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The Hilltop Manor in Ramona, San Diego County California

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 3 bathrooms...2 luxurious Master Suites! Sleeps 12. Mountain Views!

We are happy to share our beautiful vacation home in San Diego, California. Close to all the popular attractions, and wonderful accomodations it doesn't get any better than this! PLEASE READ OUR GREAT REVIEWS to see what others enjoy, are saying about us, our home and the area! And don't hesitate to call us if you have any questions! It is our pleasure to assist you personally. We invite you feel at home in the two story custom built house! Known locally as “The Castle on the Hill”, this mountain haven has breathtaking views. Take in the morning air as the sun rises and the evening mountain breezes as you watch the colors of the sunset paint the horizon!

Choose your private getaway with two master suite options. Upstairs offers a 1200 square ft. retreat away from the rest of the house with a King size bed, large jacuzzi tub, double headed glass shower, private TV room and a balcony with views of the surrounding mountain and valley below. The downstairs master has an extra deep bathtub, where you soak yourself in a bubble bath while enjoying a mountain view window. There's a king size bed, and patio doors giving you your own escape. Two additional bedrooms with comfortable accommodations just across the hall, perfect for additional guests. Enjoy the views and wildlife on the patio with an outdoor BBQ, or simply treat yourself to glass of wine from one of your visit to our treasured local wineries! Take a leisurely nature walk, enjoy one of our many popular hiking trails, or nearby horseback riding. The countryside fills your stay with peaceful surrounding and inspiration for nature lovers, artists, writers, and photographers alike. Whatever your inspiration needs are, it's all right here!

A perfect location that offers the best of San Diego! If you don't want to venture out, our friendly town just 5 miles away, has everything from gift shops, to grocery stores. But if you want to get out, your options are vast and ample! After all, it's San Diego! There is something for everyone!

Take a beautiful 22 mile scenic drive to the popular historic mining town of Julian. Visit their apple orchards, shops, and art galleries. Be sure and stop into one of their restaurants and don't forget to have a slice of their famous Julian Pies (try it a'la mode)! (Mt Laguna)

How about Golfing? And Casino's too?! You've got it! Just 6 miles and you are at Barona's award-winning golf courses, casino restaurants, and of course, gaming.

Want to visit San Diego’s many popular attractions?! Here's a few and I'll include the distance form your vacation home. San Diego Safari Park, just 16 miles. San Diego Zoo, 36 miles. Sea World, 36 miles. Lego-land, 37 miles. Padre/Chargers game? Petco Park, 35 miles. Want to visit Mission Beach with its busy boardwalk and iconic wooden Giant Dipper roller coaster? 40 miles. San Diego Gas-lamp district 35 miles. And that's just to name a few! First, come on in and take your shoes off.

Master #1:

1100 square ft

King size bed

Large jet tub

Double headed glass shower

Private TV room

Master #2:

Downstairs

Large open bathroom

Extra deep bathtub

King size bed

Patio doors

Guest bedroom:

Queen bed

Sleeps 2

Next to hall bathroom

Bunk room:

2 full beds

2 twin beds

Sleeps 6

This home is offered as a tranquil, scenic getaway, that sits at the top of peaceful community. The home may not be used for loud music/late night parties that disturb the neighborhood. All laws and curfews must be adhered to. The property is privately owned and the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries, illness or other law breaking incidents that occurs while on the premises. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm or responsibilities arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise. The house is located on a hilltop on 2 acres in Ramona California. The Responsible Party/Guest must be at least 25 years old. The home is not suitable for large events. The maximum occupancy is not to exceed 12 without consulting owner and obtaining prior consent. Feel free to contact us! Jeff and Susie 619-857-5333

More Details

Owner
Jeff Franklin
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Jeff Franklin

We are native to San Diego and absolutely love it. Jeff enjoys racing and the great outdoors. susie has decorated our lovely home and is happiest spending time with family. Together we enjoy the hospitality in opening up our home as a vacation rental. We love to travel and are always adding to our bucket list of places and things we wish to do.

Jeff Franklin purchased this estate in 1998

Why Jeff Franklin chose San Diego County

See our rviews!

What makes this estate unique

The quiet town of Ramona is perfectly nestled in the mountains, yet close to everything San Diego has to enjoy. We are just 10-15 minutes from the major Freeways. Ramona is a historic town with many interesting facts. Notable among current agricultural pursuits in Ramona is rapidly growing wine grape production. The 89,000-acre Ramona Valley American Viticultural Area surrounds the town. An aerial photograph depicting the Ramona Valley Viticultural Area may be viewed at the Ramona Valley Vineyard Association's website.

Although the cost of imported water has been a negative issue in recent years, avocado and citrus orchards are also prominent.

Perhaps Ramona's greatest recent claim to fame comes from Thoroughbred horse breeding. The Golden Eagle Farm in eastern Ramona's Ballena Valley was the home of Best Pal, the second-place finisher of the 1991 Kentucky Derby. No California bred race horse has earned more than the US$5.6 million in purses he won. Best Pal is buried on the Golden Eagle Farm.

Amenities

Ramona Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • see listing
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Sleeps 12 people
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
Notes:
Please be respectful of our home and neighbors. This home is offered as a tranquil, scenic getaway, that sits at the top of peaceful community. The home may not be used for loud music/late night parties that disturb the neighborhood. All laws and curfews must be adhered to. The property is privately owned and the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries, illness or other law breaking incidents that occurs while on the premises. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm or responsibilities arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.

Reviews

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The Hilltop Manor in Ramona, San Diego County California
average rating of 4.633333 based on 30 reviews
4

Beautiful view

  • 4 of 5

The house was large enough for our family and our needs. We did see some rabbits running around in the mornings while sitting out on the patio. The view is remarkable especially in the mornings. The home does need a little paint here and there but overall the home is lovely. There is an additional apartment/garage tenant that stays on the property. Jeff was very friendly and very accommodating with our requests. We have a wonderful time and are thankful that he has opened his lovely home for us to use and enjoy during our vacation. We would recommend this home to anyone that is looking for a place to stay while in California.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Fantastic views and tons of room.

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely amazing time at The Manor. We selected this lovely home for our daughter's wedding weekend and it was sure not to disappoint. We woke up to beautiful sunrises and spectacular views. Wild turkeys, birds and other wildlife surround the property. The bride, nine bridesmaids and the mothers of the bride and groom were all together to get hair, makeup and pictures done prior to going to Mt Woodson wedding venue. With plenty of bathrooms and an amazing upstairs master suite we were more than comfortable. The house came equipped with everything we needed and more. We were able to feel very relaxed. Jeff Franklin, owner, was so easy to work with. Very professional and answered texts and questions in a timely manor. Thank you, Jeff, for sharing your beautiful home. God bless.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

great views of tbe hills and wildlife

  • 4 of 5

Great place for a large group

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fountain Valley, Ca
5

Spacious and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Large spacious house very functional for a large group. I rented it to house my family and bridesmaids for my daughters wedding. The beds and furniture super comfortable. All the amenities we needed. We really enjoyed or stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Post Falls, Idaho
5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

Reserved this house for a work crew to rebuild the Ramona Air Tanker base. As a company we try to provide quality amenities to our employees, that have the comforts of home. Renting a house in lieu of a hotel is much more comfortable, economical, and fun for the employees. It's a great time for each employee to get to know each other, build teamwork, and still have their own personal space in their own room. Thank you Jeff for renting your home.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Great house, great view and great owner!!

  • 5 of 5

Nicely maintained house furnished with everything needed to enjoy the break

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Gaslamp Quarter
USS Midway Museum
Julian Apple Days Festival
Barona Valley Ranch Resort & Casino
Mt. Woodson Trail
Mt. Woodson Golf Club
Old Town
Balboa Park
Reuben H Fleet Science Center & Space Theater
San Vicente Golf Course
Lenora Winery
Iron Mountain San Diego
LEGOLAND California
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Petco Park
Seaport Village
Nearest Airport
37 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
San Vicente
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
San Diego Bay
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Mt. Woodson/San Vicente/Barona
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Escondido
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Highway 67 and Highway 78
Nearest Ski
135 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Beaches
Car: recommended

Visit San Diego’s many popular places!

Barona Casino and Golf

Mt. Woodson Golf

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Take a beautiful 22 mile scenic drive to the popular historic mining town of Julian. Visit their apple orchards, shops, and art galleries. Be sure and stop into one of their restaurants and don't forget to have a slice of their famous Julian Pies (try it a'la mode)! (Mt Laguna)

Borona Speedway

Trails

http://www.ramonatrails.org/trails-camps

San Diego Safari Park, just 16 miles.

San Diego Zoo, 36 miles.

Sea World, 36 miles.

Lego-land, 37 miles.

Padre/Chargers game? Petco Park, 35 miles.

Mission Beach with its busy boardwalk and iconic wooden Giant Dipper roller coaster? 40 miles.

San Diego Gaslamp district 35 miles.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Damage Deposit $500

The Responsible Party/Guest must be at least 25 years old. The home is not suitable for large events. The maximum occupancy is not to exceed 12 without consulting owner and obtaining prior concent.
Any booking or credit card fees will be deducted from deposite.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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