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Awesome Location Walk to Everything-Free Gar.Pkg/WiFi-Fully Stocked Kit - Clean!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bdr, Walk To Restaurants, Shopping, Close To Zoo, Museums, Downtown, Beaches

Welcome to Serene Sanctuary in Hillcrest!

This spotless and beautifully appointed apartment is ideally located to explore the vibrant community of Hillcrest by foot as well as San Diego with its many neighborhoods and attractions by car or public transportation.

With 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, fully stocked eat-in kitchen, dining area, living room with 50" Plasma TV (Netflix, Sling TV and 50/5 Mbps Wi-Fi provided), DVD-Player, Roku, relaxing patio area with table, chairs and gas BBQ, fully stocked laundry area and a large one-car garage, Serene Sanctuary is the perfect retreat for a get away with family or close friends.

Being one block away from the famous Hillcrest Farmer's market and walking distance to countless award-winning restaurants, cafe's, grocery stores and trendy boutiques makes this apartment a great location for anyone visiting San Diego throughout the year.

The apartment is very close to many of San Diego's major freeway's and only 10 minutes to Downtown, the convention center (which hosts Comic-Con) and Coronado.

Many of our guests come without a car as most of Hillcrest's attractions and events are in walking distance, including the world famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park with it's many museums and events. Exploring the rest of San Diego can be done by public transportation (the apartment is 1 block from a major bus hub) or with Uber, Lyft or rental bike.

Many major events are held in Hillcrest throughout the year such as the Rock'n'Roll Marathon, Pride Parade, Taste of Hillcrest, CityFest and many more.

Boogie boards, beach chairs and beach towels are provided for your day at any of the many beautiful beaches which San Diego has to offer and most are within a 15 minute drive!

Arriving at Serene Sanctuary is easy, leaving can be a bit more difficult ;-)

Walking Distance (2 - 15 minute walk):

-World famous San Diego Zoo

-Balboa Park with its many museums and special events

-The Rock’n’Roll Marathon, Pride Parade, Taste of Hillcrest, CityFest, other events.

-San Diego's best farmers market (1/2 block away)

-Countless Award winning restaurants, bars, cafe's

-Whole Foods, Sprouts, Trader Joe's, Ralph's (grocery stores)

-Trendy boutique shops

-Major public bus hub

5-10 Minute Drive:

-San Diego International Airport

-San Diego Convention Center (hosts Comic-Con)

-Downtown San Diego

-Seaport Village

-San Diego Bay

-Little Italy

-Old Town San Diego

-Fashion Valley Mall

-Westfield Mission Valley Mall

-Horton Plaza Mall

-Coronado Island & beach

-SeaWorld

-Petco Park (San Diego Padres ballpark)

-Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego Chargers football)

-San Diego Opera

-San Diego Repertory Theatre

-The Old Globe Theatre

-UCSD Medical Center

-Scripps Mercy Hospital

15 minute Drive:

•La Jolla (I.e. La Jolla Cove, La Jolla Shores Beach, etc)

•Pacific Beach

•Mission Beach

•Ocean Beach

•Mission Bay

The apartment sleeps 4 guests and is located on the second floor, has two bedrooms (each with a Queen bed). Feel at home in this newly remodeled and upgraded apartment with crown moulding, stainless steel appliances, tile counters, ceiling fans, motion lights and hardwood and tile floors.

The building is a duplex, so there are only two units which affords more privacy.

For our little guests we provide toys, a highchair, a Pack 'n Play and some children's dishes.

All main rooms have ceiling fans and for those who like it a bit cooler a space A/C unit is provided.

Please ask should you need anything in particular.

Serene Sanctuary is the ideal retreat to experience the color and beauty of San Diego!

More Details

Owner
Jeff
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Jeff

Growing up here and now raising our kids in this captivating city has been a wonderful experience. As a family we have a lot of out-of town visitors and all have been intrigued by the beauty of this place. We have traveled all over the world, often staying with locals or in vacation rentals and getting to know an area more from a locals perspective. It is an experience we would like to share with those seeking to get to know San Diego.

Jeff purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Jeff chose Hillcrest

Working in the real estate business at the time I knew this property was in the perfect location as it is so close to everything San Diego has to offer. The walkable neighborhood dazzles you with the wide array of food options in its renowned restaurants. Going to the beach in the morning, visiting museums, sight seeing and shopping all without having to drive for a long time, means you can make the most of your day. Taking it all in without the stress that life so often brings. Enjoy your stay and the convenience of being close to it all!

What makes this apartment unique

Walking distance to many of San Diego's best restaurants, coffee shops, wine bars, unique shops, the world famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park and much more. One block from San Diego's biggest farmers market, the Pride Parade, the Rock'n'Roll marathon and City Fest. A short drive to downtown San Diego, the airport and many of San Diego's beaches. Our apartments are located in the middle of the best San Diego has to offer yet still a quiet location tucked away from the main street with a big garage. Supermarket, cafes, bookstores. Kid-friendly, highchair, toys, pack'n'play. Outdoor patio area with table and gas BBQ.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Hillcrest, California

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Shampoo, Conditioner, Body wash, Body lotion, Hand soap, toilet paper, tissue, blow dryer, curling iron, bath towels, hand towels and face cloths provided
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Each bedroom has a queen bed. Neither bedroom is attached to the bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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5

Delightfull & charming apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Serene Sanctuary and maybe familiarity made it seem even better than the first time, just like coming home again, we all three loved it.

  • Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, well-stocked apartment

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was the perfect setup for our family of four. It was close to the city bus-line, yet provided parking for our rental car. The owner has pretty much anticipated almost everything you'd need or like to find in an apartment, right down to those kitchen items that you just hate to purchase (spices, oil, etc.) because you use so little of them - but you really want access to them! The apartment was clean, and a great place to kick back after a long day of touring the city. I'd definitely use this location again.

  • Submitted: 21-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was very clean and well stocked .... the location is ideal for playing tourist ... the landlord was very responsive, provided all the necessary info for our stay, and was an absolute pleasure to meet. Truly a home away from home!

  • Submitted: 3-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Serene Sanctuary at Hillcrest was comfortable, clean and a great location to restaurants & sites etc

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was comfortable, clean; with a well supplied kitchen. Jeff provided a list of sites, restaurants and more which made it easy for us to get started.

  • Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable 2-bedroom apartment in a San Diego great location

  • 5 of 5

We really liked staying at this apartment. I especially liked having the fridge and pantry stocked with some condiments and necessities that made food-shopping and meal-planning easy. The beds were comfortable (nice comforters and pillows) as was the seating in the living room. Hillcrest is a good place to be, easy to get to Balboa Park and other locations. We were all quite comfortable.

  • Submitted: 24-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great stay in San Diego

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was well located to access Balboa Park/Zoo, and many more San Diego sites. We loved having a rental car to get to Coronado, La Jolla, and close by locations and the garage made this easy once we figured out how to access the apartment through the alley. We felt safe in the apartment and in the area. Ralph's and Whole Foods are nearby and made it easy to pick up food for breakfast and dinners in the apartment. Owner was attentive, sent good directions, and apartment was reasonably stocked. Good option!

  • Submitted: 27-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
5.5 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Hillcrest Brewing Company
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Ferry to Coronado
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
Balboa Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Mission Valley Center Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
HWY 163
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Great Maple
Nearest Ski
146 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
7.9 Miles
Coronado Beach
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Hillcrest, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Comic-Con
Jul 18 2018 - Jul 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$351
From
C$376
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$216
From
C$241
Fri,Sat
C$1,468
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection fee C$75.29 + Tax
Cleaning C$126.33 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Extended stay rates negotiable.

FOR ANY PROPOSED STAY OF 30 DAYS OR GREATER - The management of listing#744613 may require both a credit and background check. In addition, a non refundable $40.00 (forty dollars) fee may apply to facilitate those screening checks. Guests staying for the equivalent of 30 days or more are required to sign and return a rental agreement.

Owner'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.
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