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5-star LUXURY RESORT:TENNIS, POOL, SPA, 3 acre Estate near Beach, Golf, Races

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

5-star LUXURY RESORT:Tennis, Pool, Spa, 3 acre Estate near Beach, Golf, Races

Private tennis court, pool, spa, rose garden, orchard and luxurious, beautiful guest house in San Diego. Designed by a world-famous architect and custom built on a flower-filled gated estate of 3+ acres. Breathtaking views, rose gardens, fruit orchards, pool, large jetted spa, tennis court - all for your private enjoyment. This property has it all - comfort, serenity, privacy, yet a short distance from beaches, the Del Mar Racetrack, many world-class golf courses, and all the best that San Diego offers.

Sleeping options: Queen bed in one bedroom, Two Twin Beds in the other bedroom that can also moved together and made up with King sized sheets, A Queen Plus Luxury Comfort Sleeper from American Leather (80 inch long bed & highest rated for comfort) in the Great Room, a twin cot and a crib offer beds for 6-8 people.

The one-level guest casita is professionally decorated and offers two large bedrooms, each with its own private full bathroom. All rooms open to the pool and feature walls of glass to enjoy the fabulous views. The living room has a vaulted ceiling with beautiful beams and fireplace, and contains living, dining and kitchen spaces in an open floor-plan.

There is extensive seating on the pool patios - a hammock, couches, many chairs with ottomans, two chaise lounges, a large circular couch-bed for two with sun-shade. Below the pool is a hillside of fragrant lavender. There is indoor dining and a second dining area at a marble table overlooking the pool, under a flower-covered trellis.

Do you love to cook? The casita has kitchen and cooking facilities: induction cooktop, convection oven & microwave, sub-zero under counter fridge. Additional full size GE side-by-side fridge-freezer and pool bar fridge, plus a gas BBQ with third burner.

A woodland stream water-feature will soothe you to sleep with the gentle sounds of a babbling brook. Wind chimes catch the soft breezes and gently play their melodies.

Depending on the season, pick fresh oranges, tangerines, white and yellow peaches, fuji apples, pears, apricots, nectarines, santa rosa plums, everbearing strawberries, pluots, pecotums, pomegranates, which all grow in the estate's private garden.

There's Direct TV with Premium Movie Channels and High Speed Wi-Fi Internet.

Weekday Maid service is included. She is happy to do your laundry and casita has its own Miele washer and dryer too.

The best beaches and surfing in San Diego are minutes away. Torrey Pines Beach is perfect for walking, running or parasailing. Enjoy golf on the numerous award-winging courses close by. Hot air ballooning is another activity to enjoy on your vacation. The property is a short distance to the Del Mar Races, beaches, the Wild Animal Park and LegoLand, and just a bit further to Sea World and the downtown museums.

Restaurants in the area range from a cozy dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Rancho Santa Feor a night on the town in La Jolla, Del Mar or the Gaslamp District.

Other amenities are a call away: massage (at the casita, we have the table), acupuncturist who makes house calls, chiropractor, salon treatments can be arranged by the best of the best in San Diego. Need a caterer? We can recommend some of the best.

Want more? Orange County is only 30 miles away with more shopping, beaches and events. Wine tasting and concerts in Temecula are 30-45 minutes away. Skiing is only a few hours away.

Please note, we do not allow weddings, big parties or special events with large groups at the property.

Discounts for longer stays upon request and no local tax is charged on 30-day or longer stays.

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Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017


Rancho Santa Fe Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Queen Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    King Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Master bathroom has tub and shower. Junior bedroom has very large walk-in shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    King or Two Twins Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Great Room Sleeper Rofa - 2 queen , The American Leather brand sleeper sofa in Queen Plus size
  • Both bedrooms have en-suite full bathrooms and high-quality linens. One bedroom has a Queen Bed. The other has two twin beds that can be made up as a King. In the Great Room, there is a luxury American Leather sofa that converts into a Queen Plus (as long as a king) easy-to-open/close bed. There is an extra rollaway single cot suitable for one person and we have a porta crib for a baby/toddler.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Enjoy complimentary honey, "nature's perfect food," from our hives and oranges and other seasonal fruit from our orchard


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

5-star LUXURY RESORT:TENNIS, POOL, SPA, 3 acre Estate near Beach, Golf, Races
average rating of 4.980392 based on 51 reviews

Absolutely stunning property

  • 5 of 5

I live in a very nice neighborhood in Silicon Valley (6,000 - 12,000 sq. ft. homes) and I have to say, I have never seen a property as nice as this one! The grounds are immaculate. The selfish side of me doesn't want to let this secret out, but I highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being such wonderful guests! We are so grateful to hear how much you appreciate the specialness and quality of our property. We hope you come stay again.
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! The kids loved the pool and the property was beautiful. Ellen was great to work with. We appreciated the use of the cozy crib and the outdoor wireless speaker she provided. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're delighted you loved the property so much and had such a great visit! You're most welcome for the speaker so you could enjoy listening to music by the pool and we're happy to know you enjoyed the fresh oranges from our orchard and the beautiful roses from our garden. Tennis, spa, swimming, in glorious weather in luxurious, beautiful surroundings...we're glad you had the good break from your winter home. Come back and enjoy eternal summer in San Diego anytime!
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Jaw dropping beauty, and an immaculate, comfortable and sumptous home.

  • 5 of 5

This is an exquisite casita on an exquisite property. Despite being out of town, Ellen, the owner, was very attentive on-line. And Inez, the very sweet housekeeper, was so helpful! Every convenience was thought of and provided. A true gem.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your appreciative, kind words. It was our very great pleasure to have you stay at our property and we are delighted you liked it so much you're going to be returning for another stay later this spring.
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Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful estate. We really enjoyed the pool and spa access and the gorgeous grounds. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your praise. We are delighted to know you had such a great time and will welcome you back anytime.
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Fantastic place!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the 4 days we spent at Rancho Santa Fe. The apartment was perfect for us (two couples and one baby). Thank you for the baby cot and all the toys for our son. He also enjoyed playing tennis with us!! We would come back again for a couple days of relaxation to enjoy the pool and the spa.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karine, We are so glad you and your lovely family enjoyed such a great time at the Casita and we are very glad that you'll be coming back to stay with us again and look forward to welcoming you back then. Kind regards, Ellen
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Delightful Stay in Rancho Santa Fe

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at this cottage. The grounds, pool and view were wonderful. There was plenty of room for our family of four (two small children). The cottage was stocked with games, pool toys, books and even Google Chromecast for the TV! I highly recommend this rental as a base for a San Diego visit. Ellen, our host, was very organized so that we were able to enjoy ourselves from the moment we arrived.


  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rafael, We are so delighted you had such a great stay at Casita del Arboles and we look forward to welcoming you back. Appreciatively, Ellen
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Nearest Airport
24 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Milles Fleurs, Pony Room, Rancho Valencia Resort
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
5 courses in 5 miles: RSF, Torrey Pines, Bridges,
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Coaster, Amtrak (Solana Beach Train Station)
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
California Highway 5 or 15
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Milles Fleurs, Dolce Pane e Vino, Gourmet cuisine
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Del Mar, Torrey Pines, Moonlight Encintas, Solana
Car: recommended

The Neighborhood

The community of Rancho Santa Fe was first established in 1928, and is commonly referred to as the "Covenant" by local residents. But the name "Covenant" actually came about because of how the community was created. At that time, a group of property owners entered into a mutual agreement to preserve and maintain the character of the community and its rare landscape features, and to uphold the quality of future architecture. This mutual agreement came to be known simply as the Covenant and now refers not only to the principal governing document, but also to the community itself.

Today, the Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe encompasses approximately ten square miles or approximately 6,730 acres, and is home to around 5,000 residents. Near the center of the Covenant area is the Village of Rancho Santa Fe, with shops, restaurants, other commercial businesses and the historic Rancho Santa Fe Inn. The Rancho Santa Fe School District's new campus is located adjacent to the Village. The Roger Rowe School was specifically built for grades K-6th and middle school aged children. The Roger Rowe campus is state of the art, and includes a performing arts center, dedicated classroom labs, and a computer for every child.

In the heart of the Covenant and to the north of the Village is the renowned Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. The Rancho Santa Fe Golf Course is a Max Behr designed 6,940 yard par 72 course and is open only to Covenant members and their guests. In the late 1930s, the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club served as the original site for “clambakes” hosted by Bing Crosby, one the early residents of the Covenant.

Surrounding the golf course and the Village, the majority of the Covenant is comprised of rolling topography with low density, large lot residential development where the average lot size is over two acres. A private equestrian and hiking trail network runs throughout the community. The private, secure, rural character of the community, combined with its proximity to the ocean and nearby access to world class medical facilities and cultural venues are what set the Covenant apart as being a highly desirable place to live.


Rates & Availability

Rancho Santa Fe Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
May 31 2017 - Jul 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 August #1
Jul 30 2017 - Aug 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 August #3
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 August #4
Aug 21 2017 - Aug 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 August #6
Aug 24 2017 - Aug 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 #9
Aug 29 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 September #1
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 September #6
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 September #8
Sep 11 2017 - Sep 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 September #11
Sep 14 2017 - Sep 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 September #12
Sep 18 2017 - Sep 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017 September #17
Sep 23 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
earlybird Thanksgiving
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee $149
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Heating swimming pool is available at extra charge.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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