Fleming Jones Worth the effort

Finding Fleming Jones Homestead well worth the effort

Written by: Pat Lakey

A beautiful bed and breakfast inn where miniature horses dash about the property, tiny prancers that delight the guests lucky enough to visit while they are foals — and just a few minutes from Highway 50 and downtown Placerville.

Never heard of it?

Tucked among 11 acres along Newtown Road, the Fleming Jones Homestead might not be widely known were it not for the efforts of the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce and other publicity engines that get the word out.

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Fleming Jones Homestead Bed & Breakfast Inn

Posted by: El Dorado County Visitors Authority

Tell us a bit about the Fleming Jones Homestead Bed & Breakfast Inn. It’s a historic home near downtown Placerville, on a property originally occupied by the Jones family during the gold rush and later homesteaded by Fleming Jones.  The B&B was built in 1883 from locally sourced cedar and came to be when Fleming’s granddaughter, Faye Jones Rupley Gunby Cannon, sold it to Jan Condit (the previous owner) who originally opened the B&B in 1980.  Mark and I bought the place in 1999 and reopened the B&B in 2001 and added solar in 2006 which provides 55% of our electrical needs.

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