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Grandpa Buzzard's Cabin at the Buzzard's Roost - Plumas County, Ca

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Last updated: 11/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Portola cabin description

'Bear-themed' Grandpa Buzzard's Cabin sits on our family property which was purchased by our parents over 60 years ago. The main home on the property was constructed from lumber our parent's salvaged from dismantling Walker Mine north of where Lake Davis currently sits.

Our young father also built Grandpa's Cabin from salvaged lumber in the 1950's for his father, 'Grandpa', so that he could live with the family but still have his own private area. The cabin has been moved over the years, and has been remodeled, though we kept the original wood flooring.

If this cabin could only speak, you would be quite entertained by what it could tell you! It was not only our grandfather's home but over the years it has served as a guest house, month-to-month rental, used by one of my brother's to play cards in with his teenage friends, kept our missing dog safe until we noticed his head popping up and down in the window, was home to various family members, and was also home to the LDS missionaries for a time. Grandpa Buzzard's Cabin's patio includes rock work that Grandpa did while he was living here.

Now Grandpa's Cabin will serve our customers as a great get-away and convenient place to begin all your adventures in Plumas County. We also have a wonderful apartment available (#314112), and new for 2014, Grandpa's House #562206. Ask us for details.

Grandpa's Cabin is clean and furnished with pretty much everything you need, including kitchen, satellite flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, deck with table and chairs, covered parking, fenced yard/patio with gas BBQ, picnic table, hammock, porch swing, and two places to build camp fires. (All the wood you want provided.) *** July 15, 2014 I lowered the nightly rate by $29 because I am providing all bedding and towels, but I am no longer making the beds.***

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Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Children Welcome:

                We're all for families!...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No exceptions...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Most pets approved, but we reserve the right to make that decision...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Queen size Bed (1) Very thick comfy memory foam bed, small recliner

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Huge fenced private patio and yard, gas BBQ, fire ring, and free-standing fire pit, 2 tables, chairs, private hammock, and porch swing...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Forests
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • River:

                    Feather River runs through the property...moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Not many neighbors; very private...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Wooden table, 2 wooden chairs with pads...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 2 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Air conditioner in east window facing bed....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Available if you stay at least 7 nights...moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    Covered carport with cement pad and overhead lights...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Electric...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Free Wi-fi...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    All bedding and towels provided; customers make the beds...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Covered carport with cement pad and overhead lights...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Plenty of room for any 'toys' you bring with you...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    (Special rate if you bring your own.)...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Available if you stay at least 7 nights...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free WiFi available on premises...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Percolator...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Everything we could think of that you might possibly need...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Regular size refrigerator with freezer on top...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Four burner, electric...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Redwood deck overlooking yard and private patio with two tables, chairs, 2 fire pits, gas BBQ, private hammock, and new 'very comfy' porch swing. (We provide the fire wood.)...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Gas BBQ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.7
                      from 6 traveler reviews
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                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $95
                      $567

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 9%

                      Notes:

                      $10/ night each additional person

                      Payment due on departure; check or credit card


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 11/14/2014
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                      Location

                      • Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola: RUN A LOCOMOTIVE

                        "Walk or ride a bike from The Buzzard's Roost to visit the Railroad Museum. You can also sit..."

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                      • Grizzly Creek Ranch

                      • Portola Pizza Factory

                        "197 Commercial Street (530) 832-0430 Pizza, pizza, pizza! Just a minutes drive from The Buzz..."

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                      • Polka Dot

                        "Fun hamburger stop in nearby Quincy. Good food and lots of shade!"

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                      • Reno Air Races

                        "Reno, Nevada Wednesday 09/11/13 - Sunday 09/15/13"

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                      • Sierra Safari Zoo

                        "Cute little zoo; kids love it. 45 minute drive from The Buzzard's Roost."

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                      • Gumbas Pizzeria & Grill

                        "350 Bonta Street Graeagle (530) 836-1212"

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                      • Iron Door

                        "Dinner house Johnsville, CA "

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                      • Longboards Bar & Grill

                        "402 Poplar Valley Road Graeagle, CA (530) 836-1111 www.plumaspinesgolf.com "

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                      • Sardine Lake Resort

                        "Lakes Basin Area Sardine Lake Sand Pond"

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                      • Graeagle Fros-Tee

                        "Can't go to Graeagle without getting an ice cream cone! This hamburger joint has been on the..."

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                      • Dee's Station Cafe

                        "270 Commercial Street Portola, CA (530) 832-4852"

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                      • Lena's Cantina

                        "165 East Sierra Street (Hwy 70) Portola, CA (530) 832-5360"

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                      • Coffee Tree Express

                        "196 East Sierra Street Portola, CA"

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                      • Hong Kong Restaurant

                        "117 West Sierra Street (Hwy 70) Portola, CA (530) 832-1458 www.hongkongharvard.com"

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                      • Portola Village Pharmacy

                        "AKA "Kehoe Pharmacy" 157 Commercial Street Portola, CA (530) 832-4218 www.uniteddrugs.com Th..."

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                      • Nakoma Golf Resort

                        "Nakoma Golf Resort 3887 Portola-Mclears Road 348 Bear Run Clio, CA (530) 832-4889 www.nakoma..."

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                      • Portola Frosty

                        "Hamburgers, fries, shakes, etc. 281 West Sierra Street (Hwy 70) (530) 832-5345 Great milksha..."

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                      • SUBWAY® Restaurants

                        "We all know Subway! Yummm! 24 West Sierra Street, #2 (Hwy 70) (530) 832-0222 www.subway.com"

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                      • Cuccia's Pasta-Pizza-Wine Bar

                        "1228 Johnsville Road Graeagle, CA (530) 836-2121"

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                      • Firewoods at Gray Eagle Lodge

                        "5000 Gold Lake Forest Highway (530) 836-2511 www.grayeaglelodge.com"

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                      • Graeagle Mill Works

                        "115 Highway 89 Graeagle, CA (530) 836-2828 www.graeagle.com"

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                      • Village Baker

                        "340 Bonta Street Blairsden, CA (530) 836-4064 Pastries, pies, cakes, bread, coffee, etc."

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                      • Graeagle Outpost

                        "Highway 89 (Next to the Mill Pond) (530) 836-2414 Food and boat rentals"

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                      • Dollard's Sierra Market

                        "Right up the road from The Buzzard's Roost. Gas and Groceries Very convenient Always open (5..."

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                      • Leonard's Market

                        "Groceries Easy to find (530) 832-5062"

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                      • Red & White Market

                        "Groceries and gas (530) 832-5108"

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                      • Safeway

                        "30 minute drive from The Buzzard's Roost 20 East Main Street (Hwy 70) Quincy, CA (530) 283-1..."

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                      • Sav Mor Foods

                        "30 minute drive from The Buzzard's Roost 1947 East Main Street (Hwy 70) Quincy, CA (530) 283..."

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                      • Quincy Drug Store

                        "30 minute drive from The Buzzard's Roost 493 Main Street Quincy, CA (530) 283-0480 Drug stor..."

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                      • Rite Aid

                        "30 minute driver from the Buzzard's Roost 40 East Main Street (Hwy 70) Quincy, CA (530) 283-..."

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                      • American Valley Hardware

                        "30 minute drive from The Buzzard's Roost 30 East Main (Hwy 70) Quincy, CA (530) 283-3088 Gre..."

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                      • NAPA Auto Parts - Canyon Motor Parts

                        "30 minute driver from The Buzzard's Roost 1759 East Main Street (Hwy 70) Quincy, CA (530) 28..."

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                      • Longfellow True Value Building Supply

                        "73815 S. Delleker Road Portola, CA (Delleker) (530) 832-4444 Building Supply Store"

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                      • Plumas Ace Hardware Inc

                        "184 West Sierra Street (Hwy 70) Portola, CA (530) 832-5208 Much more than a hardware store. ..."

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                      • East Side Laundry

                        "1949 East Main Street (Hwy 70) Quincy, CA (530) 283-9344"

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                      • American Valley Animal Hospital

                        "77 Alta Avenue Quincy, CA (530) 283-4500 30 minute drive from The Buzzard's Roost Veterinari..."

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                      • Plumas Veterinary Services

                        "Just about 5 or 10 minutes from The Buzzard's Roost 81010 State Route 70 (East of Portola, n..."

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                      • Eastern Plumas Health Care

                        "500 1st Avenue Portola, CA (530) 832-6500 HOSPITAL. Over the bridge, go straight, turn left ..."

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                      • Portola Medical Clinic

                        "480 1st Avenue Portola, CA (530) 832-6600 MEDICAL CLINIC Over bridge, go straight, turn left..."

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                      • Plumas Eureka State Park

                        "Historic Johnsville Near Graeagle Museum, campground, stamp mill, etc. Great place to spend ..."

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                      • Williams House Museum

                        "Cute little museum with local history. Short walk up the bike /walking path from The Buzzard..."

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                      • Portola Branch Library

                        "Quiet place to relax and read."

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                      • Portola City Pool

                        "Local swimming pool. Portola, CA Over the bridge, go straight past stop sign, pool on left."

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                      • Portola City Park

                        "Over bridge, go straight, past stop sign, park on left. Grass, BBQ, toys, restroom, tennis c..."

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                      • Lake Davis

                        "10 minute drive from The Buzzard's Roost Fishing, sightseeing, boat ramps, campgrounds, etc...."

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                      • Plumas Bank

                        "Very friendly bank. ATM"

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                      • Plumas Bank

                        "30 minute drive to Quincy. Very friendly bank. ATM"

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                      • Bank of America

                        "30 minute drive to Quincy. ATM"

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                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Reno
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Nakoma Resort (The Dragon)
                      Portola
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 70
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Portola

                      Car: Recommended

                      William's House Museum, Portola Railroad Museum

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2009

                      About the owner: I was born in Portola and raised with my brothers and sister on the property where Grandpa's Cabin is located. I have been married to a great guy for 35 years, have two 'perfect' kids, and two very special granddaughters.

                      Why the Owner Chose Portola:
                      After my parents passed away my husband and I decided to purchase the family home and remodel the vacation rental that my mom started many years ago.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      While staying at Grandpa's Cabin you have the benefit of close access to Highway 70, easy, very close, access to the popular bike/walking path along the Feather River into town (an easy ride or walk for anyone), a front seat view of the trains passing by on the other side of the river, a very short drive to the Railroad Museum in town, and the benefits of having the Feather River run through the property. Your privacy fence is the only fence between you and the river, so you, the kids and dogs have the benefit of exploring the river with no boundaries. A motel room, bed and breakfast, campsite, or RV park will never measure up to what you can have at Grandpa's Cabin!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Links to more information:

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      Photos

                      • Grandpa Buzzard's Cabin

                        Grandpa Buzzard's Cabin

                      • Grandpa's Cabin

                        Grandpa's Cabin

                      • Grandpa Buzzard's kitchen.

                        Grandpa Buzzard's kitchen.

                      • This bear's got you covered!

                        This bear's got you covered!

                      • Grandpa Buzzard's newly rebuilt bed.

                        Grandpa Buzzard's newly rebuilt bed.

                      • Frazier Creek Trail, easy walk to the falls

                        Frazier Creek Trail, easy walk to the falls

                      • Top of Frazier Falls, below Gold Lake

                        Top of Frazier Falls, below Gold Lake

                      • Sand Pond and The Sierra Buttes, a few minutes drive from Gold Lake

                        Sand Pond and The Sierra Buttes, a few minutes drive from Gold Lake

                      • See what the buzz is about at the Buzzard's Roost!

                        See what the buzz is about at the Buzzard's Roost!

                      • Grandpa Buzzard's kitchen sink.

                        Grandpa Buzzard's kitchen sink.

                      • The 'Original Buzzard's' painting which hangs in Grandpa Buzzard's Cabin

                        The 'Original Buzzard's' painting which hangs in Grandpa Buzzard's Cabin

                      • Grandpa Buzzard's bathroom.

                        Grandpa Buzzard's bathroom.

                      • Gold Lake, Short Drive from Grandpa's Cabin, Above Graeagle

                        Gold Lake, Short Drive from Grandpa's Cabin, Above Graeagle

                      • Frazier Falls, below Gold Lake and a short driver from Grandpa's Cabin

                        Frazier Falls, below Gold Lake and a short driver from Grandpa's Cabin

                      • Sardine Lake and The Sierra Buttes

                        Sardine Lake and The Sierra Buttes

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                      $95 per night (USD)
                      6

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 11/14/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Member since: 2010
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/14/2014
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                      (530) 249-9159 (California, USA)

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