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5BR/3BA - Resort Style Oasis - Private Pool & Spa, Putting & Play Area & More!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House - 5 Bedrooms - 3 Baths - (Sleeps 12)

Casa de Allegra has been featured in the New York Times Travel Section's Great Escapes column. We are proud to share our private paradise -- Casa de Allegra -- with you! You won’t find another vacation rental in the area with more to offer than our spectacular resort-style oasis--Casa de Allegra! We’ve thought of everything to make this your best vacation ever in Southern California!

We have the perfect 3/4 acre cul-de-sac location just off I-5 in South Oceanside and minutes to downtown Carlsbad Village! We are centrally located with short drive times to the San Diego Safari Park (30 minutes), Legoland (8 minutes), San Diego Zoo (35 minutes), Sea World (30 minutes), Disneyland (45 minutes), and Knotts Berry Farm (55 minutes)! We’re close to everything you could need on vacation. Walk to restaurants, grocery store, and shopping. The Pacific Ocean is only one mile away! Walk, drive or bike--we have adult and children’s bikes for your use! We also offer beach chairs, sand toys, Boogie boards, coolers, umbrellas, and lots of beach towels for a fun day at the beach!

But who needs the beach when you have a backyard like this to hang out in? Custom putting green, gigantic grassy play area for kids with double tower play fort, swings and rock wall! Tropical pool with 10-foot Shamu shelf, waterfalls and hotel-sized Jacuzzi, and it's gated so your little ones will be safe! Chaise lounges and umbrellas for your sunbathing pleasure! Outdoor living room with huge gas fireplace, cable TV, comfortable sofa, chairs and luxurious dining table/area for 10+ guests overlooking pool make this an entertainer's delight! If that's not enough, enjoy cooking your meals in the outdoor kitchen equipped with top-of-the-line gas barbecue, two side burners, sink/wet bar, refrigerator and lots of prep space! Your family will never forget this vacation!

Our two-story house offers 3,000 square feet of living space with hardwood floors, maple cabinetry and an open floor plan perfect for any family. The home features five beautifully appointed bedrooms and three bathrooms. Each room has been decorated with a theme to make your trip a true adventure! On the second floor, the Pirate and Princess rooms offer two twin beds each, the Aloha Room has a queen-size bed, and these rooms share a spacious bathroom with double sink and separate toilet and shower/tub. Also, on the second floor, the Master Suite has a luxurious cal-king bed, and adjoining bathroom with jacuzzi tub! The flower fields room has a with queen bed and is on the first floor with a bathroom close by. Each room offers a TV and walk-in closet!

The gourmet kitchen includes all the utensils, cookware and place settings needed for 12 people. Our family-sized breakfast 'nook' seats 8 comfortably and overlooks the lushly landscaped backyard! Family room has an entertainment center featuring a huge flat screen TV mounted over the fireplace, with digital cable, HDTV, DVD, VCR, and surround sound stereo, and comfy sofas and club chairs for relaxing after a long day of sightseeing or surfing! We offer wireless internet connection and unlimited local and long distance calls within the US.

IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING ANOTHER VACATION RENTAL LISTING - PLEASE NOTE THAT OTHER LARGER UNITS CLAIM TO BE BEACHFRONT BUT THEY ARE NOT ON THE BEACH AT ALL AND ITS ACTUALLY A MULTI-UNIT PROPERTY BEING ADVERTISED AS ONE HOUSE. DON'T BE FOOLED! I CAN PROMISE IF YOU BOOK WITH US - WE ARE HONEST ABOUT WHAT WE OFFER AND ALL OF OUR REVIEWS ARE 100% AUTHENTIC.

THIS IS NOT A SPECIAL EVENT VENUE - NO WEDDINGS, ANNIVERSARY PARTIES, REUNIONS, CORPORATE RETREATS, ETC.! THANK YOU!

FAQs

HOW FAR TO BEACH? 1 mile to Cassidy Street Beach! You can walk or drive directly west to the public access at Cassidy Street. Cassidy street is the nearest cross street to Casa de Allegra! This is a wonderful beach for families, no rocks - plenty of sand and lots of public parking! Oceanside Pier and Carlsbad Beaches are about 2 miles away.

WHAT GOLF COURSES ARE CLOSE BY? Four Season Aviara Resort Golf Club - 10 minutes, The Crossings at Carlsbad - 10 minutes, Encinitas Ranch Golf Club - 15 minutes, La Costa Resort - 15 minutes, Torrey Pines Golf Course - 30 minutes!

HOW FAR TO GROCERY STORE? Just 6 houses down the street there is a private fire lane which provides pedestrian access to a shopping center which includes Starbucks, Stater Brothers Grocery, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dicks Sporting Goods, Party City, World Market, and more!

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Amenities

Fire Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs - toilet , shower
  • This house is an appropriate destination for 5-6 adults and 4-5 children (under 13) maximum. The master bedroom has it's own bath, three bedrooms upstairs share one double sink bathroom with shower/tub, and the bedroom downstairs has it's own full bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king
    Flower Fields - 1 queen
    Princess - 2 twin/ single
    Pirate - 2 twin/ single
    Aloha - 1 queen
  • This house is an appropriate destination for 5-6 adults and 4-5 children (under 13). The master bedroom has a king bed, the Pirate and Princess rooms each offer two twin beds, the Aloha room has a full bed and the Flower Fields room has a queen.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • 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
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outdoor living at its best! Enjoy resort style pool and spa, outdoor kitchen, dining and living rooms with fireplace and TV! Fabulous 1000 square foot custom putting green--a golfer's dream come true! Huge grassy play area for your kids complete with play fort, clubhouse, and swings! Please Note - This Is Not A Special Event Venue. We Do Not Welcome Weddings, Reunions, Or Corporate Retreats. This Home Is Located In A Residential Neighborhood.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5BR/3BA - Resort Style Oasis - Private Pool & Spa, Putting & Play Area & More!
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5

Christmas Vacation Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Where do I begin? From the time we walked in and our grandson asked if we are staying in a mansion, to coming home and our granddaughter asking if we are going to our “Christmas house” again! This house is perfect for families. The grounds are beautifully maintained, as is the house. The kitchen was stocked with everything you need. There are plenty of bedding, towels, and beach towels. Everything you need for the beach including chairs, coolers, and toys. We even found forks for the fire and made S’mores on the beach one night! The little ones loved the playroom under the stairs with plenty of games, and they also played outside on the driveway with skateboards and bikes. There was plenty for the adults to do, too. The putting green, the outside fireplace, the outside bar area. The neighborhood is wonderful, and the store is very easy to walk to. The pictures you see are exactly what you get! The pool and hot tub are amazing! Thank you, and we would love to return again!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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fabulous home and back yard

  • 5 of 5

Casa De Allegra is a beautiful home that we have stayed at twice and will return again in the future. If you are looking for a beautiful home with an amazing yard, then this is it. We were a party of 6 adults and 4 children ages 6-11 yrs old and there was plenty of room for all. The kids did not want to leave the yard and the pool was incredible. Can't wait to go back, Sam and Carol from Boston, Mass

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five stayed here and loved it! The location is perfect...minutes from great beaches and close enough to San Diego attractions. The backyard is amazing, the pool is wonderful, and the layout comfortable. For a family with younger kids, the small things like extra pack and plays, high chairs and toys was above and beyond. We will certainly be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to have your family visit! I really hope you'll come back for a long stay next year! We loved having you!
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Beautiful and Family Friendly

  • 5 of 5

The Casa de Allegra property has beautiful landscape in the front and back yard. Our family loved the pool and jacuzzi and spent a lot of time together on putting green,and at the bbq and outdoor fireplace. The inside of the house is very clean, organized, well maintained, and each room is beautifully decorated for a comfortable stay! The owner of the house provided excellent customer service. The house is in a quiet neighborhood and close proximity to the beach, Legoland, shopping centers, and other popular San Diego attractions. The listing description describes everything accurately. I would highly recommend Casa de Allegra for anyone’s vacations and our family looks forward to coming again in the future!

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Homestyle Luxury

  • 5 of 5

Our week of vacation could not have been better! Every description of this wonderful home and surrounding outdoor entertaining spaces was but a thumbnail of what you get when you book a vacation stay. It has everything! And if you forgot anything (like a car seat, phone charger, beach towels) the owners have thought of everything (no doubt because they have a large family and lots of kids)! The rooms are spacious, beds are comfy, decor gives you the feeling that you are at home close to the beach. We lived outside among the exotic landscaping, ate almost every meal at the covered dining area, swam till midnight (under the stars), lost a few bucks on the putting green in the backyard, and the kids had every toy, beach bike or bogey board that we otherwise would have had to rent somewhere. The house was super immaculate, decor colorful, homey, and well appointed, and comes with an abundance of amenities. You don't need anything but your swimsuit, shorts, and maybe a sweatshirt for walking the beach at night. We shared our stay with out of town family and we're all coming back next year. This place is the best kept secret in SoCal!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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Our Annual Casa De Allegra Home Away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

Casa De Allegra has become our 4th of July annual destination...we consider it OUR second home not a vacation rental. Carrie always has something new for us to explore, be it a new restaurant in town, a concert in Del Mar, or a hilarious new board game added to her valuable collection under the front steps in the cubbie! The property is unbelievably user friendly with everything one could think of when cooking, entertaining family outdoors poolside, on the putting green, or at the bar/outside cantina. The kids grab a bike and a boogie board from Carrie's beach collection in the garage, and head down the street to the beach. There's plenty of room in this wonderful vacation spot in South Oceanside, all the amenities you never thought of are included. We've been coming here for several years now and love it...it's the part of our year when our families congregate and everyone leaves smiling, waving "see you next year". Of course they will! Thank you Wilhites for all that you do to insure our comfortable and homey stay each year, you truly do go the extra mile for your guests. See you in 2018 !!!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Owner

Carrie Wilhite
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 13, 2018

About Carrie Wilhite

In my life before kids, I was a special events professional! I love having fun and now I've found a way to share that with others - stay in my home and have the vacation of a lifetime with your family and friends!

Carrie Wilhite purchased this house in 2001

Why Carrie Wilhite chose Fire Mountain

We chose to live in the Oceanside area because my grandmother lived here and I'd spent every summer visiting! When we got married and had to choose a neighborhood, Oceanside felt like home and always will! this is our oasis! We think Oceanside is a terrific beach town with so much to offer! Our town is growing up too - with new restaurants and shops opening weekly! It eclectic, vibrant, full of surprises for visitors. Oceanside is central to everything you could want to do in San Diego or Orange County - it's the perfect location!

What makes this house unique

Our home gives you the opportunity to enjoy everything the area has to offer. You can zip to the beach to enjoy a dip in the ocean and to play in the sand. Then, when you feel like something else, you can come back to relax in the spa, lay in the sun, or lounge in the water on our shamu shelf. If you are an outdoorsy person, all of your meals can be cooked outside just like you are camping - without all the hassle of setting up a tent and a campsite! You can even roast marshmallows around the fire, but you can do it while watching a Disney movie on the outdoor TV. It's an amazing home with all the entertainment opportunities you could possibly want on a special trip to San Diego. Casa de Allegra isn't just any old vacation rental, this is a home that was built with family and making memories as our main priorities. Now it can be yours to share with your loved ones and make your own amazing memories.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Overall, FABULOUS time was had by all! Our kids are going to be dreaming about our next trip to San Diego and Casa de Allegra. Thanks for the well-appointed accomodations and attention to detail. We recommend your VRBO very highly! Thaks so much! All the best!
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Diego's Lindbergh Field
Nearest Barpub
1.4 Miles
Urge Gastropub & Whiskey Bank
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
The Crossings at Carlsbad
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Amtrak Oceanside
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
1.1 Miles
Beach Break Cafe
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Cassidy Street
Car: recommended

We are centrally located with short drive times to the San Diego Safari Park (30 minutes), Legoland (8 minutes), San Diego Zoo (35 minutes), Sea World (30 minutes), Disneyland (45 minutes), and Knotts Berry Farm (55 minutes)!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee (Required) $300
Pool Heating (Required) $500
Tax Rate 11.5%

WEEKLY RENTAL ONLY! NO PARTIES OR SPECIAL EVENTS!

Our rates vary from $2,500 low season to $6,500 during high season and holidays!

The following fees are collected in addition to the base rental fee:
11.5% City of Oceanside Tax
Pool Heating Fee: $500
Cleaning Fee: $300

Guest making payment via credit card, will pay an additional fee of 3% (domestic transactions) and 5% (international transactions) to cover credit card processing fees. The full balance of your account is due 90 days prior to check-in.

CANCELLATION - $500 fee for all cancellations. If you cancel within 90 days or less, we will try to re-book your week, but if your week cannot be rebooked we will keep the full amount paid. We like our guests to know they are planning on vacationing at our house before they book. We are not a hotel and cannot easily re-book cancelled bookings. Please do not book to just "hold" dates for a proposed trip. We like to work with families who are solidly planning on traveling and do not intend to cancel. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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