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Cynthia

Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english

Beachfront and waterfront Bayside Vacation Rental

15 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Mission Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

One Bedroom - Sleeps 3 to 4 - Beach and Waterfront Quiet Location

The Dunlin - A Vacation By The Bay

Please feel free to call if you are more comfortable before reserving online. We want your experience to be exactly what you are looking for your vacation.

We have other properties on HomeAway/VRBO that we can offer depending on your needs as well.

We own and manage several properties, and care about the personalized experience we provide for you.

Vacation Beach rental, part of the A Vacation By the Bay properties.

The Dunlin, One bedroom Beach front Vacation home - Mission Beach California

A Vacation By the Bay, Rental Properties - Beach front and Waterfront Vacation Rentals in San Diego at Mission Beach California

We are the owners and offer our charming and spacious 1 bedroom waterfront beach rental which is located right on the peaceful bayside beach sand bayside.

Welcome, please take a moment to read the entire description as it will provide you will most all information you will need as well as the rest of the website information.

Choosing a vacation rental or home can be a big decision. To ensure you choose the right rental for your stay is important to us as well. Our service, for you, is personal, and we do speak to each vacationer personally, before confirming a reservation to ensure you are choosing the right rental/ home and location you are looking to stay.

This lovely one bedroom beach front bayside vacation accommodation is perfect for the single traveler, a couple or a small family with 1 or two small children. It best suits vacationers who want a more low key vacation in a more mellow area of Mission Beach. Kids can play all day on the beach, then have the quieter evenings for sleeping after that long day.

We do offer monthly rentals, January and February. We do limit monthly rentals in our one bedroom, to 2 guests.

Please check our rate chart for pricing on our nighty, weekly and monthly rates and choices.

Watch the glorious sun rise from your own private patio. Catch Sea World's Summer evening fireworks as sit on your own private patio.

Our large one bedroom is uniquely set in Mission Beach which is located on scenic Mission Bay. Step out your waterfront patio door right to the sand and walk barefoot along the shoreline. Put on your skates, hop on a bike or leisurely walk for miles on the boardwalk located along the water. You can rent almost any thing you need with in a 5 minute walk. World class surfing, sailing, golfing, and fishing are all easily accessible from your beach front accommodations.

The Dunlin, is owner managed while being kept welcoming and impeccably clean. We add that personal service which our regular travelers have come to welcome by personally speaking to you for your reservation and greeting you upon your arrival.

Best One Bedroom on the Beach - The Dunlin: You can easily park your car and not drive till you are ready to travel home. If you are looking for that beach experience, come and discover the uniqueness of Mission Beach in the heart of America's Finest City, San Diego.

We offer many amenities for your comfort.

Our kitchen is fully stocked for your cooking pleasure with all that you would need for a beach vacation

We even include:

Dish soap, paper towel roll, laundry soap, plastic wrap, aluminum wrap, some spices, some assorted teas just name a few of the extras for your convenience and pleasure.

The Dunlin, has cable flat screen television in the living room, DVD and wireless internet service. All fresh crisp cotton linens and bath towels are provided with 4 pillows on your comfortable queen bed. Beach towels and beach chairs are provided to ease your load and get you ready for your days in the sand.

Parking is reserved for your mid-sized or smaller sized vehicle and off sight parking is nearby for large vehicles. ( the smaller the better for you as the reserved spot is narrow in width)

Your comfort and enjoyment always in mind: - This lovely one bedroom is decorated with bright colorful shades to reflect our amazing weather and climate to remind you that you are on vacation in San Diego.

-The bedroom comes with a deliciously comfortable queen maticulously clean with fresh crisp cotton linens for your pleasure and a great nights sleep.

-The full sized sofa opens to accommodate max one extra adult guest or two young small children.

-The Dunlin's living room glass doors open out on to the beautiful amazing beach and waterfront. Your view is beach front and on the water.

At your door step or minutes away are all types of activities such as swimming, sailing, snorkeling, surfing, fishing, golfing, hiking, skating, riding bikes, reading quietly on the beach, museums, the World Famous San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, Sea World and shopping in La Jolla, the pearl of San Diego.

There are endless possibilities for you and your family in San Diego.

We pay attention to details in providing for your rental needs.

Location, Location, Location - The Beach: You are walking distance to waterfront dining, or casual beach eateries. You can easily shop for groceries, and plan your own picnic or romantic meal while sitting at the beach and watching the sunset on the glorious Pacific Ocean. Mornings are breath taking as you wake up to the sunrise across the water from your own patio table. Sip your coffee or tea as you watch the the first glimpses of dawn across the water and relish the quiet and peace that is all your own on the bay front.

Summer, we reserve The Dunlin, for Sat to Sat weekly reservations.

Non Summer dates, have a 4 night minimum pricing structure.

We do offer monthly rates in January and February for 2 people.

The area is on the quieter side, and would work better for low key families and mindful vacationers.

Monthly rentals are limited to 2 guests.

Its always best to call as well as email and offer a phone contact so we may make contact with you as well.

We offer lovely rentals and want to find the best fit for your needs as a whole.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Cynthia (Property Manager)
Member since: 2003
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Cynthia

Small personalized friendly service is a our business motto.

We are individuals who own and manage vacation rentals for ourselves and a few neighborhood properties.

With a long time family history in San Diego going back to the turn of the century, combined with roots from the midwest, we have both pride in San Diego, and good old fashioned values.

The rentals showcased on this site, reflect, our goal to provide you with quality accommodations, along with personal service from the start of your reservation process, to your final departure.

We like to think we attract vacationers who appreciate receiving the exact rental that is advertised on our websites and desire a well maintained vacation home or rental that much care has been taken to provide. In return, appreciate and care for the rentals during their stay.

The environment we provide and the bayside in Mission Beach is perfect for low key vacationers, who want an amazing location on the waterfront and coast.

Why Cynthia chose San Diego County

Location in Mission Beach is the key to the perfect beach experience.

If you are looking for a quieter experience, the bayside beach is the best choice. But you can easily walk across to the ocean front and experience the ocean and its glory. When you want to shut down the excitement and noise of the ocean front, you can come home to the bayside.

Our summer season, Memorial Day to Labor day rentals, is suited for families who want to enjoy a low key atmosphere. Summer group gatherings which are popular in some rentals, would not be suitable for this property.

What makes this condo unique

1. On site owner/manager

2. Waterfront so you never have to leave the beach

3. Restaurants and cafes nearby

4. A well managed and cared for, vacation rental

5. Personal Service from the reservation process to greeting you upon your arrival and nearby for emergencies and to assure your stay is wonderful.

6. And no unpleasant surprises where by your rental is exactly the clean well maintained home you wanted.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Posted on Homeaway ad for this same property

Martin Westholm Stockholm, Sweden

Review Submitted May 3, 2011 Date of Stay March 31, 2011

First of all Mission Beach is an absolutely lovely place for a vacation and we really found a great place to stay in this apartment on the bayside. The location was perfect, with a great view of the bay and the boardwalk/beach right outside the patio. We found it better to stay on the bayside than the oceanside because you got a little bit more privacy, it's very busy on the oceanside boardwalk. It' s only like a 300 ft walk to get to the beach on the oceanside. The apartment was well planned and nicely furnished and also very clean and in good condition. The location is great, in a quiet part of Mission Beach but with only a short walk to different restaurants and shops. The owner, Cynthia, was very friendly and provided all the service you could ask for! We would absolutely recommend this to anyone looking for a one bedroom in Mission Beach, in our opinion it can't get much better. When we go back to Mission Beach we will definately contact Cyntha first and try to get one of the places she manages, in the best location in Mission beach! /Martin & Emma



Recommended for: Age 55+ , Tourists without a Car , Sightseeing , Families with Young Children , Romantic Getaway



Owner Response: Well, what can I say, with great vacationers like the couple I just had stay for a month, its a pleasure to be in the business. Having vacation rentals, when done with passion and experience is very rewarding. We take such pride is providing a pleasurable experience in every way. We are blessed to have an amazing location and the ability to provide great rentals at great prices too. In the 20 years of my business, I have met many wonderful and interesting vacationers. I look forward to many more years of meeting more people just like this couple to add richness to my life and work. Kindest regards to you both! Come again soon.
Mar 2011
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Reviews

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based on 15 traveler reviews

Beachfront and waterfront Bayside Vacation Rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

Wonderful place for family vacation and couples

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay so much! Cynthia has everything worked out in detail (a binder has all the info you may need for grocery stores, restaurants, hospitals, etc) ahead of your stay so you do not have to think about anything but having a good time. There were sand toys, beach chairs, an umbrella and beach towels which we used daily. The kids slept out on the sleeper sofa and we slept in the back bedroom. I used the shared washer/dryer during the last 2 days of our stay with no problem. The other guests in neighboring units were also very friendly. We would love to stay again. The bay side seems quieter than the ocean side which is great at night. The ocean is just a few blocks walk so we spent the days on that side and walked back to the more subdued area for patio dining. Thank you again for a great trip!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The pleasure was ours to have such a wonderfully respectful family such as yours. We appreciate you, and thank you for taking such great care of The Dunlin. Its always an honor to have families such as yours as our guests. I have said this before, its what fill our wells, and keeps the business and our spirits fresh. Also, thank you for the time you have taken to write a great review. Many potential vacationers will have the information from you to make a decision on The Dunlin. Come back to us any time. Best Regards to you and your family. Cyndi
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5

The perfect location for a family with children while on holidays

  • 5 of 5

We have never stayed at a VRBO before and my wife was a little reluctant as we have always stayed in hotels. After the first day there my wife quickly changed her tune and said never again would we stay in a hotel if we had a VRBO available!

I have no negative comments about our stay except I wish we could have stayed longer! The location is perfect, you can see the fire works from SeaWorld, the beach is right outside your back patio door. There are many shops and restaurants within walking distance as well as Belmont park which is an amusement park. You have the bayside beach outside your back door and the Oceanside beach only a block away. Several spots to rent bicycles from to tour the many walkways. There are too many good things to mention about this location. Cindy was very professional to deal with and I wouldn't hesitate to rent from her again. The house was extremely clean and had everything we required including beach toys for our daughter.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello and thank you for your great review and taking the time to share with others. It was great to have your family come stay at our rental, The Dunlin. I love families and yours was top of the list. We love our Canadian neighbors and always welcome them to our rentals. We love that your first experience was positive and that you will feel comfortable coming back to any of our rentals. Thank you too, for taking such great care of our home. We are honored to have had the experience of hosting you and your family. Come again to our beach front home anytime. Best Cyndi
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Milwaukee, WI
5

A Little Piece of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location to get to everything San Diego has to offer. With the view of Mission Bay in front of us and the ocean a very short walk away, we had the best of both worlds! We enjoyed the calmer, tranquil, less hectic atmosphere of Mission Bay from our patio, and walked to the ocean side to take advantage of the gorgeous sunsets every night. Both the bay side and the ocean front have miles of walkways for biking, walking, skateboarding, and Segue-ing! We didn't rent a car while in SD for 10 days; city buses were easy to use and stop very near the condo. Uber was a great way to travel, too! The condo was not only comfortable, but pristine. Cynthia, the owner, provided everything to help make the stay easy and homey. Giving suggestions for eating places, helping with public transportation questions, answering email inquiries quickly, taking care of needs promptly all added up to feeling we were in good hands. One of us was recovering from hip replacement surgery, and felt this was the place to be to easily get around. We hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Kathryn, Oh I loved having you both and felt such joy in seeing your stay and vacation be such a happy and content one. You both were excellent guests in every way, and I am honored after all your travels around the world, that you were so happy with our accommodations, service and San Diego as well. We are very blessed to have such wonderful guests such as yourselves. Come again anytime, especially when the Midwest is blowing a cold storm. Best Regards to you both. Cyndi
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Albuquerque, NM USA
5

We'll go back in a heartbeat!

  • 5 of 5

We would go back in a heartbeat! Loved the location and view. The unit was very clean and comfortable. It felt like a charming old beach cottage that had been lovingly cared for. We rented bicycles and rarely drove anywhere as the walking and bicycle path was directly in front of this unit. We locked the bicycles up on the patio and they became our main mode of transportation for the week. We were so grateful to rent a condo on Mission Bay as apposed to the ocean side. It is calmer and peaceful yet a short walk to everything from restaurants to retail, grocery stores and the ocean. The owner was very responsive to any questions and quick to reply by email. We are looking forward to returning and renting this place again.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh what a wonderful review and we loved having you both for your stay. We thank you and look forward to having you stay again. San Diego, is such a lovely city to visit. You have it all, the peaceful bayside beach, the mighty ocean front, and all the amazing attractions of the city life. Lots to do and see in San Diego! See you both again. Best Regards Cyndi
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5

Agree with the previous reviews

  • 5 of 5

We are a retired professional couple staying at the Dunlin for the third time. We agree with the positive comments from previous reviews so there is not much point in repeating the details other than to reinforce that the property is as described. It is comfortable,well stocked,very clean and in a great location. Above all Cindi is great to deal with. She is kind, helpful and available without being interfering. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and I love having you both come back again for your 3rd fall visit. I am blessed with very gracious guests such as yourselves and its the highest compliment that you should choose The Dunlin for your return visits. I look forward to having you back for a 4th visit next year. Best and thank you
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Kindersley, Saskatchewan, Canada
5

Mission Beach Charmer Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this lovely vacation rental for two weeks in August. We were delighted with the property, location and owner. The listing is completely accurate and even better upon arrival. This clean, well-maintained dwelling is so delightful. The owner was most helpful with any questions we had and gave great recommendations for activities, shopping, restaurants, etc. Everything that you could need is available in this rental. We enjoyed Mission Beach, Old Town, and Seaport Village while we were there which are all very close to this rental. We would recommend this rental to our friends and families for sure! (Sea World is also very close - enjoyed nightly fire works from the patio)

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you and your family and it was such a pleasure to get to know you and see you have such a great time at the beach. San Diego is such an amazing city and you seem to really get the essence of what is has to offer. Thank you also, for the great review of our property The Dunlin. We really truly care that you are getting the best we can provide and are 100% satisfied. Come again anytime.
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
San Diego lindberg Field
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Torrey Pines
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Amtract
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 5&8
Car: not necessary

The Sand is right outside your front door.

We are owner manager of this wonderful one bedroom, The Dunlin.

Our spacious one bedroom beachfront bayside vacation rental is located ground floor right on the sand and waterfront. Mission Beach is unique as it is located between two bodies of water. One one side you have the serene and peaceful Mission Bay, while just 75 yards away, you are standing on the wild Pacific Ocean. There are miles and miles of shoreline on both side for walking, running or just exploring along the waters edge. We are located close to Sea World, the San Diego Zoo, Mexico, La Jolla also known as the Pearl of San Diego. Whether your tastes run to a relaxing vacation or one filed with activities and sightseeing, San Diego will not disappoint you. Our vacation rentals are owner managed and we take great pride in providing a great stay for you.

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Rates & Availability

Mission Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
September 12 - October 1, 2016
Sep 12 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Fri,Sat
$1,290
 
 
October 1, 2016 - Nov 18, 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,195
 
 
Thanksgiving 19 - 26
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$225
$1,395
 
 
Pre-Holiday Rates
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 16 2016
4 night minimum stay
$199
$1,095
 
 
Holiday Rates
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,395
 
 
Jan, Feb, Early March
Jan 9 2017 - Mar 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
$199
$1,095
$3,195
 
 
Spring Break - Easter
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
$235
$1,295
 
 
Late April & May
Apr 22 2017 - May 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$225
$1,195
 
 
June 3 - June 17, 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
$1,395
 
 
June 17 - June 24, 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,494
 
 
June 24 - July 1, 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
July 2016
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,795
 
 
August 5 - August 26, 2017
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Weekly rate $145
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.5%

We speak to each vacation in person before securing a reservation to answer your questions, in order to assure this is the best choice for your needs. You may then proceed with your online reservation via HomeAway/VRBO.

When reserving on line 50% is due to reserve your dates and the balance is due 90 days in advance.
We accept personal Checks or Credit Card payments (with a convenience fee of 3% +.30 for US Bank Cards and 4% plus .30 for Non US Bank Cards added) After speaking with me first, you will then book directly with HomeAway/VRBO. You do have a choice of using a check as well. We prefer using PayPal as an option you have with HomeAway/VRBO to have continuity with our bookkeeping.




The Dunlin is located in a quieter area of Mission Beach on the bayside and perfect for small families, singles and couples.
Great location for someone looking for a low key location and environment.


Our home is well cared for and maintained and we serve you personally from the start of your reservation till your departure.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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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:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • The Dunlin Full Bathroom -
  • The Dunlin has a full bath, with a separate sink and toilet shower area.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The Living room option for extra guest - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa sleeper, Perfect for one adult, or two young children
    The Dunlin's Nest - 1 queen , A peaceful bedroom setting, with the freshest of linens
  • We have created a very relaxing bedroom with a very comfortable mattress and fresh clean cotton linens for your night's rest. We feel that a great night's rest is the key to a relaxing vacation. If you have an additional single adult or a single teen guest or 2 young children, we also provide a sofa sleeper. (The sofa sleep would be too small for two adults, one adult would work well) This vacation rental best suits a maximum of 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 to 2 small children.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We welcome singles, couples and small families. We are a owner manger run vacation rental business. We have been providing excellent service to vacationers for 25 years and enjoy our work and look forward to providing you with clean and well maintained rentals on the waterfront in fun and beautiful San Diego. All of our rentals are impeccably clean and well maintained for your arrival. We offer personalized service and like to speak to all vacationers before accepting a reservation to see if its the right location for you. We also greet all vacationers upon arrival in order to make for a smooth start to your vacation. Come stay at the mellow bayside beach, but when you are ready for lots of action, you need only walk 150 steps to the ocean front side. Our rentals are also pet and smoke free for people with allergies to those factors.

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

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