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CRYSTAL RUBACHKO

Member since: 2008
Speaks English

3 MINUTE WALK TO BEACH!!

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 31 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Laguna Beach - THE FAMOUS ROUND HOUSE

3 Bedrooms, 4 Baths (Sleeps 6)

THE FAMOUS ROUND HOUSE, architected by Adashir Bahar, won best custom residential home with a Pacific Ocean view in Southern California. Bahar also built the Angel Stadium. The Round House was the home page for MTV during the popular TV series "Laguna Beach." It is a luxurious home, 3500 square feet, with panoramic views of the ocean, sunset, coastline, and Catalina Island from every room. This incredible property is the famous Round House overlooking Aliso Creek Beach. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear the crashing waves and walk to one of Laguna's finest beaches, Aliso Creek Beach and walk to the 5 star Montage Resort. Golf course 2 minutes away.

This home is beautifully furnished. There is a spa overlooking the Pacific that is hot at all time. The home is very private and includes an elevator. There are all the amenities of first class living. A spectacular open floor plan boasts circular architecture with no dividing walls, all centered around a circular central fireplace.

Marble floors, granite counters, stainless steel Thermador appliances, jacuzzi, 55' flatscreen TV in family room with DVR, WIFI, cable, outdoor living room, direct beach access, electronic drapes, central air conditioning, elevator, BBQ, 2 master suites.

THE AREA: Full tour guide booking, lessons, shows, trip planning, restaurants, snorkeling excursions and surfing lessons, sailing, fishing, jet skiing, kayaking, transportation, medical needs, immersion programs, trip planning.

LAGUNA BEACH IS PROBABLY THE LARGEST LITTLE TOWN FEEL OF THE ENTIRE CALIFORNIA COAST. MADE POPULAR BY THE UNIQUE COASTLINE FULL OF COVES WITH ROCK FORMATIONS, BREEDING GROUNDS FOR MANTA RAYS, TIDE POOLS, SURF SPOTS, BOOGIE BOARD WAVES, DOG WALKING TRAILS, AND SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE IN THE WORLD FOR PEOPLE WATCHING. AN OLD TOWN FEEL WITH 'WALKING STREETS', HUNDREDS OF ART GALLERIES, LAGUNA IS KNOWN FOR IT'S MANY OUTDOOR EATERIES AND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, THE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS, THE PAGEANT OF THE MASTERS, THE SAWDUST FESTIVAL, AND CRUISING DOWN PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY. WHERE MOUNTAINS MEET THE OCEAN, HOUSES HANG ON CLIFFS, AND THE SUN SETS BEHIND CATALINA ISLAND.

3500 SQUARE FEET: THE ROUND HOUSE IS SUCH AN ARTFUL MASTERPIECE IN AND OF ITSELF, YOU MAY NOT FEEL LIKE LEAVING. EQUIPPED WITH ALL THE LUXURIES ONE COULD HOPE FOR, IT'S SO COMFY AND PLUSH, THAT JUST SIPPING YOU BEVERAGE OF CHOICE IN AIR CONDITIONING WHILE WATCHING THE PLANES WITH BANNER TRAILERS FLY AT EYE LEVEL, ALONG WITH FLOCKS OF BIRDS, IS PLENTY OF ENTERTAINMENT. DOLPHINS ARE NOT UNCOMMON. A PERFECT PLACE FOR ENTERTAINMENT, AND WELL SUITED AS A CORPORATE RETREAT. OWNERS MAY LOCK DOWN PERSONAL WARDROBES EASILY FOR REVOLVING GUESTS WITH A HIS AND HER WALK IN CLOSET IN THE ONE OF TWO MASTER SUITES TO CHOOSE FROM. GRANITE BATHS, JACUZZI TUBS, GLASS BLOCK DOUBLE HEAD SHOWERS, CABLE, WIFI, ELEVATOR, LINENS, BEACH EQUIPMENT FROM COOLERS TO BEACH CHAIRS, UMBRELLAS, EVEN FLASHLIGHTS FOR NIGHT WALKS ON THE BEACH.

CRYSTAL RUBACHKO, OWNER: CRYSTAL HOLDS A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN HOSPITALITY FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AND TRAINED WITH SHERATON CORPORATION BEFORE OFFERING THE ROUND HOUSE AS A VACATION RENTAL /CORPORATE RETREAT. SHE HAS SERVED PEOPLE FROM MANY CULTURES AND COUNTRIES, AND IS SENSITIVE TO THE DIFFERENT NEEDS OF DIFFERENT GROUPS. PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO ASK. ...AND PLEASE AVOID SCAMS BY DEALING WITH CRYSTAL RUBACHKO ONLY AND MAKING PAYMENTS TO CRYSTAL RUBACHKO, OWNER, ONLY.

ENJOY THE FINE CHOICE OF A VISIT TO THE ROUND HOUSE, AND BE SURE TO LET US KNOW IF THERE IS ANYTHING YOU NEED OR WOULD LIKE IN PREPARATION FOR YOUR VISIT.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
CRYSTAL RUBACHKO (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks English

About CRYSTAL RUBACHKO

I RECEIVED MY BS DEGREE IN HOTEL, RESTAURANT, AND TRAVEL ADMINISTRATION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AND WAS MOVED OUT TO CALIFORNIA OVER 30 YEARS AGO BY SHERATON CORPORATION. I ENJOY HOSPITALITY VERY MUCH AND GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET INTERESTING AND DIVERSE PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.

CRYSTAL RUBACHKO purchased this house in 2003

Why CRYSTAL RUBACHKO chose Laguna Beach

THE ROUND HOUSE IS ONE OF THE MOST UNIQUE PROPERTIES IN LAGUNA. VERY FEW ARE AVAILABLE FOR ACCOMODATIONS IN THIS CATEGORY OF AMENITIES, DECOR, AND LOCATION. LAGUNA ITSELF IS ONE OF THE MOST UNIQUE COMMUNITIES ON THE ENTIRE WESTERN SEABOARD. I PICKED THIS COMMUNITY FOR IT'S UNIQUE COVES AND BEACHES, IT'S ARTISTIC CULTURE, COUPLED WITH IT'S CHARMING WALKING STREETS, SHOPS, AND RESTAURANTS. IT'S FAMOUS REPUTATION FOR SOME OF THE BEST PEOPLE WATCHING IN THE WORLD AND IT'S DIVERSE WATER SPORTS MAKES LAGUNA BEACH A FAVORITE DESTINATION.

What makes this house unique

THE UNIQUE BENEFITS OF THE ROUND HOUSE ENABLE YOU TO GET AWAY FROM THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE OF THE VILLAGE AS WE ARE LOCATED 3 MILES SOUTH OF THE HEAVY PEDESTRIAN AND CAR TRAFFIC. THE PANORAMIC ELEVATED VIEW IS VERY PEACEFUL, AND YOU CAN HEAR THE WAVES CRASH. IT IS A VERY RESTORATIVE EXPERIENCE AT THE ROUND HOUSE WITH EVERY CONCEIVABLE LUXURY FROM CENTRAL AIR, TO BIG FLATSCREENS, TO ELECTRONIC DRAPES, TO COMFY MATTRESSES TO BEAUTIFUL LARGE BATHROOMS, STAINLESS THERMADOR APPLIANCES, JACUZZIS IN AND OUT, LARGE WRAP AROUND DECKS,AD INFINITUM. ...AND THEN THERE IS THE VIEW. NO WORDS OR PICTURES CAN DESCRIBE THE SCOPE OF VIEW FROM PANORAMIC, UNOBSTRUCTED, WAVES CRASHING TO SUNSETS BEHIND CATALINA ISLAND.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“This house exceeded expectations”

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 28, 2012 for a stay in November 2012

The photos on internet portray exactly what you get when renting this house. My husband and I loved the master suite with huge bathroom and changing area. The elevator from the garage to the main floor was a life savor for us because we had my 85 year old mother and his 88 year old mom with us and they had some elderly relatives come over to visit using walker and a cane. The kitchen was perfect for heating up Thanksgiving dinner for 14 people and there was enough sitting space to accomodate everyone..



The spectacular ocean view from almost all the rooms was my favorie thing about the place. The owner is also very meticulous in caring for the house and anticapating the needs of her guests.
Nov 2012
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Reviews

4.7
based on 26 holidaymaker reviews

3 MINUTE WALK TO BEACH!!
average rating of 4.6538463 based on 28 reviews
5

Better than advertised!

  • 5 of 5

It is refreshing when the description is accurate. It is literally a 3 minute walk to the beach and the view is to die for. We relaxed on the patio with coffee in the morning and drinks at night overlooking the beach. The house was spotless when we arrived and Crystal met us for a walk through. Our teenage sons really enjoyed the hot tub. Downtown Laguna is right down the street where there are restaurants, shopping, and a grocery store. I would definitely recommend the "Round House" to friends and relatives.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The Round House Rules!

  • 5 of 5

The Round House could not have worked out any better for our family vacation to Laguna. The house is in immaculate condition and functionally perfect. The location to the beach is unbeatable. Crystal was a real pro to deal with and I would highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Had a wonderful time, close to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy during our stay at this property. Everything that was needed to stay comfortably was provided and towel service was available if needed midweek. Nearly every room in the house had an ocean view, even the garage. The house was clean and well ordered and had a lot of equipment for the beach provided, beach umbrellas, boogie boards, wet suits, children's sand toys etc. Crystal was very friendly and offered to make connections with body surfing instructors if desired. The house was stocked with a wide range of pamphlets for local activities if someone was looking for other things to do besides spending time on the beach. Aliso Beach is the beach right in front of the house and it was great when we were there. It is not a surfer's beach as the break is right on the sand, but it is a lot of fun for kids and adults who just want to play in the surf and it was not overly crowded when we were there. There were lifeguards on duty on the beach and the northern end had rocks with tide pools and a member of the tide pool association who was happy to explain the ecology to you and point out interesting plants and sea life. I would highly recommend this property and would be happy to go back there for another vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin, Texas
5

Once again!

  • 5 of 5

This is our "happy place"! Our son has been here every year since he was 3 (he's now almost 8) and he loves Ms. Crystal. We love love love the location and it accommodates so perfectly for my bestie who travels with us. Everyone has their own floor/area and the views are amazing. Crystal calls if she doesn't hear from us just to make sure everything is going well. I only have wonderful things to say and we will be back in a few months to watch the beautiful sunset. Thank you Crystal!!! Luv from TX. (Hudson is telling me to say his favorite thing in the house is the fireplace. We hang out there and tell stories. ..family time)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic- 5 star

  • 5 of 5

I was Crystal’s sorority sister/roommate at UMass when she was getting her degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Administration.

She was social chairman of the sorority at the time, putting on large events like Thanksgiving dinner for all the parents and Winter Formal.

Fast forward 30 plus years, and I am not a bit surprised that she is still hosting events and has branded the Round House. It was great to visit and stay at your awesome home. Thanks for the superb hospitality. I am so proud of you Crystie!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

FANTASTIC!!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with our stay. This is a fun house that is beautiful with stunning uninterrupted views of the ocean. The beach is a short enjoyable stroll with an walkway under the road for easy access. Of course the beach is gorgeous and it was nice to see bonfires on the beach in the evening.

The house has a very nice feel to it with thoughtful touches such as magazines in the bedrooms, perfumes in the guests bathrooms,and others to make you feel comfortable and at home. The kitchen is well equipped to cook a gourmet meal, and we loved watching the sun set while enjoying our meal.

Crystal was an absolute pleasure to work with throughout the booking process, during our stay and departure. We will certainly be back.

Kate and Jonathan

  • Review Submitted: Dec 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Car: recommended

Unique coves, beaches, art galleries, Festival of the Arts, World renowned Pageant of the Masters, sailing, boating, jetskiing, surfing, hiking, golf, Disneyland, Universal Studios, Wild Rivers, Sea World, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Magic Mountain, Rodeo Drive, World Class Shopping at South Coast Plaza, The Spectrum, The Montage, The Ritz Carlton, The Saint Regis, Fashion Island, Catalina Island, Crystal Cove, The Kaleidescope, Knottsberry Farm, Los Angeles, San Diego, Palm Springs, Big Bear, snow skiing, Mammoth Lakes, Lake Arrowhead, 5 airports, fishing, scuba, snorkeling, kayaking, whale watching, Orange County Performing Art Center, Wild Animal Park, famous surfing beaches, Trump Golf Course

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Laguna Beach, Orange County

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
May- September
1 May 2016 - 30 Sep 2017
31 night minimum stay
£8,468
for 31 nights
£8,195
 
 
My Standard Rate
31 night minimum stay
£6,210
for 31 nights
£6,009
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £1,366

CLEANING FEE $500.00
SECURITY DAMAGE DEPOSIT $2,000
TENANT PAYS GAS, WATER, ELECTRIC
RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE ACCORDING TO SPECIFICS OF BOOKING

Owner's 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 house in Laguna Beach in Orange County

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • waterfront ...
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , GUEST PEDESTAL BLACK TOILET
  • GUEST BATHROOM IS VERY DRAMATIC WITH FAUX MARBLED WALLS, BLACK PEDASTAL SINK AND BLACK TOILET AND IS VERY LARGE. MASTER SUITES BATHROOMS ARE LUXURIOUS OF MARBLE, GRANITE, GLASS BLOCK, VESSEL SINKS, JETTED TUB, ROUND SHOWER, DOUBLE VANITIES, MAKEUP TABLE, MASSAGE TABLE, SAFE, BOTH WITH LIGHTED MAKEUP 7 XS MIRRORS. BLOW DRYERS SUPPLIED.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • TWO MASTER SUITES ON TWO SEPARATE FLOORS. BOTH PRIVATE ACCESS TO JACUZZI, HOT ALL THE TIME, OVERLOOKING THE PACIFIC OCEAN. ONE MASTER SUITE HAS A KING SLEIGH TEMPURPEDIC MATTRESS WITH DOWN COMFORTER, ELECTRONIC DRAPES, BALCONY, ELEVATOR ACCESS, MARBLE BATH, DOUBLE SINKS, DOUBLE SHOWER HEADS, SAFE, JETTED SEPARATE MARBLE TUB, GLASS BLOCK ROUND SHOWER, MAKEUP TABLE, HIS AND HER WALKIN CLOSETS. PRIVATE ENTRANCE. THE SECOND MASTER SUITE HAS A LARGE BALCONY, WITH SUNKEN JACUZZI, ALWAYS HOT, BLACKOUT DRAPES, QUEEN LEATHER SLEIGH BED, 7 FRENCH WINDOWS AND TWO FRENCH DOORS, LARGE BATHROOM WITH GRANITE SHOWER, GRANITE SEPARATE TUB, VESSEL SINK, GRANITE COUNTER TOPS, WALK IN CLOSET. THIRD BEDROOM HAS TWO TWIN SLEIGH BEDS, LARGE SHOWER BATHROOM, NO TUB, DUTCH DOOR TO JACUZZI.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
55'TV FLATSCREEN FAMILY ROOM, CABLE, DVR, DVD FREE HI SPEED WIFI LONG DISTANCE HOUSE TELEPHONE BLOCKED NO VERIZON COVERAGE, OTHER CARRIERS ARE GOOD CABLE PORT FOR IPOD, IPHONE ON MAIN LEVEL

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