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You will love this charming cute little get away. Perfect for those that want to unwind and get away from the rat race. Just 10 minutes to the South Fork of the American River. Raft, hike or fish this river. Historic Coloma State Park where the Gold Rush began is just 15 minutes away. Wineries are located on Hwy 49. Shop for Antiques in Placerville, visit Apple Hill in October. So many things to do all within 30 minutes of this home. Relax, read a book on the covered deck and listen to the wildlife in the area. Or stargaze in the open night air.
Unplug from the wires, detatch from technology and come spend some time in the Gold Country.
House is wheelchair accessible. Master Bath Shower can accommodate a wheelchair.
This is Horse Country. Cronin and Magnolia Ranch are 15 minutes away. Bring your horse to ride the 100 acres of trails.
Red Hawk Casino is nearby and Lake Tahoe is an hour away.
San Francisco is 3 hours away. Sacramento International an hour drive.
Very nice house in a quiet country setting. We were here for a 5 generation Thanksgiving reunion and very much enjoyed our stay here. The owners are very nice and were great when we had a problem with our arrival time. Unfortunately, the weather was too cold to enjoy the beautiful yard and grill. We did see deer and a lot of wild turkeys in the area. We usually stay with family in the area, but if the occasion ever arises that we need a place to stay, we would certainly try to stay here again.
Clean, warm and inviting! From the moment our family pulled in the driveway it felt like we had all come home. The backyard was fantastic for our dogs and the inside of the house was perfect for morning play time with our daughter and niece. Big thank you to John and Paula for creating such an amazing environment for our family trip! Will be renting from them again!
The property was as described and was a nice retreat from a long day on the river. The owners added a few nice personal touches and you can tell they are fine people to do business with.
We had a lovely stay at John and Paula's home. We were attending a wedding at Earthtrek Expeditions, and it was a quick 10-minute drive from the event site. Plenty of space for our kids to relax and play, especially outside where there is a nice, fenced-in backyard. They provided a new pak n play for our baby daughter, too. Everything was clean and cozy. We had no trouble accessing wifi for our PC, but our cell phones got no service at the house or anywhere in Lotus. (We have AT&T, which John will warn you is quite spotty.)
Sierra Rizing was a cute little bakery in Lotus, serving breakfast and lunch. There is also a park with a playground pretty close by, about a 5-minute drive.
I highly recommend this house as a home-away-from-home!
really appreciated working with John for our Coloma getaway trip. We had a great day on the river in the area with awesome whitewater and then make a big spaghetti feast and unwound at John's. There are many fun things to do there. The house is fully serviceable and and fits the low-key feel seen in the pictures. I imagine would be great to have campfires and s'mores in the big open backyard, but we hadn't brought supplies. (John offered us firewood though!)
My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our week stay at this home. We found everything that we needed to accommodate our 4 adults and 6 Children. (Two of which were babies. A newer playpen was provided.) The kitchen had all of the necessities to prepare meals, including a holiday feast. Even in December, we enjoyed the use of the outdoor BBQ and board games on the deck. Being able to do laundry was great, especially with our large crew. Although it is a bit if a drive to the home, and WiFi isn't available, that is just what our family needed! With the many board games and movies provided, we were well entertained. (Our Verizon service worked perfectly, however our daughter's carrier did not. There is a landline if needed.) During our winter stay, a few things that we enjoyed were bowling in Folsom, a trip to the Bass Pro Shop, and Denio's Farmer's Market and Auction/Flea Market in Roseville. We couldn't have found a better home and location for our family vacation! The owners were so easy to communicate with, and quick to respond with answers to questions. We hope to visit again in the future!
There are local wineries in the Coloma Valley. Apple Hill opens the end of August and there are crafters, food vendors, as well as lots of Apple Farms. Placerville is a fun town to shop and eat. Placerville Hardware store is a must see. One of the oldest Hardware stores around.
Also, Gold Bug Mine in Placerville is another Historic site.
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest|
|Refundable damage deposit||$125|
Rates are subject to change without notice.
Property is large enough to bring your horse and trailer. Additional fees will apply, just let us know you would like to bring your horses.
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