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Beachfront House - Right on the Beach in Ocean Beach

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

house, 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

This private home is in an amazing Ocean Beach (OB) location – steps to the beach with great views and amenities.

This recently remodeled 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on the 2nd story level features a gourmet kitchen with granite countertops. All the kitchen appliances and utensils you need for a relaxing vacation including: blender, coffeemaker, toaster oven and full-size oven, 5-burner gas stove and a variety of pots and pans. The kitchen also has a bar-height counter and stools in addition to the dining area table with amazing views of the beach. Watch the sunset as you dine.

The master bedroom features a queen-sized bed, vaulted ceiling, and access to an outdoor patio, unique custom bath with tropical tiling, oversized tub and custom shower.

The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms both feature tropical décor and queen and full-sized beds, respectively.

This house also includes a private tropical patio area as well as a balcony off of the entryway and master bedroom. There is a washer and dryer in the unit. 2 off-street parking spots provided – a premium for being so close to the beach

For entertainment and business (if you choose to do any) this house features an HDTV along with wireless internet access.

Nice quiet OB location, yet close to everything San Diego has to offer. With only a few steps to the beach you can’t beat this location – perfect for surfing, kayaking, body boarding – or just relaxing on the beach. You can even watch the surfer’s and beach action right from the dining room table - you may even see dolphins playing in the surf. With views from living room, dining room and kitchen you will never feel far from the beach.

This house is an easy walk (just a few blocks) to the famous OB pier (the longest concrete pier on the west coast) and the main business district of Ocean Beach – Newport Avenue. On Newport you will find restaurants (ask about our favorites), antique stores, coffee houses, bars, bike and surf shops. On Wednesday evenings Newport Avenue features a Farmer’s Market where you can find local fruits, vegetables and flowers, street performances and food vendors.

Come spend a relaxing vacation at our beachfront paradise.

More Details

Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About The Owner

My wife and I bought this property when we were in our early 30's. We have used it as our primary residence and as a rental for over 40 years. We completed a major remodel in 2007 and since then have continued to make additional improvements each year. We now live here for about 4-5 months in the winter and then in a small town northwest of Tahoe the rest of the year. We love our OB home as do our kids who love spending time with us at the beach. Great California beach community!!!

The Owner purchased this house in 1980

Why The Owner chose Ocean Beach

We have owned many homes in Ocean Beach over the last 35+ years. They have all had their own unique qualities but in the end we chose this unit as our favorite because of a combination of view, closeness to the beach and location.

What makes this house unique

Great beachfront location with great views. 2 off-street parking spots. Private patio and balcony.


Ocean Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

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Beachfront House - Right on the Beach in Ocean Beach
average rating of 4.84 based on 25 reviews


  • 5 of 5

From the time we booked the rental until we checked out of our rental, everything was perfect! We loved the home, the location, and OB! We used to vacation in Mission Beach but we fell in love with OB. I couldn't have been more happy with our decision to stay here, and will look forward to being able to stay here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you enjoyed our house in Ocean Beach. Thank you for the 5 star review. I thought that your comparison between Ocean Beach and Mission Beach was very interesting. I have lived in both beach communities and I also prefer Ocean Beach. It has always had a rather laid-back bohemian feel to it but it has now added some very nice restaurants, microbreweries and wine tasting venues. Always lots happening in this unique Southern California beach community!
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Excellent Experience

  • 5 of 5

Jim was great to work with. He was available for any questions we had. The property is near the beach and within walking distance of the main restaurants and shops. There is a grocery store within walking distance which was nice for those nights we wanted to eat in. Going to Hodad's for a burger was definitely a highlight for the food. After seeing how parking was we were definitely glad we were able to park in front of the property. It was easy to get into and out of. We will definitely keep this place in mind if we ever decide to return to Ocean Beach. The sunsets and beach were excellent. The beach was soft sand and clean. The only thing would have liked was some patio furniture so we could be outside more. That was relatively minor and kind of nit picky. Thanks Jim for letting us rent your house!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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You won't want to leave this beautiful home!

  • 4 of 5

This 2nd floor condo is in the perfect location, has a breathtaking ocean view, is convenient to everything Ocean Beach & San Diego have to offer & will make you wish your stay was for much longer than you booked it for. Inside you will find very comfortable older furnishings, a huge updated kitchen with gas range & a homey dining room table high enough that when you sit, you can enjoy beautiful views of the Pacific. The master bedroom has an old-world look & is particularly large with its own balcony access, walk-in closet & private bath. The master bathroom shower is huge & I loved the fact that the handles for the water were out of the way of the shower head so that you could adjust the temperature before getting in. The mosaic work in the bathrooms adds a touch of class that is unique to this property. There is a cabinet in the master with books to read & enjoy. Games, cards & puzzles are in the front hall closet. The 2 smaller bedrooms enjoy that 50-60’s look & feel. There are plenty of bath linens, kitchen dish soap, some spices, paper towels, shower bath gel & toilet paper – all of which are very much appreciated. There are a couple of beach mats & some children’s beach toys on the lower patio. Beach chair rental is nearby & reasonable. Returning from the beach, it was extremely helpful to use the water faucet on the patio to wash off all the sand prior to entering the home, especially since those areas at the beach to rinse off with were so far from where the home is. Parking was a dream in what is a real challenge in other Ocean Beach locations. We were thankful for the basket of pamphlets of restaurants & things to see/do. Be advised that you are in the path of departing planes from the airport. They start at 6:30 AM every day & go up until after 10 PM. This is only an issue if you are a light sleeper or are trying to watch a movie/TV during those hours because you will not be able to hear for a few seconds at a time. We had a great time & the owner was very convenient to communicate with prior to our arrival. Knowing that this lovely home is rented only half the year with the owners living in it the 2nd half provides the confidence that you are truly living in someone else’s home & treat it with the respect it deserves.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad that you enjoyed the house in Ocean Beach. I did want to clarify that it is not a condo but a standalone home that is on the 2nd story over a 4 car garage, artist studio ( which is unoccupied ) and other storage areas. The airplanes can be a bit annoying but that is the case for any of the beach communities in San Diego unless you get north of La Jolla. Many years ago they started to fan out the traffic so that no one community is too impacted. They also close the airport from 10 PM until 6 AM.I am always a bit surprised when I hear comments about the airplanes since for those of us who live in Ocean Beach it just becomes background noise that I am barely aware of. On the positive side having the airport right downtown is quite a convenience! I was glad to hear that regardless of this issue that you were very happy with the house and enjoyed your vacation in Ocean Beach. Regards, Jim
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The OB is the Venice, Venice will never be again.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property, location and energy!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Beach House!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at your amazing beach home. Our family loved the fantastic view of the beach, many memorable moments around the kitchen table, a wonderful kitchen to cook in and a spacious floor plan. The home is well cared for, offers a beautiful back yard for BBQ and is well supplied with towels and all the basics. Besides a relaxing vacation, our daughter accepted her boyfriends marriage proposal, so we had much to celebrate. Thanks for sharing your beautiful home and we look forward to our next stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Though the weather was cloudy every day we were there, it was still a great vacation. Perfect ocean front location and plenty of restaurants and stores within walking distance, and less than 3 miles from Vons for a big trip. Beautiful bathrooms and art work in this house, and plenty of room for the 6 adults that came. Planes started right up at 6am, but the map clearly showed how close this home is to the airport, and the closeness was a convenience for us as 4 people flew in and out at different times. Jim the owner was very easy to communicate with and receptive to any questions or concerns. Plenty of info provided by him regarding the area and caring for the house. Would definitely recommend this home!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newbreak Coffee & Cafe
Breakfast Restaurant
Wonderland Ocean Pub
Bar & Grill
Tower Two Cafe
OB Surf Lodge
American Restaurant
Pizza Port Ocean Beach
Pizza Restaurant
Mike's Taco Club
Mexican Restaurant
South Beach Bar & Grille
Bar & Grill
Sapporo Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Livingston's Chicken and Mexican Grill
Mexican Restaurant
Hamburger Restaurant
Ocean Beach Brewery
Arizona Cafe
Bar & Grill
Winstons Beach Club
BBQ House
Barbecue Restaurant
Ocean Beach Kabob
Middle Eastern Restaurant
Bravo's Mexican Bistro & Cantina
Mexican Restaurant
Ocean Beach Pier
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
Robb Athletic Field
Hot Dog on a Stick
Hot Dog Restaurant
American Restaurant
Californian Restaurant
El Jefes Taco Shop
Mexican Restaurant
Beach House Grill
Belmont Park
Beach Treats
Sweet Shoppe
Ice Cream Shop
Belmonty's Burgers & Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Giant Dipper Roller Coaster
Marcy's Mexican Food
Mexican Restaurant
Mr. Ruribertos Mexican Food
Mexican Restaurant
Sandbar Sports Grill
Sports Bar
Kojack's Restaurant
Greek Restaurant
ZoZo's Pizza Mission Beach
Pizza Restaurant
Coaster Saloon
Bar & Grill
Asian Restaurant
Luigi's At The Beach
Pizza Restaurant
Cheesy Express
Sandwich Shop
Toots' Sand-Bar
Bar & Grill
Taco Fiesta
Mexican Restaurant
Meechai Thai Cuisine
Thai Restaurant
Souplantation- Point Loma
Embargo Grill
Cuban Restaurant
Natural Style Chicken
Chicken Restaurant
Gaglione Bros Famous Steaks & Subs
Sandwich Shop
Wahoo's Fish Taco
Mexican Restaurant

Right on the beach and near a grassy park. Easy bike ride or drive to Sea World. Close to San Diego Zoo and Downtown / Gas Lamp District.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $175
Tax Rate 10.5%

Saturday check-in only for the months of July and August and only booked in the 7 day segments. Sorry, but no Sunday checkout anytime of the year as our cleaners only work Monday through Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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