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Sylvan Cottage - Mountain Vacations Just Don't Get Better!

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Idyllwild cottage description

Sylvan Cottage - cozy, comfortable, welcoming! A short trek takes you to hiking and biking trails in the National Forest surrounding Pine Cove and Idyllwild. A 10-minute drive and you're at lovely Lake Fulmor that's great for an afternoon of fishing or picnicing. On the other hand, once you settle in, you may not want to leave the Cottage. Whether it's a cozy afternoon lying on the sofa with a good book or a workout on the mountain trails, Sylvan Cottage is your place.

Idyllwild, with its excellent cafes and restaurants, is just 3.5 miles down Hwy 243. Rather stay in? No problem! Your kitchen is fully stocked with the equipment and tools you'll need. We've provided a great set of dishes to set your table. Your BBQ is right outside on the deck, along with a dining table for you and your guests.

We've given you a queen bed with a memory foam topper for extra comfort. If there's more than two of you, the sofa in the living room pulls out to make another queen bed. We provide all your linens and some extra nice features in your bedroom & bathroom.

Your cottage awaits you with the furnace on in the cold months and lights to welcome you in. Make Sylvan Cottage your mountain place when you need peace and quiet or a convenient launching pad for your vacation activities.

Keywords: Small, nicely furnished, comfortable, separate unit, easily accessed, mountain getaway.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            The large fenced yard is yours to share with the tenants of the main house. No play equipment here but feel free to bring along some toys to keep the younguns happy....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            ALL Little Mountain Cottage managed properties are non-smoking within the buildings. At Sylvan Cottage, we have provided a fire-safe butt can for your use on the deck or covered front porch. Please, don't smoke elsewhere on the property!...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            We allow up to 2 well-behaved pets. Sorry - we do not allow birds. The yard is completely fenced so long as someone does not leave the front gate open!...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            The entry path requires climbing a short flight of steps from the parking area. Also, the bathroom is too small to accomodate a wheelchair....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Beds (1) With a good-quality mattress and 2' memory-foam topper, good quality linens and pillows, you're ensured a night of blissful sleep, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The sofa makes into a comfortable queen bed, with linens, pillows, and blankets provided. If you let us know ahead that you'll need this, we'll be sure to have it made up and ready for you to just toss the pillows on and tuck the blanket in for a good sleep....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Tub/shower with hand-held shower head and hotel-type curved shower curtain rod for roomier shower experience. We provide plenty of nice towels and wash-cloths. While we do not normally provide guest amenities, we do have a small supply available if you forget something. Just give us a call....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Sylvan Cottage is located in Pine Cove, just a 5 minute drive from the center of Idyllwild. Close to the National Forest with its many hiking, biking, and 4-wheel-driving trails. Pine Cove has the only 24-hour gas station in the Idyllwild area with gas prices comparable to off-Hill rates....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                A nice reading library is provided....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Time-Warner cable for your TV viewing pleasure....moreless

              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                While your Cottage is in a small, residential neighborhood within the National Forest, just a short drive away you'll find shops, restaurants, even a movie theatre. Activities abound! Enjoy Idyllwild!...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                A short walk back down to Hwy 243 and across the road will give you a breath-taking view across Strawberry Valley / Fern Valley to the massive granite outcroppings called Tahquitz Rock and Suicide Rock - WHAT A VIEW!...moreless

              • Resort:

                The entire San Jacinto Mountain area has the feel of a resort. With rocks to climb, trails to hike, forest roads to bike, even some fishing nearby - you can't be bored here!...moreless

              • Village:

                Idyllwild is an unincorporated village. It runs on volunteerism. Having no central municipal government, folks in Idyllwild are used to doing things for themselves. Enjoy a weekend, with plenty to do....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Inside, drop-leaf table accomodates 4. Outside patio table (on private deck) seats 4. ...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer:

                As noted, clothes washer and dryer provided....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Gas wall furnace heats the main living areas. An electric heater is provided for the bedroom - especially if the door is closed at night during cold months....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                We provide bed & bath linens so you can just stock your fridge and enjoy the Cottage....moreless

              • Living Room:

                The small living room is tastefully furnished and decorated for your relaxing comfort....moreless

              • Mobile Phone:

                Most guests report good cell reception at the Cottage....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Sylvan Cottage is on a paved, quickly plowed street so access is usually not a problem. After heavy snowfall, we may not get the actual parking area or berm cleared right away, however, and that may require on-street parking temporarily....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Nice bath towels and wash-cloths in the bathroom for your use....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Staying longer or someone had a roll in the mud? This unit does have a washing machine and dryer available at no extra charge....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                The main house's router is available for you to log in and use your computer on the Internet at no charge....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Full-sized coffee maker with timer you can set if you like....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Everything you need to fry an egg, whip up some chili and cornbread, or bake a cake....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Cabin-themed dishes and glassware provided....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                We've stocked your kitchen with the equipment and tools most mountain guests require. If there's something special you need to prepare a gourmet meal, call our Guest Services Manager (909-225-5127) and she'll probably be able to provide it quickly....moreless

              • Microwave:

                Full-sized microwave, heats and cooks food quickly....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                New fridge with top freezer. ...moreless

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                A large deck beside the Cottage is for your exclusive use. Relax and enjoy - have a party - lie back on the chaise and read - sip some wine while you grill your steaks - the choice is yours....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                You share a large, fenced yard with the tenants in the main house and their guests and two little dogs....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Propane grill right outside your door....moreless

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 26 - Nov 29, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $125
              Christmas/New Years
              Dec 24 - Dec 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $125
              Memorial Day
              May 22 - May 24, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $125
              4th of July
              Jul 2 - Jul 5, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $125
              Jazz In The Pines
              Aug 20 - Aug 23, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $125
              Labor Day
              Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $125
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $130
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $90 $110
              Fri, Sat
              $550

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Non-refundable Cleaning $35
              • Pet Fee $50
              • Tax Rate 10%

              Notes:

              We require full payment in advance to book the reservation. Book your Cottage through www.lmcidyllwild.com. Full refunds if notified by email of cancellation within 48 hours of arrival time. Partial refund negotiable for last minute cancellations, depending on circumstances. Decision of Guest Services Manager is final in all financial transactions.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 10/20/2014
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              Location

              50 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Palm Springs
              4 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Lumbermill, Idyllwild
              30 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, La Quinta
              50 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Riverside
              30 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              I-10
              4 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Gastrognome, Idyllwild
              50 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Big Bear

              Car: Necessary

              If you have something artistic or muscial in mind, check out the student performance listings for Idyllwild Arts - our highly acclaimed fine arts high school and summer program. You can find their information at www.idyllwildarts.com or in the local Town Crier.

              Also, Idyllwild is just an hour away from the famous Palm Springs Tramway. For the adventurous, you can even hike down into town from the top of the tramway.

              Idyllwild always has something interesting going on during the weekends, so check out the Town Crier listings and get involved!

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2011

              About: Sylvan Cottage is located on a 1/2 acre property owned by a gentleman in Iowa who plans to retire here in the not-too-distant future.

              Why Idyllwild:
              The property owner is by a Methodist minister who still lives in Iowa. When he comes to Idyllwild for his own vacation, he stays in either Sylvan Cottage or Sylvan House, depending on what's available. Eventually, he'll retire here and live in Sylvan House.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Guests of Sylvan Cottage and Sylvan House enjoy their clean, comfortable ambiance and easy access location. Since neither is currently occupied by anyone on a regular basis, you never feel as though you're intruding on someone else's space - it's all yours to relax and enjoy!


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

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              • Bring your favorite book or select one from our shelf, curl up and relax.

                Bring your favorite book or select one from our shelf, curl up and relax.

              • Your fully stocked kitchen provides a great place to cook while you're here.

                Your fully stocked kitchen provides a great place to cook while you're here.

              • Nice artwork on the walls, good furnishings, space to stretch out.

                Nice artwork on the walls, good furnishings, space to stretch out.

              • Books to read and a heater to ensure your bedroom is extra cozy.

                Books to read and a heater to ensure your bedroom is extra cozy.

              • Small but elegant bathroom with space to stow your toiletries.

                Small but elegant bathroom with space to stow your toiletries.

              • Catch your favorite TV show or football game.

                Catch your favorite TV show or football game.

              • Microwave some popcorn to go with that movie you're watching.

                Microwave some popcorn to go with that movie you're watching.

              • Your queen bed is provided with a memory foam topper and good quality linens

                Your queen bed is provided with a memory foam topper and good quality linens

              • A bench with bins to stash your gear next to yourlarge, organized closet.

                A bench with bins to stash your gear next to yourlarge, organized closet.

              • Your dining deck is just steps from the front door.

                Your dining deck is just steps from the front door.

              VRBO #411709

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Monday, October 20, 2014

              $90 - $130 per night (USD)
              4

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 10/20/14
              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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              Member since: 2012
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/20/2014
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