6000 sqft of Luxury and Fun! Ocean Views, WALK TO BEACH, giant chef's kitchen, 5 spacious bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a huge yard, Unbelievable play room with air hockey, ping pong and more. Bring several families and get ready for a great time!
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The Sunset Lodge is a gracious 6,000 square foot, recently built home in La Jolla California. The house was custom built from the ground up in 2010 with attention to detail and thoughtfulness throughout. It features 2 living areas, 9ft ceilings, lots of bright sunny windows so you can enjoy the Ocean Views from almost every room, a HUGE Chef's kitchen with walk in pantry, 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a 2,000 square foot game room complete with Air Hockey table, Ping Pong table and a spinning Disco Ball. There are 3 outdoor deck/patios with Ocean Views, kid's Play Structure, large grassy, fully enclosed yard, plus outdoor hot/cold shower. The home sits right on the La Jolla bike path that runs from Birdrock to Windansea, making getting out for a run or a family bike ride as easy as stepping out the front door. World famous Windansea beach and the shops and restaurants of Birdrock are just a few blocks walk away.
Kitchen & Dining
The huge kitchen with granite counters includes a large farmhouse sink, large center island with seating and second sink, Bosch five burner cooktop, Bosch double oven, two full size refrigerators, a Bosch dishwasher, walk in pantry, plus computer work station with cat 5 cable and wireless internet connections.
The dining room is open to the kitchen and living room, plus offers French doors that open up to the backyard patio area and ocean views. The dining table offers seating for the entire group and is a great place for family dinners.
The tranquil first floor living room includes 3 overstuffed couches with ottomans, working gas fireplace and gorgeous sunset views. Its part of the huge open space design that includes the dining area and kitchen. At the top of the stairs on the second floor is a family room with two couches, an ottoman, a 55 inch flat screen television, double French doors that open up to the large second level patio with dining area and ocean views.
At the top of the stairs adjacent to the family room is the large master bedroom (king-size bed) with windows facing the sunrise and sunset with en suite master bath including two person jetted bath tub, separate walk in shower with dual showerheads, and a dual vanity. Down the hall, opposite the master bedroom, are three additional bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The first and third bedrooms have a queen bed; the second bedroom has a full bed and a twin. Each bedroom includes a large mirrored closet, and French doors leading out to the ocean view deck.
Back on the first floor, a second master suite holds a Queen bed, television, private bathroom, walk in closet, and French doors that open up to a separate and private outdoor patio with bistro set. In all, there are 5 large bedrooms in the Sunset Lodge, four full baths, and two half baths.
4 Twin beds in the gigantic playroom offer additional sleeping space for the kids, if they ever get to sleep.
The large grassy yard has a playstructure and plenty of space for fun. Two upper level decks provide large amounts of additional space to sit, dine, and enjoy the ocean views and sunsets. The 2,000 square foot basement level of the home is one large open space that is the perfect game room and play area for kids of all ages. This room includes Air Hockey table, Ping Pong table, dress-up area with costumes, hats and play clothes, a large assortment of toy, books, cars, games and a spinning Disco Ball with strobe light for dance parties and more. There are also two couches, a television where you can hook up your game system with room to move and dance if you have a Wii. This room can be provisioned with extra beds for large groups and also has a half bath. The kids can have a great time in the playroom while you enjoy a peaceful and quiet dinner upstairs.
High speed Internet access is available in several locations as well as wireless connections. In addition, there are four televisions with cable channels and DVD players. bring your portable music/MP3 players to plug into the multiple room sound system.
A roof top deck with 180 degree ocean views from Point Loma to the mountains north of Los Angeles completes the outdoor living space. The Sunset Lodge is adjacent to the La Jolla Bike Path, a 3-mile dirt used by runners and bike riders daily.
The entire home and private yard is yours to enjoy. Because this is our private residence for most of the year, we have a few locked areas to keep our clutter out of your vacation. These include an office on the first floor, the MBR closet (we provide alternative MBR clothes storage for our guests), and the garage.
Interaction with guests
We love to get to know our guests. Up until mid-June we are happy to chat, email, etc. with you about any questions, special requests, or considerations you may have. During the summer, we are on holiday (staying in other people's homes!) so we provide professional concierge services for you free of charge. These are professionals who are highly rated and have been working in the vacation rental business for many years.
Other things to note
There is so much to learn about the Sunset Lodge. You can find out all the rest by searching for us on the web. Type sunsetlodgelajolla (all one word) into your browser to find us.
Airbnb asks us to say "how do we expect our guests to behave?" We expect our guests to have fun and the vacation of a lifetime! With that said, the Sunset Lodge is in a quiet residential neighborhood. Our guests tend to be multi-generational families that can enjoy the Sunset Lodge without disturbing our neighbors.
We are a family of 5 who, each summer, turn our home into a vacation rental and travel internationally for about 2 months. Because we rent our home to other people, we understand how to be a good guest in the homes of others. Because we rent the homes of others, we understand how to make our home the perfect vacation destination.