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THE 'TOP OF THE WORLD' SURFVIEW PENTHOUSE! 2BR/2BA

Jerry Quinlan

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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THE 'TOP OF THE WORLD' SURFVIEW PENTHOUSE! 2BR/2BA

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)
Advertiser since 1998
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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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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.1
based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

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The 'Top of the World' Surfview Penthouse! 2BR/2BA
average rating of 4.142857 based on 14 reviews
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The 'Top of the World' Surfview Penthouse! 2BR/2BA
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1385vb
(949) 369-1049
San Clemente Orange County
5

The Best Vacation Ever!!!!

  • 5 out 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: 08-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
The 'Top of the World' Surfview Penthouse! 2BR/2BA
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1385vb
(949) 369-1049
San Clemente Orange County
San Diego
5

Highly Reccommend This Place!

  • 5 out of 5
Every year, during one of the NFL Playoff weekends, 6 of us have a "guys weekend", all family members who are in a Fantasy Football League together. The past 3 years we have rented a place versus staying in a hotel suite. This is the first time we stayed at this property. This place is absolutely wonderful. Its beautiful, clean, well equipped, plenty of sleeping arrangements, excellent kitchen and plenty of table space for games/cards and decent amount of parking. The views are breathtaking and the owner is extremely accommodating and very easy to deal with. Anyone who stays at this place will not be disappointed.....just be sure not to rent it in January during the Divisional or Championship Playoff weekends because that's our place then!
  • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
The 'Top of the World' Surfview Penthouse! 2BR/2BA
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1385vb
(949) 369-1049
San Clemente Orange County
Springville, Utah
5

Our favorite vacation ever!

  • 5 out of 5
We absolutely loved our stay in San Clemente. The house was so fun! The views were amazing the amenities were great, and Jerry was very helpful, kind, and obliging. The house was well stocked with boogie boards, surf board, wet suits, everything we needed to have a great stay. The house is very clean, and served us very well. We will for sure go back and wouldn't stay anywhere else. The proximity to the beach is perfect, and the view was awesome. This was our favorite vacation that we have taken in years. So relaxing and so fun!
  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I am grateful for the opportunity to provide great memories
for so many high quality families.
Jerry Quinlan
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The 'Top of the World' Surfview Penthouse! 2BR/2BA
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1385vb
(949) 369-1049
San Clemente Orange County
Mesa, Arizona
5

Loved the view and the patio!

  • 5 out of 5
We had a wonderful trip and enjoyed the penthouse. The patio was wonderful and we spent lots of time there. Jerry was very nice and easy to work with. We had a couple of issues, one being a privacy issue. We were at the beach and our two teenage girls came back to shower. While they were showering they heard people talking in the condo, they thought it was us back from the beach, when it was really Jerry and his wife showing the condo to another couple thinking about renting it. I felt that since we had rented it for the week, that if someone wanted to see it, they could view it online like we did and not come in while we are there for the week and not even letting us know they would like to show it. There were a couple of other privacy issue, but nothing that we couldn't live with. The other problem we had was the Wi-Fi connection was very hard to get. We had a physician's tech with us and she needed to review her emails and we couldn't get connected to the internet. Jerry gave us directions to get it, but on numerous tries we could not connect. He told us his wife would come and assist us when she returned. When she came to help, she seemed very put out to have to help and come to find out you have to sit in one spot to connect. Overall, our trip was great. The patio and view are wonderful.
  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
The 'Top of the World' Surfview Penthouse! 2BR/2BA
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1385vb
(949) 369-1049
San Clemente Orange County
5

Beautiful views!

  • 5 out of 5
We had a wonderful week in San Clemente! Thank you for a wonderful stay. Our group of ten people was very comfortable here...the house had everything we needed and the view was unbeatable. The kids especially loved the beach equipment and we loved using the grill and fire pit on the deck. The week passed much too quickly!
  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
The 'Top of the World' Surfview Penthouse! 2BR/2BA
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1385vb
(949) 369-1049
San Clemente Orange County
5

Great Stay in San Clemente!

  • 5 out of 5
The top of the world suite is beautiful! This is exactly like the pictures. The view from the surf view suite was awesome. We enjoyed 10 days Of surfing , sun and fun! Jerry had plenty of beach chairs, coolers & Surfboard for us to use. The city of San Clemente Is a classic little town with friendly people And lots of places to shop and eat. We look forward to visiting again!
  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Location

Location

Dana Point Harbor, Marine Institute Museum

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Photos

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday condo in San Clemente, Orange County

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
mild season
1 Oct 2014 - 1 Jun 2015
3 night minimum stay
$726
for 3 nights
From
$242
$4,070
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$1,430
for 5 nights
From
$275
From
$330
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,650
$5,676
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cancellation Policy

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

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Beach View
General:
  • Garage
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
Suitability:
  • pets considered
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • snorkeling/diving
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • surfing
  • fishing
Notes:
Cable Plasma TV, VCR/DVD, Gas BBQ, Walk to Beach & Pier, Surf, Kayaks, Bugibords, 2 Baiks, Beach Gear included
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