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The 'Top of the World' Surfview Penthouse! 2BR/2BA

Jerry Quinlan

Member since: 1998
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People9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Jerry Quinlan

Member since: 1998
Speaks English
Response time:
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Response rate:
30%
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2015
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The 'Top of the World' Surfview Penthouse! 2BR/2BA

People9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday condo in San Clemente

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

Address of 'Top of the World': 426 Monterey Lane, San Clemente, CA. 92672 [for Mapquest]

This unit is well known locally as 'Top of the World!' It is regarded as one of the world's greatest surf-view decks. Newly remodeled, this Penthouse unit features a spectacular, all glass, insulated view room with two trundle beds for heavenly whitewater sleeping.

The walk is two short blocks down to the beach and pier. Seals can be heard and observed from the deck telescope daily. The best surfing on the west coast of California is just down the stairs and close-by.

Also, you will experience the 'world's greatest scenic, 4-burner, built-in barbeque'

Keywords: 2Bedrooms+1 extra sleeping area,Penthouse Unit

Suitability:
  • pets considered
Jerry Quinlan (Owner)
Member since: 1998
Call Owner
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Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
30%
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2015

About Jerry Quinlan

The Surfview Top of the World owner is a past San Clemente Veteran of Foreign Wars commander and current Service Officer. He is an active volunteer in the community as a certified EMT, Neighborhood watchperson, Senior Center volunteer, and former Boy Scouts of America adult leader. He is a member of the San Clemente Downtown Business Association, Chamber of Commerce, and the San Clemente Men's golf association.

Jerry Quinlan is not an expert surfer, though, he can be found kayaking regularly around Seal Rock, to the south, or, every so often, swimmming around the pier.

He can be recognized on photo #16, with his daughter, Elizabeth, on the top deck at the 'TOP OF THE WORLD' SURFVIEW PENTHOUSE.

Jerry Quinlan purchased this condo in 1997

Why Jerry Quinlan chose San Clemente

'Top of the World' is like a pressbox in a sports stadium; looking from a most exceptonal and unique view down over the pier, beach, harbor, and Islands on the horizon. A short two hundred twenty yard walk down to the sand.

The location is equally between Disneyland, Newport, Hollywood; and, San Diego Zoo, Seaworld, Legoland.

What makes this condo unique

Overlooking EVERYTHING! - harbor, beach, waves, surfers, pier, and Islands.

Three block walk into downtown Del Mar street in San Clemente; and, 220 yard walk down to the sand, waves, pier, and restaurants on the pier.

Guestbook comments from the owner

In the East, we have warm oceans... In the West you have ' the waves' ! Wow! The view! The town, the people, the weather... all add up to total nirvana. We have been her for a month... and it just isn't enough!

A special thanks to Maryann and Jerry for all their hospitality and the fun we had together. And... we even fixed the old long board and I even used it ... at "Old Mans"... quite fitting I suppose. I know we have all had the best time and.... We will be back!
Jul 1999
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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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Reviews

4.4
based on 19 holidaymaker reviews

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The 'Top of the World' Surfview Penthouse! 2BR/2BA
average rating of 4.368421 based on 33 reviews
5

OUTSTANDING LOCATION, DREAM COME TRUE, INCREDIBLE VIEWS & SERVICE

  • 5 of 5

THIS PROPERTY MET ALL MY EXPECTATIONS I WAS LOOKING FOR AND MORE. THE LOCATION WAS FANTASTIC AND VIEWS WERE UNBELIEVABLE. ACCESS TO THE BEACH WAS EASY YET CLOSE TO TOWN AND ALL THE AMENITIES. THE OWNERS WERE INCREDIBLY ACCOMMODATING AND MADE SURE THAT ALL MY NEEDS WERE MET. IN ADDITION TO THIS THE OWNERS TOOK ME UNDER THEIR WINGS TO BE SURE I WAS DOING WELL. NATASHA AND JERRY WERE NOT ONLY GREAT LANDLORDS, BUT ARE NOW FRIENDS AS WELL. I WAS THERE 5 WEEKS AND HAVE ALREADY MADE A RESERVATIONS FOR NEXT YEAR FOR 6 WEEKS!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
St. George, UT, USA
5

Location, Equipment, Location!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a fabulous house and a fantastic vacation! San Clemente is a great location, and our family had a wonderful time in Southern CA. Your house is in great shape and very well maintained. We were thoroughly impressed with all your amazing beach equipment such as boogie boards, surfboards, wetsuits, volleyballs, tennis balls, chairs, umbrellas, toys . . . The list is endless!! We hope to stay there again in the future, and our friends are already asking us for information about it. We hope all is well with you and your family in the future. THANKS AGAIN!

Kelton & Mary Lloyd

St. George, UT

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Fantastic Views

  • 5 of 5

Simply terrific views of the Ocean from the Deck. Very easy going owner. Great town, and a short walk down to the Pier. Would recommend to friends/family. I stayed for a week with Wife and two young kids, no issues.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Dallas, TX
5

Simply Marvelous

  • 5 of 5

My two adult kids and my wife and I stayed there last October 2014. The owner was very nice and accommodating the balcony overlooking the Pacific ocean is what made this place great. The outdoor fireplace and views of the sun setting over the Pacific were spectacular. Tom and Angela Dallas, TX

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Hemet, CA
5

The greatest get-away ever.

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed multiple times, both summer and winter, in both the condos here. I keep returning because there is just not a better place to go. An updated, at-home atmosphere with a million dollar view that never gets old. Unique art work decorates the walls of the condos. The decks in either condo are exquisite. If you just want to relax and kick back you can do this. If it is a family birthday party, this is the place to have it. Friends and family always gather when I am there with that "I'm on vacation, too", feeling. Just can't avoid it with the atmosphere here. There are restaurants near-by but you have updated kitchens and barbecues to do your own thing. And with the breath-taking sunsets, I just don't want to leave. If you like to hike or bike, there are trails. Unique shops and boutiques are close enough to walk to. There are some hills but, slow and steady, and most anyone can handle them. The Quinlans are very accommodating and helpful to see that your needs are met for that great get-away you need so much. Once you have the experience you will definitely want to return....again and again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

The Best Vacation Ever!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the wonderful opportunity to stay at this GREAT location. I know it is a little over due for the review, but seriously we keep talking about what a great time we had. This review is a must... We were able to bring our dog to this location, we were not disturbed, we were at the BEST location you could possibly think of. Oooh the deck views were absolutely breath taking! The amenities where the best you could have as if you where at home! We brought out dog with us on this trip, and he is a dingo, a bread that can be very curious and temperamental... We rented this great location for our 14th wedding anniversary and my mothers 59th birthday party. It meant sooooooo much to us that we could have people together and celebrate my my mothers birthday at such an awesome location. I cannot express enough gratitude to the owner of the unit to allow us to bring our companion (a dingo) and allow us to celebrate two great events that meant soo much to all those that stayed. A wonderful location, a wonderful place, a wonderful experience! I would recommend this place to ANYONE looking to get away for a good weekend/week of relaxation and casual cooking with your fellow guests. I cannot thank them enough for the great time and memories that were had! MC

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Location

Dana Point Harbor, Marine Institute Museum

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Prices & Availability

From $275 Nightly

Prices for this holiday condo in San Clemente, Orange County

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
1 Jun 2015 - 30 Sep 2015
3 night minimum stay
$990
for 3 nights
From
$330
$2,530
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$1,430
for 5 nights
From
$275
From
$330
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,650
$5,676
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee $200
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Rates are subject to change especially during the holiday season. For a detailed quote, please call for assistance. We also offer discounts and specials; call for more information.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in San Clemente in Orange County

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
Suitability:
  • pets considered
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Cable Plasma TV, VCR/DVD, Gas BBQ, Walk to Beach & Pier, Surf, Kayaks, Bugibords, 2 Baiks, Beach Gear included

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