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Steps To Sand-Beach Gear-Hot Tub

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 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
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2018

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 San Clemente

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:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • 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


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average rating of 4.9078946 based on 76 reviews

clean, light, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for a family wedding. We filled the house, coming and going for different events. We had the ocean at our fingertips for special down times. And we enjoyed what meal prep we did in the kitchen. Thank you for the lovely stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, AZ

Great time

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and very well equipped. Has a nice deck for gathering about 8 people and the private patio in the back has a hot tub, picnic table and pub table for more gathering. Comfortable for our group and really enjoyed ourselves. The house is less than a block from the beach access walk way. The beach was cold but expected for this time of year so perfect for walks to the pier. Lots of good restaurants close by. It was a great stay and would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Close to the beach and shops/ restaurants. Nice outdoor space. Good host communication.

  • 4 of 5

Bob was a great host- easy to communicate with and accessible. Location is great and loved having laundry and parking onsite. Clean and lots of windows. Only downsides- some plumbing issues (fixed) and hot tub is loud. Otherwise a great stay

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

You see the sun sets were magic, the beach was close, what we found surprising was the beds, I slept so good. The street is relatively quiet, no traffic noise and you won't know there was a train close by. The beds were delish.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a family beach trip

  • 4 of 5

Bob was great and has thought of what a family would need who wants to have a beach vacation. Just a short walk to the beach with tons of surf and beach toys. Parking was awesome and the hot tub was relaxing.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

first time to San Clemente.. what a gem... I recommend Escalones to anyone that enjoys the beach and surf. Bob is a great host and is responsive to any of your needs..

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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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




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

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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