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South San Diego~Imperial Beach 'Chic'~Luxury Oceanfront 3 Bedroom Condo W/Pool

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Serenity by the Sea.... Picture Yourself Here.

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Last updated: 12/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Imperial Beach condo description

Your Private South San Diego Getaway

Welcome to Serenity by the Sea. Located on the tranquil Southern California coastline, this delightfully decorated 'Mermaid's House' condo will transport you to a world of warmth and relaxation. Experience the roar of the crashing waves while sitting on your private veranda overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Watch the pelicans swoop down into the water and the dolphins play in the surf. Drag your toes through the warm and soothing sand.

Less then a 30-minute drive from the San Diego airport, Serenity by the Sea combines the magic of a remote getaway with the convenience of a nearby city. San Diego's temperate year-round weather is a favorite destination for snowbirds longing for warmth in winter and Arizonians escaping the heat of summer. Visitors from near and far have found their way to the 'Mermaid's House' in Imperial Beach to relax, rejuvenate and restore their body and soul.

Downtown San Diego beckons with all the wonders of a world class city. The delightfully upscale Coronado Island enclave with its legendary Hotel Del is just a 10-minute drive up the scenic Silver Strand Hwy. The San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, museums galore, Mexico and restaurants for every palate are nearby---if you can pull yourself away from the soothing sounds of the waves and the magical sunsets long enough to go sightseeing.

Whether you are seeking a peaceful retreat, a romantic getaway, or simply want to experience a natural wonder with your family, you will find what you are looking for at Serenity by the Sea. Stroll along the uncrowded shoreline for miles or lounge on the beach or by the courtyard pool and jacuzzi.

Serenity by the Sea awaits your arrival....
This 3 bedroom 2 bath privately owned ocean front luxury condo is a favorite for travelers seeking a beautiful, romantic destination or an upscale cozy retreat for the family. The 'Mermaid's House' and its charming 'beach chic' decor is located on the first floor of a 45 unit three story complex.This ground floor unit is elevated from the sand by the building's seawall and has a large private veranda with a dining table and chairs and several chaise lounges overlooking the ocean with a stunning view of the Imperial Beach Pier. The interior courtyard features a large heated swimming pool and spa, gas barbeques,a weight room, outdoor shower and is lushly landscaped. The street-front shops include The Surf Hut (sales and rentals of surfing gear)and The Imperial Beach Grill, a family run Greek-American casual restaurant perfect for when you don't want to cook.There is Aroma Thai right across the street and a coffee house next door.



Private Luxury Vacation Rental by Owner
'...your beach home away from home.'
Non-Smoking ~ Pet Free

Ocean-Front Unit w/Stunning
View of Imperial Beach Pier
Entirely Smoke-Free Unit-Building and Beach
High Speed Wifi
2 Flat Screen TV's w/Uverse
Sony Blu-Ray Players
Stereo w/cd/mp
Phone (3 extensions)
Huge Ocean Front Private Patio
Outdoor Dining Table/Chairs
Umbrellas & 4 Chaise Lounges
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Blender
Coffee Pot/Grinder
Microwave
Dishwasher
Inside Dining for 6
Outside Dining for 4-6
Binoculars for Dolphin Watching
Heating/Air Conditioning
Washer/Dryer in Unit

Beautifully Landscaped Courtyard
Community Gas BBQs
Swimming Pool/Spa
Outdoor Shower In Courtyard
Elevator from parking garage
Two Gated Parking Spaces



Your Comfort Is In The Details
3b/2bth Luxury Ocean-Front Condo
High Thread Count Linens/Towels
Comfortable Mattresses
Sleeps 7 - No Sleeper Sofa
Master Bedroom/Queen/Ocean View
2nd Bedroom - Queen
3rd Bedroom-Bunk Bed w/Full-Twin
Living Room/Kitchen Ocean View
Fireplace (presto type logs)
Custom 'Beach-Chic' Decor
Beach Themed Artwork Throughout
Plenty of Books and Magazines
Games/Puzzles/Cards
Beach Towels/Kids Beach Toys
Terry Robes
Bed Tray for Breakfast in Bed



Right Outside Your Door
Miles of Sand & Surf
Surfing/Body Boarding
Surf Board Rental ShopDownstairs

Pier with Fishing/Restaurant/Shops
Imperial Beach Grill - Greek/American Restaurt
Aroma Thai Restaurant
Italian/Pizza Take Out
Subway Sandwiches
Coffee House
Ye Olde Plank - Beach Bar
Corner Market









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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : The first floor is above the street level garage.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome:

            Well supervised children are welcome. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Second bedroom: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Oceanfront Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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          • Kid's Bunkbed Room: 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            This room has a full bottom bunk and a twin top bunk. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            The hall bath has a tub/shower...moreless

          • Master Bath: toilet, shower

            Double sinks...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            Lots of book in the library. Let me know if you want to take one home if you haven't finished it yet when you leave. ...moreless

          • DVD Player:

            2 Smart Blu ray players with Netflix and Hulu etc. ...moreless

          • Music Library:

            CDs in a case are available. ...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Basic cable Hulu Netflix...moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television:

            Two 30' Flat Screens One 20' square tv...moreless

          • Toys:

            Sand toys and stuffed animals. ...moreless

          • Video Library:

            Drawers under master bedroom tv are loaded with DVDs. ...moreless

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Beach View:

            Unit is facing the ocean. The view from the patio, living room, kitchen and master bedroom is of the Pacific Ocean and the Imperial Beach Pier ...moreless

          • Beachfront:

            Building sits right on the sand. ...moreless

          • Ocean View:

            Ocean view of Imperial Beach Pier, Surfers, Dolphins and Sunsets....moreless

          • Oceanfront:

            Hear the waves roll in while you drift off to sleep.....moreless

          • Waterfront:

            Building sits right on the sand...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Kayaking
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            Not needed when windows are opened for cross ventilation. Fans in each room for evenings and white noise if needed. A/C should only be used on the rare occasion of high humidity and heat, usually Aug....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Elevator:

            The first floor is above the street level garage. ...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Presto logs only. ...moreless

          • Garage
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking:

            2 spaces in gated garage area. ...moreless

          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen:

            Well stocked with plenty of dishes, pans, spices and appliances. Toaster oven, coffee pot, blender, hand mixer, coffee grinder, milk frother. Electric range and oven, micdishwasher side by side fridge...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio:

            Large patio with 4 chaises, 2 adirondack chairs with footstools, dining table with chairs and umbrella. ...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Park next door with grass. Ocean sand directly in front of patio. ...moreless

          Pool / Spa

          • Heated Pool
          • Hot Tub:

            Up some stairs by the pool in courtyard. ...moreless

           

          Reviews

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          from 22 traveler reviews
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Winter Sand & Solace
          Dec 6 - Mar 14, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $250
          $1,650
          Springtime is Sublime
          Mar 15 - Jun 13, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $300
          $1,850
          Summer @ Serenity by the Sea
          Jun 14 - Sep 18, 2015
          7 night min stay

          $2,600

          Changeover Day: Saturday

          Fall Back In Love
          Sep 19 - Dec 5, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $300
          $1,850

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Cleaning $75
          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
          • Taxes Included

          Notes:

          The $500 refundable deposit check is due at booking with signed contracts. Full balance is due 6 weeks prior to arrival by check or bank transfer. The keys will be mailed to you one week prior to your arrival. Your deposit will be returned after the unit is cleaned and I have received the keys back in the mail in a sturdy envelope. Full weeks include cleaning and tax.


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          Last updated: 12/27/2014
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          Location

          18 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          San Diego
          0.25 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Ye Olde Plank Inn
          6 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Coronado Island
          Imperial Beach
          Nearest Restaurant
          Beach Grill Downstairs in Complex
          Imperial Beach
          Nearest Beach
          Imperial Beach

          Car: Necessary

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1991

          About the owner: Some of my long time guest's children have dubbed me 'Fancy Nancy' because they love all the beachy decorative touches I've made there. They even bought me a 'Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid' children's book for the condo.

          Why the Owner Chose Imperial Beach:
          I know that you have many choices when it comes to beach rental properties and I appreciate you checking out my page . I will not be the cheapest rental on the beach or in my complex, but you will be hard pressed to find a better place for your precious family vacation. Whether it is a yearly event or a once in a lifetime splurge, your time at 'Serenity by the Sea-The Mermaids House', will become a treasured memory. The creation of my vacation home and Guest Get-Away was put in place with your comfort in mind. I walked the complex in the construction stage and was led to this unit which was, I thought, beyond my means. The year round sunset view, huge all day sunny and wind buffered furnished patio, 3 bedrooms, prime southwest corner facing the incoming waves, southern view of the IB Pier, ocean front master bedroom with patio access, tucked away from the pool noises and no foot traffic passed the ocean view windows made this unit my beach house dream come true. The 'beach chic' décor will charm all the girls in your family, no matter their age. The men have commented that their wive's have never been happier with their vacation choice. I have AT&T Uverse with high speed wifi and On Demand. Smart Blu Ray players will get you to Netflix and Hulu etc. Eclectically decorated with a fair share of sparkle, seashells and mermaids, Serenity never becomes too 'frilly' for the man of the Sand Castle. From ultra high thread count sheets and a plethora of pillow types, to binoculars for watching the dolphins play in the surf from your private furnished patio, you will feel pampered. There are spices in the cabinets and condiments in the fridge. Mundane things like toilet paper, paper towels and laundry/dish soap are there waiting for you. I tell people it is like visiting a friend but they aren't home. From the moment you walk in the front door you will feel as though you have ' come home'. I have done my very best to make my cherished second home be perfect for you.

          The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
          Please check out my wonderful guest reviews. I hope to see yours posted here soon. I also have a handwritten guestbook on the winerack that is full of wonderful vacation stories. Reading it is the first thing I do when I go for a visit...my own personal Hallmark card!


          Contact us

          Speaks: english, Mermaid

          Links to more information:

           

          Photos

          • Serenity by the Sea....
Picture Yourself Here.

            Serenity by the Sea.... Picture Yourself Here.

          • Custom Tile Work Fireplace. Presto Logs Only. 
Serenity by the Sea

            Custom Tile Work Fireplace. Presto Logs Only. Serenity by the Sea

          • Cupboards have spices and most everything you would ever need.

            Cupboards have spices and most everything you would ever need.

          • Master Bedroom, TV has been replaced with 32' Flat Screen & Smart Blu Ray Player

            Master Bedroom, TV has been replaced with 32' Flat Screen & Smart Blu Ray Player

          • Master Bedroom Chaise and Lighted Palm Trees w/Remote.

            Master Bedroom Chaise and Lighted Palm Trees w/Remote.

          • Second Bedroom with Queen Bed. Mattresses were replaced October 2013

            Second Bedroom with Queen Bed. Mattresses were replaced October 2013

          • Third Bedroom has Bunkbed with Full Bottom & Twin Top 
New Mattresses @ 10/2013

            Third Bedroom has Bunkbed with Full Bottom & Twin Top New Mattresses @ 10/2013

          • Stacked Washer Dryer and Detergent Supplied.

            Stacked Washer Dryer and Detergent Supplied.

          • Summer Fun All Year Long! Heated Pool and Jacuzzi with Plenty of Seating.

            Summer Fun All Year Long! Heated Pool and Jacuzzi with Plenty of Seating.

          • Taken from the patio at Serenity by the Sea.

            Taken from the patio at Serenity by the Sea.

          • View from the Patio of Imperial Beach Pier. Serenity by the Sea

            View from the Patio of Imperial Beach Pier. Serenity by the Sea

          • The Imperial Beach Club
at High Tide

            The Imperial Beach Club at High Tide

          • Living Room View from Kitchen Looking Out to Patio and Ocean View of IB Pier.

            Living Room View from Kitchen Looking Out to Patio and Ocean View of IB Pier.

          • Kitchen Table Opens Up To Seat Six. Booster Seat with Tray for a Baby.

            Kitchen Table Opens Up To Seat Six. Booster Seat with Tray for a Baby.

          • Master Bedroom Exits to Ocean Front Patio.Ocean View From Window. New Mattresses

            Master Bedroom Exits to Ocean Front Patio.Ocean View From Window. New Mattresses

          • Master Bath with Walk in Closet. Large Shower Sinks and New Handheld Shower Head

            Master Bath with Walk in Closet. Large Shower Sinks and New Handheld Shower Head

          • Second Bedroom with QUEEN BED.Older 20' TV is now on dresser with cd/dvd player.

            Second Bedroom with QUEEN BED.Older 20' TV is now on dresser with cd/dvd player.

          • Guest bath with tub and shower. New shower head with hand held and grab bars.

            Guest bath with tub and shower. New shower head with hand held and grab bars.

          • Beautifully Landscaped Courtyard with Gas BBQs, Shower, Heated Pool and Jacuzzi.

            Beautifully Landscaped Courtyard with Gas BBQs, Shower, Heated Pool and Jacuzzi.

          • Under Building Secured Garage Offers Two Assigned Parking Spaces.

            Under Building Secured Garage Offers Two Assigned Parking Spaces.

          • Iphone Photo of Stunning Sunset from the patio of Serenity by the Sea.

            Iphone Photo of Stunning Sunset from the patio of Serenity by the Sea.

          • Does it get any better then this?

            Does it get any better then this?

          • I love this picture from my patio, don't you?

            I love this picture from my patio, don't you?

          VRBO #593274

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          This listing was first published here in 2014.

          Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

          $250 - $371 per night (USD)
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          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 7

          View calendar: Updated 12/27/14
          Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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          Member since: 2014
          Speaks: english, Mermaid
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          • Response rate: 100%
          • Calendar last updated: 12/27/2014
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