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Yellow house view toward lake, but the lake is almost out of view, no snow pack!

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Last updated: 05/30/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This unique property sits on 40 acres at the east end of Lake Isabella just off Hwy 178. About 2 1/2 hours north of Los Angeles, the Hillside Ranch has the illusion of remoteness. It's only a quarter mile away from a super market, and gas station and only 20 minutes away from Kernville where rafting and fishing trips can be booked. Enjoy a sanctuary that offers peace and quiet with unobstructed views of the lake and mountains. Enjoy the beautiful estate-sized lawns surrounded by hundreds of trees for shade and privacy. By day watch your kids and dogs play and by night roast marshmallows at the open fire pit.

There are 3 historically charming, 1930's style homes were moved onto the property in 1950 from the town of Whiskey Flat, 'Kernville' the houses have been a part of the Hillside Ranch and Kern River Valley history for almost a hundred years. Please be our guests, and enjoy. I can E-mail more pictures of all the houses, just click on my home page link, right above the pictures. Thanks, Bruce

*** PLEASE USE THE LINK TO VISIT MY OFFICIAL WEBSITE (in blue type) ABOVE THE PICTURES***

And we're GREEN, we produce all of our power for landscaping with a Bergey 10K wind turbine and an Aeromotor windmill.

This property is privately owned and management and owner will not be responsible for accidents or injury to guests or for loss of money, jewelry or valuables of any kind.

Keywords: Mountain, Ranch, Cabins, Lake

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Big, big lawns for running around and playing various games...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside the houses....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Red and yellow houses only....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 3-20

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • 3 Bedrooms total: 2 queen, 1 twin/ single

    This bedroom count is only for the yellow house...moreless

  • Yellow house, 2 - Queen Beds, & 1 twin Blue house, 1 - King, 1 bunk bed Red house, 2 - bunk beds, 2 - Queens beds Trailer, - 1 Queen...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Each house has 1 bathroom tub/shower

Other Amenities

  • So far this winter, 2014, the snow pack is very low, the Lake is very low and can not be seen from the property....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    New 70 inch in the Red house dining room...moreless

  • Toys:

    Various kid games....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    There are various movies on DVD and VHS, kid movies too....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    We always have a lake view, it just depends on the snow pack how close it is....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    If the lake fills up from a good snow pack....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • 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
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The red house has a large dining room that seats 12 +...moreless

  • Dining Room

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    swamp cooler in front room and window AC in master bedroom at the Yellow house...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Yellow and red houses...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane, electric and wood...moreless

  • Internet:

    At all houses...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Yes....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is plenty of room by the house for various autos, boats, trailers, RVs, etc....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There are RV hook ups by the Yellow, and Red House but this is an extra fee....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    We have everything you will need, just bring food and a toothbrush....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Zip lock baggies, tin foil, wax paper and a few left over condiments are always there....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Lake rentals are 15 minutes away...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2)...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    A Bar-B-Q area with great views and table, fire pit and electric power, misters if it's hot, and lights if it gets dark....moreless

  • Golf:

    20 minutes away in Kernville...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    20 minutes away in Kernville...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Between the Yellow House and the Blue house...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane and coal Bar-B-Qs...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    20 minutes away at Shirley Meadows...moreless

 

Reviews

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$125/night (Sun. Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs.)
$150/night (Fri, Sat,& holiday days)
2 night min, sometimes 3 if it's a 4 day holiday weekend.
Cleaning varies from $50. to $100. depending on # people & pets.
$100 security deposit, per house
$125. per night, One couple without pets, any house, any 2 nights.
Ask about multi houses deals
*** PLEASE USE THE LINK TO VISIT OUR OFFICIAL WEBSITE AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE *

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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kernville
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sierra Vista
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kernville
45 Miles
Nearest Train
Bakersfield
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sierra Vista
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Shirley Meadows
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Paradise Cove

Great Kite flying, bird and critter watching.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: I am a retired sound effects editor from the film industry. I am married with two children. I have been a Mr. Mom, a carpenter, a drywall hanger, a handyman, a potter, a hippie, a college drop out, a landscape gardener, a traveler, a surfer, a tennis player, made a couple of short films and wrote 6 bad screenplays. That's not all but I don't want to brag. My wife has done a bunch of stuff too but she won't talk about it.... that's probably a good idea.

Why the Owner Chose South Lake:
In 1994 after looking all over California for about 10 years in hopes of finding an old farm house I could fix up, I stumbled across this property and fell in love. The spot looked pretty good to me, I thought it had great potential. And what the hell, the price was right, so I bought it and started planting trees. It didn't looked to good in those days but I thought with a little hard work, I’d have this place whipped into shape in 5 years, tops. The year was 1994, I was 44 years old, in good health, and ready to go. Now, in 2014, I’m 64 years old. I’ve been bit, stung and sun burned more times then I can remember. Remarkably my health is still pretty good, but shockingly I’m still not done. But, I’m not giving up either. Anyway, it’s been a labor of love, I hope you have as much fun playing here, as I have had working here.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is very quiet and the view ain't bad either.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Yellow house view toward lake, but the lake is almost out of view, no snow pack!

    Yellow house view toward lake, but the lake is almost out of view, no snow pack!

  • Yellow house dining room

    Yellow house dining room

  • Front yard blue and yellow house

    Front yard blue and yellow house

  • Blue house deck view

    Blue house deck view

  • Giant sequoias, north of Kernville, an hour an half drive from the Ranch.

    Giant sequoias, north of Kernville, an hour an half drive from the Ranch.

  • Red house kitchen

    Red house kitchen

  • Yellow and Blue house with lawn

    Yellow and Blue house with lawn

  • Red house front room.

    Red house front room.

  • Yellow house bed room #1

    Yellow house bed room #1

  • yellow house kitchen

    yellow house kitchen

  • red house front room

    red house front room

  • blue house master bedroom

    blue house master bedroom

  • Front porch view, however this old dead tree burned down summer of 2010.

    Front porch view, however this old dead tree burned down summer of 2010.

  • Bar-B-Q  area and firepit between yellow and blue house

    Bar-B-Q area and firepit between yellow and blue house

  • Front gate in Winter

    Front gate in Winter

  • Rafting the upper Kern about two miles north of Kernville.

    Rafting the upper Kern about two miles north of Kernville.

  • Bergey 10k wind turbine, and Aermotor windmill.

    Bergey 10k wind turbine, and Aermotor windmill.

  • Blue house kitchen.

    Blue house kitchen.

  • Blue house front room.

    Blue house front room.

  • New Red house dining room, seats 10 or 12.

    New Red house dining room, seats 10 or 12.

  • yellow house bedroom #2

    yellow house bedroom #2

  • yellow house front room

    yellow house front room

  • red house bed room

    red house bed room

  • red house dining room

    red house dining room

VRBO #177248

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Date last modified - Friday, August 28, 2015

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  • Sleeps
    20
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/30/2014
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