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Bear Spring Cabin with Swimming Pool & Game Room

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Bear Spring Cabin with wildflowers in March

Bear Spring Cabin with wildflowers in March Spring water Swimming Pool in the mountains Great room with Wifi, iPod stereo. Sprial staircase to Loft. Living Room area with wood stove, large flat screen TV and DVD library. Fully stocked kitchen with all modern appliances. Game room with Pool Table, Tornado Foosball, kids' toy box and laundry closet. Large dining table with spiral staircase to Loft and Living area beyond. Loft bedroom with luxury linens,basin, armoire & fully extending privacy drapes Master queen bed w/ bath, luxury linens, sliding french doors & privacy drapes

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Last updated: 04/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Springville cabin description

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**SPECIAL** Free pool heating (if needed) Oct and May with 3 night or longer stay (Holidays excluded)


**SPRING BREAK SPECIAL** Free pool heating in APRIL for stays of 4 nights or longer (weather permitting).


This cabin has 2 queen bedrooms, one with attached bath and a second large bathroom. A sleeper sofa is in the Great Room.

A long time spring along the old Jordan Trail, Bear Spring is now the source of water for this beautiful and unique vacation cabin and swimming pool. For peace and quiet this rural property (not in a resort development) cannot be beat.

This 1800 sq. foot solar-powered hilltop cabin sits on a very private, gated 2 acre estate bordering Giant Sequoia National Monument in the Southern Sierra, just 12 miles from the Giant Sequoia groves at Balch Park.

At 2500 ft elevation, the treed park-like grounds have 360 degree views looking out to Mt. Dennison, Blue Ridge and the valley below. The home has two queen bedrooms, living room with sleeper sofa, love seat and sofa, two bathrooms, full kitchen with bar and breakfast area, formal dining area and game room.

Outdoor areas include a wrap around deck, covered back porch with seating, deck with seating by pool and seating pool-side.
The pool is fed by spring water and pool chemistry is kept strictly balanced for hygiene.

Pool heating is available for an extra fee October, November, April and May. Heating is not necessary June- mid October.

This upscale vacation home boasts everything that you are looking for to provide a fun, peaceful and relaxing time for your family or small group of friends. An open plan with high, exposed beam ceilings and plenty of comfortable seating create a pleasant social atmosphere. Clerestory windows and French doors bring the outdoors in and provide plenty of light. The beautiful spring fed swimming pool will keep everyone cool and entertained in the summer, and the wood stove will warm winter evenings.

A comprehensive hiking and recreation binder is provided at the house with maps and descriptions of local hikes, Big Trees, swimming and fishing holes, waterfalls, and scenic drives and horseback rides to help you plan your time.

Dog owners can take their dogs on the leash onto the Giant Sequoia National Monument trails in this area as opposed to the National Park where dogs are not allowed on trails.


The Master Bath has been recently renovated with antique vanities, a claw foot bathtub and a travertine double shower with rain shower heads. Little luxuries like Wifi, DVD library, high thread count sheets, plush towels, down comforters make this luxury cabin extra special.

The game room, with classic billiard table and tournament quality Foosball table, and outdoor ping pong table hoop-shooting and tether ball provide fun without ever having to leave the property. When you do venture out, there are lakes, rivers, waterfalls, winter snow and big trees only a few miles away.

Avoid hectic tourist crowds and discover the quiet beauty of the Giant Sequoia forests, rivers, lakes and waterfalls in Balch Park and Mountain Home State Forest within Sequoia National Monument. Ride horses among the Giants, hike, fish, bike and cross country ski. This cabin is located near the quaint village of Springville with restaurants, shops, local entertainment, a new park and visitors center.

Come for the Springville Sierra Professional Rodeo and Jackass Mail Run Weekend in April, wildflower touring March through May, bull riding events in August and Apple Festival in October.



Keywords: Cabin, House

Property Type

  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • Cabin
  • 2 story

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Ramp to entry door. Double doors onto all decks/porches....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            2 dogs maximum. Please state your dog breed....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            LOTS of amusements indoor and outdoor!...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Ashtray provided on deck....moreless

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

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Queen size Beds (2) new mattresses, Baby Cribs (1) portable crib (play yard) available on request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) inner spring futon bed...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            All large and small appliances and gadgets provided. Roomy stainless fridge, new ceramic cook top with stainless hood...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Spices, salt, sugar, coffee filters, paper products...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            10...moreless

          • Toaster
          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Ice Maker
          • Catering Available
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining
          • Microwave
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Oven
          • Stove

          Amenities

          • Towels Provided:

            Luxury bath and hand towels, beach towels, dog towels...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            high thread count cotton sheets and luxury towels....moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            firewood provided mid October through mid May...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Firewood provided mid October through mid May...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            parking for up to 4 cars...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Living Room
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine

          Other Amenities

              • Solar-powered, double Travertine shower, Claw foot bathtub, poker table, toy box, tether ball, hoop shooting game, hiking from property onto Sequoia National Monument...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                comprehensive DVD library to appeal to many tastes stereo has iPod/iPhone hookup...moreless

              • Television:

                42' Plasma screen for use with DVD player...moreless

              • Toys:

                2 large toy boxes...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Foosball
              • Game Room
              • Ping Pong Table

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Bring calling card for long distance. ATT cell reception only....moreless

              Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool:

                Spring-fed pool with child safety fence...moreless

              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Wrap around deck, covered porch and pool-side deck...moreless

              • Balcony:

                wrap around second story deck...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lawn / Garden

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Sports & Activities
              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Location & View

                  Car

                      • Necessary

                      Activities

                      • Parasailing
                      • Golf
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Medical Services
                      • Cycling
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Swimming
                      • Fishing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Tennis
                      • Hunting
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shopping
                      • Restaurants
                      • Museums
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Groceries
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sledding
                      • ATM/Bank
                       

                      Reviews

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                      • Quiet oasis

                        Quiet oasis

                        • Guest SHELLY H.
                        • Date of stay 03/12/14
                        • Review Submitted 03/17/14
                        I don't think I could have picked a better vacation rental for our trip to the Sequoias. This house has charm and privacy with a view of the mountains. The pool table and foos ball table were awesome after a long day of hiking. If we lived in California, I would return to this place as much as we could. Great getaway from it all.

                        Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway.

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

                      • Lovely Sierra Foothills Accommodations

                        Lovely Sierra Foothills Accommodations

                        • Guest KJ (Ohio)
                        • Date of stay 07/27/13
                        • Review Submitted 08/06/13
                        Old friends gathered at this lovely home that was comfortably appointed inside and had a variety of scenic seating areas outside, as well as a refreshing pool, gas grill... in short, everything for a convivial week among friends. We drove to a variety of hiking trails each day that weren't crowded even at the height of the summer. The owners really tried to think of providing every comfort and succeeded!

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

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

                      • Great family getaway with all of the comforts of home!

                        Great family getaway with all of the comforts of home!

                        • Guest Bernz (Riverside, Ca.)
                        • Date of stay 06/24/13
                        • Review Submitted 07/01/13
                        Our family has used many VRBO and other vacation companies for our trips over they years. This transaction was so completly organized and quick. Thank you Shelly for such a simple and easy experience! the Bear Springs home was so comfortable and had everything we needed, and then some. The beds and furnishings were so comfortable and there is plenty of room to spread out, inside and out. We especially loved the pool! And the kitchen was so spacious and had everything we needed. There is such a peaceful serenity here. We had fun touring the nearby mountain areas and visiting the big trees and hidden falls. The roads are windy, we have a 4WD Suburban, but there were regular cars wherever we were... Springville was closeby as well as golfing and Porterville is not too far either for major shopping, etc. Thanks again Shelly! Enjoy your stay to all who decide to book their time here!

                        Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, families with young children, sightseeing, pet owners, girls getaway, age 55+.

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

                      • Mountain Serenity

                        Mountain Serenity

                        • Guest Visitor from Claremont (Claremont, CA)
                        • Date of stay 06/18/13
                        • Review Submitted 06/24/13
                        I arrived with my two boys in the late afternoon. The owner sent information about shopping for groceries ahead of time but I missed it as it was a late booking. This means that I ended up buying groceries in Springville -- very expensive and not much in terms of selection or fresh vegetables and fruit. The fresh meat didn't look appealing. Buy in Porterville. The beauty of the property, on the other hand, made up for this lack of insight on my part. The place matches the pictures advertised -- clean and beautiful, and the amenities are fantastic. There was nice soap in the showers but I wish there was shampoo as I forgot to pack any for my family. Also, everything you need is available in the kitchen, but, again, if you don't want to pack coffee for a few days, it would have been nice on the part of the owner to provide that considering the daily cost of staying there. I had to go back to Springville to buy coffee -- a five-mile drive -- although the kitchen did have a french press and coffee grinder, which is a plus. So, my kids and I enjoyed our stay by hanging out around the property, swimming and making use of the game room -- you have to drive significantly to get anywhere worth visiting -- the tiny waterfalls up the mountain (forgot what they are called), or Sequoia National Park. If you want to relax and enjoy yourself in a mountain area without much driving, this is the place!

                        Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with young children.

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

                      • Tom and Silvia Moore

                        Tom and Silvia Moore

                        • Guest silmoore7 (Washington, DC)
                        • Date of stay 06/08/13
                        • Review Submitted 06/11/13
                        Wonderful house! Everything you will need is here. Although the owners were out of town during our stay, they kept in touch via email. We locked ourselves out and the realtor came within 30 minutes of our call. Of course we did not panic, as we had the pool to entertain us while we waited. I will definitely stay here again! We went up the hill to hidden falls, went down to town for ice cream and mexican food, and drove 2 1/2 hours to the national park to see General Sherman. Worth the money. One missing item in the kitchen was a crock-pot! But, I'm sure had I called/emailed ahead to the owners they would have provided one for us.

                        Recommended for: Families with teenagers, adventure seekers, families with young children.

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                      • Hilltop gem

                        Hilltop gem

                        • Guest Gary B.
                        • Date of stay 05/17/13
                        • Review Submitted 05/24/13
                        My wife, daughter, and her friend and I had a marvelous time during our stay. Everything was as described. The kitchen was well stocked with all the needed utensils, cooking gear and spices, etc. The beds were comfortable and the spaces generous. The amenities like pool table, games, etc. made our time not spent in the park more fun. The suggestions for groceries and clear driving instructions made our trip hassle-free. We will definitely make this a return location!

                        Recommended for: Families with teenagers, adventure seekers, families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway, age 55+.

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

                      • Fantastic!

                        Fantastic!

                        • Guest Yvonne (Santa Ynez)
                        • Date of stay 03/29/13
                        • Review Submitted 04/04/13
                        The only down side was our time limits. Bear Creek Cabins are CLEAN, Stylish and located in a beautiful setting. There were 3 families and we all agreed we would return and tell our friends about this fantastic property.

                        Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing, pet owners, age 55+.

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                      • This cabin is amazing, you should go and enjoy with your family!

                        This cabin is amazing, you should go and enjoy with your family!

                        • Guest jessmw (Los Angeles, CA)
                        • Date of stay 12/07/12
                        • Review Submitted 12/12/12
                        The cabin is beautiful, more beautiful in person than the pictures....it is modern and peaceful and full of nice amenities like toys and games and dvd's and books. Warm and cozy and the property is beautiful. It's just a short drive to the Trail of 100 Giants, which was amazing. The owners are kind and full of great information about things to do in the area.

                        Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, families with young children, sightseeing, pet owners.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/2

                      • Practically Perfect In Every Way

                        Practically Perfect In Every Way

                        • Guest harleyquinn321 (United States)
                        • Date of stay 11/16/12
                        • Review Submitted 11/18/12
                        I suppose if Mary Poppins were to rent/run a vacation rental, this would be it. The amenities were great, the pool table was great, and the BBQ was great! Four adults and one puppy dog were sad to leave, but we all hope to return soon. the house itself was immaculate and the pictures are all very accurate in showing how rustic and charming the cabin is. The owner responded to all of my emails and incessant questions, so that is also a plus!

                        Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, pet owners.

                        Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/2

                      • Family Getaway

                        Family Getaway

                        • Guest Grandma (Roseville, Ca,US)
                        • Date of stay 09/27/12
                        • Review Submitted 10/09/12
                        Our family had a wonderful time on this property! The main cabin is very spacious and the kitchen is fully equipped. We enjoyed the pool and the kids had plenty to do, even played some ping pong and pool! The guest cabin is equally nice and spacious.

                        Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, pet owners.

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

                       
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Spring break
                      Mar 28 - Apr 20, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,400

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Spring
                      May 1 - May 29, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,500

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Summer
                      May 30 - Aug 31, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $275
                      $1,650

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Fall
                      Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,500

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Winter
                      Nov 1 - Nov 23, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,400

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • cleaning fee $75 + tax
                      • Pet Fee $60 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      Oct, April, May Pool heating (to 85 degrees) $50 start up + $30 per day 2 day minimum

                      FREE with 3 night stay or longer Oct & May, 4 night stay or longer April

                      Couples special Sept-Oct $225/nt 2 guests, 3 nights +

                      We may waive cleaning fee for last minute bookings (within 5 days of arrival)

                      6 guests max, 2 pets max

                      4 nt minimum Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year

                      3 nt minimum holiday weekends


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                      Last updated: 04/14/2014
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                      Location

                      • Nearest Airport: Meadows Field Airport, Bakersfield at 70 Miles
                      • Nearest Train: Amtrak Hanford, CA at 75 Miles
                      • Nearest Motorway: CA Hwy 190 at 8 Miles
                      • Nearest Barpub: Springville, CA at 8 Miles
                      • Nearest Ski: Ponderosa, CA at 25 Miles
                      • Nearest Golf: River Island Country Club at 14 Miles
                      • Nearest Restaurant: Springville at 10 Miles
                       

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                      Photos

                      • Bear Spring Cabin with wildflowers in March

                        Bear Spring Cabin with wildflowers in March

                      • Great room with Wifi, iPod stereo. Sprial staircase to Loft.

                        Great room with Wifi, iPod stereo. Sprial staircase to Loft.

                      • Fully stocked kitchen with all modern appliances.

                        Fully stocked kitchen with all modern appliances.

                      • Large dining table with spiral staircase to Loft and Living area beyond.

                        Large dining table with spiral staircase to Loft and Living area beyond.

                      • Master queen bed w/ bath, luxury linens, sliding french doors & privacy drapes

                        Master queen bed w/ bath, luxury linens, sliding french doors & privacy drapes

                      • Spring water Swimming Pool in the mountains

                        Spring water Swimming Pool in the mountains

                      • Living Room area with wood stove, large flat screen TV and DVD library.

                        Living Room area with wood stove, large flat screen TV and DVD library.

                      • Game room with Pool Table, Tornado Foosball, kids' toy box and laundry closet.

                        Game room with Pool Table, Tornado Foosball, kids' toy box and laundry closet.

                      • Loft bedroom with luxury linens,basin, armoire & fully extending privacy drapes

                        Loft bedroom with luxury linens,basin, armoire & fully extending privacy drapes

                      VRBO #234977

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, April 01, 2014

                      $225 - $275 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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