Forget the rest, you've found the best! Very rare historic La Jolla Beach Cottage in an incredible location. Wonderful ocean views await and the beach is just steps away from this beautifully finished vacation rental. The home is on Ocean Lane between Coast Boulevard and Prospect St. right in the very heart of the Village of La Jolla.
Step inside this 1930's era beach cottage and prepare to be impressed. The home underwent a floor to ceiling renovation in 2008 and then all new furnishings in 2012. Some of the highlights include hardwood flooring, a wood finished cathedral ceiling offset by remote controlled skylights that open for a sunroof effect. Bay windows offer dramatic ocean views from the living room, dining area and the master suite. Off the master suite is the bathroom with tub/shower combo that includes some special features: A steam shower, Jacuzzi tub and one- way privacy glass, so you can take a nice warm soak while gazing at the waves just off La Jolla Cove. The kitchen is something special as well; fully stocked with all the cookware, appliances and dishes needed to prepare your favorite delicious meals, along with plenty of counter-space and period inspired Northstar refrigerator and Convection oven.
In the living room there is a gas fireplace to warm the evenings along with a comfy couch where you can relax and watch your favorite shows, including HBO, on the flat screen HDTV. Or if you'd like to spend a lazy day in bed,there's a Flat screen in the master as well, but the ocean views may be too distracting!
Guests at Casa de las Olas can take a brief stroll down to the ocean and La Jolla Cove. Extraordinarily beautiful, La Jolla Cove is one of the most photographed shorelines in Southern California. Because it is a protected Ecological Reserve, marine wildlife abounds. Water visibility at the Cove can sometimes exceed 30 feet, making it a very popular spot for Scuba, snorkeling and kayaking.
Once you've had your fill of the spectacular sights and sounds of the coast, take a stroll through The Village. The Village is a bustling business district offering world class dining, one-of-a-kind boutiques, art galleries, jewelry shops and romantic, old world hotels. The surrounding residential community is a charming mix of turn-of-the-century Spanish architecture, eccentric modern designs and everything in-between.
Shopping in La Jolla tends toward the unusual and upscale; designer fashions, expensive jewelry, ethnic artifacts, priceless antiques, oriental rugs and exotic cars. Prospect Street is ground zero for fine-dining, including many five star options perched overlooking the ocean. The most popular offerings are fresh seafood and Mexican cuisine, but you can find anything from scrambled eggs to sushi among the many and varied eateries throughout La Jolla. Ask your Bluewater Concierge for suggestions. We'lll find just the right place for your palette!
With its spectacular coastline, temperate climate and dramatic views, it's no wonder that La Jolla was one of the first San Diego neighborhoods to be settled, and has since become home to some of the most prized and expensive real estate in the nation. Surrounded on three sides by the sea and backed by the steep slopes of Mt. Soledad, La Jolla has a Mediterranean feel and enjoys a unique microclimate which rarely drops below 50 degrees or exceeds 90 degrees.
We welcome you to experience all that La Jolla has to offer and be our guest at Casa de las Olas.
PLEASE NOTE: This home is located in a high density neighborhood and is only suitable for quieter groups. Our rental agreement includes a no tolerance policy regarding excessive noise and/or parties. Deposit forfeitures and/or evictions are strictly enforced. Please make sure you are comfortable with these policies before renting with Bluewater.
Please see “NOTES” section for additional information.
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"What a wonderful experience from start to finish!!"
Left on 07/01/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 1, 2013Stayed May 2013
We absolutely loved this place. The first night we were there we thought the hot water heater was not working. We called Bluewater, they had someone over in minutes. The water heater ended up working fine we just needed directions on how to use it =). The place was spotless and in an amazing location! Perfect for a small family who likes to be walking distance to a little of everything. Highly recommend! Bluewater made the booking process effortless!
Left on 12/04/2012 for a stay in November 2012 | Edna MoralesReviewed Dec 4, 2012Stayed Nov 2012
This is a small, cozy, beautiful cottage with everything you need to spend a vacation.From the living room and the bedroom you can see the waves in the ocean. The decoration is very nice with details in every corner. The location is great, close enough from the beach, the park, restaurants, shopping... I recommend it for two adults and two small children or three adults at most because it has only one small bathroom. We only spent three nights and wanted to stay longer.
I definitely plan to come back.
Left on 11/26/2012 for a stay in November 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Nov 26, 2012Stayed Nov 2012
We spent Thanksgiving weekend at Casa de las Olas. The location was fabulous--a short block one way to La Jolla Cove and a short block the other way to the heart of downtown La Jolla. The cottage was clean, comfortable, fully equipped and quiet. The service from Bluewater Vacation Homes was excellent. They regularly followed up with reminders and local information.
The only "problem" I had, being a Luddite, was trying to figure out how to operate the tv's and dvd players. An instruction sheet would be useful and appreciated.
Left on 09/11/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 11, 2012Stayed Aug 2012
Amazing views of the ocean and you can hear the waves crashing. The ocean air and breeze was wonderful. I parked my car and walked everywhere. The steam shower is a great way to end a day at the beach. This unit is so well designed. You will love the small, very functional space. A great way to unwind and refresh. I will be back as often as possible!
Bluewater vacation rental offered fast, friendly service and follow up.
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Thank you for the kind words. We work hard to provide a great experience and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Please let us know when you plan to return and we'll take great care of you!
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"Ideal cottage stay"
Left on 05/13/2012 for a stay in April 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 13, 2012Stayed Apr 2012
Looking for a weekend away from Los angeles stress, a friend and I set out to La Jolla to find haven near the water. We expected the 8001 Ocean Lane property to be the ideal getaway but had no idea it was going to be as marvelous as it was. The listing photos and description do not do justice to the serene and charming atmosphere of the place. It was brilliantly clean with all the necessary amenities and left us beaming with delight at the door, fearing that if we walked too far in it would end up being a dream. The surrounding area has a variety of shops, cafes, and attractions that are just blocks away making exploring easily accessible. Yet, even with the town center being just up the street, there is little rowdy foot or vehicle traffic around the cottage providing the perfect feeling of comfortable seclusion. The area and shops are incredibly welcoming, relaxing, and fun - look for smiling servers and delicious treats at Cups cupcakery! I highly recommend the cottage to any friends, family, partners, or individuals looking for a beautiful and accommodating place to stay in the La Jolla area.
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