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Welcome to nature in the foothills of Paradise where you are greeted by quail and wild turkey, where you can site a family of raccoons, a fox, an owl or a coyote, where all the while sentinel hawks are watching over their land. 

We are happy to share our modern tiny farm house, set on 6.5 acres, full of original art, natural light, country views, and abundant charm. Sl

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Welcome to nature in the foothills of Paradise where you are greeted by quail and wild turkey, where you can site a family of raccoons, a fox, an owl or a coyote, where all the while sentinel hawks are watching over their land. 

We are happy to share our modern tiny farm house, set on 6.5 acres, full of original art, natural light, country views, and abundant charm. Sleep comfortably in the king bed with luxury linens, or climb the industrial pipe ladder into the full bed "tree house" loft. Cook meals in the tiny kitchen. Eat inside or outside at dining tables and relax inside the house or on the private spacious deck a few steps through the french doors. If you want a noisy place, you may not like it here; most of the sounds are from the crickets chirping, the frogs croaking, the birds singing, and the breeze blowing through the trees. Enjoy lounging on the private Tiny House deck or on the brick patio in the rose garden just int front of the Tiny House. Lounge in a hammock, take a walk down our country road, feed the alpaca, sheep or chickens or steer, take pictures of the amazing sunsets, and count the falling stars. Grab your bike and ride the trail just up the road in Paradise or launch your kayak on Paradise Lake. An abundance of outdoor activities are easy to access all around us.

Drive 22 min. to downtown Chico and Chico State, famous Bidwell Mansion, or Bidwell Park, 15 minutes to Limesaddle Marina on Lake Oroville or Butte Creek Canyon. Drive 7 minutes to Butte College or the Adventist Hospital, or just 3 minutes to Paradise for antiquing. Bike or walk the Paradise historic trail that follows the old railroad line through Paradise, visit the Paradise Depot Museum or the Gold Nugget Museum.

Cell service is good and we have fiber optic Wi-Fi. The TV has a built in DVD player and a flash drive plug in, or can be connected to a lap top. If you want to watch a DVD, we'd love to lend you our collection. If you need a band aid, a needle and thread, or anything for the kitchen that we haven't thought of, anything at all, just let us know. Julio and I love interacting with guests but we also respect your reasons for travel. Come hang out or lay low.  We're flexible. We have four adult children who are sometimes around and grandpa who lives half time here and the other half in Peru. We also have kittens and a Border Collie named Caspian who wander our property. The dog can be kenneled upon request.

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Toilet available
Fire ban in effect
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Tiny House in the Trees in California.

Mountainous
Farm
Ranch
Driveway

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Hipcamper Maritessa

Peaceful weekend slow living

Maritessa A.
recommends this listing.
November 18th, 2021

My partner and I had a great time staying at the Tiny House while we explored the Chico area. There are so many lovely touches in the house - like the beautiful art made by Carolyn, original tea and coffee blends. Upon arriving, we were greeted by delicious apple cinnamon muffins and farm fresh eggs in the mini fridge. The house is cozy with every space used very well. It didn’t feel too small but rather just right. And the main bed is so comfortable!! Oh the property, there are some cute animals like chickens, some goats and an alpaca. Oh and a very friendly dog named Caspian. We highly recommend this place!! It felt so peaceful.

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Hipcamper Emily

Dream getaway

Emily P.
recommends this listing.
October 31st, 2021

We loved our time in the Tiny House in the Trees! Everything was pristine, so comfortable, and beautiful. Bed with a dream! Loved the muffins - they were so good! Carolyn & Julio greeted us upon arrival, were quick to provide things we had forgotten, and were so welcoming. So fun to walk around the property and make furry friends - especially with Caspian. Thanks so much for having us, we will be back! :)

Hipcamper Chuche

Felt very welcome

Chuche H.
recommends this listing.
April 6th, 2021

The couple was very friendly, they gave us great advice on what to do in the area, and made sure our stay was perfect. The room was kept very clean and tidy, and felt very comfortable. Around the property roamed cats who were friendly but mainly kept to themselves, and then there was a super friendly dog named Caspian, who loved to be petted and would visit us from time to time. We felt very welcome overall, and would like to come back again.

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Hipcamper Hannah

Restorative and magical.

Hannah R.
recommends this listing.
January 5th, 2021

Gorgeous tiny home! Cozy with beautiful views. The beds are the best of the best for comfort and space. Love taking walks down the gravel road.
Private porch for relaxing. The farm kittens playing all day, from every view, this place so magical.

My daughter love it too! She enjoyed the loft.

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Hipcamper Peter

Paradise in paradise

Peter T.
recommends this listing.
October 1st, 2020

I was absolutely delighted with my stay at Velasquez Tambo Ranch. The tiny home I stayed in was impeccably clean, bright and sunny and had a delightful deck that I sat out on and just soaked in the ambiance of the woods on the property and the nicely landscaped property. My hosts, Carolyn and Julio, were wonderful, kind and very helpful while being very respectful of my privacy. I would return in a heartbeat and recommend staying here for anyone who wants a peaceful get away from city life.

Hipcamper Gabriela
Gabriela V.
recommends this listing.
September 22nd, 2020

Carolyn and Julio were wonderful hosts. The Tiny House is exactly like the photos. Their property is beautifully kept. We loved visiting the animals. We are looking forward to possibly staying in the Airstream on a future visit.

Hipcamper Alexandra
Alexandra D.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2020

The stay at Carolyn and Julio's place was wonderful. We felt welcome from the moment we arrived, greeted by their lovable dog Caspian and a herd of curious kittens. The house had a very comfortable king sized bed, the AC was perfect for hot nights, and the kitchenette was well equipped to prepare simple meals. While we didn't get to meet Carolyn, we met Julio one morning while we ate breakfast on the porch and had a lovely conversation. It was so nice to connect with a welcoming, friendly face.

Hipcamper Lara
Lara M.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
August 30th, 2020

We were greeted by sweet kittens and Caspian (the family dog) when we arrived. The tiny house was adorable, with a wonderful deck and nice touches in the space, including delicious muffins, coffee and tea. We enjoyed the quiet space surrounded by trees and felt relaxed as soon as we arrived. Also had a nice walk around the property and enjoyed all the chickens, alpaca and horses nearby.

We had a bit of challenge navigating the small kitchen and would have preferred a little more privacy than we had. Dining options and activities were a bit limited nearby but we did make a long drive to Lassen and Yuba for day trips which were lovely.

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Hipcamper Letania
Letania F.
recommends this listing.
August 24th, 2020

The tiny house is exactly how you see on the pictures, beatiful, very clean and comfortable. The property is gorgeous and calm and it was a blessing to be able to go see the alpaca and the chickens, to have fresh eggs in the morning, and to rest in such a loving place.

Carolyn is very responsive. She gave us a warm welcome, told us about Paradise's history and was available for tips. She explaineed to us that 'tambo' is a Inca word meaning place for rest/recovery. Rested and rejoiced is exactly how I felt upon visiting their place.

Thank you for opening your home to us and for such a lovely stay, Carolyn. I hope to see you soon.

Property
Velasquez Tambo Ranch
State
California
Country
United States
$104/night
1 Site