svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay pets
Feedback

Dutch Flat, Serenity Central: Cozy Home in the Woods

(13 Reviews)

The owner has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more

Serenity Central

Calendar

Last updated: 12/07/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4) plus

Serenity Central: Get cozy in the woods! Historic Gold country!
I welcome long and short term stays and will be happy to work with you on arrangements.
Discover your own personal sanctuary. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a place to regroup and reinvent your life, write the great American novel, or maybe just find a fabulous napping haven and chill out, this could be your nest. Whatever you wish, it is truly serenity central.
Surrounded by pines and cedars, this beautifully furnished home welcomes the exhausted traveler or escapee from the stress of urban life.
You will have a sweet bedroom with Queen bed, a full bathroom, a cozy living and dining area with a wonderful fireplace and a completely equipped kitchen. It is perfect for a couple at $175/night.

Winter offers snow retreats, snuggling near the fire and maybe some cross country skiing. Downhill skiing is about 45 min directly up I 80 at Borreal or a bit further into Tahoe country. With easy access off I 80, this is the perfect location for Sierra adventures.

In the summer, a community pool awaits within walking distance. Town is a brisk 15 min walk down the hill The historic Dutch Flat Hotel offers breakfast and lunch, and the Monte Vista Inn offers a spectacular local watering hole and fabulous dining experience. A private catering service is also available and offers gourmet meals delivered to door.
Hiking, fishing and exploring old gold country haunts and antiquing are just part of the fun.

Come and renew yourself!

Keywords: House

Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Must be supervised by parents at all times and be familiar with house rules....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets considered but must arrange directly with owner. $20/day plus $150 pet deposit which is refundable upon review. Must not be allowed on furniture or beds and must stay in own sleeping beds provided by guest. Waste cleaned up by guest....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Lovely serene bedroom with adjoining deck

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    ...moreless

  • 2 bathrooms. Both have bathtubs. Upstairs has shower as well.

Other Amenities

  • Reiki treatments booked upon request.

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Ecclectic library: books in every room...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Huge ecclectic collection of DVDs AND, yes, indeed, old genre collectible VHS....moreless

  • Television:

    Smart TV with Netflix, Hulu and Amazon . Please use only FREE Amazon option....moreless

  • Toys:

    Games in closet in upper hall. Some toys in chest in master room...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Massive collection of VHS and DVDs in trunk in front room....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    We are rural but not remote. Just 1 mile off the freeway, there are delightful paths and walks, and yes, Serenity...moreless

  • Village:

    Dutch Flat is a wee village with a trading post and post office. The old Dutch Flat hotel is opposite the Trading Post....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Propane stoves. Please do not adjust any dials at stove. Thermostat is on wall. Leave at lowest when departing....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Two propane stops in front room and downstairs. Turning on fan circulates heat. Electric throw....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    In winter with snow, park up on Main St. near tree. If no snow, parking in cul de sac is available. Do NOT park in cul de sac if there is snow....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Landline for local calls only. Cell phones may or may not work in house, but work at top of hill near tree. Texts work at kitchen counter....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Habe both coffee maker and French press...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes and utensils for your group...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Modern newly designed kitchen for ease. Has lovely window outlooks....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Dial in time of cooking....moreless

  • Oven

Outside

  • Balcony:

    mini deck or balcony off the master. have removed furniture for winter....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Take your pick, there are 3 decks......most favorite is the main one off the front room....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Old fashioned: charcoal briquettes...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Fabulous but open only in summer....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 13 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas New Years
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$200
Thanksgiving and Christmas
Nov 20 - Nov 30, 2017
4 night min stay
$200 $200
Thu, Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175 $175
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,300 $3,700

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Pet Fee $20
  • Cleaning $75
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

$175; 2 person limit. Call owner for any special request.

Security deposit $150 (returnable upon review); cleaning $75;, pet fees to be discussed. $150deposit for pet $20/night


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Travel with peace of mind.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 12/07/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sacramento Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Monte Vista
28 Miles
Nearest Golf
Auburn
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Colfax
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I 80
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Monte Vista
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
Borreal
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lower Lake (rustic)

Car: Necessary

Half hour hike to American River, fabulous trails to explore

Antiquing in town and towns nearby

Snow skiing about an hour away. Fabulous community pool open in summer, less than a block away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1988

About the owner: We are free lance writers and video producers. This is a fabulous place for creativity and exploration. Since we write worldwide, Serenity Central is filled with photos from many cultures.

Why the Owner Chose Dutch Flat, CA, USA:
The Sierras are spectacular all year round. It is a perfect place for nature, hiking, winter and summer sports and just plain chilling out.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Exquisite nature is one of our favorite benefits. No freeway traffic jams while enjoying pure relaxation. This is a perfect writer's haven.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

Send email

 

Photos

  • Serenity Central

    Serenity Central

  • sunshine breakfast

    sunshine breakfast

  • Dining Room Area

    Dining Room Area

VRBO #197488

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Partner Offers

Book Online or call VRBO Booking Assistance: 888-829-7076

Enter dates to see accurate pricing

Minimum stay 2-4 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Request to Book

Send email

Booking confirmation within 24 hours

Get an Instant Quote

Pay with confidence
 please wait... When you book through the VRBO website, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee Learn more