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Beautiful OCEANFRONT 3bed Home walking distance to downtown Encinitas

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,990 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Fall asleep to the sound of the waves upscale oceanfront 3 bedroom 2 bath home

This is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home right on the ocean with unbelievable views - close enough to the water to see the dolphins frolicking and whales migrating. The home has a beautiful gourmet kitchen with all the utensils and cooking supplies you may need. The backyard patio has plenty of seating as well as relaxing lounge chairs to complete the ambiance. There is a large driveway and a two car garage so you don't have to worry about parking on the busy summer days. The master bedroom has one king bed and it's own full bathroom. The second bedroom has a queen bed and the third bedroom has both a twin sized bed and a full sized bed. There is also a pack & Play crib and an additional air mattress available for use. There are ample beach and bath towels and a washing machine and dryer. There is a bbq for your use - renters are in charge of their own propane. There is also a wagon full of beach toys and a kid's boogie board to use at the beach.

Property Manager
Arianne Bettazzi
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish, italian, My husband speaks Italian.I speak some Spanish.
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 6, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

This place is amazing!!

The pictures can only tell you so much and once your there you will know you made the correct choice.

When we arrived the house had a new deck and hardwood floors as a extra bonus.

You are able to walk to the beach and to downtown.

I would stay here again and recommend it to anyone looking for a great vacation.
May 2014
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Encinitas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1990 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 full bathrooms and an additional outdoor shower on the side of the house with hot water.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Couples Bedroom - 1 queen
    Children's Room - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , One twin and one double and a pack & Play in the closet
  • King Size Bed (1) in Master Bedroom. Queen size Bed (1) in the 3rd bedroom, Double Bed (1) In the 2nd bedroom, Twin Bed (1) in the 2nd bedroom. Air Mattress and pack & Play in the closet available for guest use.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Amazing masseuse nearby. Please let us know if you need references or referrals for any other services.


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Beautiful OCEANFRONT 3bed Home walking distance to downtown Encinitas
average rating of 4.638889 based on 40 reviews

Never again.

  • 1 of 5

Not a great week at all. The house had power issues. Okay, so maybe not the owners fault, but it had been happening prior to our stay. The power company was there with the owner upon our arrival. They could have cancelled our stay because they knew of the issue. I took my 85 year old folks. During the evening I had to take them to the bathrooms using a flashlight. The refrigerator would go out for hours at a time.

Like I said, not the owners fault, but still very expensive for all the issues. Would a resort still take your money if you had no power??

Also spent the first 3 days killing lots of ants in the house.. The owner was nice and brought ant killer for me to use. Just what I wanted to do on a vacation.

Not really much of a vacation.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm a bit surprised by this review as both the owner and I reached out to these renters multiple times and they said that everything was good. I'm so sorry for your experience with the power outage but unfortunately we have no control over public utilities. There was a power problem at the home the week before and we had an electrician and SDG&E come out. The electrician replaced a whole bunch of stuff and SDG&E assured it was not their issue (we have no control over SDG&E because it's a public utility). The problem occurred the first few days of this renter's stay and we reached out to see if they wanted to move and they said they didn't. Miraculously the power issue stopped happening midway through their stay. After the renters checked out SDG&E discovered that they had an issue with the power pole outside the residence (they discovered problem when neighbors were also having issues). We would of been glad to refund their stay and have them move even though we had no control over the power issues. I spoke with renters multiple times and they never let me know about ants. We have an ant service that could of come out. In our rental agreement we ask that renters let us know about problems while they are staying so we can address them, not after they check out. We are deeply sorry about the power problem and we were assured that it was fixed before you checked in and we had no way to know that it was not fixed and wouldn't be figured out or fixed until the week after your stay. Unfortunately, we do our best to insure our guests have the best stay but we have no control over failure from public utility companies.
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We had the most fabulous view! The toys & wagon for the children was wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

The view is just stunning. Management couldn't be any nicer.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful oceanfront winter getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our first impression as we walking into this house, was how clean it was! Even the big windows overlooking the ocean were sparkling. The beds and bedding were comfortable. The kitchen truly was well equipped....pots, pans, utensils, gadgets, dishes, glassware and more. This made for easy entertaining. After just a few days of our month long stay, we realized we had found THE house we wanted to return to for our winter getaways. The property managers were responsive and patient as we settled in. We definitely hope to return to 138 Neptune for years to come.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay on the beach in Encinitas!

  • 5 of 5

Just completed our stay with my wife, our 8-month old, and in-laws and couldn't have been happier with our experience. The house is in a perfect location as we walked into town daily and the view is incredible. We made sure we were home every night to see the sunset which was amazing.

It was about a 5 minute walk to Moonlight beach which was easy, even with the little one in tow. The house was exactly what we needed, clean, and had all the necessary amenities. Aspects of the house like the bathrooms could be renovated but perfectly fine for a beach house. Everything provided was of high quality unlike other VRBO properties I've stayed at, including the furniture, kitchen equipment, linens, etc. It was an added bonus that baby supplies like a pack-and-play, high chair, bouncy chair, etc. were available and great layout for little kids since it was a single floor with limited furniture and clutter.

Arianne and Massimo were very attentive, easy to get in touch with if we had any questions, and were happy to provide local recommendations. Extremely good value for the location especially taking in account the resale value of the property (just look on Zillows). House is located in a quiet neighborhood with limited space between properties, so definitely not the right fit for a younger group looking to party. Only negative I could think of is the cable package is very basic, so didn't have some popular channels like ESPN. In the end, we were probably better off since it forced us to spend time outside and explore SoCal! I would definitely rent this house again and recommend it to friends and family. Ignore the negative reviews on this property since it's clear the renters had unreasonable expectations or were the cause of the problems. Note there are trains that run through Encinitas which can be heard from the house, sometimes in the middle of the night, however the tracks are over half a mile away and the potential noise is not specific to this house. If you are a light sleeper and concerned about train noise, Encinitas in general is probably not the right location for you.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Primo Location and Quintessential Beach House

  • 5 of 5

This is the quintessential SoCal beach house. It's tidy and clean, simple, and the view and location cannot be beat. It was also a great value for the location and size of the property. In addition to proximity to the beach, there are also a number of restaurant choices that are walkable on 101. And despite being so close to the beach action and the beachy town of Encinitas, it was still really peaceful/quiet. We will look into staying here again when we are out in San Diego visiting family.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property is a good value. It is not a luxury unit but is adequately clean and comfortable. I have rented many beach homes…..from cheap to luxurious. This home is really nice without the unneeded extras and the cost that goes with them. We found moonlight beach to be the perfect distance for a stroll…..even with 4 children ages 2-7. The beach itself was very well maintained and in October….it was virtually empty. There is actually a beach on both sides of them home…..both a short walk in a cute and safe neighborhood. I liked this home and if I am in the area again….I will give them a call.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Captain Keno's Restaurant & Bar, Encinitas
Nearest Ferry
26.7 Miles
San Diego Harbor Excursion
Nearest Golf
2.8 Miles
Encinitas Ranch Golf Course in Encinitas, CA
Nearest Train
5.1 Miles
Solana Beach Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
El Callejon Mexican Restaurant in Encinitas, CA
Nearest Ski
127 Miles
Mountain High Ski Resort in Wrightwood, Ca
Nearest Beach
Out front, Moonlight Beach, Stone Steps, Encinitas
Car: not necessary

This vacation home is a short walk to beautiful moonlight beach which has fire pits, a children's playground, volleyball courts and surf. The quaint main street (old highway 101) is also a short walk which is filled with restaurants, shopping, yoga, salons, the historic La Paloma Theatre, bars, and the famous Self Realization center. There are many famous California surf spots such as Beacons, Swami's, Barneys and Cardiff within a short walk, beach cruise, or drive. We are locals and can give you many suggestions from the best place for pizza to the best truffle shop and the hidden bakery that has the best croissants outside of France. We can also direct you to where to get the best discounts for local San Diego attractions such as Legoland, the world famous San Diego Zoo, Sea World and the Wild Animal Park.


Rates & Availability

Encinitas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Rate
May 26 2017 - Sep 11 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 16 2017 - Nov 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
MLK Week
Jan 11 2018 - Jan 17 2018
4 night minimum stay
Presidents/Ski Week
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 26 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $1,000

During Summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day) we only rent Monday to Monday and we don't offer any discounts or special pricing. The home has been rented every week the last few summers - if there is any last minute availability we can be flexible with dates. The rest of the year we are flexible with dates and depending on length of stay email us and we can offer special rates. The home rents for $500-$700/night for any stays of less than seven days. For stays over seven days the rate is $450-$650/night depending on the time of year. $1,800 minimum to rent during week / $2,000 minimum to rent over weekends. One week minimum rental over Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and Summer.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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