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Welcome to the El Dorado Ranch / Family Retreat

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Last updated: 05/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Our ranch is a family orientated property that stands on 350 acres and accommodates up to 20 people if you rent all the structures. We have 8 bedrooms in total between the Lodge (4 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms), Guest House (3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms), & Creek Side Cottage (1 bedroom & 1 bathroom). In addition, the Living Rooms provide 3 extra air mattresses. All 3 homes are within 100 yards of each other. If desired, you have the ability to rent just the Lodge outside of June, July, August & holidays (we always rent the ranch in it’s entirety during the summer & holidays). if you are entertaining a small group. And you need not worry... we never share the ranch (invite more than one reservation during any time period).


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Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 4800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 7: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 8: 2 double


  • Lodge: The first bedroom is furnished with two twin beds, plenty of books and two sliding glass doors that lead to a entry level patio. The second bedroom is our Summer Room it has two twin beds as well, a day bed with trundle. There is a bathroom and shower in-between the two bedrooms. Second floor bedrooms: Master Suite comes with a wood burning stove, a large private deck & large closet, dresser. The second upstairs bedroom is of the same size. Guest House: Bedrooms: The Master bedroom, located off the Living Room to the left, comprises a ensuite bathroom, Queen bed, and large closet. The second bedroom provides a beautiful view of Murphy & Rileys canyon through the sliding glass door that leads to the deck. The bedroom has laminate flooring and a Queen bed. The third bedroom has laminate flooring, bunk beds (full on the bottom and twin on top) and large closet. Creek Side Cottage: 1 Full size bed in bedroom and 2 full size sofa futons in living area. Bathroom w/shower...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower


  • Bathrooms: There are five bathrooms - two in the Lodge, one on each floor, two in the Guest House, and 1 in the Creek Side Cottage. The Lodge first floor family bathroom has a shower cubicle, basin, vanity unit and lavatory. The second floor Lodge master bathroom, comprising a full tub and shower, vanity unit and lavatory, is shared with the two second floor bedrooms. The Guest House Master bedroom comprises a ensuite bathroom with shower cubicle, vanity unit and lavatory. There is also a Guest House bathroom and shower in-between the two other bedrooms, which is located just outside both in the hallway. The Creek Side Cottage has a bathroom with shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • MAIN LODGE: The entrance leads to a country style eat-in kitchen/ dining room. The kitchen is fully equipped, including a gas top stove/electric oven with extractor fan overhead, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, trash compactor, coffee maker, blender, toaster, and plenty of pots, pans, plates, mugs, glasses etc. In the main room you will find a large fireplace and wood burning stove over looking the top patio and pool. The room is furnished with wall to wall carpet, 7 seater wrap around couch, 2 reclining armchair seats, ottoman, and entertainment system providing PLASMA Satellite TV. GUEST HOUSE: The entrance leads into the living and dining room. In the living room you will find a wood burning stove and sliding glass doors that lead to a large wrap around patio overlooking Murphy & Rileys valley. The room is furnished with a couch, loveseat, reclining lazy boy, and entertainment system providing FLAT SCREEN LCD Satellite TV. The kitchen is fully equipped. ...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 14 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool


Write a review 4.9
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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3 night min stay
$485 $665
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$3,815 $14,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $35
  • Cleaning $325
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $10
  • Taxes Included


Event rates are on a per group basis. Weddings are typically between $500 - $1,000 venue charge.

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 05/28/2015
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40 Miles
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Bear Valley

Car: Necessary

The Ranch is approximately 73 miles southeast from Sacramento, 132 miles east of San Francisco, and 135 miles south of South Lake Tahoe.

Just a hour and a half drive from the Sacramento airport, yet far enough to take in the beauty of the Sierra foothills. Activities: Golf - several courses nearby; hike & mountain bike; swim, river raft, kayak, or fish on beautiful lakes & rivers; guided tours of subterranean wonderland of several natural caverns; twenty local premium wineries & 14 miles from quaint historic Gold Rush town of Murphys. 42 miles to Bear Valley for great downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, sledding, telemarketing, or cross country skiing on world-class groomed trail system.


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