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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Placerville Gold Country & High Sierra, California, USA ACCOMMODATIONS: House,

The Stage Coach Stop was built in 1872 by a man named Petri Cola. He and his wife were very involved and well-liked by the town’s people of Placerville, “Old Hangtown”. There were two mine shafts on the property (gold and diamond) and it also had a saw mill on site at one time. The house and property were used in the 1997 Stephen Baldwin movie; Mr. Murder, and the grounds are a crowd favorite in the annual Placerville Garden Tour, showcasing three water features, including Koi ponds and waterfalls. The house is a 2400 sq. ft., two level home with a 1000 sq. ft. multi-level back deck overlooking Weber Creek (which is known by all local gold panners and trout fishermen) The deck is perfect for morning coffee, outdoor dining and cocktails. While enjoying the view, check out the remarkable year-round wildlife that this 7 acre protected habitat maintains, including River Otters, Raccoons, Deer, Fox, Ducks, Red Tail Hawks, Great Blue Herons, Belted King Fishers, Hummingbirds, Rainbow Trout, Crawdads, Frogs, and Dragonflies. Continue to explore the grounds which include a creek side outdoor wine bar, rustic dining area and fireplace, great for winetasting and family barbeques. Cross the covered foot bridge to a grassy area, perfect for picnics and afternoon naps. The property also has several perfect creekside areas for anyone that loves to fall asleep in nature to the sound of flowing water. Two gazebos are on site, one accessible by a bridge, located on an island, the other is nestled in majestic trees, overlooking the view, both perfect for relaxing and taking it all in.

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Renee Boyatt
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Renee Boyatt

Moving from Miami, FL in 1999, we were looking for a place that was near the city, but secluded and away from it all. We really wanted to be close to the coast, but also close to the ski resorts. We love river rafting, camping,wine tasting and the great outdoors, and were blessed to find this unique, historic, hidden treasure, tucked away in our own private vacation retreat!

Renee Boyatt purchased this house in 1999


Placerville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • (1) California Queen Size Four-Poster Bed in Downstairs Master Bedroom; (1) Antique Iron Double Bed in Upstairs 3rd Bedroom, ( 1 ) Double Sleep Sofa in Upstairs Game Room (1) Double Aerobed available, (2) Twin Bunk Beds and (1) Twin Bed in 2nd Bedroom Downstairs
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
GAME ROOM: Game Room includes: Pool Table, Air Hockey, Darts and Assorted Board Games


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.757576 based on 33 reviews

Beautiful setting

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our time at the property. You can tell it was once a beautiful setting, but we were there after a particularly hard winter and it did feel a bit run down and weathered outside. The interior while also older was okay but had a lot of "old" smells - the bedding in particular and the worst smell is the hot water. I was unable to shower the two nights we were there because of it. They tell you when you arrive the water has a 'high mineral content', which apparently means it smells like rotten eggs. We thought the best part was their darling outdoor cat!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing home in an incredible setting

  • 5 of 5

Where to begin. This home is amazing and well cared for. The grounds are amazing. We walked everyday, even thought it was a rainy weekend. It was so relaxing and beautiful.

Renee was very responsive. She left us wonderful fresh muffins with welcome notes when we arrived. The home is well kept and very homey. Every detail is though of for your vacation/stay. The game room is so much fun with pool, board games, air hockey, darts, board games....there are also TV's and DVD's but we had not time for that.

We are definitely coming back. It will be amazing during the summer when the trees are filled in and we can enjoy the outside decks much more.

We did venture to town for only an hour for some supplies, checked out the wine bar briefly, picked up a growler at the brewery and then couldn't wait to get back as fast as possible.

This was a great find and we cannot wait to come back.

Renee is an amazing host. We loved her home.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Such a comfortable and charming "home away from home"! We booked this place for our family the weekend of our first daughter's wedding. It was minutes from the venue yet far enough out of town to feel remote and private. Our visit fell on the heels of historic January storms which caused severe erosion due to high creek waters so our access to the property was limited. However, the music of the creek running made up for it. In spite of the effects of the storm, the guys enjoyed the creekside fireplace the night before the wedding while the ladies sat by a roaring fire in the living room. The kitchen was well equipped for preparing a hearty breakfast on the wedding day. The beds were comfy and the house felt perfectly warm the entire time. Outside, the ponds and grounds were lovely even in the cold weather. The game room provided for the perfect after-party following the wedding reception...the newlyweds couldn't even resist! I would advise guests to bring their own bottled water and be prepared for the smell of well water for showers and dishwashing.

Renee was prompt to reply to all enquiries. Truly an excellent hostess (even though we never met in person). I expect we will book this property for future family events.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house, the location, it was dreamy! I love old houses, so it was a treat for me :) The backyard area is gorgeous. It rained our entire stay, but we didn't mind because of how gorgeous everything was :)

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second Visit To the Stage Coach Stop

  • 5 of 5

I promised myself that the second time I visited to Stage Coach Stop, I would stay at the property the entire visit. Why? Because like many other reviewers, they regretted going into town as much as they did, instead of enjoying the property more. But, despite only leaving the house for a few hours over the weekend (to watch the wiener dog races), we still felt like there was much more property to explore.

Well, it' looks like a third visit is in order!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

Had family visiting from Virginia and we rented the Stage Coach house. It was nicely located and provided everyone with the room to spread out and do their own thing. We didn't adventure much out of the property since the game room upstairs was perfect to keep the kids occupied. And for the adults, the property was perfect for hiking and just relaxing outside on the deck with good eats and drinks.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fishing, Gold Panning, Swimming, Hiking, Wild Life Viewing, River Rafting, Wine Tasting, Enjoyable All Seasons!


Rates & Availability

Placerville House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

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