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USA California Southern California Solana Beach Listing #3827

Ocean View Escape - Solana Beach, CA

26 reviews
Max occupancy: 8 3 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed 4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Dog-friendly 
729 Barbara Avenue , Solana Beach, CA 92075

Designer Solana Beach home w/wrap-around deck & ocean views - dogs OK!

Entertain guests in style in this posh Solana Beach vacation rental with ocean views and a luxury wrap-around deck! The designer home is ideal for traveling families or close friends taking in the arts, culture, and abundance of outdoor beauty along California's coast!

This quintessential Southern California beach home is located in a peaceful residential neighborhood of Solana Beach. Explore the beach, quaint shops, and restaurants of the Cedros Design District or rugged beauty of Cardiff State Beach, both within two miles!

Inside, the home offers designer touches and is flooded with natural light from enormous picture windows and three glass doors. The home truly offers an indoor/outdoor feel, leaving guests to feel rejuvenated with crystal blue views of the Pacific yet pampered by in-house amenities.

The open-concept living and dining room is cozy with a chocolate sectional sofa with seating for the whole family. Snuggle up on windy days to watch re-runs on the 60-inch flatscreen cable TV, or watch birds flutter outside on the flowering fauna.

The formal table seats eight and is equipped with a chandelier, ideal for toasting an anniversary feast! The gourmet kitchen is both beautiful and functional with stainless-steel appliances, white-tile floors, and plenty of counterspace. You'll never have too many cooks in this kitchen!

Extra features like an enclosed yard, WiFi, and a washer/dryer will make guests feel right at home. This California vacation rental offers two full baths and four bedrooms to accommodate eight guests. Each room is equipped with 42-inch flatscreen cable TVs so you'll never argue over the remote! Guests will rest easy on resort linens for extra comfort.

The master suite is divine with a king-size bed and private bath. A second bedroom offers a unique skylight, romantic gas fireplace, and king-size bed. A third room grants tree-top views and a queen-size bed. The fourth bedroom features views across the Pacific, a king-size bed, and glass doors that lead to the deck. You can bring your dogs along with you for a small nightly fee.

The wrap-around deck is nestled among the clouds, offering panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and glimmering green tree tops. Ideal for entertaining, the space features cozy modular furniture, an outdoor firepit, and heat lamps so you can celebrate into chilly evenings.

Crank up the gas grill for a Fourth of July barbecue or treat guests to a gourmet feast of shrimp cocktails around the outdoor table with seating for eight. Chaise lounges and a hammock offer an air of relaxation, so you can relax in the afternoon with a good book and toast to the sunset with a great glass of wine.

Beyond your ocean-view oasis are arts and cultural districts and outdoor adventure! Rent stand-up paddleboards in Solana Beach to explore the waters at Tide Beach Park or breathtaking beauty of the San Elijo Lagoon State Marine Conservation Area. Your two-car garage is a treasure trove offering boogie boards, umbrellas, beach toys, ice chest, and lounge chairs for your sun-kissed discoveries!

Pack a picnic for a scenic drive along the Pacific Coast Highway or a romantic evening out at the Cedros Design District. The unique community offers more than 85 art galleries, antique stores, and famous local joints like the Belly Up Tavern.

Day trips are a short 23 miles to downtown San Diego where you ogle the architecture at Balboa Park, discover wildlife at the San Diego Zoo, watch dolphins at Sea World, and indulge in local seafood cuisine at the Gaslamp Quarter.

Untold beauty and attractions for all ages await in this modern Southern California vacation rental. Stop day dreaming and start planning your great adventure today!

*Please note that all guests must be 25 or older unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian!

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Gas fireplace

Washer/dryer : Private

Central AC

Propane/gas home : Gas







Internet : AT&T

Cable : Cox

Netflix streaming



Beach towels



Gas grill : Private




Water view

26 reviews

Cassie F. Mar 2019
The house we stayed in was in a beautiful, expensive neighborhood but the house was very homey. I didn't feel like I was staying in someone else's house, it was an older home with a few typical quirky issues, such as a blown breaker but everything was immediately addressed & fixed. I will definitely use VaCasa properties again. Our stay was for a family medical situation not vacation, but the house was perfect for both. I don't like feeling like I have to step on eggshells when I'm staying out of town & I definitely didn't. We were comfortable cooking , whatching movies & enjoying the amazing SoCal sunsets on the deck. If you're into 5star pampering, there are plenty of places for you to stay in the area. But if you're like me, I just want to relax and enjoy my time without all the fluff. Especially if it's an extended stay like ours was. It was perfect for our needs & greatly appreciated the staff that took care of any issues we had.
Suzanne M. Apr 2018
This a beautiful house which needs some updating. It's large and airy with a wonderful view. The kitchen is its weak spot, especially as our family likes to cook for each other. We had to buy many items, such as salt and pepper, cooklng oil,sugar, and others. And because we flew, we couldn't take them and had to find someone to give them to. There were, however, some good knives. Unfortunately the great, spacious deck was always sunny without adequet shade or cover and we were not able to use it anywhere near as much as we would have liked to. This was a MAJOR disappointment to us. At this time we would probably not return unless some of our issues were addressed. This is an expensive, long-distance, undertaking for our family and we would opt for a little better experience next year.
Laura G. Mar 2018
Amazing views and an incredibly relaxed setting are available in this great house in Solana Beach. We stayed for a month and wish it could have been a year. It was really fabulous all around.
Daniel M. Aug 2017
It was a very comfortable, cozy house. The layout takes great advantage of the ocean view and we loved the deck. Made s'mores on the firepit and played Jenga for hours under the umbrella on the table. I loved reading for hours on the the chaise lounges in the shade on the deck while still enjoying the ocean view. Couches were very comfy and the place is clean, bright and airy. Didn't want to leave!
Katherine M. Mar 2017
The home needs updated electrical work done - we traveled a long way - it is the perfect location - our family lives nearby so location was perfect!!
Jose Eduardo D. Jan 2017
Everything great!
Marilyn W. Oct 2016
Rent this home for the view. House is a bit older but the deck makes up for it. Great neighborhood.
Diana B. Oct 2016
My husband and I stayed with my folks in this home in September 2016. The views are amazing from the back patio and we spent quite a bit of time on the patio. The home is spotless and backed with amenities. Beach chairs, little plastic pails and shovels for children, beach towels, cooking pans, plates, flatware, glassware, etc. There are four bedrooms and each has a different firmness of mattress so anyone should be able to find a bed that suits them. The street is very quiet and felt safe. Each home is custom and we enjoyed walking our little dog through the neighborhood and looking at the homes. This house is walking distance from the beach and dining / bars, the train, etc. I can't say enough good things about the home, the location, the view. We can't wait to stay again!
Jessica F. Sep 2016
Solana Beach has been a family favorite vaca spot from LA for years! We loved the wrap around deck and while the house is very old its in a great neighborhood. The kitchen doesn't have a ton to work with so bring supplies! Outside of that, it made a great retreat for my Colorado family to come in and celebrate a birthday!
Danny W. Sep 2016
Great view of the ocean, very open floor plan, plenty of room for everyone
Alisha R. Aug 2016
It was amazing
Shannon S. Aug 2016
The skeleton of this house, meaning the location and potential, are amazing. However, the pictures are misleading and it's dirty and unkempt.
Here's the Email I sent management and never got a response from. The particular issues we had in the house are outlined within it.

Hi Ashley,

I wanted to touch base because I'm a bit disappointed with the house. The location and layout are great, but the house was dirty when we got here and is a bit misrepresented in the ad. Here are the following issues:

1. When we arrived at 4PM, the scheduled check-in time, there was a white van parked in the driveway and cleaners were still here. They did not leave until 4:30 so we were just sitting in our cars waiting for them to finish.

2. The house itself didn't seem to be cleaned very well. The patio was very dirty. There was sticky red stuff all around the outdoor dining table - I accidentally stepped in it and it was gross. It looked like someone dropped a bunch of watermelon or strawberries around the table and they just got ground into the floor.

3. I just took a shower in one of the bathrooms, and when I pulled the curtain back I found a bunch of hair stuck to the wall - absolutely disgusting and makes the think the house cleaners didn't clean the shower.

4. The patio in the pictures looks very cozy with a bunch of throw pillows on the outdoor couch, a blanket, an outdoor heater and a hammock. Well, there are no throw pillows or blankets - just the outdoor couch itself which is stained and dirty, but no throw pillows. There is a hammock stand, but the hammock itself is missing. The stand-up heater is in the garage with no instructions.

5. The fan and lighting in the bedroom with the fireplace doesn't work. There is a remote that takes a special battery and it's dead. Neither the fan nor the fan light works, and it gets a bit stuffy in that room. There were also ants ALL OVER the fireplace when we arrived.. disgusting.

6. The garage door is not working, we tried both the remote and the button in the garage. It makes a noise like the motor goes on but the door never lifts. The ad said there is parking for 4 cars and that isn't so, parking on this street is pretty packed.

7. The towels provided are stained and look dirty, they have brown yellow and blue stains all over them. Considering the house itself wasn't cleaned well, I didn't trust that the cleaning crew actually washed them so we went out to home goods to buy some.
Sarah P. Aug 2016
You can't beat the view or location and this house works well for a large family or several couples. It could use a little work on the deck and the house could be better stocked in terms of kitchen tools and extras like trash bags, etc. Overall, we had a great week.
Graig R. Aug 2016
We immensely enjoyed the house, its proximity to beaches, and it's fantastic a views. Will definitely consider again if we ever come back to Solana Beach!
Anna H. Aug 2016
The view is spectacular & the accomodations are spacious. Some simple home upgrades and a few more kitchen accessories would have been appreciated. If you're looking for a beautiful view, great location, quiet neighborhood and comfy beds you will be happy here!
Rebecca . Jul 2016
Very nice house. Comfortable beds. Convenient location. Beautiful backyard balcony
Tracy W. Jul 2016
We LOVED this house. It was so convenient to everything including ocean views off the deck, a very short drive to a beautiful and not very crowded beach with playground for the kids, as well as a short drive to San Diego. The house had everything we needed and then some. It was in pristine condition and the staff was super helpful and accommodating for our last minute booking. We will definitely come again and recommend it to anyone looking in the area. Even the neighborhood was beautiful and quiet.
Cassie P. Jun 2016
Nice view
Natalie C. May 2016
This house was perfect for a weekend getaway with my girlfriends. We had a great time and hardly left the house! Pay attention to the bed setup- lots of big beds but one smaller, full size bed made sleeping a little tricky, but the ocean, the deck and the spacious living area were well worth it!
Josephine L. May 2016
The place was perfect for our group of friends. Lots of space and the deck had a great view. Took lots of pictures. I often rent homes and this was definitely one of my faves. Just note this is a tight residential area so be careful driving around and no loud partying. Great weekend visit!
Linda B. Apr 2016
Beds comfortable. Tv in all bedrooms. Carpets are stained heavily which gives the appearance that the house is not clean although it was very clean.
Jana Lee M. Apr 2016
Very spacious and comfortable beds! Great location within walking distance to Cedro's shopping district!
Cassandra B. Mar 2016
We had a great stay at the Solana Beach house. We found everything we needed. We talked with Ana one of the property managers of the house if we needed anything. She was always available. House was clean and beautiful with an amazing deck to eat dinner on and watch the sunset. We would definitely stay here again. Thank you!