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Cozy Renovated Cabin in Blue Lake - Perfect for Families, Wifi, Ac, Gorgeous!

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Last updated: 07/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Arnold cabin description

Escape to the Sierras for a relaxing mountain getaway with family and friends. You’ll find all the comforts of home and more in this luxurious, fully renovated Blue Lake Springs chalet. We offer online booking through VRBO. Get the convenience of online booking with the assurance of a local professional property management team.

Amenities:
This fully equipped cabin has WiFi, Satellite TV, Netflix, Amazon video and plenty of toys, games and puzzles to keep you and your family entertained. The central forced air heat and a wood stove will keep you comfortable in winter months; and air conditioning will cool you down in the summer months. The over-sized private deck has a gas BBQ and plenty of outdoor seating. All of our porches, decks and railings have been rebuilt to 2010 standards to keep your little ones safe.

The Lazy Bear Lodge has been completely renovated with all new fixtures, flooring, windows, cabinets, appliances, furnace, water heater, and beds to create a light, bright and airy space. This cabin offers great mountain style along with modern conveniences including a fully renovated kitchen and bathrooms, quality furnishings, and all stainless steel Kitchen Aid appliances. Our kitchen has high-end features such as pull out shelving, quiet close drawers and cabinet doors, a large farm sink, Silestone counter tops, a tile mosaic back splash and hand scraped hardwood floors. The stove features a glass cooktop, a convection oven and a warming drawer. The refrigerator features cold filtered water and an icemaker. The powerful microwave oven doubles as a convection oven for all your baking needs. The kitchen is fully equipped with a food processor, coffee maker, blenders and plenty of pots, pans and cooking utensils.

The great room features soaring ceilings, a wood stove with a tall rock hearth, and a beautiful set of wood windows for a grand view of the forest. Cabin has a high-capacity front-loading washer and dryer for your convenience. Both bathrooms were recently remodeled and include heated fog-less mirrors, ultra-quiet vent fans, and heated towel bars.

The Lazy Bear Lodge is equipped with High-Speed Cable Internet with WiFi and has an Ethernet connection in the kitchen as well. Our Wifi is secured with a login page to prevent neighbors from slowing down the connection. Telephone service with local and long distance calling anywhere in the US.

Accommodations:
We are ideally set up for families with children. For sleeping accommodations, there are two downstairs bedrooms and a loft. The front bedroom and loft are equipped with premium California King pillow-top beds. The back bedroom has two sets of twin bunk beds. A full sized folding crib and Pack-n-play are provided for the little ones. All beds have waterproof mattress and pillow covers.

Kid Stuff:
The cabin is outfitted with all the important baby/kid items including a full size folding crib, bed rails, portable high chair/booster seat, Pack n’ Play sleeper, baby gate, and kid-friendly toys, books, games, dishware, silverware, and cups. All tubs and showers have been upgraded with temperature control valves to prevent scalding.

Entertainment:
Entertainment options include three flat panel HDTV’s. All TV’s have Roku streaming media devices with Netflix, Amazon Prime video and many other streaming channels.
The Family room has a 1080P Flat Panel HDTV with Blu-ray Disc, DirecTV with DVR, and Surround Sound. Home Automation system with menu driven remote allows for easy control of all audio/video functions. The bunkroom also has a DVD/VCR, and a library of DVD videos.

There are plenty of board games, books, puzzles, DVD movies and toys to keep the kids entertained. We have all the classics from Monopoly, Bingo, Chutes and Ladders, Uno, Scrabble, Cranium, Pictionary, Racko and many more. Upstairs you will find a small library that includes many novels and cookbooks.

Attractions:
Situated on a quiet street in the highly desirable Blue Lake Springs area, you can expect summertime fun at Snowflake Lodge recreation facilities from Memorial Day through Labor Day (guest fees apply). The recreation facilities include the Snowflake Lodge Restaurant, a large heated pool and kiddie pool, snack bar, playground two private lakes as well as tennis, volleyball, Ping-Pong, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, bocce ball, Frisbee golf and outdoor movies on summer evenings.

Blue Lake Springs Recreation Facilities Guest Fees (2014):
Individual - $8 daily, $45 weekly
Family - $25 daily, $125 weekly

Arnold is centrally located on the Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway for easy access to skiing, snowboarding and sledding in the winter. We are located near Bear Valley Ski Resort, which is a fabulous less crowded alternative to the Tahoe resorts, and a much easier drive.

For the adventurous there are many outdoor activities to enjoy including hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, whitewater rafting, fishing, horseback riding, and much more. See huge sequoia redwoods at Big Trees Sate Park or visit Moaning Caverns to explore underground caves, try a thrilling zip line or go panning for gold. Practice your golf game at one of the challenging local courses. There are also many charming shops and fabulous restaurants and wine tasting rooms in downtown Murphys.

The cabin is situated just 10 min from Calaveras Big Trees State Park, 30 minutes from Bear Valley Ski Resort, 20 minutes from Stanislaus National Forest, 15 minutes from the historic gold rush towns of Murphys and Angels Camp, and 30 minutes from the historic gold rush town of Columbia.

What to Bring:
Guests will need to bring California King and twin size sheets and bath towels. Optional linen and towel service is available for a $100 fee. All beds have pillows, blankets and comforters.

Policies:
No smoking, no pets, Maximum occupancy of Eight (8) persons.

Keywords: lodge, cabin, chalet, Blue Lake Springs, Arnold, Bear Valley, ski, snowboarding, Big Trees, Sierra, mountain getaway, snow, retreat, Murphys, Calaveras County, wine country, baby friendly, kid friendly

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Plenty of toys, games and books for children of all ages. Kids sized table and chairs on back patio....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            The Lazy Bear Lodge is a completely non-smoking property....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renters must be 25 years or over to check in....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Loft Bedroom: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 bunk bed

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          • We are ideally set up for families with children. For sleeping accommodations, there are two downstairs bedrooms and a loft. The front bedroom and loft are equipped with premium California King pillow-top beds. The back bedroom has two sets of twin bunk beds. A full sized folding crib and Pack-n-play are provided for the little ones (Please bring crib sheets if planning to use crib). All beds have waterproof mattress and pillow covers. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Bathroom 2

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          • Both bathrooms have been remodeled with new fixtures and cabinets and feature temperature control valves in showers and tubs. Bathrooms feature heated fog free mirrors and heated towel bars. Panasonic quiet fan/heater/light/nightlights....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishwasher:

            Top of the line ultra-quiet Kitchen Aid dishwasher. So quiet you may not even realize it's running!...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Full Kitchen with everything needed to make a casual meal or a holiday feast....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            food processor, toaster, blender, mixing bowls, and various kitchen tools....moreless

          • Stove:

            Kitchen Aid stainless steel high-power glass cooktops stove/oven....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Stainless steel refrigerator with filtered water and ice maker....moreless

          • Oven:

            Kitchen Aid stainless steel convection oven/stove....moreless

          • Microwave:

            Kitchen Aid microwave convection oven....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Sugar, spices, cooking oil......moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Dining
          • Child's Highchair
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            Off street parking for two to three cars in driveway....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            High-capacity front load washer in cabin....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            High-capacity front load dryer in cabin....moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            Large wood stove with glass door....moreless

          • Heating:

            forced air gas furnace....moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • Netflix on-demand movies (free), DirecTV On-Demand Video (Free), Amazon Prime Video, Surround Sound system....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                Over 20 kids and adults board games with classics such as Monopoly to Sequence....moreless

              • Television:

                Three flat panel TV's with Netflix, Amazon Video....moreless

              • Video Library:

                NetFlix on-demand videos, Bluray Player, DVDs....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                DirecTV service with DVR and on-demand video....moreless

              • Toys:

                Toys for children age 1 to 10....moreless

              • Music Library:

                Satelite and Streaming music....moreless

              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Free Long Distance:

                Unlimited long distance anywhere in the continent US...moreless

              • Internet:

                Wired and Wireless high-speed cable internet....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                WiFi network for easy Internet access....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                High-speed cable internet....moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Extra-large deck with outdoor living room (sofa, chairs, stone table....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View:

                        Cabin is immersed in the woods with views of trees on all sides....moreless

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Spelunking
                      • Golf
                      • Rafting
                      • Hiking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Tennis
                      • Fishing
                      • Swimming
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Skiing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Kayaking
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Cycling
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Groceries
                      • Museums
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Festivals
                      • Playground
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Medical Services
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Photography
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sledding
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Boating
                      • Shuffleboard
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Fly Fishing
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer Special
                      Aug 4 - Aug 6, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $220
                      Summer Special
                      Aug 10 - Aug 14, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $220
                      Labor Day Holiday
                      Aug 29 - Sep 2, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $240 $260
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      Thanksgiving Holiday
                      Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $240 $260
                      Thu, Fri, Sat
                      Christmas Holiday
                      Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $300 $320
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $220 $240
                      Fri, Sat

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Cleaning Service $100
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      We keep our rates simple and easy to understand with no hidden charges, processing fees or tax. Rentals longer than six nights do not pay the weekend rate. Contact us for ski lease and long-term summer rental rates.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 07/18/2014
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                      Location

                      16 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Columbia Airport
                      38 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Jamestown
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 4
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Snowflake Lodge
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Sequoia Woods country Club
                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Bear Valley Ski Are
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Sequoia Woods
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Sequoia Woods Country Club

                      Car: Necessary

                      Arnold is centrally located on the Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway for easy access to skiing, snowboarding and sledding in the winter. We are located near Bear Valley Ski Resort, which is a fabulous less crowded alternative to the Tahoe resorts, and a much easier drive.

                      For the adventurous there are many outdoor activities to enjoy including hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, whitewater rafting, fishing, horseback riding, and much more. See huge sequoia redwoods at Big Trees Sate Park or visit Moaning Caverns to explore underground caves, try a thrilling zip line or go panning for gold. Practice your golf game at one of the challenging local courses. There are also many charming shops and fabulous restaurants and wine tasting rooms in downtown Murphys.

                      The cabin is situated just 10 min from Calaveras Big Trees State Park, 30 minutes from Bear Valley Ski Resort, 20 minutes from Stanislaus National Forest, 15 minutes from the historic gold rush towns of Murphys and Angels Camp, and 30 minutes from the historic gold rush town of Columbia.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2008

                      About: We enjoy staying in our cabin with our 7 year old son and 4 year old daughter. Our cabin is child friendly, very cozy and relaxing.

                      Why Arnold:
                      Blue Lake Springs is like Tahoe was 30+ years ago. It's only a 3 hour drive from the Bay Area but it seems like it's a world away.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      Situated on a quiet street in the highly desirable Blue Lake Springs area, you can expect summertime fun at Snowflake Lodge recreation facilities from Memorial Day through Labor Day (guest fees apply). The recreation facilities include the Snowflake Lodge Restaurant, a large heated pool and kiddie pool, snack bar, playground two private lakes as well as tennis, volleyball, Ping-Pong, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, bocce ball, Frisbee golf and outdoor movies on summer evenings.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Cabin in Snow

                        Cabin in Snow

                      • Lazy Bear Lodge in Winter wonderland

                        Lazy Bear Lodge in Winter wonderland

                      • Kitchen remodeled in December 2013.

                        Kitchen remodeled in December 2013.

                      • Kitchen remodeled in December 2013.

                        Kitchen remodeled in December 2013.

                      • Downstairs vanity and heated fog-free mirror remodeled in December 2013.

                        Downstairs vanity and heated fog-free mirror remodeled in December 2013.

                      • Downstairs bathroom remodeled December 2013.

                        Downstairs bathroom remodeled December 2013.

                      • Loft Bathroom

                        Loft Bathroom

                      • Bunk Room with four twin bunk Beds.

                        Bunk Room with four twin bunk Beds.

                      • Loft Sleeping Area

                        Loft Sleeping Area

                      • Wood Stove in family room

                        Wood Stove in family room

                      • Family Room

                        Family Room

                      • View from the deck in Winter

                        View from the deck in Winter

                      • Great Room window wall

                        Great Room window wall

                      • Kitchen remodeled in December 2013.

                        Kitchen remodeled in December 2013.

                      • Kitchen remodeled in December 2013.

                        Kitchen remodeled in December 2013.

                      • Being lazy is hard work.

                        Being lazy is hard work.

                      • Downstairs tub remodeled in December 2013.

                        Downstairs tub remodeled in December 2013.

                      • Front Bedroom with Cal King bed

                        Front Bedroom with Cal King bed

                      • Loft Bathroom

                        Loft Bathroom

                      • View from Loft to first floor

                        View from Loft to first floor

                      • Loft with Cal King bed

                        Loft with Cal King bed

                      • High Capacity front-load washer and dryer.

                        High Capacity front-load washer and dryer.

                      • Over-sized deck

                        Over-sized deck

                      • Happy Holidays!

                        Happy Holidays!

                      VRBO #250297

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, June 28, 2014

                      $220 - $320 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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