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Beautiful 1 BR unit in Victorian House Located On Slope Above Downtown San Diego

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Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Sherman Heights Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Unit With 2 Queen Size Beds, and 2 LED Smart Tvs. Free Netflix

Located in a Historic District on the Slope above Downtown San Diego, this highly upgraded 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom completely private unit within a beautiful and historically designated Queen Ann Victorian building. No expense was spared in the design of this highly upgraded home which accommodates 4 guests. The living area features a high quality leather couch which opens up to a Queen size sofa bed, high ceilings, gorgeous hardwood floors, LED smart TV, dining table and chairs framed by multiple windows. The kitchen is beautifully designed with granite counters, accent cabinet lights, microwave, gas stove, refrigerator and everything you will need to cook complete meals during your stay with us. The bathroom is new has high ceilings and is equipped with plenty of quality plush towels. Shampoo, conditioner, body wash and a blow dryer are all provided. The bedroom features a Queen bed, mirrored closet wardrobe doors, LED Smart TV, ceiling fan and air conditioners. Both beds including the sofa-bed have memory foam mattresses which are very comfortable. Both TV’s have streaming capability and have access to Netflix free of charge. Wifi service is also provided free of charge. This unit also features a private patio with Patio Table, Umbrella and chairs as well as a barbecue grill. Additional items provided to our guests include beach chairs, beach towels, a boogie board, lighted make-up mirror, an iron and ironing board and a high chair for the little ones. A pack and play playpen and umbrella stroller are available upon request. The unit is beautifully decorated with furniture and drapes of modern classic design. The property is located 5 minutes driving distance to the Convention Center, Gas Lamp district, Ball Park, Coronado Island, the Airport, Balboa Park and the Zoo. Freeway access is located around the corner and bus stop transits to and from downtown are located within a block of the property and local beaches are within easy driving distance. Some of Golden Hill’s most popular spots such as the Turf Club, Panchitas Bakery, Krakatoa Coffee Shop, Luigi's Pizza and Golden Hill Park are within walking distance. Additional features in the common areas include a Barbecue Grill, Gazebo with table and chairs and a Fire Pit with wood provided. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee and city views from the patio table and chairs provided on the front porch. Grill your favorite foods on a gourmet barbecue and relax with dinner under a lighted Gazebo. Share the day’s events and memories of your experiences in San Diego with your favorite beverage by the warmth of the fire pit. There is an on-site coin operated laundry so check for the laundry soap, fabric softener and Quarters we provide as our way of saying thank you. Enjoy these beautiful and unique accommodations while experiencing all the best that San Diego has to offer.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

John Reardon
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016

About John Reardon

I grew up in Northampton Massachusetts, a town with countless beautiful old homes and lots of woods. I spent countless days in my youth building tree forts never knowing that those 2 dynamics would intersect at this point. Upon arriving in San Diego with an interest in building and purchasing real estate, I became immediately interested in the largely neglected Victorian buildings in this area of town. This property became a labor of love for me many years ago and I hope that legacy will be carried forward by my 3 sons. My wife if Japanese, so our family often divides our time between 2 very different worlds, both with much to offer.

John Reardon purchased this apartment in 1991

Why John Reardon chose San Diego

It is our hope that our guests will appreciate the attention to detail and uniqueness of design that has been incorporated into every aspect of this property.

What makes this apartment unique

This property is strategically located close to most of San Diego's most popular destinations. It's central location and proximity to a newly revitalized downtown, airport, beaches and parks affords our guests the best possible experience while visiting San Diego.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Beautiful 1 BR unit in Victorian House Located On Slope Above Downtown San Diego
average rating of 4.65 based on 20 reviews

Rooms are spacious and well accommodated

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay immensely. Easy access to downtown and gaslamp.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Golden Hill

  • 4 of 5

We found the location of this rental to be very convenient. Inside, it was spotless and nicely decorated. We appreciated having shampoo, conditioner, soaps, coffee and water provided, as well as enough towels to last for the week. While it was a bit of a trek for groceries or coffee, once we had our provisions, the kitchen area had all we needed to put together a hot breakfast. Our complaints were few, though I agree with an earlier reviewer that the pillows could profit from replacement. They are too thin for anybody with neck issues. There was a loose hinge on a door in the kitchen, which was reported to management. All in all, we'd definitely recommend this home for others and would be happy to stay there again at some point in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Immaculate, bright and light, lovely decore, central location, spacious

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I spent 4 nights in this comfortable and roomy one bedroom apartment. The directions and communications were excellent, complete and easy to follow. The decore was beautiful. We loved having a separate outside entrance with morning glories along the fence and the large windows which we opened to enjoy the consistent light cool breezes. We appreciated the extra beach towels provided that we used at the Coronado Hotel beach. The bed was very comfortable with quality bedding. Our daughter and her boyfriend spent one night on the pull out which was very convenient. Very thoughtfully stocked. San Deigo had many homeless and a few wandered up near by but the property was fenced off and none came on the property. They seemed harmless, the unit had secure locks and the location was well worth that slight discomfort.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice clean place

  • 5 of 5

Nice, clean place with fully equipped kitchenette. Owner was responsive and very helpful. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego Apartment Studio

  • 5 of 5

The place was clean, had a nice facility, tv to watch the Olympics, a place to do our laundry and they even had quarters for us to do the laundry. It was quiet and close to the many places we wanted to visit while in San Diego. The owners were very helpful in their communication with us ensuring we were taken care of and we had all we needed. They even offered help or suggestions if we needed it. I would highly recommend this place to others. Even though you have to park on the street there is plenty of parking across the street if you can't find a place in front of the house.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place for our stay in San Diego

  • 5 of 5

My son and I were on a west coast swing following his high school graduation. San Diego was the last stop on our tour and John's place was a wonderful setup for what we needed. The unit was very clean, close to downtown, filled with everything we could possibly need for our stay. We had a car and never had a problem finding a space to park on the street. We appreciated the "little things" that were included. Free laundry service, cold water in the fridge, nice "big" beach towels and plenty of coffee for a 50 year old on the end of a 10 day trip with his 18 year old son....

We stayed at a similarly priced property in San Francisco that was a college dorm room vs. this lovely apartment here in San Diego. Big thanks to John for personally delivering rental details that I didn't receive before hand (not because he didn't send them but because we haven't been home).

Overall, I would stay here again certainly. Unit accommodates 2-3 very easily. You could not really have 4 adults here "comfortably". It's perfect for my son and I and would be great if my wife was here as well. Two people on the hideaway would have to be little kids which I wouldn't recommend for this property. Not sure whether John allows kids in this unit but kids probably need more space.

Thanks, John.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
San Diego - Coronado Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Balboa Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
San Diego Coaster
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Coronado Island

Our Vacation Rental property is located on the slope above dynamic Downtown San Diego. Restaurants and bars of every conceivable type, shopping, theaters, the library, the International Airport, Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Coronado Island, Beaches, Public Transportation and multiple Freeways are all very close and easily accessible.


Rates & Availability

Sherman Heights Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 28 - Dec 18
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
Jul 15 2017 - Jul 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $60

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Sherman Heights Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 342 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Bath Towels, Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash Provided.
  • The bathroom is new and completely renovated. Plenty of towels are available and they are of the highest quality. Shampoo, Conditioner, Body wash and a blow dryer are also provided. There is a shower/tub combination provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen Size Bed with Memory Foam Mattress.
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Size Leather Sofa Bed with Memory Foam Mattress.
  • The bedroom is completely private and features a Queen bed with Memory Foam Mattress. The Leather Sofa Bed which is located in the Living Area opens into a Queen Size bed also with a Memory Foam Mattress.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There is a fire pit in common area at rear of property. Firewood provided.

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