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Beach house w/ ocean view 2 houses from the beach! Bikes/boogie boards, and more

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Nautical Beach House only 2 houses to the sand. Sleeps 5-6. Beautiful new front deck with view of sand and water with dining table and all-weather wicker couch. 2 bedrooms and a bonus nook off living room with Murphy bed that can be closed off for privacy. Check-in 3:00 PM Check-out 10:00 AM.

1 full bath and a 3/4 bath in one of the bedrooms. All bedding, linens, and furniture are new for summer rentals. It is clean and decorated nicely with very comfortable beds and furniture, you will not be disappointed. Check out our other rental at VRBO #287643.

The coin-operated laundry facilities are shared in the garage with an upstairs separate 1 bedroom unit. They do not have parking in the garage but have access to the washer/dryer. They also have their own parking space and back entrance (their space is to the right of the garage) They do not have access to the front patio deck.

This location is so ideal and so close to the ocean and bay. You can walk to the ocean literally in 30 seconds and the bay is only a two minute walk. There is a local store a few blocks away for any stock items you may need like, milk, bread, or butter, etc.

Any questions please email me.

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More Details

Property Manager
Dave and Susan Gehrke
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2018

About Dave and Susan Gehrke

Dave and I are locals here in San Diego. We live about 25 minutes north in Carmel Valley which is right next to Del Mar. We own a Window and Door dealership called Builders Window Supply. This beach house is a fun hobby/investment for us and it has proven to be very rewarding. It brings us down to South Mission Beach a lot in the summer and we stay and play volleyball or bike or kayak. We have two grown kids on their own. I grew up in San Diego and my husband moved here during college after he met me at his cousins house in South Mission Beach. Here we are 30+ years later.

Dave and Susan Gehrke purchased this house in 2009

Why Dave and Susan Gehrke chose Mission Beach

We bought a house in this location because it is one of our favorite places to be. The beach is wide with bright sand and wonderful sunsets. Our Uncle started his own vacation rental business here years ago and we are following his lead. We are San Diegan's and have had one of the best vacations ever a few years ago with the whole extended family. We all stayed in our Uncles vacation rentals due to a lot of us being evacuated with the terrible fires in the fall of 2007. The beach was the only safe place to be and unexpectedly we had one of the best reunions ever. No one could work or go anywhere. We barbequed and played volleyball all day. We love it here. The beach has such a carefree spirit which takes you away from the daily duties of work, chores, and paperwork, not to mention the heat for all the hot weather folks escaping the 100 degree weather.

What makes this house unique

We live on one of the few streets that has parking in front of the unit. Most of the courts in South Mission are divided from their neighbors by a skinny sidewalk and there is a lot of closeness. We have less of a noise concern because of the distance from our opposite neighbor. We looked for a house on the street rather than a court. We are so happy we did. The deck out front is the favorite place for all our tenants as well as for us. We are just off the boardwalk so not a lot of looky-loo's checking us out but enough people watching when people ride bikes or walk by.


Mission Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • This house is on a residential street with mostly homeowners. Be respectful and keep the noise down. There's a booklet with more info in the house.
  • Leave the house how you found it accept for the normal cleaning needed. Treat it like you would like your house treated by guests.
  • Keep the garage closed and locked at all times accept when you are in there. The bikes will walk away if you don't.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , small shower, better for men. It's hard to shave your legs.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Living Area - Murphy Bed
  • The Murphy bed is a full size bed perfect for 2 kids or 1 adult.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 bicycles
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • 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
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Minimum Age Limit for Renters Washer: Coin-op, Dryer: Coin-op, Garage: May not fit a suburban with door closed. Covered Parking. Full Kitchen: Everything you need for preparing all meals. Cooking Utensils Provided: fully equipped with utensils. Charcoal BBQ Grill: Weber BBQ on deck patio for ocean view dinners.Deck/Patio: Best part of the house. New in 2009 and perfect for morning and evening meals. Beach View: View from deck slight obstructions but you can see the sunset on the water. Ocean View: You can see the water from the deck. Boogie boards, bikes, beach chairs, beach umbrella.


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Beach house w/ ocean view 2 houses from the beach! Bikes/boogie boards, and more
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

Great Location. Perfect for Family of 5!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The location is the key, from the view of the ocean from the front deck to our ability to hit the boardwalk in 25 steps. We took day trips to La Jolla, the Zoo, Coronado, Midway and Cabrillo and it was always easy to get back home. Would be hard to find a better value in this area.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This family stayed in our beach house during one of the rare weeks we got rain and still had so much positive to say. We worry about the weather when our guests are there. We are so happy they enjoyed themselves regardless. Their review does an excellent job describing a stay in San Diego.
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The house is awesome! Your family will love staying here.

  • 5 of 5

The property is great and the location is even better.

Had a couple minor challenges come up and the owners handled them like they were the ones with the inconvenience. Knowing the owners really care about the quality of your families experience is priceless.

We look forward to staying here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

The home was exactly as described. We were delivering our daughter to college and enjoying time with San Diego relatives and our young adult children. The deck was a perfect place for all of us to gather, talk and dine. They young adults enjoyed the night life and it was just far enough down the beach to provide us oldies a little quiet. It was lovely to see sunsets and to get to the beach so easily. We loved that it was fully equipped with the boards, chairs and bikes. It was perfect for this trip to San Diego. The parking on site was very nice too.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This sums it up perfectly. Moe and her family enjoyed all aspects of the house, amenities, and the beach. They were very respectful and responsible.
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Wonderful patio

  • 5 of 5

Everything needed for a beach vacation is included.

Our family of 5 had a great time.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a wonderful time despite the strange grey weather we had that week. It is so rare to have that kind of pattern in August. Come again and you will have the great weather we usually have! :)
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  • 5 of 5

We have been staying here for years and love it. It works great for our family. Not sure that we want to share this hidden gem. Thank you Susan!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Krista you and your family have been excellent guests year after year and we always appreciate your taking such good care of our place. Thank you for calling it a hidden gem. We think it's a pretty cool location and has a lot to offer for anyone interested in being at the beach with the bikes, and ocean less than a minute away. You are welcome back anytime and everytime!
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Close to the water

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time. House was more than big enough for the three of us. Outside deck was great for entertaining.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coaster Saloon
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Luigi's At The Beach
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Toots' Sand-Bar
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Robb Athletic Field
Newbreak Coffee & Cafe
Breakfast Restaurant
Wonderland Ocean Pub
Bar & Grill
Tower Two Cafe
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American Restaurant
Pizza Port Ocean Beach
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Mike's Taco Club
Mexican Restaurant
South Beach Bar & Grille
Bar & Grill
Sapporo Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Livingston's Chicken and Mexican Grill
Mexican Restaurant
Arizona Cafe
Bar & Grill
Ocean Beach Brewery
Hamburger Restaurant
Winstons Beach Club
BBQ House
Barbecue Restaurant
Ocean Beach Kabob
Middle Eastern Restaurant
Ocean Beach Pier
Bravo's Mexican Bistro & Cantina
Mexican Restaurant
It's Raw Poke Shop
Hawaiian Restaurant
O B Sushi Sushi
Sushi Restaurant
Taika Sushi Bar and Grill
Bar & Grill
Margarita's Family Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Mission Bay Aquatic Center
Taco Fiesta
Mexican Restaurant
Meechai Thai Cuisine
Thai Restaurant
Natural Style Chicken
Chicken Restaurant
Gaglione Bros Famous Steaks & Subs
Sandwich Shop
Souplantation- Point Loma
Embargo Grill
Cuban Restaurant
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
San Diego Airport (Lindbergh Field)
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Tecolote Canyon Golf Course
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 5 FWY
Nearest Ski
0.25 Miles
Water skiing only
Nearest Beach
Mission Beach
Car: recommended

South Mission Beach, Mission Bay.

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Racquetball, Basketball Court, Miniature golf, Hot Air Ballooning




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 10.5%

Rates are subject to change until reservation has been confirmed.
June through August is $2150 per week. September through May is $1650 per week. Holiday rates a premium $1800 (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Presidents weekend, Spring Break March into April).
$100 off for 14 days or more and less than 30 days. Please inquire with owner.
Personal checks accepted. Credit cards accepted. Cleaning included with cooperation. $125 fee if left messy. Rental agreement with booking.

Manager'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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