B5250 Playa Vista Beachfront

5 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms 12 Sleeps 3718 sq. ft.

Private sea gate with direct beach access from the yard! Playa Vista is a rare oceanfront home on the beach with a private swimming pool and spa.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Oceanfront with stunning views
• Private sea gate to the beach
• Interior courtyard with pool and spa
• All bedrooms have en suite baths
• Oceanfront dining and lounges

SUITABILITY
• Sleeps up to 12
• No cable, Streaming services only
• Indoor fireplaces are not for use
• Pets and smoking are not permitted
• All guest ages 25+ unless family groups
• Equipped with decibel meters - No parties
• ID and credit card verification required

DESCRIPTION
This vacation rental is a rare oceanfront home in La Jolla with a private swimming pool, spa and direct access to the sand. Playa Vista is a Santa Barbara-style home, sited on the westernmost piece of beachfront land at the dividing point between Windansea Beach and Marine Street Beach.

This exceptional coastal home features ocean-view decks, spacious patios, and a grass yard, all set against the backdrop of the blue Pacific Ocean. When staying at this oceanfront estate home, you won’t need to search for parking or have to walk to a public beach – your backyard leads to a private locked gate offering direct access to two of the best local beaches in San Diego.

Playa Vista Beachfront is gated and located in the exclusive Lower Hermosa neighborhood and on a quiet cul-de-sac. Enter the property and be greeted by a sunny interior courtyard with a swimming pool, spa, and lounges. There is a built-in outdoor grill for cooking your favorite meals and a dining table for poolside lunches.

From the courtyard, you will enter the home through a foyer and into the great room with a 15′ open-beamed ceiling. Saltillo tile flooring and tasteful furnishings create a wonderful space to gather and spend time together. and you’ll find your eyes drawn to the large bay windows that frame the spectacular and expansive views of the ocean and coastline.

Step outside onto the oceanfront patio and gaze north towards Marine Street Beach, a body surfer’s and sunbather’s paradise. To the south is Windansea Beach, an incredibly picturesque beach featuring one of the most famous surf breaks in California and the setting and inspiration for Tom Wolfe’s novel, The Pump House Gang. Step down from the patio onto the grass lawn where you can lounge, or walk out the sea gate and put your toes in beach sand. There's nothing like taking your morning stroll along the beach and seeing dolphins play among the surfers just outside your door.

Besides the incomparable setting, Playa Vista Beachfront has a rich heritage and notable history. Because of its special location, this property was originally purchased as a summer home by a founding member of one of Hollywood’s most famous movie studios. Over the years, Playa Vista Beachfront has hosted major stars, political figures, and behind-the-scenes movers and shakers. Now you have the opportunity to experience this one-of-a-kind vacation rental and discover why this is one of the most coveted pieces of property in Southern California. We invite you to call and learn more and make this your own private retreat!

This home is professionally managed by Bluewater Vacation Homes. Locally owned and operated, we specialize in providing unique spaces for our guests to make lifelong memories. Once you arrive, our office is nearby so we can quickly respond to any needs to ensure you have a 5-star stay.

MAIN-LEVEL
• Interior courtyard with built-in BBQ
• Pool and spa (pool heat is extra)
• Foyer with sofa sleeper (sleeps up to 2)
• Great room with sofa and seating
• Dining area with seating for 8
• Full kitchen and breakfast bar
• Laundry room
• Oceanfront patio, dining and lounge
• Bedroom 3: 2 queen beds (sleeps 4), TV
• En suite bathroom
• Access to oceanfront patio

LOWER LEVEL
• Bedroom 2: King bed (sleeps 2), TV
• En suite bathroom
• Bedroom 4: 2 twin beds (sleeps 2)
• En suite bathroom
• Oceanfront patio and backyard

UPPER LEVEL
• Bedroom 1: King bed (sleeps 2), TV
• En suite bathroom
• Wrap-around balcony
• Bedroom 5: twin/full bunk (sleeps 3), TV
• En suite bathroom

NEIGHBORHOOD OF LA JOLLA
La Jolla – known as “the Jewel of San Diego” – is one of the most sought-after vacation destinations in Southern California. Featuring a mild climate, breathtaking coastline, and spectacular scenery, it’s well-known for oceanfront restaurants, boutique shopping and popular family beaches perfect for a relaxing vacation.

NEARBY SAN DIEGO ATTRACTIONS
• Airport - San Diego International: 10.8 mi.
• Balboa Park and Museums: 14 mi.
• Belmont Park: 5 mi.
• Gaslamp/Downtown San Diego: 14 mi.
• La Jolla Cove: 2 mi.
• Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial: 3 mi.
• Old Town San Diego State Park: 10 mi.
• San Diego Zoo: 15 mi.
• SeaWorld San Diego: 7 mi.
• Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve: 7 mi.
• USS Midway / Seaport Village: 14 mi.

THINGS OF NOTE
The City of San Diego's Short-Term Rental Ordinance is strictly enforced. Parties and/or noise disturbances will result in a minimum $1,000 fine and eviction with no refunds.

Guests must sign a separate e-sign agreement with important terms and conditions and ID and credit card verification is required to complete the booking process.

Check-in time: 4:00 PM Check-out: 10:00 AM. To properly clean, sanitize and maintain the home, we are unable to accommodate early check-ins or check-outs if another guest is arriving or departing that day.

Furnishings and amenities are subject to change. No refunds are given for any reason unless the home is uninhabitable. Guest ages and plans for use of the home must be approved, and reservations may be declined or canceled at management’s discretion.

License number: STR-02214L TOT Certificate: 621322

Bedroom 1

1 King

Master suite with king bed (sleeps 2) with HDTV, en suite bathroom and wrap-around balcony

Bedroom 2

1 King

Suite with king bed (sleeps 2) with HDTV, en suite bathroom and direct access to patio and backyard

Bedroom 3

2 Queen

Suite 2 queen beds (sleeps up to 4) with HDTV, en suite bathroom and direct access to oceanfront

Bedroom 4

2 Twin

2 twin beds (sleeps 2) with HDTV, en suite bathroom and direct access to patio and backyard

Bedroom 5

1 Bunk Bed

twin and full bunk bed set (sleeps up to 3) with HDTV, en suite bathroom and French doors that overlook pool and courtyard

GENERAL

  • Kitchen
  • Non-Smoking
  • Wireless Internet
  • Private Entrance
  • Air Conditioning
  • Child Friendly
  • Parking
  • Luxury
  • The 100 Collection

IN HOME AMENITIES

  • Hair Dryer
  • Hangers
  • Heat
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Portable Fans
  • Hot Water
  • Bathtub
  • Closet/Drawers
  • Cable
  • Dryer
  • Washer
  • Workspace

KITCHEN

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pots & Pans
  • Range/Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Maker
  • Wine Glasses
  • Toaster
  • Hot Water Kettle
  • Coffee
  • BBQ Utensils
  • Baking Sheet

SAFETY

  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Smoke Detector
  • Potential for Noise
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Cleaning by Professional Cleaning Companies
  • Disinfectants Used for Cleaning
  • High Touch Surfaces Disinfected
  • Must Climb Stairs

STARTER KIT AMENITIES

  • Beach Towels
  • Dish Sponge and Soap
  • Dishwasher Tabs/Soap
  • Hand Soap
  • Kitchen Trash Bags
  • Laundry Detergents
  • Paper Towels (2)
  • Ready- Made Beds with Linens
  • Toilet Paper (2 per bathroom)
  • Towel Set (1 per guest)
  • Travel Sized Toiletries
  • Gas/Propane for BBQ Grill

BEACH/BAY PROXIMITY

  • Coastal Neighborhood
  • Ocean Front
  • Ocean View
  • Walk to Bay
  • Walk to Ocean
  • Water Front

OUTDOOR FEATURES

  • Backyard
  • Balcony
  • Fire Pit
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Outdoor Grill / BBQ
  • Patio
  • Pool
  • Spa

CHECK IN OPTIONS

  • Smart Lock

PARKING

  • Driveway
  • Street Parking
LEAVE A REVIEW
May 2024

Absolutely one of the best rental locations in La Jolla! - We will be back!

by Cindy M.
Absolutely one of the best rental locations in La Jolla! We visit a lot and this is by far our favorite! It is super clean, with a private pool & courtyard which is great for quiet dinners, especially if windy. Bonus that every bedroom has a bathroom! Walkable to great restaurants and a golf cart rental to cruise the neighborhood - we will be back!
December 2023

Beautiful property, very clean, comfortable, and exceeded expectations.

by Igor D.
Beautiful property, very clean, comfortable, and exceeded expectations. The renting team communicated well and helped make the stay enjoyable. Would highly recommend!
December 2023

It was a fabulous home with an amazing location right on the beach. Highly recommend.

by Francie H.
We went to La Jolla for a family reunion over Thanksgiving. It was a fabulous home with an amazing location right on the beach. Highly recommend.
December 2023

Great home

by Ricky S
Our family rented this home and it did not disappoint. Place was very clean when we arrived. Beds are comfortable. We had older people in the group but it was not a problem since there was a room in the main floor. We cooked, grilled in the home and we had everything we needed. 10 minute drive to restaurants. Thank you for hosting us Bluewater, you guys where great and made us feel very welcome.
October 2023

Paradise

by Vanessa S
House was very clean upon arrival, and contained all the amenities we needed for an extended stay. Jacuzzi was hot, pool was refreshing, and the beach location was absolutely perfect. We saw seals and dolphins, sunsets and stars. Fantastic!
September 2023

Awesome time, great house, excellent layout, and amenities, highly recommend it!

by Mark L.
Awesome time, great house, excellent layout, and amenities, highly recommend it!
August 2023

Absolutely the best location, beautiful home and views … a must book!

by Andrea S.
Absolutely the best location, beautiful home and views … a must book!
June 2023

A wonderful stay!

by Chrissy L
Beautiful home in an ideal location! House was just as pictured. Can\'t beat overlooking the ocean AND access to the beach. Very spacious kitchen, family room and bedrooms. Kitchen was well stocked with dishes, flatware and glasses for our group of 12. Never thought we\'d need two dishwashers but definitely got used. Nice walk to downtown La Jolla and the cove. Overall great experience and would love to stay at this house again.
January 2023

It was fabulous, thanks!

by Laura N
Comfortable home with well stocked kitchen, beautiful ocean views, great pool and hot tub, and great location.
July 2022

Paradise

by Neysa S

House was very clean upon arrival, and contained all the amenities we needed for an extended stay. Jacuzzi was hot, pool was refreshing, and the beach location was absolutely perfect. We saw seals and dolphins, sunsets and stars. Fantastic!

June 2022

Better than the photos!

by Nancy M

Excellent property, loaded with amenities, and. perfect location. Bonus? Hotel style white bedding and super comfortable mattresses. Pool has child fencing if necessary. Path to beach is also childproof. Furnishings are comfortable as well as stylish. Easy to care for kitchen with 2 dishwashers and three trash receptacles. 48 in fridge holds everything plus a wine fridge. Could not be better managed as well.

May 2022

Beach house

by James and Diane M

Property is fabulous. Property listing stated heated pool but did not clarify a fee of $100 a day and minimun of 3 days. We did call on 2nd day with issue of one TV and call wasn’t retuned until 1 1/2 days later. Issue with Code to open door but a tech responded pretty quickly.

May 2022

The most incredible house you could ever hope to score in san diego. Absolutely dreamy. Cozy. Huge.

by Chris C

Right on a super secluded beach. Surf spot right put front. We cooked all meals there and got fish from peacador up the street. Place is a 10/10. It was the nicest location any of us had ever stayed in. Perfect for large group or 3-4 families.

February 2020

by Shawn
September 2019

by Andres
June 2019

The house is larger and nicer than the photos

by Patrick
The house is larger and nicer than the photos. I would highly recommend this home.
March 2019

The house has a gorgeous view but could use an update - especially the master wing

by Travis
The house has a gorgeous view but could use an update - especially the master wing.
March 2019

by Jennifer
November 2018

The Playa Vista Beac...

by Nancy
The Playa Vista Beachfront home was amazing! The Bluewater Web site description accurately depicts the property's features, and indeed it is a gem. It is rare to find an oceanfront home with direct beach access, a grass yard, and a swimming pool and spa in an interior courtyard. It was very convenient to have en-suite bathrooms and TVs for each bedroom. The availability of parking in the two-car garage and in the driveway was an added bonus. The ocean views were spectacular especially being able to see the beautiful sunsets. There is some construction work taking place directly at the property next door. It slightly affected our privacy but not sufficiently enough to interfere with our enjoyment of staying at this lovely home. We will most likely consider renting this property again.
October 2018

by Vicki
May 2018

The location of the house is unbeatable

by Anthony
The location of the house is unbeatable. Even though there were construction sites either side this didn't interfere with our enjoyment. The indoor living area is spacious and we loved being able to spread out onto the three different outdoor spaces. We liked that the pool and hot tub were in the inner courtyard away from the sea breeze. We were there with our kids and grandkids and everyone had a really good time. We would happily stay in this house again.
February 2018

Our family would definately stay in this home again

by Michael
Our family would definately stay in this home again. Lication in the area is perfect, allows for amazing ocean and sunset views. The area of beach was more private than most. Lots of room, nice to have a pool and hot tub while having the home on the ocean. There was construction on either side of us going on,but that is a circumstance beyond the owners control. The master bathroom shower and an additional bedroom shower could use replacing the old materials. The bunk bed in one of the rooms was challenging for 2 kids to use because of the low height of the bottom bunk.
June 2017

House is great! My only negative is that there are a lot of burned out lightbulbs in garage and round pool

by Debbie
House is great! My only negative is that there are a lot of burned out lightbulbs in garage and round pool. Well equipped and comfortable for families with kids.
May 2017

Breathtaking!! We had a small family wedding at this property and it was just the perfect spot

by Lee
Breathtaking!! We had a small family wedding at this property and it was just the perfect spot. Couldn't imagine a more comfortable and beautiful house and location. All of our family want to make it a traditiona and return every year! Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to make memories of a lifetime! Truly spectacular!
January 2017

Amazing home with even better views

by Scott
Amazing home with even better views.
January 2017

This house is better looking in person if you can believe that

by A.N from AZ
This house is better looking in person if you can believe that. The very nice reps met us at the house and walked us through. They assured us if there were any problems to give them a call. This was a great experience and we plan on coming back. They gave us the names of rental companies they work with and they had some surf boards and SUP on site when we arrived. The only work I had to do was cook, because I didn't ask for a chef. The beach was basically all ours, and it was memorial weekend! Kids loved the critters in the rocks and playing in the sandy surf beach. We left the back door open in the master up stairs at night so we could listen to the crashing waves and feel the cool breeze. All the basics were supplied just like a resort. Cant wait to use this company again.
January 2017

Reviewer Location: L...

by Keren S.
Reviewer Location: Los Angeles, CA - Date of Arrival: June 2, 2016 - Review#: 14830726 "Amazing house!" - Review Rating: 5 out of 5 stars - Review: "We rented this beautiful beachfront beach house in La Jolla from Bluewater Vacation Homes this past weekend. The house was perfect; it was very clean, the photos were accurate, and we had a great time! Bluewater was very responsive and communicative, and remained on call to answer all of our questions, and were extremely helpful. We traveled with a lot of children, and it was well worth it. We will definitely be back, and would definitely recommend this rental company!"
June 2016

Reviewer Location: AZ Guest Name: A

by Review / Testimonial 2
Reviewer Location: AZ Guest Name: A.S. Date of Arrival: May, 26, 2016 Review#: 14787735 "Location, Location, Location!" This house is better looking in person if you can believe that. The very nice reps met us at the house and walked us through. They assured us if there were any problems to give them a call. This was a great experience and we plan on coming back. They gave us the names of rental companies they work with and they had some surf boards and SUP on site when we arrived. The only work I had to do was cook, because I didn't ask for a chef. The beach was basically all ours, and it was memorial weekend! Kids loved the critters in the rocks and playing in the sandy surf beach. We left the back door open in the master up stairs at night so we could listen to the crashing waves and feel the cool breeze. All the basics were supplied just like a resort. Cant wait to use this company again.
June 2016

Reviewer Location: Los Angeles, CA - Guest Name: Keren S

by Review / Testimonial 1
Reviewer Location: Los Angeles, CA - Guest Name: Keren S. - Date of Arrival: June 2, 2016 - Review#: 14830726 "Amazing house!" - Review Rating: 5 out of 5 stars - Review: "We rented this beautiful beachfront beach house in La Jolla from Bluewater Vacation Homes this past weekend. The house was perfect; it was very clean, the photos were accurate, and we had a great time! Bluewater was very responsive and communicative, and remained on call to answer all of our questions, and were extremely helpful. We traveled with a lot of children, and it was well worth it. We will definitely be back, and would definitely recommend this rental company!"
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