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The Garden House nestled in Fig Garden in NW Fresno, your gateway to Yosemite

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 74 m²
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio Apartment with kitchen, king and hide-a-bed, sleeps 4

Envision yourself driving through a private neighborhood within the Fig Garden area of Fresno, your home base with nearby access to Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia national parks. Once you arrive at your destination, you are greeted by two rustic garden gates that leads to a private front courtyard with a pavered, landscaped pathway to The Garden House. Whether you are on a weekly business trip, seeing family or planning a vacation around the fantastic 3 National Parks or lake regions near Fresno, The Garden House is a perfect place for you to relax and spend private time. The Garden House is a large (approximately 800 square feet), cozy studio apartment decorated in a French garden motif, which includes: bedroom/sitting area with king size bed, full bath & shower, fully equipped kithcen (stove/oven, microwave, full size refrigerator & complete set of cooking utensils). The family room area is fully equipted with 47' large screen HDTV, high speed wifi, BluRay player and new sleeper sofa with oversized chair. The Garden House is detached from the main house to provide complete privacy, and includes the use of one parking space of the enclosed garage spaces.

Looking out through the two large windows to the rear yard, you will see a canopy of mature trees and lawn area bordering.

Oh by the way, if you have a pooch, we are dog friendly.

Also, do not forget for your security of both your auto and personal items, The Garden House comes with the use of one bay in the garage with automatic door.

More Details

Owner
Deni Argain
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, french, spanish
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

About Deni Argain

Hi! My name is Deni, and I am the owner of this beautiful home in Fresno, California. The Garden House is a separate building on a 1/2 acre lot. This is a custom designed home by well known architect, Cliff May, who designed the original California Ranch House. I spend my days painting in my on-site studio, working on a new mosaic project or just enjoying the company of my sweet dog, Charlie. Most days you will also find me working in my garden. Everyone that has stayed in the Garden House has considered it a second home and me a lifelong friend.

Deni Argain purchased this studio in 2012

Why Deni Argain chose Fresno

This beautiful California Ranch House sits on a half acre lot full of trees and gardens. My guests have a private courtyard, complete with comfortable outdoor furniture and barbecue. My home is a separate structure which gives you total privacy. The garden house has a two car garage attached to it, and is used by my guests. I've also added a new stackable washer and dryer for your convenience. The neighborhood I live in is called Fig Garden, and the shopping village is nearby with a lot of great stores, both local boutiques as well as the mainstays like The Gap, Chico's, Coldwater Creek and Eddie Bauer. There are a couple of dog parks nearby, for those of you traveling with pets.

What makes this studio unique

The Garden House is not only cozy, but very private. When you stay at a major brand hotel, you are staying in my opinion, at a very sterile and commercial environment. When you stay at The Garden House, you can relax like you are at your home, but without all of the constant distractions. So imagine getting out of your car and entering the large two gates into the private front courtyard, which is surrounded with a canopy of tall mature trees, an adult-sized treehouse as you make your way to your private getaway, The Garden House. As soon as you hit the gate, you know YOU ARRIVED AT A SPECIAL PLACE!!!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio rental in Fresno, California

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 74 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is a full bath with plenty of towels, hairdryer, curling iron, extra shampoo and soap.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • The bedroom area consists of a California King Size Bed, end table with lamp, armoire, reading chair with a stand up lamp and large 2 sliding door closet. In the family room area there is a brand new sleeper sofa that can be made into a queen bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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The Garden House nestled in Fig Garden in NW Fresno, your gateway to Yosemite
average rating of 4.957143 based on 70 reviews
5

Perfect, as usual!

  • 5 of 5

This stay was as wonderful as our previous stay with Deni, in the Garden House. The gorgeous yard, with mature trees was especially beautiful this year. The Garden House was spotless, and completely stocked with all essentials plus some. Communication with your host is easy and you'll find you feel like you're visiting a friend, as Deni is always welcoming and goes above and beyond to assure you have a pleasent stay. I can't imagine staying anywhere else when visiting the Fresno area.

  • Review Submitted: 28/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ashley, You and your darling girls are always welcome. And Charlie loved having the kids to play with. See you for next years swim meet. Deni
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5

I didn't want to leave

  • 5 of 5

I needed some time away and Deni's place was a perfect retreat. When I arrived Deni and her dog Charlie greeted me, Deni is lovely and friendly but not intrusive. The place was exactly like the photos. The cute kitchen was well equipped, big thirsty towels in the bathroom and the bed was sooooo comfy with lovely sheets and pillows. It was so nice to have my own washer and dryer too. The upscale neighbourhood is lovely and safe. Everything is within walking distance or a short drive. I took day side trips to Yosemite, Kings Canyon, Sequoia National Park and Morro Bay. I honestly cried on Deni's shoulder when I left, I really liked her and my temporary

home and wanted to stay longer. I will definitely return!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 04/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Charlie and I really miss you. He still goes to the Garden House looking for you. I know you will be back, so until then, happy holidays and stay warm. Deni
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5

Special

  • 5 of 5

What a special place with a VERY special hostess!!!

  • Review Submitted: 08/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: After finding out our shared Basque heritage, we are now family. Come visit again soon.
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5

Absolutely blissful

  • 5 of 5

The garden cottage is one of my most treasured places in my hometown of Fresno. Deni, once again, is truly the most delightful hostess, with Charlie being the happy little greeter, and the chickens keeping us company, quietly enjoying the garden view as much as we do. Peaceful, comfortable, well appointed, and stocked with most any amenity you may need, Deni's place is the perfect spot to stay at while visiting the Central Valley. Thank you again for a wonderful trip, and a place to call home when I'm "home" 😊

  • Review Submitted: 05/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is truly your home away from home. Please come again but next time bring the pup. Charlie wants a play date.
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5

Perfect Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

Another wonderful stay, thanks to Deni. Everything I need and close to all that I do in Fresno. I'll be back 👍

  • Review Submitted: 30/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Love having you and Andy here! So much laughter coming from the Garden House. Come back soon.
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5

The Garden House, with charmingly decorated enclosed patio, is exceptional! I loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The Garden House is the most lovely, the most quiet (even with chickens!) most convenient rental-away-from-home (i.e., hotels, B&B, etc.) place I've ever stayed. With a Maltese, who is attached to me, this arrangement was perfect! It doesn't get better than this: drive into the attached garage (plenty of room for my Honda Odyssey!) walk directly into the beautifully decorated studio, and have two sliding glass doors to an enclosed private (i.e., not public) garden patio! The view into Deni's garden patio, and her own large backyard (via the large wall-window at the back of the studio) is delightful. But then, Deni, the owner, is a gardener and an artist! She is gracious and friendly. She was always available by phone, and able to be at the property in minutes if I needed her. It felt great to sleep in the king-size bed; it was very comfortable. I was able to entertain two friends, with lunch on the patio, and then when clouds arrived, we moved quickly into the studio for dessert and hot tea (ready almost instantly with the help of the electric pot)! I could have cooked and prepared the food in the kitchen, but I picked up everything I needed at the French Bakery; the distance of 3 blocks from The Garden House. I hope I can stay here again. My friends wanted to know, how did I find this place? ;-) Deni, thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 27/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm hoping you and Peaches come and stay with me again. I'm so happy you were able to connect with friends and enjoy the courtyard. Always consider this your home away from home.
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Fresno International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Elbow Room
Nearest Ferry
160 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Fig Garden Golf Course
Nearest Train
8 Miles
AMTRAK
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 99
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Manhatten
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
China Peak
Nearest Beach
125 Miles
Morro Bay
Car: recommended

The Garden House is nestled in an established residential area of Fig Garden in Northwest Fresno, and is a fantastic launching pad to day trips to Yosemite National Park, Kings Canyon National Park and Sequoia National Park. In addition, there are fantastic lakes nearby such as Bass Lake, Huntingtion Lake, Shaver Lake or Millerton Lake for boating, sailing, skiing and/or fishing.

Or if you would like to explore the Central California coastal communities of Morro Bay, Carmel/Monterrey, Pismo Beach or Cayucos they are just a short 2 hour drive away. On your way to the Central Coast, tour the wine cellars surrounding Paso Robles.

Also Fresno is home to the Fresno State Bulldogs and its successful baseball, basketball and football programs at the highest NCAA level. Or if you want to play a round of golf their are over 10 golf courses within a half hour drive or less, with the challenging Fig Garden Golf Course only 5 minutes away that is open to the public.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday studio in Fresno, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
AU$131
AU$786
AU$2,621
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee AU$65.52
Pet Fee AU$65.52

all pets require my preapproval. Please contact me regarding your pet prior to final booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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