Walkable Location with Private Yard

House - Private room · 16th Street, Sacramento, CA 95818, United States

Great location just minutes from downtown, quiet neighborhood, relaxing backyard perfect for lounging; these are just some of the gems that await you at our property. I'm told the bed is extremely comfortable! Public transportation is close by as well. We look forward to having you stay with us!

The Space

Great location just minutes from downtown, quiet neighborhood, relaxing backyard perfect for lounging; these are just some of the gems that await at our property. I'm told the bed is extremely comfortable, too! Public transportation is close by as well. We look forward to having you stay with us!

We are a married couple with a 2 bedroom 1920's bungalow for rent. The bedroom has a queen bed and a dresser with storage for your things. It features wood floors and dark curtains to keep the light out. If you require additional sleeping spaces, we have a twin bed in a back bedroom separate from the house (with no bathroom) as well as a full size pullout couch. Our accommodation ideally sleeps two, but other surfaces are available for short-term guests. There are spare bicycles available for use at your leisure, as well as helmets. (Bring a lock if you have one). Your room has clean towels, some toiletries, a hairdryer, hot water teapot and tea, but if you'd like something else, we can accommodate. We have homemade preserves for sale made with local fruit. :-)

We have affectionate city chickens, an outdoor kitchen/lounge space, a resident artist, fun neighbors, and a cute little old house.

What to expect: Depends on the day! If its a weekend and you want to hang out, we are happy to! Weekdays we are far more likely to be out of your space and doing our "weekday routine," but it's really up to you.

Our home features: a private outdoor entertaining/lounge/kitchen area, a hot tub, a living room, dining room, wireless internet, free street parking, washer/dryer, kitchen, books, games, weights and yoga mats, and one shared bathroom. Guests have access to everything in our home.

In the Summer, we use solar hot water and you are welcome to all the fresh cherry tomatoes you can pick!

Our neighborhood has some gems: plenty of parking, a local bakery (Freeport Bakery) and donut shop (Marie's Donuts) close by. The zoo and Fairytale town are close by as well as a huge Sunday farmers market. Our home is located walking/biking distance to the capitol, convention center, parks, the zoo, Old Sacramento, and numerous restaurants/bars/galleries/clubs downtown as well as several restaurants and a local brewery on Broadway (New Helvetia). Light rail and bus stops are conveniently located 1-2 blocks away. We are right off the freeway, and you have use of a bicycle while staying here.

We have 2 cats (pretty shy and out of the way, one is outdoor mostly), a puppy, and a few chickens in the yard. In the summer/fall, we have a garden with fresh vegetables/herbs. Someone will come by to take care of the chickens and puppy if we're gone so you don't have to.

Smoking is allowed outdoors only. We are gay friendly, gluten-free/dairy/corn free friendly, and open to hosting naturists/nude sunbathers.

Local: There is a great farmers market at W and 8th St Saturday mornings from 7-12pm, an antique fair every Second Sunday within walking distance of our place, and a Second Saturday Art Walk within biking distance (midtown). There are several bars and restaurants within walking distance as well as an old movie theatre aside a restaurant that serves great brunch, dinner, and desserts! (Tower Cafe)

Thank you!

Guest Access

Guests have access to everything in our home: kitchen, bathroom, hot tub, backyard, bicycles, toiletries, wifi, books, board games, etc.

Interaction with Guests

Depends on the day! If its a weekend and you want to hang out, we are happy to! Weekdays we are far more likely to be out of your space and doing our "weekday routine," but it's really up to you!

The Neighborhood

Our neighborhood has some gems: plenty of parking, a local bakery and donut shop close by, a brewery, nice parks, restaurants, etc.
The zoo and Fairytale town are close by as well as a huge Sunday farmers market...close to downtown and everything else!

Getting around

Light rail and bus stops are conveniently located 1-2 blocks away. We are right off the freeway, and you have use of a bicycle while staying here.

Other Things to Note

If you think you might be interested in hot tub use, try to give us some warning so we can make sure it is properly heated in time.

Animal update: (1/2014) We have a new puppy, so if this is an issue for you, please let us know. She wakes up early and might disturb you. We can provide ear plugs if you're a light sleeper! Also, please keep your door closed or she may get into your belongings if she sees something of interest for chewing!
Thank you!

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $7 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $355 /week
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Cat(s) and Other pet(s)

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  • What a great space in the heart of Sacramento!!!
    Briana and George were great hosts and I fell in love with their Furbaby, Sophie. The 4 poster bed is very comfortable and there is no outside noise. If we ever visit Sacramento again, I would love to stay here again.

    April 2014
  • Warm and friendly couple with a wonder pup named Sophie. Easy walking distance to shops and restaurants.

    April 2014
  • This is such a lovely home surrounded by beautiful old trees and flowers.
    The bed was very comfy. The hot tub and glass of wine hit the spot. Briana and George made us feel so welcome. Sophia, the pup was very loving and well behaved. You cannot go wrong staying with these folks, they make you feel right at home. You can walk most anywhere in this quaint section of town. We walked to the best Thai restaurant and then for breakfast went to the Tower Cafe for brunch. Wow! That was a treat to remember. Five stars and we will return.

    March 2014
  • Briana and George were amazingly accommodating.

    February 2014
  • Briana and George have an excellent house and were amazing hosts. If you're looking to stay in a cozy place when visiting Sacramento, I highly recommend you consider staying with them.

    February 2014
  • Briana and George where great hosts. Their adorable puppy Sophie was so cute. They were so understanding of my late arrival due to a delayed flight and very accommodating. The bed was comfortable and cozy. I loved the outdoor kitchen and chickens. I couldn't of felt more comfortable. Thank you for such a great stay.

    February 2014
  • Perfect stay for me. Lovely, comfortable bed. Great location while I visited my family. Quiet and cozy.

    January 2014
  • Although Briana and George were not present, I arrived to find their place beautifully decorated for the holidays and lit up, which was very nice and welcoming! The room was cozy and clean and I can't agree more with the others in regards to how comfy that bed is!! I had everything I needed and it was really convenient for me to be able to use their big kitchen and everything in it. The location of the house is extremely central, yet very quiet and quaint. When finally meeting Briana and George on my third day I wished I had more time to hang out with them as they are both kind and interesting. I would visit again and highly recommend Briana and George's place.

    December 2013
  • Do you stay at a place where you can just relax and feel at home, well look no further. Briana and George felt like old friends immediately and made us feel very comfortable. The bed is very comfortable and you will sleep well.

    The neighborhood is transit friendly, walkable and has great restaurants nearby.

    December 2013
  • We loved our stay with Briana and George.

    Their house is beautiful ( personally i loved the kitchen ) and the bedroom is well decorated with a sumptuous four- poster bed !

    Briana and her husband are really kind guys. We felt like at home and enjoyed to use the hot tub !

    Really recommanded !

    November 2013
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We are a fun-loving chill married couple, sometimes quiet and sometimes like to go out and have a great time dancing or at social events. I'm a super positive gal who loves an adventure, the outdoors, and hanging with friends. I love chatting over coffee or drinks, dancing, movies, taking walks or bikerides, animals, and evenings at home. I'll try almost anything once! I'm part hippie and part city girl, you'll know what that means when you meet me. I laugh a lot, love theatre, and am just starting to garden. My husband is in the Coast Guard full time and he is a painter (mostly oil) He LOVES to talk painting if it's one of your interests: ((website hidden)) I'm allergic to gluten, corn, and dairy so you might find some unusual foods in our cabinets, but we eat pretty healthy- mostly meat & veggies. We don't do a whole lot on weeknights so if you're looking for someone to show you around, it probably isn't us. Weekends we are generally more flexible to go out and explore/hike/bicycle/go to bars/events or go to the mountains. There's always something going on around Sacramento: cultural events, festivals, antique shows, etc. We both enjoy thrift shopping, bicycling, beer & wine fests, theatre, and art. A BBQ at home is a typical event for us. Our backyard is great for entertaining and we love relaxing, chatting, and music.
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