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Blue Beach House 500' to the Waves

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 91 m²
Property type cottage

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom / 1 Bath / Newly Remodeled Beach House

Visit our other 2 Cottages on the same property. VRBO # 716668 VRBO # 716721

Great for Weddings / Family Reunions / Corporate Events / Yoga & Fitness Retreats / Reunions / Receptions

Take a step back in time with one of these 3 newly restored cottages in the heart of Laguna Beach. Built as a seaside retreat in the 1930’s, our cottages have endured as a magical escape to California’s “Surf and Sand” fun. Freshly restored in 2015 with our unique vision of the 1930s to 1950s beach ambiance. Located only 1⁄2 block from Coast Highway you will have easy access to the beach and all of the great restaurants, and "outdoor fun” that Laguna has to offer. Bring your guitar, favorite books, and festive party spirits, as there are no televisions or telephones to distract you. Large front yard for relaxing with views of the ocean. Easy parking. (2 cars per cottage). Internet, laundry, fully stocked kitchens, & queen sized beds in each cottage.

255, 255 1/2, & 265 St. Ann's Drive; Laguna Beach, CA 94119

• 3 Charming 1931 Cottages in Center of Laguna Beach

- Front / Green 2bd/1ba (Sleeps 6)

- Middle / Blue 2bd/1ba (Sleeps 6)

- Back / Brown Unit 2bd/2ba + Loft (Sleeps 6)

• 1/2 block north of Coast Highway

• 1935 "Surf Shack" Motif

• On a Large 10,000 Sq. Ft. Parcel

Three charming 1935-1955 cottages only 500 steps from the waves of the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by the best places to recreate and that Laguna Beach has to offer.

The property is on a large 10,000 sq ft parcel, in the very heart of the city. Take a trip back in time to stay in California’s last surviving intact beach community.

Check-In is anytime after 4:00 pm, Check-Out is 11:00 am.

- Large front yard for relaxing with views of the ocean.

- Easy parking for 2 cars per cottage. Internet, laundry, fully stocked kitchens, queen beds in each cottage.

See what others are saying about the cottages:

The cottage was beautiful, just what we were looking for for our few days by the ocean. The beds were really comfortable and rooms were really spacious. The cottage also offered nice spaces to chill out after a tough day on the beach. Location was excellent. Lots of good restaurants and cafes within walking distance and beach was one block away. I'll be back!

Rachel:

Beautiful cottage. So much better than staying at a hotel. Everything was taken care of and every potential need thought of and provided for. We so loved our stay, and hope to be back int the future. Thank you so much for your hospitality!

Torri:

Neil was great to deal with-- very communicative and easy going. The cottage is exactly as advertised and very close to the downtown restaurants and beach. I highly recommend going to Tacos Locos at some point-- the food is incredible. I would definitely stay here again and recommend to any friends looking to stay in Laguna Beach!

Christina:

We really enjoyed our stay at Neil's place. It's in a great location and the cottage is extremely cute with some of the most comfortable beds! We will definitely be going back.

Sonya:

The cottage was everything you see and more. Attention to detail around every corner. Fully stocked kitchen allowed us to enjoy freshly ground coffee, and all the cooking tools to fix appetizers throughout the day. Beds were comfy, and shower had all the typical toiletries found at a hotel. Very nice place!

Melissa:

This place could not be more cozy & magical! Loved every minute of our (unfortunately short) stay. But def plan to come back soon hopefully!

Jennifer:

Perfect location in Laguna Beach very close to the main beach.. Just off of Coast Highway so very little street noise. Plenty of parking. Cottage has been completely renovated. It is like new. It has a very nice kitchen that is fully equipped. Neil is a tremendous host. I would absolutely stay here again.

Paul:

Very nice place, close to the beach & off the crowded tourist center. Enjoyed our stay a lot!

Raphael:

We had an amazing stay in Laguna with my wife and two small children. The entire process was "laid back"... and we loved it that way. This is a beautiful and roomy surf shack that is very well appointed and comfortable. Within minutes walking distance to great beaches, restaurants/bars/coffee/grocery, and all kinds of shops. We wish we could have stayed longer and will be back in the future! Were unable to connect to the Wi-Fi with any device, and couldn't seem to get that resolved (only posting this in case you need Wi-Fi for work, kids etc.). Still worth a 5-star review -- this place is... shall I say "RAD"!!

Kevin:

So to much say… The cottage is truly the quintessential beach house! Clean, minimal, "beachy," style, with an open floor plan, plenty of sun, comfortable beds, 2 blocks from the beach, free parking, AND a with a front yard with an Ocean View!!! The location is perfect; far enough away from the main beach for calm and quiet, with access to all the tiny, lesser-traveled coves; yet, close enough to walk down and take in all of the action. Turn south instead of north, walk ten minutes to K'ya's rooftop bar and watch the sunset. Devine. We will be back, probably several times. Lastly, Neil's responds promptly, and it could not have been easier! Great place, great host!

Heather:

What a great cottage! The home was recently remodeled and decorated very nicely. It was equipped with all the comforts of home and perfect for a family of four. The location was amazing. Only one block to the beach. Neil was welcoming and great to work with!

Antonette:

Neil's place was 50 seconds from the beach just as he said. It is recently remodeled and very welcoming. He made the entire process very easy. He was attentive to all our questions and was onsite to give us our keys. He even offered to show us around, which I thought was a lovely touch. He had everything we could have needed. Towels, bath supplies...even laundry supplies in case we needed to wash our clothes before packing up. We would love to go back for a longer stay the next time. His place is in a great location-walking distance to the beach and downtown Laguna.

Jean:

This place is an excellent location as described and I would highly recommend. Clean and new, thank you Neil.

Carly:

We were the first guests to stay at this adorable beach cottage over Spring Break. It is everything described and more! It is immaculately decorated with every convenience that you'd need for a vacation in Laguna. It is ideally located a short walk to the beach and cafes. We had the best time! Neil is one of the nicest guys and had the best suggestions where to have breakfast and where to skim-board. I highly recommend to anyone who wants a breezy and relaxing stay in Laguna, stay here at Neil's cottage. Can't wait to come back. Thanks again Neil!!

More Details

Owner
Neil Baker
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About Neil Baker

I'm a Laguna Beach local who loves this town! I will be readily available to help you with anything during your stay. If you have any questions or want any suggestions while here in laguna, just ask!

Neil Baker purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Neil Baker chose Orange County

You will see. It's like going back in time to Laguna's roaring 1930s-1950s past but at the same time, keeping the luxury of a newly remodeled home.

What makes this cottage unique

It's very close to everything Laguna has to offer and very easy walking distances.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Laguna Beach, California

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 91 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews
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Loved the property and the central location .... we would definitely recommend this ! The only drawb

  • 3 of 5

Loved this property and Neil was great to work with! The only drawback is the one bathroom but it worked out fine ! The location is pretty central to everything but the house is secluded and peaceful!! It was a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Terrific

  • 5 of 5

I want to start by saying thank you for opening up this jem of a home to people looking for a nice get away. Location couldn't be better. Walking distance from everything Laguna has to offer yet tucked away for privacy. Well stocked with everything needed in the kitchen, bedrooms, and bath. If I ever visit Laguna again I hope the dates work out to stay with you again. Very professional care from the reservation until our departure.

Mahalo again..

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location in cute cottage.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Blue beach cottage.

Check-in/out procedures and communications throughout our stay were excellent.

The location is indeed a short walk to the ocean. There are plenty of stores for shopping and amenities nearby.

The unit itself is a small cottage that has been simply refurbished for rental. It is neat and clean. If you're looking to stay in an authentic lived-in residential beach cottage, this is not it. The furnishings, decorations and supplies are more reminiscent of a nice motel suite than a fisherman's shack.

We would stay again and will recommend this unit to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute cottage by the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Thanks for a nice getaway.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful beach cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a memorable stay in the beach house! Very clean and had neccessaties we needed. Would stay here again! Thank you Neil for good communication also!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

2 couples shared the Blue cottage which was just like the pictures. Very cozy and relaxing. The deck and porch area were also perfect for grilling and relaxing. It is also very convenient and an easy walk to downtown shops and restaurants and there are also restaurants even closer. The beach is a short walk and just beautiful. Neil could not be a better host. He answered all my questions promptly and truly cares about his property. I would definately recommend the cottages and plan on returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
John Wayne Airport SNA
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Balboa Island
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Pelican Hill Resort
Nearest Train
8 Miles
San Juan Capistrano
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
I - 5 / Hwy 133
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Foodies Paradise
Car: recommended

Gorgeous newly remodeled cottages in the heart of Downtown Laguna Beach.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Laguna Beach, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
9 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$611
From
A$649
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 6 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$649
 
 
High Season
7 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$611
From
A$649
Fri,Sat
 
 
Low Season
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$372
From
A$409
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
23 Nov 2017 - 29 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$649
 
 
Low Season
30 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$372
From
A$409
Fri,Sat
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$649
 
 
Low Season
1 Jan 2018 - 1 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$372
From
A$409
Fri,Sat
 
 
Mid-Season
2 Mar 2018 - 22 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$428
From
A$466
Fri,Sat
 
 
Memorial Day
23 May 2018 - 30 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$649
 
 
Mid-Season
1 Jun 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$428
From
A$466
Fri,Sat
 
 
High Season
16 Jun 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$611
From
A$649
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day
31 Aug 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$649
 
 
High Season
6 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$611
From
A$649
Fri,Sat
 
 
Low Season
17 Sep 2018 - 21 Nov 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$372
From
A$409
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2018 - 28 Nov 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$649
 
 
Low Season
29 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$372
From
A$409
Fri,Sat
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$649
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
A$611
From
A$649
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$188.97
Damage Insurance A$74.33
Damage Deposit A$377.94

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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