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Serene Retreat 2 Bedroom with Garage Parking in Hillcrest San Diego

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Br, Walk To Restaurants, Shopping, Close To Zoo, Museums, Downtown, Beaches

Are you a foodie? Do you love shopping, museums, the beach or zoo, strolling through the biggest and most popular farmers market in San Diego?

Hillcrest is a captivating neighborhood to explore and so close and centrally located to everything else San Diego has to offer. Serene Retreat is the perfect venue to get dazzled by the array of attractions and sights of San Diego.

The apartment is 1/2 block away from the farmers market, the Rock’n’Roll Marathon, the Pride Parade, some of San Diego’s best restaurants and nightlife. Only a short walk or drive to the world famous San Diego Zoo, the museums of Balboa Park or the Old Globe Theater. A major bus hub is located one block away.

The apartment is also within walking distance to several grocery stores (Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Sprouts, Ralphs, etc.), unique boutiques and award winning restaurants.

If you choose to drive, the apartment comes with a one car garage spot. The airport, the Convention Center, downtown, Seaport Village, SeaWorld, Coronado, Petco Park, Qualcomm Stadium, Old Town and so many of the beautiful beaches are just a 10-15 minute drive. This is the location to stay in to start exploring San Diego!

With 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, fully stocked eat-in kitchen, dining area, living room with 42" Flat Screen TV (Netflix, Sling TV and 50/5 Mbps Wi-Fi provided), DVD-Player, Roku, relaxing patio area with table, chairs and gas BBQ, fully stocked laundry area and a large one-car garage, Serene Retreat is the perfect destination for a get away with family or close friends.

For those exploring our pristine beaches, we have beach towels, beach chairs and boogie boards. For our little guests we provide toys, a highchair (upon request) and a Pack 'n Play. Please ask should you need anything in particular. The patio features a gas BBQ. All rooms have ceiling fans and for those who like it a bit cooler a portable A/C unit.

The building is a duplex, so there are only two units which affords more privacy.

The apartment sleeps 4 guests and is located on the second floor, has two bedrooms (each with a Queen bed). Feel at home in this newly remodeled and upgraded apartment with crown moulding, stainless steel appliances, tile counters, ceiling fans, motion lights and hardwood and tile floors.

Come and enjoy the best San Diego has to offer in this beautifully decorated, comfortable and centrally located apartment!

One block away:

•San Diego's largest and most popular farmers market

•The Rock’n’Roll Marathon

•Pride Parade

•Award winning restaurants from all over the world

•Unique boutique shops

•Several bus stops

•Nightlife

5 minutes away

•Downtown

•San Diego Zoo

•Balboa Park and Museums

•The Old Globe Theater

•Fashion Valley

•Mission Valley

•UCSD Medical Center

•Scripps Mercy Hospital

10 minutes away

•Coronado

•Sea World

•Convention Center

•Sea Port Village

•Petco Park

•Qualcomm Stadium

•Airport

•Old Town

•Horton Plaza

•San Diego Opera

•San Diego Repertory Theater

10-15 minutes

•La Jolla

•Pacific Beach

•Mission Beach

•Ocean Beach

•Mission Bay

More Details

Owner
Jeff
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2017

About Jeff

Growing up here and now raising our kids in this captivating city has been a wonderful experience. As a family we have a lot of out-of town visitors and all have been intrigued by the beauty of this place. We have traveled all over the world, often staying with locals or in vacation rentals and getting to know an area more from a locals perspective. It is an experience we would like to share with those seeking to get to know San Diego.

Jeff purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Jeff chose San Diego County

Working in the real estate business at the time I knew this property was in the perfect location as it is so close to everything San Diego has to offer. The walkable neighborhood dazzles you with the wide array of food options in its renowned restaurants. Going to the beach in the morning, visiting museums, sight seeing and shopping all without having to drive for a long time, means you can make the most of your day. Taking it all in without the stress that life so often brings. Enjoy your stay and the convenience of being close to it all!

What makes this apartment unique

Walking distance to many of San Diego's best restaurants, coffee shops, wine bars, unique shops, the world famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park and much more. One block from San Diego's biggest farmers market, the Pride Parade, the Rock'n'Roll marathon and City Fest. A short drive to downtown San Diego, the airport and many of San Diego's beaches. Our apartments are located in the middle of the best San Diego has to offer yet still a quiet location tucked away from the main street with a big garage. Supermarket, cafes, bookstores. Kid-friendly, highchair, toys, pack'n'play. Outdoor patio area with table and gas BBQ.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Hillcrest in San Diego

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Shampoo, Conditioner, Body wash, Body lotion, Hand soap, toilet paper, tissue, blow dryer, curling iron, bath towels, hand towels and face cloths provided
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Each Bedroom has a queen bed. Neither is attached to the bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • 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
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Serene Retreat 2 Bedroom with Garage Parking in Hillcrest San Diego
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

Perfect place to stay in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a perfect stay at Serene Retreat. We were delighted the vacation rental we chose exceeded our expectations. If you are looking for an immaculate place to stay I doubt you will find a better place. It is evident Jeff and his family take great care to keep the apartment in top notch condition. The apartment is decorated beautifully, beds comfortable, living room furniture comfortable and the kitchen is equipped with everything you might want including the basic condiments and seasonings for cooking. We loved that there was a garage to park in and also that there was a washer and dryer for our use. The beach chairs and towels came in handy as well. The apartment is located in a perfect place as travel time to anywhere you want to go in the city is short. If we return to San Diego we are sure we will look here first for a place to stay. Thanks so much to Jeff and family for a wonderful stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A very comfortable apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a great apartment, very spacious with two lovely bedrooms, and all of the amenities one wants. The apartment was spotless. The host was most accommodating and helpful during our stay. If I return to San Diego, this is where I want to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsburgh, Pa, USA
5

Fun Vacation getaway with all the comforts of home!

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I travel for our jobs and have difficulty finding a furnished short term rental that has all the comforts of a livable apartment. Julie and Jeff have gone above and beyond to create a warm and cozy space with all the amenities a traveling duo needs. The apt includes a fully functional kitchen including a dishwasher and my personal favorite... a waffle maker!!! This relaxing retreat includes a big cozy couch and a huge screen TV with Roku. Two bedrooms including super soft linens found at the local farmers market located only one block away every Sunday. Perfectly located in the Hillcrest/North park area there is a little bit of everything within walking distance to entertain people from all walks of life. Enjoy some craft beer at some local breweries or take a stroll through the world renowned Balboa park less than a mile walk away. Could not have asked for a better experience. Nothing but good things to say about our experience in the classic retreat in hillcrest! Jeff and Julie are gracious hosts that have really created a warm and welcoming home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ross, CA
5

So much more than we hoped for at this handsomely appointed home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

The first word that comes to mind to this fussy traveler is: PRISTINE followed by Oh-so-thoughtful (if that was one word, which it should be). Julia and Jeff have created the sweetest energy in this former two bedroom apartment with their choices of furnishings—comfortable couch, big TV, round kitchen and dining tables, each bedroom put together with exactly what a traveler needs—and their special touches. The kitchen is set-up for an easy dinner party for ten, which we gave for the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse. There is a twin two bedroom unit [VRBO listing 744613 (Serene Sanctuary)] that shares the lovely outdoor space. We were alone for the first three of our five night stay when the experience was even more enhanced with the arrival of some very nice looking gentleman who were filming a movie. That's how nice it is! They were filming a movie by the barbecue. I've been to San Diego many times and I love the Hillcrest/Mission Hills area. Sol y Luna is my new favorite!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
5.5 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Hillcrest Brewing Company
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Ferry to Coronado
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
Balboa Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Mission Valley Center Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
HWY 163
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Great Maple
Nearest Ski
146 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
7.9 Miles
Coronado Beach
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Hillcrest, 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
 
Last Minute Special
23 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£350
for 2 nights
From
£109
 
 
Summer Special
8 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£384
for 2 nights
From
£126
From
£142
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall
5 Sep 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£350
for 2 nights
From
£109
From
£126
Fri,Sat
£890
£2,660
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£418
for 2 nights
From
£142
 
 
Winter 2017
27 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£350
for 2 nights
From
£109
From
£126
Fri,Sat
£890
£2,660
 
 
Winter 2018
2 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£350
for 2 nights
From
£109
From
£126
Fri,Sat
£890
£2,660
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£418
for 2 nights
From
£142
From
£159
Fri,Sat
£1,102
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £75.48 + Tax
Damage Protection fee £44.98 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Extended stay rates negotiable.

FOR ANY PROPOSED STAY OF 30 DAYS OR GREATER - The management of listing#744620 may require both a credit and background check. In addition, a non refundable $40.00 (forty dollars) fee may apply to facilitate those screening checks. Guests staying for the equivalent of 30 days or more are required to sign and return a rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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