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Lindsay Stenson-Gough

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Stunning Ocean View Home- 2 min Walk to Historic Moonlight Beach

66 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Come enjoy your stay at our new-build contemporary townhouse by the beach.

The house was designed by local architects and is situated in Downtown Encinitas, just 2 minutes walk from historic Moonlight Beach. Take in stunning white-water views of the pacific ocean, experience the soothing sound of waves crashing and watch spectacular sunsets while you relax and feel right at home.

We travel extensively and have chosen to share our home with special guests throughout the year. This exquisite home offers 2,000+ sq feet of living space with beautiful slate flooring and top quality decor throughout. We pride ourselves on providing an extremely clean yet cozy environment for guests. Our white bedlinen is freshly pressed and pillows, duvets and blankets are kept clean and renewed at the first sign of wear and tear. Paintwork is maintained annually and carpets are cleaned regularly. We want our guests to have a superior vacation experience and feel that they've found a home from home!

The gourmet kitchen has state of the art stainless steel appliances and cookware, beautiful granite counter tops and a walk-in pantry. Tea, fresh coffee, sugar, a selection of herbs are provided for your convenience.

Our main living-room area is cozy and relaxing with a large flat-screen TV, DVD player, gas fire and large sofas. Enjoy reading, watching TV or admiring the white-water ocean view at Moonlight beach. French doors open to the upper deck and outdoor dining area from the living-room, making it perfect to admire the view as you dine, too. One of the sofas in this area is a double sleeper, suitable for 2 people.

All bedrooms have flat screen TV's installed with cable connection, allowing you to browse hundreds of channels at your leisure. The house has 2 master bedrooms. Ground level master bedroom 1 has a king size bed, en-suite bathroom and French doors leading to the lower deck, garden and lawn. You also have ocean view from this room and can clearly hear the waves crashing as you fall asleep. You will find an iron and ironing board in the master closet and a hair dryer in the master, en-suite bathroom. Master bedroom 2 is located on level 1 (same level as kitchen, dining and living area). This bedroom has a king size bed, en-suite bathroom, walk-in closet and x1 single fold-out sleeper.

For families traveling with small children we provide a child safety gate, pack n play, high chair, beach toys, boogie boards, surf boards and board games.

Bathrooms are stocked with shampoo, conditioner, body wash and liquid soap for guest use. We also provide dish-washer tabs, dish washing soap, general cleaning liquid, bathroom tissue and kitchen paper towels. We try to be earth and animal friendly in our product choices. Where possible we choose vegan, environmentally friendly bathroom products and chemical-free household cleaning items. The cleaning company that we work with also use natural/ non-chemical products when servicing the house.

Keywords: townhouse, duplex beach-house

More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lindsay Stenson-Gough (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Lindsay Stenson-Gough

As Native Brits, my husband and I fell in love with Southern California and chose to emigrate here. We bought our beautiful beach house in 2007. We have traveled extensively, lived in different locations around the world and both agree that Encinitas is one of the most stunning spots to vacation. Who knows, you may enjoy your stay so much that you too decide to pack up and move here to live, just as we and countless other residents have done.

Lindsay Stenson-Gough purchased this house in 2007

Why Lindsay Stenson-Gough chose San Diego County

Moonlight Beach is the focal point of all summer activities in the city of Encinitas and undoubtedly one of the finest locations in San Diego County. It has a permanent lifeguard station, volleyball courts, tennis court, kids play park, concession stand, fire pits, showers and public facilities. Walk 2 minutes to the heart of Downtown Encinitas and you'll find a large selection of cafes, restaurants, shops, salons, spas and much more. There is so much to see and do locally, you're definitely spoiled for choice.

What makes this house unique

In addition to all of the facilities that Moonlight Beach has to offer there are also numerous other local attractions in close proximity: Self Realization Center and Meditation Gardens- 8min walk. YMCA pool & gym: 10min walk. Legoland- 10min drive. Wold Class Golf Resorts & courses: 10min drive. Shopping & lunch in Del Mar: 15 min drive, Lagoon Trails: 10 min drive. Sea-World, San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park & Museums: 20min drive.


based on 66 traveler reviews

Stunning Ocean View Home- 2 min Walk to Historic Moonlight Beach
average rating of 4.969697 based on 66 reviews
Tampa, FL

Amazing Property

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect location this home is at! Walking distance to beach, restaurants, grocery shopping, bars and shops. Not only is the location great but the home is absolutely beautiful as well. Beds and couches were very comfy. I was traveling with my family (2 & 3 yr old) so it was important to find a rental that included kiddy things so I wasn't traveling with much. This rental had more extras than I have ever experienced with any other rental. It was exactly as advertised! Would love to return back again next year! What a spectacular place!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Really happy that you had a fun vacation and enjoyed your stay at the house. Ensuring that the property is as child and family friendly as possible is important to me, your feedback is most helpful. I hope to welcome you back to Encinitas soon. Lindsay
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A unique experience!

  • 5 of 5

We had our family together at this wonderful home, with an exquisite view of Moonlight Beach. The time we spent in this beautiful decorated home with all the modern conveniences, was very special and will remain in our memories forever.

The comfortable beds, and the gentle breezes from the Ocean allowed us to have long and soothing nights of delightful rest.

We recommend this place without any reservations.


Clement & Cherry Brown

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this house. The view of Moonlight Beach was amazing. It was nice to have all of the beach equipment at the house. The beds were very comfortable. We took Pilates classes at Club Pilates on 2nd St, got coffee at Buzz, and our favorite restaurant was the Biergarden next to Whole Foods.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Encinitas stay

  • 5 of 5

The location of this house really couldn't be better for enjoying Moonlight Beach and Encinitas. The home is well maintained and well equipped - including plenty of beach toys, chairs, etc. The check in/out was easy. Plenty of restaurants and services are located within walking distance. While staying here we enjoyed and would recommend visiting Concept Surf Shop (surf lessons), The Bier Garden of Encinitas, HapiFish, 101 Diner, Pacific Coast Grill, and the Cedros Ave Design District.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay on Moonlight Beach

  • 5 of 5

This home is well appointed and has a fabulous view of the ocean from the living room and one of the bedrooms.

The bathrooms are large and the beds are very comfortable and great quality. We did not cook anything in the kitchen, but it is well equipped and even had some supplies from the owner.

We enjoyed the location right in the downtown area of Encinitas and could walk to shopping and restaurants.

Lindsay was prompt to resolve any issues for us and has made notes throughout the duplex to inform guests of how everything works.

We have a cousin in the area and hope to return someday.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic home and location

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a week at this property and We loved it. We would go back again. The property had everything we needed and was very neat. The location was also phenomenal. We sat on the balcony at dinner and looked across the street at the ocean. Tons of restaurants and shops within walking distance.

Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Via Italia Trattoria
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Lofty Coffee
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Old Town
Gaslamp Quarter
Petco Park
Solace & The Moonlight Lounge
Solterra Winery and Kitchen
The 3rd Corner Wine Shop & Bistro
101 Diner
"Best breakfast in town! "
Yoga Tropics
"Best hot yoga in town"
Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA
"Best local sports facility. Awesome pool!"
Siamese Basil
"Best Thai food in town"
Pelly's Fish Market & Cafe
"Best fish market & cafe in town. Can't beat the shrimp tacos and loco soup!"
Self-Realization Fellowship: Hermitage
Blue Ribbon Artisan Pizzeria
"Great pizza & wine!"
Fashion Valley Mall
"Best shopping mall & great places to eat."
Old Town Trolley
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
El Calejon
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Encinitas Ranch
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Encinitas Coaster
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Moonlight Beach
Car: not necessary

Beach volleyball- 2min walk, tennis court- 2min walk, yoga studios- 5min walk, YMCA- 3min drive, meditation gardens- 8min walk, botanical gardens- 10min walk, lagoon trails & bird watching- 10min drive, Cedros Design District- 10min drive. Shops, including Wholefoods- 5min walk, restaurants & cafes- 1min to 10 min walk.


Rates & Availability

Encinitas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late summer
Sep 16 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 13 2016
4 night minimum stay
Nov 14 2016 - Nov 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 20 2016
4 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Year
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 4 2017 - May 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 16 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Start of Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 15 2017
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $240 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 10.0%

$1000 refundable security deposit. Payment methods accepted: Mastercard and Visa with a 2.5% surcharge deducted from your security deposit. E-checks have no fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Encinitas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large walk-in shower, his & her sinks and toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Tub and shower, his & hers sinks and toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 2.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Single fold-out sleeper is located in this bedroom.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Fold-out Pack n Play is located in this bedroom
  • King size beds (1) In ground floor master bedroom., King size Beds (1) In 1st floor bedroom, Twin or Single fold-out Beds (1) In master bedroom 2 (1st floor bedroom). Pack n Play available (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) In living room, 1st floor.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Coffee grinder Yoga mats boogie boards foam surf board beach chairs beach umbrella beach towels beach bag & ice blocks beach/ food cooler with ice blocks books dvd's outdoor pillows for upper balcony chairs/ lower deck loungers iron & ironing board hair dryer

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