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Ocean View Penthouse (3 bdr/2ba) sleeps 8-10 with large ocean facing deck

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

360 Degree views, walk to restaurants, shopping and sandy beach.

The PENTHOUSE at Palm Plaza includes 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, fire place in living room, full kitchen, large wrap around ocean facing deck with BarBeQue and patio furniture,fully equipped kitchen, dish washer, washer and dryer, 4 flat screen TVs, cable with HBO and Starz movie channels, WiFi , F/P, original water color art of local attractions. 1 (one) Assigned carport under unit, (Penthouse is on a 3rd floor)

Imperial Beach is a small, laid-back town of about 25,000 people and it's less busy than most beach areas in San Diego County. There are at least 8 restaurants within a 5-minute walk from the condo. There is a well-stocked 7-11 convenience store and a taco shop about 20 yards away, and two coffee houses within 200 yards. There are many fine restaurants including several at the Hotel Del Coronado, in the beautiful and very exclusive city of Coronado, located about 8 miles north of Imperial Beach along the 'Silver Strand' that separates the Pacific Ocean from San Diego Bay. The condo is located on 177 Palm Avenue, which is a major street further to the east, but by the time it gets to the beach, it's a two-lane road. To get to the beach from the condo, it's a walk of about 200 yards crossing one street, Seacoast Drive, which is controlled by a four way stop sign.

Imperial Beach has wide sandy beaches, all of which are publicly accessible. The surf is excellent, the area just north of the Imperial Beach Pier and another area about 1 mile south are among the best surfing locations in Southern California. The City of Imperial Beach has been working to emphasize the surfing theme, and the plentiful public art reflects that. There are two beach-front public parks within walking distance of the condo, one at the foot of the Imperial Beach Pier. The pier is about 300 yards long and there's a restaurant at the end. Even at prime time on weekends. it's easy to find a place to set up at Imperial Beach. No alcohol is allowed at the beach or in the public parks and the public places are very family-friendly. Imperial Beach is not a 'party' area compared to other San Diego County beaches such as Mission Beach or Pacific Beach.

Easy walking distance to the beach, all shops, restaurants and historic pier. Enjoy small beach town unhurried atmosphere, estuary, ocean and bay. Also close to Coronado and San Diego for more shopping, restaurants and water activities. Close to Coronado, Las Americas outlet mall, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Lego Land and Baja California Mexico. Bring your passport when you visit in case you want to go to Baja!

A Silicon Valley-based company called LimeBike has brought its bike-sharing business to Imperial Beach, California. LimeBike operates in other cities, including Dallas, Seattle, and Greensboro, N.C. The bikes make their way to condos complexes and MTS stations.” To use a bike, riders first download the LimeBike app to their smartphone, then locate a bike, which is GPS-enabled, on a map that pops up. The cost is $1 for a 30-minute ride paid for with a credit or debit card. U.S.

*Our standard Winter and Summer rental rates are subject to change without notice.

*QUOTE IS BASED ON 6 (six) GUESTS, INCLUDING CHILDREN OVER 12 MONTHS,any additional guest will be charged an additional guest fee, per person, per night plus tax at season fee. WE DO GREET OUR GUESTS IN PERSON.

*The REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT will be released to the person in which the reservations was made, after departure of guests, the property will be completely checked for no damages to the property, including keys of property, furniture, appliances, windows, doors, televisions, tvs remote controls, WI-Fi modem, patio furniture, linens, towels, blankets, bedcovers, kitchen equipment, etc). It will take 4 to 8 business days to show up on your account after CHECK OUT DATE, as long as our property and belongings are in the working conditions as guests received them at CHECK IN DATE AND TIME.

More Details

Property Manager
John Haupt/Emily Berumen
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018

About John Haupt/Emily Berumen

Born in Philadelphia and raised there. attended West Chester State University, and Bloomsburgh State University for graduate degree in Audiology. I have worked in the private label Tea & Coffee business on the East Coast and later moved to San Diego in 1989 and to Imperial Beach in 1998. Have worked here as Restaurant Owner (Beach Club Grille & Woodies Cantina), as an Audiologist in Private Practice and operator of vacation rentals.

I have been active with the Chamber of Commerce, the Boy's and Girl's Club and served on the board of a number of HOAs. One year I was voted Business Man of the Year in IB. I live both in IB and in Mexico and enjoy both for what they are and provide to me.

I enjoy supporting the arts, family life and taking care of animals in need. My hobbies include sailing, the beach, friends, listening to music and it seems, repairing cars in inconvenient places.

John Haupt/Emily Berumen purchased this condo in 2004

Why John Haupt/Emily Berumen chose Imperial Beach

In the heart of the beach area, with restaurants, pubs and easy access in and out of town. One of the more unique properties in IB with an huge ocean facing deck. The views are incredible and wrap around the entire property, from mountain sun rises in the morning to ocean sunsets in the evening.

What makes this condo unique

360 degree views of surroundings. Huge ocean facing wrap around deck with white water views. Bar B Que in the open fresh air while toasting the sunset!

High speed wireless internet, fireplace and a total of 4 flat screen TVs with cox cable and premium HBO & Starz movie channels, high speed WiFi , boogie boards, beach chairs, beach toys.local original water color artwork of Imperial Beach tourist attractions.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Imperial Beach in San Diego County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • resort ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • 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:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
For guests renting 1 week or longer during months of May through October-check out Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay. If you want to see any one concert during your stay, you can enjoy that concert (up to 4 guests) from a sailboat docked next to the stage. Loads of Fun. You can bar-b-que and even make your own video! If you bring passports, we might even arrange a tour of northern Baja during your stay-Rosarito-Ensenada-Guadalupe Wine Valley-La Bufadora blowhole. Hiking trails close by in Tijuana Estuary, bike rentals a block away. Long bike path from IB to Coronado all the way along the Silver Strand. Sandy.Beach is 500 ft away. Restaurant discounts are included -ask owner. Sailing lessons and daysails are available at additional cost. Guided RV trips to Baja MeXico are also available at extra cost. (Passports required)

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Ocean View Penthouse (3 bdr/2ba) sleeps 8-10 with large ocean facing deck
average rating of 4.8297873 based on 47 reviews
5

The property was homey and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

John and Emily's rental property was homey and comfortable. It had everything needed plus. It was comfortable and really no outside noise. It was in walking distance of restaurants, shopping, and of course the beach. We had a great stay and would highly recommend it to anyone traveling to San Diego.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us and for the nice review!! Hope you keep us in mind for future travels! Sincerely, Emily and John
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Sandy, Utah
5

The property was quaint and near everything e.g. beach, bikes, restaurants.

  • 5 of 5

The Penthouse was equipped with everything we needed. It was clean, with a lovely view. It felt like home. John and Emily were available for our needs and were there promptly; seeming genuinely interested in our satisfaction and comfort. Their Assistant went over the top with friendliness and kindness in showing us around the Penthouse and answering any questions we had. Overall...we received "top notch" customer service and accommodations, in a peaceful cozy place to stay in.

Our family had a lovely time together with my son's wedding on Imperial Beach, experiencing memories that will last forever.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank so much for your nice review, we really appreciate you staying with us and a pleasure having you as guests!! Sincerely, Emily, John and Laura
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Bellville
5

Great property by the beach

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and convenient...great access to beach...great part of town

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Robert and family! It was a pleasure having you as guests! Sincerely, Emily & John
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5

Great condo rental!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed our stay. The condo provided what we needed and we had parking off the street. Great location. Quiet and not much traffic. Would definitely stay here if we visited San Diego again.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jennifer and family for staying with us! It was a pleasure being able to meet your expectations! Sincerely, Emily & John
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New York City & Las Vegas
5

Great getaway in Imperial Beach

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at John and Emily's place at Imperial Beach for a quick 3 day weekend - Anniversary getaway. The place was perfect - exactly as represented in the listing. Communication with Emily was easy and she even met us in person at the property to get us settled. Emily is a great host. She went above and beyond by having us as guests on her sailboat one night in the Marina so we could watch the Beach Boys concert at Humphrey's By The Bay. It was really amazing!

The condo in Imperial Beach is a great location and home base for staying in the San Diego area. It seconds from the beach - nice local restuarants and a couple coffee shops. You can easily jump in the car and get to Coronado Island and up to Downtown SD. The trolley stop to get to Mexico is also a 2 minute drive away. Would definitely recommend John and Emily's place. We will likey be back!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Dawn it was a pleasure meeting you and your husband. It was an honor having you guys as guests and being able to pitch in a little bit to make your stay more enjoyable! Hope to see you again on your next trip to San Diego, California for more concerts and a trip to BAJA!! Very sincerely, Emily and John
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5

Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We were just out for our first vacation to Imperial beach. The house is walking distance to the beach, pier, park and a bunch of shops and restaurants. The porch was our favorite part since you can see the ocean and relax. Emily was an absolute pleasure to work with and made sure we were all taken care of. We would definitely recommend this home for a great family vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Matt and family, It was a pleasure meeting and having you and your beautiful family as guests. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our home! We appreciate very much your review! Thank you! Sincerely, Emily & John
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Location

San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Gaslamp Quarter
Old Town
Seaport Village
USS Midway Museum
Little Italy District
Star of India -- CLOSED
Reuben H Fleet Science Center & Space Theater
San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge
San Diego Bay
Coronado Ferry Landing
Maritime Museum of San Diego
Hornblower Cruises & Events
San Diego Museum of Man
Botanical Building and Lily Pond
The Old Globe
Whaley House
Timken Museum of Art
Spreckels Organ Pavillion
Queen Bee's Art and Cultural Center
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Lindbergh Field
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Ye Old Plank
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Coronado
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Coronado
Nearest Train
18 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Route 5 both North or South
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Sea 180
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Water Skiing-Mission Bay
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Imperial Beach
Car: recommended

The Penthouse @ Palm Plaza is located less than 1 block from a sandy lifeguard patrolled beach. Views of dolphins, whales (in season), incredible sunsets, islands and city views as well. Just steps away from the Penthouse you'll find Mexican restaurants, 7/11, West Coast Coffee Shop, VFW, Ye Old Plank Inn for libations and billiards. Jump into the car and visit Coronado's Hotel Del Coronado, restaurants and shops. A little further and you explore San Diego's Gas Lamp District. the Zoo, Sea World, Lego Land, Sea Port Village, Balboa Park and much, much more.The Neighborhood: Imperial Beach is a small, laid-back town of about 28,000 people and it's less busy than most beach areas in San Diego County. There are at least 8 restaurants within a 5-minute walk from the condo. There is a surprisingly well-stocked 7-11 convenience store and a taco shop about 200 feet away, and two coffee houses within 200 yards. There are many fine restaurants including several at the Hotel del Coronado, in the beautiful and very exclusive city of Coronado, located about 7 mile north of Imperial Beach along the 'Silver Strand' that separates the Pacific Ocean from San Diego Bay. The condo is located on Palm Avenue, which is a major street further to the east, but by the time it gets to the beach, it's a two-lane road. To get to the beach from the condo, it's a walk of about 200 yards crossing one street, Seacoast Drive, which is controlled by a four-way stop sign.

The Beach: Imperial Beach has wide sandy beaches, all of which are publicly accessible. The surf is excellent, the area just north of the Imperial Beach Pier and another area about 1 mile south are among the best surfing locations in Southern California. The City of Imperial Beach has been working to emphasize the surfing theme, and the plentiful public art reflects that. There are two beach-front public parks within walking distance of the condo, one at the foot of the Imperial Beach Pier. The pier is about 300 yards long and there's a restaurant at the end. Even at prime time on weekends. it's easy to find a place to set up at Imperial Beach. No alcohol is allowed at the beach or in the public parks and the public places are very family-friendly. Imperial Beach is not a 'party' area compared to other San Diego County beaches such as Mission Beach or Pacific Beach.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Imperial Beach, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 18 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,756
for 7 nights
From
£236
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
19 Jun 2018 - 19 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,285
for 5 nights
From
£236
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
20 Jun 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,756
for 7 nights
From
£236
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving Week
21 Nov 2018 - 28 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£892
for 4 nights
From
£196
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Week
21 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£892
for 4 nights
From
£196
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£637
for 3 nights
From
£177
£1,167
£3,328
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £357.15
Cleaning at departure £106.43
Tax Rate 10.0%

Please note: All Quotes apply to Penthouse Only.
We rent for 7 day minimums during July and August our high demand months.
Rental fees are based upon a total of 4 guests. Additional guests please add $40 per guest per night.
Holiday weeks are at an additional fee. Ask for a quote specific to time frame and number of guests.

Sailing lessons, day sailing trips, guided RV trips to northern Baja are scheduled in advance with owner.
Payment is due prior to the activity. Sailing cancellations due to weather or other acts of God are cause for refund
of fees paid by guest and is the sole recourse and extent of liability owed by provider.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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