Lovely 4 Bedroom Lakefront, Steps from Scenic Gold Country Lake, Open All Year!
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
The 'Lake House' is a four-bedroom cottage, situated beside a beautiful 450-acre lake in the Sierra Nevada foothills of northern California. The lake is surrounded by tall pines and majestic oaks. Rest and relax in a most peaceful setting, and let your cares melt away. Enjoy all manner of water sports ( power boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, ), hiking, fishing, winter skiing, and nearby golfing. Feed the Canadian geese, or watch the deer.
The home, recently remodeled in 2015, provides a fully self-contained vacation retreat that is perfect for couples, families, and small groups of friends. The cottage has a large front deck overlooking the lake with a large picnic table,barbecue, fire pit (great for marshmallow roasting!), and comfortable deck furniture. There is also a wonderful swing located underneath the pines at water's edge. Guests may use free of charge the canoe, 4 kayaks, and small fishing boat ( motor not included) provided to explore Lake Combie; or they are welcome to bring their own watercraft between April and the first week of September since there is a launch ramp and floating dock on the property. The Combie Lake House, although tucked away in the beautiful Bear River Wilderness Area, is not isolated and requires only a five minute drive to reach the Lake of the Pines Shopping Center which features restaurants, markets, specialty shops, and med clinic. There is even a nearby Starbucks! Also, only moments away, is the well regarded Dark HorsePublic Golf Course.
There is so much to enjoy while staying on Lake Combie and the charming home offers a wonderful sense of ambiance and tranquility during any season. Call or e mail to make your reservation!
Fully self contained and accessible!: To view more photos and gain further information please look at The Lake House website and then e mail or phone to reserve your dates.
Highlights of Home, Property, and Area!: The Lake House has its own floating dock, boat launching ramp, canoe, kayak, and small fishing boat!
The Lake House offers -
Hiking trails behind the house!
Great Fishing and Swimming!
Water skiing, wake boarding, tubing - there is even a slalom course on the lake!
Bear River to explore as well as lake!
Golf five minutes away at Dark Horse Golf Course!
Nearby historic towns to visit!
Skiing in Winter - Soda Springs, Donner, Boreal, Squaw Valley only 45 minutes away!
1700' scenic foothill elevation, just below snowline and above the valley fog!
Lake does not freeze in winter and may be used all year long for recreational activities!
Nearby White water rafting on upper, mid, and lower forks of the American River!
Only an hour from Sacramento, 2 hours from the Bay Area, 1.2 hours from Reno, one hour from Lake Tahoe, and an hour and a half from Napa Valley!
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- 1800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
The Lake House has a large front deck that is fenced, as is the back yard. Lake Combie is a private, rural lake. There are no life guards. Children should wear life vests when near the water at all times and parents need to be mindful of making sure their children are safe in a lakeside setting. There are also sentimental knick knacks within the home that should be put away from curious little fingers....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
Pets are allowed on a limited basis - a maximum of two dogs at one time with hopes that the dogs can spend most of their time on the fenced front deck and yard. There is an extra fee per dog per day and doggy poop needs to be disposed of before departure...moreless
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- In order for our Combie Lake House to provide accommodations for larger groups, beds will need to be shared as well as trundles and couches utilized in living room. Besides the four bedrooms that can sleep ten if beds are shared, there are also two queen sofa sleepers in the living room. Because of the size of the cottage, it is recommended that larger groups only use the 1800 sq foot home during summer months when there is no threat of rain and people can be outside for most of the day....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- The Lake House has a large front deck with built in seating as well deck furniture, picnic table, portable fire pit, and grill. The deck overlooks Lake Combie, and in fact, the lake is so close that friends can easily converse with one another while standing on the floating dock and home's front deck. Besides the picnic table on the deck, there are two others, as well as a wonderful swing located at water's edge. The property comes with its own boat ramp, so bring your watercraft! ...moreless
- Audio Tape Player
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Music Library
- Sports & Activities
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Lake Combie is a lovely 450 Acre gem that is owned by Nevada Irrigation District and allows private recreation for home owners and their guests. The Bear River provides water to Lake Combie....moreless
- Lake View:
The Lake House, is only steps from beautiful Lake Combie! In fact, the water is so close, that friends can easily talk to one another while standing on the front deck and floating boat dock. ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
The dining table seats 6 and there is a sit down bar next to it which can seat 4. Just outside the dining room door is another large picnic table which can seat 10. There are 2 other picnic tables....moreless
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
The Living Room is based on a Great Room concept. It has a fire place as its focal point as well as a large flat screen television with DVD. There are two large hide a bed couches and a comfy chair....moreless
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Sofa Bed
- Thermos Bottle
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Stove:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items
- Beach Chairs
- Boat Dock
- Boat With Paddles
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Outdoor Grill:
Ski & Snowboard:
The Combie Lake House is located at 1700 feet. Although it is below the winter snow line most of the year, guests can go to the Lake Tahoe area for nearby skiing. The drive is 45 min - 1 hr away....moreless
- Water Sports Gear:
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 5 - Aug 28, 2016
7 night min stay
Aug 29 - Sep 18, 2016
2 night min stay
Sep 19 - Dec 21, 2016
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/ New Years
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $25
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning fees $100
- Tax Rate 10%
Holiday weekends - Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Easter, Memorial and Labor Day weekends - three/four night minimum depending on holiday Rate increases by $25.00 per night for each holiday
$350.00 per night from August 29 - September 10th and May 1st - 31st
A first night's deposit is required to secure the reservation. If there is cancellation, refund of deposit will only be made 6 weeks or earlier prior to reservation and $100.00 of deposit will be kept as a cancellation fee. There will be no refund if there is cancellation less than six weeks before arrival date.
Owner's cancellation policy:
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The 'Lake House' is located at an elevation of 1700 feet on the banks of Combie Lake in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Surrounded by tall pines and oak trees, the cottage is a fifteen minute drive from the charming and historic former Gold Rush towns of Auburn and GrassValley/Nevada City, and a one hour drive from Sacramento. Beautiful Lake Tahoe is also a one hour drive and the ski slopes of Soda Springs and Donner are only 45 minutes away! The Napa Valley Wine Country is 1 1/2 hours from the home while the San Francisco Bay area is a 2 hour drive. Although the home is located in the Bear Valley Wilderness area, it is not isolated. Restaurants, specialty shops, markets, and med clinic are within minutes from the cottage.
Other Activities: Visiting nearby Gold Rush Towns and river rafting
Year Purchased: 1985
About the owner: I love Nature and my favorite setting is spending time at my cottage on Lake Combie. I am also a traveler and am happiest when exploring other cultures and distant locations.
Why the Owner Chose Meadow Vista, CA, USA:
I grew up in the South and my family had a 'Camp' on a recreational lake. My happiest memories were those at that lake when I was water skiing and swimming with family and friends. After moving to the West, it became my dream to find a 'California Camp' and give my own children a similar lakeside experience. We have now owned this property for almost 30 years and it is still my fondest place to visit. Now I have grand children with which to share this most special of lakeside retreats. I also hope that you can enjoy it, too!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Nature! Nature! Nature! My favorite experience is awakening in the early morning and seeing mist rising from the lake. It is also wonderful fun to go exploring by boat and visit an area of marshland not far from the dam that reminds me of the southern lake that I so loved growing up in Louisiana. You don't need a boat to take a voyage of discovery, because you may use my canoe, kayak, or small fishing boat free of charge! I also have a great swing that is located close to the water, for enjoying lazy days, a floating dock which can be used for lounging or fishing, and an amazing outside deck which looks out over the water at a jewel of a lake that most people do not even know about!
- Primary: +1 5306771849 main booking #
- Secondary: +1 5304173150 cell phone
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Sit, relax, and enjoy the beautiful view of Lake Combie from the cottage deck
Mist often rises in the early morning as seen from the front deck
Kids and Big Kids alike enjoy tubing and swimming during the warm summer months
Dark Horse Golf Course is within walking distance of Combie Cottage
The large front deck offers a relaxing 2 person glider, furniture, and fire pit
The home is newly remodeled & offers the tranquility of lake waterfront living
The kitchen is newly remodeled and completely updated with modern appliances
Casually comfortable with all the touches of lakeside living
The queen-size Master Bedroom has its own newly remodeled bathroom with tub
This is a great kid's bedroom with its bottom double bunk, single bunk & trundle
Combie Cottage sits on a point offering spectacular views of Lake Combie
The quaint and historic towns of Nevada City, Grass Valley, & Auburn are nearby
Perfect place to picnic with deckfront table and two other picnic tables nearby
Ski and wakeboard on Lake Combie - the cottage has its own boat ramp and dock
Use the canoe, kayaks, fishing boat to fish for bass, trout, perch, & catfish
Combie Cottage sits under the pines and oaks facing the lake
Combie Cottage has large picture windows which allow the lake to be easily seen
Dining table - 6; Kitchen Bar - 4; Breakfast Table- 2; 3 Outside Picnic Tables
Combie Cottage has the Great Room feel and rooms easily flow into one another
River stone fireplace,, flat screen television with DVD, CD player, and WIFI
Bedroom 2 with its double bed faces the water & has big picture windows
The " Fish Bedroom" faces the water & has a single bed with trundle underneath
Take a boat ride at dusk - canoe, 4 kayaks, jon boat free to use- no xtra charge
Ski/ Wakeboard right from the dock & use it for fishing, swimming or sunbathing
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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