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Camp-Run-A-Muck is ideally suited for anyone desiring a retreat from the ordinary and 'the grind'.
Perfect for a romantic and holiday getaway, several couples, a group of good friends, families, a hideaway, a pre or post wedding rendevous, a ski (snow or water) lodge, or just a place to watch the world go by.
Two large bedrooms are upstairs (with Queen sized beds, and a single pull out twin sized sleeper sofa) along with a master bathroom suite with a shower stall with his and hers sinks.
Downstairs bedrooms feature a antique full sized bed (unfortunatley the largest they made around the turn of the century), a pair of bunk beds in the game room with an additional Queen sized sofa bed.
Living room also has a Queen sized sleeper sofa close to the woodstove, perfect for those nights when the snow's coming down and you just want to cuddle up with your favorite person or persons.
Downstairs bathroom has a tub shower with period furnishings and wallcoverings. Upstairs bathroom has a stall shower and dual sinks.
Both bathrooms feature pull chain wall mounted toliets and premium hotel quality extra soft and plush towels.
Handicapped or disables access to house easily made by covered level ramp to front wrap-around porch and deck. House (main level), porch and deck now wheelchair accessible. Please contact owners for more information about accessibility.
Unbelievable year round living with cozy Spring, comfortable Summers, and heartwarming Fall and Wintertime ambiance surround Camp Run-A-Muck.
Located within a short 3 minute walk to our local lake, the featured house is located on a short, quiet, up hill cul-de-sac, where we're surrounded by mature evergreen trees that even grow through our huge wraparound deck, which can be the perfect place to relax with your morning coffee, a place in the fresh air to start your day, an evening destination for a cocktail or two, or a stop over on your way to luxurate in the 4 - 6 person hot tub on the lower deck.
After your day is finally done, retire to your private comfortably appointed luxurious bedrooms (with European Style featherbed mattress or Tempurpedic foundations. 400 - 560 thread count sheets with down like and down alternative memory pillows that will cradle you for the ultimate in a good nights rest.
All bedrooms come with flat screen HDTV's, DVD players and Sony IPOD docking clock radio's.
To take off the evening chill, the house comes with two propane fireplaces along with a high efficiency wood stove in the main living room.
All bedrooms have ceiling fans and cozy electric baseboard heating, perfect for those of you that like to sleep with your window open.
The master bedroom comes with one of the two gas romantic fireplaces so you don't have haul firewood to create a 'spark'.
Our lake has a recently upgraded multi-million dollar boat launch ramp, which will be perfect to put in your ski boat, sailboat, or fishing boat. As it's a drinking water reservoir, jet skis and sea-doos are not allowed.
The San Francisco Chronicle newspaper has described our lake (which is called Scott's Flat Reservoir), as one of the Sierra Nevada's best kept secrets.
At approximately 760 acres, the lake is roughly 3 1/2 X 1 mile long with up to 7 miles of shoreline. It is actually large enough that a resident fleet of sailboats can dot the shoreline during the sailing season.
Wildlife and solitude abound here. Bald eagles, ospreys, geese, deer and coyotes are residents here along with the occassional bear, bobcat and fox. Watch where you step!
A local community store is within easy walking distance (perfect for the morning or an after dinner stroll). Downtown Nevada City is approximately 10 - 12 minutes away by car.
Most days and nights (with the exception of the boating season), there can be little to no noise except the wind in the trees. It's hard to describe that to those that live in a world of 'white noise'.
Come, we invite you and your family friends, co-workers or that someone special to escape to our retreat from the real world.
Whether your life is full, or you're now looking for something off the beaten path, we look forward to providing you an fulfilling experience very few people may ever be able to have, where ever you hail from.
Thank you for your interest in our little slice of heaven and we look forward to seeing you in Nevada City.
Children and teens are most welcome. Lake has beach area but no lifeguard. Games, DVD, Disney video tapes, N64 video game system with 12 vintage games, board games and puzzles plus books are available. Your personal game systems can easily plug in (with the right adapters) to the HDTV monitor in game room if you desire. ...moreless
Smoking allowed outside only because of the extensive woodwork inside. Owners both highly allergic to cigarette smoke and fumes. THIS IS A MUST. Ashtrays provided for outdoor use only. Odor or evidence of tobacco, E-Cigs or marijuana usage inside of house will cause forfiture of entire security deposit. This ensures a clean and hygenic enviroment for our family and our future guests. NO EXCEPTIONS!!! Thanks....moreless
Dining area table can seat can seat 8 - 10. Comes with only 6 chairs. Adjacent kitchen has countertop seating for an additional 3 people. Gas fireplace with blower for instant, gentle heat....moreless
Yes. 400 thread count sheets are standard on all beds except for bunk beds which have 300 thread count sheet sets. Foam and down like pillows and pillowcases provided. Extra blankets and comforters...moreless
Living room with overstuffed chair, sofa and love seat. Seven people comfortably. Adjacent dining area has 6 dedicated chairs one could use also. Flat screen 46' SAMSUNG HDTV, 7.1 stereo, Blu-ray DVD....moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Fourth of July Weekend
Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
2 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 - Sep 8, 2015
3 night min stay
Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2015
2 night min stay
Nov 26 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
Christmas Eve / Day Weekend
Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2015
4 night min stay
New Years Eve / Day
Dec 31 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
10% active duty military personnel discount. Must have current US Military ID or DOD form to qualify. Non-holiday dates only.
Short term rental agreement and deposit required. Must complete rental agreement and return within 7 days of rental date/s otherwise booking will possibly be negated.
Nevada County Transient Tax of 10% mandatory for all bookings . Sorry
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Nevada City is truely one of the Sierra Nevada's hidden treasures. A historic Victorian era gold mining town, Nevada City now attracts people from all over the world due to it's old time downtown, world class restaurants, live theater, antique and specialty shops, and a breathtaking setting in the foothills of Northern California's Gold Country.
The featured home in this listing is a short 10 minute drive to downtown Nevada City, and is strategically located just off Scott's Flat Resevoir, a man made lake (approximately 3.5 miles X 1 mile wide) known for it's skiing, boating, sailing, kayaking and fishing.
One can be busy and active every moment of the day up here. Some people come for a weekend and never leave.
The change of season's are magical in and around Nevada City. The fall foiliage color change downtown and in the surrounding hills can be breathtaking. Crisp nights and warm days are our trademark.
Situated just at snowline, snowfall is typically a dusting and provides just the right touch for the annual Victorian Christmas celebration in Nevada City's downtown that runs several weeks.
Sister City, Grass Valley (just 10 minutes from Nevada City), also boasts that unique gold country ambiance and yesterday's charm.
Fourth of July is celebrated locally with equal fervor. Awesome displays of fireworks and the patriotic spirit are in full display at the local county fairgrounds. Come for a unforgettable vacation in our 'Jewel In the Sierra's', you won't be disappointed, and may it be the first of many return visits.
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Working toward retirement, Caroline and Craig still reside in the San Francisco area and devote time to our stunning Nevada City home and our other vaction rentals throughout Northern California. We've designed and set up this property to be a home away from home for our family and guests to experience all the luxury and details that we know everyone will enjoy. We have been associated with the hotel and guest client industries and know how to please people. We have been fortunate to extensively travel the world for the last 30 years and stay in many upscale hotels and other traveler's accomodations. This has made us realize the little touches and creature comforts that we can provide to make your stay truely memorable. Luxury, ambiance and discretion are paramount with us and is our guiding philosophy for this property. We will be continually posting more pictures of this stunning property to showcase all of its ammenities.
Why the Owner Chose Nevada City:
Camp-Run-A-Muck fit every desire we had for a lakeside mountain getaway that we looked for years to find. Combined with all of the local attractions, plus an easy drive from anywhere in Northern California, and located in the 'heart of gold country', it was an easy choice for us. Almost everything on the property has been updated and to some extent modernized to take full advantage of progress. We know that you'll enjoy this mountain getaway almost as much as we do.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Crafted in the European style, this A-Frame style home boasts a stunning view, location and solitude. Extensive woodwork with open beamed ceilings, most rooms come with intricate wooden detailed walls and hand crafted touches. A mixture of unique and modern furnishings and appointments, we have chosen to reflect the historic ambiance of the locale to add to our guest's experience of the property. Vaulted ceilings for the upper Master and rear bedrooms. Spectacular 180 degree panoramic views from the Master bedroom, provide a filtered view through mature towering evergreen trees of our own personal lake. 3 fireplaces provide cozy encompassing warmth should you desire. A well stocked woodshed can guarantee a romantic fire every evening. Crisp evenings, warm days, fresh air and gentle breezes provide that mountain amibiance and feeling intune with the 'real world'. On demand hot water means never running out. Wait till you experience our hot tub while looking up to a field of stars. No local streetlights means almost perfect stargazing. If the conditions are right, our semi-resident flock of bats may delight and entertain you.
Expansive level front yard parking area for 6 - 10 vehicles. Maybe an RV?
Winter's morning with overnight snowfall after storm clears away.
Front of house from cul-de-sac showing Western facing deck and Master Bedroom.
Front room view from front door entry. Sunset deck in background.
Master Bedroom Queen size bed with Full sized sleeper sofa close to windows.
Master Bedroom Gas Fireplace With Entertainment Center and Full Length Dresser.
Bunk Bedroom with Queen sized sleeper sofa.
Bunk Bedroom Entertainment wall with 32" flat screen, N64 game system and DVD's.
View from Master BR panoramic windows. Filtered lake view to left of house.
4 - 6 person hot tub. What it does for an attitude adjustment, like after dark.
Neighborhood multi-million boat launch facility within a five minute walk.
Secluded shallow swim area just past boat ramp. Trees to water's edge. Nice!
Front porch with covered porch - mid morning.
Front of the house entry steps, this time with snow.
Sunset deck almost at sunset.
Front room furniture with Queen Sized sleeper sofa (green).
Master Bedroom showing Full sized sleeper sofa ready for use.
Upstairs Master Bathroom with dual vanities, wall mounted toilet and shower.
Bunk Bedroom with Queen sleeper sofa unfolded.
Antique Bedroom with Full sized comfy bed and period furniture.
Same view after refreshing rain overnight.
Community 'little store'. About a half mile, 10 -15 minute walk. Taco Tuesday?
Boat put-in and haul out. Beach to left with swim area. Large parking area.
Shoreline with full size trees to water's edge. Below house by swimming cove.
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