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Quaint And Cozy And Close To All!

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 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 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...


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

About Karin Watkins

My husband, Mark, and I are proud to be the new owners of Island Court Cozy Cottage! We purchased this property in June of 2013 and have been enjoying our new role as owners, 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 17 and 14 and are looking forward to creating many memories with them in our new cottage as well!

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 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!!! Bike, paddle board, and other fun beach rentals on the same block!! Washer and dryer, garage, videos, boogie boards, beach chairs all included. Beach cruisers available for a small additional fee.

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:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • One bedroom with comfortable, queen-sized bed and one pull-out queen sized futon in living room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
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

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(49 traveller reviews)

Quaint And Cozy And Close To All!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 51 reviews
5

Great vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We spent two wonderful, but too short, weeks here. This cottage is in a great location: just a block from the beach, a couple of blocks off the main boulevard, and in a quiet neighborhood. The cottage is a nice size, beach theme, hardwood floors, and has a really comfortable bed. We rode the bikes every day - on the boardwalks, to the grocery stores. Karin touched base with us while we were there, but there were no problems. Loved that it was a place that allowed us to bring our cat (too young to leave home). Also nice that it had a washer and dryer on site. Thank you for a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barb~ Thanks so much for your great review! It was our pleasure having you (and your adorable cat) as guests and we hope to have you back someday! Thanks again and take care! Karin
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5

Cozy cottage with a large well equipped kitchen. Great location betweenMission Bay /Mission Beach

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing place. Beautiful walks along the beach or bay only steps away. Owners were extremely helpful with all needs.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your sweet review, Margaret! It was our pleasure having you as guests! Hope to have you back in the future!
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5

Loved our beach cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our little beach cottage steps away from Mission Bay! The cottage has great wood floors and is completely redone; very cute and beachy. Very spacious and loved the patio, BBQ, trees, shade, and peace. Karin was very responsive, and we appreciated being able to bring our dog. The path and beach are three house away and the neighborhood is away from the big bars so not constantly noisy like some other places we've stayed on Mission Bay. Thanks! We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Shannon for your great review! It was our pleasure having you as guests and we hope to have you back in the future! Take care!
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time with my Son and girlfriend. Great place for a getaway, and amazing location. I highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jonathon~ It was our pleasure having you as our guests! Take care and hope to have you back in the future! :)
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5

Cozy Home

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our vacation stay at Mission Beach. It was quick walk to the beach and we had all the amenities we needed. The patio was warm and welcoming, the kitchen was roomy and clean, and the bedroom was comfortable. We even got to know our neighbors who were extremely nice and fun to talk with at night around the fire. We will definitely be looking this place up again when we go back to San Diego!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Christopher, for your great review! It was our pleasure having you as guests and I do hope you return! Take care! Karin
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San Diego, California
5

Love this place!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful little gem!! Close to beach and bay. Will definitely book again!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maria~ Thanks so much for your sweet review! It was my pleasure having you as a guest. Hope to have you back in the future!
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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:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Memorial Weekend, 2017
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£650
for 3 nights
From
£190
 
 
Early Summer, 2017
2 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£637
for 3 nights
From
£186
From
£199
Fri,Sat
£1,274
 
 
Summer, 2017
16 Jun 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,407
for 7 nights
£1,407
 
 
Late Summer 1, 2017
21 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£637
for 3 nights
From
£186
From
£199
Fri,Sat
£1,274
 
 
Labor Day 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£703
for 3 nights
From
£208
 
 
Late Summer 2, 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£637
for 3 nights
From
£186
From
£199
Fri,Sat
£1,274
 
 
Thanksgiving Week 2017
21 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,009
for 5 nights
From
£186
£1,185
 
 
Christmas & New Year's Weeks 2
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,009
for 5 nights
From
£186
£1,185
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£478
for 3 nights
From
£133
From
£142
Fri,Sat
£920
£2,999
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £320
Pet Fee £40
Cleaning Fee £72 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

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