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Elegant, Fun Estate Minutes To Balboa Park and Everything San Diego!

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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chateau / country house
Minimum Stay
4 nights


Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Otay Ranch - Bonita Estates Chateau

Five Bedrooms Perfect for Entertaining Sleeps 10

Located in an exclusive neighborhood atop a hill just Southeast of San Diego’s center and only minutes from just about anywhere you will want to visit in this lovely city there exists a fantastic luxurious home in San Diego’s Bonita community. Welcome to Bonita Estates Vacation Chateau! Truly your home away from home or a fantastic multi-use event space!

Whether you are all about the extended family experience or a small group of friends and business associates traveling to our city. We think you will find this well-appointed, spacious 6,000 square foot home may suit your needs perfectly.

The fully stocked chef’s kitchen features a butler’s pantry, large center island and breakfast area with a view to the pool, barbecue and backyard views of the nearby rolling hills. Absolutely everything you or your caterer will require to serve your family and guests is already here.

The interior design is as comfortable and family friendly as it is elegant. Custom lighting accents the beautiful decor and abundant art work collected from the owner's travels throughout the world. The library with its collection of books and photos of authors and floor to ceiling rolling ladder will remind you of old world elegance of time gone by. If you like to read or play chess you may never leave this room!

There are a total of 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. Each bedroom has its own private bathroom. The master suite has a king size bed, private seating area and large luxurious bathroom. Two bedrooms have queen beds (one with a fold out full size sofa), the two remaining bedrooms have a pair of full size beds in each bedroom. The home easily accommodates up to 10 people very comfortably or slightly larger groups creatively. All beds are extremely comfortable luxurious beds like you would find at the finest hotels. You’re going to sleep soundly!

Full on site laundry with washer and dryer is included. Linens, extra towels, and even beach towels are included. Affordable daily maid service is available as well.

Bonita Estates Vacation Chateau also boasts a wine cellar, butler's pantry, media room, fitness room with weight machines, elliptical machine and treadmill, yoga mats and much more. There is also a complete business suite with conference table and two desks, and finally complete home theater room with surround sound, theater seating, popcorn machine and a collection of movies.

The landscaping is awesome! You’ll enjoy the swimming pool, Jacuzzi, built in barbeque area, patio tables, tree house (yes, tree house!) and plenty of room to suntan, swim, and play or just relax. The beautiful front portion of the home can be equipped with canopies and tables for catered events to comfortably accommodate up to 350 guests for weddings, anniversaries, holiday parties and company meetings etc. Special arrangements must be made for event use.


Media room

Fitness room

Business office suite

Swimming pool


Tree house

Wine cellar

Multiple flat screen TV’s

Full media suite




High speed wireless internet

Writing desk

Coffee maker


Professional Stove with griddle

Reverse osmosis filtered water


Gas barbecue


Boogie boards

Iron and Ironing board

Washer and drier


Beach towels

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Roman Beltran
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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About Roman Beltran

Roman Beltran is a lifelong San Diegan with a background in hospitality, construction and real estate. He has been a licensed full service Realtor in the State of California since 2005 and and has managed exclusive vacation properties for over ten years. It is truly his genuine pleasure to treat your family and friends as valued guests and provide an outstanding vacation rental experience.

Roman Beltran purchased this chateau / country house in 2000

Why Roman Beltran chose San Diego

Value, this is a very special property for the discerning vacation rental client who enjoys having the best and appreciates affordability.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

This home is close to everything in San Diego and perfect for families, groups and entertaining. Kids will love the tree house, you will love being able to work out in the home, read in the library, catch up on work in the private office suite and the whole family will love the pool, Jacuzzi and media room!


based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

Elegant, Fun Estate Minutes To Balboa Park and Everything San Diego!
average rating of 4.571429 based on 14 reviews

Beautiful Estate and Safe neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

I was there for a work trip with 6 other co-workers and we all really enjoyed our stay. Our favorite part was hanging out by the pool and looking at the view. The beds were comfortable and the property was clean. Roman, the property manager, was easy to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Wonderful home for family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing family reunion with 8 children under age 12. The house is full of beautiful art and lots of space for individual families. The children loved playing hide and seek, swimming in the pool and the tree house. There is a temporary screen fence stored on the side of the house which we used to keep the babies out of the pool .We kept the windows open and did not need the air conditioning. The kids loved the media room and liked the play loft. We would stay there again .

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Great Rental Property!

  • 5 of 5

Our company really enjoyed renting this property for our employees. The house is well maintained and realtor and home owner were very pleasant.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Bonita Estate

  • 5 of 5

This was a great experience and I highly recommend the location. It is a super house with all the amenities you could ever need. The back yard views and pool are really great! We had a corporate event in San Diego and used the house for lodgings for many of our invitees. The location is convenient and the property is immaculately maintained. The residence would be suitable for weddings, family reunions or large families. I also highly recommend Roman the property manager. He is super attentive and details oriented and will ensure your stay is super. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Nice house that can be superb

  • 3 of 5

Nice house. Several ways for entreatment (pool, jacuzzi, TVs, Netflix, Music systems, excersise room, Game room, tree house, baroque..). Great place for family get together, with lots of rooms and and bathroom, however the house is showing signs of age and some items need to be upgraded, if done it is definitely deserves a 5 star rating. The house care taker is wonderful guy and very responsive.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Too hot for 5 stars

  • 3 of 5

We would like to give this house more stars, but there were too many little things that went wrong. Considering the over $1,000 per night price tag, this house only gets 3 stars from us.

We booked this house for a family reunion in the middle of July. Roman was very good to work with. He was very professional and helpful. Upon check in we discovered several things were missing or broken:

1. The filtered water didn't work for 2 days and the tap water was undrinkable. We had to use bottled water.

2. The trash compactor was broken. (Not a big deal)

3. The tub in the master bathroom wouldn't drain. (The plumber fixed it 2 days later.)

4. The treadmill was broken. (A big disappointment.)

5. The spa wouldn't turn on outside. It had to be turned on in the master suite. (Not a big deal, but an inconvenience for those staying in the master suite.

6. There was no boogie boards (as advertised) and only 1 bike (2 were promised). Roman was very helpful and brought us 2 boogie boards and a bike a few hours after check in.

All of these things were pretty minor. The biggest problem was with the A/C usage.

At check-in we were told the house has 5 A/C units, however, if we use the A/C we would go over our allotted power use for the week. We didn't use the A/C for the first couple of days, but the west wing of the house (which included 2 bedrooms, the exercise room, theater room, and office) was simply too hot to use without A/C. The children's loft was also extremely hot. We tried leaving the windows open to allow a breeze to cool the house, but were told not to leave the windows open when we were out of the house. It was also noisy at night with the windows open (with the windows closed it was fine). The temperature reached the high 80's while we were there. We used the A/C only at night for a short time to cool the bedrooms. We were gone most of the time during the days so we weren't using much power.

After we returned home, we discovered that some of our deposit was kept because we used too much power. For a house that cost over $1,000 per night, (and an additional fee because we had 13 people ) we feel the A/C should have been included.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
16.4 Miles
San Diego Intenational Airport - Lindbergh Field
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bonita Golf Course
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
SR 54 @ Briarwood
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many to choose from
Nearest Beach
15.1 Miles
Car: necessary

In addition to it's close proximity to Lindbergh International Airport, this property is only 20 minutes from Tijuana International Airport and Brown Field for private planes.

And, we're just 20 minutes from Sea World Aquatica Water Park!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Otay Ranch, San Diego County

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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £29 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £349
Property Damage Protection £81
Pet Fee £123
Booking Fee £103
Refundable Damage Deposit £822

Pets only with written authorization
Max. 10 people unless specified in writing by owner
Primary renter must be 25 years of age or older

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Otay Ranch in San Diego County

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Hob ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Guest hall bath
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , office suite bathroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Double Bed , East Wing (2 Full Beds)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Downstairs West Wing
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , Upstairs Bedroom West Wing
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs East Wing (has a carpeted upsatairs play loft)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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