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    Sierra Gateway Cottages

    "Your Home Away from Home"

    When planning a get away, it is important to choose what type of vacation rental property works best for you. Vacation rental homes are becoming increasingly popular due to the diversity of the choices the traveler has.

    When choosing a vacation rental home, you are basically opting to have most things you may need at your fingertips. Homeowners across the country have been turning their 2nd homes into vacation rental properties so finding one that fits your needs and budget has become easier.

    At Sierra Gateway Cottage we have five rental home options to choose from. Each has it unique characteristics that set them apart from the sterility of motel and hotel accommodation. We have a friendly staff that is always a phone call and a few minutes away to meet the needs of our guests!

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    The Sierra makes a very nice choice for those traveling with their pets as it is one of our pet friendly cottages. It is an end rental cabin that has a nice large lot very near for walking your beloved friends. It has two bedrooms, a queen size bed in each and a single roll away bed. It also has a full kitchen, breakfast bar area and private front and back patios. It boasts one of the largest shade trees in the front yard that provides excellent coverage from the summer heat and makes a great place to sit and relax with a cool drink while watching Kernvillians go by.

    The Sequoia Tree House named for the Sequoia trees located just a short drive up mountain 99 is a great choice for a variety of guests. It is a two bedroom one bath cottage that has a queen bed in each of rooms and one single roll away bed. The spacious cottage has both living and dinning areas and a nice kitchen that is well equipped with cookware and barbeque utensils for the grill on the back patio. Picnic table and patio furniture make this cottage a great place to meet for family reunions and parties of all types. Many of our return guests reserve more than one cottage for additional family members or friends to come up and join in a few days of fun on the river or lake. One of the best qualities of the cottages is their home away form home feeling. All of our rentals are non connected from one another. Private and secluded in all the right ways yet close to the grocery stores and popular restaurants including the Kern River Brewing Company where you are just a short walk away from tasting one of the finest micro beers available anywhere!

    The Kern Riverbend cottage named for it's awesome view of a bend in the river has one queen bed in the bedroom, two single beds in the form of a trundle bed in a drop down sunroom off of the living area. It has a full kitchen, dinning and living areas. A popular choice for small families or a couple looking for a romantic get-away. Perfect choice for anniversaries or a bride and groom suite. It offers a propane heat stove that has the ambiance of a wood burning stove for those chilly evenings in the fall or winter. Best view of all the three lower rentals and the greatest privacy and yet is within walking distance to the grocery stores and restaurants. It has a ravine to the north where the deer travel to the river and our guests are typically fortunate enough to view many kinds of wildlife such as deer, raccoons, tree squirrels and numerous species of birds.

    The Isabella Lake House was originally built for one of the pioneers of the Old Kernville town, Whiskey Flats. Moved from it's original location (the lake bottom) when the construction of the damn was completed in 1955. It now has a proud location over looking the entire north end of the Kern River Valley. It has two bedrooms and one master bathroom. There are a total of three queen beds and one single roll away bed. The third queen is located in a drop down sunroom off of the living area. The kitchen is well equipped with cooking gear, a full size refrigerator, four burner stove and large oven. There is a coffee maker, toaster and microwave. The views from the Isabella Lake House are spectacular and offer a panorama of the Kern River Valley and it's surrounding mountains The Paiutes, the Greenhorn Mountains and of course the Sequoia National Forest. Within 1/4 of a mile from the fabulous Kern River our guests can enjoy the great out doors and many of the activities offered here in Kernville. Within walking distance from the Lake House the "Kern River Brewing Company" is a very popular attraction as it boasts some of the finest local micro brews ever. Their Citrus Ale, a gold medal winner has been known to bring visitors from all over the country.

    The Kern Bunkhouse is a western cabin and has two spacious rooms. In the upper room is the kitchen complete with a full size refrigerator, four burner stove top, oven, microwave, toaster and coffee pot. Just to the left of the kitchen is the dinning and living areas. There is a full size bed for guests and a master bath with an upgraded beautifully tiled shower. The downstairs' room is the main sleeping room and has one queen, one single and one twin bed as well as 1/2 bath. Backed up by thousands of acres of private property and Sequoia National Forest land this property is a great choice for those that truly want to get away from it all yet still have the benefits of a cabin to cook and sleep in. Just 45 minutes from the Trail of a Hundred Giants, within 1/4 of a mile from the Kern River and 20 minutes away from Lake Isabella the Kern Bunkhouse is sure to be one you will come back to year after year! Pets too are welcome!