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10% OFF Oceanside Bungalo Blocks from Beach

Neil Derry

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Neil Derry

Member since: 2011
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Calendar last updated:
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10% OFF Oceanside Bungalo Blocks from Beach

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Oceanside House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible beds (2), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-8))

Completely remodeled 1000 Square foot, 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath home. Over $40,000 in upgrades! Fantastic fully furnished kitchen with top of the line appliances: Jenn Air oven, new microwave, everything you need for a Thanksgiving dinner (you just bring the food.)

Located just blocks away from Beach, Movie Theatre, Pier, Downtown restaurants and the train station to San Diego.

Completely fenced lot, fully equipped kitchen with HD television in living room. Bedrooms equipped with Queen Size beds, with Queen Sofa Sleeper and Queen futon in the living areas. Quiet street with fenced yard.

Enjoy a comfortable vacation, great year-round weather and lots of entertainment locally. Perfect for Snowbirds and family getaway. Small dogs OK.

Keywords: Bungalo, single family, beach, cottage, downtown, pier, home, house

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Neil Derry (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2015

About Neil Derry

We are a small family and live in Redlands, CA. We have an 9 year old son and like to spend our free time away at places like our home in Oceanside.

I and my wife both work, I in public affairs and my wife in environmental planning. We like walks on the beach, biking, and hiking.

Neil Derry purchased this house in 2009

Why Neil Derry chose Oceanside

We chose to buy our home in Oceanside because of its location near the beach, the pier, and the downtown. We restored this home originally built in 1926, to maintain its character and also provide all the amenities we are used too.

We are located near Legoland, which also has a great aquarium and water park. We are also located near the train station which provides easy car-free access to San Diego including the Gas Lamp District, Old Town and stadiums for both Padres and Chargers games.

Oceanside has great beaches, surfing, restaurants, and entertainment...all within short walking distance from our home.

We are fortunate to have found our dream house.

What makes this house unique

As mentioned before, we are only minutes walk away from beautiful beaches and the downtown, including a movie theatre. We are far enough away though that we do not get ANY of the foot traffic.

Our favorite walk is down to Maui Waui's where we order coffee for ourselves and hot cocoa for our son.

There are no major streets between our home and the beach which makes it safe to bike with our son down to the Strand.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.9
based on 28 traveler reviews

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10% OFF Oceanside Bungalo Blocks from Beach
average rating of 4.857143 based on 28 reviews
Sneads Ferry, NC
5

Comfortable, Convenient and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house, for a weekend getaway with family. In total, there were 4 of us, plus a small dog - and the space suited us well. The experience was positive, from start to finish. Neil is very responsive and accommodating, making sure that we had all we needed for an enjoyable stay. The patio area in the front, was perfect for reading and relaxing. The beds - and soft sheets - ensured a good night's sleep. The kitchen was well-equipped (including a much-appreciated large pot coffee maker), although we did not cook during our stay because local restaurants were so convenient. The location makes it easy to get anywhere - we attended the Days of Art, and the earth day festivals in Oceanside; and made a short trip to check out Carlsbad. It was also terrific to be so close (a very short walk) from the transit station - where I was able to hop a quick train to San Diego when it was time to leave. Thanks so much for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and convenient to markets!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Minnesota (summer) and Arizona (winter)
5

Our stay was too short!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a four-night stay at this delightful bungalow. There were three adults and two small active dogs, and the facilities met our needs nicely. We used the front yard only because we didn't want our renegade pups to squeeze under the drive-in gate and go exploring, and had plenty of room. The front yard fence was dog proof and overlooked by the armchairs on the patio. (There is a gate at the side of the house that closes the front yard off from the back.) Neighborhood felt safe and not noisy even though just a block off the Coast Highway. Had we stayed longer, we would have used the wonderful kitchen but we found plenty of eateries a short distance away. The beds were very comfortable and the linens abundant. This is an ideal place for an affordable California vacation. Thanks, Neil and family.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Great Vacation Spot!!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for my wife, two daughters, and I. It's cozy but still had plenty of room for all of us. The cottage is nicely furnished with plenty of towels and extra bedding. The back deck was perfect for enjoying our small gathering for my wife’s birthday. It’s a short walking distance to the beach and downtown. The cottage had everything we could possibly need and the yard was perfect for our small dog. Will definitely be going back and would recommend to others! Neil is very gracious and responded quickly to any question or concerns we had.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
5

Fantastic Property and owners

  • 5 of 5

This was our first experience renting a home for vacation. We always visit Oceanside in the summer and when we heard our normal hotel had been sold and upgraded it looked like we might have to miss out until we found this home that could accommodate our entire family saving us from our typical hotel setting.

Neil contacted me right away to assist me with questions and the entire rental process. He remained in contact with me throughout our stay making sure we had everything we needed. He was amazing.

Now on to the house...

This house has a fenced in yard, both front and back. Great for sending the kids outside to play or if you have a dog, perfect! When you enter the home you are invited right into a great living room opening up into a large dinette / fully remodeled kitchen. The dinette has French doors that open up to a semi - private front patio with a great 4 person seating area. Also off the opposite side of the dinette is the exit to the back yard that includes a wonderful deck w/ seating for two and off of that another patio with a dinette set right next to a natural gas grill. Perfect for eating at home through out your entire stay. There is even a cute little studio out back that can be rented for an additional fee that has been remodel too and includes it's own bath.

Neil even had bikes, wagon, beach toys, umbrellas, chairs and boogie boards for us to use. Truly a considerate owner who wants you to enjoy your time away from home like you are "at home."

The location of this home is perfect. Only a few blocks from Oceanside Pier and Mission Ave. Easy walk to and from the beach so you don't need to worry about traffic or parking. In a quiet neighborhood with no issues from anyone.

Some musts while staying in Oceanside:

Johnny Mananas - Cleveland and Mission Ave, say hi to Johnny. Love this place!

Ruby's on the pier - food is ok but if you are lucky enough you can see a large pod of dolphins or what the fisherman are catching off the pier.

The Harbor - rent kayaks, paddle boats or even a dingy. Shop, have some ice cream or enjoy a cocktail.

Fishing from the pier - free, no license required. Bring your poles or rent from the shop right on the pier.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at our vacation home. We do everything possible to make your vacation a great experience. It is always a blessing to have great people stay with us. Thank you.
5

Great vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for myself and my 7 friends. It's cozy but still had plenty of room for all of us. It was adorable and nicely furnished, plenty of towels and extra bedding for the futons. Nice walk to the beach. It's also right next to the train station which was very convenient for us since we took the train quite often to San Diego. Overall a lovely home and location.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at our vacation home. We appreciate your kind words and the opportunity to host your group. We try our best to make sure our home is welcoming and comfortable. We hope that you will consider staying with us in the future.

Map

Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Flying Pig
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Amtrak, Coaster, Metrolink, Sprinter
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
Coast Highway
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Anita's Mexican Restaurant
Nearest Ski
120 Miles
Bear Mountain Resort, Big Bear CA
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Oceanside
Car: not necessary

We are located 10 minutes from Legoland Theme Park which also boasts an interactive Aquarium and new Water Park.

Half hour driving distance to: San Diego Zoo, Sea World, and San Diego Wild Animal Park.

One hour drive to: Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm Amusement Park.

The local train can be taken to Petco Park (Padres), Convention Center (Comic Con) and the Gas Lamp District in San Diego.

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Rates & Availability

From $145 Per night

Oceanside House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 27 2015 - Sep 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,250
$4,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$145
$950
$2,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300.00
Cleaning Fee $120.00
Tax Rate 11.5%

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Amenities

Oceanside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • Completely remodeled Bathroom with new shower (detachable nozzle perfect for the kids), and all new everything.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (2), Queen Sleeper Sofa (1) and Queen Futon (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming

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