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Enjoy the Folsom Historic District and River Parkway!

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Contemporary 1Br/1Ba Flat With Living Room And Full Kitchen; Sleeps 4.

The guest house offers privacy and peaceful surroundings with ample well-lit parking.
The flat is located upstairs with parking located below. Full-size washer/dryer; Wi-Fi and Dish TV premium channels: HBO, Showtime, ESPN and more. The cheery sun-filled kitchen includes modern electric range, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, Kuerig coffee machine, toaster, basic utensils and serving ware. Coffee and a variety of teas provided. The bedroom has a queen size bed, and the living room sleeper sofa is also a queen to comfortably accommodate four adults.

Located within walking distance of the restaurants on Sutter Street, the non-smoking property is surrounded by mature trees which provide privacy, shade and peaceful views of the historic district including the river parkway.

For wine tourists, ask about the private vineyard tours available in Somerset (weather and schedule permitting). During the summer our guests enjoy local fruit: oranges and figs from our trees, and grapes and berries from our vines. There is also a local farmer’s market on Saturdays only several blocks away.

The guest house is just steps away to over 30 miles of bike and walking trails stretching along the American River from Folsom to Sacramento and looping around Lake Natoma. You can rent bikes or kayaks within walking distance and explore the quiet waters or hike the oak-lined trails around the lake. Watch for the bald eagles and other wild life along its shoreline. Riding is very popular in Folsom and riders of all abilities and levels have plenty to enjoy. The river trail system starts at Folsom Lake and continues to Sacramento along gentle and scenic riverside trails. More challenging trails include the foothills and wine country, as well as the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains for more extreme riders and jumpers. Folsom Lake offers sailing and boating, with boat ramps, camp grounds and picnic areas.

To explore outside of Folsom, light rail trains make frequent departures from Historic Folsom Station, just four blocks away. Sacramento is 22 miles and a relaxing 45 minutes away by train. Or spend a day exploring our local wine region just 45 minutes away in the spectacular unspoiled countryside of the Shenandoah Valley of Amador County.
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Living room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    queen sleeper sofa...moreless

  • The bedroom is a cool retreat with a new queen size bed, hypoallergenic pillows and comforter. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • The clean bath has a tub with shower, vanity, hairdryer, etc.

Other Amenities

  • Weekend, weekly and monthly rentals are welcome. We hope to see you soon!...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish TV with HBO, Showtime, Sports...moreless

  • Television


  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The dining table seats four, and a high chair is available upon request....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central heat and air conditioning...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat and air conditioning...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi reached the guest house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    The sofa opens to a size sleeper-sofa....moreless

  • Parking:

    Two parking spaces are provided. Do not park in the alley as the alley is used by residents for access....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig coffee maching is in the kitchen....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Ideal for longer term travelers, the guest house kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, utensils, knives, pans, etc. I ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full electric kitchen with refrigerator, range, sink, dishwasher and microwave. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    The microwave is built in above the range....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    the guest house is supplied with coffees and supplies. Guests are responsible for providing their own food....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    yes! There is even a toaster....moreless


  • Balcony

Building Type

  • House


Write a review 4.9
from 29 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$810 $2,400
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Taxes Not included


The guest house is a smoke-free environment. NO PETS ALLOWED. Parking for two vehicles is available, but RV parking is off-site. No bikes are to be inside the guest house-call for bike storage info.

Minimum cleaning fee is $75 for a weekend rental. Cleaning fee will vary for longer stays, and will be re-quoted depending on length of stay.

Figs and oranges are available in season!

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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34 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sutter Street District
5.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Granite Bay country Club
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Sacramento Regional Transit, Folsom Station
3.4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 50
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sutter Street restaurants, entertainment
83 Miles
Nearest Ski
Lake Tahoe
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Negro State Park

Car: Not Necessary

Charming. Private. Peaceful. Relaxing. Centrally located in Folsom’s historic residential district. Walk to Lake Natoma, bike and walking trails, Historic Sutter Street and light rail. Private parking.

Spend a weekend in your own flat in Folsom’s charming historic district. Our peaceful one-bedroom flat is the perfect combination of modern convenience and historic setting. Walk to your choice of restaurants, two bakeries, coffee shops and micro-brew pubs. Our local farmers market runs year round on Saturday mornings, offering a tremendous assortment of fresh organic produce, baked goods, cheese, and beautiful flowers. Pick something up for a picnic along Lake Natoma on your way back home. Take in a play at our acclaimed and old-time Sutter Street Theater or visit four wonderful museums. All of this is within walking distance from your front door.

Conveniently set on the bike path along the American River, the guest house is located within walking distance of three bridges, two lakes and miles of trails. There are plenty of activities available for active people: water sports, cycling, hiking, and more. The light rail station is a short ten-minute walk which allows you to travel to Sacramento by train.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We built our home in the Folsom Historic District in 2011. The Guest House apartment was designed for a daughter to occupy during college years and is now available for guests visiting the area.

Why the Owner Chose Folsom, CA, USA:
The property was newly built in 2011 so we could enjoy river and trail access and the many activities in the Folsom Historic District. We enjoy riding the trails around both Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma, as well as spending time kayaking nearby. With the Folsom Pro-Rodeo in July, the rock festival 'Folsom Live' in September and events throughout year, this central location is fun. Although we are in town, we enjoy easy proximity to the river and many restaurants.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We are in the historic area, walking distance from everything, including the light rail train station that connects Folsom to the larger Sacramento metro area. We enjoy living by the river, in a quiet area of Folsom; close to both great outdoor recreation and an entertainment district for convenient restaurants and pubs.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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  • Well lit stairs with parking below

    Well lit stairs with parking below

  • The guest house has two well-lit parking spaces for guests.

    The guest house has two well-lit parking spaces for guests.

  • Located close to the American River Parkway

    Located close to the American River Parkway

  • Tomatoes from the garden

    Tomatoes from the garden

  • The guest house is sheltered by shade trees

    The guest house is sheltered by shade trees

  • Bright and sunny kitchen with views

    Bright and sunny kitchen with views

  • The full size washer/dryer are clean and convenient.

    The full size washer/dryer are clean and convenient.

  • Fall color in November

    Fall color in November

  • Figs from the garden

    Figs from the garden

  • Tomatoes to share!

    Tomatoes to share!

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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