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Mauna House: Bike, Hike, Fish, or Just Sit on the Porch!

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Mauna House (Mountain House), front porch and fenced yard.

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Last updated: 08/02/2014

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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Downieville house description

The Mauna House (Mountain House) is located on Commercial Street in Downieville, California. It is approximately 150 feet from downtown Downieville, next door to the Native Daughters Hall and Library and across the street from the historic Masonic Hall and Tin Cup Diggins. Yuba Expeditions, 49 Vines (wine and beer tasting), the grocery store and restaurants are a 1 minute walk away. Both rivers are a 15 second walk away. The Mauna House is located adjacent to the Yuba River levee, where the Downie and Yuba rivers meet to form a wonderful swimming and fishing hole. Downieville is known for outdoors recreation - there is something for every one - mountain biking, fishing, hiking, rafting, swimming and panning for gold.

There are two spacious bedrooms, one bathroom, full kitchen, laundry room, outside dining (wine drinking) deck to watch the sunset, large open living room, bike storage and workshop and a front porch to sit on and watch the world go by. The house has high-speed internet (OK for movie downloads), digital TV, telephone, espresso and coffee makers, coffee grinder, BBQ, washing machine, dryer, microwave, hot water kettle, pancake and waffle grilles, blender, mixer, food processor and more!

This is a nice quiet location to work remotely from; you can ride, walk, run the trails on your breaks!

Built in 1938 after the 1937 flood it is a classic 1930's bungalow. Light, cheerful and extremely clean it has been decorated in Island Style prints to enhance the outside/inside living of the Mauna House.

Please, NO perfume, fragrances, smoking, or pets any where on the property. We want to keep the house odorless and free from smells that may bother guests with chemical sensitivities.

1% of the rental fees from the Mauna House are donated to the Sierra Butes Trail Stewardship.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 940 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Satellite / Cable

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Horseshoes
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Monument View
          • Mountain View

          Sports & Adventure Activities

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

          Dining

              • Dining Area

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fitness Room / Equipment
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall and spring
              Oct 15 - Apr 15, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $170
              $1,190
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $200

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              • Tax Rate 10%

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              Year Purchased: 2011

              About: Brent is a professional sail boat racer and I work for the best company in the world as the director of human resources. We are both athletes and enjoy mountain biking and trail running. I have been known to do an Ironman Triathlon or two. We both live in Santa Cruz, CA and go to the Mauna House as often as we can. We hope you love it here as much as we do. April and Brent

              Why Downieville:
              We have been going to Downieville for the last 15 years, riding mountain bikes, fishing and trail running. We wanted to spend more time in Downieville and we fell in love with this house last summer because of it's simplicity and the history of the property. The house had been in the same family since the turn of the last century: 1900. The fact that it was rebuilt after the 1937 flood with wood recycled from the town's gold mining days and still had some the original light fixtures and fencing just added to the charm. We have deliberately kept the furnishings simple and uncluttered so that we can enjoy the house and garden and not be overwhelmed by stuff.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Listening to the river, sitting on the porch or back deck, people watching and being in a calming, peaceful environment.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Mauna House (Mountain House), front porch and fenced yard.

                Mauna House (Mountain House), front porch and fenced yard.

              • Bedroom #1 with a Queen Bed and memory foam mattress.

                Bedroom #1 with a Queen Bed and memory foam mattress.

              • Bathroom - there's a shower too!

                Bathroom - there's a shower too!

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              • Downie River

                Downie River

              • Historic Downtown Downieville - check out the restaurants, day spa and museum!

                Historic Downtown Downieville - check out the restaurants, day spa and museum!

              • Native Daughers Hall and Library which are next door to the Mauna House.

                Native Daughers Hall and Library which are next door to the Mauna House.

              • Lilac wall along Commercial St.

                Lilac wall along Commercial St.

              • Full kitchen complete with bbq on the back deck, perfect for watching the sunset

                Full kitchen complete with bbq on the back deck, perfect for watching the sunset

              • Bedroom #2 with Queen and Twin Beds. All beds have bed bug barriers.

                Bedroom #2 with Queen and Twin Beds. All beds have bed bug barriers.

              • Living room with 48" plasma TV and digital cable. Easy to work remotely!

                Living room with 48" plasma TV and digital cable. Easy to work remotely!

              • Masonic Lodge and Tin Cup Diggins Park.

                Masonic Lodge and Tin Cup Diggins Park.

              • Downie and Yuba Rivers and one of the swimming and fishing holes

                Downie and Yuba Rivers and one of the swimming and fishing holes

              • Historic wall of the flower shop and Mountain Messenger, where Mark Twain wrote.

                Historic wall of the flower shop and Mountain Messenger, where Mark Twain wrote.

              • Comfy couch.

                Comfy couch.

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

              $170 - $200 per night (USD)
              1

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 08/02/2014
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