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Enjoy the comfort and quiet setting of this charming property on The American River Divide in Historic Pilot Hill. Both Cottages can be reserved individually or together and can accomodate families or groups of up to 6 - 8 persons per cottage. Each cottage has 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, laundry and a fully equiped kitchen - all dishes, utensils and linens are provided. Lush gardens on the property make it ideal for weddings, receptions, familiy reunions, parties and more. For those guests who travel with their horses and want to explore this area by horseback, there is a stabling area, pasture and round corral. It is a short drive to several trail heads including The Western States/Tevis trails for endurance runners and riders. Visitors to the Gold Country will find The Cottages a charming and relaxing vacation destination. These cottages reserve individually for the listed price, so you choose the one that best suits you. The Orchard Cottage with open mountain vistas or the rambling Country Cottage tucked in the trees. Large groups may choose to reserve both as they are conveniently near each other yet very private. Additional fees may apply for large groups, receptions, or weddings.
Peak season rates apply to all holidays. 100% refund if cancellation at least 30 days before arrival date. In addition to nightly rate, damage protection, costs will include El Dorado County occupancy Tax of 10%. When renting both cottages, all furniture, utensils and other items are to be replaced to the cottage they belong prior to check out.
Check in time is 2:00pm & check out is 11:00am
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The Cottages are centrally located in the Gold Country, just minutes from Folsom Lake boating, The American River, Historic Coloma, wine tasting, and fantastic hiking, biking, kayaking, white water rafting and horse riding trails including the Western States Trail, Tevis, Olmstead Loop in Cool and Cronan Ranch in Coloma. For your winter vacation, The Cottages are a short drive from lake tahoe Ski Resorts.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: From the Bay Area, we moved our family of kids, dogs & horses up to the beautiful Divide in 2005. Half-way betweeen The Bay and the Slopes we found this community irresistable. For our first 6 years up here we continued to work in the East Bay as the Owners of a Walnut Creek hair studio. In early 2012 the opportunity to exchange our hair business for full time local life couldn't be passed up. Now we are busier than ever helping in the school gardens and coaching our girls teams. This really is a fabulous place to raise our girls and truely enjoy life. We love being able to offer our cottages as a comfortable, central location for visitors of the Gold Country to stay. We know you are going to enjoy it here as much as we do.
Why the Owner Chose Pilot Hill: We found Pilot Hill on our way up to the slopes snow-boarding and fell in love with The Divide at once. Our family enjoys Nature's playgroung at its finest all year. In the heat of Summer we go swimming, canoeing, or fishing in the lakes and rivers, year round we get out on the many miles of trails with our horses or hiking and biking, and in Winter it is a short drive up to the slopes. At the end of a busy day we might go for dinner at the local Grill/Pizza where we always see others from our small community.
The Unique Benefits at this House: With 2 separate cottages on this property there is much to offer. The older Country Cottage is nestled in the trees and old garden growth. This cottage has a cabin feel with wood paneling and flooring, a large country kitchen, wandering floor plan and unique bathrooms. Sit under the olive tree while you enjoy the surrounding gardens in their various stage of bloom, relax in the hot tub after your adventurous day exploring the Gold Country, play a game of pool, or snuggle up in front of a wood stove with a favorite book. The more modern Orchard Cottage offers open Mountain Views from the front room and generous sun deck. Sip your morning tea while sitting on the deck and look out over your horses in the pasture and plan your days trail adventure. Follow the garden paths to the orchard and enjoy seasonal fruit off the trees. This cottage can also use a separate entrance if you wish.
Choose the cottage that will suit you best or for large groups you may reserve both cottages.