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CUSTOM HOME FULLY FURNISHED WITH ANTIQUES AND NOVELTIES

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Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Speaks: english
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CUSTOM HOME FULLY FURNISHED WITH ANTIQUES AND NOVELTIES

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Kirkwood House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 11-13)

Custom Home, fully furnished with antiques, collectables, & novelties. 2400 Sq Ft that gives one the relaxed feeling of joy and happiness of a laid back experience. Our home is very family orientated. It has a large front room with HDTV, DVD, & stereo. Large fireplace, player piano, Galaga Video Game, video & music library as well as a mannikin dressed as a skier sitting on a chair lift hanging from the ceiling. Large kitchen/eating area combo (seats 10 + 4 bar stools), containing Jenn-Aire cook top, combination oven, convection oven, microwave oven, trash compactor, refrigerator, dishwasher, instant hot,. There is a formal front entry, & a utility room containing washer, dryer. The mud room has an outside entrance which is to be used in winter, plus boot & glove warmer, ski rack, Broadband Internet with Wi-Fi connection, & slot machine. House includes a deck with 2 tables & umbrellas, plus chairs.

Our home has multi-levels with high vaulted ceilings (21’) and an interior bridge which connects with upper level bedrooms #2 & #3. All bedrooms have private baths. Bedrooms #1 (lower level) & bedroom #2 each have an standard, antique wrought iron double bed; however, bedroom #2 has a sleeping loft with 2 twin beds. Bedroom #3 has 2 double beds and 1 single bed, bathroom features a divided bath/toilet, dressing area, & walk-in closet, above which is a loft area with many large antique pieces. This area is not for renters use. Carpets throughout except for front entry & kitchen/eating area, which are ceramic tile. Bathrooms, utility room & mud room are linoleum.

Basement has unfinished floors, bunk beds, wood stove, full bath.

Front lawn, horseshoe pit, No garage and no fences, but lots of open space surrounding the house.

Keywords: Large, modern kitchen & eating area, close to meadow, excellant view of Red Cliffs, bus pick up @ door for ski lifts, great place for families, dog friendly.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
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Speaks: english

About The Owner

Seniors, retired. Husband was a building contractor, designer, architectural draftsman, wife was a cashier in banking, retail stores & homemaker. We have raised 6 children, (1 girl, & 5 boys). We have 7 grandchildren, & 5 great grandchildren. We have been involved in all types of activities such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, PTA, Little League Baseball, Pop Warner Football, Booster Clubs, & Foreign Exchange activities, as well as church & choir member for 50 years. Locally, Kirkwood Planning Director for12 years, Kirkwood Public Utilities Board of Directors for14 years, Blind School instructor for 12 years, Ambassadors for 2 years, very community oriented people.

We love skiing, hiking, fishing, back packing, & swimming .

In the summer of 1981, our entire family started to build our Kirkwood home which was our dream home and a new family project. We completed it in the Fall of 1983.

The Owner purchased this house in 1983

Why The Owner chose Kirkwood

We started skiing Kirkwood, by chance, in the Christmas/New Year’s period of 1971. Heavenly Valley was our destination, but there was too much rock exposure. We decided to try Kirkwood which advertised 2 ft of new snow and 4 open chair lifts (a new ski resort). Although my parents home was at So Lake Tahoe, we decided to drive 30 miles each day for the next 4 days to enjoy the new ski runs @ Kirkwood and its fabulous snow.

Traveling to and from So Lake Tahoe, thru the Sierra’s mountain peaks, we were so impressed by the similarity to the Rocky Mountain terrain. Soon after, we spent more days skiing at Kirkwood and purchased a building lot in Jan 1971

What makes this house unique

Kirkwood Ski Resort is a major part of scenic Highway 88 passing thru the Sierra Mountains with its ambient and environmental heavy wooded areas, along with its intermediate lakes such as, Silver Lake, Caples Lake, Red Lake, Bear River Lake Resort. Travelers are kept alert by the abruptness & dramatic changes of natures lava & granite rock formations which become quite dominant the higher the elevation gets. Grassy meadows, wild flowers, and Aspen trees add never ending contrast & color.

This area is a hikers/packers paradise, The opportunity for fishing and boating are available. Wild life such as deer, coyotes, squirrel, chipmunks & birds, are in abundance.

Weather varies in winter from extreme cold & high winds to wonderful snow conditions.

Summer has beautiful weather with mild to warm temperatures. There are brilliant reflections of sunsets on the Redcliffs. The night skies of the Kirkwood area are outstanding. The elevation of 8000’ allows for massive formations of stars and an extremely bright full moon. Wonderful for star gazers.

Guestbook comments from the owner

On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 5:56 PM, Sarah wrote:







Hi Nina,



Thank you again so much for letting us rent Iron Mountain House again! As I mentioned on the phone, the snow was wonderful and we had just a lovely time.



In the past we've done the optional cleaning, but this time around, because of nap schedules and snow, we weren't able to do that. So of course you'll keep the $200 cleaning fee. (We did follow all of the closing down instructions, except for the antifreeze in the bedroom drain - the antifreeze container was unfortunately empty.)





Thank you again!



Kindly,

Sarah
Mar 2014
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Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Custom Home Fully Furnished with Antiques and Novelties
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 7 reviews
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Custom Home Fully Furnished with Antiques and Novelties
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Kirkwood Gold Country / High Sierra
Brentwood, CA
5

A fabulous Place to spend Time Regardless of your need to get Away

  • 5 of 5
This five split-level mountain home is a fabulous retreat, a place to spend peaceful/active time any season of the year. Our family has experienced the ambiance of the home as well as the multitude of activities available in this beautiful piece of the Sierras. We have come back several times at different times of the year and have enjoyed them all immensely.

As a skier it’s close to Kirkwood Ski Resort. We’ve picnicked and fished at Caples , Kirkwood and Woods lakes or just enjoyed the spacious house with a vintage slot machine and player piano or relaxed by the large open fireplace as we watched vintage movies or read a book. We have also just sat in the living room and just enjoyed the décor including the chair-lift chair hanging from the ceiling.
The hiking trails are a photographer’s paradise.
We’ll be back, Carol & Al Fleischer
  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Al & Carole for your review regarding how much you like the Kirkwood area, and all the many things that are available to do & see. This year was a beautiful example of how lovely the wild flowers are on the hiking trails and in the meadow. The Aspen trees and their fall colors are a delight to see. We hope you come back again soon and enjoy our Kirkwood mountain home. Sincerely, Leo & Nina
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Kirkwood Gold Country / High Sierra
Bay Area, CA
5

Iron Mountain House Is A Hit

  • 5 of 5
Comfortable stay and loved the games and player piano. Loved the hikes into the meadow, in your backyard and along the creekside of the meadow. Loved the sunsets and seeing the Red Cliffs change colors. We caught fish in the creek in the meadows, but also in the three lakes within a 10 minute drive from your home.

Jonny Winters and family
  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jonny, we are happy you and your family had a good time while at our Iron Mountain House. If you ever have the time, you should visit the meadow in the springtime when the wild flowers are in bloom. They are outstanding. Kirkwood Mountain is outstanding any time of the year. You can always find something to do like hiking, bicycling, swimming, or just relaxing on the deck. Call on us again if you want to spend more time at Kirkwood.
Thank you,
Leo & Nina Smith
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Kirkwood Gold Country / High Sierra
East SF Bay Area
5

Ideal High Sierra Mountain Getaway

  • 5 of 5
We were looking for a secluded mountain getaway where we could enjoy the serenity of the mountains with our kids and our dog. What a great find. This house is perfect. Our boys absolutely loved the house and the area (including the vintage Packman machine). We walked in the spectacular meadow behind the house and our boys chased trout in the creek. We mountain-biked all around the area including on many of the extensive trails on the ski mountain and in the valley. This house is in the center of everything you need. Our boys loved exploring the spacious house and it's many bedrooms and our labrador just figured he'd died and gone to heaven. We also got out to the beautiful pristine alpine lakes in the area - Silver Lake and Caples Lake. If you're looking for high mountain serenity and want to get away from the traffic and crowds of Tahoe, this home and its spectacular location can't be beat. We can't wait to come back.
  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words. We are happy that you found so many things to do in the time you were at our home and hope you come again soon.
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Kirkwood Gold Country / High Sierra
San Francisco, CA
5

The Best Stay In Kirkwood Meadows Ever

  • 5 of 5
Our family thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night stay at your Kirkwood Meadows home. We walked the meadow everyday in the morning, as it so close to your backyard. The kitchen is the perfect size and we found cooking and having dinner with our family a real comfortable treat. The deck that overlooks the meadow was a perfect place for reading, lounging and sitting around to talk. The best stay we have ever had in Kirkwood Meadows. Very comfortable. Highly recommended.
Sincerely,
Mary Jean Harris and family
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mrs. Harris for your review. We are glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at our home with your walks on the meadow, cooking in our kitchen, and relaxing on the deck. If you wish to come again, please contact us at our home phone 925-685-3236.
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Kirkwood Gold Country / High Sierra
Berkeley, CA
4

Very Nice Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5
We had a good experience renting this house for a group of 12. There are some curious design features. For instance, from the stairs, you can look into one of the bedrooms through a window-like opening. On the other hand, there are tons of beds and the kitchen works really well for a large group (and it is well-equipped). The living room is also very large and there are lots of games to keep you busy when you aren't skiing. We thought it was a great place to stay with family or others who you know well.
  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you, David, for a great review. Thank you also for leaving the house as clean as you did. It was our pleasure to have you stay. Call again if you want to rent at beautiful Kirkwood.
Sincerely,
Leo & Nina
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Kirkwood Gold Country / High Sierra
Petaluma, CA.
5

Heaven Can Wait

  • 5 of 5
Any family that would be gazing out the picture windows at the Red Cliffs, would also realize how easy access it would be to take their dog for a walk in the meadow below the cliffs, only to summers delight would be superseded by winters access to the nearby ski slopes.
This is truly a delightful all season vacation location & home.
We plan to return again soon.
Izzy and Family
  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review, Izzy. Kirkwood is beautiful any time of the year. Hope you can come again soon.
Leo & Nina

Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Kirkwood Inn
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Kirkwood Inn, Wintertime-Off the Wall ,
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Kirkwood Ski Lifts
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Sandy Cove & The Potholes @ Silver Lake
Car: necessary

Snow Cat tours, Zip Lock Line, snow shoeing

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Rates & Availability

From $400 Per night

Kirkwood House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Xmas/New Years
Dec 12 2014 - Jan 11 2015
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Winter
Jan 12 2015 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$550
From
$600
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Apr 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Autum
Oct 1 2015 - Dec 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
$550
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $89
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes There is a 10% Amador County Transient Tax to be added to rental cost.
Plus a $200. cleaning fee
Rate are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kirkwood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Double Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (3), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
slot machine, player piano, Galaga game

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