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LAKEFRONT Victorian on Lake Almanor

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Peninsula Village House Rental Photos and Description

*3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 6 (maximum)

POSTCARD-PRETTY LAKEFRONT LOCATION, TUCKED-AWAY PRIVACY * Acre+ of Towering Pines, Plentiful Sunshine and Picturesque Lake Views * Elegant Home: Inviting, Charming, Relaxing * Gorgeous hardwood flooring, Vaulted whitewashed knotty pine ceiling, Custom woodwork, Delightful antique and decorator touches * Open floor plan perfect for vacation time together * Great Room and Bay Window Dining Area, surround windows, lots of natural light * Wraparound lakefront deck with patio and bistro tables & chairs, chaise lounges, umbrellas * PRIVATE DOCK AND SWIM LADDER * Lakefront deck-to-water grass area to play your favorite outdoor games (horseshoes and Bocce ball provided), watch wildlife (deer and geese frequent here), or just sit at water's edge * Private Location, yet conveniently immediate to marinas, restaurants, golf, small gourmet market/deli with impressive meat counter, wine shoppe, and gourmet coffee shop


RATES: Please click on "Rates & Availability" tab, then "View All Rates" tab for accurate rates--vary by season, weekends, and number of guests.

LAKE ALMANOR!! Discover how very uncrowded Lake Almanor and surrounding areas are for your vacation and recreation. Wide open waters for water sports, leisure boating, and great fishing! Lake Almanor is a peaceful, gorgeous scenic refuge from city routine and an unforgettable vacation spot to return to year after year! Explore unique and quaint shops in Chester, Greenville, Crescent Mills, Westwood.

"California's Best-Kept Secret," has beautiful blue water with 52 miles of shoreline. Lake Almanor is spectacular, set amongst both Plumas National Forest and Lassen National Forest with a majestic and rugged backdrop of both the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain Ranges (see last photo). * Summer day average temp. 87 degrees F / water surface 75 degrees F

Fall foliage provides spectacular area fall colors, Spring a delight of burgeoning blossoms, Winter a peaceful contrast of snow and evergreens. Activities available year round * Enjoy nature at its best!

WATERFRONT HOME with GOLF and TENNIS NEARBY! Bailey Creek Golf is a minute's drive; Lake Almanor Country Club Golf and Tennis Club an easy 5 minute drive; Lake Almanor West Golf about 20 minutes away. Golf tee times and tennis reservations are available to the public.

Scenic, awesome MT. LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK is only 30 miles away. Drive, hike, or ride horseback in the park. Sulfur pots, steam vents and lakes accessible by car or hiking. Don't miss the new Visitor's Center featuring an incredible film about the history and formation of the park. Hike to BumpAss Hell is relatively easy, about two hours roundtrip, yet transports you to the most unusual spectacles: azure blue and green, boiling, steaming water and mud accessed over boardwalks.

Drakesbad Guest Ranch (within the park) has horseback rides to unforgettable Boiling Springs and points beyond (reservations required). Hike to Boiling Springs is rated as EASY and well worth it! Lassen Volcanic National Park is inspirational!


AUGUST 2008, SEBASTAPOL, CA: We loved your home. We had a great time…We love the floors and the fine craftsmanship. The setting is gorgeous…

AUGUST 2008, CARSON CITY, NV: WOW—What a great week every last minute of it! See Ya Next Summer

SEPTEMBER 2007, CUPERTINO, CA: We had a wonderful time at your beautiful house by the lake….We look forward to a return trip…this time for a longer stay.

AUGUST 2007, ENGLAND: We came all the way from England to Lake Almanor because we found the entrancing pictures of your home on the Internet. We loved the idea of a garden running down to a beautiful lake, with the house surrounded by pines. What we found when we arrived...exceeded all our expectations. What an incredible spot and beautiful home!...We have had the most wonderful week…For the kids, the highlights remained meeting the deer on the first evening and swimming from the pier...

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german
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based on 13 traveler reviews

LAKEFRONT Victorian on Lake Almanor
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Over the years we have rented lots of vacation homes, but this was by far, the cleanest and most comfortable home we have ever stayed in. We had a wonderful week just relaxing. There is an italian restaurant within walking distance that has the best ravioli since my grandma's. The boat rental yard, also within walking distance, was so helpful. We rented a boat that broke down on the lake and they came and towed us back in and gave us another boat for the next day at no extra charge. We can't wait to go back and explore the area further.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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  • 5 of 5

The house and property were stunning in every respect. More than what I imagined.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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So relaxing - perfect family vacation

  • 5 of 5

A perfect week with our 2 young kids (4 years old and 16 months). Some of our favorite things from the week:

We saw deer in the yard and pulled up crawdads from the dock. The kids were of course super excited about both. The crawdads seemed to like sausage, so we caught between 0-3 per night (maybe the same ones over and over again!). The Fall colors were just starting, but the most spectacular sight was a large, low orange full moon on our way home in the early evening from Chester. A snapshot did not do it justice. We also made day trips to Lassen (where my husband and son hiked to Cold Boiling Lake) and to Round Valley Reservoir (where they caught some sunfish). We had fun exploring Chester - the candy shop, pie shop, and restaurants (the Tavern was our favorite dinner). The best was just hanging out at the house, not turning on the TV in lieu of doing "projects" (Legos, shrinky dinks, etc), and soaking up the pretty view to the lake from the lawn/porch. Such a great time!

We want to return soon and kept thinking how pretty this place would be with snow on the ground, too. Thanks to the Curry Family for sharing this gem with us.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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Pure Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time my family and I have stayed (4 adults & 2 children) at this beautiful home on Lake Almanor. First, let me say, the owners are wonderful to work with, they are personable, so helpful and their main goal is that you are 100% comfortable and they clearly achieve this. The house is situated in a cove with a great front lawn for children, a nice dock and a peacefulness unimagined. The home itself is warm and inviting, always spotless and has every amenity you need for a perfect vacation. This is a great home for children to just have a good time. The location is perfect with easy access to the marina, a small, but well-stocked grocery store very close and a nice restaurant. Our family has rented many home over the years for boating vacations and this is our absolute favorite and we will be returning again and again! A huge thank-you to the owners for allowing us to share in this little piece of heaven.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Perfect Vacation at Lake Almanor

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfect week at Lake Almanor...the beautiful home, the boating, the dock, the was a fantastic vacation and we can't wait to book a week for next summer! This home was just as described...actually it is better and how often does that happen? It is a step back in time with all the comforts of today! We have stayed at various homes on Lake Almanor (including in the Country Club) and this was by far the best. The owners are just the most helpful and generous people, even going with my husband to the marina when we had issues with our boat. In the past year and half, we have been to Europe (St. Regis), Hawaii (Westin on Kauai), Southern Cal. (Sheraton) - all wonderful hotels and our week at Lake Almanor was by far our favorite! Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us!! We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Perfect Home and Location

  • 5 of 5

For our first vacation with both our 4 year old and 11 mth old, we couldn't have asked for anything more. The house is absolutely beautiful and obviously well taken care of.

It has everything, a secure boat dock that is easily accessible from the launch, a large lawn with a horse-shoe pit and bacchi ball for outdoor play, a great deck with loungers & strategically placed umbrella's for relaxing and viewing the lake, or the deer that visit daily (I'd be there every day too if I could). Every detail has been considered in the layout and amenities. Kitchen is well stocked, and there are music, movies, games and books galore. This was a great place for a family with littles, or I would say for older kids as well.

With much thanks to the personalble and very lucky owners, we got info on the local market, the local ice cream parlor, Paul Bunyan's mini-golf as well as a fantastic italian restaurant Tantardino’s - all withing walking distance! The information the owner provided prior to our stay was really invaluable.

We were coming in late on the first day of our stay - I knew we wouldn't have time to make a dinner or the patience to take 2 cranky munchkin's to a restaurant, so the owner recommended ordering rotissery chickens in advance from the Peninsula Market, which couldn't have worked out better.

Although we didn't catch many fish, we had a great time out on our boat - this house is great for boat owners, but I would suggest arriving early enough time to launch your boat before settling in. Backing down the driveway with a boat over 18 feet is challenging. It can be done though! Our's is 21 ft. not counting the trailer and we made it.

This place is great, the weather was perfect, we had a fantastic time, and we will return! This place is money well spent....

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Chester Airport
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Bailey Creek PGA

LOCATION HIGHLIGHTS: Private, Landscaped, Picturesque Lakefront Location: Nestled at lake's edge to be “away-from-it-all”! Horseshoes and Bocce ball provided for your use. Enjoy the convenience of restaurants, mountain market, gourmet deli and wine shoppe, specialty coffe shop (no need to miss out on your espresso drinks); mini-golf and nightly s'mores--all are but a short stroll away *** WATER SPORTS: Ski; wakeboard; tube, fish on lake or fly fish the rivers (fishing guides available); boat, wave runner, and other rentals available at nearby marinas. Lounge on the dock and deck, swim or float lazily about. GOLF AND OTHER ACTIVITIES: Play close-by golf at 3 courses! Bailey Creek's new 18-hole golf course and club house just a minute's drive away. Reserve Lake Almanor Country Club tennis. HIKE MT. LASSEN!, bike, bowl, ride horseback, discover area quaint shops, galleries, museums and enjoy beautiful scenery. Take Time to Relax and Reflect--Reconnect!


Rates & Availability

Peninsula Village House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
FALL $195(2)*250(4)*300(6)
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500

SPRING, Late AUG and FALL 2016:
$195-300 per Night**$1360-1880 per Week
NIGHTLY -- $195/night 1-2 persons, $250/nt 3-4, $300/nt 5-6
WEEKLY --$1360/wk 1-2, $1680/wk 3-4, $1880/wk 5-6

WEEKEND RATE Friday&Sat. Nites: Addt'l $25/Nt.
(Extra Night discounted when adding onto one week reservation)

SUMMER 2016: $2080/wk (1-Wk Min., Saturday to Saturday)
Note: 4th of July Week is $2400

***Private Boat Dock Use for 1 Boat Only (or commercial slip, if applicable, during Summer season only) incl. in Rate

$1000 reservation deposit -- please call for details

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Peninsula Village House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1840 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Windows in each bath for natural light and landscape view. Full-size tub and full-size shower. Charming decor.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    'Parlor' Bedroom - 1 queen
    *Loft Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Either 2 Twins or 1 King
  • MASTER BEDROOM: French doors look out to beautiful view of lake and towering pines. Three additional windows bring in lots of light and more views. French doors open to lakeside deck. Queen bed, private full bathroom with large shower, walk-in change area and closet with skylight, Victorian antique wood stove. Custom decor. PARLOR BEDROOM: Two windows provide view to landscaping and trees. Brass queen bed, antique armoire. Second bathroom with shower over tub is located just a few steps away. Custom decor. LOFT BEDROOM: Awesome views of lake from vaulted windows. Skylight. Two brass twin beds can be combined if king-size bed is preferred. Sitting area. Antique armoire with TV/VHS/Game Cube. Custom decor. *Antique screens and entertainment armoire 'privatize' sleeping area. TLC: All mattresses are quality, with your comfort in mind. Clean mattress covers and pillow covers are placed on the beds before each guest's arrival.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Everything is set for your convenience, comfort, and a most pleasurable vacation experience. Antique Wood Armoire in Great Room with large-screen TV, Satellite Programming, VHS and DVD Player.* Mini-library Selection of VHS and DVD Movies * Surround Sound Stereo System with Some CDs Provided (Plenty of Room to Add Your Own CD Favorites to Play )* Phone/Answering Machine * Blender * Toaster Oven * Dishes/Utensils * Some Spices * Fully-appointed Kitchen * Iron & Ironing Board * Blankets * Pillows * Large laundry room with full-size washer and dryer. Even a clothesline if you prefer outdoor-fresh drying. PLEASE FURNISH YOUR OWN BED LINENS, BATH AND HAND TOWEL, BOAT/SWIMMING TOWELS We do provide dish, dishwasher and hand soap, dish sponge and dish towels, garbage bags, bath spray, starter toilet tissue and paper towel.

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