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Close in and Quiet -- Newly Remodeled Beach House in North P B

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

2bd/2ba House with yard and garage - and A/C! (Sleeps 4-6)

A comfortable home base on a very quiet street in north Pacific Beach. Only a few blocks from the beach -- easy walking or biking distance to everything you'll need.

Newly-remodeled home has TWO MASTER BEDROOMS, each with a new queen bed (and linens), new tile floors, windows and blinds. One bathroom has a stall shower and one with a tub shower. French doors lead to a private fenced patio and let lots of light in. There's a second patio with a fully fenced yard with fire pit and BBQ. Oversized one-car garage, so parking is never an issue. Outdoor shower off the garage.

In addition to the fully-stocked kitchen, you will find a full AT&T CABLE TV package on flat-panel tvs with secure high-speed WIRELESS internet and VOIP phone service. There is a full-size WASHER/DRYER in the garage.

Beach cruiser bikes, boogie boards, surfboards, ice chests, beach chairs/towels/toys are in the garage for your use. Port-a-crib and high chair available by special request.

Easy walking distance to the long, beautiful stretch of white sandy beaches north of Crystal Pier and the lively boardwalk, with a small grassy park, clean bathrooms, and lifeguards . . . borders Tourmaline and the Bird Rock area of La Jolla to the north, with more beaches, the Cove, tidepools, shops, restaurants, Torrey Pines, the Birch Aquarium, and UCSD. Express bus to UCSD a few blocks away on Mission Blvd.

JUST MINUTES from Sea World, the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and Mission Bay. Easy freeway access makes sightseeing beyond the beach a breeze.

Hop on one of the beach cruiser bikes (or tricycle for the littlest one) for a ride through the neighborhoods or on the boardwalk along the beach just a few blocks away.

When the sun goes down, enjoy roasting marshmallows in the fire pit or barbecue on the patio (propane or charcoal).

PLEASE NOTE that this is NOT a party house -- perfect for families and small groups. It is in a safe, quiet neighborhood and we'd like to keep it that way. Sadly, to avoid potential allergy problems, four-legged family members are not allowed.

Keywords: beach, beach house, house, yard, garage, north pacific beach, la jolla, bird rock, family, tourmaline, surf, surfing

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 August, 2017

About Rowena

I grew up surfing all along PB, La Jolla and Del Mar, and always dreamed of owning my own beach house...now it's my neighborhood!

Rowena purchased this house in 2006

Why Rowena chose San Diego County

The location is amazing, in a quiet neighborhood with fabulous neighbors, and close to everything -- just park the car, then walk everywhere!

I get up early in the mornings and walk to The French Gourmet for fresh chocolate croissants to savor with our coffee on the patio when everyone wakes up. Cafe Turquoise has great fresh coffee and fresh fruit bowls. For dinner, walk a couple blocks to Enoteca Adriano for some of the best Italian food in San Diego! We also walk to The Fishery for fresh fish filets to grill for dinner, and love a quick stroll to the beach to catch a sunset and maybe a glimpse of the green flash (haven't seen one yet, but I keep trying).

What makes this house unique

Did I mention there's a private yard and two fenced patios? There's also a one-car garage to put your car because you won't need it once you're settled ... everything you need is walking distance away. We also provide beach cruisers bikes, surf boards, boogie boards, even a few wetsuits in a couple of sizes.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pacific Beach in San Diego

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Two Queen-size Beds (New 2012) New Full-size sofa bed in LR (2014) Baby Cribs (1) A new portable playpen/bassinet/changer is available on request. Also have a high chair and single stroller available.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach cruiser bikes, beach chairs/towels, portable ice chest/gas grill.


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Close in and Quiet -- Newly Remodeled Beach House in North P B
average rating of 4.9772725 based on 44 reviews

Perfect San Diego getaway for my family of three!

  • 5 of 5

We just recently got to spend 7 days at this darling beach house! It's nestled in a wonderful, clean, quiet neighborhood. We would pack up the wagon every afternoon and walk to the beach. My three year old daughter loved having her own room and bathroom, and so did we! The beds were comfortable and everything was clean. We fell in love with this property and are already planning our next visit! It had everything plus more of what we needed and wanted. We were so sad to leave this awesome place!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm always thrilled when guests have such a nice visit -- and you were wonderful guests!! It was my pleasure to meet you, and host you at our house. (Even the weather cooperated!) I hope the rest of your trip goes well, too. Thank you for being so sweet to work with. You are always welcome back -- I would love to watch your little girl grow! Happy Summer! Rowena
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Superior, CO

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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place! Beautiful furnishings and every amenity one would ever need. The beach was so close and we really enjoyed riding the bikes. A no hassel weekend with the airport only minutes away. We had a blast! One of favorite vacations!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2007
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oakwood, GA

Very clean and comfortable, great location, beachy atmosphere! I loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Myself, my son and daughter-in-law, and two children came to Rowena's beach house in June. My grandchildren are 5 months and 4 years old. We loved, loved, loved it! The house is so comfy and had everything we could possibly need and more. The beach cruisers got lots of use and there was even a tricycle for my granddaughter. She rode it in the back yard every day. Speaking of which, the property is so secure we could leave the back door open and my granddaughter just came and went without us having to worry if she would wander off too far. It's a bit of a trek to the beach, probably 8 blocks? but we didn't mind at all. We got our exercise in and the neighborhood and surroundings are beautiful. Speaking of neighborhood, we didn't hear a peep while we were there. It was so quiet at night which we wanted. We traded the close location to the beach in for a quieter place.

I didn't need Rowena but once to find out the lock combination for the beach cruisers but when I texted her she was lightening fast to respond. She also left us some treats and personalized the experience with little gifts for my grandchildren. So thumbs all the way up for Rowena and her beach home...we can't wait to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were such wonderful guests! It wasn't necessary to clean up after yourselves as you were getting ready to leave, but the housecleaner said to say an extra thank you for helping with the laundry and dishes. That was extra nice of you. :) I'm so glad you enjoyed yourselves, especially the kids. It thrills me when guests enjoy it to its fullest. The beach is 0.4 miles from the front door to the sand...a little over 4 blocks, and I agree, the trade off for the neighborly peace and quiet is worth it -- and the exercise never hurts! Thank you again for being such great guests ... I hope we get the opportunity to share San Diego with you again. Safe travels, Rowena
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It perfectly meet our expectations and had everything we needed for our 3 month long stay in SD

  • 5 of 5

We spend almost 3 months at the house and really enjoyed the location in a quiet and nice, family-friendly neighbourhood close to the beach. As a family of four, we found that the house had everything we needed - fully equipped and nice and clean - and Rowena was sweet to bring an extra bed for our 4 year old son.

Before coming to San Diego we didn't know this area, but we were so happy that we ended up in Pacific Beach at Rowenas house. We can only recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great visit!

  • 5 of 5

Rowena stayed true to her rep as a great hostess! The cute little house is perfect for an extended stay, ideally located in a quiet neighborhood, but not far from main thoroughfares to get places quickly. We'll be back again in a couple years!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm excited you folks enjoyed your visit to San Diego and your stay with us. It was a pleasure to work with you and I surely hope to see you in a couple of years as well. Until then we will be waiting for your call. Thanks again!
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Stockholm, Sweden


  • 5 of 5

We, a family of four, stayed at Rowenas house for three months end of 2014. It was an absolutely wonderful stay. Rowena was a fantastic host during our stay. She helped out with everything from practicalities to advice, to getting things we needed for the kids. She really went beyond what we ever expected.

The house was just as described, and more. The location is great. Close to the beach, and everything else in San Diego. The neighborhood has plenty of nice cafes and restaurants, in walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Numi, for your kind words. I'm so glad we got to meet while you were here -- your family was so delightful and a joy to host at our beach house. I hope you get to come back -- or maybe next time, I'll get to go to your country again! All the best, Rowena
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
San Diego International
Nearest Barpub
Latitudes @ 2 blocks
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mission Bay
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Amtrak / Coaster downtown or Old Town
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 5
Nearest Restaurant
Enoteca Adriano / The Fishery @ 2 blocks
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
The sand is at end of street ( 1/2 mile)
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Pacific Beach, California

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Holidays 2017
19 Nov 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter 2017
2 Dec 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter holidays 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May - June 2018
12 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall 2018
4 Sep 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Thanksgiving 2018
18 Nov 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter 2018
2 Dec 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter Holidays 2018
16 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £93.23
Damage Deposit £45.84

A signed Vacation Rental Agreement is due with your deposit to secure your dates. A formal confirmation letter will be sent with address and access information once the Agreement and deposit are received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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