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Free, historic avocados in the backyard.... how cool is that?

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Last updated: 07/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This gorgeous beach home is 5 blocks to the sand and takes advantage of San Diego's near perfect weather year round, providing a variety of amazing outdoor lounging areas, from a sun-filled 'California room', to a large dining table under a historically recognized avocado tree, to a beautifully landscaped front yard and sitting area. Besides being immaculate and well-organized, the interior of the home is full of OB charm and character. You will decompress the moment you step into this unique, sun-kissed beach abode.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    We lived here with our two young children. It's child-proofed and ready; and in a great spot for your kids to enjoy all San Diego has to offer!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    You are welcome to smoke on outside patios....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

  • Sofa Bed : 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Living Room can be closed off for comfy sleeping quarters...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    With large closet and reading nook/office space...moreless

  • Bunk Room: 3 bunk bed

    Two bunks + loft...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We love San Diego and our little beach community in OB. We LOVE sharing all of our favorite things to see, do and eat, so don't hesitate to ask! We hope you have a blast while you stay at our unique beach home!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A variety of books are available at the house so you're not stuck without something to read! Also, the public library is only 2 blocks away!...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Samsung Blu-Ray...moreless

  • Games:

    A variety of games are provided at the house for your convenience....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cox cable/Wi-fi...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Samsung Soundbar with aux jack and bluetooth so you can stream your own music....moreless

  • Television:

    46 in Samsung Smart TV...moreless

  • Toys:

    Children's toys and books, as well as beach toys, are provided....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    This beach home is within 4 blocks of downtown OB, an unpretentious, sleepy town whose main street is lined with locally owned shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The dining nook is a perfect spot to chat with both people in the kitchen and in the living room. This open floor plan facilitates lots of QT with your family and friends!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    stackable Kenmore...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Floor vent in dining room (very rarely necessary)...moreless

  • Internet:

    Cox Wi-fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Our open living space is great for socializing, reading, playing games, watching movies, and relaxing after days at the beach....moreless

  • Parking:

    You will have 1 (very coveted) driveway parking spaces on property....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    stackable Kenmore...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    High-quality, microwave safe dishes and nice utensils here for your convenience....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch, new in 2013...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Upgraded in 2013 with new soap-stone countertops, sink faucet, garbage disposal and dishwasher, and refrigerator, this kitchen is beautiful and well-stocked. We love entertaining here!...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Oster, new in 2013...moreless

  • Oven:

    Jennair, new in 2007...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    A variety of teas and coffee will be here to greet you. The owner is happy to shop for some pantry staples at your request before you arrive....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Fridgidaire Gallery...moreless

  • Stove:

    Jennair, new in 2007...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Front yard is landscaped with flagstone and patio furniture. Back yard has grill and dining table under the 1938 avocado tree. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Front and back yards are beautifully landscaped with native, drought-resistant gardens and are both enclosed by private, locking fences. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    full-size propane with infrared searer...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Prime Summer 2016
Jul 2 - Aug 14, 2016
7 night min stay
$275
Late Summer
Aug 15 - Sep 5, 2016
4 night min stay
$275
Fall Off Season
Sep 6 - Dec 17, 2016
3 night min stay
$175
Christmas/New Year's
Dec 18 - Jan 1, 2017
4 night min stay
$200
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Online booking fee $50 + tax
  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 11.05%

Notes:

Rental Rate + $150 Cleaning Fee + 11.05% Transient Occupancy Tax (mandated by City of San Diego)

*$300 non-refundable security deposit required to reserve dates. Remaining balance due 60 days prior to arrival.

Payments Accepted: Cash/Check OR Credit Card (Add 2.5% transaction fee)

If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the total cost of stay will be refunded as follows:

100% if cancelled 60+ days prior to check-in date

50% if cancelled 59-31 days prior to the check-in date

0% if cancelled 30 days or less prior to the check-in date, less taxes


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 07/20/2016
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Location

4.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Diego International Airport
Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA, USA
Nearest Barpub
Tiny's Tavern, Pac Shores, The Joint, Gallagher's
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Coronado Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sail Ho Golf Course
7 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Station San Diego
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 8
Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA, USA
Nearest Restaurant
Ranchos, Newbreak Cafe, Pepe's Italian, Azucar
150 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mountain High Ski Resort
Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA, USA
Nearest Beach
Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach, better known as OB, is a super cool beach community. It is easy to just stay in the neighborhood and enjoy the beach and beautiful OB Pier, surfing, boogie boarding, shopping on Newport Ave and the Wednesday Farmer's Market, Sunset Cliffs and tidepools, or Robb Athletic Field where you will find multiple baseball fields, wide grass areas for soccer and football, tennis courts, handball courts, workout gym, basketball courts and a skate park.

But, if you want to get out and about around San Diego, this home is centrally located! Close to airport, Sea World, Zoo, Cabrillo Monument, Balboa Park, Little Italy, Embarcadero, downtown, Gaslamp, Petco Park, Convention Center, Old Town, Fashion Valley and Mission Valley malls, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, Del Mar and Coronado. Just sit and relax or get out to surf, kayak, bike, paddleboard, boogie board, sail, shop, or enjoy one of the largest sports fishing fleets in the country... the list goes on... you know why you're coming to San Diego... it's a slice of heaven on Earth!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Hi! We're so glad you're considering our home for your next vacation get-away! We are transplants to San Diego from the Midwest. We moved here in 2004 with the military and decided to stay put. We absolutely love our city and little OB neighborhood. We know you will too!

Why the Owner Chose Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA, USA:
You will enjoy the very cool beach vibe as soon as you step foot in our unique beach home! It is clean, comfy and close to everything! The owners stock the house with beach toys, boogie boards, beach chairs, towels, and even a beach cart and wagon to transport your things the short walk to the beach. Combine the San Diego weather with the beach and an eclectic neighborhood for an unforgettable vacation getaway! It's proximity to the airport and all San Diego's greatest attractions make it a very convenient spot to stay.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our sun-filled 'California room' is an amazing spot to lounge and chat, drink wine, read a book, take a NAP, or turn into an enclosed playroom for kids. Open its door to a beautiful back yard dining area under the enormous canopy of a 1938 Reed avocado tree. The home boasts an open circle floor plan with a dining nook, fully-stocked gourmet kitchen, bedrooms with private reading nooks/office space in each, and a Wi-fi/cable package to keep you connected if you so choose. Our inviting, well-kept home makes everything about your visit comfortable and stress-free. You can even custom-order food to be waiting for you when you arrive! These owners go above and beyond to make sure your every need is met!


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Free, historic avocados in the backyard.... how cool is that?

    Free, historic avocados in the backyard.... how cool is that?

  • This beautiful sunroom spills onto the back patio for BBQs and hanging out.

    This beautiful sunroom spills onto the back patio for BBQs and hanging out.

  • Take in the evening sky and OB vibe while kicking back on romantic front patio.

    Take in the evening sky and OB vibe while kicking back on romantic front patio.

  • Enjoy San Diego's near perfect weather in this home's unique California room.

    Enjoy San Diego's near perfect weather in this home's unique California room.

  • Hand-crafted dining nook as you enter the house.

    Hand-crafted dining nook as you enter the house.

  • Kitchen looking into dining area.  California room to left, living room to right

    Kitchen looking into dining area. California room to left, living room to right

  • Sleep two in bunks or fold up for more space and white board drawing fun!

    Sleep two in bunks or fold up for more space and white board drawing fun!

  • This giant yields 600 lbs a year of the most amazing avocados you'll ever taste.

    This giant yields 600 lbs a year of the most amazing avocados you'll ever taste.

  • Fenced in back yard is great for kids and dropping off all your beach gear.

    Fenced in back yard is great for kids and dropping off all your beach gear.

  • Bathroom with shower/tub combo.

    Bathroom with shower/tub combo.

  • Living room sofa bed.  Curtains close this room off to create extra 'bedroom'.

    Living room sofa bed. Curtains close this room off to create extra 'bedroom'.

  • Enjoy meals at dining nook and quiet evenings in quaint sunroom.

    Enjoy meals at dining nook and quiet evenings in quaint sunroom.

  • Looking from the sunroom into the dining nook, living room and bunk room.

    Looking from the sunroom into the dining nook, living room and bunk room.

  • Relax on the patio.  Secure gates make it great for letting the kids play.

    Relax on the patio. Secure gates make it great for letting the kids play.

  • Warm and sunny by day, calm and romantic by night... the best spot to be!

    Warm and sunny by day, calm and romantic by night... the best spot to be!

  • Beautiful kitchen with several upgrades, new appliances, and new countertops.

    Beautiful kitchen with several upgrades, new appliances, and new countertops.

  • Recharge each night after San Diego adventures in this lovely master bedroom.

    Recharge each night after San Diego adventures in this lovely master bedroom.

  • Twin bed in loft of bunk room offers a super cool space for a third sleeper

    Twin bed in loft of bunk room offers a super cool space for a third sleeper

  • Enjoy a piece of San Diego history in your back yard... 75 year old tree!

    Enjoy a piece of San Diego history in your back yard... 75 year old tree!

  • Beach cart and wagon to get kids and gear (included with home) to the beach!

    Beach cart and wagon to get kids and gear (included with home) to the beach!

  • Cozy living room is great for books, games or tv after days at the beach.

    Cozy living room is great for books, games or tv after days at the beach.

  • Sunny California room is enclosed, fully-furnished, and opens into living area.

    Sunny California room is enclosed, fully-furnished, and opens into living area.

  • Warm and attentive owners make your stay at the Avocado House one to remember!

    Warm and attentive owners make your stay at the Avocado House one to remember!

VRBO #512253

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, July 24, 2016

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