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Delightful, Spacious Encinitas Home – easy three minute walk to the beach

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,214 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 6

This bright and airy Encinitas home is an easy three minute walk to the beach at Stone Steps – great for surfing, walking or just relaxing. A three minute walk in the other direction will take you to shops and restaurants. Special features include gas fireplaces in living room and master suite. A fully equipped gourmet kitchen, TVs in every bedroom and 48-in plasma TV in living room. Master suite has a king size bed, private bath with jacuzzi tub, separate shower and sleep sofa in the sitting area. There is a king bed in one guest room and a queen bed in the other. Fully fenced yard with tropical landscaping; front, side and back patios. Also a fire pit, barbecue for your pleasure. Beach chairs, umbrellas, bicycles and boogie boards for your use. The Torrey Pines and Encinitas Ranch public golf courses are close by and the Del Mar race track is less than 15 minutes away. All Major San Diego attractions are within 1/2 hour drive. This house is located in a quite, residential neighborhood and we ask our guests to be respectful of our neighbors by keeping any loud noises or music to a minimum. If you're looking for a party house perhaps this is not the rental for you.

Natasha Kimmell
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Natasha Kimmell

We are the Kimmell Family. My two daughters, my granddaughter and myself live in the San Francisco area and my son lives in Carlsbad not far from our Encinitas home. We fell in love with the town of Encinitas the first time we came here in 2005 and finally were able to purchase this home in 2007. I grew up in Miami, Florida but moved to the Bay Area in 1969 where all three of my children grew up.

Natasha Kimmell purchased this house in 2007

Why Natasha Kimmell chose Encinitas

Ever since we purchased this delightful home our family has enjoyed yearly vacations together enjoying the gracious amenities of this property, the ocean, the walks on the beach, the surfing, the great weather and the easy access to all that Encinitas has to offer. We so look forward to coming back every year but we also enjoy sharing this wonderful home with all our guests.

What makes this house unique

Close to beach, 2 car garage, beautifully landscaped with automatic outside lighting, gated yard, outdoor eating areas, outdoor barbecue, large fully equipped kitchen, cosy fire pit, jacuzzi tub in master bathroom, gas fireplaces in living room and master suite, cable T V including premium channels, Wi-FI, TV's in living room and all 3 bedrooms. Pannikin Cafe for great coffee etc. just a block away.


Encinitas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2214 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bath - toilet
  • The Master Bathroom has a double sink, jacuzzi tub and separate shower. Bathroom 2 is shared between the two guest bedrooms and the half bath is down stairs off the living area.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • There is a sleep sofa in the sitting room of the Master Suite and all the bedrooms are upstairs.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Delightful, Spacious Encinitas Home – easy three minute walk to the beach
average rating of 4.803571 based on 56 reviews

Family Wedding

  • 5 of 5

Our daughter was married 3/29/14 at the Botanic Gardens nearby. This house was perfect for our family to stay. It was very comfortable, clean, beautifully decorated and had any amenity one could want. We would stay again in a heartbeat. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, spacious home for a beach vacation.

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I stayed here for a week for a "girls getaway". We enjoyed every minute! Communication with the owner is flawless and prompt. The home is equipped with all of the comforts of home plus extras for the beach. We couldn't believe how spacious it is for a home near the beach, even walk-in closets in 2 of the bedrooms. The gas fireplace is fun, the outdoor patios and enclosed yard let us enjoy being outside for meals and even yoga in the front yard one morning. Centrally located, the beach is 2 blocks, many restaurants and shops within walking distance. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. Thank you! :)

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, well equipped home near beach.

  • 4 of 5

Charming, cozy, spacious home in a residential neighborhood within walking distance of public beach and shops and restaurants. Creatively decorated, interesting artwork in bedrooms and living areas. Lots of outdoor space for stretching out, including a fenced in front yard perfect for children. Parking is tight on the street; driveway and garage are accessed from a rear one lane alley which may not be to everyone's liking. Renters are responsible for putting garbage/recycling out---there isn't a driveway and street parking is congested.

Although the owner left a very comprehensive, informative household notebook, we found the garbage situation perplexing.

Overall, the house was very comfortable and surpassed our expectations. We would definitely rent again, loved it.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and well appointed and the perfect location. The owners were incredibly responsive. Worked out great for the family - we have 2 young kids and the fenced in front yard was perfect for morning and evening playing, especially when the kitties stopped by. They loved hearing the "California train" passing through -- so much so that we rode it one evening up to San Clemente. Walks to Panikkin in the morning and Stone Steps for running in the waves. Sunday farmer's market right across the PCH and tracks. We also loved the artwork in the house, especially the paintings in the dining and living room. And, Encinitas is gorgeous. All around lovely experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Beach House in a great Neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

This pretty much perfect. Close to a beautiful beach, although only good if you don't mind walking up and down a 14O stairs or so. Can also walk into town in about 1O minutes. The house has three large bedrooms all comfortably furnished. The kitchen is really nicely designed; the living area is very comfortable with a fireplace. There is very nice outdoor space. It is an excellent choice for a beach house in a really nice, very quiet neighborhood of Encinitas.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family love this house for our vacation. We enjoyed the location and the house was well-stocked and very clean. Would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Encinitas is a friendly Coastal Town that has a long accessible beach front and is a surfing mecca. There are many great Shops, Coffee Houses, Restaurants and Bars throughout the town. The San Diego International Airport is approx 28 miles away and attractions such a as Lego Land, Sea World San Diego, the Wild Animal Park and the San Diego Zoo are all within a half an hours drive. Encinitas boasts a world class library, fabulous family YMCA and is the home of the Self Realization Center Temple with it's exquisite Meditation Gardens.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.0%

One time Cleaning fee of $200.00
Credit card transactions subject to 3% surcharge deducted from Damage Deposit when returned after guest departure.
We recommend using the "E-Check" Option for payment to avoid the credit card use surcharge or personal check sent directly to owner.
Damage Deposit $500.00 Refundable if no loss or damage or noise complaints.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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