Victorian Luxury for a Vacation Home

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Experience living in a century old 2-story Victorian house with all the modern amenities, including three beautifully renovated full bathrooms (handmade tiles and Carrera marble), a new kitchen (not large but fully functional), four TVs with DVD, HDTV, internet access with computer terminal and printer, and wireless (WiFi) service for your personal device. All beds are Stearns and Foster with high-quality bed linens, down comforters (seasonal), all meticulously cared for and maintained by Susan. You won’t be disappointed. We are available to answer questions now or any time. (ALSO, please see our brand new property in Mission Hills -- equally as nice and a great location! "Craftsman on the Woods" #854083)

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Private Chef


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We will not rent to vacationing students or singles under 25 years of age unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    We have a ramp in the back for access to the house....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen


  • 4 Bedrooms, with 1 king and 3 queens. Tastefully and comfortably designed and appointed. Vaulted ceilings and Victorian design features in Master Bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    4 DVD Players - 2 with Blu-ray...moreless

  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Autumn (1-4 guests; see notes)
Sep 9 - Nov 17, 2016
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

DEC (1-4 guests; see notes)
Nov 29 - Dec 15, 2016
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Winter (1-4 guests; see notes)
Jan 9 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 10.5%


Rates subject to change. Rates discounted for stays of two weeks or more. Cleaning Fee of $150 per stay up to one week; additional fee may apply depending upon length of stay and number of guests. Christmas/New Year - inquire re holiday rates and length of stay. Special off-season $325 rate; $25 per night each additional guest after 4 guests.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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3 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Fe Depot
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 163
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Mission Beach

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: Native San Diegans. Together for 29 years, Susan and Mark are now your hosts for a vacation rental that has charm and comfortable elegance, with aspects of a B & B. Susan has worked as a chef at a local B & B and created sensational breakfasts for their guests. She has been trained locally and in France. Mark formerly used the house for a professional office, but retired last year. The House has been fully renovated to provide clean and tasteful accommodations.

Why the Owner Chose Hillcrest, San Diego, CA, USA:
San Diego is a favorite vacation spot and we are ideally located in an urban neighborhood that is walking distance to many fine restaurants. We are also close to Balboa Park, one of the nation's largest intra-city parks (larger than Central Park in New York). The Park itself is quite an attraction, but it also contains the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Other destinations are within 5 to 15 minutes away. To the West are the Bay and airport (3 miles) and the beaches (7 miles), to the South are Petco Park and the Gaslamp Quarter (4 miles), the Convention Center (3 miles), and Downtown (1-2 miles), and to the North are La Jolla (12 miles), the Del Mar Fair and Racetrack (seasonal)(20 miles). Legoland is North of the City, about 30 minutes away. Temecula wineries and the Safari Park are farther North, about 45 minutes away. In the South Bay, there is Aquatica Waterpark (formerly Soak City) about 25 minutes away. There are thousands of hotel rooms available, but there is only one Hardesty House, accessible to everything. When you stay here, it will be your home away from home. Enjoy true relaxation at home. You are free to set your own schedule, no common areas or parking attendants, park your car and go out whenever you wish.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Relax and enjoy gracious living in a one-of-a-kind house. If any special arrangements are desired, just let us know and we will be glad to help. With our optional B & B service, you will enjoy delicious breakfasts and other food items. We want to make your stay memorable and one you will want to repeat. We are here to help. If you prefer to book by telephone, or if you are just not sure and would like to ask questions, do not hesitate to call us at 619-295-9595 or send an email through this site.

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Speaks: english



  • Hardesty House

    Hardesty House

  • Foyer


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs Bedroom 2

    Upstairs Bedroom 2

  • Upstairs Bedroom 3

    Upstairs Bedroom 3

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Backyard and Barbeque

    Backyard and Barbeque

  • Haredesty - Native Resident

    Haredesty - Native Resident

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Upstairs Bathroom 2

    Upstairs Bathroom 2

  • Bedroom 4 - Downstairs - King Bed

    Bedroom 4 - Downstairs - King Bed

  • Kitchen


  • Hardesty House

    Hardesty House

VRBO #705029

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, October 24, 2016

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