This is truly the most amazing location!! See and hear the sounds of the ocean, which is just 50 steps from the front door! Yet far enough that you will not be overwhelmed with noise.
Walk or bicycle 3 blocks to Newport Ave, OB's main street.
We are excited to offer our beach house in Ocean Beach, San Diego!
Incredibly adorable 1930's cottage, very cozy and inviting. Enjoy morning coffee, grill local seafood, or sip wine while you watch the sunset from the ocean view deck. You will be 50 steps from the sand! Breathe the sea air and listen to the waves crashing day and night.
You will have a comfortably furnished living/dining room, full kitchen and bath. There is a flat screen LCD TV and wireless internet service. The kitchen is equipped with full sized appliances, plus a microwave, toaster oven, and coffee maker. In the bedroom there is a queen bed, with cushy memory foam mattress. A queen Aerobed is also available. There is laundry on site, and garage parking for your vehicle. If you have a dog, there is a private dog run next to the house.
Shops, restaurants, and bars are within 3 blocks, including the famous Hodad's for burgers, and South Beach Bar & Grill for fish tacos. A great Farmer's Market happens every Wednesday afternoon. There is a pier for fishing or to stroll along, and a cafe at the end. There is a leash-free dog beach 4 blocks away.
Ocean Beach is a funky little unpretentious town, with colorful locals. This is the perfect spot to experience San Diego without any stress. It is a one of a kind, relaxed, non-touristy community. We are a 10 minute drive from San Diego International Airport and Sea World, 15 minutes from Downtown San Diego and the SD Zoo.
We believe our cottage is on the best block in Ocean Beach. We have beach chairs, beach towels, boogie boards, and a barbeque grill/charcoal for you to use. There are also two beach cruiser bicycles, all located in the garage. Our goal is to make your getaway very special and memorable.
7/11/13: We have added a window air conditioner in the living room! You won't need it too often, but when you do, it pretty much cools the whole cottage.
We have a keyless entry system on the front door. This makes it very simple to come and go as you please, no keys to hassle with and no coordinating a meeting time. We live close by and will be available 24/7 by phone or text for any questions or concerns.
Interaction with Guests
Feel free to call or text if you need us for anything!
Ocean Beach has a real community feel, very small townish within the big city. Many mom & pop shops and restaurants, very few corporate chain places.
Newport Avenue is the main street, and has most of the retail and eating establishments. It is 3 blocks away, an easy walk or bike ride. Dog beach is 3 blocks to the North.
If you will be leaving the area to see other Sn Diego attractions, a car is recommended. There is bus service, with a bus stop 2 blocks away also.
Other Things to Note
The Pacific Ocean is right outside your door!! Walk barefoot to the beach every day, enjoy the beautiful sunsets from the deck.
Being so close to the airport, you will hear the planes from time to time.
Absolutely no smoking, inside or out. We only ask that you respect our house, and treat it as if it were your own. This is not a party house. There is a resident tenant who occupies another unit on the property, please keep noise down after 9 pm. Laundry room and garage are shared with tenant. Please clean up after your dog.
We stayed in this beach cottage for three weeks in February, and would highly recommend it to anyone. It was impeccably clean when we arrived, and it was exactly as advertised, with one of the most comfortable beds I have ever experienced in a vacation rental. The kitchen was fully stocked, the cable TV had lots of channels, and the wireless internet worked perfectly. My favorite part was the deck just outside the sliding doors -- loved to sit there and watch the ocean and the neighborhood. We walked everywhere around Ocean Beach, from the eclectic shops downtown to the famous and fun Dog Beach to breakfast several mornings and to the fishing pier. It was so nice to park our car in the garage and just walk so many places. Make sure to go to the Wednesday Farmer's Market - what a blast! We also went to Balboa Park, Coronado, Mission Beach, USS Midway, Torrey Pines, to name a few of the many places we visited while there. All were within easy driving distance of the beach cottage, and we knew we always had a parking place when we returned! Joanie was quick to respond with any questions/comments we had. She made our February vacation a very comfortable one. Thanks so much!
We had a really fantastic time staying in the Cottage at the Beach in OB. The listing and photos were very accurate and in fact the cottage is even better in real life. The area was quiet and you couldn't hope to be closer to the beach. The interior is well thought out and carefully proportioned, comfortable and very clean. Just about everything you need is there from coffee bean grinder to beach towels. Joanie was super quick to respond to messages and provided some lovely touches to make our arrival very welcoming plus checked all was well shortly after our arrival. I knew the OB area well already, but enjoyed my stay such much more in the cottage and look forward to renting again
Joanie is great. The cottage is great. The best part is sitting on the front porch for coffee or breakfast and being able to see and hear the beach and ocean. The only thing that isn't perfect is that Ocean Beach is on the flight path for departing planes from the airport, so it isn't as peaceful as other locations might be. I thought overall it was a very good value.
We really enjoyed our stay! The location is great as far as beach access and restaurants. Thankfully the cottage has a driveway as the street is congested with parked cars. The cottage was clean and bright and the snacks and beverages provided for us on arrival was a nice touch.
Thank you. We look forward to returning!
We stayed here for 8 nights and loved it! Everything was laid out and easy to access, Joanie was great and available and checking in on us from day 1!! We also loved the little snacks already stocked after a day full of traveling!! We were able to use a pack n play in the bedroom and enjoy the livingroom after the baby was asleep. There are plenty of great shops and places to eat within walking distance and it was great to sit on the porch and enjoy the sunsets!! We will definitely try to stay here for future visits.
Amazing Cottage, steps from the beach and very clean. Joanie is really sweet and made me feel home. Best Airbnb experience! If I could I would give more than 5 stars!
This was our first airbnb experience - suggested by our son and niece. In years past we have stayed with our two grandsons in hotels. Joanie could not have been more welcoming. She provided us with information before we ever thought of asking - was willing to have us phone her and speak personally and provided us with access in case we had any problems - which we did not!
The description and photos were wonderful and so when we opened the door we knew we were "home."
The neighborhood was very eclectic/diverse - which we enjoyed. Neighbors that we'd pass on the street were friendly and would ask where we were from. It was great being the third house from the beach.
We had a GREAT first airbnb experience!
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I am a Registered Nurse, my husband is a Pharmacist. We moved here from Denver, Colorado. We have lived in San Diego for 22 years, and have owned this cottage for 12 years. We love the home town feel of Ocean Beach, and the convenience to all of the attractions San Diego has to offer. We have been Airbnb hosts since 2/2013, and are loving every minute of it!