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New Zealand
Reviewed 3 April 2013

I was reminded of scenes from `Gone with the Wind` when staying in this old family homestead and wished we could postpone our sightseeing of the National parks to investigate further the treasures that fill the home and garden. Monica and Jack were warm friendly and welcoming and we felt totally spoiled throughout our 2 night stay. Our every wish...

Thank MaryKiwi
wickyup, Owner at Wicky-Up Ranch Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Good morning, dear Guests. We have just re-read your beautiful, appreciative review from way back ion 2013, and we'd like to extend an invitation to you to visit us again. There are so many interesting things to do, new things to see and, of course, all the things you enjoyed to do again. We hope that 2017 will be the...

Claremont, California
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Whimsy, relaxing walks and conversation, excellent food. Four friends stepped back in time to enjoy the ambience of working orange groves and grazing cattle. Monica and Jack are gracious hosts. Jack's sculptures are quite remarkable, sprinkled about the grounds and inside the house. Monica is the curator, well versed in the history of her family and the 100 year-old house...

1Thank 620RobertR
wickyup, Owner at Wicky-Up Ranch Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Good morning, dear Guests. This is such a delightful review. Thank you. Sweet Pea is still taking our visitors on scenic walks, and all is well at Wicky Up Ranch. There are so many wonderful things to do in our area. Give us a call, and we'll help you plan an itinerary. Our doors are wide open for your return...

Camarillo, California, United States
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Arriving at Wicky-Up Ranch is like stepping into a slower more gracious era where your needs and wants are indulged with great warmth and skillful attention. The turn-of-the century Craftsman house is comfy and beautiful at the same time, with interesting family keepsakes adding to the pleasing ambiance. The bed was divine and we woke to the sound of mourning...

Thank Hank W
Palm Desert,CA
Reviewed 11 September 2012

Our innkeepers were not only welcoming, but warm and gracious. We had great conversations with Monica and Jack about the local history and orange growing. They provide concierge service to make sure we saw all the most important sights in the area. The beds were dreamy and comfortable and the food was beautifully presented and tasty as well; all served...

3Thank Offthebeatenpath011
Reviewed 26 August 2012

We were greeted by a whimsical, sculpted, marching band in the driveway which set a delightful tone for our visit. Our hosts graciously took as much time as necessary to help us get from the B&B to both Sequoia and Kings Canyon. Their directions and suggested plans were most helpful. The breakfasts were fantastic and were made with the freshest...

3Thank bill and carol l
Yelling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Wicky up ranch is a B&B steeped in history, which the owners share with their guests in a homely yet unobtrusive way. From the family pictures on the walls to Monica's father's flying uniform hung modestly in the corner, not only is this a superb B&B but also a real treat to share something so special. Monica and Jack are...

2Thank Katy D
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Reviewed 16 July 2012

This is one of the best B&B's we have ever stayed at. We felt at home from the moment we walked in the door. We stayed 2 perfect nights inthe upstairs bedroom. Breakfast each morning was a fantastic treat. Monica even adjusted what she made to fit my wife's diet but left my own feast alone. I would advice anyone...

2Thank Chris P
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 June 2012

I have stayed in many B&Bs around Europe and a few in the US. Wicky Up rivals all of them. The breakfasts Monica prepared were some of the best I've ever had, the attention to detail was immaculate and our stay was extremely cozy and relaxing. Monica is very knowledgable about the area, the Sequoia parks and the ranch she...

1Thank Maddie B
Glendora, California
Reviewed 7 June 2012

We stayed 3 nights at Wicky Up to celebrate our anniversary and to do some hiking in Sequoia and Kings Canyon. This was the perfect spot, located an easy distance from both parks. Our hosts were so helpful with easy to follow maps to the parks, nearby restaurants, shopping and sightseeing. We felt right at home in their B&B, with...

1Thank debrick79
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 23 February 2012

I had a great time at Wicky-Up. Jack and Monica were the perfect hosts - any questions or problems that came up, they were quick to help. I actually ran into their place by chance - they just happened to have a room for the days I needed (in the summer hot months - hard to find a place last...

2Thank julie d

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jack and Monica Pizura welcome you to join them on a working orange ranch and to step back in time as you enter their gracious turn-of-the-century iconic home now celebrating its 17th year anniversary. Designed in 1901 by an architect for Monica's ancestor, Illinois State Senator Fred E. Harding, the incomparable two-story Craftsman/Victorian-style home shows exterior elements of a British Colonial style found in India and Africa.  A must-stay for lovers of history, antiques, architecture, original art, oriental rugs and a perfect idealic retreat to explore the majestic Sequoia park and other  local attractions.Choose the peaceful country-feel of the Juliana Suite with private shower/bath and stunning views of trees, mountains and sunsets; the more formal Lucy Harding Room with its unique cedar panels, vintage queen-size bed, private shower/bath with sounds of the Pond Fountain or the brightly-decorated Garden Cottage with stacked beds (the top a twin, the bottom a full-size feather bed), intimate enclosed garden shower and private patio entrance.   Whatever room you choose, you will be immersed by the charm and delightful  environment of this historical inn.Wicky-Up is a member of the Slow Food movement, growing its own fresh herbs and tomatoes and buying fresh, organic and locally whenever possible. A candlelight breakfast of culinary delights, served on Villeroy and Boch china,  features fresh-squeezed Heirloom Washington navel orange juice from the ranch and blended organic rain forest coffee in a dining room appointed with 19th century  antiques. Classical music quietly plays in the background.  On the menu, some favorites are baked French Toast Naranjo, Fiesta Soufflé, Omelets with Roasted Rosemary Potatoes (Sundays only), Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, Lavender/Honey Glazed Grapefruit and  Poached Pears in a Cranberry-Lemon reduction.Our in includes Wi-Fi, Port wine and a variety of beverages to be enjoyed on the verandah, in the garden, or by the fireplace; fresh cut flowers; fluffy bathrobes; bedside chocolates; gardens with cooing doves; a detailed tour of the historic home and unforgettable, old-fashioned hospitality.We welcome and endeavor to make your visit and experience here a truly memorable one.*Wireless Internet access (WiFi) available. ... more   less 

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Address: 22702 Avenue 344, Woodlake, CA 93286-9712
Region: United States > California > Woodlake
Price Range: $95 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“This is a Bed and Breakfast, not a hotel, and it is MUCH better than any hotel.”
sthompsonlcsw, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Each room has its own charm”
paulydavies, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you have a family, rent the top floor (suite) of the home, it has two bedrooms, then you share the bathroom. No TV is a blessing!”
D6203YLannes, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“If you stay in the cottage, you still have access to the kitchen, living room and porch at the ranch house. It would be nice to bring a tablet with to watch a movie in the cottage.”
100Midwest100, 16 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Upstairs suite has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Good for a family.”
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