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**Canyon Retreat: tranquil private guesthouse**

SuperhostMid-City, San Diego, California
Entire guesthouse hosted by Erin
3 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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An airy 1BD guest house at the end of a quiet dead-end street that overlooks a tranquil canyon....and an owner that works hard to create a fabulous experience for each guest; not just “another average rental”. With private entrance, full kitchen & bath, and double french doors opening onto a 500 sq ft deck with canyon views, it's the ideal retreat to come back to after exploring San Diego. Come fall in love with your next home away from home!

The space
Hello future guests! We welcome you to come enjoy a tranquil stay in our casita….a lovely and private 1 bedroom guest house with a wrap-around deck that allows you to enjoy the peaceful beauty of San Diego canyon land. What makes the casita special?...the lush canyon views and ample outdoor space.... You will feel just enough removed from the bustle of urban San Diego, yet situated not far from everything you want to see and do. This is a perfect spot for your relaxing, romantic getaway, a visit to San Diego for sightseeing, or for visiting loved ones…...whether a long weekend or an extended stay, the casita is a welcoming retreat. The casita is its own detached structure, separate from our main house. The kitchen is fully stocked for you completely, with dishes and cooking supplies should you choose to prepare your own meals. There is always coffee on hand, snacks, and a selection of local craft beers chilling in the fridge for you. The living room has ample space and a large flat-screen TV with premium channels, HBO, and Netflix available for you. And Wi-fi is ready and waiting, of course. The bedroom has a full-sized closet with cozy robes, and a queen-size bed with soft 900+thread count sheets. A sofa in the living room has an additional high end (very comfortable) pull-out, full size bed, extra long (54" W x 80"L). This guesthouse is ideal for two people, but can sleep a maximum of three people very comfortably. But the crowning glory of the casita is the outdoor space that is there solely for your use.. 450 square feet of deck to relax on plus an additional 300 square foot BBQ and outdoor seating area. The way the casita is situated at the far end of our property (and no nextdoor neighbor to the north), you have the quiet solitude and canyon views all to yourself. The west-facing portion of the deck overlooks the canyon with lovely sunset views, while the north and east-facing portion is the perfect spot to relax with your morning cup of coffee.

Guest access
The guest house, surrounding deck and adjacent yard/BBQ area are yours alone to enjoy. You can easily come and go as you please without ever seeing one of us, however, we live nearby should you need anything or have any emergency. Late arrivals are no problem. Tons of on-street parking (no exorbitant hotel parking fees)! The casita is well-stocked with things you may need during your stay. It is all put there intended for your use and enjoyment. We hope that once you arrive you will kick back, relax and settle in to your temporary home away from home.

Other things to note
We have a fabulous, very professional, licensed massage therapist that lives in the neighborhood. She has a lovely in-home massage treatment room. (I suggest the 90 minute massage….amazing). Once you have booked your casita visit, I will give you her contact info if you are interested so that you can contact her for details about her rates and to see if she is available during your stay.

For longer stays, we will provide you with additional fresh linens as needed. Pack and play and travel high chair available upon request.

If you are planning a trip and are interested in staying in the casita, we strongly recommend booking early, as the calendar is sometimes fully booked two to three months in advance.

We welcome you to San Diego and to our casita. We truly hope you enjoy your stay.
An airy 1BD guest house at the end of a quiet dead-end street that overlooks a tranquil canyon....and an owner that works hard to create a fabulous experience for each guest; not just “another average rental”. With private entrance, full kitchen & bath, and double french doors opening onto a 500 sq ft deck with canyon views, it's the ideal retreat to come back to after exploring San Diego. Come fall in love with you…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Cable TV
Air conditioning
Laptop-friendly workspace
TV
Hangers
Iron
Hair dryer

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Mid-City, San Diego, California

The casita is locally known as the "Talmadge Guest Casita", named after our charming, historic residential neighborhood. On a stroll through the streets of Talmadge you are sure to encounter dog-walkers, strollers, and a bevy of friendly neighbors. The Talmadge Guest Casita offers your own comfortable space away from the heavy touristy feel of a hotel or the busy bustle of downtown, yet still centrally located, with the convenience of being only 8 miles from downtown San Diego, Balboa Park and the SD Zoo, and just 11 miles from Sea World and Mission beach. It's an easy drive to all parts of San Diego (especially well-located if you are touring the craft breweries around the area). We are just a two mile drive to a trolley stop, if that is your preferred mode of transportation. A great little wine bar with excellent Polish food is a few short blocks away…easily walkable.
The casita is locally known as the "Talmadge Guest Casita", named after our charming, historic residential neighborhood. On a stroll through the streets of Talmadge you are sure to encounter dog-walkers, stro…

Hosted by Erin

Joined in December 2013
  • 214 Reviews
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I'm a busy mom keeping our family of four organized and sane. We love to travel and have enjoyed MANY private rentals over our years of travel, so I am happy to get to return the favor of providing great, thoughtful, super clean and tidy lodging for visitors to San Diego. I am truly a hostess at heart; I LOVE creating a fabulous experience for our guests. I strive for everyone that visits the casita to walk in and say "Wow, this is amazing", and to leave and say "We'll be back"! Huge thanks to all our wonderful guests.....I'm tickled pink to have earned Airbnb "Superhost" status....you make hosting so much fun! My life motto? "Pick up one piece of trash every day that was not yours", which translates loosely to, "look beyond yourself and do something for others....just because." We hope you will come relax in the casita, enjoy the amazing view and serenity of our canyon, and stay for awhile!
I'm a busy mom keeping our family of four organized and sane. We love to travel and have enjoyed MANY private rentals over our years of travel, so I am happy to get to return the f…
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I am ready for you as a hostess should be…available if you need me, but respectful of your privacy, space and time, if that's what's you prefer. I will make sure that you feel welcomed when you arrive and have everything you need to make your stay perfect. I am always happy to provide anything extra that might be needed....beach chairs, coolers, etc. But if what you prefer is just to be left alone to quietly enjoy the views and the tranquility of the canyon, this will be a great spot for you. Some guests have come and gone and rarely did we see each other.
I am ready for you as a hostess should be…available if you need me, but respectful of your privacy, space and time, if that's what's you prefer. I will make sure that you feel wel…
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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
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No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $300