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Exclusive, Secluded Garden Cottage Near Beach

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


San Clemente Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

The Garden Cottage at the Green at San Clemente is truly distinctive, designed especially for the enjoyment of its unique, award-winning gardens, vast golf course, and fresh coastal breezes. This exclusive retreat offers complete seclusion and privacy while still offering the intimate and warm hospitality expected from a bed and breakfast.

Downstairs, one enters into a light and airy country space with a dining area that captures the morning light through windows that overlook the gardens. Adjacent to the dining area is the kitchenette with designer cabinets and countertops, sink, microwave oven and pantry.

As one travels up the staircase with hanging antique chandeliers, one enters a cozy sitting area for conversation and TV watching. The room has a vaulted ceiling and French doors that lead to a small sitting balcony that overlooks the gardens and has an ocean view.

Behind a pair of sliding French Doors lies an inviting bedroom with windows that overlook the golf course.

Stroll through these unique gardens and let your cares and worries vanish!

Rates: $199 per night + tax

Weekly Rates: $1,100 per week + tax

Summer and holiday rates: $245 per night+tax.

Weekly Summer and holiday rate: $1,400 +tax.

2 night minimum

$100 cleaning fee

Keywords: Cottage

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2016
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based on 4 traveler reviews

Exclusive, Secluded Garden Cottage Near Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Mom and teen daughter getaway

  • 5 of 5

Cozy, warm, inviting, beautiful. My daughter and I needed a break from reality (and brothers), so we headed to San Clemente and somehow were lucky enough to land at this amazing cottage owned by the sweetest couple on earth! Breakfast was delicious, the cottage is gorgeous and very clean with everything you could need. I spent hours in the garden reading, walked to the beach for a wonderful run on the beach trail, and we spent hours shopping downtown and sampling the many delicious restaurants. I can't wait to return with my husband for a romantic getaway!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We just want to thank Robyn for her kind review. We try to creat a memorable experience for all of our guests and will do whatever it takes for that to happen. Bill and Sandra Jensen
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Woodland Hills, CA.

It doesn't get any better than this!!!

  • 5 of 5

As a well traveled B&B guest I have to give the Garden Cottage a 10 rating. From the gentle ocean breezes that drift over the balcony above a garden that looks like it should be on an estate in the suburbs of London to the comfort and attention to detail in the Cottage itself, it is just the best. It offers the warmth and welcoming ambiance of place you might want to live in. If you ever REALLY need to get away, to relax and feel pampered, run to the Garden Cottage. You will be a new person for the experience.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: All that I can say about this review is that this couple are repeat guests and if you are not happy and satisfied you do not return. One visit here was to support their daughter who recently had surgery. Here are the guest book comments-"Thank you so much for allowing us to share your wonderful, beautiful cottage. You made us relax after the difficult few days after our daughter's surgery".
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newport beach, ca

This is a FABULOUS Bed and Breakfast Cottage!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is certainly the only place to go if you are looking for charm, ambiance, serenity, and the most wonderful hosts you will ever come in contact with!!! After staying at various *****STAR hotels in Orange County this is the finest place we have stayed in......Very quite and intimate!!! No valets, self "out of the way" parking, and check-in/out lines to deal with...Our parking space was just steps to this BEAUTIFUL Cottage with lush gardens surrounding it!!! As we open the gate, we find to our amazement, a magnificent garden with sweet scents and easy-listening music playing in the background. We look around and notice all the garden ornaments and comfortable, outdoor, floral furniture. Our inkeepers, Sandra and Bill, greeted us warmly with open arms......Now we felt at home....No one was standing behind a desk on a computer to greet us!!! Bill immediately gave us a tour of the garden. How special we felt that he would take us on such an informative tour. We saw plants and flowers we had never seen before. VERY INTERESTING!!!!!!

Now we enter "OUR" two-story cottage that is discreetly attached to the residence. The smell of fresh roses catch our senses!!! The dining room table is delightfully set and a kitchette is conveniently located close by. This cottage certainly seems out of a storybook that takes design cues from the Old California style. As we walk up the stairs we find to our amazement a charming sitting area, bedroom (Very Comfortable Bed!!!), bath, and a balony with the BEST view of a knot garden just below.....And of course,...An incredible ocean view!!! After we get settled in, wine and cheese await us in the garden, as do Bill and Sandra who are making sure that everything is to our liking. We visit with them for quite awhile....We begin to feel like they are friends. They are soooo much fun to be around that we don't even want to go to dinner, but we must go. The property is only 8 minutes from the center of town. We found many fine restaurants to choose from and looked at all the unique shopping that was available. We even walked out on the pier and talked to the fishermen. FUN evening for US!!!

In the morning we woke up to find a delicious breakfast awaiting us on the patio!!! Bill had made us reservations on the golf course that is right across the street so off we went....nice course!!!

So much more to tell you about our vacation, but we are out of space....ha,ha!!!

Warm regards to You, from Bob and Karen

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: All I can say about this review is that the couple was so in love with this place that they decided to get married here and it was a wonderful occasion.
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San Clemente, CA

great hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This is a truly a secret garden. This cottage is detached from the main house and overlooks an incredible knot garden from the balcony. It is secluded and a quiet get-a-way. The pictures capture the essence of the cottage and the garden surroundings. You can walk to the beach in about 10 minutes and take the beach trail to the pier. Have drinks and appetizer or dinner overlooking the waves. In the morning the coffee and paper await you in the garden for your pleasure. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This couple was looking for a 'special' place to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. The best way that I can convey their reaction is by quoating their guest book entry-"Thank you for the special treatment for our anniversary. The roses, cake, and champagne were such a surprise. You are both the epitome of love".
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

San Clemente Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 6 2016 - May 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

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San Clemente Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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