About the property
- House3000 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10-11 adults)
Beautiful custom, exquisitely decorated home with ocean views from nearly every room!
** Outdoor Living: Expansive view deck with plenty of seating for the whole family.. Huge backyard. Large lower patio area with lounge area and spa/hot tub. (Many homes in Cardiff are very limited on outdoor space. Be sure to give yourself the outdoor space to enjoy our wonderful climate.)
**Open & Spacious: Huge gourmet kitchen, Dining Room, Family Room & Deck are on the same level and open with ocean views for family and friends to get the most out of your time together.
**Comfortable beds with quality linens
Indulge yourself by waking up to the sight and sound of the ocean. Step out from your private patio or deck and take in the beach life. Fall in love with Cardiff-by-the-Sea, a casual, romantic village with wonderful, unique beaches for swimming,surfing, walking, or running. Excellent restaurants, markets and local joints are all within walking distance. Enjoy magical sunsets, and see why this paradise is one of the most desired vacation areas of the world.
This stunningly decorated, 3,000 SF, 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath home sits on a rare and spacious ¼ acre lot in the heart of the famous Cardiff Composer District, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Located only a few blocks away, we are TRULY walking distance to the beach. It takes just minutes to walk down to Cardiff State Beach or the famous Swami’s and Pipes beaches that are also well known surf spots. It is also an easy walk to the well known Seaside Market, beach side restaurants, boutiques and shops. Less than a mile from Moonlight Beach and the revitalized downtown Encinitas.
There is a pedestrian underpass to the beach at the end of our block at Santa Fe to Swamis beach access. Less than half a mile. Walk to beach in about 8 minutes without crossing over the train tracks.
Our home features dramatic 16 ft windows overlooking the ocean. The spacious gourmet kitchen has beautiful granite and lots of counter space. An open floor plan allows the main living areas to blend together comfortably, providing expansive ocean views from the many windows. The dining room has beautiful open beam ceilings, a dining table that seats up to 10, an elegant baby grand piano. The kitchen table and counter top bar seat up to 8 more for casual dining. The family room has a very large and cozy couch, a second couch and a love seat, providing plenty of seating space for the whole family. A 55 inch HD smart TV, with Bose surround sound. Enjoy premium movie channels, DVR, Netflix, or watch your favorite DVD or Blu-Ray. The large outdoor deck has a BBQ grill, and a large L shaped couch with plenty of seating. It is great for soaking in the sun or enjoying the cool evenings. The master bedroom has a beautiful King size bed, a HD smart TV and double French doors that open to a private patio with an ocean view and spa. The master bath also has an ocean view from the over sized Jacuzzi tub, a separate shower and double vanity sinks. The second and third bedrooms have Queen size beds. The fourth bedroom is extra large and can sleep 4 with a comfortable Queen bed, and two single twin beds, French doors that open to a patio with an ocean view and the spa. There are hardwood floors throughout. The second bathroom also has a Sauna. The laundry room is located just off the master bedroom.
A Queen size sofa sleeper in the living room creates a couple of extra sleeping spots if needed. There are parking spaces on the property for up to 3 cars. Off street parking is also available.
Cardiff by the Sea is a local beach town which is part of the city of Encinitas, located at the Southern end of the City of Encinitas. The City of Solana Beach is just 3 miles South of Cardiff, filled with more great restaurants, the Cedros Design District, exciting nightlife, and a convenient Amtrak train station.
Legoland, Sea World, The San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park are all great, well known attractions, wonderful for children, but equally enjoyed by adults. The quaint village of Del Mar, its famous beaches and the Fairgrounds are just 10 minutes away. Historic Balboa Park and Museums are fantastic. Stephen Birch Aquarium, Seaport Village downtown, San Diego Gaslamp District, La Jolla and Old Town are great! Carlsbad Outlet Shopping Center and the Flower Fields are just 10 minutes away. Also nearby, Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Anaheim - 1 ½ hours away.
There are several local beachfront restaurants for fine dining and quaint coffee houses for reading and relaxing. Shopping is everywhere… local boutiques, outlet and outdoor malls. Amazing health and beauty spas surround you including the newly remodeled La Costa Resort. Plenty of great Yoga centers are also in the neighborhood. You can also enjoy live theater, cinemas, concerts or Padres baseball games. The nearby Encinitas Coaster station conveniently runs back and forth from Oceanside to downtown San Diego, often shuttling Padres fans to Petco Park or sightseers to downtown … a hassle free way to travel.
This is the perfect place for a great vacation!
You will find everything you need in this area to enjoy a fabulous vacation. And when the weather is cool, sit in front of a crackling outdoor fireplace enjoying the peace and solitude of a quiet evening. Night time brings wonderful, relaxing sleep with the sound of the waves and the scent of the ocean. Whether your vacation is adventure and action packed or filled with relaxing days and evenings, you will leave Cardiff-by-the-Sea refreshed and renewed.
Please feel free to call or email with any questions. We enjoy speaking with our future guests. If for some reason our number does not display, please send us an email and we will be happy to respond to your questions personally.
Maximum # of people 11 adults
(No weddings, receptions or parties are allowed to be hosted at our home)
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Amenities: Baby Grand Piano, Jacuzzi tub, Sauna, spa, hot tub, 3 Flat Screen High Definition TV's , Cable with premium channels, DVD, High-speed wireless internet, Fully furnished kitchen with Granite counter tops, Microwave, Stove, Oven, Subzero Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Cooking Utensils and linens provided. Gas Grill(BBQ), Outdoor fireplace, games and books. Laundry room with Washer and Dryer. Parking. No smoking. Some pets allowed.
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About Sarah Goncalves
My boys and I have always been drawn to the ocean. San Diego natives, my father was a commercial fisherman in San Diego. We love the outdoors,riding bikes, playing sports and entertaining. We love looking at the ocean and the daily changes it takes on. The view is never the same. We purchased this home as our primary residence, but the boys are grown so we decided to share our gem with other people who might share our appreciation. We have always dreamed of being walking distance from the beach and seeing the ocean daily.
Sarah Goncalves purchased this House in 2006
Why Sarah Goncalves chose Cardiff
We purchased this home as our primary residence. But the big boys are grown and on their own, so we have decided to share it with other families by renting it. Since then our family grew again and we now have a 7 year old. We live in the private loft space above the garage when we are not away traveling, which is less often since he has started school. We really appreciate being so close to the beach an 8 minute walk. We can hear and smell the ocean.
What makes this House unique
We like to walk to 'downtown' Cardiff or 'downtown' Encinitas.The beaches are uncrowded and private, just an 8 minute walk. Everything you need is walking distance. We are situated right between two great beaches which are also well known surf spots (Swamis and Pipes)There are great restaurants and cafes. Many great spas, yoga, and shops. But mostly we enjoy just chilling at home, taking in the view.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Excellent all was as shown in listing. Great location very clean
Great ! View was fantastic. Great kitchen everything worked
An amazing week at the Cardiff Jewel!
We loved this house! The ocean view amazing and walking distance to the beaches fantastic. We are a large fam with 9 children and found the Cardiff Jewel well laid out for all us -very spacious. We enjoyed the back yard, hot tubing after a day at the beach, all the beach accessories, and hanging out on the back deck taking in the ocean views. Sarah was responsive and ensured we were well taken care of. We look forward to returning to the Cardiff Jewel!
Beautiful home. Great location
Great overall experience
Great sunset views and accommodations. Kitchen was well stocked. We enjoyed using their paddlebaord and the hot tub was 👌🏼after a day in the ocean. An outdoor shower would be a great upgrade.
Fantastic stay in amazing location
Sarah really thought of everything, down to simple labeling on the cabinets. Her home was perfectly appointed for our needs. The location is absolutely perfect for those seeking a low-key feel with lots of local bars, restaurants, beaches, and shops. It's also close enough to downtown that you can hop in the car and be at the Zoo or downtown in 25min. Would strongly recommend.
Beautiful home, beautiful views, awesome location.
The house was perfect for our group! We enjoyed the many separate living spaces and gorgeous sunset views. It was a great location - we could walk to the beach, Cardiff Seaside market and lots of restaurants, and it had close freeway access too. We hope to come back again!
Legoland, Sea World, The San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park are all great, well known attractions, wonderful for children, but equally enjoyed by adults. We personally have annual memberships to Sea World and the Zoo/Wild Animal Park because we enjoy visiting them often, year round. Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds, Balboa Park and Museums, Stephen Birch Aquarium in La Jolla, Seaport Village downtown, San Diego Gaslamp District, La Jolla and Del Mar Villages, Old Town, Carlsbad Outlet Shopping Center and Flower Fields. Also nearby, Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Anaheim - 1 ½ hours away.
Rates & Availability
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90 DAY CANCELLATION POLICY - Payment 100% refundable if cancelled 90 days prior to arrival. Non refundable if within 90 days of arrival. If you have any questions about our rates or policies, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.