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The flat is located upstairs with parking located below. Central heat and air throughout. The property is non-smoking. Bikes can be secured at the bottom of the stairway. Mature trees surround the guest house, providing privacy, shade and peaceful views and surroundings.
The cheery sun-filled kitchen includes modern electric range, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, Kuerig coffee machine, toaster, basic utensils and serving ware. Coffee and a variety of teas provided. Nook table with seating for four. All new furnishings throughout the flat, including a queen size bed in the bedroom, and queen sleeper sofa in the living room. The washer/dryer is new as of January 2013.
With rowing, kayaking, boating, swimming and fishing so close, the immediate area offers plenty for water sport enthusiasts. The CSUS Aquatic Center offers summer programs, and hosts nationally ranked teams for rowing competitions. The salmon hatchery is a fun place to watch salmon 'climb the ladder' and is very educational. Kayak rentals on Lake Natoma at Negro Bar State Park offer hourly rentals to go up stream through the canyon towards Folsom State Prison, or down stream along beautiful river park to see wildlife. Folsom Lake offers sailing and boating, with boat ramps, camp grounds and picnic areas.
Are you coming for AMGEN? We are located three blocks from the starting place of the time trials scheduled for Monday, May 12th. The guest house is just steps away to over 30 miles of bike and walking trails stretching along the American River from Folsom to Sacramento and looping around Lake Natoma. You can rent bikes or kayaks within walking distance and explore the quiet waters or hike the oak-lined trails around the lake. Watch for the bald eagles and other wild life along its shoreline. Riding is very popular in Folsom and riders of all abilities and levels have plenty to enjoy. The river trail system starts at Folsom Lake and continues to Sacramento along gentle and scenic riverside trails. More challenging trails include the foothills and wine country, as well as the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains for more extreme riders and jumpers. To explore outside of Folsom, light rail trains make frequent departures from Historic Folsom Station, just four blocks away. Sacramento is 22 miles and a relaxing 45 minutes away by train. Or spend a day exploring our local wine region just 45 minutes away in the spectacular unspoiled countryside of the Shenandoah Valley of Amador County.
Ask about special rates for Federal employees and those working on Folsom Lake Dam improvements! We support government employees. Also, let us know if you are celebrating a special occasion.
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The guest house is a smoke-free environment. NO PETS ALLOWED. Parking for two vehicles is available, but RV parking is off-site. No bikes are to be inside the guest house-call for bike storage info.
Minimum cleaning fee is $25 for a weekend rental. Cleaning fee will vary for longer stays, and will be re-quoted depending on length of stay.
Figs and oranges are available in season!
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Charming. Private. Peaceful. Relaxing. Centrally located in Folsom’s historic residential district. Walk to Lake Natoma, bike and walking trails, Historic Sutter Street and light rail. Private parking.
Spend a weekend in your own flat in Folsom’s charming historic district. Our peaceful one-bedroom flat is the perfect combination of modern convenience and historic setting. Walk to your choice of restaurants, two bakeries, coffee shops and micro-brew pubs. Our local farmers market runs year round on Saturday mornings, offering a tremendous assortment of fresh organic produce, baked goods, cheese, and beautiful flowers. Pick something up for a picnic along Lake Natoma on your way back home. Take in a play at our acclaimed and old-time Sutter Street Theater or visit four wonderful museums. All of this is within walking distance from your front door.
Conveniently set on the bike path along the American River, the guest house is located within walking distance of three bridges, two lakes and miles of trails. There are plenty of activities available for active people: water sports, cycling, hiking, and more. The light rail station is a short ten-minute walk which allows you to travel to Sacramento by train.
Why the Owner Chose Folsom: The property was newly built in 2011 so the owners could enjoy river and trail access and the many activities in the Folsom Historic District. We enjoy riding the trails around both Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma, as well as spending time kayaking nearby. With the Folsom Pro-Rodeo in July, the rock festival 'Folsom Live' in September and events throughout year, this central location is fun. Although we are in town, we enjoy easy proximity to the river and many restaurants.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: We are in the historic area, walking distance from everything, including the light rail train station that connects Folsom to the larger Sacramento metro area. We enjoy living by the river, in a quiet area of Folsom; close to both great outdoor recreation and an entertainment district for convenient restaurants and pubs.