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1 block from the beach, family friendly w/ air conditioning!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1 block to beach, short walk to town center, private yard

This modernized, air conditioned, non-smoking, family friendly beach cottage location, which is part of a well maintained duplex, is located in the prime, centrally located town of Ocean Beach, San Diego.

The property is well managed and maintained by the owners who occupy the adjacent duplex unit, so you can rest assured you are the sole guest allowing for rest, relaxation, and fun.

DISCOUNTED RATE FOR MONTH LONG STAYS. PLEASE INQUIRE FOR LONGTERM RATES.

We are close enough to the ocean (1 block) such that you can hear the surf and sea lions at night. Stroll down in the morning with your coffee to check the surf and be in the water shortly thereafter.

This location is ideal for those seeking either a high walk-ability factor or as convenient launch point to day and night adventures allowing for a rich Southern California experience.

Ocean Beach offers a unique blend of energy, diversity, and soul. As the saying goes, 'Ocean Beach: its an attitude not a place'. From hacky sacking, hula hooping, and people watching by the grass flat near the pier, to the weekly Farmers Market with Live Music, Llamas, shopping, and awesome fresh fare, to the vast offering of dining ranging from fish tacos to romantic fine dining there's something for everyone here and you'll be but minutes by foot to take it in at this rental.

Our rental unit is ideal for those vacationers and families seeking a place to retreat for evening and rest and relax. We encourage all potential guests to consider what it is they want out of their precious vacation time and make sure that this quieter, non-partying location is a good fit.

Our unit features 2 comfortable queen sized beds, central AC/heat, plenty of private yard space, a high end kitchen, two flat screen TV's with cable, free NetFlix streaming, Roku3, Bluray/DVD player, and high speed (15Mbps) internet. Tank-less water heaters allow for relaxing post ocean swim showers, followed up with relaxation in a comfortable living room.

You'll have off street alley parking that allows for one full sized car, mid sized SUV, minivan, or mid sized Truck which is very desirable in this area. However if you chose, the property is but a $20 cab ride from the airport, so if you're looking to stay local, a rental car may not be needed. With cabs, bikes, and the trolley, a reasonably energetic person will fare very well! Our beach towns are extremely bike friendly.

We have boogie boards and surf boards, several bicycles, some fishing and snorkeling gear, beach chairs, and an umbrella for your use. There is a shared washer and dryer for your use on the property. You will have a Weber gas grill as well as a Weber charcoal with a coal starter, charcoal, lighter, and flavor chips provided. Fire it up and and you're good to go.

This is a comfortable rental unit for 4 people. Pictures and description are only so rich. To fully experience Ocean Beach San Diego, come stay at our property!

CHECK IN TIME: 3:00 pm Pacific Time, Day of Arrival

CHECK OUT TIME: 10:00 am Pacific Time, Day of Departure

Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information about our holiday rates or stay duration's.

More Details

Owner
Rich & Adrienne
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Rich & Adrienne

We live on the property in the front unit of the duplex. Ocean Beach is our home and we love it. We have extensive knowledge on what to do, who to talk to, and what to see during the day or night in Ocean Beach as well as the city.

On our off days we rarely get in our car to leave these few square miles we call home unless absolutely necessary; it has just about everything we need.

One of us is from the North East, one of us grew up in San Diego, and both of us are here to stay.

Rich & Adrienne purchased this house in 2010

Why Rich & Adrienne chose Ocean Beach

We have lived in Ocean Beach since 1998.

When this property became available, it fell into our laps and we think it was meant to be as it is a perfect fit for us.

We knew there was potential and have been upgrading ever since our move in. We are proud of our little slice of OB and are fortunate to have such a great community close by and friendly, long term neighbors.

As such, we've been renovating the property to create a space that we are comfortable in.

We're confident you will be comfortable and enjoy your stay as well.

What makes this house unique

We love hearing the waves and even the seals and sea lions on still nights.

While we will not advert a view, the sea world fireworks are something we like to view with a peak out from the side yard. The bedroom #1 window of rental allows for viewing the fireworks over the palms. We also enjoy seeing the tops of the 4th of July, PB, and Downtown fireworks when the weather permits.

While our property is a typical full lot in beach communities, we are fortunate to have a 'larger' backyard so close to the beach. Being 1 block from the beach allows you to retreat to a calmer, restful space in a matter of minutes. Coming home for lunch or an afternoon drink takes but a few minutes.

The beaches here are vast and you can always find a nice plot of sand to call your own for the day. Throw a line in the inlet for a little fishing if you choose or jump in to a volleyball pickup at the sand courts at the end of the block .

The West Coast is not particularly known for it's larger sandy beaches which makes us fortunate here in OB. With a little effort there are more secluded beaches very close by that will remove you from the manageable crowds here and make you feel as though you're away from the city , and we can happily provide the tips and tricks to get you there!

Amenities

Ocean Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower
  • Bathroom was renovated recently and has a marble counter-top. You will love the shower head as it is a common rave among those who stay here. There is an outdoor, cool water shower available for after the beach rinse offs.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom #1 is equipped with a flat screen tv on the wall, basic cable, free netflix account, and a Roku3. Plenty of content. The beds are new and comfortable. There is plenty of closet space outfitted with wooden hangers and a dresser within. There is ample cabinet space above the closets. Ceiling fan will keep you cool during the summer. During the season at night the Sea World fireworks can be seen out of the bedroom window. Bedroom #2 is similar to bedroom #1, though there is no Television. There is built-in shelving which will act as a dresser and there is plenty of closet and cabinet space within the room. Ceiling fan to keep you cool on the rare hot night. Full sized Aerobed available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.966292 based on 89 reviews
5

Amazing little stay, great location, great trip

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much to Adrienne & Rich!

They were helpful every step of the way and have a wonderful place. Just a few walks from the beach/dog beach. Nice little outside patio, super accessible, parking. The house was wonderful, extremely comfortable and our hosts were helpful and available to us the entire time if we needed them. Definitely coming back here next time we're in town and would highly HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend to anyone thinking about booking a stay here. Don't hesitate, just do it...100% worth it.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderfully appointed, 1 minute from the beach

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful property. It has everything you would need or want. The kitchen is excellently appointed. Even has a few basics like oils and spices. The whole property is beautifully maintained and really well thought out, right down to the ready and waiting outside hose to help keep tracking in sand to a minimum. The beds are super comfortable, water pressure is great, even had food and water bowls for our dog.

Rich and Adrienne are great hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed our time. here. Would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome....Great place with great owners!

  • 5 of 5

Richard and Adrienne were great to deal with from the booking to the end. I would highly recommend these guys when you are looking to stay in OB or in close by neighbourhoods as it is worth the little extra drive to know that you are going to be well looked after.

Will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pleasant Hill, CA
5

A perfect spot!

  • 5 of 5

The place was immaculate and had everything you could ever need! The location was super convenient. We would love to stay again at our next opportunity!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Everything about the property was top notch!

  • 5 of 5

The property was well above our expectations. Rich and Adrienne pay attention to every little detail to make the perfect experience for visitors. Awesome set up with yard and off street parking in great location. The privacy was delightful and it was very close to great OB restaurants. It was perfect for dog beach access and easy clean up with the hose and shower in the yard afterward. The house was very clean and comfortable. They have invested a lot in upgrading the house and it really shows. The updated kitchen was well supplied even with cooking oils and spices. Beach toys, chairs, bikes, grill and dog supplies set visitors up for a great beach vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Phoenix, AZ
5

Comfortable, clean!

  • 5 of 5

We came with our 3yo and little dog. The owners thought of everything! Local beer in the fridge, fresh ground coffee was there waiting for us. All the convenience of our own home literally. Super clean and right by the beach. They got a nice, new Weber grill too! Had a great time and will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4.5 Miles
San Diego International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Many
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Coronado Ferry
Nearest Golf
5.5 Miles
Riverwalk
Nearest Train
4.5 Miles
Old town Trolley
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Highway 8
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Many
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Big Bear/Snow Summit
Nearest Beach
0.15 Miles
Ocean Beach
Car: recommended

Ocean Beach is centrally located and a short walk, bike or cab ride away from many attractions. Above and beyond the beautiful beach, Sunset Cliffs, and numerous diversified activities to suit all tastes, additional attractions within an hour of this location are gambling at the Barona Casino, excellent mountain biking and hiking in the Laguna Mountains, Knotts Soak City Waterpark, Duty Free Shopping, and for the adventurous Tijuana, Rosarito, and Tecate. Disneyland is a 1.5 hour drive and Los Angeles as well as Anzo Borrego State Park are a 2 hour drive making for reasonable day trips.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Non refundable cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Deviations from event periods are based on availability, so please ask.

Additional $50/dog cleaning fee and $150 refundable damage deposit applies to Guests with dogs.

Please contact us with any questions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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