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Cozy 1550 Sqft. Home Sleeps 8+ Handicap Friendly, 1/2 Blk From The Kern River

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,550 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom 2 Bath Sleeps 8 + in a quiet neighborhood 1/2 block from Kern river

Our peaceful home is a 2 bedroom 2 bath fully furnished and fully equipped. It is in a convenient location 1/2 mile from downtown Kernville; 1 1/2 block from the Kern river 1 block from the rodeo grounds. The living room has 2 recliners, a swivel rocker and a sectional sofa. It has a 37' flat screen TV with DVD player. There are several movies and games to choose from. There are several books in the book case. There is a piano in the living room for the musically incline. The dining room has a solid wood table that seats 6+ and a breakfast bar with 3 bar stools. The kitchen has a garbage disposal, dishwasher, microwave, new stove. The kitchen is equipped with anything you need to cook a meal. There is a den that has a XL twin bed and a couch in it. It also has a weight machine in there that you may use at your own risk. The front bathroom has a tub and shower combo. There is also the laundry room at the end of it with a washer and dryer. The master bedroom has a queen bed in it and also a bunk bed with the twin on top and a full size futon bed on the bottom. There is a TV/DVD with cable in it. The master bath has a shower in it. The second bedroom has a queen size memory foam bed in it. This room also had a TV DVD combo for watching movies but no cable in this room. There is floor space for the full size air bed and twin mattress that is available. The whole house is handicap accessible. It has wide hall way and door ways, tall toilets, handrails in the shower and on the side of the toilets. There is a shower seat. The carpet is low pile for wheelchairs and walkers. There is a sidewalk around the house on the outside from front to back. There is a back patio with a table and umbrella over it and patio chairs. There is a two car cement driveway in the front for parking. There is ample parking in front of the property on the street and across the street. Kernville is 10 miles from Lake Isabella, 15 miles from Greenhorn/ Shirley Meadow ski lifts, 22 miles from Sequoia National forest Trials of 100 Giants. It is about 8 miles from the Kernville airport. This can be your home away from home.

Carolyn Jack
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About Carolyn Jack

I am semi-retired. Mother of 3 daughters and 2 sons. The sons and one daughter are step but I don't like to use that word. I have 9 grand-children. I was born and raised in Bakersfield, CA. where I reside now with my husband and our 3 dogs, Harley, Candie, and a newly adopted stray female my son named Peanut butter because she would come to him if he held out his peanut butter sandwich. This home was left to me by my father who pasted away in 2012. It was his wish for me to keep it to use as a peaceful getaway for my husband and I as well as for our kids and grand-kids. I decided to rent it out as a vacation home so I can support it since I have found that the utilities and the water are quite pricey in the Kern river valley. I also like to do my part to encourage visitors to Kernville it is a town near and dear to my heart. My parents were very active in the community. I want Kernville to thrive. So we have a peaceful town to come to when we need to get away.

Carolyn Jack purchased this house in 2012

Why Carolyn Jack chose Lake Isabella

Kernville is a beautiful town with friendly people. This little neighborhood where the house is located is a quiet peaceful place. It is 1/2 block from the Kern river so you can here the river from the back patio. The house is about 1 mile from downtown Kernville. This place has all the comforts of home. We have it the way we like it also because we stay here ourselves when we get the chance.

What makes this house unique

Kernville is a beautiful little town. It still has the small town feel and the friendly people in it. They have their own brewery "The Kern River Brewery" is a great place to enjoy your favorite ale and pub food. Ewing's on the Kern is a wonderful restaurant that has reopened and is beautiful inside and has a gorgeous view of the river and the town from most any seat. The food is excellent and the service is great. The Kernville Museum is a fantastic place to learn about the beginnings of the Kern river valley and the generations that developed it. Also about the movies that were made in the area and much, much, more.


Kernville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Has Hand rails by toilet. Not in tub. Has riser toilet seat.
    Bathroom 2 in master bedroom - toilet , shower , Handicap friendly shower with handrails and shower seat.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , This room has a TV/DVD player to watch movies only in.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , It is a master with TV/VCR with cable in this room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Cozy 1550 Sqft. Home Sleeps 8+ Handicap Friendly, 1/2 Blk From The Kern River
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Nice get away place.

  • 5 of 5

We did enjoy staying there. If they have a BBQ place then it would be awesome.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice comfortable home, good for family. Very open floor plan.

  • 5 of 5

Easy walk to river and town. Safe neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, I work hard to make the place nice for our guests. We want our guests to be comfortable as if you were home. Glad we succeeded. Come back soon.
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  • 4 of 5

Was a present experience for my team. Will consider staying again for future projects.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Overall, very pleasant and I would recommend!

  • 4 of 5

This was a very comfortable house in a wonderful neighborhood within walking distance to the beach and Carolyn was very helpful and accommodating. My only concern is that there is no bathroom door on the master bathroom and the toilet is visible as you enter the bedroom. Without a locking bedroom door, using this bathroom privately is nil. Also, there were some discrepancies in the written description and terms and amenities compared to reality which Carolyn and I worked through together. Part of this is probably due to it being new to the market of vacation rentals.

Therefore, it was a good rental and I would recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


We Love Kernville. so whenever an opportunity comes up, we come here, this was the 4th time our group of 11 came here.

This house was actually, very comfortable and cozy, with plenty of bedding , towels,

dishes, utensils, close enough to the river( we know there would not be as much water in the river as past time, but hopefully with the new EL NINIYO, all will be OK.

Simply we had everything we needed or looked for, of course thanks to Carolyn, who was very helpful and cooperative from the beginning to the end of our trip.

With much appreciation.


  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I work hard to make our guests feel as tho they are truly on vacation yet have all the comforts of home. Thank you Joseph for kind words. You and ur friends were a very nice group I hope u will visit again soon.
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4th of July get away

  • 5 of 5

Nice and quiet neighborhood with the Kern River right down the street and downtown Kernville short drive away. The owners have it clean and comfortable with all the needs away from home. We would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes our vacation home is in what we consider a perfect peaceful spot. Sometimes we can hear the river which is a 1/ 2 block away and downtown Kernville about a mile away. We like to keep the place as we would like when we stay there. We want our guest to be comfortable so they want to be repeat visitors.
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Ewing's Restaurant on the Kern
Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Kernville airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Kern River Brewery
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Kern River Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ewings on the Kern
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Alta Sierra/ Shirley Meadows on Greenhorn Mt.
Nearest Beach
Along the river bank about a block away


Rates & Availability

Kernville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Holiday weekends
Apr 14 2017 - May 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer rate
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
July 4th holiday wkend
Jul 3 2017 - Jul 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Gas Barbeque grill rent $25 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $85 + Tax
Pet Fee $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

There is NO smoking allowed in or on the property at all.
No pets please as there is no fenced in area at this time. However, I will consider smaller short haired dogs. There is a All dogs must be on their leash. There would be and additional fee. Pet fee is non-refundable. (IT IS PER DOG). EXTRA CLEANING FEE FOR OVER 5 PEOPLE IS $100. The fees Charged, on your credit card or Pay Pal pmt. is your responsibility which may deducted from the deposit.

Owner'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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