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The Sea la vie - Budget friendly 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 Value !

New AC/Heating units 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 cottage 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 and walk 15 steps to a panoramic ocean view! 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:
April 18, 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

Direct ocean front but close to all things San Diego located 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 ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
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 -
  • Tub and shower!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 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 Sea la vie - Budget friendly Ocean Front Cottage
average rating of 4.46 based on 50 reviews
5

Best location in San Diego!

  • 5 of 5

We walked everywhere. OB is a great town with tons of breweries, restaurants, beautiful ocean views and lots to do. We also kayaked to the sea caves in LaJolla, hiked up at Mt. Laguna and went to the zoo. The place was perfect for the two of us and had everything you would need. The views can't be captured in a photo. We will stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Auburn, CA
5

Awesome rental

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a great time here. We hope to come back again soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Thanks for the memories.

  • 5 of 5

This was a great little cottage for our three night stay. Well appointed, super clean, felt like a safe neighborhood, close to EVERYthing. I actually chose it because it had a bathtub, not just a shower. We didn’t spend a lot of time there so I was only slightly disappointed in not being right on the patio instead of “fifteen steps away” or so. The walls are pretty thin but the neighbors weren’t too bad. Thanks for providing us with a lot of nice memories . I really enjoyed sitting on the patio watching those huge pelicans fly over one morning.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Omaha
3

Cute place! Some improvements needed.

  • 3 of 5

We loved the area! Our unit was clean, nicely decorated, and had almost everything we needed. I would stay again with better beds and better heat. We had a cold spell the heat was only in the living room.

No view of the ocean from our unit, 15 steps to a great lookout and hot tub area!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love it when a review reflects more closely what to expect before visiting so let's add on a bit more here. The brand new split wall heaters/AC warm up the place perfectly but if you want to close the bedroom door (the heater is located outside the bedroom) we DO supply each cottage with an additional space heater for the bedroom too - something she's totally neglected to mention here. Keep in mind that San Diego's weather is very mild, particularly at the beach so it's rare that you even need heat or AC and also know that 99% of people love our beds too but sometimes there is a Goldilocks. Her rating certainly doesn't reflect the experience of any of our other honored guests - please come visit us, the beach is waiting :)
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4

Relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

Great place to hang out and enjoy the San Diego weather.

Ocean Beach has many small restaurants and shops to try.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix
3

Good morning Lorie and Mike,

  • 3 of 5

I want to thank you for sharing your place with me I enjoyed the quietness I did relaxed myself.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pretty silly rating, slip of the mouse? George LOVED the cottage and we loved having George. He DID say he was a bit computer challenged and meant to give 5 stars. Hope to have him stay again as he was a perfect guest and a perfect fit for this amazing property above the crashing surf - you'll love it too :) -Lorie & Mike
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Map

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

Top Thing to do in City:

* restaurants.

* surf.

* fish.

* seaworld.

* legoland.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* hike.

* beachcomb.

* sunbath.

* sit by the fire and enjoy the views!.

* swim.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* seaworld.

* san diego zoo.

* legoland.

* disneyland.

* gaslamp.

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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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning Fee $90
Tax Rate 11.05%

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.