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1/2 Block from Beach! Come Play at the Beach!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

The beach is bustling outside, but walk inside this unit, and you are welcomed by the immaculate, quaint, homey environment.

Everything has been remodeled to bring this bungalow style home up to date. Recessed lighting, remodeled kitchen and bathroom, double windows.

On nice beach days watch the parade of beach goers walking by with surfboards, wagons with children; everyone out for a day of fun in the sun.

One half block from beach, fenced courtyard, Super clean, quiet, relaxed area. Five minutes to Seaworld, 1/2 hr. to Lego Land fifteen minutes to world famous San Diego Zoo. Ten minutes from airport-(SAN) called Lindbergh Field.

You may see a flock of wild parrots that live in Ocean Beach; you can also hear the lifeguard (faintly) and sometimes barking sea lions from the patio. Walk to pubs, dining (casual or fine there are five star dining places within walking distance), antique stores,beach sunsets, sunning, swim in the ocean. Balboa Park is fifteen minutes away with museums and gardens.Torrey pines golf course is just minutes away, and lots of championship courses are close by. Many people walk around town, VERY pedestrian friendly town.

Ocean Beach is truly an old fashioned friendly beach town. Great farmers market every Wednesday evenings. Fishing from pier is permitted. Close to sport fishing.

Historical gas-lamp area is ten minutes away. Visit the beautiful embarcadero and maritime museum. The U.S.S. Midway is there.

Everything you want in a vacation at the beach.

Keywords: Beach Bungalow/ Duplex

with a common area shared courtyard

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About The Owner

Our mission is to provide a clean, safe, comfortable environment for families to have a fun vacation. We provide the place; you provide the memories.

The Owner purchased this townhome in 1989

Why The Owner chose San Diego County

Ocean Beach is a fun, friendly,relaxing place where people are free to walk around to go shopping, to the beach or dining. People are very friendly here, and there is a laid back atmosphere like no other that we have found.

What makes this townhome unique

This bungalow is close to everything that San Diego has to offer. Lots of things are going on at any time in San Diego, and this place is centrally located. The beach is only steps away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Living here for the past 6 months has been a real dream come true in so many ways. Thanks for making this possible Julie & Jerome-

See you again-Tej Kerhonkson, NY
Aug 2009
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Amenities

Ocean Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , ceiling fan
  • Queen size Beds (1) Get a good nights sleep on this top of the line mattress, Beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) fold out queen size bed/couch in living room
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • 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
Notes:
Ironing board,Hair dryer,2 boogie boards, cooler, beach chairs, beach towels.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

1/2 Block from Beach! Come Play at the Beach!
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 29 reviews
4

Great location - Easy to get to beaches, food and shopping

  • 4 of 5

Great hosts. They made it very easy for us. The unit is stocked with all the things you need to enjoy the area. As with all of San Diego we had to get used to the early morning planes, but with the $1.95 pack of ear plugs, problem solved. For us, because we enjoy being able to explore by foot and enjoy a few beers, this was a great find. The beach is literally a half block away. We would recommend choosing this place.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, it was a pleasure having you as our guest! We are always so happy to hear people had a good time.
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5

Great little apartment by the beach

  • 5 of 5

Julie and Jerome were amazing hosts for our long-term stay in Ocean Beach. Julie met us at the door when we arrived (even though we were late) and was always just a phone call or text away if we needed her. Jerome was handy and helpful with anything we needed fixed during our stay (which wasn't much of anything). Both were welcoming, friendly, and made us feel right at home, even setting up DVR for us before we arrived!

The condo is pretty small, however, the location cannot be beat. Literally half a block from the beach, in the heart of OB, less than half a mile to all the local restaurants and little beach shops you could ask for. (We recommend OB Noodle House, Nico's Mexican Food, Cafe Bella, Surfrider Pizza, and Wonderland for the sunset toasts!) Parking is street parking only, but even with working nights and weekly street sweeping, I never had a problem finding a spot.

We stayed from late September to mid January and the condo only got really warm the first week we were there when it was 100+ degree weather. They do have ceilings fans and a portable fan for when it does get hot. The property was large enough for two people who love each other :) but I wouldn't recommend having a ton of guests over, unless you're going to be roaming around outside.

We loved staying at Julie and Jerome's place! Definitely can't be beat if you're looking to live close to the ocean.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to be your host! Thank you for staying with us.
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5

very nice, excellent location, easy to deal with owner

  • 5 of 5

I liked it a lot! they really do have everything there that you'll need to enjoy a week at the beach. We had planned a week of going on day trips across southern CA, but wound up barely leaving Ocean Beach.

I wouldn't worry about the airplane noise, it slows down during the afternoons and stops at night. Plus the local papers said the FAA & the city just had meetings on re-routing some of the flight paths and they were optimistic about some noise reduction happening. Overall the apartment was very quiet. l would suggest as others have that the couch be looked at, it's not the best to sit on much less sleep on.

I'd rent it again if I ever get to that part of the US in the future. ,

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay! Many people that live here stay really close and don't leave this town. I will definitely look at the couch, maybe it is time for a change; I like it, but to be fair, I am not very big. We look forward to seeing you again!
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Centennial, CO
5

The perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Great location in Ocean Beach. Close to restaurants and beach. The property was very clean and well-maintained. The owners are hospitable and have thought of everything. Parking can be a bit of a challenge but not insurmountable. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1

Disappointed

  • 1 of 5

The property is misrepresented as one that can accommodate 4 people. I checked with the owner and she said that it was adequate but was much too small. I even asked about pets and there were no red flags. Once we got there, the place was obviously too small and not fit for a dog. We would have reconsidered had we known. The neighbors were unfriendly and inconsiderate because of the dog and there were cats everywhere. That made it worse for our dog and we found it difficult to prevent barking. The place was very hot without airconditioning and we were told that leaving the windows open would cool things down. But that made the barking even louder and disturbed people around us. The landlord told us to not worry about cleanup before we left and then gave "US" a poor rating for cleanliness. The only saving grace was the location to the beach and walking distance to restaurants etc. I would not stay here again. It was not DOG FRIENDLY!!!! and should not be sold as such. I don't want to bring my dog on vacation and leave him indoor locked in stuffy tiny apartment.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice being so close to the beach. Walking distance to many places to eat.

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. Parking is tough at times. The duplex indoor temp was a little warm for us. Very quiet!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
SAN- Lindbergh Field
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
San Diego Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Old Town
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
8 freeway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: not necessary

Only five blocks north of the Ocean Beach Pier and downtown Ocean Beach's main street, (Newport Avenue)

Many people do not even use a vehicle, they find that just walking or using the bicycles is more fun.

Don't miss the farmers market every Wednesday evening, and check out the surfing competitions going on frequently. Also there are many festivals that occur throughout the year.

If you do choose to drive around, downtown Gaslamp is 15 minutes away, and the airport is only 10 minutes away. The embarcadero is fun to walk around and the aircraft carrier stationed there, the USS Midway is now a wonderful museum with self guided tours. Little Italy is another great section of town for dining and walking around. San Diego is so packed with different neighborhoods that are each unique and offer a different type of experience you will want to return again and again to experience it all.

Other Activities: tidepooling, shelling

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Rates & Availability

Ocean Beach Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 8 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$180
From
$199
Fri,Sat
$1,200
$4,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$149
From
$159
Fri,Sat
$900
$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
payment 2.5% card fee $0
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.5%

city tax of 11.05% is added to the total cost of your stay if stay is under one month.
pet deposit is $200 in addition to regular damage deposit.
e-checks are no fee
credit card payments have a 2.5% fee that is deducted from your deposit refund
I
Damage deposit refund sent within a week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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