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Denise Waddell-Conte

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Come Stay in our Cozy, Clean Ocean Beach Oasis

16 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

San Diego County Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

COME ENJOY RELAXING FUN IN the neighborhood of OCEAN BEACH in SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA!

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Recently upgraded,  Blue Heron Cottages offers our guests the ultimate in turn key vacationing. Here you will find all you need for your stay of 3 days or 3 weeks. Each of our 6 dog friendly cottages sleeps up to 4 adults comfortable.  You will find a queen size bed in the separate bedroom, and, in the living room, a sectional sofa that converts to a VERY comfortable full queen bed. The two areas share the jack-and-jill bathroom which can be accessed from either the living room or the bedroom.  Each cottage opens on to a lovely, large and fenced-in courtyard. Amenities include a fully equipped, chef inspiring, kitchen. The bedroom and living each have large flat screen Smart TV's, with entertainment Apps such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, and HD cable. The living room also has a BluRay/DVD player, and free wireless internet. All linens are provided, as well as 4 sets of towels, including beach towels. We offer complimentary beach cruiser bikes, boogie and surf boards, sand toys and small coolers for your use. 

Enjoy the large shared courtyard under the gazebo listening to the wild local parrots as they go about their day.   Barbecue with friends and family, toss the ball for your pup, or just relax and soak up the sun. The gazebo is the perfect spot to gather and enjoy the evening sea breeze or morning coffee. Catch some rays on the lounge chairs, or just hand out in the patio lounge area.

We are located close to all things San Diego in the greatest little neighborhood: Ocean Beach.  This area has a wonderful community feeling, very peaceful and eclectic.  A variety of restaurants, boutiques and antique shops are only 4 blocks away on Newport Ave. Don't miss your opportunity to purchase the freshest, and most delicious locally grown produce, art, flowers, and more every Wednesday at OB's Farmers Market on Newport Avenue. Where we are located in Ocean Beach, , is NOT a vey touristy area, but you are very close to all the main  San Diego tourist attractions. Most San Diego attractions are within 20-30 minutes by car. We are located across the bay a few minutes away from Sea World, 20 minutes away from the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Petco Park (home of the Padres), the Gas Lamp District as well as the San Deigo Airport. Disneyland is only about 2 hours away, and Legoland is about 1 hour. Each cottage comes with an off street parking spot suitable for all autos. There is also a bus stop is right across the street from the cottages, and that should hook you up with transportation around SD if necessary. However, you can easily walk or bike all over Ocean Beach...always safe, and relaxing.   

There is a beautiful little beach cove perfect for playing and relaxing just a block and a half away. The main beach is just at the end of Newport Ave, an easy bike ride, minutes away. 

     If you have a dog, Ocean Beach and Blue Heron Cottages are very dog friendly!  Dog Beach is only about one half mile away, an easy walk or a quick ride.  

  Please check out our location using the location tab on this site (we are on the corner of Cable Street and Santa Cruz Avenue in San Diego, CA 92107)  You will get a an idea as to how San Deigo is laid out and where we are located in relation to other attractions and beaches. 

I was born and raised in San Deigo and if you have questions about the area I would be happy to tell you what I can.  Our onsite manager is also a San Deigo local and can be of assistance if you need any support while in SD.  Enjoy all that San Diego has to offer then come back and relax in your home away from home at Blue Heron Cottages.

Keywords: House

Cottage

Casita

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Ocean Beach

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Denise Waddell-Conte (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Denise Waddell-Conte

Denise was born and raised in San Diego, and Christopher and Denise are avid dog lovers (we have 7!). We love San Diego, know the area well and are happy to share whatever information we can to enhance your stay.

Denise Waddell-Conte purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Denise Waddell-Conte chose San Diego County

Blue Heron Cottages is perfectly located in Ocean Beach. We love the eclectic atmosphere of this neighborhood. With San Diego being such a traditionally touristy area, Ocean Beach is a breath of fresh air. Our cottages have an oasis of a courtyard, large, bright and enclosed for privacy...not usually found in the beach areas.

What makes this cottage unique

Our cottages have an oasis of a courtyard, large, bright and enclosed for privacy...not usually found in the beach areas...and great for your pups! We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our cottages, and with how efficient and well equipped they are. You will receive personal, professional customer service through the booking process and during your stay. We have on site management to insure that all concerns and needs are handled quickly. Additionally, we offer complimentary bikes, boogie boards, surf boards, and beach chairs for your use on a first come, first serve basis, throughout your stay.

Reviews

4.6
based on 16 traveler reviews

Come Stay in our Cozy, Clean Ocean Beach Oasis
average rating of 4.625 based on 16 reviews
5

Perfect at home feel

  • 5 of 5

Loved our cottage. Included amenities you are use to at home. Great to bring your dog(s). Onsite manager was awesome personable. People were understanding if we left for dinner and our dog barked a little. Most tenants had the same type of concern with their dog, but none continuously barked. Met some great people. Walking distance to many places including Newport Ave, Ocean Beach and Dog Beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Great Location in Ocean Beach

  • 5 of 5

Great location in Ocean Beach. Very clean and puppy friendly. On-site manager was great assistance with restuarnts, directions, ideas, and trails along ocean. All necessary items were provided by the location. All restaurants, shops, and beach were within walking distance. One small complaint would be the parking scenario. There is a garage for use in the unit we rented. However, the garage was built for a Miata. The street parking was challenging at times.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, this is a hurdle for us as well. CA beach areas are popular and crowded. Also unfortunate is the construction process within CA costal areas. In the the future we hope to offer our guests a large Off Street parking area so that the frustration of finding parking right in front of the cottages won't be an issue. Know you are in good company and that you had an authentic CA Beach experience doing the "parking spot cruise." We are very pleased that you had a good time despite this hurdle. We look forward to hosting you in the future.
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Troutville, Va.
5

GREAT PLACE TO STAY

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week in this cottage and it was wonderful. The location is great, within walking distance to anything you could want or need, we felt completely safe. Go to the Farmers Market Wednesday afternoon, it is amazing, Shades has great food and an outside ocean view, The Blue Parrot is perfect to sit outside and enjoy drinks, stop by The Secret Garden located beside The Blue Parrot, it will take your breath away, Old Townhouse Restaurant had the best breakfast and great prices, and you have to go to Hodads for a burger, go listen to Lady Dottie and the Diamonds if you like jazz, they are great, go down Newport for some shopping, there is too much to tell in this review, just go see for yourself, you won't be disappointed. The cottage was incredible and had everything we needed. When we arrived we had a question and Adrienne called us immediately with the answer. We have been coming to San Diego for four years now and this cottage is by far the best place we have ever stayed, we will be staying here from now on. Thank you Adrienne for all of your help.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Leandro
5

O.M.G.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over the Christmas and New Year's holidays, and it was delightful! There was not a day of our trip that I didn't think, "This beats a hotel room!". I loved being able to cook, rather than eat out (the kitchen has everything you'd need for everyday-type cooking). I loved getting to sit in the courtyard and watch the bunnies (yes, there are bunnies!). There is even a "what's where" concierge brochure for which restaurants are nearby (OB is very walkable), with a little historical information to boot!

The laundry room was nearly always available, the garage was indispensable (after all, it's OB), and the cottage was sooo comfortable. We even had room for guests!

All in all this cottage was what MADE our trip. Adrienne was friendly and professional, and made sure we knew everything there was to know about the property. I would highly recommend this rental - and HAVE! - to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
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San Leandro
5

O.M.G.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over the Christmas and New Year's holidays, and it was delightful! There was not a day of our trip that I didn't think, "This beats a hotel room!". I loved being able to cook, rather than eat out (the kitchen has everything you'd need for everyday-type cooking). I loved getting to sit in the courtyard and watch the bunnies (yes, there are bunnies!). There is even a "what's where" concierge brochure for which restaurants are nearby (OB is very walkable), with a little historical information to boot!

The laundry room was nearly always available, the garage was indispensable (after all, it's OB), and the cottage was sooo comfortable. We even had room for guests!

All in all this cottage was what MADE our trip. Adrienne was friendly and professional, and made sure we knew everything there was to know about the property. I would highly recommend this rental - and HAVE! - to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin, Texas/USA
5

Charming cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely short stay at the cottage after a conference in San Diego - wish we could have stayed longer in fun and funky Ocean Beach. Everything was as listed in the site, and Adrienne was very responsive and helpful. Walking to the cliff to watch the sunset surfing was a highlight. We had an open parking place at the back gate, and it was easy. We especially enjoyed the Pirate Coffee stand on Cable street near the Apple Tree grocery - funny, and good coffee served with a smile and a chocolate-covered coffee bean. The cottage is a true sweet spot.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2010
  • Stayed: Feb 2010
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Map

Nearest Airport
4.5 Miles
San Diego Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Raglans
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Mission Valley
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Highway 8
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Various
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Ocean Beach
Car: recommended

Our Cottages are located just 4 blocks from eclectic downtown Ocean Beach/Newport Ave, where you will find great dining (best Lobster Tacos anywhere!), antiquing, boutique shopping, banking, groceries, and a fabulous farmers market on Wed. Just a bit past Newport Ave is the best place to be in the world if you are a dog: Dog Beach! Your dog is free to play off leash in the gentle waves or run to their hearts desire on the acres of sandy beach. Dog Washes are available very close to Dog Beach.

San Diego is a fun haven. Sea World, the San Diego Zoo, Downtown San Diego and PetCo Park (for the baseball fans) and QualCom Stadium (home of the Chargers), are within a 20 min drive. La Jolla, CA with its high end shopping, stunning Aquarium (great for kids), Torrey Pines Golf Course, and gourmet dinning are an easy 20 min freeway ride away.

Scenic Balboa Park, home of the San Diego Zoo, is also where you will find various museums that you and your family might be interested in.The Aerospace Museum, Science Museum, Museum of Man, and the Museum of Natural History are all within walking distance of each other. There are also great dinning options in Balboa Park.

Old Town, where San Diego first laid down her roots, is also a fun, historical way to spend your day, and you are only 15 mins away.

If you are coming for beach fun, you have come to the right place. Ocean Beach has surf lessons, Point Loma (right around the corner) is where the whale watching boats set sail, and Deep Sea Fishing is a very short drive from the cottages.

If you are looking for more kid friendly fun, we are only 45 mins from the San Diego Wild Animal Park and Legoland USA. You could even manage a day trip to Disneyland if you wanted, we are only 1.5 hours away.

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Rates & Availability

Ocean Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2106
May 27 2016 - Sep 4 2016
2 night minimum stay
$179
From
$189
Fri,Sat
$1,250
$4,800
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 5 2016 - Nov 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$159
Fri,Sat
$1,050
$2,700
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$159
$1,100
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 20 2016
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$159
Fri,Sat
$1,050
 
 
Winter Break
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$159
$1,100
 
 
Snow Bird
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$159
Fri,Sat
$1,100
$2,700
 
 
Spring Break
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$159
$1,100
 
 
Pre Summer
Apr 23 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$159
Fri,Sat
$1,050
$2,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$159
Fri,Sat
$1,050
$2,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Waiver Fee $49
Tax Rate 11.05%

Blue Heron Cottage charges a non refundable Damage Waiver Fee of $49 that relinquishes you from payment of any accidental damage below the cost of $1000. This is a non refundable fee paid to management and is not a third party insurance product.   Accidental damage above this amount will be your responsibility to pay. If you would rather utilize a $500 refundable deposit, you may choose to do so.   $500 will be held from 10 days before your stay until up to 10 days after your stay, depending on your bank; these funds WILL NOT be available to you during that time.

Cancelations: Greater then 30 days: full refund. Less then 30 days: we will refund all fees an tax any rent from days we can rebook, which we will try our best to obtain. All cancelations will incur a $25 processing fee. 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

San Diego County Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 4 towel sets included
  • Jack and Jill accessible from living room or bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , Linens included
  • 32' flat screen with multi channel cable. Small walk in closet with great storage, iron with ironing board and 4 beach towels.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Courtyard
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Grocery service available upon request so your cottage is stocked upon arrival.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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