Newport Avenue Apartments & Commercial, Ocean Beach, CA
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Newport Avenue Apartments and Commercial is located between Bacon Street and Cable Street on Newport Avenue. Newport Avenue is the main street of Ocean Beach dead ends right into the very popular “Ocean Beach Fishing Pier” which offers year around fishing as well as a favorite surfing spot for both beginners and experts as well. The town has become a haven for antique stores and a wide variety of street fairs and summer festivals.
Ocean Beach is a very desirable beach community at the far west end of Highway 8, less than 10 minutes drive from downtown San Diego. Ocean Beach is one of the oldest beach communities in San Diego with a wide variety of lovely old homes and quaint beach cottages stretching from the beach and Sunset cliffs all the way to Point Loma. “OB” as the town is often called, is centrally located and only minutes away from the Sports arena, Sea World and San Diego Bay.
The property consists of a two-story, commercial building housing two retail stores at street level, with four apartment units upstairs and a duplex located behind the commercial building.
The current zoning is C-1, commercial with a variance allowing mixed use residential/retail. Request copy of zoning by-law.
The two retail spaces are improved with display windows. The interior walls and ceilings are constructed of drywall.
The four apartments are improved with two bedrooms, one bathroom, living room and kitchen. Each unit contain approximately 875 square feet of living space.
The duplex contains two studio units that are improved with one living room/bedroom combination, kitchen area and bathroom. Each unit contains approximately 500 square feet of living space.
The structure was built in approximately 1930 and renovated in 1992/93. The building is of wood frame and stucco construction. The façade is improved with ornamental trim and moldings. The foundation is a concrete perimeter slab and the building has a tar and gravel roof cover.
The apartments and studios have gas furnaces and are separately metered for utilities.