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Beautiful, Private Cottage .Village Location. Walk To Beach & Restaurants.

25 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 6)

This Wonderful Serene Private Cottage is Set in the Heart of Laguna Village! This Three- Bedroom, Three Bath Home Has a Lot to Offer, Each Bedroom has its own full bathroom. Beautiful Hardwood Floors, Stone Fireplace, and Open Beam Ceilings, All French Windows and Doors. Enjoy the Peaceful Courtyard with flowers and grassy area, BBQ and a Teak Table with six chairs to just sit and relax and enjoy the peaceful ambiance. Private Lush Backyard. Walk to the Beach, Summer Park Concerts, and Laguna Village from This Charming Cottage. The home backs up to a canyon, you can hear the frogs at night and the creek when it rains, very private home and comfortable, clean, clean all new everything. Beach chairs, umbrella, towels and beach toys. Games and kid movies, DVD and VCR, Plasma T.V, Bose stereo system. High speed wire-less internet. Brand new play-pen for little ones, with cozy blanket and sheets all new. The kids room is a dream for little one's, they have their own bathroom with bathtub, I re-did all the bathrooms in this charming cottage, they are all brand new and very unique. The kids room also has a walking closet with toys and books, a patio off their bedroom that backs up to the canyon, you can hear at night the frogs, and the jasmine smell. As you sit and relax in the front Courtyard, the kids can play in the grassy area, private courtyard and backyard too. This home is very special, you will enjoy the home as much as we do. The bedroom with the twin beds it's a few steps from main level...master bedroom another few steps. This home is a Tri-level.

*No parties, this is our home.

Keywords: House/Cottage

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish


based on 25 traveler reviews

Beautiful, Private Cottage .Village Location. Walk To Beach & Restaurants.
average rating of 4.64 based on 25 reviews
Prairieville, Louisiana

Fantastic, the best, would recommend it anytime!

  • 5 of 5

Aside the fact that this part of California is the most beautiful and cleanest city I have ever seen, I am still speechless, lets talk about the rental house. We are so happy we picked this one. We checked all the others in the area once we there and hands down this one is the best. So cozy, so cute and so tucked away. We felt like we were hobbits living in between nature. Trees and plants all around us. And every morning we had hummingbirds visiting the fountain right outside outer bedroom window. Like a fairy tale. Very clean and very spacious. Don't look anywhere else because it doesn't get any better. Also it wasn't far from so many fun things. Perfect in all aspects.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Luis Obispo, CA, USA

Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a fabulous three nights/four days in Laguna Beach and everyone absolutely loved how AMAZING this house was! The owners have done a wonderful job maintaining the character of this historic home while bringing in tasteful upgrades and wonderful details. The house is deceptively large, with room to sleep 8, is very clean, well kept and appointed. When we first arrived, I confess I couldn't see the house very well from the street because of a landscaped hedge along the front. However, this turned out to be a big asset as it screened out the street from the front patio. Coming into the front yard you first notice a beautiful fountain and japanese maple then a flower covered trellis over a patio with teak dining table and chairs. Twinkle lights in the trellis creates a magical place in the evening for dinner and gathering. Stepping into the house you arrive in a wonderful living room with stone fireplace, exposed truss ceiling, douglas fir floors and beautiful stained glass accent windows. Double french doors open to the front patio and another set in the adjoining family room open out to a nice deck overlooking the rear yard. From the living room, venturing into each room was like opening a present, each had such character and appeal. Openess, fresh air and natural light are key features to enjoy about the house. The rear yard area has beautiful views out to the lush Bluebird Canyon and off to the coast. This reminded us of places in Hawaii we've been to. The large TV, wifi, and great sound system with Bose speakers were really appreciated (bring cd's) . The kitchen is large and well designed for meal prep and gathering for meals and fun. We cannot say enough about how delightful and restfull the time we spent there was and certainly hope to return again someday soon! Lastly, all the important destinations are easily walkable - beach, coffee places, restaurants, and shops. The owners are delightful people and were available for a couple of questions we had. After staying here, you will not want to leave!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming cottage - plenty of space, quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Perfect getaway in quiet neighborhood of million dollar cottages just blocks to a secluded public beach. Not spotless, but that has more to do with housekeeper than owner. Minutes from yoga, minutes to a secluded park, plenty of common area and secluded baths. Plus very responsive owner. Love this place and hope to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York

Perfect for a family

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful and had everything we needed... all the way down to a pack and play and high chair! We especially liked the layout of the house because each of the three bedrooms has its own bathroom, which enabled each couple to have their own private space. It was wonderful to have an outdoor and indoor eating area, and two living rooms. It came equipped with everything we needed... kitchen items and towels and sheets. The location was great too... walking distance to the water and to great restaurants and shops, but it was tucked away off the main street, which made for a quiet visit. Thank you, Carmen, for a wonderful family vacation! You were so responsive and great to deal with.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orange County

Perfect location for awesome Laguna Beach trip!

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome girls trip! Staying at this beautiful cottage was perfect for us. There were 4 of us, this house provided us ample space with a cozy environment. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised by how nice this house was. It was perfect for us! We really liked the attention to the decor and amenities for guests. We would recomend this home to friends and families! In addition this location is very close to the beach access, shopping, and dining.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN USA

Disappointing Experience

  • 1 of 5

My family only stayed two nights of our planned and prepaid eight-night stay in this home. We left because we felt unsafe in the home. We also found the home to be unclean and not fully functional. We found dust and cobwebs, crumbs in the kitchen and a shower with no hot water. We also found non-working locks on the kitchen windows, a flimsy hook and eye lock on the family room’s backdoor, and no working / existing smoke alarms in many rooms.

We left the home after the homeowner’s assistant left the home’s keys in the front door lock while we were out for the day. The assistant came to clean the house while we were out, and she forgot to remove the keys from the front door. While nothing was stolen, there were several hours during which any person could have come to the front door, turned the key and walked into the home. We had left many valuable while out--two laptops, two ipads, two ipods, jewelry, etc., because the home owner had assured us that everything would be totally secure while the assistant “tidied up”.

We had considerable interaction with the owner before making the decision to leave and found the home owner’s responses to be insufficient and insensitive. For example, when we told her we were concerned about a lack of sufficient window and door locks, she said, “the neighborhood is safe, and when I lived there I never felt unsafe so there is nothing to worry about.”

We would like to note that the owner was not candid about having received past complaints similar to ours. She repeatedly said, “I have never had a complaint about cleanliness or safety, so I am at a loss.” There are two VRBO reviews that contradict this: “Not very good on your own," and "A little disappointed," which is about the owner’s other property.

When we spoke with the owner to let her know we were leaving the property, she said that she would refund us for half the days of our planned and prepaid stay if we gave her a receipt for our days in a hotel. We emailed her a receipt of our hotel stay. Sadly, the owner changed her position and only offered a future week's stay in one of her VRBO properties, which did not appeal to us because of our prior experience.

We did not want to take this extreme step of posting these comments, but the home owner did not respond to us when we went through the standard complaint channels via VBRO. In the end, we feel this post is necessary considering our experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please read all our other positive reviews...we take pride in our charming cottage. We saw this review coming a mile away! This review was written six months after their stay at the cottage. On the second day the guest called and said that the home was not as clean as she would like....I immediately sent my housekeeper to go and touch up the house. My number one priority is to make sure the home is ready and clean for every guest. The smoke alarms where working and all doors and windows have locks that work. The housekeeper when locking the door after touching up the house left the keys on the door by mistake. When she got home she notice she didn't have the keys and went back to get them immediately.. On the third day of their stay...the guest told me that her husband needed to leave the cottage early because he needed to get back to work...She asked if she decided to leave a few days early if she would get a refund. I told her that I would try to find a guest...It's very hard to find another guest with such short notice specially in spring break. I told her that if I didn't find anyone that I would give her a credit for a future visit. A day later the guest told me that she was leaving the cottage. I told the guest that I would give her a one week stay in one of our cottages for any future visit. We tried our very best to make the guest happy...We have many past guest that return every year.
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Nearest Point of Interest
Koffee Klatch
Nearest Point of Interest
French 75 Restaurant

The kids room also has a walking closet with a few toys in there and they also have their own patio off their bedroom that backs up to the canyon, you can hear at night the frogs, and the Jasmine smell. Lot's of brand new stories for the little one's and games. As you sit and relax in the front Courtyard, the kids can play in the grass area, private courtyard and backyard too. This home is very special, you will enjoy the home as much as we do.

*No parties, this is our home.

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, shelling, wildlife viewing, rock climbing, Health/Beauty Spa, Racquetball, Basketball Court


Rates & Availability

Laguna Beach House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 16 2016 - Aug 31 2016
30 night minimum stay
Fall/Winter & Spring
Sep 1 2016 - May 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $125
Property Damage Protection $59

Absolutely NO parties. We have a great relationship with our neighbors and we would like to keep it that way. Your contract is immediately VOID if there is a party and you will need to leave the cottage immediately. NO EXCEPTIONS.

50% to book and the remaining balance to be applied sixty days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Orange County House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Beautiful bathroom with shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Beautiful bathroom.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Stone Shower and Bathroom. Beautiful...
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Bathroom attached to bedroom. Private.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Cozy bedroom with a full bathroom next to it.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master - Queen bed with private patio backs to Canyon.
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Pack and play (1).
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
An amazing home in a quiet street...close to beach and restaurants. Village location. Walk everywhere.

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