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HAPPINESS Is Calling!

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Where Blue Skies and Friendly Locals Create a Welcoming Vibe

Welcome to Ocean Beach, where the sun sets on San Diego!

This bright and breezy beach bungalow whispers "summer" all year round and is a short walk to beaches, shops, restaurants, and weekly farmer's market. Your home away from home lends itself to a relaxing and fun visit, vacation, or extended-stay in the youthful and energetic city of San Diego.

The Sunset Cottage features a designer's touch, smart space planning, abundant light, and is tastefully furnished - offering all the elements of classic coastal living, inside and out. This home features 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom - and will sleep up to 4 guests for true hospitality.

Relax and enjoy the comfortable front porch with ocean view and inviting courtyard with outdoor dinning. A spacious open living room includes original oak hardwood floors, space for working remotely, 43" flat-screen smart-TV, and complimentary high-speed internet, WiFi and Netflix. The bedrooms are super-comfy and bed linens are plush and cozy. The kitchen offers dining for 4, new stainless steel appliances, and is fully stocked for today's cooks and family meals. Other amenities include:

* BBQ Grill

* Laundry room with full-size Washer & Dryer

* Bathroom with combo bathtub/shower, plush towels and hair dryer

* Beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, and boogie boards available for guest use

* High Chair and Pack 'n Play available upon request

* Ease of on-street parking

The Sunset Cottage is non-smoking and pet-free, and available for nightly, weekly or monthly rental.

There’s a reason our guests return to stay at our cottage year after year. Our family-owned property has been meticulously maintained and cared for, and we live close by and on-hand for any needed assistance.

For additional guest reviews, check out VRBO listings 661025, 840904 and 449481.

Welcome, and enjoy your stay!

Rodney

Member, Ocean Beach Town Council

San Diego City Permit Number: 610541

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Owner
Rodney
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 September, 2017

About Rodney

My family and I have lived in San Diego for over eighteen years and we are grateful for the opportunity to share our beautiful coastal desert city with family, friends and guests who travel from near and far.

Whether you enjoy the ease and independence of a Vacation Rental where you simply pick your spot and push a button, or you prefer a Vacation Rental where you can interact with the owner in one on one discussions before booking - through post departure, you deserve the very best experience.

I appreciate and offer good, old fashioned customer service - and aim to delight my guests. Lost your way in unfamiliar surroundings? Call me. Unsure about local romantic or family-friendly restaurants? Text me. Forgot your anniversary and need something special right away? Email me, I’m here to help.

Interested in staying with us? Contact us for information about our beautiful Sunset and Garden Beach Cottages in San Diego or our Historic Mid-Century Modern Beauty in Palm Springs.

Enjoy~

Rodney

Home Owner

Rodney purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Rodney chose San Diego County

Welcome to Ocean Beach (OB), where the sun sets on San Diego!

OB is a low key beach community filled with flair and personality. Said differently, OB offers the pitch perfect throw-back groovy vibe of a vintage Southern California beach town, coupled with friendly locals, great dining, and a vibrant beach and surf scene.

The cottage is conveniently located close to restaurants, shopping, and all the sites and attractions San Diego is known for - a veritable wonderland to spend entire days with family and friends (all within a short walk or drive).

Welcome to San Diego!

What makes this cottage unique

The Sunset Cottage sits in the San Diego residential neighborhood of Ocean Beach (OB) - between Sunset Cliffs and the OB business district. The cottage is close enough to stay connected to the local scene (walk to the public beach, restaurants, dining and shopping) but far enough away to enjoy quite relaxation, sounds of splashing waves, and the ease of on-street parking - often right in front of the cottage.

The Sunset Cottage is two blocks from the coastline and secluded beaches, and is a short 10-15 min stroll to shops, restaurants, entertainment, and the public beach - offering lifeguard-supervised swimming and surfing areas, restrooms, and showers.

The Sunset Cottage is centrally located and a short 5-15 min drive to most area Universities, Sea World, Lego Land, Animal Safari Park, Downtown/Convention Center, and Balboa Park - the nation's largest urban cultural park. Balboa Park is home to 15 major museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens and the world famous San Diego Zoo. The Park has an ever-changing calendar of museum exhibitions, plays, musicals, concerts, and classes—all in the beautiful and timeless setting.

Enjoy your visit!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Ocean Beach in Point Loma

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Local Quiet Hours are 10:PM - 10:AM; outdoor activities and conversations after 10:00 PM are to be avoided to not be disruptive to neighbors.
  • Outdoor Music of any kind and at any time is not allowed - and illegal. Indoor Music may not be audible from the property line.
  • House rules are aligned with City Ordinances and are strictly enforced. Violations may result in fines, immediate disengagement, and loss of deposit.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bed with tempur-comfort matress
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Both beds offer tempur-comfort mattresses
  • ~ Child's Bassinet / Pack 'n Play (with napper and changer) available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Safety equipment offered in this home: - Smoke Detector - Carbon Monoxide Detector - First Aid Kit - Fire Extinguisher

Reviews

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5

Comfortable, Clean and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

This home offers comfortable beds and living space, and is well maintained and clean. The ease of parking and walking to the beach, shops and restaurants was an added bonus.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very cute and quite clean

  • 5 of 5

The kitchen is well set up for a small place, the decor is sweet, everything was clean. The garden is very nice, and it's nice to be walking distance from restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very Charming Cottage in a Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

Rented this cottage along with 3 other friends(1 couple and two friends) for our AFC Half Marathon destination trip. The owner is super friendly and met us on site for check-in. The cottage was really clean, well kept, and had all the amenities we needed. It's modern, beachy decor complements the cottage's vintage charm and made the place feel like home. The location was also perfect for us grown ups:) It was close enough to all the attractions, but far enough away from the riff-raff. Street parking out front was always available too. Will definitely be a repeat guest if the opportunity presents itself again, and will highly recommend this rental to others!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Rodney's place was absolutely perfect! The cottage was so bright and airy! We loved sitting on the front porch enjoying the Ocean view! This place has everything you need for a beach vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything we needed for a convenient, low stress visit to Ocean Beach.

  • 5 of 5

Though compact, the cottage was well-equipped and thoughtfully decorated. Manager was welcoming, responsive and accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best cottage in Ocean Beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful stay at Rodney's. The cottage is even cuter and more comfy than described. Rodney is available for anything you might need or to answer questions. He provides wonderful suggestions for the area. We did everything from traveling around San Diego by Lyft and Uber, to taking the trolley, to parking our own car downtown. All is so easy to do. The beach is wonderful. OB is such a great little town. I hated to leave. We will be back for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
4.1 Miles
San Diego International (SAN) - 15 Minute Drive
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
OB Warehouse - 15 Minute Walk
Nearest Train
3.8 Miles
Old Town Transit Center
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
The Little Lion Cafe - 10 Minute Walk
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Santa Cruz Avenue Beach - 10 Minute Walk
Car: not necessary

The thing is, OB and the OB Cottage offer a cozy, fun, safe, and clean respite for all to enjoy, but there is even more to offer in the surrounding area. If you're not from San Diego or have not visited before, indulge for a moment in things all San Diegans appreciate:

1. Nothing brightens a day more than the sunbathing seals in La Jolla.

2. Except maybe doing some sunbathing yourself.

3. Mexican food isn't a cuisine. It's a lifestyle.

4. To be clear, the grungiest-looking places are always the most delicious.

5. When it comes to enjoying the great outdoors, the best beach hike ever is at Torrey Pines State Park.

6. And sometimes you just need to get naked outdoors. That's where skinny dipping at Black's Beach comes in.

7. San Diego farmers markets are to die for. And they're open year-round. Don't miss OB's market on Newport Ave every Wednesday starting at 4:00 PM.

8. Because, seasons? What are seasons?

9. The Self-Realization Fellowship gardens are free and wonderful.

10. Though Balboa Park is pretty hard to top.

11. San Diego has been deemed America's craft beer capital.

12. If you don't surf, skate or practice yoga, you should or will after your visit.

13. For the record: 'Beach bum' is not a derogatory term.

14. Nothing beats a San Diego sunset on the beach (especially in OB).

15. Except maybe a San Diego sunset seen from a hot air balloon. We have a lot of hot air balloons.

16. And last but not least, San Diegans know how to keep it classy.

Enjoy your visit!

Getting around is easy!

A car is a "nice to have" but not necessary:

- San Diego International Airport (SAN)

* Car = 4.1 miles / 15 min drive

* Taxi Fare & Uber estimator (online apps):

... Taxi = ~$27.50

... UberX = $15-$18

- Old Town Neighborhood / Transit Center (Bus, Trolley & Train)

... Bus = ~37 min ride; Bus #35; $2.25

Note: Bus #35 boarding @ Orchard Ave & Ebers St; ~3 min walk from cottage

- Sea World Animal Theme Park - 500 Sea World Drive

... Walk = 2.8 mi / ~45-60 min

... Bus = ~60 min ride; Bus #35 transfer to Bus #9 towards Pacific Beach; 4.50; with ~10 walk to entrance gate

... Car = ~14 min drive (3.8 mi)

... UberX = $8 - $11

- Bermuda Ave. Beach Cove = 0.3 miles / 10 min walk

- Santa Cruz Ave. Beach = 0.3 miles / 10 min walk

- Public Beach (pier, life guards, restrooms & showers) = 0.9 miles / 15-20 min walk

- Newport Avenue / OB Business District (shopping, dinning, entertainment, and weekly Farmer's Market on Wednesday at 4:00 PM) = 0.6 miles / 15 min walk

- Sunset Cliffs (scenic ocean views, surfing, cliff-jumping) = 0.3 - 2.0 miles / an enjoyable walk, run or bike ride

- Grocery Store:

* Local

1 - The Olive Tree Market (4.6 stars) is ~8-min walk (0.4 mi)

2 - Ocean Beach People's Organic Foods Market (4.6 stars) is ~20-min walk (1.0 mi)

3 - Abbott Market (3.0 stars) is ~24-min walk (1.1 mi)

* Nearby

1 - Baron's Market, Point Loma - 4001 W. Point Loma Blvd.

... Walk = ~44 min walk (2.1 mi)

... Bus #35 = ~19 min ride; $2.25

... Car = ~8 min ride

... UberX = $7 - $9

2 - Vons - 3645 Midway Drive

... Bus #35 = ~21 min ride; $2.25

... Car = ~9 min drive (2.7 mi)

... UberX = $8 - $10

2 - Ralphs - 3345 Sports Arena Blvd

... Bus #35 = ~28 min ride; $2.25; with an ~5 min walk

... Car = ~13 min drive (3.1 mi)

... UberX = $8 - $11

3 - Sprouts Farmers Market - 3315 Rosecrans Street

... Bus #35 = ~32 min ride; $2.25; with an ~4 min walk

... Car = ~11 min drive (3.3 mi)

... UberX = $9 - $11

4 - Trader Joes - 2401 Truxton Rd

... Bus #923 = ~43 min ride; with ~16 min walk

... Car = ~11 min drive (3.0 mi)

... UberX = $8 - $10

- Public Gym / Pool

1 - Peninsula Family YMCA, 4390 Valeta Street, 619-226-8888 (2 FREE visits for first-time visitors + every Friday in December is FREE and does not count against first 2 free visits; $20 day-pass after that.)

... Walk = ~34-min (1.6 mi)

... Bus #35 = ~19-min ride; with an ~6-min walk; $2.25

... Car = ~8 min ride

... UberX = ~8-min ride; $6 - $8

Enjoy your visit!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Ocean 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
 
September
4 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£451
for 2 nights
From
£160
From
£184
Fri,Sat
£1,135
 
 
October
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£467
for 2 nights
From
£168
From
£184
Fri,Sat
£1,135
 
 
November
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£467
for 2 nights
From
£168
From
£184
Fri,Sat
£1,135
 
 
Holiday / Thanksgiving
20 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£758
for 3 nights
From
£209
From
£242
Thu,Fri,Sat
£1,438
 
 
December
27 Nov 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£484
for 2 nights
From
£176
From
£184
Fri,Sat
£1,135
£3,143
 
 
Holiday / Christmas / New Year
18 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£758
for 3 nights
From
£209
From
£242
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,463
 
 
HOLIDAY / EASTER
30 Mar 2018 - 1 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£549
for 2 nights
From
£209
 
 
HOLIDAY / MEMORIAL DAY
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£856
for 3 nights
From
£242
 
 
SUMMER RATES
29 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£758
for 3 nights
From
£209
From
£225
Fri,Sat
£1,414
£3,979
 
 
HOLIDAY / INDEPENDENCE DAY
29 Jun 2018 - 4 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£856
for 3 nights
From
£242
£1,414
£3,979
 
 
SUMMER RATES
5 Jul 2018 - 17 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£758
for 3 nights
From
£209
From
£225
Fri,Sat
£1,414
£3,979
 
 
EVENT / COMIC CON
18 Jul 2018 - 22 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£807
for 3 nights
From
£225
£1,414
£3,979
 
 
SUMMER RATES
23 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£758
for 3 nights
From
£209
From
£225
Fri,Sat
£1,414
£3,979
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£500
for 2 nights
From
£184
From
£209
Fri,Sat
£1,238
£3,450
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £118.67
Damage Deposit £278.14

San Diego City Permit Number: 610541

~ Nightly, weekly and monthly stays are welcomed
~ Month+ stays are non-taxable
~ Month+ extended-stay guests cover costs of utilities (gas & electric)

* Extend Your Stay! An early check-in or extended check-out time can often be arranged with prior notice and coordination - and helpful with early/late flight arrival and departure times. Extend your stay options require blocking the night before/after your arrival/departure and are therefore based on availability:

- Get a head start on your vacation and arrive as early as 9:00 AM ($129 +tax)
- Enjoy the sun and beach and extend your check-out till 4:00 PM ($129 +tax)

House Rules:

I am pleased you have chosen to spend time in my home for your visit.

It is important to be a good neighbor - whether you are at home or in a vacation rental, and know that this home's House Rules contain provisions of the City's Vacation Rental Ordinance. A call from a neighbor to the City will bring an Officer to the home. Two of the most common complaint calls made to the City are practical ones that respect local sensitivities, Quiet Hours and Outdoor Music:

1. Quiet Hours are 10:00 PM - 10:00 AM. Outdoor chats after 10:00 PM are to be avoided.

OUTDOOR PLAY is one of the most popular activities to enjoy in San Diego. Please be thoughtful and keep voices and activities to a reasonable level. Continued and ongoing screaming for an extended period of time can disturb the neighbors.

2. Outdoor Music of any kind - and at anytime - is forbidden.

Please note, Officers may issue citations ($250+) to guest (and host) for any infraction. Any host fees are deducted from guest deposit.

House Rules, continued:
3. Music may not be heard at the property line.
4. Overnight / Daytime Occupancy Limit = 4
5. Vehicle Limit = 1
6. Min. age of primary renter is 25 (Guest under 25 accompanied by legal guardian.)

Security on this vacation rental includes outside video cameras.

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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