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Oceanfront San Diego Beach Vacation Condo

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Full Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Our Mission Beach beachfront vacation rental is located directly in front of the Pacific Ocean on the Boardwalk half-way between Crystal Pier and Belmont Park and a block from the famed Mission Bay.

Enjoy fabulous unobstructed sand and ocean views from our private patio/deck, living room, dining room, kitchen and master bedroom.

Our ground floor condo boasts a large, private deck/patio area, a completely remodeled kitchen, an updated bathroom, a master bedroom with privacy windows which allow you to see out while others cannot see inside , three flat screen SMART televisions, wireless internet access and parking right behind our unit. (No stairs or elevator to make unpacking and packing difficult!) The private patio area has an outdoor table, chairs, toy chest and unobstructed ocean views. The living room faces the ocean and has a full-size leather sleeper, love seat, entertainment center, cable, 55' flat screen SMART television, BluRay DVD player and stereo. The ocean view dining area has a large glass pedestal table that seats six comfortably. Our ocean view kitchen is FULLY equipped with full size appliances, dishes, glasses, cooking utensils, pots and pans, etc.

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More Details

Owner
Virginia or Dan Davies
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Virginia or Dan Davies

Dan and I are graduates of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, California. Dan worked for a local utility, and I taught English at our local high school for 34 years. We raised two daughters here, and we are now the proud grandparents of seven grandchildren!

We enjoy getting to know our guests, and we are pleased that we have guests who have been with us since we purchased our place in 1998.

Virginia or Dan Davies purchased this condo in 1998

Why Virginia or Dan Davies chose Mission Beach

We love the beach and do our very best to make our place your 'home-away-from-home.' We have included all of the things that we would want if we were staying at the beach.

What makes this condo unique

Our ocean views are nothing less than spectacular!

Our full-time neighbors/residents are welcoming and helpful.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for the condo it was perfect. I will be back again. You had everything a person could want. Thank you so much. Patriciz
May 2011
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Amenities

Mission Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • 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
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower , Outdoor
  • Our bathroom has a vanity, mirrored medicine cabinet, towel racks, toilet, regular bath tub with a shower and shower door, tile floors, and towels. The outdoor shower is right across the alley from our condo. It is terrific for washing the beach sand off of toys and bodies before entering the condo.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Pack 'n Play
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The master bedroom faces the ocean and has a large one-way double pane picture window that allows you to look out but those outside cannot see in during the daytime. The master bedroom also has a queen bed, cable, and a 48' SMART flat screen television. The second bedroom has two twin beds, a pack 'n play, a 42' SMART flat screen TV and ample closet/drawer space. Linens are plentiful, but you'll want to bring your own beach towels.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • 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:
2 washers and 2 dryers are located in the parking garage right across the alley from our unit. Snowbirds and Corporate Renters are encouraged to contact us for discount rates (1 month minimum stay).

Reviews

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Oceanfront San Diego Beach Vacation Condo
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews
5

Gorgeous beach front property!!

  • 5 of 5

We travel to San Diego every summer. We are a family of 4 so we have specific needs when choosing a property. This home had everything we could want and more. The home has TV's in all the rooms. The bedrooms are big and spacious and the best part of the master is being able to look out to the ocean from the bed! The living quarters are spacious and the view of the ocean from the kitchen and living room couch can't be beat. The home has EVERYTHING you could possibly ever need. All kitchen supplies, bathroom supplies etc.

Here are a few things to take note of. This property does not have a grill. And they are not allowed. So if you are ok with an indoor grill, then this is perfect. We ate out only a few nights. Which by the way there are so many places right next to this property you will have a hard time choosing. We made lasagna; we made carnitas and breakfast every day. The other thing to take note of is that we had a hard time locking bikes up. We rented 3 bikes for the week and the rules state to not bring in the house or not leave on patio or front of house. The house book said to lock in the garage. It said that it allowed for 2 bikes. That's kind of tough when you are a family of 4. So we did manage to lock the 3 bikes in the garage but someone from the property said we couldn't lock them in there. This was super confusing and frustrating. We ended up locking them up in an area where other bikes were locked up in the front of property. Next time we will need more information on this.

As far as the location of the property, it's perfect. It's close to Belmont park. But far enough away to miss all the heavy traffic and crowds down there. I would say it's a 20 minute walk. I think this is the best location in mission beach. We thought it was so perfect we got marrried during our trip right on the beach in front of the house. It was perfect!!

We definitely would love to come back next year. And can honestly say this was the best place we have ever stay in Mission Beach!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are especially thrilled to learn that you decided to get married on "our" beach while you were staying with us. Wow! Yes, we do have an electric grill because BBQ's are not permitted. We often take it outside and plug it in on the patio. It works well. We do have two spaces for bicycles. We contacted our HOA today to see if we can expand our bicycle space. We thank you for your thoughtful, kind review, and we look forward to your next visit.
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5

perfect beachfront condo

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location. Nice, clean, well-furnished condo.

Very helpful, responsive owners.

Loved it. Will definitely return and recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased to know that our beachfront condo met your needs. We, too, love our location . . . away from major parking (and big crowds), extremely close to the Bay and within walking distance of restaurants, shopping and activities. ;-) We thank you for staying with us, and we welcome your return visit.
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5

Best Condo Top of the Beach #3

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in the Top of the Beach Condos many times in the past 20 years. #3 is the best of the group. Great accommodations!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your kind remarks. We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay in our condo. ;-)
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5

This San Diego condo is fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking to experience San Diego first-hand, this condo is for you. The roar of the waves and the beautiful sunsets are all a part of this condo's charm. You can't beat the location which is conveniently located near all major attractions with easy access to interstate highways. This condo is CLEAN and excellently maintained. It is well stocked with essential supplies and a complete kitchen. You will not be disappointed if you choose to stay! My husband and I plan to return with our kids and grandchildren, it's a great place to make memories.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for your kind review of our condo. We are pleased to know that we were able to meet your needs. (By taking the time to mention what we provide for our guests, you are helping others make informed choices. We are most appreciative.) We look forward to your next visit. ;-)
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5

Oceanfront Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We took a family vacation with our 2 teenage boys and loved everything about the condo and the area. The condo is stocked with just about everything you need to make your life easier while you are there (beach toys, umbrella, cheater glasses, games, books, toiletries, linens, cooking utensils and condiments and MORE). The area is just fabulous. We had sunny 70 degree weather with a nice breeze for just about the whole trip! We visited many local attractions (USS Midway Museum, San Diego Zoo, SEAL tour at Seaport, kayaking in La Jolla and more!) The actual view from this condo is even better than in the pictures if that is possible! It is very well kept and close to restaurants, shopping and the arcade/amusement park. I highly recommend this!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. ;-) We appreciate your thorough, thoughtful review of our condo too. We think it is quite helpful for future guests to see what we have to offer through the eyes of past guests. Thank you for taking the time to evaluate your stay with us. Best wishes, Virginia and Dan
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5

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

We were very fortunate to come back to this beautiful condo for another amazing vacation! Virginia and Dan work very hard to provide a wonderful beach getaway, and we appreciate all of their efforts to create a relaxing space for their guests. The condo is clean and well- appointed, but our favorite part has to be the view--absolutely spectacular! Sitting on the private deck, watching the beautiful sunset--it doesn't get any better than that! The location on Mission Beach is ideal--away from the crowds and noise of Pacific Beach but still close to restaurants and bars, as well as nearby Mission Bay--perfect for all kinds of water sports. So much to do--so little time!! We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you two so much for taking the time to review our property and highlight some of the things that made your visit to our condo memorable. ;-) Of course, we totally agree with you about the location of the condo and the stunning sunset views. Who wouldn't? We look forward to your next visit to Mission Beach. Best wishes, Virginia and Dan
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Lindburg Field
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Saska's
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Torrey Pines
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Old Town
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 5
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Saska's
Car: recommended

Our oceanfront condo is within easy walking distance of Mission Bay, Belmont Park (roller coaster / pool), Pacific Beach, Crystal Pier, restaurants, grocery stores, boutique shops, surf schools, and beach shopping. Rental shops for roller blades, boogie boards, surfboards, and bicycles are also within walking distance. Parasailing, fishing, boating and whale watching (generally in the winter) are close too. You can drive to Sea World within 5 minutes, and the San Diego Zoo, the airport and downtown are within a 15 - 20 minute drive.

Other Activities: Running, Boogie Boarding, Kayaking, Parasailing, Body Surfing, Sun Bathing, Beach Activities, Roller Blading, Surf Lessons, Shopping. Sea World, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Wild Animal Park, Old Town, Torrey Pines Golfing, Sailing, La Jolla, Roller Coaster Rides, People Watching

Golf: Torrey Pines Golf Course

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Handling Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $250

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change.
Monthly rates, corporate rates, snowbird rates and/or extended stay quotes available upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.