2 Bdrm 2 Bath Near Kern River- Sleeps 6

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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. WiFi, land line phone, 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. Single portable bed....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- closed in winter. 13 miles from Lake Isabella. Excellent hiking and fishing. The Kern River is stocked with rainbow trout by the California Fish and Game....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
  • Historic
  • 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
  • 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:

    Please use clothesline in the summer. :)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Wall heater and wood burning stove...moreless

  • Internet:

    Newly added WiFi 10/15....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Sony 40' flat screen tv Wood burning stove Sound system usable with iphone etc...moreless

  • Parking:

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

  • Telephone:

    Portable land line phone with unlimited long distance to continental US, Canada, and US Territories....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:

    Covered wrap around deck with misters. Plenty of outdoor and folding chairs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane bbq and large weber charcoal grill...moreless



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from 8 traveler reviews
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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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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: 11/18/2015
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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
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Riverkern General Store, Ewings Restaurant
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 6+ 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!! Quiet, too.

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

  • Dining Room and Kitchen

    Dining Room and Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • House and lot next door

    House and lot next door

  • Front Porch

    Front Porch

  • 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

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