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Quiet, Tranquil End Of The Road. No Traffic. 15 Minutes from the Ocean and Lego

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Sleeps 10($35 per person per night over 10 people). 4 Bedrooms. 4 Baths.

3600 square foot single story house. Gardens. 4 bedroom 4 bath. Gourmet kitchen. Quiet serene. Flatscreen TV, Surround sound. High speed Wireless internet. The property is located directly between Disneyland, Seaworld, The wild animal park and Lego land. The beach is 20 minutes away. Good hiking. Filtered water. Instant hot water heater. Fireplace. Tile Patio. Deck. Firepit patio. Lots of Tile. Meditation room/yoga room fits 12 people. 50 palm trees. 10 fruit trees. Ranch style house. Alarm system. Washer and dryer. Custom Cabinets. Central Air Conditioning. Organic Vegi Garden. A lot of people that stay in the house comment that it is really comfortable.

Tim Litchfield
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Tim Litchfield

I have been in North County San Diego for 17 years. I moved from NY to the west coast in 1991

Tim Litchfield purchased this estate in 2009

Why Tim Litchfield chose Vista

When I saw this property I put in a full price offer on the spot. It's got lots of beautiful Mexican tile, an open kitchen plan and is really comfortable and peaceful. 3/4 of an acre, 50 palm trees and I have built a beautiful vegetable garden and planted 10 new fruit trees.

What makes this estate unique

I have a patio, deck and firepit area off the rear of the house. It's great for social gatherings. There is ample space outside with 3/4 of an acre. This is a custom home, not a tract house.


Vista Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome


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Quiet, Tranquil End Of The Road. No Traffic. 15 Minutes from the Ocean and Lego
average rating of 4.8 based on 30 reviews

Amazing space, that felt like a home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Our group had an amazing time at the Serenity house. We were in town for a friends wedding and couldn't have asked for a better house. It is by far the best rental house I've stayed in to date.

There was more than enough space for our 7 adults. We were able to cook many meals in the fully stocked kitchen and spent the majority of our time outside on one of the many patios/sitting areas. We loved the fire pit and the sound system. And especially loved the yoga room!

The house was extremely clean and had everything we needed - beach towels, reusable shopping bags, iron, hair dryer, etc... We really enjoyed ourselves so much we didn't want to leave. Thanks to Tim and his wonderful house we had an amazing time!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Erin, It was great having you and your group here for your vacation. I'm so glad you got to enjoy the house and were comfortable. You're welcome back anytime and would love to see you again:) Thanks, Tim
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Gorgeous, group-friendly/family-friendly home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this home during a recent trip to the Anaheim and San Diego areas (two families with five young kids between us). It was a perfect home base halfway between both cities. Absolutely fantastic space, airy and bright, with lovely outdoor sitting areas we sadly never got to use because it was cold. But I could see the patio and benches scattered around the property being enjoyed by many on a nice day. We had one hiccup in our stay (a previous group had left a mess that hadn't been fully cleaned), but Tim (the owner) was quick and resourceful in working with us on it, and in the end, we had a wonderful time. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a more quiet residential spot with lots of indoor hang-out space.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, Spacious Property

  • 5 of 5

We were part of a very large group of people who traveled to Vista for a wedding, about half of us stayed at this property and it was the perfect space for us. Unfortunately we were kind of busy with the wedding we were in town for -- and all of the associated activities that go with it -- so we didn't get to spend too much time hanging out at the property. It's a beautiful space and we would happily stay there again. Hearing the turkeys on the neighboring property was a nice surprise for my toddler :)

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful spot!

  • 5 of 5

It really lives up to its name - Serenity House. Peaceful, beautiful, open, spacious with beautiful gardens all around. Spent 9 days here with two families; 12 in total, mostly young adults. Excellent kitchen, great space for many, lots of bathrooms. Open firepit and basketball court were a great addition. We were here for a hiking/surfing trip and the location north of San Diego was perfect. Sad to leave this little piece of heaven.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family (9 adults) rented this wonderful house over the Christmas holiday this year (2017) and we enjoyed every minute of it. The house itself is beautiful with gorgeous tile throughout and all the amenities. The front and back yards are well landscaped and have comfy chairs, a hammock, and a fire pit. We cooked big meals in the well appointed kitchen on two different nights and it had everything we needed. Tim was a very gracious host and made sure we had everything we needed for our stay.

Pictures don’t do it justice; this house has it all. The location is quiet and almost rural, but it’s a short drive from everywhere you might want to go.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for the 10 of us. Tim was super. He set up a second table so we would all be able to sit together. We also enjoyed the yard, the bbq and the fire pit.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Twin Oakes
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Sprinter, Buena Creek station
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Carlsbad, Oceanside




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 8.0%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.