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Oceanfront Beach Home, 5 BR, 5.5 BA, 3 Decks, Elevator

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Situated on one of San Diego's most beautiful beaches, this spectacular oceanfront home is the quintessence of Southern California coastal living. With 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths, 6 levels, elevator for convenience and handicapped access, a surround sound media room, three ocean facing decks with outdoor music systems, jet tub, luxury and quality throughout, a wonderful oceanfront home on the nicest, least crowded, most private public almost always sandy beach in La Jolla, it is simply ideal.

*For live videos of the beautiful beach from the home’s deck, visit the links in the Owner Info section under Links to More Information (just after the calendar and map below).*

The oceanfront facing living/dining room is mostly glass with wonderful panoramic views and sounds of the breaking waves. The elevator is centrally located for easy handicapped access to all rooms. Each of the 3 decks, and most of the 5 bedrooms have wonderful ocean views. The sounds and sights of the ocean waves restore the soul.

Within easy walking distance of wonderful La Jolla Village and close driving distances to many of San Diego's finest attractions, it is the premiere home base to enjoy all La Jolla and San Diego have to offer.

In La Jolla, enjoy delicious fine dining restaurants, fascinating shopping, world-class art galleries, beachcombing, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, tide pooling, swimming, snorkeling, sea kayaking, fishing, shelling, biking, volleyball, basketball, tennis, golf, hiking, hang gliding, paragliding, fitness centers, spas, live theaters, cinemas, a host of other attractions and activities, or just relaxing in a wonderful place.

In the greater San Diego area, experience Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Legoland, Petco Park for San Diego Padres baseball, Qualcomm Stadium for San Diego Chargers football, the Gas Lamp Quarter, Seaport Village, Historic Old Town San Diego, Balboa Park Museums, Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds, Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and the famous Torrey Pines Golf Course, Birch Aquarium, boating, water-skiing, windsurfing, parasailing, hang gliding, jet skiing, hot air ballooning, wine tasting, Tijuana, Mexico, bullfights, etc., etc., etc.


Keywords: La Jolla, beach, sand, on the sand, luxury, new, theater, theatre, elevator, handicap, handicapped, wheelchair, wheel chair, access, surf, surfing, volleyball, table tennis, ping pong, view, views, white water, close, village, restaurants, art, shopping, galleries, modern, beautiful, walk, walking

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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About The Owner


Guestbook comments from the owner

May 2, 2013

Dear Cliff:

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your home. As you know from our conversations and meeting us, my wife is a quadriplegic as a result of an accident almost 4 years ago. Since that time, we have spent a large amount of time travelling on vacation and business throughout the country and internationally.

Prior to staying at your home in April this year, we always stayed in hotels that were able to provide for our special needs. However, this year we decided to bring together some of my wife's family that resides in California and wanted to stay in a private home if we could find one that could accommodate us.

I searched all over for the "right" house and then came across your home. At first it seemed too good to be true. You may remember we had many discussions regarding your home as I wanted it to be perfect for our trip. Well, Cliff, it was.

As you may remember we had some concerns about whether we could stay in the master bedroom or not, because of a two inch lip leading into the shower. Well, there was no problem.

We also thought there might be a problem in getting onto the three oceanfront decks. You built a portable wooden ramp that allowed my wife and her 350-pound wheelchair to go on the decks whenever she wanted.

Cliff, I have given considerable thought as to whether there is anything that could be done to your home to make it better for accessibility. The short answer is - no.

Your home is wonderfully built to accommodate virtually everyone in an excellent manner. It worked for us and I am certain it can work for anyone.

We look forward to renting your home again next year - this time for a longer period.



New York, NY
Apr 2013
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La Jolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5.5 total Bathrooms; Ensuite attached Bathrooms (5)
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (5)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 5 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Central heating and air conditioning. Whole house water filter system. Instant hot drinking water system. Extensive security system with gated entry, camera, motion detectors and monitored alarm system. Fire extinguishers, alarms and sprinklers thoughout the home. Fifteen minute walk to La Jolla Village, Seal Beach, museums, galleries, restaurants, and numerous other attractions.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront Beach Home, 5 BR, 5.5 BA, 3 Decks, Elevator
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family of 6 enjoyed a fabulous week at this home on the beach. The house had all the amenities we could want including beach toys and chairs. With each of the kids having their own bedroom and en suite bath, there was plenty of room for us to spread out. When we wanted time together, we had the media room with its TV and board games and the multiple decks to choose from - not to mention the beautiful expanse of beach. The owner was very attentive to our needs. He was available and very responsive to our requests.

The home is situated within walking distance to coffee shops, grocery stores, restaurants and more. The home is also fully furnished with all kitchen necessities so that we were able to enjoy several of our meals in the home. I would recommend this location to anyone looking for a relaxing vacation in a well situated beachfront home.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great time, house is in perfect location, right on beach. LaJolla is great and is within easy walking distance, either by beach or sidewalks

Cliff and his wife were great to deal with, we had a minor issue off the bat, and they helped take care of it, with very little interaction from us.

I would definitely rent this house again!


  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Holiday Week

  • 5 of 5

Just left the home this morning. We have rented in PB/MB in the past, not comparable. Owner very accommodating, met us upon check-in, called to make sure everything was OK a couple of times during the week. House is beautiful in a great neighborhood, directly on the beach. Every bdrm has its own bath. Views are spectacular, kitchen and deck off kitchen are main gathering areas. There were 9 of us, very comfortable. Short walk to commercial area, can walk or uber to anywhere in the La Jolla area. Too many good restaurants to mention but will point out; Manhattan, Georges, Bistro Pazzo, Whisknladle, were all very good. Sunset at the beach house followed by an early dinner makes for a great evening. Son and son-in-law got on at Torrey Pines South course as walk ons! better get up early! Thank you Mr Douglas, we had a great time! Dave & Jan and family.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Dave and Jan for your happy review. We are so glad you and your family had a wonderful vacation in La Jolla and a great stay at our beach house. It was an absolute pleasure having you there. We look forward to welcoming you back for a return stay! Best regards and wishes to you and your family in 2017 Cliff
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Best beach vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We just arrived home from an incredible week spent at this beautiful property. Our original plans were to have a Hawaiian vacation, but we were traveling with my elderly parents and had concerns with transportation. La Jolla seemed like the next best option, and we began weeks of searching the web for a place on the beach. After reading the reviews on this home, and seeing it’s proximity to the beach we decided to book it.

From the first phone call from the owner Cliff I knew we made the right decision. He was so helpful and answered my many questions leaving no doubt this would be the best place for our family. Our group consisted of my husband, our two adult children, my brother and my parents. Everyone had his or her own bedroom and connecting bathroom.

The rooms were all much larger than we expected, especially the main living area. This entrance level floor consists of the kitchen and dining room combination plus 2 couches. We spent most of the daytime in this room or actually on the gorgeous connecting deck overlooking the beach and ocean. The deck is so close to the sand we felt like we were actually on the beach with the exception of being able to recline on super comfortable chairs. We also enjoyed being able to easily access the beach, including my 84 year-old parents.

I am kind of a neat freak and this home was extremely clean and organized. I felt right at home. The appliances were all top quality, and we enjoyed being able to prepare meals and dine al fresco. If we did venture out for a meal it was an easy walk to many wonderful restaurants. Cliff has a house notebook with all the information regarding the house including many recommends for favorite restaurants. I can’t say enough on how much we enjoyed our time in this beautiful home! We would love to come back again!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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We found Perfection

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this home back in April for a mini-family reunion. The house is even better in person than it is in the pictures and description. The home is set up extremely well for multiple or large families and is very well-appointed with everything you would need for a perfect beach vacation, including beach gear, a great kitchen with many supplies, every appliance and amenity you can think of, an amazing home entertainment system, and central location to walk to retail and restaurants. The beach is something out of a dream and the views from all three decks cannot be adequately described in words.

The owner is extremely helpful and goes to great lengths in the tour and a manual he has prepared to answer every question that could ever be raised. He is also a good source of local information and provides spot on recommendations and reviews of local sites and restaurants.

We stayed for a week and no one was ready to leave. This is an amazing house in an amazing location. We have zero complaints or regrets and we cannot imagine vacationing in the San Diego area again unless we can stay in this house. There are not enough stars to properly rank this property and its owner. Hats off to cliff for giving us the best family vacation ever.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Something for everyone

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, our 2 small children (8 and 2) and their grandparents luxuriated for a week in this house in October of 2012. I spent weeks searching the internet for just the right house to rent for our visit and am thrilled that we were lucky to secure this house. This home is truly remarkable. It was immaculate and well kept. As per other reviews, no cost was spared to outfit this house - from the extraordinary entertainment system, georgeous kitchen, elevator... The house offered something for everyone. My wife says she got some of the best sleep she has ever gotten as she was lulled to sleep by the Pacific's waves. My children loved the elevator and being right on the beach. (I will add that it is very secure and the kids could not get to the beach without us letting them). For myself, I can't think of a better cooking experience than using the fully outfitted chef's kitchen while looking out at sunset. My parents enjoyed spending time with all of us but really enjoyed going up to their "penthouse" for rest and relaxation!

The location is ideal. Not just being on the beach, but being a short walk from all sorts of sights.

I'd also like to say that this is the first time that I have rented a home over the internet and was quite wary, given some of the horror stories you see online. I can say that Cliff and his wife were extraordinarily helpful with the booking as well as meeting us at the home and showing us around. We'd all give the experience 6 stars if we could.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

The neighborhood is almost all multi-million dollar single family homes. Mitt Romney's La Jolla home is about 8 doors south. It's a five minute walk to the neighborhood Ferrari and Lamborghini dealerships. Yet there are restaurants, shops, and art galleries everywhere to fit most budgets and tastes. The people are friendly, there's lots to do, and beautiful places to do it. Next door is the beautiful White Sands retirement home (


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La Jolla House Rental Rates

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5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $200 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $390
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Tax Rate 10.5%

All rates vary depending upon the number of guests, the nights of the week, the weeks of the year and holidays. Minimum stay normally 7 nights during summertime and holidays and a minimum of 5 nights at all other times. Stays of one week or less normally within one Saturday-to-Saturday time frame. Arrangements for other time frames are possible at increased rates. Please contact owner for further details. Rate for long-term annual rental is $350,000.00 per year. For consideration of the neighbors and the home, only named and permitted guests and visitors are to be at the home.

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