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LAKE HOUSE BEST VIEW & 5-STAR - Plush beds for 10, 4 BEDROOM

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Best lake view- Real Beds sleep 10- fireplace/air conditioned $259 to $319

WHEN WE STAY AT A LODGE, WE EXPECT THE VERY BEST AND THAT IS WHAT WE OFFER TO OUR GUESTS. ABSOLUTELY THE VERY BEST VIEWS AT LAKE CUYAMACA JULIAN!!!! WHY? BECAUSE WE ARE LOCATED AT THE TOP OF CUYAMACA RESORT WITH UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS OF THE ENTIRE LAKE!!!

Lake Cuyamaca Four Seasons House...At 5000 feet above sea level, this is a 2500 square foot mountain home with the modern amenities of a fine hotel. We furnish the absolute best Featherbeds from Frontgate to ensure that our guests receive an excellent plush- night's rest. We don't offer uncomfortable "pullouts" or "bunkbeds" for our guests bedding but instead, we have quality beds and quality bedding. Plus another 1000 square feet of outside decking with BBQs overlooking Lake Cuyamaca. We even have tables for the outside decks so that you can have memorable Breakfasts, Brunches, and Dinners while facing and overlooking the entire lake, mountains, and meadows. Imagine, meals, drinks, fellowship, at the deck tables while gazing over the lake, meadows, and mountains. It is truly a SPECTACULAR setting!!! It is the perfect place for a family gathering, a romantic get-a-way, or a gathering of good friends.

Not only can you wine and dine overlooking the entire lake, you can do so while watching and listening to our 25-foot waterfall stream with a walkover bridge. There is also another private hexagon-shaped deck enclosed among the trees for reading, napping, or meditation. The owners have planted hundreds of flower bulbs, flowers from Oregon, and flowering trees for Spring and Summer blooms.

Whether you are a hiker, mountain biker, fishing enthusiast, nature lover, star-gazer, or just need some time to decompress and relax with family and friends, this Lake House will fulfill those needs.

The Cuyamaca 4-Seasons Lake House has three large Master suites in addition to a fourth den for sleeping purposes. The Featherbeds are luxurious as the owners believe it imperative that guests get a great night's sleep.

There is room to sleep 10 in the following bed areas:

Master #1 has a King Size bed with premium featherbedding & down feather pillows. There is an armoire with private satellite TV. The double doors open to a large private balcony that overlooks the mountains, meadows, and lake.

Master #2 has a Queen size featherbed with premium Pottery Barn bedding and another armoire with private satellite TV. It also has a door that opens to a separate balcony area with incredible views.

Master #3 has a King size featherbed in addition to a Queen size bed and a standard twin bed. All bedrooms are large with ample room.

Each bedroom has a private bathroom.

The den area has a standard twin size bed.

The home has central air-conditioning and forced air heating. In addition, there is a auto-feeding pellet fireplace in the Great Room.

The incredible views and the floor to ceiling rock fireplace in the Great Room make for a romantic setting or a cozy get-together. The floors are polished hardwood and the Great Room has southwest decor in addition to a 46' large screen TV. All insulated windows focus on the lake and the spacious views. Satellite programming and WIFI are standard amenities. The house features a shuffleboard table for competitive fun! Also are other games such as "Cornhole" (similar to horseshoes), and sleds for folks when it snows. The lake house is not lacking for anything. First-time guests are frequently surprised about the amount of amenities. We pride ourselves at making sure all of our guest's expectations are met or surpassed!!

The housekeeper maintains this home in spotless condition. The kitchen has polished wood floors and granite counter-tops. It has full appliances, serving pieces, cookware, ice-maker, dishwasher, compactor….. about everything you would find in your home.

Two large outdoor BBQ grills are located on a far end of the viewing deck. It is the perfect item for grilling steaks, chicken, veggies, or even the trout you catch from the lake. You can have your dinner inside the home at the dining table or you can have a group dinner on the outside deck overlooking the lake. The spacious outdoor deck has even been extended as a hexagon into the middle of a group of trees so that you can enjoy an additional peaceful setting. It steps down to a bridge that covers a water-stream. Continue across the bridge to a floral garden area overlooking the entire lake.

In addition to the cleanliness of this home, the factor that truly sets it apart are the million dollar views. All areas of the home are COMPLETE views of the Lake Cuyamaca, Stonewall Peak, Cuyamaca Peak, Middle Peak, the Laguna Mountains, as well as the meadows. These incredible views are actually from the lake house itself. You don't have to walk or drive to other locations to experience this. The experience is from every location at the lake house. It is no wonder that various travelers stop at the corner of this home to take in the awesome views and to take photographs.

The Cuyamaca Four Seasons Lake House is in the Cuyamaca Resort district and it borders Cuyamaca State Park. This State Park is the jewel of San Diego County and it draws enthusiasts who come for hiking, boating & fishing, bird and nature watching, star & night-sky gazing, and horseback riding & mountain bike riding (on designated trails). The hiking views are breath-taking. You will be able to overlook the Anza Borrego desert, see south into Mexico, North to San Jacinto near Palm Springs, West to the Ocean, ... or you can see all at once from a high vantage point. Deer and Wild Turkeys are routinely seen on and about the property and along the meadows and mountain sides. You will most likely see these animals up close as you relax on the decks. In addition, there are bobcat, marmots, raccoons, and foxes. There are mountain lions that live in these mountains because they feed on the deer herds. For this reason, It is best to be practical when hiking and do not travel alone and do not permit children to wander by themselves on the mountain trails. The Cuyamacas are an area of incredible beauty but it is a wilderness that is home to various animals.

There are birds of every kind that surround you including, Hawks and various raptors, Woodpeckers, Jays, Canadian Geese, Loons to name a few. There are also a pair of Bald Eagles that live in the trees near the lake. It is a special treat to see the Bald Eagles chirping while soaring over the lake.

For more leisurely pursuits, you can go to the old gold-mining town of Julian, about 9 miles up the road. Once there, you can peruse quaint shops, visit the winery, go on gold mine tours, stop by the soda fountain, or indulge in fine or casual dining. Of course, Julian is best known for home-made Apple Pie and you have your choice of several pie making bakeries.

As mentioned, we have very comfortable real beds for 10 and the lake house can accommodate more if needed. (In this case, the owners would need to be contacted to discuss these arrangements as there is a $15.00 fee for each additional guest.)

We welcome you to the Cuyamaca Four Seasons House and we know that you will be mesmerized by the views, pleased with the amenities, and energized by the beauty and nature that surrounds you.

More Details

Owner
Mike & Jean
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About Mike & Jean

Mike and Jean are descendants of San Diego County pioneer families and they value and appreciate the beauty of the Cuyamacas. Mike's family lived in and around Julian during the mid-1800s and Cuyamaca has always been a special place. Mike and Jean feel fortunate to be able to share this special place with others.

They are available for needs and requests.

Call Mike

619-993-7855

Mike & Jean purchased this house in 2012

Why Mike & Jean chose San Diego County

Lake Cuyamaca is the Gem of San Diego County. Mention the name, and most people smile and reminisce about fishing and Apple Pies. Lake Cuyamaca and Julian are destinations and they are well known to most Southern Californians and others. Mike & Jean have traveled throughout the USA and even though they have experienced incredible locations, next to Oregon, Lake Cuyamaca is one of the Keepers. It's beauty and proximity to various San Diego areas is unmatched. Mike & Jean are pleased to share this special place with friends, families, & church organizations. It is truly a magical place. When you see the area and the views from the Four Seasons Lake House, you will understand why. We guarantee it!

What makes this house unique

We Accept Visa, Master Card, & Discover

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay was especially great this year because of the first day when we had snow all day long. It was absolutely beautiful. We had about four inches and it looked like a winter wonderland--IN MAY! The next day it was sunny and crisp and six of our group went on a very nice hike (and we even got to have some snowball fights!)

As usual everything was clean and cozy and the pellet stove is amazingly efficient. We did a lot of sewing, knitting, embroidering, eating, laughing, and just having fun.

I have to tell you that one of the things we especially appreciate about your property is when it says you can sleep 10, it REALLY means you can sleep 10. So many rentals say they can sleep, say for instance 14, when that actually means some of the people are going to have to sleep on cots, blow-ups, or mats. Your lake house is comfortable for everyone and we really love that.

The kitchen is well supplied and so are the paper products. Plenty of tables and chairs to allow us all to work comfortably. We love the Four Seasons Lake House!

Hope to see you again next year.

Sincerely,

Linda
May 2017
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Map

San Diego Zoo
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
San Diego International
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Julian
Nearest Ferry
58 Miles
San Diego Coronado
Nearest Golf
40 Miles
Barona
Nearest Train
58 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Interstate 8
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lake Cuyamaca
Nearest Beach
65 Miles
Mission Beach/ La Jolla Shores
Car: necessary

A few streets above Lake Cuymaca with amazing views from the home and decks; Trailhead hiking areas abound. Deer, wild turkeys and other wildlife abound. A bird watcher's mecca. The stars are amazing at night.

Amenities

Julian House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , master bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , office
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , large bedroom
  • Pk-N-Play available Bedroom#1 king Bedroom#2 Queen Bedroom#3 King bed, Queen bed, & Twin bed Bedroom #4 Small den with a twin bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
Pack & Play crib availiable boat dock and rentals close to the home. We Accept Visa, Master card and Discover and Paypal This home is quality.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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LAKE HOUSE BEST VIEW & 5-STAR - Plush beds for 10, 4 BEDROOM
average rating of 4.9814816 based on 142 reviews
Chula Vista
5

We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from our RAD Quilt retreat at the Lake House. Our group voted and decided that due to the exceptional amenities, beautiful view and comfortable beds we will be returning later this year as well, as making this our go to location for bi-annual retreats.

The new waterfall feature was a relaxing touch to the property. As always, the house is equipped with everything you could need for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your Review as is is always a pleasure having your fantastic group stay at our lake house. We designed the waterfall and bridge feature to be both visually and sound enticing for our guests and birds & various animals. We also designed the additional deck enclosed within the trees with the waterfall stream running beneath to be a private area of relaxation with an expansive view of the lake. There is absolutely no other property that has our view and we feel very blessed to share it with others. Just this past hour, 2 separate people stopped at different times to take in our view and snap photos from the side of our yard. This is an every-day occurrence but we know why and we're sure that you do too. We look forward to your return as you are truly great guests! Cordially, Mike & Jean
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Chula Vista
5

Fall Quilt Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our quilting group returned to the Lake House and we felt like we were coming home to visit family. . Our two new guests were amazed at the views and we enjoyed Happy hour on the deck each evening. Two commented that the home is kept exceptionally clean. And that they would love to bring their own families there for a visit. We plan to return next year

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rebecca, It's always a pleasure having your quilting group stay at the Lake House. Thank you for your Review and we look forward to your next getaway. Cordially, Mike & Jean
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Huntington Harbour... 26 miles across the sea
5

The property is beautiful, the view of the lake unparalleled. The house is extremely well appointed.

  • 5 of 5

I have never rented a vacation home that had a more well-stocked kitchen for making family meals at home.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shawn, We often go up to the lake house just to relax and to take in that view. We have a chef's kitchen at our main home and we prepare gourmet meals from all over the world. We don't often repeat recipes because there are too many in the world to try and only a lifetime to try them. That said, when we go to the lake house, we want to be able to prepare any dish that we want so we keep the kitchen stocked as needed. We appreciated having you and your family stay and we welcome you back in the near future. Cordially, Mike & Jean
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5

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Home was as described and much more.

The views were awesome and so relaxing.

We visited Julian after checking in the home, had lunch @ Granny's Kitchen.

They have deep-dish apple pie and also a gluten-free mini apple pie.

We enjoyed our stay, just wished the weather would have been cooler.

The guys had fun fishing on the lake but it was too hot to catch fish.

We enjoyed eating @ the Julian Grille for our last night as a back up to our fish dinner we had planned.

Mike & Jean were so nice, we enjoyed visiting w/them before leaving.

If we plan another fishing trip we will for sure be back.

Thanks for a memorable stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barbara, it was a pleasure having you and your family stay. We hope that you were able to have great seafood in San Diego before heading back home. We look forward to your return anytime! Cordially, Mike & Jean
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5

Lovely view and home, everything was wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

It was great. The patio overlooks the lake. The house is lovely and has all the supplies, paper goods, lots of dishware and utensils. The beds are all comfortable. There is a water feature and cute wooden bridge in the back yard. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patricia, We're happy that you had a successful women's retreat at the lake house. We hope that you had a chance to sample the grapes on the vine. Looking forward to your return. Cordially, Mike & Jean
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San Diego, CA
5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a great weekend at Mike's house. We were looking for a place to stay near Julian for a wedding, and could not have found a better place. The view of the lake in the morning and star gazing at night was breathtaking. (Though the photos are beautiful, they don't do it justice.) The love they have for the home really shows. The house has everything you could possibly need. Check in and check out was simple/easy, and Mike was very accommodating with check in/check out times. Transportation is a little tough if you're looking to go to Julian. There are no taxis or ubers. You definitely have to drive yourself, but the walk down to the lake is very nice. Overall, it was a perfect getaway. Thank you for a lovely weekend, Mike!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have many wedding guests, bridal groups, and even Newly Weds stay at our lake house and we are very happy that you had a great weekend. We welcome your return in the near future. Cordially, Mike & Jean
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Tax Rate 8.0%

We accept Visa Master Card and Discover

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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