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Sequoia Resort "Artists Studio"- House 2

5 Reviews
Bedrooms Studio
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Badger Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Studio with kitchenette and bath, sleeps 2 ; lovely overlook deck with BBQ

A charming and cozy cabin at Sequoia Resort. Sleeps 2 with a queen bed. Fully equipped kitchenette with 2-burner stove, refrigerator, microwave and toaster oven. Coffee service with beans and grinder, sugar, creamer and assorted teas.

The cabin features an elevated view deck with patio dining and propane barbeque.

Full size bathroom with shower/tub and all linens and towels furnished.

Sequoia Resort is family owned and operated – 377 acres of Sierra Foothill property with oak and pine trees. Close to Kings Canyon National Park (half-hour drive) and Sequoia National Park (55-minute drive). Open year-round, there are Park activities for every season!

The Resort has hiking trails and a fishing pond with rowboats, barbeque deck and volleyball court and horseshoes. Free bikes to ride and a trampoline for the kids! Free internet connection at the Office.

Driving time from Los Angeles or San Francisco approximately 4.5 hours. Fresno International Airport 1 hour away.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Rifka Several
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016

About Rifka Several

I'm a retired teacher and curriculum consultant and have lived in Badger for over 10 years. I'm raising my grandkids who attend the mountain schools here. I live on the property so am available to guests for questions and assistance. It is very peaceful and natural at Sequoia Resort and I hope you will have a relaxing visit.

Rifka Several purchased this cottage in 2004


based on 5 traveler reviews

Sequoia Resort "Artists Studio"- House 2
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

It is a nice, well stocked studio, quiet and had everything we needed. We were there the end of July

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently spent 3 nights at Sequoia Resort "Artists Studio" and feel it was everything we had hoped for. It was clean, well stocked kitchen with everything you would ever need. Convenient location to both Sequoia and King Canyon Natl. Parks. Restaurants weren't quite as close as we would have liked so two evenings, while at the natl. parks, we had dinner at the lodges before we returned to the studio for the night. It has a nice deck with a gas grill which we used. With its remote location the "dark night skies" made for great star gazing which we did every night. It was a good experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Location can't be beat. We were able to enjoy Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park with a day trip from here. The resort provided a very helpful binder and book about the local hikes and scenic car routes. I'd recommend you review that during your stay-we learned a few new hikes to come back and explore when the snow melts thanks to those resources.

The studio is beautifully done on the inside. It's not cluttered, it was very clean, and spacious for a studio rental. Can't thank you enough for accepting dogs. There's a sweet dog named Abby as well as a whole bunch of cats & kittens that snuggle around the studio. Our dog loved it here, perhaps even more than we did.

The kitchen was stocked with more than I was expecting. There's a deck with a view outside the sliding back door with a large grass field below for the dogs. The temperature control is fantastic and the place was toasty!

Only downside is the state drought-its effects tragically show on the lake on the property. Let's hope for a lot of rain and snow in 2016.

Thank you, Rifka! You were responsive and helpful. Would certainly stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice place

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to relax, enjoy, and do different activities. We definitely will come back. Everything was great and the manager is very nice as well.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded, Romantic Getaway Close to Kings Canyon

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this property for two nights at the end of our honeymoon tour of the desert and High Sierras. The property is located in the fairly remote town of Badger, about 12 miles from the entrance to Kings Canyon. We used this cabin as a basecamp to explore Kings Canyon, Sequoia National Forest and Sequoia National Parks.

When we arrived, we were greeted by Torsten, the property manager, who had just finished preparing the studio for our stay. He brought candles (knowing it was our honeymoon) and stocked the cabin with board games.

The property is large and provides ample opportunity to roam and enjoy the lake, flora, trees and animals. Early November provided for warm days and cold nights and Torsten ensured we had adequate firewood to heat the cabin.

The wood burning stove kept the cabin warm and we found the property extremely clean and well furnished. There is no cell phone reception except for Verizon subscribers, so I highly recommend paying for the optional telephone and data service, although we didn't really need it. The european kitchen is basic, but very functional and we prepared meals each night.

The drive to the property is breathtaking and not for the faint of heart, as are most roadways in and around the parks. Be sure to check out the Pinehurst Lodge (which does have a small store) for an authentic local experience. It's just a short drive up the road.

We were very well prepared for our stay and brought all necessary provisions and managed our fuel. If you've never been to this part of California before, know that the parks are BIG, the roads are exposed, and distances between towns can be far. Rent our buy tire chains (especially in fall/winter), top-off your fuel tanks, and take your time. Will be a rewarding trip!

Our only regret was that we could not stay longer. Very quiet, romantic and charming. We are looking forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely studio getaway

  • 5 of 5

It was extremely easy to book this studio. Paying through Paypal made the transaction quick and painless. The directions might seem a little menacing, but a good map, or a GPS will get you here very easily. The entrance is really hard to miss. The studio is very cozy, and the pictures are pretty accurate. It is actually pretty spacious, and would make the perfect getaway for a couple. The management keeps the place extremely tidy, and there were tons of towels when we got there. Food and Gas are not very easy to procure around this cabin, but I'd suggest picking it up from a nearby town.

Hint: Do NOT miss out on the Lake that is part of this resort. It has a BBQ, a few sports, and swimming and boating and lots of chairs to relax by the lake side.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Fresno Yosemite International Airport
Car: necessary

Near 2 national parks :

½ hr to entrance of Kings Canyon N.P.

1.25 hrs to entrance of Sequoia N.P.


Rates & Availability

Badger Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2016-2017 Winter/Spring
Oct 18 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017 Spring-Summer
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017-2018 Winter-Spring
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $50
Cleaning $35
Tax Rate 10.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Badger Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , All towels and linens are furnished, also soap and shampoo
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
Near 2 national parks : ½ hr to entrance of Kings Canyon N.P. 1.25 hrs to entrance of Sequoia N.P.

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