This is a newly renovated cottage, that is conveniently located. You'll have easy access to exciting attractions via Interstate Highway 80, which is 5 minutes away on well-maintained, paved roads.
The yard at Squirrel's Nest West has been thoroughly masticated within the past two years. Dead trees have been removed and long-needled pine needles have been raked and hauled away.
Squirrel's Nest West is located 5 minutes from Interstate Highway 80 via a paved, two-lane road with shoulders. It is an ideal location … above the fog of the California coast and below the snow-line of the Sierra.
Meadow Vista is the perfect destination for you if you are looking for invigorating outdoor activities! It is a friendly community which is normally “above the fog of the coast and below the snowline of the Sierras”.
There is a new outdoor grill and fish cleaning station in the scenic backyard for the convenience of our guests.
Located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, this newly remodeled, private cottage is surrounded by trees on 1.3 acres. An added attraction is the beautiful floral, deer-resistant landscaping at Squirrel’s Nest West.
Nestled in a lot adjacent to Winchester Community, within 3 minutes of the Winchester Country Club and stunning views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains you have a retreat to nature. Squirrel’s Nest West sits at 1,800 feet in elevation and ensures the ultimate getaway!
Sleeps four with 2 twin beds and a sofa sleeper. Full kitchen with all the necessary appliances and cooking tools. After an eventful day in the great outdoors, prepare a tasty home-cooked meal. There is dining space provided on the granite countertops with two stools and a dining table with four chairs.
You'll feel like you're a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life, as this home is very secluded on a 1.3 acre lot that is 76% tree covered. The 6.6-mile, beautifully scenic Sugar Pine Mountain Trail marks the backyard boundary of this property. It is open year-around with gorgeous views.
Other amenities provided for your comfort and convenience include excellent cell phone service; wireless internet access; large, flat-screen television; and in-unit laundry washer and dryer.
A new heating/cooling system for the entire cottage was installed in 2018. There is also a new, electric wall heater in the bathroom.
The window in the northwest and southwest of the bedroom are screened and open to allow cross-ventilation with movement of air during the warmer summers.
Squirrel's Nest West has hardwired smoke/carbon monoxide detectors.
You won't have to venture far from this cottage to experience all the area has to offer! We are 45 minutes from Sacramento, 10 minutes from Auburn, 1 hour from Truckee and 1 ¼ hour from Tahoe.
1/2 hour away from Lake Combie and 1/2 hour away from the Lake of the Pines.
1 mile away, along a paved road, is Meadow Vista with a grocery, pharmacy, hardware, veterinary, pet sitting, automotive repair, gas station, dentists, consignment shops, bank, etc.
This cottage is an easy drive via I-80 to Auburn, where you can enjoy historic sites, live entertainment, excellent restaurants, and shopping. Auburn is the “Endurance Capital of the World”. Two of the oldest and most prestigious endurance events in the world take place around Auburn. The Tevis Cup Ride is equestrian and the 100-Mile Endurance Run involved human runners. These events are both 100-miles long and begin in Squaw Valley, CA and end 100.2 miles later in Auburn. Throughout the year, there are numerous shorter distance challenges.
Spend the day outdoors, fishing for rainbow and brown trout on the Bear River; boating on Rollins Lake; fishing at the Halsey Forebay Reservoir, located 8 minutes from Squirrel's Nest West and stocked with a variety of fish; fly-fishing on the Truckee River; river rafting down the North Fork of the American River; hiking and biking; or bird/wildlife watching. You will not run out of things to see and do!
The golfers in your group will delight in the property's easy access to the Winchester Country Club, situated just 3 minutes away. With clear views to Mount Diablo and the Sacramento Valley, it is open to the public for scenic dining – reservations are recommended.
Auburn Recreation District operates the Placer Hills Pool in Meadow Vista from early June – early August. Two of the oldest and most prestigious endurance events in the world take place around Auburn, which has been designated as “The Endurance Capital of the World”.
There are numerous opportunities in the area for whitewater rafting. A Sunset Cruise on the North Fork of the American River is a family friendly trip for kids as young as four that begins in Cool which is 30 minutes from the Squirrel’s Nest West cottage.
45 minutes from the Sacramento International Airport. 17 minutes from the Colfax Amtrak Station and 28 minutes from the Roseville Amtrak Station.
Squirrel's Nest West Accommodation and Amenities
Property/Building Type: cottage
Initially a cabin that was built in the 1940s with numerous additions and recent remodeling.
Meals: Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area: 334 sq. ft.
Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
Max. occupancy: 4
Pets considered ... children welcome
Nonsmoking only - No smoking on premises
No cleaning of fish inside cottage
Location Type: Mountain View in the Sierra foothillsGet the full listing »