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Susan McGonigle

Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks english

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46 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this Bay Park holiday house

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 6

Wonderful Bay Park Ocean view and Mission Bay view home with private solar heated salt water pool and spa. Architecturally interesting home with Designer finishes and state of the Art amenities through out. The home is 2500 sq feet of interior living space, spread over 3 levels. The ground floor consist of two guest bedrooms with sliding doors to the Pool and entertaining area as well as to the entry courtyard. There is a large guest bathroom with separate shower, large roman jetted tub and double sinks. The bathroom is finished in travertine and has heated floors and a separate door to access the pool area. Each of the two guest bedrooms has a queen size bed, designer linens, and large walk in closet and a wall mounted LCD television. Every room in the house is wired for stereo with built in speakers and individual volume wall mounted controllers. Also on the ground level is the Entry Hall and laundry area. See Further Details section for complete details!

Designer touches!: The second floor of the home consists of the formal living room which has 10 ft. double french doors that lead to the bay view terrace with an outside seating area to enjoy the views, and the Sea World nightly fireworks!

The living room also has a dual sided gas fireplace for your enjoyment.

The formal dining area seats 6 in comfort with large windows overlooking the entry courtyard with beautiful and lush tropical landscaping and a unique fountain.

The state of the Art kitchen has a thermador gas range and commercial oven, custom slab granite counters, a large center island with bar seating. The kitchen is open to the tv room with a 40 inch wall mounted plasma tv, built in surround sound stereo system, all of this can be enjoyed while overlooking the rear yard, pool and spa.

The second floor is connected to the pool and spa by a custom metal freestanding landing and stair case.

Kitchen: The rear yard has a gas grill, and designer outdoor seating for dining and entertaining. There are designer chaise lounges to soak up the sun and floating rafts for the pool. The Top floor of the home is dedicated as a 'Master Retreat'. It consist of a computer desk area overlooking the entry courtyard with amazing views of the Ocean and Mission Bay. The bedroom area has a queen size bed and a 32 inch wall mounted plasma tv with built in surround sound stereo. The 'Master Retreat' also has an adjacent sitting area with a free standing gas fireplace and an adjoining small balcony with double french doors overlooking the rear yard and pool. The master bathroom has a large walk in shower with a window of views to the Ocean and Mission Bay, a double vanity, heated floors and a large walk in closet.

Our Home has been used as the setting for a recent documentary as well as written up in magazine articles on vacation destinations!

More Details
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
Susan McGonigle (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks english

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you so much for allowing us to stay at this wonderful house. We appreciated everything in this beautiful house. We will not forget this wonderful house and our Holiday in San Diego.

Leonardo, Italy
Nov 2012
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based on 46 traveller reviews

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average rating of 4.869565 based on 56 reviews

Amazing week in San Diego!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in this wonderful vacation home back in April. My delay in writing the review is due to hectic work travel that followed that vacation, and I wanted to make sure to give this review the time it deserved. I had researched homes to rent for months. There were many things that attracted me to this one, and I was so glad we picked it! It was centrally located to EVERYTHING in SD. It was paradise. We were within an extremely short drive to downtown SD, Coronado beach, Sea World, the airport, etc. Very convenient if you want to be close to everything. The house was exceptionally clean and very nicely decorated. Modern looking, but very comfortable and relaxing. We had a family of 5, and had more than enough room for all of us in this house, with room to spare. The kitchen and linen/towel closets were well stocked, and we wanted for nothing, which was fantastic. Beds were very comfortable, and the bedroom closets all had plenty of space for us to unpack our things so we did not have to live out of a suitcase for a week. Nice patio eating area with a grill that we used. The kids loved the backyard pool, and my husband and I loved sitting on the upper level front deck at night for happy hour, watching the sun go down. We went to a Padres game, Mission Bay, Coronado, Legoland, SeaWorld....there was something for everyone! There was a grocery store we frequented almost every day up the hill as recommended by the owners, and it had everything we needed, including a liquor store. The neighborhood was quiet and in an area with rolling hills. I would definitely recommend this location to anyone who is looking for a SD getaway to a place that is so central to everything you want to do in SD, with all the wonderful comforts and amenities of an amazing house. We would definitely stay here again! The owners were very quick to respond to questions, and made it such a seamless process to check in and stay! Thank you!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Definitely hope to return

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our three month stay in this comfortable and conveniently located Bay Park home, which is central to downtown, Pacific Beach, Pt Loma and La Jolla. There is a beautiful view from the third level master suite and we loved watching the sunset over the Bay. We noticed it is a very quiet neighborhood. The layout is functioning and spacious and offers privacy for all guests as well as good space for gathering, dining or relaxing in a group setting. The heating/cooling, very private swim pool, TVs, DW, clothes washer were all working during our visit. We cooked several times and the stove, oven and grill are good quality. There are also many nice restaurants nearby or just a short drive away. Management responds to requests promptly if you need repairs or anything. The home was clean to our standards when we left the property.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful and memorable stay for the family

  • 5 of 5

Great location for a family rental. A short drive to the nearest beaches were we booked surfing lessons over two days - it was the highlight of our 3 weeks in southern California. The neighborhood was quiet and felt very safe. House was absolutely lovely - modern architecture and minimalist interiors with all possible conveniences, but also very child friendly and comfortable. Washing machine and drier were great - in the garage so no noise when they were working. The kitchen had a TV and couch so was perfect for hanging out in and overlooking the kids in the pool and hot tub. House was perfectly ready and Bruce met us on time and talked us through everything which made it all so easy.

Parking in the drive couldn't be easier. The location at the top of the hill gave magnificent views towards the sea and San Diego and the fireworks every night at Sea World were an added bonus for the family - great to sit on the breezy balcony and enjoy that!

Bruce gave us an excellent recommendation for "Luce" - one of the local restaurants - and it lived up to expectations - it was buzzy and the food was delicious.

All in all it was the best choice we could have made for our 5 days in San Diego and if we ever get back here we would love to stay in the same house again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would love to host your family again! Thank you for taking such good care of our home. Best to you all. Susan and Bruce
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Great property in a great lovation

  • 4 of 5

The property is great, the location is great, and it was easy working with the owner and the local contact person, Bruce. I really wanted to give the home 5 stars, and if not for a couple of things, I would have. First, the positives.... The pool and hot tub were great, the location of the home is great, the view of the fireworks from the front balcony every night at Seaworld was great, the owner and local rep were great. The two downstairs beds were not great, they were actually very uncomfortable, time for new mattresses. The only other thing that could be improved is the main level TV situation. The TV is beside the kitchen, and there is only a couch that fits two people in that room, unless you want to sit at the bar. I would move that TV into the main living room and hang it above the fireplace so that everyone can sit comfortably. Oh, it also makes an irritating mechanical, coffee grinding sound every 45 seconds. I'm not sure why it made that noise, and after 5-6 days we got used to it, but it was distracting. Overall I would stay there again without hesitation if the mattresses downstairs were replaced.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Robert. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Happy to update that we have a brand new 55" TV hanging now above the fireplace in the living room, as well as a brand new TV ready to install in the kitchen. We regret that the downstairs mattresses were not to your liking.We have heeded your input and have purchased a new bed for the downstairs bedroom and fresh new linens and pillows all around! Again, thank you for your feedback. Let us know when you plan to visit San Diego again and we can offer you a discount for being a return customer. PS Mattress has now been replaced!
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Benicia, CA

San Diego Girls Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just recently returned to the Bay Area from our 8-night vacation in this beautiful home. We shared the first four days with friends that flew in from Missouri, South Carolina and Georgia. The last four days was set aside for family time with our daughter. EVERYONE truly enjoyed the home and it surpassed all our expectations. The home was clean and very well maintained. There are much more amenities in the home than what is listed. We had a full agenda planned for our vacation and the location of the home was perfect to get to everything. We enjoyed a day at the Del Mar County Fair, shopping at Fashion Valley Mall and downtown’s Horton Plaza and a Sunday morning jazz brunch at Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn. The homes close proximity to the airport proved to be a lifesaver as we had to make three roundtrips there during our stay. It was great to be able to watch SeaWorld’s nightly fireworks show from the bay view terrace as well as just simply sitting and enjoying a glass of wine by the fireplace. We also loved relaxing in the oversized Jacuzzi in the evenings.

We would definitely recommend this home to anyone that is looking for a memorable vacation experience. You don’t even need to leave the home to have a great vacation. Our family has gone through some tragedies the last 18 months and this was the first time that we have been able to get away together. We would like to thank Bruce and Susan for everything that they did in making this vacation so enjoyable. From prior to our arrival to the time we departed they made themselves available and were very accommodating. We hope to be able to come back and enjoy this beautiful home again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Modern in San Diego

  • 5 of 5

The property was as described. Very clean and in working order. We had a relaxed vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
San Diego Airport
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Pacific beach
Car: necessary

Other Activities: San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Seaworld, Gas Lamp Quarters, Old Town, Little Italy, La Jolla, Coronado, Marina, Seaport Village,


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Bay Park, California

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2016 Fall
1 Oct 2016 - 18 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
19 Nov 2016 - 27 Nov 2016
5 night minimum stay
2016 December
28 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
Holidays 2016
17 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
WInter 2017
2 Jan 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
20 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$329
Property Damage Protection A$130
Utilities $25 per day A$230
Tax Rate 10.55%

Rental cost may be paid either by personal check, direct deposit, or wire.

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Credit Charges & Homeaway Service fees do apply.
High Season Rates apply to all Holidays.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: If Occupant cancels or otherwise terminates this Agreement prior to the final Payment Due Date, all payments except the $150 cancellation fee shall be refunded to Occupant. If occupant cancels or otherwise terminates this Agreement after the final Payment Due Date, Occupant shall be responsible for the entire rent, if the property does not re-rent Less Any Applicable Administrative Fees (i.e. Bank or Credit card

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Bay Park, California

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • City Centre
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • mobile phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • The master bath has heated floors, a large double shower with a window to view the bay and ocean as well as a double vanity. The second floor of the home has a formal living room with two sided gas fireplace, high ceilings, 10 foot french doors leading to the bay view front patio with comfy seating. Adjoining the living room is the formal dining room with a large travertine table and designer high back leather dining chairs, the dining room has large windows overlooking the entry courtyard, lush gardens and water fountain. The rear of the second floor has a powder room, gourmet Kitchen with commercial grade stainless appliances, large center granite island with breakfast bar, comfy leather sofa seating and a 50 inch plasma tv, surround sound stereo and entertainment center. The TV area has a wall of glass overlooking the rear yard, gardens, pool and spa and is connected with a custom free standing landing and staircase.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • MasterBedroom - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
  • Each bedroom has a walk in closet with floor to ceiling mirrors, a wall mounted LCD TV and built in surround sound stereo speakers. The master retreat has a sitting area with free standing gas fireplace , a 'Juliet' balcony overlooking the rear yard, pool and spa and a office area with bay and ocean views.
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There is no garage parking, there is space for one vehicle in the driveway and ample street parking.