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Overview of Treat Yourself! Serenity- Wildlife- Views- Hot Tub- All That you Would Expect

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2 bedrooms, WiFi, bed sheets
2 bedrooms, WiFi, bed sheets
2 bedrooms, WiFi, bed sheets

Treat Yourself! Serenity- Wildlife- Views- Hot Tub- All That you Would Expect

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

2 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Hot tub

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationGuy B Woodward Museum13 min drive
    Popular LocationInaja Memorial Park18 min drive
    Popular LocationSanta Ysabel Mission18 min drive
    AirportCarlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar)64 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4
1200 sq ft
    1 queen bed

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Treat Yourself! Serenity- Wildlife- Views- Hot Tub- All That you Would Expect

Lakefront vacation home with kitchen and patio
Treat yourself! Enjoy privacy, incredible views, wild turkeys, the incredible Hot Spring Spa with a glass of wine overlooking it all. There is also so much to see within a short drive. Take a scenic drive right from the property all the way up to Mesa Grande and around to Santa Ysabel and back to the Lake View Retreat. Maybe take in a beautiful hike on Santa Ysabel West or Three Sisters Falls. Or visit one of the incredible wineries close by. Finish the evening with a glass of wine as you soak in the hot tub overlooking the breathtaking scenery and enjoy all the incredible birds visiting the feeders and bath. Top that off with a long hot outdoor shower. Incredible sunrise and sunset views. Add in the lake views between the oaks and you might think you are in heaven. There are no city lights to dim the stars. No neighbors, just peace. Roast marshmallows around the fire pit, enjoy your meals outside at the large iron table and comfy chairs. Depending on the time of year you might wake up to deer and turkeys staring in the window. We are sure you will find your stay delightful. The house will be thoroughly sanitized before your stay. You can rest assured that every precaution has been taken to keep you safe. Be sure to follow us and find out more about us on Facebook @thebluebirdretreat

"Lara's home was perfect! The views were amazing! We even saw deer, 5 of them in the front yard. The home seems brand new with all the modern updates. Felt like we were staying at a 5 star hotel. Our only complaint is we wish we had more time to relax at her home & enjoy the calmness of it. Truly a home to recharge in."

"This place is so extraordinary. The location is amazing, the home is cozy and well decorated. You can tell the moment you arrive that this is a special place. The birds in the yard, the scenery, the absolute quiet and the stars at night! It is well equipped for cooking meals and really, everything you need is there except your own things! So much attention to detail and making sure you will feel comfortable. I stayed so I could explore the area and visit Julian. A good spot to do that from."

"We had the most amazing time at this beautiful home! I knew from the photos that this place would be nice but it was even better in person which is hard to believe! The hosts have gone above and beyond to make you feel at home, to have all those extra nice touches. We love sitting by the fire pit in the backyard and waking up and eating breakfast on the back patio. The views are spectacular. One of my favorite homes we’ve stayed at to date! If you stay here you won’t want to leave!"

"Only praise for this amazing property! The pictures don't do the views justice - and I thought the pictures were amazing. The whole house is very stylish and the views from every room can't be beat! Between watching the birds and wildlife and sitting in the hot tub at night, we wouldn't have even needed to go anywhere else. With the close proximity to San Diego as well as the reasonable road trip distance to Joshua Tree, this is the perfect location. I would recommend this property to anyone. AMAZING!"

"My wife and I could not stop talking about how perfect this house is. It feels like we jumped into a pinterest ad for beautifully done and decorated kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, and living spaces. It smells clean and fresh and a little like crate & barrel. We can't get over the gorgeous views and landscaping. This was a quick we a least a few more days." "Exceptional & Outstanding!!! Our 14th stay at an AirBnB and this was the BEST! The indoor and outdoor space exceeded our expectations. It was the best, well equipped kitchen we’ve experienced. The proximity to incredible wineries is unmatched. This property is the definition of peace and relaxation...from the mattress to the hot tub and nature and the quiet! Clean and immaculate! FIVE STAR EXPERIENCE!!!"
Air-conditioned accommodations at this vacation home offer DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers.
Recreational amenities at the vacation home include a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Property is kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
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Property amenities


  • Spa tub


  • WiFi available

Parking and transportation

  • Car required

Family friendly

  • Children's games


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Blender
  • Ice maker
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Hair dryer


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Games
  • Video library

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue grill
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Firepit


  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near laundromat


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • On the lake
  • In the mountains
  • In a rural location
  • Near a zoo

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Power boating nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 1200 sq ft (111 sq m)



Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 23


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock

We should mention

A car is required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Lake View Retreat in Ramona Wine Country

About this area


Located in Ramona, this vacation home is in a rural area and on a lake. San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park and Inaja Memorial Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Smith Ranch. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching. Guests love the property's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Guy B Woodward Museum - 13 min drive
  • Inaja Memorial Park - 18 min drive
  • Santa Ysabel Mission - 18 min drive
  • Barona Speedway - 23 min drive
  • Menghini Winery - 27 min drive

Getting around

  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 65 min drive


  • Ramona Valley Grill — 12 min drive
  • La Cocina Mexican — 13 min drive
  • Amerient Restaurant — 13 min drive
  • The Main Course — 13 min drive
  • Packards Coffee Shop — 13 min drive

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 60 out of 60 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Quiet nature escape
This is a beautiful retreat with unbelievable views and bird watching. With a quick trip to the grocery store, you can make anything in this kitchen. It has all the essentials - olive oil, spices, utensils, baking and serving bowls, pans and more. It’s incredibly quiet too. It was so relaxing listening to the soundtrack of nature and watching the sunset or sitting in the hot tub under the starry skies (with no light pollution).

5/5 Excellent

Beautiful Home with Beautiful Views
This is one of the cleanest and most well kept VRBO properties I’ve stayed at. It was extremely private and quiet. The kitchen had everything needed to cook whatever we wanted and the appliances are higher end than most. This was a perfect get away for the two of us. I would definitely consider doing it again.

5/5 Excellent

Second time as good as the first!
This our second stay and we enjoyed it as much as the first! Good communication, lovely home indoors and out and beautiful setting.

5/5 Excellent

Perfect, charming house
We all enjoyed our stay! It's the perfect house...just enough room for the 3 of us to spread out and lots to enjoy. The house was very cozy with amazing views everywhere. The spa was wonderful and loved making s'mores! The kitchen is wonderful and very well stocked!

5/5 Excellent

Peaceful Relaxation
Wonderful property with all you need for a special getaway! Quiet, super clean, and great communication with property owner. We have been to so many VRBO’s, this one is at top of the list. We will be back for sure. Thanks you Lara!

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