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Stunning Riverfront Villa

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 1-14)

This is a stunning, large home on the Sacramento River in a quiet neighborhood in Redding, California.

The peaceful setting of the River House provides a perfect venue for a relaxing vacation base, a corporate executive retreat, or small group meetings.

Have a dip in the pool and from the patio watch salmon spawning, trophy trout rising to a hatch, or the ducks and geese flying by at eye level.

Comfortably sleeping eight, and can accomadate larger groups with futons and hide a bed. The large living and formal dining areas provide ample meeting space and the family room with wet bar and fireplace a cozy, informal evening respite. THE HOUSE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR PARTIES, WEDDINGS, ETC. This is a quiet neighborhood and guests other than those staying at the home are not allowed.

The pool was just re-finished and the home updated with new tile flooring in the kitchen, adjoining casual eating area, and family area. This area is open and perfect for large groups.

Best of all, it is located in the heart of northern California's summer and winter recreation paradise.

Keywords: Home

More Details

Owner
Paul Obester
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

Map

Sundial Bridge
Waterworks Park
Turtle Bay Exploration Park
Janya Thai Cusine
Turtle Bay
Cascade Theatre
Moonstone Bistro

Amenities

Girvan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Outdoor and indoor noise must be kept to a minimum because of nearby neighbors. No parties or events are to be held at the house.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Den and Living Room - 4 sleep sofa /futon , Living room 1 sleep sofa - Den 2 futons & 1 sleep sofa
    Downstairs Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , TV, access to pool and patio
    Upstairs Bedroom #2 - 2 twin/ single , Shares bathroom with bedroom # 1. View of front garden
    Upstairs Master - 2 queen , Master bathroom, Roll away bed, TV, deck overlooking river
    Upstairs Bedroom #1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Shares bathroom with bedroom #2, view of front garden.
  • Queen size Beds (3), Full or Double (1 ), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (4), Roll Away Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

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Stunning Riverfront Villa
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Great place for a large group. The pool was amazing especially since it was 109 while we visited. We will visit again if we have another large gathering.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay / would return

  • 4 of 5

We really place a strong emphasis on where we stay when we travel. We prefer luxury when available. So, we may be a tad pickier than the average reviewer. Having said that...

This home exceeded our expectations and we would definitely return here to stay.

I give it 4 stars as I believe it's worthy of a fantastic 4 star review.

It nestled back in what seems to be a safe and quiet area, right along the river, which boasts beautiful views. The outside is well maintained and the law kept nice. Around back was also kept well and the pool is a great plus for the hot season in Redding.

Our group named this house 'Grandma's House' because the look, feel and even smell reminded us all of our grandparents homes growing up. That's not an insult. The home's decor and style isn't modern or trendy. But the house is well kept, very comfortable, peaceful, warm and welcoming.

There is plenty of seating for good conversation, two separate dining areas which was more than enough for our group of 13. We felt extra comfy when watching tv, relaxing and talking.

The AC works great which is a big plus for the hot weather we experienced. The house was always cool.

The kitchen was stocked well, as well as extra sheets, pillows, blankets, towels, and all sorts of amenities to help your stay.

The binder full of information about the house was very helpful.

Beware that the property's owners highly discourage loud groups, especially outside. They don't like lad music and such. That was something we had to keep in mind since we were traveling with a good number of young adults.

Location seems to be good. Beautiful immediate views. I didn't know Redding well and still don't. It didn't seem to take us too long to get anywhere.

All in all - we loved grandma's house. It was warm, inviting, spacious, well kept, peaceful, clean and suited our group of 13 perfectly. We will stay again when we come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible place

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location by the river, large house where everything in the kitchen, WiFi, TVs, gas barbecues etc. worked. Great pool. We definitely recommend this house and will rent it again if we're in Redding.

2 Families from Norway.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Views and Amenities! Homeowner very attentive and accomodating.

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home on some of the hottest Redding days thus far: 106-110. Our family was in CA to attend an outdoor graduation, but our 2 year old grandson gets sick in the heat. So I asked if it was possible for an early check in so that he would have a place to be cool and run around a bit (much needed after a full day in the car, on the plane, and in a small hotel room the night before.) The home owner replied very quickly and said we could check in early. This was greatly appreciated!

Shortly after my daughter arrived, the downstairs wasn't cooling off. We contacted the Obestar's and a repairman came and fixed the air conditioning unit even though it was after hours.

Our family had such an enjoyable time at the River House and there's plenty of space! We didn't even use one of the dining rooms or living rooms- (there's two of each)!

Clean. Clear instructions. Conducive to groups. Huge tables to eat and play games. Great outdoor space with pool, chairs, tables, and shade from upper deck. Pool. River Views. Extra bedding and beds. 3 bathrooms-great for swimsuit changes and morning routines. Kitchen fully stocked with dishes and cookware. Extra refrigerator in garage if needed (we didnt.) Washer and Dryer.

I would stay there again!

Rachel Coleman

Minnesota

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

The view

  • 4 of 5

The house is very comfy and family type of house.It's a fantastic view of the river.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house, great location, and that view...

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place! My friends and I were back in Redding for our high school reunion, and we were looking for a place where we could stay together and relax and reconnect. We wanted something in town and close to everything. This was the perfect place--great location, lots of room, a great kitchen for making meals together, a beautiful patio for enjoying the view. And the view...I could have sat and watched the river roll by all weekend. We saw egrets, deer, and wild turkeys across the way, and flocks Canada geese flying along the river. It was lovely.

Paul and Sandy were really helpful and responsive to our questions. They have a beautiful house and they take good care of it. We had a wonderful weekend there, and we're grateful to them for sharing it with us!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Damage Deposit $400

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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