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1872 Historic Stage Coach Stop

(32 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome:

    This is a child’s wonderland. They love to explore nature, discover the year-round native wildlife, and even camp near the creeks edge, all with close adult supervision as there are hazards to be careful of: (sharp, slippery rocks, steep stone steps and deep water in areas.)...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Designated outdoor smoking area...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are welcome and love this place too! No additional fees! We just ask that you pick up after them. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Other (See Description)


  • (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...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • GAME ROOM: Game Room includes: Pool Table, Air Hockey, Darts and Assorted Board Games...moreless


  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Full Size Air Hockey, Pool Table, Darts and Board Games...moreless

  • Games:

    Popular Board Games Upstairs in Game Room...moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV...moreless

  • Television:

    Direct TV in Living Room and Master Bedroom...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library:

    VCR: 145+ Family Movie Library in 2nd Bedroom DVD: 300+ Family Movie Library in 2nd Bedroom...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Nestled in a canyon in the Sierra Foothills...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    ¼ Mile of Weber Creek Winding Throughout the 7 Acres...moreless

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


  • Dining:

    Indoor Dining Room and Outdoor Creekside Dining Area...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Window Units and Swamp Cooler...moreless

  • Heating:

    Propane central heating downstairs, Pellet stove upstairs...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    If camping, need to bring your own camping gear...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Indoor and Outdoor Fireplace, Pellet Stove and Outdoor Fire Pit Area...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    1000 Sq. Ft Multi Level Back Deck Overlooking Weber Creek, 2nd 1000 Sq. Ft Creek Side Deck/ Dance Floor With Fire Pit, Covered Wrap Around Front Porch With Porch Swing and koi Pond View...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Two Gazebos: First one is on an island accessible by a foot bridge, and the other is nestled in a cedar grove overlooking the relaxing views...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Gazebo located on island...moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • cleaning fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: 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!

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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  • Front Porch and Koi Pond

    Front Porch and Koi Pond

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  • Back Deck

    Back Deck

  • Front Porch Swing

    Front Porch Swing

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

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  • 2nd Bedroom With Bunk Beds

    2nd Bedroom With Bunk Beds

  • Game room With Pool Table, Air Hockey, Darts and Assorted Board Games

    Game room With Pool Table, Air Hockey, Darts and Assorted Board Games

  • Creek side Wine bar, Fireplace and Rustic Dining Area

    Creek side Wine bar, Fireplace and Rustic Dining Area

  • Weber Creek

    Weber Creek

  • Weber Creek With Ducks

    Weber Creek With Ducks

  • Night time at The Stage Coach Stop

    Night time at The Stage Coach Stop

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  • 1000 SQ Ft Back Deck

    1000 SQ Ft Back Deck

  • Fully Stocked Kitchen

    Fully Stocked Kitchen

  • Living Room With Wood Fireplace

    Living Room With Wood Fireplace

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs 3rd Bedroom

    Upstairs 3rd Bedroom

  • Covered Bridge

    Covered Bridge

  • Gazebo on Island

    Gazebo on Island

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  • Stone Steps With Waterfall

    Stone Steps With Waterfall

  • Backyard Area

    Backyard Area

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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