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Cathleen's Country Cottage Welcomes Children and Pets!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

Enjoy this charming cottage located in a quiet, wooded neighborhood two miles east of Julian's historic township. Our vacation home sits on a spacious, corner lot that has a circular driveway and many mature oak, pine, and cedar trees.

The interior of Cathleen's Country Cottage includes newer hardwood flooring throughout the bedroom, kitchen, dining and living room areas. Our cottage-style windows overlook our surrounding trees. Our cottage is attractively furnished with newer, comfortable pieces that include a queen-size bed in the bedroom, two full-size sleeping futons in the living room, and a single-size sofa sleeper. Our farmhouse-style dining room furniture seats up to six people. We provide firewood for the living room's wood-burning stove. Our cheerful kitchen is equipped with dishes, flatware, and cooking ware. This cottage has air-conditioning, electric heating in each living area and ceiling fans. We provide wireless Internet service and satellite television.

Pet dogs may stay inside the cottage with their owners. Pet dogs may stay with prior approval of the property owner. This vacation home has large, fenced areas to exercise pet dogs on our large, wooded property.

There is plenty of private parking on the property that includes space for recreational vehicles.

You can use the roomy front deck for outside dining, barbecuing, star-gazing, bird-watching, and waving to friendly neighbors who are taking their daily strolls or riding their bicycles. Our trees house many birds, and capture the sounds of beautiful, mountain breezes. You may be visited by our animal neighbors that include turkeys, raccoons, deer, bobcats, and foxes.

This is a great getaway cottage where you can relax and feel that you are really on vacation!

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for allowing me and my friends to stay at your Julian cottage. We were overwhelmed when we saw the place. It was so perfect and enchanting. You have a beautiful home, and we are so thankful we found you. I will be recommending you anytime someone is planning another Julian trip.
Nov 2008
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Map

Car: recommended

Cathleen's Country Cottage is located in a beautifully-wooded Julian residential neighborhood, two miles east of the historic Julian Township. Julian is well known as a historic goldmining town. Visitors enjoy Julian's wine-tasting, good restaurants, apple pies, carriage rides, gold-mine tours, and fishing at near-by Lake Cuyamaca. Julian is situated in the Cuyamaca Mountains 62 miles east of the City of Diego. It is close to state, national, and county parks, with plentiful hiking and riding trails. Borrego Springs lies just to the east of Julian.

Other Activities: View wild life. Carriage rides. Goldmine Tours. Wine-Tasting

Amenities

Julian Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Respect local wildlife. No guns allowed on the property. Respect property and neighboring properties.
  • Bag and deposit trash in outside trash bins.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Two,Comfortable Futons with 8* deep mattresses.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • snowboarding
Notes:
Located in a beautiful, wooded area.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(70 traveler reviews)

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Cathleen's Country Cottage Welcomes Children and Pets!
average rating of 4.7285714 based on 71 reviews
5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage and it was very comfortable and clean. It was great for our pets. Our hosts made everything very easy and smooth from check in to check out. We would definitely stay again while in Julian.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cathleen's Country Cottage is a great place to stay while visiting the historic gold-mining town of Julian. Our cottage is in a wooded, Julian residential neighborhood, and is conveniently located within two miles of Julian's town. Families with pet dogs enjoy taking their dogs on walks in our neighborhood. Our cottage's grounds are fenced, and provide a good pet exercise area. Thank you for being a wonderful guest. We look forward to your return in the future.
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Prescott Az
4

Very nice for family vacation

  • 4 of 5

Would recommend for all

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being such thoughtful guests. You have been great communicators! I look forward to your possible stay in the future. Nada Grigsby, owner
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Yorba Linda
2

Uncomfortable bed and couches but nice surroundings

  • 2 of 5

We loved the setting and all the trees around the property. It is a small cabin that needs refreshing. We enjoyed being able to be together away from our daily life for our 50th anniversary. But we had several disappointments. The first impression coming in the door was disappointing. The charm that could be there just wasn't. The cabin is old and looked it. The paint job was poorly thought out. Everything was one color which took away from its natural charm. The two couches were evidently make-able into beds and were not usable as couches. They looked usable but were terribly uncomfortable and way too low to get out of without a struggle. So we used the love seat on the other wall. The bed is old and way too soft. Our back told us about that. The bedroom dresser was filled with bedding making it unusable for guests to use.

The yard is well fenced which made it great for our little dog. She enjoyed sniffing all the new smells. Also the view of the sky was clear so we were able to see the milky way for the 1st time in a long time.

We did check to see if we could stay longer because we didn't want to go home yet, but it was booked. That being said we won't book it again. I am sure we can find a better place in the area for our next trip.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate constructive criticism. We have found that different rental guests have various tastes regarding interior design and color. Our cottage is very clean, and is a very convenient place to stay for families with children and pets. We are located in a wooded, Julian neighborhood that is within two miles of Julian's historic town. I am happy that the majority of our guests have found the accommodations to be very convenient and comfortable.
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5

Wonderful Stay 👌

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is cozy and warm. The furnishings are ample for a couple and their pets. The amenities are as listed. The cottage was very easy to locate and close to Julian Ca. We would stay here again. 👍�🏻�

The landlord was wonderful and made sure the cottage was clean and comfortable prior to our arrival. She made the booking process very smooth.

Thank you for making this trip possible!!!!!

JRS & RAS

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being very considerate guests. You called and let us know that you were leaving early, which let us know to gain entry to prepare for new guests arriving later the same day. We look forward to your possible return in the future!
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5

Nice Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This home was very cozy. It is in a good location, close to town. Being that I have a small dog I liked that it was completely fenced. Had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughtful guest review. Cathleen's Country Cottage is located in a wooded, Julian neighborhood, within two miles of Julian's historic gold-mining town. It is a wonderful place to vacation and relax. We welcome families with children and pet dogs. Our roomy front deck is a great place to barbeque, and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors. You have been very considerate guests. I welcome your return in the future! Owner Cathleen Grigsby
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San Diego, California
4

Perfect for a family weekend with the dogs

  • 4 of 5

It looks just like it does in the picture. Cute, hidden away just enough, yet very close to downtown (under 2 miles). The fenced-in yard was perfect for our two dogs. It's not fancy, which makes it all the more comfortable when traveling with kids and dogs. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cathleen's Country Cottage is a very comfortable, clean cottage. We are in a wooded, residential Julian neighborhood, and are within two miles of Julian's historic town. The beautiful Julian area is a great place to explore. We are surrounded by national, state, and county parks that have many hiking and riding trails. Julian is well known for its apple orchards and wine vineyards. Many visitors enjoy Julian's apple pies and wine tasting opportunities.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Standard Cleaning Fee $60
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are valid through February 28, 2018

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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