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Tuscan Villa in Santaluz, bordering Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego, CA


Property Details

Updated: May 2, 2016
House, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

PLEASE NO WEDDING REQUESTS, CONTACT THE SANTALUZ CLUB FOR PACKAGES AND PRICING. USE OF CLUB FACILITIES BASED ON LENGTH OF LEASE / CLUB APPROVAL. CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR A FULL 100+ PICTURES GALLERY! Sentinel by award winning builder Baywood, stone walls & travertine floors. Ground floor master with stunning stone wall accents, custom gas fireplace and great views of the golf course, rolling hills and sunset. Detached casita quarters with steam room. Living room has home theater with 8ft screen, loft/office has built-in double desk, incredible upgrades throughout. Outdoor fire pit & patios with unobstructed panoramic westerly views.

This jewel is located on a prominent hillside within the prestigious gated community of Santaluz, and with stunning views of the Rees Jones Championship Golf Course, rolling hills and peek ocean view, this home is the perfect luxury residence for anyone who appreciates peaceful 'Under The Tuscan Sun' living. This home boasts the finest details, amenities, and construction materials. The luxurious Santaluz community amenities include 3,800 acres of rolling hills, open space, panoramic views and miles of walking trails. Located adjacent to Rancho Santa Fe and just a short distance from sandy beaches and the Del Mar Racetrack, shopping, restaurants and theaters this home is a stunning place to stay during your San Diego vacation.

Keywords: House, Villa, Single Family Residence, Casita, Guest House, Granny Flat, Peek Ocean Views, Golf Course Views, Quiet

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

The feel of this property is a step back to older, simpler times. With countless natural elements incorporated into the decor, the wood, stone, linens and varied textures create a welcoming natural and cozy feel of being at home. Enjoy a retreat right at home enjoying books on the chaise lounge or sip cocktails while watching the sunset over the ocean next to our backyard fire pit. That's a vacation in and of itself. San Diego, and specifically our community of Santaluz and neighboring Rancho Santa Fe, is an amazing place to call home, whether it's a temporary visit or a place you are interested in purchasing your new home. Many 'winter' days are spent at our gorgeous local beaches like Torrey Pines, La Jolla Shores or even down south a bit at Coronado, perhaps after a visit to historical Hotel Del Coronado. Either that or spend an afternoon at the theater at The Globe and stroll through beautiful Balboa Park, a day in Little Italy and the Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego. Spend a day at the world famous San Diego Zoo, explore 'Africa' at the Safari Park and/or take the kids to Legoland. After a full day out exploring various San Diego attractions, enjoy fine dining at it's best at Mille Fleurs in historical downtown Rancho Santa Fe. The list is endless. Simply put, the quality of life during the time you spend in San Diego is unparalleled, be it as a vacation spot or as a place to call home in the near future. Being licensed Realtors and working at Pacific Sotheby's International Realty based in Rancho Santa Fe ourselves, we can help you with either.

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Speaks: spanish

5 Reviews

based on 5 traveler reviews

Los Angeles, CA

Contemporary Tuscan Villa @ Santaluz, San Diego, CA

  • 5 of 5

When my family decided we would like to have a holiday getaway without having to deal with airports and airplanes, we discovered Julio and Lindsay's modern and yet charming Tuscan styled villa in North San Diego County. We found the owners to be so helpful and welcoming as we worked with them to plan our stay at their home, and the house and grounds turned out to be exactly the combination of a relaxing environment combined with convenient access to the sites of San Diego and its environs that we sought.

Special features of this property include the amazing 270˚ views from the living area and the garden area, the astonishing sunsets, working gas fireplaces, the miles of walking/hiking trails in the Santaluz community and the easy access to the some of the top restaurants in North SD county. The home is just the right size for a family of three or four individuals and includes a small apartment with separate access for the kids.

We are happy to recommend Julio and Lindsay's home to anyone seeking a comfortable, clean, cozy and convenient holiday.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tuscan Villa in Santaluz, 284825

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation in Julio and Lindsay's Tuscany inspired villa. The home was clean, comfortable, relaxing and has great character and awesome panoramic views of the Rancho Santa Fe countryside. It really felt like home and was stacked with all basic essentials to make our stay fulfilling and enjoyable. The owners are very nice and accommodating people who take great pride in their home and are proactive in ensuring that their guests are getting everything they need to feel welcome and satisfied. And the Santaluz community has an old world architectural feel with natural beauty and topography - a real treat for walking. We highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carmel, Indiana USA

THE spot for vacationing in San Diego

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this beautiful home during the holiday season. If I could provide a theme for this property I'd say it is a Tuscan Contemporary. The setting and views reminded me of my time staying in a Tuscan villa near San Gimignano, Italy, only with ocean breezes. As the pictures present, this home is fully upgraded with every amenity a family would ever want for a month of relaxation. Within 5-10 minutes we found wonderful restaurants and within 15 minutes you can be on the beach! My favorite place to relax was outside in the grassy area overlooking the neighborhood below, wine in-hand, with the sun setting in the distance. My wife really enjoyed the open living room and kitchen, perfect for extended dinners and entertaining guests. I'm hoping to bring my parents here for another snow-free holiday season. The owners made sure every detail of our stay was looked after in a caring manner; I can't say enough about them. I have fond memories, and this will be our go-to spot when visiting San Diego!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York


  • 5 of 5

The villa and my time spent there exceeded my expectations. It was all that the listing reflected and more! The Lopez's were fantastic and I have already recommended them to friends of my family going to San Diego this summer. It is a guaranteed to be a pleasant visit! I also recommend heading west to Del Mar to dine, where the restaurants are great.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Brandiece, happy to hear you had a good time.
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Paris, France

This place is amazing. Th...

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing. The owners did

such a wonderful work in decorating and

furnishing the home. You will have a

great time there for sure. The master

bedroom faces South-West and the sunset

is just amazing from there. I wish the

add would have a picture of the sunset

with the hot air balloons in the back

ground, then you would see what I speak

about. The owners are also very friendly

and professional. I dealt with both

Julio and Lindsay, they are in real

estate business and know that customer

service is #1.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2010
  • Stayed: Jan 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci! Glad you guys liked the place. J&L
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San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park

From the Owner

We chose Santaluz to live because it feels like Tuscany. If you have been to Italy, you understand. When you enter the courtyard, you go back 300 years. It is close to everything, yet isolated from traffic and crowds of tourists. Our home is within a gated community and once you enter the gates, you will feel as if you've entered a 5 star resort.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : San Diego International Airport at 28 Miles Nearest Barpub : Santaluz Club at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Santaluz Club at 1 Miles Nearest Train : Solana Beach Amtrak at 10 Miles Nearest Motorway : 56 Freeway at 5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Santaluz Club at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Del Mar Beach at 10 Miles Car: necessary


Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Management Fee $175 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $2,500
Cleaning Fee $295 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.05%

Cancellation policy: will refund the reservation fee on cancellations 30 days before arrival provided the property is re-rented for the same period. No refunds on cancellations with less that 30 days notice

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: May 2, 2016
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From the Owner

The property is located where the super thick morning fog does not reach, yet we still enjoy peek ocean views on the horizon (which is especially nice during sunset!)

Property Type

  • house


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...


  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 3000 sq. ft.


  • Master bath - toilet, tub, shower
  • Casita Bathroom - toilet, shower, Mr. Steam in shower
  • Powder room - toilet


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Casita - 1 queen, 1 baby crib, Separate entrance
  • Master bedroom - 1 king, 1 queen, 1 baby crib
  • King size bed (1) in master bedroom plus queen size bed underneath it, queen size bed (1) in separate casita (guest room with full spa bathroom and private entrance), baby crib/s available upon request (1)


  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • Stone walls, tumbled travertine and hardwood floors, custom lighting, and top of the line appliances. Great floor plan with downstairs master bedroom . Great room boasts home theater system that hides away when not in use (large 8 foot projection screen and surround sound speakers.) Secluded patios and a quiet sitting area with a fountain and fire pit can also be enjoyed. A separate casita or guest quarters is located off the main courtyard with its own private entrance and spa-like bath. Have your home office thanks to a complete built-in in desk system with two separate work stations.

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