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Tracy Ruane, mgr.

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Beautiful Penthouse Suite Over Looking Mission Bay

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

Enjoy spending your vacation at the awesome Penthouse Suite on Bayside Walk. With all the comforts of home you can leave all your worries behind while relaxing on our spacious patio facing the bay. We offer one of the best balconies, perfect for entertaining by the BBQ with drinks or watching the nightly summer firework show burst over the bay, Just steps away from the sand and a small walk to the surf, you will find that the views breathtaking with great privacy and a style that is hard to beat.

The Master bedroom has a large comfy King size bed, flat screen wall mounted t.v with DVD player, attached private bath with large tub for soaking up the relaxation. Second bedroom has 2 double beds, flat screen wall mounted t.v with DVD player attached bathroom with large glassed shower. Both bedrooms have patio doors and access to the wrap around balcony with views of the beach side of South Mission Beach. The open floor plan has your large balcony just off the main living space. The main living area offers a couch and love seat with wall mounted flat screen T.V w/ cable, I-Pod dock w/speakers, wireless internet and free local and U.S long distance calling. The dining room offers seating for 6 and the patio has a patio table with seating for 4. Extra chairs and a table are also provided for times when entertaining a larger group of friends. You are provided with one garage parking space.

Our goal is to make your vacation feel like a home away from home. We provide to you all your linens, paper products and a stocked kitchen (minus food) with the supplies you need to make your meals, if you don't feel like going out.

When you do decide to head out you are just a bike ride away from the best places to eat in San Diego, we provide 3 beach cruiser bikes. Mission Beach is home to the historic Belmont Park with shopping and rides. If you just want to relax by the water, we provide a blow up row boat, beach chairs and towels. Everything you need to enjoy hanging by the water or heading out to explore Mission Beach. While you are here you can visit HIKE, BIKE & KAYAK just down the street which offers hourly, daily or weekly rentals of paddle boards, kayaks, and different types of bikes. Everything you need to enjoy a vacation on the water all within blocks of this Penthouse Suite.

Keywords: 2bd/2bath, penthouse, beautiful views, spacious, views, fireworks, sea world, family, sand, bay, walking, bike riding. Sleeps 6 in beds and 8 with small children on fold out mattress

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Tracy Ruane, mgr. (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Tracy Ruane, mgr.

I am a San Diego guy at heart. As a real estate developer I could have my pick of properties and I have lived in many parts of the U.S. Though I no longer call San Diego my permanent home I wanted a place to come to that embodied all San Diego had to offer. I found that when I bought the Penthouse Suite on Bayside Walk. My family and I love to spend time here. My kids enjoy Belmont Park and riding their bikes around the boardwalks. I enjoy hanging out on the balcony, even when work calls and I have to bring my there any better place to work that has this view? NO WAY! I know the enjoyment we have experienced here and I hope your family will have the same wonderful experience which creates memories we cherish forever.

Tracy Ruane, mgr. purchased this condo in 2011

Why Tracy Ruane, mgr. chose San Diego County

I went to college at the University of San Diego. I knew from the time I first landed in San Diego I would spend a lot of time here.

What makes this condo unique

I love the early mornings at the bay. It's quiet and peaceful. I enjoy my coffee on the balcony and then head out on the bike to ride along the boardwalk. One of the best features is entertaining here. Having your friends and family with you is what life is all about, BBQ and watching the summer fireworks show always puts everyone in a relaxing mood!


based on 23 traveler reviews

Beautiful Penthouse Suite Over Looking Mission Bay
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

Great Location, Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleased with the condo, it looked just like the pictures and view was incredible and the condo had everything we needed and more. Neighbors were friendly and helpful, area was nice and we felt safe. The mission bay side is definitely quieter than that ocean side with less traffic and people on the beach. The only negative is the cell service is spotty in the south Mission beach area, we were able to get service but it was spotty. However the condo has land lines and great wifi. This would not keep me from staying here again. We loved the condo and San Diego and would love to visit again soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location location location!

  • 4 of 5

The property is a hit because of where it is-the balcony overlooks mission bay on the one side and is just a block and a bit from the Pacific Ocean on the other side. There's plenty of room in the unit-and the four of us never felt crowded. Outdoor dining for four as well as inside for 6 make it plenty roomy. The decor is a bit dated but again we were rarely inside so it was fine. The kitchen is well stocked for pots/pans. We wished there was an electric kettle for tea (or a tea kettle) but we managed by using a small pot. There was NO food items at all except salt and pepper (no oil, spices etc). There are plenty of stores nearby but it would have been nice to have some basics there. (I'll remember next time to pack small packets of spices). It was great having a garage to use as parking can be difficult around there. (It is a small inside spot-we had a Toyota Camry and much longer would not have fit), but the description of the property warned us of this) One of the other great perks was having four beach cruisers to use, which we did! you can jump on the path right outside the unit and ride for almost eight miles around mission bay or hop on the path on the ocean and ride that about 3 miles till it ends and then head on up the road to LaJolla. The only negative is that there is no heat in the unit other than space heaters and we had a couple

of really cold mornings (due to a huge storm that came through). The space heaters were slow to warm things up in the AM as we didn't want to leave one on in the living room while we slept. I'm sure the few cold days we had were unusual, but it's not fun waking up to 57F inside. Overall Id definitely recommend this place as a great beach condo. If you're looking for elegance or sleek or modern this isn't it, BUT if there for the views and location this is a winner!!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Rental!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed staying at this condo, and would definitely rent it again. The condo was clean, and had all the amenities mentioned in the description. We loved the location, and felt like we had a private beach on Mission Bay. We also loved being able to use the bikes on the boardwalk along the Pacific, which was just a couple blocks away. If you want to do the Trolley tour of San Diego, you can walk over to the Hyatt and catch a shuttle.

Having a full kitchen was nice, and we found a grocery store very close by to pick up a few items. We also found a Sprouts store a short drive away, which is a great place to get some fresh fish, fruit and vegetables.

Tracy, the manager, was wonderful. She checked in with us and answered any questions we had promptly.

We loved the zoo, the beach, biking/jogging, Point Loma, many options! And the tacos!!! Great tacos wherever you go.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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perfect location - wonderful deck

  • 4 of 5

While the ocean-side of Mission Beach was a zoo over Labor Day weekend, this Bay-side location was quiet and relaxing. We parked our rental car in the garage and took quick, inexpensive Uber rides when we wanted to go into the city and not deal with the car. Coffee shop, market, and pizza just down the alley - plus many other options a few blocks down at Belmont.

The condo was very clean and well laid out for our family of 4. The neighbors were very nice and helpful as well.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

This is a really beautiful top-floor unit in what has to be one of the best locations on Mission Bay ... spectacular views, very comfortable and extremely well appointed place. Tracy is the absolute best and was very responsive and helpful.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, Comfortable, and an incredible bay view!

  • 4 of 5

May be one of the best value rentals in Mission Beach! We stayed for a week and enjoyed really enjoyed ourselves. With bikes and kayaks available for use, it was definitely a nice bonus. To have the quiet side of the bay looking off the balcony, we walked literally 100 meters to the ocean boardwalk to watch the sunset! Really did feel like a home away from home, and that's one of the best parts about this rental.

The one little gripe was the guest bath. The shower head is quite short, and I am only 5'8". We had to bend a little bit to get our heads under the shower head, and I could see that being an issue for taller folks. I would definitely recommend this place! Thank you for being so accommodating!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Lindberg Field, San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Beachcomber and Pennant
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
Belmont Park
Car: recommended

Property is located blocks from Historic Belmont Park with rides and arcades. Just minutes from Sea World, with an awesome view of Sea Worlds nightly summer fireworks show.


Rates & Availability

South Mission Beach Condo Rental Rates

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2016 Summer
May 22 2016 - Sep 17 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.05%

If you choose to pay with a credit card there is an additional 2.50% service fee for guests in the U.S. and a 3.75% service fee for International travelers.
Any Holiday week is subject to Holiday rates @$2000.00- $2600.00 + 11.05% tax, Christmas week, Easter week, Thanksgiving Week.

Clean fee of $165.00 will be deducted from the security deposit.
$500.00 security deposit is required.
Please inquire about off season SPECIALS

Off Season Rates Start at $200.00- $300.00/night depending on how many nights are requested.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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San Diego County Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • bay/sound
  • coin laundry
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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