Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Newly Restored Cottage With Amazing Views. Downtown Sonora

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom 1 bath with Downtown Views, Handcrafted Rustic Charmer

NEW LISTING! This newly restored gem is the perfect place to get away from it all and truly enjoy all that the gold country has to offer. All the comforts of a fine hotel with much more privacy and character. Walk to one of the great downtown restaurants or prepare a quiet meal at home in your own cozy cottage.

HAVE A LARGER PARTY? WE HAVE THE 3 BEDROOM HOME NEXT DOOR! VRBO# 980292

The home is a 5 min. walk to the heart of town where you will have many choices of wonderful restaurants, coffee shops, shopping and specialty boutiques as well as many antique stores. Downtown Sonora also offers the outstanding Stage 3 Theater. Every Saturday morning, May thru October, stroll down to the Farmers Market and take home organic produce, baked goods and local crafts. March thru December Central Sierra Arts Council has their '2nd Saturday Arts Night' where downtown art galleries, shops and eateries celebrate the arts.

Another wonderful feature of this home is the convenient location, as a 'hub' to many incredible destinations

*Yosemite National Park...(1hr to the entrance gate)

*In the summer you can ride our Historic 49 Trolley bus between three of our gold rush towns: Jamestown, Sonora and Columbia.

*Sonora with it’s shopping, dining, theater

*Columbia State Park which is a preserved gold rush era town...(12 min. drive)

*Jamestown's Historic Railtown State park is called 'the most photographed railroad in the world.' 'Petticoat Junction,' 'The Wild, Wild West,' 'High Noon,' 'The Virginian,' and 'Unforgiven' were all filmed here. Recently, movie crews produced the railroad sequences in 'Back to the Future Part III'...(10 min. drive)

*Tuolumne’s Black Oak Casino offers the 5 star “Seven Sisters” restaurant for fine dinning and the Willow Lounge for some 'free' live music...(15 min. drive)

*For large lakes we have New Melones, Don Pedro and Tulloch (15-25 min. drive)

*Pinecrest Lake is surrounded by pine trees, granite rocks and rustic cabins is a beautiful lake to hike around, kayak on or enjoy relaxing on the beach with a picnic...(40 min. drive)

*Kennedy Meadows, 20 minutes past Pinecrest, you can horseback ride or hike into the Emigrant Wilderness.

*Day trip to the town of Murphys and stop on the way at Moaning Caverns to enter the caves or take a zip line adventure.

*Once in Murphy's, you'll find many great stores, eateries and amazing wine tasting rooms. In fact Murphy's has become known as “Little Napa” because of their many beautiful wineries.

*While in Murphy's visit Ironstone Winery which offers a great venue for a Summer Concert series and in their museum view the largest Crystalline Gold Leaf specimen in the world. Weighing forty-four pounds...(25 min. drive)

*Calaveras Big Trees State Park “up the hill” from Murphys (10 min) is magnificent! Hike in the famous North Grove of giant sequoias trees.

During the summer, the Sonora 'warm Indian summer nights' can be quite spectacular. You'll find Music in The Parks, free concerts, in numerous parks around the community. In the winter you are above the fog and close enough for an afternoon of skiing at two different resorts, Dodge Ridge or Bear Valley.

With so many fun destinations and adventures close by, I truly believe choosing this comfy home for your vacation stay in Sonora will be Perfect!

Property Type

More Details

Owner
John Luczy
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

Amenities

Sonora Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

94% Complete
5% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Newly Restored Cottage With Amazing Views. Downtown Sonora
average rating of 4.9459457 based on 37 reviews
5

Just Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place for a weekend, get away! Very much enjoyed the Cottage and location. Great memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Cute cottage and lovely downtown!

  • 4 of 5

House was as pictured, delightful & tastefully decorated! The lamps beside the bed are so cute and also functional! :-) We loved all the rough sawn wood and we could smell it when we walked in! :-) Awesome stone steps, "fireplace" etc. outside, around the cottage! Plenty of hot water. Bed is comfortable. Noticed a hammock on our last day there. Romantic little deck with 2 chairs and hosts provide a candle and lighter for ambiance after dark! :-) As someone else posted, the air conditioner barely keeps the bedroom cool when the temps reach 100* outside (a fan would be a good addition to the cottage)-possibly the A/C unit needs a good service and cleaning. Also it took almost a whole day for the A/C to cool the place down (would be a nice touch, since the hosts live close, if they had it turned on b4 guests arrival.) There are only non stick pans available for cooking and since we don't use teflon coated pans, we had to go buy a stainless pan for use while there. We found no dish cloth or dish towels so we went to Walmart and bought those also. TV channels are pretty limited. The downtown is cute and has awesome shops to poke around in :-) Bumper to bumper traffic most of the weekend in the downtown area! Some streets are very steep! :-) We are from the Midwest so this was a big change from what we are used to! Cover's Apple Ranch is not to far and has great cider, a train ride, and you can eat lunch there (delicious!) Overall this cottage is a great place to stay and we will consider it again if we are in the area. :-) Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Cute, clean and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Cute, clean and comfortable! My family and I had a great stay at the cottage. The space is well appointed and used efficiently. My son slept comfortably on the foldout couch in the living area, my wife and I stayed in the small bedroom. We were grateful for the good air-conditioner unit - we stayed inside during the peak of the hot days when the thermometer hit 105°! Great hikes nearby, cute town is steps away. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

adorable place, very romantic!

  • 5 of 5

The place is EXACTLY like the pics, if not better. Loved our stay in this cute adorable cabin. kitchen is fully equipped with everything one can need. We used the blu-ray player, loved watching movies. the bedroom is nice and cozy. SAW A DEER chilling in the shade area next to the cabin! Right in the middle of downtown Sonora. Took a walk in the downtown and just loved it. Everyone is sooo welcoming in this town. We would definitely want to go back and enjoy more of Sonora. John was super helpful and accommodating, let us have an early check in. Definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Cozy Cottage on a Hillside

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely little cottage for two on a hillside overlooking Sonora. It's quiet and peaceful but within walking distance to all the activity of downtown Sonora! The owners have provided everything you could need to make your stay quite enjoyable and is very good with communication! We especially enjoyed dinner on the patio and morning coffee on the porch overlooking the town. We will definitely come again for another stay!!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Wonderful Cottage! Privacy, beautiful setting very nice rustic feel and beautifully done.

  • 5 of 5

We had our 29th Anniversary retreat here. It was so peaceful and close to all the shops in Sonora.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Airport
3.8 Miles
Columbia
Nearest Golf
3.4 Miles
Mountain Springs
Nearest Restaurant
Many Assorted
Nearest Ski
33 Miles
Dodge Ridge
Car: recommended

For your trip to Yosemite contact John for Custom Guided Adventure Hikes, Nature Walks, and Photography Workshops in Yosemite National Park. Small group sizes guarantee a personalized experience with professional local guides.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Damage Deposit $200

check in is at 11am, check out is 3pm

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

You might like these similar properties