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Home With Pond In Park Like Setting

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Very private 12.5 acre river front property in historic gold rush town

Pond House is one level 2600 sqft fully furnished with linens, cookware and laundry facilities. Home features 3 bedrooms with den/bedroom and 2.5 bath. Escape to one of the most peaceful and scenic 12.5 acres on the earth! The house is located in a park setting with beautiful natural landscape, 3 acre lake, year around creek , and within walking distance of the river. Day trips include Yosemite National Park, California Gold Country towns and boating and fishing on 5 close by reservoirs.


Owner
John or Cathy Adams
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About John or Cathy Adams

Cathy and I purchased this property in 2009 after spending over a year looking for just the right get away. Upon arriving and seeing the property for the first time we knew that this was the spot

John or Cathy Adams purchased this house in 2009

Why John or Cathy Adams chose Gold Country & High Sierra

Cathy and I purchased this property in 2009 after spending over a year looking for just the right get away. Upon arriving and seeing the property for the first time we knew that this was the spot. The realtor had given us the gate code and told us to drive up and take a look. As we drove thru the gate there were deer standing in the yard. I noticed the pond was spring fed and the river was right next door. The home was impressive and in great shape. The next day we contacted the real estate agent and we were able to enter the home. Impressive, everything we were looking for. Two years latter we were able to buy the vacation rental at the other end of the pond. This home is located in a park like setting with over an acre of lawn area, private dock, river access and picnic area. You will love it

What makes this house unique

If you are looking for a private get away this is the place. The property sits behind a private gated entry along the Tuolumne river with a large 3 acre pond. The home is spacious and well maintained. It is a beautiful property with a year around creek running through the back yard. The front yard has a large lawn area providing a park like setting and pathway leading to pond. This is a great place to relax after a day at one of the five close by reservoirs or day trips to the gold country or Yosemite National Park.

Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Historic La Grange saloon built in1897
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Louie's Place excellent prime rib and steaks
Car: necessary

La Grange is a small unincorporated community in rural Stanislaus County California. It is located along the Tuolumne River where French miners struck gold in 1852. Aside from its French population, the community included a significant Chinatown in its early years. At its height, the community had thousands of residents, but it was a largely lawless town. La Grange is now a registered California Historical Landmark district. Today a post office and elementary school still operate in La Grange. Also functioning is the oldest church in Stanislaus County, St. Louis Roman Catholic Church with a cemetery containing tombstones dating to the mid-1800s. Fishing and boating: There are five reservoirs within 30 minutes of the Pond House. Lake Don Pedro is the closest, about 10 minutes to the boat launch. Lake McClure is about 25 minutes. Other close by lakes include, Turlock Lake State Park and Tulloch Lake. Boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing are the major activities. Sightseeing: Yosemite National Park. Travel the John Muir historic Yosemite Trail (hwy 132) Yosemite Blvd thru the gold country towns of La Grange and Coulterville then on to the Yosemite National Park north gate. Travel time 1 1/2 hours. Historic gold country towns: Visit close by La Grange,Coulterville, Jamestown, Sonora, and Columbia State Park- all less than a 45 minutes drive. Relaxing: Stay home and enjoy the property. You may fish in the lake or the river. There is a peddle boat for your use on the pond and a nice dock area for viewing or relax in the shade next to the creek and read a book. Dining out: Louie's Place (Historic Saloon in La Grange ) built in 1897 is open 6 days a week and serves great prime rib and steak dinners, a must stop for dining out. Not into restaurant food? No problem! Pond House has a expansive and fully equipped kitchen and dining room. Dine outdoors during the warmer summer season and enjoy the park like setting and excellent views. There's a wealth of fun activities to enjoy when staying at La Grange Pond House. Bring your gold pan, family and/or friends and plan to stay awhile so that you can experience the wide variety of what this area has to offer.

Amenities

La Grange House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , half bath located next to the laundry room
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master bedroom with king bed, on suite and deck
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • water skiing

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

A heavenly weekend

  • 5 of 5

A hidden gem, wonderful heart of gold owners, and a magical weekend we all had here. No words can describe how beautiful this property is and the house is perfect!!!! I look forward to coming here every year with my husband for our anniversary! Thank you so much to Cathy and john for letting us stay and trusting in us to make our dreams come to life! I appreciate all that you are and all that you do and all that will become of this place! Sent you pictures soon!!!! Perfect place to stay! YOU MUST COME AT LEAST ONCE IN YOUR LIFE!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful one level home perched between the large pond with paddle boats and creek/river

  • 5 of 5

John was an excellent host! Property was spotless! I hope to visit again and experience the peace and quite that this gem offers. Minutes from Don Pedro and perched on theside of the river & pond. Walk across the street to the La Grange saloon for a western style pour and good eats. Verizon 4g/lte cell signal only but its so beautiful you wont need it. Looking foward to our next stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway location to get back to nature.

  • 5 of 5

This location is amazing. Right on the river and on a huge flat space with green perfectly manicured grass in the front of the house. Totally secluded. Cell phones were out of range so we were truly able to disconnect and get away. House was all equipped and met all of our needs. John and Cathy were great hosts, There if we needed them for anything (which we didn't) but not bothersome at all. Thank you Cathy and John. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best time ever

  • 5 of 5

The whole family, including the grandkids spent a week playing, hiking, swimming, fishing and just relaxing in the most beautiful spot we have ever found so close to home. The hosts, John and Cathy are the best ever. They were there for whatever we needed. The fishing was awesome. The grandkids caught so much fish I could barely keep up throwing them back and baiting there hooks. I had the most fun just watching them fish. The lake in front of the house and stream in the back yard is just like paradise. Had a great time. Can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Home Gem

  • 5 of 5

The home and property were better than the photos and provided a perfect relaxing place for our family to unwind. The owners were great and really helped us get familiar with the property when we first checked in. We will definitely visit again.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Unique property and excellent experience!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an fantastic experience at this property! John and Cathy are super responsive and flexible property owners. We spent 7 days there -- first half with the family (kids 2 yrs, 4 yrs, and 7 yrs old) and the second half with 7 adults for a work retreat / offsite. We trailered up our boat and spent the days on Don Pedro lake. When not on the lake, the kids just wanted to play outside feeding the goose / ducks, fishing in the pond, playing in the playground set, running around the grass area, walking along the creek in the back, and generally exploring the huge outside "park" area! Everything described and said about this rental are true -- highly recommend it and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night
Damage Insurance $59

Rates are subject to change until reservations are booked

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.