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This fabulous home is two stories with the master bedroom (Brand New California King size pillow top bed) , a bath, a spare bedroom on the top floor (Brand new Queen size pillow top bed and 42" wall-mounted flat screen TV) along with the living area, dining room, and large kitchen. The living room has a brand new Lazy Boy reclining sofa and love seat which faces the wall-mounted 55' High Definition flat screen TV. It is the epitome of comfort for the family video night or that important football game. Newly remodeled kitchen and both bathrooms (Dec 2014) and a new central air conditioning and heating installed January 2015) There is a huge deck that wraps around the entire upper floor of the home with a ramp for your pooch to wander safely into the enclosed 6' high chain link fenced dog run. The bottom floor has a large family room (Brand new Queen size sleeper sofa), laundry room, one bedroom, (Brand new Queen size pillow top bed and 1 bunk-bed) and 1 bath. Stoke up the downstairs wood fireplace while watching TV on another 42' flat screen or playing some pool in the family room. The new master king and two queen beds are furnished with plush bedding so you will have the utmost in sleeping enjoyment. The lazy boy queen size sofa/sleeper in the family room enables you to bring a few extra guests.
The house is very cozy and the deck is a wonderful place to have breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Relax on the deck with a drink and your loved ones while watching the pine trees grow, or just sit in one of the canvas sky chairs with your legs up. relaxing, reading a book or just taking a nap. You will feel like you are floating on a cloud. The large overhang on the deck will keep the sun from your eyes and somehow makes the temperature seem to be 'just right.' The living , dining and kitchen area are open and lead to the upper huge deck. It is a great place to entertain your friends and family. The house is in great shape with newer furniture, (1) 55" flat screen TV (2) 42" flat screen TVs and (1) 40" flat screen TV and new ceiling fans in the living area and bedrooms. The private hot tub is off the master bedroom and the pool table is downstairs. Wi Fi and high speed internet is provided. The kitchen and both bathrooms were just upgraded (Dec 2014) and a central heating and air conditioning installed.
Enjoy your day at Alpine Lake fishing or in the winter months skiing or sledding at Bear Valley. The area hosts numerous adventures, including The Big Trees National Forest, Bear Valley music festival, Ironstone Wineries and its series of concerts throughout the summer, the quaint town of Murphy's with its history, small shops and local wine tasting. Drop down into the earth into one of the moaning caves or for the brave go zip lining through the canyon. Visit the town of Columbia, an old gold mining town where your children can pan for gold, check out the old blacksmith or just ride into history on a stagecoach.
Angels camp has its annual Frog Jump extravaganza while Murphys has its annual St. Patty's Day parade and Arnold has a real hometown fourth of July parade down main street followed by a bar-b-que in the park.
Arnold is the perfect 'base camp' for you and your family to enjoy the entire area and all of it offerings.
Kids love the mountains. I have had some returning children choose Arnold over Disneyland. The home is safe. A child gate is provided if you have little ones to block off the stairwell inside the home. The wood slats on the deck are secured with heavy wire metal so you can relax on the deck with your children. There is a child's swing set in the side yard....moreless
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Even outside on the property. This is a very high fire area....moreless
Pooches love this place. The deck is pet safe with the rails of the deck secured with wire mesh so no one can escape!! A ramp from the upper deck leads to the dog run which is surrounded by a 6' chain link fence. This home has been voted by previous visiting pooches as five paws up!! ...moreless
Propane Heating, Air conditioning, (1) 55' High definition flat screen TVs, (1) 42: Flat screen, (1) 40' and (1) 32' tv, Hot tub, child's play area and pool table. A giant dog run attaches to the upper deck via a ramp. The deck is huge and child safe with an nice overhang to keep the sun from hitting you directly. Two sky chairs are provided during the summer months.
April 1 - May 21 Apr 1 - May 21, 2015 2 night min stay
Memorial Weekend May 22 - May 25, 2015 3 night min stay
May 26-May 31 May 26 - May 31, 2015 2 night min stay
June 1-July 1 Jun 1 - Jul 1, 2015 2 night min stay
July 4th weekend Jul 2 - Jul 5, 2015 3 night min stay
July 6-Sept 3 Jul 6 - Sep 3, 2015 2 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015 3 night min stay
Sept 7-Nov 24 Oct 6 - Nov 24, 2015 2 night min stay
Thanksgiving weekend Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015 4 night min stay
Nov 30-Dec 18 Nov 30 - Dec 18, 2015 2 night min stay
Dec 19-Jan 2 Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016 4 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$200
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Big Trees State Park, Columbia, Bear Valley Ski Resort, Murphys and Sonora are near by. White Pine Lake is in Arnold which has a small beach and Malones Lake and Lake Alpine are great for fishing. Zip lining for the brave is provided at the caverns between Murphys and Sonora and there are local activities scheduled throughout the year, i.e: St. Patty's Day parade in Murphys, Frog Jump in Angels Camp, Fourth of July Parade, Bear Valley Music Festival in August and concerts at Ironstone Wineries throughout the summer. There are also numerous hiking trails available Columbia is a great old gold mining town between Arnold and Sonora and spending the day watching the fascination on your children's faces while they gold pan is really fun. If it's just the adults, the old 1800's saloon is a real trip.
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: This picture is of my daughter and myself. I grew up in Orinda in the Bay Area and haven't left. I know a good thing when I see it!!
Why the Owner Chose Arnold: When I was looking for a mountain home, I chose Arnold because of the quaint beautiful area with the friendliest people on earth. The drive to Arnold is fun and non-stressful (unlike Highway 80 to Tahoe) and the area hosts a variety of things to enjoy throughout the year from local concerts in town, to concerts at the winery, to music festivals at Bear Valley, Kajaking in the lake, parades, frog jumps, skiing at Bear Valley, white water rafting trips, golfing and more too numerous to name!
The Unique Benefits at this House: The area is so peaceful, one can come from the busy Bay Area and immediately relax. I love the Arnold area. It's a short drive but you feel as if you are in a different world!! While you are in a small mountain town with very tall trees, you still have the convenience of nice restaurants, wineries, and a terrific super market to buy your food. There are numerous areas where you can hike, go to the lake, ski or just hang out and do nothing. There is wireless internet in the home.