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Cozy Downtown Cottage w Parking

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1-bedroom apt., less than 2 blocks from shops & restaurants, stocked kitchen.

Central location, walk to events and restaurants in this historic Gold Rush town. Enjoy your own quiet, cozy 550 sq. ft. apartment with full kitchen in the lower level of a private home. Children welcome. Plenty of parking.

Comfortable 1 bedroom/1 bath apartment, for 1 to 2 adults (children welcome) with a queen bed and futon couch (Pack n Play available). The flat is in the basement of a home (quiet, single occupant). The ceilings are low (81'; one crossbeam descends 5-1/2') and, while there are plenty of windows, the apartment gets natural light mainly in the mornings. The apartment has its own entrance and an outdoor table and chairs.

Guests are asked to book a minimum of 2 nights and to only bring the number of guests agreed upon. Monthly rentals are welcome. A pet is possible, if quiet and well behaved and pre-approved by me (pet deposit required). When applying please tell me something about yourself and your general purpose in coming to the area, especially if you have no personal profile posted.

This is a fabulous location in the heart of an old Victorian gold-mining town that makes a car unnecessary for most your needs.

Your host is a professional writer, teacher and world traveler, and is likely to be available to assist you for much of the year while writing her next book. Otherwise, the apartment is overseen by a very capable couple. We’re glad to recommend sightseeing, walks and local eateries that will make your stay extra special. Someone will check with you after arrival to make sure everything is okay; otherwise your privacy is respected.

• Full, eat-in kitchen with everything needed for making your own meals (purchase your own groceries).

•Bedroom with pillow-top queen bed, en-suite bathroom.

• Bathroom has a large shower.

• Living room has a queen futon couch/bed.

• Wireless Internet, TV with DirectTV (cable) DVD and Netflix/Roku.

- Natural gas, vented potbellied stove heater.

- All linens provided, river and swimming towels available.

- Coffeepot, microwave, oven, fridge.

• Warm in winter. Cool in summer.

• Pack n Play available.

• A small pet is possible.

• Parking is off-street for one or more cars.

More Details

Mary Greer
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, I speak limited Spanish.
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018

About Mary Greer

I'm a world traveler who's lived in five different countries and six states in the U.S. I make my living writing books and by traveling to teach.

Mary Greer purchased this apartment in 1998

Why Mary Greer chose Nevada City

I moved to Nevada City from San Francisco because I was looking for a slower pace, beautiful environment, and lots of art, culture and interesting events. I'm happy to share my downtown home with visitors to this lovely country town.

What makes this apartment unique

I enjoy being in the midst of things, walking distance to everything, on a usually quiet street (except during festivals and parades). Every time I return from a trip, I delight in driving into my picturesque Victorian town, lit at night by gas-lights and people ambling through the streets, no matter the time. There are plenty of trees around the house, giving the sensation of being in a private oasis (while actually being quite central). Most days the nearly cloudless sky is a sparkling blue and the air is fresh. Even in winter there are summery days while the summer nights are cool. We have our own public radio station, combining the best in music and talk, plus there are plenty of activities from wine-tasting to courses, guided hikes, winter/snow activities, plays and everything in the arts.


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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Ensuite.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • 1 queen-sized bed. No door between bedroom and livingroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Convenience to town and events is the main hallmark of this apartment. Monthly stays for courses, events or relocation is encouraged.


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Cozy Downtown Cottage w Parking
average rating of 4.611111 based on 36 reviews

It was a fabulous little hideaway, close to downtown!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect little spot for my stay in Nevada City !

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Biolley de Buenos Aires, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

A-ok for a quick get away!

  • 3 of 5

The place is a roomy enough for two people. The bed is super comfortable. It's an okay stay for a day or two.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and quite

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is located in the heart of Nevada City, close to restaurants and shops in a great location. No need to find parking as it is an easy walk to anything you may need. The cottage is very clean, quite, and lots of parking. Our hostess Mary very accommodating making sure we had everything we needed. We enjoyed our stay so much we are coming back to stay with Mary this summer. Looking forward to another visit to Nevada City.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were great guests. It was a delight to host you. Yes, know you are welcome back this summer or any time.
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Property is perfectly located up from downtown walking distance private parking really enjoyed the s

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our time there perfect accommodations

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: And you were the perfect guests! It was a joy to host you.
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The property is cozy and situated right in town on a very quiet street and has everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

The kitchen is well stocked, the layout allows someone to sleep while someone cooks or reads in the other room. The tv and access to Netflix was high quality. It was very quiet and Mary is friendly and thoughtful and wonderful to work with. We will return!!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minnesota, MN

Very comfortable stay!

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was just what we needed for a quick weekend. Convenient to everything---no car necessary. Mary was very helpful with information about the area. Apartment was very clean and comfortable

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Sacramento CA or Reno NV
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Amtrak: Auburn or Colfax
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 49
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
New Moon Cafe, Nevada City
Car: recommended

This is the heart of California's Gold Country. The Sierra Foothills has a mild four-season semi-arid climate with occasional snow, rain only during the winter rainy season, and mild summers (compared to the blistering central-valley). You'll find festivals, theatre, music, markets, plus lots of hiking and outdoor activites - many within walking distance and others, only a short drive. Sking is only an hour away and swimming in mountain rivers is even closer. This is also a popular area for weddings and other family gatherings.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Nevada City, California

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £22.28
Refundable Damage Deposit £148.52
Pet Fee £25.99

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Winter/rainy season has special needs due to unforeseeable weather conditions. Please go over these and agree to them with the owner in advance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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