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Family/Pet Friendly: Summer Rates $175 /$95/.Military/Teacher Discounts

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Large front deck on 2nd floor with bbq & surrounded by the scent of lilacs!

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Last updated: 07/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Wrightwood cabin description

Circa 1920's cabin with all the modern conveniences. Only 90 minutes from L.A. with NO windy roads! A riot of color with lilacs blooming in the spring.
This time of year the hiking is amazing. Walk just 30 minutes from the cabin and you'll come to a gentle stream and ponds. You'll find a variety of beautiful pine cones and collect some rare actinolite, a mineral only found in a few places on earth! You might see a deer or bear on your hike. Let the dogs run loose and enjoy their freedom on the levee.
Relax by a huge rock fireplace after a day of playing in the snow or hiking. Play board games, read or watch a movie. In May, bask in the scent of the lilac bushes surrounding the property and town. On Memorial Day weekend walk around town to the over 100 yard sales! You'll also get your fill of lemonade and cookie stands that abound!
Walk to town and do a little shopping. You'll find restaurants, gift shops, antique stores, market, bakeries, and ski shops. Every Friday evening there is a Farmers' Market in town, too!
Walk to town and sign up for Big Pines Zipline tour! It's an amazing four hour canopy tour adventure through the treetops just two miles away from the cabin (check their website and book ahead). It's one of the most exhilarating activities I've ever done! Be sure you make reservations ahead of time. It's a three mile drive to Mountain High Ski Resort. A few more miles and you'll be at Grassy Hollow visitor center. The Pacific Crest Trail will host thousands of hikers walking from Mexico all the way to Canada!
Mountain High is a quick drive up the highway for skiing, snowboarding and tubing in the winter. Mountain biking (my husband loves the challenging trails) and hiking in that area is a real treat in the Spring and Summer.
Motorcyclists love Hwy 2. My husband swears it's some of the premier riding in the nation. Wrightwood really is an amazing, relaxing vacation spot!

The kitchen is fully stocked and is ready for some of your fabulous cooking! There is a market in town, Jenson's,where you're able to purchase any food you might need. However, if you want a break from cooking there are some wonderful restaurants in town. The Blue Ridge Inn is the nicest if you're looking for prime rib or fresh seafood.Most of their entrees are around $20 with salad and fresh bread (if you go there, please tell them Arlene sent you; I used to waitress there!). Their pumpkin bread is amazing! There's also a Mexican Restaurant, Mexico Lindo (prices around $7-12 each) that has excellent food. For breakfast, the Evergreen cafe has fabulous pancakes and the Village Grind has delicious breakfasts as well (they also have 24/7 WIFI service) and often has live music going. The Grizzly Cafe, on Hwy 2, has the best sweet potato fries around and very good sandwiches. Mile High Pizza has a great variety of pizzas and other Italian dishes (and they deliver!). I guarantee you, you won't starve in Wrightwood!

There are some wonderful hiking trails that are just a walk away from the cabin. In the notebook of information I have on the kitchen counter you'll find a map that will show you how to get there.
The cabin is on Helen Street. To get there you'll want to get to the 15 North. You'll take it until you reach the 138 (well before Victorville). DON'T miss this exit or you'll have to go many, many miles before there's another exit! The 138 takes you towards Palmdale/Wrightwood heading west (if you go east you'll go to Silverwood Lake). You'll be on the 138 for about eight miles at which point you'll get to the only stop light and that's at Hwy 2. Head west on Hwy 2 and in five miles you'll be in Wrightwood. When you see homes you're very close! Turn left on Walnut and then left on Helen.
I will be happy to provide any additional information you might need. Please do not hesitate to contact me either by phone or email (I tend to respond quicker to email during the week, and phone on the weekends).

:) Arlene

760 792 8267



Keywords: cabin, mountain home, fenced yard, privacy, decks, playhouse, romantic, rustic, European, pet friendly, play house, hiking,

Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                We're animal lovers and love well-behaved dogs. If your dog is a digger or piddler, please leave him/her at home. But if he/she is a great dog who loves to go for hikes in the woods and chase squirrels, by all means, bring him/her! There will be an addition cleaning fee of $25 and extra $200 security deposit. I've never had a dog steal towels, bedclothes,silverware or pictures off the walls. I've never had to evict a dog in the middle of the night for being drunk and disorderly. And I've never had a dog run out on his or her bill. Yes, indeed, your dog is welcome at our cabin. And, if your dog will vouch for you, you're welcome to stay here, too....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Any smoking doing in the property will incure a $100 fee off of the security deposit. Any evidence of smoking, residual smell, butts in the yard...will incure a $100 fee off the security deposit....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                The yard is completely fenced in and there is a most amazing playhouse in the backyard....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Adults must be at least 25 years old....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double

                This Swedish themed bedroom has a window to the back & a tv...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Cute mountain themed upstairs bedroom. No door...moreless

              • Loft: 1 double, 1 child bed

                If you are taller than 5'1' you'll have to bend over to walk...moreless

              • Double Beds (1) The master bedroom has a full bed. The upstairs loft bedroom has another full bed, Twin or Single Beds (1) The other upstairs loft bedroom has a twin bed. There is also a twin futon chair/bed in this room, Child Beds (1) I have a pack 'n play available. There is also a crib mattress under the full bed upstairs., Baby Cribs (1) I have a pack 'n play available and a crib mattress, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Single futon chair that converts into a single bed in loft bedroom. When not needed for sleeping, use it as a chair to read in. to watch a movie! Single futon chair also in the living room....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                7 minute showers or you'll run out of hot water!...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet

                This bathrm is upstairs between the 2 bedrooms ...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                I love this room with a piano and view of the back yard. Light the candleabra for a romantic dinner! The cabinet is stocked with vintage games!...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Plenty of everything. I bake when I'm up there so I have all the supplies. Let me know if there is something in particular that you need....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Pots, pans, baking sheets, Kitchenaide mixer. It's all there as well as an antique gas stove/oven...moreless

              • Oven:

                We bought an antique gas stove/oven. You can heat plates or rise dough on the always warm oven!...moreless

              • Stove:

                Old antique gas stove. You might have to light a pilot if it blows out....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Lots of spices, microwave popcorn and hot chocolate mix is supplied....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Full sized refrigerator, stove and oven...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Full sized refrigerator...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Toaster
              • Coffee Maker
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Bring some paper wrapped logs to have a toasty fire in the living room. We also supply firewood to supplement your fire. ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                There is off street parking for one car, but there is a fenced in driveway with parking for three cars....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Cozy little living room with a large screen tv and a beautiful rock fire...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Sheets, blankets and pillows are provided. Please bring your own towels....moreless

              • Heating:

                Gas floor heater will heat the cabin in minutes...moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Carport under front patio...moreless

              • Parking:

                Ample fenced in parking...moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Hair Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • Where to begin? The cabin's fenced in yard is perfect for Bowser or your children to run and play. The custom built playhouse is fully stocked with arts and crafts and has a loft bed to sleep in! The cabin is a short walk to town or to amazing hiking trails. It is all in all, an amazing cabin to stay in!...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Basic satellite TV w/ Dish service. Flat screen TV with dvd player in living room. Wallmount 19 in. flatscreen in downstairs bedroom. ...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Thomas the Train set, Mr. Potato Head, Lincoln Logs, blocks.......moreless

                  • Books:

                    I'm a teacher so I have lots of children's books...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    We have dozens of DVDs available...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Lots of old vintage board games...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Bicycles:

                    I have a beach cruiser you are welcome to use! Just let me know ahead of time so we will have it ready for you....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    We have a Weber charcoal barbeque on the front deck....moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Mountain High is just up the road a few miles....moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    Beautiful large front balcony with a view!...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    There is a front and back patio...moreless

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                  • Village:

                    A short three block walk will take you right into the quaint village with shops and restaurants....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    From the front porch there is a wonderful view of the trees and mountains...moreless

                  • Resort:

                    Mt. High ski area is just three miles from the cabin!...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Hiking
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Skiing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Museums
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Playground
                  • Library
                  • Festivals
                  • Churches
                  • Sledding
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer 2014
                  May 7 - Aug 31, 2014
                  1 night min stay
                  $95 $175
                  Fri, Sat
                  Ski Season 2014
                  Nov 1 - Dec 18, 2014
                  1 night min stay
                  $150 $200
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,150 $4,680
                  Peak Season
                  Dec 19 - Jan 11, 2015
                  1 night min stay
                  $250
                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay
                  $95 $125
                  Fri, Sat
                  $800 $3,400
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                  • Cleaning fee $75
                  • Tax Rate 7%

                  Notes:

                  Holiday weekends are all two to three night minimum stays and are all $250 per night

                  Easter week is $150 per night

                  Payment can be made in two checks, one for the refundable security deposit for $400, and one for the rent/cleaning. I hold the $400 security check and do not cash it unless there is damage or breaking of the contract. I then refund the balance. I do not deposit the rent/cleaning check until a few weeks before your visit. You may also pay via PayPal; a 3% fee will be applied.


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                  Location

                  • Grizzly Cafe Inc

                    "I love this place. They have indoor and outdoor seating and the best ever sweet potato fries..."

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                  • Cinnamon's Bakery

                  • Mountain High Resort

                    "This is where I learned to ski back when it was Holiday Hill. It's only three miles from the..."

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                  • Navitat Canopy Adventures

                    "This is one of the most amazing zip lines ever. Granted, it's the only one I've ever been on..."

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                  • Wrightwood Park

                    "This is just a little park right next door to the school I used to teach at. My husband help..."

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                  • Applewood Court

                    "This is a great place to go have an ice cream or piece of fudge; my grandkids love it! I wor..."

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                  • Wrightwood, CA

                    "Wrightwood is a great and easy to get to town. The tall pines, the friendly folk, the cute s..."

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                  • Pacific Crest Trail

                    "What a fantastic hiking experience. Even if you only walk a mile of the trail, imagine all t..."

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                  • Mexico Lindo & Seafood Restaurant

                    "I love their chili rellenos and fried tilapia. The service is friendly and their prices are ..."

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                  200 Metres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 2
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mt. High
                  300 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Mile High Pizza

                  A three block walk takes you into our quaint little 'downtown.' A half mile walk through the neighborhood will take you to some wonderful hiking. Here you'll find some premier hiking trails, a small creek and quaint waterfalls. Head up the hill a few blocks and you'll hike through the levee and follow a stream as far as you can go. You'll find beautiful samples of actinilite (a rock unique to Wrightwood), quartz and grey and green schist. Sit on a fallen tree or boulder and enjoy your picnic lunch. There is a new zip-line canopy tour just two miles from the cabin (Navitat). Meet up in town and catch the Navitat truck up to the tour.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1973

                  About the owner: Owner operated: My family has owned a cabin in Wrightwood for almost 40 years and it will always be where we consider 'home.' We raised our girls here (they grew up to be an FBI Special Agent and a Registered Nurse), I taught at the local elementary school and was very active in the community. I resigned from my teaching job in Wrightwood when my husband's job took us to the San Diego area, but we are still regular visitors and absolutely love our time in Wrightwood!

                  Why the Owner Chose Wrightwood:
                  My dad purchased the cabin over 40 years ago. It's where most of my friends first saw snow!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  The fresh crisp pine air, the thousands of stars, the quiet neighborhood, the roaring fire, and listening to the birds, walking the dog through the neighborhood, hiking in the forest, packing a picnic and eating in the woods, feeding the squirrels, the 'down home' feeling...need I say more? Well, I will! Right now, the last two weeks of April and beginning of May, there is a riot of lilacs at our cabin and throughout town. It's the BEST time of year (unless you have allergies)!!!My husband loves to take his sportbike out on Highway 2, one of Southern California's premier road rides. My husband and I are avid skiers and love Mountain High East. Our neighbors on Helen are wonderful and it is a quiet street with only a couple of neighbors. It is just a three block or seven minute walk to town.


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                  • Large front deck on 2nd floor with bbq & surrounded by the scent of lilacs!

                    Large front deck on 2nd floor with bbq & surrounded by the scent of lilacs!

                  • Dining room comfortably seats six. Piano and vintage games in here.

                    Dining room comfortably seats six. Piano and vintage games in here.

                  • Kitchen with full appliances including this antique stove..a blast from the past

                    Kitchen with full appliances including this antique stove..a blast from the past

                  • Downstrs bathrm with shower. Limit showers to 7 min or you'll run out of hot H2O

                    Downstrs bathrm with shower. Limit showers to 7 min or you'll run out of hot H2O

                  • Loft bdrm w/ twin bed & twin futon. Cozy cabin decor. 1/2 bath between two bedrm

                    Loft bdrm w/ twin bed & twin futon. Cozy cabin decor. 1/2 bath between two bedrm

                  • Vintage 1/2 bath between two upstairs bedrooms

                    Vintage 1/2 bath between two upstairs bedrooms

                  • Beautiful little cabin that is sure to be a place your family will make memories

                    Beautiful little cabin that is sure to be a place your family will make memories

                  • Custom built playhouse with loft, crafts, games, toys...

                    Custom built playhouse with loft, crafts, games, toys...

                  • This trail runs from down the street all the way into town and parallels Hwy 2

                    This trail runs from down the street all the way into town and parallels Hwy 2

                  • Beautiful hiking just minutes from the cabin; there are a couple of ponds!

                    Beautiful hiking just minutes from the cabin; there are a couple of ponds!

                  • The Navitat zipline experience is amazing and only a couple of miles from cabin!

                    The Navitat zipline experience is amazing and only a couple of miles from cabin!

                  • Cozy family cabin surrounded by lilacs and trees. Completely fenced in for kids!

                    Cozy family cabin surrounded by lilacs and trees. Completely fenced in for kids!

                  • Relax in the comfort of the living room with a movie and fire in the fireplace.

                    Relax in the comfort of the living room with a movie and fire in the fireplace.

                  • Warm up with a toasty fire; I supply one bundle of wood per night.

                    Warm up with a toasty fire; I supply one bundle of wood per night.

                  • Master bedroom with a Swedish flare! Double bed and flat screen TV

                    Master bedroom with a Swedish flare! Double bed and flat screen TV

                  • Full bed in attic bedrm. If you are taller than 5'1' you will have to bend over when walking in this room!

                    Full bed in attic bedrm. If you are taller than 5'1' you will have to bend over when walking in this room!

                  • Thomas the Train set & Lincoln Logs for the young ones up in the loft bedroom.

                    Thomas the Train set & Lincoln Logs for the young ones up in the loft bedroom.

                  • A riot of lilacs the last two weeks of April. We have hundreds of lilac bushes!

                    A riot of lilacs the last two weeks of April. We have hundreds of lilac bushes!

                  • Large fenced in back yard w/ no neighbors behind or on one side.

                    Large fenced in back yard w/ no neighbors behind or on one side.

                  • Welcome to Wrightwood! A wonderful path on the right runs parallel to HWY 2

                    Welcome to Wrightwood! A wonderful path on the right runs parallel to HWY 2

                  • The Village Grind has 24/7 internet access and live music on wkends!

                    The Village Grind has 24/7 internet access and live music on wkends!

                  • The hiking up by the levee is amazing...just ask the dogs!

                    The hiking up by the levee is amazing...just ask the dogs!

                  • A brand new skate park is just four blocks from cabin/next to park/school

                    A brand new skate park is just four blocks from cabin/next to park/school

                  • If your dog can vouch for you, you may accompany him/her to the cabin!

                    If your dog can vouch for you, you may accompany him/her to the cabin!

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                  Date last modified - Wednesday, June 11, 2014

                  $95 - $250 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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