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Villa Barajas - Spacious, Modern Suite near Park, Zoo, Beaches

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Fabulous 1 bedroom 1 bath - total renovation with backyard grill, ping pong

A home away from home, warm and wonderful in North Park, #13 on Forbes' list of the 'hippest' neighborhoods in the US. The feeling and ambiance of 1926 historic Spanish 'Villa Barajas' is both warm and modern.

The Bungalow Suite (#3317) is a large one bedroom, 1 bath, which sleeps 4 using the comfortable pull-out sofa in the large living room. Newly renovated with high quality finishes and cheerful eclectic style -- Mid century meets Deco meets vintage and reclaimed. Sunny, colorful, and casually elegant.

Beautiful original hardwood floors and large wood windows, cafe style eat-in kitchen, restored vintage stove with griddle, top line appliances, washer and dryer in suite, central heat/AC, deep Euro tub/shower in large, Deco style bathroom. Small private patio with bistro dining for two outside front door. New furnishings and backyard with grill, dining, ping pong table and lounge chairs.

We also provide amenities -- K-cup and French press coffee makers, beach towels, blow dryer, iron/ironing board, luggage rack, books and games, shampoo and conditioner, shower gel, hand soaps, other essentials. WIFI and smart TV -- Stream Netflix and Pandora while you relax or enjoy a light meal in the suite.

We have a 50mb WIFI network in the unit -- nice and fast -- and 4 other networks in the building, all of which are accessible to all guests, so it's pretty much bullet proof service if your unit's network happens to go down.

Spacious grounds with gas grill, ping pong table and delightful seating areas. Walk a few blocks to Balboa Park, restaurants, cafes, golf, community pool, tennis, recreation. 5 minutes to downtown -- Little Italy, The GasLamp Quarter, Seaport Village, Convention Center, the famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park and museums, Old Globe Theatre. 10 min to beaches and other major attractions, including Coronado Island and Seaworld.

More Details

Owner
Beth Galdieri
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Beth Galdieri

We love homes, vacations, people, and customer service. Making people happy in beautiful environments is our 'thing.'

Beth Galdieri purchased this villa in 2012

Why Beth Galdieri chose San Diego

When we saw this building, with its old world charm and quaint sophistication- we knew that we had to own it, renovate it- and then provide fabulous, beautiful, comfortable and 'cool' accommodations where people could relax, enjoy the Park, the Zoo, the many restaurants- all within the context of a local San Diego Urban Walkable neighborhood experience. AND WE ARE 5 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN AND 10 MINUTES FROM FABULOUS BEACHES!

What makes this villa unique

This building is thought to have been owned a century ago by a nearby historic church and resided in by church members or out of town visitors. It is a beautiful building and stands out as regal, yet simple. This combination of simplicity and beauty attracted us. Additionally, we were inspired by a European vacation where we found quaint older buildings renovated with a mix of Asian, modern and European touches that made our vacation more enjoyable. We wished to pass these feelings on to others.

Map

Nearest Airport
5.5 Miles
San Diego Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
So many fun eateries and taverns
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Miles
Downtown Harbor to Coronado
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
Balboa Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Downtown Amtrak & Coaster
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-805 to: I-8,I-15,94
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
So many to choose from!
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Pacific/Coronado/Mission
Car: recommended

Located minutes to The World Famous San Diego Zoo, Downtown San Diego and the Convention Center, Balboa Park with its Hiking Trails, Olympic Size Pool, Tennis Courts, Disc Golf Course, Archery Course, 3 Dog Parks, and a 10 minutes drive to San Diego Beaches. You get the best of Urban San Diego with its Zoo, Park &Museums and Downtown SD with the Convention Center and all the night life you could desire, as well as close Beach Proximity. The North Park Neighborhood in the most progressive neighborhood in San Diego with it's art, dance, yoga, restaurants, and coffee shops...it is the Mecca of the Urban Neighborhoods surrounding Downtown San Diego!

Amenities

North Park Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Fully remodeled bathroom with deep Euro style tub/shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Living room - Queen sofa bed
  • Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There are 4 one bedroom suites in the building. Two suites on each floor can be connected to accommodate extended families or groups. The entire building also can be reserved for larger groups. Check in - 4 pm Check out - 11 am

Reviews

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Villa Barajas - Spacious, Modern Suite near Park, Zoo, Beaches
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5

We couldn't ask for more!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was nicely appointed, very clean and very quiet. The bathroom appears to be new and was certainly more than adequate for our needs. Decorated in white subway tile, the bathroom was spotless.

The kitchen was well laid out and completely equipped. These is nothing to keep you from preparing three meals a day, although we chose to go to a variety of restaurants in the immediate area. There is a nice assortment of places to eat, many within walking distance.

Street parking is somewhat limited, but we never failed to find a parking place close by. Only once did we use the property's own parking space, which is located in the alley behind the unit. Most of the time we parked right in front of the unit.

This North Park unit was a refreshing change from the over priced, dingy and barely cleaned hotels we have used in the past. I'm definitely a Home Away supporter and next time we are in San Diego, we will most definitely try and book this unit again.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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3017 Jonathon Court, Billings, Montana 59102
5

Wonderful location for hitting all the San Diego sights

  • 5 of 5

The property is exactly as described - lots of windows for natural light, very clean, well appointed and great location! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! One note - with other VRBO properties we've rented in Hawaii on various islands, Florida Keys, Seattle the term"communal pool" indicated the pool was part of the complex but we were far too busy to miss having use of a pool. Their is a neighborhood pool close by.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC, Canada
5

A great home base for our family's stay in San Diego!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed here for a week with our two daughters, ages 1 and 3. We absolutely loved the property and couldn't have had a better home base! It is clean, well-stocked, and close to everything. The owners were very friendly and responsive when we had questions and they also provided a high chair and pack and play for our youngest daughter. Having everything we needed made our vacation so much easier and more enjoyable. We would highly recommend this property and would return!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Price, Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Villa Barajas was a near perfect spot for our family of 3. Close to so many things, very nice neighborhood, and well taken care of. If you like craft beer, there are loads of small breweries close by. Property manager was very helpful when we mistakingly locked ourselves out the first day. Only issue was that the upstairs tenants were loud, walls were very thin, so sleep was challenging.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Unfortunate when a guest doesn't contact us with an issue that can be corrected. While some sounds of life may be heard in a multi-unit building, the few noise complaints we've received over several years have resolved to upstairs guests making too much noise, at all the wrong times. When we've been informed, we've ensured the noise ceased immediately. Please don't hesitate to contact us. We're local, we want your stay to be perfect or very nearly so, and our rental coordinator also assists -- so we have you covered! Glad these guests otherwise had a great stay.
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5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean apartment! Lovely and charming place that is very spacious. Nice quiet neighbourhood. Close to Balboa Park. Took Uber there to visit museums and do some hiking. Groceries and good restaraunts in the area. Great breakfast place a few blocks away at Cardamon Cafe and tasty pizza place on Grim street 5 blocks away.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, little girl and I stayed here in December and we had such a great time! The place was very clean, accommodating and had all the essentials we needed during our stay. They even provided a pack n play for our little one to sleep in. Lots of restaurants, shopping, bars and etc within walking distance of the house. Matthew was always quick to respond and provided great customer service! All in all we had a Great stay here, and I would highly recommend staying at Villa Barajas!

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  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Check-out Cleaning $150
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 10.5%

Rates in table are representative and may vary based on number of occupants and specific dates requested. Rates and minimum stays during holidays and special events, such as Comic-Con, are typically higher. San Diego requires that occupancy taxes be charged for stays of fewer than 31 nights (10.5%). Cleaning fee, insurance and refundable security deposit are additional. Rates are subject to change until reservation has been confirmed.

For stays of one month or more, we charge for bi-weekly cleaning, in addition to a final cleaning fee. This will not be auto-generated via a reservation request -- We will need to revise the quote to include the biweekly cleanings.

Many people ask about this: We include a third party damage protection policy in our quotes, which is a nonrefundable fee. The policy protects you and us. With the policy in place, we're able to charge a very low cash security deposit that covers minor damages (such as stained towels or linens or broken plates). The insurance policy covers more significant accidental damages (for example, to furniture, floors, appliances, counters, walls, mirrors, plumbing fixtures, lamps, window glass and coverings, other elements). The insurance also enables you to recover your security deposit in the event of a qualified incident. VRBO offers you the option of either purchasing the insurance policy we've quoted or paying an additional refundable security deposit equal to the coverage/face value of the policy. For example, suppose we are charging $250 refundable security and you opt NOT to purchase the insurance (which in this example has a coverage value of $1,500) -- Your new combined REFUNDABLE security deposit would be $250 + $1500 = $1,750. Please note that the price of the insurance policy and the coverage amount are subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund