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

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights


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 denim sofas and 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.




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 Stater Brothers, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond, Cost Plus, Sports Authority and more!

More Details

Carrie Wilhite
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

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 lived in this amazing oasis for 6 years! Oceanside is a terrific beach town and is central to everything you could want to do in San Diego or Orange County!

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!
Feb 2010
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Diego's Lindbergh Field
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Amtrak Oceanside
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Interstate 5
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)!


Fire Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • 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
  • Village
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • 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
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • 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
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
  • 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
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.


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5BR/3BA - Resort Style Oasis - Private Pool & Spa, Putting & Play Area & More!
average rating of 4.950413 based on 169 reviews
Fort Collins, CO

The yard was amazing! The house was comfortable and close to everything! Wonderful!

  • 4 of 5

Our family of ten was a mix of grandparents and younger children. The house fit us very well and great care was given into every detail. The location was great! close to everything and in a quiet neighborhood. We would go back just for the yard!!!!. The only negative was the beds. Too hard in some rooms and the master actually bowed up in the center. We had to go out and buy a mattress topper for one bed. There were a few maintenance issues that needed to be taken care of, if not for this I would have given the place a 5 star rating. Even with those minor issues I would totally stay here again as the days and evenings spent in the pool and hot tub made the whole trip. I think the grandkids liked the pool better than Disneyland.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Will not find a better house in for families traveling with kids

  • 5 of 5

We have traveled a lot and stayed in many houses through VRBO. The owners were exceptional and had a well equipped and very clean house for my family and another family all with kids ages (1 to 4) to enjoy the fun stuff around the area. Thanks again!!


The backyard is an adult paradise and some much to fun to swim, BBQ and hangout with the fireplace/TV.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA

Return Customers - Another Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have come to Casa de Allegra for family reunions annually for many years. We started when our kids were little. Now they're preteens. The one thing that has never changed though is how wonderful this house is and how well it entertains all of us. From the wonderful pool/backyard hangout spaces to the putting green, to the swing set, to the bunnies at night, to the outdoor kitchen/living room areas, we exist outside when we're here. It's magical. The house is well-equipped and comfortable. The kitchen is stocked with all implements you could possibly want (I love to cook so this is important to me). Even the pool toys are just as you'd want them. The owner is responsive and friendly. And, the house is about a mile from the beach if you want to have a beach day (garage is filled with all things you'd want for that, too, including boogie boards, coolers and chairs).

This is a very special property and we're grateful to have gotten to come here again and again to reconnect with cousins, grandparents, etc. We look forward to more fun times in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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July 2017

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation while staying at this home. The owner has thought of every possible detail to ensure a family is fully equipped to stay at this home. From beach chairs, to kids bikes with helmets, and strollers, her home is ready for a family to come and enjoy. It was very clean and the owner was readily accessible whenever we had any questions. Without question, this is the best property my family has ever rented through VRBO. Thanks Carrie!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Return Trip

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at Casa de Allegra and it was another fantastic stay. We were a family group of three generations and everything that we needed was provided. The pool and spa were a major attraction as usual! I can't think how Carrie could make this place better for us and we hope to return again in a couple of years.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Hands Down Best VRBO Listing We have Stayed at So Far

  • 5 of 5

Our family (parents, kids, grandparents) unite for an annual weekly trip to the San Diego area every year. This was our fifth year and we decided we would branch out and stay a bit more north in Oceanside. Casa de Allegra by far has been the best VRBO listing we have stayed at and I also feel very good value for what you get which is complete privacy in your own personal resort. Totally worth it from a financial perspective. In terms of amenities, everything was great from the indoors and especially the outdoors where the grounds were well maintained and secluded. The landscaping is thoughtful so even with neighbors it feels very quiet and secluded. Carrie is also very responsive. In fact, one of my boys left his iPad. I was nervous that we would not see the iPad ever again only because at most places you stay the hosts don't always respond or ship back forgotten items. Carrie responded right away and the iPad is on its way. The home has great energy lots of room and all the supplies that you need. We are definitely booking again for next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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


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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