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Rare Creekside Setting

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Last updated: 08/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Idyllwild cabin description

Especially in the late winter and early spring, the sound of rushing water is the first thing to greet you when you step out of your car in front of the cabin.
The warmth of a huge fireplace, the view from floor to ceiling windows to enjoy the forest scene, and the sound of the creek -- it doesn't get much better.

Note: We are located in Fern Valley, Idyllwild's upscale neighborhood just one mile from cabin door to center of town. Pine Cove is not within walkable distance to Idyllwild, so if you want to take advantage of all this quaint town has to offer, yet still experience a quiet setting, Idyllwild is the place to be. We have a fabulous location with great flat access; Town center is an easy walk with shops, restaurants, and museum along the way -- and right on the creek -- a rare find in vacation cabins.

There's lots of great cabins in Idyllwild -- but very few offer our unique creekside setting. Combine that with the luxury of being well set back from the road (another Idyllwild rarity) and privacy from neighbors, and you've really got something special.

White Horse offers a peaceful mountain retreat, one hour from North San Diego County. Huge, inviting fireplace, woodsy setting on the water, and a great deck to take it all in. The view from the small dining table overlooks our deck and beyond to the creek's rocks and small waterfalls. On a quiet day, it's not uncommon to see deer strolling down the creekbed. The cabin's wood interior and huge fireplace provide the expected mountain ambiance, yet this home provides all the modern conveniences. Whether used as a romantic honeymoon venue, a fun-filled family retreat, or just a cozy cabin getaway, this place is special.

This classic mountain cabin occupies over a half acre of fenced horse facilities, making this a very unique property. And yes, there really is a white horse at White Horse Cabin (30-year-old Stanlee, but he belongs to the owners and only visits when they are in residence!) However, guests with and without horses will enjoy the home's unique privacy, yet close proximity to all that Idyllwild has to offer.

This home is much loved and used by its owners, thus providing our guests an instant feeling of 'home' instead of 'rental.' Idyllwild is a very special place, with an atmosphere that is getting very hard to find in Southern California. Guest comments routinely remark on our home's ambiance, privacy, huge deck and creekside setting.

This is a very family-friendly town, where kids can paint and fire ceramics at a local shop, attend fun/educational events at the County's Nature Center just outside of town, visit the skate park, or explore the creek right outside your back door at White Horse. Mom and dad can enjoy fine or casual dining, see a first-run movie,listen to live music any night of the week, or check out the Idyllwild museum showcasing the area's rich cattle country/mining heritage.

Keywords: Cabin, woods, creek, classic, affordable, family

Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Pets Considered
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Pantry Items:

                All kitchen staples included (salt/pepper/sugar/coffee/tea, spices, etc.)...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                A cook's kitchen--everything you need to enjoy eating in...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                0...moreless

              • Stove
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator

              Amenities

              • Parking:

                Nice long, flat driveway, easy access and parking...moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Parking Off Street
              • Wood Fireplace

              Other Amenities

                  • Great horse facilities for six, small barn, separate pipe stalls, large paddock....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Books
                  • VCR
                  • DVD Player
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player

                  Communications

                      • Telephone

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Balcony
                      • Deck / Patio

                      Location & View

                      • Waterfront:

                        We sit directly on the banks of Strawberry Creek, frequently rushing with water in the winter, spring, and even into summer...moreless

                      • Mountain View

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Live Theater
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Antiquing
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Labor Day
                      Aug 29 - Aug 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $175

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Thanksgiving
                      Nov 26 - Dec 1, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $175

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Christmas
                      Dec 19 - Jan 5, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $175

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $140 $155
                      Fri, Sat
                      $840

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $25
                      • Cleaning fee $60
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      Please note that ALL RATES ARE DOUBLE OCCUPANCY (2 people). Additional people are charged @ $15/night each. Holiday rates are $175/night double occupancy (2 people); each extra person charged at $15/night. Minimum stays on holidays may be 3-4 nights. 10% hotel tax and cleaning fee of $60 will be charged.

                      PETS are charged $25 EACH. Maximum of 2 dogs allowed.


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                      Location

                      Idyllwild Arts Academy hosts numerous musical, theatrical, and art events throughout the entire year, most famous for annual Jazz Festival in the fall. Tons of art galleries and unique shops, plus great selection of restaurants in downtown Idyllwild. This beautiful and historic mountain town also has a movie theater and dog park.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2003

                      About the owner: We wanted a close-by retreat from our North San Diego County Home--someplace we could enjoy ourselves, plus share with others.

                      Why the Owner Chose Idyllwild:
                      We searched for mountain horse property for a long time--it's rare in Idyllwild. The size of the lot, plus the fabulous creek setting was irresistable!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      White Horse Cabin has that location, location, location wow factor. The woods, the water, the classic A-frame cabin. After a few quiet moments on that deck overlooking the water, picturing our horses content in the big shaded paddock out front--we were hooked.


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                      Photos

                      • White Horse Cabin

                        White Horse Cabin

                      • Back of deck overlooking Strawberry Creek

                        Back of deck overlooking Strawberry Creek

                      • Barbecue at twighlight -- can't beat it!

                        Barbecue at twighlight -- can't beat it!

                      • Stanlee and Rocket visting White Horse

                        Stanlee and Rocket visting White Horse

                      • Sleeping loft with twins beds & balcony, plus master downstairs

                        Sleeping loft with twins beds & balcony, plus master downstairs

                      • Kern County Hot Shot Team---they saved our town and our home---THANK YOU!!!

                        Kern County Hot Shot Team---they saved our town and our home---THANK YOU!!!

                      • Wildlife in Idyllwild---but this one doesn't bite!

                        Wildlife in Idyllwild---but this one doesn't bite!

                      • Long flat driveway for easy access set back from the road

                        Long flat driveway for easy access set back from the road

                      • Linens, towels, bath products all provided

                        Linens, towels, bath products all provided

                      • Barn shelter for our horse guests

                        Barn shelter for our horse guests

                      • Strawberry Creek Flora -- right out your back door

                        Strawberry Creek Flora -- right out your back door

                      • Creekside view, back side of cabin

                        Creekside view, back side of cabin

                      • Huge fireplace and hearth warms the cabin and looks out on front paddock

                        Huge fireplace and hearth warms the cabin and looks out on front paddock

                      • 3 sliders let in lots of living room light

                        3 sliders let in lots of living room light

                      • Listen to Strawberry Creek running right outside your back door

                        Listen to Strawberry Creek running right outside your back door

                      • Christmas!

                        Christmas!

                      • Master bedroom with queen and separate TV

                        Master bedroom with queen and separate TV

                      • Barn shelter in paddock

                        Barn shelter in paddock

                      • Deck at twighlight overlooking Strawberry Creek

                        Deck at twighlight overlooking Strawberry Creek

                      • Christmas in the Mountains

                        Christmas in the Mountains

                      • Idyllwild's iconic Lilly Rock

                        Idyllwild's iconic Lilly Rock

                      • Strawberry Creek Flora--right out your back door

                        Strawberry Creek Flora--right out your back door

                      VRBO #155976

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                      Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

                      $140 - $175 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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