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Recently Renovated, Secluded 3 Acre Mountain Retreat, 1 Mile from Town, Sleeps 6

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Kitchen area which opens onto a back patio area with beautiful views to the East

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Last updated: 10/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Nestled in the picturesque Cuyamaca Mountains, just one hour east of downtown San Diego, Julian is a premier year-round getaway destination for those seeking an escape to the natural beauty of the countryside. Born during a one-year gold rush in 1869, Julian, California is a small town cradled in the mountains, surrounded by apple orchards and vineyards. Unlike other gold rush towns, Julian never became a ghost town. Maybe it's just too pretty to leave. Whatever the reason, today's Julian exudes small-town charm and country friendliness. Unlike San Diego’s coastal communities, with Julian’s 4,200 ft. elevation, it is unique due to its four distinct seasons, from the changing color of fall leaves and the fresh spring blooms of lilacs and daffodils, to a warm summer breeze and even a majestic snowfall.

People enjoy visiting Julian for its laid-back charm and beautiful surroundings, but recommending the best time to visit is hard. This historic mountain hideaway offers a multitude of options in each season. Whether you are coming to sample its famous warm apple pie, visit some local wineries, spend time at the gold mine with the family, or escape for a romantic weekend in the tranquility of the great outdoors, Julian is a wonderful, close-to-home weekend getaway that leaves you feeling you have left the world behind for a few days.

The Owl’s Nest is a very private, charming home on nearly 3 acres, located within the “Historic District” of Julian. Just one mile from town gives you the opportunity to be close to this quaint little town, yet lets you retreat to your mountain “nest” when you are ready for some relaxation. Our home was just completely renovated with renovations just having been completed in November 2014. The spacious 1200 sq ft 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom place will make you feel very at home with all of the creature comforts.

The house is our family home that has been in the family for several generations. It is a very large 3-story house, and we rent out the entire first floor. We are not on the property when the house is rented, so as to give our guests the utmost privacy and feeling of tranquility. All of our guests have loved their stays at The Owl’s Nest, and many plan to return in the future.

Why the name, “The Owl’s Nest”? It is a name given with faith…we will be installing an Owl Box on the property in the next couple of weeks, and we very much hope to have a resident owl or if we're lucky, an owl family living on the property soon!

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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/22/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for renters is 21 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    High chair, play-pen, and children's toys all available....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    A Blu-Ray DVD player is available if you want to bring your own movies to watch. ...moreless

  • Games:

    There are some puzzles available....moreless

  • Music Library:

    You can listen to music on the Cable music channels....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    The living room has a new 60' flat-screen television....moreless

  • Toys:

    We have a variety of baby toys for those traveling with children....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking

Dining

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

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    There is a 1-car garage....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    It seats at least 6 comfortably, and has a pull-out couch....moreless

  • Parking:

    There is plenty of space for additional parking, aside from the one-car garage....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen, very well equipped. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Toilet paper, paper towels, dish detergent, dishwasher detergent, laundry soap....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a large, covered private patio off of the kitchen....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 18 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday Season
Dec 1 - Dec 21, 2016
2 night min stay
$250
$1,100 $3,000
Christmas
Dec 22 - Dec 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$250
$1,100 $3,000
New Year's
Dec 28 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$275
$1,100 $3,000
Valentine's Day
Feb 9 - Feb 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$250
$1,100 $3,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225
$1,100 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 8%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

  • Romano's Italian Restaurant

    "Romano's and Julian Grille are my two favorite restaurants in Julian. Nice staff, yummy food..."

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  • Jeremy's On The Hill

    "Very nice restaurant, probably the "nicest" in the area. It's a little stuffy, and a little ..."

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  • The Candied Apple

    "DELICIOUS treats for breakfast, lunch, or an afternoon sweet! :) Decor inside is very cute. "

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  • Witch Creek Winery Tasting Room

    "It is a "cozy" little place, but it is one of the only tasting rooms right in town. There is..."

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  • Nickel Beer Company

    "This watering hole is walking distance from my property."

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  • Bailey Barbecue -- CLOSED

    "Fantastic BBQ right in town. It is very casual - picnic table style dining, but has a bar co..."

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  • Mom's Pie House

    "Delicious Pie!"

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  • Julian Pie Company

    "Delicious Pie!"

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  • Lake Cuyamaca

    "For those who love to fish, this is a nearby lake where you can go fish. I have not gone fis..."

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  • Stater Bros. Markets

    "A large grocery store that is a good place to stop on your way up if you are looking to stoc..."

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  • Albertsons

    "A large grocery store that is a good place to stop on your way up if you are looking to stoc..."

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  • Julian Cider Mill

    "They have a wide variety of jarred treats - Apple Butter, Pumpkin Butter, jams, etc. This is..."

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  • Rabobank

    "Local bank/ATM in Julian."

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  • The Julian Grille

    "Julian Grille and Romano's are my two favorite restaurants in Julian. Julian Grille is a lit..."

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  • Blue Door Winery

    "One of only two wine tasting rooms located right in the town of Julian. The other one is Wit..."

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  • Julian Cafe & Bakery

    "The Julian Cafe has a diner-type feel, but with a smaller menu. It is cozy inside and the fo..."

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  • Julian Mining Company

  • Eagle & High Point Gold Mine

    "This is a larger mine than the one at Smith Ranch. If you are going to be in Julian for a fe..."

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  • Julian Gold Rush Hotel

    "If you are looking to stay right in the center of town, you may consider staying here. Altho..."

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  • Smokehouse Pizza & BBQ

  • Wynola Pizza and Bistro

    "It is not a bad place to stop, just don't stop there if you are in a hurry! As long as you g..."

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  • Julian Cemetery

    "This is located right in town. If you enjoy looking at old gravestones and thinking back to ..."

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  • Bird Watcher

    "This store has cute little gifts and trinkets."

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  • Julian Lodge

    "This hotel is located one street off of the Main Street in town. I have not stayed there, bu..."

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  • Orfila Tasting Room

    "The Orfila Tasting Room just opened on Halloween 2014! It is very pretty inside and has grea..."

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  • Jess Martin Park

    "This is a great park with a playground for the kids, covered picnic area, ball fields, restr..."

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  • Smith Ranch Train Ride & Gold Mine Tour

    "Awesome outing for the kids! It is not just a train ride, it is a train ride, tour of a real..."

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  • Eagle & High Point Gold Mine

    "This is a larger mine than the one at Smith Ranch. If you are going to be in Julian for a fe..."

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  • Volcan Mountains Wilderness Preserve

  • Julian Pioneer Museum

    "http://julianpioneermuseum.org/"

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  • Julian Chamber of Commerce

    "http://www.julianca.com/"

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  • Julian Chamber of Commerce

    "http://www.julianca.com/"

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  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park

    "If you are going to be in Julian for a few days, and you're looking for a little more to do ..."

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  • California Wolf Center

    "Visit the web site to get info on making reservations and directions. Reservations must be m..."

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59 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Diego International Airport
0.8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Nickel Brewery
24.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
San Vicente Golf Course (Ramona, CA)
61.8 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak San Diego
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 78
1.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Romano's Restaurant
145 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bear Mountain

Car: Necessary

Nestled in the picturesque Cuyamaca Mountains, just one hour east of downtown San Diego, Julian is a premier year-round getaway destination for those seeking an escape to the natural beauty of the countryside. Born during a one-year gold rush in 1869, Julian, California is a small town cradled in the mountains, surrounded by apple orchards and vineyards. Unlike other gold rush towns, Julian never became a ghost town. Maybe it's just too pretty to leave. Whatever the reason, today's Julian exudes small-town charm and country friendliness. Unlike San Diego’s coastal communities, with Julian’s 4,200 ft. elevation, it is unique due to its four distinct seasons, from the changing color of fall leaves and the fresh spring blooms of lilacs and daffodils, to a warm summer breeze and even a majestic snowfall.

People enjoy visiting Julian for its laid-back charm and beautiful surroundings, but recommending the best time to visit is hard. This historic mountain hideaway offers a multitude of options in each season. Whether you are coming to sample its famous warm apple pie, visit some local wineries, spend time at the gold mine with the family, or escape for a romantic weekend in the tranquility of the great outdoors, Julian is a wonderful, close-to-home weekend getaway that leaves you feeling you have left the world behind for a few days.

 

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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/22/2016

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Photos

  • Kitchen area which opens onto a back patio area with beautiful views to the East

    Kitchen area which opens onto a back patio area with beautiful views to the East

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Second bedroom

    Second bedroom

  • Private, shaded, outdoor patio area which looks to the East.

    Private, shaded, outdoor patio area which looks to the East.

  • Private, shaded, outdoor patio area which looks to the East.

    Private, shaded, outdoor patio area which looks to the East.

  • Lilacs on the property

    Lilacs on the property

  • Snow covering the long, private driveway at The Owl's Nest.

    Snow covering the long, private driveway at The Owl's Nest.

  • An early snow covered the apple trees on the property.

    An early snow covered the apple trees on the property.

  • The Candied Apple happens to be a family favorite of ours for some sweet treats!

    The Candied Apple happens to be a family favorite of ours for some sweet treats!

  • Visit 'Mom's', one of the VERY popular pie shops in town, for a piece of pie!

    Visit 'Mom's', one of the VERY popular pie shops in town, for a piece of pie!

  • Julian has very charming, historic architecture to take in as well.

    Julian has very charming, historic architecture to take in as well.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Second bathroom

    Second bathroom

  • View from the outdoor patio area, which looks to the East.

    View from the outdoor patio area, which looks to the East.

  • Sunset from the property

    Sunset from the property

  • Rose bushes on the property

    Rose bushes on the property

  • It is such a lovely sight to see the snow-covered trees in Julian.

    It is such a lovely sight to see the snow-covered trees in Julian.

  • A snapshot of the town.

    A snapshot of the town.

  • Enjoy a relaxing carriage ride through town after walking around Julian.

    Enjoy a relaxing carriage ride through town after walking around Julian.

  • Visit the mine and find out what created the town of Julian so many years ago!

    Visit the mine and find out what created the town of Julian so many years ago!

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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