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718 Balboa Ct. 2BR/2BA (1st fl.) 100ft. to Ocean Sand. September 2017 openings.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage - 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6 total with LR fold out couch.

South Mission Beach - 100 feet to the ocean with a large front patio. Sleeps 4-6 (lower unit).

May combine with upper unit 720 Balboa Ct. 4BR/2BA - sleeps 10-12 (#7009493) for large groups to sleep 14-18 total.

June 1 to Aug. 31 - 7 night min. (Sat. to Sat.)

Easter, Thanksgiving & X-mass 5 night min.

Feb. thru May and Sept. 4 night min.,

Rest is a 3 night min.

Kitchen and master bathroom remodeled in March 2017.

2BR / 2BA unit, 1000 sq. ft., third bldg. from the ocean and 1½ blocks from the bay. The French doors off the dining room open onto a patio which has a partial view of the beach area. The patio has an umbrella table, six chairs, two lounges and a grill.

The master bedroom has a queen bed, master bath has shower/ bathtub. The second bedroom has two twin beds and second bath across hall has a shower. There is a fold out queen couch in the LR which sleeps two.

The kitchen has recently been remodeled and has basic kitchen items for meals and BBQs. There is a dinning room table that seats five. The kitchen, living room and dining room all open onto each other, and to the front patio. There is no AC, but opening all windows to the ocean breeze cools the unit even in summer.

There is a tiny one car garage which can fit a car or small SUV. Stacked washer/dryer in the garage.

Not rented on Craig's List, No A/C.

More Details

Owner
David Catalino
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About David Catalino

Grew up in New York State. Attended University of San Diego School of Law and fell in love with San Diego. This beach house started as a family venture with my mother and sister in 2002 and we still take care of all details ourselves.

David Catalino purchased this townhome in 2002

Why David Catalino chose San Diego County

This beach in South Mission (Lifeguard Tower 10) is the biggest beach area in San Diego. There are volleyball courts and room for any beach game you can think of. You can also find an area of sand all for yourself for sunning.

The property faces south and gets sun on the patio all day long. Sunsets are visable all year long from the beach as the sun sets to the west over the water.

What makes this townhome unique

Large patio to grill and enjoy the sun and your family. Mainly families with young children stay in this area of South Mission Beach as it is away from the roller coaster and the teen action that is a short walk north.

Amenities

Mission Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • LR has fold out queen size couch for two.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
1 Queen Bed 2 Twin Beds 1 Couch (folds out to a queen size bed, for two adults) Wireless internet access - 2 TVs. Small garage with parking for one vehicle No Airconditioning - Open all windows and unit will cool down. Washer/dryer in the garage. Beach chairs; boogie boards and sand toys are shared with the upsairs unit. It is a smoke free unit and patio, if you smoke stay else where. Maid sevice upon departure is included.

Reviews

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718 Balboa Ct. 2BR/2BA (1st fl.) 100ft. to Ocean Sand. September 2017 openings.
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews
4

Nice stay

  • 4 of 5

Nice house with privacy and room to relax. A bit noisy when people are upstairs, but I'm sure there is nothing that can be done about it. It wouldn't hurt to provide a king bed with more than a bed frame in the master bedroom. Bed easily slides around. Bedsheets had a hole in them. Love the living room, kitchen, and dining areas. Nice bathrooms too. Could use more beach towels.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location great memories

  • 4 of 5

My family of 5 just had a great week, enjoyed being so close to the beach and walking/biking distanct to so many great places. Access to the beach toys was a huge hit with my kids and the laundry was a huge hit for me. We will be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbia, Missouri
5

Fresh, tidy, provided everything we needed for a pleasant stay.

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed, plenty of space to make ourselves at home. Just had to get used to being so close to and hearing the neighbors and having planes fly right overhead every 5 minutes! But that is the price you pay to be a few feet from the beach!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakdale, CA
5

The house was clean, well maintained and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great home and location. Dave was extremely accommodating. We would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome location and customer service!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I decided to invite his siblings who live on opposite sides of the country to come to our sunny California for the New Years holiday this year. We knew we would be unable to accommodate nearly 18 people in our little 4 bedroom home so began a search for a rental home that would fit all of them. We found this property on home away and requested to rent both floors (718 and 720). I kind of fumbled about trying to figure out how to reserve the place and even accidentally entered the wrong dates on one of the units. David was such a kind and helpful landlord. He responded to emails and phone calls very quickly and was also very flexible with arrangements. The weather was uncooperative during the week we were there so we spent a lot of time indoors and with that many people we never felt crowded indoors. It was a very short walk to the beach and a short walk to Belmont Park. Plenty of parking spaces as well. Thank you David for all of your help! We had a wonderful and memorable weekend!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Central Iowa
5

Nice Place - Easy to work with

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage has an excellent location! Just a few steps to the ocean or a block to the bay and a few blocks to markets, restaurants, and bars. The cottage has a wonderful patio and a garage filled with beach accessories. The interior is spacious for a 2 bedroom and although it is low on frills, it will meet all of your functional needs. A great place for a couple wanting extra space, a small family, two couples, or a group of friends.

David was incredibly easy to work with and was quite accomodating, which made our stay much less stressful and far more enjoyable.

This cottage is a very good value for the space and location and David is a great host.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
San Diego CA
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
The Beach Comber
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Riverwalk
Nearest Train
12 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sandbar
Nearest Beach
40 Metres
South Mission Beach
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Beach.

* Swim.

* Surf...

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Belmont Park.

* Roller Coaster....

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Sea World.

* San Diego Zoo.

* Leggo Land...

Surfing camp, golf, sailing, water skiing, charter boat fishing, jet skiing, bike riding and whale watching(in season).

Sea World - 5 min. drive;

San Diego Zoo - 10 min;

Leggoland - 30 min;

Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum - 15 Min;

Balboa Park Gas Lamp District, - 15 mins;

LaJolla Playhouse, Birch Aquarium/Scripps Institute of Oceanography, San Diego Wild Animal Park, Torrey Pines Golf/Reserve, Palomar Observatory, - 30 to 60 mins.

Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, the Queen Mary, Discovery Science Center are 90 mins. drive. J. Paul Getty Museum, Norton Simon Museum, Hollywood and the Sunset Strip are within a two to three hour drive.

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Rates & Availability

Mission Beach Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 28 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Sept./Oct. 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 15 2017 - Sep 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 17 2017 - Sep 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 22 2017 - Sep 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Sept./Oct. 2017
Sep 24 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Nightly Rate
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Sept./Oct. 2017
Oct 7 2017 - Oct 13 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Nightly Rate
Oct 14 2017 - Oct 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Sept./Oct. 2017
Oct 24 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
$4,000
 
 
Nightly Rate
Nov 7 2017 - Nov 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,500
$2,500
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
 
Holiday Rate
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
 
January 2018
Jan 3 2018 - Jan 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,200
$2,500
 
 
Spring Rate
Feb 1 2018 - Jun 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
$250
$2,000
$4,000
 
 
June (early)
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 16 2018 - Aug 18 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
Late Aug./Sept. Rate
Aug 19 2018 - Sep 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
$4,000
 
 
October Rate
Oct 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,700
$3,000
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 16 2018 - Nov 26 2018
5 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
 
Holiday
Dec 14 2018 - Jan 2 2019
5 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
 
Summer 2019
Jun 15 2019 - Aug 16 2019
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,500
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

Nightly Rate: $200 - $350
Weekly Rate: $1500 - $2800
Monthly Rate: $2500 - $4000


Sept. to May rates - 3 night min. $200 to $350 per night depending on date.

Summer 2013
June - weekly $1800 to $2400
July - weekly $2400 to $2800
August - weekly $2200 to $2600
(plus tax of 10.5%)
There is also a $300 security depoist required at the time the reservation is

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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