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Rear yard and view of the Castle Creek Golf Course

Rear yard and view of the Castle Creek Golf Course Living Room / Dining Room Combo w/wood burning fireplace (not shown) Dining Room including breakfast bar into kitchen Kitchen w/newer appliances and lots of cabinets/breakfast bar into living room Master Bedroom w/shutters open to golf course.

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Last updated: 04/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Escondido condo description

Snowbirds and Sunbirds . . . Beat the Heat AND/OR the Cold! A beautiful location, tucked among the hills and surrounded by Castle Creek Golf Course, voted 4th best course in San Diego county. Single story, 3BR, 2BA, over 1436 sq ft, stucco & red tile roofs, this Mediterranean style complex has only 80 units and the residents walk the streets and stop & talk to the neighbors! Peace & quiet are the norm, and it's close to the world famous Lawrence Welk Resort with restaurant and live theatre. Community pool & spa are heated in the summer and there's a lovely covered patio with bar-b-q and plenty of seating. The pool area can be reserved for private parties.

Escondido has dining from fast food to the elegant Brigantine (seafood & steak), with international dining available too. Farmer's Market each week for fresh fruits & vegetables, and Cruzin' Grand, a weekly car enthusiast street fair, add to your unique entertainment experience. Multiple movie theater choices, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, The San Diego Zoo and Sea World are within a 20-45 minute drive.

Keywords: Condo, Townhome, Bungalow, Golf Course, Villa, Country, Single Story, San Diego, Castle Creek, Circle R

Property Type

  • On floor 1
  • 1446 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
  • Condo

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Stove
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Toaster
          • Coffee Maker

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            2 car garage & 2 driveway parking spaces....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Woodburning fireplace....moreless

          • Air Conditioning
          • Garage
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Linens Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street
          • Living Room seats 6
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Fireplace

          Entertainment

          • Shared Hot Tub
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable

          Communications

          • Wireless Internet
          • Broadband Access

          Pool & Spa

          • Hot Tub
          • Communal Pool
          • Jetted Tub

          Outdoor Features

          • Golf:

            Castle Creek Country Club, voted 4th best course in San Diego county. Also, over 100 courses nearby....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill

          Location & View

          • Golf Course Front:

            Back yard sits just above 3 fairways with lots of trees & grass and incredible sunserts!...moreless

          • Mountain View:

            Set in the hills between Escondido and Temecula, country feel but freeway close to all....moreless

          • Golf Course View:

            View of 3 fairways, and the most beautiful sunsets....moreless

          Car

              • Necessary

              Activities

              • Snorkeling
              • Pier Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Tennis
              • Swimming
              • Snowmobiling
              • Snowboarding
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Parasailing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Cycling
              • Hiking
              • Roller Blading
              • Mountain Biking
              • Ice Skating
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Surfing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Fishing
              • Skiing
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Golf
              • ATM/Bank
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo
              • Winery Tours
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Walking
              • Antiquing
              • Theme Parks
              • Museums
              • Marina
              • Botanical Garden
              • Live Theater
              • Cinemas
              • Churches
              • Beachcombing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Paddle Boating
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sledding
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Whale Watching
              • Bird Watching
              • Miniature Golf
              • Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping

              Other Activities

                  • Near San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park (formerly the Wild Animal Park), Sea World, Balboa Park, Lawrence Welk Resort, Temecula Wine Country....moreless
                   

                  Reviews

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                  • A 5* vacation!

                    A 5* vacation!

                    • Guest J & H (Calgary)
                    • Date of stay 01/14/14
                    • Review Submitted 03/06/14
                    Our 6th VRBO rental and 2nd in the Castle Creek community, this was a 5* stay overlooking the 10th fairway. Kristi couldn’t have been more accommodating. Approachable right from the start, she quickly answered any questions that came up during our stay. Showing us around on arrival, she offered us the use of anything we saw - there were no locked cabinets here. Her home was especially clean, very comfortable, and included a large washer and dryer, cosy wood burning fireplace, and large 2 car garage. Another couple visited us during our stay, and not only was there lots of room to entertain them, but space for everyone to escape for a quiet time as well. The small community itself is very friendly and safe to walk, day or night. On the premises, there is a pool, with the golf course, its clubhouse restaurant, and tennis courts just up the road. A handy corner store, and a great deli for lunch are just a few minutes’ drive away. Quick highway access puts the many other golf courses and wonderful wineries in the surrounding area right at our doorstep, a big draw for us. The Welk theatre is just down the road, as well as mall and outlet shopping, major San Diego attractions, and of course, not to forget - the coast, all just a half hour to an hour away. While we could see the highway from the back yard of the condo, at night, it quieted right down. We enjoyed barbequing and enjoying drinks on the patio during an unseasonably warm Southern California winter. If there is a downside at all, it’s that the master bathroom has a beautiful Jacuzzi tub but not a dedicated shower. Tip: catch those lemons that fall off the trees in the front walkway – they make the BEST LEMON MERINGUE PIE!

                    Recommended for: Girls getaway, romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+.

                    Owner response: Thanks for that glowing review Herb & Jean. I really enjoy having some else appreciate my home as much as I do. I am working on getting a shower in the master bedroom sometime this summer. Please come back real soon!! Kristi

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                  • A great golf villa!

                    A great golf villa!

                    • Guest Christine D. (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
                    • Date of stay 12/05/13
                    • Review Submitted 02/03/14
                    We rented this home for a month over the Christmas holiday, and it worked out perfectly for us. Although it was just my husband and me, we were there to be with our kids and grandkids, so we had company coming and gong the whole month. The villa is spacious and well-lit. The view of the golf course behind makes it seems so much larger, because the outside patio becomes part of your living space. The kitchen is well equipped, and the beds are very comfortable. If you don't feel like cooking, the Golf Club restaurant is only a short walk away! Kristi met us at the property when we moved in, and she was readily available if we had any questions or needed anything. We recommend this property to anyone wanting a quiet place to stay, with golf all around.

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                  • Loved our stay!

                    Loved our stay!

                    • Guest Michael S.
                    • Date of stay 05/27/13
                    • Review Submitted 08/16/13
                    We were very impressed with the service level of the owner - 5-stars! The owner has everything you might need stocked in the nicely furnished home. The home is large with high ceilings making it feel even larger. We didn't think we needed 3 -bedrooms, but they were useful for storage and a few family guests who visited during our stay. The patio and grill made for some fun out door meals and great sunset viewing. We highly recommend the place - We would stay here again.

                    Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers, age 55+.

                    Owner response: Thanks for the great review Mike, you & your family, and your friends are welcome any time! I've never had a tenant leave my home so clean . . . you are appreciated!

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                  • Just what you would want in your own home!

                    Just what you would want in your own home!

                    • Guest "Recently Retired" (Vancouver Island, Canada)
                    • Date of stay 02/16/13
                    • Review Submitted 03/19/13
                    No surprises here-the property, the furnishings and the location surpassed both the website description and our own expectations! The home is very spacious and there is good separation of the master and guest bedrooms. The kitchen was so well equipped that we found cooking to be just like at home. We appreciated having TVs in each bedroom as well as good WiFi even out on the patio. The location is great-it is just a short drive to downtown San Diego or the ocean. Lots of beautiful scenery. There are plenty of good golf courses in the immediate area. This property is more suitable for adults, great for two couples. Would recommend that each couple have a car though. While lots of activities in area, there isn't much to do within walking distance. We definitely would recommend this property, and in fact have already rebooked for next year ourselves!

                    Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+.

                    Owner response: Thanks for your kind words Randy, can't wait to see you again next year. This time, it's dinner out for us all !

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                  • Peachful

                    Peachful

                    • Guest TC (Nortrh Caolina)
                    • Date of stay 12/20/12
                    • Review Submitted 02/02/13
                    We were at this home for 30 days, giving us the opportunity to see and enjoy the tranquil settings of this home and the area. Everything one will need, except for personal items, is included. We would definitely rent this again.

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers, sightseeing, pet owners, age 55+.

                    Owner response: This delightful couple came just before Christmas, had access to decorations and a Christmas tree and celebrated the holidays far from home. M/M Cummings . . . you are welcome in my home any time!

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                  • Rental

                    Rental

                    • Guest Frank (Fallbrook, CA, USA)
                    • Date of stay 02/20/12
                    • Review Submitted 03/28/12
                    Staying at this unit was just like staying at home; everything was provided and the items were very easy to find. The unit was very quiet and peacefull; weather was great. We would definietly recommend this unit to our friends and family.

                    Recommended for: Girls getaway, romantic getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers, sightseeing, adventure seekers, age 55+.

                    Owner response: Thanks so much for the nice review, you two were a pleasure to have in my home. You, and your friends & family are always welcome here . . . my very best wishes for you both in your new home! ~ Kristi

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                  • Summertime Visitor

                    Summertime Visitor

                    • Guest Lisa (Hauula)
                    • Date of stay 08/04/11
                    • Review Submitted 10/13/11
                    My 97 year old mother and I spent 6 weeks here and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We enjoyed the beautiful view of the golf course from the living room. We had a lot of friends and family come to visit with my mother and it worked out very well. The owner was very helpful, the beds were very comfortable, everything was impeccably clean, lots of TVs with cable, a land line phone was available, filtered water spigot at the sink, jacuzzi tub in the master, a nice garage to park the car, and any supplies you might need. We had the blackout while we were there, and there were lots of flashlights and candles in the closet and the gas barbeque outside, so we were able to get by with little problem. I would say the only downside I can think of is that there is no walk in shower at this property. If that isn't a problem for you, then I would definitely recommend this townhome...I would stay here again if I have the chance. It was wonderful.

                    Recommended for: Girls getaway, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+.

                    Owner response: Thanks for your great review, and thanks for taking the time to write it. I have been contemplating re-doing the shower in the master to make a large walk-in shower. However, right now the cost is prohibitive to do a proper job. Watch for new photos in the next year or so, perhaps I will have a new shower yet! Thanks again for taking the time to write a review.

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                  • great place to stay!

                    great place to stay!

                    • Guest cindy (oregon)
                    • Date of stay 06/28/10
                    • Review Submitted 04/29/11
                    My son, Sheridan,who is in a wheelchair, paralyzed from an auto accident, and I stayed at the house for several months. The place is super clean, the neighborhood is fantastic w/ friendly neighbors. Kristi checks in on us often to make certain that everything is working and is a great help. We commuted to Carlsbad and never had a problem. the pool is nice, there are great places to walk and it's very convenient for shopping nearby. All in all, a great retreat!

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                  • Guest comment entered by owner

                    • Guest N & B
                    • Date of stay 12/15/09
                    • Review Submitted 05/28/10
                    We loved your condo, good size, well equipped and full of sunlight! Enjoyed sitting on the patio, reading, relaxing, and watching the golfers . . . and we played golf almost every week, had a great time. We'll be back again next year.

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                  My Standard Rate
                  30 night min stay

                  $2,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                  Notes:

                  All utilities: electric, phone, cable TV, Wi-Fi are included.

                  To reserve my home, $500 reservation deposit immediately, which becomes your security deposit upon arrival. Refunded 14 days after departure, less any damages or loss. $2500/rent & $200/cleaning fee due upon arrival.


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                  Last updated: 04/22/2014
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                  Location

                  • Nearest Airport: San Diego International at 45 Miles
                  • Nearest Train: Oceanside at 18 Miles
                  • Nearest Motorway: Interstate 15 at 0.25 Miles
                  • Nearest Beach: Oceanside/Carlsbad at 18 Miles
                  • Nearest Barpub: Gopher Hole @ Castle Creek at 0.1 Miles
                  • Nearest Ski: Big Bear at 60 Miles
                  • Nearest Golf: Castle Creek Country Club at 0.1 Miles
                  • Nearest Restaurant: Gopher Hole @ Castle Creek at 0.1 Miles
                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: I am looking for vacation renters, 30 days minimum, and prefer summer or winter visitors. Home is fully equipped with dishes, cooking utensils, glasses, silverware, pots & pans, linens, towels, washer & dryer, your home away from home, all for your enjoyment. After 23 years working around the county, I knew I wanted to own a home in Castle Creek. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

                  Why the Owner Chose Escondido:
                  I chose this location because of the country feel, mountains all around, the golf course for my back yard and EZ access to all of San Diego and Riverside attractions. I can get to the beach in 20 minutes, ski in the mountains in 1 1/2 hours, the desert in 1 1/2 hours, balloon rides in 30 minutes, wine tasting in famous Temecula in 30 minutes, and downtown San Diego for the night life in 50 minutes. Who could ask for anything more????

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  The best thing about Castle Creek is the peace & quiet! It's country location is perfect for relaxation, sitting on the patio watching the golfers . . good and bad, watching the rabbits in the late afternoon, and the yard faces west, so the sunsets can be excruciatingly beautiful.


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                  Photos

                  • Rear yard and view of the Castle Creek Golf Course

                    Rear yard and view of the Castle Creek Golf Course

                  • Dining Room including breakfast bar into kitchen

                    Dining Room including breakfast bar into kitchen

                  • Master Bedroom w/shutters open to golf course.

                    Master Bedroom w/shutters open to golf course.

                  • Living Room / Dining Room Combo w/wood burning fireplace (not shown)

                    Living Room / Dining Room Combo w/wood burning fireplace (not shown)

                  • Kitchen w/newer appliances and lots of cabinets/breakfast bar into living room

                    Kitchen w/newer appliances and lots of cabinets/breakfast bar into living room

                  VRBO #304384

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, April 10, 2014

                  $2,500 per month (USD)
                  9

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

                  View calendar: Updated 04/22/14
                  Minimum stay: 30 nights
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