HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

2 Blocks From Ocean And Bay

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, 6 beds (Sleeps 12)

Plan the perfect family reunion or getaway in this one-of-a-kind 2,700 sq ft. historic home. Built in 1927 by the famous Scripps family in the unique "storybook" style, the home has been remodeled with the latest features to enhance its old world charm. This special "castle" features an open-plan living, dining and kitchen area, 5 separate bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and loads of outdoor patio space, providing the ideal mix for both quiet relaxing and fun social time. During the summer season, rentals run from Saturday to Saturday.

Located in the heart of Pacific Beach (PB) San Diego's premier beach destination, the location can't be beat. Pack your wagon with surf and sand toys and head west for 2 blocks to the Pacific Ocean. Or, switch gears and head south 2 blocks to Mission Bay for a leisurely bike ride or to read a book on the sand. Forget something at the store? Ralph's supermarket is a 5 min. walk away, as are a wide variety of restaurants and shops for every taste.

** A great place for wedding parties, professional groups, birthdays and family reunions.**

Indoor amenities :

* Bedrooms: 5 total ( 4 upstairs, 1 first floor )

* Beds: 1 King, 3 Queens, 2 Full ( sleeps 12 very comfortably )

* Gorgeous master suite with 18 ft. ceilings

* 4 bathrooms appointed with marble or tile

* Gourmet kitchen with all essentials and tons of counter top space for entertaining

*Brunswick billiard table, professional, 8 ft.

* High speed internet, cable and large flat screen TV in living room

* Washer and dryer

* Small heated swimming pool (with additional energy charge of $25/day)

* Patio cabana and BBQ gas grill

* Roof top deck with 4 person hot tub with views of Mission Bay and Sea World fireworks

* Plenty of outdoor seating for lounging and dining

* Bikes (4), wagon, beach toys for kids and beach chairs

* Two off street private parking spots

Neighborhood amenities ( All within walking distance )

* Full size super market grocery store and drug store

* Bike rentals and surf shops

* Restaurants and bars

* Catamaran Resort Hotel (popular for weddings and sail boat rentals)

* Souvenir and clothing shops

* Library

* Kids playground on the bay

Nearby attractions:

* Sea World

* Crystal Pier

* Belmont Amusement Park

* La Jolla Cove

* San Diego Zoo and Animal Park

* Coronado Island

* Old Town San Diego

* Balboa Park

* Legoland

* Del Mar horse races

* Whale watching and fishing tours

**Please note:

This property is located in a quiet, single family neighborhood.

The owner lives on-site in an adjacent apartment. We only rent to responsible groups, primarily families. This is not a "party house". Guests MUST observe QUIET hours from 10PM to 7AM.

Individuals under 25 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. NO SMOKING AND NO PETS.

Check in 4:00 pm on date of arrival and check out is 10:00 am on date of departure unless other arrangements are made with owner. We look forward to meeting you in PB !

*** Please note that we have included a video of the house that allows you to embark on a virtual walk-through of the property. This ensures that you know exactly what your stay within our beautiful property will feel like, well before you join us!! In the photo section, page to the last photo and the video will be accessible. We can't wait to host you!

More Details

Owner
Ryan Michaels
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

About Ryan Michaels

Ryan is a semi-retired general contractor from Seattle.

Ryan Michaels purchased this house in 2007

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Crown Point in Pacific Beach

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 4 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(42 traveller reviews)

92% Complete
4% Complete
0% Complete
2% Complete
0% Complete
2 Blocks From Ocean And Bay
average rating of 4.8809524 based on 42 reviews
5

Perfect vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family spent a week together in San Diego and this house was perfect for an amazing vacation. The location is awesome. Some people in our party had a car, but we did not and we didn't need one at all. The beach and bay are only blocks away. There is a Ralph's grocery store about two blocks away and many restaurants, bars and shops all within an easy walk. Also a bus stop a few blocks away made for an easy trip to La Jolla, other areas were easily accessible by bus too.The house has two parking spaces around back, street parking looked hard to come by.

The house was very clean and everything was in working order, plenty of pots and pans in kitchen and plenty of towels etc. Ryan was very accommodating when we showed up early with our little kids after a cross country plane ride and welcomed us in for a quick tour and to leave our bags as they finished up readying the house.

My kids loved the "triangle room" with sloped ceilings, My In laws enjoyed the large airy Master suite with large bathroom and we enjoyed having the balcony room with sunlight coming in and access to roof top hot tub and (sea world) fireworks viewing. One bedroom is downstairs and has an attached full bath, my sister in law found that one helpful for tending to her baby. The upstairs 3 bedrooms share one bathroom (4th upstairs room is master with private bath) only thing that would have made the house more comfortable for our party with small kids would have been at least one bathroom with a bath tub, the three full bathrooms each have a shower.

The back yard area is beautiful and relaxing, lots of seating areas, gas BBQ and shallow pool made it tempting to stay at the house all day. The rooms are large and even with a larger party we never felt cramped or short on space. This house is great, Ryan is an accommodating host and I hope to be able to go back to stay again someday, next time two weeks!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
7 0
5

Great location and space for gatherings!

  • 5 of 5

We just had a great multi-generational family reunion at this property. Not only is the house charming with surprising nooks, balconies and decks, but the layout works very well for a large group with diverse interests. And the surprise was how much time we spent in the lovely enclosed patio, which was great for containing a toddler. It's a quick walk to both the bay and ocean beaches, as well as lots of restaurants, surf shops, bike rentals,.... so we only needed to use our rental cars to get to Sea World, the Midway,.... Logistics made easy!

I will just add that although the fifth bedroom works well, but is not as nicely finished as the first four bedrooms-it is more of a kid's room. But this did not affect our ability to enjoy the property and we will stay there again.

Ryan, our host, was also very nice and quick to respond to any questions.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Spectacular home and location

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 9 enjoyed a wonderful week's stay in Ryan's great property . The teenagers remarked that is had the feel of a "Harry Potter" house! The location could not be more perfect as just a very easy 1-2 block walk to Pacific Beach or Mission Bay. We had fun cooking in the spacious kitchen, but we especially enjoyed hanging out on the back patio chatting or being in the pool together. Also great that there was ample parking space by the back gate for our SUV and rental van. Easy two block walk to Ralph's grocery store which had everything we needed. Ryan was available when we needed him and so easy going. Hopefully you will get to meet Birdie, his friendly cockatoo. We would definitely stay there again! Thanks, Ryan!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Excellent family vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time in this beautiful Tudor home. The location is perfect for the beach, the bay, shopping, and restaurants. We felt like locals, not tourists. It was so nice to host a family dinner with a great kitchen and plenty of space to relax. We will be back again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a week long family vacation and it was awesome!!! So close to the beach and the bay. Perfect location. The pool was super fun and mellow for our little ones. Ryan was helpful and available.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Amazing place and great location

  • 5 of 5

We had my husbands 70th birthday here and we justed loved the house the pool and the rooftop hot tub, the kitchen was huge, and well stocked. You don't need a car you walk to the beach the store and restaurants. We are planning another trip to PB and would love to rent this beautiful home again. Ryan was a exceptional host. We would highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
San Diego Airport
Car: not necessary

Photos

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Crown Point, San Diego County

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Late summer Special
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,882
for 4 nights
From
£409
£2,618
 
 
Fall
30 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,373
for 4 nights
From
£532
£3,191
 
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,846
for 7 nights
£3,846
 
 
Late Fall
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,882
for 4 nights
From
£409
£2,700
 
 
Christmas Week
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,173
for 7 nights
£4,173
 
 
New Years Week
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,173
for 7 nights
£4,173
 
 
Warm Winter
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,980
for 4 nights
From
£434
£2,864
 
 
Spring Break
10 Mar 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,455
for 4 nights
From
£552
£3,478
 
 
Early Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£3,514
for 7 nights
£3,514
 
 
Summer
23 Jun 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,500
for 7 nights
£4,500
 
 
Late Summer
11 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,455
for 4 nights
From
£552
£3,437
 
 
Christmas Week
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,296
for 7 nights
£4,296
 
 
New Years Week
29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£4,296
for 7 nights
£4,296
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£2,373
for 4 nights
From
£532
£3,437
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £222.15
Damage Deposit £740.5

Please note that a check is the preferred method of payment. A bank card transaction fee of 2.9% for domestic and 4.5% for international card fee will be deducted from the deposit in order to keep our rental rates as low as possible. The initial $1000 deposit at booking will not be subject to a fee. Also, check out time is 10 AM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

You might like these similar holiday rentals