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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Fabulous fully renovated cottage - a short walk to Del Mar village and beach

Gorgeous, bright, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, fully renovated cottage located in the upscale neighborhood of Olde Del Mar. Your home away from home! We have just completed a custom renovation including all new floors, skylights, shaker style kitchen with white quartz countertops, new stainless steel appliances, marble bathrooms with freestanding showers and soaker tub, etc. etc....absolutely stunning with peek ocean view from the kitchen! Beautifully furnished with new sofas, beds, plush mattresses, linens, towels and dishes. Enjoy the "his and her" living rooms (tv's in each room) and lovely french doors leading to a private, lush, landscaped rear garden with dining table and gas BBQ. Includes all taxes, utilities, water, high speed internet, home phone, cable tv, two 55' flat screens, air conditioning, washer/dryer, parking for 2 cars and gardener. Park your car in our private driveway and enjoy the walk to the village restaurants, shops and the beach.

Lynda Lindsay
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About Lynda Lindsay

We fell in love with Del Mar and the quintessential beach village - being able to walk to shops, restaurants and the beach was important to us. We golf, hike, read and wander down to the beach to watch the surfers and the amazing sunsets. It's perfect!

Lynda Lindsay purchased this house in 2012

Why Lynda Lindsay chose San Diego County

It was the perfect beach bungalow - charming, bright and in a lovely, safe, treed neighbourhood, impeccably maintained with a private, lush, rear garden

What makes this house unique

We wanted a cottage in the hills of Olde Del Mar, close enough to walk to the restaurants, shops and the beach, but private, safe and peaceful

Guestbook comments from the owner

A real gem! Love your house in Del Mar. It was perfect for us. Private garden, parking and a nice walk into the village and the beach. Especially liked happy hour at Pacifica and Sbicca's, and the shrimp tacos at En Fuego. We'll be back!
Feb 2013
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Wonderful house in Del Mar

  • 5 of 5

We spent Christmas at this wonderful house nestled up the hill in "Old Del Mar". Plenty of space for all of us. Incredibly quiet and peaceful. Great new kitchen and baths. Completely sunlit too. We had cold weather so we didn't have a chance to enjoy the outdoor space which look d wonderful. Very private and great for a vacation while having the easy and full access to all of Del Mar. easy to walk to town and beach. Can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Ontario

Delightful Old Del Mar Property

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year renting this wonderful property.

Beautifully furnished California cottage with huge backyard patio in Old Del Mar. Quick walk to the beach and village.

We will definitely be booking again for next year!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Greg and Linda....we welcome you back again next year!
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Ontario, Canada

Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

great house, excellent layout, backyard was beautiful

location was fantastic -- walking distance to beach, shops and great restaurants

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Lori - hope to have you back again next year. Lynda and Ian
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Del Mar Dream Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I celebrated our 60th birthday at this wonderful cottage. We were thrilled beyond words. The cottage was comfortable, beautiful and perfect in every way. The gorgeous private backyard served as the perfect place to linger over morning coffee and later enjoy lunch. The cottage is situated in one of the most beautiful old neighborhoods filled with gorgeous old trees and uniquely constructed homes. Many of the homes held historic value as they were once owned by celebrates dating back several decades. The village was a picturesque 10 minute walk away and filled with treasures. There were amazing affordable restaurants with gorgeous views of the ocean, lots of intimate shops to browse through, filled with friendly folks. The ocean with its endless sandy beach was a across the street from the village. You could spend hours watching the waves or surfers, walking the beach, or participating in so many other activities. Grocery shopping was fun, creative and affordable at the nearby Sprouts grocery store. We drove the ocean highway to other beach villages which all had their charm. This highway has to be one of the most picturesque highways in the world. Del Mar is also easy access to downtown San Diego by highway or train. We were able to take in many San Diego sites as the areas are very close to each other. Be sure to check out the many happy hour specials in one of the numerous restaurants for an amazing deal on food and beverage. It won't be hard to pick out one with an amazing view of the sunset over the ocean. My friends and I have created precious memories that will last a lifetime. Many thanks to the owners who obviously love and cherish their Del Mar home. They created an environment that was welcoming and warm. I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone of any age. Mary

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Mary, for your kind review - come visit Del Mar again soon. Lynda and Ian
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Beautiful Home Minutes from the Ocean!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from an amazing one-week stay at this beautiful Del Mar cottage located just 10 minutes from the beach! The view of the ocean from the dining room table makes you never want to leave! The bright, sunny cottage is a short trip to many delicious restaurants, cafes and boutique grocery stores. The beach at Del Mar is the perfect place for long walks on the sand, or if you prefer, just put your feet up in the backyard garden patio! The cottage itself is decorated with beautiful and personal touches, making this feel like a home away from home!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Sara....we're very happy you enjoyed your stay at our cottage and that it felt like "home"! Lynda and Ian
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Philadelphia County, PA

Perfect Beach Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were in San Diego for two months on work and this little cottage proved to be the absolute best beach vacation spot. The cottage is located up on the hillside of Del Mar village which makes the neighborhood very private, secluded and quiet. At the same time, the cottage is a 10 minute walk to all the shops, bars and restaurants of Del Mar, and most importantly, it is also a 10 minute walk to the lovely beaches of Del Mar. The home itself provides everything you would need and the backyard is a wonderful setting for grilling out or relaxing. Lynda is also great to work with and was extremely responsive to any questions we had throughout our stay. The home and the surrounding area of Del Mar are absolutely idyllic and the owners were wonderful to deal with.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: we feel equally happy to have had you stay in our home away from home! thanks again, lynda and ian
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SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
La Jolla Cove
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Torrey Pines State Beach
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
San Diego Lindberg airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Torrey Pines
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Solana Beach Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Del Mar Beach
Car: recommended


Beautiful walk into the village and the beach of Olde Del Mar! Enjoy a latte on the patio at the Plaza, watch the for happy hour at Sbicca's, sunset at Jake's on the beach, a round of golf at famous Torrey Pines, race days at the legendary Del Mar the coast to La Jolla, Encinitas, Carlsbad...experience the beauty of So Cal!


Rates & Availability

Del Mar House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Monthly rates 3 months +
Jan 5 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
peak/race season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Monthly rates 3 months +
Sep 10 2017 - Dec 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
christmas/new years
Dec 24 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150

Long Term Rentals are 3 or more months

50% deposit on signing, balance due 30 days in advance of move-in

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Del Mar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Gorgeous renovated white marble bath and freestanding shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , New spa like bathroom in white marble with shower and tub
  • Both bathrooms have been newly renovated and are sunny and bright with white marble vanities and chrome faucets. Bathroom 1 has a white marble vanity, freestanding shower and separate soaking tub....Bathroom 2 has a white marble vanity and freestanding marble shower with french door to rear garden!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , New queen bed with plush mattress and walkout to rear garden
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , New queen bed with plush mattress and mirrored closets
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , New twin beds with plush mattresses and ensuite marble bath
  • 3 bedrooms - Master bedroom has a queen bed, ceiling fan and walkout to private rear garden, Guest bedroom has 2 single beds, ceiling fan and attached marble ensuite bathroom with walkout to rear garden, 3rd bedroom has queen bed, ceiling fan, skylights and mirrored closets with plenty of storage - all freshly painted in simply white!
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • 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
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • 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
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Gorgeous, bright, fully renovated home located in the perfect, quintessential beach town - the perfect setting in the private, upscale neighbourhood of Olde Del Mar, a short walk into the village and the beach. Park your car in our private driveway and walk to everything!!

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