Casa del Campo Guest House - Hidden Treasure in the California Gold Country
Comments from our Guests:
"Wowee!  What a fantastic two-week long vacation!  The Casita is amazing.  Peter and Catherine made our experience unique and memorable, with fantastic meals, great conversations and an all together wonderful time.  We look forward to another "excuse" to stay at the Casa..."
--Dr. Gideon and Family, Grass Valley, CA
"I love the frogs, owls and beauty of the gardens, and all of your special touches inside.  It has been a true pleasure.  You are so warm and engaging, yet you provide privacy and the opportunity for me to be at one.  Thank you..."
--Jane, Fairfax, CA
"Casa del Campo!  At every turn...everywhere I look love and creativity bursts forth.  Art and nature!  The very best night's sleep I have had in years, so cozy and comfortable in the Casita, lulled to sleep by frogs in the  pond outside.  Thank you for always making me feel so at home, at peace and welcome..."
--Shari, Kapa'a, Kauai, HI
"Dear Catherine and Peter:  I can't say enough about how wonderful my stay with you was.  The room was lovely and comfortable.  The tours around town with delicious meals, interesting shops and amazing friends to meet were all spectacular!  Thanks again for your generosity..."
--Jane, Denver, CO
"Dear Catherine and Peter: Thank you for such a wonderful stay.  Your home is so warm and loving!  In gratitude..."
--Michael, Ashland, OR
"Our short vacation here was very memorable.  The place is amazing and unique, country-style, away from the city.  Peter and Catherine are great people-very accommodating!  I would love to come back and share the Casa with my friends..."
--Ellen, Palm Springs, CA
"Catherine and Peter:  You share all the beauty there is with all around you.  You have the most peaceful and lovely place we have ever stayed in.  Thank you so much..."
--Joan and Daniel, Quartzite, AZ
"Catherine and Peter:  Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!  What a fun experience at your  home: openness, hospitality, love.  Outstanding!..."
--Pam and John, Omaha, NE
"Catherine and Peter: Your generosity of space and spirit has made this visit one of my favorite trips ever.  Words can't express my appreciation for the safe haven and healing home away from home.  I will return and look forward to continuing our friendship throughout the years.  For your continued success and graceful living, I wish you much love and light."
--Brian, Los Angeles, CA
"Catherine and Peter:  Thank you so much for opening your home to us.  This place is a treasure and was an oasis to me when I needed it most.  I will certainly be back and so look forward to seeing you both again.  Please  keep in and let me know how your adventure develops."
--Meaghan, Seattle, WA
"Thank you for your great food and stimulating conversation.  I had a great time in an absolutely beautiful home and setting."
--Kathleen, Fresno, CA
"A marvelous discovery.  I'm so glad we weathered our difficulties to make it here,  We are already planning how we can come back.  Thank you so much for your generosity."
--Kirk, Alameda, CA
"Wow!  What a wonderful experience right from the first contact to my parting good-bye.  Peter and Catherine made me feel like family and created the perfect environment for me to feel nurtured and taken care of.  Beautiful home, beautiful grounds...and beautiful people.  Thank You!
--Heather, Laguna Niguel, CA
"Thanks for a lovely visit.  We had a delightful time, interesting conversation, and a great night's sleep.  Hope to return."
--Sandy, Sacramento, CA and Lindsay, Davis, CA
"Dear Peter and Catherine: Thank you so much for having us this weekend!  It was wonderful to reconnect and we hope to see you again soon...We loved the rooms, the river, and the company.  Much Love!"
--Lauren and Neal, San Francisco, CA
"Dear Peter and Catherine: Thank you for welcoming Poppy and I into your beautiful space.  And thank you for sharing your love!  Will see you again."
--Erin and Poppy, Mammoth Lakes, CA
"Peter and Catherine--Having to tear my kids away from your delightful company.  Catherine, you have a wonderful sense of color and aesthetics.  Your care has been amazing."
--Dale, Amy, Livia and Aaron, Ann Arbor, MI
--Julia and Dave, Bakersfield, CA
"What a lovely Casita.  Thank you Peter and Catherine for your warm hospitality and for providing such a peaceful retreat space.  So grateful and hope to see you again."
--Nina and Jennifer, San Rafael, CA
"Peter and Catherine: Thank you so much for your unbelievable hospitality.  We had an amazing stay here!  We appreciate every little detail of your welcoming home.  All the best!"
--Greg and Mike, San Diego, CA
"Peter and Catherine: Your home feels like my home.  The surroundings are wonderful.  The best part is the two of you.  I will consider you friends forever.  Best Regards."
--Karen, Novato, CA
"Peter and Catherine:  What a joy you both have been!  Your home has been a sanctuary that has filled my life, albeit temporarily, with peace, stimulation and creative juices, beauty, tranquility and friendship.  You have given me the strength to return to the realities of my life!  Thank you, thank you!  I hope our paths cross again.  I will miss you!  Love..."
--Sandy, San Diego, CA
"Enjoyed meeting you and seeing everything you've done.  Great!"
--Jon and Juliann, Colusa, CA
"To Our New and Dear Friends Peter and Catherine: To all the many details of your humble abode we have enjoyed sharing with you...much mahalo for making our stay here memorable--we will never forget our time here with you all."
--Dodie and John, Paradise, CA
"Wonderful place, decorative, creative, caring, comfortable--a place to return to again and again!  I hope we can.  Lovingly..."
--Els and Dave, Palm Harbor, FL
"Dear Catherine and Peter: You have made our stay in Grass Valley so wonderful. Thank you for your labor of love here at Casa del Campo.  Every detail is perfect in our room.  The attention to detail is so caring and amazing--we felt so cared for.  Everything was the best quality and we just felt pampered every time we turned around...Thank you for your loving care and welcoming hearts.  Much love..."
--Joy and Allen, San Francisco, CA
"What a fabulous place!!! We loved every minute we spent here.  The Casita is warm and comfortable--better than a hotel. Thanks Peter and Catherine for making our stay so special."
--Linda and Frank, Las Vegas, NV
"We cannot express in words what a wonderful experience it has been. You have been a second family for us during our trip and we greatly look forward to our next visit. We wish you and your spectacular Casa del Campo a great New Year. Not goodbye, but see you very soon!"
--Hilary and Dial, Los Angeles, CA
"Catherine, Peter, Marley and Boo-- It has been a truly unforgettable experience spending the last few days here at the Casa.  Your generosity and grace has made a huge impression on us both and undoubtedly return soon.  I cannot tell you both how sweet and sincere you both have been!  Thank you for a unique and memorable experience."
--Will and Crystal, Seattle, WA
"AWESOME! Live, learn and laugh is the Mantra for the Casa! Best experience I've ever had on or off the road!  Will never forget you all and hope to return some day."
--Don, Westmoreland, NH
"Catherine and Peter:
What an awesome stay!  You made it an extra-special experience--I've never stayed anywhere with a personalized 'movie night'!!  I will return-often!
Love and Blessings"
--Rita, Colorado Springs, CO
"We had a wonderful visit during our Valentine's weekend getaway.  Peter and Catherine are great hosts.  We will be back!"
--Linda and Scott, Paradise, CA
"My first visit was awesome! How great to see what my dear friend, Catherine and her husband, Peter have done with their home.  Color and light makes it feel so nurturing.  Upon my return I developed a cold and was so relieved I was staying in such a homey accommodation! 
Love to both of you!  Till next time..."
--Deb, Prescott, AZ
"This was such an amazing visit!  Thank you for having us and  making this one of the best trips we've been on.  We thoroughly enjoyed your home, grounds, town and most of all your  hospitality.  All the best to Peter, Catherine, Boo and Marley."
--the DiStefano's, Redondo Beach, CA
"Catherine and Peter,
Thanks so very much for the hospitality and sharing your beautiful home and warmth with us.  Looking forward to seeing you again.  Here's to new beginnings!"
--Donna and Jim, San Francisco, CA
"Catherine and Peter,
Thanks so much for a wonderful stay in the Casita--it was beautiful and the surroundings were so peaceful and serene.  You both were so accommodating with our two crazy boys and we can't wait to come back.  Thanks again!"
--The Maas Family, Reno, NV
"Catherine and Peter:
Thank you so much for your hospitality.  What a nice refuge from the daily hustle and bustle of life.  Enjoyed the grounds.  Breakfast was yummy, and of course the conversations. "
--James and Gail, Chico, CA
"Estimados Peter y Catherine:
Muchas gracias por hacernos santir como en casa estes dos dias en la Casa del Campo (very appropriate name!!)  Ha sido poco tiempo pero la sufficiente para disprutar de este lugar, su tranquilidad, y su comodidad.  Ojala podamos volver y ver una de las peliculas de Harry Potter (ha ha!)"
Un abrazo y un saludo a los perros (woof-woof).
--Javier y Kathy, Mexico City, MX
"Dear Catherine and Peter:
Thank you so much for allowing us in your home.  Aside from the beautiful, sensitive and brilliantly creative environment, we have enjoyed speaking with you and will carry your stories with out throughout our lives.  Thank you.  Truly.  You are the best!"
--Larissa and Krystel, Portland, OR
"Peter and Catherine:
Words can't express our gratitude for your wonderful hospitality!  Staying at the Casita Fresca has really been a pleasure; we felt right at home!  You really have done a great job with Casa del Campo--it is quite an amazing and tranquil place.  We really enjoyed having a glass of wine outside on the mosaic lit table.  Conversations with the other guests at breakfast were also such a delight!  We will definitely be coming back, in addition to recommending this place to friends and family.  Thank you! "
--Evelyn, Robert and Emily, Davis and Berkeley, CA and West Lafayette, IN
"Peter and Catherine:
Your place is incredible and you are both awesome.  We thank you for the hospitality that is above and beyond.  The dogs are great.  Your decor is inspiring.  We can't thank you enough for everything."
--Corey and Maew, San Pedro, CA
"Peter and Catherine,
Thank you so much for creating this unbelievably beautiful, comfortable, welcoming, unique environment/experience!  What you've done with the Casa and the way you interact with your guests gives new meaning to the word "hospitality".  No detail is left unattended from the welcoming committee/dessert to the multiple outdoor nooks for relaxing to the "like home only way more creative" room.  It all combined to make this the perfect backdrop to our wonderful week in the area, and we are so grateful.  'Til we meet again!"
PS: I'm still trying to figure out how you got that deer to join me for breakfast!
--Sherrill and Greg, Hollis, NH
"Thank you both so much for your friendliness, hospitality and the wonderful surroundings!  Until we meet again."
--Greg, Hollis, NH
"Peter and Catherine,
Many thanks for your gracious welcome.  Casa del Campo was a marvelous venue.  Meeting you made the visit most enjoyable--a real pleasure."
--Bernie and Tom, San Francisco, CA
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
We enjoyed our stay so much, we are sure you will see us again!  We  love the Casita Mexicana--its colors are so amazingly harmonious and happiness-inducing.  All your creativeness and gift are for the world to enjoy.  We will surely recommend this place and hope to bring more of our family.  We wish you all the luck with the endeavor--may excellent people, fun and prosperity be yours.
Thank you for the advice and your hospitality!"
--Nikki, Brady and Emeline, Piedmont, CA
P.S. I loved the dogs--Emeline
"Dear Catherine & Peter:
We had a wonderful, wonderful time here at the Casita.  Not only the guesthouse is very comfortable and beautifully/tastefully decorated, the conversations and the kind and warm hospitality we received makes us immensely grateful.  Thank you so much, and we will come back!"
--Zahra, Hoory and Nasser, Union City, CA
"Dear Catherine and Peter,
Love, love, love!  The amazing space you have created!  I wish I could have stayed all week.  You have made me feel welcome like a friend.  Thank you for everything.  I will be back many more times in the future."
--Debbie, San Diego, CA
"Dear Catherine and Peter,
Thank you so very much for your hospitality and "tours".  I can't express enough how grateful I am for all the help you gave to both me and the family.  I really enjoyed the Casita--the colors and all the details you have put into each room.  My experience has been completely delightful and I hope to return in the not-too-distant future.  Best wishes."
--Lynne, Oro Valley, AZ
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
Thank you for your warm welcome, lively conversation, and for inviting us along on your morning dog walk in the neighborhood.  We loved seeing the old oaks and hearing about the gaggle of geese in the pond.  The Casita Fresca was a peaceful and beautiful place to stay on this weekend when we were in town to celebrate the wedding of Thomas and Christina."
--Catherine, David and Maddy, Corvallis, OR
"You've created a little piece of Heaven with your love and artistry--thank you so much!"
--Jean and George, Carmichael, CA
"Wow--we feel so lucky to have found your Casa!  Thank you so much for your hospitality and for sharing your beautiful home.  It has been such a pleasure to meet you.  We will be back and will spread the word to family and friends."
--Liz and Bruce, Walnut Creek, CA
"Catherine and Peter:
Thank you for a most relaxing visit.  Your home is most amazing.  We really enjoyed ourselves."
--Cindy and Jerry, Danville, CA
"Catherine and Peter,
Thank you sooo much for your hospitality, generosity and kindness.  This truly has been our home away from home.  The Casita Fresca is simply the most inviting, wonderful, fresh environment for family and relaxation.  We will miss Boo and Marley and all of the adventures we've had.  The "Darling-est" family will be back for more visits!  Thank you again."
--Dan, Erica and Emily, San Angelo, TX
"You are perfect hosts.  I brought my precious family to your charming B & B and all 6 of us have had a delightful stay.  We range from vegetarians to meat eaters to fish eaters and all agree on one thing: your home is wonderful.  Thank you."
--Carole and Kennie, Vallejo, CA
"Thank you for your wonderful hospitality and for sharing the beautiful Shangri-La that you both have created.  Who knows, maybe we'll end up in this area!"
--Lael, Donald, Skye and Rumi, Madison, WI
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
Thank you so much for having us as your guests this weekend.  You have a wonderful, relaxing home and we're so glad we got to stay here with you.  You've created a wonderful place and we can't wait to come back!"
--Peter, Anne and Heather, San Francisco, CA
"Wonderful space!  Thanks so much for sharing your lovely Casa with us."
--Carol, Cromberg, CA
"A lovely, inspiring place.  Love it!"
--Pat, Brookings, OR
"Thanks Peter and Catherine for a small refuge from the wedding visit.  Loved the walks and talks.  Hopefully, I'll bring Helene here someday.  If you are ever in SLC...Cheers!"
--Michael, Salt Lake City, UT
"Peter and Catherine,
Gratitude for your Healing way and place--a sanctuary for our hearts at an important time."
--Alexis, Santa Barbara, CA
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
Thank you for opening your home and sanctuary for Alexis and I.  Our journey is also your journey.  Your heartfelt expression and hard manifestation of your hearts was a beautiful stepping stone on our journey.  Thank you for being gracious, kind and lovely hosts.  May all be just--well!"
--Glenn, Fort Bragg, CA
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
Thank you both so much for another wonderful adventure at Casa del Campo!  A great time of year to visit...with the beginnings of fall in the air and foliage.  Thank you for sharing your "Acre of Heaven" with me...the warmth of your friendship, and two of your "movie favorites" that I will savor for a long time to come.  Catherine--I am always appreciative of your including me in some of your creative projects.  It is always a treat for me.
'Til next time."
--Shari, Hercules, CA
"To Peter and Catherine,
My visit to the beautiful Casa del Campo was amazing.  Everywhere I looked I only saw beautiful new things.  The house is great and I loved the Blue Room.  My stay was so lovely and I hope to return very soon.  It was so lovely to meet you!  Great weekend--thank you so much for everything."
--Julia, Reno, NV
"Wow--We really enjoyed our stay--your hospitality was warm and genuine.  Great coffee and treats!  Enjoyed Marley and Boo."
--Ann and Jim, Pittsburg, CA
"Peter and Catherine,
We had a great time at your place!   Thank you so much for the delicious breakfast!  We'll definitely come back.  You guys created a beautiful place."
--Julia and Jason, San Francisco, CA
"Peter and Catherine,
Our family is so grateful for your hospitality.  Your attention to every detail was appreciated--we only wish we had more time exploring your beautiful property.  Boo and Marley will be missed, they are so sweet and playful.  Thank you so much for everything you did during our stay."
--Dan, Carolyn and Jameson, Colorado Springs, CO
"Thank you guys for your abundance in hospitality and the warmth of spirit that you have brought to this beautiful place.  This experience will remain in my memory and hopefully I'll be back with a new visitor or two someday!"
--Matt, Colorado Springs, CO
"Peter and Catherine,
Your space is exceptional.  What an utter treat to spend this amazing celebratory time in your home.  The Casita made a perfect space for our little family to truly be home away from home.  BIG HUGS, warm thanks, and wishes for another visit soon."
--Melanie, Sean and Daniel, Houston, TX
"Catherine and Peter,
Thank you so much for having us in your lovely home!  Our wedding night was just wonderful.  Your hospitality and welcoming hearts make this place so unique--we will return!  
With much love,
--Russ and Brynda, Grass Valley, CA
"Peter and Catherine,
Thank you so much for your exceptional hospitality and kindness.  Loved the conversations about life and spirit.  I look forward to many more.  Lots of love and good cheer."
--Jane, Fresno, CA
"Peter and Catherine,
Thank you so much, your home is a beautiful space.  We felt so comfortable and fortunate to get here with such short notice.  Thank you again.  See you soon.  Keep creating."
--Clay and Deedee, Rocklin, CA
"Peter and Catherine,
Wonderful is inadequate to describe how our brief stay here has been.  If fortune services us, it would be a wish to see you again."
Weldon and Mahshid, Maggie and Kurt, Fremont, CA
"What a lovely spot to reunite with my long-lost cunada!  Thanks so much for taking care of Maria and I these few precious days.  What lovely people we have added to the network of our community!  Your home and crafts are inspiring."
--Michele, Yuba City, CA and Maria, Indio, CA
"Peter and Catherine,
Thank you for a lovely peaceful spot to rest and regroup.  Our stay was amazing and we thank you for all your advice."
"What a wonderful place!  I love it here.  Thank you so much for the hospitality.  I'll be back for sure!  Big hugs to Marley and Boo."
--Karen and  Deborah, Santa Rosa, CA
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
Thank you so much for the absolutely lovely stay at your beautiful home! You two are so sweet and the hospitality was amazing--the warmth of your presence made our stay!  Have a very merry holiday season and we hope to see you both in the near future.
Best wishes."
--Gary, Bobbie, Zeke, Logan and Loki, Walnut Creek, CA
"Thanks for the Blue Room.  We enjoyed our Thanksgiving stay and how your mulberry tree showered us with gold this morning.  Best wishes for the holidays."
--Deb, San Francisco, CA
"It is lovely to meet you.  Thank you for sharing your lovely home.
--Craig, San Francisco, CA
"Peter and Catherine,
We have truly enjoyed our visit.  Both of you are so inspiring to us.  We will visit with our entire family so they may enjoy you, your home, and your art(s).  We will be back!"
--Jeffrey, Nicola and Jada, Henderson, NV
"Thanks for our visit!  We will be back soon."
--Jada, Henderson, NV
"Not just your home--!  Your experiences, your time--such a gift!  Thanks and love."
--Jeff, Henderson, NV
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
It was such a lovely visit--both Evie and I enjoyed our visits with you and the dogs.  The Casita is very welcoming and we had a wonderful time whether in town or hanging at the Casita.  Very welcoming and enjoyable!  We look forward to returning and with friends.
Happy Days!  Thanks for everything."
--Carmen and Evie, Fresno, CA
"Catherine and Peter,
Awesome stay.  Soooo comfy we enjoyed our stay so much.  Our room was perfect for our family.  We would love to come again.
Happy New Year!
--Yvette, Eric, Humberto and Lily, Renton, WA
"What a pleasant stay in the Casita!  So comfortable, warm and pretty...and surrounded by my friends the Pines!  Thank you for your wonderful hospitality Peter and Catherine."
--Linda, Santa Cruz, CA
"Peter and Catherine,
Delighted to be here.  The perfect complement to the healing I came to Grass Valley to do.
--Julie, Fairfax, CA
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
What a wonderful creation you have made of your home!  What a pleasant place to pass through, pause, and plan to return.
Thanks for sharing your time for walking, talking and eating--and your good spirits!
--Debby, Corte Madera, CA
"Thank you so much for the lovely weekend.  Your haven is beautiful and the frogs are wonderful.  I hope to come back someday with friends."
--Jan, San Francisco, CA
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
You are a talented, warm and welcoming couple!  We so enjoyed our stay here and look forward to returning.  You told us things about the area we hadn't known--even after 20+ years of visiting.  Thank you, thank you."
--Phyllis and Dan, San Diego, CA
"Peter and Catherine,
Thank you for hosting us.  You have a beautiful home and a beautiful energy about you.  Thank you for the serenity experience!
--Chloe, Calen, Rachel and Tony, Reno, NV
"Peter and Catherine,
Thank you for a truly beautiful weekend.  We love the Casita--the tile work, mosaics and color make it a lovely place to be.  But it's having you as hosts that really made our time here special.  We leave richer than we came.
Thank you!"
--Lucy and Thad, El Cerrito, CA
PS Thank you for the Valentine's chocolates--yum!
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
Thank you so much for having us to stay!  Your place is amazing and we love all the detail work that you put into it.  Hope to make it out again soon."
--Tya, Erin and Kelsie, Berkeley and Santa Rosa, CA
"Catherine and Peter,
We thank you for time at the beautiful Casa:  your warmth, your care, the amazing granola, and sharing your land and your hearts.  We will share the word so others can leave as full as we are."
--Maureen and Karim, Mill Valley, CA
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
You are extraordinary innkeepers to the world, and my stay with you at the Casa has been inspiring, recharging, and fulfilling beyond my imagination.
Casa Del Campo is beautifully and simply an extension of your gracious spirits, and please know that all of the passion you have instilled into that bold adventure enriches our lives as your guests.
How remarkable it is to have experienced such unexpected joy by choosing to stay at your real-world Shangri La."
--Leslie, Boulder, CO
"Peter and Catherine,
Casa del Campo was and is the most amazing location and atmosphere that I have enjoyed in quite some time.  Thank you for your warm and generous hospitality.  Until we meet again, peace, love and joy."
--Heather, Glide, OR
"Dearest Peter and Catherine,
Oh My--what a blessing you both are as well as your lovely and sacred-feeling space!  Gratitude abounds!  Love and light."
--Karen, Jamestown, CA
"Hugs...until we meet again."
"Dear Peter and Catherine,
Thank you so much for hosting us for a blissful two weeks at your lovely home.  Casa del Campo became a home away from home and a welcome respite.  Blessings to you both and to sweet Marley and Boo.  If you ever find yourselves in Brazil, please let me know!  I would be happy to host you at my place! "
--Brittany, Rio de Janiero, Brazil
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