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Surrounded by waterfalls, private flat with full use of all the amenities.

Bedrooms 2
Space 750 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

A truly unique property, our 2 acre home is a tranquil, serene, eco friendly retreat from your everyday world.

It features organic fruit trees, two private patios with waterfalls abound, including turtles and koi fish.

Two bedroom, 2 bath with kitchen and private patios.

Lounge by the pool, soak in the hot tub or just swing in the hammocks. A full Bar-B Q area, under the palapa is the perfect place to have dinner or breakfast.

You will leave here refreshed and rejuvenated.

Dawn Nicoli
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Dawn Nicoli

I've lived in this home for over 25 years and love being here.

I am a portrait photographer, love serenity and holistic living.

My little dog Karma goes with me and we love meeting new people from afar.

Why Dawn Nicoli chose Escondido

People say there's nowhere like it!

What makes this apartment unique

We can set up massage, reiki, pilates, yoga, facials, wine tasting, horseback riding or anything else you would like to experience.


Escondido Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No Parties
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Surrounded by waterfalls, private flat with full use of all the amenities.
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful zen property with a very gracious hostess

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay this past weekend. The setting is so tranquil and zen, with lots of trees and beautiful, peaceful landscaping and outdoor spots for quiet rest. Dawn is a wonderful hostess, and surprised us with welcoming goodies. The area has an unusual funky, relaxing, artistic vibe which is just to our taste.

We highly recommend, but primarily for adults! Young children would require a close watch in this setting.

There are other buildings that share an entrance, so don't be concerned if you don't see the house number from the turn in.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You couldn't have described it more perfectly. Next time schedule more time by the pool! You were a delight!
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Awesome time

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful place, very comfortable and close to hiking. Dawn made us feel very welcome with goodies and wine. We loved our stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please come back again! Dawn
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Quiet and peaceful. Yet very close to many places

  • 5 of 5

Dawn, the owner, was so easy to deal with. Her property is very tranquil, tucked up on a hill. The unit was just as described. We used the Jacuzzi and I really enjoyed the sound of the water feature outside the bedroom. I brought my Daughter and my Grandson. We all enjoyed our stay. Dawn had lovely muffins waiting for us when we arrived. If you are heading to Animal Safari park, this is a perfect location to stay. Less than a 5 minute drive away.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Would have loved to photograph the three of you. so glad you enjoyed your stay! Dawn
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The most beautiful place we have ever stayed!!!

  • 5 of 5

First of all. Dawn the owner is absolutely awesome! When we pulled through the gates it was like We left California and went to a tropical Island. The palm trees, Queen palms and large tropical plants everywhere were so green and beautiful it took our breath away. The first thing your eyes are drawn to is a Large tree house on top of a old tree. It is absolutely the coolest thing ever! There were water falls and bridges. (I wish I were a writer right now). There were Fish and turtles.The pool and Jacuzzi were the icing on the cake. Speaking if cake. It was my birthday weekend. Dawn asked us if we were Celebrating anything and I told her “my birthday”. Well when we arrived there and opened the refrigerator there was a birthday cake!! Wow. The difference in my wife and I when we got there and when we left were night and day. When we got there we were stressed, tired and totally wiped out. When we left we were relaxed, smiling like newlyweds and feeling like totally new people. There are little things Dawn did for us but I don’t want to ruin the suprize for anyone who goes. You will have to go and find out for yourself!! By the way I am saving a ton of money because my wife wanted to go to Hawaii for our anniversary and now she is saying. We are going back to the Oasis for our anniversary. Yay!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: That had to be the best review and summary ever! Thanks for taking the time to appreciate. Looking forward to your return! Dawn
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Relaxing Oasis

  • 5 of 5

This property was absolutely fantastic. I stayed here instead of in San Diego and couldn't have been happier. Dawn was amazing and most accommodating. She met us when we arrived and gave us a tour of the grounds and had cheese, crackers and grapes for us when we arrived. On the property were also some grapefruit trees and she was gracious enough to allow us to take some right off the tree. Some of the best fruit I have had. When we realized we had forgotten to buy something she was able to lend it to us in a moments notice and was helpful in providing recommendations for things to do and places to eat. We spent the week laying by the pool and grilling out it was very peaceful and quiet. The property and Dawn were just amazing and we will stay again if we find ourselves in the area. Thank you Dawn for letting us share your amazing property.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Katie and Ross and Dad were so enjoyable and really embraced the property for what it was meant for. They were gracious enough to invite me to their bar b q with some of the best fish I have had. I would welcome them back anytime as they added so much life to the place. Perfect guests!
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Breath Taking, Must see in person

  • 5 of 5

I was greeted by Dawn, who is wonderful host, very pleasant and easy to work with. The property is extremely beautiful, pictures do not due justice you really have to see it in person for the full experience!! I was able to enjoy a nice quite romantic and relaxing stay at the Country Oasis, surrounded by waterfalls, butterflies, ponds with koi fishes and huge turtles, woodpeckers, rabbits etc.. Dawn did an amazing job making sure my stay was pleasant, she definitely exceeded my expectations and went above and beyond measures. I cannot thank Dawn enough for her hospitality. I would recommend this location and I also plan on returning. for future visits.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alicia, your family was simply beautiful. My only regret is that I did not photograph you. Maybe next time? It was so nice to see everyone enjoy the pool and grounds. Thank you for appreciating our small piece of paradise.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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