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Lakefront Home. Swim/Boat Dock, Sandy Beach. Pet Friendly.

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Screened, upstairs deck with fantastic view of the lake.


Last updated: 08/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lucerne house description

Hi. My home on Clear Lake in the town of Lucerne is quite a comfortable, private spot for a vacation. Activities while at the house include fishing, boating, water skiing, birding, swimming, wading, and mostly, for me anyway, relaxing!
The house built in 2001, sits beside Clear Lake with a swim/boat dock off the sea wall but also has a great, private beach where jet skis can be launched. The home consists of three stories. The ground floor is a bedroom with a queen bed and bath (including front loading washer/dryer). This room has screened French doors that open onto the deck (very romantic). Take the outdoor stairs to the second floor which consists of a kitchen, living room, dining area, TV area, den with a double bed futon, and bath. The kitchen has all the appliances I think you could want plus plenty of crockery and pots and pans. The third floor is a master bedroom loft with a King Bed, sitting area, and bath. Linens are provided.
All rooms have great views of the lake! Looking to the west from the main floor, you will be awestruck by the 180 degree view of the lake through the wall of sliding glass doors. Along with a great view on the other side of the sliding doors is an outdoor screened deck. What a wonderful spot to sit from morning into the night (the sunsets are to die for.) Similar to a cabin, the entire interior has natural pine paneling – the clean scent when you first walk in the front door is very inviting.
The entire property is fenced adding to privacy and security. There is quite a bit of parking within the fence (room for a boat on a trailer plus cars) with additional parking on the street. There is plenty of outdoor seating (chairs, lounges, and table) and a large, gas Weber BBQ is awaiting your culinary whim.
And if you are bringing a dog, the “critter corner” just inside the front door, provides dog bowls, cookies, dog beds, first aid kit, towels, exercise pens, and crates. The property is fenced quite securely for medium small to large dogs as long as they don’t jump over the sea wall for a swim in the lake (so far nobody has). Clear Lake during some years does get algea and weed growth toward the end of the summer (August). The spring months and early summer is absolutely gorgeous.
I hope you will choose to stay at my home. Many previous vacationers have said that my place is the best vacation rental they have ever stayed at in the Clear Lake area! If you have any questions, please call.

Keywords: Gorgeous, Comfortable, Best vacation rental around Clear Lake, Catch fish off the dock, Dogs love it, Wonderful and relaxing

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Renter must be at least 25 years old....moreless

              • Pets Considered
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Table set for 12. Wine glasses, lots of water glasses. Large serving bowls, platters. I don't provide throw away dishes and utensils....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                The kitchen is well stocked but a little small. When my friends are up visiting, it can easily fit 3 cooks....moreless

              • Dining:

                Dining table lengthens to sit 8. There is also another large table in the storage area under the stairs....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Double door with ice maker. Ice delivered through the door. Spacious....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Paper towels, spices, oil, flour, sugar, tea, etc. ...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                flippers, whisks, large spoons, knives, etc....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                12 cup coffee maker. Coffee filters....moreless

              • Stove:

                Propane stove top and oven....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Toaster
              • Ice Maker
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Towels Provided:

                Kitchen, bath, swim, and dog. I also provide old towels to be used for cleanups, etc....moreless

              • Parking:

                Space for around 4 cars within the fence with more outside. ...moreless

              • Living Room seats 6:

                Leather full length couch plus 3 IKEA chairs. Carpeted. ...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Wall unit in second bedroom and wall unit on main floor....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Yes, but backing trailer in could be an issue....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Detergent and non-chlorine bleach provided....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Bed sheets, pillow cases, blankets....moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Some under RV cover....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Iron & Board
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking Off Street

              Other Amenities

                  • Cabin like natural pine interior, Sky lights, Sliding glass doors that bring the outside in, Lots of board games, Bowls - towels - etc for the dogs, Private sandy beach, Swim/Boat dock, Close to rental boat slips to leave boat in water over night ...moreless


                  • Television:

                    Nothing special, just a TV....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Cable, standard channels....moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Video Library


                  • Internet:

                    Only access to the internet is wireless....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large deck with outdoor table and chairs plus lounges....moreless

                  Location & View

                  • Beachfront
                  • Lakefront


                  • Museums
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Kayaking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Hunting
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Hiking
                  • Sailing
                  • Golf
                  • Water Skiing
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Walking
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Restaurants
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Cycling


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 27 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Standard pricing
                  2 night min stay
                  $225 $225
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,475 $5,850
                  * 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 $300
                  • Housekeeping $100
                  • Tax Rate 9%


                  July 4th requires 4 nights; 3 night min for other holidays.

                  Cancellation Policy: If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, all monies will be refunded as follows:100% if cancelled 20 days prior to the Check-in Date; 50% if cancelled between 7 to 19 days prior to the Check-in Date; No refund within 7 days of Check-In Date unless another renter for reserved dates is found.

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                  Last updated: 08/10/2014
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                  THINGS TO DO: Lucerne has many amenities including art galleries (local artists and craft people), and a beautiful, new public park. Spring brings farmers’ markets through out the Clear Lake area. Ceago is the closest winery just up the road but there are many more around the lake. Great hiking can be had at Cache Creek, Clear Lake State Park and Mt. Konocti. The Redbud Society conducts public walks every Saturday morning at the Rodman Sough. Clear Lake State Park besides nice for walks is great for birding (Osprey nest in the parking lot). One day I saw a River Otter walking across the park road no more than 20’ from the car. If you like kayaking, there is a kayak shop in Lucerne that will deliver a kayak to you. Open 7 days per week, the Lake County Visitor Center, located in Lucerne, provides a multitude of information. I’ve also put many brochures at the house for you to peruse hopefully, finding just the right activity.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: Finally retired! Yea! I love gardening at my home in Santa Rosa and traveling with my trailer and 2 dogs. A few years ago that would have been 3 dogs and a cat but trying to slow things down a bit now. Part of the year, I enjoy coming up to the Lucerne house and just relaxing. What a great house! I love to have friends and their dogs come visit and I especially like it when there is snow on the foothills. I guess a little like Switzerland.

                  Why the Owner Chose Lucerne:
                  I chose the location because it is near where I live in Santa Rosa and I have friends that live in the Clear Lake area. It is such a beautiful location and so easy to get to. From my house to Lucerne, once I get on 101 there are no more stop signs. I just pull up into my drive way. Talk about relaxing!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Over the years that I have owned this house, I've discovered birds. Now I know about Grebes (they are the guys that pair up and run on the water). I have seen them do it multiple times right in front of the house. Herons and egrets hang out all the time on the swim dock. But probably the most exiciting was standing at the up stairs bedroom window and watching two Bald Eagles fly by. Yikes! That was exciting!

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                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Screened, upstairs deck with fantastic view of the lake.

                    Screened, upstairs deck with fantastic view of the lake.

                  • Large deck facing lake.

                    Large deck facing lake.

                  • Living room on second floor.

                    Living room on second floor.

                  • Master bedroom.

                    Master bedroom.

                  • Bedroom off deck with french doors.

                    Bedroom off deck with french doors.

                  • View from kitchen.

                    View from kitchen.

                  • Swim dock.

                    Swim dock.

                  • Parking area within the fence.

                    Parking area within the fence.

                  • Looking at house from swim dock.

                    Looking at house from swim dock.

                  • Private beach next to house.

                    Private beach next to house.

                  • Dining area.

                    Dining area.

                  • Master bedroom with views of lake.

                    Master bedroom with views of lake.

                  • Den with double futon made into bed.

                    Den with double futon made into bed.

                  • Small kitchen but has everything you'll need.

                    Small kitchen but has everything you'll need.

                  • Fish under the swim dock.

                    Fish under the swim dock.

                  • Sunset from upstairs deck.

                    Sunset from upstairs deck.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

                  $225 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 08/10/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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