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7 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Northeast Reno

GREAT HOME FOR UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA VISITS and more! Our beautifully furnished family home is located just above the University campus on spectacularly scenic University Ridge. It is next to UNR and Rancho San Rafael Park and close to downtown Reno and only a minute to the city-encircling McCarran Blvd with relatively easy access to shopping, casinos and all freeways. Mackay Stadium, Lawlor Events Center, the Fleischmann Planetarium, the School of Medicine, the Nevada Historical Society and the Post Office are all only 3-5 minutes away.

Our 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 3-car garage home sits at the highest point on the ridge and comfortably accommodates 8 adults sleeping on 4 full-size beds with additional capacity for 2 - 4 more children or adults sleeping on sofas and/or inflatable queen-size beds. The master bedroom is large with 2 full-size beds with night stands and lamps plus sitting area with table & chairs. The walk-in closet is large with built-in shelving and mirrored double sliding doors. There are double sinks in the master bath with bathtub and shower. The home has a large living room, dining area with expandable table, family room with TV, DVD/VCR with film library and wireless internet connection. NOTE: PETS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS WITH RESPECT TO: KIND, TYPE, SIZE, NUMBER, ETC.

The kitchen is modern with everything one would expect including pots, pans, plates, silverware, coffeemaker, toaster and condiments, etc. Plus, there is an island with additional storage and a large surface work area and a morning breakfast nook with expandable table. The laundry room includes washer & dryer, detergents, cleaning supplies, iron & ironing board and vacuum cleaner. There is a good supply of linens, towels, hand soap, toilet paper and other incidentals including an electric hair dryer.

The house location is private and quiet with a large flat fenced yard complete with orchard and a large patio furnished for entertainment and relaxation. A unique park is located a short walk from the house. In addition to a good assortment of playground equipment and basketball courts with restroom facilities, there is a large gazebo with picnic tables and barbecue.

The city/mountain/UNR views from the park are exceptional and it is a popular panoramic photo location both day and night. Also, a scenic walkway serpentines from the gazebo down to lower level playing fields. The walkway has fitness stops along the way complete with exercise equipment and instructions (see photos).

Our home is comfortable with many amenities and enjoys a special location that will help insure that your visit is special!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

John or Ellen Lloyd
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 October, 2016
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based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.285714 based on 7 reviews

The home and property was very nice and we may return next year if all works out. Thank you!

  • 4 of 5

Nice place and close to town.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Would rent again

  • 4 of 5

My friends and I enjoyed staying. The house was very clean and it was easy to cook meals. The neighborhood was nice and the owners were great.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, Ca.

Quiet and peaceful neighborhood

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time staying on this place. It was a very cozy place for our kids to rest in between their basketball games. It is close to everything (gas, groceries, coffee, eatery...etc. The place is clean. The TV is outdated but it's doable if you only want to watch. The kitchen is well equipped but I was hoping for a better / real chopping board 😬򛀠Other than that, it has been a wonderful experience staying in this house. We're looking forward on renting this place again if we play basketball in Reno again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great option for our family!

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean and comfortable and met our needs. It was a great alternative to staying in a hotel for 3 days!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unexpected bonus to this home!

  • 4 of 5

We recently stayed in this house for almost a month and found it quite comfortable and warm (some nights got down to 17 degrees outside). Situated in a great neighborhood in the University Ridge area, we were close to everything including a wonderful park just a short walk away where views of Reno's downtown and the surrounding mountains took our breath away. The house itself had partial views of snow covered mountains plus a peekaboo view of downtown lights at night - a bonus we were not expecting!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family friendly Reno accessible!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect: location, space, weather! Met my son and his family for a half way getaway as they live in Idaho and I'm in California. The house was a great well equipped space for us to enjoy our time together! The park around the corner was a great place to take the kids. Would definitely pick this home again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Wildcreek Golf
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Reno Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 80
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Little Waldorf
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Mount Rose
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Wingfield Park Swim & Kayak
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Northeast Reno, Nevada

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
New Year Weekend
31 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £102 + Tax
Pet Fee £41 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £48
Tax Rate 13.0%

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 house in Northeast Reno in Nevada

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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