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SALE Aug5-12 now$299 night down from $357 +tax/fees FRONTROW 2ND STORY COTTAGE

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Stunning Front Row unit-you can't get closer to the Strand/beach!

Beginning July 8, 2017, until mid August, we only accept Saturday to Saturday bookings.

STUNNING VIEWS FROM UPDATED 2nd story "COTTAGE".Plus NEW KITCHEN (CABINETS, COUNTER TOPS AND APPLIANCES)-FANTASTIC FRONT ROW CONDO!!!! Bathrooms remodeled since unit purchased in 2014. One of only 8 Strand-front cottages in this complex of 550 units AND 1 OF ONLY 4 UNITS IN THE COMPLEX ON THE VASTLY SUPERIOR 2nd STORY UNITS IN FRONT OF STRAND. From the 2nd/top floor you have a much better view AND you are not at eye level while enjoying a glass of wine with every person walking by on the Strand. You have all of the people-watching benefits and none of the drawbacks! Conveniently close to beach showers to was that sand off your self and beach toys!

Welcome to Villa Mia our home-away-from home at the beach. This is a comfy and homey 2nd story "cottage" unit (walk up to 2nd level with a landing half way) North Coast Village "A" building oasis, directly at the corner of the Strand and Breakwater Way (Google it to get a "feel" for the location). Being on the 2nd story lets you be at the heart of the beach action and people watch until your hearts content! Let the pounding of the surf lull you to sleep.

We also own and manage 2 other North Coast Village units: (Villa Jena), and (Villa Sophia).


Take the time to read all of our reviews to get an idea how hard we work to provide a great guest experience for all of our travelers! With our 3 units we have well over 100 5 star reviews!

This unit is a coveted 'cottage' unit of North Coast Village. The cottage number is A 20 and it is located directly on the southeast corner of the Strand and Breakwater Way at the heart of California beach life. Google the location to get a street level view.

More Details

David Keshavjee
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About David Keshavjee

We have owned and managed many rental units in Southern California including 4 in North Coast Village! Villa Mia, named after my eldest daughter, is one of our favorites!

We also own a one bedroom ( ) and two other 2 bed/2 bath units, one is a 2 level unit including a penthouse level master suite( ) and just added ( ) to our list our great ocean view units! Our family lives about an hour from Oceanside in a suburb of Los Angeles. TAKE THE TIME TO READ OUR REVIEWS. THEY ARE MOSTLY 5 AND 4 STARS (OUT OF 5 STARS)! OUR GUESTS LOVE OUR UNITS AND IT SHOWS IN THEIR COMMENTS. WE OWN AND OPERATE OUR OWN UNITS. WE DO NOT USE A MANAGEMENT COMPANY WITH 30 OR 40 OTHER UNITS TO DEAL WITH. WE OPERATE OUR OWN UNITS AS A FAMILY ENTERPRISE.

David Keshavjee purchased this condo in 2013

Why David Keshavjee chose Oceanside

You cant get much closer to the beach! If you like to people watch (but not be too close-as with the ground floor units), then this is your condo. The Strand is Oceanside's equivalent of a boardwalk that accommodates both pedestrian and vehicular (one-way only) traffic. In the summer it can be packed with people walking, cruising in their cars or on 4-person surrey-top rental bikes or it can be relatively empty as the sun goes down and the beach crowds go home. In the off-season it is traveled much less frequently, mostly by the occasional vehicular tourist and the locals who live along the Strand. MAINLY, THOUGH, THE VIEWS OF THE BEACH AND THE PIER ARE UNPARALLELED!

What makes this condo unique

One of the best beach views available in the entire NCV complex - one of only 4 units out of 550 in the complex that has 2nd story views of the beach and that is located on the world famous Oceanside Strand!


Townsite Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 BEDROOMS plus queen sleeper bed in living room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(70 traveler reviews)

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SALE Aug5-12 now$299 night down from $357 +tax/fees FRONTROW 2ND STORY COTTAGE
average rating of 4.642857 based on 70 reviews

Convenient and good location

  • 4 of 5

My family and I stood there from July 8th through 14th. My wife, 6 month old, 7 year old, 12 year old and I stayed there. It was clean, upgraded kitchen, nice welcoming decor and big enough for all of us. It's a second floor unit and yes the public restroom was just outside the balcony. People watching was alot of fun for us and it was not loud. You still have good views to the left and right which was also nice. The condo had everything we needed such as plates, pots, pans, forks, knives, stove, fridge, cable tv, wifi etc. No A/C but the off shore breeze and fans kept the condo cool and comfortable. It also had beach towels, beach chairs, boogie boards and a beach umbrella. We used our own ezup at the beach to fit the whole family for shade. The patio had a small grill similar to a portable camping/ tailgate grill that takes a 1lb propane tank. There is some wear and tear due to the salt in the air from the beach and it being a rental but nothing major. Due to being close to the strand you will hear the trash trucks every other early morning picking up the trash from the public restrooms. You will also sometimes get those who drive by with the car music blasting throughout out the day but that's what happens when your so close to the beach. The location was great, very short walk to the beach and pier. The condo is part of North Coast Village and you can use their pools and amneties. The washer and dryer was in the parking lot by the smaller pool in our complex. It costs about $1.50 for washer and $1 for dryer and takes quarters only. We bought most of our food items from Walmart in Carlsbad. Our only suggestion are better bed tops or beds because we sank a lil too much and didn't sleep too well the first couple nights. Also the blinds in the master bedroom need to be fixed properly or replaced because some did fall down. I would also suggest a black out curtain in the master bedroom because the sun does come through blinds if you want to sleep in and it's harder with blinds falling. Also two twin or bunk beds in the other bedroom. But yes we would stay there again but the bed tops would need to be replaced, blinds fixed or replaced and blacked out somehow. Also there was no piping for the sand. If you do your research it starts in May and is supposed to end by June but like most big construction projects they go over a week or 2. Our stock 2015 Chevy Surburban LTZ barley fit in the parking stall and structure by inches in length and height.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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The property was beautiful and very clean.

  • 2 of 5

Even thought it was beautiful and very clean, the security was disappointing. I had 3 young children with me and I did not feel comfortable having them there.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Overall a good deal. Good scenery, nice little unit. Only complaint was dull knives when we cooked. Location is really nice and area is great. Would rent it again.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing, ideal location, gorgeous rental

  • 5 of 5

This unit has everything you need for a relaxing beach stay. Gorgeously decorated, all of the amenities and new appliances, this owner makes sure guests are very comfortable. Corner, second floor unit directly on the beach is the best location in the complex. Cleaning service, checkout was a breeze. Had no problems, only a great time. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved unit but..... construction Again this year.

  • 4 of 5

We should have been warned of the loud noise from Rock moving pipe across whole beach. So loud had to keep windows shut. Had to drive to different beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sheri, Unfortunately, we did not know that the construction would continue as late as it did. The City of Oceanside and the Army Corp of Engineers contract this work to replenish the beach and we are only given vague timelines. When work, due to weather or other unpredictable conditions, goes past the deadline, we are not informed until a guest lets us know. We live an hour away and we try to keep up on everything that goes on with our 3 condos, however, some information is not available until after it has become an issue. I would encourage you to contact the City of Oceanside to let them know how much the extended sand replenishment extension has bothered you. As a group, we owners try to complain as much as possible, however, sometimes the information coming directly from visitors is much more powerful.
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Very nice BUT not exactly what you may think...

  • 4 of 5

It is a lovely condo on the older side but comfy. I do think that everyone should know that you look right out on the public bathrooms, not the lovely beach which you go there thinking you are going to see. We looked past that and were very happy to just be on the beach.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Old Town
Gaslamp Quarter
USS Midway Museum
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
In-N-Out Burger
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
5 Freeway (San Diego Freeway)
Nearest Beach
5 Metres
Right in front of the unit.
Car: recommended

Oceanside is a great town central to all San Diego county has to offer. Also, as it is close to the border of Orange County, it is convenient to LAX, Disneyland, Hollywood, etc.


Rates & Availability

Townsite Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly Rate
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Peak/Summer 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Autumn 2017
Sep 16 2017 - Nov 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years 2017/18
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
Jan/Feb/Mar 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Mar 25 2018
4 night minimum stay
Ironman 2018
Mar 26 2018 - Apr 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
spring 2018
Apr 6 2018 - May 25 2018
4 night minimum stay
Early summer 2018
May 26 2018 - Jun 29 2018
4 night minimum stay
4th of July week
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 17 2018
7 night minimum stay
Late summer 2018
Aug 18 2018 - Oct 12 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/check-in fee $189
damage protection ($250) $49
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.5%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed and paid for. Tax not charged on stays over 30 nights. No smoking in unit or on balcony, subject to forfeiture of entire security deposit. Over capacity, for any length of time (not just overnight guests) unless approved by owner, are subject to forfeiture of entire security deposit. Actual monthly rents vary, depending on time of year and month-stated rates are guidelines only. Ask for quote for actual rate. Rates are based on eCheck or U.S. check payment. U.S. credit cards charged at 2.5% higher. International cards additional 2% above US card rates. Security deposit refunded 14 days after departure ( assuming no HOA parking tickets/fines, damage over $250) Check-in time is 4 pm. Check-out time is 10 am Due to the tight schedule of our cleaning staff, check-outs later than 10 am are subject to a $50 assessment from your security deposit per hour or portion of an hour. PLEASE NOTE: While we go every effort to provide a wonderful vacation, this is a house/vacation rental, not a hotel. Please do not expect concierge service, or be flabbergasted if there are minor problems. There are literally hundreds of items to attend to in a full house of this size and things can break or housekeepers may miss a spot here or there, etc. We aim for a perfect place ( and, overwhelmingly, our reviews endorse this), however, sometimes, things go awry. Please be understanding and patient. Whenever possible, we will try to correct the situation if notified in a timely and patient manner. We will not be be bullied with threats of negative reviews or those looking for an unjustified "discount". Travelers who fall into this category will, in turn, receive a negative review and our experience will be shared with the 200+ owner's who rent in this complex to be aware of unscrupulous, overly-demanding or unreasonable guests. We work hard for our reviews and this is a family run business and we will protect it.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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