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“Spectacular Tropical View Home, 4 Bedroom with Large Pool

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 10-11)

Welcome! We invite you to bring your family to our beautiful San Diego home for an enjoyable stay! It is a unique, spacious, comfortable house located minutes from all that San Diego has to offer. From the moment you walk through the front door into the large open Living Room, you will feel instantly relaxed. Picture windows overlooking a beautiful view with twinkling lights, majestic mountain views and a tropical paradise below, with a large pool and palapa bar for entertaining. The Living room has a wood burning fireplace as well as a large LED flat screen TV, You will feel right at home! There is a dining area overlooking the view, with more seating near an open concept, kitchen supplied with all the cooking utensils you will need, including a microwave. There is a large deck where you may sit and relax with your morning coffee or tea. You will also enjoy the large family room which includes a Queen size fold out sofa, backgammon table, wine bar and refrigerator, Here you and your family can enjoy playing games or watching movies on another HD TV. We have two king size beds, a full bed and a room with two twins, so there is plenty of room to spread out and enjoy your own privacy. The pool area is a beautiful paradise with a variety of Palms, a babbling waterfall, and a large pool deck. Take advantage of the backyard to play Bocce ball and croquet! There is private parking for 3-4 cars or ample room for a small boat or RV.

Keywords: estate, view, pool, family room, fireplace, large, large yard, deck, barbeque, golf, zoo, sea world, family, kids, bar, entertaining, palapa, parking, open kitchen, wine refrigerator, 2 king beds, two twin beds, queen convertable, full bed, 31/2 bath

More Details

Owner
Kathryn Smith
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Kathryn Smith

I have lived in this home and raised my kids here for the past 34 years. I know first hand what a great place this is to enjoy. I can't tell you how many family reunions, Christmas parties, Barbeques, etc. this house has witnessed. A family with 6 children lived here before I bought the home. I am an artist and have enjoyed making this a comfortable relaxing place to rest and enjoy between trips to the zoo, Sea World, Scripps , Balboa Park and it's museums, beaches, golf courses...oh my the list goes on and on. I paint murals for a living so I see the beauty in most things. I hope you enjoy the beautiful home I have created for your stay in our amazing city.

Kathryn Smith purchased this house in 1977

Why Kathryn Smith chose San Diego

Sun, Sun and more sun. When the beach areas are gloomy and overcast we have beautiful, bright, blue skies almost year round. We are 10 to 15 minutes from almost everything in San Diego...from downtown,to the mountains, to the beaches, and even Mexico...there is something to do in every direction. This property is a vacation in itself. You could never leave and have a great time swimming in the large pool, have a Bar-b-que and drink frosty margaritas blended to perfection in the Palapa bar.

What makes this house unique

Start the day with a warm cup of coffee sitting on the deck at sunrise and end it each evening with a glass of wine overlooking beautiful twinkeling lights. We are so convenient ,10-15 minutes to:

three local beaches

mountains

Mexico

Downtown

5- 10 minutes to:

two major shopping Centers

Singing Hills and Steele Canyon Golf Courses

Lakes for fishing

horse back riding

hiking trails

mountain climbing

Parks

Playgrounds and much more!

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a perfect home for a family reunion! We had lots of space for the 10 of us, everything we could need to make great meals, and a perfect set up at the pool for the kids and adults alike. Thanks!
Apr 2012
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Amenities

Mount Helix House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 3.5+
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Large family room with bar, Palapa Bar in pool area, large pool deck

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(56 traveler reviews)

“Spectacular Tropical View Home, 4 Bedroom with Large Pool
average rating of 4.946429 based on 58 reviews
5

Great time had by all

  • 5 of 5

This place is awesome.Our family enjoyed the peacefulness and well appointed home for a week.It is very well maintained and Kathryn was able to accommodate us with a couple cribs for our grand children. We cooked our own meals and every utensil was there to do so. The grounds are so private you think you have the neighborhood to yourself. The home was very spacious which was nice when the weather didn't cooperate we needed to stay inside. A Great time was had by all

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gary, I so enjoyed meeting your family. Next time, I am hopeful, I'll get to meet you! :-) Thank you so much for leaving the house in such great order!!! I always appreciate that so much! Until next time, have a great summer, Kathy
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4

It was just the right place for our family to celebrate a grandson's graduation from San Diego State

  • 4 of 5

Very nice home with spectacular views and grounds. Great place for family or group of close friends. We would certainly recommend it to our friends. Only negative was the patio furniture could use an update. Overall a great place to entertain

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of five women stayed at Helix Hillside Estate in late April and we had a wonderful time here. The house is conveniently located to restaurants, grocery stores, a San Diego trolley (light rail) station, and Mount Helix Park. The beds are comfortable, the kitchen well stocked with condiments and pots and pans, and there are many areas around the house to sit and enjoy time together. We would definitely stay here again should our future travels find us back in San Diego. Thank you for sharing your lovely home with us!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for leaving the house in such perfect order!! I enjoyed you ladies so much! Please come back and see me again soon. Kathy
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5

Perfect Spot for our Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 had a wonderful time at this home. We were greeted upon arrival by Kathryn and given a tour. The property is lush and beautiful. Inside there is plenty of room to spread out, and large spaces for the whole family to gather. The pool area is like a tropical paradise. The property is so comfortable that we spent most of our time right there, relaxing and enjoying each others' company. We would love to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AWESOME,

  • 5 of 5

beautiful views, everything we needed for a wonderful thanksgiving.

I would definitely recommend it and return

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sad I wasn't able to meet all of you! Stacy is terrific! I hope you all had a great birthday celebration and wonderful Thanksgiving. Next time I hope I get to see you all!!!
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5

The property is outstanding. A mini tropical oasis, restful, peaceful, beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

We were in San Diego for our son's wedding.There were 7 adults staying in the house which was perfect for us: large, spacious, plenty of seating areas and importantly for us a large dining table that would seat 8. The view from the dining room and deck is amazing. We were especially pleased that the 4th bedroom was equipped with adult twin beds and not bunk or juvenile beds.The kitchen was well equipped and there were two additional tables for eating. The house was perfect for entertaining out of town friends and family. The two weeks was wonderful for all of us. The location is great, easily accessible to shopping, points of interest, down town, the airport etc.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so nice meeting all of you!!! The house looked fabulous when you left. I gave you all a 5 star guest review. :-) Thank you so much! I hope you are able to come back soon! Kathy
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
5 minutes to a quaint, local area with bar
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Ferry service between San Diego and Coronado
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
there are three golf courses within 10 minutes
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Trolley service to all areas of San Diego
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
We are 5 minues to the 8, 125 and 94 freeways
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
There is a great resturant within walking distance
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Big Ber Ski rsort is 11/2 - 2 hrs away
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Ocean Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Mount Helix House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Refundable damage deposit $500

When using a charge card, full payment is required as the deposit and an additional service charge of 2.5% is added to the total.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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