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Need a Place for the Holidays? Sleeps 14! Amazing Views Close to all!!!

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms + bonus sleeping area, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps up to 14

Discover a luxury home that exudes casual elegance in the heart of dynamic, vibrant San Diego. Welcome to Bella Casasd, a delightful Mediterranean-style haven in upscale Mission Hills. Whether you are seeking affordable conference housing, a corporate retreat, a multi-generational family reunion or a romantic rendezvous for two, BellaCasaSD adapts conveniently and comfortably to a wide range of diverse needs and events at a great value.

We all know location is everything and Bella Casa has THE best location in San Diego!

• 5 minutes from the San Diego Airport

• 10 minutes from downtown San Diego, the Convention Center and the Gaslamp District with nightlife galore

• 10 minutes from Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, as well as concerts and exciting premium events

• Walking distance from Old Town, bustling with shops, restaurants and attractions

• 10 minutes from Sea World

• 5 minutes from the world class San Diego Zoo

• 15 minutes from La Jolla, the jewel of sophisticated San Diego by the sea

• 15 minutes from the Del Mar Race Track

From the moment you step inside BellaCasasd, you will marvel at the breathtaking views of San Diego Bay as you savor the relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy a home filled with the modern conveniences and hi-tech amenities of a hotel, yet nestled in a quiet neighborhood with ample free parking, away from crowds and traffic. Need the house fully stocked with your favorite food and libations? Got you covered. Pre-purchased tickets to San Diego events and attractions to skip the lines? Not a problem. And we pass our volume discount pricing on to you. A caterer to whip up an impromptu cocktail party for those valued clients you want to impress? Done. A casual pre-wedding barbeque for 20 of your closest friends and family? This is the perfect place.

The friendly, hospitable management team is on site and ready to customize your corporate or vacation experience just the way you want it. Welcome to your home away from home….Bella Casasd ! Look for us via web here!

More Details

Property Manager
Dave and/or Donna
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Dave and/or Donna

Dave is a retired Navy pilot, who now flies for a commercial airline and is an accomplished chef. He believes hospitality comes first and has chosen to share his home with renters who will be able to enjoy not only the great view and wonderful amenities but the central proximity to everything San Diego has to offer. Having lived and travelled all across the world, Dave knows that San Diego is the perfect vacation destination that has a little bit of everything for everyone. Dave has a soft spot in his heart for the military, the travel industry, and the elderly; just ask about discounts in those categories. Look for Dave via Bellacasasd during your online search! You will find that every inch of the house has been custom-taylored with entertaining in mind. Dave loves to share his home and his love for the hospitality industry with our guests.

Dave and/or Donna purchased this house in 1995

Why Dave and/or Donna chose San Diego County

This property is central to everything that makes San Diego such a popular tourist destination. MCRD, Old Town, the airport,local beaches, Downtown San Diego, Sea World and Belmont Park are all just minutes away from home. With its stunning views and many luxuries it is the perfect home away from home. Since Bellacasasd is so close to everything means less time getting there and more time being there so you have more time to spend relaxing, having fun and enjoying your vacation. There is a one bedroom apartment attached to the home and when Dave isn't flying he can be found on property and is always up for good conversation and can help you with whatever you need!

Guestbook comments from the manager

San Diego is wonderful: the museums at Balboa Park, it hailed and rained on us at Safari Park, we joined the houseful at Guadeloupe and enjoyed the food outside under a heater, Old Town saw us many times for eating and shopping, the historic area kept us walking back into history, the youngers went sea lion "watching" (loved that) while we (who did a whale watch tour off Maine a few years ago) toured the Museum of Art, Legoland was thrilling for Grandson Sam, Petco Park was exciting to tour especially the locker room. Having come from three parts of the country, mostly we were together all week, rare these days.

We found the house to be wonderful!! Oddly with all the beauty in the kitchen we never cooked a single meal, microwaved leftovers, coffee pot kept us going in between restaurant stops, providing leftovers galore. We couldn't get enough of marveling at all the property provides, the roses, the lemons, the entertainment centers, the beautiful baths. And to top that, the location was so convenient to everywhere we wanted to go. In minutes we found ourselves at our chosen location! Some even walked to Old Town and back, quite a return uphill walk. I'll never forget our first drive UP Bandini Street, like driving up a "yellow brick wall", said our daughter. It was an unexpected thrill both up and down for we living in the flat land of our part of NJ. We thank you again for providing such a gorgeous house to call "home" for a week.
Jun 2011
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Lindbergh field
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Old Town Bars and Restaurants
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Coronado Ferry at Embarcadero
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Torrey Pines
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Santa fe depot
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
5 and 8 freeways
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Old Town
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, Ocean beach

View Downtown Sea World Gaslamp Convention Center Mission Hills Sea World Mission Beach Coronado trolley

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Mini Golf, Hot Air Ballooning

Golf: There are many great golf areas in San Diego for the golfing enthusiast!


Old Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Greatroom Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • All restrooms have marble floors and granite counter tops and showers. The Master bathroom has many cherry wood drawers for storage, a flat screen tv, doube shower heads and a jacuzzi tub. Also his and hers sinks and plenty of room for getting ready!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Suite - 1 king , 1 queen
    Ocean Room - 2 queen
    Executive Suite - 2 queen
    Sunroom Option - 1 queen
  • The “Master” retreat has a California King bed, seating area and a surround sound home theater system. Relax in the luxurious master bath with the two person Jacuzzi tub double shower or just get ready for the day watching the news on the bathroom flat panel TV. Enjoy the view from the glass doors that lead to the upper sun deck. The “Ocean” bedroom has a Brazilian Cherry hardwood floor that sports 2 comfortable Queen Size beds and direct access to the upper sun deck which overlooks San Diego’s many landmarks. The “executive” bedroom also has a Brazilian Cherry hardwood floor, 2 Queen Size beds and compact refrigerator. You can make coffee or tea that can be enjoyed while exiting to the upper sun deck, and enjoy the view and sunshine. The 'Ocean room has two Queen size beds and access to the balcony overlooking the views of San Diego. The 'Sun Room' is a converted area in the Great Room that has one 'Queen' Bed...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
There are parking spots right in front of the house and additional street parking spaces. . Full access computer located in office with full Internet capabilities to check your email and plan your vacation itinerary for the day. Also has many programs for your daily use such as Word, Excel, Photoshop, etc... Pets will be allowed based on size of pet...there will be an additional deposit and possible fee required with certain types of pets. Ask if there are specific items needed for your small children and we will let you know if we can make these available to you. There are two separate living spaces attached to the home and they have complete anonymity, separate entrances and are sometimes occupied, usually only by one single person.


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Need a Place for the Holidays? Sleeps 14! Amazing Views Close to all!!!
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yearly summer conference home

  • 5 of 5

We've used the Bella Casa home for the past two years, during a conference in the area. Our team always comes back and raves about the home, and both Donna & Dave. This visit especially Dave took time and chatted with the group there for a bit, the team really loved this. This beautiful home is perfect, and we hope to keep coming back year after year.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! You are an amazing group and we loved having you!!
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Felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect! From the second i contacted Donna she was unbelievably helpful and accommodating to our group of 9. The house was so comfortable and easy access to everything we wanted to do. She was easily contacted before and during the stay for questions. Donna is also a photographer and did a session for us and our local family. (highly recommend if you get the chance) Overall this house was a great way to spend our 5 days in the San Diego area.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay with a Great Hostess

  • 5 of 5

7 of us stayed here for a few days in May,WOW What a great house and right where you want it to be,near the airport and not to far from all the nightlife in the Gaslamp area.Donna couldnt do enough for us when we arrived,showing us round the house,which is HUGE,and even taking us shopping....all in all we had a fantastic stay here,we even had a BBQ which isnt like us,it was just so inviting on the balcony...Thanks very Much Donna and hope to see you again in a couple of years.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Carolina

Great for family reunion WITH photos

  • 5 of 5

Our family looks for interesting places to congregate for our annual reunions. This, our first experience with VRBO, was ideal for us. The three bedrooms upstairs were just right for the 6 adults and three children. Our granddaughters had plenty of space to play in the great room and so much to enjoy in San Diego.

Donna arranged an hour-long photo shoot in Balboa Park - the first time we had professional pictures taken in an informal setting. We will treasure the nearly 100 beautiful pictures of our family in all its combinations and permutations.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC

Bella Casa has everything anyone would ever want !

  • 5 of 5

My college showcase soccer team and I stayed at Bella Casa last week for the Surf College Cup and our stay was nothing short of AMAZING !!

Firs, Donna and Dave were fantastic. They worked with our busy schedule and were accommodating and helpful at every turn. They offered us assistance with everything, if we needed it, from sightseeing to directions, they were the nicest people ever.

The pictures that we saw of the house did not do it justice. The house is immaculate and it was perfect for our team. We were able to make collective dinners in an beautiful, large, and completely stocked kitchen. The house had windows and skylights galore that allowed for amazing natural light to come into the house. The views both day and night were incredible and we were close to everything; the Gaslight District, Hillcrest District, Old Town, and the airport was only 10 minutes away or less. Bella Casa is located right near the freeway, but far enough away, so that there is no intrusive noise as a result. The bedrooms were beautiful and spacious and I can say that I haven’t slept that well in quite awhile, thanks to the fantastic beds in each bedroom.. Donna and Dave made sure that the house was fully stocked from utensils to towels and bedding, we did not want for anything. When resting, we spent time relaxing in front of the massive 73 inch flat screen in the living room and every other room also had lovely flat screen TVs as well. The large decks on the first floor and the second were stellar and the views in the evening of the airport, the surrounding bay, and also the hills in the distance was stunning.

On our departure day, Donna and Dave came and talked to the team and I and shared some stories and asked how we fared in the tournament. They were genuinely nice and better hosts than anyone would ask for. We hope that next year, when we return, that they will allow us to stay once again.

Bella Casa, Donna and Dave, give their guests an experience that will leave you wanting to come back over and over again.

Thank you for such a great and welcoming experience and we will be back next year.


Mickey and the Mid - City Lions Futbol Club

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bella Casa is an Outstanding Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a house close to Mission Beach and the freeway that could accommodate three families. Bella Casa fit the bill. It was very comfortable, well furnished, convenient, and a great place to stay. We enjoyed the living area, the deck and views, and the great kitchen. If we have another reunion in San Diego, Bella Casa will be at the top of our to-do list for reservations. Mahalo

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Pet Fee $200 + Tax
cleaning fee for -10 $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.