Hipcamp host Alicia F.
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Mountains meet Water. Nature with Luxury. Everything you need to be comfortable, our solar-powered farmhouse overlooks mountains and an organic orchard and garden. Enjoy a private creek swimming hole with a cascading series of waterfalls and a ten-mile network of trails to hike or mountain bike. Refreshing Yuba river swimming is a 5-minute drive from your door. Included in


Mountains meet Water. Nature with Luxury. Everything you need to be comfortable, our solar-powered farmhouse overlooks mountains and an organic orchard and garden. Enjoy a private creek swimming hole with a cascading series of waterfalls and a ten-mile network of trails to hike or mountain bike. Refreshing Yuba river swimming is a 5-minute drive from your door. Included in your stay, is seasonal produce for you and your guests to sample.

The two bedrooms downstairs with organic sheets on queen beds handcrafted of sugar pine, and walls lined with sugar pine milled from downed trees from the land. Downstairs has a bathroom with tub and shower, living room with mid-century furniture, views of the orchard and even tv for cozy movie nights. Upstairs is a fully-stocked kitchen with gas stove, oven, and all chef's amenities, foldout queen sleeper, bathroom with shower and outdoor table for a sunset dinner. Cool mountain air refreshes your nights or feel the luxury of air conditioning on a hot summer afternoon. Wifi is available without cell, so enjoy moments of digital detox. After a relaxing day in the mountains, perhaps star gaze from the patio or orchard.

To get to the sandy beach and creek spot, called Barkhouse Beach, take an easy stroll through the forest. The nearby Barkhouse, close to the creek, is a reconstruction of a typical Maidu Indian dwelling. Walk inside to experience the traditional history of this land.

Or cool off in the Yuba River at the South Yuba River State Park, just a 5-minute drive from the farmhouse. Ask about accommodating additional guests.

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Have a question? Send alicia a message!
  • Check in: After 4PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict (30 Days)
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 18 months out
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Mountain biking available on-site on our private network of -intermediate/advanced trails. Access and trail map provided upon r...Read more


WHITE WATER RAFTING & MOTORBOATS & KAYAKING Tributary Whitewater Tours (American River is the closest for beginners-intermediat...Read more


20-25 minutes: SCOTTS FLAT RECREATION AREA Boating, fishing, hiking, camping, relaxing. Catchable Brown Trout planted yearly, r...Read more


Out the farmhouse door on miles of private, serene trails with a series of waterfalls and wildflowers in spring.

Horseback riding

With prior reservation - excursions to see nature and native plants. Contact alicia@livingwild.org for prices.


Kayak Rentals for use at local lakes, or on-site at Scott’s Flat lake: single, tandem, paddleboards, lifejackets: http://www.mt...Read more


Enjoy rock scrambling on-site as you head up the creek, in or out of the water, gathering wild blackberries in late summer.

Snow sports

Snow Tubing: The best snow tubing is donner ski ranch; family-friendly with skiing too; www.donnerskiranch.com/ Snowball thro...Read more


Enjoy cooling off in the creek swimming hole - deep enough to stand and dunk under. For river swimming, head to the state park,...Read more

Whitewater paddling

Tributary Whitewater Tours (American River is the closest for beginners-intermediate rafters of all ages, 4 and up: approx. 45 ...Read more

Wildlife watching

Binoculars provided - wake up to the birds.


Natural features you'll find at Organic Farmhouse in California.


Enjoy a sandy beach at bark house beach.


All around -

River, stream, or creek

The most wonderful place to be on a hot summer day

Swimming hole

Dunk under (shallow cooling off spot near waterfalls) and then relax in the hammock or sun-warmed rocks.


Family orchard and garden with seasonal produce to share with guests


The vibe at Organic Farmhouse

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Hipcamper manikandan
Manikandan S.
recommends this listing.
July 8th, 2019

Alicia was a wonderful host. A clean farmhouse with plenty of activities for the kids. There is also a beautiful organic garden to pick your veggies from during your stay. Highly recommend this place for a family stay.

Hipcamper carolyn

Special spot on the yuba!

Carolyn C.
recommends this listing.
July 19th, 2019

This fully equipped house was great for our family vacation (5 adults and new baby). Two private bedrooms, bathroom and sitting room downstairs right across from huge organic garden where you are welcome to pick. Upstairs was kitchen, dining area, bathroom, and sleeper couch (as for most sleeper couches, most comfortable to put mattress on the floor). Host was great communicator and very welcoming. Property is amazing with beautiful trails, walk down to private creek access with hammock, picnic table and beach chairs. We had fun river walking and soaking in waterfalls. Close drive for access to wonderful spots along the Yuba River as well. This is a very special place and we will be back!!

Hipcamper Lisa
Lisa H.
recommends this listing.
August 11th, 2019

We loved our stay. The creek and river were beautiful and relaxing--just what we needed. We enjoyed exploring the garden and cooking together with ingredients freshly picked. Our hosts were friendly and responsive. A very special property. We can't say enough!

Hipcamper Lynnette

Solar farmhouse

Lynnette S.
recommends this listing.
September 12th, 2019

Fabulous Farmhouse with organic garden is a wonderful experience, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. . We picked from the garden, the fresh dinner veggies were delicious! The host is prompt when Texting or calling, so that was nice. I definitely will stay again. Thanks

Hipcamper Andrea

Lovely stay at the gorgeous yuba

Andrea D.
recommends this listing.
September 16th, 2019

The Organic Farmhouse is lovely - a 2 story home across a private driveway from an enormous, overflowing garden with every possible fruit and veggie. The creek access is down a steep hill about 10 minutes walking, and is so, so cool for kids. It was like a boulder playground with multiple levels and tiny waterfalls and splashing holes. There was a flat spot with a wood dock and hammock and we stayed all afternoon playing. Nevada City is close - only 5 miles away - but it takes about 20 minutes on the bumpy road. We stayed here with 2 adults and 3 kids ages 6 and under and had a great time. The upstair and downstairs are very separate, so you can keep one level for play and one for resting, as we did. There isn't really a yard for younger kids to play, but the river and creek more than filled that gap!

The house is decorated well and is comfortable. The couch downstair doesn't fold out, but the one upstairs does. The bedrooms are super dark and great for sleeping in.

Note: you can drive to get closer to the creek, but make sure you have an SUV! We got a little stuck - but the kind owners are pros and helped us out.

Hipcamper Marie
Marie F.
recommends this listing.
October 15th, 2019

The farmhouse was truly amazing! What a magical farm and orchard, comfortable house and accessible responsive host. Just a lovely visit!

Hipcamper Reiko S.
recommends this listing.
August 24th, 2019
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