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

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq ft
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 few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

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 Amenities for this vacation studio rental in Fresno, California

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
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 king
  • 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 renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Garden House nestled in Fig Garden in NW Fresno, your gateway to Yosemite
average rating of 4.922078 based on 77 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.

  • Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: 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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This was our 2nd time staying here, the bed is very comfortable and Deni is a sweetheart

  • 3 of 5

The apartment is perfect, you can cook if you want and being able to park in the garage was nice. We enjoyed sitting on the patio in the morning drinking coffee. .

  • Submitted: 9-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is the first time I have received the low score which tells me I need to attend to something. Please let me know if anything needs to be improved and I will jump right on it! It was great seeing you guys again!
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5

The Best

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place to stay and Deni is an excellent host. Delicious fresh pastries welcomed our arrival. The "Garden House" is located on a quiet street in a well established upscale residential area of Fresno. The cottage is quiet, comfortable, well decorated and of sufficient size to feel quite homey. The bed was the most comfortable of our trip. The patio is nicely landscaped and provides a peaceful setting to enjoy beautiful spring days. The cottage includes a full size refrigerator along with a washer and dryer and in garage parking. All the conveniences of home made us feel as if we were. We highly recommend this property. It is a diamond waiting to be discovered and enjoyed!

  • Submitted: 8-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

The Garden House had many amenities, which I appreciated - some of which included:

It was spacious

Decorated in a shabby chic style

Very clean

Private and quiet

Had a kitchen for cooking meals

Contained several comfortable seating areas - inside and outside

Had closet and drawer space for my belongings

A comfortable king-sized bed w/luxury linens

More towels than I could ever use - as well as soap(s), shampoo, conditioner, etc.

Was nestled in a neighborhood bursting with mature trees/shrubs/flowers - perfect for taking walks

A 1-car garage for my use

And gorgeous view of the huge trees in the backyard - complete with an "elusive chicken", which I enjoyed watching.

Deni is a "top drawer" Hostess - quick to answer questions, friendly - and she had everything ready for me when I arrived on a cloudy, cold, rainy day - including having "the heat turned on and lamps lit throughout the Garden House", which made me feel most welcome.

I highly recommend Deni and her lovely Garden House; and I look forward to returning in the future.

  • Submitted: 5-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cheryl, my love, thank you for the review. I look forward to your return in June. Call and give me the dates soon. Deni
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Lori & tom

  • 4 of 5

loved the tree house, had a great week, thank you . Lori & tom

  • Submitted: 27-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lori and Tom, I’m wish I hadn’t been gone this week so I could have visited with you. Please come back for another vacation. Deni
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5

A liitle bit of paradise

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay with Deni and we had another fabulous time. The spacious room has a living room with a recliner and comfy couches, a heavenly king-sized bed, and a large dining table perfect for meals or work. The kitchen is fully equipped though small with respect to working or storage space. The bathroom has a shower that always provides hot water. The place is decorated with Deni's artsy style. The garden house windows look out on her gardens and patio and creates a safe space for our dogs to sun. There were fresh eggs and lemons and her hospitality is unmatched.

  • Submitted: 15-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Charlie and I miss you already. Safe journey back home and see you next year. As promised, I will find some birds. 🧐?
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Location

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 vacation studio rental in Fresno, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
C$126
C$758
C$2,525
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee C$63.14
Pet Fee C$63.14

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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