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Perfect Vacation Or Weekend Getaway Year 'Round

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bath home on wolf creek and yet close to town

Come Vacation with Family and Friends at the House on Wolf Creek in Nevada City, CA

Our country home sits above Wolf Creek overlooking our beautiful wooded 1 acre property. We are just 2 miles from downtown Nevada City.

It is the perfect get-away if you are seeking privacy and natural beauty. Enjoy beautiful views of the forest and our own private Pond from the deck. Wake up to the sound of Wolf Creek and birds. In the evenings you will hear the frogs and see the stars from the deck. Enjoy a barbeque with the family on the deck.

The home is perfect for family fun, a quiet getaway or a group. We have 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, family room, living room with beautiful wood burning fireplace and an updated fully equipped kitchen. The home features beautiful windows out to the woods and hardwood floors, new carpeting in the bedrooms for those chilly mornings. There are 2 king beds, one queen and a double futon in the family room. The home can very comfortably accommodate 8 people and lots of room for kids and sleeping bags in the family room.

BUNK HOUSE - additionally we have a summer bunk house. It has a bunk bed with a double on the bottom and a twin on the top. It has its own small deck and is fun for a sleep out for kids. There is no electricity or bathroom in the bunk house.

We are a short 5 minute drive from historic Nevada City's restaurants, shops, galleries and special events. In addition to Nevada City, there are many wineries just a short drive away.

We are at 3500 feet altitude and so we get some snow and it makes for a lot of fun snow play and a cozy evening in front of the fireplace in the high ceiling living room. The sloping driveway is perfect for sledding!

In the spring and summer take advantage of our close proximity to the hiking trail that follows along the Nevada County Irrigation channel (a man-made stream). The area is perfect for hiking, biking and playing! We are very close to an amazing mountain-bike trail entrance that goes for 120 miles! (For the hard core biker….)

Or just take a book out on the deck or cuddle in front of the fire and relax.

Winter Sports:

• Sugar Bowl and Boreal Ridge Ski Resorts are just 45 minutes away.

• Sledding down your own driveway!

• Snowshoeing on the property or on the trails.

• Come at Christmas time and enjoy the Nevada City Victorian Christmas celebration.

Summer:

• Wine Tasting at local wineries.

• Yuba River is close by and offers fishing, kayaking, sunning and general water fun.

• The Nevada Theater, where Mark Twain read in the 1860s, still features monthly plays

• In July, the 150-year-old town closes two blocks to cars and lets artisans take over with booths selling wine, craft cheeses, and local veggies.

We have an assortment of games and puzzles for the whole family at our house on Wolf Creek. So when you return after an active day of skiing, hiking, rafting, or fishing, you can enjoy a game together. We also have TVs and DVD players to watch a movie in front of the fire.

Check in time is 3 pm and checkout is 11 am. If you need a different arrangement please contact us - we will try to accommodate. thanks

More Details

Owner
Al Cunningham and Stacey Redman
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
9 August, 2017

About Al Cunningham and Stacey Redman

We purchased this lovely home in 2012

. We are bay area locals and sought a home that was 'in the country' and yet not too far to drive for weekends. We fell in love with the great little town of Nevada City, its shops, restaurants, gold rush history and special events. Our home is close to town, wineries, skiing in the winter rafting, hiking and more. We bought this to be a family home for our children and grandchildren and are now able to share it with you!

Al Cunningham and Stacey Redman purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Al Cunningham and Stacey Redman chose Gold Country / High Sierra

The Wolf Creek House is the perfect blend of country and activities. The house is 5 miles to Nevada City, close to wineries (many with no charge and all with no lines!), skiing, rafting, hiking, shopping and great restaurants! The home itself is spacious and yet cozy, is nestled in the pine trees and has trails on the property as well. This is a special home and location and we look forward to sharing it with you.

What makes this cabin unique

You can hear the sound of Wolf Creek year round. The creek feeds our private and very special pond.

You can BBQ on the deck in the beautiful spring, summer and fall months. The ceiling in the living is high and the fireplace adds the perfect amount of warmth on a cold evening or morning.

We have restored a small sleeping cottage for summer months - it has bunk beds and is furnished as our bunk house. Great for kids or adults in the summer months.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is a quiet and peaceful place. The home is lovely, the surroundings are beautiful. The pond and creek can be heard in the background....Nevada City is close by and so great....restaurants, shops and great festivals.



Take a nap in the hammock by the pond while you hear the creek and have a blanket of trees above you....



I plan on coming back.
Jun 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Nevada City in Nevada County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Master - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bathroom off the main living area and 3rd bedroom.
  • Master Bathroom has tub and shower as does the guest bath in the main hallway of the cabin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Family Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Summer Bunk House - 1 Bunk Bed , This a summer bunk house....great for kids or kids at heart!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Master Bedroom has 1 king bed and an ensuite bathroom with a shower and tub.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

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Perfect Vacation Or Weekend Getaway Year 'Round
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 23 reviews
5

Beautiful Home and Property

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a couple of nights at this home for a short getaway and had a very nice time. We have rented a lot of vacation homes over the years and this home is definitely one we would rate at the top end. The house is really beautiful, very clean and comfortable. Has everything you could possibly need for entertainment, cooking or just relaxing. It was so nice to sit on the deck and take in the lovely surroundings. The sound of the water running through the creek is so relaxing. Very peaceful. We would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this lovely review. You were perfect guests and we welcome you back wholeheartedly! We love to hear when people enjoy our home as much as we do! thank you - Stacey and Al
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Stay in Nevada City

  • 5 of 5

Going in we had an issue, because we didn't follow owners instructions. We were on dirt roads and the minivan bottomed out twice to get there. YOU MUST USE THEIR DIRECTIONS TO THE HOUSE. It takes you the right way that is all on paved roads and easily accessible. The house was perfect. We had plenty of room and weren't far from the weekend of wedding events that brought us there.

There were a couple of small housekeeping issues like dumping your own garbage and I was concerned using the Safeway to get rid of our garbage could get us into trouble. But everything was perfect and we were comfortable. It was unseasonably hot there and if they AC wasn't working we could have had issues sleeping, but it was perfect and comfortable. The sounds of the outdoors, while not too noisy were perfect for all. The scenery was beautiful from every window in the house. Clean and neat and perfect.

I don't know if it's important to mention, but there were some spiders and webs around in and out of the house, one we even filmed, but all was perfect!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the house. It is critical to follow the directions we provide as your gps will take you the wrong way. We do our best to keep up with the webs but it is a consequence of having a country home. Thanks again and glad you had a good time.
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

The quietest most peaceful vacation ever, even with our 2 year-old granddaughter.

Close to town. Near everything. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we are so happy you enjoyed our vacation home. We hope you return. Al and Stacey
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Wooded Wonder

  • 4 of 5

Lovely house with many amenities. The house is spacious and cozy. Its décor is charming, upgrades are appealing, and functionality is high. The kitchen is well appointed, the beds are super cozy, and the deck overlooking the burbling creek is wonderful. We saw a bobcat walking casually up the driveway - very awesome. The location initially feels very remote due to the drive and heavy forest, but it's actually very close to Nevada City. We were very comfortable and felt safe at this house. Drawbacks: long narrow driveway - you need to back out. It was very cold downstairs. There is a furnace down there, but we just used the forced air unit and it didn't warm the lower floor. You will have to take your garbage with you or be charged $50. Other than these details,, we loved the place!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

One of the most pleasant homes that we have rented in the last few years

  • 5 of 5

The house is situated in a forest and far away from other houses. It is nicely furnished, warm atmosphere, fully equipped kitchen - and you feel the generosity of the owners. We recommand it all heartredly

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your kind review. We love this home and appreciate that you did as well! We think it is a very special location and are pleased when renters feel at home. thanks so much, Stacey and Al
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Yuba River Trip

  • 5 of 5

We took a three day weekend with a group of friends to the property and it was wonderful! The space is more spacious and lovely than how it shows up in the pictures. I'd recommend it to anyone - it has every convenience while feeling like you're a world away in the woods.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Boreal Mountain Resort
Empire Mine State Historic Park
"Beautiful parklike setting and incredibly interesting. A part of the gold and silver rush!"
Ike's Quarter Cafe
"You can sit outside or in at this cozy Nevada City Cafe. Great breakfasts and lunch. New..."
Donner Ski Ranch
"great location for the family ski day! About an hour from our cabin."
Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center
The Willo
Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Sacramento, CA
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
National Hotel, NC
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Winchester, Grass Valley Golf Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Auburn, CA
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 20
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
ont know if it is the nearest - Bistro 221 in NC
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Boreal Ridge
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Nevada City, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Summer
20 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£816
for 2 nights
From
£214
 
 
Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,029
for 3 nights
From
£214
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,029
for 3 nights
From
£214
 
 
Winter Holiday
23 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,243
for 4 nights
From
£214
 
 
MLK Holiday
12 Jan 2018 - 15 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,029
for 3 nights
From
£214
 
 
Presidents Day Holiday
16 Feb 2018 - 19 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,029
for 3 nights
From
£214
 
 
Memorial Day
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,029
for 3 nights
From
£214
 
 
4th of July Holiday
3 Jul 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,029
for 3 nights
From
£214
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£773
for 2 nights
From
£192
£1,628
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77.69
Pet Fee £38.84
Damage Deposit £310.76

We take payment via check or credit card as well as echeck. If you pay by check we suggest you pay with 2 checks - the security deposit of 400.00 will not be cashed and can be returned to you or destroyed by us.
thank you
We may accept pets at our discretion. Please contact us if you have a pet. there is an additional charge of 50.00 per week of rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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