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2 Bdrm 2 Bath Near Kern River- Sleeps 6

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Last updated: 12/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Kernville house description

Located in Riverkern, a quiet residential community 3 miles up river from Kernville, Two bedrooms with queen size beds, large sofa bed in living room, two full baths, single story home, with a large living room, and a dining room in the same room as the kitchen. Fully equipped kitchen. Towels and Linen supplied. Washer dryer. Large wrap around front porch for BBQing and lounging under water misters in the summer. Great home for entertaining. No computer networking (wifi available in town) cable tv, wood burning stove in living room, wall heater. Swamp cooler for use in the summer.
Close to the Kern River with access to private Bubbles Beach. Great fishing, tubing, kayaking, swimming. 13 miles upriver from Lake Isabella, day trip to Giant Sequoia Redwoods, Alta Sierra Ski Resort is a 33 minute drive up highway 155. Riverkern General Store ('the biggest little store on the Kern') is a short walk around the corner (closed in winter).
And, You can hear the river at night!!


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking in residence....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Dogs Only. No Cats please....moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Master Bedroom: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


              • Large bedroom with private full size bathroom. Bedroom #2 Smaller room with queen bed. 2nd full size bathroom off of kitchen/dining room. Queen sofa bed in living room...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 1 off master bedroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


              Other Amenities

                  • Close to the river and private Bubbles Beach. 3 miles from Kernville. Quiet residential. Small store within walking distance. 13 miles from Lake Isabella....moreless


                  • Stereo:

                    Portable, cd, radio Amplifier, cd ploayer, large speakers, with Iphone music cable hookup....moreless

                  • Television:

                    40' wall mounted flat screen TV...moreless


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


                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Village:

                    Small residential area 3 miles upriver from Kernville...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining:

                    Same room as kitchen, great for entertaining....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Swamp cooler services entire house....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Wall heater and wood burning stove...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    new Sony 40' flat screen tv Wood burning stove Sound system...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Large lot adjacent to house. easy turnaround for boats and trailers...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Stove


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equiped....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    seasonings, etc...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    With water filter and ice maker...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    New four burner gas stove with oven...moreless

                  • Toaster


                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Wrap around deck with misters....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Propane bbq and large weber charcoal grill...moreless



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                  from 4 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Whiskey Flat Days
                  Feb 11 - Feb 16, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,050 $3,200
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $150 $160
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $850 $2,700

                  Rates are based on 5 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Pet Fee $50
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Cancellation policy:

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

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                  Last updated: 12/10/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  3.5 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Kernville, Airport
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Sportsman, The Hut, Pizza Barn, Kernville Saloon
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Kernville Golf Course
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Sierra Way,Hwy 155, Hwy 178
                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Alta Sierra (Shirley Meadows)

                  Car: Recommended

                  Trail of 100 Giants



                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1971

                  About the owner: Chris J Johnson is a long time art teacher/artist at a private school in Santa Barbara, California. He and his family live in Oxnard, Ca. near The Channel Islands Harbor. The home in Riverkern has been in our family for over 40 years, and has been recently upgraded since Johnny Johnson, Chris' Dad, passed away 5+ years ago. 'Gentelman John' was Whiskey Flat Mayor in 1985, and was known as the 'Best Bartender In The Valley'!

                  Why the Owner Chose Kernville:
                  Location, location, location!!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Clean, spacious, great for entertaining (something the Johnsons are known for), close to the river, quiet residential neighborhood. Adjacent large lot for boat, trailers,etc with easy turnaround..

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                  Speaks: english


                  • Riverkern Home

                    Riverkern Home

                  • Living Room has a new 40' flat screen tv- not shown

                    Living Room has a new 40' flat screen tv- not shown

                  • Dining Room and Front Windows

                    Dining Room and Front Windows

                  • Bedroom #2

                    Bedroom #2

                  • View from in front of house

                    View from in front of house

                  • Front Porch

                    Front Porch

                  • Dining Room and Kitchen

                    Dining Room and Kitchen

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • House and lot next door

                    House and lot next door

                  $150 - $175 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 12/10/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
                  Dates are unavailable
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                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/10/2014
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                  2 Bdrm 2 Bath Near Kern River- Sleeps 6

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