Picturesque Delta Cottage Next Door to Grand Island Mansion(3 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, Studio + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-7)
Dating to the 1920s, the cottage overlooks a cherry orchard among thousands of acres of pears, apples, wine grapes, and other family farms. Nearby to historic Delta towns, award-winning wineries, U-pick farms, boating, paddling, cycling, cruising, fishing, wake-boarding, wind-surfing, hunting, art galleries, and restaurants.
The cottage features comfortable antiques, Douglas fir floors, a full kitchenette, bathroom with shower, balcony deck overlooking the orchard, wisteria-covered patio, and private river access. The owners live on-site in the main farmhouse and share a lushly landscaped, kid-friendly yard with large adventure-play structure. Transportation available to and from the Grand Island Mansion.
Sleeping accommodations are a full-size bed and full-size futon to comfortably sleep 4, plus limited floor area for others. A clean and cozy travel trailer can be available for additional accommodations, plus tent-sleeping may be possible, too.
The kitchen features an oven, 4-burner range, mini-fridge, toaster-oven, microwave, coffee maker, sink, dishes, utensils, and cookware.
On-site kayak and bicycle rental available, featuring 2 tandem kayaks and 2 mountain bikes.
Keywords: studio, farmhouse
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+1 (916) 270-5080
Member since: 2011
- 1 story
- 324 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Additional nights are available at discount. Weekly and monthly rates also available.
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Annual events: Isleton Crawdad/Cajun Festival (Fathers' Day weekend in June), Clarksburg 4th of July parade, Walnut Grove Buddhist Bazaar (4th of July weekend), Courtland Pear Fair (last Sunday in July), Rio Vista Bass Derby & Festival (October), Lodi Sandhill Crane Festival (November), other events daily in Sacramento and Stockton (less than 30 minutes away)
Special attractions: Historic Chinatown in Locke, the only remaining rural Chinatown in the United States; nearby wine-tasting in Clarksburg and Lodi, Brannan Island State Park, Delta Meadows State Park, Franks Tract State Recreation Area
Where to eat: Giusti's in Walnut Grove, Locke Garden in Locke, Foster's Big Horn in Rio Vista, Shorty's in Clarksburg
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: We are a water resources consultant and architectural designer, along with our 3 kids. We were drawn to the California Delta as students at University of California, Davis, moving here in 2001 after restoring an 1882 Victorian in Midtown Sacramento. The Delta is a unique 'working' landscape providing food and water for millions of people while also representing a picturesque treasure-trove of recreation, adventure, fish and wildlife habitat, and other opportunities.
Why the Owner Chose Walnut Grove, CA, USA:
While seeking escape from urban life in Sacramento, this little cherry orchard found a special place in our hearts with 360-degree views and an ideal mix of water (with Steamboat Slough across the levee to the west) and land (with vast acres of orchards all around). The guest cottage and main farmhouse date to the 1920s, on the site of an older farmhouse lost in a fire. It is a charming and relaxing rural setting.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our friends and guests love to visit because even an afternoon can feel like a vacation due to the peace and tranquility.
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Sunset on Steamboat Slough from the cottage driveway.
Room as seen from the kitchen. Air conditioner in right window.
Bed from deck. Note antique full-size bed and cabinet.
Toilet from bathroom doorway.
Seating area from bathroom doorway.
Deck overlooking cherry orchard through sliding glass door.
Cottage at right, looking through wisteria-covered trellis to orchard in bloom.
Kitchen from sofa. Note charming antique dresser.
Bathroom from sofa. Shower door through bathroom doorway.
Sink from shower doorway. Note elegant pedestal sink and stone-top cabinet.
Room from bed. Beautifully sunlit throughout the day.
Cherry orchard in full springtime bloom.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016
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