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Winter comes to the Mountains - Dancing Bear Cabin

Winter comes to the Mountains - Dancing Bear Cabin "The Dancing Bears Room" - Master Bedroom - Dancing Bear Cabin Cozy up in the big Log Chair, feet on the Bear Ottoman and relax in the pines! Cozy nook in the Teddy Bear Room. "Teddy Bear Room" w/ Q Bed - Dancing Bear Cabin Where Everyone Hangs Out -The Kitchen/Dining Room - Dancing Bear Cabin Ball and Claw Tub and Pull Chain Toilet - Upstairs Bath - Dancing Bear Cabin Dancing Bear Cabin Fall Dining Room "Chief Dancing Bear" - another original art piece to enjoy ... Holiday Bear Family Decorations - Dining Room Dancing Bear Cabin - Cozy Living Room Dancing Bear Wood Carving and the cheery Wood Stove Come and Relax a spell in the crisp, pine fresh air at the Dancing Bear Cabin Fishing at Fern Lake is just a 4 minute walk away! Come up and visit the Dancing Bear! (One of a kind original wood carving)

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Last updated: 04/09/2014
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Pine Mountain Club cabin description

SPECIAL WINTER 2013 Rates: Only $145/night + tax (Save $30.00 per night!) Book 2 consecutive nights and get the 3rd night FREE (About $100/night!). Also: Special Holiday Season and Local Events rate is just $165/night + tax. Both specials valid for stays through March 31, 2014.

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If you are looking for an intimate and cozy retreat you have found it. Perfect for some romantic time away as a couple, or for you and another couple, a quiet get-a-way for the artist in you, or a family outing, Dancing Bear Cabin has been called 'the cutest cabin on the mountain.'

Secluded in the pines on a quiet cul-de-sac, yet within walking distance to the quaint alpine village with shops and dining, you will be far away from the clamor of the city. Fern Lake is an easy 4 minute walk and numerous trails are nearby for your enjoyment.

You will find it easy to unwind and renew in the tall pines and fresh air. Cozy up to a book by the flicker of a warm fire. Get artistic and paint scenes of the mountains and sky. Wander down winding trails and along streams. Get out and do some serious biking or power walking. Or just sit on the porch and relax.

Come enjoy each of the four seasons: the crisp mornings and cool days of autumn when the leaves change color, winter with its frosty mornings and walks in the snow, the beauty of spring wildflowers and the warm days and clear nights of summer.

The village in Pine Mountain has several fun family events during the year, including the Lilac Festival, Wine in the Pines and the popular Oktober Festival.

Decorated with rustic lodge decor, unique art and antiques, Dancing Bear Cabin also has a whimsical side... with bears everywhere you look, of course. Dancing Bear himself, a one-of-a-kind wood carving, likes to stay close to the warmth of the glowing wood stove.

You will snuggle up in one of our two PRIVATE bedrooms on pillow topped Queen Beds. Upstairs you can soak your cares away in an old fashioned 'ball and claw' bathtub. Or for a quick get-a-way, grab a shower downstairs.

Come and treasure our family's mountain log home. You will want to make it an annual tradition!

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We Care about Your Health and the Environment!

* The Dancing Bear is a healthy 'Green' cabin
* We only use Green, VOC free, safe cleaning products
* Our exclusive 'Healthy Home' deep cleaning process removes the dust, pollen, allergens and microbes and leaves you with cleaner air to breathe!
* Pet Free - No pet smells, hair, dander and allergens to irritate sensitive individuals... and no fleas to share your bed with!
* Smoking Free - Please come and enjoy the smell of the pines
* Shoe Free - Please leave your shoes outside for a cleaner, healthier cabin experience!

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We enjoy hearing from our guests:

'This cabin was awesome, well stocked with essentials, clean, everything was great and worked just right. Didn't get a chance to use the movies or the wood stove but nice to know it was there. We had a blast. The cabin was beautiful. Love the Dancing Bears theme. We can't wait to do this again.'

Cliff & Julie, Stevenson Ranch

*****

Another guest comment about the Dancing Bear:

'We wanted to let you know that you have an AMAZING cabin, and if you find yourselves without someone to leave it to in your WILL, we are your family! No, just kidding. We love it...

Thanks for the most beautiful accommodations we have had in our past six years of Pine Mountain visits. WE love your cabin!'

Jennifer and Mike H.

*****

Another comment:

I just wanted to drop a quick hello and thank you. We had such a wonderful weekend. Your cabin was great, nice and clean, and it was equipped with way more supplies than I had ever imagined. We will definently consider using it again.

Take care! and thanks again,

Kristy R.

*****

A kind comment:

I just wanted to thank you for letting John and I rent your cabin last weekend. We had a wonderful time. We encountered rain with a light dusting of snow on the mountain. The town of Pine Mountain Club was just as we were hoping for: small, quaint and charming with an old-fashioned feel. The cabin was clean and inviting.

Catherine W.

*****

What we like to hear:

'We loved the cabin! Thanks!'

Nicole K.

*****

Happy Frequent Guests:

'Wow! I think every time we go up to the mountain, our time spent there gets better and better. We are really looking forward to going back up. EVERYTHING WAS PERFECT!!! My girlfriend who came will most definitely be coming up with her family, as she was most impressed. You do have a little beauty up there. What a gem that cabin is!!!! Thank you, once again, for the opportunity to stay there. We so badly want to come back. :)'

Jennifer H.

*****

Come on up to the Dancing Bear and have a wonderful experience of your own!

We hope to see you soon!

~ Papa Bear


Keywords: cozy, mountain, log cabin, quaint, pine mountain, cabin, forest, rustic, cabin, quiet, family, comfortable, furnished, modern kitchen, healthy 'green' living

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2 story

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Well supervised children are welcome. As the cabin has many antiques and one-of-a-kind pieces please accept the responsibility for your children and their actions....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            We are a pet-free home... free of pet dander, allergens, and fleas!...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Beds (2) Both private bedrooms features a comfortable pillow top Queen Bed., Child Beds (1) A Trundle bed is located under Queen in each bedroom., Baby Cribs (1) Portable crib is located in Dancing Bear (Master) bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1 double futon downstairs in the Living Room with Bathroom...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Stove
          • Toaster
          • Coffee Maker

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            Parking for two cars in driveway. No parking is allow on the streets of the community....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Small electric dryer. Can take a long time....moreless

          • Living Room seats 5:

            Log couch, futon and wood burning stove....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Please provide your own laundry soap....moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            Please burn only hardwoods like Oak....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            Free Standing wood burning stove...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Forced Air Heater...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Parking Off Street

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            A few books are provided for guests reading pleasure during their stay....moreless

          • Games:

            There a several games in the Teddy Bear room....moreless

          • Video Library:

            Great selection of family oriented titles!...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • Television

          Communications

          • Wireless Internet:

            Secured Wireless Internet is available free thoughout the home, porch and deck. Current Password is provided to guest on check in....moreless

          • Telephone:

            One in great room and one in each bedroom....moreless

          • Broadband Access:

            Free WI-FI: high speed wireless internet...moreless

          • Internet:

            Free WI-FI: high speed wireless internet...moreless

          Pool & Spa

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                There is a Picnic Table on the rear deck near the BBQ and also a Picnic Table in the side yard under the pines...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Please bring your own bottle of propane....moreless

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hunting
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Boating
                  • Museums
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Live Theater
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Shopping
                   

                  Reviews

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                  • great experience

                    great experience

                    • Guest AGUSTIN V.
                    • Date of stay 12/31/13
                    • Review Submitted 01/06/14
                    I personally had my doubts about renting a cabin in general, after I contact dancing bear cabin I realized this could be a great getaway place for me and my family and It was awesome, I strongly recommended, clean, great condition of the cabin, excellent communication between Papa bear and possible renter, I loved it.. I will be back again

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers, tourists without a car, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, people with disabilities, age 55+.

                    Owner response: We love happy customers! We especially love happy repeat customers! (And we have many who make get-a-ways the Dancing Bear a tradition!)

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • Cozy cabin away from it all

                    Cozy cabin away from it all

                    • Guest Al & Ed
                    • Date of stay 12/30/13
                    • Review Submitted 01/03/14
                    The Dancing Bear cabin is just as it is described, and exactly what we were looking for. We found it very clean, incredibly cozy, and a perfect place for a quick getaway into the national park (without having to rough it at a campground). With snow, I imagine it would be even more magical. Overall, a fantastic getaway.

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, romantic getaway.

                    Owner response: We strive to give our guests an enjoyable and memorable experience!

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • "Amazing Cabin!"

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                    "Amazing Cabin!"

                    • Guest Andy and Amanda
                    • Date of stay 09/02/12
                    • Review Submitted 09/04/12
                    Thanks Jim for the use of your amazing cabin. It was SO nice to be able just to walk to everything (fall festival, restaurants, the lake, etc). We really did not want to leave as we sat on the porch the final night. So quiet and beautiful looking out on the mountains. Every local we met there was super nice and friendly. Everything was so clean too. You have found a special place up there in that little hidden community. Look forward to visiting again. Thanks again,

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • Magic In The Pines!

                    Magic In The Pines!

                    • Guest Mama M. (United States)
                    • Date of stay 03/16/12
                    • Review Submitted 03/23/12
                    My husband and I traveled a lot before we had a child. This cabin would have served as a sweet, cozy respite from the hustle of busy L.A. and we would have enjoyed it a lot! We now have a toddler and visited Dancing Bear with another small family and their toddler...this place was fantastic for a family experience as well! It's clean, classic, and cozy. The lake is a block away and perfect for fishing (catch and release) and duck-feeding with the little ones. There is a large front porch where we watched icicles melt all day, and actually, is more updated (especially the master bedroom) than the photos on this listing. Finally, the owners as so easy to work with, respond quickly, and are happy to accommodate you! We have stayed several times in PMC and this is our favorite rental thus far!

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway, families with teenagers, tourists without a car, romantic getaway.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • Great Getaway Cabin!

                    Great Getaway Cabin!

                    • Guest Rhonda (Bakersfield, Ca.)
                    • Date of stay 01/13/12
                    • Review Submitted 01/16/12
                    My husband and I recently stayed at this cozy cabin with some good friends and our son and daughter in-law. We loved it so much that I am already in the process of booking it for another weekend in March. We loved everything about the "Dancing Bear Cabin", especially the log walls and ceilings and the hard would floors. The kitchen was very well stocked with anything that you might need. It was just like being in my own kitchen at home. The owner is very easy is to work with and even called us on our last night there to offer us an extension on the check-out time at no extra charge to us. We would highly recommend this beautiful cabin to anyone!

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway, romantic getaway, age 55+.

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • Rest and Restoration

                    Guest comment entered by owner

                    Rest and Restoration

                    • Guest Derick / Nell
                    • Date of stay 06/26/11
                    • Review Submitted 01/06/12
                    Dear Papa Bear, We loved staying in your comfy cabin and had some rest & restoration. Thanks for the wonderful time!

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                  • Cabin Holiday Family Tradition - 5 years running!

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                    Cabin Holiday Family Tradition - 5 years running!

                    • Guest Heather and John
                    • Date of stay 12/26/11
                    • Review Submitted 01/06/12
                    Dear Papa Bear, Thank you for allowing us to stay in your lovely cabin. We really enjoyed it and look forward to next year. Everything was perfect! Have a wonderful New Year!

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                  • Two day visitor

                    Two day visitor

                    • Guest Stan (Ojai)
                    • Date of stay 01/02/12
                    • Review Submitted 01/05/12
                    Nice, rustic, knotty pine, cowboy style decorated in bear theme, naturally. For people with average standards, this is a simple 2 bedroom 2 story on cul de sac. The floors are wood and easily cleaned but the owners ask that shoes be removed. Nice for our house but at a vacation rental with boys 4 and 8 it's impossible to enforce 100% with all the in and out that goes on. Owner asks to keep the heat at 60 degrees and asks that only hardwood be burned, (hardwoods burn very slow at 5000 feet) guest brings his own hardwood, (and don't forget the matches). Once going, the wood burning stove had the lower half of the house nice and cozy. Self cleaning at the end of stay went OK but owner does not provide wiping materials like tee towels and nothing for the floor except a broom.

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+.

                    Owner response: First of all, I would like to thank you for supporting the local Montessori school by purchasing our donation of a stay at our family's cabin at their fall auction. Our cabin is a "Green" cabin, and to reduce the energy and resources used in the cleaning of the hardwood floors and carpeting (yes, the second floor is carpeted) we ask guests to kindly remove their shoes. Sure, it doesn't always happen, but every effort helps. Kids will be kids. Years ago when I made up the cabin's "Welcome Book" our heater was much more efficient than it now seems to be and 60 degrees was sufficient for the size of the home. Thanks for pointing out that I need to update that figure. Seems like many guests don't read section at all, as the cabin is usually nice and toasty when we inspect it after a stay. Yes, we do not supply firewood and matches (matches are a liability to provide) and we do ask that only hardwoods are burned. The creasote produced by burning soft woods like pine and fir can irritate those that may be chemically sensitive and a creasote build-up in the chimney can cause fires. You will find that we do provide paper towels on a dispenser on the kitchen counter. To keep costs affordable for the "average" traveler, we are a "housekeeping" rental. For the last six years we have supplied all the necessary cleaning tools. In the laundry closet we keep a supply of cleaning towels as well. And in the pantry closet, where you found the broom, you should have also found a microfiber dust mop, a duster, and a vacuum cleaner for the hardwood floors. Upstairs in the "Teddy Bear" Room's closet is another vacuum for the carpeting upstairs. We sincerely apologize if you were not able to find these items. All necessary cleaning solutions are kept under each of the three sinks in the cabin. These are all green and safe to use. Thank you for staying with us!

                    Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                  • Cozy Cabin

                    Cozy Cabin

                    • Guest Den. (North Hollywood, CA)
                    • Date of stay 07/02/11
                    • Review Submitted 07/05/11
                    My family and I stayed here over the 4th of July weekend. We had a great time hiking some trails, visiting the waterfall, and wine tasting at the local pub. The ambience was just what we wanted: calm and quiet with beautiful scenery. Got to do a lot of great reading!!!!

                    Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+.

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                  • Wonderful Log Cabin

                    Wonderful Log Cabin

                    • Guest Kristy (Central Coast of California)
                    • Date of stay 04/21/11
                    • Review Submitted 05/08/11
                    My family recently stayed at the Dancing Bear Cabin. I will admit that I was initially hesitant that the cabin would be too "cutsie". I was wrong! Yes, there are a lot of bears but the cabin is warm and roomy with loads of charm!!! My kids loved the old fashion pull chain toilet tanks and claw foot tub. I loved the large kitchen and front porch. We all loved the cabin layout and fireplace. We've stayed at other cabins at Pine Mountain Club and the Dancing Bear Cabin is by far the best!!!

                    Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway, families with teenagers, tourists without a car, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+.

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                  2013 Rates: $175/nite (2 nite min./3 @ holidays) - 7 Day Rate: $1050(1 Free Nite!)
                  Watch the Dancing Bear listing for occasional Special Offers!
                  'Frequent Stayer Program': Our returning guests enjoy special savings!!
                  'Last Minute Deals': Please call 805.798.1961 Valid from 4 days to 48 hours prior.
                  Non-refundable Deposit of $100 to Hold Dates and Will Be Applied to Rental Fee
                  Refundable Deposit of $500 If There is No Damage, Theft or Cleaning Necessary
                  Necessary Cleaning Will Be Charged at a Rate of $25/Hour.
                  Smoking Fine is $300.00. Please don't smoke. ALL RATES PLUS 6% LODGING TAX.
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                  Photos

                  • Winter comes to the Mountains - Dancing Bear Cabin

                    Winter comes to the Mountains - Dancing Bear Cabin

                  • Cozy up in the big Log Chair, feet on the Bear Ottoman and relax in the pines!

                    Cozy up in the big Log Chair, feet on the Bear Ottoman and relax in the pines!

                  • "Teddy Bear Room" w/ Q Bed - Dancing Bear Cabin

                    "Teddy Bear Room" w/ Q Bed - Dancing Bear Cabin

                  • Ball and Claw Tub and Pull Chain Toilet - Upstairs Bath - Dancing Bear Cabin

                    Ball and Claw Tub and Pull Chain Toilet - Upstairs Bath - Dancing Bear Cabin

                  • "Chief Dancing Bear" - another original art piece to enjoy ...

                    "Chief Dancing Bear" - another original art piece to enjoy ...

                  • Dancing Bear Cabin - Cozy Living Room

                    Dancing Bear Cabin - Cozy Living Room

                  • Come and Relax a spell in the crisp, pine fresh air at the Dancing Bear Cabin

                    Come and Relax a spell in the crisp, pine fresh air at the Dancing Bear Cabin

                  • Come up and visit the Dancing Bear! (One of a kind original wood carving)

                    Come up and visit the Dancing Bear! (One of a kind original wood carving)

                  • "The Dancing Bears Room" - Master Bedroom - Dancing Bear Cabin

                    "The Dancing Bears Room" - Master Bedroom - Dancing Bear Cabin

                  • Cozy nook in the Teddy Bear Room.

                    Cozy nook in the Teddy Bear Room.

                  • Where Everyone Hangs Out -The Kitchen/Dining Room - Dancing Bear Cabin

                    Where Everyone Hangs Out -The Kitchen/Dining Room - Dancing Bear Cabin

                  • Dancing Bear Cabin Fall Dining Room

                    Dancing Bear Cabin Fall Dining Room

                  • Holiday Bear Family Decorations - Dining Room

                    Holiday Bear Family Decorations - Dining Room

                  • Dancing Bear Wood Carving and the cheery Wood Stove

                    Dancing Bear Wood Carving and the cheery Wood Stove

                  • Fishing at Fern Lake is just a 4 minute walk away!

                    Fishing at Fern Lake is just a 4 minute walk away!

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