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All-Wood Sierra Cabin in the Woods Near Arnold/Bear Valley

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Last updated: 07/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Dorrington cabin description

Mountain House is located at 5,200 feet only minutes from the Stanislaus River, Lake Alpine and the Bear Valley Ski Area. Nestled on a 1/2 acre lot with large cedars and fir trees you in the forest over looking the woods yet only minutes from recreation that includes down hill skiing in the winter, kayaking and canoeing in the summer, swimming and always great hiking.

The peaceful and beautiful surrounds of the Mountain House cabin make it a great retreat from the San Francisco Bay Area only 3 hours away off Hwy 4.

There is also the historic gold mining towns of Murphy and Angels Camp only just 20 minutes down the hill and of course the Big Trees State Park with it's towering 1000 year old redwoods.

Come and enjoy a weekend away in the summer or winter for a great retreat back to nature.


Snow parks and Bear Valley ski area: We have easy access to Winter recreation areas. The Bear Valley ski area which includes down hill skiing, cross country and events through the winter is only 16 miles or 20 minutes from our cabin. In addition, there are to Snow Parks monitored by the State of California near by. The Stanuslaus Snow Park, only 15 minutes up Hwy 4, and The Lake Alpine Snow Park. You need to purchase a daily pass and can park your vehicle in plowed parking lot. Cross country, snow shoeing, sledding are available at these two locations.

Summer fun with rivers, lakes and hiking: Our cabin is perfectly located for local recreation at by rivers and lakes. The Stanislaus River is only 15 minutes away, Lake Alpine is 16 miles east past Bear Valley and the wonderful Utica and Spicer Reservoirs that are perfect for kayaking are about an hour away. And for our 6 year old, we go to White Pines Lake near Arnold a great, simple place to be in the afternoon with family just down the road. For hiking the options are endless as you get up into the national forest.

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Car Available

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Pets Considered
              • Children Welcome
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                has dresser and side table...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                has dresser and side table...moreless

              • Loft: 1 queen, 2 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                loft has separate sleeping area for sleep sofa...moreless

              • The bedrooms are down stairs and private. Upstairs their is a very large loft area that has a queen, two full size beds and a twin bed. There is a separate sleeping area in the loft with a fold out hide-a-bed. The loft has it's own full bathroom, a separate entry to the outside on a small deck and very high all-wood ceilings....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                laundry in bathroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Sky light and high ceiling...moreless

              • Bathroom down stairs also has washer and dryer. Upstairs bathroom has a sky light and shower....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • If you have any questions about accommodations or what to bring please ask....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • VCR
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library
                  • Toys

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Caves
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping

                  local services and businesses

                      • ATM/Bank

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain
                      • Lake
                      • Mountain View

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Kayaking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Sailing
                      • Golf
                      • Rafting
                      • Spelunking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Swimming
                      • Fishing
                      • Skiing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountaineering

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 10 people

                          General

                          • Broadband Access
                          • Telephone
                          • Heating
                          • Wood Stove
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Firewood
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided

                          Kitchen

                          • Kitchen
                          • Kitchenette
                          • Blender
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave

                          Outside

                          • Barbecue
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Outdoor Grill
                           

                          Reviews

                          Write a review 4.7
                          from 7 traveler reviews
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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Spring - Summer
                          May 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $150 $160
                          Fri, Sat
                          $925 $2,100
                          Fall
                          Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $145 $155
                          Fri, Sat
                          $750 $1,800
                          Winter
                          Dec 1 - Apr 10, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $180
                          $1,000 $2,500
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $160 $165
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,000 $2,500
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $20
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                          • Cleaning $90
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          $150 - $180 per night

                          Winter rates vary from $160 to $180 per night. However, rates over the Christmas and New Years periods may vary. Please contact us for a quote.

                          Summer and Fall rates vary from $150 to $160 per night


                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                          Last updated: 07/06/2014
                          Check availability
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                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          156 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          San Francisco

                          Car: Necessary

                          Stanislaus National Forest, Big Trees State Park, Lake Alpine, Utica and Union Reservoirs, Bear Valley Ski Area, Snow Parks, The Dardanelles, Ebbetts Pass, Pacific Crest Trail, Bear Valley Music Festival, Murphy's Musical Theater, Wine Tasting, Angels Camp, Sonora, Jamestown, Moaning Cavern Caves, Winery's, Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Cross Country Skiing, Swimming Stanislaus River, Fly Fishing, Trout fishing, kayaking, canoeing

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1999

                          About the owner: We own Mountain House our large rustic cabin for 14 years now. We purchased it with two other families that are good friends of ours. We love the Sierras and found our cabin, which is located on a half acre amongst tall cedars and pines, a perfect place for relaxing and as a base camp for swimming with our kids, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and in the Winter, cross country skiing. And of course, it's a perfect place for our dogs, we now have two. We love it up here, hope you can too.

                          Why the Owner Chose Dorrington:
                          We love the Sierras. And we particularly like the Hwy 4 area near Dorrington and Bear Valley. It's never too crowed as the Lake Tahoe often is. And, it's only a 3 hour drive from the Bay Area. It's easy to get around and spectacular views here. It's also unique, and wonderful up in the mountains where you get all four seasons of weather in a great wooded environment.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                          Large deck facing out into the woods with massive pines. Totally quiet location, very peaceful. It's a cabin...lots of wood and great location.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: french, german, english

                          Links to more information:

                          Guestbook comments from the owner

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                          Photos

                          • Great room with 25 foot ceiling

                            Great room with 25 foot ceiling

                          • Great room and kitchen to right

                            Great room and kitchen to right

                          • The wood stove

                            The wood stove

                          • Kitchen area

                            Kitchen area

                          • The second bedroom

                            The second bedroom

                          • Loft

                            Loft

                          • New deck in the snow

                            New deck in the snow

                          • Out on the deck in the woods

                            Out on the deck in the woods

                          • when we had 4 feet of snow!

                            when we had 4 feet of snow!

                          • Stanislaus River the summer, 15 min away

                            Stanislaus River the summer, 15 min away

                          • At White Pines Lake 20 minutes from our cabin

                            At White Pines Lake 20 minutes from our cabin

                          • Cabin entry with new deck

                            Cabin entry with new deck

                          • Living area

                            Living area

                          • Cabin view in the woods with new deck

                            Cabin view in the woods with new deck

                          • Cabin in the snow

                            Cabin in the snow

                          • From the deck, heavy snow

                            From the deck, heavy snow

                          • The woods right next to the cabin

                            The woods right next to the cabin

                          • Cross country skiing 20 minutes away

                            Cross country skiing 20 minutes away

                          $145 - $180 per night (USD)
                          7

                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 12

                          View calendar: Updated 07/06/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Speaks: french, german, english
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