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Steve Ambrogio

Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english

River Island Rancho On The Golf Course

34 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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5 bedroom, 4 baths and sleep 10 comfortably. It is setup for large groups.

This is the perfect house for a large group, 5 Bedrooms, 4 baths, (3 of the bedrooms are suites with private baths) and lots of outdoor areas to enjoy. The home sleeps 10 comfortably but can accommodate more, perfect for large groups, weddings, reunions or family vacations.

Our home is on the 13'th fairway right across the street from the River Island Country Club clubhouse. It has a private pool, fenced for safety and is ready for your group. Ping Pong, Bocce ball, Darts, tons of board games and 2 BBQs (Gas & deep pit charcoal). We also have HD Direct TV as well as a Sonos music system with Pandora, XM & Spotify music services.

We just insulated the entire house and installed a new A/C & heater so the house will stay at your preferred temperature.

We just bought a new large Fridge/Freezer with an ice maker and we have a second one in the garage that can be used if requested.

We have designed the outdoor living areas to take advantage of the perfect Springville weather. It is a wonderful house for your large group. Preferred tee times are available for our guests.

We located at the foot of the Sierra mountains so it is a short drive to see the largest trees in the world or a fun day of exploring the Tule river. You can even see a few giant Sequoias from the back yard.

Springville is known for their friendly people and incredible access to nature. It is a place you will want to visit again after experiencing it for the first time.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Steve Ambrogio (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Steve Ambrogio

I have been coming to Springville (River Island Country Club) since 1994 and fell in love with the area and people. The golf course is spectacular and always in great shape. Even though it is private, they are generous with public tee times and the price is very reasonable. The house is 116 yards from the clubhouse and is a nice walk after a long day on the course. Preferred tee times are accepted only for our guests. It is the perfect place to host your group tournament. We host our annual golf trip every August and it always turns out to be the best week of the year.

Steve Ambrogio purchased this house in 2012

Why Steve Ambrogio chose Gold Country / High Sierra

This is the only vacation rental at River Island. Since the house is right across the street from the club, you never have to drive once you get here. We have a private pool for warm days, 2 BBQ s and a very comfortable house to relax in. It is truly an amazing place. What a great home if you're having a wedding, party or reunion nearby.

For weddings you have many choices, River Island CC offers catering and event space so for weddings it couldn't be more convenient. There are 2 other legendary venues in Springville for weddings, the White Barn and Rivers Ridge. All 3 are very popular with our guests and offer a great atmosphere for your special day. We book many wedding parties because the house is so private, comfortable and accessible to all ages.

What makes this house unique

This house has a large indoor dining table as well as a huge 10' picnic table outside to take advantage of the perfect Springville weather.

Because the house is so centrally located and is one story, it is the perfect home for all ages. The house is very popular for families with young kids as well as older members. With new beds and a quiet location, it is a favorite with everybody.

We have had a number of groups use the house for the older members of the family for wedding parties and family reunions since it is so easy.

Whatever the size or age of your group, purpose of your trip or time of year, we really do have it all.


based on 34 traveler reviews

River Island Rancho On The Golf Course
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 34 reviews

Family fun in Central CA

  • 5 of 5

We have brought our family here twice now. We love this home... the pool and backyard is very enjoyable and the home is spacious and clean. The clubhouse is within walking distance and the golf course is a great value! We will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orange County, CA

Golf, Swim, See Amazing Trees, and Relax!

  • 4 of 5

The property is in a really nice location, right on the golf course and a great view of the mountains. You can get to the sequoia trees in about an hour from the house and about 20 minutes into Porterville for stores and services. It has lots of room and plenty of beds, albeit most of them are small twin beds. The pool was great too!! There are some things that could use an update or at least repair, such as the dated dishwasher and the stove has a ring that doesn't work. The house was generally clean but could use a deeper clean, as we noticed that under the chairs (they recline out), it was pretty dirty, the toilets needed to be cleaned better, and the ceiling fans had a thick coat of dust on top. Overall, we really liked the house and had a really good time with the family.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate when guests find things we may have missed. Since Kieran's stay, we have fixed the stove, cleaned all the ceiling fans and now triple check everything right before our guests arrive.
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San Francisco

Well stocked, comfortable home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful Independence Day weekend here with friends. We swam, played games, cooked meals together. The kids ran freely in the yard. The house was well stocked for a good vacation, pool towels, sonos music system, plenty of shade around the pool, games, all the dishes you could need. It is a really great setup! It was super hot outside, 100+, but the AC worked beautifully and kept us cool when we weren't in the pool.

We didn't even leave the house for the entire weekend!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome property, excellent location!

  • 4 of 5

This home was perfect for our family! The outdoor area was our favorite, we had so much fun in the pool, playing outdoor games (which were provided) and BBQ'ing! Great location for our event. We were close to the redwoods and spent an easy day exploring the local mountains. My only criticism, is that we found the house a little dated and the carpets were stained. I'm admit I'm very picky about that:/ and that is the only bad thing I could say! We would stay here again:) Thank you!!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

We were a big group (4 families). This place had it all, next to the golf course, pool, great views of the golf course, large living room, BBQ, ping pong table etc etc. The owner was great and would go back here again! Thank you Steve!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place for multiple families

  • 4 of 5

We group of 3 families with small children stayed in this house during Christmas .

All of us had great time. There were enough beds for everyone.

Best part was kids were off electrocis and had a blast playing board games.

only disappointing thing for us we had to return from sequoia park as they required

snow chains for all vehicles.

Owner Steve is great he is just a text msg away he replies right away.

Steve even mailed one of the item we left at the house.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Golf
Car: not necessary

This property is on the 13'th fairway and across the street from River Island CC, the highest rated course in the central Valley. Guest of River Island Rancho receiver preferred tee times by calling the pro shop in advance.


Rates & Availability

Springville House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $145
Tax Rate 10.0%

Check in time is 2:00 pm
Check out time is 11:00 am

These times are required for the cleaning crew to have adequate time to make the house sparkle.

Please note that if a earlier check in or later check out time is requested, there will be an additional charge.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Springville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Hall bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Sequoia bathroom - toilet , shower
    Sycamore bathroom - toilet , shower
    Cottonwood bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 4 bathroom each with a shower or tub.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Oak room - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds and wonderful morning sunshine
    Cottonwood room - 2 double , 2 double beds with private bathroom
    Pine room - 2 twin/ single , Very comfortable room with 2 twin beds and morning sun
    Sequoia room - 2 double , This is the MBR with its own private bathroom.
    Sycamore room - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , This room has its own private bathroom and exit door
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 are suites with private bathrooms. Each suite has "full" size beds, the other two rooms have a pair of single beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
This home and area has become a wonderful place for our family to spend time together. The kids like to swim in the pool, golf and play the games we have. The adults love the quiet, not having to drive and the perfect weather. It is also a favorite of mine for our annual golf trip every August. We have set the house up for the comfort of our guests. Most of our groups have been coming up for over a decade. This is a special place that seems to stays with everyone who visits here. The golf course is the highest rated in the Central Valley and is always is great shape. They really do care about this place.

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