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This is a beautiful studio on several acres comprising the entire ground floor of the structure with its own entrance and own terraces.( Prices for Thanksgiving include accommodations for 4 folks for the whole house rental).
We just bought this beautiful and interesting home!! Thank you so much for your interest and know that we would love to have you and look forward to sharing the Sequoia National Park and our new home with you! Holiday prices will include the three bedroom two bath home plus this large studio (Xmas & New Year's Eve) It's a lovely space and we've never seen anyone who wasn't thoroughly delighted. The studio comprises the entire bottom floor of our property with its own entrance off the terraces facing the grounds and the river. It's beautifully situated in an open and stylish space that feels expansive and interesting. With beautiful light and everything you need this studio with gorgeous walkways and private entrance will provide everything you need and the space will speak to your heart. Walk over to the river and use this home as your launching pad to the Sequoia National Park and the delightful town of Three Rivers, California. It's made for two, but there is a day bed/cushion set up we can casually put up for a small additional charge if you like. The summer sleeping deck is optional and would be an additional price. The studio is an amazing combination of both rustic and plush...all wrapped up in one. You have everything you need for a comfortable stay in this spacious (600 sq ft) studio including a King size organic, springless mattress, park like surroundings, amazing views from every window, private outdoor eating space, a wood-burning stove, indoor dining table, a large screen TV and entertainment center, your own kitchenette, kettle, two burner stove-top, and small fridge, etc. Please be our guests and enjoy it to the fullest. Only nice people need apply... and we will do our best to provide a beautiful stay for you! ; ) Honeymoon touches upon request with additional charge. Gorgeous flowers, special bedding, fine champagne....just let us know. Consider a small reception upstairs for your engagement party and /or wedding. **As the guest studio comprises the entire ground floor of the structure on the property please be aware that the upstairs may be rented to a family, or we may be there (there's only two of us) or no one may be there and you will have the property to yourself. This space can also be rented as part of the entire house, please inquire. * The optional sleeping platform ($100 per night of reservation) with mosquito netting is only available at certain times, would depend on weather and availability. If the whole house is rented by two parties then we do not set up the optional sleeping deck; may need to be approved at the last minute. Feel free to wander the property, you are always welcome. ; ) very occasionally we have other guests on the property, although your patio is yours you may share the gazebo. Either my husband or I will be available in person or on the phone. We also have a nearby cabin we often go to and places in Santa Monica as well that we rent; be sure to ask if you are going that way!
RESTAURANTS, ETC Three Rivers is a charming village of 2600 people with an artsy vibe, (check out Cort Gallery, and their Sunday night drum circle), although the National Park is the biggest draw and offers days of exploration. Coming to Sequoia National Park you will not help but become acquainted with its charm. Our property is perfectly situated, about ten - fifteen minutes from the Park entrance and its best late summer only swimming holes, and even closer (2 miles) to the only full service market (The Village Market and their weekend barbecues; perfect to take home or into the park; they close at 7 PM & 8 PM on the weekends) and two miles to the best part of the village on the river, the restaurant "Ol' Buckaroo", (Closed Tuesday and Wednesday - Open for brunch only on the weekends - and Mondays sometimes-otherwise good for dinner every other night at least when I wrote this) and coffee shop "Sequoia Coffee", also a great little antique store, the new Brewery, and the heart of Three Rivers. Right here you will also find a great sub and salad place with a 93 rating on yelp, Sierra Sub and Salad (closed 6pm and on Monday’s). For organic items there's a small store called "The Barn" with great gift items, and yoga and cycling in the same structure too, super close to us, that is wonderful. There’s also Bella Farms for self-service organics super close to us on North Fork. There is the "Gateway" for amazing wine, stunning river views, live music (sometimes, call ahead) on some weekends and aiming at rather elegant food and full bar including premium tequila. (There is a drugstore, a pizza place, and a Mexican place called Mendosa’s as well within 2 minutes of our place, and Reimers, the best ice cream on the planet a bit closer to the park, in season fresh Three Rivers blackberry! And peach!) Super casual and also on the river there is the River View, for a game of pool, a drink, friendly patrons, and sometimes the best live music for hundreds of miles, (call ahead). For longer stays consider a jaunt into Exeter for dinner at the French Wine Bistro called "Monet". Worth the drive for Jennifer’s food and hospitality (and or stop on your way into Three Rivers if the timing is right- 5pm opening ) and also visit the fabulous antique shops there as well. (about 25 minutes from 3R on your way into Three Rivers). Check Yelp for great places too in Visalia if you’re Jonesing for really yummy food - Jack and Charlie’s - the Vintage Press - two of my faves. You'll need your car ; ) for getting around! Although there is a shuttle into the park. This studio with its private entrance is situated on about five acres and one of the Forks of the Kaweah River; go this direction to Lady Bug Trail, and although our river is stunning, LadyBug also has amazing winter and spring roaring rivers, spring flowers and lady bugs. If you are in need of four bedrooms, the "whole house", the three bedrooms, two bath house plus this studio below with its king size bed, kitchenette and bathroom can be rented together. (inquire).
Room type Entire home/apt
Property type Guest suite
Accommodates 2
Bedrooms 1

Three Rivers

Romantic River Suite Blossom Peak
$ 89
A beautiful 5 acre property along the North Fork of the Kaweah River, fifteen minutes form Sequoia National Park. Relax to the sound of the meandering river under the shade of the Oaks and Redwoods.
This property is peaceful and rejuvenating. The river runs along the property with a beach for lounging. The patio has a gazebo and barbecue. Inquire with the owners to make arrangement for its use. The river and beach are shared with visiting families of the guesthouse. There is plenty of room on the property for all to enjoy the outdoors. The bedroom is small, some say cozy. The bathroom is private for the BNB guests. In the summer months Three Rivers is hot. There is an air conditioner in the bedroom window. It will cool the room but it is noisy. Another option is to open the window and utilize the ceiling fan. We provide a sturdy air mattress for the third person. The furniture in the room is rearranged to accommodate the mattress. Please let us know if you want the mattress. In some cases the family does not want the extra bed as the child sleeps with the parents. We are available to give guests general information and recommendations for activities and dining in this area. In the summer season, Memorial Day through Labor Day there is a shuttle that goes from the entrance of Sequoia National Park up to the Giant Forest. The shuttle is $5 a person. The summer in Three Rivers is hot during the day and can be cool at night. Sequoia National Park is generally 20 degrees cooler. The river and beach are shared with visiting families of the guesthouse. There is plenty of room on the property for all to enjoy the outdoors. We are available to give guests general information and recommendations for activities and dining in this area.
In the summer season, Memorial Day through Labor Day there is a shuttle that goes from the entrance of Sequoia National Park up to the Giant Forest. The shuttle is $5 a person. Packing Suggestions: Flashlight for night walks and star gazing. Bug spray Shoes for walking in the river, can be old tennis shoes, flip flops tend to fall off. Sturdy bathing suit or old shorts for sitting on rocks in the river and at swimming holes.
Room type Private room
Property type House
Accommodates 2
Bedrooms 1

Three Rivers

Private Room in Riverfront Home
$ 65
Looking for a lovely place to stay with amazing views? At Mineral King Guest House, you'll feel like you're up in the trees or right in the Milky Way. We are two miles from the Foothills entrance station for Sequoia National Park. The apartment is about 500 square feet in two rooms plus a bathroom. It is directly under and completely separate from the main living space of the house.
Mineral King Guest House has a complete kitchen with a gas barbecue outside. A stove, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, etc., allows you to cook meals if you choose to eat in. Coffee, juice, bagels, fruit, condiments, and a variety of snacks are provided for your convenience. The apartment has one bedroom, with a queen bed, and a full-size fold-out couch in the living room area. The space is ideal for a couple, plus one additional person. In addition, we could put a fold-out futon on the floor of the bedroom. The apartment has a unique, triangular-shaped bathroom with shower. Outside, you may sit at a bistro table to watch the hummingbirds, or relax on the spacious deck while viewing Moro Rock and the Kaweah River. Access to a the washer and dryer can be arranged in advance. A variety of games and books is available along with Wifi. Our home is very private and uniquely built around a hillside. The panoramic view is spectacular - you'll wake up with a smile as you watch the hills turn golden in the morning sun, and you'll experience the peaceful rose glow from the setting sun. During your stay, you will have the entire apartment and may use the pool and deck whenever you wish. The pool is not heated and is covered from late October until May. The Guest House is attached to our family home, so I am available to assist you in planning a wonderful time in the area.
We're just 2 miles from the entrance to Sequoia National Park at Ash Mountain, and 30 miles from Giant Forest and the General Sherman Tree. Take binoculars when you climb Moro Rock and see if you can spot our house from the top. In the summer and fall, you can continue up our road to Mineral King where hiking trails range from easy to challenging. You can also reach the park by going to the end of South Fork Rd, where the ladybugs hibernate in the winter. If you like mountain biking, consider heading up Skyline Drive and exploring the trails on the BLM property at Salt Creek. Nearby attractions include mountain biking, river rafting (in season), swimming and house boating on the lake, and trail rides through the local stables. St. Anthony's Retreat Center is close by and offers a great place for reflection. If archeology is your passion, you can explore the area for Native American artifacts, grinding holes, and pictographs, particularly at Hospital Rock. Local restaurants offer a variety of dining options. We highly recommend Sierra Subs and Salads. If shopping interests you, we have several options. Heart's Desire will provide exactly the right gift to take home to family and friends. The Barn has a variety of selections from local artists. Nadi Spencer's art studio is always a treat to visit. Although you can see and hear the river from our home, actually getting there requires a short drive. A shuttle stop for the park and Visalia is within 2 miles. Sequoia Sight-Seeing Tours will make arrangements to pick you up if you wish to see the park with a guide. There are various animal trails through the property and you may see deer, coyote, raccoon, skunks, possums, bear, or even a bobcat. Bird watching is also a joy from the deck. There are many types of hawks, hummingbirds, songbirds and migratory species.
Room type Entire home/apt
Property type Apartment
Accommodates 3
Bedrooms 1

Three Rivers

Mineral King Guest House
$ 131
Offered here is a gorgeous modern retreat situated amidst three acres of rock spires, huge boulders and stunning views. Across the street is open space and hiking trails where you can wander and explore for hours. It's a magical place with artistic flare and utter serenity, close to Mt. Whitney. The house offers sprawling decks, Wi-Fi, Wolf range, gas BBQ and gas fire pit.
The house is a pristine prefab modern home on three secluded acres set amidst rock spires and huge boulders from the Jurassic, between 140-200 million years ago. It's located at 4,600' elevation where spectacular desert meets the eastern escarpment of the Sierra Nevada. The elegance and comfort you'll find inside make for a welcome contrast to the rugged surroundings. Creature comforts include a new heating and A/C system and electric fireplace. All glass is double-pane. The home is wrapped by a sprawling deck - every room has a sliding door leading outside, so indoor and outdoor living flow together. The flooring is hardwood floors except in the bedrooms, and the deck is made of a soft synthetic material that you can walk on in bare feet. The bedrooms and living areas are well-appointed with stylish furniture. The kitchen has a Wolf range, dishwasher, microwave and coffeemaker and French press. There's a separate laundry room with washer and dryer. Outside features a gas fire pit and built-in gas BBQ. The home has free WI-FI and a large-screen TV with a Roku device for Netflix or Amazon streaming, and a collection of DVD's (cable TV isn't available in Lone Pine). As you look out from any room your gaze will be captivated by magnificent rocks and towering mountains - the Inyos to the east and Sierra to the west. Across the street is parkland. There's fishing withing a 5 minute drive. Whitney Portal is only 20 minutes away. Some of the most beautiful rock formations are those on and around the property. From the front deck you see Whale Rock, a spire that looks like a breaching whale. At the edge of the rear deck you’re standing beneath Massive Rock, an 80-foot monolith. Stroll up the hill and you can sit on a boulder and look at Mt. Whitney, highest point in the 48 states. The living spaces and three of the bedrooms, including the master, are open and accessible to guests. My bedroom, which I keep locked, isn't available to guests. The spa is not in use. As your host I am always available to you! I keep my phone with me and you can call or text me 24/7
Amazing location in the Alabama Hills above Lone Pine. Across the street from parkland. Great trout fishing within five minutes. Only 15 minutes from Whitney Portal - perfect base camp for a mountain trip. Close to Movie Flat, where hundreds of films were made. There's off-street parking right in front of the house for a maximum of three cars. Town is about 10 minutes away. This is a legally-permitted short term rental: Inyo Co. License #201APN026-280-06. Guests must strictly observe the House Rules. The nightly price includes a base rate plus (12%) transient occupancy tax. Weekly and monthly rates are calculated using the same base rate + occupancy tax formula.
Room type Entire home/apt
Property type House
Accommodates 6
Bedrooms 3

Lone Pine

Gorgeous retreat amidst stunning rock formations
$ 195
This recently renovated mountain home is just inside the gate of Sequoia National Park. Amazing views of the western Sierra Nevadas. All amenities you will need to feel right at home.
This home has amazing views looking up into Sequoia National Park. Modernized home with a touch of home. During your stay will will have full access to the property.. Please be courteous to our neighbors and do not enter their property if you decide to take a walk. You will have access to both Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park as part of your entrance fee to the park you will have to pay to get to the house. Guest will be greeted by Christine at check in. You can contact her via text or private message on here.
Private subdivision located in the national park, mostly vacation rentals, and year around residents. Please remember that we share the road with other home owners. Parking available up to 3 vehicles. Local restaurant within walking distance, lots of wildlife and local hikes, biking or horseback riding(seasonal). There is a shuttle available at the visitor center that is seasonal. The river is about a 15 min walk please be very careful around the water. The town is a 10 minute drive south of the entrance station. We have a local fruit stand in Three Rivers that is open Thursday thru Monday they have fresh organic produce. If you would like to purchase a small box for $25 or a large box for $40. Please contact us the week of your stay to place the order and we can make arrangements for the produce to arrive the day pf your stay. The little town of Three Rivers has a charming little feel to it and as you are ending your stay you will feel like you are rite at home. We will contact you before your arrival to make further arrangements if you are arriving after check in time.
Room type Entire home/apt
Property type House
Accommodates 10
Bedrooms 2

Three Rivers

Charming Home Inside Sequoia Park
$ 325
Have you ever slept in a all Glass House? No drywall between you and Mother Nature. Lay in bed and see the animals stroll on by or watch an amazing lightning storm with no barriers! We do need to clarify that the main house can only sleep 4 people. The house has two bedrooms with queen beds in each and one bathroom. See the "Space" description for more information. DO NOT DO AN INSTANT BOOKING IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN 4 PEOPLE! **THE 10 % TULARE COUNTY TAX IS ALREADY INCLUDED IN OUR RATES**
DO NOT DO AN INSTANT BOOKING IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN FOUR PEOPLE.....Please read everything below. The main house is two bedrooms and one bathroom. There is a curtain for the bathroom but the rest of the house does not have curtains. This is an "unplugged" location. We do not have Wifi, Cable television, or cell service. We do have a landline phone, large projection screen for movie night, and board games. Charcoal BBQ is available and we supply the charcoal. We also have coffee, tea, and cooking spices. All linens, towels, dishes, utensils are supplied. The main house can only sleep 4 people. The house has two bedrooms with queen beds in each and one bathroom. We do have "rustic" tent cabins available for an additional fee. The cabins do have electricity and comfortable beds with quality linens and pillows. They do NOT have A/C but they do have fans for the summers and space heaters for the winter months. Our summer temperatures can reach over 100 degrees and our winter months can drop to 40 degrees. There is an outdoor shower and a fancy composting toilet for the guests that are staying in the tent cabins. The cabins are a short walk from the main house. The small tent cabin sleeps up to two and has a queen size bed. It is an additional $50 per night plus taxes and a cleaning fee. The large tent cabin can sleep up to 5 more people. There is a queen bed and a bunk bed. The bunk bed has a full bed on the bottom and a twin bed on top. The large cabin is an additional $100 per night plus taxes and cleaning. You have two acres of land to roam on! The river is in the back with a gorgeous fire pit and seating area next to it. (Fires are NOT allowed in June, July, and August. September is dependent on local conditions.) We have a trampoline and ping pong table, board games, large projection screen for DVD's with surround sound hook up plus the ability to plug in your cell phone to the surround system also This is a no host location. We will assist with any questions or issues during your visit but we will not be available for one on one interaction.
Vehicles are required for this location. If your not finding what your looking for we do have multiple other locations available! Check them out!
Room type Entire home/apt
Property type House
Accommodates 10
Bedrooms 4

Three Rivers

Glass House is it True? Yes it is!
$ 330

Sequoia and Kings Canyon

Visit the world’s largest trees at Sequoia, America’s second oldest national park. Neighboring Kings Canyon National Park is also filled with giants, from immense mountains to deep canyons. These two parks lie side-by-side in the southern Sierra Nevada range east of the San Joaquin Valley. Their dramatic landscape is a testament to nature's immensity, beauty, and diversity—there you’ll explore huge mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, and vast caverns.

Meet the 3,000 year-old General Grant sequoia in Kings Canyon. Discover the history of our national parks at Sequoia. And in both parks, experience the awe and wonder that comes from being surrounded by some of the world’s most colossal trees. Also found in the parks is a huge variety of wildlife. Year-round and seasonal animals populate the diverse terrain, from the gray fox and bobcats to marmots and pikas. Summer is hot and dry and the winters are cold and snowy—at Sequoia and Kings Canyon, you get it all!

The parks’ elevations extend from 1,300 feet in the foothills to 14,491 feet at the summit of Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the contiguous 48 states. Plunging in the opposite direction, far below the earth’s surface, you’ll find over 200 marble caverns, many with endemic cave fauna.

Although Congress created these two parks in the southern Sierra Nevada at different times, Sequoia and Kings Canyon share miles of a common boundary. Sequoia was America’s second national park, designated in 1890. General Grant National Park was the third and inspired John Muir and his quest to protect his beloved Sierras. This 154 acre park became part of the larger Kings Canyon National Park in 1940. Find out more details to help plan your visit with the National Park Service.

Via the National Park Foundation.

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