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Family Fun! Mission Bay view! 4bed/3 bath home

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Home ,plus attached guesthouse offering 4bed/3 bath w/ bay and ocean views!

Fantastic Bay Park Home with wonderfully central location, minutes to all attractions San Diego has to offer! The beach, bay, Seaworld, Zoo, Balboa Park, downtown etc...are all just minutes away!

Beautiful Bay and Ocean views from deck,kitchen,living and dining rooms! Gas fireplace in living room, large well-appointed kitchen with travertine and granite accents, farm sink plus additional prep-sink for easy meal making! Master bedroom boasts lovely attached bath w/marble and tile accents and a beautiful vanity area. 2 additional bedrooms and a full bath provide plenty of room for all.

Plus, for those in your group who may enjoy a bit more privacy, the lower attached guest cottage provides an additional master bedroom and attached bath, sitting area w/sofa bed, mini kitchenette,laundry, flickering electric firplace and garden patio!

Enjoy the sun setting over the water with a glass of wine by the cozy outdoor firepit. A perfect spot for viewing the seasonal Seaworld fireworks show as well! Gorgeous,large yard w/mature fruit trees and cascading grapevines overhead!

Relaxing outdoor sitting area w/ patio swing, multi-level view deck, gas grill, lots of fun stuff for the kiddos too-swingset/playstructure w/ clubhouse and climbing wall!

Give us the opportunity to host your fantastic San Diego vacation, and you'll be glad you did!

Keywords: House, home, bay view, cottage,guesthouse, casita, Mission Bay, Seaworld

More Details

Owner
Kerri
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

Amenities

Bay Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 15
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Guesthouse - toilet , shower
    Master - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , custom made twin over full bunkbed, plus additional twin
    Master (Bedroom 1) - 1 king , Attached Master bathroom,
    Bedroom 4 (Guesthouse two rooms) - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Two rooms plus Bathroom, Washer/Dryer, Separate entrance
  • Attached two room guesthouse has separate entrance, washer/dryer and its own mini kitchenette. Available porta-crib, twin inflatable, highchair
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • 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
Notes:
Location,location,location! Beautiful, fully fenced backyard w/ mature fruit trees and cascading grapevines. Relaxing outdoor sitting area and patio swing. Horseshoe pit and/or sandbox for the kiddos! Amazing views of Bay, Seaworld fireworks, evening lights from upper deck. Enjoy a glass of wine by the outdoor fireplace and take in the sunset! Your host is a licensed health care professional who can provide in-room, therapeutic massage upon request! AAAhhhhh!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(58 traveler reviews)

Family Fun! Mission Bay view! 4bed/3 bath home
average rating of 4.6896553 based on 58 reviews
5

It was clean, well furnished and totally awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved it! Perfect location and plenty of space for our whole family. Everything was perfect. I especially loved the personal touch of the welcome basket with goodies and wine. So nice and everything was clean and beautiful! We had a grand time and will look to you again when we travel to San Diego.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Adele! We are always so pleased to hear that our guests have had a grand time! We look forward to hosting you again in the future! Warmest regards, Kerri
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5

The house was amazing, especially contrasting it against booking 4 hotel rooms. We would do it again

  • 5 of 5

We chose this property, after careful consideration of other houses in the area (we were attending a Marine Graduation at MCRD, 15 minutes away), and hotels for out party of 15- 9 kids, 5 adults, and one Marine Graduate.

The house itself was in a comfortable family neighborhood. We didn't fear our safety, the neighbors were friendly, and it was easy to find with our GPS. The backyard, with children's playground toys, fruit trees and outdoor entertaining areas, was perfect. We utilized it often in our down time. It was great to have a fenced in yard for the kids to play outdoors and get some physical activity in after so many hours of sitting in a plane, sitting still for a ceremony, and riding in a car. Very beneficial for their age group.

We also loved the decor. It was comfortable, and much more relaxing than a stiff hotel room. The large open area allowed our group to eat and play games, as well as watch movies together. On the flip side, the bedrooms are far enough separated that each family felt comfortable at night.

We used the basement suite as well, using the whole property. It has the laundry facilities (how great to arrive home with no dirty laundry!), as well as a living room where some of those in school used for quiet study away from our large group.

The water was always hot for showers, the rooms very temperate. The linens fresh, and all areas were very clean. The views were nice out the back window, and on the upper back porch.

The directions were simple to follow and communication was prompt.

When we arrived we visited a nearby Costco and stocked the fridge and pantry with our weeks needs. Some are provided already. A lot was saved on our vacation budget by cooking our own meals.

Our favorite part was probably how at home we felt. Everything seemed of high quality, sturdy, not fragile. The thought put into making families with children comfortable was definitely apparent. High chair and booster seat, children's books and games, as well as kids movies were there, waiting to be played with, in addition to the outdoor area. It rained our first couple days there, but we were all just as content indoors.

If I were to return with my family again, we would all vote to rent the same property. It is located close to many beaches (the family favorite was Mission Beach), popular shopping venues, as well as the airport and the Marine Corps Recruit Depot.

To Kerri and John- thanks for all you have done to make it what it is.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Candy, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind a thorough review! We are always thrilled to hear that our guests have had a fabulous time and enjoyed all the amenities that we work so hard to provide. We certainly hope that if your travels bring you back to San Diego, we have the opportunity to host you again! Warmest regards, Kerri and John
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5

Lovely home. Beautiful and useful yard. Nice location.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the flowers and fruit trees and play things in the fenced yard. Nice morning walks to the coffee shop. Great kitchen and open living area.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy and cute home

  • 5 of 5

Great home to stay in if you've got young kids... or for families of any age.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Abigail! We're so glad you and your family enjoyed the home! We hope you will look us up again the next time you head to San Diego! All the best, Kerri
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5

It is our go to rental !!!

  • 5 of 5

Kerri was absolutely wonderful and so accommodating. We are a group that participates in the Susan G Komen 3Day Walk every year. We have stayed and rented different houses in the San Diego area for our team over the years. This is the one we have come back to again. The amenities are perfect for team. See you again for our 2017 walk. THANK YOU !!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Home was average...

  • 3 of 5

The family of 10 stayed in this home for 3 days and give it an average rating.

Kerry was very responsive but the home was missing some key ingredients that would have added to a positive experience:

* No A/C

* Back windows facing towards the bay did not have any screens.

* Front porch light did not work and guest house downstairs did not have lights for guesthouse door.

* Bathrooms were very small and guest bathroom toilet was tiny.

* Water pressure throughout the house was low.

* Sofa bed did not work so had to use an air mattress.

* Inside house lights were a low yellow color...just needs new bulbs.

* A broom or small hand vac would have been handy.

* Dining room chairs need new fabric/cushion.

This are a few minor items that can be done to improve the guest experience.

Thank you and hope all is well.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I would like to take this opportunity to clarify several of the items mentioned above: * Correct, there is no AC, just like it says in our listing. This is rarely an issue with mostly mild temps. and a bay breeze! * There are no screens on the west facing windows because we feel that they interfere with the view. We are lucky enough to live in a place with very few insects. We feel the occasional housefly is worth the unobstructed bay and sunset views! (We can make the screens available if a guest feels they're necessary). * The front porch light DOES work. It is on a motion sensor. *The water pressure is normal. *The toilets are a standard size. *The sofa bed was indeed damaged prior to this particular guests stay. We advised them in advance of this and provided extra airbeds. The sofa bed has now been replaced. *The lights are not all dim. They are equipped with dimmer switches. Turn up the switch and the light get brighter! * There is indeed both a full size broom and a hand broom as well as 2 or 3 dustpans provided. They're in kitchen and bedroom closets respectively. *The dining chairs have all been reupholstered. We want all of our guests to have a "five star" stay at our home and we do all we can to make this happen! Many reviews are of course, subjective and a matter of opinion. I felt the need to clarify items in this review because most of it is simply inaccurate, not opinion. In addition to providing inaccurate information in their review, the guests also chose to violate our rental agreement by bringing pets into the home (we only allow certified service animals with advanced notice). This translates into additional cleaning costs for me as the owner. I did not pass this cost on to the renter as a courtesy. They also did not follow the few simple items in our checkout procedure and left house unlocked and the door actually standing open. We love hosting and providing a comfortable, beautiful place for our guests to relax, have fun and make memories! We look forward to hosting many more happy travelers! Sincerely, Kerri
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Rates & Availability

Bay Park House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SPRING
Mar 1 - May 15
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$375
Fri,Sat
$2,450
 
 
SUMMER
May 16 - Sep 10
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$450
Fri,Sat
$2,975
 
 
FALL
Sep 11 - Oct 31
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$375
Fri,Sat
$2,450
 
 
WINTER
Nov 1 - Feb 28
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,925
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,925
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
cleaning $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.05%

Please note!!! We are transitioning from offering ONLY the guesthouse, to now offering the entire main residence INCLUDING the guesthouse for your vacation rental enjoyment! We're still working out the details, so please call with any questions you may have and we'd be happy to clarify! :-) Thanks!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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We have a fantastic swingset/play structure for the kiddos! ;-), Gas fireplace in main living room, newly installed electric fireplace insidethe guesthouse. In-room massage available! Stand up paddle board rental available!

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