About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay4 nights
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)
This precious, enchanting cottage is set on a quiet side street less than half a block to one the most beautiful beaches in the world and the legendary gem of the Southern California—Windansea Beach. The home is furnished by the internationally renown designers/owners. It offers relaxed cozy comfort with sophistication and simplicity of classic modern design with distinct European flavor.
It features top quality appointments from original artworks to luxurious details. The elegantly spacious, light filled, airy space opens through the wall of French doors to the sun-filled intimate tropical patio-paradise. Perfect for a romantic enjoyment of a couple or two-to-four persons.
The home is steps from the shore of Windansea Beach, known for its spectacular scenery, sand and soft rock formations and turquoise-translucent surf breaks created by underwater reefs. The beach with its’ grass-roofed shack that dates back to the early 1940's and is designated as a National Landmark, enjoys a colorful history involving the quintessential California surfing and beach culture integrated into the exclusive high-end community of La Jolla.
Sandstone rocks act as partitions along the beach offering a secluded atmosphere for picnics, intimate gatherings and sunbathing. The magnificent sunsets bring to a peak this unforgettable, phenomenal-and romantic spectacle. It has been immortalized in many an account including the Tom Wolf’s famous book; The Pump House Gang.
La Jolla means ‘A Gem’ and it’s been known as that for more than one good reason. A leisurely walk or a short ride from the cottage takes you to the La Jolla village with landmarks and attractions like the La Valencia Hotel, Seals’ Beach, great restaurants including the celebrated George’s on the Cove, the Contemporary Art Museum and much more. This is a special place that retains its intimacy while providing a range of memorable, high-quality experiences.
The home amenities include:
• King size bed with firm mattress:
o Seven inches of natural latex provides good pressure-relieving capacity, enabling your body to relax more fully
o Pure, 100% eco-cotton, grown without pesticides, lets you enjoy a fresh, natural sleeping surface
o Seven comfort zones provide very precise support and reduce pressure on your shoulders and hips
o The open-cell material improves air circulation and allows moisture to evaporate naturally
• Fine 630 thread count Linens. Down Comforters and Pillows.
• His & Hers Luxury Bathrobes
• Two Flat-Screen TV's: 42' LED Edge Lit LCD HDTV in living room and another set in the bedroom
• Blue-Ray DVD/CD player
• Stereo System with tuner and iPods & iPhone dock has surround sound with volume controls in both living and bedroom areas
• Cable TV
• Broadband Internet with Wi-Fi secure network
• 2 Beach Cruisers Bikes with Baskets and Lock
• Ceiling Fans in bedroom and living room
• Corner Sleeper Sofa (full-size)
o The pull-out unit is covered in the same fabric as the sofa; pulls out to make a generous chaise and full-size bed in one.
• Dining table pulls out to accommodate up to 6
• Full Kitchen:
o Granite bar countertop
o Cooking utensils provided
o Gas stove
o Coffee maker
o French press
o Toaster oven
• Private Tropical Patio with outdoor Bistro Set
• Outdoor Propane Grill
• Covered Parking space
Keywords: La Jolla, La jolla beach place, cottage by the beach, beach cottage, Windansea beach cottage, flat by the beach, walk to the beach, near beach rental, close to beach rental, one-bedroom beach rental
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- english, german, spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- May 19, 2018
I grew up here in this idyllic place and even though my life has taken me all over the world I always consider this home. Windansea is a special place with awesome surfing, swimming and the most beautiful sunsets in the world. La Jolla is truly a gem that is always in my heart.
Owner purchased this Cottage in 2003
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Pretty little property close to beach in quiet neighborhood
Very well appointed with everything you'd need to spend a few weeks or a weekend. Super clean and comfy.
A few things were misleading... the courtyard is very small and uneven, so it's very wobbly. My biggest disappointment was the bike. They are NOT the bikes pictured and were rusted, in poor condition with flat tires, covered in cobwebs. No gears, no hand brakes, not even a helmet. I had to wash and inflate the tires, and then take one bike to have a leak repaired. I had indicated that biking would be my form of transportation for the three weeks I was here and really wish the owner had provided the bikes in the picture, or something a little less beat-up.
A note on the neighborhood: this is a highly desirable real estate area, and a lot of the houses are being torn down and reconstructed. There were at least 5 houses on the street under construction at this time of year. If you're planning a trip for January/February/March, you should keep this in mind. The carpenters next door started work at 7.
Aside from that, it was a lovely place to stay.
I am so glad you enjoyed our cottage, found it well appointed, clean and comfy.
Our courtyard is very cozy, it's made with warm slabs of stone which by nature make it a bit uneven, however we've rechecked it to make sure none are loose.
We replace and upgrade the bikes regularly, but they are stored outside so there is some wear and tear as a result of being so close to the sea. I'm sorry you found them beat-up during your stay, we will look to replace them again. The bikes we have are beach cruisers, meant for cruising the coastline, they are a bit different from multiple gear biycicles.
There is occasional remodeling or reconstruction on this street but there is currently no construction going on next door.
Again, I am so glad you found it a lovely place to stay and we’re looking forward to having you back!
Charming place, great location
Rental is a three minute walk to the beach. Good coffee shops three minutes in the other direction. Was perfect for my wife, eight month old and me. We will be back! Water pressure in the shower could definitely have been better but no other complaints.
I'm so glad you found it perfect for your family!
The water pressure in the shower is dictated by California water regulations so we have little control over that.
We look forward to having you back!
Great location, cozy cottage
Easy walk to the beach. Very cute, kitchen well outfitted for light cooking. Great courtyard for morning coffee and evening wine.
Fantastic Beach Cottage!
My Wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage is only a couple of minutes walk from Windansea Beach. It is well appointed with a living room and kitchen. The parking spot and beach cruisers are a great plus.
The Perfect Getaway
My husband and I stayed for 4 days and enjoyed every minute. Our son lives close by so he was able to come and enjoy the beach with us. We prepared a dinner for 4 with fresh fish and veggies from the La Jolla farmers market in the kitchen. We enjoyed bagels on the patio every morning from the bagel shop a block away. Everything was so convenient and the accommodations were the perfect size for us two. We felt like we really were able to relax.
Stayed for 4 nights with my husband and had a great time! We appreciated that Cathleen called us a couple hours before check in time to let us know the place was ready. She was very friendly, suggested several nearby restaurants and let us in early since we were already in the area. After that, we were on our own, however I'm sure we could have called her if anything was needed.
It is a good location as home base for exploring La Jolla area. The bikes were very handy and we enjoyed the easy walk to several coffee shops and restaurants. Had everything we needed at the apartment, but we didn't do any real cooking so can't speak for how well kitchen is equipped. There was a bit of construction noise from down the alley and sawing next door but it was always during the day and didn't interrupt our enjoyment of the place. Evenings and nights were surprisingly quiet given the density of housing in the area.
We loved the beach and convenience of the location and would love to return for a longer stay. I will be keeping the rental info handy and hope that it is available in the future!
I am so glad you had a relaxing time and enjoyed your experience at our lovely cottage in La Jolla. We look forward to you returning for a longer stay!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
50% deposit required upon booking with reservation agreement Additional cleaning fee applies depending on the number in your party No refunds given after 30 days