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Charming Ocean Beach Vacation Flat - Block from Beach

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Last updated: 04/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bdrms fully furnished with all the amenities of home. Furnished patio &yard

Our cozy apartment is one and a half blocks from the beach. There is a small front yard, a completely furnished deck with a barbecue grill, patio table, chairs and umbrella. Inside is tile and hardwood flooring and brand new furniture and decorations. New paint, new sofa, new beds, new dressers and chairs – everything is brand new as of july 2013

Please keep in mind, the apartment is on the small side. Only 750 square feet. There is a pull-out couch in the living room and it will sleep 6, but it's better suited for 2-4 people

We also have a 1 bedroom beach cottage (sleeps 4) for rent right next door so if you're traveling with more people, it might be fun to rent the cottage and the apartment!

The cottage VRBO #385631

Ocean beach is an authentic, ocean-front community with an eclectic, intimate character that is revered by travelers from around the world. It is a perfect destination for families, couples, singles, surfers, boaters, explorers - people with active lifestyles or people who just want to relax on the beach. Everything San Diego has to offer is virtually at your doorstep.

OR, spend the day at home. Read the morning paper on the deck with a cup of coffee, barbecue steaks at dinner time on the patio, or just lounge with a cold beer by the firepit after an invigorating day at the beach.

Amenities include indoor and outdoor furniture, fully-equipped kitchen, tv/dvd, stereo, wifi internet, bath towels, beach towels, hair dryer, linens, pillows, blankets - all the comforts of home.

We are a small, family-owned operation. Like you, we love to travel and we know what it means to provide quality customer service. For the duration of your stay, we will be available all hours for all your needs.

NOTE: We only have two off street parking spaces to share between several units. For this reason, we lowered the general price of the rental but charge $7.60 per day for a dedicated, off street parking space. Must be arranged in advance.

Attractions within walking distance

1) Pacific Ocean – forget the car! Just walk to the beach in 5 minutes.

2) 2) SAN DIEGO RIVER TRAIL - Beginning at the Ocean, and only a block or so from the bungalow, The San Diego River trail is excellent for wildlife viewing; bird watchers from all over the county come to snap pictures, and get good sightings and light for an array of wildlife. Fish are always jumping, eagles and hawks are often flying with live catches in their talons or beaks, and the tides make sure the visit is never the same twice.

3) Robb Field – is a huge park and recreation complex with multiple tennis, basketball and handball court. It also has a fitness gym, lighted softball and multi-purpose fields, playground area for kids, and acres of wide open grass with picnic tables and shade trees.

5) Robb Skateboard Park – is a recently-built, 40 thousand square foot, state-of-the-art skate park.

6) Main Street Ocean Beach (Newport Avenue) – stroll along antique row or shop in any of the dozens of mom-n-pop retail stores. Roam the farmers market and street fair every Wednesday afternoon. Afterward have lunch, or an adult beverage, at one of the many restaurants, nightclubs and neighborhood bars.

7) Ocean Beach Pier – is the second longest pier in California. It’s an amazing, panoramic location from which to drop a fishing line (no license needed), take a romantic stroll, or grab a burger and a beer at the OB Pier Café.

8) The Tide Pools of Sunset Cliffs – stroll along the stunning, striated sunset cliffs of the pacific ocean. This is one of the most beautiful locations in the world, named after its amazing sunsets. Take a leisurely stroll down to sea level and explore the magic and the mystery of the tide pools at low tide.

9) Bird Watching at the Famosa Slough – birdwatchers come from around the world to see the many different, exotic birds that inhabit this 37-acre wetland, including, osprey, snowy egrets, pelicans, ducks, sandpipers in the estuary black-necked stilts, avocets, kingfisher, forster's tern, and great egret. Walk or bike on the path that circumnavigates the slough.

Attractions within driving distance

10 minutes – is all the driving time you need to visit Sea World, Seaport Village, historic Old Town, downtown San Diego and the historic Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Convention Center, Little Italy, maritime museums, Petco Park (SD Padres stadium), and San Diego’s main airport, Lindbergh field.

20 minutes – to San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park and museums, Torrey Pines golf course, five outdoor shopping malls, Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego Chargers), Coronado Island and the Historic Hotel Del Coronado, Cabrillo National monument and lighthouse.

30 minutes - to Tijuana and the Mexico border, Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds, several gaming casinos, Legoland, etc.

As you can see, there is so much to see and do within a close distance of our vacation units you probably won't be able to do it all in once visit. Which is why we want you to come back.


Ed Decker
Ocean beach getaways
619 261 5664
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 750 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    The patio/deck is a great place to enjoy a smoke...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    If you have a pet there is a $75 increase in the cleaning fee. Please hose down your dog and dry him with a towel when returning from the beach. Please do not let your pet jump or lie on the furniture. If the animal is predisposed to do this when you aren’t looking, keep the furniture covered with a protective blanket. Let your dog out in the front yard only, not the back yard. Please clean up after your dog, um, does his business on the yard...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Instead of Cable, we use the internet including HBO, Netflix, Hulu Plus, ESPN and tons more! Lots of free movies and TV shows....moreless

  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Just a ten minute drive to Downtown San Diego...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    We only have 2 off street spaces to share between several units. For this reason, we lowered the general price of the rental but charge $10.60 per day for a dedicated, off-street parking space...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.7
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
mid season
Mar 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$995 $2,892
high season
Jul 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,295 $2,990
Standard pricing
3 night min stay
$1,085 $2,421
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • cleaning fee $150
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Pet Fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10.05%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/27/2017
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3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Lindbergh Field/San Diego Airport
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Mothers Saloon
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
San Diego Harbor Excursion and Coronado Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Torrey Pines
5 Miles
Nearest Train
100 Metres
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 8 and Interstate 5
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Miles
Nearest Ski
big bear mountain
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
Ocean Beach / Dog Beach

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: We are a family owned business with tons of experience with travel and the service industry. We know how to provide for our guests and want nothing more than to help make your stay as enjoyable and memorable as it can be.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

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  • We've been told the sofa bed is 'the most comfortable I've ever slept in.'

    We've been told the sofa bed is 'the most comfortable I've ever slept in.'

  • OB: Once you get here, you won't want to go back.

    OB: Once you get here, you won't want to go back.

VRBO #486007

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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