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San Francisco etc 05Dec23 - 23Jan24

smi & eyt

LODGING

Justin and family are temporarily at 14050 Halper Rd, Poway CA 92064

05Dec - 05Jan San Francisco

Check in >2pm 05dec23
Check out <10am 05jan24
Host: Richard Wegener, confirmation code HM2EEKERKF

10Jan - 23Jan Poway

Palm Paradise Cottage
15615 Boulder Ridge Ln, Poway, CA 92064, USA

Check in >3p 10jan24
Check out <11am 23jan24
Host: John, confirmation code HMDZ49NA49

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* Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
* Nearby lake, river, other body of water
* Climbing or play structure

===Safety devices===

Security camera/recording device
“There is one security camera facing the outside door from the outside to see people exiting the cottage and another security camera facing away from the door to identify people entering the cottage. The camera facing the cottage can see inside the window, but there is a curtain that can be shut.”

Carbon monoxide alarm installed
“There are two fire alarms/carbon monoxide alarms. One in the master bedroom and one in the hall between the kitchen/dining/bathroom area.”

Smoke alarm installed
“There are two fire alarms/carbon monoxide alarms. One in the master bedroom and one in the hall between the kitchen/dining/bathroom area.”

===Property info===
Some spaces are shared
“The outdoor kitchen, pool, jacuzzi, yard, rose garden, tennis court etc. will be shared with me and my three children.”
Pet(s) live on property

Weapons on property
“There is a bow and arrow and a pellet gun locked in a gun safe inside the garage of my house. Only I know the combination.”

Additional rules
  * Please sign a waiver before using the trampoline, pool, spa, etc.
  * Minors must always be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  * No smoking or vaping of any kind anywhere on the property. $1000 penalty charged if this rule is broken.
  * No events or parties.
  * Only registered guests on the property.
  * No open flames other than the fireplace in the BBQ area.
  * Report any damage ASAP! 
  * Discard cooking oil in the trash can. 
  * Only flush toilet paper. Do not flush paper towels, feminine products etc.
  * Wipe your feet before entering the cottage.
  * Follow all posted signage.
  * Keep out of the area behind the tennis court.

===About this space===

Take it easy at this unique and tranquil getaway. There is a bridge over a koi pond leading to the entrance of the cottage as well as outdoor dining and grilling areas, a fireplace, a pool and jacuzzi just on the other side. As you follow the paths through the property, there is a larger koi pond, a tennis court and a rose garden. The main residence on the property is listed seperately here as well. When both places are full, I stay in my RV in the parking lot.

The space

The cottage is situated on the back side of the Palm Paradise Estate in the city of Poway. There are over 400 palm trees and cycads on the estate as well as 50 rose bushes, fruit trees and other luxurious amenities. The cottage itself sits behind a stream and koi pond and it has a quiet serene feel to it. Even though the little stream is going 24/7, if you close the windows, you can't hear it at all. This is a very quiet neighborhood perfect for someone who wants to relax.

Guest access

Guests have full access to the property except for the main house, sheds and the area behind the tennis court where I have an aquaponics garden and a run for our dog. Feel free to sample fruit from the fruit trees or wander the rose garden or play some tennis. You can go in the conservatory if you like, but there are some really prickly things in there, so be careful. Minors should not go in the conservatory.
Other things to note

Poway is the city in the country. It is just far enough away from the ocean that there is no salty smell in the air but close enough to everything to still enjoy it.

There are horse trails all throughout Poway, so don't be surprised if you see a horse crossing the street in front of you. It really is a city, with a bit of country still in the air. Our mayor even wears a cowboy hat 24/7. Never seen him without it.

Poway is

- 24 minutes to the beach
- 29 minutes to downtown San Diego
- 36 minutes to Sea World
- 38 minutes to Legoland
- 26 minutes to Balboa Park
- 24 minutes to San Diego Zoo Safari Park
- 32 minutes to the Convention Center (Comicon)


(His entire home is also available. [[https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/869704333080796476|Palm Paradise Residence listing]]

TRANSPORTATION

AIR

Tu 12/5/2023EXDLYGJetBlue 2233 BOS445p - SFO833p (6h48m)Blue 1 bag/pp Seats 26A 26C19,000 pts + $11.20
Tu 1/23/2024JSOBVDJetBlue 620 SAN1105a - BOS726p (5h) Blue 1 bag/pp Seats 26A 26C18,600 pts + $11.20

First checked bag is free. This means 2 bags checked for the two of us.
If we add 1 or 2 more bags, cost is $50 for each if done >24 hours in advance. Costs more if done at airport or <24 hours.

Baggage info for JetBlue

Carry-on/overhead bin <22x14x9
Carry-on/personal under seat<17x13x8
Checked<62“ overall, L+W+H<62”
and <50# else big fee

CAR RENTAL

BUDGET Booking #US842664420 Conf# 44301294US2

arguscarhire.com. email: 1/3/2024 9:43pm (starred)

Pickup 1/5/2024 9am Budget 675 Post St, Union Square 94109 415-674-1917
Dropoff1/12/2024 9am San Diego Airport619-680-4949

Camry or similar
5 passengers, 4 bags, 4 doors, Fullsize car

charge 7 days 433.29
Collision Damage Waiver 88.00
Paid when reserved - 88.00
Due at desk
when pick up car
433.29
Allianz Collision Damage Insurance

Email 9:42pm 1/3/2024 (starred)
Rental Car Protector III
Plan EUSP2388547377 Policy ID 522084953
Purchase 1/4/2024, Effective 1/5/2024
$88 Rental dates 1/5/2024 - 1/12/2024
Full plan details
800-892-0130


Drive San Francisco to San Diego with stops

https://www.boboandchichi.com/san-francisco-to-san-diego-drive/

from-to drive timewhat to do at destination
San Francisco -to- Santa Cruz 1h 20m this and that
Santa Cruz -to- Monterey 48m this and that
Monterey -to- Carmel-by-the-sea 12m this and that
Carmel-by-the-Sea -to- Hearst Castle2h 40m tour Hearst Castle
Hearst Castle -to- Avila Beach Golf Resort 1h 5m
Avila Beach Golf Resort -to- Solvang 1h 10m

drive stay plans

datefromtostay
fri 1/5 SFO
sat 1/6
sun 1/7
mon 1/8 Santa Monica/sucher, Fullerton/lukFullerton/luk
tue 1/9 Fullerton/luk
weds 1/10Fullerton Poway airbnbairbnb
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