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Location, location! Ocean View 6BR/4BA, steps to beach

Bedrooms 6
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

About the property

6 Bedroom/ 4 Bathroom Sleeps 18-24

Experience Ocean Views from two identical connected Mission Beach townhouses rented together to create the perfect spot for your family gathering or group get-togethers. The connected townhomes are each three levels, 2,300 square feet total and are 50 steps to the boardwalk and sand in a quiet neighborhood of Mission Beach adjacent to Pacific Beach in San Diego, California.

You can't beat the location! The property is steps away from the ocean and boardwalk, across the street from quiet Mission Bay and just a few blocks from the dining and shopping district of Pacific Beach.

714 and 716 Whiting Court are connected on the second floor kitchen level via two lockable doors in each dining room and via a common front patio with a relaxing sitting-down view of the ocean, surf, sand and boardwalk. This unique configuration is perfect for many vacationers. It works great for two large families who want to vacation together, but may want some privacy as well. It is also appealing to groups with children as one side of the home could be the 'kid zone' with kid shows, toys, nap areas; and the other side could be the 'adult area' with adult beverages, visiting past 'bedtime' without toys scattered about!

Listen to the waves from one of the 6 bedrooms, or check the surf from one of the 6 private balconies off of each bedroom. The property has vaulted, spacious ceilings and several common areas.

There are two living rooms, two full sized kitchens and two dining rooms. Both homes have been newly remodeled in 2012 with new slate flooring, new carpeting and new kitchen appliances, which include new stainless steel refrigerators, stoves and microwaves, and new dishwashers.

Each townhome also has its own washer and dryer, and its own garage. THIS PLACE HAS 6 PARKING SPACES!

The town-homes are fully furnished. There are a total of four flat screen high definition TVs, two Blu-Ray/DVD players, complimentary Netflix and four full-sized sectional sofas.

The home sleeps 18-24. With 18 in beds - there are 2 California King Beds, 4 Queen Beds, 2 lower double bunk beds and 2 single upper bunk beds. Plus there is sleeping for up to another 6 in 2 living room queen size sleeper sofas.

High Definition Cable, Blu-ray and 20 Mbps Turbo broadband Wi-Fi internet included.

Recent improvements include a new outdoor shower, a deck expansion and all of the window and sliding glass doors have been replaced.

We, the owners, are regular beach goers and have kids so we have tons of sand toys, beach chairs, boogie boards, soft top surf boards, beach towels, umbrellas, everything you and your family/friends will need to experience living by the beach. We even include five bikes.

Please be careful of scams on Craigslist and note that we do not list our property on Craigslist.

Both town-homes are rented together, with a one week minimum, Saturday to Saturday in the summer.

More Details

Ciara & Barry
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

About Ciara & Barry

After living in Pacific Beach for 15 years and enjoying everything San Diego has to offer, we wanted to deliver this experience to vacationers. We are long-term San Diego residents, and this is a family-run vacation rental business.

Ciara & Barry purchased this townhome in 2013

Why Ciara & Barry chose San Diego County

Scouring through hundreds of properties, we finally found the perfect spot. After planning several vacations ourselves we loved the location and flexibility of this home. It is perfect for family gatherings or special get togethers. This home provides 6 parking spaces, virtually unheard of! And it's walkable to everything you need.

What makes this townhome unique

Enjoying the people-watching on the beach, riding bikes along the boardwalk, surfing or swimming in the ocean just steps away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

5 of 5 stars

We had such a wondeful time at Whiting Manor. We had a large group, rangng from toddlers to seniors, and there was enough space for all; we even hosted a Christmas dinner, and there was enough cooking equipment to do that! The hosts of this house have everything, from sand toys to surf boards to 6 car parking capacity to plastic cups for toddlers. The home is lovely, but clearly meant to be lived in, i.e. no precious breakables, no white carpet, nothing that either small children or clumsy adults can break. Location is perfect, near the beach, near restaurants, near grocery stores, and yet so quiet at night, you can hear the waves. We loved it, and are already trying to figure out when we will return.
Dec 2014
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Mission Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , California King with 3rd floor balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , California King with 3rd floor balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Private balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Private balcony
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Queen & double/twin bunk bed with balcony
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Queen & double/twin bunk bed with balcony
  • Two (2) California King Beds in separate bedrooms, with 3rd floor Balcony for each, 4 Queen Beds. 2 of the queen beds are in private bedrooms with private balconies. 2 of the queen beds are in the same rooms with the 2 bunk beds., Double Beds (2) 2 Double Beds in the lower portion of the 'pyramid' bunk beds, Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 Twin Beds in the upper portion of the 'pyramid' bunk beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 Queen bed sleeper sofas on their own level, one in each town-home. (2 queen sleeper sofas total)
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(69 traveler reviews)

Location, location! Ocean View 6BR/4BA, steps to beach
average rating of 4.7971015 based on 70 reviews
southold n.y.


  • 5 of 5

I can not say enough about this fabulous rental. We were a group of 13 celebrating our good friends birthday. We rented both sides of house, each having a kitchen and living rooms, besides the 3 bedrooms on each side. We ending up eating and hanging out on one side. Both of the kitchens were very well stocked with everything we needed for cooking.We used the bikes and chairs provided. The location was amazing. It is 20 mins to anywhere. Working with Ciara was wonderful. I would love to return again next year. I think all of us feel the same way. Thank you Ciara for sharing your wonderful home with us.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, We are so thrilled that you had a nice stay and we look forward to having you back next time. You were a wonderful group to host. We work hard to make sure our guests are comfortable and glad it shows.
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Perfect for Large Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

We rented both units which was perfect for a large family gathering. Having the two interconnected living spaces was wonderful. The kids could hang out in one living room and the adults in the other. Having the kitchen space open to the living space meant no one felt isolated while working in the kitchen. We logged lots of steps walking to some of the best restaurants around. Plenty of take out and eat in options close by. We all walked over to and along the beach several times a day. Plenty of entertainment within walking distance! We enjoyed Escapology just down the road. We also walked to an urgent care facility to tend to a cut.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad to hear that our home's location and configuration was a good fit for your group. We enjoyed hosting you and hope you return to visit us again.
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house, amazing location and all the little extras to makes it even better - boogie boards, surf boards, bikes, sand toys and beach towels. A vacation we will never forget.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Monica, We are happy to hear that you had a great vacation and that the little extras we provide were used and appreciated. As a family, we enjoy the beach and know how difficult it is to bring everything with you. We wanted to make it easy for our guests to have the essentials for a beach vacation.
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Rochester, NY

Adjourning Twin Town Houses provide a comfortable setting for a multi-generational vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My brother & I enjoyed celebrating Thanksgiving with our adult children and grandchildren in the two adjourning town house units in San Diego, CA owned by Barry & Ciara Levine. We were just steps from the Pacific Ocean and Mission Bay and we enjoyed using the small surf boards and bicycles provided by our hosts. The kitchens were well supplied and connected so that the Thanksgiving meal could be easily assembled. The town houses were clean and well cared for and all of the many beds were comfortable. We will be sure to recommend this location to our friends and family.

Ruth & Martin Maltz, Rochester, NY

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ruth, We enjoyed hosting your group over Thanksgiving and are very happy to hear the kitchens were fully equipped for your stay. We hope you visit us again.
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Great location and very nice place.

  • 5 of 5

House was perfect for our needs. We were a group of 19 who stayed at the house for the Susan G. Komen 3 day walk. The layout of the house was great and loved the way they connected via the kitchens. We were able to cook and serve in one kitchen and then spread out to eat.

Condition of the house was excellent. Parking worked well to.

Would definitely stay here again if we have a large group.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a large family!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family (15 people) just spent the fall break at this vacation home. It could not have been better for the size of our group. Everyone had a bed to sleep in and the layout was perfect. A group this size always needs 2 kitchens and at this location the kitchens are right next to each other (so wonderful) and are supplied with all the necessary kitchen tools to make meals. The 2 dining tables provided seating for everyone. Beach towels-toys-chairs-umbrellas were all provided for a wonderful day at the beach, and the beach is just a 2 minute walk away. Parking is made easy with the two garages and also parking behind the garages. The outdoor barbque and patio were perfect for outdoor dining. Ciara and Barry were wonderful to work with and handled any questions quickly. We thank them for sharing their amazing home with our family!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Disneyland & California Adventure (90 min), La Jolla (10 min), San Diego State Parks, San Diego Wild Animal Park (45 min), Legoland (45 min), SeaWorld (6 min), The Flower Fields of Carlsbad (30 min), Temecula Wine Country (60 min), San Diego Zoo (20 min), Del Mar Fairgrounds and Racetrack (20 min), Coronado Island (25 min), Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institute of Oceanography (10 min), Balboa Park (20 min)


Rates & Availability

Mission Beach Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
January-February Special 2017
Jan 5 2017 - Feb 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
March Spring Break 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 15 2017 - May 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early Summer (Sat-at_ 2017
May 21 2017 - Jun 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
High Summer (Sat-Sat) 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
4th of July 2017 (Sat-Sat)
Jun 25 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Summer (Sat-Sat) 2017
Jul 10 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
Labor Day 2017
Aug 29 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $350
Tax Rate 11.05%

Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.

Owner'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.
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