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Large FUN Luxury Private Beach House! Just Steps to Shopping Dining Sand & Surf!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Private House steps to Beach AND Downtown, 4+ Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 7-12)

Custom 3000 square foot luxury private home located in the heart of San Clemente - 'The Spanish Village By-The-Sea.' In San Clemente's most desirable 'pier and downtown Del Mar' area, only one street over from the main street, just steps from the sand, dining & shopping. Ideal for groups and fun family vacations!

Best location in San Clemente! Walking distance to everything - 4 minute walk to the sand, 1 minute more and you're on the pier. Just a block away from all of the excellent restaurants, wine bars and unique boutique shops of Avenida Del Mar. Many surf breaks right here - ride your first wave minutes from walking out the door!

Central location for exploring southern California by car. Located right in the middle of Los Angeles and San Diego (approx. 45 minutes either way). Disneyland, Legoland, Sea World, and the San Diego Wild Animal Park are all within a short drive. It's also just a short walk from the house to the Metrolink train station at the pier (4 min).

Beautiful old-growth cherry hardwood floors are found all throughout the house. The inviting open floor plan is relaxing and ideal for groups vacationing together - open up the double doors at the front patio and backyard for a truly wonderful indoor/outdoor flow-through experience from end to end. The large professional kitchen with top of the line appliances will accommodate any accomplished chef and may even inspire a new career path! There's peak ocean views from one of three upstairs balconies. The house has one and one-half baths downstairs and two full baths upstairs with an oversized double shower in the master. The master and two other bedrooms are located upstairs. A 4th bedroom/office is located just off the kitchen downstairs - it can be locked off from the rest of the house while having its own full bath, backyard and kitchen access (considered a mother-in-law suite).

This is the ideal family vacation home! Two INDOOR swings with full range of movement located in a large upstairs playroom with high vaulted ceilings. Dozens of board games, dress-up clothes, play kitchen, toys etc. Dedicated kid's art room. Upright piano. High-speed wireless internet with range extender. Large HD wide-screen TV with cable service and Blu-Ray DVD player with dozens of movies on site.

Outside we have a fun 60-foot zip-line and two-story playhouse for the little ones. Elevated patio/lounge area with pergola and oversized hammock. Exterior hot water shower for rinsing off after the beach. Soft learner surfboards and plenty of boogie boards, sand toys, beach chairs, umbrellas and more are all included.

Beds: Sleeps 7 to 12 comfortably in beds – 1 King, 2 Queens, 3 Twins, 1 Toddler Bed, multiple day beds and fold flat couches. Two additional Queen-sized raised AeroBed air mattresses are supplied - all of the large bedrooms or the large playroom can easily accommodate one (or in some cases both) of the Queen AeroBeds. There's plenty of large couch space throughout the house too.

Backyard: The backyard is 900 square feet and consists of irregular slate stone, large natural gas grill, separate charcoal grill, a 2-story playhouse in one corner, the pictured deck with arbor on the other side, and outdoor shower and zip-line just around the corner (zip-line goes down one side of the house and ends at the arbor). The lighting is great at night with dimmable controls over the arbor and outdoor teak dining table. There's also a wood burning fire pit that can be moved to wherever you need it to go and extra wood tables with bench seating if needed. If the nights get a little chilly there is a movable restaurant-style propane fueled outdoor patio heater on site as well.

Beach trail: San Clemente completed building a great pedestrian beach trail just a few years ago. It runs all along the coast for about 2.2 miles and can be accessed just down the steps from the house. At the north end of the trail is North Beach - here you can rent bikes for use around town and on the trail. At the south end of the trail is Calafia State Beach with world famous surf break Trestles a little further beyond.

Keywords: Luxury Private Home, Fun Beach House, Beach Rental, Beach Rental,

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What makes this house unique

Really great house in an excellent location - super fun for the whole family!! Quick walk to the beach and all of the great shops and restaurants of our unique downtown Del Mar/pier area. Easy drive to all of the major southern California attractions.

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Large FUN Luxury Private Beach House! Just Steps to Shopping Dining Sand & Surf!
average rating of 4.903226 based on 31 reviews

Great Beach Vacation House

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, very convenient to the beach and to downtown, and full of toys for the kids. We had a great stay with our two kids (who are 1.5 and 3.5 years old).

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2009
  • Stayed: Mar 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for a family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This trip involved many firsts for a grandma and her two sons families! This house gave us the ability to relax as a family in our down time and enjoy the relaxing, beautiful space it has to offer! With the ocean a walk away the kids got to see, swim and body board in the ocean for the first time! The neighbor hood was very quiet and safe which is something we were worried about. We're already planning our next trip back and we hope to get to stay at this same wonderful home!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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  • 5 of 5

This home was beautiful with everything that we needed to make this a vacation to remember! We will be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

Our large family (grandparents, grown kids, and grandkids) from Montana had a ball for a week at this great place. After a long day of travel the soft fresh- smelling bedding was dreamy. You'll love the kitchen stove with a warming oven. It's everything it says it is! A paradise for children who were never bored. We spent everyday at the clean beautiful beach where someone drove the boogie boards and towels etc home and the rest of us walked. We brought our own volleyball net (there is one on the north side of the pier already, but need your own ball, there might be one at the house). Enjoyed walking to Starbucks. Farmer's Market on Sunday on Avenida del Mar was fun too. We enjoyed a great family meal at the Mexican Food restaurant at 401 S El Camino Real (kitty corner to Starbucks).

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for Large Families

  • 5 of 5

We had three families with a total of five kids. The house is laid out well and has plenty of room. Close to the beach, shops and restaurants. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice house, smelly washing machine

  • 4 of 5

This property, is quite wonderful in many ways , amazingly equipped for children, nicely finished bathrooms,great kitchen. Our frustrations with it were more maintanence ones. Many burnt out lightbulbs , a tv in the master that did not work, no wash cloths , and bathrooms that didn't have any tp even for the 1st night. The bigger issue with this place that almost made me rate it a 3 star was the washing machine . It was more than not well maintained, it smelled like mold and so did the load of towels Washed init. My son cleaned it out ( yucky)actually wiped mold out of it, and even purchased a front loader cleaner , this improved it but did not fix it , not having a good washer for a beach week is very frustrating . There were ants in the kitchen and one of the 2 swings pictured in the ad for the home was not there..Our interaction with the owner was not productive .( A bag of tp was dropped off )

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Orange County (John Wayne) Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Beachfire, The Cellar, Duke's, many others
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Metrolink Station at pier
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
5 freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Fisherman's, Cafe Mimosa, Avila's, many others
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
San Clemente Pier

Central location for exploring southern California by car. We're right in the middle of Los Angeles and San Diego (approx. 45-50 minute drive either way). Disneyland and Legoland are each about a 25 minute drive. Sea World and the San Diego Wild Animal Park are both 45-50 minutes down the road. 25 minute drive to Laguna Beach (Arts Festivals, etc). Hollywood/Universal Studios are about 70 minutes away.

A block away from the house is San Clemente's own Village Art Fair (held on the first Sunday of every month). Our Farmer's Market is held on every Sunday (also only a block away). Free 'Bands in the Sand' concerts are held at sunset most Thursdays throughout the summer by the pier (5 min walk from the house). Some of the other special events held within a block or two from the house: San Clemente Ocean Festival, Seafest (huge chowder cook-off), Fiesta, many different world-class surfing contests, Classic Woody car show on the pier, and much more! A schedule of events will be provided.


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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

Standard check-in time is 4PM and check-out time is 10AM.
HOLIDAY RATES will vary throughout the year. Please contact owner directly for more information.
The fully refundable security deposit is $1000 and may be included - but not noted - in the automated quote shown on VRBO or HomeAway websites.

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San Clemente House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , downstairs
    Outside - outdoor shower , Hot and cold water
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs; 2 sinks
    Master - toilet , tub , shower , upstairs; oversized double shower; 2 sinks
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Playroom - Tons of space in the large playroom for a few air mattresses
    Master - 1 king , 1 child bed , upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , upstairs; sofa folds flat if needed as an additional bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , upstairs; has a day bed that can be used for a smaller child
    Mother-In-Law Suite - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , downstairs; direct outside and kitchen access w/ full bath
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The downstairs 4th bedroom (aka 'mother-in-law suite') is perfect for older family members who would prefer to avoid using stairs - it has direct outside and kitchen access, a full bath, and can be locked off from the rest of the house.

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