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Beachfront ~ Ocean Beach ~ San Diego ~ Dog Beach

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Last updated: 07/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This Historic 1924 beach bungalow was the home of Belle Jennings Benchley (August 8, 1882 – December 17, 1972), known as “The Zoo Lady,” and was the director of the San Diego Zoo from 1927 to 1953, guiding its expansion from a small collection of animals to an innovative world-class zoo.

The home has been remodeled with new kitchen and bathrooms, refinished white oak floors and comfortable beds. The house is located on the beachfront known as 'Dog Beach' your pet will be in heaven on this leash-free dog-friendly beach. Just a short walk to the West and you are on the people-only beach with surfing, boogey boarding, swimming, body surfing, and all the usual beach activities.

Walking distance to the famous OB pier (the longest concrete pier on the West Coast) and the main business district of Ocean Beach – Newport Avenue. On Newport you will find restaurants (ask about our favorites), antique stores, coffee houses, bars, bike and surf shops. On Wednesday evenings Newport Avenue features a Farmer’s Market where you can find local fruits, vegetables and flowers, street performances and food vendors.

The bicycle path just in the back of the house takes you up and down the coast - bicycles are located on the property for your use, as are games and beach toys.
If you are looking for activities on your vacation, Ocean Beach is Conveniently located within 15 minutes of major attractions including the World Famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Museums, Old Town, Sea World, Kayaking, Petco Park, Qualcomm Stadium, La Jolla Cove, hiking, surfing,golfing, boating and miles of sandy beaches. PETS: There is an additional fee for pets, with maximum of 2. For more information ask owner. Do not bring pets without prior permission and payment of pet fee!
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Property Type

  • House
  • 1339 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable only/HBO Wifi...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    (3 total) One in living room, bedroom and family room...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Water View:

    View of Mission Bay and San Diego River...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Iron and ironing board...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    Garage is for bikes and toys, DOES NOT hold a car...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wi-fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    One off street parking space in driveway...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    + Coffee grinder Coffee filters...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Pots/Pans Plates, bowls...moreless

  • Dishwasher

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Also rooftop deck with view...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.7
from 34 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 3, 2015
4 night min stay
$379
Holiday - Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Nov 25, 2015
4 night min stay
$295
Holiday - Christmas
Dec 21 - Dec 28, 2015
4 night min stay
$295
Holiday - New Years
Dec 31 - Jan 4, 2016
4 night min stay
$295
Winter
Jan 5 - Feb 11, 2016
4 night min stay
$260
Holiday - Valentines
Feb 12 - Feb 15, 2016
4 night min stay
$295
Spring Break
Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$360
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$260

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning fee $175
  • Tax Rate 11.05%

Cancellation policy:


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Calendar

Last updated: 07/28/2015
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24 Available check-in
21 Unavailable
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Location

Biking (4 adult beach bicycles available) Golf, There is a bird sanctuary adjacent to the property for birdwatchers.

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Family room

    Family room

  • Bathroom 2

    Bathroom 2

  • Ocean Beach Pier

    Ocean Beach Pier

  • Sunset view

    Sunset view

  • Front entrance

    Front entrance

  • Family room

    Family room

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Sunset view

    Sunset view

  • View from rooftop deck

    View from rooftop deck

VRBO #553737

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Date last modified - Friday, July 31, 2015

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Minimum stay: 4 nights
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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/28/2015
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Beachfront ~ Ocean Beach ~ San Diego ~ Dog Beach

Ocean Beach #553737

3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

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