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Rustic Artist's Casita - Lover's Hideaway

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Valley Center cottage description

This is the place to come for complete rest, privacy and quiet from modern day distractions. The Pueblo combines rustic charm with up-to-date luxuries. There are no neighbors to disturb your rest, no phones, no computers, no cable TV although there is a large flat screen TV with a small DVD collection and a stereo with music CDs.
Kitchen Equipment:
two-burner stove top, microwave, coffee pot, tea kettle, small fridge, all pots and pans and dishes and spices, propane BBQ outside with side burner.
Horses are always welcome and the trails to the nearby preserve are just 1/4 mile down the dirt road off the property.
Sunbathe on your completely private deck. We have a massage therapist in the area that makes house calls. Sit quietly by the goldfish pond and meditate. Gaze at the stars, listen to the coyotes howl and fire up the grill. There is a private jacuzzi next to the outdoor fire pit.
Horse accommodations are 12' x 20' covered stallion pens, 200' x 70' arena, wash area, cross ties and trails. Bermuda and alfalfa hay provided for an extra $20.00 per horse per night.
We are LGBT friendly!!

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Keywords: casita, cottage, private, no neighbors, quiet, secluded, warm, sunny, horses welcome, pet friendly, hiking, horseback riding, nude sunbathing, nature


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          • Bedroom 1


          • Detached Unit


          • King size bed in bedroom (2), (1) A futon sofa that converts to a double bed in the extra room next to the kitchen...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • secluded, rustic guest house, hear the coyotes at night, see the stars, private and quiet. Nearby trails and bring your horses and dogs....moreless



              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Romantic


              • Festivals
              • Nude Beach
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Leisure Activities

              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Golf
                  • Rock Climbing


                  • Dining:

                    Outdoor 4 person table, little mini table in the room off of the kitchen - 2 seats...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Sharp 10,000 btu room unit...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    outdoor fire pit next to jacuzzi...moreless

                  • Heating:

                    electric oil heater and electric cube heater...moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    extra sheets if needed...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    small living room with big screen tv and 80 DVDs. stereo with small music collection, games and puzzles...moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    AT&T comes in best...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    park on site...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Towels Provided:

                    towels are provided...moreless

                  • Washing Machine


                  • Coffee Maker:

                    coffee maker and tea kettle...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Utensils, Pots, Pans, silverware, plates, cups, etc. spices...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    plates, paper plates, spices, utensils, wine glasses, mugs, glasses, silverware, knives, strainer, picnic basket,...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    small fridge, Microwave, two burner stove top, coffee maker, tea kettle, pots, pans, spices, propane BBQ with side burner....moreless


                  • Boat:

                    Rent small motor boats at Lake Wohlford 7 miles away...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa



                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 29 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Low Summer Hot Season
                          Aug 1 - Sep 30
                          2 night min stay
                          $553 $1,470
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $109 $109
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $623 $1,650
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Pet Fee $10
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                          Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates


                          Car: Recommended

                          You may bring your horses, hiking is available in the nearby preserve, there are 2 casinos within 10 miles and 4 total within 30 miles. The San Diego Safari Park is within 30 minutes. There is also a lavender field nearby, and Bates Nut Farm petting zoo. We are within 50 minutes of San Diego Bay, Mission Bay, San Diego Balboa Park museums and zoo.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2010

                          About the owner: We love people, horses, dogs and cats! Debi is an oil painter, a credentialed teacher and a licensed real estate broker. Gregg is a photographer, videographer and motorcycle enthusiast.

                          Why the Owner Chose Valley Center:
                          We have been living and riding horses in this rural corner of San Diego County for nearly 10 years and just love the beauty of this place and being so close to nature but only 40 miles from downtown San Diego. We are able to ride our horses from our property through the Hellhole Canyon preserve and the BLM land that backs right into our property. The original owner took almost 10 years to construct the Pueblo and it is made almost entirely of poured concrete. This unique habitat had not been in use for many years and after purchasing the property in 2010, Debi decided to create a unique living space for others to enjoy as well as ourselves.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          Living in this area provides the opportunity for star-gazing, hiking, trail riding, exploring the back country and observing birds and other small wildlife. The Pueblo is close enough to San Diego to enjoy a day at the beach, the San Diego Zoo, Mission Bay, or any other of San Diego's wonderful attractions not to mention there are 4 casinos within 15 miles of The Pueblo. The Safari Park is but a 30 minute drive from our property! We are only 20 miles from the Palomar Mountain observatory!

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                          • Front view looking North

                            Front view looking North

                          • 2nd front entrance to the left and Kitchen entrance to the right

                            2nd front entrance to the left and Kitchen entrance to the right

                          • South view looking into BLM preserve

                            South view looking into BLM preserve

                          • Bedroom


                          • Kitchen


                          • The Pueblo from afar, looking west

                            The Pueblo from afar, looking west

                          • Private jacuzzi next to the outdoor fire pit.

                            Private jacuzzi next to the outdoor fire pit.

                          • Kitchen (below) and sun deck

                            Kitchen (below) and sun deck

                          • Stairs to the sun deck and kitchen entrance

                            Stairs to the sun deck and kitchen entrance

                          • View South

                            View South

                          • Livingroom


                          • Bathroom


                          VRBO #374370

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                          $89 - $109 per night (USD)

                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 3

                          View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Member since: 2011
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Response rate: 100%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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                          Rustic Artist's Casita - Lover's Hideaway

                          Valley Center #374370

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