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The Cottage at Littlewood Ranch in Historic Angels Camp

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Charming & comfortable Western-themed cottage on a 5-acre ranch located on the 1200+ acre Tryon Ranch, yet within 3-minute walk to Angels Creek and the historic Gold Rush town of Angels Camp - the 'base camp' for Sierra Mountain sports.

Enjoy cocktails or meals on the private shady patio with optional canopy. Cook in the fully equipped kitchen, or enjoy one of the area's many fine restaurants.

The cottage features a king bed (which can be divided into 2 twins) with separate entrance; shower bath plus additional dressing room with sink vanity; and queen-size sofa bed in the living room. A gas-fired country stove provides ambiance while cottage has a full air-conditioning and heating system.

Angels Camp is becoming known as the 'base camp' for Sierra Mountain Sports. Within a 2-hour drive, you can visit Lake Tahoe to the north or Yosemite National Park to the south, or the many fine attractions in the High Sierra. This is the perfect place to stay when visiting the Gold Country as it is central to shopping, dining, wine-tasting, and outdoor sports almost too numerous to mention.

Keywords: Private cottage on 5-acre ranch, walking distance to historic Angels Camp's resturants, shops & movies, Calaveras County, Gold Country, Sierra Mountain Sports, Wine Tasting, 45 miles to Bear Valley Mountain Resort, 8 miles to Murphys

More Details

Owner
Anne and Bob
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Anne and Bob

I bought Littlewood Ranch in late 2002 when I retired from a career in journalism and international public relations. Since I was a teenager in Southern California, I've enjoyed horses and ranching. Now I can tend fences, help neighboring ranchers round-up and brand cattle, and 'ride the range'. The main house (our home) is a 1950s style ranch house and is about 200 feet from The Cottage, yet separated by nearly 60 trees that provide an ever-changing landscape depending on the season.

Anne and Bob purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Anne and Bob chose Gold Country & High Sierra

The Cottage on Littlewood Ranch is just 200 feet from the main house on the ranch. We've used it for years as a guest cottage for our friends and family visiting the area. Now we're offering it to visitors who want to enjoy all that Angels Camp and the Gold Country have to offer.

What makes this cottage unique

Privacy, wonderful views, working ranch, proximity to main roads, proximity to restaurants, movies, museums, wine tasting rooms and wineries, and numerous outdoor activities for all ages, abilities and interests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a great rustic experience to be in Angels Camp over the holdiays. We really appreciated the WiFi coverage so we could get up and work early in the morning and then play and enjoy the rest of the day - and evening. The cottage is warm and cosy and we love the little gas-heated stove to take the chill off. We walked to town for coffee and lunch and loved being with the horses, and of course Molly.



Thanks for a great week!
Dec 2011
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Amenities

Angels Camp Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower, vanity and toilet, fully stocked Extra vanity in separate alcove outside bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Spa robes, hair dryer, magnifying mirror, first morning's coffee, pop corn and bottled water. Quiet view of rolling foothills and historic Angels Camp, ranch setting, lots of trees, close to Greenhorn Creek Golf and Murphys wine tasting & fine restaurants. While not fully ADA compliant, the cottage is easily accessible for scooters and wheelchairs with a single level walklway from the parking area into the house.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

The Cottage at Littlewood Ranch in Historic Angels Camp
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 37 reviews
Oakland, CA
5

Perfect Little Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Great location and easy to get to. Very comfortable and clean. The views from the cottage is truly amazing with 2 beautiful horsed to pet on the property. Short walk to the main part of Angels Camp. A 10 to 15 minute drive to Murphys and about half an hour to Arnold rim trail trailhead. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

the cottage

  • 5 of 5

this was our second stay at this cute little place and we love it! Bob & Anne are great hosts and they keep the place clean and stocked with the essentials, we love the fact that it is close to the town of Angels Camp which is a great place to go visit and shop.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great vacation get-away!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage, well-equipped and charming. The location is perfect for touring Angel's Camp, the other area historic sites and the spectacular parks in the area. There were lots of wonderful things to do even during the so-called 'off-season' of mid-February. Bob and Anne are perfect hosts and made us feel very welcome. We couldn't have asked for a better accommodation, highly recommend and will certainly be back when we next visit eastern California!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Serene Christmas for two

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was a perfect change of pace for us. The surrounding hills , the animals and the peace of this place were what we enjoyed. We appreciated the welcoming details that Bob and Anne included in the cottage. It is a perfect location for short drives to wonderful places of interest as well. On Christmas day we drove up to Calaveras Big Trees to walk on the snow covered trail and gaze up at the amazing giant sequoia trees. It was a winter wonderland. Thank you Anne and Bob for everything.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pleasant Hill, CA
5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Feels remote, but minutes walk from Main Street in Angels Camp. Murphys and Calaveras Big Trees are quite close. Simple cottage, horses right outside are a fun bonus. Really tough to beat. Nice price as well.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Homey, Cozy & Warm on 4 Rainey Days

  • 5 of 5

My adult son and I planned on many activities during our 4 day visit to Angel's Camp. As it turned out, I was not feeling well when we arrived and it rained for the next 3 days. So we were cottage bound for most of our time in the Gold Country. Happily, the place was perfect for hunkering down and being grateful for the rains. The property was welcoming with the Lab, Molly, and our host who greeted us and spoke of some of the activities around the Gold Country. We enjoyed being snug in the living room with a fireplace. Everything we needed to cook and be comfortable was provided. I loved looking out the window at the colorful Maple Trees and at the two horses encamped across the driveway. The cottage was clean and warm. It is a very peaceful place. I'd recommend it to anyone seeking relaxation, comfort and beautiful surroundings.

Sincerely,

Lonnie

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Sacramento, Oakland, SFO
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Downtown
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Greenhorn Creek
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Stockton
Nearest Motorway
45 Miles
I-5; Rt 99
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Downtown
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Bear Valley
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Lakes; Pacific Ocean
Car: necessary

Caving, zip lining, gold panning; Mark Twain history; Angels Camp Museum -- 3building complex on 5 acres

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Rates & Availability

Angels Camp Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning & linens $50
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

We often break up the remaining payments into 2 payments. We accept cash and checks. The $100 deposit it returned the day after you leave, assuming no damage or loss. To date, we've never had a problem.

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