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Country Nature Resort Home with Amenities

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View of house from hillside... totally private pool and hot tub

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Last updated: 09/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Spacious 3,700 square foot resort-style country home on 5 acres, adjacent to miles of open space. Enjoy stunning mountain views while hot tubing from your large deck, or retreat to the private and secluded back yard pool area, with three waterfalls and a large resort style rock hot tub, hammock and outdoor grill. Inside other amenities await, including a gym, sauna, pool table, large screen TV, and 3 fireplaces, all set in a blend of southwestern and native american decor. While you may feel miles away from the bustling San Diego, you are only 40 minutes away from downtown and the beach, including major attractions such as Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, and Sea World. Other nearby attractions include endless hiking trails, a lake with fishing and boating (about 3 miles away), horse back riding, and more.


Enjoy your master bedroom suite (the only room on the second floor) where you have your own private mountain and pond view balcony, fireplace, skylights, and waterfall shower. The downstairs bedrooms are dual rooms with a connecting bathroom (dorm style). There is also a full bath in the gym, and an outdoor shower on the deck.

Local wildlife includes: Red tailed hawks, Golden Eagles, Owls, Osprey, Coyotes, Road-runners, Wild Turkey, and many others! If you are REALLY lucky you may spot a Bobcat drinking from the pond.

This home is a very special place and we have put lots of TLC into making this a welcoming retreat for travellers and for wildlife. However, we want to make sure it is right for YOU! Please review the following advisories.

ADVISORIES:
1) Please note that to get to the house you must travel about a mile down a bumpy dirt road. Standard vehicles are just fine.. just a wee bit bumpy. May not want to bring your low clearance sports car.
2) There is weekly pool and yard maintenance which will be scheduled. Weekly cleaning is also available and will be arranged with you in advance. We will let you know the times so it will not impact your privacy.
3) The sounds of frogs and crickets may keep you awake at night. :)
4) The sunset against El Cap Mountain may take your breath away.
5) The night sky may remind you how small and insignificant we all are, or how incredible it is that we are at all.

Please let us know if you have any questions. We look forward to enchant you with our home and valley.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 3700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

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

    Must be 21 years or older to rent the property...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    2 twin beds in room...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Plenty of room in the house for a inflatable mattress, so could sleep 10 if you were flexible on the sleeping arrangements. We can provide the inflatable mattress if requested....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    Breathtaking mountain views of El Cajon Mountain (locally called 'El Cap') on a secluded country road nestled against the mountain, but just 6 miles from the freeway...moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean:

    45 minute drive to beaches (Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, Mission Bay, etc!!!I)...moreless

  • Rural:

    Situated on 5 private acres, surrounded by open space. Very private. 1 mile dirt road to access property. (There are neighbors but only one is visible from house, and most of the property, including the pool area is entirely private)...moreless

  • Town:

    Just 8 miles from the center of downtown Lakeside with its western theme...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 1 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay
$350 $425
Fri, Sat
$2,450 $8,100

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $350 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $270 Nightly

Fall/Winter 2015
Sep 7 - Jan 4, 2016
3 night min stay
$350 $425
Fri, Sat
$2,400 $7,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $343 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $240 Nightly

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$350
$2,450 $8,100

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $350 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $270 Nightly

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $75
  • Damage protection policy ($5,000) $89
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 09/02/2015
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Location

24 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Diego International Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Downtown Lakeside
24 Miles
Nearest Train
Downtown San Diego
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 8 or Highway 67
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown Lakeside
24 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, La Jolla Shores

Car: Necessary

Lakeside has four lakes all within a short drive of the property, and some with boat rentals (Lake Jennings)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

Why the Owner Chose Lakeside:
This property is a labor of love; built as our 'dream home' in 2005 after losing everything in a devastating fire in 2003. It has everything we dreamed of having; tall open ceilings, spacious floor plan, and all the amenities we could dream of. After living in this home for many years, we decided that the 3,700 square foot home was too big for just two people, and we knew the house was a perfect family vacation home. We have LOVED providing this home as a family vacation rental, and now split our time between this house and our other home, and have the best of both worlds.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our home is extremely private and feels tucked away from the rest of the world, yet you are just a few miles from a bustling town, and a short drive to one of the largest cities in California. Enjoy complete privacy poolside with no other homes visible, and enjoy the wildlife that comes to the front yard pond. This is truly a unique location.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View of house from hillside... totally private pool and hot tub

    View of house from hillside... totally private pool and hot tub

  • View of the house from the hillside above the pool... looking at El Cap mountain

    View of the house from the hillside above the pool... looking at El Cap mountain

  • View of pool and hot tub - seats 7

    View of pool and hot tub - seats 7

  • View of house from front yard

    View of house from front yard

  • Fire ring next to pond

    Fire ring next to pond

  • Your private gym - weights, elyptical, treadmill

    Your private gym - weights, elyptical, treadmill

  • Hot tub at night with tiki torches burning

    Hot tub at night with tiki torches burning

  • Kitchen- ready for a cook!

    Kitchen- ready for a cook!

  • Family room

    Family room

  • Bedroom #1- has TV with DISHnetwork and DVD player. Shares bathroom with BR #2

    Bedroom #1- has TV with DISHnetwork and DVD player. Shares bathroom with BR #2

  • Bathroom downstairs- shared by BR #1 and #2

    Bathroom downstairs- shared by BR #1 and #2

  • Completely private backyard pool with large hot tub and pool w/ three waterfalls

    Completely private backyard pool with large hot tub and pool w/ three waterfalls

  • Pool and hot tub with waterfalls

    Pool and hot tub with waterfalls

  • Pond in front yard with view of El Cap Mountain

    Pond in front yard with view of El Cap Mountain

  • Sauna

    Sauna

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Family room- large screen TV

    Family room- large screen TV

  • Twin beds

    Twin beds

  • Master bedroom with fireplace, private balcony, and waterfall shower

    Master bedroom with fireplace, private balcony, and waterfall shower

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    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 09/02/2015
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