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Charming, Newly Remodeled Cottage in the Heart of Old Town!!

(53 Reviews)

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Living room with queen size sleeper sofa.


Last updated: 12/03/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

One bd, with off street parking! Upgrades throughout, with patio, bbq, w/d

This charming one bedroom cottage is in the heart of all the excitement, history, heritage and charm of Old Town San Diego. Private and tropical, this adorable cottage is located in the center of the birthplace of San Diego, walking distance from a plethora of delicious restaurants, quaint shops, Old Town state historic park, all in a fun and lively authentic Mexican atmosphere! Visit many FREE museums that explore some of the more mysterious legends of early San Diego, offer tours of original historical sites, 'haunted tours,' and more! In addition, you will find Mariachi shows, dancers, live outdoor theatre performances and more surprises as you explore the streets of Old Town on foot.
Close proximity to beaches, Sea World, downtown, San Diego zoo, Coronado-- this property is central to all! The Old Town trolley offers a delightful tour of the city, and leaves two blocks from cottage!
Public transit center is less than a half mile away with access to both buses, light rail and Amtrak. Renting a car is entirely optional!

Cottage features one full bedroom with queen bed, full upgraded bath with shower/tub, full size fold out sofa in living room, full upgraded kitchen with dishwasher, microwave & coffeemaker. One designated parking spot OFF street! Private patio area with table and chairs for al fresco dining or just relaxing in your own landscaped retreat.
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(858) 952-4587


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Sorry, we cannot allow smoking on this property. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We love pets and people who travel with them! Well behaved pets are welcome; please be considerate of neighbors in cottage next door (no incessant barkers please!)...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Queen bed, large closet and dresser

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    New fixtures!...moreless

  • Newly upgraded bathroom!


  • Books:

    Selection of books on shelves in bedroom....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Bose speaker which plugs into any phone!!...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Check inside media cabinet for several DVDs to choose from! ...moreless


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Walking

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean:

    A quick drive to most San Diego beaches! Approx 10 minutes to most central beaches; Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach, Mission Beach. 20 minutes to La Jolla and 25 to Del Mar. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Three barstools at dining bar or dine alfresco out back with a table set for four! ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra linens found in storage closet in bathroom....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Designated off-street parking in driveway right next to front door....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Extra towels in storage closet in bathroom....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry soap and dryer sheets in storage area out back. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Brand new kitchen with range, refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Icemaker in freezer is connected to water filtration system so your ice is delicious drinking water! ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Private patio area with table and chairs!...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 53 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$200 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,200 $3,500
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $200
Fri, Sat
$1,000 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 12/03/2016
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3.9 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Diego Intl Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Old Town Transit Center
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pacific Beach-- Mission Beach-- Coronado Beach

Car: Recommended

Cottage resides in the center of famous Old Town San Diego, amongst many restaurants (the best Mexican food in the city!), unique shops, museums and more! Venture a little further and you'll find beautiful Balboa Park, including the world famous San Diego Zoo and several fascinating museums. Also in close proximity are several beaches to choose from; La Jolla shores, Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, Coronado Beach, plus serene Mission Bay, perfect for paddle boarding, kayaking, jet skiing, boating and more! Enjoy a different beach every day!

Just four miles away is downtown San Diego, with award-winning restaurants, clubs, action and nightlife galore! The transit center, a depot for the bus, trolley and commuter train, just 1/2 mile away makes it easy to get anywhere without renting a car.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I have been a San Diego resident for fifteen years now and absolutely LOVE my city. I want the world to get to experience the beautiful place I call home! I love the SoCal lifestyle; am into fitness, animals, and travel-- although no matter what amazing places in the world I may visit, I love to come home. There is nothing like the San Diego sunshine! I believe in leaving the world better than we found it, spreading joy and loving one another.

Why the Owner Chose Old Town, San Diego, CA, USA:
I fell in love with these cottages on sight. Walking by them, we saw that they were for sale and knew that they would make a delightful vacation rental. Old Town is such a hot spot in San Diego and there isn't much in the way of a residential area, much less vacation rentals. What better location than the heart of one of the most vibrant, highly visited destinations in San Diego!? The beautiful, lush property sits hidden amongst brilliant bougainvillea and tropical landscaping, and steps away from some of the best Mexican food in San Diego!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Parking in Old Town? Unheard of! A designated spot in the driveway is yours! A private patio area in back allows you to enjoy the balmy weather, dine alfresco, or just relax in the San Diego sun. Wonderfully upgraded throughout, this cottage has recently had substantial renovations, including a new kitchen, remodeled bathroom, water filtration system, eliminating the need to constantly be buying water! (The icemaker in the freezer is also plumbed to the water filter!) All new furniture, paint, and appliances!

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Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

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  • Living room with queen size sleeper sofa.

    Living room with queen size sleeper sofa.

  • Nicely equipped bathroom with shower and tub.

    Nicely equipped bathroom with shower and tub.

  • Living room from front door.

    Living room from front door.

  • Bedroom with queen size bed and dresser.  Nice big closet too!

    Bedroom with queen size bed and dresser. Nice big closet too!

  • Private outdoor area for dining al fresco!

    Private outdoor area for dining al fresco!

  • High fencing with beautiful landscaping insures privacy.

    High fencing with beautiful landscaping insures privacy.

  • Sleeper sofa folded out.

    Sleeper sofa folded out.

  • Newly remodeled kitchen!

    Newly remodeled kitchen!

  • Desk, coffee station, washer/dryer just outside!

    Desk, coffee station, washer/dryer just outside!

  • Bedroom view #2

    Bedroom view #2

  • Closeup of living room.

    Closeup of living room.

  • Entryway from driveway, where you have your own parking space!

    Entryway from driveway, where you have your own parking space!

VRBO #479893

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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