Lovely Spacious Home on Private 217 Acres with Lake & Near Town & Attractions(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)
Location : Historic Vallecito, Gold Countty & High Sierra, California USA. (San Francisco 2 Hours, Sacrament 1.5 hours) Located across from Moaning Cavern; within 15 minutes from Columbia State Park, Ironstone Vineyards and 24 additional wine tasting rooms, caverns, reservoirs, mountains, gold mining towns, antique shops. In winter downhill and cross country skiing are within a 30 minute drive; in summer, boating and water skiing are fabulous in beautiful New Melones Lake.
Amenities on and near property: Fishing in 3 acre lake, historical gold rush area, Indian grinding rocks, 217 acres to hike, close to 4 golf courses, Bear Valley Ski Area, New Melones Lake, boating, local caverns across the street, rural setting minutes from Murphys, close to Historic Columbia State Park, Ironstone Vineyards, Angels Camp, Wineries, Caverns, reservoirs, Antique Shops, Casua and Fine Dining, abundant wildlife, bird watching, photographers delight.
About the Property: The land is composed of gold mining claims & a homestead. This beautiful property has much history & is being developed into a Biblical Garden. Many trees, trails and meditation sites have been added for the enjoyment of visitors & to attract birds, butterflies and other wild life. There is also a fellowship hall & a small chapel. The property has been used for Weddings, Baptisms, Prayer Meetings, Day retreats, family reunions, school group outings, Passover & other Religious celebrations & much more. The use of the Fellowship Hall, outdoor stage & other areas are available for events with or without the rental of the vacation rentals. The development of the Biblical Garden is an ongoing process with new sites & trails being added. This property is great for those wanting to get away, relax, enjoy time with nature & get back in touch with themselves & loved ones. Many have come only to find that they love it here so much that they keep coming back & have become our great friends.
Keywords: Charming country home, a touch of elegance, lake, trails, nature, photographers delight, hiking, fishing, ideal for getaways, reunions, weddings, etc.,
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Member since: 2010
- Max. occupancy 6
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- Queen size Beds (2), Queen Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- linen and cleaning fee $95
- Taxes Not included
Rates are subject to change until unit is booked. Weekend rates apply to holidays.
$250.00 reservation/damage refundable deposit due at time of booking.
Rent & fees due 2 weeks prior to arrival date.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1989
About the owner: I grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and love nature. My family moved to California and lived in Los Altos for several years. Missing the country and the wide open spaces we spent a lot of our weekends driving up to the mountains and lakes where we spent a lot of our leisure time enjoying boating, jet skiing, gold panning, fishing, four wheeling, photographing the beauty of the areas and a host of other activities along with the warm and friendly residents.
Why the Owner Chose Vallecito, CA, USA:
When we found this property we fell in love with the beauty of the land and the lake. On our first visit we felt like we had come home and made an offer which was accepted and have enjoyed restoring the homes, clearing areas, planting trees, building and making improvements. We love the animals, the beauty and peace that is here and have landscaped and planted vegetation that would attract birds, butterflies, etc. We are conveniently located close to Angels Camp, Murphys & Columbia State Park (a delightful gold mining town that the state has preserved) which have shopping, fun attractions, golfing, live theatre, fine dining, fast food eateries, etc. so everything is nearby and yet we are secluded and enjoy the serene life. We are close to the lake for boating, jet skiing, fishing and gold panning areas. The drive to any of these places is beautiful with majestic mountains, rivers, canyons, caves and lakes. I feel so blessed to live here among the quaint and lovely towns and wonderful people and there is no place I would rather be.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The property is conveniently located close to recreation, shopping, entertainment and everything one needs. It is beautiful with a lake and large acreage which offers seclusion as well as walking trails, hiking, fishing, meditation and resting sites, bird watching, history, photography and more. The home has beautiful mature trees, lawn and flowers with porches equipped with tables and chairs to sit and enjoy the scenery, animals and birds. Some sunsets are spectacular and the starlit nights are fabulous. The fields dotted with wild flowers in the spring and beautiful fall colors entice one to get out among them and enjoy the fragrances and beauty.
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Enjoy dining in spacious dining room
Living room with large picture window - open fields & mountain range view.
Enjoythe convenience of a full kitchen
Bedroom #2 - queen bed
Great views - Lake! Swim, fish, hike.
Georgeous setting sun in the Spring
Fantastic fall colors in resting/picnic area near Fellowship hall
One of many great views when hiking on the trails.
One of several resting areas
One of several resting areas
Front porch and yard
Enjoy cosy sitting area on front porch
Living Room with cosy fire place - DVD & VHS player with free movies available.
Master bedroom - Watch sunset in queen bed - adjoining bathroom.
3rd bedroom with double futon or sitting room - view of garden & mountain.
Surrounded by Hills with wild life & laced with hiking trails.
Wild turkeys enjoying their evening snack.
Many spring flowers that attract the butterflies and birds.
Deer in garden at water fountain
Flowers in Bloom
Back Porch and yard
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017
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