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Angie Theis-Chen

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Beautiful Modern La Jolla Beach House

8 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

San Diego House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom 2 1/2 Bath Beach House

2 bedroom 2 1/2 bath beach house, large living room with fireplace, dinning room that seats 8, modern upgraded kitchen with bar stools, master bedroom with king bed and seating area, fireplace and a private patio. Master bath with 2 water closets, a shower, jacuzzi tub and 2 walk-in closets. Guest bedroom with King bed (this bedroom opens up into the master with double sliding doors), guest bath with shower. The property has 2 court yards, one off the master bedroom and one central court yard that connects the kitchen to the main living room. The main court yard has a gas grill and small dining area. The property has a whole house reverse osmosis water filter. Rental comes with local phone calling and wireless internet. Property is 3 blocks from La Jolla Shores beach.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Angie Theis-Chen (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Angie Theis-Chen

My husband and I raised our daughter Leighton in this home until she was 4 years old. We now live just a short 20 minutes up the coast in Del Mar. The home is great for families with kids of all ages. We hope you enjoy your stay in La Jolla, CA.

Angie Theis-Chen purchased this house in 1994

What makes this house unique

The property is unique in that it is all one level. This is particularly nice for little kids and elders.

Reviews

4
based on 8 traveler reviews

Beautiful Modern La Jolla Beach House
average rating of 4.0 based on 8 reviews
Santa Fe
5

High End Custom Home

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in San Diego. I really enjoyed staying in this high end custom home. It was way better than the photos. Coming from the southwest, I just loved the modern so cal architectural style. And the location couldn't have been better either...lots of great restaurants. We loved the beach but it was a little chilly this time of year so my kids spent a lot of time at the fabulous playground. We went kayaking, a first for our family, but couldn't resist after walking by all the tours. Thanks to the owner for making us feel at home! I highly recommend this rental and The La Jolla Shores area. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lancaster County, PA
2

Beautiful looking home online, but dirty

  • 2 of 5

The online pics are great! But there had been no one in to clean prior to our arrival for at least 3 months! The kitchen looked amazing but up close, the appliances are outdated and the cookware is either minimal or dirty. There were suppose to be bikes but we couldn't open the "shed" and Angie insisted it should open, but it never did and she didn't come out to see for herself until we left. This was one of the selling factors, the bikes. So after we left I called and asked about my refund and she stated she'd have to wait to make sure the bikes were ok! We never got to even see them! So finally I get a refund and she even charged me $65 to use a credit card!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous Home near La Jolla Shores beach

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week recently and enjoyed the lovely ambiance of this stylish and upscale home. The listing and photos were accurate but didn't do justice to the huge master suite. Three interior glass walls of the house enclose the serene garden and bring the outside in. Great location except for heavy beach traffic and the owner was very accommodating and gracious. We hope to return!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to hear you had a wonderful stay. Please come stay again soon!
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It all started out so well....

  • 1 of 5

This is a pretty house (with white carpeting), and a garden. We have rented homes all over the world. Until I received an email from the owner (nearly a month after we left) our two week stay seemed lovely, with a few small problems in the house I never would have mentioned. I was, however, so blindsided by a recent email from the owner, that I feel compelled to write. Be forewarned about a few things. This house is actually a one bedroom with very thin walls. The second double bed is in a room that is open to the house. This is all livable if full privacy is not your highest priority. More importantly, much to our surprise, a month after we returned home, Angie emailed us that her house cleaner said we broke things and stained things that we firmly believe we were not responsible for, and were accused by the housekeeper that we left the house in a condition that was, frankly, insulting. We thought it might be an error when we received the email, but did not hear back from the owner.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tucson, Arizona
4

Spacious with easy walk to beach

  • 4 of 5

Photos show true spaciousness of this lovely house. Even though it is on a busy street, it was very quiet. Amenities such as extra large refrigerator, Play Station 2, courtyard seating and play structures for very young children were appreciated. Short walk to the beach and restaurants meant we didn't need to use the car! Just a short drive to aquarium and grocery stores. Should note bedrooms are adjacent to each other with large sliding doors between them (not sound-proof). Sophisticated lighting controls take getting used to but provide range of light levels.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, CA
5

Great house, great location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family, two adults, two small children enjoyed our 1 week stay at this home. La Jolla shores area is perfect with small children. Kellogg Park, with its many play structures and swings, is great and the location, steps from the beach was a great way to spend our time. We would head down and watch the sunset each night after dinner. The location of the house, a few short blocks from the beach is actually preferred in my opinion as we are outside of the immediate beach area and the constant traffic and noise. Angie's house can accommodate 4 cars in the driveway and was great to have our family come down and see us without the hassles of parking around the beach. The home had a nice kitchen with bar style seating and gourmet appliances. Bathrooms were very nice with granite and custom tile work. Air Conditioning was great as we had 1 hot day during our stay. Other features we liked about the house: fast wifi, cable tv, high ceilings, exposed woodwork, kitchen, bathrooms, parking, nice furnishings, location, patio courtyard.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you so much for the kind words. We hope you can come back and stay again soon. Angie
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Piatti's
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Torrey Pines
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrak/Coaster
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
5
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Osteria Romantica
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
La Jolla Shores
Car: not necessary

Known as 'The Jewel' of San Diego, La Jolla features luxury homes, fine dining and upscale shopping that rivals Rodeo Drive. But the real jewels in La Jolla are the beaches, which are freely available for visitors and locals alike. The La Jolla coastline varies dramatically - from 300 foot sea cliffs, to rocky reefs, to golden sand coves, exploring La Jolla’s beaches is an exhilarating and inspiring experience. La Jolla Shores is a mile long crescent of prime sand beach favored by active beach goers of all interests. Anchored by the Scripps Institute of Oceanography pier, this is a busy swimming area popular among families and surfers alike. Shielded by La Jolla Bay, it is also used as a launching ground for scuba diving and kayaking. At night it's alive with the glow of beach fires and the energy of young adults socializing. Fortified by 300 foot sea cliffs is Torrey Pines City Beach, home to Black's Beach, is located at the northern most point of La Jolla. Difficult and hazardous to access for the public, this spot is favored by local surfers and body boarders.

La Jolla Cove is the north facing point on the seaward end of the cliffs that form a small deep water bay here. The cliffs are riddled with sea caves of special fascination to kayakers who paddle over from La Jolla Shores Beach.

La Jolla Cove itself has a fine little beach, on busy summer days, visitor and locals will flock to the area for terrific swimming and snorkeling afforded by The Cove's sheltered waters and abundance of bright orange Garibaldi fish and other tame marine life (The Cove has long been protected from fishing of any kind). Scuba divers and ocean swimmers use The Cove as a safe point of entry and exit. No surfboards, boogie boards or rafts of any kind are allowed. There is an excellent grass park adjacent to The Cove with bathrooms, showers, picnic tables, a paved pedestrian walkway and several public gazebos.

The Children’s Pool, located close to downtown La Jolla, is a small cove protected by a concrete breakwater wall originally built to create a safe swimming area for children. Now, however, the area is a protected area frequented by seals and sea lions who beach themselves on the sand with their young.

If you continue south, you'll arrive at Hospitals, which is a great reef but a not so great beach. However, at low tide there are wonderful tidepools and great shelling all along the coast here. The conditions don't often cooperate, but when they do, it's the best dive site in town, with dramatic undersea arches and ledges chock full of lobster. At the south end by the gazebo is the Hospitals surf spot, the northernmost of La Jolla's reef breaks.

The road leaves the coast between Horseshoe and Windansea, which prevents most people from ever finding Marine Street Beach, the prettiest, whitest beach in all of San Diego. As such, the beach here is dominated by teens and locals. Marine Street's claim to fame is its wicked shorebreak otherwise known as 'womp.' Bodysurfers and bodyboarders get short, deep tube rides as the waves hit the steep shelf and unload onto the shore. There are several nameless surfbreaks on the reefs at either end of the beach - all fickle, all dangerous, all heavily localized, but also very, very, very good when they're on...

Windansea is the next beach traveling southward. Made famous by Tom Wolfe's story 'The Pump House Gang,' Windansea was and is all about fitting in. The break is an easy left/right peak that breaks on any tide, any swell and practically any day of the year. It's accordingly crowded, and the crowd accordingly competitive. Swimming is best on the south half of the beach between Kolmar Street and Big Rock Reef. Lifeguards supervise near the grass shack at the end of Bonaire Street in summertime.

Downtown is just a short 20 minute drive south on the 5 freeway. San Diego's thriving downtown districts offer a plethora of options for shopping, dining and cultural attractions, all accessible by foot or by trolley. Modern and historic buildings stand side-by-side, in the downtown historic Gaslamp District, housing shops and boutiques, trendy nightclubs, rooftop bars and fine dining restaurants. During the day, families can enjoy various cultural attractions, like The New Children's Museum, or take in a baseball game at Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, or catch a ride on the trolley to Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo. After dark, the area transforms into a sophisticated playground for adults. With an endless variety of posh night clubs, sizzling music venues and sky-high rooftop bars, you are bound for an adventurous and memorable night on the town.

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Rates & Availability

La Jolla House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Season & Holidays
Jul 1 2016 - Sep 11 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
$12,000
 
 
Low Season
Sep 12 2016 - Nov 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,500
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 27 2016
5 night minimum stay
$450
$3,500
 
 
Low Season
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,500
$7,000
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Early Low Season
Jan 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$350
From
$400
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,500
$7,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$400
From
$450
Fri,Sat,Sun
$10,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Any stays over 30 days will be tax free.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

San Diego House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Master Bedroom has a TV with a seating area and fireplace
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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