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Spa, Log House on Trout Stream, Swimming Hole, Hiking, Wifi

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Come out of the city and stay in this beautiful custom log home in a gorgeous, park-like, 10 acre setting. Relax on either of the two veranda-like porches or nap in one of the hammocks as you listen to the stream in the background. After a day of site-seeing,

shopping, hiking, golfing, skiing, sledding, biking or just relaxing, soak in either the extra deep antique tub or enjoy the jets of the jacuzzi bathtub. Enjoy the new Sundance SPA in the back yard as you listen to the creek, watch the moon rise over the ridge or just bask in beautiful expanse of the country starlit night.

Hop on your bike for ride into the hills or along the paved country roads. Hike through the trails that you can access right behind the house.

Close to the snow -- an easy drive to any of the the nearby ski resorts (Sugar Bowl, Boreal and Donner Ski Ranch, Royal Gorge) snow parks (Yuba Gap, Kingvale and Soda Springs).

In Summer, watch your kids play in the swimming hole, jumping off the rope swing, or just gently soak your feet in the stream while quietly reading a book.

There are trout in the stream, trails to hike, wildflowers to enjoy. You'll feel as if you've come into a whole new world when you walk into this comfortable and beautiful log home.

Enjoy the local flavor of Grass Valley and Nevada City -- music festivals, street fairs, Farmer's Market, Bike races, Blue Grass Festival, World Festival, Celtic Festival, Wineries, Antiques, Golf, Historical center, Mountain biking, Kayaking, Fishing.

Contact the owner or check the calendar for availability. (A second home is available with the same amenities, if this one is not available. Please contact the owner for details or click on 'click here to see all my rental listings'.)

Keywords: Log House, Spa, year-round creek, Swimming Hole, WiFi, Retreats, Family Reunions

More Details

Owner
Diane Stevenson
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Diane Stevenson

I am a Cath Lab and ICU RN. Due to life circumstance, began vacation renting 2 of my homes a few years ago and find that I love it. It is a pleasure to share my unique homes. Thanks to all that come to them. I hope that all my guests enjoy them as much as I have.

Diane Stevenson purchased this house in 1989

Why Diane Stevenson chose California

This was our family home. My husband and I built it. It is not a 'kit'. He designed it and with a good bit of blood, sweat and tears, it was built with the care of the quality craftsman that he is. We raised our son here. He grew up playing in the creek and hiking in the woods. He is now 25 and with the economy the way it is, renting this home to nice folks helps us finance his education. It is a lovely home in a lovely location. We hope you enjoy staying in it as much as we enjoyed living in it for all those years. Diane Foley Stevenson (OWNER)

What makes this house unique

I love the creek and hiking in the woods. Follow the trail across the creek and up to the top of the property where you will enjoy a spectacular sunset. Walking into the house is like something magical. It really is a unique and special place to spend some well-deserved downtime.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi...I'm the owner and I have just had the pleasure of having my first guests this last weekend. I only recently listed my house on vrbo and I look forward to having many guests who enjoy their stay as much as the first ones have.

Sincerely,

Diane Stevenson
Aug 2007
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Amenities

Alta Sierra House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , This bathroom is on the main floor.
    Bathroom 2 - Master Bath
  • Full bathroom on both first and second floors.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom has a king-sized bed and a sofa.
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 6 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1) King-sized bed in the spacious Master Bedroom Suite., Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) Queen-sized with memory foam topper for comfort.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Custom log home, close local golf course, country club, numerous local wineries, miles of local hiking, year round creek with swimming hole right out the back door, hammock in the back yard, road bike or mountain biking locally. Close to shopping, sightseeing in historic Grass Valley/Nevada City. Close to local ski resorts and snow parks and the local rivers. My other home is #140231 with most of the same amenities. Check with owner for details.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(83 traveler reviews)

Spa, Log House on Trout Stream, Swimming Hole, Hiking, Wifi
average rating of 4.8433733 based on 84 reviews
Long Beach, California
5

Exceeded Our Expections!!!

  • 5 of 5

Love staying there, very relaxing & peaceful, had all the comforts of home plus the beautiful surroundings!!! Thank you Diane for making our stay there most enjoyable!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely beautiful piece of property!

  • 5 of 5

The log house was gorgeous. It was also very relaxing and the accommodations were excellent! Diane was very prompt, professional and generous in her interactions with me. We truly enjoyed our stay and would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our extended family to get to know each other and enjoy each other. Thank you so much for allowing us to share your home.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Long Beach, CA
5

Peaceful and relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at Diane's house! The creek was very full when we were visiting and the view and sound was so relaxing. I went with my parents and brothers and they all loved the property. Perfect for a family getaway...loved the open floor plan and the fire in the evenings!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner is very specific

  • 2 of 5

The property was so nice, I was already planning a trip in the summer- until the owner called me upset because we chose to sleep on the comforters instead of inside the sheets causing her to have too much laundry. Mind you we were a group of 9. And she was very much aware. I was also charged an extra cleaning fee because of the extra laundry? To avoid this issue maybe a group of 4 would be better.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate all reviews as they give me a chance to improve and enhance the quality of our guests' experience. If I have a question about the condition of the house at checkout, I call the guest. Our check out instructions are to strip sheets and pillowcases from beds used as we want each guest to have the experience of nice clean fresh linen. It is very unusual for someone to sleep on top of all the bedspreads and comforters. If this occurs, I wash all of the bedspreads and all of the comforters. My goal is a clean and comfortable home for each guest.
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LogHouse in GrassValley

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time at Diane's Log House. The house was fully stocked with everything we needed from towels to spices. The backyard was large with plenty of space to run around. In addition, there was a small river that flowed to the lake. It was peaceful to sit in the hot tub and listen to the flow of the river. The bedrooms were very spacious and clean. They also had a game room downstairs with a pingpong table.

This home was about 1.5 hour drive to West of NorthStar resort! Also, if you have the chance, travel to the Animal Place to hang out with farm animals or go into Grass Valley town and enjoy the nostalgic architecture.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Empire Mine State Historic Park
"I love to visit the Empire Mine. The tour is interesting and the grounds are spectacular. ..."
Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Sacramento
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Grass Valley
Nearest Ferry
90 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Alta Sierra Country Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Colfax, Ca.
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Highway 49
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Alta Sierra Drive and Hwy 49
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Sugar Bowl
Nearest Point of Interest
Beautiful Custom Log house on Trout Stream
Nearest Point of Interest
Bridgeport State Park on the Yuba River
Nearest Point of Interest
The Independence Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Edwards Crossing to Perdan Crossing
Car: necessary

Local Wine Trail, Alta Sierra Country Club, Grass Valley, Nevada City, World Fest, Celtic Festival, Nevada County Fair, Bridgeport, South Yuba River, American River, Bear River, Rollins Lake, the Empire Mine, the Independence Trail, Perdan Crossing, Edwards Crossing, All Outdoors River Rafting...Victorian Christmas, Cornish Christmas

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Rates & Availability

Alta Sierra House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mother's Day weekend
May 12 2017 - May 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Father's Day weekend
Jun 16 2017 - Jun 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4th Holiday
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Columbus Day Weekend
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Veteran's Day Holiday
Nov 10 2017 - Nov 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
New Years
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$200
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Housekeeping $150
Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 10.0%

Fees begin at $175/night (weeknights/non-holiday) for 2 adults and increase depending on size of your group, length of stay, holiday or season and whether or not you will be bringing a pet. The pet fee is $20/pet/night. Housekeeping fee increases to $250 if your group size is 7 or greater. Check out my other vacation rental home with the same amenities. To get the BEST rate, please call me. Diane Stevenson (owner: Stevenson Vacation Rentals) (530)613-7350

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