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Dean Way Chalet - Spacious & Family-Friendly in Blue Lake Springs

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Last updated: 08/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Dean Way Chalet is a large and inviting cabin with three spacious levels in which you can spread out and enjoy. The chalet is set smack in the middle of the Sierras, and is surrounded by beautiful big trees all year round! The cabin is located in Blue Lake Springs in Arnold, California, and is waiting for you and your friends and family!

The chalet has 4 bedrooms, PLUS a loft, PLUS a full lower level with rec room, sleeper sofa, and ping pong room! You can comfortably sleep 12-13 bodies in beds!

Bear Valley ski resort is only 25 minutes away from the cabin! In both winter and summer, it's a fabulous, family-friendly alternative to busy Tahoe resorts, and a MUCH easier drive! Outside this special cabin, in summer you are steps away from two lakes with beaches, as well as access to all the fabulous recreation that Blue Lake Springs has to offer. Tennis, basketball, swimming pools, shuffleboard, organized kids' activities, bingo nights, outdoor movies, playground, volleyball, Snowflake Lodge Restaurant, and more! Not to mention nearby Calaveras Big Trees State Park and numerous golf courses. In winter there is snow all around the cabin and numerous sno-parks, cross country skiing trails, and of course, Bear Valley!

Of course, you don't have to leave the chalet at all to have a wonderful vacation in the mountains. The possibilities are endless -- you can enjoy a barbeque on the spacious deck and admire the tall trees surrounding the cabin, you can play in the snow all around the cabin during winter (sleds are provided), you can make a fire and play games inside (puzzles, games, and firewood are provided too), or you can swing on the authentic chair lift swing hanging from the deck. Our guests tell us that simply hanging out at the cabin is always a highlight of their vacations!

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 bunk bed

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  • Loft + Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

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  • There are mattress pads, blankets and pillows on the beds. Guests bring their own sheets. Sheets can be provided at an additional cost. Ask for details! A pack and play is also available at the cabin. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games:

    Old-school Pac-man and race car joystick games...moreless

  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The Dean Way Chalet is located in the Sierras, right in the midst of the trees....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi Internet throughout the cabin....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Linens are not included in the regular rate, but can be provided at additional cost. Just ask!...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Free nationwide long distance...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$275
$1,246

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $178 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $225
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Our rates include all taxes and fees, including cleaning fees. The complete rate schedule is below:

2 Nights: $549.19

3 Nights: $688.64

4 Nights: $828.10

5 Nights: $967.55

6 Nights: $1107.00

7 Nights: $1246.46

Rates during some time periods, such as holidays, may be higher. Please contact us for a quote for your specific dates.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. We prefer payment via PayPal.


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Last updated: 08/23/2015
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Location

0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sequoia Woods
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 4
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Snowflake Lodge
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bear Valley
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Blue Lake Springs beaches

The Dean Way Chalet in Arnold is an easy 165-mile drive from the San Francisco Bay Area, and a 30-minute drive from both Lake Alpine and Bear Valley's Summer Music Festival, winter skiing and snowboarding playgrounds. Golf can be found at nearby Forest Meadows or the local Sequoia Woods Country Club. The Blue Lake Springs Recreation facilities, easily walkable from the Dean Way Chalet, feature a restaurant, club house, swimming pool, snack bar, tennis courts, ping pong, shuffle board, basketball, volleyball, playground, free kids' camps, inexpensive tennis and swimming lessons, outdoor movies, inner-tube water polo for the kids, and two private fresh-water lakes. At the Dean Way Chalet, you will have full guest privileges at all these facilities. In town, White Pines Lake offers freshwater lake swimming and fishing, and there is also a logging museum located at the entrance to a hiking trail.

Ironstone Winery in Murphys (about a 15-minute drive from the Dean Way Chalet) has a summer concert series and wonderful other events. Numerous other wineries, cute shops, day spas, and tasty restaurants make for a wonderful day or evening in Murphys.

Calaveras Big Trees State Park is approximately two miles uphill from the Dean Way Chalet on Route 4 from the Blue Lake Springs turnoff. Columbia State Park, a restored western gold-rush town the entire family can enjoy, and Jamestown's Railroad Museum are convenient drives from Arnold as well. There is boating and fishing on New Melones Reservoir in Angels Camp; and plenty of other places for lake and stream fishing, swimming, bicycling, hiking, cavern exploring (spelunking), painting, photography, horseback riding, ziplining, panning for gold, wine tasting and motor touring.

The Dean Way Chalet has off-street parking for 3+ cars, and plenty of room for your bikes, rafts, skis and other items for a great vacation in the mountains!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We are two families from the Bay Area who own this vacation rental together. We have owned the cabin since 2007, and we have spent every year making improvements and updating things so that our guests have great experiences. We also enjoy the cabin with our (5 total) children when it is not rented out. There is so much to do in Arnold, and our cabin makes for an easy, special getaway. The kids love the ping pong and in winter, the sledding right outside. In summer, we spend a lot of time floating on the lakes!


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Photos

  • The Dean Way Chalet

    The Dean Way Chalet

  • Family room with wood-burning stove

    Family room with wood-burning stove

  • Comfortable and spacious family room

    Comfortable and spacious family room

  • Ski chalet touches

    Ski chalet touches

  • Downstairs rec room with pellet stove, sleeper sofa and foosball table

    Downstairs rec room with pellet stove, sleeper sofa and foosball table

  • Master bedroom with king bed

    Master bedroom with king bed

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Beautiful high ceilings in upstairs rooms

    Beautiful high ceilings in upstairs rooms

  • View of the bunk bed

    View of the bunk bed

  • Enjoy the spacious deck

    Enjoy the spacious deck

  • Well-equipped kitchen

    Well-equipped kitchen

  • Ping pong room

    Ping pong room

  • Downstairs rec room with pellet stove, sleeper sofa and foosball table

    Downstairs rec room with pellet stove, sleeper sofa and foosball table

  • foosball fun

    foosball fun

  • Two sets of bunk beds - perfect for the kids!

    Two sets of bunk beds - perfect for the kids!

  • Down comforters keep you warm in winter

    Down comforters keep you warm in winter

  • One set of bunk beds, and two twins in this room

    One set of bunk beds, and two twins in this room

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