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Stunning Custom Retreat in the Trees

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The exterior of our home in Julian. It is surrounded by Oak trees

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Last updated: 08/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Julian cabin description

Enjoy our spacious, beautifully-crafted open cabin with stunning views across our valley through two-story windows: an instant feeling of retreat!

The spacious kitchen, outfitted with new stainless steel appliances and plenty of cooking tools, lets you enjoy meal preparations without missing out on any of what's going on. The generously-sized island makes both a great work area and a good place to hang out. The kitchen includes a microwave, two full-size ovens and plenty of gadgets for your culinary adventures.

Curl up on the loft couch or downstairs in front of the fire for a restful getaway. Get a group together to play board games or put together puzzle from our collection. Gather in our front room to watch a favorite movie on our 47' flat screen t.v. with Blu-Ray/DVD player. Spend a morning reading in the teak swing hanging in the oak tree just outside the kitchen window.

The two similar bedrooms feature queen beds, with luxurious and cozy linens (and the same goes for the pull-out sofas downstairs). The cabin is perfect for a family get-away, and includes a pack-and-play crib for the little ones.

Modern rustic tile in the bathrooms and showers compliments reclaimed antique vanities. The downstairs bath includes a spacious shower; the upstairs bath has a shower/tub.

A generously-sized balcony/deck spans the back of the house, accessed through two french doors. Teak patio furniture lets you enjoy this extra outdoor living space--perfect for morning coffee, outdoor dining, and stargazing at night.

The house features stunning custom work, including a rustic and elegant railing made from oak trees that grew on our property; solar water heating continues our commitment to eco-friendly choices. Whether you enjoy being outside hiking and exploring Julian or just want to stay indoors for a weekend of rest and relaxation, this house offers an experience of mountain retreat as soon as you walk inside!

Our home is located about 2 miles south of Julian's town center, and about 5 miles north of Lake Cuyamaca. On a beautiful hillside, it is a gorgeous vantage point for watching the seasons in Julian, and has easy access to town and to outdoor adventures.



Keywords: cabin, family, retreat, rustic, elegant, quilting, sewing, knitting, crocheting

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Our children/grandchildren visit this house frequently so it is no stranger to kids...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

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          • Convertible bed(s): 2 double

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          • Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Upstairs Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Downstairs Bathroom: toilet, shower

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          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            We make our Thanksgiving diner here every year. The kitchen is well equipped. If you need something specialized ask ahead or bring it with you....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            We keep the house stocked with many spices, oils and the like....moreless

          • Oven:

            2 ovens for your baking enjoyment...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Top freezer with Icemaker...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Setting for 8+ people...moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Wood Stove:

            Pellet Stove...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking Off Street

          Entertainment

          • Video Games:

            Wii and XBox 360. Bring AA's for the controllers....moreless

          • DVD Player:

            Many DVD movies are kept in a binder....moreless

          • Games
          • Television
          • Books
          • Toys
          • Stereo
          • CD Player
          • Video Library

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio:

            Expansive Back Deck for late afternoon dining...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill
          • Balcony

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Location & View

          • Mountain View:

            The home is surrounded by mountains and the windows overlook a long valley....moreless

          • Rural:

            Friendly neighbors and scenic views....moreless

          Activities

          • Library
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Mountain Biking
          • Hot Air Ballooning
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Hunting Big Game
          • ATM/Bank
          • Massage Therapist
          • Groceries
          • Fitness Center
          • Sledding
          • Sight Seeing
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Walking
          • Antiquing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Bird Watching
          • Playground
          • Winery Tours
          • Restaurants
          • Churches
          • Museums
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.7
          from 17 traveler reviews
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          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $200

          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Cleaning $75
          • Taxes Not included

          Notes:

          Standard two night stay begins day 1 at 4:00 p.m. through day 3 at noon.

          Payment in full at time of booking.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 08/01/2014
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          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
          23 Selected dates
           

          Location

          50 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          San Diego International

          Car: Necessary

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2003

          About the owner: We're a family of three generations. Grandpa and Grandma moved to San Diego with the Navy, and have enjoyed it ever since. Mom and Dad are retired now, too, and the kids try to fit weekends in Julian in between their other commitments!

          Why the Owner Chose Julian:
          This cabin is a beloved part of our family, since our grandparents built here in the 70s; after the original house burned in the Cedar Fire of 2003, we've rebuilt it ourselves as a place to enjoy the mountains and each other!

          The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
          We love using the house as a place to relax and hang out, as a place to work on projects, and as a setting for family meals and cooking together. The back deck is a fabulous place to sit and stargaze at night or soak in sunlight during the day. Plus, it's a great base for exploring the fun things in the area. We like hiking, GeoCaching, and shopping in town, and love the pie at the Julian Pie Shop. (If you go there, tell Tim the Littlehales say hi.) :)


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

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          Photos

          • The exterior of our home in Julian.  It is surrounded by Oak trees

            The exterior of our home in Julian. It is surrounded by Oak trees

          • The Kitchen is open to the rest of the home

            The Kitchen is open to the rest of the home

          • The loft is a great place to take a nap and watch the snow fall.

            The loft is a great place to take a nap and watch the snow fall.

          • A view from the stairs.

            A view from the stairs.

          • The front entrance to our home.

            The front entrance to our home.

          • A view to the desert from the nearby overlook.

            A view to the desert from the nearby overlook.

          • Enjoy a Get-Away in our Mountain Retreat!

            Enjoy a Get-Away in our Mountain Retreat!

          • Enjoy a quilting retreat in our cozy setting.

            Enjoy a quilting retreat in our cozy setting.

          • Quilt against a backdrop of the mountain views.

            Quilt against a backdrop of the mountain views.

          • Come spend christmas with us.  We'll have a tree and a fire waiting for you.

            Come spend christmas with us. We'll have a tree and a fire waiting for you.

          • Have an Intimate Breakfast on the back Deck

            Have an Intimate Breakfast on the back Deck

          • The downstairs relaxation area of our Julian retreat.

            The downstairs relaxation area of our Julian retreat.

          • One of the Bedrooms and the adjacent bathroom.

            One of the Bedrooms and the adjacent bathroom.

          • You will find the cozy couch to be a wonderful place to curl up with a book.

            You will find the cozy couch to be a wonderful place to curl up with a book.

          • The view southeast from our expansive back deck.

            The view southeast from our expansive back deck.

          • In the spring you will find Grandma's daffodils all around the property.

            In the spring you will find Grandma's daffodils all around the property.

          • Cuyamaca Lake on a cold winter day.

            Cuyamaca Lake on a cold winter day.

          • Enjoy a February Get-Away in our Mountain Retreat!

            Enjoy a February Get-Away in our Mountain Retreat!

          • A comfy, well lit living area to sit and do hand sewing.

            A comfy, well lit living area to sit and do hand sewing.

          • BBQ or Smoke your feast year round.  Just be sure to bring charcoal with you.

            BBQ or Smoke your feast year round. Just be sure to bring charcoal with you.

          • Have dinner with the whole family outside on the deck.

            Have dinner with the whole family outside on the deck.

          VRBO #343984

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          This listing was first published here in 2011.

          Date last modified - Tuesday, July 01, 2014

          $200 per night (USD)
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          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 8

          View calendar: Updated 08/01/14
          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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