwave and range. Kitchen is well-equipped with coffeemaker, blender, toaster and all the tools required to prepare and serve meals.

• GE washer and dryer, iron and ironing board

• A/C and Heating

• Free High Speed Internet wireless access

• Three flat screen TVs with High Definition and /or DVD /combo

• Classic Contemporary fireplace

• Outdoor Hot & Cold Shower

• All linens provided - including beach towels. Beach chairs & umbrella also available.

• Gas BBQ (communal)

• No Resort Fee

Most Importantly - Best Laguna Vacations delivers the 'Best Value for Your Money' -- we truly want you to have the best vacation and rental experience possible while vacationing with family and friends.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a fantastic time on our vacation in Laguna Beach. The house was perfect for our family. We would definitely consider staying again if we made another trip out!



The Leavitt Family - San Francisco, CA
Sep 2011
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Amenities

Laguna Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please respect our home like yours Parties and events are prohibited
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper sofa
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Queen bed with attached bathroom 1 TV with built in DVD Dresser Guest Bedroom 1: Queen bed with a TV with built in DVD, a dresser Guest Bedroom 2: Queen sleeper sofa, a work desk with computer Heating and AC available in all rooms
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
3 TV's, Alarm Clocks in each room, Coffee Maker, Blender, Toaster, Rice Cooker, Spare pillow, blanket, Two car Parking, Patio Furniture, Beach Chairs, Beach Towels, Outdoor Shower to wash off after beach fun, Fire pits in the Courtyard. No Smoking Please!

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average rating of 4.8 based on 59 reviews
5

Great Place to stay in Laguna - hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

We rented all 3 cottages for our wedding and had some of our closest friends and family stay with us. The cottages were great, and we really appreciated the warm welcome from Denise as well as the amenities. The location is perfect, right at the top of the steps from the beach and walking distance from everything in Laguna Beach. We especially appreciated the outdoor space and fireplaces which were a great place to sit and watch the world go by. We would definitely stay here again if we had another occasion.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest! Glad you had a fun time staying with us, we'll see you again in the future
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Irvine, CA
5

Better than the pictures

  • 5 of 5

We picked the perfect spot for our week-long beach vacation. The two-bedroom, plus den was even better than we thought it would be. The parking is amazing - you get a driveway that can accommodate as many as four cars if you park strategically. That included my Yukon XL. There is great access through the back door near the driveway for easy loading and unloading and an amazing view out of the front door from the porch and shared fire pit and BBQ area.

The kitchen as everything - coffee maker, toaster, blender... you don't need to bring a thing. There are even some basic spices and cooking supplies. Plenty of plates and utensils.

They load you up with plenty of paper goods (toilet paper, paper towels) and even soap and shampoo in each bathroom.

We loved that the master had its own bathroom and that there where two other bathrooms. The full size washer dryer was super helpful.

Inside the place is decorated very nicely. Hardwood and tile floors, granite counter tops, amazing lighting in every room. The air conditioning kept us cool. The four units are in the main living area, and one in each bedroom/den.

There is entirely too much furniture in the place for my taste. It is all nice, I just wish there were about 10 fewer pieces. No one needs an armoire. But that could just be us.

There is plenty of space in the trash bins, which are right outside your back door. And the manager even comes on trash day to put them out for you.

We requested and paid for daily maid service. It was not cheap but - was totally worth it. You bring a ton of sand back from the beach.

Since we have cable TV at home, it was nice to have at the beach house too. Also, we used their HDMI cable (used to run a DVD player) to hook up our laptop and stream Amazon Prime.

I saw notes about the street being busy before we made the reservation and they are right. We love it. The action makes it feel alive. You are across the street - like maybe 100 steps from restaurants and bars.

The walk down to the beach is quick but if you are carrying beach supplies like easy-ups or chairs keep in mind there are a lot of stairs. It worked great for us. Even grandpa (94 years old) did just fine going down and up.

The local Ralph's has long wood spears for roasting s'mores (which we did overnight around the fire pit).

Postmates, Lyft and Uber all serve the property. You can generally get a Lyft within about 4 minutes.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

SoCal Vacay 2017'

  • 5 of 5

Upon our arrival the property manager greeted us with a warm welcome and showed us around the beautiful and cozy property. She was kind enough to check on us a couple days into our stay by phone. The house was well furnished and met all pour needs. Its location is great and offered wonderful views of the ocean.

This property also offers a very short walk to some great food and drinks as well as nice art galleries and fun shopping. We would recommend this property with a smile.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you dear Guest, glad everyone had fun
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4

Nice updates on home - busy street only drawback. Great location

  • 4 of 5

Having the beach steps literally outside your home is fantastic. The home had great updates. Nice layout and very nice layout.

We enjoyed the unit very much. I don't know how the common area would feel if all 3 units were rented out at the same time. While there only ours was rented so we had it all to your self. Hard to say I guess, but while to ourselves we really enjoyed the fireplaces outdoors. While you don't have a beach connecting to your unit that you can see from inside -- it didn't matter much cause it's steps away as soon as you step outside.

The main drawback was the busy street. That's the main reason we didn't rate it a 5 out of 5.

At night time people were constantly walking by and making small talk -- which really makes it tough to have a private get away. Since the fence is open gate they can see right in. Maybe some shrubbery would help or a closed in fence?

If this place had more privacy from the busy road it would be perfect. Luckily it's a cup de sac so it helps minimize it, and I get it -- it's a public beach so of course your not going to 100% private but atleast some buffer would be nice.

I would consider going back: the parking for us was nice since we got the larger unit we had a driveway parking.

Overall a great experience - the owner even let us check in early. I will recommend this place , but to give my honest feedback if it had more privacy I would've given it a 5 star.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place great location

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd year we have stayed at the house. The beach is less crowed than the main beach and it is located in walking distance to restaurants and shopping. We will be back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you guys had a good time, see you soon
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Fort Collins, Colorado
4

The property was well kept and provided everything we needed

  • 4 of 5

We all had a great time. Thank goodness parking was provided, because there certainly isn't any street parking available. The proximity to the beach was the best part of the vacation. We also lucked out with beautiful weather

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Disneyland
Discovery Science Center
California Pizza Kitchen
Rainforest Cafe
The Cheesecake Factory
Bowers Museum
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
John wayne Airport
Nearest Barpub
Roof Top Bar Of La Costa Del Camino
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Balboa Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Pelican Hill Golf Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Metrolink San Juan Capistrano
Nearest Motorway
PCH
Nearest Restaurant
Kaya
Nearest Ski
104 Miles
Big Bear Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
Laguna Beach
Car: not necessary

For everyone who loves art, Festival of Arts is a can't-miss event. For over 70 years Laguna Beach has been graced with the presence of this celebratory event, now exhibiting the works of over 140 acclaimed local artists. Festival of Arts has grown from humble beginnings to become the world-famous attraction it is today.

•Each summer, Laguna Beach hosts the Pageant of the Masters, where paintings by artistic 'masters' are brought to life by actors. Come check out the tableaux vivant.

•The Festival of the Arts displays artwork by the best local artists on the grounds in Laguna Canyon. The artwork is all for sale. (Summer & December)

•The Laguna Art Museum is a fun museum overlooking the ocean. The permanent exhibit features artwork by California artists.

•Laguna Beach is beautiful and sun-kissed. Play in the waters, lay on the beach, snorkel, shop the galleries, see working artists, visit the Pacific Marine Mammal Center. The Laguna TidePools are a great place to see wildlife in its natural setting.

•A short drive south to Dana Point Harbor offers opportunities for fishing, sailing and whale watching excursions as well as Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Surfing at adjacent Doheney Beach is another favorite activity.

Other Activities:

Golf, Shopping, Fishing, Snorkeling, SCUBA, Restaurants, Movies, Sightseeing, Swimming, Boating, Sailing, Water-Skiing, Surfing and Stand Up Paddle Boarding are all nearby.

DisneyLand & Knott's Berry Farm are about 30 minutes North

Hollywood is 50 minutes North

Seaworld is 1 hour South

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Rates & Availability

Laguna Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
July 22 - 26
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
Jul 31 - Aug 5
Jul 31 2017 - Aug 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
August 5 - 12
Aug 6 2017 - Aug 12 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,100
 
 
August 12 - 19
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$660
$4,600
 
 
Aug 19 - Sept 4
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$595
$4,100
 
 
Sept 5 - Nov 17
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,895
$9,995
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
Nov 28 - Dec 16
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,895
 
 
Xmas
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
Jan 2 - Mar 9
Jan 2 2018 - Mar 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,895
$10,000
 
 
Mar 11 - Apr 14
Mar 11 2018 - Apr 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$450
$3,000
$10,000
 
 
Apr 15 - May 12
Apr 15 2018 - May 12 2018
3 night minimum stay
$460
$3,100
 
 
May 13 - 24
May 13 2018 - May 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$475
$3,200
 
 
May 25 - Jun 3
May 25 2018 - Jun 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,395
 
 
June 3 -16
Jun 4 2018 - Jun 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,300
 
 
June 17 - 29
Jun 17 2018 - Jun 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
$600
$3,400
 
 
Jun 30 - Aug 4
Jun 30 2018 - Aug 4 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,495
 
 
August 4-11
Aug 5 2018 - Aug 11 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
August 12-24
Aug 12 2018 - Aug 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$600
$3,500
 
 
Aug 25 - Sept 3
Aug 25 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$485
$3,000
 
 
Sept 4 - Nov 16
Sep 4 2018 - Nov 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,895
$9,995
 
 
November 16 - 23
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
$475
$3,000
 
 
Nov 26 - Dec 20
Nov 26 2018 - Dec 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,895
 
 
Dec 21 - Jan 1
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 1 2019
3 night minimum stay
$475
$3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,895
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%

50% of the rent is due on reservation
Rest of the monies are due 3 weeks prior to occupancy
Pets, parties, events, smoking are not permitted at the rental or the premises.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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