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Cambria - The Pickford House for 25. Friends & FAMILY REUNION 9bdrm, 9ba Mansion

Sleeps29
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms9
Space 6,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Exclusive for Groups - Enjoy Pickford For your Group Only!

We are a 9bd 9ba largest vacation rental in Cambria perfect for a reunion of family and friends or even a retreat. Cambria is wonderful year round. November 2017 -

WE'VE ADDED A SECOND LIVING ROOM and INTERIOR DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM.

1920's film star theme mansion built in 1983. Pickford and Central Ca is near 100+ wineries. We have a downstairs hardwood floor dining room with piano, karaoke, and a 20' long antique bar from the Buffalo Hilton, NY! ALSO a large additional living room with lot's of seating and new carpet. Eight upstairs rooms are fully furnished with antiques, clean, and include a full bath with claw-foot tub/shower. The 9th bedroom is downstairs and has a large master full bathroom. Flat screen TVs in each room. We can accommodate 23 persons in beds if doubled up and use 3 of our twin roll-aways. Six additional guests at most may be added to the rooms if you bring your own cots or air mattresses. HEARST CASTLE IS 9 MILES NORTH OF PICKFORD.


Property Manager
Marci Forgrave
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About Marci Forgrave

Our family owns this house and we had it running as a successful bed and breakfast for many years. In 2010 we decided to change it from a B&B to a vacation rental exclusively for family reunions, friends gatherings and corporate retreats. Location 2555 MacLeod Way Cambria, CA 93428

Marci Forgrave purchased this house in 1999

Why Marci Forgrave chose Cambria

Cambria is a perfect coastal village in Central California. The wineries are amazing and we feel no other place in California is better to take a vacation or have a family / friends gathering. Even corporate retreat. WALKING DISTANCE TO TOWN AND TO THE BEACH.

What makes this house unique

KARAOKE system for your use and enjoyment. 9 BR, 9 BA Largest House in Cambria! Beautiful Mansion. Have the place to yourselves! Newly available on the Central Coast of California. Super Deal! We have a lovely 20-30 person seating downstairs dining room with piano and a 20 foot long antique bar from the Buffalo Hilton NY dated 1865! 1920's film star theme. Eight upstairs rooms and each include a full bath with claw-foot tub/shower. One room downstairs on ground level with full master bathroom. Flat screen TV's in each room. Near Hearst Castle. Wonderful coastal cliff hikes and beach walks. Beaches w/ amazing stones of all colors including moonstones. Cambria Village has unique shopping, restaurants, art galleries. Elephant Seals on the beach nearby reserve. Wineries close and beautiful rolling hills surround. The mansion comes with a full use commercial kitchen. 10 parking spaces. Cambria is located just 3.5 hrs north of Los Angeles or 3.5 hrs south of San Francisco.

Guestbook comments from the manager

August 5, 2011

Having a great family reunion with CA, AZ and Colorado family gathering. Great place to stay. It really has met and exceeded expectations and kitchen is perfect. Taking trips to Cambria, Morro bay, Elephant Seals, Monterey and Solvang. Love the Cookie Factory! Such a laid back, relaxed atmosphere with not a fast food restaurant in sight. 24 people from 7yrs to 80 yrs. Yesterday we went to the Hearst Castle. Beautiful. Karaoke was fun.
Jul 2011
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Amenities

Cambria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 29
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , shower , downstairs w/ separate entrance
  • 8 upstairs bedrooms are full bath with claw-foot tub/shower. Plus a restaurant Mens and Womens bathroom in the dining/bar room.
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 29
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , upstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , upstairs
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , upstairs
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , upstairs
    Bedroom 8 - 2 double , upstairs
    Bedroom 9 - 1 queen , downstairs w/ separate entrance
  • King Bed (6) : 8 rooms are upstairs. No elevator. 1 room is a separate studio located downstairs with separate entrance. Queen Bed (2). Double Bed (2) : 1 room has 2 double beds, 8 rooms with kings or queens. Crib
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
Notes:
Music Library: Complete Karaoke system! Perfect in the downstairs dining / bar area! Amazing gathering room dining room with a 1865 antique walnut wood bar that seats 10! Air Conditioning: Ceiling Fans Perfect for warm days. Wall heaters and fireplaces for cooler days. Low 45 Hi 95 Year Round. 10 parking spaces.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Cambria - The Pickford House for 25. Friends & FAMILY REUNION 9bdrm, 9ba Mansion
average rating of 4.8285713 based on 48 reviews
Fullerton, california
5

Fabulous house! Everything is exactly as it is described!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time with our family! The house easily accommodated 14 of us. With plenty of room to sit and eat meals together. I feel very fortunate to have found this wonderful house! I️ would highly recommend it to anyone for a large group. Marci is very easy to work with as well. The kitchen is beyond fully stocked with all the dishes and pans for cooking. I️ am looking forward to staying there again at some point. If I️ could rate it higher, i would!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The best ever place for a group

  • 5 of 5

My women's motorcycle group used Pickford House for our end of year meeting/planning session. The site was fantastic. Everything we could have asked for and some we hadn't known we needed. Lots of parking for either our bikes or cars. Plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms. Commercial style kitchen, awesome dining/bar area. Will definitely be using this site again.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

amazing stay for our annual college reunion-- adults and many little ones! clean, comfortable, spacious, and fun! Marci is easy to reach and has everything ready, all you need to do is bring your friends and family to enjoy. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We appreciate you choosing our property for your gathering. Take care. Marci
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5

Perfect home for large group

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 10 people spent 4 days at this amazing place. The house itself is uniquely decorated to fit the theme of the movie legend era that donimated the area when Wm. Randolph Hearst resided in San Simeon. The discription on VRBO tells it all - ample parking, fully equipped kitchen, large sitting/dining room including a bar, comfortable bedrooms, (each with own bathroom), etc.

Conveniently located close to the town of Cambria, it's easy to get to other coastal or nearby inland communities that offer a fine variety of opportunities. We will surely be back here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very impressive.

  • 5 of 5

We were a family group of 17 there to celebrate an 80 th birthday. Everyone was impressed with the home and furnishings. We used the 8 bedrooms upstairs, every room was quiet and great to have your own bathroom. The kitchen and bar-b-que area was very nice. Well equipped. The great room was perfect for meals and games. We would certainly come back and recommend it to others. Thank you Marci.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Just spent a very nice weekend in Cambria, staying at the Pickford House

  • 5 of 5

The House was ready for our party of nine adults. We used all 8 second floor bedrooms. Everyone slept comfortably. We used the kitchen and bar b-que facilities. Sat around the great room and fireplace. Several of our group brought there acoustic guitars so the location of the house allowed us to sing along with out disturbing the neighbors. We did stay in doors. Some of our group even ventured to walk the 1.5 miles into town, others drove in. This is our third stay at the Pickford. All cooking utensils are provided, but one of our "cooks" provided his own knives. My best ccompliment is we will be back next year.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3.5 hrs North of Los Angeles, 3.5 hrs South of San Francisco. Cambria Village has unique shopping, restaurants, art galleries. Elephant Seals on the beach nearby reserve. Wineries close and beautiful rolling hills surround. Near Hearst Castle. Wonderful coastal cliff hikes and beach walks. Beaches w/ amazing stones of all colors including moonstones. Walking distance to town and beach!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $895 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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