One of Mission Beach's true landmark properties, this home, built in 1985, is a statement of modern architecture blended with Hawaiian atmosphere, and was designed by world renowned architect Ken Kellogg. His past accomplishments include several Charthouse resturants thoughout California and Hawaii as well as numerous exotic, one of kind ocean front homes, with uniquely famous designs.
The entire home fronts the Mission Beach Boardwalk, with unobstructed beach and water views from every room in the house! This unique home has an open kitchen which expands to a cozy family room with large flat screen HDTV.
The large wood deck on th...e boardwalk has an outdoor dining table, and is the perfect place to watch the crashing surf and enjoy people watching along the boardwalk.
Neighborhood shops and restaurants are all within walking distance!
While this is a very architecturally unique home, it is an older home and has some quirks. The rent has already been adjusted to compensate.
1.) Due to the unique layout and interior features, this home is not suitable for toddlers.
2.) Garage is appropriate to park bicycles or a golf cart in, not large enough for cars - Hotel parking passes are sometimes available in the OFF SEASON ONLY and there is some street parking on Mission Blvd.
3.) No formal Dining Room
4.) No blinds on upper floor bedroom (Bring eye-shades if needed) & portion of downstairs (windows are reflective during the day).
5.) Concrete floors on main level.
6.) Open panels on stairs typically makes this home not suitable for children.
Please call an agent at Bluewater to discuss the home and layout to make sure it is suitable for your group.
PLEASE NOTE: This home is located in a high density neighborhood and is only suitable for quieter groups. Our rental agreement includes a no tolerance policy regarding excessive noise and/or parties. Deposit forfeitures and/or evictions are strictly enforced. Please make sure you are comfortable with these policies before renting with Bluewater.
Please see “NOTES” section for additional information.
Local attractions: (Driving distance - Times are approximate)
Left on 03/25/2014 for a stay in March 2014 | Pinkkate
We just returned from a fun filled four night stay at the Mission Beach Icon beach house! First of all, the views from the property were just amazing...every room in the house has a direct ocean view. What a way to start the day by waking up to the sights and sounds of the crashing waves on Mission Beach! One morning we were even lucky enough to see dolphins swimming in the waves! One note, though, the property is older and a bit dated, the only reason I gave it 4 stars...but it has so much character it is a easy trade-off!
We rented bikes and long boards, just riding them up and down the boardwalk...so fun! The people watching was a highlight as we sat on the deck and soaked in the sun. We were literally steps from the soft sand and enjoyed playing frisbee and taking long walks. There are lots of restaurants and bars with-in waking distance, plus a large grocery store...no need to really drive anywhere. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!!
p.s. Bluewater Vacation Homes staff are the best...we will definitely use this company again for our future vacation home rentals!
Exactly what you'd hope for a beach-front house!
Left on 04/21/2012 for a stay in April 2012 | Y
Fantastic beach-side rental for our reunion of a group of grad school friends. House is gorgeous, right on the boardwalk in front of the beach. We grilled, people-watched, played volleyball, and just enjoyed what Mission Beach was all about! The house is right in the heart of everything. One note...tiny garage so if you have a big car you'll have trouble parking in the garage.
Staff was great and very helpful in addressing all our questions and needs. We couldn't ask for anything more. Thanks for helping facilitate a great trip for our group!
Left on 02/23/2012 for a stay in January 2012 | Sharon
Our family of 4 recently rented this Mission Beach Icon and we had a fabulous time! The location is terrific! The house is fun and the view is awesome. One morning we woke up and saw that we had a school of dolphins playing in the waves, in front of the house. We were able to watch them swim around and we didn't even have to lift our heads off the pillow. We stayed at this house for 9 days and during that time family, friends and relatives came to visit us. They were able to stay at the Surfer Hotel, just a short walk down the boardwalk. We ate a bunch of meals at the World Famous Seafood restaurant that's connected to the Surfer hotel and everything worked out terrific! I highly recommend the Clam Chowder at World Famous! Everyone enjoyed our vacation in Mission Beach and we're already looking forward to next year.
What a Great Property and Location!
Left on 02/22/2012 for a stay in February 2012 | Matt Moore
I can't say enough about the excellent service leading up to, during, and after my stay at the Mission Beach Icon property in Feb 2012! Kendra Krause and the rest of the Team at Bluewater Vacation Homes couldn't have been more helpful, flexible, and accommodating throughout the whole process. The property was amazing and the location was great! I definitely would recommend staying at this location!
Perfect location in San Diego!
Left on 12/19/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | Johan
Stayed in the house for one week together with 5 other guys. The space is well enough for 5-6 people sharing the beds so it was perfect!
The location just on the beach front walk is great with a nice outside seating area with a fire place and nice view.
Bluewater helped us arrange a nice welcome with cold champagne waiting upon our arrival in a very customer friendly way which was very appreciated!
I would recommend this house anytime but if you want sun and beach I suggest going earlier than October when the weather and beach life outside is more lovely, then it should be even better!
Lisa G from Alaska
Perfect Beach Experience!
Left on 03/25/2011 for a stay in March 2011 | Lisa G from Alaska
Dream come true to stay in a beautful home on the ocean walk. Waking up to that expansive view of the ocean was dreamy. Kendra with Flipkey and BlueWater Vacation was terrific: helpful, friendly and easy to get in contact with. She was a prefect local contact.
Left on 09/08/2010 for a stay in August 2010 | Charlie
The Mission Beach Icon provided a truly amazing vacation experience. The house was perfect, the beach beautiful, and Paul at Bluewater was simply a perfect host.
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