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Experience California-Style Outdoor Living at its Finest in this Hillside Home!

Vista, CA, USA
  • House2300 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 5 nights

Maximized for fun & relaxation this home is perfect for your vacation!

Casa De Norte is a beautiful home nestled into the Vista hillside away from the bustle of the city with sunsets that are sure to awe!

From the saltwater pool & spa, ceramic coated BBQ, pergola & private patios, to the fullsize billard table- its been maximized for fun and relaxation all while remaining within close range of world famous attractions. In short, its the perfect place for your next vacation!

Find us on Instagram @ CasaDeNorte

This property is the best of both worlds with various private escape's & family fun spaces all in one! We welcome you to come experience true california-style living with all the amenities needed to make a family vacation memorable.

The sunroom, bunkbed room, & master bedroom have patio doors leading out to the pool area pergola. It's complete with cabana style curtains and a sunshade over the top to provide a shady spot for a leisurely nap or that novel you selected from the builtins..all while watching over anyone playing in the pool.

The sunroom's vast windows and doors allow anyone inside to keep a watchful eye on the pool as well while bing watching your favorite Netflix show!

Or why not sneak away for some much needed R&R by slipping into the hammock on the queen bedroom patio along the opposite side of the house? It provides the perfect California style oasis blocking out almost all the city noise from below.

~ENTERTAINMENT: DVD collection & steaming services provided with Netflix and Amazon Prime options (no cable) for all your binge watching needs. Or enjoy a good ol' fashioned family game night choosing from the selection of board game's or start a sporting game of pool or darts off the kitchen while waiting for dinner to finish cooking!

You will find many pool items such as; Loungers, baby floats, kids arm floats, pool and beach toys as well as plenty of pool towels for your stay! If your heading to the beach don't forget to grab the provided beach chairs to keep the sand out of your suit!

Off the kitchen patio you'll find a wonderful BBQ with ceramic coated plates, side burner with optional cast iron skillet, as well as all the grilling accessories and mats you could need!

The kitchen is stocked with all the essentials + some helpful extras such as a juicer, blender, toaster oven, etc. We recently upgraded the pots and pans to include some cast iron along with tri-clad steel to help make sure your dinner comes out perfect each time!



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Calendar last updated:
Apr 14, 2018
About Jessica

I am a decorative painter by trade and obsessed with interior design. We remodeled this home with a lot of blood, sweat, and tears over a 3 year period and hope that it brings joy to each guest that stays within the property.

Jessica purchased this House in 2014

Why Jessica chose Vista

It's such a beautiful property on a corner lot with the most stunning views and beautiful pool- its a dream just to spend an evening outside on the deck and we wanted to share that with other people who are looking for something beyond the normal hotel stress.

What makes this House unique

The views of the sunset off the deck (especially in the fall and spring), salt water pool system we had installed after the refinish of the plaster, the sunroom is my favorite room n the whole house as it's so airy and open!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king, Large Master Bedroom with Flatscreen TV and Private Bath
      • Queen Room
        1 queen, Queen Memory Foam Bed with private patio
      • Bunk Room
        1 sleep sofa /futon, 1 bunk bed, Twin over Full Bunk Bed & Sleeper sofa.


        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Hall Bathroom
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Master Bathroom
          toilet, shower, Double Vanity Area: One sink vanity & One dressing vanity

          Location Type

            • Mountain View
            • Near The Ocean
              The ocean is a short 15 minute drive West via the 78 freeway.
            • Rural
              Situated back in the Vista Hills on 1/4 acre so it's about as secluded as you can get while still being centrally located.


                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Family
                • Romantic
                • Spa
                • Sports & Activities
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Iron & Board
                        • Air Conditioning
                          Controlled via Nest learning thermostat. Must be kept above 72 degrees and all windows/doors closed. Sunroom must be closed down in the early morning use cellular blinds to avoid excess heat.
                        • Fireplace
                          The fireplace is for decoration and not usable by guests. Wood burning fireplaces pose a hazard not covered by rental insurance companies.
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                          Automatically controlled via Nest learning thermostat.
                        • Internet
                          High speed wifi
                        • Clothes Dryer
                          Dryer includes wool dryer balls to decrease required dry time and eliminate need for dryer sheets :)
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Living Room
                          Large sunroom with vaulted ceilings and two sliding patio doors making it integrate with the outdoor living area
                        • Parking
                          Parking for up to 3 vehicles max found on the side of the house (off pool entrance gate).
                        • Towels Provided
                          Bath towels, washcloths, and dish towels provided for each stay. Pool towels are also included but must remain on the property.
                        • Washing Machine
                          2 detergent pods provided for rental periods of 4+ nights.


                            • Coffee Maker
                              Paper filters included with the coffee maker. Also an electric kettle
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                              Ceramic coated knife set, cooking utensils, strainer, mixing bowls, serving bowls, etc. Full set of dinnerware, glasses, coffee mugs, stemless wine glasses & others.
                            • Dishwasher
                              Brand new dishwasher installed this year, dishwashing detergent and water softener pods supplied!
                            • Kitchen
                              Full Kitchen with provided appliances: Refrigerator, stove, oven, toaster, coffee maker/grinder, blender. Bonuses: Juicer, Tupperware for storing leftovers in refrigerator, and basic pantry items
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                              Basic items available: Condiments, Spices, Sugar, Coffee bean gender, Coffee sweater, tin foil, etc. We just ask that you leave behind the extra NON-PERISHABLE pantry items for the next guest :)
                            • Refrigerator
                              New refrigerator included with Brita Water filter inside.
                            • Stove
                              Electric convection stovetop with new all-clad pots and pans along with some cast iron pans.
                            • Toaster
                              4 slice Toaster & a Toaster Oven.


                                • Child's Highchair
                                • Dining
                                  Dining table seats 6 with 2 at the kitchen bar stools. Highchair included if needed!
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 8 people


                                    • Books
                                      Books provided on a Take-1-Leave-1 basis.
                                    • DVD Player
                                      DVD player with HDMI that you can also use to hookup laptop for sporting events if you have access to them online. RUKO stick also allows streaming of channels with your cable subscription login.
                                    • Game Room
                                      Full size billiard table located off the kitchen.
                                    • Games
                                      Various board games provided for a family game night. We have also added a magnetic dart board to the pool table room!
                                    • Pool Table
                                      Full-size billiard table for games of pool!
                                    • Stereo
                                      Bluetooth connectable outdoor speaker system for enjoyment in the outdoor living areas.
                                    • Television
                                      Streaming Netflix & Amazon Prime video in the living room & master bedroom. The living room has a RUKO stick which has access to free streaming channels like ABC, PBS, KIDS, News, Etc.
                                    • Toys
                                      Basic children's toys provided: Legos, Building Blocks, Books, etc. It's recommend you bring your children favorite toys along.
                                    • Video Library
                                      Supplied child and adult friendly DVD collection for your use while at the house.


                                        • Deck / Patio
                                          Full-size patio around the pool area with back deck with dining table and lounge chairs. Each room has its own patio area for relaxing including a hammock and rocking chairs off the queen bedroom.
                                        • Lanai / Gazebo
                                          Pergola over the outdoor living area off the master bedroom/sunroom and over the grilling area.
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                          Landscaped yard with small relaxing garden areas, no yard. Gardner comes on Wednesday's.
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          State of the art infrared BBQ with electronic light switch. Grilling pads for vegetable's and fish included. Grilling utensils & scrub brush.


                                            • wheelchair accessible
                                              There is a slight lip entry to the home (about 3 inches) from the patio into the sunroom. The home is single level so wheelchairs should have no issues accessing everything.

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • Heated Pool
                                                • Hot Tub
                                                  Salt water jacuzzi attached to the pool.
                                                • Private Pool
                                                  Salt Water system that's easy on the skin and eyes. Heating allowed certain times of the year- cost is guest responsibility.


                                                    • museums
                                                    • botanical garden
                                                    • cinemas
                                                    • festivals
                                                    • health/beauty spa
                                                    • library
                                                    • live theater
                                                    • marina
                                                    • churches
                                                    • playground
                                                    • recreation center
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • synagogues
                                                    • theme parks
                                                    • water parks
                                                    • winery tours
                                                    • zoo

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • paddle boating
                                                        • antiquing
                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • boating
                                                        • eco tourism
                                                        • gambling casinos
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • miniature golf
                                                        • outlet shopping
                                                        • beachcombing
                                                        • photography
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • shelling
                                                        • shopping
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking
                                                        • whale watching
                                                        • wildlife viewing

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • fitness center
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • hospital
                                                            • massage therapist
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • pier fishing
                                                                • basketball court
                                                                • deepsea fishing
                                                                • equestrian events
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • freshwater fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • hot air ballooning
                                                                • jet skiing
                                                                • kayaking
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • paragliding
                                                                • parasailing
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • racquetball
                                                                • rock climbing
                                                                • roller blading
                                                                • sailing
                                                                • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                • snorkeling
                                                                • snorkeling/diving
                                                                • sound/bay fishing
                                                                • spelunking
                                                                • surf fishing
                                                                • surfing
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis
                                                                • wind-surfing


                                                                    • The patio doors leading to the pool area have alarms installed for your peace of mind with small children. The bunk room door alarm will continually to go off until the door is closed & the sunroom doors have a chiming alarm on them. May be turned off AT YOUR OWN RISK.

                                                                      House Rules

                                                                      Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                      Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                      14 Reviews


                                                                      Latest reviews

                                                                      Lovely home with everything you need to be comfortable. Fantastic outdoor living space!

                                                                      Amber D.Piedmont

                                                                      Our family truly enjoyed our stay at Casa de Norte. The owners were a pleasure to deal with and have thought of everything you could possibly need during your stay. I appreciated the directions provided for the spa and that cabinets and drawers are labeled so you can find exactly what you are looking for. Beautifully decorated, super clean with plenty of space. Easy access to highways to San Diego or Disneyland. Highly recommended.

                                                                      So relaxing and beautiful

                                                                      Steve H.

                                                                      What a wonderful home!! We really enjoyed our stay, the home is very well kept up and wonderfully decorated. Imagine staying at your best friends house and they have done everything to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. We really enjoyed the pool table, the jacuzzi, and the outdoor grill. But our favorite feature was the super comfy beds. We would defiantly recommend staying at Casa De Norte!!

                                                                      Wonderfully relaxing home!!!

                                                                      Marie S.Rockwood, Michigan 4873

                                                                      What are incredible property!!!! Great for relaxing AND entertaining!!! Very cozy, very very well done shabby chic. Definitely will reserve again when we come to California. Owners very very cooperative in fulfilling any requests. The standard size pool table saw quite a lot of play time (what a marvelous entertainment feature!!!).

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      We loved hosting you and are thrilled to hear that you loved the house as much as we do!! We look forward to having you back very soon :)

                                                                      The property is absolutely lovely and wonderful to relax in.

                                                                      Diane K.

                                                                      Jessica is a gracious and attentive host. The property was even better than the pictures. My family really enjoyed our celebration weekend there. We were all so comfortable we never left the property all weekend except to hit the grocery store. There was an enthusiastic "I'd stay here again!" from everyone. Shops were close by and easy to get to. A fantastic getaway!!!

                                                                      beautiful home and grounds

                                                                      Freida H.oxnard, ca

                                                                      This hillside home has everything you could need. The home and decorations are spectacular. You feel at home immediately!! All the outdoor patios are lovely and access to all outdoor areas are convenient with private areas as well. the hot tub and pool are amazing. The sun in the afternoon with cool breezes was very refreshing. We loved playing pool and gathering in the family room. The outdoor speakers are a great touch. The fire pit at night is warm and convenient to use. We couldn't have asked for abetter place to stay!!! Loved the streaming for TV use.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      We were so honored that you chose us for your special trip to the area. You were amazing guests and we can't thank you enough for treating everything with such respect and leaving the property in such immaculate condition! Casa De Norte welcomes you back anytime!

                                                                      Everything we needed

                                                                      Lisa H.

                                                                      We had a great time in California and our stay at Casa De Norte certainly helped. We enjoyed the pool and spa in the mornings and the fire pit at night. Would definitely recommend this place to others!


                                                                      Vista, CA, USA

                                                                      ~24 Hour Fitness is located at the bottom of the hill from the house. ~Walgreen is on the street leading to the house (when you turn off Sycamore to start up the hillside) ~Target, Old Navy, Ross, Michaels, Sallys Beauty, Living Spaces, and Payless Shoe Store located across the intersection from the road leading up to the house. ~Walmart & Aldi's grocery also located across the same intersection as stores mentioned above. ~Plenty of resteraunts nearby; from iHop & Burger joints to drive through such as Panda Express and Carls Junior all located at the bottom of the hillside.


                                                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                                                      Tax Rate

                                                                      MINIMUM BOOKING AGE--> 25 at the time of booking. NO PARTIES OR SPECIAL EVENTS--->NO TOLERANCE policy for the violation of this term. Violation will result in immediate eviction with no refunds given, loss of security deposit, and possible legal action taken. San Diego is trying to ban short term VR's...let's not give them a reason! POOL HEATING--->Spa heating is included in rental rate. -Pool heating is offered at the owners discretion during certain months/dates of the year. -The cost is the sole responsibility of rental guests and must be paid at least 7 days prior to arrival to allow pre-heating and verification that the propane tank is full. *Contact for a pool heating quote. *Use of the pool heating without pre-payment will result in eviction with no refunds and loss of security deposit to cover cost. Cleaning Fee(s)--> We pay our cleaning staff a living wage. The high expectations set on them for each check-in and check-out requires a lot of hard work and we want to make sure and pay them what they are worth! *Any additional cleaning fee(s) will be passed on to guests and taken from the security deposit. Charges including but not limited to:Dirty BBQ, Incorrectly following checkout procedures, damages and/or excessive mess will result in fee(s). *Guest certifies by booking the property that they agree to absorb all additional fees without contest. *Be sure to read the rental agreement & FAQ attachments during your booking. By booking this property & making deposit payment you agree that the booking party is over the age of 25, all guests have read and understand the rules and house rules, and the results of violating terms. Violation will result in fines and/or eviction with possible legal action. Any legal action taken as a result of violation will take place in San Diego County. Any and all named parties are responsible for legal fees, transport, and additional costs related or resulting from litigation/proceedings.

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