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Beachfront ~ Ocean Beach ~ San Diego ~ Dog Beach

Mary Orem

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Mary Orem

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 30, 2015
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Beachfront ~ Ocean Beach ~ San Diego ~ Dog Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Ocean Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This Historic 1924 beach bungalow was the home of Belle Jennings Benchley (August 8, 1882 – December 17, 1972), known as “The Zoo Lady,” and was the director of the San Diego Zoo from 1927 to 1953, guiding its expansion from a small collection of animals to an innovative world-class zoo.

The home has been remodeled with new kitchen and bathrooms, refinished white oak floors and comfortable beds. The house is located on the beachfront known as 'Dog Beach' your pet will be in heaven on this leash-free dog-friendly beach. Just a short walk to the West and you are on the people-only beach with surfing, boogey boarding, swimming, body surfing, and all the usual beach activities.

Walking distance to the famous OB pier (the longest concrete pier on the West Coast) and the main business district of Ocean Beach – Newport Avenue. On Newport you will find restaurants (ask about our favorites), antique stores, coffee houses, bars, bike and surf shops. On Wednesday evenings Newport Avenue features a Farmer’s Market where you can find local fruits, vegetables and flowers, street performances and food vendors.

The bicycle path just in the back of the house takes you up and down the coast - bicycles are located on the property for your use, as are games and beach toys.

If you are looking for activities on your vacation, Ocean Beach is Conveniently located within 15 minutes of major attractions including the World Famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Museums, Old Town, Sea World, Kayaking, Petco Park, Qualcomm Stadium, La Jolla Cove, hiking, surfing,golfing, boating and miles of sandy beaches. PETS: There is an additional fee for pets, with maximum of 2. For more information ask owner. Do not bring pets without prior permission and payment of pet fee!

*** WE DO NOT ADVERTISE ON CRAIGLIST IF YOU SEE AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR OUR HOME IT IS A SCAM!!!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mary Orem (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 30, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.6
based on 24 traveler reviews

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Beachfront ~ Ocean Beach ~ San Diego ~ Dog Beach
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 24 reviews
Mission Hills, CA
5

BEACH HOUSE - DOG BEACH SAN DIEGO

  • 5 of 5

The house was block from beach, very accessible to local restaurants, shops and dog beach. The view from balcony was very beautiful, watching sunsets and sailboats go by, very peaceful. Rooms were very modern and the appliances were new. The owner was reachable all times, for any questions and super sweet! The price was right, the location was perfect and the vacation was memorable for the whole family. I would highly recommend this house as a vacation rental in San Diego, so close to everything.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Bloomington, IN
5

Dog Beach Rental

  • 5 of 5

Great house for a family. Lots of room with a front, back and upper porches. The kitchen is very modern and clean. Safety is #1 in my book when I travel and this house felt very safe. The bikes are fun to head down to the village. Easy walk to Dog Beach (which is fun to watch all the dogs) and to OB. Roy and Mary are very pleasant and answered my few questions when I had them.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Venice, Ca.
5

perfect people & pooch getaway

  • 5 of 5

I was very grateful to be able to stay at this rental. The process was easy from beginning to end. Mary was friendly and accommodating. The house was very clean. The kitchen was extremely well stocked. The location was kind of amazing for our needs - which was to step out our back door and walk our dogs on the beach. How many other places can you do that? Plus you get to see gorgeous sunsets from the living room. The house is also very close to places to eat, do yoga, get massages, etc.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Oak Grove,MN
5

Ocean Beach rental

  • 5 of 5

Perfect! The house worked out great for our family. The path to the beach was excellent, right outside the back gate. If staying in Ocean Beach again, this house would be my first option. Nicely decorated and furnished with everything that you would need.Wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Outstanding OB property

  • 5 of 5

We had an outstanding week in OB at this property. We had 3 generations from around the country there for the holidays, visiting our daughter, and son-in-law who live a few blocks away. This property was wonderful; comfortable beds, 2 comfortable indoor living spaces, a fully stocked kitchen, phenomenal outdoor living space (even though it was cold the week we were there, so we didn't spend time sitting outside), and dog beach was just outside the back door. The grill was fantastic. The kitchen had everything we needed, except would recommend some plasticware with lids for storing leftovers. OB is a walkable quirky community, with great restaurants, and of course the beach! We didn't have pets with us, but this property would certainly accommodate. We would definitely return to this property if we have the need for a 3 bedroom again, and especially during the stereotypical beautiful San Diego weather. Easy access to the interstate to go south to San Diego, or north to everything else. Easy drive on residential streets to the airport. We are used to the plane noise, as we travel to OB frequently; it doesn't bother us: we just use earplugs, and the 6:30 am planes just serve as an alarm clock!One new sightseeing venture we undertook this week was the Wild animal park about 1/2 hour north. HIGHLY RECOMMEND this home, and all OB and the surrounding area have to offer!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Strongsville, Ohio, USA.
5

Terrific Place.

  • 5 of 5

This was an extremely clean house with a very well-equipped kitchen. We loved the bikes and all 4 of us were able to have a very enjoyable ride through the town and to the spectacular Sunset Cliffs. It had a nice view of the beach. We all loved it and had a fabulous vacation with very fond memories of this lovely house.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Biking (4 adult beach bicycles available) Golf, There is a bird sanctuary adjacent to the property for birdwatchers.

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Rates & Availability

From $260 Per night

Ocean Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2015 - Sep 3 2015
4 night minimum stay
$379
 
 
Holiday - Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2015 - Nov 25 2015
4 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
Holiday - Christmas
Dec 21 2015 - Dec 28 2015
4 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
Holiday - New Years
Dec 31 2015 - Jan 4 2016
4 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
Winter
Jan 5 2016 - Feb 11 2016
4 night minimum stay
$260
 
 
Holiday - Valentines
Feb 12 2016 - Feb 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$260
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $100
Cleaning fee $175
Tax Rate 11.05%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Ocean Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1339 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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