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Remodeled Beachy Cottage w/AC... The Perfect place to be at the Beach.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful and elegant 2 bedroom, 1 bath beach cottage one house from the Bay.

* Note - If this property is booked, or does not suite your needs, please see my other Mission Bay Luxury Rentals - VRBO #379170 and #657994

INTERIOR DETAILS

The owner has taken great effort to bring this cottage to exceptional standards of comfort and functionality.

Refurbished original wooden floors throughout put together with chandeliers, gourmet kitchen, and the latest home entertainment make this cottage a place you will never want to leave.

The large kitchen boosts quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, free standing island and unique charm.

Italian crockery service for 8. Full range of pots, pans, utensils and serving dishes.

Open plan lounge with chandeliers, comfy slipcovered sofa and armchairs, and freestanding gas fireplace make it the perfect place to curl up with a book or watch movies. Flat screen TV with Satellite and Roku.

Both bedrooms feature:- Queen shabby chic poster beds with down pillows, down duvets (100% cotton coverlets in the summer) and 450+ thread count linens. The beds are exquisite and should ensure all the rest you will need for your busy days. Flat screen wall mounted TVs with satellite.

The bathroom is located between the 2 bedrooms with entry from the lounge. All tiled with antique freestanding vanity, toilet, tub and shower. Clean white subway tiles and mosaic floor.

EXTERIOR DETAILS

Calm beachy colors, palms trees and a large private wooden deck make this 'the place to hang out'. Dining for 6 with umbrella. Dimmer controlled lanterns under the verandah and barbecue patio.

Also supplied with cottage are new Beach Cruisers and Stand Up Paddle Boards. These are free for your enjoyment.

The cottage is located in the ideal location, one house away from the bay and a 2 min walk to the ocean. Close to many restaurants, bars, shopping but private enough to have your own space.

The property has parking for one vehicle in a free standing garage. Street parking is available.

More Details

Owner
Shaz Mclean
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

About Shaz Mclean

I was born in England and my husband of 18 years is from South Africa. We moved to beautiful California in 1997 and live in Solana Beach with are two children and two Jack Russell Terriers Murphy and Moe.

Shaz Mclean purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Shaz Mclean chose Mission Beach

I have wanted this cottage from first sight. It had such 'lovely bones' and I was fortunate enough to be able to demo and then nurture into the most adorable place. It is located next door to our other vacation rental VRBO # 379170. Please refer to this listing for reviews as to my work and business ethic.

What makes this cottage unique

Restored beautiful old wooden floors add to the charm of the cottage.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Lounge - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Remodeled Beachy Cottage w/AC... The Perfect place to be at the Beach.
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Disappointing

  • 1 of 5

I am not inclined to write reviews of any kind however this experience was very uncomfortable and disappointing. The description and pictures were misleading and we found the cottage to be unacceptable.

The cottage upon arrival was damp and cool to find no heat except a gas stove which we were unable to start. We found space heaters which helped temporarily but certainly not something we were anticipating to use. The house and “amenities” were tired. The coffee pot had a small amount of liquid in it which seemed like old coffee. The teapot was filled with dirty water which we emptied to refresh, but found the teapot interior was rusty and unusable.

The street traffic noise was very loud inside the cottage, it was unsettling and uncomfortable; making it difficult to relax, especially when large vehicle or trucks passed by the cottage would rumble. We could not sleep in the front bedroom with all the commotion and disturbance from the road. This was an impact on the quality of a relaxing vacation. The owner should have included this factor in the description. The picture of the outside grill was a new shinny grill but on property was a rusty dirty stainless steel one. The most concerning situation, which caused us to vacate the cottage after one night rather than the three we booked, was the bathroom. The sanitary condition of the shower/tub was absolutely disgusting. Decorative panels were used in place of a shower curtain. The panels which were not appropriate for usage, other than decorative, which sat in the bath tub where they got wet. The condition of the panels were dirty and moldy with mold build up in different sections of the panel. The shower/tub picture was not shown in the collection of pictures of the cottage which now we know why. In our opinion the bathroom was a health concern enough for us to vacate. I would not wish anyone to have to use such an inexcusable bathroom while on what they intend to be a relaxing vacation.

Parking was also misleading, on street parking to be expected, garage parking effectively unaccessible as you need to be able to climb over the seats to exit the vehicle once in the garage or leave the vehicle half way out therefore not being able to close garage door, leaving contents of garage at risk.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sorry to hear that you had a disappointing stay at the cottage. I manage the property for Shaz and will do my best to respond to each point you made: First I want thank you for bringing to my attention that the tea pot and grill are in need of service. I will check on both of those items and replace if needed. Beyond that, your allegations are mainly unfounded. To start, the pictures in our VRBO listing are exactly what you get. If you read my other reviews, other guests say the exact opposite of what you did. Second - You arrived on a winter night. The cottage will be cold upon arrival. Once the gas stove is heated up (directions in the information booklet) and the two space heaters are in the bedrooms, it is very nice. All of the older and many of the newer cottages in the beach do not have central heating. Third - The coffee machine is new. I personally replaced it last month. Fourth, the street noise is not that bad. The cottage is located on Mission Blvd, but there are very few trucks and large vehicles that pass through. Fifth, The garage. Shaz clearly notes that the garage is for a smaller vehicle. It is an older cottage that was remodeled, so it keeps the original dimensions, which are smaller than what most people are used to. Again, this is the same situation at most cottages in the Mission Beach area. There is also free street parking nearby that you can use if your vehicle is too large. Also, we know that the garage door is a bit of a pain, so we are having it replaced this week. Lastly, the bathroom. There is a picture of the bathroom on the listing and it looks exactly as pictured. I will suggest to the owner to maybe get different shower curtains, but they were definitely not moldy as you suggest. There is 100% no health concern or risk in the bathroom. That is just silly.
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5

Lovely, well appointed cottage just steps from the sand

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property! Shaz has done such a beautiful job with the interior and all the special amenities that make this the perfect getaway! Great for a couple or family with a couple kids. The kitchen, living area, and bedrooms are wonderful, and decorated with loving attention to detail. There is a 1 car garage for parking and paddle boards available which are great to take out on the bay. We would definitely rent this property again!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Darling cottage but...

  • 3 of 5

The cottage is exactly as pictured. Lovely. Block from the beach and block from the bay. We enjoyed our stay. We did encounter

two problems which hopefully won't happen to any future renters. The refrigerator did not work for the first 7 days of our stay. We took one of the bikes out and got a flat tire. Took the bike to a local repair shop where the worker replaced the inner tube and noted that the bike was not in great condition to begin with. (Not his words. I cleaned up the language. ) The owner said the bike tires were flat after we left even though we sent her time and date stamped pictures of the bike and tires after repair. So overall I do recommend this place. Just beware of the bikes and the fridge.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Property! Delivered what was advertised.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time with direct access to the bay and one block from the beach. The cottages were clean, well stocked, well decorated and perfect for our family gathering. The owner and manager were great to work with. I would definitely stay here again! Thank you Shaz and Molly!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location for both the beach and the bay

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with my two small children and loved how close it was to the bay, literally a minute walk to the bay and about a minute walk to the beach. The house was very comfortable and clean. It was also a plus to have access to the beach cruisers which we would use to bike along the boardwalk and the paddleboards we took to the bay a few times. Overall, we had a great time and would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Escaping the heat along with family downtime was the objective. The cottage hit all those points and more. Wish we were able to stay longer to enjoy all the other amenities it had to offer. Is definitely on the list for a return visit. Thank you for sharing your home.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
7.55 Miles
San Diego
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Mission Beach, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early December
1 Dec 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£496
for 3 nights
From
£128
From
£153
Fri,Sat
 
 
Dec 20-23
20 Dec 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£723
for 4 nights
From
£153
From
£173
Fri,Sat
 
 
January
4 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£723
for 4 nights
From
£153
From
£173
Fri,Sat
 
 
Spring Break
23 Feb 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,247
for 5 nights
From
£227
£1,598
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
24 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,086
for 4 nights
From
£244
From
£268
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Early Summer Special
29 May 2018 - 7 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,111
for 4 nights
From
£244
From
£268
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Early Summer
8 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,557
for 5 nights
From
£289
 
 
Peak Summer
23 Jun 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,568
for 7 nights
From
£351
 
 
Late Summer
11 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,557
for 5 nights
From
£289
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£876
for 4 nights
From
£186
From
£206
Thu,Fri,Sat
£1,309
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £112.08
Refundable Damage Deposit £373.6
Tax Rate 10.5%

Summer rates will be higher with a week min stay requirement.

Changeover day for July and August is Friday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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