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2.5 Blocks to Beach 3-BR House, walk to Restaurants, Shops, near Seaworld, Zoo

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 parking spaces, single family house, 3 Bdrm, 2 Bath, kids welcome

The single family house is 2.5 blocks from the beautiful sandy beach, and is within a few minutes walk to a big grocery shop and several restaurants. Mission Bay park, Seaworld, San Diego Zoo, Old Town, SD downtown and Point Loma, are all relatively near by. There are two off street parking spots, a big backyard and an unfailing internet wifi connection :-)

The house was remodeled in 2015. It's best for 4 adults and two kids as the third bed room has a bunk bed more suitable for kids or young teenagers than adults. There are also two kid high chairs and two playyards for our guests to use as needed.

More Details

Sam Tsang
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

About Sam Tsang

We are an ex- military professional couple who finished military service in San Diego and since lived in San Diego for more than 15 years. We both have full time day jobs. We purchased this property in summer of 2015 and jokingly named this property "Dream of Freedom". The name represents our hope to be able to achieve financial freedom one day. :-)

Sam Tsang purchased this house in 2015

Why Sam Tsang chose Ocean Beach

In our view the location of this house is gold: all are within very comfortable walking distance: shops, restaurants, groceries, beach, bus stops. The San Diego public transit can take you very conveniently to Old Town, Downtown, Sea World, Zoo, Balboa park and is also connected to the Amtrak, trolley station. You can have a greener life here, walk a lot for yourself and take the public transit for our climate :-)


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom in master bedroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , this bathroom is small but has it all
    Hallway bathroom with ample shelfing - Toilet , Bath with Shower , bigger bathroom, newly installed panasonic whispering fan
  • There are two full bathrooms.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , with separate bathroom
    2nd bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    3rd bedroom - 1 Bunk Bed , There are two 4Moms playyards and two highchairs in closet
  • Three bedrooms total. Master bed has one wall with vintage white wood paneling and ceiling light. 2nd bedroom has one wall with grey/brown wood paneling and designer retro brown ceiling light. One kids bedroom with double bunker bed and one Thomas train table. All beddings new and high quality, 100% cotton or down: down pillows, down comforter.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(48 traveller reviews)

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2.5 Blocks to Beach 3-BR House, walk to Restaurants, Shops, near Seaworld, Zoo
average rating of 4.7291665 based on 48 reviews
Mountain View, CA

Spacious, clean, great for young kids

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and would stay here again. The home is clean and spacious with modern appliances and windows. We were visited by people with two small children, and the home is well set up for them. There are two high chairs and toys that entertained the kids. There is also a large yard.

First time visitors to Ocean Beach should note that the neighborhood is directly under the flight path of planes taking off from SAN. If you are sensitive to noise, that might be an issue for you in this area. That being said, this house has good double-pane windows which muffle the sound somewhat.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and well set up. Location is great - close to ammenities. Children loved the play table. Great to have high chair and port-a-cot. Arrangements worked well. Appreciated prompt communications!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wimbledon, London, UK

Excellent family beach house

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in several Ocean Beach and San Diego beach houses over the last few years; this is amongst the best. We were 2 grandparents, 2 parents and 2 grandkids, and the comfortably-furnished house and its layout was ideal. The large yard (not really overlooked) is also a bonus, and the 2 parking spaces are a real bonus in OB, where on-street parking can be a challenge to find (and you have to move your car on street-cleaning days). The location is fabulous -- for OB restaurants, bars, takeaways, stores, etc -- and the beach is close. We had a collapsible pull-wagon -- ideal for beach stuff and tired kids at the end of the day. The no-through-way alley out back is a secret plus; this is OB, so feels safer. BUT (big 'but' if you don't know OB) the noise from airplanes taking off from SD airport can be a real nuisance-- less so indoors, but sitting out around the nice table for evening meal means stopping talking every few minutes, it's so loud. But that's OB; don't come unless you can live with constant flights from 6.30am sharp to 11.30pm. House has kettle (essential for we Brits!), good fridge etc, but, as noted by previous tenant, flimsy brush and pan, which makes cleaning floors a hopeless task. Our hosts were very responsive to an early problem and proved keen to make us welcome and sorted things out. We highly recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Beach Family Vacation House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our 3 kids and it was amazing! The location is perfect. We walked to the beach one day and drove to many other San Diego attractions. The house is clean, modern and comfortable with lots of useful amenities (train table, high chairs, plenty of dishes, BBQ, laundry). Communication with the owner was also top notch. He responded quickly to all my questions and was very accommodating. The house also felt very safe. My only recommendation would be darker curtains in the bedrooms (helpful with a baby!). If you've never been to OB, there is a lot of airplane noise so be forewarned! I sincerely hope we can stay in this house again! Our best VRBO experience yet!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for my family and a perfect walking location to the beach and Newport Ave. We plan on staying at this house next year as well.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for family vacation, fenced yard perfect for small children, location of house convient.

  • 5 of 5

Great, happy with house and amenities.

Suggestions: Short on bath towels, 6 of us.

Wish there was a vacum cleaner or functional broom. Small waist high broom with broken dust pan made daily sweeping challenging.

Appreciated a previous tenant comment on fans. We brought 1 box fan and with the 2 stand up fan, each bedroom could get cooled off for the night.

Appreciated the locked gate in back, able to leave bikes in yard and feel comfortable. Another nice feature is alley did not go thru, cut down on foot traffic in alley.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
ocean beach
Car: not necessary

Ocean Beach (OB) community is about one square mile located right at the beach, with many restaurants, bars, café, shops within walking distance. You do not need a car for daily life in the community. Public transit can take you to all attractions, such as the zoo, downtown, Sea World, Old Town etc. Uber is also readily available to take you to places and much cheaper than taxi. OB residents resisted the encroachment of big franchise stores and maintained many unique small businesses in the community. People are friendly and happy. OB elementary school rating is 9 out of 10 on Zillow which says something about the neighborhood. There is a spirit of freedom and simplicity in OB. When visiting OB, you may feel very in touch with your true self -- do I really need my big house, fancy cars and stressful job? Maybe I could live in a small beach house at OB and retire early ?:-)

Ocean beach is very close to many of the major attractions of San Diego: the SD Zoo, Sea World, Balboa Park, Old Town.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ocean Beach, California

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2 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £187.7
one time cleaning £112.62 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

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