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Charming, Newly Remodeled Cottage In The Heart Of Old Town w/ parking!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Please see listing # 972676 for our neighboring 2 bedroom!

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. Also please see listing #972676 for our neighboring 2 bedroom.

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Owner
Dove Braunstein
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Dove Braunstein

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.

Dove Braunstein purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Dove Braunstein chose Point Loma

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!

What makes this cottage unique

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!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(56 traveler reviews)

Charming, Newly Remodeled Cottage In The Heart Of Old Town w/ parking!
average rating of 4.928571 based on 56 reviews
5

Old Town Charm

  • 5 of 5

Three minute walk to Old Town, ten minute drive to Balboa Park, a mile from groceries and miscellaneous shopping, this petfriedly, clean, thoughtfully stocked and graciously hosted home is a new favorite of ours. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful private cottage in the heart of Old Town. Will be returning.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time !

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing time. Everything you needed is right in the home. Very clean and welcoming.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice, cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

The reviews of the property are very accurate. The location is prime. The property is perfect size for a couple and we brought our small dogs. Nice small fenced yard and plenty of safe blocks to walk especially in the morning hours. Close to everything in Old town, and a very short walk to the trolley which we used. It was great to not worry about parking etc. We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind response, Jennifer! We're so pleased that you enjoyed your time and would certainly love to have you & your pups back again in the future! Cheers!
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5

So cozy, well located and welcoming!

  • 5 of 5

We really, really like this cottage for so many reasons. We have stayed here twice, 2 different long weekends, recently. We love the location, it's walking distance to all of the restaurants and shops in Old Town and only a super short drive to downtown San Diego, the Bay/Harbor activities, Shelter Island/Point Loma, Balboa Park, Mission Bay, etc!, you'll never be without something close by to do! Yet, once inside the cottage it feels secluded and quiet. The perfect retreat between activities. We love the simple layout of the cottage for my husband, myself and our 30lb doggie. It's just the right size for the 3 of us. We had another couple over for dinner one night and there was plenty of room for them to sit and relax. There isn't a dining room table, but the 2 bar stools and sofa and chair in the living room were just fine for a casual gathering. The kitchen really has everything you could ever need. There is even coffee and all the utensils and paper goods and cleaning supplies you could ask for. The appliances are all in great condition and extremely clean. In fact, the whole cottage is spotless. They have extra thoughtful touches like jacket and sweaters in the closet, in case you forgot to bring one, welcoming you to borrow if needed. A very nice, new doggie bed was waiting for our doggie too. The backyard is very small but completely fenced in, perfect for letting our dog outside for her breaks without worrying about her wandering off. There's a full size washer and dryer available for your use, we didn't use them, but that is always nice to have as an option. We love getting to park in a driveway and so close to the front door. We brought our doggie crate and so when we left for several hours (Chargers game) she was inside her crate in the kitchen and we had the peace of mind of knowing that she was safe and also if she did a couple of barks, she wouldn't be disturbing anyone, because this cottage is a detached unit, no adjoining walls with anyone. This is why we prefer cottages over hotel rooms, plus hotels usually don't allow you to leave your dog unattended. We think the bed and bedding in the master bedroom is very comfortable. And we are picky about mattresses ! We all 3 just have a great, great time here ! And the communication is extremely warm and friendly, we were even greeted with a hug our second time! This is really our favorite place to stay now when visiting south county SD ! Thank you Joan and Dove!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Dave & Michelle for your thoughtful review! It's always so nice to know that our guests have enjoyed themselves and especially that the details in the cottage are up to demanding standards (for example, mattresses!). :) We are so pleased your stay was a success and hope to see you again in the future. All the best, Dove & Joan
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Great location in Old Town

  • 5 of 5

Cozy, updated, and centrally located. We had a wonderful time! Great for wandering around Old Town, access to I-5, nearby theme parks, and just relaxing.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time Cindy! Thanks so much for your kind words! Come see us again sometime! :) Best, Dove & Joan
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Map

Nearest Airport
3.9 Miles
San Diego Intl Airport
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Old Town Transit Center
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-5
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
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.

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Rates & Availability

Old Town Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$220
From
$240
Fri,Sat
$1,300
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$220
Fri,Sat
$1,100
$3,500
 

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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Amenities

Old Town Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
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
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , New fixtures!
  • Newly upgraded bathroom!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen bed, large closet and dresser
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
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

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