Walk to Beach! Huge Backyard for Kids!

Our living room offers ample seating and comfort
Our living room offers ample seating and comfortWelcome to Seaside Cottage!Our living room offers easy access to the backyardFeel at home in our bright and inviting living roomOur kitchen is well-equipped for Guests' needs. Eat out or eat in!Our kitchen has room for up to 6 peopleMaster bedroom is well equipped with a cozy queen sized bedMaster bedroom contains a wall mounted flatscreen TVOur guest room provides a charming set of bunk beds & queen sized bedOur bunk beds also have a trundle pull out, sleeping three comfortably.This room also comes complete with its own ceiling fanGuest bathroom upgraded with new fixturesThe hall closet is the perfect place to stow away Guests' belongingsExit the master bath onto our shaded patio complete with a BBQ grill!Relax on our newly upgraded patio furniture while the kids run and playKids can never get enough of our playhouse/swingset!Unwind in our spacious backyard while the kids play!Garage will keep your car safe and warm & comes equipped w/a washer & dryerUnwind by taking a stroll on the South Carlsbad St Beach SeaWallSouth Carlsbad State Beach. A 5 minute walk from the Cottage!
2 Reviews

From $147 / night

320 Hemlock Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Walk to Beach! Huge Backyard for Kids!
2 bedrooms
7 guests
Varies min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 7
Type: Cottage
Per night: $185 - $260
Per week: $1,150 - $1,875
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Carlsbad vacation cottage rental
Welcome and thank you for your interest in Seaside Cottage! With gorgeous weather nearly all year round, our peaceful cottage makes for an ideal coastal retreat!

Walk 5 minutes to beautiful South Carlsbad State Beach or drive less than five minutes to the heart of Downtown Carlsbad! Drive 10 minutes to get to LegoLand, 15 minutes to La Costa Resort & Spa, 35 minutes to San Diego Zoo Safari Park, 40 minutes to the world famous San Diego Zoo and much more!

Enjoy relaxing on our shaded patio while the children play in our spacious, fenced in backyard. Or enjoy a sunset bike ride on one of our beach cruisers along coast highway. In our well-equipped cottage the possibilities for fun and relaxation are endless!

The home is 1,200 square feet with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Our dining room can seat 4 comfortably but has room for up to 6. The living room has ample seating as well with a sectional in front of the TV and a large sectional in the common area!

Our bright and inviting master bedroom contains one queen sized bed, a wall mounted flatscreen TV, and easy access to the master bathroom.

The guest bedroom includes a set of charming bunk beds with a trundle pull out bed that can sleep three comfortably. Don’t care to sleep on a bunk bed? No problem! Couples with no children can enjoy the queen bed that is also nestled in our guest room.

Our cottage has also been updated with new kitchen appliances, electronics, and charming beach decor!

Seaside Cottage offers the following amenities for your enjoyment:

- Complimentary high speed Wifi, iHome Entertainment System & Blu Ray Player
- 4 Beach Cruiser Bikes w/Helmets, Bike Locks & a pull along trailer for kids!
- Backyard Playhouse & Swingset
- Pack n Play, High Chair, Radio Flyer Wagon, & Razor Scooter for kids!
- Beach Gear including: towels, umbrella, beach chairs, boogie boards, cooler, & sand toys
- Outdoor Gas BBQ Grill
- Washer & Dryer
- And much more!

This rental is family owned and operated. Our family personally manages this rental home and we are available locally to assist you, which means there is no impersonal property management company involved. This home has housed three generations of our family and is incredibly special to all of us. It is our wish you love and cherish it as much as we do!

Please note: We are a short-term vacation rental only. Legally we can only rent the home for a max of 29 consecutive nights as per our permit with the City of Carlsbad.

Nicole Martin

Area Information
Our cottage is nestled in a quiet, safe, and quaint neighborhood that is perfect for families on vacation. We are a 20 minute walk to downtown Carlsbad Village which is home to a plethora of fabulous restaurants, shopping, history and cultural diversity!

We are a 5 minute walk from South Carlsbad State Beach and less than a 10 minute drive to Legoland. We are in the ideal location for any and all types of relaxation and recreational fun.

Visit some of downtown Carlsbad's top tourist attractions:

Alt Karlsbad home of Frazier's Mineral Well

Magee Park

Old Santa Fe Depot

Twins Inn

About the owner

Owner Profile

Nicole Martin

Nicole Martin

Nicole Martin

  • School:

    California State University, San Marcos
  • Work:

    Home Maker / Accounts Receivables
  • About:

    My name is Nicole Martin and I am the proud Granddaughter of Mildred "Mid" Edwards and her late husband Sterling "Eddie" Edwards, who purchased this home back in the 1956.

    As a child I grew up in the home across the street from my grandparents and some of my fondest childhood memories took place...
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Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jan 03 2017 Feb 28 2017 $185 - $1,200 - 2 Nights
Mar 01 2017 Jun 02 2017 $200 $220 $1,250 $4,800 3 Nights
Jun 03 2017 Jun 17 2017 $260 - $1,795 - 3 Nights
Jun 18 2017 Aug 12 2017 - - $1,875 - 1 Week
Aug 13 2017 Aug 26 2017 $260 - $1,795 - 3 Nights
Aug 27 2017 Oct 31 2017 $225 - $1,400 $5,500 3 Nights
Nov 01 2017 Nov 18 2017 $190 - $1,150 $4,400 2 Nights
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Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 10%
Deposits: Deposit to reserve the Cottage is 50% of the total Rental Fee Balance of Rental monies due 30 days prior to check in date. Any reservations places under 30 days prior to check-in date must be paid in full at the time of booking. Refundable damage deposit $300.00
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: Cleaning Fee: $125.00 Pet Fee: $20/night additional per pet. We do not charge after the 5th night. No more than two pets allowed per booking. Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if cancelled 60 days prior to the Check-in Date 50% refund if cancelled 30 days prior to the Check-in Date Less than 30 days there will be no refund (unless otherwise approved by the Property Manager) Summer period of June 3rd thru Aug 26th - Changeover day is Saturday

Reviews (2)

Reviews for this vacation cottage rental in Carlsbad, California

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2 reviews
Stephanie Clevinger

best vacation ever

Stephanie Clevinger

lewisville, TX USA

best vacation ever

January 24, 2016

Beautiful home with everything you could ever think of and then things you didn't! Wonderful backyard, picked fresh oranges, rode bikes, enjoyed the games. Very clean, comfortable, practical and very enjoyable. Can't wait to vacation he again.

Nicole Martin

Owner's reply:

Thank you so much for writing us such a kind review Stephanie! We greatly enjoyed hosting you and your family and hope we can host you again in the future. Warm Regards, Nicole

Marianne Pantle

Great place to stay

Marianne Pantle

Ione, CA. USA

Great place to stay

January 18, 2016

This is a perfect home for a family vacation. It is close to the ocean and comes with so many extras. The house is very comfortable and well maintained. Hopefully we can return for another visit.

Nicole Martin

Owner's reply:

Thank you so much for your kind review Marianne! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to hosting you and your family again!

Owner Supplied Testimonials

"I stayed at Seaside Cottage in November and cannot say enough good things about it. This home has been in the property manager's family for many years and they truly care about making it inviting and pleasant to stay there. It's on a quiet street just two blocks from the beach. It's very spacious and has a beautiful back yard, tasteful and comfortable furnishings, and a "homey" atmosphere that makes you feel more like an invited guest than a renter. Lots of nice touches and well appointed. It's close to convenience shopping (supermarket, drug store) and about a mile from the many shops and restaurants of Carlsbad Village. I wish I could have stayed here longer!" - Rob E., Arizona

"We were looking through tons of sites for a place to stay while we were on vacation in Carlsbad, CA. When I came across the Seaside Cottage online I loved it at first sight. There were lots of pictures of the place so we could really see what it was like. We have 4 kids and when I saw the back yard w lots of room to play and the playset/swing set I knew the kids would love it. We wanted a place that we could walk to the beach and this was it. It's a five min walk to the beach. We pretty much had the whole beach to ourselves whenever we were there. The cottage also supplied everything you would need on vacation like beach towels, toys, bikes, BBQ grill. They supplied all the bathroom needs as well. This really allowed us to pack clothes and not have to drag tons of stuff w us. Which is awesome when your driving 7 hours. Having a washer and dryer in the house was a huge help w 6 of us. The cottage also supplied all the soaps needed for that. I can't tell you how impressed we were w the house and how easy it was to just enjoy our vacation. There were lots of board games and card games at the house. The kids loved being able to play games together as a family. The staff was so friendly and helpful. I have already shared the Seaside Cottage info online w/friends that have been asking for it after seeing the pics I posted. I would highly recommend staying here to friends and family and I look forward to our next stay. We spent a week making wonderful family memories here and loved it. Thanks again." - Sarah H., Arizona

"Loved absolutely everything about this charming cottage. Took my spry 80 years young mom and feisty 7 year old daughter for a long weekend. The house was a five minute walk to the beach and one freeway exit from Legoland. Could not have asked for a better location. Ended up spending more time than expected in the relaxing backyard chairs watching my daughter play on the play structure. The owners could not have been nicer, leaving my daughter a small gift upon her arrival. So looking forward to coming back to this gem really soon." Elizabeth, Oakland, CA

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