Bear Valley/Dodge Ridge Skiing, Golf, Pinecrest, Jamestown, Murphy's, Yosemite(24 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Newly decorated 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, close to everything.WIFI, flat screenTV
Two Bedrooms, two baths. All new furniture including king size beds in both bedrooms. New flooring throughout. Second bedroom can be configured for two twin beds, upon request. All new kitchen appliances, granite countertops, eat at bar, dining room, living room with large flatscreen TV. Xfinity. Totally wifi/wireless. The home sits on a hill, with a large front deck with comfortable furniture to enjoy the views of the surrounding hills. Laundry facilities, Gas AND InfraRed BBQ. Folding chairs in the shed for your day trip use! Beautiful rose gardens surround the property.
The home is a 10 min. drive, west into Historic Sonora, elevation 1785 or east to Twain Harte, elevation 3640. The heart of Sonora features 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, 2 hr to Valley Floor) Great day trip!
YARTS public transportation to Yosemite yarts.com
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, where the kids can actually pan for gold...(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 dining and the Willow Lounge for some 'free' live music...(15 min. drive)
*For large lakes we have New Melones, Don Pedro and Lake Tulloch …great fishing and boating (15-25 min. drive)
*Pinecrest Lake is surrounded by pine trees, granite rocks and is a beautiful lake to hike around, kayaks and Party Boats for rent, or enjoy relaxing on the beach with a picnic...and movies in the outdoor amphitheater. Pinecrest Lake is a 30 min., beautiful drive from our Home.
*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, 'warm Indian summer nights' can be quite spectacular. You'll find Music in The Parks, free concerts, in numerous parks around the community.
*And yes Gentleman, Great Golf, 3-18 hole courses nearby,
Saddle Creek, Greenhorn Creek and Mountain Springs, and a nice 9-Hole Course in Twain Harte!
In the winter you are above the fog and close enough for a day of skiing at two different resorts, Dodge Ridge Ski Resort http://www.dodgeridge.com/ (30 min) or Bear Valley (1 hour) http://www.bearvalley.com/, both Perfect for family skiing, and a great price performer. Ski in the morning....play golfp in the afternoon...can't beat that! Something for the entire family!
Enjoy our home….making your own “family memories”!
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Member since: 2014
- 1450 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Room
- Seating for 11 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 22 - Nov 27, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Professional Cleaning $100
- Pet Fee $35
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 9.5%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Day Trip to Yosemite, explore Gold Country History including panning for gold at Columbia State Park, Adventure Hikes, Nature Walks, Wine Tasting in Murphys, Golf at 3 nearby 18 hole courses, Ski at Dodge Ridge or Bear Valley, or the Bear Valley Music Festival each summer. Railtown 1897 State Park, Zip Lining, Moaning Caverns, enjoy water sports at Pinecrest Lake....and 5 miles to the Black Oak Casino....THESE ACTIVITIES WITHIN A ONE HOUR DRIVE!
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: We grew up in the midwest, and careers brought us to the Bay Area. Our 'fast paced' careers in Information Technology, left us exhaused by the weekend. We were looking for a getaway, that was within a few hours of our primary home, yet away from the crowds, bringing us back to our 'childhood' way of life. This home is perfect, we enjoy it with family and friends. The Rose Gardens are very special, and were created by my sister Joyce. We hope to create even more family memories in this home, and hope that you will also enjoy many good times with your loved ones, making our home, 'Your Home' away from home.
Why the Owner Chose Soulsbyville, CA, USA:
My Grandfather, Dave Whiteside, was an oiler for Missouri Pacific Rail, in the very early years of the rail. We have always enjoyed hearing the stories of the building of the rail systems, and the history is fascinating. Railtown 1897 State Historical Park in Jamestown, caught our interest, and my sister, Joyce, first moved to this home, and became a docent for Railtown. We all came to love the area, and upon her passing, decided to make this our second home. There is so much history in this area, things that will be forgotten, and our children risk the chance of ever really witnessing this history. The 'Motherlode' is a huge part of California history. The beauty of this area, is amazing. People come from all over the world to visit Yosemite. Here it is, in our back yard...an easy day trip. Something for everyone here in the Motherlode, from water sports in summer, to snow sports in the winter, all within an hour commute. And now the Black Oak Casino, 5 miles away, adding a totally new dimension to the fun to be enjoyed by the entire family. My grandchildren love the bowling alley, and game arcade, while mom and dad enjoy the 5 star restaurant, 'Seven Sisters'. The town of Murphy's is often tauted as the 'new' wine country, and a treat to visit and go wine tasting. My husband loves the local golf courses around the area, and I simply enjoy it all! We hope that you will also enjoy your visit to the 'Motherlode'.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Few destinations can offer the diversity of the 'Motherlode'. Where else can you ski Dodge Ridge in the morning, and play golf in the afternoon....or take a day trip to Yosemite....or picnic, swim and paddleboat at Pinecrest Lake, or "Be the BIG Winner" at Black Oak Casino, and take in a 5 star dinner and a show,...all convenient to the home. There is something for everyone in the 'Motherlode'
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View From Master Bath to Master Bedroom
All New Kitchen appliances
New Stainless Steel Sink - Window overlooks Deck
Living Room with full wifi and comcast big screen TV
Great Views of Rose Gardens
Open concept, great for family fun!
Back Garden and Seating
Front Deck...Great for Morning Coffee!
Master Bedroom - King Bed
Smooth Top 30 Range/Oven/Microwave
Additional Dining Seating at Living Room Game Table
Granite Bar with additonal seating
Guest Room with King Bed - Optional setup with twin beds
Front Rose Gardens - cross street to Tennis Courts
Relax on the Front Deck...Wine Anyone?
Front View of Home
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, January 20, 2017
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