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Awesome Spanish Home in North Park -- Near Zoo, Park and Beaches

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6-8

North Park is the most popular and hippest of San Diego's urban villages because it has a wonderful eclectic mix of great restaurants, cafes, pubs, micro breweries, shops, fitness, galleries, and music venues and also borders Balboa Park. This gorgeous Spanish home, built in 1925, is perfectly located for walking all about North Park. The home is full of California Craftsman Bungalow features such as moldings, cove ceilings, large wood windows and beautiful original maple wood floors. There is a great big, fully fenced yard for playing, grilling, dining and lounging under a wonderful shade tree. Off-street parking for 2-3 cars. Beautiful artwork and comfortable furnishings throughout the home. The space is bright, open and invites a zen-like relaxation. Fully modernized with central AC, washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen, two full baths.

Three bedrooms offer comfortable sleeping in queen and full size beds. Additional sleeping on the large sectional in the living room or a full size air mattress we can provide enables this home to accommodate 8 without a fuss. We also have Pack 'n Play for families with babies.

You won't want to leave the property, but so much of San Diego is within a walk or short drive from this wonderful central location!

Walk to hip restaurants, cafes, wine bars, brewery, shops and fitness centers in North Park, a lively, fun community. Take a 5 minute walk to Balboa Park's Morley Field -- hiking and running trails, community pool, tennis, golf, athletic complex, picnic areas, bike track, bocci court, tiny tots play area, and more. A bit farther into the park are the zoo and museums -- still walking distance or a short ride. You will be 5-10 minutes from downtown hot spots -- Gaslamp, Seaport Village, Little Italy, Convention Center. Only 10 minutes to Coronado Island, a world class destination with beautiful, expansive white sand beaches. Seaworld is about 15 minutes via nearby highway.

More Details

Owner
Gail Feldman
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Gail Feldman

I moved to San Diego when I was 20 years old and in the first months of being here, I called my mother and told her that I would live here for the rest of my life. 30 years later, this seems to be coming true. I love to hike, bike, swim in the ocean, play with my dogs, and enjoy great food and wine.

Gail Feldman purchased this house in 2004

Why Gail Feldman chose San Diego County

I decided to vacation rental this home because I now live with my spouse in a nearby community. I didn't want to rent it completely, so I thought this would be a good alternative. I love to travel myself and often wish I had a home away from home, just like mine. I thought I would offer it to others.

What makes this house unique

I moved to North Park in San Diego because of the central location to the urban excitement of San Diego without the congestion of condos and apartments. I wanted to be able to walk and bike to Balboa Park! I wanted to walk around the corner to a coffee shop or a café or the gym and enjoy not driving!

Amenities

North Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • bathtub/shower/ toilet - clean!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • alternative lifestyle
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Garage has newer washer dryer; otherwise owner uses for storage... Check in - 4 pm Check out - 11 am

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(61 traveler reviews)

Awesome Spanish Home in North Park -- Near Zoo, Park and Beaches
average rating of 4.622951 based on 61 reviews
Fond du Lac
5

San Diego Wedding Headquarters

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a home in San Diego that would accommodate our family for our son's wedding. We found this terrific property that was not only close to the wedding venue (Balboa Park), but was also in the backyard of my son's in-laws, which made it very handy during wedding week preparations. The home and yard were in great shape and perfect for our 3 children, their spouses and our grandson. Additionally, the owner and manager were a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend this property!

JT & KT

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy, comfortable stay in a great location!!

  • 5 of 5

I live in North Park and had my family stay here when they were in town for the weekend. The home was perfect for our purposes - very cozy, comfortable and in a great location in North Park. Beautiful backyard with grill and outdoor seating and walking distance to coffee shops, restaurants, etc. It was the perfect spot for our family vacation!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Terrific home base for a San Diego visit

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, well-located, clean home for family stay in Altadena/North Park neighborhood. Compact yet spacious, including large yard and plenty of parking on driveway and street. Quiet residential street in walking distance to cafes, restaurants, Balboa Park tennis courts, and even a micro-brewery around the corner. Perfect for us and our three (adult) children.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Quaint property in an excellent central location

  • 3 of 5

This competitively-priced and neatly landscaped property, located in a quiet neighborhood, is in a central location for easy access to many city attractions; it is within a short drive to/from the airport, a short walk of a micro-brewery, and a long walk to many North Park restaurants.

The property manager texted us prior to our arrival and helped us navigate getting the house keys from the box looped around the front door.

Some recommended improvements include the following:

- Instructions on how to use the gas fireplace in the living room

- Tips on how to turn on the lights above the fireplace

- Nighttime lighting by the steps on the left side of the front porch to prevent a tripping hazard for newcomers

- A ceiling light within the eating area next to the kitchen (there was a capped electrical source above the area but no light)

- Updates to plumbing and bathroom fixtures, including tub caulking

- Manual deadbolt lock to the backyard from the kitchen, instead of a keyed deadbolt, for enhanced emergency egress safety.

When the above improvements are made, I would wholeheartedly recommend this property to future travelers.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice, great neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, updated 20s home. The North Park neighborhood is great for walking/running/hanging out, with some small shops and the smell of Grand Ol 'cue wafting in the air. Close for trips to Balboa Park, downtown, harbor, and not far from the airport, LaJolla Cove, and Torrey Pines park. Though I'd recommend a couple of minor things, the property was clean, well maintained. The owner was very responsive when we wanted to shift our days slightly. Highly recommended

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Property was superb...absolutely no complaints

  • 5 of 5

The back yard was gorgeous...we had a 3rd birthday party for our granddaughter there with a couple of cousins, and it worked out great.

The place was very clean when we checked in. It was well equipped (except for no good corkscrew!). Very convenient to our daughter's house three blocks away, and even closer to Santos for morning coffee and bagels.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
many
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
downtown
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Golden Hill Golf course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
downtown
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
15,8,5
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Pizza
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
many
Car: recommended

North Park is home to Balboa Park where we find the World Famous San Diego Zoo as well as the Museums and Old Globe Theater, an award winning regional theater.

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Rates & Availability

North Park House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
summer time
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
$379
$2,350
$7,995
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$259
From
$279
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,743
$5,880
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Check-out Cleaning $180
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 10.5%

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