About the property
- House1350 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
2 BR 1 BA upstairs; 1 BR 1 BA downstairs. Separate game room & futon + 1 airbeds
Get ready for pure air conditioned relaxation, convenience and a vacation to remember. This home is equipped with every amenity to ensure you have a great experience – including owners Carl and Vicki, your accommodating hosts and concierges, just a phone call or email away to assist you before, as well as during, your vacation.
This 3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage comfortably sleeps 8-10 guests and is located up on a hill with views of the ocean, bay and mountains. You’re only a short walk to the beach and business district – a wonderfully eclectic small town offering many “mom and pop” restaurants, shops and entertainment venues.
Sea World is also nearby, close enough to see from the house, with summer fireworks every night. Downtown San Diego is just a short drive, as is the famed San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park and the Old Globe Theater. If fishing interests you, hop over the hill to Pt. Loma and Shelter Island, or if you’re a golfer, River Walk is just 4 miles down the freeway.
The driveway to the house can accommodate three vehicles with a view to the end of the Ocean Beach Pier and beyond. Seagulls, parrots and the sound of ocean waves will greet you as you step into the house to an open and spacious living area filled with overstuffed furniture and a cozy fireplace – perfect for curling up with your favorite book. The dining room has a wall of windows with doors that open up to the wrap-around deck, complete with a large gas grill and chaise lounges where you can soak up the big, beautiful, blue skies and ocean, famous to southern California. The view from this deck is magnificent and words alone cannot describe the majestic scene that is sure to take your breath away.
The master is located on the main level of the house and boasts sliding glass doors to the attached deck with Pacific Ocean white water views to take in as you relax on the king size bed. Keep the doors open in the evening to relish in the ocean breezes and barking seals as they play on the Ocean Beach jetty.
The front bedroom is also located on the main level and is complete with a queen size bed and gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean.
The third bedroom is privately separate from the rest of the house and is located on the lower level with an attached full bath. There is also a recreation room located here with a TV and XBOX, plus additional sleeping arrangements are available in the form of 1 queen size Aero bed and a futon.
Even with over 60 options of restaurants, all within walking distance, ranging from barefoot off the beach to upscale and elegant, there will still be times where making a wonderful meal at home can add to the relaxing vacation experience. Good thing the kitchen features everything you need. All the appliances; gas stove/oven, dishwasher, microwave, utensils, pots, pans, toaster, blender, dishes, coffee pot, espresso maker, and more, are all here and ready for your convenience. There is also a pack ‘n’ play and high chair for our visitors with small children.
Additionally, this home is complete with a very comprehensive visitor’s guide to give you many ideas and information about what beautiful San Diego has to offer, including menus to the many local eateries and Carl and Vicki’s contact information if you have any other questions during your stay.
Proceed to book, today, in order to secure your dream vacation in San Diego's prized Ocean Beach community.
Carl or Vicki
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- Response time:
- within one hour
- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
About Carl or Vicki
We are Carl and Vicki, your hosts. We consider you our guests and believe that you will feel that in our home. San Diego has been our home for nearly 50 years. Carl was born in Kansas where he spent is early years; Vicki is a transplant from Los Angeles. We have been married 36 years, have 2 daughters, and 5 g-kids. We love the beach community as well as the local mountains where we have a cabin in the woods of Mt Laguna. Our goal is to spend as much time as possible in Ocean Beach, riding bikes, entertaining friends and family in OB, and generally enjoying the ambiance of the location. So, in order to make all this happen, we make our home available to guests like you and work very hard to make your stay as nice as we make it for ourselves. The expectation should be very high and we will not fail to meet or exceed that expectation. We are Padres season ticket holders as well as the Old Globe, so do not hesitate to take advantage of our connections for tickets as available from the venues. We are very kid friendly as you will see with all the baby furniture included with your stay as well as the family centric movies provided free of charge and the XBOX downstairs in the game room. Your kids will be totally jazzed with their game room. Finally, we are here to support you in the trip of a lifetime and stand ready to make that happen. Give us a call to discuss what we can do to win your trust and become your first choice in your travel plans for years to come.
Carl or Vicki purchased this House in 2015
Why Carl or Vicki chose Point Loma Heights
As a student in the late 60's, Carl lived for a time on Lotus St. in Ocean Beach. Many years have passed since then but the urge to return to the beach community has always been there. He and Vicki moved to a condo last year and spent a full month cycling from property to property in Mission, Pacific, and Ocean Beaches. During this time we noted how the beach cities delt with crime, noise, exhibited pride of ownership, delt with homeless problems, quality of resturants, entertainment, public drunkeness, friendliness of the locals, and ease of parking. OB and this property won hands down overall as the place to be. It provides a sanctity away from the crowds when you need it but is located so close to everything with road outlets to the North and East depending on the time of day for travel by car. This home also has amazing character, warmth, and sight lines that make it difficult to leave. Evenings on the deck are special as are the times lying in bed listening to the birds, seals, and sounds of waves carried by an ocean breeze that prevailes directly in our direction. The neighbors have the same love of this special, unique location. Next door is the owner of a local resturant. The other neighbors can be expected to give you a wave and are always happy to give directions or answer questions that you may have about San Diego in general or Ocean Beach in particular. They know you picked your location after very careful consideration. Vicki and I know that as well and appreciate you and your family for choosing to stay in our home. Let us know what we can do to make your stay the best ever!
What makes this House unique
This property is cental to many of the most popular sites and entertainment venues in the greater San Diego area. The cover of our guest guide, found on the living room table, has 25 points of interest for you to consider during your stay. Of the 25, 14 are less than 10 miles away. The beach in OB is just a start. You also have Mission and Pacific beaches just a short bike ride away as well as rental facilities for motor boating, paddle boarding, surfing, kayaking, jet skiing, and sailing on Mission Bay. All these venues can be seen from the deck at your house! The beauty of the location, as mentioned above, is the serenity that you will find when it comes time to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of 'the beach crowd'. Vicki and I love people in general, but after the crowds have been drinking for several hours it is really nice to be above all the noise and commotion that is generated from midnight to 2 am as they make their way home. We have made the walk home late at night and find the area safe, well lit, and if necessary, very easy and inexpensive to hail a cab for the short ride home. Parking is always a very difficult problem in the beach area but not at 4554 Niagara. You will have 1 alley space, 2 tandems spaces in the driveway and always ample parking in front of the home. Do not miss the chance to stay here during the 4th of July holidays when fireworks are displayed all over the beach area and can be viewed from your rear deck. Missed the 4th? No problem, you also have a clear view of fireworks every night during the summer from our close friends at Sea World only 3 miles away or better yet spend an evening or two at the park and see the fireworks from the comfort of your own seat inside the park. This is truly a unique location and we are certain that you will agree. Please contact us with your travel plans and we will do everything in our power to make your trip memorable.
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Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
House was clean, comfortable with a beautiful view. Grandkids loved the lower floor and there were lots of games ot play. Carl the owner was wonderful to work with.
We are so happy the little ones enjoyed our space. When they are happy so are the parents! Hope you consider a return during the summer for a longer stay. We'll keep the lights on!! Carl & Vicki
We had 3 generations of family for a vacation in San Diego. We loved the open living room/dining room space which accommodated everyone to visit. The deck off the dining room was also a great place to hang out and view the bay area. Carl and Vicki were wonderful hosts and very responsive. The bottle of champagne and cheese tray that greeted us after a day of traveling was delightful. We could walk to the beach, groceries, dining, and Sunset Cliffs. We can't wait to return.
Thank you, Louisa, it was our pleasure to host your visit. We really appreciated how you left the house and do look forward to your return trip. Thanks again, Carl & Vicki
Carl was excellent source of information about the area, as well as friendly and helpful. Beautiful area, clean and comfortable home.
Thank you and your family for being awesome guests and especially your son for his service to our country. We hope you will return for a longer visit to our quaint little town of OB. Carl & Vicki
Great location with wonderful views
This house was a perfect fit for 7 of us, 3 from FL and 4 from MA to attend our son's wedding. The rooms were large and very comfortable, we even had friends come over to visit and there was plenty of room for all. The 2 grandchildren loved the downstairs game room and sleeping areas. The views from the back deck were wonderful! Ocean Beach has many restaurants, a Farmer's Market every Wednesday, and the Pacific Ocean is within walking distance. Thank you, Carl and Vicki, for the treats in the fridge!! A very comfortable house!
It was great meeting you all and hosting your family event. We appreciated how you left our home and the obvious care you took in following our departure guidelines. Please consider us again for your next trip to So Cal. You are always welcome!! Carl & Vicki
Excellent property and location plus Carl & Vicki thought of everything to make this a great base
The property was in a great location. Breakfast on the terrace was met with superb views and a great way to start the day. The house had everything we needed. Carl & Vicki were fab hosts. It was a great base for our short stay in San Diego. We just wish it was for longer and will be back in the future.
Property was as advertized.
Carl and Vicki
Your house had everything we needed including easy access to all amenities in Ocean Beach and surrounding area. I highly recommend your place. It was clean and comfortable and included Mexican Parrots visiting the next door tree. (Very cool). We definitely will return next time we are in the San Diego area.
Terry and Rosanne Gordner, Waterloo Ontario Canada
Thank you to the Gordon family for being awesome guests. It was a pleasure to meet you and we appreciate the obvious respect you had for our home. You are welcome back any time. Bye for now, Carl & Vicki
Sea World, Belmont Amusement Park, SD Zoo, SD Wild Animal Park, Viejas Casino, Tijuana Mexico, Del Mar Race Track, Balboa Park and Old Globe Theater, Coronado Island, Mission Bay Sport Center, Downtown Gas Lamp Quarter, USS Midway Museum, Old Town, Seaforth Sportfishing, Scripps Aquarium, Petco Park (SD Padres baseball), Qualcomm Stadium (SD Chargers football), Legoland Resort and more, all within 30 miles but most within 10 miles. Choose your dates to visit today!!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
A $500 booking fee is due at time of rental and reserves your time at the property. It is NOT refundable if you cancel within 60 days. The $500 damage deposit is refundable. The full rental amount is due 30 days before your stay. See details of cancellation policy in the Lease Agreement. Note that all 30+ day rentals deduct the 11% tax from total rental fee. Call manager with questions.