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1872 HISTORIC STAGE COACH STOP

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Placerville Gold Country & High Sierra, California, USA ACCOMMODATIONS: House,

The Stage Coach Stop was built in 1872 by a man named Petri Cola. He and his wife were very involved and well-liked by the town’s people of Placerville, “Old Hangtown”. There were two mine shafts on the property (gold and diamond) and it also had a saw mill on site at one time. The house and property were used in the 1997 Stephen Baldwin movie; Mr. Murder, and the grounds are a crowd favorite in the annual Placerville Garden Tour, showcasing three water features, including Koi ponds and waterfalls. The house is a 2400 sq. ft., two level home with a 1000 sq. ft. multi-level back deck overlooking Weber Creek (which is known by all local gold panners and trout fishermen) The deck is perfect for morning coffee, outdoor dining and cocktails. While enjoying the view, check out the remarkable year-round wildlife that this 7 acre protected habitat maintains, including River Otters, Raccoons, Deer, Fox, Ducks, Red Tail Hawks, Great Blue Herons, Belted King Fishers, Hummingbirds, Rainbow Trout, Crawdads, Frogs, and Dragonflies. Continue to explore the grounds which include a creek side outdoor wine bar, rustic dining area and fireplace, great for winetasting and family barbeques. Cross the covered foot bridge to a grassy area, perfect for picnics and afternoon naps. The property also has several perfect creekside areas for anyone that loves to fall asleep in nature to the sound of flowing water. Two gazebos are on site, one accessible by a bridge, located on an island, the other is nestled in majestic trees, overlooking the view, both perfect for relaxing and taking it all in.

More Details

Owner
Renee Boyatt
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
6 October, 2017

About Renee Boyatt

Moving from Miami, FL in 1999, we were looking for a place that was near the city, but secluded and away from it all. We really wanted to be close to the coast, but also close to the ski resorts. We love river rafting, camping,wine tasting and the great outdoors, and were blessed to find this unique, historic, hidden treasure, tucked away in our own private vacation retreat!

Renee Boyatt purchased this house in 1999

Location

Fishing, Gold Panning, Swimming, Hiking, Wild Life Viewing, River Rafting, Wine Tasting, Enjoyable All Seasons!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Placerville in El Dorado County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • (1) California Queen Size Four-Poster Bed in Downstairs Master Bedroom; (1) Antique Iron Double Bed in Upstairs 3rd Bedroom, ( 1 ) Double Sleep Sofa in Upstairs Game Room (1) Double Aerobed available, (2) Twin Bunk Beds and (1) Twin Bed in 2nd Bedroom Downstairs
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
GAME ROOM: Game Room includes: Pool Table, Air Hockey, Darts and Assorted Board Games

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(39 traveller reviews)

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1872 HISTORIC STAGE COACH STOP
average rating of 4.717949 based on 39 reviews
5

The enchanted forest wedding of my dreams

  • 5 of 5

First of all Let me start by saying how helpful and friendly renee and michael are !!!!!, withouth them my wedding wouldnt of been half as special lol. they rented that beautiful historic home to me and my bridal party for the weekend of 9/29 -10/1/2017 for my wedding. michael the ownermet us there at our check in time and showed us all the ins and outs of the house and the property, making sure we had ladders and blowers all the tools we might need. the home was the perfect size for my wedding of about 85 people could probably fit 110 and still be comfortable. there was plenty of room to sleep my bridal party and parents. we set up friday befor the wedding and let me tell you this property is absolutly breathtaking especially when the sun goes down and the 10,000 + twinkle lights they have wrapped the trees with come on. the next day was my wedding, michael showed up 4 hours before. met with my dj and helped him set up, he directed my caterer to the correct area and showed them how to set up. when my guests arrived michael and his children helped park cars and directed my elderly guest to an easier path for unloading. when my guests were finished eating michael's 2 boys helped clear and scrap all our rental plates, he literally helped with everything and even came back the next morning and helped clean up. i truly felt cared about. michael and renee cared about our wedding and bent over backwards to help us.

the venue it self is adorable. its clean and the decor is with the time period, its like ste4pping back in time when you enter this home. you can tell the have alot of pride in there property and do everything to maintain it. all of my guests were impressed. the grounds are landscaped to feel like and enchanted forest, with the babbaling brook and old stone gazebo, the lights in the trees and the old time furniture, its like walking thru a fairytale. if i never had to leave this place it would be to soon.

all of my guest asked how i found this place and that it was the most beautiful place they had ever seen, my dj who had done hundreds of weddings even said he had never seen anything like it. it is truely unique,

so to sum it up. great house great property amazing owners, most beautiful romantic wedding ever. if i could give 100 stars i would!!! you need to see this place in your lifetime trust me.

signed One happy bride and groom

jessica and tyler sevo

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very homie and rustic charm.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoy having one place for all the family to gather and enjoy our time together.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Setting!

  • 5 of 5

Our family was in the Placerville area for our daughter's wedding. We used the beautiful and historical setting for the bridal party photos and for the couples "First Look". Not only was the house a great place for photos, but the adults and grandkids loved the creek and exploring the property. We had a great time playing in the creek and walking the trails around the property. The game room was great for the adults and the kids. We loved the house and would recommend it for families or just adults. The historical aspects of the house just added to it's charm!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

So charming

  • 4 of 5

We needed a place to host a rehearsal dinner. I saw the pictures of the beautiful grounds and thought it would be a great location for family to gather.

The house is a gem, old and full of character. Not a modern day convenience home, good old fashioned charm.

The owners were great and if we had any issues they were quick to respond.

Loved the four days we spent with family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Wasps in the house. Swamp cooler upstairs did not work and that was one area wasps coming in.

  • 3 of 5

Grounds are beautiful!! Downstairs beds comfortable. Antique decor in home fabulous. There stops the stars.

Upstairs game room had a swamp cooler, which did not work. It was not bearable to use game room until about 9:30 p.m. We had 2 people that needed to sleep up there in the room off of the game room. They could not go to bed til after 10:30 even with the window air that was in that bedroom. There were 3 areas where wasps could come in up there, and they did. Plenty of them. I contacted her about the stereo ( cd player) unit up in game room and the response I received was " it got disconnected". There was power, it was working, just not connected to the speakers. The heat and wasps made the game room barely usable. No screens, on windows or doors. There was no way to cool down the house with the nice breeze outside. Wine bar by river.....not cleaned, it was a mess. Grill........there was a smoker, no grill/bbq. No bbq tools to flip burgers even if there was one. All cooking had to be done inside, with only a window air unit in a bathroom by the kitchen. There is an air conditioner unit, but the controls were locked off. It would have been nice for them to set it, even at 82 degrees and then lock it up. The beautiful lights going over bridge (shown in pics), disconnected. Lights around railing by the river, disconnected. I was sent a text the night before we were coming up telling us her husband would be coming by a couple of times to water plants since it was so hot. That would be considered a care taker. And yes, we do know it was hot. Inside and out. We were only going to be there 4 nights. We live in Nor Cal, it is hot in the summer time, so it should be mentioned in description....during summer months husband will come and water. When I asked specifically when, I was told she couldn't tell me until she knew his work schedule. Yes, the hot water does smell like rotten eggs.

What saved our trip...US....being together one last family vacation. I flew my adult son in from Los Angeles, my adult nephews and my daughter with her fiance drove up for 2 nights.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so sorry that you felt this way , especially since we could have helped you if you would have called us during your stay. There is not central AC. That " locked off" unit is CENTRAL HEAT ( That is why it is locked and why we installed window AC units in every window possible, AND contacted you directly to make sure that you were aware of the unusual heat wave that happened to be during your visit ) We have serviced the swamp cooler, and as expected, nothing is wrong with it. It is in top working condition. We simply cannot control the weather and try to still do everything possible to make every guests stay as comfortable as we can. We have considered your feedback and will build some custom screens ( since it is historical, nothing can be purchased off the racks ) for those guests that would prefer outdoor air, verses AC units. As a courtesy, we wanted to respect your privacy,consulting with you, to see when watering would be most convenient for you, as you actually stayed for 6 days and 5 nights(which would be too long to leave the grounds unwatered)Since you were so put off by this, we decided to just forgo the watering to avoid any annoyance and hope the grounds could survive! There IS a CHARCOAL grill and BBQ utensils creekside ( hanging on the support beam of the outdoor kitchen) as well as another set indoors ,in the kitchen drawer.( Unsure where or what you were looking at, but they are all there ) We pay our housekeeper to clean the inside of the house, not the outdoors, down by the creek. We take pride in the immaculate condition that each and every guest receive and enjoy. I'm sorry that previous guests disconnected the speakers upstairs. We are not sure why they did that, but we have simply removed the system altogether to avoid another guest being troubled . Lastly, the lighting over the outdoor kitchen and dining area are all connected and guests are welcome to enjoy them. The other outdoor lighting is strictly used for events only, which is a completely different pricing then your weekend rental rate. We hope you made fond memories with your family. Regards, Renee
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5

Lots of character

  • 5 of 5

The house is great and feels quite unique, but it's the outside that steals the show. Tons of outdoor space and an amazing cooking area right next to the creek. There are a few oddities, such as the sleeping arrangements (most of the beds are in a single room), shower heads (with meager flow) and total lack of internet (no cell signal or wifi), but they don't take away from the great experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Placerville, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£617
for 2 nights
From
£246
£1,731
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £75.82
cleaning fee £113.73 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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