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Excellent Location-Walk to All-Free Gar.Pkg/WiFi/Laun-Fully Stocked Kit - Clean!

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

Overview

About the property

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

Are you a foodie? Do you love shopping, museums, the beach or zoo, strolling through the biggest and most popular farmers market in San Diego?

Hillcrest is a captivating neighborhood to explore and so close and centrally located to everything else San Diego has to offer. Serene Retreat is the perfect venue to get dazzled by the array of attractions and sights of San Diego.

The apartment is 1/2 block away from the farmers market, the Rock’n’Roll Marathon, the Pride Parade, some of San Diego’s best restaurants and nightlife. Only a short walk or drive to the world famous San Diego Zoo, the museums of Balboa Park or the Old Globe Theater. Many of our guests come without a car as most of Hillcrest's attractions and events are in walking distance. 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.

The apartment is also within walking distance to several grocery stores (Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Sprouts, Ralphs, etc.), unique boutiques and award winning restaurants.

If you choose to drive, the apartment comes with a one car garage spot. The airport, the Convention Center, downtown, Seaport Village, SeaWorld, Coronado, Petco Park, Qualcomm Stadium, Old Town and so many of the beautiful beaches are just a 10-15 minute drive. This is the location to stay in to start exploring San Diego!

With 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, fully stocked eat-in kitchen, dining area, living room with 42" Flat Screen 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 Retreat is the perfect destination for a get away with family or close friends.

For those exploring our pristine beaches, we have beach towels, beach chairs and boogie boards. For our little guests we provide toys, a highchair, a Pack 'n Play and some children's dishes. Please ask should you need anything in particular. The patio features a gas BBQ. All rooms have ceiling fans and for those who like it a bit cooler a space A/C unit is provided.

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

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.

Come and enjoy the best San Diego has to offer in this beautifully decorated, comfortable and centrally located apartment!

One block away:

•San Diego's largest and most popular farmers market

•The Rock’n’Roll Marathon

•Pride Parade

•Award winning restaurants from all over the world

•Unique boutique shops

•Several bus stops

•Nightlife

5 minutes away

•Downtown

•San Diego Zoo

•Balboa Park and Museums

•The Old Globe Theater

•Fashion Valley

•Mission Valley

•UCSD Medical Center

•Scripps Mercy Hospital

10 minutes away

•Coronado

•Sea World

•Convention Center

•Sea Port Village

•Petco Park

•Qualcomm Stadium

•Airport

•Old Town

•Horton Plaza

•San Diego Opera

•San Diego Repertory Theater

10-15 minutes

•La Jolla

•Pacific Beach

•Mission Beach

•Ocean Beach

•Mission Bay

More Details

Owner
Jeff
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 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 is attached to the bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • 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
  • 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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Excellent Location-Walk to All-Free Gar.Pkg/WiFi/Laun-Fully Stocked Kit - Clean!
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

Very good value. As advertised. Extremely clean. No problems for three adults and a 4 yr. old

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as advertised, but since sometimes properties don't meet expectations I was delightfully surprised that this actually exceeded expectations. It was VERY VERY clean which was a real plus. Excellently stocked with all the equipment, condiments, etc. one would need in the kitchen. Jef was very quick to respond. The locks were e-z to operate after a couple of tries. The Hillcrest area is very close to all and the DEDICATED PARKING SPOT was definitely a HUGE PLUS. I am a large woman and my son in law is very tall so we were concerned about the bathroom. it's not huge but it worked out fine for the both of us and was sparkling clean as was the whole apartment. Appreciate Jef's attentiveness to customers and the quality of this place for the price. No frills but a wonderful kitchen ( LARGE) fully equipped and near good restaurants, shops and the SoCal lifestyle of SD. It was also very centrally located from all our needs- LYFT was e-z and seemed very reasonable.

  • Submitted: 9-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fresh home great location

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at this crisp, clean, comfortable home. The kitchen is generously furnished, the beds are large and comfortable. Appreciated having a garage! I would stay here again in the future.

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

Best place to spend vacation, even lengthy one!

  • 5 of 5

In one month we visited many San Diego interesting places. Property owners were very forwarding and very friendly. You have good amenities, garage including. Very comfortable stay,thank you.

  • Submitted: 6-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great choice if you are looking for clean, comfortable and convenient with quick response time

  • 5 of 5

We found the apartment to have close to every convenience of home! Clean, well organized, thoughtful extras, gas grill and outdoor patio table, great garage parking, laundry. Jeff was very responsive to any questions and requests. We hope it is available the next time we are in town.

Bonus is that it is so conveniently located to so many things including Sunday market!!

  • Submitted: 7-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice+clean+quiet

  • 5 of 5

I'm a repeat customer. Place is very clean, appreciate that. Location is great, especially the Sunday farmer's market. Garage doors have been changed, they are now super quiet: thank you. Bed/mattress is really good one. Communications are easy and fast.

  • Submitted: 28-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, clean, and close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

Jeff is very organized and even gave us a list of neighborhood places to eat, and places to go. 7 minutes to the zoo-so fun! Gas lamp only 10 minute drive, but Uber because it's really busy, andvthee is no place to park. We had a wonderful girls weekend - so relaxing:))

  • Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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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: recommended

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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$345
From
C$370
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$212
From
C$237
Fri,Sat
C$1,444
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$124.29
Damage Deposit C$62.78

Extended stay rates negotiable.

FOR ANY PROPOSED STAY OF 30 DAYS OR GREATER - The management of listing#744620 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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