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Lisa Karmazin

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

Tranquil Contemporary 2 Blocks to Beach. W/ Central A/C!

34 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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Overview

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3.5 Bedroom 3 Bath With Ocean View: 2 Blocks To The Beach

This house has views of the ocean from most rooms, including the deck, living room, Master Bedroom, Side bedroom and kitchen. It is hidden behind a wall of tropical bamboo and off the street. The interiors are clean, modern and comfortable.

It is a 3.5 bedroom 3 bath and can sleep up to 10 people in beds. There is 1 Cal King Bed in Master Bedroom, 2 queen, 2 Full, 2 twin and a pull out futon type full in living area for kids. All beds have luxury Serta, Sterns and Foster, Tempurpedic mattresses to ensure a good nights sleep.

Just 2.5 blocks to Bermuda Beach, one of the best beaches along the cliffs, and famous Sunset Cliffs Nature Park. Live within walking distance to California's most beautiful beaches, fabulous restaurants and prime surf spots. We will be at your service to help you enjoy your stay. This newly remodeled 3 bedroom and 1/2 room ( not a bedroom but just a little sleeping nook that has a queen bed, clothing rack, and is sound proofed. Ideal for light sleepers) 3 bath home is nestled behind a wall of bamboo, creating a sense of calm. The contemporary architecture and spa like design elements boasts an outdoor shower, hardwood floors, high ceilings, stone bathroom, glass showers, chef inspired kitchen central Air conditioning and large pantry. The clean lines and open floor plan connect outdoor and indoor living spaces, creating a wonderful flowing environment to entertain guests or to relax and enjoy the quiet.

Ocean views from the deck, living room, kitchen and two of the three bedrooms. This house is very kid friendly with durable kitchen items, toys, 2 pack and plays, co-sleeper for bedside feedings, childrens books, high chairs, games, body boards, beach chairs, umbrellas, DVDs and much more.

3 Bedroom ensuite baths.

Master bedroom has a Cal King Stern and Foster mattress, view of the ocean, a spacious walk in closet with jewelry box , his and her bath area, ceiling fan, mood lighting and three french doors that open onto the ocean view deck.

Bedroom 2 has a Full on Full bunk with twin trundle. Sleeps 5 kids or 3 adults. Surrounded by beautiful greenery, has nice ceiling fan and mood lighting.

Bedroom 3 has a queen and twin bed, view of the ocean, ceiling fan, and mood lighting.

Sleeping nook has a queen bed with a clothing rack and night stand. Is sound-proofed.

Couch opens into a bed for 2.

All bedrooms have comfortable high end mattresses and ceiling fans.

There is central A/C for the rare but super hot summer days that sometimes hit during July and Aug.

Stainless Steel open kitchen allows you to cook while entertaining so you are not separated from others.

State of the art Washer Dryer

Outdoor Living Area seats 7 on couches and 10 at dining table.

Natural gas infrared BBQ

Heating lamp for evenings on the patio

Ocean view from most rooms

Two flat screen T.V.s

Full package cable TVs with smart hubs for Netflix, Pandora etc

Home speakers for ipod/ iphone

High speed internet WIFI

Board games, books, legos and beach toys for children.

2 Boogie boards, 4 beach chairs and beach towels for all.

You are walking distance to either the secluded beaches of Sunset Cliffs Nature Park or the large ever popular Ocean Beach. The community of Ocean Beach offers several restaurants, bars, Wednesday farmers market, clothing shops, surf shops with surf lessons, organic food store, trendy sushi/tapas place, wine bars and shops,antique stores, and tattoo shops.

The neighborhood over the hill of Point Loma offers several marinas, Kelloggs Beach ( a beach along the bay...great for small children), wine bars, live music at Humphreys by the Bay, and restaurants with views of sailboats sailing across the water for the nautically inclined.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lisa Karmazin (Owner)
Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

About Lisa Karmazin

I was born and raised in the Point Loma/ Sunset Cliffs area of San Diego and know this area like the back of my hand. I enjoy helping people carve out activities that create the perfect vacation, from local surf spots to five star and dive bar dining. I know the ins and outs of exploring our city in a variety of ways for any age traveller with or without children.

Lisa Karmazin purchased this house in 2009

Why Lisa Karmazin chose San Diego County

It is the best of both worlds....so close to the ocean and area restaurants and shops, amazing surf spots, yet secluded,located far off the street....tucked away in a zen like setting, away from the chaos of the beach town and party scene.

What makes this house unique

We love having the option of walking down to the secluded beach for a swim,the big beach, a wine bar or the hills along the cliffs. This is also true during the 4th of July fireworks show. We can either watch them from the deck or get closer simply by walking down to the big beach, bypassing all the parking and traffic.

This home is so unique in that it is set back off the street and very private yet open. The master bedroom is enclosed by greenery yet still has a view if the ocean. So beautiful to wake up to. The house feels like a day spa mixed with an edge of a modern eatery.

Reviews

4.8
based on 34 traveler reviews

Tranquil Contemporary 2 Blocks to Beach. W/ Central A/C!
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 34 reviews
5

Cute place, great location

  • 5 of 5

We had tried to rent one of Lisa's other properties, which turned out to be booked, so she suggested this one instead. Despite it being smaller, it fit the 7 of us (3 adults, 4 children) quite well. The layout is thoughtful, especially the full-over-full bunk in the children's bedroom, which makes it possible to put several children in there. An FYI for those with small children, there is no tub in the children's bathroom, but we made do with showers for the week (hey, we're on vacation, right?) The location is great -- there is a small view of the Pacific from the deck area -- and we walked to Sunset Cliffs a few times.

Lisa is also very responsive. We had requested a crib and a high chair, and when we arrived they weren't there. It turned out housekeeping had locked them up in the back closet, so she came over fairly quickly to fetch them. She even had a basket of toys for small children, which was a nice touch.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week in this home for spring break with our family of five. It's was absolutely perfect. The home is bright, well-kept, spacious, and in a great location. Lisa, the owner, was very helpful and available for questions. The house is well-located for Legoland, the San Diego zoo and Safari Park, visiting La Jolla, and of course the beach. Walking distance to Sunset Cliffs to see amazing sunsets was also a bonus. We would definitely stay again. Thanks Lisa!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Attractive property in great location

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 8 adults, 2 children, and one infant had a wonderful time here.

The kitchen was great, with every appliance, good storage, and new pots and pans. Everything was clean and as described.

Lisa was very responsive to our few requests.

We spent a lot of time on the deck because the weather was beautiful and the deck was smooth and spacious. Would have liked to use the propane heater in the evenings but the tank was empty.

The walk to the beach is fun and the waves were impressive! We didn't see anyone swimming there - rather chilly - though another day the beach at nearby La Jolla was packed.

San Diego has so many attractions. We loved Balboa Park and the Maritime Museum. The 10-minute drive to the airport was very convenient, too.

We want to come back - so that means we'd recommend it!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Hidden Beach Oasis

  • 5 of 5

Our girls reunion weekend would not have been as sweet if it wasn't for this beautiful Beach Oasis VRBO. We felt like queens staying in this luxurious home. Lisa was always one step ahead of everything and provides all the basics you could ever need - toiletries, towels, appliances, and every bit of helpful info you could ever want regarding the house and San Diego. But it also features so many cherries on top! With beach toys, a grill, an amazing outdoor patio with a heater, and such a beautiful, intentional design to the entire property, we could not have asked for a sweeter weekend. Thank you so much Lisa!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

PERFECT GETAWAY STAY.....will be back!!

  • 5 of 5

I rented the house for a girls getaway weekend. There were 9 of us total and we had plenty of space. Everyone had a bed and slept comfortably. 3 full bathrooms were perfect for our group. There were plenty of mirrors as well, which is very important when you have 9 girls getting ready for a night out.

The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed, and everything was easy to find. Plenty of counter space for cooking, socializing and hosting. Everything was super modern and beautiful. The house came with a couple of speakers for music which we were able to use our iPhones with and loved.

It had AMAZING natural light, and a beautiful view of the ocean from several windows. It is a back house, but we had total privacy and our own entrance from the back alley. We didn't get to utilize much of the deck (only because we went in winter) but there is plenty of space. We did several walks to the beach during our visit, only 2 blocks away. We also were about 20-25 min from everywhere we went (downtown, PB). SUPER CONVENIENT.

The only thing that caught us a little off guard was the owner showed up unannounced during our visit. She did come to drop off oven mitts for the house, it was just a little unexpected. Other then that, we had an AMAZING time. We plan on doing another girls trip later this year and would love to use the same rental. The house was a perfect touch to our girls getaway. Thank you so much!!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I explain during the booking process that I meet my guests at check in, especially the younger groups such as in this case, to copy ID's and review noise rules. If guests arrive after midnight as they did, I will be by later the next morning for check in. I thought I made this clear and also texted before my arrival, but did not receive a response. I understand how this could catch some people off guard and going forward I will make sure all guests receive and respond to my communications before arrival. I am glad the house was PERFECT for your gathering and that you will be returning for another adventure in sunny San Diego.
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Lovely Home near the beach

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a week in this home over the Christmas holiday. The home is just as it appears in all the pictures. It was clean, well stocked with dishes, and cooking appliances (coffee pot, crock pot, mixer, you name it, it's there). Lots of room for family to be together or have a little privacy in one of the bedrooms. Unfortunately, the weather did not cooperate this trip, so we were not able to fully enjoy the beautiful deck or outdoor dining. However, loved being able to stand on the deck with a cup of coffee and see and hear the ocean. Lisa was very accommodating and willing to go the extra distance to make our stay enjoyable. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3.5 Miles
Just a 5 minute cab ride away!
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
About 6 blocks away.
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Mission Bay Golf
Nearest Train
5 Miles
10 minutes by car.
Nearest Motorway
3.2 Miles
Interstate 8 is 6 minutes by car.
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
1.5 blocks away
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Jet ski rentals mission bay
Nearest Beach
0.02 Miles
only 2 blocks away!
Car: recommended

Just 2.5 blocks from secluded Bermuda Beach, Sunset Cliffs and the quaint seaside town of Ocean Beach, all offer some of southern California's best surf spots and a walkers delight. This house is located in a quiet residential neighborhood that has within 2 blocks....an espresso bar, liquor and wine convenience store, pizza shop, gas station, salons, and casual health conscious beach cafe serving smoothies, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Stroll down to the natural footpath found along the waters edge that will take you to tide pools full of sea life, the OB Pier, and the sandy shores of Ocean Beach all within 10 minutes by foot. Along main street of Ocean Beach called Newport Ave you will find surf shops, Chrystal Healers, Massage, Manicures, Clothing Stores, Organic food restaurants, Juice Bars, Burger joints, Lively pub and dance music scene. Something for everyone!

If you decide to leave the town of Ocean Beach, there are plenty of exciting attractions within minutes. Seaworld (5 minutes) and the World Famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park Museums and Little Italy is about 15 minutes away. Mission Beach Roller Coaster at Belmont Park is about 10 minutes away and a must see if traveling with kids.

I am a native San Diegan and can help create a vacation itinerary that suits your interests and energy level. Personal concierge service available.

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Rates & Availability

San Diego House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Spring
Apr 11 2016 - May 11 2016
3 night minimum stay
$555
 
 
Late Spring
May 12 2016 - May 25 2016
4 night minimum stay
$595
 
 
Memorial Weekend
May 26 2016 - May 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
Early Summer
May 31 2016 - Jun 10 2016
4 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 11 2016 - Jul 8 2016
5 night minimum stay
$650
$4,550
 
 
MLB ALL STAR GAME
Jul 9 2016 - Jul 16 2016
4 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
Comic Con
Jul 17 2016 - Jul 25 2016
5 night minimum stay
$875
$6,100
 
 
Summer
Jul 26 2016 - Aug 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$690
$4,850
 
 
labor day weekend
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 4 2016
4 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 5 2016 - Oct 8 2016
4 night minimum stay
$555
 
 
Fall
Oct 9 2016 - Nov 20 2016
4 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2016 - Nov 28 2016
6 night minimum stay
$650
$4,375
 
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
$650
$4,350
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$575
 

Additional information about rental rates

accidental damage ins $89 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $250
Cleaning Fee $285 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.05%

Rates and terms are subject to change until reservation confirmed.
THIS IS NOT A PARTY HOME. IT IS A VACATION HOME THAT IS BEST SUITED FOR FAMILIES AND GROUPS IN SEARCH OF REST AND RELAXATION. This is a quiet neighborhood.
We reserve the right to cancel you reservation and refuse service to anyone.
Check in is at 4pm and check out is at 10am unless agreed upon otherwise.
Refundable security deposit is required to cover lost or missing items that are not covered on the damage protection plan.We will rent to families with children. We will not rent to groups of friends that are under the age of 25. ID required at check in.
Quite hours are from 8pm-8am daily. Please read through booking terms before reserving your stay.
Please bring your group inside and close all doors after 8pm daily as sounds of your group talking and laughing can travel into the homes of your neighbors and keep them awake at night. Any noise disturbance that requires a visit from our noise team or San Diego Police Department will result in fines and possible eviction. Number of people in the home may not exceed amount stated on reservation. Fines are imposed for excessive trash.
Please book this home if you intend to relax and enjoy the peaceful environment it offers. Refrigerator stocking and welcome baskets available upon request.
We look forward to hosting you!

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Amenities

San Diego County House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , two sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , sink
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , sleeps 2-3
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , full on full bunk and twin trundle pull oout. Sleeps 3-5.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 4th bedroom is very small...no clost . sleeps 1-2
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Stearns and Foster California King sleeps 2
  • Master bedroom has an ocean view and 3 french doors that open onto the deck. California King Sterns and Foster Mattress and walk in closet. Large flat screen TV, beautiful lighting with dimmers, ceiling fan and attached bath with stone shower. 2nd bedroom is sound proofed for those with sensitive sleep cycles. Full on full bunk bed with twin trundle. Lots of closet space and great ceiling fan. Sleeps 3 adults or 5 kids 3rd bedroom has lots of light, view of ocean, ceiling fan, closet, attached bath with deep tub. A queen bed and twin. Sleep 2-3 . The 4th room I call a sleeping nook not a bedroom. It has a queen bed and clothing rack and shelves. no closet. This room is sound proofed...great for light sleepers.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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