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Vintage Beachfront Cottage with Magnificent Ocean Views-Closest to the water!

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1/2 bathroom, ideal for 1-2 people, sleeps 4

This property is as close to the ocean as is possible. There are only a few other properties along the coast which are as close to the ocean. Fall asleep and wake up the to gentle, soothing sounds of the ocean!

Surf, swim and walk or jog on the beach from this coastal retreat in the harbor town of Oceanside. This is a one bedroom, one bath and is fully furnished with all amenities cable, Internet, phone and free laundry room. You can wake to the sound of the surf and have breakfast overlooking the blue Pacific. The unit is walking distance to the pier, harbor, shopping and dining with freeway and transit service minutes away. Local attractions such as Legoland, Zoo and Sea World are within 30 minutes from this 'Cottage by the Sea' Stay a week or a month and 'Make the most of the Coast'.

Closet property to the water!! : This unit is the closet property to the water, along the Oceanside beach. There are only a few properties/units that are as close.

The views are magnificent!! The sounds, smells and sensations of the ocean are a constant reminder that you are at the beach. Fall asleep and awake to the sounds of the ocean without having to open the door and go outside!!

More Details

Eric Platt
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

Why Eric Platt chose Townsite

Beachfront with magnificent ocean views.


Townsite Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Small bath
  • 1/2 bath
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Cozy unit
  • Futon Sleeper is in the living room area. Folds down to a double bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Most often this Beachfront Cottage is a best fit for Vacationers who are younger and not retirement age or older


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Vintage Beachfront Cottage with Magnificent Ocean Views-Closest to the water!
average rating of 4.7377048 based on 61 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We wanted a traditional bungalow on the beach and that is exactly what we got. We enjoyed the sound of the ocean crashing on the rocks, the walk to the pier everyday. Also all the amenities offered at Oceanside.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review!
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Awesome view

  • 4 of 5

A cute little cottage with an incredible view of the ocean, the Strand and Oceanside pier. Close walking distance to restaurants and shops. I definitely would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Right on the ocean!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location and hearing and seeing the waves. We loved the Strand - a great place to walk. The cottage is charming, but I would have to say that it doesn't look exactly like the photos. Just a bit shabby and I spent some time finding the pots and pans and organizing them so that I could cook. And that was a bit difficult since only three burners on the stove worked and the oven didn't work at all. That may be taken care of however, since a new one had been ordered. Unfortunately for us, it didn't arrive for the 10 days we spent there. We would definitely go back and in fact, may do so in February!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. As noted in all of our communication, the folks who take care of our Beachfront Cottage are readily available by both phone and text and only live 1.5 blocks away - and they can always assist either with finding pots and pans or fixing the stove. As noted a new stove has been ordered and is installed. Also, as noted in all of our postings this is a Vintage Beachfront Cottage and it falls into the "budget" category - as we specified. Maybe you missed that when you looked at our posting. It is not unusual for an occasional Vacationer to initially desire a more upscale property,.. but they are frequently and quickly seduced by the charm of our basic Beachfront Cottage that offers 180 degrees of ocean viewing!!! Thank you for staying with us.
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Very cozy beach Christmas!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved our recent stay at the beach for Christmas. The view of the ocean is unbeatable and we loved it. We had everything we needed, Eric was very helpful as was Patrick! The oven didn’t work but Patrick did everything he could to get it fixed. We worked around it and still had a wonderful Christmas dinner with a few close family members who were thrilled to join us for a short time on the beach. The cottage is clean and well kept and we loved it. Thank you Eric and many thanks Patrick for a memorable Christmas on the Beach!! Happy New Year!!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our Beachfront Cottage. Regards, Eric and team
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WOW!! What a host and Location!!

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what a host/owner and location!!

By the time our weekend was out we felt like had known these people for 20 years!! What a great team and location!!

We booked this Beachfront Cottage over the Internet and I couldn’t understand why all of the reviews were so great. However I contacted Eric and found out!! This guy spends his time on the phone communicating with his vacationers so much that I felt that I was family and not a renter. He asked if this was a special occasion and could they do something special for us. He wanted to know our goals so that they could assist. As it was, it was a special occasion for my wife and I. We coordinated our arrival with Arlene and Patrick – as Eric advised us. Arlene had a special “Welcome Package” for us including flowers, Champagne and candles!!

Wow, what treatment!!This team could teach Hotels a thing or two about how to treat guest!

Eric advertiser’s this is a Vintage Beachfront Cottage – older but well taken care of. The location could not be better, as close to the water as is legally allowed and three (3) large windows, (north, west and south) to view the ocean.

We might be older but this was a very romantic week for my wife and I.

We will definitely return and will happily recommend Eric’s Beachfront Cottage in Oceanside to anyone and everyone!!

Thanks for a wonderful Anniversary Celebration for us!!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vintage Beachfront Cottage Stay (Prince and Marcia Gant)

  • 5 of 5

Exactly what we were looking for in our first visit to your beautiful community. We loved the quaint simplicity of the cottage itself, and thoroughly enjoyed the close proximity of the cottage not only to the ocean (which was truly amazing!!), but it was within a reasonable walking distance to most shops and restaurants in your downtown area. The location of the cottage really allowed us the opportunity to engage the people and the community in its entirety. We are definitely looking forward to our return trip back to Oceanside and this very special cottage!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.33 Miles
3 blocks
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
1 mile
Nearest Beach
6 Metres
18 feet
Car: recommended

This is a Vintage Beachfront property with magnificent ocean views. It is a Stand alone cottage without another tenant next to, below, above or behind. Many tenants report that it is quite romantic.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $70 + Tax
Cleaning $80
Tax Rate 11.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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