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Old Castle Cottage - surrounded by gardens!

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Last updated: 07/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

DEAL OF THE MONTH!
August Deal: Save $70 off a 7 night reservation!

* Please note that the auto-quote feature is NOT able to include this discount. You must submit an inquiry to receive a quote that displays your discount. Thank you.

The average nightly rate for 7 nights or more is $210.71. For 30 nights or more, the average nightly rate is $110.00. The Week day rate is $225 and weekend/holiday rate is $250 per night.

OLD CASTLE COTTAGE IS UNIQUELY PART HOTEL, PART VACATION RENTAL, AND PART BED AND BREAKFAST! Check out our guest reviews for details about what makes us so unique!!

• Professionally decorated home with a cottage/coastal theme.
• Hot coco for the kids, gourmet coffee & tea for you!
• Farm fresh eggs from Annalee’s hens await you in the fridge.
• When in season, fresh cut flowers from the gardens are made into lovely arrangements expressly for YOU!
• Seasonal produce from our organic gardens and orchard await you.
• Gated acres of park-like lawns and gardens provide both privacy and security.
• Solar power and well-water make this a very eco-friendly property.

THE MOST FAMILY-FRIENDLY PROPERTY AROUND!

• Redwood play set with swings, slide, and climbing wall are a favorite for the children.
• Fully stocked toy box, game cupboard, and DVD movie collection.
• Infant friendly with high chair, pack & play, and assorted baby blankets.
• Booster seat for toddler age and up.
• Three bedrooms make for plenty of “nap-ready” locations.
• Assorted picnic gear for family day trips in and around San Diego.

5 MINUTES OFF THE 15 FREEWAY, OLD CASTLE COTTAGE IS CONVENIENT FOR ALL YOUR EXCURSIONS

• There are an abundance of restaurants and resorts from 5 to 15 minutes away.
• Disneyland is 65 minutes away
• Legoland, Sea World, the San Diego Zoo, and Zoo Safari Park are within 30 minutes
• Major shopping Malls and outlet malls are within 20 minutes
• Wineries and Local live entertainment in downtown Escondido, Temecula, San Diego, or one of the many casinos from 10-30 minutes away.

MAKE MEMORIES WITH PHOTOGRAPHY

• Brides Favorite! Capture the treasured seasons of your life through photography.
• Gardens, mature trees, rose-covered arbors, grass lawns, gazebos, and bridge are all wonderful back drops at Old Castle Cottage.
• One-of-a-kind vintage props and photo studio are also available for rent.
• We recommend Debb Cozzi Photography, as she specializes in natural light portraits. Old Castle Cottage guests appreciate her affordable photo session packages.



Features:
* Full Kitchen - with separate wine cooler
• Bedrooms: 3 (1 King Size, 1 Full Size, Two Twin Beds)
• Baths: 2 (Master has shower and separate soaking tub, second bath has large shower)
• Propane BBQ, Private backyard, Patio dining
• Internet access
• Garden Gazebo
• Dish TV with HD and upgraded TV package
• Washer/Dryer
• Non-Smoking

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 1371 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 unless traveling with family...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Private park-like setting with play area for children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    King bed with 3' memory foam...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • The Master bedroom is spacious and offers a comfortable king-sized bed that has been topped with a three inch memory foam mattress. Fabric with a garden toile design is carried from the master bedroom into the master bath. A writing desk with view of the rose garden is a great place to write in your journal or check your e-mail. A flat-screen TV is mounted opposite the master bed for your convenience. Bedroom Number 2 has two comfortable twin beds decorated in a coastal cottage theme and has a view of the back yard garden. Bedroom Number 3 is charming with a design theme similar to the black and white toile design found in the master bedroom. It offers a double bed with a chest of drawers and a garden view....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Soaking tub and shower with bench...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Extra large shower...moreless

  • The master bathroom has been tastefully decorated to match the master bedroom. It is large, bright, and charming. The second bathroom has an over-sized shower and carries on the cottage theme found elsewhere in the house....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This 7.2 acre property sits among several large estates. It is very private and secure. A gated entry and 6' fence around the perimeter of the cottage back yard offers peace of mind to travelers with children, elderly travelers or ladies traveling alone....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games, puzzles, cards etc....moreless

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish TV subscription with upgraded package....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen TV in both living (HD) room and master bedroom....moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Mountain views surround. Some are jutted with rugged boulders while others are covered in neat rows of avocado or citrus trees....moreless

  • Resort:

    Four major resorts are within 15 minutes of this cottage: Welk Resort, Tuscany Hills Resort, Pala Mesa Resort, and Pala Casino Spa and Resort....moreless

  • Rural:

    While minutes from the city, this property is serenely rural. Avocado and citrus groves surround.This cottage sits in a charming valley near many world class golf courses....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

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

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning. We will set up and start your fire upon request....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Designer decorated in Cottage Theme. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Two cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Cuisinart 10 cup coffee pot and coffee grinder...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishware, electric blender, electric mixer, measuring cups, and cookware...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Cottage kitchen with white cabinets. Small island with two stools. Table seats six. An array of cook tools are at your disposal. The kitchen also offers a Jenn Air wine cooler....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Assorted spices, tea, and cooking oil are provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    with ice and water available on door...moreless

  • Stove:

    Flat Glass Electric cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Front porch offers two rocking chairs and an old-fashioned porch swing. Patio seating in back yard...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Gazebo has overhead fan and lights as well as fountain. Table and chairs await you for a cup of afternoon tea or a glass of wine in the evening....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There are 3 acres of grass lawn, manicured shrubs, and butterfly/hummingbird gardens. A child's play area also offers swing set, climbing wall, and play fort....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Back yard BBQ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Hi-Season Late Spring/Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$225 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,575 $3,750
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 - Nov 28, 2016
6 night min stay
$250
$1,750 $3,600
TURN KEY CHRISTMAS!
Dec 14 - Dec 31, 2016
6 night min stay
$250
$1,750
4TH OF JULY
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$250
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,475 $3,300
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Administration Fee $25 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

If someone inquires for dates you have requested, they will be added to a wait list. Your booking will be guaranteed as long as you provide deposit, contract, and payment within dates due.

The "monthly" rate is based on 30 days. Additional days prorated. The cleaning fee for the monthly rate is $350.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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Location

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    "Like Peterson’s Donuts, Felipes is also an icon in Escondido. We have been eating there sinc..."

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22 Miles
Nearest Airport
McClellan-Palomar Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Welk Resort Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Castle Creek Resort
13 Miles
Nearest Train
Escondido Transit Station
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 15
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Castle Creek - The Gopher Hole
110 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bear Mountain Resort, Big Bears
18 Miles
Nearest Beach
Oceanside Beach

Car: Necessary

• 5 minutes to Castle Creek Golf Course and Welk Resort Golf course. Other nearby golf courses include: Pala Mesa, Torrey Pines, Aviara Golf Club, and Coronado Golf;

• 5 minutes to Farmer’s Market at Welk Resort. Other Farmer’s markets are 15 minutes away;

• 5 minutes to resort restaurants;

• 15 minutes to local wine tasting

• 15 minutes to Escondido for shopping and North County Mall;

• 20 minutes to Escondido Center for the Performing Arts;

• 25 minutes to San Diego Zoo Safari Park (formerly San Diego Wild Animal Park);

• 25 minutes to water park;

• 15 to 30 minutes to Temecula or Carlsbad Outlet Mall;

• 30 minutes to a beautiful beaches and Legoland;

• 30 minutes to botanical gardens;

• 35 minutes to Del Mar Race Track (July through September);

• 35 minutes to San Diego County Fair at Del Mar (June through 4th of July);

• 35 minutes to the Birch Aquariam and LaJolla Cove Seal Preserve;

• 40 minutes from downtown San Diego, SD Zoo, Balboa Park;

• 45 minutes to San Diego International (Linbergh) Airport;

• 73 minutes to Disneyland;

• 2 hours to Hollywood;

• 8-35 minutes away are five large casinos - some with live entertainment.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We have been in Valley Center since 1985 and love the 'home town' feel here. We hope you have opportunity to visit this charming community!

Why the Owner Chose Hidden Meadows, CA, USA:
We had admired this property for many years and jumped at the opportunity to purchase it in 2007. Those who visit here, frequently comment about the unique beauty of grounds. We can only give credit to God and the original founding family who had a great vision for enhancing the natural beauty here and left a marvelous fingerprint on this ranch.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The three acre lawn, formal rose garden, gazebo, and bird and butterfly gardens are very special! We feel most fortunate to share a piece of it with you!


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

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Photos

  • Old Castle Cottage - surrounded by gardens!

    Old Castle Cottage - surrounded by gardens!

  • The Gazebo is perfect for tea time or a meal!

    The Gazebo is perfect for tea time or a meal!

  • Photo Shoots at Old Castle Cottage are FUN! Contact owner for details!

    Photo Shoots at Old Castle Cottage are FUN! Contact owner for details!

  • The family room is an inviting place to play games, watch TV or curl up by the fire with a good book!

    The family room is an inviting place to play games, watch TV or curl up by the fire with a good book!

  • The master bedroom is elegant and romantic!

    The master bedroom is elegant and romantic!

  • Gathering in this country kitchen is where memories are made!

    Gathering in this country kitchen is where memories are made!

  • Like the Master bedroom, Bedroom #3 is charmingly romantic!

    Like the Master bedroom, Bedroom #3 is charmingly romantic!

  • Relax with a glass of ice tea and enjoy the views from the porch!

    Relax with a glass of ice tea and enjoy the views from the porch!

  • This 2-person hammock is just waiting for YOU!

    This 2-person hammock is just waiting for YOU!

  • Old Castle Cottage is surrounded by mature trees that offer shade and beauty.

    Old Castle Cottage is surrounded by mature trees that offer shade and beauty.

  • Cross that bridge and escape into your own private park.

    Cross that bridge and escape into your own private park.

  • Old Castle Cottage is ablaze with bloom from Spring through Fall

    Old Castle Cottage is ablaze with bloom from Spring through Fall

  • The illuminated Gazebo is an especially romantic bonus with the cottage rental!

    The illuminated Gazebo is an especially romantic bonus with the cottage rental!

  • Old Castle Cottage is the ideal place for family photography!

    Old Castle Cottage is the ideal place for family photography!

  • Beautiful garden view from the porch of Old Castle Cottage!

    Beautiful garden view from the porch of Old Castle Cottage!

  • A romantic master bedroom!

    A romantic master bedroom!

  • The master bath has a soaking tub. Open the window and smell the orange blossoms

    The master bath has a soaking tub. Open the window and smell the orange blossoms

  • Bedroom #2 offers two twin beds.

    Bedroom #2 offers two twin beds.

  • Sit a spell on the old fashioned porch swing!

    Sit a spell on the old fashioned porch swing!

  • To enjoy the lovely purple blossoms of this tree (in background) come in April!

    To enjoy the lovely purple blossoms of this tree (in background) come in April!

  • Charming pieces are available for your photography use!

    Charming pieces are available for your photography use!

  • Entrance to the Old Castle Cottage.

    Entrance to the Old Castle Cottage.

  • Children enjoy their own private park!

    Children enjoy their own private park!

  • The green grass and shade are so inviting!

    The green grass and shade are so inviting!

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, July 23, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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