The Lodge on Palomar Mountain
A truly rare and extraordinary opportunity awaits atop Palomar Mountain. Welcome to the historic destination known as The Lodge on Palomar Mountain. Established in the early 1920s as The Palomar Mountain Clubhouse, this property is rich with character, yesteryear and forthcoming possibilities. Once a gathering locale for locals and visitors from afar, The Lodge on Palomar Mountain, also known as
Edgewood Tavern in years passed, has hosted everything from dances and dinners to romance and weddings. Situated on 3.74 acres in a wonderfully unique mountain community, The Lodge welcomes you into an immediate sense of wonder and contentment. Commanding views, private accommodations and hospitable gathering spaces create a magnificent and memorable experience for visitors and overnight guests alike. The work of the original craftsmen and resources from the mountain, including native timber, bring a warmth to The Lodge and a feeling of connection to its history. Come and experience this local treasure and make this beloved destination retreat your own!
Just beyond the historic stone walkway lies the welcoming entry to The Lodge. Enjoy an inviting common area complete with comfortable seating area, dining space and a grand fireplace. Furnishings in the great room will convey with sale. The large kitchen features; 2 stoves, 2 refrigerators, large pantry, ample cabinet storage and counter space. Just beyond lies the utility room with laundry and additional storage space. From the great room the hallway leads to the 10 guest rooms and 8 baths beyond. The tiled walkway leads to each private room; four with private baths and 6 that share 2 separate baths. Wi-fi is available in the great room and guest rooms and five rooms feature televisions. A beautiful seating patio at the entry is a wonderful spot to take in the magnificent views beyond. A separate courtyard seating area is an deal area to enjoy, complete with an outdoor fireplace. A separate outbuilding has potential for use as storage and other personalization. The property has 2 septic systems and is served by the Palomar Mutual Water District.
One of the many alluring features of this location is the variety of plant and animal life in the surrounding area; arguably the healthiest and most biodiverse natural habitat in the county. Pines and Cedar thrive in the setting along with a wealth of native flora. Four seasons are appreciable in this area; spring wildflower blooms, warm summer breezes, fall color change and light snow present awe-inspiring natural transitions throughout the year. Of great importance are the various directions from which the property can be accessed across lightly traveled state highways and picturesque county roads. Wildlife is abundant in the area: deer and turkey roam freely, while raptors and other rare species of animals can be found here because of the abundance of water and cover.
Agriculture remains as the dominant economic activity in the area. Horse and cattle ranches are the backdrop for the landscape of light residential development. There are many fine restaurants and lodging accommodations in the surrounding area of this centrally, yet privately located property.
RECREATION AND LIFESTYLE
There is extensive opportunity for outdoor recreation on the property and surrounding area. Home to the world famous Hale Telescope, the Palomar Observatory stands nearby. Enjoy Palomar Mountain State Park and a scenic drive along “The Highway to the Stars”. Miles of hiking trails, biking trails, hunting, fishing are all available on the property and beyond. Surrounding, quaint towns are nearby and offer fine dining, art galleries, wineries, golfing, and unique community activities.
Co Listed with Diana Serry, Broker DRE# 01512394
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