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Greg Gaskill

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish

Cute Casita plus Separate Upstairs Suite with Beautiful Ocean Views

8 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

Baja California Sur House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Ocean Views, Sleeps 4, Patios, Private Fenced Yard

Our property can accommodate up to 4 people, with a large fenced lot and a gate for security. There is a cute casita with one large bedroom, a kitchen/living room, and large bathroom with walk-in shower, pressurized water system and plenty of hot water. In the suite above the garage, there is a large bedroom/studio, with glass french doors which opens to a terraza and ocean views beyond. The patio upstairs is really great for watching beautiful sunsets!

We're about a mile and half from downtown, and less than that to the beach which makes walking possible, and biking enjoyable. A large, private fenced yard provides room for off-street parking, and good dogs are welcome too. You have the place all to yourself!

- 180 degree ocean views and within a third mile of the beach

- Gardens with banana trees, roses and beautiful flowering plants

- Full Kitchen with palido counters, coffee maker, all utensils, small gas stove, refrigerator, blender, bottled water dispenser

- two bedrooms, one in main house with Queen pillow-top bed and two closets, desk, and shelves for additional items. Second bedroom upstairs above garage with double bed, and french doors which lead to the terraza with ocean views

- Gas BBQ for grilling fresh fish, lobster, steaks, or hamburgers, etc.

- Walk-in shower

- Bed linens & towels provided (bring your own beach towels)

- Artist table in upstairs suite is great for painting or creating

- Sand yard and garden areas for beach feel

- Outdoor patios with tables and chairs

- Palm trees

- Privacy with fenced yard

- Safe neighborhood

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More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Greg Gaskill (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish

About Greg Gaskill

We are artists from the pacific northwest in the US, and love coming to Todos Santos to relax and create. We like getting out for mountain biking, walks to the beach, and hiking. Swimming & snorkel diving are some of my favorites (Greg), and we're both avid music lovers - the Todos Santos music festival rocks! We like to go to art galleries - be sure to see the Todos Santos Art Festival and studio tours some time. We participate in the Todos Santos community and have an overall love of travel and meeting people.

Greg Gaskill purchased this house in 1995

Why Greg Gaskill chose Baja California Sur

Awesome ocean views in a private setting at an affordable price.

Close to town and the beach, but away from the traffic and noise of downtown at night.

Fully stocked house with all kitchen amenities, gas BBQ, extra linens, and optional maid service during your stay.

Outdoor living areas with gardens, patios, and tables for lots of extra space.

Upstairs terraza with panoramic views of the ocean, and mountains to the east.

Gardens on a large property give you lots of space and privacy - you have the place all to yourself!

What makes this house unique

A quiet area close to grocery stores, restaurants, and beach.

Easy to get around, just over a mile to downtown and a little less to the beach.

Spectacular ocean views from the upstairs terraza is perfect for sunsets.

The upstairs suite has glass french doors which look out to the ocean with extra room for morning yoga too.

Large & private, property has gardens with fruit trees and flowering plants. Fenced and gated for privacy and security.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our stay was fun and relaxed. We loved the privacy and security of the property, including the open patio upstairs with the amazing ocean views. A margarita at sunset looking out at the ocean is pretty hard to beat!
Apr 2013
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Reviews

3.8
based on 8 traveler reviews

Cute Casita plus Separate Upstairs Suite with Beautiful Ocean Views
average rating of 3.75 based on 9 reviews
3

Mixed value

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at the Casa Luna for two weeks. The kitchen was well equipped and the upstairs deck was great for breakfast. The property lacked the kind of landscaping beauty and comfort overall that I experienced at other rentals in Todos Santos at the same or even better price. There was no comfortable place to sit inside the casita and no inside eating area. The septic tank continually gave off fumes requiring closing off the bathroom and airing it out before use despite the property manager's best efforts to correct the situation. It is atleast one mile to the beach which was quite a disappointment as we were lead to believe it was much closer.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry to hear that you are still not happy with your stay. Especially since we gave you a partial refund for your discomfort, even though this problem was likely created by someone in your party. You forgot to mention that the problem cleared up immediately after I sent you an email explaining that urine in the shower would create this problem. For the benefit of anyone reading this I will repeat what was explained to you in that email; there are two traps on the drain for the shower - just like in the US, a drain trap prevents sewer or septic fumes from entering the house. This system has been in place without trouble for many years. Since the odor was not there when the house was prepared for your visit, it would seem this problem may have come from someone in your party. Nevertheless in an attempt to make things right, I did refund money to you for your discomfort, and I had previously given you a credit on your reservation for catching a slight error in our listing on VRBO. Further, both patios have chairs and tables for meals, and the kitchen and living room have chairs, couch, and coffee table to sit at as well. As for the gardens, I am at a loss. There are banana trees, flowering roses, jasmine, fruit trees, palm trees, bougainvillea, etc., etc.. Our gardener is in his 70’s and has maintained this property for many years, and our property manager works hard to ensure guests have a great time. Our property may not measure to your standards, but we have received compliments over the years from guests who enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere.
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WHITE BEAR LAKE, MINNESOTA, USA
4

Cute casita with limitations

  • 4 of 5

Our stay generally went well. We found your manager Jorge very kind and helpful, especially so since we decided not to rent a car. He volunteered to pick us up at the casita & drive us to a music event and drive back after the concert so we would walk in the dark. On our departure he volunteered to drop us at the bus depot for our return to

Cabo.

We did find some limitations in our stay:

The bedroom above the garage had n o bath so we used it only to view the sunsets.

Also some appliances didn't function. The toaster oven didn't heat so was useless. There was no toaster of any sort, so we had to use the sandwich maker as a bread toaster of sorts.

The VRBO site lead us to believe the casita was quite close to the rather distant ocean. However the distance walking there must be a mile & a half to two miles. But we did walk there most days for some good exercise.

Ed & Carolyn

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry to hear that you had an issue with our toaster, and had we been notified would have responded. We checked and both toaster and all other appliances are indeed working. The toaster when plugged into another outlet solved the problem. Regarding your other concerns, I am unsure how else we could have helped you. We clearly mention at the beginning of our property description, the bathroom is in the main house, and the ocean is less than a mile from our property. On the maps provided to you (both online and in print) the actual distance is easily discernible and suggested route is far less than you've described, but there are several ways to get to the beaches. Although you arrived several hours earlier than our stated check-in time, our property manager made time to show you both around town, and returned at your departure to take you to the bus station. As mentioned during our initial conversation, it is important to consider your needs for a car. Lastly, it's important to convey to us if there is any problem so we can be of help.
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4

Cute rustic casita, perfect for my needs

  • 4 of 5

I was in TS for a month and rented the casita for 3 of the weeks I was there. I also had a number of friends come visit me from time to time while I was there. Greg's place worked fine for me and my guests, and I would have stayed longer in the casita if I could have. The bathroom is nice with a big shower, there was always plenty of hot water (not something to take for granted in Baja!), and the kitchen, though small, had everything I needed for cooking a good meal (there's a 2-burner propane cooktop, a microwave, and a gas grill - I grilled fish a lot for dinner). The house is quite small - only a (big) bedroom, a bathroom, and a small kitchen with a sofa and coffee table, so we ate each night at the outdoor picnic table. There is also a room ("upstairs suite") above the garage with a bed in it, and I used that as a bedroom when guests came, but that room is extremely rustic...the upper half of the walls are just boards - so no sound or thermal insulation - and it can get a bit noisy and sometimes cold in the windstorms. But the storms were infrequent and most nights I slept just fine up there (using foam earplugs...the traffic and dog and rooster noises kept me up until I started using those). The ocean view from the suite is lovely. The property's location is good, near La Esquina restaurant (good and reasonably priced) and not too far from town, we walked to town a few times but usually drove. The TS beach (no swimming, pretty rough waves, but beautiful) is about a 15 minute walk, but you have to drive to Cerritos - about 20 to 25 minutes away - for swimming or surfing. The internet connection was good, we watched Netflix a couple of times in the evening. Greg was a great host and extremely responsive to the minor issues we had upon check-in. He really wanted to make sure my stay was trouble-free, which I greatly appreciated. I would definitely recommend this place for people who are comfortable in rustic Baja (this is NOT Cabo - it's much more charming but much more rustic) and would definitely enjoy staying there again.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback Chris! Todos Santos can get some cooler weather, and though we offered to get a heater the weather warmed up so we understood it was not needed after all. I am sorry you were chilly. The upstairs bedroom (20 feet x 12 feet), although not perfect, has tile flooring, nightstands, shelves, chairs, shutters and windows with mountain - city & ocean views, and a glass wall with windows and french doors which lead to an ocean view patio 12 feet x 12 feet with a table and chairs. Having traveled much of Mexico, I've seen "extremely rustic" as you mention, and do not feel this room meets that description. Overall, our property provides great value for the money. We enjoyed having you as our guest, and look forward to your next visit.
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5

Great property!

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for an authentic Mexican visit with my father and brother - Casa Luna did not disappoint!

A great property centrally located with all of the items needed to be comfortable. The propery is clean and has a great lower patio as well as a fantastic second upper patio off of the second bedroom for watching awesome sunsets! A car is definitely needed. We would recommend

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Karen - so glad you had a great time! Let us know when you'll be coming back and we'll get your room ready.
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Eugene, Or
4

Great Value

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed out stay at Casa Luna, very nice bungalow, clean and has every thing needed for a enjoyable stay, the space above the garage is a great place to enjoy the sun and has a great view of the ocean and of the mountain's. Very central located to down town and close to market's for shopping. Will stay there again when we return. Owner Greg and care Taker Randy are both very helpful and prompt. We had a small concern with the water running out but they addressed it right away and all was fine after that

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really glad you had a great time, and we look forward to your next visit!
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5

Awersome!

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation could not be as wonderful as it was, without Casa Luna. My boyfriend and I enjoyed staying there immensely.

The place is situated in a quiet street, very private, yet not even 5 minutes (by car) from the historic downtown and all restaurants and shops of Toddos Santos.

Casa Luna has everything we could want to make it a special stay: romantic and "artsy" decor, wonderful views of the mountains and the ocean from the little terrace, comfortable bedrooms ( loft and main house), fully equipped kitchen and nice garden. Everything clean and neat. It is not, however, a place for people looking for a luxury, or 5 star hotel experience, it is a simple place but very tasteful and full of rustic charm. We loved it there...

Also, the owner was very helpful and fast to respond to any questions we had, as well as a property manager who was always at hand.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you had a wonderful time. Todos Santos is very special, and we've worked to make Casa Luna a comfortable place to enjoy the area. Thank you so much for your feedback, we look forward to your return.
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Map

Nearest Airport
69 Miles
San Jose del Cabo
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
La Esquina
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
La Paz
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
La Esquina, Sushi San
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Todos Santos
Car: recommended

Sunset watching available from several patios.

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Rates & Availability

Todos Santos House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Standard
Feb 16 2016 - Nov 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$65
$425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Property Damage Protection $59

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

Baja California Sur House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Walk in shower is separate from sink and toilet area. Bright colored vanity with drawers for toiletries, shelves, and sink. Large mirror. Towels provided (bring your own beach towel).
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bed(s) - Small sofa folds flat for a child's bed
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen , A newer pillow top bed with mosquito netting - very comfy!
  • Downstairs bedroom has a palapa roof, with two enclosed closets / cabinets for clothes, a separate set of shelves, and an area for hanging up clothes. The upstairs bedroom is large enough to do yoga in the morning, with a great view of the ocean through the French doors and windows. There is a double bed, a shelf unit, and wicker shelves for clothes and storage of items.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Gardens with coconut trees, palm trees, banana trees, and tropical plants provide visual enjoyment. Front of house has shaded palapa patio, garden area with banana trees and flowering plants, with a beach like area with clean sand all around. Great for walking around barefoot comfortably.

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