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Beautiful Beach Condo - Amazing views of Beach, Bay and Skyline

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Newly remodeled 1 bedroom condo with sofa sleeper - sleeps four - great views

This lovely one bedroom (with additional sofa bed) condo is on the top floor of one of the tallest buildings in Mission Beach with GREAT VIEWS. From the wall of windows you can see all the way south to downtown, north to La Jolla, west to the Pacific and east to Mission Bay.

The moment that you step in the door, you are surrounded by a feeling of relaxation and calm. The bright new furnishings and happy decor make it easy to jump right in to a 'leave your troubles behind' mood, and the fact that you are only steps from the Mission Beach Boardwalk with miles of sand and sea bring that feeling into reality!

MISSION BEACH, the BEACHWALK, MISSION BAY, RESTAURANTS, SHOPPING, BELMONT PARK (with it's roller coaster and wave machine) are just a short walk away. SEA WORLD is a five minute drive while SAN DIEGO ZOO, BALBOA PARK, DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO with it's GAS LAMP DISTRICT and OLD TOWN are within a 15-20 minute drive!

The wall of windows and terrace off of the sunny living room look out to the Pacific Ocean on the right and Mission Bay on the left. With views of the Downtown San Diego skyline and Sea World fireworks (nightly in the summer...weekends year round!). You can see for miles while you sit on the terrace with your morning coffee.

If you insist on working or just keeping up with the internet, we provide super fast WiFi service. And also have additional sports channels for your enjoyment...when you're not outside at the beach!

The kitchen is equipped with new stainless steel appliances, including a microwave, dishwasher and trash compactor. Just bring food because everything else is provided! All this is surrounded by beautiful marble counters and floors.

Extra care has been taken to provide the most comfortable bed (the mattress was recently replaced with a $4000. luxury mattress that sleeps like heaven!) with down pillows and comforters. We've also recently installed an aircondtioner in the bedroom which enables you to choose the most comfortable temperature for your sleep preferences. And if you're too chilly, there's a fireplace on the wall that not only provides heat but delicious romantic atmosphere!

The bath, with tub and drenching rain shower head, has been completely remodeled and surrounded with travertine marble tile on the floors, shower and vanity top.

Every care has been taken in the hope that you feel like the special and valued guest that you are!

More Details

Owner
Sandi Ellis
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Sandi Ellis

Sandi and Rick Ellis have lived in Grants Pass Oregon for the past 5 years since moving from Carmel Valley California. We are semi retired and share our lives with our four dogs and one horse. We enjoy updating the condo when we visit several times a year for a clean and new feeling for our guests.

Sandi Ellis purchased this condo in 1998

Why Sandi Ellis chose San Diego County

We purchased this condo when our daughter was earning her pHd and needed a bright place to live for five years that was close to shopping and recreation. Since then our family and friends have enjoyed using the condo to vacation at the beach. Because our family and friends use this home, we have decorated and maintained it not so much for rental but for our enjoyment, so it's nicer than you might expect from a beach rental.

What makes this condo unique

We are located on what locals call "The Strand" which is a spit of land only a few hundred feet wide. Mission Blvd. runs down the middle of it and the Pacific is just steps away as well as Mission Bay on the other side.

It's a truly unique location. The bright atmosphere first attracted us to this condo but the additional advantages that we appreciate now are the proximity to restaurants, shops and rental businesses. Not to mention the beach and bay on either side of the building. We can pull in to the gated and secure garage and never use our car again until we're ready to return on our journey.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I loved our visit to your condo. It was perfect, a lovely place to relax.



Best part was the easy walk to the beach.



Katherine is a gem. Kind, understanding, smart, personable, just a sweet person. Really enjoyed meeting her.



To sum up our visit, my husband said as were we pulling out of the garage,



"When you stay here there is nothing that you need".



Hope to visit again.
Apr 2013
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Amenities

Mission Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
  • 5 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We welcome children but request that they are well behaved and attended by a parent.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Recently remodeled with travertine walls and floor. Shower AND tub. Lovely.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Living room - 1 double , 1 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The sleeper sofa makes into a larger than double bed
  • Queen size Beds (2) Wonderful comfortable bed with down comforter and pillows in the bedroom with queen sofa sleeper in the living room, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Listen to the waves through the open glass door while sleeping on the comfy sofa sleeper in the living room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Parking at the beach is very difficult. Having a gated garage with your own reserved space is a huge benefit! The elevator and washer and dryer on site are very convenient!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Beautiful Beach Condo - Amazing views of Beach, Bay and Skyline
average rating of 4.8378377 based on 79 reviews
Vadnais Heights, MN
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Comfortable Condo

  • 4 of 5

The condo was clean, comfortable and supplied with necessities for a short stay. The location is great; it's an easy walk to the beach, to restaurants and also to the bay! We liked going for morning runs around the bay. The owner and her assistant are exceptionally nice, responsive and accommodating! The only thing we were not too thrilled about is the balcony and view. You can see the bay and also the ocean when you look out to the distance, however what you mainly see is the roof tops of other buildings. This was not appealing to us and kept us from using the balcony. We thought it was a comfortable size for 2 people, but wouldn't recommend it for more than two people.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

Sandra, thank you again for renting us your condo. You have a beautiful place with all the amenities of home. We all feel in love with Mission Beach wished we could of stayed longer. You and Katharine were a pleasure to work with.

You and your guests need to try Dolce Italian Ice located at 4150 Mission Blvd, a great little shop for ice cream and Italian ice.

Thanks again,

Greg and Angie McGovern

P.S. Love how organized the closet was.... : }

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a treasure at the beach

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location to restaurants and bike rentals

The beach was right there

Bus just outside

Large grocery store to walk to

AND we got to stay in a welcoming home that was clean and very well appointed. Everything was new and fresh. The owner seemed to anticipate our every need AND even gave us a nice welcome basket full of goodies. The bed was heaven and the shower was so full and strong that I could even get all the shampoo out of my hair! We will definitely be back, this place is a treasure!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property! So comfortable and close to the beach, we loved it!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time with my family at the condo and around Mission Beach and Bay, we'd be happy to come back. The condo is a great place to stay! Thanks to our hosts!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very convenient

  • 5 of 5

We checked into a very clean, neat, and safe condo. Everything was supplied throughout the place. The view to the ocean was beautiful, although not large. (I didn't expect to even see the water). Parking was perfect, and the location to the beach was very good. There is a store directly in front of the unit as well as a surfing school and gift shop. Would definitely stay here again. Kathy was extremely accommodating, in getting us settled in and comfortable.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location, just a couple minor issues

  • 4 of 5

The location of this condo is perfect! It literally is just steps away from the boardwalk. My family stayed for 5 days and we went to the beach almost everyday. We rented bikes from Cheap Rentals & took surf lessons from Surfari Surf School which is just a couple shops down. The condo is small, but worked well for our family of 4 with two kids and is true to the pictures. On the day we checked out, I pulled off the sheets only to see a horrible, large stain on the mattress. I am glad I didn't see that until I was checking out. It has been there for some time because Katharine told me was from water damage from the ceiling. The ceiling was repaired very nicely, but the mattress was skipped. The bigger issue we had was there wasn't enough paper products supplied. 2 rolls of TP, 1 roll of paper towels, and 0 tissues is not adequate for a family for 5 days/4 nights. We were told when we checked out that they aren't responsible for supplying for the entire trip, only starters. I had to go to the market across the street and pay ridiculous prices for all paper products. Would be nice to know ahead of time. Cooking is difficult too because there isn't any plastic wrap, containers, spices, or ziplocs available. If you are just going to make coffee in the am, it is perfect! We still enjoy cooking even on vacations, hence the need to rent VRBOs :) Was still a great location and very clean condo (aside from the mattress), just bring all your own supplies and you should be fine!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We have never had a request for paper products but we will be there for our condo time next week and will happily stock the ziplocks, etc. The cleaners supply the paper towels and toilet paper and I'll be certain that the amount is increased. The stain on the mattress is from a roof disaster and I hadn't realized that it had worked it's way to the surface after having been cleaned. The mattress will be replaced as soon as we get there. We make every effort to maintain the condo as a comfortable oasis for travelers and in the condition that our family would like. I hope that you find it as comfortable as your own home.
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Lindberg Field
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Mission Beach and Mission Bay both just steps away
Car: not necessary

This lovely condo is in the perfect location. You can park your car in the GATED GARAGE with your own RESERVED SPACE while you walk south to BELMONT PARK with it's historic wooden roller coaster (one of only a few running today), wave machine and carnival atmosphere. The BEACH WALK runs for miles along the BEACH (50 steps from the condo) and is perfect for anything from a leisurely stroll to running or anything in between...(the best thing is people watching here). It's an easy stroll to DINING, GROCERY STORES and there's a convenience market right next door. MISSION BAY is just across the street and half block away, ideal for enjoying the quieter side with sailing, and loads of water activities.

Of course a visit to San Diego wouldn't be complete without seeing SEA WORLD, (a ten minute drive) and BALBOA PARK and the SAN DIEGO ZOO, (both about a 20 minute drive).

This area boasts a wide variety of RESTAURANTS and COCKTAIL LOUNGES, BIKE AND SURFBOARD RENTALS, and more to occupy your time than you can imagine.... OR choose to sit on the beach and RELAX!

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Rates & Availability

Mission Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
June - August
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
September - December
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
 
 
2018 January
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$165
 
 
2018 April - May
Apr 1 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$180
 
 
2018 Summer
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
2018 September-December
Sep 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$165
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning $90
Tax Rate 10.5%

Quotes are in US Dollars. My bank charges me for foreign transactions, so there will be a $35.00 charge if paid by foreign check (sorry, even bank drafts).

We have just renovated the condo! New carpet, paint, furnishings, linens, etc.. This is a very relaxing and welcoming destination, ready for your visit! Check out our reviews!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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