Downieville Carriage House Inn   

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Carriage House Inn, Downieville, Ca. Located on the Downie River in  Historic downtown Downieville. Recently remodeled; our Inn now features beautiful decks overlooking the Downie River. The comfort and charm of our inn continues to attract and bring back our regular guest, and new visitors.   Our continental breakfast starts with the best fresh ground coffee beans in the county, along with breakfast breads, oatmeal, bagels, juice, tea or hot cocoa. We enjoy accommodating group retreats, family gatherings and small intimate weddings. We invite you to come and see Winter in Downieville, and enjoy your view of Downieville and the river from your room.A day in Downieville

     The way it was is the way it still is in Downieville, California.   Nestled in a forested canyon at 2,950 feet, picturesque and historic Downieville is a true relic of the California Gold Rush where life carries on much as it did a century ago.

We enjoy mountain biking and offer safe bicycle storage for your favorite bike! Shuttle service to mountain trails can be arranged. Call Yuba Expedition 530-289-3012 or


Downieville is in the northern reaches of the Sierra Nevada and was one of the foremostcities of the Northern Mines. One of the prettiest of the Gold Rush towns, Downieville is situated at the confluence of two sparkling rivers : the Downie River and the North Fork of the Yuba River. 

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     The downtown area of this quaint little town is like stepping back into Downieville Main Streettime, with its interesting buildings and historical landmarks. Walk the narrow streets and wooden sidewalks. Browse through the unique small gift and antique shops. Shop for authentic gold nugget jewelry. Dine in one of several restaurants with riverfront views and then enjoy a stage production at the Yuba Theatre. Or spend a relaxing summer evening by sharing a town bench with some of the locals and watching the world go by.

     A wealth of history is available wherever you turn. Visit the museums and picture yourself here when the town began in 1848. The Museum on Main Street is filled with  Gold Rush artifacts and early photographs. It is open 10- 5 May through October. See the historic town gallows (1885) still standing outside the County  Courthouse

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Gold dredging around Downieville

Local events in Sierra County and dates as listed on their  site.





Vacation House Rentals in Downieville
Peak Season - Memorial Day weekend through October 1st

All Vacation Rentals have a 60-day cancellation policy. A $500 deposit check is required upon your reservation; payment in full is required 30 days prior to arriving. For last minute reservations, full payment is due with your confirmation agreement. Your confirmation letter will dictate who to make your check payable, depending on the house reserved.   Do NOT make checks payable to the The Carriage House.


The most beautiful spot on the river offers a secluded beach along with magnificent views of the Yuba River.
Peak season (Mid June through September) is rented by the week for $1600 plus tax for six or seven nights.
Pricing for off-season (non peak) is a 3-night minimum at $300 per night or a 4-night minimum for $250 per night.  Winter rates available upon request.

This home accepts major credit cards, Visa, MC or American Express.


Sorry, No Pets Allowed at Willoughby's


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Downtown Downieville

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110 Commercial Street

Downieville CA, 95936

(530) 289-3573 for reservations.


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