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Hills of Vista Private Retreat Sleeps 8 Mountains & Ocean View Close to Beach

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
We have split our home into two separate private section. We live on the top floor and rent out the lower floor which is a 1500 square foot Guest Suite. Our guest enjoy a private entrance. What you get from staying here is an entire down stairs floor with 2 large bedrooms, 3 balconies, a full bathroom with 2 sinks, bath tub and shower, private entrance, an outside fire pit, as well as a huge play room with pool table (additional queen air mattresses are available). You can also enjoy a 50 inch TV with Nexflix - Sorry no cable. You also get the use of a partial kitchen we created - a outdoor kitchenette. It has a new appliances including small fridge, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, cooler and a BBQ grill - no kitchen sink or no oven. If your comfortable cooking on a grill it also has ...We have split our home into two separate private section. We live on the top floor and rent out the lower floor which is a 1500 square foot Guest Suite. Our guest enjoy a private entrance. What you get from staying here is an entire down stairs floor with 2 large bedrooms, 3 balconies, a full bathroom with 2 sinks, bath tub and shower, private entrance, an outside fire pit, as well as a huge play room with pool table (additional queen air mattresses are available). You can also enjoy a 50 inch TV with Nexflix - Sorry no cable. You also get the use of a partial kitchen we created - a outdoor kitchenette. It has a new appliances including small fridge, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, cooler and a BBQ grill - no kitchen sink or no oven. If your comfortable cooking on a grill it also has a side burner for additional cooking options. It's well outfitted for breakfast and lunch - dinner is more challenging for some. We supply paper / plastic plates, drinking cups and utensils. You can save some money by eating in if you choose or keeping your left overs ready for re-heading for an afternoon snack. This vacation rental is located on 1.2 acres at the top of a hill where you get to enjoy mountain and a small ocean view. Relax by listening to the singing of birds, the chirping of coyotes and peacocks in the distant. If you like to hike we have many trails that are close. Beach view hiking trails or mountain hiking are 10 to 20 minute drive. Enjoy a close shopping center within a 3 minute drive with a pharmacy, grocery store, places to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as a French bakery and an a place to get an original 'Thrifty Ice Cream'. Let's not leave out Starbucks. Beaches and Southern California activities are all around. Within 10 to 15 miles you can choose to enjoy the beach, a harbor, the pier or do some shopping at the famous 'Carlsbad Outlet Stores'. Start the famous drive down the 101 through the beach towns. If you enjoy general water activities we can help you plan for kayaking trips, jet ski rentals, water ski and wakeboard rides and city tours as well as get you on a fishing boat or whale watching trip. We will help you search for local discount that come our way! Here is what is close: {5 to 25 minutes} The Beach- Starbucks - 10 or so different famous breakfast places- Yellow Deli- San Marcos restaurant row- Carlsbad outlet outdoor mall- LEGOLAND- Vons- Albertsons- Trader Joe- CVS- Movie Theater- The 5 freeway- The 15 freeway- The 78 freeway {Less than 50 minutes away}- San Diego Zoo- San Diego Zoo Safari Park- Sea world- Airport- San Diego- Old Town- Hill Crest- USS Midway Museum More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Paul L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Paul was an amazing host his home was lovely and the view was spectacular...id definitely stay again...Thank you for sharing your home with me and my family...

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank DennikaE
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The location is amazing, close to the beach and Legoland. Had plenty of space and a pool table. Had areas to sit outside and relax. Also had a kitchen setup on the patio.

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank vegasholdem34
Reviewed 1 June 2017

All nine of us enjoyed staying together at this house! Wonderful view, easy access to highways, beach. But great when we stayed in, too! Huge living room, pool table, multiple decks, great view. And we were well taken care of! Would definitely do again if...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank dppeloquin
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We had an extended family stay in the hills of Vista, CA. We had the whole downstairs of a beautiful, spacious, mediterranean-type villa with fenced grounds loaded with palms and fruit trees. Our hosts were gracious, helpful, and so quiet we weren't aware of their...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Traveler430616
Management response:Responded 31 May 2017

Judy was a great guest. She communicated well on her arrival and departure times. She left out location as clean as she found it. I welcome her back at any time!

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My grandchildren and I enjoyed our stay. Paul was very helpful and a gracious host. The kids loved that there were boogie boards for them to use, and a nice TV to watch at night after the beach. I loved having breakfast on the deck,...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Chenoa59
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

Wonderful stay in Vista. Paul went out of his way to make sure we felt like we were home. Comfortable clean surroundings, fantastic location (convenient to everything) while not feeling like we were stuck in the city. Quiet and restful. Definitely a do-again!

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank ComfyCrab
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Paul met us upon arrival to show us around, give us the ins and outs and ask us if we had any questions. The description of the house is accurate but the pictures of the views do not do it justice. The atmosphere of the...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank twislr
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Everything you read on Trip Advisor is true. I read review after review and this was just "the one" for us. The place is spacious, family oriented, quiet and somewhat majestic. From the welcoming of Diego and the peacocks in the backdrop, we felt right...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank acrocker2985
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us. We really enjoyed our stay. It gave us time over the Christmas holiday to visit with our Marine Son. It was close enough to base that he could come visit after work and play a game...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank Tina R
Reviewed 21 August 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our ten night stay at this Vista rental. The elevated location was far enough from the busyness of Vista city life to enjoy the natural beauty and sounds of Cali. The accommodations were spacious and comfortable (ceiling fans would have been a...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank MMDiaz2014
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Pool Table
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
What makes this property different then the rest is that is located in a rural settings with ocean and mountain views. However within a 3 minute drive you can be at the grocery store as well as Starbucks and the best breakfast place around. Within 15 minute drive you’re at the beach and or Lego Land. The freeway to get San Diego and to Seaworld is close by within 10 minute drive to start your trip. This vacation rental is located on 1.2 acres that is very private and the perfect getaway! Pick fresh oranges right from the trees. Relax by listening to the birds, the wind from the mountains and peacocks in the distant.
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