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Quiet and private cottage on the banks of the King's River

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage

Overview

About the property

Quiet country home on the King's River surrounded by 3 acres of gardens and 7 acres of tree fruit. Farming in full production in surrounding areas. Restful, new cottage with open floor plan. Slate flooring, large rock fireplace (wood provided during cold winter's days or nights), great room, comfy down furniture, fully furnished kitchen for making a pot of soup, pool table, patio with seating. One bedroom, spa bath, luxurious linens, high-end mattress and amenities. Second bedroom available in the main house at your added expense. Crib provided upon request. We are close to Yosemite and the Sierra National Parks. Fresno Chaffee Zoo, local opera house for play productions, fine dining or spa treatments, or just a restful respite.


Owner
Jolavonne Videaune
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Jolavonne Videaune

Both Dale and Jolavone are college grads and have lived in the area their whole lives. Dale is a 4th generation farmer and still farms the family farm today. It was established in the mid-1800's by his great-grandfather. Jolavone is a retired Interior Designer and an amazing cook. She has owned and operated 5 different successful stores in her career as an Interior Designer. Dale and JoLavone raised a family of four. They both love to travel and have covered most of the U.S. and some European countries, starting with their own Paris honeymoon so many years ago. Jolavonne loves to cook, garden and read. Dale loves to work, talk, garden and read. Both love animals and are involved in animal rescue.

Jolavonne Videaune purchased this cottage in 1996

Why Jolavonne Videaune chose California

Our property is perfect for a peaceful getaway. If you are looking to host an event that is outdoors with beautiful views and different from your typical enclosed space, this property is the right choice.

What makes this cottage unique

Located in a country setting. It is quiet, has a beautiful garden, amazing views, and sits on the King's River.

Amenities

Reedley Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spa tub and shower combo. 15 inch slate flooring. Large sized, modern design sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Spacious bedroom with a plush queen size Chattam & Wells luxury mattress. Fine, high thread count bedding. En suite access to a modern bathroom. Bedroom in on the opposite end of the living room and kitchen area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

1/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Quiet and private cottage on the banks of the King's River
average rating of 1.0 based on 1 reviews
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Worst EXPERIENCE - ATTORNEY involved - Owner of home lives on property -BAD

  • 1 of 5

The owner of the property lives next door. THIS IS VERY BAD. The wife doesn't treat you like a hotel guest. She treats you like she is doing YOU a favor by letting you stay in her cottage because in her opinion is 'so nice'.

During my second visit with her on the property (the first one lasted 5 mins) she talked of money and how much they have with their fruit business. She made sure to tell me it is in the millions....hmm...ok...I could own a million dollar home but she wouldn't care to ask. She will treat you like you are beneath her anyway.

When I arrived at the property, the payment did not go through due to technical issues with HomeAway/VRBO. I had customer service on the phone with her (the property owner) to work it out. But because SHE got frustrated with customer service and didn't want to deal with it, she forced me to pay outside of HomeAway/VRBO and directly to her.

I did as she asked and paid her the agreed amount and had her sign an agreement. I gave her two checks, one for each month and the first month included service fees. I figure we are finally square.

Out of the blue, a week after she received my two checks then cashed my check for the first month, I get a new VRBO payment request from her for the second month at an increased amount of 60% more than the agreed amount. WHAAT?? Keep in mind, we had a SIGNED agreement that SHE signed for the amount and duration of my stay. But NOW she decided she wanted to go through Home Away on the second month. Because of all of VRBO's fees they add on for renters, she was basically forcing me to pay her fees during my second month stay.

I would not pay the increased amount as that was not the agreed to amount before I even arrived at her below average place. She told me to leave after the first month. I gladly did but not without contacting an attorney. I can easily take her to civil claims court and win per my attorney.

During my stay, she forced me to keep my AC off during the day and have it turn on only when I was at the property. Because she lives next door she can hear it kick on, so therefore ALWAYS in your business.

Also the place is INFESTED with SPIDERS/BUGS. They clearly don't spray for insects. I spent two hours cleaning and spraying home defense to keep the bugs out. She should not be allowed to rent to the public due to her actions. NOT WORTH IT!!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Fresno, California (FAT)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
KingsRiver Golf
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Fresno Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
99 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Many
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
China Peak
Car: necessary

The Central Valley of California is beautiful and rich in agriculture. Our property is located on the King's River, 23 miles south-east of Fresno California. The cottage is secluded enough for some real quiet country living yet near multiple cities and towns for daily leisure. Come and stay for a few nights or an extended period of time. We also welcome events on our property. Anything from fundraisers to weddings. Our location is large enough to hold 400+ people. If you need more information about holding an event with us, please contact us by email with your inquiry.

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Rates & Availability

Reedley Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$400
$1,500
$4,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 7.85%

No uninvited guest, the rental is for 2 adults. No parties without permission and added fees for guest will be an extra charge, no river access for boaters. Campers, or tents.No animals without permission.

Owner'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.
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