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Bearcub Chalet* - a Deluxe Mountain Home for All Seasons

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Deluxe Home Built in 2001

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Last updated: 07/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Arnold house description

The Bearcub Chalet, built in 2001, is a beautiful 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom 'A-frame' mountain home with large recreation room, loft and redwood deck with spa. Situated on a hillside in the midst of tall pines at Blue Lake Springs resort in Arnold (elevation 4000 feet) near Calaveras Big Trees State Park, it is easily accessible by a level driveway even in snow.

The resort's facilities at Snowflake Lodge, which is a two-minute walk from the chalet, include tennis, basketball and volleyball courts. During the summer the pool, snack bar and a lake with a sandy beach are open for a small daily fee.

Outdoor movies and children's supervised arts and crafts programs are available from May to September. On weekends all year round the restaurant offers excellent dining open exclusively to residents and renters of the community. Reservations advised.

We offer special rates in the Fall for concerts at Ironstone Vineyards and fall harvest season. The cabin is only 20 minutes from Murphys, which now boasts many tasting rooms for the wonderful award winning local wineries.

Bear Valley ski resort, 20 miles to the east, is known as a family-friendly, lower-cost resort, which offers excellent downhill and cross country skiing for all skill levels. Other popular winter activities are sledding, snowshoeing, snowboarding and snowmobiling.

Activities in the surrounding national forests include fishing, hiking among ancient redwoods, mountain biking on established trails, rafting on the Stanislaus river and canoeing on crystalline lakes. Among other attractions of the area are the famous Moaning and Mercer Caverns, historic Gold Rush towns, winery tours, several golf courses, as well as swimming, boating, fishing and water skiing on the New Melones reservoir.

Keywords: Mountain Home

Property Type

  • House
  • 2850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Rec Room with pool table/table tennis and foosball. Many board games, electric organ, upright piano...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            One step up to front door...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 13-14

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Loft + Den

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          • Bedroom 5: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Sofabed in Rec Room downstairs, shower & toilet...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) In the bunk room, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Loft and rec room have queen sofa beds, Bunk Beds (1) 2 bunk beds, one lower one is a double...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator:

            New fridge installed summer 2011 with ice and cold water dispenser...moreless

          • Catering Available:

            Through Executive Decision. Ask owners...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            New Bosch dw installed summer 2011...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Bring your own paper products...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Drip and Espresso...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Dining
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            Linens are optional and can be provided for an additional fee. Please contact owners for details....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Available for small additional charge in case of heatwave...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Can park 4-5 cars or minivans comfortably...moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            Large supply of dry wood...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Heating
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Rare opportunity to never drive on vacation. 2 min walk to lodge with pool, swimming lake, tennis/basketball courts, free evening movies in summer, restaurant open on weekends...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Music Library:

                (2) Now iPod/iPhone compatible in Living Room (aux plug in to stereo) and Rec Room (socket on Sony stereo). Classical, jazz and rock CDs available too....moreless

              • Video Library:

                (2) Large adult and kid library of videos and DVDs in upstairs loft and downstairs rec room. Netflix and Roku too....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (2) Now featuring free Netflix and Roku on both TVs! ...moreless

              • Games:

                Wide variety of board games, puzzles, cards etc...moreless

              • Television:

                Upstairs in loft, downstairs in rec room...moreless

              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • Foosball
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Pool Table
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room

              Communications

              • Internet:

                Streaming video via 2 Roku boxes...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Free wireless available...moreless

              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                Snowflake Lodge open May-Sept with swimming lake and tennis courts...moreless

              • Jetted Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony:

                Sliding door from downstairs Rec Room to lower deck added summer 2011...moreless

              • Golf:

                Sequoia Woods 1/2 mile away in Blue Lake Springs resort area...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large upper and lower decks with 2 tables and spa...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Weber Genesis added July 2014...moreless

              Theme

                  • Family

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View:

                        Forest view with Snowflake Lodge just below cabin...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Live Theater
                      • Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Golf
                      • Sailing
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Swimming
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Fishing
                      • Cycling
                      • Hiking
                      • Tennis
                      • Rafting
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Hunting
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Spelunking
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Restaurants
                      • Library
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Sledding
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shuffleboard
                      • Boating
                      • Antiquing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Medical Services
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer Peak
                      Jun 2 - Sep 7, 2014
                      6 night min stay
                      $325
                      $1,750 $7,000
                      Fall Off Peak
                      Sep 8 - Dec 14, 2014
                      1 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,200 $4,000
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $325
                      $1,500 $6,000
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $250
                      • Taxes Included

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/25/2014
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                      Location

                      0.25 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Hwy 4
                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Bear Valley Alpine & Nordic Resorts
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Sequoia Woods
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Sarafina's Italian Restaurant

                      Car: Recommended

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: We live on the Peninsula and are happy that Hwy 205 through Tracy has finally been widened.

                      Why the Owner Chose Arnold:
                      We liked the year round activities. Bear Valley and Arnold have a much quieter feel compared to Lake Tahoe. The town of Murphys keeps getting better and better and there are many wineries in the area as well.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We love being able to walk down to the pool and lake at Snow Flake resort. We also enjoy the convenience of the restaurant on Friday and Saturday nights. Tennis courts are almost always available. We kayak and White Pines Lake is only 10 mins away, and Utica, Union and Spicer reservoirs are less than an hour from our cabin. It is great to be at 4,000 feet elevation as the heavy snow storms usually do not affect us at this level. We are close to Arnold (Sarafina's is the great new restaurant in town) and Murphys is a short trip down the hill.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

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                      • Deluxe Home Built in 2001

                        Deluxe Home Built in 2001

                      • Master bedroom with King bed, shower, jacuzzi tub, double sinks

                        Master bedroom with King bed, shower, jacuzzi tub, double sinks

                      • Loft with Sofabed, Love Seat, TV/DVD/VCR

                        Loft with Sofabed, Love Seat, TV/DVD/VCR

                      • Large Deck with great views of trees - BBQ, Spa, Table with umbrella

                        Large Deck with great views of trees - BBQ, Spa, Table with umbrella

                      • Snowflake Pool, Tennis Courts and Blue Lake Springs Lake are 2 min walk

                        Snowflake Pool, Tennis Courts and Blue Lake Springs Lake are 2 min walk

                      • Hot Tub Year Round, Rain or Snow!

                        Hot Tub Year Round, Rain or Snow!

                      • Open Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen on Main Floor

                        Open Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen on Main Floor

                      • Bunk room with 1 double, 3 twins, closet, dresser

                        Bunk room with 1 double, 3 twins, closet, dresser

                      • Rec Room downstairs with pool table, ping pong, foosball, sofabed, TV/VCR/DVD

                        Rec Room downstairs with pool table, ping pong, foosball, sofabed, TV/VCR/DVD

                      • Level driveway, plenty of parking, covered entryway

                        Level driveway, plenty of parking, covered entryway

                      • Blue Lake Springs beach

                        Blue Lake Springs beach

                      • Welcome to Bear Valley!

                        Welcome to Bear Valley!

                      VRBO #135925

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                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Monday, July 21, 2014

                      $250 - $325 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 14

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