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Only House on the Lake! Beautiful and Relaxing!

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Nevada City house description

Our home is the only home on Lake Englebright, a Yuba River reservoir in California's Sierra Foothills. It's perfect for groups--family, friends, colleagues--or just relaxing for two.

This secluded 2,600 sq. ft. lakeside lodge, which sleeps up to 12 people, is a wonderful place for a family getaway, spiritual retreat, or honeymoon. Located on 50 acres, The Englebright Lakehouse offers extensive outdoor activities, such as hiking and walking, swimming, fishing, and boating (bring your own or rent at the marina). Classic American West wildlife--bald eagles, wild turkeys, hawks, turkey vultures--inhabits the property alongside Ponderosa pines, California oak, poppies, and lupine.

Our home accommodates different interests. Looking for relaxation? Sip coffee in the hot tub overlooking the lake, shower outside, read a book by the fire, hike rolling meadows, watch the sun set on the lakeside bench, cook a gourmet meal in the full-service kitchen. Alternatively, take an early morning swim or hilly run, water ski (bring your own) the 9-mile lake, or barbecue on one of five decks.

We're particularly excited about the newly re-outfitted kitchen (new pots and pans, china, flatware, and Henkles knives) with granite counters, 450-thread count sheets, and the 67' flat screen TV.

Historic California Gold Country towns Nevada City and Grass Valley are 30 minutes away by car. Lake Tahoe's North Lake area, including ski resorts Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Squaw Valley, and Sugar Bowl, is about 1.5 hours away. Sacramento and San Francisco are 1.25 hours and 3 hours respectively.

Each season at Lake Englebright is distinctly appealing: summer, high activity on the lake and vivid landscape contrasts of yellow, green and blue; fall and winter are serenely quiet with mild temperatures; spring brings vibrant wildflowers against a verdant backdrop.

Come visit and see why the Englebright Lakehouse is our family's favorite place to be!

'The best place in the mountains that we've ever been.' --March, 2005

'It was amazing how quickly we all felt at home. Couldn't get enough of the view…' --February 26, 2005

'…magical sacred surroundings…'--February 20, 2005

'This place is so amazing. The view, the vibe, and just the love that fills your home kept us cozy and safe. Thank you for creating this home and offering it up to share. We will be back for sure.' --February 20, 2005

'Here I'm feeling a peace, a peaceable home, a refuge, a hideaway, a resource. So much abundance--wood--water--ambiance…' --February 4, 2005

'Beautiful place…Lovely setting…Love your décor. We had a wonderful time.' --Fall, 2004

'What a view from all areas! We used almost every resource this cabin had to offer…wood burning stove, canoing, fishing, playing ping pong and basketball, and most importantly, just relaxing! Everyone was drawn to the very inviting master bedroom shower!! We loved every minute of it!!!' --December 21, 2003

'This house and its environment is something we Flemish only know from movies. We will keep a lasting memory of it, something wonderful.' --October 19, 2003

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 18 and have valid ID and credit history....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • Convertible bed(s)


          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 double, 2 bunk bed

            in the bunk room there are 2 twin over full beds....moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


          • DVD Player
          • Games:

            There are numerous board games ...moreless

          • Pool Table
          • Satellite / Cable:

            We have DISH Network...moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television:

            Big screen TV...moreless

          • Video Library:

            We have stocked our home with over 100 movies for your enjoyment....moreless


          • Botanical Garden
          • Cinemas
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Lakefront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Just added in spring 2013....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking:

                    2 covered parking spaces...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    We now have WI-FI...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    You may choose to bring your own linens...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    2 uncovered parking spaces...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    you may choose to bring your own...moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Stove


                  • Coffee Maker:

                    and coffee grinder...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Brand new redwood deck added in spring of 2013...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Brand new added in spring of 2013...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        Brand new 6-8 person spa overlooking the lake. Added in spring 2013...moreless



                      Write a review 4.7
                      from 6 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $2,765 $11,850
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Cleaning Fee $150
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Tax Rate 10%


                      Standard cleaning fee $150. The $500 deposit is returned after the house is cleaned and inspected. The owner will send out via e-mail after payment is received a map, an amenities list and arrival/departure directions.

                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                      Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Sacramento International Airport
                      70 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Sacramento Train Station

                      Car: Necessary

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                      Speaks: english



                      VRBO #11946

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                      This listing was first published here in 2002.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                      $395 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

                      View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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