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Quaint And Cozy And Close To All!

People5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage duplex, 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom ~ sleeps 4 & includes one-car garage!!

The perfect place for your perfect beach vacation! This vintage Mission Beach charmer is just 3 doors down from Mission Bay and just a minute's walk to the ocean. Great for a family of 4 or 5 or two couples. The large patio allows for a great place to relax or have a BBQ! And the one-car garage is a commodity in Mission Beach. With hardwood floors, lots of light in the living room, a flat screen TV with a selection of movies, a fully stocked kitchen, and free wi-fi this is a great place to spend your next vacation. There is also a back unit to reserve if you need accommodations for another family... Each unit has exclusive use of their own side of the patio with patio table and 4 chairs.


Owner
Karin Watkins
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

About Karin Watkins

My husband, Mark, and I are proud to be the owners of Island Court Cozy Cottage! We purchased this property in June of 2013 and have been enjoying our role as property managers and vacation hosts! We both grew up in San Diego and went to college here so we know the area well! We have 2 kids, ages 18 and 15 and have been creating many memories with them in our cottage, when it is not already reserved!

Karin Watkins purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Karin Watkins chose San Diego County

We chose this cottage because we love hanging out in Mission Beach! There seems to be something to do for everyone! We looked at properties for a year and half and knew this would be perfect for us the moment we saw it! We loved the front patio, just being able to relax there with a good book or BBQ with friends. We also felt the location was ideal, as it is within walking distance of everything we like to do ~ biking on the boardwalk, taking the kids to the roller coaster, swimming in the ocean or jogging along the bay...

What makes this cottage unique

Location, location, location!!! So close to everything! Beach rental shops on the same block (or if you don't want to pay the higher prices, we have 4 beach cruisers and a kayak available for next to nothing!! Washer and dryer, garage, videos, boogie boards, beach chairs all included.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great stay in Mission Bay. Close to beach and easy access to everything you want to do in SD. We loved being able to bring our dogs and small daughter with plenty of space for everyone. Having laundry access was fantastic. I would definitely stay here again!
Jul 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mission Beach in San Diego

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • One bedroom with comfortable, queen-sized bed and one pull-out queen sized futon in living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our house is right between two amazing bodies of water ~ Mission Bay (3 doors down) and Mission Beach (17 doors down). The peninsula on which it sits offers almost any beach activity you can think of. It is a prime location to the best of the beach and a quick drive to many of the other activities San Diego has to offer!

Reviews

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Quaint And Cozy And Close To All!
average rating of 4.8545456 based on 57 reviews
5

perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Great for families!! Awesome location. Close to all the action. Has everything you need for a beach vacation. Owners are very responsive. Ac unit works great for those hot nights. We opened the windows at night and enjoyed the breeze. Steps to Bay and half block to ocean. Restaurants steps from house. Cant say enough about this property. Will rent again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we reserved the cottage to our very last day of our stay the hosts where very professional, the home is the perfect location to go have a quite Day on the bay side or go enjoy the ocean and the fun at Balboa park , we can't wait to rent this beautiful home again , thank you so much !

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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real close to the bay and mission beach

  • 4 of 5

Had a nice stay there with a family of 4. the place was clean . probably best with just 2 adults even though my twenty something sons were ok with the futons. its a little tricky getting your car in & out of the garage if you have a car bigger than a midsize sedan. The location is perfect for both bay and beach activities

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy and meet our needs

  • 5 of 5

Karin my family n I absolutely loved your cottage. It was clean comfy & cozy. Everything we needed was readily available. We would definitely stay again. The neighbors cat Chloe enjoyed visiting with us.

Thank you Susan

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Susan~ It was our pleasure having you as a guest! We hope you return in the future, take care! ~K
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5

Very clean, great location, had everything we needed for a fun long weekend.

  • 5 of 5

This property is very clean, very spacious. The owner was very accomodating.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jim~ thanks for your great review! We hope you and Sheri come back in the future! Karin
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5

Lovely home for Mission Beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

The home is a lovely one bedroom with everything you'll need for a beach vacation. The home is steps away from Belmont Park (you can hear the roller coaster if you're sitting outside) and all the fun of Mision Beach. Inside the home, it is quiet and peaceful. The owner was wonderful and a great communicator. From contracting to arrival to refunding the deposit - she was kind, efficient and very easy to work with. The only cautious note - if you love to cook - bring your own spices. If your goal is the basics, this house has everything! This was exactly what we needed for a girls weekend away, including a little one.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lisa~ Thanks so much for your great review! It was my pleasure having you as guests and I hope you come back in the future! Take care! Karin
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Location

San Diego Zoo
"Best zoo in the world! Even if the animals aren't your thing, go anyway just for the beauti..."
SeaWorld San Diego
"A fun place to take your kids! The Journey to Atlantis ride is super cool! "
Balboa Park
La Jolla Shores
Downtown San Diego
Seaport Village
Petco Park
Mission Beach
"So much to do, so little time!!! Try riding the famous roller coaster at Belmont Park, renti..."
Ocean Beach
"Nearby neighborhood with eclectic, hippy feel. Visit Newport Avenue's farmer's market or th..."
Coronado Island
"Great day trip! Take the ferry over and spend the day at the beach, shopping the plethora ..."
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
"One of my favorite places in the world!! If you love hiking, this is the place. Drive to t..."
Belmont Park
Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds
Mission Bay Beach
"Beautiful winding boardwalk along the bay for walking, biking, roller blading, or skateboard..."
Little Italy Farmer's Market
"Especially around Christmas, it's the best Farmer's Market in San Diego! "
Nearest Airport
6 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Multiple!
Nearest Ferry
6.9 Miles
San Diego Harbor Excursion
Nearest Golf
5.7 Miles
Mission Bay Golf Course
Nearest Train
3.8 Miles
Amtrak Station - Old Town
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-8 & I-5
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Multiple!
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Seaforth Boat Rentals
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Mission Beach
Car: recommended

Our 'cozy Cottage' is located as close to Belmont Park and the other Mission Beach attractions as you can get. Just 3 houses up from the Bay and a block and a half down to the ocean, everything is within walking distance. Bike, kayak and paddle board rentals on our same block!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Mission 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
 
Summer, 2017
16 Jun 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£687
for 3 nights
From
£204
From
£216
Fri,Sat
£1,348
 
 
Late Summer 1, 2017
21 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£611
for 3 nights
From
£178
From
£191
Fri,Sat
£1,221
 
 
Labor Day 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£674
for 3 nights
From
£199
 
 
Late Summer 2, 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£611
for 3 nights
From
£178
From
£191
Fri,Sat
£1,221
 
 
Thanksgiving Week 2017
21 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£967
for 5 nights
From
£178
£1,136
 
 
Christmas & New Year's Weeks 2
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£967
for 5 nights
From
£178
£1,136
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£458
for 3 nights
From
£127
From
£136
Fri,Sat
£882
£2,875
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £69.07 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £307
Pet Fee £38.37
Tax Rate 10.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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