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Tall Pines and Tranquil Ponds - Peaceful and Quiet;

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Last updated: 09/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

5-Star Property and Great Value! Our guests consistently leave us notes with comments like:

'We had a great stay. Everything was clean, comfortable, and well stocked. We really enjoyed swimming in the Yuba River. Thank you!' J and R

'Thank you for the wonderful stay and rest. We really enjoyed the Guest House. ' T and J

'We had a great stay! Thanks so much for the goodies and the great information on the area. It was nice to chat and get to know you as well. We hope we can come back to enjoy this wonderful Guest House and the sunshine soon. We appreciate your thoughtfulness. Thanks, again.' T and C

'What a marvelous time we had this past week - in no small measure due to the lovely surroundings (both inside and out). We so appreciated your gracious touches - from an abundance of towels and cookware to the comfortable ambience you have created...' A and M

Thanks again for a lovely stay! We really appreciated all the lovely details you attended to, the nicely equipped kitchen, the extra linens, all of the area information, the excellent wine!' J and family

Scroll down to read more in-depth comments under the 'review' section, below.

This Guest House, situated on 5 tree-covered acres with 2 ponds is a bit of paradise in the Sierra Foothills. There is also a Main House on the property with lots of privacy for both. The first floor of the Guest House is a garage and storage area. The well maintained and comfortable living accommodations on the second floor have a separate private entrance.

The Guest House is perfect for 2 people or a couple with 2 children under age 12. Children under 12 stay free!

The Guest House provides all that you need for a perfect vacation in the Sierra Foothills. Prepare your own meals in the privacy of your fully equipped kitchen, enjoy the dining area with table and 6 chairs or eat on the deck, watch a movie or some television from the sofa-bed couch in the living room or enjoy a beverage and the scenic view from the spacious deck. Revive yourself with a blissful night’s sleep in your plush queen size bed complete with down comforter and pressed cotton linens. Relish the views of the trees from all the windows. Wireless internet access keeps you connected.

We hope you will enjoy the peaceful forest views from every room and the deck. The living room and dining area are spacious, as is the bedroom. Both the bed in the bedroom and the sofa bed in the living room are queen size. Pressed 400 thread-count sheets are provided as well as hotel-quality towels. The bathroom has separate rooms for the vanity area and the shower/toilet. A hair dryer, iron, and ironing board help you prepare for the day. The kitchen is well stocked with dishes, glasses, flatware, cookware and small appliances. Organic soaps, shampoo, conditioner and other amenities are included.

The large deck has a table and 4 chairs and a gas Bar-B-Q for outdoor dining. Enjoy the view of the upper pond or take your book and drink and enjoy the outdoors in a comfy chair on the deck of the lower pond, a short walk from the Guest House. Perfect for napping, reading, sun-bathing, or meditation.

Did we mention the stars at night? Beautiful night viewing. Telescope provided on request!

Walk directly from the property to trails in the Tahoe National Forest, drive 3 miles to Edward’s Crossing to hike or swim at the Wild and Scenic Yuba River. Head into Nevada City (4 miles away) or Grass Valley (7 miles) for sight-seeing, shopping, art galleries, independent book stores, delicious restaurants, wine-tasting, live theatre, and musical performances.

From the property, it is a 50 minute beautiful drive to Truckee, California.

Bonus: Optional Bikram Style Hot Yoga Studio on-site can be rented at an additional fee and private instruction is available (please inquire about rates if you are interested).

If you are a Bikram or Hot Yoga practitioner, we have a heated yoga studio on the premises which can be reserved for an additional fee. The property owner is a certified Bikram Yoga Instructor and can arrange for private lessons or classes by CD (please inquire for rates). Or, drive to Grass Valley to Bikram Yoga Grass Valley/Nevada City. There are also many other yoga studios in the area to choose from and we can direct you to one that offers the type of yoga you practice.

We are very familiar with the area and have a good pulse on the various events, festivals, and celebrations that are scheduled throughout the year. We are happy to help you with organizing activities during your visit. Just let us know your interests and we will provide options for you to choose from, make reservations, provide driving directions, etc.

Please take a moment to read the reviews posted below from prior guests. We hope you will come visit and enjoy this 5-star property!


Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    One well-behaved dog is welcome with a signed Pet Addendum and $40 pet fee for the duration of the stay. This is an especially good value if staying for a week or more!...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1) Queen size sofa bed in living room

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Vanity and sink are in a separate room from the shower/tub and toilet making it easy for 2 people to use the bathroom simultaneously. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Two ponds and open lawn area for relaxing; Heated yoga studio available...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish TV...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD player with I-pod docking station - bring your favorite tunes!...moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Beautiful solid oak table with six matching chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Air Conditioner in Bedroom...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Hot Yoga Studio available for extra fee...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    (see note on mobile phone)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    400 count sheets - pressed! Hotel Quality Towels Beach Towels for Pond or River use LAUNDRY SERVICE FOR LONGERS STAYS...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Due to our location in the foothills, we are limited to AT & T cell phone only. We will provide a cell phone with a private number for your use, if you do not subscribe to AT & T....moreless

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

    Please advise length of RV or trailer in advance...moreless

  • Telephone:

    AT and T Mobile Phone...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High-Speed DSL - stay connected either indoors or perhaps while sitting on the deck and enjoying the view of the trees!...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    We can provide information on local caterers...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Well stocked with pot, pans, and utensils....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, glassware, and utensils will serve 8....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with service for 8, new pots and pans, microwave, coffee maker, coffee bean grinder, toaster, blender, food processor, and hand mixer (no dishwasher)....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Dine in the trees! Table and chairs provided on the deck. Additional chairs on the deck of the lower pond....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful lawn with outdoor benches....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 5
from 20 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$679 $2,250

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $97 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $75 Nightly

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

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $40
  • Cleaning Fee $80
  • Tax Rate 10%


Please note that due to water restrictions, rates for future reservations are for 2 adults only.

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 09/03/2015
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Car: Necessary

Close to winter sports (snow shoeing, sledding, snow boarding, downhill skiing, cross country skiing); Yoga on-site as well as in Nevada City and Grass Valley;

Sightseeing, including Empire Mine State Park, Malakoff State Park, and Bridgeport State Park;




Wine Tasting,

Spa Treatments,

Holistic Body Work,



Cooking Classes,


Other Activities:

Music Festivals (all year),

Live Theatre (all year),

Wild and Scenic Film Festival (January),

Mardi Gras (Spring),

Soap Box Derby (June),

Nevada City Bicycle Classic (June – Father’s Day),

Blue Grass Festival (June),

Farmer’s Market (summer),

Grass Valley Thursday Nights (summer),

Fourth of July Parade and Celebration (July),

Nevada City Summer Nights (July),

Nevada County Fair (August),

Nevada City Film Festival (August),

Constitution Day (September),

Draft Horse Classic (September),

Celtic Festival (September),

Fall Colors (October / November),

Craft Fairs (Especially, Thanksgiving Weekend)),

Country Christmas Faire (November),

Victorian Christmas (December),

Cornish Christmas (December).


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1980

About the owner: This property was originally purchased in 1980 as a weekend retreat from our hectic lives in the Bay Area. The Guest House was built in 1991.

Why the Owner Chose Nevada City:
We love this area for so many reasons. Our property is secluded and provides a private oasis away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Yet, it is a quick 12 minute drive to Nevada City or a 15 minute drive to Grass Valley for fun shopping, great dining, live theater, wonderful musical performances, and a first-class community food coop with healthy offerings – to supplement what is not available at the summer farmer’s markets! We are honored to be able to share the joys of this area with our guests.

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  • The Guest House - Nestled in the trees

    The Guest House - Nestled in the trees

  • Spacious accomodations

    Spacious accomodations

  • Dining Area with Oak table and chairs

    Dining Area with Oak table and chairs

  • Bedroom with Queen size bed

    Bedroom with Queen size bed

  • Spacious view of the Dining and Living areas

    Spacious view of the Dining and Living areas

  • Deck with Table and Chairs

    Deck with Table and Chairs

  • Upper Pond

    Upper Pond

  • Park-like Grounds

    Park-like Grounds

  • Yoga Studio rental includes mats and towels

    Yoga Studio rental includes mats and towels

  • Views from every window

    Views from every window

  • There are many area trails to explore

    There are many area trails to explore

  • Seasonal Farmer's Markets with fresh produce from near-by farms

    Seasonal Farmer's Markets with fresh produce from near-by farms

  • Driveway leading to the property

    Driveway leading to the property

  • Living room; sofa converts to a queen-size bed

    Living room; sofa converts to a queen-size bed

  • Kitchen


  • Bathroom with separate area for vanity

    Bathroom with separate area for vanity

  • Double sliding doors lead to the large deck

    Double sliding doors lead to the large deck

  • Forest view from the Deck

    Forest view from the Deck

  • Lower Pond

    Lower Pond

  • Exterior of Yoga Studio

    Exterior of Yoga Studio

  • Rest and relax

    Rest and relax

  • Fun shopping in Nevada City

    Fun shopping in Nevada City

  • Great swimming in the Yuba River

    Great swimming in the Yuba River

  • Ready for a meal with fresh, local food!

    Ready for a meal with fresh, local food!

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