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100 Acres of Forest-Views, Creek Waterfalls, Private Trails

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Yuba River Swimming Hole, 10-minute drive to South Yuba River State Park

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:18
  • Bedrooms:7
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

private natural beauty for up to 18 guests

Our spacious, 7-bedroom forest homestead (plus two convertible queen beds) is privately located on 100 wooded acres, with a sunny deck overlooking a forest of pines and oaks. Just a few steps from the front door, guests can enjoy a 5-mile network of beautiful, private hiking & mountain biking trails that follow the creek to a sandy beach & picnic area, with waterfalls and shallow pools to enjoy on a hot summer day.

The 3,500 sf yuba river retreat – offers privacy and outdoor beauty for guests seeking time in nature, while just 10 minutes from historic Nevada City’s theater, local shops, and gourmet restaurants.

Access to the Yuba River at the South Yuba River state park at Purdon Crossing is only a 10-minute drive by car from the retreat. With 650 acres of sought-after state park hiking trails, mountain biking, kayaking and refreshing river swimming in summer, it is the perfect place to relax in the outdoors.

The Yuba River Retreat is the ideal get-away for groups of outdoor enthusiasts, healing retreats, and families.

Look out at the forest from each of the 7 bedrooms and each of the 4 bathrooms feature organic towels and natural products.

The master bedroom is comfortably decorated with rustic, handmade furnishing, Navajo rug, king mattress with organic sheets and private bathroom. The four other bedrooms on the main floor feature queen-sized beds, designer comforters, original artwork and unique vintage furnishings.

The downstairs, accessible through the kitchen and also by driving directly to the back entry, includes two sunny bedrooms with queen beds, a bathroom with a claw foot tub, and an additional kitchen, with another spacious living room and wood stove.

Relax in the front or back living room, both adjacent to the kitchen and dining area and fully furnished for evenings of reading, board games, cards and complimentary netflix movies, warmed by the wood stove in winter or cooled with fresh mountain air from the large windows, all house fan and ceiling fan in the summer; plus a new air conditioning system for hot summer afternoons (though the best cure for the heat is a jump into the Yuba river).

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything a chef might need, including a double oven, microwave, toaster oven, blender, coffee grinder, knife set, and pots/pans.

The Game Room off the kitchen is set-up with a pool table and dart board. Board games are in the living room. Outdoor on-site activities include hiking, volleyball, picnics and Frisbee golf.

On-Site Activities Included in Retreat:
-- Game Room with Pool Table & Dart Board
-- Netflix Movies
-- Board Games
-- Frisbee Golf, 3 holes
-- Mountain-View Deck with Sun Umbrella, Outdoor Table & chairs
--Weber propane BBQ
_Hammock Village
_Croquet
_Badminton
-- Sandy Beach Picnic Area on Creek (10-minute walk)

Extra On-Site Activities Available, by reservation
--Campsites
_Event/Getaway Planning
_Catered Meals
--Guided Hikes & Mountain Biking
_Guided Horseback Riding overlooking Yuba River
--Massage, Thai or Chair
--Guided Yoga Classes, Yoga Room
--Child Care
--Meeting Facilitation

Nearby Attractions
Scott’s Flat Lake (Boating, Swimming, Kayaking, Fishing), Rollins Lake (Boating, Fishing), Bullard’s Bar Lake (Boating, Fishing), Empire Mine (Historic), Malakoff Diggins (Historic, Hiking), South Yuba State Park Swimming & Hiking (Bridgeport, Edward’s Crossing, 49 Bridge, Purdon Crossing) Rock Creek Nature Trail (Hiking), Hirschman Pond Trail (Nevada City Hiking) Truckee, Lake Tahoe, Historic Downtown Nevada City & Grass Valley

While only a 5-10 minute drive from the beauty of the Yuba River, the retreat is also just 10 minutes from Nevada City, 15 minutes to Grass Valley, 20 minutes to Scott’s Flat Lake, 1 ½ hours to Lake Tahoe, Reno and Sacramento and 2 ½ hours to San Francisco.

Are your favorite dates booked or do you have more guests than can stay at the retreat? Ask for details on nearby camping and cabins.

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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 18
  • Children Welcome:

    Childcare available upon request...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outdoors with proper disposal...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 18

  • Bird Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Madrone Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Forest Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Manzanita Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Private Bathroom...moreless

  • Incense Cedar Bedroom: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Studio: 1 queen

    includes kitchen, living area, & bathroom with claw foot tub...moreless

  • Studio: 1 queen

    2nd bedroom; includes kitchen, living area, & bathroom...moreless

  • Front Room Futon: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Living Room Foldout: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Double Fold-out in Living Room, Forest views and wood stove...moreless

  • Upstairs: King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Queen Sleep Sofa in Living Room by wood stove (1); Downstairs: sunny two-bedroom studio with living room, kitchen, & bathroom (2). ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Studio Bathroom & Claw Foot Tub: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Guest Bath 2: toilet, shower

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  • Guest Bath 3: toilet, shower

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  • 3 bathrooms upstairs; 1 bathroom downstairs studio with claw foot tub

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Board Games; Frisbee Golf, outside...moreless

  • Games:

    Selection of Board Games for all ages; Pool Table...moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Stereo:

    CD and Ipod/Iphone Player...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat Screen with Blue Ray Player...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Netflix plus DVD collection...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Views of Creek and waterfalls from trails...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Handmade Douglas Fir Table, Seats 14 & extra table/chairs ; Outside Deck table overlooking mountains with 6 chairs; Table in backyard with 6 chairs; Tables outside fit 18; Folding Table in Garage...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 18 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air Conditioning PLUS Central all house fan, Ceiling Fans in each room, open windows at night, close in am ...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Lots of hiking trails to get fit on!...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Heating:

    Central Heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    organic...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    land line; most cell phones don't work, some verizon phones work - enjoy cell phone detox!...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    organic...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    local, garden-grown organic food for your group or family at a reasonable price....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee Grinder Provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Double Oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Barbque...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Sugar Bowl, Donner Summit 45 minutes-1 hour from retreat...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Private Creek Spot, Waterfall, Public State Park & River Swimming...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$425

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $195
  • Pet Fee $20
  • Tax Rate 10%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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Location

80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sacramento, Reno
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Nevada County Country Club
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 49
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
New Moon
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sugar Bowl Resort, Boreal, Squaw Valley
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Yuba River

Car: Necessary

We are a 5-7 minute drive from the Yuba River which offers visitors additional hiking trails, mountain biking trails, and refreshing river swimming. We are a 10-minute drive from Nevada City. We are pet-friendly, with a fenced yard under the oak trees. Ask for information on additional cabins and campsites!

 

Owner info

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are the only home in the area with private hiking trails, creek access, sandy creek beaches with picnic areas, just minutes from the state park and adjacent to a habitat preserve. Step into the beauty and peace of the Yuba River Retreat.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • Yuba River Swimming Hole, 10-minute drive to South Yuba River State Park

    Yuba River Swimming Hole, 10-minute drive to South Yuba River State Park

  • Chef's Kitchen with Double Oven

    Chef's Kitchen with Double Oven

  • Living Room Seating - overlooking Cedar trees in back of house; foldout couch

    Living Room Seating - overlooking Cedar trees in back of house; foldout couch

  • Master Bedroom with King Bed & Private Bathroom; All beds have organic linens

    Master Bedroom with King Bed & Private Bathroom; All beds have organic linens

  • Forest Room with Vintage Fir Bed

    Forest Room with Vintage Fir Bed

  • Manzanita Bedroom, Organic Sheets & Duvet

    Manzanita Bedroom, Organic Sheets & Duvet

  • Downstairs studio with extra living room and kitchen, separate entry

    Downstairs studio with extra living room and kitchen, separate entry

  • Studio Bedroom 1

    Studio Bedroom 1

  • Gameroom with Ping Pong or Pool, Darts, Board Games

    Gameroom with Ping Pong or Pool, Darts, Board Games

  • Dogs Welcome - fenced play yard next to the house; trails to sniff ($20 pet fee)

    Dogs Welcome - fenced play yard next to the house; trails to sniff ($20 pet fee)

  • Enjoy more than 7 waterfalls at the retreat, flowing strong in winter and spring

    Enjoy more than 7 waterfalls at the retreat, flowing strong in winter and spring

  • Creek Fun; Cooling off at wading area, picnic table, sandy Bark House Beach

    Creek Fun; Cooling off at wading area, picnic table, sandy Bark House Beach

  • Front Entry with Weber BBQ, side path leads to trails and camping

    Front Entry with Weber BBQ, side path leads to trails and camping

  • Dining Table - Handcrafted Douglas Fir for 14; Extra Chairs & Tables in Garage

    Dining Table - Handcrafted Douglas Fir for 14; Extra Chairs & Tables in Garage

  • Front Living Room; foldout couch; wood floors throughout house

    Front Living Room; foldout couch; wood floors throughout house

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Bird Room (just the name, no live birds indoors-view of happy birds outside

    Bird Room (just the name, no live birds indoors-view of happy birds outside

  • Private Madrone Bedroom with desk & 1/2 bath

    Private Madrone Bedroom with desk & 1/2 bath

  • Studio Bathroom with Claw Foot Tub

    Studio Bathroom with Claw Foot Tub

  • Studio Bedroom 2

    Studio Bedroom 2

  • Hammock Village for afternoon naps; near deck

    Hammock Village for afternoon naps; near deck

  • Sunset at the Deck

    Sunset at the Deck

  • Hike to Cedar Bark House contact alicia@livingwild.org for alt. cabin rentals

    Hike to Cedar Bark House contact alicia@livingwild.org for alt. cabin rentals

  • One of at least seven waterfalls along the creek in winter and spring

    One of at least seven waterfalls along the creek in winter and spring

VRBO #438115

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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