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Private, Tropical Resort Style Retreat

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Pool Lanai, unbelievable ambience! Ahhhhhhh.

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Last updated: 07/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kensington house description

Resort Style living at its best. Contemporary Architecture, Tropical Hawaiian palate, your mind will drift once you've arrived. Indoor outdoor living, featured in San Diego Magazine, it's a perfect setting for special getaways both vacation or corporate. Infinity edge pool/spa on the canyon's edge (Ask about pool/spa heating charges) panoramic views, cascading 10 ft. waterfall. OUR VIRTUAL TOUR IS A MUST SEE! SCROLL PAST AMENITIES AND CLICK ON VIRTUAL TOUR! NO PARTIES/LOUD MUSIC. Our home is truly meant for 'SMALL' quiet family and friendly retreats. A maximum of 10 people on property at 'all' times unless approved by owners - Strictly enforced. You will be surprised how close you are to all there is in San Diego, yet once behind closed doors, you can enjoy San Diego's sunny weather in luxury. Get tickets to Pet Co Park, the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park or have your own private dinner at home alfresco under the falls.

Property Type

  • House
  • 4300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            Our awesome pool is incredible, but we ask that ALL children be monitored at ALL times....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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          • Pak n Play available

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          • Sofa Bed: 1 queen

            Living room....moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            (2) Pak n Play's / porable crib...moreless

          • Bedroom 1 is a Master Suite with King Bed downstairs with cable television Spa-like dual granite showers and private lanai. Bedroom 2 is downstairs with a King bed, cable television and separate zen Jacuzzi tub & shower. Bedroom 3 & 4 are in the upstairs Master Suite. Private from each other with King Beds, Flat Screen televisions and 1 with fireplace. The master suite is 1700 sq.ft. and divided into 4 different areas. You walk in through double doors and to the right is the 1st bedroom with king bed, flat screen TV and fireplace, straight ahead is the 2nd bedroom with king bed & flat screen TV. The master suite is divided by our shower/wet room, sinks and bathroom area. Lastly, there is a sitting/changing room with sink and bar area, Plus 1 Queen sofa bed in living room. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

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              Entertainment

              • DVR
              • Music Library:

                CABLE TV MUSIC VARIETY....moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (4) 1 in each bedroom, 1 in family room....moreless

              • CD Player

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Adventure
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Coin Laundry
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Recreation Center
              • Water Parks
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours
              • Nude Beach
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo
              • Live Theater
              • Botanical Garden
              • Theme Parks
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Sledding
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Horseshoes
              • Boating

              local services and businesses

              • Fitness Center
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Babysitter

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean:

                Choose from Coronado, Pacific, Mission, Ocean and La Jolla beaches ALL within 15-20 minutes....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                360 degree views from patios, lanai and decks....moreless

              • Village:

                Our Kensington Village filled with great restaurants, theater, Coffee Houses....moreless

              • Resort:

                Our homes high end resort style amenities will quench your thirst for luxury. ...moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Skiing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Racquetball
              • Hiking
              • Basketball Court
              • Jet Skiing
              • Tennis
              • Swimming
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Sailing
              • Surfing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Roller Blading
              • Paragliding
              • Mountaineering
              • Mountain Biking
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Golf

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    2 outdoor dining areas and 1 indoor dining room....moreless

                  • Seating for 10 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Security System
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Garage:

                        2 car...moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Dual systems upstairs and downstairs....moreless

                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Living Room

                      Kitchen

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Gourmet Kitchen
                      • Garbage Disposal
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Stove
                      • Kitchen
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Stove
                      • Dishes & Utensils

                      Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        (3)...moreless

                      • Barbecue
                      • Terrace
                      • Fully Fenced Property
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Furniture
                      • Deck Furniture
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        SEATING FOR 6-8 + INDOOR BREAKFAST COUNTER WITH BARSTOOLS...moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Heated Pool
                      • Spa Whirlpool
                      • Private Pool:

                        pool heating optional...moreless

                      • Outdoor Pool
                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Jetted Tub
                      • Hot Tub
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Special Rates 2014
                      Sep 10 - Dec 19, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $595
                      Low Season 2015
                      Jan 5 - Apr 1, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $695
                      Easter/Spring Break
                      Apr 2 - Apr 8, 2015
                      7 night min stay
                      $795
                      Spring Break (2)
                      Apr 9 - Apr 15, 2015
                      7 night min stay
                      $795
                      Low Season (2) 2015
                      Apr 16 - May 20, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $695
                      High Season 2015
                      May 25 - Sep 16, 2015
                      7 night min stay
                      $895

                      Changeover Day: Thursday

                      My Standard Rate
                      5 night min stay
                      $595

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Non-refundable cleaning fee $250
                      • Tax Rate 11.05%

                      Notes:

                      All Holiday's ~ High Season rates with a 7 night minimum.

                      Low Season and non-Holiday 5 night minimum.

                      Standard rates apply when we add specials or last minute reservations depending on when and how many nights requested.

                      No discounts on Holiday weeks: New Year's, Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas.

                      All High Season 2015 weeks have Thursday arrivals & Thursday departures.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/31/2014
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                      Location

                      • San Diego Zoo

                        "Amazing!!!!!! Should make this part of your trip!"

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                      • Balboa Park

                        "History, Architecture, Theater & Nature ~ you can't go wrong!!"

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                      • Old Town

                        "Great stop for your family or group for some awesome Mexican food and heritage!"

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                      • Gaslamp Quarter

                        "So many great restaurants. The Embarcadero, Seaport Village, The Midway, Little Italy & The..."

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                      • Fashion Valley Mall

                        "Every store you can possibly think of, a great movie theater and a stop at The Cheesecake Fa..."

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                      • Extraordinary Desserts - Balboa Park

                        "WOW! The most incredible dessert you will ever have!!"

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                      • Island Prime

                        "Island Prime & "C" Level Lounge! Luxury or casual you can have the best of both worlds with ..."

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                      • Coronado Island

                        "You can drive or take a Horn Blower taxi across to enjoy the Del Coronado Hotel and it's his..."

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                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Lindberg Field - San Diego Airport
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Hornblower-Tours & Coronado Island
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Union Station - San Diego
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Interstate's 15 & 8
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Coronado, Ocean, Mission & Pacific Beaches
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Ponce's, Bleu Boheme, Fish Public
                      175 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      San Bernardino Mountains
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      RiverWalk Golf Course
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Bleu Boheme, Ponce's, Fish Public, Burger Lounge

                      Car: Necessary

                      Private home located in quaint neighborhood of Talmadge just 12 minutes from Downtown Gaslamp District, Beaches, Zoo, Sea World, Historic Balboa Park, Shopping. La Jolla Cove (15 mins.) is a great place to spend the day from breakfast at Brokton Villa to shopping and lunch at George's. Fashoin Valley Mall (5 mins.)has become one of the best shopping hang outs from Tiffany's to Bloomoingdale's. Don't forget Historic Old Town (10 mins.) for great Mexican Restaurants and culture. You can also take a 5 minute jaunt to antiquing and great local restaurants right on Adams Avenue. Our home:4632 Lucille Dr., 92115

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2001

                      About the owner: Hello, My name is Bob & I have been living in my native hometown of San Diego for 48 years. I have been many places in the world and San Diego has simply stayed in my comfort zone because of it's sunny weather, eclectic lifestyle as well as the beautiful coastline. I am an Ice Skating Instructor, interior designer, Real Estate Agent & dog lover. I am very much a people person and the vacation rental industry has given me such pleasure, affording the opportunity to meet such awesome guests from all over the world that we have welcomed to our homes here in San Diego. I can only say; 'I hope that I have the pleasure of meeting you someday & if so, look forward to the many return visits that most of our guests take pleasure in!

                      Why the Owner Chose Kensington:
                      Originally this home was bought to remodel and sell, because of the business I am in. The location is just so convenient and freeway accessable that it became obvious that living here would be quite comfortable. So after the first 2 years the (then) 2100 sq.ft., 2 bedroom, 2 bath was remodeled. Within the next year the downstairs spa retreat was added and finally within 5 years, the second floor, family room & pool were complete. A lot of thinking was enabled, because we remodeled and added in stages. We have had the home for 13 years now and truly love the tropical, resort style feel this home exudes.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      When you enter the home, you will feel a sense of calmness & relaxation. The sound of the cascading waterfall will sooth your senses. Although the home is 3300 sq.ft., there are so many intimate spaces and + over 1000 sq. ft. lanai and outdoor living space that it doesn't feel overwhelming. The best part about the home is that you find yourself wanting to simply settle at the home and won't feel the need to leave in order to believe that you are on vacation!


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Pool Lanai, unbelievable ambience! Ahhhhhhh.

                        Pool Lanai, unbelievable ambience! Ahhhhhhh.

                      • Infinity Pool w/Spa & Waterfall on Canyon's Edge.

                        Infinity Pool w/Spa & Waterfall on Canyon's Edge.

                      • Double Viking ovens & Commercial Wok cooking station and wine storage.

                        Double Viking ovens & Commercial Wok cooking station and wine storage.

                      • Family room off kitchen with leather seating & rustic stone fireplace.

                        Family room off kitchen with leather seating & rustic stone fireplace.

                      • Downstairs Master, King Suite with sitting retreat and fireplace.

                        Downstairs Master, King Suite with sitting retreat and fireplace.

                      • Front entry and living room with comfy fold out sofa bed and fireplace.

                        Front entry and living room with comfy fold out sofa bed and fireplace.

                      • Hall bathroom located downstairs next to 2nd King bedroom.

                        Hall bathroom located downstairs next to 2nd King bedroom.

                      • 2nd King bedroom downstairs.

                        2nd King bedroom downstairs.

                      • 1st of 2 king bedrooms in upstairs Master Suite with balcony overlooking pool.

                        1st of 2 king bedrooms in upstairs Master Suite with balcony overlooking pool.

                      • 2nd of 2 King bedrooms in upstairs Master Suite with sitting  view retreat.

                        2nd of 2 King bedrooms in upstairs Master Suite with sitting view retreat.

                      • Sea World, SD Zoo, Beaches, Balboa Park & Museums are a just heart beat away!

                        Sea World, SD Zoo, Beaches, Balboa Park & Museums are a just heart beat away!

                      • Majestic, worth the extra night!

                        Majestic, worth the extra night!

                      • Front gated entry.

                        Front gated entry.

                      • Kitchen centrally located with easy access to both indoor & outdoor dining areas

                        Kitchen centrally located with easy access to both indoor & outdoor dining areas

                      • Oversized flat screen in Family room with rustic décor.

                        Oversized flat screen in Family room with rustic décor.

                      • Downstairs Master Suite spa-like shower with private lanai off pool area.

                        Downstairs Master Suite spa-like shower with private lanai off pool area.

                      • Bathroom off kitchen and dining room with shower. (1 of 4 bathrooms)

                        Bathroom off kitchen and dining room with shower. (1 of 4 bathrooms)

                      • Dining room just off kitchen and front entry.  Heavy wood base & glass top table

                        Dining room just off kitchen and front entry. Heavy wood base & glass top table

                      • Pool and Spa on Canyon's Edge from upstairs Master Suite balcony.

                        Pool and Spa on Canyon's Edge from upstairs Master Suite balcony.

                      • 1st of 2 King bedrooms in upstairs Master Suite This one has a Fireplace.

                        1st of 2 King bedrooms in upstairs Master Suite This one has a Fireplace.

                      • 1 of 3 sink areas in the upstairs Master Suite with Shower/Wet Room.

                        1 of 3 sink areas in the upstairs Master Suite with Shower/Wet Room.

                      VRBO #181407

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

                      $595 - $895 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

                      View calendar: Updated 07/31/14
                      Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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