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Oceat Front Paradise! Beach Bikes,Chairs,Umbrellas put you there in a heartbeat!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom sleeps 5

Your balcony boasts an oceanfront view of crashing waves, the O.B. Pier, and lights of La Jolla at night. Enjoy breathtaking views from the kitchen, dining, living and master bedroom. Surf sounds lull you to sleep & refresh you in the morning. Set 15 paces from a cliff overlooking the pounding surf, few properties can put you this close to the ocean experience.

This mellow beach town is known for its laid back attitude. You're only 3 blocks to the beach, or 4 to OB’s main street for lattes, sensational omelets, or renowned fish tacos. OB offers a wide range of activities: authentic Mexican restaurants; Farmers’ Market; antiquing; and a myriad of beach activities.

Spotless and professionally decorated, this is not the normal rental. Furnished for ourselves, it boasts quality furniture, travertine and granite, gourmet kitchen, espresso machine, R.O. faucet, IPOD speakers, quality linens, and down bedding to enhance your stay.

Foot traffic is mostly locals, and few people ever walk in front of your view, unlike the party atmosphere prevalent in many other beach towns. It's perfect for a romantic get away for a couple, or a weary family returning from a day of sight-seeing or the beach. We've also hosted numerous 'girls weekends' with rave reviews: it's comfortable enough to lounge around all day, the main street is casual and close, and the Gas Light district is convenient for nightlife, too.

Many Amenities Included: We want you to thoroughly enjoy yourselves while you're our guests. Amenities such as candles, coffee, tea, spices and basic cooking items are included, as well as enough paper products for your entire stay, condiments in the refrigerator, and laundry supplies.

More Details

Sharon Kearns
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

About Sharon Kearns

John & Sharon live in Phoenix. John grew up in Point Loma, just over the hill from Ocean Beach. His family had deep roots here, and he spent his summers and weekends sailing and surfing in and around San Diego. He swears he kissed his first girl on the rocks below the condo!

Sharon Kearns purchased this condo in 2001

Why Sharon Kearns chose Ocean Beach

'It's ON the water!'

We first stumbled onto this property when we were renting nearby one summer. John pushed Sharon to make an offer. Slower to bite, Sharon talked to many friends and relatives about the purchase. Almost without exception their response was , 'but it's ON the water!' It became a standing joke: why would you not buy a property with this view?

What makes this condo unique

The view and the balcony are priceless. there's enough room to be comfortable, enough privacy to hang out in your pajamas, and 180 degrees of ocean. Whether it's blue skies, turquoise water, and sailboats racing, sunset with red-orange light and a green flash, or an angry ocean with 20' swells and a layer of salt on the railing, we are constantly experiencing the power and majesty of the ocean.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Ocean Beach, California

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Printer
  • Telephone ...
  • thermos flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Both bathrooms are fully appointed with sufficient fluffy towels, quality soaps, hair dryers, and a wall mounted magnifying makeup mirror in the master. Beautiful new glass and travertine shower in the master.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Other - 1 single bed , Quality blow up twin mattress
  • The master bedroom offers an Eastern King bed , and the second bedroom a queen bed. Both beds are made with high thread count luxury linens, down pillows, and down comforters for colder months. Alternate pillows and comforter available for guests allergic to down. Sofa bed has been replaced with quality blow up twin mattress.
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • DVD Player ...
  • DVR
  • Games ...
  • games - kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 5 beach chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
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Long Beach

Sunsets, Seascapes & Serenity Oh My!

  • 5 of 5

Rang in the New Year of 2018 at one of the most gorgeous condos we've been to yet! We arrived and everything (and I do mean everything) was in order. The condo smelled fresh (like an ocean breeze) and the windows presented the open sea to our liking! We hiked, walked around the town, visited the tide pools, ate, drank, ate some more and opened some very special vino we had been saving for the New Year. The kitchen had all the amenities of home, the beds were extremely comfortable and the condo was very quiet (we never heard our neighbors). We rang in the New Year in style with our friends (and then promptly went to bed)! If you're looking for a nice, relaxing place to be...this is IT!

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest was filled with energy and enthusiasm! I’m pleased her group took advantage of so much of what Ocean Beach has to offer. The ocean is a perfect place to recharge and relax.
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Unforgetable Experience

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was incredible! The weather and the views were amazing. It's within walking distance to Newport St./Ave./Blvd. in OB (where all the shops/grub is located). The condo had everything anyone could ever need-- truly thought about everything! Be sure to hit Jake and Eggs for breakfast-- WOW! We will definitely be staying here again-- hopefully in the VERY near future!

  • Review Submitted: 27/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Of course, I love to read guests rave about their experiences. Toward that end I work to provide good info on local restaurants they’ll enjoy. This is a first time a guest has filled me in: I’ve never been to Jake & Eggs and must check it out!
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The pictures on line do not do justice to this wonderful condo. The views are simply breath-taking.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time relaxing and enjoying the view of the ocean. We had visitors every weekend getting away from the frozen mid west and they were so impressed. The condo is cozy, the layout perfect, and the beds comfy. The waves would lull us to sleep nightly.

We did not have a car for our month stay but Uber was available with a 5 minute wait time.

The condo is close to attractions and great restaurants as well.

The neighborhood is very quiet and its just a short walk to the Ocean Beach Pier and it's cute Cafe.

We loved our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 14/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly as it looks!

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing, with postcard picture ocean views, quiet, and all the comforts of home!

Our faves in OB are the food coop, fish + chips on the pier + aah the ocean....Sharon couldn't have been nicer!



  • Review Submitted: 11/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We particularly enjoy sharing the beach with guests from back east. They're often leaving nasty weather, and the contrast of our Pacific environs is so favorable. Many of our guests offer food critiques that "steer" us and others to new favorites.
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Another great year

  • 5 of 5

Once again, the condo was great. Clean, well stocked, and every thing was as promised. The only downside this year was not the condo, but the environment. The place next door is no longer under construction, and the current occupants have some very noisy dogs that barked at us any/every time we went outside. Fortunately, the dogs were usually inside during the early day, but it did make evenings less pleasant. Also, due to the increased public use of marajuana (sp?) we were always treated to the odor when people were under the bank edge on the rocks below the balcony. They would start as early as 5 a.m. and go well into the night. This was a general trend in OB we noted this year. It did detract from our enjoyment of our trip. We really liked this place, but not enjoying OB as much as we have in prior years.

  • Review Submitted: 12/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m pleased this renter enjoyed the condo again and titled their review, “Another Great Year. “ I’m concerned about the barking dogs and only wish we’d been contacted to intercede with these really nice neighbors. Marijuana odors do drift throughout the beach communities on and off: it’s Southern California and it’s legal. We can’t change it, so we chose to tune it out. Honestly, it’s rarely even noteworthy to us. We’ll be certain to contact these guests personally. Sharon
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The views are amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Right on the water as advertised. Most fully stocked kitchen I have encountered on vrbo - spices and staples in the pantry. Beds are comfortable and baths are updated nicely. Kitchen and living room furniture have been updated since photos. VERY quality furnishings. Only downside - brought our smallest car and it was so tight in the garage, we just used the place in the lot across the street. That was more convenient anyway. Loved this rental!

  • Review Submitted: 26/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive review! We remodeled last summer and are pleased that guests continue to appreciate the decor. New photos to follow shortly when we can squeeze into the calendar.
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Car: not necessary

Ocean Beach is conveniently located just west of downtown San Diego. It is the closest beach community to numerous attractions including: the airport, San Diego Bay, the Star of India, the Maritime Museum, the Convention Center, the Gaslight District, Balboa Park and it's 15 museums, San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, and the Point Loma Lighthouse.

Other Activities: tide pools, Legoland, Old Town San Diego & gaslamp district


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Ocean Beach, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
Prime Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
20 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$166.46 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$665.85


September-May is base rate, minimum stay of 3 days
Summer minimum stay of 1 week, Saturday to Saturday
Thanksgiving 5 day minimum
12/24-12/31 1 week minimum stay
Tax of 10.5% charged on stays of less than one month

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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