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Enjoy the Beach, Hike, Run, Bike and Visit Disneyland

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

If you like to stroll, hike, run, bike or swim in the ocean, this newly remodeled condo is close to the beach, parks, running and bike trails. Just about 1-1/2 miles to the beach, you’ll be steps away from Fairview Park and Talbert Nature Preserve in Costa Mesa. You’ll be 5 miles from Huntington Beach Pier; 7 miles from Balboa Island; 14 miles from the art colony of Laguna Beach, and only 13 miles from Disneyland. So, what are you waiting for?!!

The “Mermaid Lounge” has kitchen, living/dining area, two bedrooms (plus loft), a full bath (Jack and Jill) and a half bath downstairs. With tile throughout, it’s okay if you bring in a little beach sand. Upstairs there’s new carpeting in the loft next to the walk-in closet and a ¾ bath. According to VRBO, the average hotel room is 325 sq. ft. Here you can bring your groceries and spread out in about 1,300 sq. ft. Just right for a maximum of 6 guests. Master bedroom has a king size bed, loft has a queen size, and the “surf room” has a daybed and twin bed. Add crib size child bed or Pak n Play for little ones at no charge. The kitchen provides what you need for preparing meals with mostly new appliances; use spices, cooking oil, coffee, tee, or anything you can find there. The washer and dryer are just around the corner in the hallway where you'll find all the laundry supplies you will need.

Clean, uncluttered and comfortable, you can unwind here or scurry off to your choice of Southern California attractions. You may even want to sign up for sailing lessons at the Orange Coast College School of Sailing and Seamanship whether you are just starting or have sailed before. You don’t have to leave Newport Bay to enjoy a fabulous day on the water. Rent a Duffy boat, order food and beverages or bring your own!

Head through Fairview Park and down the hill to pick up the Santa Ana River Bicycle Trail. Turn left and you’re at the beach in about 2.5 miles. Or, turn right and bike the rest of the 30 mile trail to Riverside County.

Surf lessons? We can refer you to our favorite instructors. Model airplane enthusiast? There is a flying field (electric only) in Fairview Park. Oh, and if you play the piano …bring your music because we have one here!

FOR INQUIRIES: Choose "Contact Owner" (below the pricing area), fill out the form with your questions/information of your choice, then scroll to the bottom and choose "Send Email". No payment is required for this option. My prices shown will be honored for subsequent reservation.

FOR 24-HOUR BOOKING REQUEST: VRBO has added a 24 hour booking request to my web page, and I'll do my best to respond quickly.. After five years of renting my home to travelers, with no complaints from my neighbors or HOA, I continue to ask that all guests sign a Rental Agreement and speak with me personally, briefly, before finalizing the booking. I am given 24 hours to "accept" and finalize the booking, or 'decline". First payment is required with this option.

More Details

Kathleen Winnie
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2018

About Kathleen Winnie

Grandma, girlfriend, sailor, traveler, retired Sales Manager, I am rarely home so why not share a nice place to stay for travelers. At various times my guy, family and I have used VRBO to enjoy the country from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to Bend, Oregon. We enjoy the weather here the most; it is nearly perfect year round. And, there are so many things to do!

Kathleen Winnie purchased this condo in 2007

Why Kathleen Winnie chose Mesa Verde

Close to the beach, sailing, and many attractions, one of my favorite things about my property is that it is nestled among the trees in a quiet, safe complex with very nice neighbors.

What makes this condo unique

Guests have use of my California State Beach Parking Pass. This may be used as many times per day as you wish each day at the nearest beach, Huntington State Beach. If you pay per visit without a pass, the fee is $12.00 - $15.00. It may also be used at many California State Beaches. There is a charge if pass is lost or stolen.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Mesa Verde in Costa Mesa

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Half-Bath - Toilet , Half bath located on first floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Located in Loft
    Jack and Jill Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , First Floor between Master Bedroom and Surf Bedroom, 2 sinks
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Loft Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Surf Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Crib size Child bed or Pak N Play may be added.
  • King size bed (1) Located in Master Bedroom, Queen size Bed (1) Located in Loft known as the 'Treehouse'., Twin or Single Bed (1) Daybed (1) in guest bedroom known as the 'Surf Room', Crib size child Bed (1) , or Pak N Play (1) may be added on request.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Small Yamaha upright Piano


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(47 traveller reviews)

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Enjoy the Beach, Hike, Run, Bike and Visit Disneyland
average rating of 5.0 based on 47 reviews

Perfectly appointed & cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Kathleen is an absolute delight to work with! She communicated promptly and frequently throughout the entire planning process. She made certain that we were safe and that we wanted for nothing during our stay. There was nothing we could want that was not in this home during our stay. Everything was clean and in good working order from making certain there were scissors in the kitchen to a foot spa (glorious after a long few days at Disneyland!)in the bathroom. The linens were crisp and fresh and the seating was plentiful!

We enjoyed our time at the Mermaid Lounge and look forward to visiting again soon!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place in Costa Mesa, CA

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Mermaid Lounge Dec. 23 -27, and had a WONDERFUL time. The location is great--close to the harbor, where we went whale watching, and close to Irvine where our son and daughter-in-law live. The location is in a very nice townhouse complex (quiet and well-maintained) and--although I was a bit worried about the parking (there is only one dedicated parking spot for the townhouse), our son and daughter both drove and had no problem finding nearby street parking on any of the days we were there.

The townhouse itself was very spacious, clean, well furnished, and well-stocked. We made a full turkey dinner on Christmas day, and made divinity candy the next day.

Our hostess, Kathleen, went above and beyond, as the place was very nicely decorated for Christmas--lights, pointsettias, a wreath on the door, and even a little Christmas tree (really cute, with lots of different mermaid ornaments). We will definitely make this our go-to place when we come to this area and would highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our stay was more enjoyable because we were able to stay in such a beautiful place. Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Property was very well maintained and quiet. helped us relax after our hectic days. All amenities were great

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable, and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We have loved our time at the Mermaid Lounge! Kathleen has been so accommodating and lovely, making sure we had everything we needed for our stay. This is the perfect spot for families and has just about every essential supply already stocked and ready for you. Kathleen has thought of everything!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was an absolutely beautiful home to stay in. It is clean and the hostess is extremely welcoming. The house has everything you could need. You are close to the beach and many attractions for kids and adults alike. We are already planning our next vacation here!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean & Close to Everything

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property for extended family to stay at. Private & peaceful. Had everything we needed for a long weekend.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
John Wayne Orange County Airport
Nearest Ferry
6.8 Miles
Balboa Island Ferry
Nearest Train
13.4 Miles
Santa Ana Transportation Center
Nearest Beach
1.7 Miles
Huntington State Beach
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Mesa Verde, Orange County

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring Break
3 Mar 2018 - 12 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Summer 2018
26 May 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
End of Summer/Labor Day 2018
27 Aug 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £144.42
Cleaning Fee £101.09

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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