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Riverfront Home on 14 Acres with Stunning River and Mountain Views

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Last updated: 07/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Voted 'Best Vacation Home Rental in Kaweah Country - 2014', the River Villa is a three bedroom, two bathroom A-Frame house with a huge upstairs loft on 14.5 acres straddling both sides of the main fork of the Kaweah River.

If you are a guest at the River Villa between mid-May and August 1, 2016, please be aware that there may be some construction of a detached garage going on during your stay. It will be between 8am and 5pm and will only produce minimal noise. The garage is approximately 50 feet from the house, on the opposite side of the house from the riverfront.

The River Villa is riverfront and has incredible Kaweah River whitewater views as well as stunning mountain views of the High Sierra including Moro Rock, Alta Peak and Eagle's Nest. The River Villa is located approximately one mile from from the main entrance to Sequoia National Park and less than 1/4 mile from Mineral King Road which leads into the Mineral King entrance to Sequoia National Park (10 miles).

The River Villa comfortably sleeps 15 people and has numerous amenities including a fully stocked kitchen, a dining room and a living room with 55 inch HD LCD TV with Dish Network, Sirius Music channels and wireless high speed internet. Outside are a covered patio, two picnic tables for dining riverside, various chairs for relaxing, and horseshoes. The River Villa overlooks an island for much of the year (depending on the water level) and the Kaweah River whitewater rapid known as Bumper. You can swim, fish, hike and explore along our vast stretch of the Kaweah River. Due to its seclusion and location, the stargazing at night is nothing short of spectacular.

The River Villa has a large washer and dryer set, a new Kenmore ultra quiet dishwasher, high speed wifi and telephone with free local and long distance calling within the United States. Each bedroom has a queen bed, overhead ceiling fan and large exterior window (slider with screen). The loft has seven twin beds and one full (double) bed with three overhead fans.

The River Villa was built as an A-Frame vacation home in 1971 and has never been occupied as other than a vacation home. The house is a bit Retro but has new carpeting in the downstairs bedrooms, hallway, living and dining room areas. The bathrooms and kitchen also have tile and laminate wood flooring. The River Villa is not luxurious but is meant to be a relaxing and comfortable home on the river.

The River Villa is accessed via a private paved and gated drive off of Sierra Drive and the home sits away from the road and is private and secluded with no highway or road noise (just the sound of the Kaweah River).

Keywords: house, villa, river, sequoia, three rivers

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The River Villa is located approximately 1 mile from the southern entrance to Sequoia National Park and is less than 1/4 mile from Mineral King road which leads to the Mineral King entrance to Sequoia National Park (10 miles)....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View:

    River front and views of the Kaweah River...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    River front and views of the Kaweah River...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Firewood provided seasonally...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free WiFi...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    tons of parking...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cell phone provided for use during your stay...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    including beach towels for the river...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 30 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
May 31 - Aug 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$375

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$275
$1,636

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

50% required to confirm booking, 50% due 30 days prior to arrival.

Add'l $50 charged to cleaning fee if 5-10 guests. Add'l $75 charged if over 10 guests.

Pets considered with additional pet fee. Please ask manager.

Holiday rates may apply & require a 3-ni min stay. Special event pricing may apply.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Gateway Restaurant
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Three Rivers Golf Club
Three Rivers, CA, USA
Nearest Motorway
Highway 198/Sierra Drive
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Gateway Restaurant

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: My family originally moved to Three Rivers in 1972. I left to go to school and work in San Diego and returned in 2005 with my soon-to-be-wife Stacie. We now have 2 kids (Anna and Maverick) growing up in Three Rivers and the same Sierra Nevada mountains I came to know and love as a kid. I own and manage two hotel properties in Three Rivers, practice law part time, serve as a volunteer Tulare County firefighter/EMT and run trail races and triathlons when not spending time with family or working. We were fortunate to be able to purchase the River Villa - it is a comfortable house with a fantastic 14 acres right on the bend of the Kaweah River. We hope you love it as much as we do.

Why the Owner Chose Three Rivers, CA, USA:
Location! Location! Location! Few river properties are riverfront with large tracts of land and views of the surrounding peaks. This property has it all and is also only one mile from the Sequoia Park entrance. It sits away from the highway on a private, gated driveway so it is peaceful, quiet and safe.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The local residents welcome you to the River Villa

    The local residents welcome you to the River Villa

  • Cozy seating area adjacent to dining area & kitchen

    Cozy seating area adjacent to dining area & kitchen

  • Dining area with views upriver of Sequoia Park

    Dining area with views upriver of Sequoia Park

  • Private beach just steps from front door

    Private beach just steps from front door

  • Picnic tables in front of home are truly riverside

    Picnic tables in front of home are truly riverside

  • Ready. Set. Go! Everybody pick your bed! The 'Loft' sleeps nine.

    Ready. Set. Go! Everybody pick your bed! The 'Loft' sleeps nine.

  • The view from the back of the loft. Almost like being in a tree fort!

    The view from the back of the loft. Almost like being in a tree fort!

  • 2nd Queen bedroom ground level with spectacular view up river

    2nd Queen bedroom ground level with spectacular view up river

  • Great room designed to accommodate large groups in social or intimate settings

    Great room designed to accommodate large groups in social or intimate settings

  • Views of Moro Rock and Alta Peak from picnic table in front of home

    Views of Moro Rock and Alta Peak from picnic table in front of home

  • Voted 'Best Vacation Home Rental in Kaweah Country - 2014'

    Voted 'Best Vacation Home Rental in Kaweah Country - 2014'

  • life just doesn't get any better than right here

    life just doesn't get any better than right here

  • View of River Villa from across the river

    View of River Villa from across the river

  • Looking across living area toward river

    Looking across living area toward river

  • Kitchen comes complete with everything you need to create fabulous meals

    Kitchen comes complete with everything you need to create fabulous meals

  • One of the many swimming and fishing holes on the River Villa's 14 acres

    One of the many swimming and fishing holes on the River Villa's 14 acres

  • Riverfront side of house with seating scattered throughout

    Riverfront side of house with seating scattered throughout

  • The Loft's entertainment center with movies & toys

    The Loft's entertainment center with movies & toys

  • Queen bedroom with connecting bathroom, large closet & view down canyon

    Queen bedroom with connecting bathroom, large closet & view down canyon

  • 3rd Queen bedroom with picturesque view toward Sequoia Park

    3rd Queen bedroom with picturesque view toward Sequoia Park

  • One bathroom with shower/tub combo; one with shower only; both are ground level

    One bathroom with shower/tub combo; one with shower only; both are ground level

  • Spring wildflowers blanket the River Villa's 14 acres

    Spring wildflowers blanket the River Villa's 14 acres

  • Two BBQs plus generous seating equal lots of outdoor socializing

    Two BBQs plus generous seating equal lots of outdoor socializing

  • Night time at the River Villa

    Night time at the River Villa

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, July 22, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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