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Hutchins House in Beautiful Downtown Lodi

Lodi, CA, USA
  • House1800 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

3 Bedroom, 1 Bath elegant family home

This colonial style home is nearly one hundred years old, built by the Hutchins', a prominent family in Lodi's history. It is located in Lodi's favorite neighborhood, in the middle of town, with easy access to everything you need and want to do in Lodi. A vase of fresh flowers and a selection of Lodi wine will greet you upon arrival.

The house is beautifully designed with large rooms, natural light and custom details. Every room is individually decorated in a contemporary, comfortable style with lots of colorful accents. The large, updated kitchen features a gas stove and oven and is fully stocked with cookware and serving ware for 8. Pantry staples are provided and groceries can be pre-ordered or picked up from the nearby S-mart grocery store.

There is a sunny breakfast dining area in the kitchen and french doors lead to a wisteria covered, trellised courtyard with a kitchen garden, dining table and gas grill. The formal dining room has an antique table that can seat up to 8 people, hardwood floors, an antique crystal chandelier, built-in china cabinet and a buffet with linens and serving ware available to use.

The large living room has hardwood floors and a marble clad fireplace with firewood provided. There is comfortable seating for 6 with room for more if needed, an additional window seat and french doors leading to a shady porch with seating for 4. The porch provides a lovely view of the neighborhood, with custom homes and tree-lined streets and is perfect for a morning coffee, afternoon read or a little wine and visit in the evening.

There is a flat-screen TV with U-verse service, DVD and VHS players. A selection of over 100 movies are available to choose from. Books and family games are provided for your use. Children's toys can be provided upon request.

A washer and dryer along with cleaning supplies are provided. Two laundry lines are available for line drying.

There are two large bedrooms and one den which provides sleeping areas for up to six guests. The beds have fine linens, down comforters and extra pillows. Please let us know if you have any special bedding requests - non-down bedding is provided in the Mocha room. Additional linens and down pillows for all beds are available. A porta-crib can be provided upon request.

The Mocha room has a queen size iron bed, antique dresser and step-in closet. The walls are a cozy mocha color with elegant gold and brown bedding, hardwood floors and two large windows. The room is outfitted with bedside lamps, an iHome alarm clock, and many other comforts.

The Green room has an antique, queen size, four poster bed, armoire, and step-in closet. The walls are painted a soothing olive and the bedding is a classic floral design with light yellow, greens and blues. The room has a carpet floor covering and one large, north facing window. This room is also outfitted with bedside lamps, an iHome alarm clock, and many other comforts.

The Gold room is a smaller den. It has a day bed with a trundle that can pull out to make up two single beds. An armoire serves as the closet.

The house has one bathroom. It is recently updated with a beautiful marble countertop, glass tile accents and slate tile flooring. It has a large shower with a terrazzo

There are some outdoor games ready for your use in the backyard where you can enjoy the established garden, two lounge chairs and a dining table for six with an umbrella.

A Lodi area guest book has been created for you including all of the local happenings, wineries, places to go and see, and menus from the best restaurants in town. We are happy to help you set up your trip in any way we can including coordinating a wine tour, drivers, dinner or spa reservations, local favorites, family activities, or any service needed. We can help make special occasions and celebrations perfect for you - just ask!


Marne Simpson

Member Since 2012
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 20, 2018
About Marne Simpson

Both Steve and I (Marne) grew up in Lodi. Our families and many childhood friends still live nearby. We actually met in our college years in southern California and couldn't wait to move back to our hometown once we were married. Our two daughters were born while living in this house and although we love it dearly, our growing family needs a little more space as they enter high school. So, we moved across town but want to share our home with others visiting this little town that means so much to us. In all of our travels we have learned what makes us most comfortable while staying in a home away from home and have tried to include all of those special details to make you feel like this is your home too. I helped found the Lodi Conference and Visitors Bureau as Lodi began developing it's tourist sites and know almost all there is to know about Lodi, the events, the businesses and the wineries. Lodi is a small town that has many 'secret' gems. I would love to help you plan your visit here and to make the trip even better than you had hoped it could be.

Marne Simpson purchased this House in 1996

Why Marne Simpson chose Lodi

We are only the fourth owner of this almost century old home. It is beautifully built with fine craftsmanship and the perfect floor plan and has been lovingly cared for. The minute we first walked in the door we knew it was the house meant for us. It is set in the perfect location to enjoy the surrounding neighborhood and downtown area. The neighbors are friendly and the three outside patios give you lots of options for dining and relaxing all year round.

What makes this House unique

This older neighborhood is known for it's tree lined streets and families out walking the dog or playing in the park across the street. It is truly small town America with all the benefits of big cities. Celebrations are common, festivals are busy and the art scene is strong here. And all of it is happening within walking distance of our front porch.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Mocha Room
        1 queen, Non-down bedding and memory foam mattress topper provided.
      • Green Room
        1 queen, Please request non-down comforter if required.
      • Gold Room
        2 twin/ single, Day bed with trundle
      • Queen size Beds (2) One iron bed and one four poster bed, Twin or Single Beds (2) Day bed with a trundle pull out, Baby Cribs (1) Pack-and-play available on request - no additional charge


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, Toilet is not wheelchair accessible
      • 1

      Location Type

        • Downtown
          Walk to historic and friendly downtown main street.


            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                      Change of linens for each bed provided, feather down options available, extra towels, beach towels provided
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Fireplace
                    • Free Long Distance
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet
                    • Wood Fireplace
                      Firewood and kindling provided


                        • Kitchen
                        • Catering Available
                          Catering, grocery pre-order and delivery, personal chef arrangements can be made
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          Everything you need for everyday cooking and more. Special requests are accommodated whenever possible
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Service for 8, casual and formal dinnerware and serving pieces
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Includes coffee, tea, sugar, flour, oil, pam spray, basic spices and seasonings
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                          Gas range
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              Formal Dining room and separate breakfast nook in kitchen
                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Music Library
                                  iPod docks and alarm clocks in bedrooms (30-pin connector - adaptor required for newer phones)
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  U-verse with DVR features
                                • Stereo
                                  Tabletop record player, CD player and radio
                                • Television
                                  Flat-screen in Living Room and Green Room
                                • Toys
                                  Children's books, toys and games are provided. Large playhouse in secured yard. Outdoor baby and child swing available.
                                • Video Library
                                  DVD selection for children and parents


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Gazebo
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              Indoor public pool located for a fee across the street at Hutchins Street Square

                                              Onsite Services

                                                • Concierge
                                                • Private Chef


                                                    • museums
                                                    • churches
                                                    • health/beauty spa
                                                    • library
                                                    • live theater
                                                    • marina
                                                    • cinemas
                                                    • playground
                                                    • recreation center
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • synagogues
                                                    • winery tours
                                                    • zoo

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • paddle boating
                                                        • antiquing
                                                        • boating
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • horseshoes
                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • shopping
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking
                                                        • wildlife viewing

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • Babysitter
                                                            • fitness center
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • hospital
                                                            • laundromat
                                                            • massage therapist
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • jet skiing
                                                                • basketball court
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • fly fishing
                                                                • freshwater fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • kayaking
                                                                • roller blading
                                                                • sailing
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis
                                                                • water skiing
                                                                • wind-surfing


                                                                    • Iron, ironing board, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner, soap, blow dryer, water purification system for hot and cold drinking water, pantry staples and spices, visitors guide and lodi history books, classic and best seller book library, two iPod/iPad alarm clock docks (adapter required for iPhone 5), house alarm

                                                                      House Rules

                                                                      Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                      Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                      47 Reviews


                                                                      Latest reviews

                                                                      Beautiful home

                                                                      Donna S.Sacramento, CA

                                                                      The home was every bit as warm and inviting as the pictures. It was decorated for Christmas including a tree in the front room. The house is clean, beds comfortable and kitchen well stocked. A very charming home! We would stay again.

                                                                      In the heart of it all!

                                                                      Tatyana S.Aurora, Colorado

                                                                      First time to lodi. Great central location with walkability to down town lodi. Super addorable 3 bed home with tons of charm! We made an excellent dinner, grilled steaks, and dined with friends in the formal dining. Loved it Christmas decor and all! Just caddy corner from a park. Comfortable and feels like home!

                                                                      Beautiful, comfortable, home away from home in a perfect location.

                                                                      MichaelKatrinaTalent, OR

                                                                      Charming and comfortable. Well equipped kitchen that is a delight to cook in. Excellent location. Great communication with the owner. This was our second year staying at Hutchins House for the Lodi Sandhill Crane Festival.

                                                                      Excellent we were thankful to stay here.

                                                                      Monique D.Dallas, TX

                                                                      The location was excellent and the home was perfect for our stay in Lodi. There was plenty of space for our family and lots of room for visiting, fellowship and meals. We were in town for a wedding and originally booked 3 hotels for our family. This was so much better as we had individual rooms for privacy yet plenty of common areas for visiting with family members and even locals from Lodi were impressed with this prestigious home. The neighborhood was safe and easy to get to wineries, downtown, shopping and restaurants. We felt fortunate to have the opportunity to stay in the Hutchins house. The owners were easy to work with.


                                                                      Marleen L.

                                                                      It's such a beautiful home inside and out. It was the perfect place for my bridal party and for myself. We stayed and relaxed there the day before and got ready there in the morning for the day of the wedding. We had our own personal hair and makeup dressers meet us there it was amazing. Unforgettable memories were created there thank you for that.

                                                                      Long weekend in Lodi

                                                                      PAT B.

                                                                      This home was more than I imagined! Beautiful 1920's cottage - 1700sq feet felt like more with large dining room and living room. 3 seperate outdoor sitting areas. Easy to feel like I was at home. Close to THursday night Farmers Market, downtown, and the wineries. Great place.!


                                                                      Lodi, CA, USA

                                                                      Hutchins House is located in a beautiful historical neighborhood a few minutes walk from downtown Lodi where you will find a great selection of restaurants, boutique shopping, and eight wine bars featuring local Lodi appellation wineries. The Lodi Wine Trail features over 80 wineries for wine tasting, all within a 10 mile radius. Directly across the street is Hutchins Street Square Performing Arts Theatre, the center of the arts in the area. See concerts and events or attend meetings, weddings and festivals here. It is surrounded by a park and playground and has a public indoor swimming pool. Lodi Lake is a short bike ride or drive away where you can enjoy the nature area, lake and Mokelumne River all year long. Micke Grove Regional Park is a great family destination with a zoo, amusement park, Japanese Tea Garden, water play zone, historical museum and public golf course. Located near the Delta waterways, you can spend the day fishing, enjoying watersports, and bird watching. It is the perfect central base for day trips to the Sierra Nevada Mountain ski areas, Yosemite and the San Francisco Bay Area. All are within a 2 hour drive. Nearest Golf: Micke Grove Golf Course - 5.0 miles

                                                                      Rates & Availability

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                                                                      Reservations that block both Christmas and New Years may not be accepted, unless they are 10 days or longer. These policies may be relaxed within 30-60 days of arrival. Please contact us with any questions.

                                                                      47 Reviews
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