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Chic Historic Cottage in the Heart of 3 Rivers - voted Best Vacation Rental 2015

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,650 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Beautifully renovated 3 bed, 2 bath historic cottage in the heart of the village

Please feel free to call Robin at 559-936-8666 if you have any questions or a last-minute booking request.

Maile's Cottage is a historic landmark in the quaint township of Three Rivers. Maile's Cottage affords you incredible accessibility to the main entrance to Sequoia National Park, just a 10 minute drive. Plus you have the convenience of being able to walk to the local restaurants and stores including Antoinette's Coffee Shop, Sierra Subs, Anne Lang's Emporium, the Ol Buckaroo, and a local market all just a stone's throw away.

The owners have lovingly restored and upgraded this charming cottage to provide modern amenities and conveniences while maintaining the original architectural integrity. You will be delighted with the stylish uncluttered interiors and carefully selected vintage furniture and chic decor, all created by a professional Interior Designer whose specialty is boutique hotels.

The spacious living room has an original iron stove and wood burning fireplace, comfortable leather sofas, large flat screen with Blu Ray player and internet for downloading movies and accessing Netflix (not connected to cable or satellite). There is also a large selection of DVD's.The all new kitchen overlooking the private rear garden features granite counter tops, farm sink, and quality appliances. Adjoining the kitchen is a dining room with vintage wood dining table and seating for up to 8 people. There is also a bright and sunny breakfast area with large sliding glass doors opening onto the rear garden.

The outdoor living environment is equally enchanting. Relax or dine in the large private rear garden which features a gas BBQ and plenty of outdoor seating to enjoy al fresco dining. Sip a glass of wine under the old olive tree in the front courtyard while listening to the soothing water feature and watching the sun set beyond the peaks of the Sierra foothills.

Accommodations on the ground floor comprise a master suite with a king size bed and glass sliding doors opening onto a private patio. The modern master bathroom has twin vanities, a toilet, and a walk-in shower with river pebble floor.

The other bedroom downstairs features Tempur-Pedic beds which can be set up as a luxury king bed or as luxury extra-long twin beds.

A family bathroom downstairs features an all new pedestal vanity, toilet and shower bath combination.

Upstairs is a huge bedroom with a queen size bed, a full size bed, and a twin bed.

For your comfort Maile's Cottage boasts brand new central air conditioning and heating.

The experience of staying in a super chic historic cottage while enjoying one of America's great national parks will make for a vacation you will never forget.

More Details

Property Manager
Robin Castro
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Robin Castro

My husband and I have had many wonderful vacations exploring Sequoia National Park. We fell in love with the area and when an opportunity came up to purchase Maile's Cottage we made it happen.

Robin Castro purchased this house in 2013

Why Robin Castro chose Three Rivers

We loved that this property was historic and was in the heart of the quaint town of Three Rivers. The renovation has been a labor of love. We are so happy to have been able to bring this part of Three Rivers heritage back to life for ourselves and others to enjoy.

What makes this house unique

Only a 10 minute drive to the main entrance of Sequoia National Park, Maile's Cottage offers the dual benefits of a private, secluded setting and the convenience of being able to walk to the shops. You will enjoy coming home to this stylish historic cottage.


Three Rivers House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Cleaning Fee of $100 is based on 4 people. There will be an add'l charge of $10 per person - to be paid separately.
  • Upon acceptance of booking, a rental agreement will be sent & must be completed prior to arrival. Maximum occupancy of 8 guests will be enforced.
  • Holidays require a minimum stay of 3 nights.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Fully updated master bath with twin vanities, walk-in shower
    Family Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , The second bedroom can either be a king or 2 extra long twin
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom has a king size bed and glass sliding door opening onto a courtyard. The second bedroom downstairs has Tempur-Pedic beds that can either be a luxury king bed or 2 extra long twin beds. The huge upstairs bedroom has a queen bed, a full bed, and a twin bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Also provided are a pak-n-play and high chair


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Chic Historic Cottage in the Heart of 3 Rivers - voted Best Vacation Rental 2015
average rating of 4.854839 based on 62 reviews
Los Gatos, CA

Cosy home for our visit to the sequioas!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 was very happy to stay at this cosy cottage. It had everything we could possibly need and more. Loved all the welcoming touches, from the fresh coffee beans in the cupboard, to the wonderful home-baked bread. Plenty of comfy beds for everyone, and the kitchen was well stocked with dishes, pots, pans, mixing bowls, and everything I could need. The kids loved all the board games and movies. The home is walking distance to several restaurants, a great coffee shop, Three Rivers Brewing Co, and other shopping. Easy drive to Sequoia National Park. Nice covered patio & seating out back that was perfect for dinners. Interaction with the owner (Robin) was easy -- I sent her a couple of text messages for information & other, and she responded promptly & was very helpful. Thank you, Robin!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great repose for your visit to Sequoia National Park

  • 5 of 5

Robin's house is a great place to stay. Beds are very comfortable, as are the living room and dining room. Best of all, the house is spotlessly clean. I would definitly return.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Doylestown, PA

Comfortable cottage- felt right at home

  • 4 of 5

Clean and comfortable with extra amenities to help you feel right at home.

The kitchen is modern and well stocked with coffee, tea, spices and condiments. We are enjoyed the quiet and peaceful backyard. Large granite table in the shade great for dinners and games. A short drive to Sequoia National Park for a beautiful adventure.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Orange, CA

Relaxation in Three Rivers

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for a long weekend with our three children and my in-laws. Once again, we had a wonderful extended weekend at Maile's Cottage. Robin makes the entire reservation process so easy from start to finish and is always available for any questions before and during the stay.

Maile's Cottage is a perfect place to unwind and relax with family. We spent a lot of time playing games and doing puzzles when we weren't outside enjoying the weather and sunshine. As always, the house was filled with everything that we needed, including Robin's homemade bread which is always a perfect addition to our pasta bake on the first night. We love preparing meals and sitting inside or outside (weather permitting). The house itself has all of the comforts of home, especially the fire at night while watching movies.

Thank you again, Robin, for helping us enjoy another wonderful weekend in Three Rivers with our family. It truly is one of our favorite places to visit to relax and unwind. See you next time!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Abraham, As always, it was an absolute pleasure hosting your family. I love that the cottage has become part of your 3-generation family's tradition while visiting Sequoia. It is so cozy and comfortable in the winter and I'm glad you loved the fire and unplugging for awhile to play board games. Thank you for your heartfelt review and your family is welcome to come back anytime! ~Robin~
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Beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

It’s a beautiful cottage! Nice and clean. The beds were so comfortable. We loved all the amenities. Robin was so sweet and she left us home made bread. We will definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lynn, I'm so glad you enjoyed the cottage. It was a perfect time to come! Thank you for taking great care of the house and I hope to host you again in the future. ~Robin~
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Very nice, neat and well taken of house.

  • 5 of 5

There’s plenty of small details that make Maile’s cottage worthwhile. From the welcoming messages to the quality hardware, a relaxing space by the fire that will inspire family moments to cherish.

Don’t come looking for square footage, but for well spaced quality getaway.

For us, this has been a great stay worth repeating.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alvaro, I always get a little nervous when hosting other VRBO hosts just because I know how picky I am. I'm glad the cottage met with your approval and enhanced your family's visit to Sequoia. I look forward to staying at your vacation home if I am fortunate enough to visit southern France. ~Robin~
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Car: recommended

Established in 1890, Sequoia National Park is California's first national park and America's second oldest. With more than 1 million annual visitors, Sequoia National Park is a popular destination for guests from around the world. Filled with pristine wilderness, giant trees, and terrain that invite engagement and adventure, it's a place where friends and family can enjoy the great outdoors together. Sequoia Sightseeing Tours introduce visitors to this awe-inspiring park with expert local guides who know it well. There are more than 800 miles of Sequoia hiking trails for people of every ability and inclination, from gentle ambles among giant sequoias to moderate day hikes and full-throttle ascents. Fly fishing, stargazing, and spelunking are on the itinerary. And when winter makes it's magical arrival at the park's higher elevation, Sequoia recreation expands to include showshoeing, cross-country skiing, and sledding. Take a leisurely drive after breakfast and climb the 300 foot stair to the summit of Moro Rock where you will enjoy sweeping views of the western half of the Sequoia National Park. Or, visit Crystal Cave, a treasure-cavern of ornate marble polished by subterranean streams and decorates with curtains of icicle-like stalactites and mounds of stalagmites. After your daily adventures return home to the peace and quiet of 'Maile's Cottage'. Enjoy your BBQ in the back garden and dine while watching the sun set over the magical Sierra peaks.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cleaning fee is for 4 guests, an additional cleaning fee of $10/person per stay will be charged for reservations over 4 people.
Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Memorial Day, the 4th of July, & Labor Day all have a minimum stay requirement of 3 nights.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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