Meadow Vista Mountain Escape w/ River Views!

Property ID: 500710Meadow VistaCAUS
Sleeps 93 BR2.5 BA
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Escape to a Meadow Vista oasis at this beautiful 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath vacation rental house. Immerse yourself in a fully private nature experience combined with a convenient location on an idyllic property, complete with hiking, stunning valley views, and swimming in the Bear River. Watch the nightly sunset on the deck and fall asleep to river music at the end of a long day, and then wake up to birdsong with a cup of coffee in the solarium. You’ll feel yourself commune with nature in no time!


  • Kitchen
  • Pets Allowed
  • Waterfront
  • Private Hot Tub
  • Free Parking
  • Deck
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Washer
  • Essentials
  • Central Heating
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Self Check-In


Location Details

OUTDOOR FUN: Auburn State Recreation Area (11 miles), Robie Point (12 miles), Lake Clementine Trail (13 miles), Black Hole of Calcutta Falls Trailhead (13 miles), Folsom Lake State Recreation Area (27 miles)

TEE TIME: Ridge Golf Course & Events Center (9 miles), Black Oak Golf Course (9 miles), Darkhorse Golf Club (14 miles), Alta Sierra Country Club (18 miles), Lake of the Pines Proshop and Golf Course (19 miles)

ARTFUL EXHIBITS: The Gold Rush Museum (11 miles), Placer County Museum (11 miles), Colfax Heritage Museum (12 miles), Griffith Quarry Park & Museum (17 miles), Northstar Mining Museum (30 miles)

TASTY SIPS: Lone Buffalo Vineyards (17 miles), PaZa Estate Winery (18 miles), Dono dal Cielo Vineyard (19 miles), Naggiar Vineyards (24 miles), Rancho Roble Vineyards (28 miles)

HIT THE SLOPES: Soda Springs Mountain Resort (52 miles), Boreal Mountain California (54 miles), Donner Ski Ranch (57 miles), Sugar Bowl Resort (59 miles), Northstar California Resort (72 miles), Palisades Tahoe (75 miles)

AIRPORT: Sacramento International Airport (50 miles)


6 reviews
  • Beautiful retreat on Bear River


    We loved this peaceful home with stunning views of the river. Every window and piece of art in the house is intentional and in keeping with the nature that surrounds it. Wish we could have stayed longer.

    The beds, baths and kitchen are well equipped and comfortable. If you are arriving after dark, be aware that is it dark. If you are doing lots of activities, be prepared to drive. The remoteness of the home is part of the charm.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published February 15, 2024
  • Beautiful & peaceful getaway


    We had an amazing time at this home, probably the nicest rental I've ever stayed at! The views of the river are stunning - and I love the all of the deck spaces to sit and take in the nature & sounds of the river. I rarely sleep better at a rental house than in my own bed, but the master bed was immensely comfortable... and I could have rested in it while looking at the surrounding nature all day long. We loved soaking in the hot tub as the sun was setting. You can tell that someone who cooks has outfitted the kitchen with all the essentials - including a wonderful collection of spices, oil/vinegar, and teas. Many vacation rentals feel sterol, but this rental feels cozy and homelike. I love that it was off the beaten path and tucked away in nature, but close to the city of Auburn - where I had the best time shopping on Saturday morning. It really is the best of both worlds! I would stay here again in a heart beat - and would recommend to anyone looking for restful (and fun) retreat.

    Marjie Harper
    Published October 16, 2023
  • Amazing escape!


    Perfect home nestled at the top of a ravine surrounded by trees. Only a few minutes away from town and all the California Gold country has to offer. I mountain biked and hiked, and dipped in the river. Highly recommend this home. It's beautiful and well stocked and beautifully decorated. My pup loved the huge fenced yard.


    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published October 14, 2023
  • Fabulous retreat, lots of amenities, highly recommend!


    This place was beautiful and thoughtful from start to finish. The views are even more impressive than the photographs. We hiked around the property, and there were so many nooks and hideaways to sit and relax. The hammock forest is not to be missed! We also hiked down to the river, which was up to our waist, so we were able to 'swim around' a bit. Aquasocks or sandals make it super easy to navigate.

    We had happy hour on the deck and watched the sunset. Molly's kitchen was well stocked so we cooked dinner at home. There's a really cute farmers market not far from the property - Foothills Roots Farm - and we made the best salad from there! They also had fresh baked bread and other goodies.

    After dinner, the hot tub was next. It was so clean and relaxing.

    The beds and sheets were super comfortable and we all slept so well.

    I highly recommend! We only wish we could stay a whole week. 🙂

    Published October 9, 2023
  • The views are breathtaking!


    You will not find a home with views like this anywhere! In almost every room, you can see the deep, tree-filled ravine with the river running through it. The bedrooms, especially the master, are spacious and well-appointed. Everything is new--cookware, dishes, etc. There are all kinds of places in the house and around the property to hang out and relax, perfect for a family gathering. The property event has trails for short walks. Although you feel as if you are in the remote wilderness, it only takes a few minutes to get into town for restaurants, grocery shopping, etc. The hot tub is a real plus--easy to use and on a wood-covered deck.

    Published September 18, 2023
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