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New getaway nestled on the edge of the national forest

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 229 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Open single story floorplan with 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths and forest views

Emerald Point is an ideal getaway cabin in the quiet of the mountains. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac in a gated community the setting is quiet and private but still connected with phone, satellite TV, and the internet.

The house features a master suite with a Cal King Bed, jetted tub, double sinks, oversized shower, walk-in closet, and private deck. The second suite features a queen bed, with adjoining bath and the third bedroom has two twin beds that share the queen suite bath thru a separate entry or use the adjacent half bathroom. The den has french doors and can also be used for overflow sleeping with a large leather sofa and twin mattress for overflow. All rooms have generous closets.

The cabin features a single story with high cathedral ceilings and an open floor plan accommodating seven in comfortable casual living. The spacious kitchen is open to the dining and living area (Great Room) with easy access to the large deck wrapping the outside and perched in the trees with sunset views down the ravine. A large gas grill makes BBQs a must. The Great Room is centered around an inset wood burning fireplace which keeps the main space toasty in the winter with plenty of wood available.

The house also features an oversized two car garage and sunny laundry room so you can bring fewer suitcases for your getaway.

Walking from the house you can explore the groomed Gold Mountain trails (maps available in the cabin) or the logging roads in the forest where you can hike down to the Feather River to enjoy fishing for trout, bird watching or just an afternoon in nature. There are four bikes available to test your stamina on the ten miles of gated roads in the resort or the numerous bike trails adjacent to the resort as well as horseshoes, frisbies and assorted balls.

More Details

Bradley Cutler
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2018

About Bradley Cutler

The house is as eclectic as the owners from El Salvador and New England. A little latin and rustic tradition blended together. We currently live in the Sacramento area but find time to get away to the quiet of the sierra's with its crisp air and clear skies.

Bradley Cutler purchased this house in 2013

Why Bradley Cutler chose Gold Mountain

We loved the relaxing quality of the area and enjoyed many weekends before purchasing. If you like to hike, bike, cross country, fish, golf, or just enjoy the quiet, you'll love this retreat.

What makes this house unique

The one element that separates this place is the feeling when you're there that you are perched at the edge of the forest on the boundary with nature. It's a true retreat you'll love to return to.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Gold Mountain

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 229 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please respect the 10pm outside noise and light curfew. Turn off lights and go inside. If a complaint is filed, you may lose your security deposit.
  • Please stay on the walking trails in Gold Mountain. Cutting through people's property is against the rules and could cost you if a complaint is filed.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Master Bath - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Double sinks
    Queen Bedroom Bath - toilet , bath with shower , this bathroom has 2 sinks & connects directly to the bedroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master - 1 extra lg. double bed , California King with bureau and walk-in closet
    Queen - 1 large double bed , Large oversized closet
    Twin - 2 single bed , Bureau and Large closet
    Den - One single mattress in closet and large leather sofa
  • We ask our guests to bring your own sheets and towels. We have a sensitive septic system that we try to not stress by asking our guests to bring their own linens. We have numerous spare towels and can arrange to provide sheets if there is a problem caused by this request.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
The Nakoma Resort is located on our 1200 acre Gold Mountain Development property about a mile from our cabin. The resort features an award winning 18 hole golf course (our cabin is just past the second hole) and a Frank Lloyd Wright Clubhouse and a new Recreational facility, Altitude. The Nakoma Clubhouse has a stunning dining room, and dining terrace, as well as a full spa with hot tub, steam room, sauna, indoor pool and provides spa services, massage, facials, nails, upon request. Nakoma just opened its new private sports facility, Altitude, that features a heated outdoor pool and hottub along with a fitness facility, children's play area, teen center, yoga/exercise room, climbing wall, bar/bistro, and movie theater. The good news - we are members and you can be our guests for a modest guest fee of $50 per couple per week. Children are free and your fee provides discounts of 5-10% on the resort golf, drinks/dining, and clothes/merchandise purchases.


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New getaway nestled on the edge of the national forest
average rating of 4.8717947 based on 39 reviews

Great place to stay for a vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the nicest vacation properties we’ve rented. It is a beautiful home, that has been nicely renovated and updated while keeping many nice period details. The layout and kitchen are very functional and easy to work in.

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Han. We enjoyed having you, and updating the house over the last few years, so we can now enjoy features like the new deck furniture and All Clad cookware. Can’t wait for the fiber optic hi-speed internet next month!
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Another wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd visit and this time for President's weekend and were pleasantly surprised with a snow storm and a blanket of snow over everything. We really enjoy the cabin with a great family room for lounging and having a nice fire, a large and well stocked kitchen, and a great location to hike and relax. We have 3 boys who have loved both visits and hope to do another.

  • Review Submitted: 27/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always a pleasure to have you and hope you return with the boys in the warm weather to enjoy the pool, climbing wall, and recreational center.
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  • 5 of 5

It is is an excellent place for relaxation and sharing time with good friends or family, is quiet, the surrounding is beautiful and your cabin invites to feel comfortable and warmed.

this was the last stop in our mini tour we had with 2 friends coming from Colombia, they enjoyed the staying here and were grateful for having them on this beautiful place.

Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 01/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house, very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The home more than met our needs and expectations. I would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 13/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Property

  • 4 of 5

Loved the house and was very grateful for the food in the pantry. Bradley was very kind and helpful. Just a little of a bother that we had to bring our own towels and sheets. Kind of interesting that we needed to pack our trash out too. I felt nervous that I was going to make the homeowners association upset too. Stars were amazing out there.

  • Review Submitted: 23/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rural living has its benefits, and limitations - especially utilities. Minimizing laundry and trash help tremendously and we appreciate our guests who can throw a trash bag in their car on the way home due to the difficulty of timing the trash pickup here in bear country. But no worry if you don't have room.
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If your looking for a remote, quiet, tranquil setting in the trees, then this is it.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this home. I never wanted to leave. The owner has made it feel like it was our own. Fully stocked with all the basics plus extra in case you forgot something. The kitchen is wonderful to cook in and the beds are all very comfortable. The forest surrounding the house makes it a very quiet and peaceful place to be. From the sunrise on the front porch to the sunset on the back deck, each day was great.

  • Review Submitted: 07/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Reno, NV
Nearest Barpub
1000 Metres
Nakoma Golf Resort & Spa
Nearest Golf
1000 Metres
Nakoma Golf Resort
Nearest Train
44 Miles
Truckee, CA
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
CA Route 89
Nearest Restaurant
1000 Metres
Nakoma Resort & Spa
Nearest Ski
48 Miles
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Car: necessary

Located in Gold Mountain, ten minutes from both Graeagle and Portola, the house is ideally located for hiking, fishing, mountain biking, swimming, and golf in the summer and snowshoeing, tubing, and cross country skiing in the winter.

Walk out the door and stroll along the Nakoma Golf Course or fish in the Feather River. The Nakoma Golf and Spa Resort expanded with Altitude, a brand new must see 12,000 square foot recreational center for workouts, yoga classes, heated swimming pool, spa, rock climbing and bistro dining with a teen center and private movie room.

The surrounding area is an outdoor paradise with six other local golf courses, numerous waterfalls (180' Frazier Falls) , streams (Feather River out our back door) and lakes including Gold Lake and Lake Davis are just a few minutes drive. Situated at 4800 foot elevation the cabin is also ideally suited for hiking and biking with numerous mapped trails nearby. In winter, snow shoeing and tubing are available at the Nakoma Resort rental shop and it's all accessible up Rt 70 without going over any high mountain passes.

If you don't feel like cooking the area supports many restaurants located on the resort or in the adjacent towns of Graeagle, Blairsden and Portola.

Portola also has a fully staffed hospital open 24/7 with the capability of air transport to Reno.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Gold Mountain

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter/Spring 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer '18
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall '18
1 Oct 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving '18
21 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Christmas '18
14 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$382.29
Cleaning AU$126.16

Guest passes are available to the Nakoma Resort. The benefits include access to Altitude, the new recreational center with pool, hot tub, spa, yoga room, climbing wall, workout equipment, movie theater, teen center, and bistro bar. Passes cost $25 per week. Passes will be issued in each guest's name so reservations have to be made for each individual prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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