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Casa Toscana de Baja

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, 8 Sleeps

A Taste of Tuscany in Baja, Mexico Opened March 1st 2004!

BAJA MEXICO - People who are familiar with the spectacular Baja

Pacific Coast will be pleased to discover one of the newest

properties in Los Gaviotas is open for rental. Los Gaviotas, for

the uninitiated, is a 30 year old gated community of private

residences and rental properties nestled along the beautiful Mexican

Coastline just 45 minutes south of San Diego, California. Long

popular with California vacationers, as well as savvy surfers around

the US and the world, Los Gaviotas and the surrounding Rosarito area

offer a wide range of activities for the entire family.

This newer property, lovingly called Casa Toscana de Baja by the

owners, is awash in charm, comfort, and functionality. Facing

almost due west, this 2,400 square foot property offers a 180 degree

view of some of the most stunning sunsets anywhere in the world,

from the two spacious balconies along the front of the house.

The gorgeous white water views even make morning coffee an extra

special occasion!

The owners told this reporter that they decided to make the main

theme of this home reminiscent of the Tuscany Region of Italy

because of their affinity for all things wine-related, including

pairing interesting wine with interesting food. Upon reaching the

top floor of the home, the guests will be struck with an abundance

of appealing furniture and decorations. This floor holds the fully

equipped kitchen, a spacious living area with a large brick

fireplace, a 'Second Master' bedroom with a King-Size bed and a

private bathroom, another half bath just off the Living Room, and a

terrace with outdoor furniture and a gas grill. The living area

has a large screen TV, a DVD/VCR Player with Surround-Sound, and a

better than average DVD and VCR collection with selections for all

ages. A good variety of amusing and entertaining games are also on

hand. The owners also invite their guests to bring their favorite

CD�s for playing on the stereo system.

When it's finally time to rest up for the next day's activities, the

visitor can go down stairs to the three other beautiful bedrooms.

Each bedroom at this level has its own private bathroom, and is

decorated in a unique and interesting theme. The Master Bedroom,

with its King-Size bed, is on this level and provides the guest with

a 'Taste of the Tropics'. The beautiful bathroom has a double

vanity and large shower, complete with a bathtub - unusual in

traditional Mexican architecture. Romance abounds in this

private 'retreat', which includes a fireplace and an inside

conversation area for those few chilly evenings, a large ocean view

terrace, and even a large television with DVD/VCR player for cozy

late night viewing.

The other two bedrooms on this level are also decorated in

distinctive style. The 'Nautical' room, with its Queen-Size bed,

is a whimsical tribute to the stunning Pacific Ocean just steps away

from the home's front door. The 'Safari' room gives the weary

traveler a taste of the wild jungle without leaving the safety and

beauty of the Baja Coast. This sanctuary has two Twin-Size beds

that are perfect for the kids in the group. There is a gaming

system on the TV in this room. There is a completely unique

feature in the 'Safari' room. If the group includes all adults,

the owners have thoughtfully provided a 'gadget' that will convert

the two twin beds into another King-Size bed so no one has to sleep

alone! Private baths in both rooms insure a 'no-waiting' policy in

this Paradise on the Pacific.

Although content to enjoy the amenities of this awesome property,

this reporter is well aware that most vacationers will want to know

about what is available in the area. He is happy to inform the

guests, that unless you are staying for several years, you may never

run out of things to do in the Rosarito, Los Gaviotas, Puerta Nueva

areas. And even if that does happen, there is always Tijuana - 25

minutes north, or Encinada - just 30 minutes south.

More Details

Kathy Moylan
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish, spanish by email only.
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017


Las Gaviotas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Half Bathroom -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Safari Room - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Marine Room - 1 queen
    Tropical Island Room - 1 king
    Tuscan Room - 1 king
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Casa Toscana de Baja : Four bedrooms with private baths, a half bath off the living area, two terraces with furniture for relaxation and gas grill, large living area with fireplace complete with television, DVD/VCR player, surround sound and stereo, master bedroom with deluxe bathroom, fireplace and conversation area, fully equipped kitchen with all dishes and utensils, pots, pans, gadgets, coffee maker and grinder, and blender. Los Gaviotas : Olympic-Size (heated) swimming pool and Hot-Tub overlooking the ocean, tennis courts, shuffleboard, sandy beaches, tidal pools, slate walkway along the ocean stretching over the entire community ocean front, and a well-known surfing location with both a right and left reef 'break' making the area perfect for the novice surfer, and yet challenging enough to keep the veterans captivated for their entire stay. Rosarito Region : Fox Studios Tour and Entertainment Park, Puerta Nueva Lobster Fishing village, Surfing, Windsurfing, Swimming, Golf ('Real Del Mar' - 15 minutes north and 'Baja Mar' - 30 minutes south), Beach Combing, Snorkeling/Diving, Horse-Back Riding, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Street and Mountain Biking, Spas, Fishing, Whale Watching, Shopping, Art Galleries, Antique Shops, Traditional Mexican Pottery and Wrought-Iron Gift Shops, Boating, Sailing, Jet Skiing, Sightseeing, Wineries.


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Casa Toscana de Baja
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
Corona, CA, USA

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

This is our ninth visit to Casa Toscana! We just can't find a better place to spend a weekend in Baja Mexico. Secure all around and only a few miles from the border. With 4 bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen and an awesome ocean view is ideal for a relaxing and fun getaway with friends and family! We had a great time and will continue returning over and over.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing Casa Toscana for your ninth visit. We are glad that you found our place most desirable and will be returning again soon. Thanks again for your kind review.
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Azusa, California

Beautiful home, amazing views, safe community. Owner was wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Owner was amazing she went above and beyond to make sure our stay was enjoyable. We were here for a weekend and the home was better than the pics. Perfect layout, rooms are big and many bathrooms. Kitchen fully stocked and beautiful views. We will definitely come back soon!! Amazing weekend.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Can't wait to have you and your group stay with us again. Thank you so much for the kind words. Kathy
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Los Angeles, CA

Outstanding Home Made our Visit a Pleasure!

  • 5 of 5

Let me start by once again expressing our sincere gratitude for the hospitality shown by the owner Kathy. She was always just a phone call away and cheerfully answered every silly little question we had before and during our stay.

This beautiful and spacious home will not disappoint. The grand ocean views, multiple bathrooms, strong Wi-Fi, well-equipped kitchen, roaring fireplace, and large two-car garage were especially appreciated on this trip.

Our group of 7 adults had plenty of space to both find a quiet personal reading corner and to come together for meals and social activities. We all felt safe and secure throughout the complex and enjoyed the quiet, yet central location to all the Rosarito area has to offer.

We look forward to another stay soon and highly recommend Casa Toscana to anyone looking to visit the region!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Berkeley, CA

Beautiful home with a beautiful view! 10/10

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely perfect for our stay! The community was clean, quiet, and well-cared for. The home has two balconies with gorgeous ocean views. The home was in great shape and had everything we needed! The owners are so kind and responsive. This is a must.

Kathy, thank you so much for a perfect stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay at our "Home Away from Home". We want your experience to be just as wonderful as it can be. Vacations are so hard to come by, that the time spent away should be fun and relaxing or just the way to imagined. Please come again.
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Beautiful home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

We love casa toscana de Baja

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love Casa Toscana de Baja too, thank you for staying at our home away from home. Come and vacation again. Kathy Moylan
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Beautiful home ! In a great area

  • 5 of 5

Kathy was great at accomadating us . She was a great host and answered all our questions . We had an amazing time for spring break , the location was great about 10 minutes from downtown Rosarito . The house is even bigger and nicer in person ! Pictures just don't do it justice . Thank you Kathy! Hoping to come back soon

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice review. We aim to please. We feel the same about the pictures; we like our home to be warm and inviting and glad it was for you and your group. Please do come back soon. Kathy Moylan
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Eat Well.

* Walk along the beautiful shops.

* Visit the Rosarito Hotel.

* Relax from the hustle of life.

* Puerto Nuevo is only 5 minutes away.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Relax on our veranda.

* Play Tennis.

* Swim in community pool or relax in the jacuzzi.

* BBQ overlooking the ocean.

* Read, watch TV or just take a nap.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Cook together in our beautiful home.

* Play games.

* Play Volley ball, swim in the pool or in the ocean.

* Play shuffle board, tennis or go for a nice quiet walk.

* Eat in one of Rosarito's fabulous restaurants.

Hiking, Golf, Tennis, Fitness Center, Amusement Parks, Fishing,

Shopping, Restaurants, Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving,

Sailing, Surfing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Jan-Feb - $190.00/night (2 night min - 3 night minimum on Holidays)
Mar-April - $225/night (2 night min - 3 night minimum on Holidays)
May-June- $290/night (3 night min - 4 night minimum on Holidays)
July-Sep - $290/night (3 night min - 4 night minimum on Holidays)
Oct-Nov - $250/night (2 night min - 3 night minimum on Holidays)
Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Years - $325.00 a night
All Holiday weekends - $300.00 a night.
$60.00 Cleaning Fee
$300 Refundable Deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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