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La Jolla Shores' Immaculate Renovated Mid-Century Modern, Steps To The Beach!

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxurious 2/2 With Fabulous Indoor- Outdoor Living (Sleeps 4)

Completely renovated and redesigned with high end eco-friendly finishes for the luxury traveler with decidedly modern flair, this immaculate cottage offers you five-star luxuries in a quiet location just 1/2 block to Avenida de la Playa's fine restaurants and shops. (Should this cottage be booked for your dates, please see its sister cottage, HomeAway 3556691 )

• Best location in LJ Shores: JUST off the beaten path in quiet residential area 1/2 block to shops, restaurants, and about two blocks to the beach.

• One-car garage parking. (mid-size car)

• "Heavenly" beds with highest quality cotton bedding, feather beds, and blackout shades for easy sleep.

Secluded entry patio with its umbrella-topped table for dining al fresco.

• Outdoor shower

• Fire bowl in a completely secluded patio for easy evening conversation.

• Wifi , Flat panel HDTVs with extended cable offerings in living room and bedroom suites

• Perfect floorplan with bedrooms set at opposite ends of the living areas, each opening to the private back patio

• Fountains, gorgeous night lighting, sun loungers and wall sculpture.

Walk just steps to Barbarella, The Shorehouse or up the beach to Caroline's for breakfast, and enjoy the finest dining at every hour all along Avenida de la Playa, as well as kayak, bike, paddleboard and surfboard rentals and lessons.

We provide the beach chairs and towels-- you provide the free-spirited fun!

**We offer a strictly non-smoking environment and invite discerning travelers who will appreciate and care for our property as if it were their own. Please do not inquire for larger groups, large dogs or for stays less than one week... And I'm sorry, we do not discount. Ever. (And I do so hate having to say 'no' to you!)

- One week minimum, four persons maximum. (Yes, babies, toddlers and kids are people, too!)

Enjoy spacious floor plan with two separated en suite bedrooms and two private outdoor living areas with beautiful furnishings:

- Top quality new 'Heavenly ' beds: one Cali king bed plus two twins (or a king) with luxury linens, featherbeds, fine down and down-alternative pillows.

- Large PRIVATE courtyard patio with gorgeous evening lighting, fire bowl, water feature fountains, barbecue, plus private fenced entry patio with table, chairs and umbrella... (Patios are yours alone)

- Free high-speed WiFi

- New, fully-stocked kitchen with laundry, new baths, new plumbing, electrical, and HVAC

- Flat screen HD TVs with fully extended cable offerings

- Gas Fireplace

- Beach chairs, beach towels

- Shared garage parking for one car in two-car garage

- 3 blocks to the sands of La Jolla Shores, two to La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club

- Our to-the-studs renovation was carefully designed with top-of-the-line eco-responsible materials including stylish recycled concrete and glass flooring, backsplash and countertops, dimmable LED lighting, lo-flow wc, and brand new energy-efficient appliances.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Marilyn

We are avid five-star travelers who appreciate that your holidays are precious and know the qualities necessary for a luxurious vacation stay. Greg has been one of La Jolla's top real estate brokers for over 35 years and Marilyn works as his Marketing Associate-- and we are dedicated to ensuring you an upscale experience in our La Jolla Shores home.

Why Marilyn chose San Diego County

Located just around the corner from La Jolla Shores Village's best restaurants and the beach, this mid-century modern gem was ready for a full renovation. A duplex attached by a wall joining two patios, the two one-level cottages are bright, open and new, new, new throughout. Seamless indoor-outdoor living in a superb location!

What makes this cottage unique

- Lovely, private outdoor living areas

- Exquisite interiors

- Fantastic, quiet location in the heart of La Jolla Shores

- Bright, open interiors with new everything


La Jolla Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master with walk-in closet and small bath/shower
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , * We can join twins to make a King. Also with bath, shower.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Ask owner for massage, spa, referrals


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

La Jolla Shores' Immaculate Renovated Mid-Century Modern, Steps To The Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews

A wonderful gem located in La Jolla Shores. The perfect place for a wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

This property is exactly as it is described and exactly how it appears in the photographs. The cottage is perfect for a small family looking for a comfortable, convenient vacation spot in La Jolla Shores. What I absolutely loved about this property is that its design, decor and layout is so well thought out. Clearly Marilyn wants to create an atmosphere for guests to enjoy themselves while on vacation. Not only is the cottage extremely clean, it also has so many touches that add to its charm. We loved staying here and would urge you to consider this a must place to stay while in La Jolla. Absolutely wonderful!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location, perfect ammenities

  • 5 of 5

We spend a few lovely days in this rental with my husband and our two children (ages 5 and 3 weeks). They had a pack and play with it's own mattress cover and sheet which I really appreciated. The house was absolutely perfect for us. My 5 year old could have his own room and there was enough space for the rest of us. There were toys that my son could enjoy since we spent a lot of time relaxing and taking it easy (especially when travelling with a newborn). Everything we could want for going to the beach was provided (chairs, buckets, umbrella) and we could walk to the beach so our beach days were just perfect. It was nice that there are a few restaurants in walking distance so we didn't have to drive everywhere. The surrounding neighborhoods are very nice and we enjoyed several evening walks. The wifi went down during our stay but Marilyn was quick to respond and when she couldn't resolve the issue she had the cable company call us to ensure it got working again promptly. It was very clean and everything looked new inside. The kitchen was well stocked and we had everything we needed for the few meals we ate at home.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Two months in a little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I wanted to spend our first winter away from New England in a warmer climate and relaxed environment. Our almost two months in this cottage accomplished both goals and so much more. The cottage is perfect; clean, feels new and is a stone's throw from the village. La Jolla Shores is a perfect place to get away from it all but not too far away from anything. If you're thinking about staying near La Jolla, this cottage is the place to stay. Marilyn and Greg are great people who want your stay to be nothing short of enjoyable and they succeeded. Our future plans are to avoid every New England winter going forward and La Jolla Shores and this cottage are on our list for the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aw, thank you, Tom. We are going to make the changes you mentioned should you return, and we are ordering more lighting as suggested for outdoors. We appreciate your kind comments and consider you a friend. and, by the way, no more dog noise!
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Great house, great location.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this house well suited to a small family. It is very nicely appointed, comfy beds, and very clean. Also, it is well located, close to a shops, restaurants and the beach. Owners are very easy to work with and very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write a kind review! We hope you will come back soon.
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  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant stay at the cottage. Marylyn and Greg are the kindest people you can rent from. My wife and I absolutely loved every aspect about our stay. Location is the best if you enjoy La Jolla Shores.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are so kind! Thanks very much for your generous and lovely review! Come back soon!
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Amazing little haven!

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing time staying in La Jolla and could not have found a more perfect location and beautiful home to spend our week. From the moment we arrived I couldn't believe how tucked away we were but only steps from fabulous restaurants, cafe's, fun bars and minutes to the beach. It was a perfect set up for my family (Children 12 & 9). We spent nights around the fire pitt or inside playing games by the fire. It was so relaxing we didn't want to leave. Marilyn and Greg were brilliant at sorting out any of our needs and were so helpful and welcoming. The house has everything you need for a perfect beach holiday with all the added luxuries. We can't stress enough how handy it was being able to walk to the beach everyday and play in the waves, come back to the outside shower to get ride of the sand and get warm by the fire. All the beds were SO comfortable and the house had everything we needed and more.

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home, we will be back!

Scott & Kat

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
San Diego International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Barbarella Restaurant
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Torrey Pines Golf Course
Nearest Train
8.7 Miles
Amtrak Station, Solana Beach
Nearest Motorway
3.7 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Barbarella, Piatti, Cheese Shop, Romantica, Jeff's
Nearest Ski
147.5 Miles
Big Bear Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
La Jolla Shores

La Jolla is world renowned for its scenic beauty and vibrant cultural community... Enjoy the beach, golf, La Jolla Playhouse's Tony-award winning productions, Museum of Modern Art San Diego, Sea World, Birch Aquarium, surf, sunsets, and sea!


Rates & Availability

La Jolla Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SUMMER! 2017
May 25 2017 - Sep 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning, weekly@ $200
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 10.5%

Rates are exclusive of 11.05% tax and city fees plus $200 cleaning fee, which goes directly to our hard-working cleaning crew.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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