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Peaceful Setting Near Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks

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Welcome to Little House on the Fish Farm

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Last updated: 07/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to our small, family-owned fish farm just 50 minutes west of Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park. Located in the scenic Sanger river bottom, guests will delight in the diverse wildlife and serene views.

Little House on the Fish Farm was built in 2013. The three-bedroom, two-bath guest house is located on property that has been in our family for generations.

Danish teak furnishings, bamboo flooring, and recessed lighting give the house a simple yet modern feel. The space is tastefully decorated with water lily prints, artifacts picked up on our travels, and local art.

The family room is a comfortable place to relax after a long day of sightseeing. The library is filled with books to encourage you on your next adventure. There is also a Smart TV, DVDs, and board games.

The efficient galley kitchen has custom granite countertops and includes everything you need to create a delicious home-cooked meal.

•stainless steel fridge
•gas stove/oven
•dishwasher
•microwave oven
•coffee maker
•Cuisinart pots/pans
•plates, cups, and utensils

The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and is furnished with a queen bed. A favorite feature in the master bathroom is the soaking tub. The other two bedrooms share a bathroom and are furnished with twin beds. Each bathroom has a blow dryer.

The house has a washer, dryer, iron and ironing board.

THE OUTSIDE SPACE

Little House on the Fish Farm is located in the Sanger river bottom, known for its peacefulness and beautiful scenery. Our ponds play host to a variety of wildlife including fish, insects, frogs, beavers, waterfowl, and birds of prey. In the late spring, splashes of vibrant color dot our ponds as water lilies begin to bloom.

A stone’s throw from Little House, sheep, goats, and cows graze in the pasture. Feel free to visit the hen house and collect eggs for your morning breakfast. The “floating” goat house greets you as you drive down the dirt road.

Sunrise is a magical time. Grab a cup of coffee, head outside, and experience the farm as she wakens from her slumber. Sunsets are equally spectacular. Go ahead, fire up the BBQ and enjoy a leisurely dinner on the spacious wrap-around deck. There is a kind of hush as darkness slowly envelops the farm. The stars shine brightly in the stillness. It is a perfect ending to an unforgettable day.


THE TOWN OF SANGER

Even though your nearest human neighbors are half a mile away, you are within three miles of shopping and restaurants.

Sanger is at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. A quaint town of 25,000, Sanger is literally that place where you can’t walk down Main Street without bumping into somebody you know. Within this close-knit community, you can find modern stores next to family restaurants and shops that have been in business for the greater part of the past century.



SEQUOIA, KINGS CANYON AND YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARKS

Just a 50-minute drive away up Highway 180, the entrance to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks affords guests convenient access to hiking, fishing, birding, and backpacking opportunities within the parks.

Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, is just up Highway 41. Hike up to Bridalveil Falls, climb El Capitan, or backpack out of Tuolumne Meadows.

GUEST ACCESS

Guests have access to the house and attached large deck. Guests do not have access to the rest of the property without permission.



OTHER THINGS TO NOTE

• As is typical of most small, rural communities, our internet speed is on the slow side and occasionally, intermittent. It is usually OK for checking email.

• As this is a working farm, you may hear occasional farm animal sounds.

• There is a 3/4 mile drive down a dirt/gravel road. Parking is outside in the driveway.




HOUSE RULES

1. This is a working farm. Children must be supervised at all times when outside.

2. No smoking or candles inside the house.

3. Only the guests included in the original reservation are permitted on the property.

4. No pets or animals of any kind are allowed on the premises.

5. Little House is on a septic line. Please do not flush feminine hygiene products or anything besides toilet paper.

6. Be kind. Leave the house in the same condition in which you found it with dishes washed.

7. No eating in the bedrooms.

8. Take off shoes before entering the house if you've been exploring the farm.

9. At check out, turn off air conditioner/heater and lights. Close and lock all doors.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1335 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Please inquire...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Please email us re: wheelchair accessibility....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking or candles in the house....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    The free-range nature of our livestock and guardian dogs precludes four-legged visitors. Sorry, no pets allowed....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Master Suite: 1 queen

    Private bathroom with soaking tub...moreless

  • Oak bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Two twin beds...moreless

  • Maple bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    two twin beds...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower

    hair dryer...moreless

  • Master suite bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    hair dryer...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    We are at the foot of the Sierra Nevadas....moreless

  • Rural:

    Our property is a birders paradise with an abundance of birds year round. There is also some wild life and of course, our farm animals (cows, goats, sheep, chickens, fish, frogs)....moreless

  • Water View:

    Little House is surrounded by ponds. You will be amazed at how peaceful and quiet it is....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    As is typical of most small, rural communities, our internet speed is on the slow side and occasionally, intermittent. It is usually OK for checking email....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    A small selection of beans, grains, spices and condiments are available for your use...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster Oven...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    A spacious deck is available for your enjoyment...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
4th of July
Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
2 night min stay
$289

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$289

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 23 - Nov 29, 2015
2 night min stay
$309
$1,599

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Christmas
Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2016
2 night min stay
$309
$1,599

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$279
$1,099

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Taxes Not included

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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fresno Yosemite International Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
18 Miles
Nearest Train
Fresno Amtrak
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 180 East
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 star restaurants, diners & taco trucks

Car: Necessary

Little House on the Fish Farm is conveniently located near three national parks. We provide an affordable yet home-like alternative for visitors heading out to Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks.

We also attract visitors interested in fish farming, aquaponics, and farm life. Many of our guests stay at Little House because they want to know where their food comes from and/or are contemplating growing their own food.

And of course, some come to Little House just to get away from it all...to relax, unwind, and enjoy the quiet stillness reminiscent of days long ago.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: John studied fisheries biology in college and then went to Papau New Guinea as a Peace Corps Volunteer. After the Peace Corps, John settled in the San Francisco bay area, but he and his wife Janet longed for a simpler, self-sufficient lifestyle. In 1985, they moved to Sanger, California and broke ground on their first fish pond.


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Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • Welcome to Little House on the Fish Farm

    Welcome to Little House on the Fish Farm

  • Galley Kitchen

    Galley Kitchen

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Family Room

    Family Room

  • The Oak Room has two twin beds

    The Oak Room has two twin beds

  • Spacious Deck - Great place to BBQ and watch the sun set

    Spacious Deck - Great place to BBQ and watch the sun set

  • Help yourself to eggs from the Hen House!

    Help yourself to eggs from the Hen House!

  • Master suite has a queen bed with attached bathroom

    Master suite has a queen bed with attached bathroom

  • Galley kitchen

    Galley kitchen

  • Family Room with Smart TV

    Family Room with Smart TV

  • The Maple Room has two twin beds

    The Maple Room has two twin beds

  • Soaking tub in master bathroom

    Soaking tub in master bathroom

  • Goats walking the plank to their 'floating' goat house

    Goats walking the plank to their 'floating' goat house

  • Welcome to Little House on the Fish Farm

    Welcome to Little House on the Fish Farm

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