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Palomar Vista Lodge - Luxurious Mountain Estate - Sleeps 16 Guests

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Palomar Vista Lodge - Spacious luxury living at 5,400 ft. elevation. Wonderful!

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Last updated: 08/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Palomar Mountain chateau / country house description

Palomar Vista Lodge is set on over 8 acres on the top of Palomar Mountain, with views to the skyline in San Diego on a clear day. Beautifully updated and decorated, there are five bedrooms and five bathrooms, plus a recreation room with pool table / ping-pong / poker table / bar / and a 2nd kitchen to make your stay enjoyable and memorable. In addition there is a beautiful outside deck of 1,500 sq. feet, a fire pit, Jacuzzi and outdoor barbecue, plus gorgeous lawns, butterfly gardens, and hiking trails and private relaxation spots right on the property that feature gorgeous views, and peaceful tranquility. Perfect for large families, large groups, or multiple families as the home provides large bedrooms with lots of privacy. Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, over 3,600 sq. ft of interior living space, Palomar Vista Lodge will come to be your luxurious mountain getaway with friends and family for years to come. We are only 2 miles from the entrance of Palomar Mountain State Park, and 3 miles from the Palomar Observatory. In addition, we have 5 casinos within 20 miles if you want to enjoy some great entertainment, a great value meal, and take your chances at the tables or slot machines. Serving San Diego, Orange, and Riverside Counties, we are about an hour to an hour and a half from all points in Southern California, but you will feel like you are in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Peace and serenity awaits you at Palomar Vista Lodge.

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Chateau / Country House
  • 3700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16

          • Master Suite: 1 king

            Spacious with fireplace/seating area, and a private bath...moreless

          • Queen Suite - lower floor: 1 queen

            Spacious suite with private bath w/ tub and shower...moreless

          • Queen Bedroom 1 - upper floor: 1 queen

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          • Queen Bedroom 2 - upper floor: 1 queen

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          • The Lounge - lower floor: 2 sleep sofa /futon

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          • The Bunk Room - upper floor: 6 twin/ single

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          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (8)

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

          • Powder room - main floor: toilet

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          • Main floor - kitchen area: toilet

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          • Hall bath - upper floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Master Bath: toilet, jetted tub, combination tub/shower

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          • Hall bath - upper floor by Bunk Room: toilet, shower

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          • Queen Suite private bath - lower floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Master Suite Bath with Jacuzzi tub/shower, Queen Suite downstairs with full tub/shower, Upstairs has two bathrooms, one with tub/shower, one with shower. Also two additional powder rooms....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Stove:

            (2) Stoves - one main floor kitchen, one lower floor kitchen....moreless

          • Oven:

            (2) Ovens - one main floor kitchen, one lower floor kitchen....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            (2) Main floor / Lower floor...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            (2) Full size refrigerators...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            12...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 12 people

          Amenities

          • Gas Fireplace:

            The Deck has a Propane Fire Pit perfect for sitting around watching the sunset and the Starry night's sky....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Extra parking available off of State Park Road in front of property....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            2 sets of lines for each bed and blankets...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Our long driveway is perfect for your RV...moreless

          • Living Room
          • Fireplace
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer

          Entertainment

          • Shared Hot Tub:

            Outside at the end of the Deck facing the beautiful view...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Video Library
          • Games
          • Books
          • Game Room
          • Pool Table
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Ping Pong Table

          Communications

          • Internet
          • Free Long Distance
          • Telephone

          Pool & Spa

          • Hot Tub:

            (2) Outdoor 6-person 90-jet luxury spa. Indoor - MBr has a whirlpool spa bathtub ensuite....moreless

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio:

            1500 sq. ft. outdoor living at it's finest!...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Adventure

          Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Enjoy the beautiful clean mountain air at 5,600 feet elevation. Palomar Vista Lodge is set amongst beautiful oak, cedar, and pine trees. And even a few giant redwoods! 5 Br / 5Ba plus a rec room with pool / ping-pong / poker table / extra kitchen, plus an outdoor 1,500' deck and beautiful lawn and gardens to enjoy outdoor SoCal living. On a clear day you can look south all the way to the skyline of San Diego, and the Coronado Islands out in the Pacific Ocean. Relax and experience the peace and tranquility of Palomar Mountain, with all the comforts of home!...moreless

              Activities

              • Playground
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Cycling
              • Mountain Biking
              • Hiking
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Massage Therapist
              • Groceries
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Bird Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sledding
              • Eco Tourism
              • Restaurants
              • Botanical Garden
              • Winery Tours
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Golf
               

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              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $550 $650
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              $3,500 $13,500
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
              • Cleaning Fee Minimum $200
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Holiday weekends require a 3-night minimum stay. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Last updated: 08/26/2014
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              Location

              65 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              San Diego International Airport
              10 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              CA State Hwy 76
              50 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              La Jolla, Del Mar, Torrey Pines, Pacific Beach
              15 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Several restaurants

              Car: Necessary

              Palomar Vista Lodge is ideally located on the summit of Palomar Mountain, just 2 miles from the entrance of Palomar Mountain State Park, and just 3 miles from the World Famous 200 Inch Hale Telescope at the Palomar Observatory opened in 1948. Come explore some of the most beautiful hiking trails and natural beauty in Southern California, as well as one of the premier astronomy locations in the world. You will marvel at the beautiful surroundings during the day, and enjoy spectacular star-lit evenings by night. One of most famous views is the Milky Way Galaxy. During the Summer, on every clear night you can see the Galaxy you live. Several different Meteor showers, at about 1 per month can be seen during the Summer. The Milk Way is so close during the Summer that it feels as if you can reach out and touch it. From April through November, depending on if we have snow on the ground, the Palomar Observatory gives tours of the World Famous 200 Inch Hale Telescope. On most Saturdays and Sundays you can walk or drive to the Observatory and buy tickets for one of their tours. Tickets can be purchased in the gift shop after 10:00am. Doanes Pond in located in State Park several miles from the Lodge. You can spend the day fishing, hiking and having a picnic right next to the pond. Hiking- We have many different hiking trails on Palomar. Spend the day hiking one of our great trails and come back to the Lodge to relax in the Jacuzzi under the Starry Night's sky.

              Areas to visit around Palomar Mountain:

              Julian, California is a beautiful mountain village that is well known for its gold mining history, delicious apple pies, fine dining, and lots of great shops. Julian is about a 45 minute scenic drive from the Palomar Vista Lodge.

              Lake Cuyamaca is near Julian and provides great fishing and boating, with all the gear you need.

              Lake Henshaw is a beautiful high-altitude lake which provides boating and fishing, only about 20 minutes down the road.

              If you like Casinos, there are 5 casinos with great gaming, food and drink within 30 minutes of the Palomar Vista Lodge.

              In Valley Center, about 25 minutes away:

              Bates Nut Farms- Beautiful country setting offering picnics and great things for the kids, Raw Nuts, Roasted/Salted Nuts, Dried Fruit, Candy, Sugar Free Candy, Glazed Fruit, Snacks & Misc. Items, Gift Packs, Gift Certificate.

              The possibilities are endless, or you can just relax and enjoy the beautiful mountain environment at Palomar Vista Lodge, with all the comforts of home.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2011

              About the owner: We are native Californians, and have enjoyed the beauty of Southern California for many years. Living in San Diego, we have many options for recreation, but there is nothing like getting up in the mountains and seeing the natural beauty of 100+ year old oak trees, observing the wildlife, playing in the snow in winter, and enjoying the undeveloped, majestic beauty of the Palomar Mountain State Park and Cleveland National Forest. We love it here on Palomar Mountain.

              Why the Owner Chose Palomar Mountain:
              Palomar Vista Lodge was previously known as Celestial Gardens. A wonderful woman lived here and she had made every effort to enjoy and share with others the natural beauty of the property, including developing hiking trails, view points, and relaxing seating areas that showcased its wonderful character. We have tried to rekindle Colleen's spirit and vision for Palomar Vista Lodge, and our friends find it to be a true island in the sky, where your worries float away and your spirits are invigorated.

              The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
              We love the southern views, the large deck out back, the peace and quiet of a mountain home nestled amongst the trees, and the beauty of the wildlife we see on a daily basis. The home is large enough for multiple families, yet still feels comfortable and offers many options. Multiple decks, hammocks on the lawn and swinging from the oak trees, plenty of places to relax and unwind.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              • Palomar Vista Lodge - Spacious luxury living at 5,400 ft. elevation. Wonderful!

                Palomar Vista Lodge - Spacious luxury living at 5,400 ft. elevation. Wonderful!

              • Enter into your private oasis in the mountains, situated on over 8 acres.

                Enter into your private oasis in the mountains, situated on over 8 acres.

              • Living room sliders open onto a 1,500 sq. ft deck with bbq and outdoor fire pit

                Living room sliders open onto a 1,500 sq. ft deck with bbq and outdoor fire pit

              • Completely renovated kitchen with granite, stainless steel appliances, bar area

                Completely renovated kitchen with granite, stainless steel appliances, bar area

              • The Master Suite, king size bed and fireplace seating area, with own bathroom

                The Master Suite, king size bed and fireplace seating area, with own bathroom

              • Master Suite bath includes a whirlpool jetted tub and shower, elegant fixtures

                Master Suite bath includes a whirlpool jetted tub and shower, elegant fixtures

              • 2nd Bedroom Suite upstairs with Queen size bed, down comforter, and great views

                2nd Bedroom Suite upstairs with Queen size bed, down comforter, and great views

              • Upstairs private bath includes walk-in rain shower. Access from Bunk Room / hall

                Upstairs private bath includes walk-in rain shower. Access from Bunk Room / hall

              • Downstairs bathroom with tub and shower

                Downstairs bathroom with tub and shower

              • Downstairs includes a fully functional kitchen with appliances and fridge - wow!

                Downstairs includes a fully functional kitchen with appliances and fridge - wow!

              • Great outdoor living - 1,500 sq. ft. deck with 6-person jacuzzi, fire pit, & bbq

                Great outdoor living - 1,500 sq. ft. deck with 6-person jacuzzi, fire pit, & bbq

              • Downstairs living area enjoys its own private deck to take in nature's beauty

                Downstairs living area enjoys its own private deck to take in nature's beauty

              • Rustic yet elegant lodge home sleeps 14-16 guests comfortably, with great views!

                Rustic yet elegant lodge home sleeps 14-16 guests comfortably, with great views!

              • Living room with a view to the beauty of Palomar Mountain and trees, trees trees

                Living room with a view to the beauty of Palomar Mountain and trees, trees trees

              • Beautiful dining area surrounded by the mountain sights and sounds

                Beautiful dining area surrounded by the mountain sights and sounds

              • Powder bath off the hallway, main floor. One of 6 bathrooms to choose from!

                Powder bath off the hallway, main floor. One of 6 bathrooms to choose from!

              • Master Suite seating area, with fireplace and a special friend to greet you

                Master Suite seating area, with fireplace and a special friend to greet you

              • Bedroom Suite upstairs with Queen size bed and down comforter, and great views!

                Bedroom Suite upstairs with Queen size bed and down comforter, and great views!

              • The Bunk Room - 6 twin beds w/ access to a private bath suite. Perfect for kids!

                The Bunk Room - 6 twin beds w/ access to a private bath suite. Perfect for kids!

              • Private suite downstairs - Queen bed and private bathroom, with tub and shower

                Private suite downstairs - Queen bed and private bathroom, with tub and shower

              • The downstairs lounge area includes living room, fireplace, HD satellite TV

                The downstairs lounge area includes living room, fireplace, HD satellite TV

              • Enjoy a game of pool, cards, ping-pong, and relax with family and friends

                Enjoy a game of pool, cards, ping-pong, and relax with family and friends

              • Beautiful lawn and gardens surround the Palomar Vista Lodge

                Beautiful lawn and gardens surround the Palomar Vista Lodge

              • On a clear day, you can see the San Diego skyline and the Coronado islands!

                On a clear day, you can see the San Diego skyline and the Coronado islands!

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              5 Bedroom / 4.5+ Bathroom
              Sleeps 16

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