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Top-Secret Luxury on Hillside Estate Property, Minutes from Downtown San Diego.

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North Lawn Lounge w/ views, open to guests during daylight hours only.

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Last updated: 11/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

La Mesa estate description

Luxury Housing Accommodations: SLEEPS 2 in a queen-size bed, while a 3rd can sleep on a twin-size air bed in the kitchen area.

SOME HOUSE RULES AND ITEMS TO CONSIDER BEFORE BOOKING THIS RENTAL:
- Casa Fuente Vacation Rental is offered for the sole purpose of vacation accommodation. Renters are expected to maintain a level of respect, peace and quiet at all times, which is what makes this spot so special and unique. If you and your group are not looking for a peaceful quiet retreat, this may not be the right location for you.

- Shared Amenities/Common Spaces - Areas such as North Lawn, North Lawn Lounge, Gate Lawn, etc. are for guest use and enjoyment during daylight hours only. Shortly after nightfall, these areas must be vacated and returned their orderly original condition. These areas are intended for registered guests of Casa Fuente Vacation Rental and are not intended to be shared with outside guests unless previously authorized by Owner. Failure to follow these house-rules may result in the immediate cancelation of your rental, and no refund will be provided.

- Parking & Access Control - Parking is made available for registered guests of Casa Fuente Vacation Rental only, unless previously authorized by Owner. Granting access or parking to unauthorized outside guests may result in the immediate cancelation of your rental, and no refund will be provided.

- If you wish to host a group event or invite outside guests to the property, you are encouraged to inquire about booking a special event. The prices provided for nightly vacation-rental accommodations do not include exclusive access to the private areas of the home or after-hours access to shared public areas of the home.

- Max guests allowed in Casita Suite is 3. Exceptions to this maximum must be authorized by Owner prior to booking.

- WiFi is only guaranteed in the North Lawn and the Lion-Head Garden on the South Side. Wifi can be spotty out here, but we are always able to reset the system and guests will be able to access WiFi in the above-mentioned spaces.


Outstanding Features of our CASITA: (sleeps 3: two in queen bed, one on twin air-bed)
-Completely Renovated Interior
-Brand New Clothes Washer/Dryer IN-UNIT
-Memory Foam Mattress
-Luxury Cotton Bed Sheets
-Goose-Down Bedding and Pillows
-Egyptian Cotton Bathrobes
-Chi Hair Dryer with Two Styling Attachments
-Egyptian Cotton Bath Towels
-Stylish New Interior
-Basic Cable Television in Bedroom
& SO MUCH MORE...!
Our stunning guesthouse offers utmost luxury with an old-world Mexican twist. Hand-made Mexican tile countertops, custom shower, new high-end stainless steel appliances, efficient washer/dryer in-unit, custom recessed lighting, huge bright windows and doors and so much more. Fully stocked with kitchenwares, bathroom essentials, cable, and luxury bedding for 2-4...you will be coming back again and again!

The vast surrounding property provides you with plenty of beautiful outdoor spaces with breathtaking views and comfortable furniture for tanning, dining and entertaining, as well as multiple BBQ grills and beautiful gardens and fountains for pure outdoor bliss! We have more than an acre of fully fenced sprawling gardens, lawns and canyons, 14 lounge chairs throughout the grounds, more than five places to dine outdoors, five ever-gurgling fountains and views to-die-for. Whatever you’re looking for, I think you will find it here!

We can also provide you with services like in-room massage, special concierge services, personal assistance, floral deliveries, airport transportation, in-home dining or cocktail bar preparation and more. Services available at an addition fee. More accommodations may be available at an additional nightly fee, please inquire.

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            18 Years Old...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            We love children, but there are winding garden walkways with old railings not necessarily suitable for youngsters. Bringing the kiddos is done at your own discretion. Please be aware this property is NOT childproof and you will need to trust your children and keep an eye on them. This is 1.5 acres of steep canyon gardens...plenty of places to wander off and hide. ...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility:

            Currently, some of the pathway is grass lawn. We are in the process of completing a solid tile pathway to the casita. The casita is relatively accessible with assistance to and from the parking area. The path is too steep for a wheelchair to be operated alone, but we are happy to assist in any way for your comfort and safety. ...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            We love pets. Must be socially well behaved. We have a Great Dane on the property. Pet fee is required....moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Please, be respectful while smoking on the property. Step away from property to smoke and never smoke in common areas. ...moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

          • CASITA BEDROOM: 1 queen

            This primary bedroom is booked for parties of 1-2 people. ...moreless

          • CASITA BEDROOM: Bright cheerful bedroom with large beautiful windows looking out over the trees, city and mountains below. Bedroom features luxurious queen memory-foam mattress, down pillows and comforter, luxurious sheets, custom paint-job and luxurious custom lighting, plenty of storage in 10ft closet, 22 inch television with digital cable and DVD player, iPhone charger/alarm/dock, draperies for sleeping, iron, ironing board, laundry baskets, and much more....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • CASITA BATHROOM: toilet, shower

            This primary bathroom is booked for parties of 1-2...moreless

          • CASITA BATHROOM: Gorgeous custom built shower with recessed lighting and custom heavy-glass shower door. Fogged glass entry door lets in natural light while maintaining privacy. Luxury cotton robes & towels, CHI hairdryer with two diffusers, beautiful custom lighting for both task and relaxation. ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable:

            DVR Digital Cable in Casita...moreless

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Romantic
          • Spa

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Mountain View:

            Stunning Northern views of the city lights below and the vast mountains in the distance....moreless

          • Rural:

            Rural mansion estate property only minutes from everything....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

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

          Dining

          • Dining:

            There is a small dining area in the casita for 4 but dining for many more around the property both indoors and out....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 3 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer:

            Brand New IN UNIT...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking:

            plenty of parking down gated driveway....moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            Brand New IN UNIT...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen:

            Hand-crafted Mexican tile counters, stainless appliances, large window and glass slider, kitchen table for 4, high-end pots, pans, dishes, spices, oil, etc....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator:

            New luxury stainless-steel...moreless

          • Stove:

            Luxury Electric range, stainless-steel...moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Deck / Patio
          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.9
          from 13 traveler reviews
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Winter 2014
          Oct 20 - Jan 5, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $195
          $995 $3,200
          June 2015
          Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
          28 night min stay
          $120
          $3,500
          Summer Peak 2015
          Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
          5 night min stay
          $225
          $1,350 $3,500
          My Standard Rate
          28 night min stay
          $85
          $2,500
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Pet Fee $150
          • Cleaning Fee $95
          • Taxes Not included

          Cancellation policy:

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


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          Last updated: 11/25/2014
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          Location

          15.9 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          San Diego International Airport (SAN)
          1.3 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Brigantine
          17.1 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Coronado Ferry
          3.1 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Sun Valley
          14.8 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Santa Fe Amtrak
          1.6 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          I-8
          1.3 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Brigantine
          152 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Big Bear Mountain
          16.8 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Ocean Beach

          Car: Necessary

          Nicknamed 'Gem of The Hills', Mount Helix is one of San Diego's best kept secrets! Only 10-minutes away from Downtown San Diego, offering breathtaking 360-degree views and small-town charm, this coveted neighborhood is truly unlike anything else in San Diego. Walk in the woods, bike on the mountain trails, admire panoramic city and ocean views...or jump on the San Diego Trolley for a night out on the town!

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2013

          About the owner: My partner and I had the honor of acquiring this huge, gorgeous property early in 2013 and we are working hard to breath new-life into the lost-and-forgotten hillside mansion, which once house one of San Diego's most well known political socialites. We have been rehabilitating, managing and maintaining successful vacation property on our own for 6 years. We have found so much pleasure and meaning in nurturing distressed properties back to health and beauty. Every guest we have hosted (whether it be for days or years), has always been so happy with their experience among the charming gardens and cozy grounds of our properties, warm people and quality management.

          Why the Owner Chose La Mesa:
          When you're here, you completely forget about the outside world. Whether it's mimosas and Yahtzee on a sunny morning or hot cocoas around a bon-fire on a cool evening, you will always find yourself enjoying this huge property. This is the kind of place where you can be inside or out..they're both equally beautiful, tranquil and comforting. Not to mention you're only a moments drive from all of San Diego's exciting offerings.

          The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
          Gated hillside mansion with panoramic city and mountain views. The property is virtually invisible from the street and the neighbors. With 1.5 acres of fenced land, you'll be cozy, safe and sound here, nestled into the canyon. You will feel like you have taken a trip into the wilderness, only 10-minutes East of Downtown San Diego.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english, spanish

           

          Photos

          • North Lawn Lounge w/ views, open to guests during daylight hours only.

            North Lawn Lounge w/ views, open to guests during daylight hours only.

          • Floor Plan - Casita Suite, separate from Drapery Room, See site plan for details

            Floor Plan - Casita Suite, separate from Drapery Room, See site plan for details

          • Gorgeous, Cheerful...PRIVATE!

            Gorgeous, Cheerful...PRIVATE!

          • Twin airbed can be set up in casita for a 3rd guest, upon request at no charge.

            Twin airbed can be set up in casita for a 3rd guest, upon request at no charge.

          • Hallway into Bedroom

            Hallway into Bedroom

          • Luxurious Rustic Bathroom Finishes

            Luxurious Rustic Bathroom Finishes

          • Private Patio, Water Feature...beautiful outdoor dining with a view!

            Private Patio, Water Feature...beautiful outdoor dining with a view!

          • North Lawn Lounge, open to guests during daylight hours only.

            North Lawn Lounge, open to guests during daylight hours only.

          • Gorgeous Canyon, plenty of sweet little areas to read, eat, snuggle and nap!

            Gorgeous Canyon, plenty of sweet little areas to read, eat, snuggle and nap!

          • Panorama-Common Areas Open September 1st 2014, nightly rate increase reflected.

            Panorama-Common Areas Open September 1st 2014, nightly rate increase reflected.

          • Common Areas Open September 1st 2014, nightly rate increase is reflected.

            Common Areas Open September 1st 2014, nightly rate increase is reflected.

          • 5-Star Quality Comfort

            5-Star Quality Comfort

          • Bedroom TV Area, DVR Digital Cable, DVD/VHS Player

            Bedroom TV Area, DVR Digital Cable, DVD/VHS Player

          • Quaint and modernized kitchen.

            Quaint and modernized kitchen.

          • High-Efficiency Washer/Dryer IN-UNIT

            High-Efficiency Washer/Dryer IN-UNIT

          • All-Custom Bathroom, Custom Glass Shower Door

            All-Custom Bathroom, Custom Glass Shower Door

          • Simple Gas Grill on Your Private Patio

            Simple Gas Grill on Your Private Patio

          • North Arcade off North Lawn, open to guests during daylight hours only.

            North Arcade off North Lawn, open to guests during daylight hours only.

          • North Lawn, open to guests during daylight hours only.

            North Lawn, open to guests during daylight hours only.

          • Site Plan: Common areas begin w/ Sept 1st check-in - Price increase reflected.

            Site Plan: Common areas begin w/ Sept 1st check-in - Price increase reflected.

          • Common Areas Open September 1st 2014, nightly rate increase is reflected.

            Common Areas Open September 1st 2014, nightly rate increase is reflected.

          VRBO #456578

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

          $85 - $225 per night (USD)
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          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 3

          View calendar: Updated 11/25/14
          Minimum stay: 2-28 nights
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          Member since: 2013
          Speaks: english, spanish
          • Response time: Within 24 hours
          • Response rate: 100%
          • Calendar last updated: 11/25/2014
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