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Amazing, Enchanting Art Retreat

Amazing, Enchanting Art Retreat

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

This home was designed by the famous artist James Hubbell. It is unique and marvelous. This home and the artist are featured in two books stocked in the living room.

The full charm of "The Shire" is absorbed over days and nights of individual's and couple's immersion, relaxation and awakening.

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Cable TV
Indoor fireplace
Air conditioning

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 1PM - 6PM
Check out by 5PM

97 Reviews

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Aaron User Profile
Aaron
April 2018
Chuck’s home in Alpine is truly magical. Architecturally unique, utterly cozy, and very relaxing, I’ve never stayed anyplace like it. The location provides very easy access to both the freeway and Alpine’s commercial district. There is some road noise as mentioned, but it sure is…

Will User Profile
Will
April 2018
A truly one-of-a-kind location. Enjoyed it thoroughly inside and out. Can’t wait to come back someday!

Char User Profile
Char
April 2018
Beautiful and unique place, highly recommended (especially for fans of James Hubbell). Chuck was a wonderful host! I also recommend checking out Sky Falconry when you're in the area: an amazing experience.

Parker User Profile
Parker
March 2018
Very unique and romantic location with great amenities. Chuck was a perfect host, explained the house and gave us local tips based on our interests. Definitely recommend the Shire! Bonus points for middle-earth enthusiasts
Chuck User Profile
Response from Chuck:
Thanks, Parker; glad you both enjoyed your stay!
March 2018

April User Profile
April
March 2018
Our weekend at The Shire was truly magical and a one-of-a-kind experience. Very grateful that Chuck has opened his home for others to enjoy. The Shire is so comfortable and inviting and we had a great time in all the spaces reading, relaxing, and enjoying Chuck's music collection…
Chuck User Profile
Response from Chuck:
I appreciate your stay, April, and am happy you fully enjoyed it!
March 2018

Jill User Profile
Jill
March 2018
This is a very unique and special place. Chuck is a wonderful host ... kind, interesting, and thoughtful. Highly recommend.
Chuck User Profile
Response from Chuck:
Thanks, and I highly recommend Jill as a great guest.
March 2018

Chad User Profile
Chad
March 2018
We had a fantastic experience at the shire. The host, Chuck, was very knowledgeable about the home and its architect, the surrounding area, beer, and art. The space is gorgeous and offers a unique living experience that I would recommend to all. Location is optimally placed half …
Chuck User Profile
Response from Chuck:
Thanks for being wonderful guests, paired well for enjoying The Shire. Cheers!
March 2018

Hosted by Chuck

San Diego, California, United StatesJoined in February 2013
Chuck User Profile
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Chuck is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a world traveler, have enjoyed visiting 47 states and 34 countries so far, not just to land in, but walk and "feel" as much as possible. I've lived in nine states and two European countries, but settled in wonderful San Diego for most of my life. I especially love running, …
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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Location
Alpine, CA, United States

Alpine is an inland "town-like" community of the county, 30-35 miles from downtown San Diego, SAN airport, the Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, dozens of museums and theaters, and hundreds…

Getting around

A car is nearly essential, not only get to this home but most of San Diego's attractions. Though a bus serves the street, and trollies from the El Cajon Transit Center, 1-2 hour system travel times m…

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