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Great Townhouse Just Steps to Beach & Downtown

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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Encinitas Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Park your car in the garage and leave it! Walk out the front door to the beautiful Moonlight beach just steps away (300), and walk out the back gate to the charming downtown Encinitas where you will find amazing restaurants, shops, nightlife, a movie theatre, and even a Whole Foods grocery store as well as many other amenities. Take the Coaster (train) from downtown Encinitas to nearby beach towns and San Diego. Del Mar racetrack is only 6 minutes away and accessable via Coaster and shuttle. Legoland is 10 minutes away, San Deigo zoo, Wildlife Park and Maritime Museum are all nearby.

Not only will you love the location but once inside you will be delighted with the newly updated loft-style townhouse with a 37x13 greatroom ,, 47' tv, blue ray dvd player, surround sound, auto reclining loveseat, sofa and chair, electric fireplace, new hardwood floors and more! The kitchen is also newly remodeled with granite countertops, stainless appliances (gas stove), etc.

Master bedroom has new queensized bed and furniture as well as a flat screen tv and its own bathroom. Second bedroom has bunk beds (twin on top; full on bottom), and third bedroom, where you can hear the ocean at night and feel its breezes, has a queen- sized bed and updated bathroom next to it.

There is a gas grill on the deck and a garage full of beach toys (chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards) and an outdoor shower with hot water!

Keywords: loft, condo, near beach, downtown

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Susan (Owner)
Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

Why Susan chose San Diego County

We love this home because of its proximity to downtown Encinitas, yet far enough away (block) to get a good nights sleep! Not to mention that you can walk to the beach in less than a minute!


based on 14 traveler reviews

Great Townhouse Just Steps to Beach & Downtown
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Great townhouse to enjoy Encinitas

  • 5 of 5

We are from Australia and had no idea about Encinitas but knew it was on the coast and close to San Diego. I spent many hours looking through Internet sites for a rental property for 1 week in Encinitas but most were significantly overpriced for what was being offered. I then came across Susan's townhouse and while it's not directly on the beach it's only a brisk 5 minute walk to Moonlight beach, which is fantastic. The townhouse is also only 2 minutes from the main drag in the opposite direction where there are many options for eating out or just to have a beer. The townhouse is a quite large with three spacious bedrooms, new kitchen, two bathrooms, and a huge lounge area which contain two large couches, which have 4 recliners. Our experience in the Encinitas was very enjoyable and it had a lot to with the relaxing feel the townhouse gave us. The townhouse is also very reasonably priced compared to other properties and Susan the owner was very helpful. Another big ticket was the friendly neighbours who were also kind to always stop and say hello, they even gave our kids their scooters to use for the day. It was a cool experience and if you are happy to stay a short distance away from the moonlight beach and don't won't be ripped off this is the place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best stay on Moonlight beach!

  • 5 of 5

This has to be the best stocks residence in Encinitas! The kitchen had every gadget you could imagine. We enjoyed staying in and cooking, but found many nearby restaurants within walking distance if cooking was not on the agenda. With the beach only a block away, it was always hard to stay in.

The owner was always readily accessible when we had questions. We very much enjoyed this place!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Break Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We did all the must do activities in the area for a vacation with two kids and found it was the perfect house to return to for a relaxing evening. We had everything we needed to cook but had great dinning options within walking distance. And Moonlight beach is the best, just an easy walk for the kids.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA, USA

3 BD Getaway in Encinitas near Moonlight Beach

  • 5 of 5

Nicely maintained 3 bedroom condo a block from a great Encinitas Beach. Easy walk to all that downtown Encinitas has to offer and convenient to the train. The bedrooms were all very comfortable and a very functional kitchen made the stay a pleasure. Surprisingly quiet considering area.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO, USA

Happy beach goer

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this house! It was very well equipped with all you need for a great beach vacation & had all the comforts of home. The outside shower with hot water was wonderful for washing off the sand & toys.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Merritt Island, FL/USA

Southern CA Family trip

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of four including two boys ages 18 and 13. Our goal was to find a house somewhere between Manhattan Beach and San Diego that had a beach with a reputation as a good surfing spot. We settled on this house in Encinitas. The real value of the house is its location. You are 3 blocks from Moonlight Beach, 2 blocks to the D Street overlook and stairs to the beach, 1 block to Concept Surfboards which also rents bikes and skateboards (we rented a surfboard for the week. The owner and staff were great to deal with and very accommodating), 3 blocks to Hwy 101 which is Pacific Coast Highway with all of the shops, restaurants, eateries and drinking establishments, and 4 blocks from public transportion (Coaster train and MTS buses) which is also located on D Street. Other than sight seeing excursions to the San Diego area, we drove once to Target for some necessities but even that was only 3.5 miles away. Whole Foods is a few easy walking blocks from the house which was great. There is a public tennis court nearby which we didn't now about until we were walking around and thankfully, there were tennis balls and two racquets in the garage. The court was usually empty during the 7 to 9 am hours. The house itself was very comfortable and clean, having just about everything one could think of. The weather was cool enough that we never had to use the window air conditioners (which I was happy about) so I cannot vouch for their ability to keep all of the rooms cool. All appliances worked fine. There are two TVs in the house (master and LR) but wished there had been a third in one of the other two bedrooms so that the boys could have done there thing away from the master bedroom. Ceiling fans in the bedrooms would have been nice as well but there are upright and table top versions available in each room that we made use of. The outdoor shower is in a good location and allowed us to keep from tracking sand to a minimum. All in all, this house is an excellent value and we would rent it again. This was our first use of VRBO and it was a success.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
Down town Encinitas
Nearest Restaurant
All in downtown Encinitas
Car: not necessary

This home is just steps to moonlight beach and downtown Encinitas. Just 25 minutes from downtown San Diego, the home is convenient for all activities that the area has to offer.


Rates & Availability

Encinitas Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 21 2016 - Nov 10 2016
4 night minimum stay
Apr 15 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 10 2017
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.0%

Refund Policy: No refunds unless unit can be rebooked. Then full refund to extent unit rebooked for same price.

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Encinitas Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Two full bathrooms; One in master and one in between other two bedrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom has own bathroom and walk in closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Bottom bunk is full size; top is twin
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Blue Ray DVD, Electric Fireplace, 2 TVs, Outdoor shower, Patio under deck,

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