SLP/4 + GARAGE/3MIN DOWNTOWN, CONVENTION CTR

Terry Portwood and Kate Bedwell

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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SLP/4 + GARAGE/3MIN DOWNTOWN, CONVENTION CTR

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Cozy Apt In Tropical Setting, Convenient To All.

Surrounded by tropical ambiance this cozy and charming bungalow is the perfect place to get away. Located in the heart of the old, unique and beautiful neighborhood of Golden Hill, this is a prime location for a visit to San Diego. Located on a side street there is ample, safe and free parking.

Within just a few blocks you have the choice of a plethora of delicious local eateries. Cook your own steak at the legendary Turf Club, enjoy Humberto’s famous carne asada fries, or have a stone oven pizza while enjoying the outdoor patio of Luigis.

Just 4 minutes away you can visit the baby panda’s at the zoo or take in a museum and a walk through beautiful Balboa Park. Head about 1 milesstraight down Broadway into the lively downtown, Gaslamp or Little Italy, extremely convenient for Convention Center visits. If you are too tuckered after a busy day downtown, grab a bus as it drops you off just 1/2 block from the bungalow. Want to see a spectacular view of the San Diego bay? Hop on the ferry and cross the bay to Coronado for a day on the island. Golden Hill has easy access to all the major San Diego highways, making a trip to most San Diego beaches just 10-20 minutes away.

The bungalow is the perfect home away from home to return to after a funfilled day in San Diego. With granite countertops and stainless steal appliances, the kitchen provides all the amnemities needed to cook your own fish tacos! Pots, pans, cooking utensils, dishes are all provided. Sit under the avocado tree, and enjoy the dual BBQ and charcoal grill on the patio/lounge area while relaxing in our comfy lounge chairs. Beware of falling avocados! Grab them for some homemade guacamole!

Sit back on the couch and enjoy the flat screen tv with HDTV or hop on the internet with our free WiFi. Did your clothes get sandy at the beach? We have on site laundry with quarters provided.

Each room is decorated with the comforts of home in mind. Sheets, towels and blankets are all provided as well as dish soap, toilet paper and paper towels.

Have pets? We are a pet friendly property and the yard provides a great romp and play area for your dog.

Your safety and peace are our priority and we provide 24hour video survellience for the extra layer of security.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Terry Portwood and Kate Bedwell (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2011
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About Terry Portwood and Kate Bedwell

Owner is a professor emeritus from SDSU. She & Terry, a retired real estate developer, travel extensively, & recognize the importance of clean/comfortable vacation rentals. Terry is on call to answer any questions, concerns, & to make recommendations for tourist sites.

Terry Portwood and Kate Bedwell purchased this apartment in 1990

Why Terry Portwood and Kate Bedwell chose San Diego

Convenience is key to this site; being centrally located & right near several freeways, it makes sightseeing easy. On the bus line, it facilitates transport needs for those without cars. Cleanliness & comfort underscore how this site is evaluated. The tropical ambience contributes to the vacation atmosphere.

What makes this apartment unique

There is a pizza parlor, cafe, coffee shop, taco shops & several bars close by & a small grocery & bakery within feet of site. Contempo, two blocks away is a popular brewery. The golf course is just blocks away & closeness to zoo & Balboa Park makes visiting a must.

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.3
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Slp/4 + Garage/3Min Downtown, Convention Ctr
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 6 reviews
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Slp/4 + Garage/3Min Downtown, Convention Ctr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p483649vb
+1 -619 517 1941
San Diego San Diego County
5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5
We lived in San Diego in the past and wanted a location close to everything. We had never rented a VRBO and were a little nervous. Terry's place was perfect. It had everything we needed to be comfortable during our stay. The bakery and market three doors down are awesome.
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Slp/4 + Garage/3Min Downtown, Convention Ctr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p483649vb
+1 -619 517 1941
San Diego San Diego County
Palm Springs, CA
4

Garden Retreat

  • 4 of 5
Very nice clean and modern condo with all the amenities needed. Landlord was very helpful and extremely accommodating. I hate to say anything negative since overall it was a very nice stay.The only negatives are that the bed was a bit on the soft side and many planes go overhead. The aircraft noise is mostly bothersome at night
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steve and Teri! We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Sometimes with clouds, the planes do fly low, but we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our humble abode. You are welcome back anytime. Thank you Kate and Terry
business
Slp/4 + Garage/3Min Downtown, Convention Ctr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p483649vb
+1 -619 517 1941
San Diego San Diego County
3

Cozy, but needs a few little improvements.

  • 3 of 5
We were looking for a quiet home away from home place to stay during our daughter's wedding week. This was a clean, updated apartment. The accommodations were comfortable. However, there were some things that would have made it more comfortable. The bed had a very worn, soft mattress. With two people in the bed, the lighter of the two rolls towards the other person. We had ants come into the bathroom then migrate to the bedroom and finally the kitchen. We asked for ant spray and had to spray for them. Our neighbor in the unit across from us left their doors literally open all of the time so we could constantly hear them banging pots and pans and grinding coffee (we think) every morning. Even with our doors and windows closed we heard this noise until 10 PM at night when we were in the unit. There was also a little barking dog right outside our windows. With the windows closed and the heat pumps on for air conditioning we didn't hear the noise but then we couldn't get fresh air or listen to the local birds. So you have to pick what you want. The TV was large and nice and the place was spacious enough for two people. The couch was comfy but like the bed was well broken in. We did appreciate the coffee maker and refrigerator. The complimentary quarters for the washer and dryer were nice as well. There is a wonderful Mexican Bakery just steps from the apartment and the proximity to the city was perfect and made it easy to navigate downtown. The patio was nice to relax on with our morning coffee and the garage for our rental car was appreciated.
  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed the spacious, clean, updated and cozy apartment and found the accommodations and couch comfortable. We were also happy to hear you enjoyed the fully equipped kitchen and complimentary quarters for the laundry. The peaceful and tropical ambiance of the patio is one of the favorites of all our guests, as is the central location and easy access to all of the San Diego fun. We appreciate the opportunity to address your noted concerns as well. We wish that you had informed us that the dog barking and sound from the neighbor’s apartment were disturbing you, as we would immediately have taken steps to remedy the situation and insure you were not disturbed further by these noises. We are surprised to read your concerns as we checked in with you several times during your stay, and the only concern you expressed were the ants. It is summer time and here in San Diego, ants can be a problem. If there is food left out on the counter, they can become a bit of a problem. As soon as you requested the ant spray we provided you with the ant spray. In our experience, any problems with ants is quickly eliminated with the ant spray, and we apologize that this did not eliminate the problem for you. Based on your feedback we employed more extensive efforts after your stay and the ant situation appears to be resolved. We have actually received many compliments on the comfortableness of the bed. The bed is new and many guests have asked the brand and where we purchased it, as they wanted to replicate this comfort in their own home. However, we do understand that everybody has personal likes and dislikes with regard mattresses. Insuring we provide a peaceful experience and a home away from home for our guests is most important to us. As owners of 10 different vacation rentals, we have a plethora of positive reviews regarding the peaceful, safe, secure and comfortable experience of our guests. We take our reviews very seriously and immediately address any concerns voiced through guest feedback as we now have with your constructive feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with both your positive and constructive feedback and are happy that overall you enjoyed your experience during your visit at our humble abode.
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Slp/4 + Garage/3Min Downtown, Convention Ctr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p483649vb
+1 -619 517 1941
San Diego San Diego County
5

Just like Home

  • 5 of 5
This was our home for a week as we transitioned to our new life in San Diego. This was perfect for me, the kids and our pets. We felt very safe and comfortable walking the dogs around the neighborhood at any hour of the day. This property had all the comforts of home, laundry room, kitchen and relaxation spot. Definitely recommend this for anyone, it is located very close to all freeways making it very easy to get around. Most important features were the security and the friendliness of the other vacationers. Great cafés, restaurants, market and salon a few feet away. Terry was wonderful, helping when needed. Thank you to Kate and Terry for making our experience to San Diego a very nice one. Property was very clean and extremely well maintained.
  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Slp/4 + Garage/3Min Downtown, Convention Ctr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p483649vb
+1 -619 517 1941
San Diego San Diego County
4

Nice location

  • 4 of 5
We liked the ease of going to Balboa Park and downtown from this location. This is a comfortable spot from which to venture out. The neighborhood is friendly. The windows and doors in the area are all secured with bars and heavy screens and the graffiti has been painted over several times, but at least they are attempting to cover-up the mess. We felt safe in walking all through the neighborhood, and we walked it everyday. Lots of dogs and lots of pit-bulls in the area. The apt was as advertised and was clean and comfortable.
  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing
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Slp/4 + Garage/3Min Downtown, Convention Ctr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p483649vb
+1 -619 517 1941
San Diego San Diego County
Central Coast, CA
5

New Year's Retreat

New Year's Retreat
  • 5 of 5
We just returned from 3 nights in your rental - great location and very comfortable. Balboa Park is a couple of blocks away, perfect for walking the dog and ourselves; the location on the bus route made it very easy to meet family that were staying downtown. Loved the Panchita Bakery, Krakatoa (coffee shop), and Pizza Luigi - all within 1/2 a block. It was great having the garage, as the street parking is crowded. We plan on a longer visit in the future when we can explore Balboa Park and eat more terrific food (try Cafe Sevilla in the GasLamp for Spanish cuisine). Thanks again for sharing your rental with us. Kris and Sid and Reco
  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Lindbergh Field
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Turfclub
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Broadway Pier
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Balboa Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Trolley
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
South/North 5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Golden Hill Cafe
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Coronado

This is near Balboa Park & Zoo, just 3 min away by car. It is 6 min away from Gaslamp District with great restaurants/bars. Also 8 min from Convention Center. Bus line is on same street which gets to Gaslamp & Downtown Shopping Mall in 15 min. Close to major freeways which get you to Beaches in 20 min.

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Availability & Rates

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San Diego Apartment Rental Rates

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summer
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$135
$819
$3,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
$749
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $90
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Amenities

Amenities

San Diego Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Very close to Down town, Balboa park, Convention Center.
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