Updated 1930's village bungalow sits in the heart of historic Encinitas, hidden in a jungle of 30 year old palms and lush tropical landscape - what a surprise! It's complete with stone patios, bamboo pavilion, koi pond with waterfalls, fountains, and fire pit. The house offers upscale comfort yet easy, fun vacation living space - just 4 blocks to beaches and steps away from shopping, award winning restaurants, and night life.
The house boasts hardwood floors throughout, a chef's kitchen with stainless steel appliances, 2 ovens, pot filler over stove, granite counters, a 20 bottle wine cooler, eat-at island, and separate dining area.
The 2 bedrooms provide King and Queen beds supplied with quality linens. Each bedroom opens to a patio by way of wooden french or sliding doors; each has a ceiling fan, flat screen TV, and ample closet space.
There is plenty of convenience with a laundry area, two full baths, and a bonus outdoor shower equipped with both hot and cold water, making for easy post beach cleanup. All linen is included along with a stack of beach towels.
The living area is cozy and furnished with comfortable seating including a full size pull out sofa bed, 2 chairs, an ottoman and coffee table; SONOS wireless audio, free WiFi, a flat screen TV with AppleTV.
Front stone patio is hidden in lush landscape encircled with copper tiki torches, small fountain; furnished with teak dining table and 4 chairs and 2 wicker lounge chairs.
Back stone patio includes a koi pond with waterfalls, lush landscape, a bamboo pavilion, (enjoy morning yoga, happy hour cheer or even a campout experience); outdoor shower, gas grill, gas patio heater, gas fire pit, teak dining table and chairs, and cushioned teak lounge furniture.
Outdoor storage closet is stocked with surf & skim boards, beach chairs, umbrellas, sand toys, and 4 bicycles. Parking includes a one car driveway, exclusive to the house, and street parking. An artist's workshop with its own back alley entrance sits on the south side of the property and is occasionally used by owners.
Location, location, location!
The proximity of the house is prime as it's 4 blocks from the beach AND it sits in the heart of the village, giving easy access to essentials while exploring the beach village lifestyle and the excitement of its fun nightlife - all without calling Uber or needing your car.
Take a stroll through town, watch a movie at the historic La Paloma Theater, or grab a taco in your swim suit, sip coffee and people watch at an open-air cafe. Spend a few hours shopping, sample a craft beer, and have dinner at the many fine establishments.
"D Street Beach" is a wonderful place to watch sun sets from its benches above. Take a moonlight stroll - it has an accessible stairway to the sand, and is just 4 blocks from the house.
One more block north brings you to family friendly Moonlight Beach with all the perks. It has lifeguards, a newly remodeled playground, sand volleyball courts, fire pits, showers, restrooms, board rentals, and food concessions.
Encinitas Beaches range from big family friendly beaches like Moonlight to secluded local surf breaks like D Street. This north county San Diego region is known for good surf, small mellow beaches lined with sea cliffs, friendly locals, and is home to famous athletes like surfer Rob Machado and skate boarder Tony Hawk.
A few blocks south of the property you'll find yourself returning to the iconic Swami's Beach and gardens which offer breath taking ocean views, live drum circles on its lawn, and a steep stairway down to its beaches and tide pools. It's known for its reef break and long rides - some of the best surfing in California!
Walk or bike the entire village and experience all the shopping and entertainment it offers. Book & gift stores, trendy clothing shops, surfboard shops, home goods & hardware, outdoor restaurants, cafes, line historic Coast HWY 101, which runs straight through the center of town.
Whale watching, deep sea fishing excursions, kayaking, and surf lessons can all be arranged with local crew and organizations. A list of recommendations is included in the Welcome Packet upon your arrival.
The train depot, another iconic landmark, is a short walk away offering easy excursions to San Diego or Los Angeles and beach towns in between. Some tourist attraction pamphlets are provided in the house and train schedules are found on The Coaster and Amtrak websites. Don’t forget your passport as Mexico is just a 45 minute car ride to its border! Book a chauffeured day tour and discover the beauty of Mexico.
The Southern California vacation experience in Encinitas - swim, board, boat, walk, bike, or catch a train!