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DaVidgil House at Blossom Peak, Three Rivers, CA.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom Home on the River (can sleep 2 - 6)

DaVidgil House Three Rivers, California is a three bedroom two bath home but has an additional large studio with its own entrance accessed separately comprising the entire first floor with its own kitchenette, dining, entertainment and king size bed making a four bedroom, three bath option. Please let me know your needs specifically and also inquire as to available dates in case calendar is not updated. Basic price is for 2 in a King size bedroom for the main house. Add more per bedroom per night. You will need to book the Studio separately with another link. To be clear this listing is for a three bedroom two bath house with a king bed, a queen bed, and a double bed. Please look through photographs to be clear. Families with children would do best to rent both units.

Please confirm the bed configuration and your particular needs.

Review 2017:

Heavenly *****

First things first – stop reading this review and book this house. OK, now that you’ve done that here’s why it’s a great decision. It’s a beautiful, interesting house - complete with nooks for reading, a porch for sleeping, a hide-away bedroom, intricate tile work and amazing craftsmanship. The setting is incredible – right next to the Kaweah River, with a firepit ready for your evening bonfire, a gazebo for relaxing or toasting your day at Sequoia, wildlife to keep you watching outside including a family of quail and a very friendly western scrub jay who will eat out of your hand.

The upper house has 3 bedrooms and two full bathrooms. (please note they are open to renting the home and just the king size bedroom to parties of two, two bedrooms for four, etc ) The master bedroom opens onto a screened in sleeping porch. The kitchen is very, very well equipped and stocked with spices and a few staples to get you started. Downstairs is a large, self-contained unit with living area, kitchenette, full bath with shower. Comfortable beds and lots of linens make life easy. This listing is only for the three bedroom two bath option.... if you would like the separate studio with king bed, kitchenette, dining area, entertainment living area let me know, it would need to be booked separately.

The house is a just few miles to the entrance of Sequoia National Park and is a perfect location for exploring this beautiful natural resource. We were torn between hiking in the park and lying in the hammock next to the river at this lovely house.

There are two grills (charcoal for the purists and gas for the convenience-minded) so head to Three Rivers to the Village Market with an excellent butcher in the back. Prices are high as you would expect of the only store for miles but they had what we needed for our stay.

Cara and Eric are gracious, helpful, communicative hosts. We were 3 generations and Eric provided a croquet set, paddle ball and even bubbles for the kids.

Trying to be helpful here – there are lots of stairs and the river really is right there rushing by with quite a current. If you have young kids and don’t want to be vigilant this may not be your house. Otherwise, book now.

Stayed: April 2017

From our recent guest Mary Kay. Thank you, Mary Kay!

HOLIDAYS***** 4 night minimum on holidays only

Sleeps 2 downstairs (King Bed) separate listing please inquiry specifically for studio rental.

Sleeps 6 upstairs (King bed, Queen bed, Double bed assumes two in each bed)

***River bed only available for $50 per nights of booking and only with complete house reservation, weather permitting; or if the studio is not rented.

Enjoy elegance, natural beauty, and wilderness surroundings with all the amenities of an up-scale sophisticated rental that provides comfort, relaxation, peace, and romance. It will quickly become your favorite get-away located in the foothills below Sequoia and Kings National Park. It is ideally situated to accommodate day excursions for site seeing adventures, but the grounds and accommodations at the DaVidgil House are a destination in themselves. One can sun bathe on the edge of the river, dine under the stars, build a fire on the sand in fall, winter or early spring, and walk among the sycamores; listen and see hawks and quail, and every now and then catch sight of the heron going up or down river. There is an an abundance of wildlife.

The DavidGil House is a spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house with exquisite views, and all the comforts of home; a lovely home for an extended familiy and /or friends, surrounded with walkways, outside dining areas, gardens, and just a few paces farther, a deck overlooking the South Fork River. There is an OPTIONAL and ADDITIONAL $$ lower artist's studio with a king size bed, kitchenette, bathroom and separate entrance that sleeps 2, (please inquiry SPECIFICALLY NOTING THAT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A POSSIBLE FOUR BEDROOM OPTION OR THREE BEDROOM OPTION OR JUST A STUDIO WITH KING BED OPTION). Note this studio will need to be booked separately. Please be aware that this home may be rented alone or we or other guests may be there.

Often times, the wayfarer can see wild ducks, deer, mountain lions, bears, bob cats, possums, skunks, snakes, squirrels, to name just a few, and the insect life is teaming with energy. The DaVidgil House is located approximately 5 miles from Lake Kaweah, 8.6 miles from the Entrance to Sequoia National Park (which is home to the world's largest living things - Giant Sequoia Redwood Trees), 197 miles north of Santa Monica, West L.A., 265 miles south of San Francisco, and less than 200 miles east of the Pacific coast. In other words, centrally located for your vacation needs.

Note: Animals do not live here but a cat does visit.

Only nice people need apply!!!!

Keywords: Sequoia National Park, flat, bungalow, house, apartment, studio, abode, dwelling, boutique, vacation rental, artist's quarters, living area, home away from home, Three Rivers.

More Details


Three Rivers House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Children should not run through the house at any time; please do not allow them near the windows; keep vigilant eyes on your kids at all times pls.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • W. Blue Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The Most Elegant and Unique, Located in the Upstairs Suite
    The Green Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located Next the E. Bedroom in the Upstairs Suite
  • 2 Bathrooms: 2 upstairs
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Upstairs W. Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , This Bedroom Adjoins the Blue Bathroom
    Upstairs E.Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Located E. of Living Room & Adjoining the Screen Porch
    Upstairs 3rd Story Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Located on the 3rd Story in the Office / Library
  • King (1) Queen size Beds (1); Double (1): optional - Single extra set up in queen or king suite.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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DaVidgil House at Blossom Peak, Three Rivers, CA.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 42 reviews

Amazing Stay....Fabulous Hosts!!

  • 5 of 5

(This review is for the top portion of the house although, we did get a tour and the studio downstairs looks great for a couples retreat)

I can't say enough about the house or Cara & Greg! The property is peaceful and private with a flowing creek. There is also fire pit available to keep you warm while stargazing. You'll have to say hello to Mr. Jay and friends (peanuts and seed just inside the front door).

The house is stunning! Everything about it is warm and welcoming: art deco details, fluffy towels, creative tile work, spacious and well appointed rooms, cozy wood stove, and the feeling like you are living in a tree house. All the beds were comfortable and a good nights sleep was had after hiking in the park.

While Cara does provide you with some firewood; it's kind of you to replace what you use. You can find that (along with kindling) at The Village Market just a few minutes away in town.

Thanks to Cara & Greg for a wonderful stay!!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The place is absolutely stunning.

  • 5 of 5

The owner was very gracious and kind. Give us all kinds of information about the area and she met us at the house herself and showed us around her property. You can tell she has put a lot of work into making this place the little Eden it is. The place is filled with surprises including a beautiful area to sit by the creek.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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This was an absolutely beautiful home!!

  • 5 of 5

From the interesting architecture, to the well thought-out furnishings and beautiful artwork, this home was so enjoyable for our family of five. We spent the first 2 hours just looking around. In fact, we were going to head to Sequioa Park that evening, but instead explored the house and grounds, soaked in the river, and fed the friendly blue jays.

Eric was waiting for us when we arrived and showed us around the property. He patiently answered all of our questions and offered tips about the local area, Sequoia Park, local restaurants, etc.

Easy arrival & departure. The beds and bedding were quite comfortable. All appliances worked well. But the important part about this stay was the quiet & serene location & appreciating all of the creative details of this phenomenal home. I'm so glad the owners have decided to entrust and share their place with visitors. Please don't stay here if you won't respect the beautiful mahogany floors, antiques, and artwork!

We hated to leave and would definitely stay here again.

We have been staying at VRBO locations for the last several years, & I believe this is our favorite so far!

Thank you Cara and Eric!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property is gorgeous. Pictures did not do it justice.

  • 5 of 5

This property is best described as idyllic. The tile work, mahogany floors and doors, the books and furnishings, the gazebo and rushing river in the backyard, and the engaging and interesting owner all contributed to a wonderful stay. There are a lot of house rules that come with this rental. The owners are trying something difficult here by not trying to "rent proof" a house that has all the amenities and details that one would expect in their own home and crossing their fingers that such generosity is not taken for advantage by careless renters. I hope they succeed. Also, the beds were wonferful.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous home on the river

  • 5 of 5

The "arts and crafts" style home has so much that is unique, that you barely know where to begin. Furthermore, the kitchen is a fully functioning kitchen with everything you need - not a skimpy rental kitchen! The biggest problem is that sitting by the river is so nice that you won't want to even head into the park!

The two downstairs bedrooms are just lovely. The attic bedroom is OK in a pinch, but with the way it's laid out and lack of screens in it makes it not nearly as nice as the others. One bedroom downstairs has a day bed in it so a third person could stay there as well.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful unique location. One of a kind I'm sure

  • 5 of 5

Wow. Fabulous stay, words cannot really describe this space, magical is a good one and is used often, I see in the reviews. My family had stayed here with the previous owners several times over the years and always enjoyed the special ambiance of this home. We came to Three Rivers for hiking and and to see the park and we were all happy that this home was available. We are planning to rebook immediately for next April! Cara and Eric such attentive hosts, wild blue jays that eat out your hand, lush grounds, the sound of the river from every window, custom details that money cannot buy, artisans must simply create. Nothing run-of-the-mill here, cubby holes and privacy at every turn, a screened porch,

a back and a front entrance, a window seat, custom tile work, super comfortable beds, just beautiful like I have never seen, and peaceful and even though the house was full we all found our own rhythm and sense of privacy. A large hedge of majestic rock forms along the perimeters, a quick few minutes drive to most of the restaurants and the market and then five miles into the park. Thank you Eric and Cara, we appreciate your kindness and the home you offer to travelers!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Cara

We are new owners but proudly own this home that was built by an artist, designer, woodworker, the daughter of a building contractor; and an environmental scientist, artisan builder, and the son of a water/civil engineer. With eyes for detail, an artistic bent, and the love of nature, DaVidgil House is well appointed, luxurious, and unlike anything else. We have always loved Three Rivers since early in our relationship being just over three hours from Santa Monica where we live most of the time. Its unique gorgeousness, its playful rivers, majestic trees and small town atmosphere is a perfect balance to city-life.

Cara purchased this house in 2016

Why Cara chose Three Rivers

This property has a perfect location nestled in the Canyon with the South Fork River running right through it. The wild life is abundant and the natural surroundings majestic and gorgeous.

What makes this house unique

The benefit of staying at the DaVidgil House is not only the luxurious ambiance, but how centrally located it is, in as far as it is conveniently close to town, Sequoia National Park, Lake Kaweah, and numerous other sites while remaining remote and peaceful in its location. It's on its own river front, it's close to the highway but off far enough for seclusion, it's only minutes to everything you have come to the area for including the only full service market, and numerous eating establishments.


Nearest Airport
77 Miles
Fresno Yosemite International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
River View Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Twin Palms
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Amtrak out of Hanford
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 198
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ol' Buckaroo Restaurant healthy, hip gourmet food
Nearest Ski
29 Miles
Woolvertin Ski and Recreation Park
Nearest Beach
171 Miles
Pismo Beach
Car: recommended

The DaVidgil House is located approximately 10 miles from the entrance to Sequoia National Park, 5 miles from Lake Kaweah, 1 mile from village shopping, and luxuriously located on the South Fork river.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
cleaning fee $145 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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