There is so much to love about this charming cottage located in Alta, California, United States. The cozy small cottage plan can accommodate up to 5 guests with 2 bedrooms, 3 beds, and 1 bath. The Fairy Tale Cottage is situated in the lovely twin hamlets of Alta and Dutch Flat. This is Gold Country and the I-80 gateway to the High Sierra. The cabin is close to Colfax and Rollins Lake to the West and Immigrant Gap, Truckee, ski resorts of SugarBowl, and Boreal to the East. You’ll love the 1,000 square foot cottage with charming details to include a wood fireplace, and deep soaker tub in a beautiful forested acreage with easy 3/4 mile access to I-80, at 3,500 feet elevation. The cottage is kid and dog-friendly.
The small cottage plan is nicely nestled between both hamlets. You can walk or drive east to Alta’s town center about 1/4 mile where there is a convenience store and/or walk or drive west to the charming historic town of Dutch Flat which is a delight to visit. The cottage plan has a large master bedroom with a desk and a nice recliner for working or relaxing. Wi-Fi is AT&T excellent for online courses or distance learning, communications, or multi-purpose or business zooming. There is a king-sized bed with plenty of room for a baby bed (crib) or cot. The cottage has a neverending backyard of the forest giving a feeling of escape and privacy. The upstairs room, which is aptly called the treehouse loft has 2 full-sized beds. This cottage is perfect for two couples or a family (a couple with 2 or 3 children).
The cottage is set/situated in the middle of the property of 3.5 acres. There are trails throughout the forest, to walk or hike upon and plenty of forests to explore. There is also a fenced yard for your dog to enjoy. The cottage is situated on 3.5 acres of a beautiful conifer forest filled with Pine, Cedar, Fir, Manzanita, Madrone, and Oak Trees. There are walking trails throughout the property, a 9 basket disc golf course for your enjoyment, and a campfire pit with a seating area. The vacation property is very private and you can rarely or barely see a sight of a neighbor’s home. It is truly nestled into the forest. There are forest trails throughout the property for your enjoyment. Across the street, from the private winding driveway, there is easy and lovely access to trails and walks that run alongside the irrigation creeks (canals), which are serene and enchanting.
In summer, the Dutch Flat swimming pool is a wonderful and refreshing local attraction. It is a large walk-in pool set amongst tall conifers in a forest park setting offering picnic tables, a volleyball court, and lifeguards to watch over you and your young ones. It is a mere 1/2 mile walk or rides from the cottage. This is an absolute gem to discover and enjoy on warm summer days. In winter, the summit Ski Resorts are about 30 miles away.
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