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Tranquil Contemporary 2 Blocks to Cliffs W/ Central A/C! Sleeps 8-10

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


About the property

4.5 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.

We offer 5 bedrooms total. The break down is as follows. 3 full sized bedrooms with closets, 2 much smaller bedrooms with dresser and clothing racks...for a total of 5 bedrooms and 3 bath. Can sleep up to 12 people in beds. There is 1 Cal King Bed in Master Bedroom, 2 queen and twin in 2 nd room, one queen in third room, one queen in 4th room, and one queen and twin in fifth bedroom. All beds have luxury Serta, Hilton Brand, Sterns and Foster mattresses to ensure a good nights sleep.

Just 2.5 blocks to the 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 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 Bedrooms each have 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.

2 smaller rooms each have a queen bed with a clothing rack, dresser and night stand. Is sound-proofed.

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.

More Details

Lisa Karmazin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

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 traveler with or without children.

Lisa Karmazin purchased this house in 2009

Why Lisa Karmazin chose Point Loma

It is the best of both 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.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lisa's beautiful accommodating home was perfect for my college graduation weekend! I had family fly out from Ethiopia and Washington state and she was very flexible with check in times. The home is meticulously clean, very spacious and is equipped with all necessary amenities. The kitchen is a chef's dream, the outdoor seating is even more phenomenal in person (you can peak the ocean view from the house), and the ambiance is a great balance of calm and classy. There is an outdoor shower that can come in handy as well. Also Sunset Cliffs is only a few blocks walking (try to get there right before sunset for breathtaking views)! Lisa is such a genuinely kind host and we are so grateful to have had the pleasure of spending our stay at her modern Ocean Beach home! If I am back in San Diego definitely would love to stay here again. Thank you so much Lisa for an incredible experience!!! <3
May 2016
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Point Loma Heights House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , two sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , sink
  • three showers and 1 deep tub ...great for kids baths.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 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 clost . sleeps 1-2
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Stearns and Foster California King sleeps 2
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Small room sleeps 2...must walk through bedroom 4 to enter.
  • 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. Just off this sleeping nook is another room with a queen bed, dresser and natural lighting.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • 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
  • rock climbing
  • 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


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Tranquil Contemporary 2 Blocks to Cliffs W/ Central A/C! Sleeps 8-10
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 43 reviews

Quiet, clean and spacious

  • 5 of 5

Our family of seven had a great time here during our visit for our daughters gymnastics meet. There was plenty of room to spread out, the outdoor living spaces were inviting and the house was stocked with all the necessities. We particularly liked the beach equipment, chairs, umbrella, toys and boogie boards. The neighborhood has a quiet residential feel and is away from the touristy areas of town, but within a short drive to everywhere. We went tide pooling at the nearby sunset cliffs park and played in the waves at ocean, mission, La Jolla shores and Coronado beaches. Cabrillo national monument is particularly close. We saw so many grey whales from the lookout that we went out on a chartered boat and saw them up close one day. We went with Hornblowers Cruises and Events and thought they did a great job. They have a large boat, which was ideal for our group, which included small children.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable and a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We were attending a family wedding in Pt. Loma so the location was perfect for us. We had enough beds and bathrooms for my husband and myself, our three children and their partners. It was quiet, comfortable and the owner was considerate and very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful for a family of all ages.

  • 4 of 5

This property has it all for a family. The enclosed deck was secure for small children playing. The family room / kitchen space was spacious and opened to the large decked sitting area. Everything we needed for children was available: pack n play, high chair, books, toys, and beach equipment. The large pantry had all a multitude of cooking and serving pieces. The adults were comfortable with plenty of space to visit both in and out. The short walk to the Sunset Cliffs and cabinet with beach chairs and toys was an added bonus. The home was clean and attractive. We had an issue with the 2 front burners not working properly on the range and the outdoor grill has was a challenge to light and cook on. We like to cook together so this was a disappointment but we made it work. The burners were reported to the manager and owner and they both sounded eager to resolve. We also reported one safety issue with the outdoor steps. Take your time on the outdoor steps. There was a lot of condensation during our visit which made the steps slippery. Overall, it was a great property that suited our needs for eight adults and two small children.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad to hear the house suited your needs and was a perfect fit for your family. We strive to provide everything a guest could possibly need or want for a fabulous experience. The front burners to the stove and the BBQ starter have been replaced. The stairs have also been addressed. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you in the near future.
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Salt Lake City

Beautiful getaway in San Diego

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our group of girls. We had 8 ladies stay here and it worked out great! The house is tucked away and quiet. We LOVED having air conditioning (especially in July). There was everything we needed for cooking and dinners. We even utilized the awesome DVD set and watched Wall-E (my fav) and all cuddled in a bed. The only thing that I would note is that on VRBO the check out says 11am and it is actually 10am. But no big deal. Amazing house.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles

Peaceful Oasis

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our stay at Lisa's property - it is everything stated and more. The property itself has a wonderful, family-friendly layout. My two-year old could wander around and I didn't worry about her getting into things or getting hurt. There's a gate at the top of the deck stairs, built-in dresser in the kids room, and a trundle for her to sleep on, as well as puzzles and toy cars/trucks, a booster chair, etc. It also worked well for grandma, who had the "white room" with her own bathroom, while our older teenage girls each had their own room connected by a door so they could giggle with the connecting door open or close it for privacy. My husband and I had the tranquil master with a large closet and our own bathroom. Plainly put, this place has everything a family of all ages could want. My 2-year old spend most of her time on the deck - she is now a big fan of indoor/outdoor living! The views of the sunset from the deck, master, and living room are lovely. There are small delis and restaurants that are walkable but large stores and restaurants are a short drive away. We went to Sea World one day, which is a 10-minute drive, we found a great family beach another 10 minute drive, as well as cute shops, bakeries, and even a wine tasting room all a short drive away. Lisa was wonderfully easy to work with - she was very accessible and concerned with making sure our needs and expectations were met. Check in and check out were easy. I would stay again but maybe for longer!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Stay, Wonderful Property!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay here! The owner of the property, Lisa, is super to work with, very friendly and took great care to ensure we were comfortable. The house's location is super! It's two blocks from the ocean and within walking distance of the hub of Ocean Beach where there are alot of good restaurants and shops. It's also a short car ride to the airport, Mission Bay and the Gas Lamp District. The house itself is fabulous! It's modern, has a great layout and is very clean. The furniture is contemporary and the beds are really comfy but what we liked best about the house is the kitchen island! Oh my goodness we made wonderful memories sitting around that island, laughing and telling stories. It's a vacation we won't forget! It's a great house and the owner is just as wonderful!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3.5 Miles
San Diego International Airport
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
Bermuda Beach, 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 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.


Rates & Availability

Point Loma Heights House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Holiday-Spring Break
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
Mid Late Spring
Apr 23 2017 - May 12 2017
4 night minimum stay
Holiday-Late Spring Graduation
May 13 2017 - May 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
Peak Memorial Weekend
May 25 2017 - May 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
Holiday-Early Summer
May 29 2017 - Jun 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Peak Summer - SAT to SAT
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak 4th of July - SAT to SAT
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Summer - SAT to SAT
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak - Comic Con
Jul 15 2017 - Jul 23 2017
6 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jul 24 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid Late Summer
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Peak Labor Day
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Mid Fall
Sep 4 2017 - Nov 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
Holiday-Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 28 2017
6 night minimum stay
Low Winter
Nov 29 2017 - Dec 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
Peak - Christmas Holiday
Dec 19 2017 - Dec 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Damage Protection $99 + Tax
Non Refundable Cleaning $350 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Rates and terms are subject to change until reservation confirmed.
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!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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