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Lazy Bear Lodge - Gorgeous Renovated Cabin in Blue Lake - Ac , Wifi, Netflix

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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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 caretaker.

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 or animals, 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, pet free, animal free

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

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

  • 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

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets or animals of any kind are allowed....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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 two families with up to four adults and up to four children. For sleeping accommodations, there are two downstairs bedrooms and a loft. The loft is open not enclosed but is set back far enough to be private. 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

Other Amenities

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

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

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

  • Music Library:

    Satelite and Streaming music....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

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

  • Stereo
  • Television:

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

  • Toys:

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

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

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

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    High-speed cable internet....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

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

  • Free Long Distance:

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

  • Heating:

    forced air gas furnace....moreless

  • Internet:

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

  • Iron & Board
  • Parking:

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

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Cordless phone system...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

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

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi network for easy Internet access....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Large wood stove with glass door....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

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

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

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

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

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

  • Microwave:

    Kitchen Aid microwave convection oven....moreless

  • Oven:

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

  • Pantry Items:

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

  • Refrigerator:

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

  • Stove:

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

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

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

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2015
Apr 13 - May 20, 2015
2 night min stay
$180 $200
Fri, Sat
$1,120

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Memorial Day 2015
May 21 - May 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$200 $220
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Spring 2015
May 26 - Jun 15, 2015
2 night min stay
$170 $190
Fri, Sat
$1,120

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

4th of July 2015
Jul 2 - Jul 5, 2015
4 night min stay
$220 $240
Fri, Sat
$1,400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Labor Day 2015
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$200 $220
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Fall Season
Sep 8 - Nov 19, 2015
2 night min stay
$180 $200
Fri, Sat
$1,120

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving 2015
Nov 20 - Nov 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$200 $240
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Christmas 2015
Dec 19 - Dec 29, 2015
4 night min stay
$220 $260
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

New Years 2015
Dec 30 - Jan 3, 2016
4 night min stay
$220 $260
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

MLK Holiday 2016
Jan 15 - Jan 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$200 $220
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Winter Break 2016
Feb 12 - Feb 22, 2016
4 night min stay
$220 $240
Fri, Sat
$1,400
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$200 $220
Fri, Sat
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

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

Notes:

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

We now offer two optional services for linens:

Option 1 - Linens provided (linens provided, beds are not made or stripped by cleaners)

Option 2 - Full linen service (linens put on beds and stripped by cleaners)


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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Location

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

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.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We enjoy staying in our cabin with our 8 year old son and 5 year old daughter. Our cabin is child friendly, very cozy and relaxing.

Why the Owner Chose 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.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Cabin in Snow

    Cabin in Snow

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Wood Stove in family room

    Wood Stove in family room

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Over-sized private deck

    Over-sized private deck

  • Snow in April!  Photo taken April 7th, 2015.

    Snow in April! Photo taken April 7th, 2015.

  • Lazy Bear Lodge in Winter wonderland

    Lazy Bear Lodge in Winter wonderland

  • 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

  • Kitchen remodeled in December 2013.

    Kitchen remodeled in December 2013.

  • High Capacity front-load washer and dryer.

    High Capacity front-load washer and dryer.

  • Be Lazy, you've earned it!

    Be Lazy, you've earned it!

  • Happy Holidays!

    Happy Holidays!

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Speaks: english
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