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Hgtv's House Hunter on Vacation House of the Year-Glass House

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Sunken Living room with leather flooring, hard wood, fire on ice fireplace, TV

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6-8 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Mission Beach house description

HGTV House Hunter ON VACATION GLASS HOUSE selected this 5 Star property as their premiere home. This house has been seen around the world. Also known as the SLEEK RETREAT.

This amazing property won 'House of the Year” for many reasons including the multiple levels of modern interior design, high tech amenities and stunning location on the boardwalk of Mission Bay (ocean less than one minute walk away). The views from the living room are some of the best in San Diego with unobstructed vistas of the famous 'Sail Bay', San Diego’s downtown, and the Sea World fireworks. From the rooftop there are 360 degree views, which include the ocean.

The “Sleek Retreat” is a 3,000 sq ft home, one of the largest on the bay. It includes a sunken living room, 25 ft stainless steel ‘Fire-on-Ice’ fireplace back lit by blue neon, black granite floors, and wet bars throughout. All of the interior design elements are strictly modern while offering a warm and comfortable tone. The living room has a wall that is completely made of stained glass. The artist who created the stained glass throughout the house is a prominent designer from NY who has had work featured at the Met. It is a striking edition to the house that adds color and vibrancy to the modern interior design.

A 45' HD LCD TV retracts into the stainless steel fireplace when not in use, or pulls out and turns to face the guests for maximum enjoyment. Multiple zone sound system into each room including ipod hookups. Full blackout curtains in living room & master bedroom suite ensure comfort and privacy. Electric Pronto controllers operate the stereo, lighting, blackout curtains and more throughout the house. The entertainment system is piped into every room. The office is attractively designed and comes complete with everything you need to stay connected on your vacation including wireless internet, fax, printers, scanner, etc.

The master bedroom is very spacious and accommodating. It has a Stearns & Foster bed for maximum comfort, large closets, plus wet-bar with refrigerator, microwave and sink. There is a large HD LCD TV and loads of movies available on DVD, cable TV and DVR. The master bathroom has a with a sunken Roman Carrera white marble tub that is 8 ft by 9 ft, 24k gold fixtures, and a beautiful stained glass skylight. This masterpiece is mounted sends a colorful display across the master bath throughout the day.

One of the best features of the Sleek Retreat is the huge rooftop entertainment deck with Jacuzzi. There are chairs on the roof for sunbathing in the day. At night the Jacuzzi lights up with a fiber optic display.

The unit has a large two car garage, plus there is plenty of extra parking in nearby lots.

Many stars have stayed in this house. It is San Diego's #1 beach house rental. Your friends will be in awe when they step into the Sleek Retreat. The property’s market value is in the millions of dollars. You will love it!

*We can only accept a 7 night minimum rental*

Note: We also own other beach houses in the same area - call me for all the details.

We have two gorgeous Ocean Front Luxury condos right on the world famous Mission Beach Boardwalk #369404 and #34788, as well as an amazing South Mission Beach home that can sleep up to 16 people #458659. We also have more properties along the bay Grand Sail Front #557771, or just steps from the boardwalk Pismo Getaway #57605, and our Surf Stars #560736

Keywords: Multi Level Glass House & HGTV House Hunter 'On Vacation' premiere house - Glass House known as the SLEEK RETREAT

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 Years Old but will consider younger upon approval...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Pets allowed with pre-approval - additional security deposit may apply...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Other (See Description)

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          • King size beds (1) Stearns & Foster high end master bed with luxury sheets and pillows, massage chair in the master bedroom, Queen size Beds (2) Extra comfortable with luxury sheets and pillows, EZ Queen Beds (4) that can placed anywhere in the house...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • A 12’ sliding glass opens the house to spectacular views of the Mission Bay. Friends and family rest on the sunken couch in the living room enjoying the warmth of the fireplace, a 20’ stainless steel “Fire on Ice” display. Multiple flat screen TV’s, DVD’s, and integrated stereo throughout the house provide premium home theater entertainment. The full kitchen is high end black granite. The sunken Roman Carrera white marble tub is 8 ft by 9 ft. There are 2 steam showers complete with 24 karat gold fixtures. Colorful stained glass above the tub acts like a skylight sending a gorgeous light display down into the bathroom throughout the day. The bedrooms have premium Stearns & Foster beds. The bedrooms, and throughout the house, is equipped with blackout curtains to ensure privacy at night, and allow for comfortable napping through the day. The roof deck is perfect for sunbathing in the day or warming up in the Jacuzzi at night. The Jacuzzi has fiber optic lighting....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library:

                Dozens of CDs including 3000 songs on computer juke box Also, Karaoke machine with 2 mics...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                All channels including all movie channels - DVR and access to hundreds of movies for purchase...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Huge home theater in living room and master suite with stereo piped into every room. Sonos wireless sound system operates from iphones, ipads or computers. ...moreless

              • Television:

                4 large High Definition LCD flat screen televisions. ...moreless

              • Video Games:

                Karaoke machine with extra mic...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Dozens of movies on DVD and VHS...moreless

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Luaus
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                Full 360 degree view from roof top deck and roof top Jacuzzi...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                On the sands of Mission Bay - less than a minute to the beach...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Ocean view from the roof deck...moreless

              • Water View:

                Full unobstructed views of the famous 'Sail Bay'...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                2 Central Air Conditioning systems, ceiling fans, portable fans...moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                High Speed wireless...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Private, top of the line large Duet...moreless

              • Computer Available:

                (2) Full access including fax, scanner, printer - FULL OFFICE...moreless

              • Fireplace
              • Garage:

                Large two car garage with remotes...moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                “Fire on Ice” custom fireplace with retractable TV just above it. Home Theater HUGE screen drops right above the fireplace....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                2 central NEST heating & cooling systems located in house, as well as space heaters if necessary ...moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Everything you need! Luxury Calvin Klein sheets, feather pillows, down goose comforters, luxury towels!...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Sunken living is perfect for family or friends gathering around the Fire On Ice fireplace or watch our 'edge to edge' LCD TV...moreless

              • Parking:

                We have enclosed secure two car garage and just a few homes down is a free parking lot...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                FREE parking in huge lot at El Carmel, just 10 homes south on the boardwalk - or another lot at Santa Clara...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                Private, top of the line large Duet...moreless

              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available:

                We can recommend a top class catering companies, please request a menu. We also have limo and entertainment services available....moreless

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils:

                Every kitchen amenity you would need to cook even a large Thanksgiving feast ...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Fully stocked with dining for 12 ...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                2 drawer style...moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Black granite counter tops with stainless steel appliances - all appliances BRAND NEW high end....moreless

              • Microwave:

                And convection oven...moreless

              • Oven
              • Refrigerator:

                With built-in ice maker...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                Full roof deck with teak chairs, roof top furniture & rooftop Jacuzzi - 360 degree views of Sea World, Downtown, La Jolla, Pacific Ocean and Sail Bay...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Gated patio opens to the sand - lounge chairs and tables....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Large grill located on front patio....moreless

              Payment Type

              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Custom 10 h.p. Jacuzzi on the roof deck with fiber optic lighting & 4 speaker stereo / CD player...moreless

                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Winter Holidays 2014/2015
                  Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $895
                  Winter Getaway
                  Jan 3 - Feb 11, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $795
                  Valntine's/President's Weekend
                  Feb 12 - Feb 19, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $895
                  Winter Getaway
                  Feb 20 - Mar 7, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $795
                  Spring Break
                  Mar 8 - Apr 1, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $895
                  Spring
                  Apr 2 - May 14, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $895
                  Spring Graduation
                  May 15 - May 25, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $950
                  Early Summer Special
                  May 26 - Jun 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $895
                  Early Summer
                  Jun 5 - Jun 12, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $6,265
                  Summer 2015
                  Jun 13 - Jun 26, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $7,995
                  Summer 2015
                  Jun 27 - Jul 2, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $1,142
                  July 4th Week
                  Jul 3 - Jul 11, 2015
                  8 night min stay
                  $1,314
                  Summer Vacation 2015
                  Jul 12 - Aug 14, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $8,875
                  Late Summer 2015
                  Aug 15 - Aug 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $8,875
                  Labor Day Weekend 2015
                  Aug 30 - Sep 7, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $8,875
                  Late Summer 2015
                  Sep 8 - Sep 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $6,650
                  Fall Deals
                  Sep 28 - Nov 20, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $795
                  Thanksgiving Week
                  Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $895
                  Early Winter Getaway
                  Nov 29 - Dec 18, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $795
                  Winter Holidays
                  Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
                  7 night min stay
                  $895
                  Winter Getaway
                  Jan 3 - Feb 11, 2016
                  7 night min stay
                  $795
                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay
                  $795

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Rental Damage Protection $150
                  • Cleaning Fee $195
                  • Pet Fee $100
                  • Tax Rate 12.5%

                  Notes:

                  Please read the Terms & Conditions at www.SDBeachKing.com under the tab "About Us."

                  Holidays are extra (July 4th week, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years)

                  Saturday to Saturday bookings during the summer months mid June to mid August

                  *July 4th Week 2015 - 8 night minimum stay (July 3, 2015 - July 11th, 2015) reservations only*

                  An advance payment equal to 50% of the rental rate is required confirm the reservation and secure the property. Please make payments in the form of credit card, traveler's checks, bank money orders, cashier’s checks or personal checks. The BALANCE OF RENT is due sixty (60) days prior to the check-in date. Reservations made less than 30 days prior to the check-in date will require full payment.


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                  Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                  Location

                  8.5 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  San Diego Airport
                  Mission Beach
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Several located on the beach
                  13 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Coronado Ferry
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Mission Bay Golf Course
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrak
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 8 or Hwy 5
                  Mission Beach
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Several located on the beach
                  100 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Big Bear Ski Resort
                  Mission Beach
                  Nearest Beach
                  Mission Beach is less than 1 minute away

                  Deep Sea Fishing, Whale Watching, Roller Blading, Hang Gliding, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Wild Animal Park, Sea World, Petco Park, Balboa Park, and Gas lamp District, Gondola Cruises

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2000

                  About the owner: I am the owner of 6 amazing beach and bay front properties. Been handling vacation rentals for more than 10 years and love servicing our clients. The King of the Beach and San Diego Beach King is truly designed to insure your vacations are loaded with happy memories and fun times! I can be personally reached ANYTIME!

                  Why the Owner Chose Mission Beach:
                  All it took was one foot inside the HOUSE OF THE YEAR for me to say 'I WILL BUY IT AT YOUR ASKING PRICE!' It truly has been an incredible experience owning the 'The House of the Year' hosting the many celebrities and Presidents of countries. From Hollywood's biggest stars to local San Diego residents - the house has seen it all! It's an updated Miami Vice Tony Montana sleek retreat. Everything from the large automated home theater to the 9'x8' Carrera white marble sunken tub - this property has every bell and whistle. Multiple decks on the boardwalk with 12' high sliding glass panels and 360 degree roof top elegance. Rolling BBQ, rolling bar, wet bars, multiple high def PLASMA & LCD TV's, $200,000 stereo & smart home equipment, sunken living room pit, granite dance floor, modern high end kitchen, electronic smart home lighting, shades, electronics, and more! Most jaws hit the ground when they first enter this property! Nothing compares! Two huge rare GEO's are in the living room area - large garage for two luxury vehicles, everything is automated! The house has only seen good times, it's perfect for a family event or reunion. A place to bring the grand kids watching them from the beautiful bayside deck. Or reunite with your friends enjoying the playground right in front of you. We know how to handle our guests! Call me anytime to go over the many private details about this remarkable property!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  You will have full concierge service available to you - the can be stocked with your favorite food and beverages, flowers, or anything you wish. It's an experience to stay in a property like this!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french

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                  Photos

                  • Sunken Living room with leather flooring, hard wood, fire on ice fireplace, TV

                    Sunken Living room with leather flooring, hard wood, fire on ice fireplace, TV

                  • Bayside deck with teak lounge chairs fully open glass panels

                    Bayside deck with teak lounge chairs fully open glass panels

                  • Dining room with 6 chairs, 4 additional bar stools available

                    Dining room with 6 chairs, 4 additional bar stools available

                  • Bar area showing upscale kitchen, granite floor, mini desk

                    Bar area showing upscale kitchen, granite floor, mini desk

                  • Master bedroom showing wet bar, refrig, microwave, LCD TV, huge closet

                    Master bedroom showing wet bar, refrig, microwave, LCD TV, huge closet

                  • Master bath, huge sunken tub, atrium, roof stained glass art, dual 24k sinks

                    Master bath, huge sunken tub, atrium, roof stained glass art, dual 24k sinks

                  • Bedroom upstairs, private bath w/sunken tub, pull out folding bed, mini office

                    Bedroom upstairs, private bath w/sunken tub, pull out folding bed, mini office

                  • Rooftop deck showing large deck area - we have 15 comfy folding chairs, Jacuzzi

                    Rooftop deck showing large deck area - we have 15 comfy folding chairs, Jacuzzi

                  • Sunken Living room with leather flooring, hard wood, fire on ice fireplace, TV

                    Sunken Living room with leather flooring, hard wood, fire on ice fireplace, TV

                  • View of the Sleek Retreat - Glass opens to living room

                    View of the Sleek Retreat - Glass opens to living room

                  • View of dining room, bar area

                    View of dining room, bar area

                  • Master bedroom w/ massage chair, black out curtains, LCD TV w/ surround sound

                    Master bedroom w/ massage chair, black out curtains, LCD TV w/ surround sound

                  • Master sunken tub, huge dressing closets, atrium, master bath, view of Masterbed

                    Master sunken tub, huge dressing closets, atrium, master bath, view of Masterbed

                  • Bedroom w/built in office, fish tank, LCD TV, large enough for our EZ Queen bed

                    Bedroom w/built in office, fish tank, LCD TV, large enough for our EZ Queen bed

                  • Roof deck 360 degree view, teak lounge chairs, sitting area, lighted handrails

                    Roof deck 360 degree view, teak lounge chairs, sitting area, lighted handrails

                  • Rooftop Jacuzzi, fiber optic lights, built-in stereo, 10 h.p., 360 degree view

                    Rooftop Jacuzzi, fiber optic lights, built-in stereo, 10 h.p., 360 degree view

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                  Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                  $795 - $1,314 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 6-8 nights
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                  Member since: 2004
                  Speaks: english, french
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
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