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Enjoy the Folsom Historic District and River Parkway!

26 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Folsom - Folsom Guest House

Contemporary 1Br/1Ba Flat With Living Room And Full Kitchen; Sleeps 4.

The guest house offers privacy and peaceful surroundings with ample well-lit parking.

The flat is located upstairs with parking located below. Full-size washer/dryer; Wi-Fi and Dish TV premium channels: HBO, Showtime, ESPN and more. The cheery sun-filled kitchen includes modern electric range, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, Kuerig coffee machine, toaster, basic utensils and serving ware. Coffee and a variety of teas provided. The bedroom has a queen size bed, and the living room sleeper sofa is also a queen to comfortably accommodate four adults.

Located within walking distance of the restaurants on Sutter Street, the non-smoking property is surrounded by mature trees which provide privacy, shade and peaceful views of the historic district including the river parkway.

For wine tourists, ask about the private vineyard tours available in Somerset (weather and schedule permitting). During the summer our guests enjoy local fruit: oranges and figs from our trees, and grapes and berries from our vines. There is also a local farmer’s market on Saturdays only several blocks away.

The guest house is just steps away to over 30 miles of bike and walking trails stretching along the American River from Folsom to Sacramento and looping around Lake Natoma. You can rent bikes or kayaks within walking distance and explore the quiet waters or hike the oak-lined trails around the lake. Watch for the bald eagles and other wild life along its shoreline. Riding is very popular in Folsom and riders of all abilities and levels have plenty to enjoy. The river trail system starts at Folsom Lake and continues to Sacramento along gentle and scenic riverside trails. More challenging trails include the foothills and wine country, as well as the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains for more extreme riders and jumpers. Folsom Lake offers sailing and boating, with boat ramps, camp grounds and picnic areas.

To explore outside of Folsom, light rail trains make frequent departures from Historic Folsom Station, just four blocks away. Sacramento is 22 miles and a relaxing 45 minutes away by train. Or spend a day exploring our local wine region just 45 minutes away in the spectacular unspoiled countryside of the Shenandoah Valley of Amador County.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Stephanie Caruso
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
24 October, 2016
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About Stephanie Caruso

We built our home in the Folsom Historic District in 2011. The Guest House apartment was designed for a daughter to occupy during college years and is now available for guests visiting the area.

Stephanie Caruso purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Stephanie Caruso chose Central Valley California

The property was newly built in 2011 so we could enjoy river and trail access and the many activities in the Folsom Historic District. We enjoy riding the trails around both Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma, as well as spending time kayaking nearby. With the Folsom Pro-Rodeo in July, the rock festival 'Folsom Live' in September and events throughout year, this central location is fun. Although we are in town, we enjoy easy proximity to the river and many restaurants.

What makes this apartment unique

We are in the historic area, walking distance from everything, including the light rail train station that connects Folsom to the larger Sacramento metro area. We enjoy living by the river, in a quiet area of Folsom; close to both great outdoor recreation and an entertainment district for convenient restaurants and pubs.


based on 26 holidaymaker reviews

Enjoy the Folsom Historic District and River Parkway!
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews

Sweet spot to stay in Folsom

  • 5 of 5

The Guest house was exactly as advertized- beautiful, clean, new, and filled with everything we could have needed or wanted. Located near so many amazing sites and walking distance to Old town Folsom. The bike/walking trail along the American River is a beautiful site to experience. So many great little specialty stores and Resturants, all within walking distance to this charming little gem. Stepanie the owner is so attentive and friendly you will think you have known her for years!! I plan on coming back again soon.

Thanks for a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eagle River, AK

Great space in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean and nicely decorated. The kitchen had all the basic allowing us to eat several meals there verses out. I was even able to bake my boys brownies :)

We choose the location due to it's proximity to our son's apartment but the area was wonderful for vacationing.

Downtown Folsom was three blocks away. I enjoyed the little shops, we all enjoyed the restaurants, and our boys (22 and 25) enjoyed the bars once dad and I went to bed on Saturday night :)

Additionally the apartment is only a block from the river which made a great place to walk our son's dog (no animals allowed in the apartment...be respectful).

The next time we are visiting our sons we will look to stay here first!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose, CA

Just what the doctor ordered!!!

  • 5 of 5

I can't stress enough how tranquil Stephanie's place is. Yet, such a short proximity to Old Downtown (4 minute walk), the hiking trail, museum, the Zoo and so many other things. We got to walk the neighborhood, visit with some friends nearby and just enjoy the amenities her place had to offer.

We are blessed to have stayed at her place.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! I'm glad the guest house was comfortable and you could enjoy the holiday weekend in Folsom. You both were ideal guests and I hope to see you both again in the future.
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The Folsom guest house is an excellent place to relax

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and well set up. It is situated close to the American River bike path so we could ride our bikes easily along the river without fighting cars. I also rode up to lake Folsom (4 miles) to the mountain bike trails which are a blast to ride.

We were able to sit on the front porch and have dinner in the warm evening's. This was our second time staying and we will be back.



  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review! It is a pleasure to see you again and to learn about trail riding in the area from active riders. you are welcome back any time!
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Wonderful Folsom Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay here for the Fourth of July weekend. The house was exactly what we needed: just enough space with very clean and comfortable accommodations. The location was excellent and Stephanie was a lovely host. I would highly recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

The home was just perfect for my small family. It was tastefully decorated and so comfortable. There were lots of little touches that just made it great, like the menus from local restaurants and the fresh flowers our hostess brought us when we arrived. It's also in a great location.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review! I'm glad you were comfortable and enjoyed your stay in Folsom. Stephanie
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Sutter Street District
Nearest Golf
5.6 Miles
Granite Bay country Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Sacramento Regional Transit, Folsom Station
Nearest Motorway
3.4 Miles
Highway 50
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Sutter Street restaurants, entertainment
Nearest Ski
83 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Negro State Park
Car: not necessary

Charming. Private. Peaceful. Relaxing. Centrally located in Folsom’s historic residential district. Walk to Lake Natoma, bike and walking trails, Historic Sutter Street and light rail. Private parking.

Spend a weekend in your own flat in Folsom’s charming historic district. Our peaceful one-bedroom flat is the perfect combination of modern convenience and historic setting. Walk to your choice of restaurants, two bakeries, coffee shops and micro-brew pubs. Our local farmers market runs year round on Saturday mornings, offering a tremendous assortment of fresh organic produce, baked goods, cheese, and beautiful flowers. Pick something up for a picnic along Lake Natoma on your way back home. Take in a play at our acclaimed and old-time Sutter Street Theater or visit four wonderful museums. All of this is within walking distance from your front door.

Conveniently set on the bike path along the American River, the guest house is located within walking distance of three bridges, two lakes and miles of trails. There are plenty of activities available for active people: water sports, cycling, hiking, and more. The light rail station is a short ten-minute walk which allows you to travel to Sacramento by train.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Folsom, Central Valley California

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Cleaning Fee £61

The guest house is a smoke-free environment. NO PETS ALLOWED. Parking for two vehicles is available, but RV parking is off-site. No bikes are to be inside the guest house-call for bike storage info.

Minimum cleaning fee is $75 for a weekend rental. Cleaning fee will vary for longer stays, and will be re-quoted depending on length of stay.

Figs and oranges are available in season!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Folsom in California

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The clean bath has a tub with shower, vanity, hairdryer, etc.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , queen sleeper sofa
  • The bedroom is a cool retreat with a new queen size bed, hypoallergenic pillows and comforter.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Weekend, weekly and monthly rentals are welcome. We hope to see you soon!

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