The SpaceFully furnished room with full size bed and 2 windows looking out to a lovely backyard with an Island Bar and trampoline in tropical garden palms. Property faces open hills on lovely cul-de-sac in Architect's-Artist's home in equestrian trails community of Los Corrales. WIFI, shared (with any other guest who might also be visiting) double sink hallway bathroom with bathtub & shower. BIG backyard with ping pong, trampoline, pool, spa, & Jamaican/island party bar, a walk across street to open hiking & horse trails & 15 min bike ride to beach or downtown. Can also walk 15-20 minutes into town and the Los Rios Historic 'Ole California' street with trendy tea house, cafes, boutiques,a boutique movie theatre accross the RR tracks and a train ride away from San Diego or LA, or further north along the coast. A few steps up the street from the AMTRAK and METROLINK train station is the legendary Swallows Inn cowboy bar with dancing & live bands, just a few steps from the entrance to the Jewel of the California Missions. The bike or jog trail to beach takes you to Doheny State Beach in Dana Pt, for the Marina and boating, rentals of water sport equipment like jet skis, stand up paddle boards, surfboards, kayaks, and beach cruisers or covered buggies. And 2 additional popular beach cities, San Clemente (pier & great surfing) and Laguna Beach ( boardwalk, beach vollyball, artists town with seasonal art festivals and shows, and lots of strolling bluffs with dramatic views of the coastline and picturesque coves thru this iconic southern California town. It is here where the visitors enjoy the Mediterranean style Riviera, just a 12 min ride away!
Love international visitors & have hosted students & guests from 10 countries, including JAMAICA, Germany, Italy, France, Peru, Brazil, Taiwan & Hong Kong. Hablamos un pequito Español ademas! Enjoy arranging private local photo tours & tennis lessons. FAMILY & KID FRIENDLY!! HUGE BACK YARD!
3rd week in MARCH: Swallows Parade & community- western-themed contests
RODEO WEEK: end of AUGUST
AUGUS-SEPTEMBER: great surfing & beach weather
DECEMBER: Still Nice weather and holiday spirit surrounds Guest AccessJust about everything, there is plenty of parking on the wide streets immediately in front of the house and after or on our private driveway. Interaction with GuestsEvery day, as much as they choose. We are friendly! However, our backyard is so spacious, there are plenty of private areas to set a laptop and be alone, or use your cellular to have personal chats. Also have a porch swing and patio chairs out the front, facing the street and hiking hill. Verizon network has the best coverage in our backyard, other carriers have pockets around our property which locate the most signals. Our strong WIFI is big PLUS! The NeighborhoodQuiet ! Pretty, relaxed, SOCAL charm with trails to hike or ride just steps from the front door, up the surrounding hills for lovely views toward the ocean and neighborhoods, and down to the San Juan Creek a few minutes in the opposite direction for biking, walking, hiking, or horse riding along the trails...inland to Equestrian parks and rodeo grounds, or to Capistrano Beach and Doheny State Park with surfers & water sport rentals. Getting AroundNot buses, however the Metrolink and AMTRAK train is about a 1 1/2 mile from the house, a taxi or UBER can bring you here in 5-6 minutes. These trains travel to neighboring cities, and up and down the California Coast south to Mexico and north thru Los Angeles, and most coastal cities to San Francisco and further north. This train station is about a 20 minute walk away. Other Things to NoteVerizon network has the best coverage in our backyard, other carriers have pockets around our property which locate the most signals. Our strong WIFI is big PLUS! The WIFI all around, some cel phone carriers take a bit more moving around the property to receive best reception, as noted. Guests love our spacious, private relaxed backyard with plenty of recreation, and private, contemplative corners.