WALK TO BALBOA PARK...PET-FRIENDLY & ECO-FRIENDLY

Rosemary Cate

Speaks french, italian, spanish, english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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WALK TO BALBOA PARK...PET-FRIENDLY & ECO-FRIENDLY

San Diego Studio Rental Photos and Description

Spacious Solar-Powered Studio With Large Private Courtyard

ECO:

Photovoltaic solar panels on the roof. Rainwater harvesting and used to water the landscaping in the courtyard. Covered compost barrel. LED 'dark-sky' exterior lighting, solar LED walkway lighting, energy efficient lighting throughout. Charge your electric car at the private charging station in the driveway.

LIVING SPACE:

Spacious 550 S.F. studio apartment, french doors open onto relaxing sunny courtyard with fragrant trumpet tree which shades the colorful hammock.

Separate bedroom area with comfortable king-sized bed and high-quality linens. Walk-in closet. Pull-out Queen size sofabed in living room area.

A/C

Fully stocked chef's kitchen with new breakfast bar & 2 stools.

Large, recently renovated bathroom with two-person shower and dual shower heads. Luxurious Bath towels provided.

Free easy street parking.

Flat-screen 32' Philips TV, DirecTV with HBO/Showtime/Cinemax, netflix-ready DVD player, WiFi wireless high-speed internet.

Shared washer & dryer with upstairs unit. Laundry room is around the side of the house.

Grab one of the books off the shelf and lounge in the hammock. Play a board game! BBQ with the gas grill in the courtyard.

Surfboard available for your use! Well behaved dog or cat allowed.

Book with us and get a promo code for a $30 UBER use. Must be a first time UBER user and download the app.

Keypad lock entry so your arrival time is flexible, you can let yourselves in whenever you pull into town.

Check-in after 4pm and Check-out before 12 noon. If you need an early check-in or late check-out, inquire at time of booking.

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility

Rosemary Cate

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks french, italian, spanish, english

We are in our mid-30s, we love cooking/eating, going to the beach, running, biking, hiking, yoga, reading. we work long hours during the week and have a quiet and relaxed lifestyle on the weekends. Sean works in renewable energy and rosemary is an architect.

Rosemary Cate purchased this studio in 2010

Sean and I are eco-conscious. We installed 3 solar panel systems (one on the front house and one on the back house and one on the house in University Heights). There is a fast charging station for your electric car. We harvest rainwater and use laundry grey water for the landscape in the courtyard. The Eco Studio is the perfect combination of beautiful, comfortable yet also sustainable living.

South Park is such a unique neighborhood. You will not find any cookie-cutter houses here, unless you consider the 100-year-old craftsman houses which are everywhere you look. It's a beautiful, vibrant, and friendly neighborhood. No big box chain stores/restaurants/shops. Everything has a mom & pop feel to it. But the chain stores are a short drive when you need them.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Reviews

4.5
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Walk to Balboa Park...Pet-friendly & Eco-friendly
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews
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Walk to Balboa Park...Pet-friendly & Eco-friendly
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San Diego San Diego County
Milwaukee
5

LOVELY RESPITE

  • 5 of 5
The setting is lovely, in the extremely walkable South Park residential neighborhood. Nearby restaurants and shops were excellent, and parking was a breeze. The studio, which opens onto a private courtyard with beautiful landscaping and seating, had everything we needed, including a French Press coffeemaker (though if we had preferred, there also was an automatic drip pot.) All essentials were handled just fine. Owners were very accommodating. The place is a short drive from Balboa Park, where a visitor could spend days. But it was easy to get anywhere we wanted. Highly recommended; the place is a real gem.
  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Walk to Balboa Park...Pet-friendly & Eco-friendly
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San Diego San Diego County
Seattle, Wa
2

NOT ECO FRIENDLY

  • 2 of 5
Beware if you are looking for chemical free! Upon arrival I was bombarded by plug in air fresheners. Bed sheets and cover also washed in heavy detergents. Thankful for leather couch to sleep on since couldn't breathe near bed. On a plus, it is a very wonderful neighborhood and kitchen also mostly equipped. Outside courtyard is also very chemical smelling, especially in the evenings. So if you are looking for eco friendly, this is not the place. If you are not sensitive to chemicals, this place is ideal for your stay. Great neighborhood with fun people and places. Close to everything by car.
  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walk to Balboa Park...Pet-friendly & Eco-friendly
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San Diego San Diego County
Portland Area, OR
5

RELAXING GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
The studio, set in a low-key neighborhood away from the frantic tourist spots, is a great place to relax for a few days. Not too far from some amazing restaurants and the San Diego Zoo, it's a great base of operations for a San Diego vacation and provides the amenities of home if you want a night in. I'd definitely stay here again.
  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Walk to Balboa Park...Pet-friendly & Eco-friendly
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San Diego San Diego County
Paris
5

LOVED MY STAY!

  • 5 of 5
I spent over a week at this great place in South Park in San Diego and can recommend it. Convenient and fully equipped kitchen, cute little garden with a fab hamac and my favourite thing was the bed: the biggest bed I've ever slept in. Loved the neighbourhood and the feel of the place. It's very clean, modern and the communication with the hosts was easy. 5 stars!
  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Walk to Balboa Park...Pet-friendly & Eco-friendly
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San Diego San Diego County
5

GREAT PROPERTY

  • 5 of 5
Great property, convenient to downtown and all the sights but yet tucked away in south park for quiet evenings with nice areas to take a stroll. Highly recommend and would certainly book again!
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Walk to Balboa Park...Pet-friendly & Eco-friendly
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San Diego San Diego County
New Orleans LA
5

TRANQUIL OASIS IN SOUTH PARK

  • 5 of 5
We had a relaxing and delightful stay at the Eco Studio in South Park San Diego. The unit was spacious, immaculately clean and simply but stylishly furnished. The bed was extremely comfortable--really I think the best I've ever slept in away from home and I am picky! Lovely, tranquil yard, and we loved the neighborhood--very walkable and a great number of restaurants and coffee places etc to choose from. Mariscos Taco truck on Fern near the IGA had the best fish tacos /ceviche we have ever had anywhere ever and we live in New Orleans! The owners made the booking process very quick easy and convenient. Would highly recommend this property to friends/family. Thank you!
  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Map

San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Gaslamp Quarter
Eclipse Chocolat
San Diego Natural History Museum
Coronado
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Coronado
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Downtown
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-5, 15, 163, 805, and 94
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Coronado
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Hamilton's Tavern
Nearest Ski
140 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Balboa Park Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Alchemy
Car: not necessary

South Park is a safe and trendy residential neighborhood, a short walk from Balboa Park Golf Course, Hamilton's Tavern, Grant's Market (amazing hot chocolate and deli), Ginseng yoga studio and massage, Alchemy Restaurant, South Park Fitness, Stone Brewery Tasting Room, Whistlestop Bar, The Station (kid-friendly indoor/outdoor bar/restaurant), coffee shops, ice cream parlor, and hipster boutiques.

10 minute drive downtown, Gaslamp District, beaches, historic Hotel Del Coronado, Sea World, Airport, Seaport Village, Little Italy.

Ride your bike to the world famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park museums!

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Availability & Rates

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San Diego Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Comic Con 2014
Jul 22 2014 - Aug 1 2014
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2014
Sep 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
3 night minimum stay
$125
$775
$1,975
 
 
Holidays 2014
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 4 2015
4 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
$2,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
early Summer 2015
May 22 2015 - Jul 7 2015
4 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Comic Con 2015
Jul 8 2015 - Jul 12 2015
4 night minimum stay
$220
$1,350
$3,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
late Summer 2015
Jul 13 2015 - Sep 7 2015
4 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$125
$775
$2,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

professional cleaning fee $105 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 11.05%
Notes Rates are guaranteed only once reservation is booked. 10.5% TOT and 0.55% TMD tax will be added to nightly rate (for stays shorter than 1 month).

additional $10/person per night for over 2 guests.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

San Diego Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Large bathroom with two-person shower and dual showerheads. wall sconces and overhead lights allow you to customize your preferred lighting level. Floor to ceiling cabinets provide ample storage. Bath towels are new Hotel Collection and very plush.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sized pull-out couch.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • theme parks
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shuffleboard
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hot air ballooning
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • parasailing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • rock climbing
  • racquetball
  • basketball court
Notes:
Charge your electric car at the charging station in the driveway. 100% electric car available for rent go to https://relayrides.com/car-rental/san-diego/nissan-leaf/1520 to book it!
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