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3BR 2BA, A/C, Ocean View, Bikes, 2 Blks to Beach/Restaurants, Groceries

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Bedrooms 3
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Pacific Beach Townhome Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 8

A Beautiful two story, 3 Bedroom 2 Bath townhouse, nestled in the most desirable location in Pacific Beach, North PB. Located at 880 Tourmaline St.,Tourmaline Beach and Surf Park are less than 2 blocks away (5 min walk). We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood, within walking distance to some of the best restaurants in San Diego along with great night life nearby. Great coffee shops, a grocery store and Bird Rock (la Jolla), Turquoise Shopping ect.; Far enough from the hustle and bustle but close enough to enjoy it! You will Love this Home. It is very well done with an open layout, nice new kitchen, tile throughout, a beautiful slate mosaic courtyard in the front and a redwood deck off the back. We have a private parking space, picnic area with BBQ and have wonderful landscaping throughout.

This Home is high end and well appointed. It comes complete with a 3 plasma televisions, DVD Player and DVD’s, Wi-Fi, Cable TV, HBO, fully furnished kitchen, dinning table, 2 chest of drawers, two queen beds, a full/twin combo bunk bed, (fresh linens included), and beach essentials! You will find everything you need to enjoy the beach! (four beach cruisers (bicycles), beach chairs, fresh towels, and boogie boards and a Soft Surfboard

A Beautiful Private front and back deck perfect for morning coffee or tea or an afternoon lunch!

Pet Friendly, with a fenced courtyard. The quaint yard is beautifully landscaped and has a Stainless Steel BBQ

Upon arrival look forward to a bottle of Wine for you to unwind! You Have Arrived :)

Just imagine your own beach get away just a short walk from the Sand and a million miles from your stress at home! Come get away in Beautiful North Pacific Beach. One of the Best Beach Towns in San Diego!

(15min. to the Airport and 20min. to Downtown San Diego

This is a brand new listing so please see my other properties' reviews on VRBO. Listing numbers 418542 and 375070

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 27, 2016

About The Owner

My name is Richard Norwood and I just built my first vacation rental at my Property on Tourmaline St. I have spent over two months going over every detail and I am excited to say that I am very pleased with the product and I am excited to share it with the upcoming guests. I have been in Real Estate for over 10 years. After I graduated from UCLA, I was a high school teacher and would eventually like to go back into teaching, however, Real Estate has always paid the bills. I also own an operate an outdoor adventure company, sending clients all over the world. I am an avid fisherman and love my two dogs Sadie and Mia.

Please don't hesitate to ask about the many local experiences we can offer our clients.

ex. Bonfire at the beach, Catered Dinner at the Beach, Fishing Trips, kayaking, San Diego Tours and much more!

The Owner purchased this townhome in 2002

Why The Owner chose San Diego County

I recently had to move from this home for work and decided that the location was so fantastic, that I wanted to spend the money and make this Home a charming and beautiful place to have a beach get-a-way. I meet people all the time that get a hotel room is a sparse area of San Diego and have always thought how much more you could get for you money if you booked a Vacation Rental near the beach!

What makes this townhome unique

The location to the beach is amazing as well as the neighborhood setting. It is a perfect blend of the beach lifestyle, quiet residential feel, and proximity to everything PB has to offer!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a great stay . Richard was helpful when needed , always quick to respond . The place was amazing , very beautiful . My stay was with 7 others and we didn't feel cluttered .

From Omaha, NE · September 2014
Sep 2014
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based on 25 traveler reviews

3BR 2BA, A/C, Ocean View, Bikes, 2 Blks to Beach/Restaurants, Groceries
average rating of 4.68 based on 36 reviews

Great First Weekend of 2014

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for a place in PB to stay with a few friends to visit our buddy in the Navy. This townhouse was a great find and was one of the best priced homes that I found. The owner Richard was easy to get in touch with and made himself available for all my questions. The home itself is just about 1 mile north of Garnett and Mission. We found it really easy to explore PB both during the day and at night. A cab ride back from dinner and the bars was about $7. The home is fully stocked with what you need for a short or long stay. The couch can probably fit 8 people comfortably and the dinner table seats 6. Richard made the whole process easy for getting into the property and for checking out. There is a dedicated parking space in the back of the house and you can find additional parking on the nearby streets. We will definitely be staying here again! Thanks again Richard!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
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This is an Excellent place to stay. Plenty of room; bikes were used every day. Thanks Richard!

  • 5 of 5


This is the first time our family used VRBO. We were very pleased with everything! I was very impressed that we told you the bikes had a flat and the next thing you know; someone was there to fix it. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants to be close to the beach. The best thing of all is My sister and her family were right next door. What a vacation we had!!! Not sure why but the wifi kept going out, but, I wasn't there to be plugged into the world. Thanks Richard. You made a memorable vacation for us.


Wisconsin -- "Pack Heads"

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Great House and Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5

If you love to surf this is the place for you! Walking distance to Tourmaline beach - what else could you ask for. We had 2 families stay at the beach house - 4 adults and 3 kids and there was plenty of space for us. We also rented the studio across from us (same owners) for my parents. Having boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrellas, bikes was a huge benefit so we didn't have to drag everything with us. The sheets / towels and other amenities were good quality and everything was nice and clean. There is a shower outside for washing off sand which was helpful since the kids were covered in sand every time we returned from the beach. Another huge benefit was the air conditioning - most beach houses don't have it, and when we arrived the humidity and heat in San Diego was unusually high. Having air was a life saver.

We would definitely stay here or another property of San Diego Property Rentals again!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Amazing beach house for family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This beach house is beautiful and perfect for a family vacation together. The location is wonderful. The beach is an easy walk which is key with beach parking always tough to find. The beach at base of Tourmaline I think is for surfers but a few blocks down there are great beaches for swimming. The beach chairs and beach towels provided were much appreciated. We loved being in Pacific Beach. Tourmaline is a quiet residential street but Shopping is close by. Our favorite place was Fig Tree Cafe 1 1/2 blocks away - a must for breakfast .

The unit worked perfectly for our family of 6 - 2 20 something sons with their fiancées. Everyone had their own spaces - bedrooms are comfortable and good sized. Very good quality linens and towels. I think the downstairs bathroom must have been recently redone- it is beautiful. We especially appreciated the common area. Couches were very comfy and with 3 of them we all could lounge around large flat screen tv at end of day. There is wifi so we were able to bring and use our Apple TV . The kitchen was well appointed and we loved having the gas grill.

We would definitely like to stay here again

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great Space

  • 5 of 5

The 3 bedrooms provided plenty of space for our party of 5. The location is close to the beach and major attractions in the area. We appreciated having the nice BBQ grill to cook on. Central air conditioning was a plus on a very hot weekend. My deposit was returned promptly. I would recommend this property to others.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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The house was very clean and well stocked and in a fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house! It was very clean and stocked with everything a family could need for a beach vacation! And the location could not have been better! We were able to walk everywhere! Thx for having us!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Lindberg Field
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Torrey Pines
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 5
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Fig Tree Cafe
Nearest Ski
125 Miles
Big Bear Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Tourmaline Surf Park
Car: not necessary

Beautiful North Pacific Beach right next Tourmaline Surf Park. We are less than two blocks to a beautiful beach and walking distance to some of the best restaurants in San Diego. The location of North Pacific Beach is one of the most sought after areas in the beach communities. It offers a wonderful family/neighborhood feel combined with fantastic beach access, walking/biking distance to most any location in PB and La Jolla as well as a close proximity to great shopping and night life.

Within 5-20 minutes (2-8 miles) is SeaWorld, the world famous San Diego Zoo, Gas Lamp District, Embarcadero with it's ship museums like the Midway and the Star of India, Old Town with it's excellent Mexican Restaurants, Belmont Park & it's authentic 1920's wooden roller-coaster, SeaPort Village, downtown San Diego's GasLamp Quarter, the Convention Center & Petco Park, beautiful Balboa Park with lots of museums, 30 min to LegoLand, 40 min to The Wild Animal Park, 75 minutes to the quaint historic gold rush town of Julian, in the mountains, & another 30 minutes beyond that is beautiful Anza Borrego Desert State Park, Even Disneyland & Knotts Berry Farm can be done as a day trip, Mexico is only 25 minutes away, Local activities include Swimming, Concerts, & Indian Gaming Casinos.


Rates & Availability

Pacific Beach Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
May 25 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $175
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cancelations are refunded only if the dates are re-rented less a $100 admin fee.

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Pacific Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs
  • We have two full bathrooms with a stand up shower downstairs and a tub shower combo upstairs. Each has been recently remodeled with granite counter tops and and very nice fixtures.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Upstairs bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs bedroom/Ocean View. Connected to the Balcony
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Downstairs Bedroom
  • We have 3 bedrooms; one downstairs and two upstairs. There is a Queen Sleigh bed downstairs, bunkbeds in the first upstairs bedroom with one full and one twin bed and there is a beautiful queen sleigh bed in the 3rd bedroom which connects to the balcony. All rooms are well furnished and equipped to make you feel like you are in an upscale hotel. Welcome Home :)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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