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Alicia

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish

100 acres of Forest-views, Creek Waterfalls, Private Trails

46 Reviews
Sleeps18
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Gold Country / High Sierra House Rental Photos and Description

private natural beauty for up to 18 guests

Our spacious, 7-bedroom forest homestead (plus two convertible queen beds) is on 100 wooded acres, with a sunny deck overlooking a forest of pines and oaks. Just a few steps from the front door, guests can enjoy a 5-mile network of beautiful, private hiking & mountain biking trails that follows the creek to a sandy beach & picnic area, with waterfalls and shallow pools to enjoy on a hot summer day.

The 3,500 sf yuba river retreat – offers privacy and outdoor beauty for guests seeking time in nature, while just 10 minutes from historic Nevada City’s theater, local shops, and gourmet restaurants.

Access to the Yuba River at the South Yuba River state park at Purdon Crossing is only a 10-minute drive by car from the retreat. With 650 acres of sought-after state park hiking trails, mountain biking, kayaking and refreshing river swimming in summer, it is the perfect place to relax in the outdoors.

The Yuba River Retreat is the ideal get-away for groups of outdoor enthusiasts, healing retreats, and families.

Look out at the forest from each of the 7 bedrooms and each of the 4 bathrooms feature organic towels and natural products.

The master bedroom is comfortably decorated with rustic, handmade furnishing, Navajo rug, king mattress with organic sheets and private bathroom. The four other bedrooms on the main floor feature queen-sized beds, designer comforters, original artwork and unique vintage furnishings.

The downstairs, accessible through the kitchen and also by driving directly to the back entry, includes two sunny bedrooms with queen beds, a bathroom with a claw foot tub, and an additional kitchen, with another spacious living room and wood stove.

Relax in the front or back living room, both adjacent to the kitchen and dining area and fully furnished for evenings of reading, board games, cards and complimentary netflix movies, warmed by the wood stove in winter or cooled with fresh mountain air from the large windows, all house fan and ceiling fan in the summer; plus a new air conditioning system for hot summer afternoons (though the best cure for the heat is a jump into the Yuba river).

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything a chef might need, including a double oven, microwave, toaster oven, blender, coffee grinder, knife set, and pots/pans.

The Game Room off the kitchen is set-up with a pool table and dart board. Board games are in the living room. Outdoor on-site activities include hiking, volleyball, picnics and Frisbee golf.

On-Site Activities Included in Retreat:

-- Game Room with Pool Table & Dart Board

-- Netflix Movies

-- Board Games

-- Frisbee Golf, 3 holes

-- Mountain-View Deck with Sun Umbrella, Outdoor Table & chairs

--Weber propane BBQ

_Hammock Village

_Croquet

_Badminton

-- Sandy Beach Picnic Area on Creek (10-minute walk)

Extra On-Site Activities Available, by reservation

--Event/Getaway Planning

_Catered Meals

--Guided Hikes & Mountain Biking

_Guided Horseback Riding overlooking Yuba River

--Massage, Thai or Chair

--Guided Yoga Classes, Yoga Room

--Child Care

--Meeting Facilitation

Nearby Attractions

Scott’s Flat Lake (Boating, Swimming, Kayaking, Fishing), Rollins Lake (Boating, Fishing), Bullard’s Bar Lake (Boating, Fishing), Empire Mine (Historic), Malakoff Diggins (Historic, Hiking), South Yuba State Park Swimming & Hiking (Bridgeport, Edward’s Crossing, 49 Bridge, Purdon Crossing) Rock Creek Nature Trail (Hiking), Hirschman Pond Trail (Nevada City Hiking) Truckee, Lake Tahoe, Historic Downtown Nevada City & Grass Valley

While only a 5-10 minute drive from the beauty of the Yuba River, the retreat is also just 10 minutes from Nevada City, 15 minutes to Grass Valley, 20 minutes to Scott’s Flat Lake, 1 ½ hours to Lake Tahoe, Reno and Sacramento and 2 ½ hours to San Francisco.

Additional nearby housing recommendations available upon request.

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More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Alicia (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish

What makes this house unique

We are the only home in the area with private hiking trails, creek access, sandy creek beaches with picnic areas, just minutes from the state park and adjacent to a habitat preserve. Step into the beauty and peace of the Yuba River Retreat.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Yuba River Retreat is incredible! My cousins and I enjoyed a reunion weekend with children of all ages. About 20 people in all and we were completely comfortable. There was not a thing that we had wished was supplied that was not there for us. Beautiful landscaping, easy hike to the river and waterfall, a giant deck overlooking the most beautiful canyon, an area for a safe fire for an evening of building smores and singing camp fire songs, and plenty of space in the home. We did not feel crowded at all. We created wonderful memories at the Yuba River Retreat and look forward to another visit.
Apr 2014
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Reviews

4.8
based on 46 traveler reviews

100 acres of Forest-views, Creek Waterfalls, Private Trails
average rating of 4.847826 based on 47 reviews
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Great group location

  • 4 of 5

The space inside and out were great for our family reunion. With up to 19 people on one given day, we all felt comfortable with plenty of space and equipment to complete any meal or fun time. It was clean and well supplied with utensils and bowls etc. The location is out in a quiet space. It was a bit far to go back and forth into town but if you want to just stay put and enjoy the peace, perfect place. We really thought this was a great space for all of us. Mosquitos were quite aggressive so it was difficult to enjoy the outdoors in the evening as much as we would have liked. Would definitely recommend for a large group. Thank you Alicia for your promptness at responding to emails prior to arriving. Once we were there we never needed to contact anyone as everything was either provided or explained. Great with kids too. Did not have to be worried about anything getting broken as it was kid friendly.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful setting great for a lot of people!

  • 5 of 5

We really had a great time. We traveled with 8 adults and 4 children and had plenty of room. Lots of fun additions like pool table and dart board. Well appointed kitchen. Very responsive owner. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Secluded and resourceful vacation house

  • 5 of 5

It is well suited in the site of beautiful mountain. The house is also tastefully decorated and clean. The well maintained private trails, the water fall, Yuba River and Scotts Flake Lake are our favorite site for outdoor activities.The children also enjoy plenty of games and entertainments in & around the house. We enjoyed our stay very much and would recommend our friends about the place.

Mary & Mike

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Beautiful home with great location

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your so beautiful home with us. Our stay at the Yuba

River retreat was absolutely the BEST we could have hoped for !!! Your

property is a delight to stay in with an exceptional location. There were

no surprises nor difficulties. The home is very well furnished and has

everything we would need for a great trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you could enjoy some time this summer at the retreat! Hope to host your family next summer!
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A Perfect Girls Retreat Weekend

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect getaway for my bachelorette weekend! The property was so secluded yet close enough to town for us to enjoy the great downtown that Nevada City has to offer. The house had everything we needed and we enjoyed taking the time to explore the beautiful property. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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My group really enjoyed staying here. It suited our needs perfectly!

  • 5 of 5

Having living rooms/kitchens available both upstairs and downstairs was very convenient for us.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Sacramento, Reno
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nevada County Country Club
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Highway 49
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
New Moon
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Sugar Bowl Resort, Boreal, Squaw Valley
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Yuba River
Car: necessary

We are a 5-minute drive from the Yuba River which offers visitors additional hiking trails, mountain biking trails, and refreshing river swimming. We are a 10-minute drive from Nevada City. We are pet-friendly, with a fenced yard under the oak trees.

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Rates & Availability

Nevada City 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
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$425
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $195
Pet Fee $20
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Gold Country / High Sierra House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Studio Bathroom & Claw Foot Tub - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bath 2 - toilet , shower
    Guest Bath 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 bathrooms upstairs; 1 bathroom downstairs studio with claw foot tub
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bird Bedroom - 1 queen
    Madrone Bedroom - 1 queen
    Forest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Manzanita Master Bedroom - 1 king , Private Bathroom
    Incense Cedar Bedroom - 1 queen
    Studio - 1 queen , includes kitchen, living area, & bathroom with claw foot tub
    Studio - 1 queen , 2nd bedroom; includes kitchen, living area, & bathroom
    Front Room Futon - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Living Room Foldout - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double Fold-out in Living Room, Forest views and wood stove
  • Upstairs: King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Queen Sleep Sofa in Living Room by wood stove (1); Downstairs: sunny two-bedroom studio with living room, kitchen, & bathroom (2).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

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