Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

2 Bedroom Retreat Overlooking San Diego Harbor. Two Blocks from the Trolley!

You sent a message to this owner.

Relax in a large living space with a view of the harbor and the city beyond.

Calendar

Last updated: 10/30/2014
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:7-21 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mission Hills apartment description

Stay in a comfortable, affordable and secure location in the middle of the city.

This listing is a two-block walk to the trolley and a 10-minute drive to famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, the Gaslamp Quarter, Convention Center and Hillcrest, the bustling commercial sector of a popular San Diego neighborhood.

This large two bedroom apartment is also a 5-minute drive to the airport. (There is some airport noise, but all windows and doors have been soundproofed and San Diego Airport closes operations at 11:30 p.m., resuming at 6:30 a.m.)

The surrounding neighborhood is quiet and upscale, with a fabulous view. The area is known as Mission Hills, West Banker’s Hill or Middletown, and is a mix of condominiums and privately owned homes. Access is on a cul de sac off a dead-end street. The location provides a sense of seclusion and privacy from the city beyond.

I live nearby, so will interact with visitors as much or as little as they like. I am available to provide directions and assistance. Just ask for ideas about where to go for fun, food, and entertainment. You might enjoy anything from Trivial Pursuit night in local pubs to the summer Friday night concerts in city parks, or numerous neighborhood farmer’s markets.
A Survival Kit is also provided for guests, which includes maps, directions, brochures and helpful hints to inform your stay.




Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • Games
          • Television

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Beach View
          • Downtown
          • Ocean View

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hot Air Ballooning
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Paragliding
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            Split unit controlled by guest in each room...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Private and free to guests...moreless

          • Heating:

            Split unit controlled by guest in each room...moreless

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

            Large windows over-looking harbor and Pacific ocean. Plenting of seating....moreless

          • Parking:

            In front of property or along curb across the streeet...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            Private and free to guests...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
              from 5 traveler reviews
              Loading...
               
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter
              Nov 15 - May 1, 2015
              21 night min stay

              $2,300
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay
              $150
              $3,000

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • cleaning fee $80
              • Taxes Included

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


              Please wait... Book with confidence

              Paying through this free service protects your payment up to $10,000 against listing fraud. If you are not paying through HomeAway Payments always call the owner at the number listed on our website and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


              Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

              Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

              Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
              Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
              Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
               

              Calendar

              Last updated: 10/30/2014
              Check availability
              23 Available
              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates
               

              Location

              1.9 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              San Diego Airport
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Aero Club
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              San Diego Harbor
              3.9 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Balboa Golf Course
              1.3 Miles
              Nearest Train
              AMTRAK
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 5
              0.4 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Syarlite restaurant
              5.3 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Shelter Island

              Car: Recommended

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1989

              About the owner: I grew up in New Mexico and Colorado and recieved my PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. As a historian and author I take advantage of B&Bs and vacation rentals wherever and whenever I travel. Travel, writing, and meeting people from different backgrounds are my very favorite things to do. When I travel I like being on my own, free to make up my schedule as I go, with adventure and discovery waiting around every corner. I moved to San Diego over thirty years ago. Since then the area has morphed from a relatively small, sleepy city into a vibrant urban center I love to explore. Even though I’ve enjoyed each one of the destinations in which I’ve lived, both abroad and in the States, I always return to San Diego glad that it’s home. The location of my property still excites me. I’m an avid reader - spy novels in particular. I love John Le Carre. One of my great regrets is studying many languages without becoming fluent in any. I'm a jazz and classical music fan but also a child of the 60's. Movies? I love too many to name, especially Czech, Russian, French and Italian films. “To Kill A Mockingbird” tops my list.

              Why the Owner Chose Mission Hills:
              This listing is unique because of its location. It overlooks San Diego harbor and the Pacific beyond. It is within minutes by trolley to San Diego's hottest venues yet a secluded hideaway. A 10-minute drive gets you to the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, the Gaslamp Quarter, Convention Center and Hillcrest, the bustling commercial sector of a popular San Diego neighborhood.

              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
              A large picture window faces west overlooking the harbor and the Pacific Ocean beyond. Guests will have private use of the large livingroom and dining area (including a rollout futon), private full kitchen and laundry facility, storage area and patio. This will be your home away from home.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english
               

              Photos

              • Relax in a large living space with a view of the harbor and the city beyond.

                Relax in a large living space with a view of the harbor and the city beyond.

              • my grandchildren and myself at sunset

                my grandchildren and myself at sunset

              • This space offers lots of dining space for entertaining.

                This space offers lots of dining space for entertaining.

              • A family-size kitchen with full refrigerator and stove will ensure home cooking.

                A family-size kitchen with full refrigerator and stove will ensure home cooking.

              • A second bedroom with queen-size bed and fine linens that offers privacy.

                A second bedroom with queen-size bed and fine linens that offers privacy.

              • Your bright sunny bathroom facilities.

                Your bright sunny bathroom facilities.

              • Your own private secluded patio.

                Your own private secluded patio.

              • Or, just sit and relax in the sunshine...

                Or, just sit and relax in the sunshine...

              • You'll be in a small building with few neighbors to bother you.

                You'll be in a small building with few neighbors to bother you.

              • Middletown Trolley stop is a 5 minute walk from your front door!

                Middletown Trolley stop is a 5 minute walk from your front door!

              • Sunset at Coronado Beach

                Sunset at Coronado Beach

              • All of this overlooks the city, the harbor, and the Pacific Ocean below.

                All of this overlooks the city, the harbor, and the Pacific Ocean below.

              • Add a fold-out futon and recliner for additional comfort.

                Add a fold-out futon and recliner for additional comfort.

              • There is always room for family and friends.

                There is always room for family and friends.

              • Your bedroom with queen-size bed, fine linens, storage and lots of privacy.

                Your bedroom with queen-size bed, fine linens, storage and lots of privacy.

              • another view

                another view

              • Your private and FREE laundry facilities.

                Your private and FREE laundry facilities.

              • San Diego city and beaches await down these steps...

                San Diego city and beaches await down these steps...

              • San Diego offers year-round sunshine, flowers, and fun.

                San Diego offers year-round sunshine, flowers, and fun.

              • Tall ships at San Diego harbor

                Tall ships at San Diego harbor

              • Walk 5 minutes to Little Italy with its famed food, wine, coffee and song!

                Walk 5 minutes to Little Italy with its famed food, wine, coffee and song!

              • A private and locked storage room for guests to use.

                A private and locked storage room for guests to use.

              VRBO #575264

              There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Thursday, October 30, 2014

              $537 - $1,050 per week (USD)
              5

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 10/30/14
              Minimum stay: 7-21 nights
              Dates are unavailable
              Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
              This listing requires that rentals start on a .
              Book It

              Detailed Price

              Owner
              Member since: 2014
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/30/2014
              Email owner
              Please wait... Book with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn more
              Add vacation protection services to your booking

              Three services to protect your trip:

              Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

              Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

              Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


              Get it now

              Share this property via Email

              2 Bedroom Retreat Overlooking San Diego Harbor. Two Blocks from the Trolley!

              San Diego #575264

              2 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 5

              You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

              Share this property via Email

                Please correct the following errors and resend:
              • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
              • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
              • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.