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Carrie Wilhite

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

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

63 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

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Oceanside House Rental Photos and Description

House - 5 Bedrooms - 3 Baths - (Sleeps 10)

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, 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 full-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 room with the queen bed 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
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Carrie Wilhite (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

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 Oceanside

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!


based on 63 traveler reviews

5BR/3BA - Resort Style Oasis - Private Pool & Spa, Putting & Play Area & More!
average rating of 4.968254 based on 63 reviews
Mantorville, MN

Amazing Family Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything we needed for an awesome family vacation and more!

Our family, including 6 adults and 4 kids (ages 3-9), spent a week at Casa de Allegra in October and were pleasantly surprised to find that the place was even more amazing than we imagined.

This place had everything! Not only the awesome amenities that are shown in the pictures, but so much more than we expected. It had the largest amount of kitchen gadgets I've ever seen in one kitchen! The garage was full of bikes, scooters, ride-on toys, beach/sand toys, boogie boards, coolers, and strollers! The pool was stocked with more toys, life jackets, goggles, and towels than we needed. With the pool, hot tub, play set, outdoor living area, and putting green we could have spent the whole week right there, but when we did leave the property the location was great! It was an easy 15 minute drive (during rush hour!) to LEGOLAND, a mile down to the beach, walking distance to Walmart, near a mall and restaurants.. so convenient!

We enjoyed so many meals outside enjoying the beautiful weather and private tropical backyard atmosphere. When we made them take a break from the pool, the kids loved playing with all of the toys, books, games in the little play room under the stairs, and all of the ride-on toys out on the huge driveway. This property was such a comfortable place to relax and have fun. It was a perfect vacation spot for our family and none of us were ready to leave when the week was up! We are definitely hoping to go back again.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Home - They thought of everything!

  • 5 of 5

Our 3-generation family so enjoyed staying at your home. We had 6 adults and 6 grandkids ranging from 1 year to 8 years old. There was enough variety of things offered at the house that none of the children were lacking of things to do. They loved the pool, the hidden room for kids, and all the toys provided. The adults loved grilling, eating, watching TV and having a fireplace outside. We all loved to watch the sunrises and enjoyed the landscaped grounds. The proximity of walking to WalMart, grocery and other stores was a blessing. We all highly recommend your wonderful house. Peters Family

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Fabulous family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My family(parents, sister and husband and three kids, myself, wife and our two young boys) stayed here recently while I attended a conference in San Diego. We could not have had a better experience. This house is perfect for families. My sons and their cousins had so much fun with the 'secret fort' under the stairs. My family loves to cook and we have never stayed at a rental house that had so many kitchen items(pots, pans, spices, knives, etc.) which made making dinner at home so much easier. Cannot say enough about the positives of the house from the pool, hot tub, spacious rooms, putting green, great outdoor seating, grill area, outdoor fireplace, etc. We highly recommend this house and I hope my job has another conference in the San Diego area because we hope to come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic house for the family

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing. Beautiful inside and out with lots of attention to detail and comfort. The kids loved the pool area and never wanted to leave, and the outdoor grilling area was spectacular. Just such a relaxing place to stay.

It is also an ideal location for Legoland, local restaurants, and local beaches which was perfect for us. One thing to note is that it is quite a long drive to San Diego (about 45 + minutes depending on traffic it could be more). We had a day trip to San Diego and Coronado and that was enough for us. Overall a great stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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New Westminster BC

Perfect family/familes getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely amazing stay at Casa de Allegra this summer. Couldn't have asked for a more perfect place for two families, with kids ranging from 22 months to 12 years old. It's not often that you find a place that works so well for everyone in terms of space, activities and safety (the pool area is fenced).

For the adults, we loved the outdoor spaces. We liked watching the kids from the area above the spa or spending the evenings in the outdoor living room. The kitchen is amazingly well-equipped and we enjoyed cooking some great meals and all of us loved eating outside. The BBQ area is great as well to hang out.

The younger girls loved sharing the Princess bedroom and the tween enjoyed having her own room too. The little play area underneath the stairs was heaven for the littlest one.

What we really appreciated was that the house is so well equipped that you didn't have to drag along much from home. Pool toys, life jackets, play pen, high chair. You name it, it was there.

We liked the bonus that we could walk to the end of the street and head down to the Walmart to grab a bit of groceries and didn't always have to get into the car. That being said, the house is situated so well that it's easy access to the I5 and close enough to enjoy Oceanside that getting anywhere was easy.

You will not be disappointed staying here and we will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio

A Terrific Place for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The Casa de Allegra is a great place for a family vacation. We went there with our children(3 ) and spouses and 4 grandchildren.The house and pool are very well equipped.Our grand kids loved the pool and the putting green with many spirited games and competitions. We used the Casa as a basecamp for trips to Legoland, LaJolla, and surfing lessons at the Oceanside Beach. We also took the train from the Oceanside station to downtown car to park ...nice!

The listing and layout mirror the actual experience.There is a shopping center you can walk to with restaurants, grocery, and a Best Buy. Once we got our bearings we had several members of our group stroll down for Starbucks in the morning. We would return and would recommend the property to others traveling to the Oceanside/Carlsbad area.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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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)!


Rates & Availability

Oceanside House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Summer 2016
Apr 30 2016 - Jun 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2016
Jun 11 2016 - Jun 24 2016
7 night minimum stay
Pre 4th of July
Jun 25 2016 - Jul 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2016 - Peak
Jul 2 2016 - Jul 15 2016
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2016 - Peak 2
Jul 16 2016 - Jul 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2016
Jul 30 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall 2016
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2016
Oct 29 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
Early Winter 2016
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016/New Years 2017
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 1 2017
14 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $300
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.5%

Weekly rental only!
Our rates vary from $2,500 low season to $6,500 during high season and holidays!
A 11.5% City of Oceanside Occupancy Tax will be added to your rental fee.
Cleaning Fee: $300
Reservation/Refundable Security Deposit: $1,000.00
Booking? Send an inquiry, we send you a contract, you send a reservation deposit.
The full balance of your account is due 90 days prior to check-in.

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Oceanside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
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 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
    Aloha - 1 double
    Princess - 2 twin/ single
    Pirate - 2 twin/ single
  • 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
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • 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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