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Mountain Moments to Remember!!

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Last updated: 04/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

* Lookout Lodge sits high above the world on an acre of land commanding spectacular 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains and national forest. You can wake up to the sunrise or drink a glass of wine while watching the sunset – catching a glint of the sea in the distance if the conditions are right.
Inside, the 3,500 square foot home boasts four bedrooms (two masters), three bathrooms, a fully outfitted kitchen, a dedicated dining room, a common room with river rock fireplace and a media room filled with hundreds of DVDs and games. The house is decorated with original art courtesy of owners (and internationally renowned artists) Jim and Kathleen Keifer, which you can buy at a discount. The spacious gardens are landscaped with wildflowers, pine, oak, Manzanita trees, and are filled with intimate clusters of outdoor furniture arranged to take in stunning views. The property also features a pond, waterfall, and rock formations decorated with Native American acorn-mortar bowls. The grass lawn is perfect for croquet or bocce ball – the gear is included. Bounce on the giant trampoline, play on the Ping-Pong table, lounge on the outdoor daybed and wraparound craftsman-style decks. At night, soak in the hot tub while watching shooting stars, or have a barbecue on the top-of-the-line grill.
This location is extremely private, perfect for family gatherings, small retreats and mountain weddings (up to 50 guests). It sleeps twelve and the bottom level can be closed off from the other two as an easy way to separate groups. Former guest have left the reviews: “Easily the prettiest house we have ever stayed at,” “Don’t know what was more relaxing – the views, the hikes, or the convenience,” “The most beautiful home in Idyllwild,” “A truly magical experience” and “We’ll absolutely be coming back next year!” A private home garden studio tour is available upon request.


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Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    On site there is a trampoline as well as a media room with games and videos for children of all ages...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    California King...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Four poster California King...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 queen

    Family suite with two queen size beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 queen

    Two queen size beds as well...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Village:

    please refer to www.idyllwild.com for community/Village calendar of events...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    The Lizard Lounge...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

 

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$275 $395
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Last updated: 04/29/2015
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Location

1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Please refer to www.idyllwild.com for a community calendar and upcoming events.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2008

About: 'The Keifer's professions as artists and inventors uniquely inform the decor, gardens and collections at Lookout Lodge.'

Why Idyllwild:
The perfect blend of mountain home coupled with sophistication. Great for family and friends, small groups and wedding events.

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
The Keifers are offering a rare opportunity to their valued guests. If you make a return visit within any 12 month period, you can choose a piece of art ( a selection of twelve unique pieces) which individual retail anywhere from $350. - $500., originals, oil on canvas - It is their gift for you to memorialize your stay. Send an additional booking referral and select, yes, another distinctive piece from this collection. You may send up to 3 referrals within a twelve month period. All you need to do is to e.mail me, mcharlesonline@cox.net and ask for the details about The Keifer Collectible Art Reward Program. It's so easy, bask in the mountain air, refer friends and family, and collect valuable original art absolutely free of charge.


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Photos

  • Lookout Lodge, views to forever!

    Lookout Lodge, views to forever!

  • Views from every window!

    Views from every window!

  • Yes, that is Tahquitz mountain.

    Yes, that is Tahquitz mountain.

  • California King Four poster, notice the wall art!

    California King Four poster, notice the wall art!

  • Capturing great views while inside.

    Capturing great views while inside.

  • An Idyllwild sunset.

    An Idyllwild sunset.

  • Up above the clouds from the deck.

    Up above the clouds from the deck.

  • A trampoline for the kids as well as the grownups.

    A trampoline for the kids as well as the grownups.

  • Grassy area for those special events or a game of bocce ball.

    Grassy area for those special events or a game of bocce ball.

  • Even has a waterfall and pond.

    Even has a waterfall and pond.

  • Can you believe this!

    Can you believe this!

  • A winter wonderland, breathtaking.

    A winter wonderland, breathtaking.

  • Approaching front of lodge from a private road.

    Approaching front of lodge from a private road.

  • Fully appointed kitchen.

    Fully appointed kitchen.

  • This is our Great room and fireplace.

    This is our Great room and fireplace.

  • Thomas Mountain view.

    Thomas Mountain view.

  • Sunrise on a winter's morning takes your breathe away.

    Sunrise on a winter's morning takes your breathe away.

  • Media Room w/ literally hundreds of movies and games.

    Media Room w/ literally hundreds of movies and games.

  • Hot tub, day bed and ping pong at Lizard Lounge.

    Hot tub, day bed and ping pong at Lizard Lounge.

  • Slumber while taking in the fresh mountain air lying in the outside day bed.

    Slumber while taking in the fresh mountain air lying in the outside day bed.

  • Grilling area.

    Grilling area.

  • Lodge guests may purchase original art at a discount.

    Lodge guests may purchase original art at a discount.

  • ...and does it snow much!

    ...and does it snow much!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/29/2015
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