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Charming Studio on Historic Chico Property

21 Reviews
Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Chico Studio Rental Photos and Description

Studio, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3-4)

If you're visiting the Chico area and would like the comforts of home, come stay in our adorable guest house. It's nestled in the trees above our detached garage with a bird's eye view of our rose garden and Bidwel park. It's a comfortable and quaint 600 sq. ft. unit with hardwood floors, pedestal sink, wrought iron bed, deep size tub and all the comforts you're accustom to in your home.

Located in a friendly, quiet neighborhood it's close to downtown, shopping, Chico State University and right across the street from Bidwell Park.

Keywords: cottage, bungalow, cute, guest house, Chico State

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Kami Smith
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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About Kami Smith

Hi! We're the Smiths and we welcome you to stay with us in beautiful Chico, at my childhood dream house. We moved to Chico from Napa, CA to live in this beautiful historic Chico home which was once owned by a local senator. I grew up in this wonderful town and moved back in 2007 because Chico is the kind of town that always pulls you back to it. It's a great place that provides beautiful seasons, has amazing people that make up a fabulous community and town vibe that is always vibrant and alive.

Kami Smith purchased this studio in 2007

What makes this studio unique

One of the main reasons why we love this property is because of it's size and location. The home & guest house sit on 1.7 acres and is very private. We have beautiful Bidwell park right across the street which provides a wealth of activities for our family and we are close to downtown and shopping. We love riding our bikes to the downtown farmers markets and virtually anywhere around town. It's been a blessing to live here.


based on 21 traveler reviews

Charming Studio on Historic Chico Property
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews

Everything I wanted and more!

  • 5 of 5

This guest house is the perfect place to stay for a relaxing get away to Chico. The guest house has all the amenities you could ask in a quaint, comfy little package. I felt at peace while staying there and Kami was very accommodating. She is very nice and has perfected the balance between providing privacy and providing help. I really hope to be back again and I will absolutely make it a priority to stay here if I do visit again.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing 3 night stay at "Johnson House"

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at this historic home. Local's refer to it as "Johnson House". The owner, Kami was great to work with and provided great service. Her studio is in a perfect location, very close to swimming at 1 mile in Bidwell park. We enjoyed the Saturday Farmers market which is probably the best market I have been to in California. I would recommend this property, and a visit to Chico, which is a great town. This studio is perfect for a couple, bed was very comfortable and we were grateful for the air-conditioning, as Chico can get hot in the summer. Had a nice breakfast at Morning Thunder Cafe which is close by. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We enjoyed graduation week-end at this property

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I enjoyed our stay at this studio apartment. It is away from town, traffic & is quiet.Enjoyed walking in Bidwell park just across the street. The property is well maintained, the apartment is cute & concise, Tami even provided coffee. The gift box was nice, Thank you, Tami. We were there for our grandsons graduation. Chico is a nice town with a beautiful univ campus, lots of trees!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, good for a weekend getaway

  • 4 of 5

Easy to walk to local sites. Nice overall experience.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chico State University

  • 5 of 5

My daughter wanted to check out Chico State University. We thought it would be a fun girls weekend but I would rather not stay in a hotel. We rented this cute bungalow above a garage. It was super close to downtown Chico and to the university. It was also right across the street from Bidwell Park which is great place to walk. The apartment had everything we needed and would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is the very BEST!

  • 5 of 5

What a gem! Located in a quite neighborhood next to Bidwell Park, the location couldn't be better for our needs. It is bright, clean, cozy and the beds were comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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running, walking trails, 1 mile swimming pool.


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Chico Studio Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

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Chico State Graduation Weekend - 3 Night Min/$650 flat rate
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Chico Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis

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