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Villa Barajas - Spacious, Modern Suite near Park, Zoo, Beaches

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Fabulous 1 bedroom 1 bath - total renovation with backyard grill, ping pong

A home away from home, warm and wonderful in North Park, #13 on Forbes' list of the 'hippest' neighborhoods in the US. The feeling and ambiance of 1926 historic Spanish 'Villa Barajas' is both warm and modern.

The Bungalow Suite (#3317) is a large one bedroom, 1 bath, which sleeps 4 using the comfortable pull-out sofa in the large living room. Newly renovated with high quality finishes and cheerful eclectic style -- Mid century meets Deco meets vintage and reclaimed. Sunny, colorful, and casually elegant.

Beautiful original hardwood floors and large wood windows, cafe style eat-in kitchen, restored vintage stove with griddle, top line appliances, washer and dryer in suite, central heat/AC, deep Euro tub/shower in large, Deco style bathroom. Small private patio with bistro dining for two outside front door. New furnishings and backyard with grill, dining, ping pong table and lounge chairs.

We also provide amenities -- K-cup and French press coffee makers, beach towels, blow dryer, iron/ironing board, luggage rack, books and games, shampoo and conditioner, shower gel, hand soaps, other essentials. WIFI and smart TV -- Stream Netflix and Pandora while you relax or enjoy a light meal in the suite.

We have a 50mb WIFI network in the unit -- nice and fast -- and 4 other networks in the building, all of which are accessible to all guests, so it's pretty much bullet proof service if your unit's network happens to go down.

Spacious grounds with gas grill, ping pong table and delightful seating areas. Walk a few blocks to Balboa Park, restaurants, cafes, golf, community pool, tennis, recreation. 5 minutes to downtown -- Little Italy, The GasLamp Quarter, Seaport Village, Convention Center, the famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park and museums, Old Globe Theatre. 10 min to beaches and other major attractions, including Coronado Island and Seaworld.

More Details

Owner
Beth Galdieri
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2018

About Beth Galdieri

We love homes, vacations, people, and customer service. Making people happy in beautiful environments is our 'thing.'

Beth Galdieri purchased this villa in 2012

Why Beth Galdieri chose North Park

When we saw this building, with its old world charm and quaint sophistication- we knew that we had to own it, renovate it- and then provide fabulous, beautiful, comfortable and 'cool' accommodations where people could relax, enjoy the Park, the Zoo, the many restaurants- all within the context of a local San Diego Urban Walkable neighborhood experience. AND WE ARE 5 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN AND 10 MINUTES FROM FABULOUS BEACHES!

What makes this villa unique

This building is thought to have been owned a century ago by a nearby historic church and resided in by church members or out of town visitors. It is a beautiful building and stands out as regal, yet simple. This combination of simplicity and beauty attracted us. Additionally, we were inspired by a European vacation where we found quaint older buildings renovated with a mix of Asian, modern and European touches that made our vacation more enjoyable. We wished to pass these feelings on to others.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in North Park, California

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Fully remodeled bathroom with deep Euro style tub/shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Living room - Queen sofa bed
  • Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There are 4 one bedroom suites in the building. Two suites on each floor can be connected to accommodate extended families or groups. The entire building also can be reserved for larger groups. Check in - 4 pm Check out - 11 am

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Villa Barajas - Spacious, Modern Suite near Park, Zoo, Beaches
average rating of 4.78 based on 50 reviews
Aurora, CO
5

A Perfect Fit for our Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Everything as promised. Location so convenient! Walk to restaurants including a wonderful smoker/BBQ just 3 blocks away. Short drive to Balboa Park and the Zoo and access to highways to all other attractions was simple. There was always a parking space at the rear and shared outdoor space was rarely in use by others. The apartment was roomy, bright and cheery with hardwood floors, fresh paint all around and modern remodeled kitchen and bath. The pullout sofa was equipped with a good quality inflatable mattress and there was ample room including closet space for our 2 weekend visitors. Our 3 week stay couldn't have been more comfortable!

  • Review Submitted: 02/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmond, OK
5

Beautiful, as pictured. Great location!!

  • 5 of 5

Our visit to San Diego was amazing. The unit we stayed in was just as pictures show. We were surprised by the patio space...perfect for morning coffee and evening cocktails. Our 11 year old son enjoyed playing ping pong in the courtyard a couple nights.

We had an issue with the folks staying above us with two little kids. Crying all hours of the night and running from one end to the other, from the time we got back in the evening until late into the next night. Baby would drop bottle or toy onto floor (I’m guessing that’s what it was) over our bedroom, all night. The father would yell and it was chaos up there. This was a huge issue since we had early days. Getting a hold of someone while staying at the property was difficult. I sent several text and called both numbers I was given. I finally sent emails. Once Beth saw we had an issue she remedied the situation without hesitation.

The way Beth handled everything was top notch and we will definitely be back.

Another thing, our unit had not been cleaned so we had to leave for four hours after a long day of traveling so housekeepers could take care of this situation. An inconvenience but again, Beth took care of us and we could tell this is not normal for their properties.

  • Review Submitted: 11/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great Stay

  • 4 of 5

We actually were moved to stay in the unit above this one (prior to arriving). The owners were very responsive and helpful. The apartment was clean and had nice, natural light. The inflatable sofa bed was a bit cumbersome to set up- we ended up leaving it set up in the living room the whole time instead of folding it back up and dealing with that every day. Our son enjoyed playing in the back yard area. The location was great for getting to Balboa park and walking around North Park. We didn't have an issue with parking or noise.

  • Review Submitted: 13/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Light and bright, complete and comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

bed comfortable bath high end kitchen complete having washer and dryer is a big plus too. Living room comfortable with large screen TV. Great experience.

  • Review Submitted: 14/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great property, awesome restaurants

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Walking distance to some really nice restaurants. Property is extremely well maintained and has everything that you need.

  • Review Submitted: 24/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent. We will be back

  • 5 of 5

Very clean. Walking distance to North Park Close to zoo. Great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5.5 Miles
San Diego Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
So many fun eateries and taverns
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Miles
Downtown Harbor to Coronado
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
Balboa Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Downtown Amtrak & Coaster
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-805 to: I-8,I-15,94
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
So many to choose from!
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Pacific/Coronado/Mission
Car: recommended

Located minutes to The World Famous San Diego Zoo, Downtown San Diego and the Convention Center, Balboa Park with its Hiking Trails, Olympic Size Pool, Tennis Courts, Disc Golf Course, Archery Course, 3 Dog Parks, and a 10 minutes drive to San Diego Beaches. You get the best of Urban San Diego with its Zoo, Park &Museums and Downtown SD with the Convention Center and all the night life you could desire, as well as close Beach Proximity. The North Park Neighborhood in the most progressive neighborhood in San Diego with it's art, dance, yoga, restaurants, and coffee shops...it is the Mecca of the Urban Neighborhoods surrounding Downtown San Diego!

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Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$202.76
Property Damage Insurance AU$79.75

Rates in table are representative and may vary based on number of occupants and specific dates requested. Rates and minimum stays during holidays and special events, such as Comic-Con, are typically higher. San Diego requires that occupancy taxes be charged for stays of fewer than 31 nights (10.5%). Cleaning fee, insurance and refundable security deposit are additional. Rates are subject to change until reservation has been confirmed.

For stays of one month or more, we charge for bi-weekly cleaning, in addition to a final cleaning fee. This will not be auto-generated via a reservation request -- We will need to revise the quote to include the biweekly cleanings.

Many people ask about this: We include a third party damage protection policy in our quotes, which is a nonrefundable fee. The policy protects you and us. With the policy in place, we're able to charge a very low cash security deposit that covers minor damages (such as stained towels or linens or broken plates). The insurance policy covers more significant accidental damages (for example, to furniture, floors, appliances, counters, walls, mirrors, plumbing fixtures, lamps, window glass and coverings, other elements). The insurance also enables you to recover your security deposit in the event of a qualified incident. VRBO offers you the option of either purchasing the insurance policy we've quoted or paying an additional refundable security deposit equal to the coverage/face value of the policy. For example, suppose we are charging $250 refundable security and you opt NOT to purchase the insurance (which in this example has a coverage value of $1,500) -- Your new combined REFUNDABLE security deposit would be $250 + $1500 = $1,750. Please note that the price of the insurance policy and the coverage amount are subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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