Step back in time to our 1927 OB Mermaid Cottage. Lovingly restored in 2014. If you appreciate true craftsmanship and dedication to detail, you will love this cottage!
Location, location, location! The cottage is located in an ideal neighborhood a short 10-minute walk to the beach or Newport Avenue (antique stores, restaurants, shops, boutiques, coffee houses, bars & more), close for convenience but far enough away to still enjoy your privacy, peace & quiet. Enjoy ample street parking in front of the cottage for guests.
Our guests love OB Mermaid Cottage! You enter our cottage through our Redwood Mudroom with beamed ceiling, comfortable benches for taking off shoes, hooks for outerwear and 100-year-old stained glass porthole windows. On a beautiful day open the top of the farmhouse door to let the outside in…
Once inside you immediately notice the Great Room's exposed beam ceiling. The detail and the color of the home will take you breath away. There is a large Samsung SmartTV, Bluray, and comfortable sofa and chair.
The Dining table seats 8-10 comfortably with a beautiful fireplace for those romantic evenings.
There is a beautiful redwood bar, which separates the great room from the kitchen. The kitchen is appointed with everything you'll need to put together a wonderful meal for yourself, your family and/or your guests. The farmhouse sink, copper counter tops, and colorful appliances add to the ambiance of OB Mermaid Cottage!!
The Sea Shell Master Bedroom and Sea Glass Bedroom have a comfortable queen-size bed and double size bed with Simmons Beautyrest & Tempur-Pedic mattresses. Each is topped with feather mattresses that will lull you to sleep. The Sand Dollar bedroom has two twin-sized beds with Simmons Beautyrest mattresses and gel foam toppers. There is a magical book nook located in this room, where you can snuggle in surrounded by books and Coastal trinkets.
The two bathrooms are like swimming into a Grotto. Custom showers with handmade fish tiles and pebble interior. Dual shower heads, benches, and body sprays will make this and enjoyable adventure under the sea.
The entire cottage is surrounded by 270 degrees of deck on multiple levels. Off the kitchen is a wonderful deck with a BBQ and outdoor dining table. The front decks have a Swing, Redwood Life Guard Chairs and out door wicker sets. A large spiral staircase takes you up to the Crow’s Nest with a wonderful wicker set to sit and relax while you watch sunsets or fireworks from SeaWorld. It’s a magical spot to steal away beautiful moments during the day. On July 4th you can see multiply firework displays from the Crow’s Nest!! The Redwood Outdoor Shower is a wonderful way to wash off sand from your beach day with a fabulous Large Rain head showerhead.
The OB Mermaid Cottage has a keyless entry, safe, all quality linens, a fully equipped kitchen, wireless high speed internet, Cox Cable in one bedroom and the Great Room, Blu-ray/DVD players, washer/dryer, dishwasher, trash compactor, microwave, range, refrigerator, BBQ, Ceiling Fans, everything to make your stay enjoyable! No matter where you are in this cozy cottage you will feel relaxed.
Ocean Beach has a strong sense of community with ongoing weekly and annual events. Wednesday night is the weekly “Farmer’s Market” where local growers sell organic produce & fresh flowers. Vendors serve food & sell handcrafted items by local artisans. There is live music and rides for the kids! Special events such as the Holiday Parade, Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook Off, Fourth of July Fireworks, Oktoberfest, Music Festival & much more are held throughout the year.
At Ocean Beach you can enjoy shops, restaurants, bars, antique stores, or just sit back and watch the surfers catch waves at the OB Pier. Stroll down to Sunset Cliffs and enjoy enchanting views where you might even be lucky enough to see passing Whales!
Families can enjoy our close proximity to Sea World, which is only a 5-minute drive. If you want to catch some of Downtown San Diego nightlife, the Gaslamp District features hundreds of dining and entertainment options. The Gaslamp district is a 7-10 minute drive from Ocean Beach. Balboa Park is home to many of the City’s largest attractions such as the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Museum of Art, Old Globe Theatre & much, much more is a 7-10 minute drive. Over the bridge is Coronado Island home to the historic Hotel Del Coronado. Up the coast is Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, La Jolla, Torrey Pines & Del Mar.
Ask us about our Concierge Services! Allow us to arrange activities/attractions prior to your arrival. You name it we can arrange it. We'll gladly purchase your groceries so they are waiting for you upon your arrival. We can arrange flowers, wine, and sweets for that romantic birthday or anniversary.
This is a non-smoking home.
Ocean Beach California is a small beach community of San Diego and is one of the most relaxed places in all of Southern California. If you want to experience the way California was in the 50's and 60's visit Ocean Beach. It is one cool and hip place.