Welcome to your personal mountain getaway, on over 8 acres, atop a hill in Japatul Valley overlooking a private lake and the ocean to the West. Tucked up on the hill with a gated private driveway, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath, with master loft boasts 2708 sq ft of light and bright living space. Master bedroom comes complete with an approximate 400 sq ft walk in closet. Enjoy the best of San Diego in a secluded area 40 minutes from the beaches, 20 minutes from the mountains and an hour from the desert floor. This custom log home has been lovingly maintained by the current owners with a newer roof, new textured carpet throughout and freshly painted walls. You will be greeted with stunning logs and a stained glass front door to welcome you. The kitchen will delight you with warm views, built in appliances, lots of counter space and an open concept into the dining room and living room. This open concept is perfect for entertaining family and friends. Looking out to the South and the West with large picture perfect windows, the wood beamed ceilings, and unique architecture give this San Diego home unique charm with sophistication. Sitting on over 8 acres, the grounds are the true gem of this home surrounding it with lots of views and privacy. On a clear day you have views to the Pacific Ocean from the wrap around porch. The property has a horseshoe area, a serene park featuring a large sandbox, a playhouse with corrugated roof and double pane windows, a horse corral, a gated garden, a 1600 sq ft shop with 240 volt outlets, a 2400 sq ft shop with an additional bedroom and bathroom on second floor. The larger shop is set up for events with a bar made from reclaimed lumber from the historic Hollywood Park. Attached to the smaller shop you will find covered parking for your motorhome or boat. With a brand new solar system, your own well with 10,000 gallon storage tank and owned 1150 gallon propane tank.