Feedback

Cabin at Lake Vera

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

Calendar

Last updated: 09/22/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

THE FINE PRINT: The dam has been opened due to poor water quality.

MORE FINE PRINT: This is a nonsmoking cabin, smoking is permitted at the fire ring on the waterfront. The use of "medical cannabis" is not permitted. We are not a fit for you if you plan on using this product on our property. If discovered you will be charged an additional $250 cleaning fee, the remainder of your reservation will be canceled and you will be asked to leave.

SEE VRBO LISTING #33190 FOR LODGE. IF THE CABIN IS RENTED DURING YOUR DESIRED DATES AS WE MAY BE ABLE TO OFFER YOU THE LODGE AT A DISCOUNT.

WINTER SPECIAL (Nov 1-March 31): $99/night. Does not apply over Holidays. 3 day minimum over holidays.

This charming cabin is located on the property of Watanda Lodge, Nevada City, California, 2 1/2 miles from downtown Nevada City. This is a secret hide-away with lake, canoes, stage and large camp fire ring. Sleeps up to 5 (or 4 adults), linens provided for queen bed; bottom sheets & 4 pillows provided for the twin bunk (bring your own sleeping bag or you can make bed with linens provided) and linens for queen sofa sleeper or bring your own. You will need to bring your own towels unless your travel is by air. Direct TV/DVD. Wall furnace, window A/C in livingroom. Phone for local calls. Port-a-crib available.

The remodeled fully equipped kitchen contains everything you need including BBQ tools and high chair. Pots, pans, dishes, microwave, toaster, cofee maker all provided. A large picnic table and charcoal BBQ sits on the porch. Single bedroom with queen bed and bathroom with shower.

The cabin sits on Lake Vera (lake views from the back porch), canoes, chairs and umbrellas provided. Charcoal BBQ and picnic area on waterfront. No license needed for fishing. Life jackets are provided and required for all boaters. Lake is seasonal and is drained from November (depending on rainy season) to mid-April. Lake levels begin to drop in August and can be quite low in dry summers.

Lodge located on property may be rented to others at the same time so waterfront may be shared. Inquire at time of rental if this is a concern for you. There is an ALL-LAKE quiet from 9:30 pm to 7:00 am. Only activities that do not create a noise disturbance are allowed. For larger groups, see our lodge listing @ VRBO listing #33190.

Nevada City: The Spring and Fall in Nevada City are not to be missed, this small Gold Mining town is a definite destination for a week (or weekend) of fun. There are several wineries in the area as well as many fine restaurants, and antique stores. Both Empire Gold Mine and Malakoff Diggings are open for tours. Grocery stores, hospital and other services less than 5 miles away.

SUMMER USE: April, May and June are my favorite months Watanda, the days are warm and evenings are long. There are numerous lakes in the area and Yuba River is 3 miles away. Hwy 20 has many Equestrian trails and staging areas. The fairgrounds is close by and has a variety of antique and quilt shows, horse events and home shows.

WINTER USE: Nevada City and Grass Valley both have weekly Christmas Fairs in December offering many local artisans. Great location for Tahoe skiers who do not want to pay resort prices. Cross country skiing 45 minutes away on Hwy 20, snow play less than 20 minutes up Hwy 20. Cabin at 2500 ft elevation and is located off main road which is plowed but has long gravel/dirt driveway. There is parking at the road entrance if snow is a problem, but rarely is. Saucer sleds and snow pants available in most sizes from children size 6 to adult 2x. Scattered sizes of boots, gloves and hats.

PETS: Well behaved owners with good citizen dogs (2 dog limit) are welcome. Please bring their own food dishes and towels. Pets cannot be left unattended unless crated. Please help us to remain pet friendly by keeping pets off furniture and using door gates as needed. Dogs must have current rabies vacinations. It is recommended that dogs be treated 3 days before arrival with a topical flea and tick medication such at 'Advantage'.

Go to our web site for additional pictures and information.
**DO NOT USE MAPQUEST DIRECTIONS...THEY ARE WRONG. Rental application, directions and 'What to bring list' are on our web site.

Keywords: Cabin, lake view, cottage

Peace of mind when checking out through VRBO

  • We'll back you with our Book With Confidence GuaranteeTM
  • You'll get comprehensive payment protection when checking out on our website
  • We're always here for you with customer service available 24/7

Read more about our Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outdoors only...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    2 pet maximum, we reserve the right to approve the type of dogs permitted....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • (1) Queen size Bed with full linens (1), Baby Crib/Play pen/travel bed combo. Please ask if needed as it is stored away, (1) Queen sized sleeper sofa, bottom sheet only provided, additional linens in dressers. Bunk Beds (1) Only bottom sheets and pillows provided; sleeping bags provided. Cabin will take 2 adults and 3 children or 4 adults....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Blender

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library:

    Small collection of familiy/child videos...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Lake View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Room A/C in living room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    Reception is not consistent at the cabin, however is available more reliably at the lodge about 300 feet away...moreless

Kitchen

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

    Very limited to salt, pepper....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large family picnic table on patio deck...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks, 6 canoes...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.6
from 18 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Rates-1
Oct 1 - Nov 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$99
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 - Nov 28, 2016
3 night min stay
$125
Winter Rates-2
Nov 29 - Dec 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$99
Christmas Holdiay
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$125
Winter Rates 2017
Jan 3 - Apr 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$99
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$125
$750 $1,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $45
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

$99 rate for short notice less than 14 days.

20% cancellation fee, no refunds for less than 14 days.

3 day minimum over Holidays.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 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: 09/22/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sacrmento
45 Miles
Nearest Ski
Boreal and Sugar Bowl

Car: Necessary

Close to winter ski trails and multiple lakes and rivers

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Husband John is retired from California Dept of Corrections and I am a registered nurse. Both of us love being outdoors and are blessed to have had the opportunity to acquire Watanda Lodge which will someday be our retirement home.

Why the Owner Chose Nevada City, CA, USA:
I worked at the summer camp next door for 20 years. My husband and I always wanted a vacation home on water and the opportunity to purchase Camp Watanda dropped in our lap.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Sitting on the deck in the evening and watching all the animals come out. We have deer, geese, birds of all kinds, ground animals, an occasional bobcat and bear.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Watanda Cabin

    Watanda Cabin

  • Twin bunks with queen sleeper sofa

    Twin bunks with queen sleeper sofa

  • Cabin Kitchen

    Cabin Kitchen

  • Waterfront deck

    Waterfront deck

  • Waterfront-Springtime

    Waterfront-Springtime

  • Waterfront deck and fire ring

    Waterfront deck and fire ring

  • Fall in non drought years

    Fall in non drought years

  • Busted!  Bear dining at the dumpster

    Busted! Bear dining at the dumpster

  • Sunset over Lake Vera

    Sunset over Lake Vera

  • Life jackets for everybody.  Over 50 from infant to 2xl

    Life jackets for everybody. Over 50 from infant to 2xl

  • Queen bed with new carpet in 2015

    Queen bed with new carpet in 2015

  • Livingroom

    Livingroom

  • Bathroom:  New floor and vanity 2015

    Bathroom: New floor and vanity 2015

  • Lake Vera waterfront, Springtime

    Lake Vera waterfront, Springtime

  • Lake in drought years

    Lake in drought years

  • Lake view from cabin driveway

    Lake view from cabin driveway

  • Deer munching on our lawn

    Deer munching on our lawn

  • Occasional snow at Watanda

    Occasional snow at Watanda

  • Look for sign at driveway entrance

    Look for sign at driveway entrance

  • Horseshoes anyone?

    Horseshoes anyone?

VRBO #33191

This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 25, 2016

Partner Offers

Enter dates to see accurate pricing

Minimum stay 2-3 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

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
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cabin
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Send email
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 09/22/2016

+1 707 322-0945

Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Travel with peace of mind.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

advertisement

Share this property via Email

Cabin at Lake Vera

Nevada City, CA, USA #33191

1 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 5

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.