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Large Luxury Suite for Two in Tropical Enclave at Balboa Park

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1920's Craftsman style Living Room -- Restored & Comfortably Furnished.

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Last updated: 08/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

North Park house description

A lush private Oasis just steps from Balboa Park -- this restored 1926 duplex home offers two full floor vacation suites, each designed for a visiting couple or individual. The upper level One Bedroom Suite of 800 sq ft has been restored to its original Arts & Crafts style, with mahogany moldings, leaded side doors, oversized wood windows, and a charming walk out veranda, and now central AC has been added. A private gate leads from the street to its secluded tropical courtyard w/ fountain and vine covered pergola, a private stairway leading up to its front covered porch. The spacious Living Room has comfortable chenille sofa and leather recliner, fine antiques, and large flat screen TV with hi def cable programming. Beyond lies a fully remodeled & appointed Kitchen w/stainless steel appliances and custom cabinetry. Down the hall a spacious Master -- with premier quality king bed, dresser, antique writing desk, and TV. All rooms have large picture windows with stunning views of the gardens below. The bathroom has been remodeled w/glazed Italian tiles, and features its original soaking tub and a tiled stall Shower. Featured in San Diego's Save Our Heritage Organization's Tour of historic homes and surrounded by nearly an acre of private tropical gardens -- this unique residence offers visiting couples a serene tropical Oasis in the middle of the city. Conveniently located five minutes from Downtown's Gaslamp District or popular Hillcrest and with Coronado's famous beaches just 2 freeway exits away -- the setting and location can't be beat.

Keywords: Luxurious Upper Floor Apartment in 1920's Residential Duplex

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1

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              • King size bed (1) 600 thread count Egyptian Cotton sheets

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Refrigerator
              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 2 people

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided:

                Luxe 600 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets and luxurious cotton towels...moreless

              • Heating:

                Central Heat & Central Air Conditioning controlled by thermostat...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                New on site Washer/Dryer in adjacent laundry room....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                New Central Air Conditioning for added comfort....moreless

              • Parking:

                ample on site parking along driveway...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                lots of off street parking too...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Towels Provided
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Private Gated Entry, Secured Compound, and a variety of private outdoor areas for dining, reading, sunbathing, and lounging....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    Large Flat screen with high definition programming. Second smaller TV in Bedroom....moreless

                  • Books:

                    large library of varied hardback books in the suite's Living Room...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    High definition programs via cable network...moreless

                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Walk to adjacent Balboa Park's Swimming Pool and pay a small use fee....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Tennis:

                        Less than a block to 15 great tennis courts at Morley Field Community Center, Balboa park....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Walk to Balboa Park's Municipal Golf Course.......moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        Two bikes are available for guests...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Propane cooking grill at patio...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Gazebo
                      • Balcony
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Lawn / Garden

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Activities

                      • Zoo
                      • Swimming
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Paragliding
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Golf
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Live Theater
                      • Arboretum
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Shopping
                      • Shelling
                      • Boating
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Walking
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Medical Services
                      • Tennis
                      • Hiking
                       

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                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $185
                      $1,000 $3,600
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • one time cleaning fee per visit $50
                      • Tax Rate 10.5%

                      Notes:

                      One page rental agreement to be reviewed and signed by prospective guests. Stays of a Month or longer are exempt from Transient Occupancy Tax. City tax of 10.5% does apply to shorter term stays. Landlords are required to collect it.

                      50% Deposit (by personal check) with balance due in cash or traveler's checks at time of arrival.


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                      Last updated: 08/14/2014
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                      Location

                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      San Diego International Airport
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Interstate 5
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Coronado Island
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Balboa Park Municipal Golf Course
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Walk to Alexander's, voted one of City's 25 Best!

                      Car: Recommended

                      Adjacent 1200 acre Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo, Just 5 minutes from Downtown, and only 10 minutes from Coronado Island beaches. A Terrific Central Location!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1998

                      About the owner: I purchased this property 15 years ago and spent two full years restoring the 3 level structure and planting the tropical gardens. I was honored to have my property featured in the 2007 Historic Tour of San Diego Homes... I am also a local Realtor and Home Remodeler & Landscape Consultant. Began home remodeling 30 years ago. Am happy to offer insider tips on great places to visit/favorite local restaurants, have shown real estate and sold several homes to visiting guests, as well. Dozens have become annual guests, reserving weeks or months here annually, becoming friends and like family.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The lush private gardens and property's central location are among its unique features. The large scale of the back garden startles visitors. From the street, the property is quite hidden and unassuming. Most don't expect its large scale. A special treat is enjoying the visiting wildlife - whether seen roosting in trees or drinking from the fountains... Hawks, owls, tropical parrots (escapees from the nearby Zoo), squirrels, hummingbirds, even an occasional fox have been spotted on the grounds.


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                      • 1920's Craftsman style Living Room -- Restored & Comfortably Furnished.

                        1920's Craftsman style Living Room -- Restored & Comfortably Furnished.

                      • Spacious Living Room with large picture windows & recessed lighting

                        Spacious Living Room with large picture windows & recessed lighting

                      • Gas range, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, & large fridge

                        Gas range, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, & large fridge

                      • Private Courtyard Patio with fountain and outdoor dining table.

                        Private Courtyard Patio with fountain and outdoor dining table.

                      • Master w/quality King Bed, antique writing desk, leather chaise, & TV

                        Master w/quality King Bed, antique writing desk, leather chaise, & TV

                      • lower level tropical gardens

                        lower level tropical gardens

                      • Living Room with flat screen TV and oversized windows

                        Living Room with flat screen TV and oversized windows

                      • lower garden with quiet areas for relaxation.

                        lower garden with quiet areas for relaxation.

                      • Street entry gate to Bungalow Suite

                        Street entry gate to Bungalow Suite

                      • Trumpet vines in bloom over the courtyard pergola....

                        Trumpet vines in bloom over the courtyard pergola....

                      • Eat in Kitchen with views to garden

                        Eat in Kitchen with views to garden

                      • small veranda overlooking the courtyard

                        small veranda overlooking the courtyard

                      • Spacious Master Bedroom with King Bed

                        Spacious Master Bedroom with King Bed

                      • Dine in Kitchen with views to garden

                        Dine in Kitchen with views to garden

                      • Italian tiled bathroom with stall shower & cast iron soaking tub.

                        Italian tiled bathroom with stall shower & cast iron soaking tub.

                      • Private Courtyard for reading or dining al fresco

                        Private Courtyard for reading or dining al fresco

                      • Front view of restored 1926 Craftsman  duplex

                        Front view of restored 1926 Craftsman duplex

                      • Long private driveway for guest parking...

                        Long private driveway for guest parking...

                      VRBO #260850

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

                      $185 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 08/14/14
                      Minimum stay: 4 nights
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