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Big Owl Ranch - 1.5 miles to downtown Nevada City

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Big Owl Ranch - 1.5 miles to downtown Nevada City

10 guests
5 bedrooms
6 beds
3 baths
10 guests
5 bedrooms
6 beds
3 baths
Great value95% of recent guests gave this home’s value a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
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This spacious home - built in 2004 - is perfect for retreating with family and friends. An open layout means you can chat as you cook or open a bottle of wine.
--5-bedroom, 3 full bath
--Sleeps 10 comfortably
--Perfect for family & friends' stays for weddings & getaways
--Well-equipped kitchen with new appliances & spices
--Wrap around porch and outside dining
--New ping pong table, games & record player = fun!
--New washer/dryer


Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 11PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with smart lock


25 Reviews

Jacqui User Profile
August 2017
I stayed here for two nights with my sports team, we were having a weekend outing from SF. This place is a short drive to very beautiful swimming holes along the Yuba River. We also had a fun Saturday night in Nevada City, which is also just a short drive from Dragonfly Ranch. Th…
Penelope User Profile
Response from Penelope:
Jacqui - I'm so happy to hear your team enjoyed your stay at the ranch and that you went swimming on the Yuba - the best swimming in California! We look forward to having you back.
August 2017
Susie User Profile
July 2018
Penelope and Giovani's Big Owl Ranch had more than enough room for our group of 9 friends. It is spacious and very well appointed. All of the beds were super comfortable. They thought of everything that a guest could possibly need. Their communication was great, as is the locatio…
Ivor User Profile
July 2018
This is a great house in a great area. The description of the house and photos are accurate. Penelope has obviously taken a great deal of thought as to the requirements of guests including a really well equipped kitchen and a family entertainment. We had a minor problem on check …
Katie User Profile
July 2018
Our 10 person group stayed at Penelope's this past weekend for a Yuba river/ Nevada City trip. The house is super clean, everyone was happy with their bedrooms, and we found the kitchen and bathrooms well equipped. The house is on a great property with views of the country, two b…
Rick User Profile
July 2018
We had five guys for the five bedrooms. Big Owl could handle ten comfortably, and we were spoiled. Participating in a local masters decathlon in rather intense heat, we returned to air conditioning and a water heater that met our demands for comfort and simultaneous showers. T…
Natalie User Profile
June 2018
This home is absolutely beautiful and Penelope was more than accommodating and helpful. Great location and very spacious. We would come back in a heartbeat.
Kelly User Profile
May 2018
Penelope was so quick and responsive when setting up the rental. The home is very accurate to the photos. The kitchen is filled with quality appliances. We hope to stay here longer next time!

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San Francisco, California, United StatesJoined in February 2011
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99 Reviews
1 Reference
My husband and I love traveling and meeting people. You'll find us enjoying local theater and art, hosting dinner parties and events in our one-of-a-kind house. We also like to get outdoors for horseback riding, hiking or foraging. We have met wonderful people as AirBNB hosts an…
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