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Pacific Beach House on the bay

Bedrooms 2
Space 78 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Spacious 2 Bed. 1 bath. sleeps 4 adults, or families up to 6. Crown Point.

Wonderful 2 bed, 1 bath bay / beach house with large garage and drive, fenced garden accommodating up to 6. This beach house has been completely remodeled to a high standard with a beautiful European style bathroom, and a funky original 1950s kitchen. We’re just a block from the bay and a short ride to the Ocean. Our location is the perfect place for people that want to be close to everything but also want to retreat to a quieter more peaceful neighborhood to relax and sleep.

We're very well suited to young families with the beach on Mission bay being so close with a children's play area and bathrooms. Also perfect for couples and groups of friends being so near to lots of great restaurants and bars.

Mission beach is on your doorstep, where you can people watch, take in the scenery, or take a leisurely bike ride to Pacific Beach and Mission Beach a short ride away, with this location you are never far from anything. At night walk down to the bay and watch the fantastic fireworks across the bay at Seaworld.

We supply a fully equipped kitchen, along with coin laundry facilities, high speed internet, and cable TV. We have a queen size bed in each bedroom and a sofa sleeper in the sitting room.

Sea world and our world famous zoo are very close by, along with Balboa Park and downtown a short taxi or car ride away, public transport is very close and gives access to the entire city and beyond.

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Dan Docherty
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Dan Docherty

Originally from the UK we came to USA in 1998 our first stop was Detroit and stayed there for over 8 years, contrary to Detroit's reputation, we really enjoyed living there and had a lot of fun. After that we moved to Seattle were we lived for 6 years, we loved the mountains and camping and the vibrant downtown. We’ve traveled all over the US and loved everywhere we’ve been, but then we discovered San Diego, and after living here for 3 years now it would be very hard to leave. We love being in a big city with a small town feel, the close proximity to everything, the friendliness of the people, and the year round fantastic climate. Our aim is to provide a good quality, fairly priced beach vacation home for our guests to enjoy, and we very much hope you’ll want to come back and stay with us again.

Dan Docherty purchased this cottage in 2015


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Crown Point, California

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 78 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Ceiling fans in both bedrooms
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Pacific Beach House on the bay
average rating of 4.808511 based on 47 reviews
Orange County, CA

Excellent location, bright and spacious beach/bay getaway

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay at Dan's beach house in October. The location is excellent - easily accessible to freeway and quick ride to downtown, old town and we enjoyed walking to local restaurants and even to Mission beach. We loved how easy it was to access the bay walking path and we took advantage of the beach bikes to explore the entire area. A+ for location and so nice to be outside the fray of Mission beach.

The house is spacious, bright, clean and well appointed. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare meals and a nice dining area to enjoy breakfast and dinner. Loved the spacious closets in the bedroom which allowed us to tuck away our luggage and more than enough room (and hangers!) to store our goods.

Dan the owner was great with his pre-arrival communication and also quickly responding to our inquiries during our stay. Great service!

The only critique is the bed could use an upgrade as the mattress is a bit soft and sags slightly in the middle. Overall a great place and I would enjoy staying again at this property. Highly recommend!

Thanks for a lovely stay Dan!

  • Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

My mom and sisters came to visit from out of town and this was the perfect cottage. Walking distance to restaurants and the bay and a short drive from the local grocery store while providing enough distance from the chaos of downtown PB.

  • Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, well maintained and comfortable. Would rent it again - great location

  • 5 of 5

Owner responded to emails quickly and we had everything we needed

  • Submitted: 7-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice home

  • 5 of 5

Close to everyplace that we went was very close.

  • Submitted: 23-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Concord, CA

Perfect PB Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a long weekend in April. We were able to walk to the beach and to restaurants, yet the house is in a quiet part of town. It was clean and had everything we needed. My only suggestion would be to add some hooks in the bathroom or bedrooms for towels. Looking forward to the next time we can stay here.

  • Submitted: 18-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overall excellent time had by all

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay, the house location was perfect close to everything and kids loved playing in the front yard. The house may have been a bit small for us (we had 4 kids and 2 adults) but otherwise we have only positive things to say.

  • Submitted: 21-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Lindberg Field
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Mission Bay glf course
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Old Town Transit Center
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
I5 and I8
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Crown Point, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$320.3
Cleaning Fee C$115.31 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.05%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Property Damage Protection (recommended)
Changeover day for summer weekly rate is Saturday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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