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Michael O'Shea

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Beachfront gem with amazing 180 views of the ocean, river, harbor, & mountains

40 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Overview

Townsite Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms 2 full bathrooms sleeps 4+

Totally renovated beachfront upper, end unit cottage with amazing white water ocean, river, harbor and mountain views from living area and master bedroom. Two extra windows in the living area and a skylight in each bathroom give this cottage in North Coast Village lots of natural light (only found in the few end unit upper level cottages). The cottage's private entrance is only a few steps up from the luscious grounds, and you can leave the door open for more light and a nice ocean breeze. The kids can play on the beach or the yard next to cottage while you watch them while relaxing inside or on the deck. North Coast Village resort-like setting has 24/7 security with garage parking and every amenity including extensive tropical gardens, fitness center, putting green, table tennis, billiards, jacuzzi, beautiful heated pools, and laundry facilities . Boogie boards, beach toys, towels, and chairs for your use are included. Sit by the cozy fireplace, or on the deck to watch the sunset over the ocean, and enjoy the flickering harbor lights. Kitchen is fully equipped for eating in or take a leisurely walk to the restaurants and shops at the harbor. Yes, this cottage has everything, and we would love to have you as our guests!

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Michael O'Shea (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Michael O'Shea

Born and raised outside of Philadelphia, I moved to Southern California in 2007 because I loved the outdoors and surfing. I love staying at my cottage with the kids during the off-season when there aren't as many guests :) I live close to the cottage so I'm there a lot, and I can be there quickly if there is an issue during your stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We completely enjoyed our visit to your beautiful home. We will always remember & cherish our time hee. Fabulous sunsets every night, pelicans flying over us on the beach and hours of lounging on the beach. Thanks for having us.

The Capparelli's Massachusetts
Apr 2011
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Reviews

4.8
based on 40 traveler reviews

Beachfront gem with amazing 180 views of the ocean, river, harbor, & mountains
average rating of 4.825 based on 52 reviews
4

Very good location, fantastic view

  • 4 of 5

We. a family of 4, have spent in the property a couple of days in August. The check-in process, location and views are the on the positive side of the apartment. The village itself is also very pleasant and the beach is fantastic. However there is a space for improvement in cleanness of the place, especially in those parts not visible at first sight also the small kitchen equipment could be in a bit better shape. Nevertheless we have been happy in the apartment and spent some fantastic time.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Great location with ocean views, plenty of room, nice kitchen facilities and owner very responsive

  • 5 of 5

Pros: This property has some real perks....like security entrance and a defined parking place. Even the pool area is secure, there is a gym and laundry within the complex. A nice walk to the pier and the landscaping of the entire complex is very nice. The owner provided really everything needed for beach with sand toys, towels and even boogie boards. Shopping nearby and the sunsets from the balcony were great. The condo is roomy and has its own entrance from the ground. Everything worked well. It was especially nice that every question that I emailed the owner he was quick to give a response. My three year old granddaughter enjoyed all the trains going by and it did not interfere with sleep. Feeding the fish from a bridge within the complex was also a lot of fun. Checking in was easy and everyone we met was friendly and helpful.

Cons: Most of the oceanfront condos in the area do not have air conditioning. Fans were provided but it was very hot while we were there in early August. It did not really cool down in the evening and this made sleep slightly difficult for 2/4 of us..

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Great unit in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We have found our new favorite vacation spot! Very clean and welcoming with all amenities of home we could want and need. This cozy cottage felt like our own little beach house. The property is gated and immaculate and has a family feel - very safe and friendly. Just a short walk to the beach, with chairs, boogie boards, beach toys, umbrella and more provided. The check in process was great, with covered parking. Large laundry facilities, game rooms, beautiful community pool and jacuzzi. We want to get back as soon as we can. Thanks Michael for a vacation our family will talk about for years.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent family choice

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 was very comfortable in this unit. The kitchen was well equipped. The balcony offered excellent views of the beach and harbor. Very short, easy walk to beach. We also had a nice, easy walk along the beach to the pier. We ate at an excellent restaurant on the harbor, another easy walk 9ver the bridge. Easy check in/check out. The only con would be some noise from the street. It never really bothered us but you could hear the occasional car and foot traffic. No problem with noise from other units. This is definitely a place we would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding and Highly Recommended!

  • 5 of 5

We had a WONDERFUL month's stay in this Oceanside property. The highest of the many highlights was the owner's attention to our needs. Michael was prompt, friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient in handling all of our questions and concerns. The unit itself was quite spacious and well furnished. We have stayed in many other vacation condos with much higher rents for much poorer quality. With the ocean right outside our door and the property itself beautifully landscaped, the location was heavenly. Look no further than this for an ideal holiday exerience wth a most caring owner. And, believe me, we are very picky and usually dole out compliments sparingly!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Elliot - I'm so glad that you enjoyed my home away from home! I know it was a cold start, but I'm very happy the weather warmed up for you. Hope to have you as my guests again soon!
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5

Nice Location For Spending Christmas

  • 5 of 5

This property is a 2BR/2Bath property in NCV with nice water views as advertised. Owner was very helpful ahead of our visit so we pretty much had everything we needed. The NCV was nicely decorated for Christmas and all the lights made for a very enjoyable time here. The proximity to Oceanside, CA was wonderful meaning you could walk to town on the boardwalk and not worry about driving and finding a place to park. You felt safe walking at anytime of day on the boardwalk so that was a true positive. Oceanside had some good eateries, a movie theater and the Pier. The location to Interstate-5 and San Diego was fairly easy with most places within 30-40 minutes. The condo was fully equipped however a couple of recommendations would include: 1) Have cleaning team do a better job dusting around windows/ shutters 2) replace all the rusted tracks for sliding doors and windows since they were very bothersome to work 3) supply more ergonomically-friendly silverware instead of the heavy stuff supplied and 4) supply a better quality music sound system. Finally, may want to consider closing up Master bathroom area from master bedroom for more privacy and dual usage. Other than that, it was a nice property.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
3 blocks
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Arrowood Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Oceanside (Coaster Train)
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy. 5
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
3 blocks
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Oceanside
Car: not necessary

200 yards from the beach, view of white water, light house & harbor. Fitness center, 2 pools, table tennis, billiard tables, foosball, card room, putting green, tropical gardens with water falls and koi ponds. garage parking 24/7 security.Walking distance to restaurants and shopping.

Pillow top beds, TV's in both bedrooms and living room + Wi-Fi for PC. Completely remodelled and redecorated this year.

Other Activities: boating, kayaking, shopping, biking, surf fishing, surfing, swimming, putting, table tennis, billiards, outlet mall shopping,

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Rates & Availability

Townsite Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 17 2016
4 night minimum stay
$195
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$280
$1,900
 
 
Winter '17
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$190
$1,300
$3,550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break '17
Mar 3 2017 - Apr 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$210
$1,450
$3,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$330
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning+check-in fee $175 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.5%

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Amenities

Townsite Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Monument View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both bathrooms have been completely remodelled with all new fixtures, cabinets and tile, the master shower is now a 2 person shower. The master bath has vessel sink. Both bathrooms have skylights. They are both modern and updated.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , California King
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED WITH LOTS OF AIR AND LIGHT. VIEW OF THE WATER FROM THE MASTER BEDROOM AND GARDEN VIEW FROM THE 2ND BEDROOM. There are beds for 4 people, but 6 people are allowed to stay in this cottage.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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