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Spacious San Diego Area Home, Great Location, 1/2 Acre of Park-like Property

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,105 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Clean, Tranquil, Ideal San Diego County Microclimate and Location, PERFECT!

This charming 2100 square foot mid-century modern custom home features 1/2 acre of park-like private property, parking garage with circular driveway, original hardwood floors throughout, pane windows with private views, and an intimate covered patio that takes advantage of San Diego's beautiful, mild climate.

Close to the freeways and the pristine San Diego Bay, less than a 10 mile drive from downtown San Diego or the US/Mexican border, and walking distance from the charming Historic Chula Vista downtown 3rd Avenue, this home is the perfect retreat for a lovely San Diego experience.

Mature trees and proximity to the ocean (less than 2 miles away), add to the amazing microclimate of this historic San Diego neighborhood.

This special home includes:

- Wireless internet, Netflix, DirecTV satellite TV, telephone with unlimited calls in North America (including Mexico and Canada)

- Brand NEW King Mattress, Brand NEW Twin Mattresses, Almost new Queen Mattress

- Comfortable clean sheets, comforters, pillows

- Designer towels

- California King Bed with private master suite, his/her closets and cabinets, master bathroom, flat screen television with 145 channels DirecTV, Netflix

- Queen Bed with charming window seat, French door access to beautiful patio, closet and cabinet

- Two twin bunk beds with gender-neutral decor, charming windows, hardwood floors, closet, tables and games

- Second full bath with Lacoste towels, bright lighting

- Spacious living room with large flat screen television, 145 channels DirecTV, white Natuzzi leather sofa, designer furniture, gas log fireplace, beautiful views

- Formal dining room with seating for six, bay window, private views of park-like back yard

- Breakfast nook with seating for six, beautiful views to back yard

- Kitchen with gas range top, oven, microwave, toaster oven, refrigerator, dishes, glasses, cooking essentials, coffee maker

- Laundry room with modern laundry machines, iron, ironing board

- Pantry with living essentials

- Garage/game room with ping pong table

- Large, private back yard with beautiful trees... perfect for sunbathing, reading, frisbee, croquet, hide and seek

- Massage table upon request

- Games & activities for children and adults

- Single story

Location (Drive times are approximate):

- Quiet, peaceful, friendly area

- Best weather in San Diego County (ocean breezes, bright clear skies)

- Walking distance from downtown Chula Vista (1 mile)! Park, restaurants, pubs, library, Farmers' Market (Thursdays), fitness center, park, local brewery pubs

- Historic "Peppertree" neighborhood of Chula Vista, custom-designed homes

- Walking distance to bus stop

- Bus, bike, or drive to the San Diego Trolley (blue line) with upgraded cars,

- 2 miles from the San Diego Bay

- 2 miles from the Chula Vista Marina, bayside park, restaurants

- 10-15 minute drive to the US Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista

- 10-15 minute drive to Sea World Aquatica Water Park

- 5 minute drive to the Chula Vista Mall/Theater (reclining seats!)

- 5 minute drive to Plaza Bonita shopping center (indoor mall)

- 12 minute drive to downtown San Diego

- 12 minute drive to US/Mexico border

- 10-15 minute drive to Balboa Park

- 15-20 minute drive to the San Diego Zoo

- 20-30 minute drive to Sea World, Balboa Park, Old Town San Diego, the San Diego Zoo

- 20-30 minute drive to Coronado

- 20-25 minute drive to La Jolla and UCSD

- 10 minute drive to the US/Mexico international border

More Details

Jill Galvez
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Jill Galvez

Happily married for 25 years, we are now empty-nesters and venturing into the "hotel" business, haha. Our two children are both in college. We have travelled quite a bit throughout Europe, the US, and Mexico, and know how important it is for your home base in a city far-from-home to be as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

Jill Galvez purchased this house in 2017

Why Jill Galvez chose Chula Vista

This home is well-regarded in the neighborhood. Homes here are very rarely for sale. We all love it here! The neighbors are friendly and caring. The wildlife (butterflies, birds, geckos) are gentle and thriving. The microclimate is the absolute BEST in the world. And you cannot beat the location!! It is an easy drive to most places in the county, and close to the 805 freeway (but away from traffic and noise)...Safe, private, quiet, beautiful.

What makes this house unique

Charming neighborhood, very safe, walkable, friendly neighbors. Close to everything wonderful that the San Diego/Tijuana region has to offer! Owners live in the neighborhood and can help you program the best vacation you've ever had!! Please don't hesitate to contact us for recommendations or special requests. This is YOUR vacation and you deserve to enjoy it to the fullest.


Chula Vista House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2105 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom (in suite), private frosted crank windows - toilet , shower , Full dressing mirror, vanity seat, privacy crank windows
    Spacious family bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Full dressing mirror inside cabinet door, crank windows
  • BRAND NEW Lacoste towels, wash cloths, and hand towels in many different colors so that everyone knows which towel is theirs! Four beach towels in the hall closet (please let us know if you need more for your beach outing(s))! Shower with seat in Master Bath. Seated vanity. Shower with bathtub in guest bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom Suite (bathroom, desk, walk-in closet) - 1 king , NEW mattress & sheets, private suite, DirecTV, desk, clean!
    Children's Bedroom (sleeps 4) - 2 bunk bed , NEW mattress/bedding, children's games, doll house, tables
    Queen Bedroom (private French door to back yard patio) - 1 queen , New pillows/sheets, like new mattress, window seats, clean!
  • All bedrooms offer private views of 1/2 acre of property (you do not have to close your curtains all day!) and crank windows to let in the fresh San Diego breezes!! The bedrooms are on one side of the house and the area can be closed off with a door. The garage (with the ping pong table), the kitchen, and the laundry room are on the other side of the house. Late morning sleepers can sleep in, early evening sleepers can enjoy quiet time as the active members of your group have space away from the bedrooms.
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Owner nearby for optional requests, local information, optional airport shuttle, babysitting suggestions/help, etc. Close to public transportation. Walking distance from charming downtown Chula Vista restaurants and breweries. Walking distance from public library.


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Spacious San Diego Area Home, Great Location, 1/2 Acre of Park-like Property
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

The best home away from home! Not just clean but so roomy and peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful neighborhood, going on walks around the neighborhood was our favorite thing to do. Super spacious! We had a long 3 month stay and could not be happier on how accommodating, understanding, and nice Jill and Victor were. What a lovely couple and what a beautiful home they have.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review, Ana. You and your beautiful family were a wonderful addition to our neighborhood! We hope you enjoy your newly remodeled home and look forward to seeing you again soon. You were wonderful guests, and left the house very clean and nice. Thank you! Merry Christmas to you and your family!
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Nice location

  • 4 of 5

Jill was very nice and easy to work with.The property is in nice neighborhood close to shopping,restaurants,downtown sandiego.We would stay again next time we are in town!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house for a family.

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious house. Wheelchair accessible. Beautiful patio for coffee in the morning and wine in the evening! We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Laurie! I look forward to your next visit. Thanks also for the wine and conversation :)
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San Diego / Henderson, NV

Spacious Charming Home!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property because we needed room for a family gathering.

The home had unique qualities and spacious grounds. Jill and Victor live two homes away and were able to address a few minor problems we initially had. They are as charming as the house! Since this is a relatively new rental property Jill was very open to a few suggestions that would make this home even better! We really enjoyed the privacy that this home gives you and the bedding was exceptional. We would recommend renting this property if you are looking for a location in a quiet neighborhood that still is accessible to major freeways.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Andrew and Jamila! We have addressed 2/3 suggestions so far!! The next time you visit, we hope to exceed your expectations! You are both sweethearts and we're glad you had a nice time with your family. We appreciate your review and enjoyed meeting you.
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

The house was very close to everything. All the amenities you would need are included. It was such a nice house really made you feel like you were in your own home not just a house your renting. I would recommend to anyone and I am looking forward to stay here again soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, CJ. You are a responsible young man and I'm happy you enjoyed your visit to San Diego! Please come back and stay with us. Good luck in school!
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Nice and spacious

  • 5 of 5

Nice clean and friendly

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Melissa!
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San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Gaslamp Quarter
Old Town
The Prado at Balboa Park
Coronado Beach
Downtown San Diego
San Diego Padres
Coronado Ferry Landing
Botanical Building and Lily Pond
In-N-Out Burger
The Fish Market
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens (Liberty Station)
Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana
United States Olympic Training Center
Aquatica: SeaWorld's Waterpark
SeaWorld San Diego
Torrey Pines Gliderport
USS Midway Museum
The Crack Shack
Imperial Beach Pier Plaza
Chula Vista Marina
Old Town Trolley
Sky Zone San Diego
El Taller Baja Med Cocina
Belmont Park
Fashion Valley Mall
Hornblower Cruises & Events
Lolitas Taco Shop
Living Coast Discovery Center
Juniper and Ivy
LEGOLAND California
Seaport Village
Reuben H Fleet Science Center & Space Theater
AMC Chula Vista 10
Petco Park
San Diego Natural History Museum
San Diego Bay
San Diego Museum of Art
The Old Globe
Embarcadero Marina Park South
The Shout! House
Nearest Airport
13 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
3 Punk Ales
Nearest Ferry
13 Miles
San Diego Broadway Pier
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
San Diego Country Club
Nearest Train
2.3 Miles
E Street Transit Center (trolley)
Nearest Motorway
2.2 Miles
Interstate Highway 805
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Italianissimo Trattoria
Nearest Ski
152 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Coronado State Beach
Car: recommended

Easy driving to local attractions including:

Fine dining

Fresh/delicious local cuisine

Hiking (mountain and flat)

Sea World

Balboa Park

San Diego Zoo

Legoland (40 minutes)

Maritime Museum

US Olympic Training Center

Famous San Diego beaches (Coronado, Mission Beach, Ocean Beach, Imperial Beach, Silver Strand, La Jolla Shores, Pacific Beach, ...)

San Diego Bay

Mission Bay

Baja California

Mexico International border


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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