Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Steps To Sand-Beach Gear-Hot Tub

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Beach House

…steps to the sand & beach trail

…beach gear: surfboards, body boards, etc.

…well appointed kitchen, laundry, 3 bed / 2 bath

…hot tub, bbq, wireless, parking

...Check out our brand new apartment VRBO #597970 on back property which can be booked together with a discount for larger parties or privacy.

This charming beach getaway is just a 100-yard stroll to the sand, and it comes with all the beach toys, including surfboards, body boards, chairs, umbrellas, towels, etc. Plus, it is uniquely positioned just steps away from our 3.5 mile beach trail. No more loading the car with beach gear, and no more renting equipment and searching for a parking space, ‘cause you are at the beach! After a beach day, enjoy a cocktail on your deck, or soak in the hot tub on the patio. From here, it’s also an easy 10-minute walk to Fisherman’s restaurant in the pier bowl area, or to T-street beach, or to San Clemente’s quaint downtown for shopping and restaurants. World-class surfing at Trestles and San-O is a 10-minute drive south.


This 3 bedroom, 2 bath house is located in a tranquil neighborhood, perfect for sleep-ins and peaceful evenings. Make yourselves at home sunbathing on your private deck, or entertain friends and family while bbq-ing or jacuzzing on your secluded patio. It is the essence of San Clemente beach, with bamboo flooring, palm trees, ocean breezes, and a free-flowing, indoor-outdoor atmosphere. It invites you to lounge outdoors on the deck, or relax inside on the leather sofas while watching a movie on the high-definition flat screen TV with surround sound and fully-loaded on demand options. The open and fully equipped kitchen offers bar-style eating or sit-down dining, with a direct view of your friends on the deck, or of the flat screen inside if you choose. Enjoy the wireless internet throughout, as well as centralized heating. In the master bedroom, sleep tight on your king-sized bed with an attached bath, or wander to the hot tub with direct access from this bedroom. All 3 bedrooms sleep 2 people each, with room for 2 more people. Each bedroom has its own high-def, flat screen TV with on demand, a ceiling fan and plenty of storage. Additionally, complimentary laundry facilities for your use only are located in the garage below. And, there’s parking for 3 cars directly in front.

Beach toys

Wander down to the beach for some great surf, or to Fisherman’s restaurant on the pier for dinner or sunset cocktails. Or, enjoy our beach trail on bike or on foot. Also, at low tide check out our tide pools, with starfish, sea anemones and muscles. Or, spend hours hunting for sea glass.

We offer:


Body boards

Light-weight stand up paddle boards

Beach chairs

Beach towels

An umbrella and ice chest.

Shopping and restaurants: our quaint downtown area is only a few walking blocks away, offering stylish boutiques, spas, surf shops, antique shops, and local or international cuisine. There is also a farmer’s market every sunday, offering souvenirs, art, and locally grown organic fruits, vegetables and herbs. Take a short stroll to our pier, where you can take in the sun and ocean breezes, fish, or relax and dine at the Fisherman’s restaurant.

Daily adventures nearby:

• Theme parks, etc: Disneyland, Seaworld, San Diego zoo, Knott’s Berry Farm and Legoland are one-hour’s drive or less.

• San Clemente’s new aquatic center features an olympic-sized pool, and an “aquatic playground” for the little ones.

• Dana Point Harbor is a ten-minute drive north, with numerous options for shopping, dining, or deep-sea fishing. You can also rent kayaks, jet skis and sail boats, or take the short boat ride to our local Catalina Island.

• Laguna Beach is our neighboring seaside community, renowned for its gorgeous beaches, galleries, art festivals, and Pageant Of The Masters (july).

• Big Bear ski resort is two-hours away, close enough for a day trip or over nighter.

• catch the “Surfliner Amtrak” train from our pier for a one-hour seaside excursion down the coast to San Diego, or to the Del Mar race track (july 17-sept 4), or to Angel’s stadium for baseball games.

45 minute drive to Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Legoland, 1 hr to Sea World and San Diego Zoo. Dana Point Harbor is only a 5 minute drive north. Enjoy Laguna Beach art festivals in the summer, 15 minute drive north. Newport Beach and Fashion Island 1/2 hour drive north. Enjoy the San Cemente beach lifestyle with world famous 'Trestles surf beach' 5 minute drive south. You can't beat this location for your next southern California vacation destination!!

More Details

Bob Rountree
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 16, 2017

About Bob Rountree

I moved to San Clemente in 1972 as a young boy and grew up in this beautiful sleepy little beach town. I love that San Clemente has maintained many of its great qualities as it has become very popular as a beach destination. I love the small town feel of it and its great beaches. I realized a dream when this property became available to me and allowed me to get this close to the water. I look forward to sharing that blessing with others while staying here.

Bob Rountree purchased this house in 2002

Why Bob Rountree chose Orange County

This property is uniquely located close to everything, most importantly the beach and beach trail access. It has a very comfortable and open layout that captures the beach lifestyle and weather. Smelling the ocean and feeling the breeze on a daily basis is wonderful. If you are looking to take advantage of beautiful San Clemente and what it has to offer, you are in the heart of it here.


San Clemente House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master w/ King, HD, flat screen TV, private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , HD Flat screen, On Demand, ceiling fan
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , HD Flat screen, On Demand, ceiling fan
  • All 3 bedrooms have HD, flat-screen TVs, w/ On Demand options, new linens & ceiling fans.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(65 traveler reviews)

93% Complete
6% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Steps To Sand-Beach Gear-Hot Tub
average rating of 4.9384613 based on 65 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this place and would definitely go back ❤️

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Great location and very, very safe!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the bed and pillows! I never say that. Took my own and never used mine. Great location for taking ferry over to Catalina Island for a full day and arrive back to peaceful, beautiful San Clemente. Would do it again in a heartbeat! Owner was so helpful and friendly. Thanks so much for a lovely, memorable vacation memory!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Great property

  • 5 of 5

Amazing location and great house with lots of parking. We had a large group including kids and had a great time. The house was very clean and comfortable and the landlord had chairs, ice chests, boogie boards and all manner of gear for our use. The beach was amazing. The San Clemente pier is about a 10 minute walk on the boardwalk/trail. The beach access (Mariposa) closest to the house is a bit steep -- if you want to bring out chairs and gear, my suggestion is to drive a few blocks down and park in the public parking at Linda Lane which is much easier to navigate with gear in tow. There is also a playground at Linda Lane if you have little ones. Very pleased and highly recommend this property. The landlord is on site and very easy to reach if needed. We were all really sad to leave.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Perfect house, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time staying in San Clemente! Bob was a great host and the house was perfect for my family and I. The hot tub and front deck were nice additions! It was great to be able to walk to the beach as well! We would definitely rent this place again!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Houston, Texas, USA

Enjoyed by all.

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed living space with hot tube. Very accommodating host. Our family of six was very satisfied.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


  • 5 of 5

Very clean and comfortable. Loved the short walk to the beach

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
28 Miles
John Wayne
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Fisherman's on the Pier
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
5 Freeway
Nearest Golf
2.6 Miles
San Clemente Municipal
Nearest Train
San Clemente
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
La Siesta
Nearest Ski
110 Miles
Bear Mountain
Nearest Beach
75 Metres
Mariposa Point
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

San Clemente House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jul 14 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 10.0%

Refunds of 100% on cancellations prior to 30 days of arrival date. No refunds within 30 days of arrival.

Inquire about weekly rates if not listed

Quotes are based upon payment by E-check. Credit card payments incur an ADDITIONAL 3% fee; 3.5% for international. Unless prearranged or negotiated this fee will be deducted from deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Contact Owner

You might like these similar properties