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Ocean Front Paradise!!!

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom sleeps 5

Your balcony boasts an oceanfront view of crashing waves, the O.B. Pier, and lights of La Jolla at night. Enjoy breathtaking views from the kitchen, dining, living and master bedroom. Surf sounds lull you to sleep & refresh you in the morning. Set 15 paces from a cliff overlooking the pounding surf, few properties can put you this close to the ocean experience.

This mellow beach town is known for its laid back attitude. You're only 3 blocks to the beach, or 4 to OB’s main street for lattes, sensational omelets, or renowned fish tacos. OB offers a wide range of activities: authentic Mexican restaurants; Farmers’ Market; antiquing; and a myriad of beach activities.

Spotless and professionally decorated, this is not the normal rental. Furnished for ourselves, it boasts quality furniture, travertine and granite, gourmet kitchen, espresso machine, R.O. faucet, IPOD speakers, quality linens, and down bedding to enhance your stay.

Rates w/ add-ons:

Early Fall & Winter_Spring $1751.97 E Spring $2304.48 Peak $2635.97 Fall $1530.98

$600 of rental fee at booking........remaining amount at 60 days prior

Perfect Atmosphere for Every Vacationer: This quiet neighborhood is mostly locals, and few people ever walk in front of your view, unlike the party atmosphere prevalent in many other beach towns. It's perfect for a romantic get away for a couple, or a weary family returning from a day of sight-seeing or the beach. We've also hosted numerous 'girls weekends' with rave reviews: it's comfortable enough to lounge around all day, the main street is casual and close, and the Gas Light district is convenient for nightlife, too.

Many Amenities Included: We want you to thoroughly enjoy yourselves while you're our guests. Amenities such as candles, coffee, tea, spices and basic cooking items are included, as well as enough paper products for your entire stay, condiments in the refrigerator, and laundry supplies.

More Details

Owner
Sharon Kearns
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 July, 2017

About Sharon Kearns

John & Sharon live in Phoenix. John grew up in Point Loma, just over the hill from Ocean Beach. His family had deep roots here, and he spent his summers and weekends sailing and surfing in and around San Diego. He swears he kissed his first girl on the rocks below the condo!

Sharon Kearns purchased this condo in 2001

Why Sharon Kearns chose San Diego County

'It's ON the water!'

We first stumbled onto this property when we were renting nearby one summer. John pushed Sharon to make an offer. Slower to bite, Sharon talked to many friends and relatives about the purchase. Almosts without exception their response was , 'but it's ON the water!' It became a standing joke: why would you not buy a property with this view?

What makes this condo unique

The view and the balcony are priceless. there's enough room to be comfortable, enough privacy to hang out in your pajamas, and 180 degrees of ocean. Whether it's blue skies, turquoise water, and sailboats racing, sunset with red-orange light and a green flash, or an angry ocean with 20' swells and a layer of salt on the railing, we are constantly experiencing the power and majesty of the ocean.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Ocean Beach in Point Loma

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Printer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both bathrooms are fully appointed with sufficient fluffy towels, quality soaps, hair dryers, and a wall mounted magnifying makeup mirror in the master. Beautiful new glass and travertine shower in the master.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Other - 1 Double Bed , (sofa bed)
  • The master bedroom offers an Eastern King bed , and the second bedroom a queen bed. Both beds and the sleeper sofa are made with high thread count luxury linens, down pillows, and down comforters for colder months. Alternate pillows and comforter available for guests allergic to down.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 5 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
2nd story unit with exterior stairs

Reviews

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Ocean Front Paradise!!!
average rating of 4.964706 based on 85 reviews
5

Fabulous and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Sharon & John for sharing your condo. It is just as beautiful and comfortable as your descriptions & pictures show. Everything about the condo is wonderful. My husband & I spent 1 week in Oct. at the condo & loved every minute. We loved it so much we just got home from another week there.

In Oct. we walked everywhere, ate at the Blue Parrot twice, the Puerto Nuevo Shrimp is unbelievable good. We shopped at the Farmers Market and strolled through all the local shops. We used our rental car 3 times in a week. To get to the condo from the airport, to go to the grocery store and then back to the airport. We were always back on the deck for the sunsets and then I would cook dinner in the fully equipped and well laid out kitchen.

In Dec. the storms were awesome. We watched the waves hitting the pier & the rain from inside the condo. We walked alot, when the weather permitted. We ate out only once, at The Blue Parrot and ate the same shrimp again. I love to cook and their kitchen is a pleasure to cook in. My husband and I enjoyed the big TV with the DVR. We could zip through commercials or record shows for later. At bedtime the big down comforters on the beds are so warm and snugly it was hard to get up in the morning.

When we came home in Oct. we got rid of our coffee maker because we liked theirs so much better , we had to get one just like theirs. Today I went and got a new hairdryer because the one they provide for guests is so much nicer than what I own.

There is only one reason I didn't want to write this review... I was afraid the condo would always be rented and we wouldn't be able to stay there again. It's beautiful, we can't wait to go back again.

Thank you, thank you, thank you....

Kitty & Michael

  • Review Submitted: Dec 20, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kay has been back two more times since she wrote this review! She timed one visit so she could be here for 2 Wednesday nights, the night the Farmers' Market takes over the main street of O.B. Be sure to taste the homemade chocolate: to die for!
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5

The property was clean and well-maintained, and the view of he ocean was beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Ocean a beach in this property. It's within walking distance to the beach and many shops, restaurants and the food market, but just far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the town. The view is awesome!

The rental was well-stocked with everything you would need to enjoy your vacation. I would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This is a very nice condo, very pleased visitor

  • 5 of 5

The condo is exactly as advertised, very nicely appointed with every possible amenity we could possibly need. The owners we’re very easy to work with and the entire visit went off without a hitch. There is a substantial amount of visitor information provided to help those unfamiliar with San Diego and So. Cal. In general find their way and things to do. Local restaurants are fantastic and everything you need is within walking distance.

Parking in the garage is a very tight fit, particularly if somebody has parked in the spot across the “street”. That said, the parking space provided across the street is great and that’s all we used.

Something to be aware of in Ocean Beach in general is the airport flight path is directly overhead and you will hear passing jets on their way out over the Pacific. They already at cloud height by the time they reach the coast but you will still hear them. I did not find this an issue but if you want absolute quiet, OB is not the place for you.

If you plan to stay in OB I would highly recommend this location.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

location,location and the inside was very well done

  • 5 of 5

Great spot. Would definitely go back

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A sweet well cared for property. Great vibes and attention to detail. A lesson for us all!

  • 5 of 5

As an off season experience, this is exceptional. Quiet and thrilling beach front. If you want to visit OB you want to be here!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property is well taken care of and stocked wonderfully.

  • 4 of 5

Views, access to beaches, sunrises and sets are all great! Only downside is constant air traffic overhead, but that is to be understood and you can get a bit used to it.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love that this guest found our vacation rental well stocked and the property well cared for. I am sorry the air traffic was a concern. The city splits the planes equally into thirds and shares them with other beach towns along the coast. I find I can totally ignore the planes, while my husband's aunt used to say a prayer whenever a plane went over! This guest readily admitted they became used to it. I find we can choose how to react.
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Location

SeaWorld San Diego
"Never fails to thrill and delight. When you're ready for a rest there's a wonderful playgro..."
San Diego Zoo
"World famous zoo in tropical paradise of Balboa Park. Don't miss the polar bears morning fe..."
Balboa Park
"Enormous park surrounding the zoo. It contains 14 museums, an antique carousel, the Spanish..."
Car: not necessary

Ocean Beach is conveniently located just west of downtown San Diego. It is the closest beach community to numerous attractions including: the airport, San Diego Bay, the Star of India, the Maritime Museum, the Convention Center, the Gaslight District, Balboa Park and it's 15 museums, San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, and the Point Loma Lighthouse.

Other Activities: tide pools, Legoland, Old Town San Diego & gaslamp district

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Ocean Beach, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Prime Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,403
for 7 nights
£2,403
£8,118
 
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,228
for 4 nights
From
£280
£1,977
 
 
Christmas Holiday
20 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,509
for 5 nights
From
£280
£1,977
£5,808
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£810
for 3 nights
From
£234
£1,551
£5,642
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £385.65
Cleaning Fee £96.41 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

**NO TAX FOR A MONTH OR MORE, ALTHOUGH THE QUOTE SYSTEM WILL INCLUDE TAX. IT WILL BE BACKED OUT**

September-May is base rate, minimum stay of 3 days
Summer minimum stay of 1 week, Saturday to Saturday
Thanksgiving 5 day minimum
12/24-12/31 1 week minimum stay
Tax of 10.5% charged on stays of less than one month

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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