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The Romantic Mermaid - Stunning Ocean Front Cottage

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 520 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

Ocean Front Stunner with new AC/Heating unit for 2017

Enjoy the panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean from the shared yard and we have free private off street parking.

This one bedroom, one bath house is fully furnished with all the amenities including a fully equipped kitchen that allows you to prepare meals at home. The house comfortably sleeps 4 people. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and a sofa sleeper in the living room. Step out the back door to a panoramic ocean view and walk 6 steps to the cliff overlooking the water below! The shared backyard is large and spacious and includes patio furniture, lounge chairs, hot tub and gas BBQs. The perfect place to relax and spend time with family and friends.

While our neighborhood beach stairs are closed to damage at the moment, there is another set of stairs 1/2 block north of us to a cobblestone beach and a block north of there are stairs to a cement walking path along the water leading to a hidden sandy cove at Santa Cruz ave (with summer lifeguard on weekends) as well as the long expanse of sandy beach starting at the pier in front of the town of Ocean Beach itself.

We are also just steps away from Sunset Cliffs Park with its many hidden beaches and named for its exquisite sunset vistas, this park encompasses 68 acres of bluffs and walking paths high above the wide expanse of the Pacific Ocean. With its rugged coastline and panoramic views, this area is popular with surfers, ocean-gazers, and folks who like to cruise Sunset Cliffs Boulevard, which runs the length of the cliffs. Drive along Sunset Cliffs Boulevard and enjoy breathtaking views and photo opportunities. It also makes a nice bike ride or walk, and it’s a great place to watch birds. You can see migrating California gray whales during the winter months from high on the bluffs.

Ocean beach is a relaxed beach town, encounter a distinctive downtown district just steps from the ocean, enjoy San Diego's finest and largest Farmers Market, experience the original Dog Beach, or stroll on the longest concrete pier on the west coast. We are located across the bay a few minutes by car from the popular Sea World, 5 minutes from the San Diego Airport and 10 minutes from the World Famous San Diego Zoo, Petco Park and the Gas Lamp District.

*Ask about our other vacation rentals next door

More Details

Property Manager
Lorie & Mike
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Lorie & Mike

We love taking old properties at the beach and breathing some fresh air into them for others to enjoy

Why Lorie & Mike chose Ocean Beach

Located close to all things San Diego and in the lovable town of Ocean Beach

Amenities

Ocean Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 520 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Before automatic booking please know there are just two beds - one queen in the bedroom and queen sleeper sofa in the living area (max 4 persons)
  • All outside areas are shared among 4 cottages but often empty. Our hot tub is a favorite feature and runs trouble free mostly but not 100% guaranteed.
  • A dog requires a $50 non-refundable "pet fee". Two dogs require you to write us first. No cats, so sorry.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Tub & Shower!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , This is a queen sleeper sofa in the living area
  • Plus queen sleeper sofa in living area
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • coin laundry
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have BBQs, ocean view sitting area, firepit, hot tub (when operable), full kitchen, linens, beach towels and we do endeavor to keep beach chairs and body boards on the property but these items rotate and change.

Reviews

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The Romantic Mermaid - Stunning Ocean Front Cottage
average rating of 4.72 based on 50 reviews
5

Wonderful stay, lovely condo, great patio, incredible view, close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Ocean Beach at this lovely little condo. Their are four units that are in this little row and you have shared use of the patio, hot tub, common area. We never felt crowded or that we were ever intruding. We used the hot tub a couple of times and combined with that view, holy cow, it was incredible.

It's within walking distance of everything you need. Shopping, food, trails, the beach, and if you have a car or eBike you could get to Cabrillo National Monument in very little time. We would most certainly rent this again.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved these little cottages with fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

Went for a week in late April and this cottage and patio and views were outstanding and exactly as pictured, We had a rental car but the cottages were so close to so many places that we walked up to the Ocean Beach main drag for restaurants and the pier and our favorite place: dog beach, We walked a couple miles south along sunset cliffs seeing beautiful shoreline and cliffs and beautiful homes. We also did two days at the zoo and visited Old Town and several wonderful restaurants and other touristy places in San Diego. We ll be back one day soon with our granddaughter and parents and hope to stay in same cottage(s).

Wonderful friendly housekeepers (Hi Juanita) and good neighbors too, We enjoyed the hot tub daily and despite the weather being cooler than we expected; (mid 60s); we had a fantastic first visit to San Diego.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The Romantic Mermaid - Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The Romantic Mermaid is a great place to stay. I was traveling for work and wanted to have a kitchen and living area so I wasn't stuck in a hotel for a week. It had everything I needed. The bed was comfortable and the view and sound of the ocean was amazing. I would definitely stay here again. Hopefully, next time it will be for vacation!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, nice, as close to the ocean as you can be!

  • 5 of 5

No issues... thank you .... see ya again . 👍

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

We came in February, the weather was wonderful and got to see some of the best sunsets ever!!!!! when we go back again I would definitely stay here again... special that’s to the housekeeping staff , my hubby got sick for the whole week and they were so accommodating with fresh linens and towels 😀?

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time celebrating my wife's birthday with our friends at this property. Sitting on the deck no matter what time of day was relaxing. Barbecuing as the sun sat and having a fire in the fire pit was especially nice. The propane fire pit on the patio table was also nice for ambiance and to knock the chill off the late evening. The support staff was very friendly and accommodating! We would and probably will stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Lindberg Field
Nearest Beach
Bermuda (stair temp closed) 2nd beach 2 blks north

5 minutes to Seaworld, minutes to Gaslamp, Petco park and downtown San Diego. Mission bay, world class Sportsfishing, surfing and ocean sports!

**Also if you’d like to make your stay extra special, wonderful spa services such as facials and massages can be scheduled and performed on premises during your stay

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Pet Fee $50
Property Damage Insurance $59

1) Regardless of this listing site's refund policy, we will return all monies paid to us outside of 30 days of arrival.

2) Just a non-refundable $50 "Pet Fee" in addition to your small mandatory insurance policy will allow you to bring your pets without any additional deposit - woof!!

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.