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Affordable Vacation House In The Heart Of Pacific Beach, San Diego

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 28 nights


About the property

Charming one bedroom, one bath beach house with patio and yard.

The PB Cottage is a fully furnished vacation beach homes in the heart of beautiful Pacific Beach, which we all call 'PB'. While living on a quiet residential street, you’ll be close to the surf and sand of both the Oceanfront and Mission Bay. Pacific Beach is centrally located, so you will have easy access to all the attractions San Diego has to offer.

Located in Pacific Beach, one of the most desirable neighborhoods in San Diego. You’ll enjoy the comforts of home in this classic beach house, so you can relax at the cottage or explore some of San Diego's magnificent attractions. Sleeps Four Persons Max.

The Cottage was recently renovated, and everything is waiting for you. The bedroom is totally outfitted and has plenty of storage. The light-filled living room sofa is great for relaxing but folds out into a very comfortable bed for two more guests. All bed, bath, and beach linens are supplied. The spacious kitchen has all new appliances and all the supplies you need. You will have a new 47 inch TV with blu-ray player and wifi network.

You have your own yard and patio with a gas barbeque and outdoor furniture so you can live a real beach lifestyle. The onsite washer and dryer to make doing laundry easy.

PB Cottage is just 3 blocks from PB's main street, Garnet Avenue. You will be very close to a supermarket, large pharmacies, many restaurants, pubs, and clothing stores. You can walk down lively Garnet or a shady residential street to the beach. At the PB cottage you can choose every day whether you want a vibrant street scene or a quiet home-like experience.

More Details

Jim Sallis
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 9, 2018

About Jim Sallis

Jim is a professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at UCSD. He researches physical activity and exercise, and he enjoys biking, jogging, and walking around Pacific Beach and Mission Bay. Jim grew up in Mississippi, and has lived in Pacific Beach since 1983. I know you will love it. I would like to welcome you to our cottage and our wonderful neighborhood.

Being a professor who travels extensively, I understand the value of a home-like atmosphere when away from home. I also understand the needs of academics. So we hope you will stay at the PB Cottage if you are a visiting scholar or are spending your sabbatical at UCSD or SDSU. The PB Cottage is also great for families bringing your children to San Diego for Sea World, the Zoo, the Safari Park, and Legoland.

Jim Sallis purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Jim Sallis chose North Pacific Beach

We are thrilled with the beach cottage we bought the summer of 2013. We feel lucky that we found the Cottage, because it was recently completely renovated and upgraded. We have continued to make upgrades on the furniture and appliances. We make sure it has everything you need for a family vacation, extra-special sabbatical, or very comfortable business trip.

The PB Cottage is the complete package. We know you will quickly feel like the Cottage is your home. And everything you want or need is very close by. You can walk or bike to everything that PB has to offer. You can try a different restaurant every evening, surf every day, jog or bike on the world famous boardwalk. Mission Bay is a huge park with unlimited recreation amenities, just minutes away. There is 12-mile biking and walking route that goes all the way around the Bay, with virtually no traffic to spoil your relaxation. If you get tired of having fun, you can chill out or work at the Cottage.

Though we encourage walking and biking so you can appreciate PB, a car is needed to get around San Diego. The Cottage has convenient off-street parking on the alley, so you never have to look for parking.

Vacationing in condominiums is fine, but they lack the charm of your own Cottage. If you want quiet and privacy, this is the place for you. If you want to be near the action of Pacific Beach, the Cottage also is the place for you.

What makes this cottage unique

When you see the PB Cottage you will first fall in love the white picket fence. Beyond that lies the front yard, the patio, and then the pastel colored Cottage itself. When you go inside you see the open living room, dining area, and kitchen. It feels larger than a one-bedroom cottage. A special feature is the picture window in the living room and the sliding glass door in the dining area. The room is filled with light, so you can see how clean everything is. We were impressed with the beautiful new tile mosaic pattern on the kitchen wall, and we think you will love it. The kitchen is ready to go, with all the supplies needed for cooking and dining. All you need to do is walk or drive 3 blocks to the supermarket for the food you want, and Trader Joe's is just one more block.

When you go into the bedroom, you will see the new Queen bed looks comfortable, inviting, and ready to help you recover from your trip. You will be surprised by how much storage there is, with built in drawers and shelves. The bathroom has all new fixtures and all the supplies you need, including soap and small shampoos to get you started.

Now you are ready to go back outside to tour the patio. You will be happy to see the gas barbeque that is easy to use. Once your food is perfectly cooked you can dine outdoors with the table and chairs. While you are relaxing your children can play in the fenced-in yard. It is small but beautiful and safe.

If you have traveled much, you know that washing clothes can be a time consuming hassle. Not at the PB Cottage. There is a new washer and dryer onsite, so you don't have to find a laundromat and waste time there. You can wash while you are relaxing or cooking dinner.

We could go on and on about the PB Cottage, but I think you get the idea. It's fully furnished, clean, and spacious. And it's in one of the best neighborhoods in the whole USA. Come and enjoy it.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in North Pacific Beach, California

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • All new fixtures.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • New Queen bed, night stand, lamp, and alarm clock/radio/iphone/ipad/ipod player. Built in closet, shelves, drawers. Lots of storage.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews

Great property, cozy and very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place! Very well designed and decorated. Close to the beach and in a young, vibrant neighborhood

  • Submitted: 4-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Göteborg, Sweden

2nd Stay !!

  • 5 of 5

We've just wrapped up our 2nd 6-7 wk. stay at the PB Cottage, having enjoyed another really swell time there. It is perfect for 2 people, and it was tough to leave. We are already determining how & when we can repeat our stay next year. You will not be disappointed. Cheers, Gunilla & Dave Morton, Göteborg Sweden.

  • Submitted: 17-May-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Göteborg, Sweden

Swell Deal !!

  • 5 of 5

The PB Cottage is simply a great little place. It comes very well-equipped with everything needed for a comfortable stay….. including all kitchen appliances, a nice new queen bed, a good shower with ample hot water, a great barbecuing grill, outside patio seating, a private front yard, off-street parking, a complete laundry and even streaming Netflix. Two large groceries, a big drug store, restaurants and a gym are all within easy walking distance, and the cottage owners are local and attentive to visitor needs. The beach is a mile away, and can easily be reached on a nearby city bus line, leave your car at home. We loved the PB Cottage and will definitely return.

  • Submitted: 10-Apr-2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The apartment was clean and well stocked. Very well located and the bed was comfortable. We would stay there again when in San Diego. The only annoyance was that the shower drained slowly

  • Submitted: 27-Jan-2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Very nice cottage and well located to experience the attractions in and around San Diego. The owners Shemi and James are very supportive with all modalities and questions. Perfect fit for two adults with one young child.

  • Submitted: 10-Jan-2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alles bestens !

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten eine wunderbare Zeit in Shemi´s Cottage - alles perfekt - Danke

Anne und Hans

aus München

  • Submitted: 19-Nov-2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sight Seeing and Touring

*World Famous Pacific Beach – Mission Bay, the Beach, Boardwalk, and Pier - a short walk

*Garnet Avenue -- Pacific Beach's Main Street - Supermarket, Shopping, Restaurants –– 2 blocks!

*San Diego Zoo - 20 minutes

*SeaWorld - 5 minutes

*Legoland - 30 minutes

*The Village of La Jolla - World class shopping and ocean walks - 10 minutes

*Gaslamp Quarter - restaurants, clubs, baseball stadium - 20 minutes

*Birch Aquarium - 15 minutes

*Old Town San Diego - 15 minutes

*Point Loma Light House - 20 minutes

*Torrey Pines Golf Course - 25 minutes

*Mission Bay Public Golf Course - 5 minutes

*Fine Dining and Casual Eateries - 2 minute walk and all over San Diego

*Julian, the Gold Rush Town - 1 hour

*Balboa Park and Museums - 15 minutes

*DisneyLand – 1.5 hour

*Universal Tours - 2 hours

*Wine tasting in Temecula - 1 hour

*Anza Borrego Desert - 1 hour

*Indian Casinos - 45 minutes

*University of California, San Diego - 15 minutes

*San Diego State University - 25 minutes

*Bus lines - 3 minutes


*Swimming – All area Ocean and Bay beaches

*Surfing -- All ocean beaches. Many certified surf instructors

*Snorkeling - All area beaches

*Sailing - San Diego Bay, Point Loma

*Fishing & Whale Watching- Seaforth Landing, Point Loma

*Hang Gliding - Torrey Pines, Salk Institute

*Yoga - Many local locations

*Spa and New Age Treatments

*Kayaking - We recommend La Jolla Kayak

*Tennis courts - available at Pacific Beach Middle School. 5 minute walk

*Hiking in the trails around Torrey Pines

*San Diego County Fair - June and July

*Del Mar Thoroughbred Racing - July and August. 20 minutes away


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in North Pacific Beach, California

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28 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$518.92

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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