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Your mind and heart will joyfully sing in this blissful California Retreat!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 4,600 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Enchanted Retreat with Pool, Guesthouse, Gazebo with Pizza Oven!!!

Glide into Paradise!

Come and Warm your Soul in Sunshine!..This Gorgeous Tropical Villa Retreat beckons one to stop and breathe for a spell! Whether your pastime preference is alfresco cooking and dining or whiling away the hours in the private pool, you'll love losing yourself in this outdoor oasis!

Located on the beautiful Mount Soledad area of prestigious La Jolla, this is the perfect location for access to beaches, sightseeing trips, both casual and fine dining, shopping, etc.

This lovely home has many extras including a separate guest house and another separate quarters or Casita for Housekeeper or Babysitter you may decide to bring with you. There is a outdoor gazebo and cooking area with a true Italian pizza oven. The house is fully decorated with lovely art and an eye for priceless furnishings gathered from around the world. There is a view of the ocean from the master bedroom, hardwood floors throughout, piano, SubZero refrigerator and Viking stove and Bosch Ovens and these are just a few of the many wonders of this magical home.

This gorgeous property is less than a mile from Wind-N-Sea Beach and just minutes to La Jolla Cove, La Jolla Shores Beach and Tennis Club, Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, Downtown San Diego, and, of course, the World Famous Picturesque Village of La Jolla. This village contains many fine Restaurants, Museums, and unique stores.

This home can be rented Short or Long Term!

Keywords: Vacation

More Details

Nancy O'Connor
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nancy- we had a wonderful time. Your home was perfect for our family. What a beautiful space. We would love to see if it is available this summer. Vacation doesn't get much better than this. Thank you! Tiffany and Mike
Mar 2011
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Muirlands Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 7 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(5 traveler reviews)

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Your mind and heart will joyfully sing in this blissful California Retreat!
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Amazing Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

This property is beautiful and so peaceful - was perfect for our family vacation. My husband and I wanted to bring our family together for a week and this was the perfect spot. Location is great - close to everything you need, yet feels very secluded and quiet. House and property are so spacious so you don't feel on top of each other and there are so many places to relax. Backyard is gorgeous - so well manicured and lush. Everything is clean, linens are beautiful, and the overall feel is so light, bright, and beautiful. We love Ava and she was a gem to work with. Would recommend in a heartbeat and will hopefully be back soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous family vacation home.

  • 5 of 5

Nancy's home is the absolutely perfect venue for a family vacation. We hosted our adult sons, their wives and five grandchildren, ages 3 months to nearly 9. The floor plan was perfect because it provided the family with the three youngest children a two-bedroom, two-bathroom suite at one end of the house...good since the two youngest still awaken several times a night. The guest house was perfect for our other son and his family...and we were upstairs in the master...away from the chaos when we wanted to be.

The yard and especially the pool provided a perfect place for family gatherings in the afternoon.

The home is furnished very nicely as shown in the photos and the yard and other facilities are appropriately indicated.

Nancy recommended a wonderful photographer who did a family portrait session with great patience...and she also gave our daughter-in-law the name of a baby equipment rental place. She was most responsive to our questions.

Summary: we would rent her lovely home again.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A stay in the paradise

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we walked through the heavy wooden entrance doors, we felt as though we had been transported to a resort destination. Ensconced in our villa, we were immediately in vacation mode. Beyond the courtyard there is a large pool and a picturesque garden filled with fresh herbs. At night we would gather around the gazebo bar to barbecue dinner.

Inside the home is a well-equipped eat-in kitchen with a table that comfortably seats five and on the other side of the kitchen island is a dining room table that seats eight. There are three bedrooms in the main house (plus an office with a futon that opens) and two more bedrooms in the attached guesthouse. There are several indoor and outdoor seating areas, making this the perfect destination for multi-generational gatherings. All of the public rooms have French doors that open to the spacious property. And, if you are looking for complete relaxation, there is a large hammock positioned perfectly in a shaded area of the garden.

Situated at the top of the panoramic Soledad Mountain, this property is just a quick drive into La Jolla and has convenient access to the I-5 and La Jolla Parkway. The neighborhood is free from the heavy traffic associated with the downtown areas of La Jolla.

Whether you want to stay at the house and relax in the pool or go to the beach to kayak and surf or head to the many scenic hiking trails, this vacation property offers it all. With the palm trees swaying in the heavenly blue sky, how could you not enjoy this piece of paradise?

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I entered our Magical Mediterranean Villa and were immediately taken by the quality and beauty of our surroundings. We headed straight for the kitchen of course, and found it to be the gathering place we'd hoped it would be, well-equipped and ready for family meals. We did not meet the owner, but felt her presence in the small touches throughout the home and garden. The master bedroom and bath were the retreat my husband and I needed, quiet and cozy with wonderful views all around. La Jolla was fun, we especially liked walking the Windnsea beaches and being able to walk right up to the Village afterwards for coffee. Good times!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Enchanting Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked through the front gate we were captivated by the size and beauty of the gardens. It was far larger than it looked from the street. It felt like we were on an Island of our own. We entered the double doors of the house and were met by the owner and Housekeeper Francisca. The home is beautifully decorated and though large, quite warm and elegant.

The kitchen is definitely going to bring out the chef in you. It is very well equipped. We actually hired someone to come in and cook pizza in the outdoor pizza oven. Fantastic!

My fiancé is an Airline Pilot so we travel quite a bit and rent homes in many areas. This home was by far the finest we have ever rented. The owner was very helpful with any special requests we had and seemed to know in advance what our needs might be.

I would not hesitate to recommend this home to anyone!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2012
  • Stayed: April 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Old Town
Gaslamp Quarter
Nearest Point of Interest
Magical Mediterranean Home
Nearest Point of Interest
Wind-N-Sea Beach
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $5,000
Housekeeping $400
Pool Heating $450

Pool Heating $450 a week. This home can be available for LONG TERM @ $16,000 for ONE YEAR LEASE or more! The rates change for holidays and summer. Deposit of Half is Due Upon Booking and the Other Half is due Two Months before Move in. Initial Deposit is Non-Refundable. A $5,000 Refundable Deposit is Also Required Upon Booking. This is Refunded to Renter Two Weeks After Stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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