This Mid Century Ranch charmer is located on slightly more than an acre in the Quiet Hills neighborhood of southwest Escondido. The neighborhood is known for its’ serenity, privacy and rural feel while being within a few minutes of the action. Quiet Hills is made up of large lots, custom homes and a canopy of mature trees. The area is close to the huge Westfield Shopping Mall, restaurants, easy 15 freeway access, the Lake Hodges trail system, the Vineyard Golf and the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park. The home is set back off the street at the top of a long driveway. The parking is ample for a large family or large gatherings and provides a great space to park a RV or other toys. The home’s entry is via an attractive covered porch. The oversized living room has nice original hard wood flooring, wood paneling and a huge brick fireplace with hearth and custom mantle. The living room opens to a versatile room that is probably best used as a formal dining room. The space has great light, built in cabinets and french doors to the back patio and yard. The huge kitchen has tons of charm with it’s knotty pine cabinets and cozy brick fireplace. The size and layout of the kitchen and living space are perfect for large families or those that love to entertain. The master bedroom features an ensuite bathroom. The secondary bedrooms are all of good size and feature tons of storage. There are two additional rooms that could be used as optional bedrooms. One of them, currently used as a den would make a home office, game or media room, home school space or nursery. The huge back patio is a great space to hang out with a neat pergola providing plenty of shade and a built in barbeque island. The fully fenced back yard provides ample space to throw the ball around with the kids and pets. The setting is tranquil with a rural feel provided by mature landscape as well. There is a large in ground pool and spa. The garage is large enough to handle two large vehicles while still providing plenty of work and storage space. This home is located inside the current boundaries for Bernardo Elementary, Bear Valley Middle and San Pasqual High School. Escondido also offers great Charter School and private school options. There are multiple sheds on the property.