Cort Cottage  a private guest cottage near Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park


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The outside deck is made from the circular bottom of a large redwood wine vat. A shade umbrella and table with chairs provide an outdoor living space. Hiking and mountain biking is welcomed nearby on the BLM land at Case Mountain a few yards from the driveway entrance to the cottage.

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The kitchen is fully equipped for cooking, including microwave, gas stove, refrigerator, coffee maker, and all dishes and cooking utensils. Breakfast food is minimal, with cold cereal and oatmeal, freshly ground French roast coffee, both regular and decaf, sugar and half and half, along with an assortment of herbal teas and English teas.

Links for grocery shopping:
Three Rivers • Village Market on Hwy 198 MAP HERE
Visalia • Save Mart with easy on/off Hwy 198 MAP HERE
Bakersfield • Trader Joe's MAP HERE
Fresno • Trader Joe's MAP HERE

There is an outside flower and herb bed at the level of the kitchen window at the sink.


A TV with DVD, equipped with satellite TV, and a stereo with a CD player is also found in the living room. A distinctive library of books and magazines are available for thoughtful browsing. Iron and ironing board, flashlight, board games, bathing supplies, and other amenities are offered for guests. The cooling system for summer months is a ductless air conditioner which keeps the cottage cool and comfortable, and also heats the cottage in the winter. The cottage has a telephone that allows for unlimited long distance calling (in USA only). Only ATT cell phones work in this area. WiFi internet via satellite is available with limited data use. Smoking is discouraged, allowed on the outside deck only. Please, no pets. The resident cats do not go into the cottage, so it is dander free for guests with allergies.

Living room with futon opened up as a bed.


There is a queen-size bed, with down comforter in the bedroom area and a futon sofa in the living room which opens to a full-size bed. The bathroom has a tiled step down shower which also doubles as a sit down bath tub.


Up canyon view from the circular window of the cottage

The natural setting is breathtaking for this private bed and breakfast guest cottage deep in Salt Creek Canyon at the foot of Case Mountain. Fitting snugly into the the hillside, the Cottage has an open floor plan and was designed and built in 1985 as a special home for Elsah's Grandma. Grandma's favorite color of blue is found in the dishes, carpets, linens and furniture. A panoramic half-circle window frames the Sierra Nevada Foothills and meadow outside, and provides a magnificent framing for the star-studded night sky and the full moon rise from behind the mountains across the canyon.