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The Nest- Panoramic Views. House + Detached Guest House + Spa + Hd Home Theater

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Completely restored 1952 Main Cottage and Guest house w Panoramic Mountain Views

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Last updated: 12/03/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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THE NEST:
FOR SMALL FAMILY GATHERINGS, REUNIONS, RETREATS OR MEETINGS

It looks like a postcard... Tucked away like a bird’s nest in a forest of tall trees, this cozy cottage offers guests the chance to feel rejuvenated by the great outdoors. Built into the side of a mountain, this cabin features picturesque mountain, forest, and valley views from its deck, living room, and dining room.

Although secluded, this luxury forested site is not remote, & guests can enjoy the convenience of Julian being less than a mile away. There are sights, state parks, and attractions within minutes, and the Pacific Ocean is only an hour away. This is a fantastic location for those who want to get away from it all, as well as those who want to enjoy the many great places that Southern California has to offer.


WHAT IS THE NEST?
The NEST is a bird themed completely remodeled 1952 main Cottage and separate detached Guest House. Each having their own kitchen.

LIKE A NEST...
* Our Main cottage and Guest House are high up and provide Panoramic views of North Peak and valleys below.
* The Nest is warm, inviting & cozy inside.
* You are surrounded by large trees.

INTERESTING FEATURES:

* The Courtyard is common to both the Main Cottage and the Guest House. It includes a new Hot bubbling Caldera SPA.
* Our GUEST HOUSE is made available for no additional charge only when there are nine (9) or more registered guests in your party.


We've added a NEW state-of-the-art HOME THEATER...

* Enjoy your very own private Theater and Experience movies and sporting events like never before on our gigantic EIGHT FOOT (8') HDTV PROJECTION SCREEN!

* Floor to Ceiling curtains, Beautiful Leather Recliner Seating and Dolby/DTS 5.1 Surround Sound. (SEE PHOTO).
* There is also a separate area which includes a large conference/dining table with seating for up to eight people. Plus a newly remodeled downstairs bathroom.
* We've added a New Leather sofa Queen size convertible sofa-bed.
* Home Theater can be used for gatherings, reception, Crafts, Games, and Dining,)

* The NEST property with it's two cottages have just about every modern luxury imaginable!

*The NEST is beautiful. The memories you make here will be with you for a lifetime! We'd love for you to come and stay!



ATTRACTIONS:

MINUTES from the turn-of-the-century town of Historic Julian Founded in 1870, enjoy clean mountain air, forests teaming with wildlife, crisp clear night skies. The Cleveland National Forest, Heise State Park, Cuyamaca State Park, shopping, dining, The Smith's Train Ride, Gold mine and museum tours, Hiking, fishing and picnicking at Cuyamaca Lake, horseback riding, visit the Wolf Preserve, Dudley's Bakery, go wine tasting at over 40 area wineries, night-time stargazing tours.

Jess Martin Park is located ¼ mile from town. It offers barbecue pits, picnic tables, playground equipment, a skate-park, baseball fields, a paved walking path (3 laps=1 mile), and a great outdoor fitness center for daily workouts. Experience colorful Daffodils & Lilacs in the spring, star gazing in the summer, apple picking in the fall, or sledding in the winter. Julian Apple Festival in September/October; and, of course... Apple Pie.

About TWENTY minutes from CEDAR CREEK FALLS with it's 80 foot waterfalls, the Warner Springs and Borrego Springs desert and their respective golf courses, Palomar Observatory; and The Oasis Camel Dairy... The only camel dairy in the USA (tours available);

ABOUT AN HOUR to the Pacific Ocean with its beautiful beaches, Safari Park (Formerly 'The Wild animal Park'), San Diego Zoo, Sea World and... Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark, Legoland, Agua Caliente Hot Springs;

A FEW HOURS from shopping in Mexico, playing in Disneyland, and visiting the cultural center of Los Angeles and the Palm Springs Desert.

The Nest House... Enjoy clean mountain air, forests teaming with wildlife. Where Deer, Hawks, Blue Jays, Woodpeckers, Red Foxes, Silver Foxes, Polts and Wild Turkeys, may be seen nearby or on the property. Gentle snowfall in winter months. Brilliant fall colors, cool spring temperatures, summer warmth, and cold mountain spring water! Close to everything in southern California, yet quiet and distant from the noise and traffic jams of the city. Crisp, clear night skies display millions of stars and shooting stars, a family get-away that's great for the kids; or a quiet, secluded romantic honeymoon hide-away... THE NEST.


HOUSE AMENITIES...

1. BATH:
There are a total of two new full bathrooms plus an additional half bath. (One in Main Cottage, one in Guest House, and one in Home Theater), including:
a. Luxurious New Glass shower/bath.
b. Mosaic Greek-marble and glass tile communicates beautiful opulence.
c. His and her's under-mount sinks with Granite counter tops.
d. Linens and towels provided for no additional fee.
e. Convenient dispensers containing soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner.

2. KITCHENS:
Sparkling new all Stainless Steel Gourmet kitchens in Main and Guest cottages. Both have the following:
a. High-end Samsung range and a convection oven,
b. Samsung microwave,
c. Dishwasher (Main cottage only),
d. Stainless Steel refrigerator with ice and water dispenser (ice/water dispenser in Main cottage only),
e. Granite counter tops and under-mount GRANITE SINK,
f. Built-in Filtered water dispenser,
g. Not to mention, there is a blender.

3. FLOORING:
Enjoy the beautiful new hardwood floors.

4. WINTER:
The living room provides a wood burning fireplace in the Main Cottage and a thermostatically controlled propane burning stove in the Guest House (see photographs).

5. ELEVATED COURTYARD:
* The Courtyard is a common area shared by both the Main Cottage and The Guest House.
* An outdoor Propane BBQ is available for your outdoor culinary cooking enjoyment and a SPA.

* ACCESS to: Main Cottage, Guest House and Courtyard REQUIRES GOING UP A FLIGHT OF approximately 14 STAIRS. (7 steps to a landing and another 7 steps to patio and main entrance).


6. CALDERA SPA:
Caldera Spa was purchased and delivered to the NEST. Getting it installed in the NEST’s upper courtyard was a challenge. The solution required an eighty foot (80’) crane be brought in to lift the Spa up the slope and over the top of the house, and set down in the upper courtyard.

Back door of Main House leads directly to where the outdoor bubbling water, steam and massage jets of the Caldera Spa is located. Submerse yourself, relax, and let any problems simply melt away.


6. LOCATION:
1. Home sits on a spacious lot with a Circular driveway. The circular driveway is paved with concrete.
2. IT IS A STEEP DRIVEWAY UP TO THE COTTAGES.
3. PARKING IS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF THREE or FOUR (4) VEHICLES.
4. THERE IS NO PARKING AVAILABLE ON THE NEARBY STREET.

7. LAUNDRY ROOM:
New Samsung upscale full size Front load Washer and Dryer in main cottage.

8. TELEVISION:
New 40” HDTV television (Main Cottage) and; New 37' HDTV television (Guest House) and 96' Screen in our new Home Theater... New Blu-Ray players for both Main house and Home Theater... Plays Blu-Ray as well as traditional DVD’s. New digital video recorders (DVR's) in Main Cottage so you can record your favorite shows and sporting events.

9. MOVIES:
Our guest travelers may choose their Blu-Ray DVD Movies (no additional charge). Movies will be delivered to guest on day of check-in.
We have a wide selection of CURRENT and JUST RELEASED Blu-Ray DVD MOVIES. Availability is on a First come first served basis.

11. HDTV CABLE TELEVISION:
Includes a new HD DVR (Digital Video Recorder) to record your favorite shows and Sporting Events in both MAIN COTTAGE and HOME THEATER!

12. VERY HIGH SPEED WIFI INTERNET
Reception is setup & available at no extra charge throughout home.

13 . NEW CENTRAL FORCED AIR HEATING & CONDITIONING IN MAIN COTTAGE:

14. SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS:

MAIN COTTAGE:
Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower
Sleeps a maximum of 4 people (upstairs).
• Bedroom One: 1 Queen Bed (sleeps 2)
• Bedroom Two: 1 Queen Bed (sleeps 2)

HOME THEATER (downstairs):
Bathroom 2: ½ bath
Sleeps a maximum of four (4) persons.
• 1 Queen size convertible Sofa bed (sleeps 2).
• There is two (2) Twin size roll-away beds (measure 75' x 31').

GUEST HOUSE:
Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower
• Day Bed With a Trundle (i.e.; Two twin beds): 2 twin/ single (sleeps 2)
• One Bunk Bed: Two (bunk) beds w 8' memory foam mattresses (twins sleep 2)

NOTE: The GUEST HOUSE is made available at no extra charge only if there are nine (9) or more registered guests staying overnight at THE NEST.
NOTE: During your stay, the Guest House will not be rented out to a different group other than for your party.

GUEST FEE:
Rates are based on two (2) guests; Add $10 PER PERSON per night exceeding two.

* The Nest comes with linens, bath and spa towels, sheets; blankets and pillows are provided for registered guest only.


IMPORTANT NOTES:

a. NO SMOKING or PETS allowed in the house or anywhere on the property.

b. CAPACITY...
DUE TO INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS AND FIRE CODE SAFETY THERE MAY BE NO MORE THAN 12 VISITORS INCLUDING REGISTERED GUESTS ON THE PROPERTY AT ANY ONE TIME.

c. Prior to making a reservation please state in writing to us... If there is a special event or group gathering function planned and if any additional persons (other than registered guests) will be invited during your stay.

d. We are looking for mature renters with a respect for this beautiful home. You must be at least 25 years of age in order to make a reservation. Otherwise, please contact us prior to making a reservation.

*Check-in time is 4PM.
*Check-out time is 11AM

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1695 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Main Guest must be 25 years of age or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking anywhere in the house or on the property....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Absolutely no Pets allowed anywhere in the house or on the property....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • MAIN COTTAGE: Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • MAIN COTTAGE: Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • GUEST COTTAGE: Two (bunk) beds w 8' memory foam mattresses: 1 bunk bed

    Located in small bedroom. 2 twin size beds & mirrored closet...moreless

  • HOME THEATER: TWO (2) ROLL-AWAY BEDS (Twin): 2 twin/ single

    ROLL-AWAY BEDS measure 31' X 75'....moreless

  • HOME THEATER: Convertible Queen size Sofa-Bed.: 1 queen

    HOME THEATER: Sofa converts into a Queen size bed. ...moreless

  • GUEST COTTAGE: DAY BED WITH A TRUNDLE (i.e.; Two twin beds): 2 twin/ single

    New Daybed with trundle, are located in Living Room area....moreless

  • 1. Beds are new. Sheets are new and blankets are new... Mattresses are wonderful Memory Foam and also brand new. 2. Linens and towels are provided based on the number of Registered Guests. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • MAIN COTTAGE: Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Granite counter tops. New Costco Vanity with double sinks....moreless

  • Guest Cottage: Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Granite counter top. New Costco Vanity with single sink....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    1/2 Bath with vanity, In NEW HOME THEATER...moreless

  • All Bathrooms are totally newly remodeled. 1. New toilets. 2. New Shower 3. Double sink and vanity in Main Cottage. 4. Single vanity in Guest Cottage. 5. Closets in each Bedroom....moreless

Other Amenities

  • IMPORTANT: All food and condiments are the sole responsibility of the Guest Traveler. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Limited number of books in bookshelves....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    New BLU-RAY player can play DVD's Blu-Ray dvd's and traditional DVD discs ....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD direct cable TV....moreless

  • Stereo:

    iPhone 5 docking Stereo Clock Radio plays your favorite music, USB available for older phones....moreless

  • Television:

    New 40 inch and 37 inch HDTV....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Selection of HD dBlu Ray movies available....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    BOTH COTTAGES COMBINED CAN SEAT A TOTAL OF 16 PEOPLE... Table seats four in Main Cottage. Guest Cottage seats four. Beginning August 1, 2014... Beautiful New wood Leaf table in Home Theater seats 8....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    1, NEW: Forced central air-conditioning throughout Main Cottage only. 2. Window Air conditioning unit installed in Guest House....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New stackable large capacity Samsung Front Loading washer and dryer....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning fireplace only in Main Cottage... We recommend 'Duraflame' type logs that can be purchase at the grocery store - they burn easily and reliably....moreless

  • Garage:

    NOT AVAILABLE YET....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    NEW: Climate controlled forced air heating as well as Electric wall heater (guest house) installed in both Main and Guest house. Wood burning stove will also heat house....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi throughout property....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    1. Main Cottage Living room has dining table and large 40' HDTV. 2. Guest Cottage Living room has dining table and large 37' HDTV....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking up to a maximum of FOUR (4) VEHICLES FOR BOTH COTTAGES... Aggregate Total of 4 vehicles....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New stackable large capacity Samsung Front Loading stackable washer and dryer....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    THERMOSTAT CONTROLLED PROPANE burning stove in Guest Cottage Only. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    1. Coffeemaker is included with filter baskets. 2. We supply fresh coffee beans stored in a vacuum sealed container (ROASTED BY STARBUCKS). 3. We provide a Krups Electric Coffee Bean Grinder....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete pots and pans. Pyrex casserole and bowels both formal and everyday sets of Plate settings for up to 8 people....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New Stainless Steel dishwasher in Main Cottage only....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    All new kitchen. Fully stocked kitchen... Pots, pans, cookware, utensils, toaster, coffee maker & filters, electric mixer. Place settings for eight people. New blender included....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New Samsung Microwave....moreless

  • Oven:

    New Samsung. Oven is a convection oven....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side professional stainless steel with water and ice dispenser....moreless

  • Stove:

    New Samsung with five (5) burner range-top....moreless

  • Toaster:

    New toaster included....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    1. MAIN HOUSE: Panoramic overlook outside Living room. 2. COURT-YARD CONNECTS MAIN COTTAGE AND GUEST COTTAGE....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor gas grill with side burner....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Caldera Spa... Newly Installed and is ready for use. Enjoy!...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
WINTER
Nov 30 - Dec 23, 2016
2 night min stay
$244

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK
Dec 24 - Jan 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$395

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Martin Luther King Holiday
Jan 13 - Jan 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$265

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

SUPERBOWL SUNDAY- Weekend
Feb 3 - Feb 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$295

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Presidents Day Holiday
Feb 17 - Feb 19, 2017
3 night min stay
$265

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Memorial Day Holiday Weekend
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$295

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

4th of JULY
Jul 3 - Jul 4, 2017
2 night min stay
$399

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

LABOR DAY Holiday 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$350

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$244

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $135
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

* LINEN SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED ONLY FOR REGISTERED GUESTS.

* GUEST FEE: Rates are based on two (2) guests; Add $10 PER PERSON per night exceeding two.

* GUEST HOUSE included at no extra charge ONLY if there are nine (9) or more registered guests in your party

* Holiday rates override normal quoted rates and 3 to 4 night minimum stay requirements may apply.

* We accept Visa Master Card and Discover.

* Must state immediately if there is a special event or group gathering function planned and if any any additional persons (other than registered guests) will be invited during your stay.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Diego Lindberg Field

Car: Recommended

Julian is a small mountain community in Southern California located at the intersection of California highways 78 and 79, about 50 miles northeast of San Diego. This historic gold-mining town is nestled among oak and pine forests between the north end of the Cuyamaca Range and the south slope of Volcan Mountain.

The entire township of Julian is a Designated Historical District. Its image as an early California frontier town with pioneer store fronts, historic sites and guided tours of Eagle and High Peak Mines accounts for much of its modern appeal. Tourism is Julian's largest industry, followed by cattle raising.

Julian is also unique among Southern California communities for its cold-winter climate, ideal for growing apples. All Julian apples are sold locally as apple pies, apple cider or whole fruit. In October, 10,000 apple pies a week are baked in Julian, when Southern California tourists flock here for the fall colors, cool breezes, frontier atmosphere and its famous Apple Festival.

Julian began as a California mining camp when A.E. (Fred) Coleman discovered placer gold at Coleman Creek in 1869. Drue Bailey founded Julian City in 1870, naming it after his cousin Mike Julian. Bailey and Julian were cousins and ex-confederate soldiers who had left Georgia after the Civil War for the California gold fields.

By the summer of 1872, there were 50 houses, 3 hotels, 4 stores, 2 restaurants, 1 schoolhouse and the "usual number of saloons" to service an an estimated 300 miners working in the area. Numerous hard rock mines were established in 1879 in the Julian and Banner area yielded an estimated $4 to $5 million dollars in gold ore.

Unlike other such camps, Julian survived after the mines played out because of its climate, rich soil and proximity to San Diego. Julian's first newspaper, The Julian Sentinel, began publishing in 1887. Since James Madison first brought the first apple trees to Julian in the early 1870s, Julian apples have won many blue ribbons at places like the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, the St. Louis Fair and the San Francisco World's Fair of 1915. The first Julian apple celebration was held in 1909 , but wasn't followed by another until 1949.

WEATHER / CLIMATE

Julian has four moderate but distinct seasons with average annual precipitation of 30 inches. Cool springs and falls contrast with hot days and cool nights during summer and occasional winter snowfall from December to March. Various climates, from desert to high mountains, exist within 25 miles of Julian. This historic gold-mining town is nestled among oak and pine forests between the north end of the Cuyamaca Range and the south slope of Volcan Mountain.

The entire township of Julian is a Designated Historical District. Its image as an early California frontier town with pioneer store fronts, historic sites and guided tours of Eagle and High Peak Mines accounts for much of its modern appeal. Tourism is Julian's largest industry, followed by cattle raising.

Julian is also unique among Southern California communities for its cold-winter climate, ideal for growing apples. All Julian apples are sold locally as apple pies, apple cider or whole fruit. In October, 10,000 apple pies a week are baked in Julian, when Southern California tourists flock here for the fall colors, cool breezes, frontier atmosphere and its famous Apple Festival.

Julian began as a California mining camp when A.E. (Fred) Coleman discovered placer gold at Coleman Creek in 1869. Drue Bailey founded Julian City in 1870, naming it after his cousin Mike Julian. Bailey and Julian were cousins and ex-confederate soldiers who had left Georgia after the Civil War for the California gold fields.

By the summer of 1872, there were 50 houses, 3 hotels, 4 stores, 2 restaurants, 1 schoolhouse and the "usual number of saloons" to service an an estimated 300 miners working in the area. Numerous hard rock mines were established in 1879 in the Julian and Banner area yielded an estimated $4 to $5 million dollars in gold ore.

Unlike other such camps, Julian survived after the mines played out because of its climate, rich soil and proximity to San Diego. Julian's first newspaper, The Julian Sentinel, began publishing in 1887. Since James Madison first brought the first apple trees to Julian in the early 1870s, Julian apples have won many blue ribbons at places like the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, the St. Louis Fair and the San Francisco World's Fair of 1915. The first Julian apple celebration was held in 1909 , but wasn't followed by another until 1949.

WEATHER / CLIMATE

Julian has four moderate but distinct seasons with average annual precipitation of 30 inches. Cool springs and falls contrast with hot days and cool nights during summer and occasional winter snowfall from December to March. Various climates, from desert to high mountains, exist within 25 miles of Julian.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Rick Dyer is an inventor. Rick is best known as the creator of the hit video game 'Dragon’s Lair'. Dyer is a licensed REALTOR® and Licensed Real Estate Agent. Rick is a twenty (25) year resident in Julian, California; and considers it a great privilege to live in such a beautiful place. I live in Julian to unwind, relieve stress and center myself. Our family fell in love with the peace and tranquility of the Mountains, the magnificent location and coziness of the house. For me, it is a magical place, and I love it as much as the first time I discovered Julian. The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: When I travel up the mountain from San Diego, only a 60 minute drive or so, I can physically feel the layers of stress peel off. By the time I get there I am already in a renewed and relaxed state. Most noticeable is the lack of traffic and sirens, just the quiet sounds of nature. I love the four seasons, each for their own unique character. I originally thought this was a winter resort, but actually it is popular all seasons, and especially summer with Lake Cuyamaca only nine minutes away. Located on a private lane, away from the highways, surrounded by trees and spectacular Mountain views. I enjoy relaxing on my deck taking in the Mountains, valley, the changing cloud formations in the distance and listening to birds and the wind blowing through the pine trees.

Why the Owner Chose Julian, CA, USA:
Great location, great views, 20-minute walk to the Julian Township!! CHRISTMAS comes to Julian every year in an old-fashioned way-like a Norman Rockwell painting which reflects small-town American life and brings the spirit of the holidays to heart. Holiday time in Julian gets closer to that dream than most spots in Southern California where you'll feel a nip in the fresh mountain air, stroll through a quaint, festive town, and maybe catch a glimpse of snow capped mountains. The holiday season in Julian also offers an opportunity to shop at small boutiques and craft shows, without crowds or lines, for one-of-a-kind gifts. From antiques and collectibles to jewelry and home décor to old fashioned candy and treats, Julian offers a wide variety of unique treasures to discover. You can greet Santa a couple of times during the season, indulge in a Victorian Christmas tea, sing carols with costumed holiday carolers, sip a cup of hot chocolate or spiced cider. And you can watch the annual Living Nativity scene, cuddle under a blanket while riding down Main Street in a carriage, stay in a cozy bed & breakfast that's all decked out in holiday finery, or even stroll down a quiet country lane. You can enjoy Julian's holiday ambiance through early January.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Julian was founded following the Civil War, when displaced Confederate Veterans from Georgia headed West to seek their fortunes in a new, mostly unsettled land. Among these were cousins Drue Bailey and Mike Julian, who found a lush meadow between Volcan Mountain and the Cuyamacas to their liking. They were there in 1869 when cattleman Fred Coleman found the first flecks of gold in a creek. It was San Diego County's first and only gold rush. The town was named Julian, in honor of Mike, who later was elected San Diego County Assessor. The town was never big, at the most boasting a population of about 600---more than reside within the historic district today. Rumor has it that Julian almost became San Diego's county seat. The gold rush was short-lived, nearly over within a decade. But the pioneers stayed and began farming the rich land. While many crops were planted and animals pastured, Julian proved to be a fine place to grow apples. Apples continue to be produced in Julian. Their sweet, fresh flavor lures thousands to the mountains each fall, when visitors will find fruit stands overflowing with crisp fruit, homemade cider and other delicacies.


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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

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Photos

  • Completely restored 1952 Main Cottage and Guest house w Panoramic Mountain Views

    Completely restored 1952 Main Cottage and Guest house w Panoramic Mountain Views

  • WINTER SNOW.

    WINTER SNOW.

  • Living room sofa, ottoman, & bookshelves make The Nest a very comfortable place.

    Living room sofa, ottoman, & bookshelves make The Nest a very comfortable place.

  • LIVING ROOM: New 40 inch HDTV, Cable, DVR, Blu-Ray DVD player and Hi-speed Wi-Fi

    LIVING ROOM: New 40 inch HDTV, Cable, DVR, Blu-Ray DVD player and Hi-speed Wi-Fi

  • Large Granite counter-tops. Back-splash features Beautiful Greek-Marble Mosaics.

    Large Granite counter-tops. Back-splash features Beautiful Greek-Marble Mosaics.

  • MASTER BEDROOM:  Overlooks the NEST Gardens. All New: Bed, linen, pillows, shams

    MASTER BEDROOM: Overlooks the NEST Gardens. All New: Bed, linen, pillows, shams

  • Beautiful 2nd Bedroom with warm quilts for Julian winters, plus hardwood floors.

    Beautiful 2nd Bedroom with warm quilts for Julian winters, plus hardwood floors.

  • CLOSE-UP: GIANT 8 FOOT HDTV screen. Leather recliners include glass drink tables

    CLOSE-UP: GIANT 8 FOOT HDTV screen. Leather recliners include glass drink tables

  • UPPER COURTYARD: Caldera Spa, Propane Barbecue, Table, padded chairs & recliners

    UPPER COURTYARD: Caldera Spa, Propane Barbecue, Table, padded chairs & recliners

  • GUEST HOUSE NEW KITCHEN- Granite counters, convection oven, Microwave & S/S Frig

    GUEST HOUSE NEW KITCHEN- Granite counters, convection oven, Microwave & S/S Frig

  • Discover rock terraces. Pathway leads to Garden Overlook or The Wishing Well.

    Discover rock terraces. Pathway leads to Garden Overlook or The Wishing Well.

  • Enjoy a Beautiful View... As you Barbecue! We have 2 new Barbecue's on property.

    Enjoy a Beautiful View... As you Barbecue! We have 2 new Barbecue's on property.

  • PANORAMIC VIEWS FROM OUR HOME... Forest & Valley. North Peak is seen in distance

    PANORAMIC VIEWS FROM OUR HOME... Forest & Valley. North Peak is seen in distance

  • All new dual pane windows throughout. Deck overlooks mountain ranges, forests.

    All new dual pane windows throughout. Deck overlooks mountain ranges, forests.

  • Bird themed paintings and a beveled glass Fireplace offers warmth and ambience.

    Bird themed paintings and a beveled glass Fireplace offers warmth and ambience.

  • Enjoy a NEW High End ALL STAINLESS kitchen - Samsung Convection Oven & Microwave

    Enjoy a NEW High End ALL STAINLESS kitchen - Samsung Convection Oven & Microwave

  • FESTIVE DINING ROOM table overlooks forest, mountains and valley.

    FESTIVE DINING ROOM table overlooks forest, mountains and valley.

  • All New: Textured ceramic flooring, mosaic Greek Marble and shower.

    All New: Textured ceramic flooring, mosaic Greek Marble and shower.

  • NEW HOME THEATER. Sofa makes into a queen size bed.  Dining table seats 8 people

    NEW HOME THEATER. Sofa makes into a queen size bed. Dining table seats 8 people

  •  Getting our Caldera Spa installed in the Upper Courtyard required an 80' Crane!

    Getting our Caldera Spa installed in the Upper Courtyard required an 80' Crane!

  • GUEST HOUSE- Living room has fireplace. Day-bed converts into two twin size beds

    GUEST HOUSE- Living room has fireplace. Day-bed converts into two twin size beds

  • GUEST HOUSE BEDROOM with: Twin Bunk-beds, Hardwood floors and a full bathroom.

    GUEST HOUSE BEDROOM with: Twin Bunk-beds, Hardwood floors and a full bathroom.

  • 1952 Beautiful rock walls throughout property.  A Wishing Well brings good luck.

    1952 Beautiful rock walls throughout property. A Wishing Well brings good luck.

  • GARDEN OVERLOOK: Large shade trees with View. Home was built into mountain-side.

    GARDEN OVERLOOK: Large shade trees with View. Home was built into mountain-side.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016

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The NEST- Panoramic Views. HOUSE + DETACHED GUEST HOUSE + Spa + HD HOME THEATER

Julian, CA, USA #508037

3 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 12

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