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CENTRAL STUNNING MODERN PALACE w/ PANORAMIC VIEWS OF SD BAY/DOWNTOWN

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 BR/2.5 BTH modern castle w/ jacuzzi, parking and walking to restaurants/shops

Located in the heart of San Diego in the opulent Mission Hills neighborhood (next to Old Town) and easily accessible from the freeway and close to all major SD attractions. Walk to some of San Diego's finest restaurants and bars in a very friendly and welcoming community. Neighbors are extremely friendly and are always available if ever in need of anything including a cocktail. One small room is used as a fashion gallery so that can’t be used as a bedroom unless special arrangements are made. There are 2 14000btu standup AC units for the 1 month of the year you may actually need it, San Diego is generally 72 and sunny year around.

The home has 3 levels:

- Penthouse Floor - Master Bedroom has a Cal King Restoration Hardware Bed with gas fireplace, sitting area, and desk. The room connects to a spacious walk in Cherry Wood closet and the Master-Bath with jacuzzi tub and walk-in shower and his and her sinks.

- The Main Floor - Front door opens to a entertainment areas, circular panorama room for a secondary eating area, 2 gas fireplaces in the front area and living room area, modern kitchen with high-end appliances and woodwork cabinetry, and distressed and natural stone flooring. Shattered Glass dining room connects to the 1/2 bath and 60" TV and Game Center room (Xbox/Wii) and 2 balcony areas with BBQ and outdoor furniture for lounging/entertaining

- 2 Vast balcony areas with views and lounge areas

- Residential Floor - 3 bedrooms and 2 baths are on the bottom floor with an extra "candy room" for sitting and contemplating the infinite :0). Jack and Jill back rooms open out to the backyard grass area and jacuzzi.

- Two car covered garage protected by beautiful landscaping and protected by a nuclear blast resistant gate to protect from Armageddon and post zombie apocalypse. ;-)

- Walking distances to iconic San Diego restaurants and local markets and cafe/gelato

More Details

Owner
Scott
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

What makes this house unique

- Arguably the best view of San Diego

- Walking distance to shops and restaurants and coffee

- Wifi, Parking, large spacious balconies for entertaining

- 10 minutes to either Gaslamp, Balboa Park, Airport, or Beach

- Modern, high-design home with sophisticated touch

Amenities

Point Loma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No Parties No Events Strictly Enforced
  • Photo ID Required Same Day Booking Ok just Need to Approve. thank you.
  • Maximum occupancy 12 people Strictly Enforced.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master (Top Floor) - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Gas Fire, Sitting Area, Balcony, Bath/Shower/Closet/jacuzzi
    Primary West - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Connected Bath/Shower and view of front garden
    Jack & Jill w/ Walk-in Closet - 2 double , View of side-garden
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(5 traveler reviews)

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CENTRAL STUNNING MODERN PALACE w/ PANORAMIC VIEWS OF SD BAY/DOWNTOWN
average rating of 3.8 based on 5 reviews
5

Gorgeous home!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our trip to San Diego and took plenty of pictures to make a ton of memories!!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing House - Incredible Views

  • 5 of 5

I can't believe someone would rent out a house this nice. Pictures don't do it justice. The views from the balcony and terraces are amazing. The house itself has everything you need and more. The homeowner is very accommodating and has a very quick response time. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home does not fit as many people as advertised and does not have functioning jacuzzi

  • 2 of 5

This house did not live up to the property description. The two stars are for the location, and the view.

Overall my experience staying here was less than ideal, especially at this price point. Although the check-in time was scheduled for 4pm, the house wasn't ready until 5:30pm. Scott didn't communicate this to me so my group ended up standing around in the house while his family wrapped up their dinner and the cleaner finished sweeping for an hour and a half.

The descriptions says the house can accommodate up to 12 people, however there are only 4 beds. When I asked Scott where the other 2 people should sleep (I had a group of 10) he suggested the sofas but clarified the sofas are not sleeper sofas. He also suggested I go out and buy some air mattresses if this would be an issue. He did not provide clean sheets for the beds or the stained and dirty sofas. Half of the light fixtures and light bulbs didn't work so the entire downstairs area was very dim.

His AC broke (which he also didn't tell me until I texted him after he left) and all he had was a small AC unit for the room upstairs and two small fans for the rest of the house. The house has floor to ceiling windows which is great for the view, but traps all of the heat. We ended up keeping all of the doors open to let any breeze in, but it still got unbearably hot and humid.

Finally, I specifically filtered my rental house search for a house that could accommodate 10 people with a jacuzzi. The jacuzzi was non-operational our entire stay. Scott knew this but claimed the repairman would have it up and running- this was not the case.

I would not recommend this rental house, especially to a group larger than 8 people. There are many other rental houses in this area with just as good of a view and fewer issues.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Disappointing stay, amenities not as described

  • 2 of 5

What we like: Location – easy access to public transportation and close to many points of interest such as the Zoo and Downtown. View – beautiful vista of downtown SD. Well stocked supplies such as toilet paper, paper towels, etc…

What we dislike: Missing bedroom & bathroom, busted A/C, dirty nonworking Hot Tub, useless closets/dressers, loose railing near stairs

Overall, we were disappointed with this house. We have rented many times before in SD and this was our first negative VRBO experience. We did not get our money’s worth and the owner advertised amenities that DO NOT work.

More details below

When we booked this house 5 months before our stay, it was listed as 4 bedroom/3.5 bathroom. Upon arrival, we only have access to 3 bedroom/2.5 bathroom. There was a locked door on the floor where the other 2 bedrooms were (we guess this leads to the 3rd lower bedroom/bath). The owner did not inform us of this major change and we had sent him an email in June asking if the reservation was all in order. We are sure we booked 4 bedrooms because on the overview description of the floors, the owner described the master bedroom on the top floor and 3 bedrooms on the bottom floor. It is obvious he changed the # of bedrooms/bathrooms on the top line but he did not update the old description.

Upon arrival, A/C was not working and we spent way too much time trying to diagnose the problem (by following the owner’s directions). Repairman was sent the next day but the system was so broken that repairs could not be done during our stay. A/C was much needed since the house had a lot of glass windows and not nearly enough windows that can be opened. In order to be comfortable, we kept all windows AND doors open day and night and all of us got multiple bug bites.

Hot tub? More like NOT-tub. Hot tub had so many bugs and plant debris in it. Owner told us we could use it but sent a repairman the day after we got there. We did not tell him it was not working; he knew it was NOT usable but advertised it as an amenity. We were so disgusted by the bugs that we decided we didn’t want to risk using it.

No usable closet/drawer spaces for guests: The master bedroom was advertised as having a spacious walk in closet BUT it was filled with the owner’s items. In fact, every closet/drawer/dresser in the house had stuff in it so we had no place to hang up or put away our clothes.

The coffee machine had old coffee ground with stuff growing on it. Enough said.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely home with fantastic views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience, both Scott and his wife were very accommodating to myself and my family. We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Shakespeare & Co (British Pub)
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Downtown
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
10 Courses w/in 5 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Old Town Transit Station
Nearest Motorway
100 Metres
Interstate 5 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
5 Restaurants within walking distance
Nearest Ski
145 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Mission Beach

Located just west of Hillcrest and overlooking Mission Valley and Presidio Park, Mission Hills is one of San Diego's oldest and most desirable neighborhoods. The area was developed in the early 1900s and is one of the most architecturally impressive neighborhoods - most of the area restored to pristine conditions.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning fee $280

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.