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Vintage/Modern Cabin Fever! Fun on the Mountain!

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The absolute BEST year-round access of all the cabins on Palomar. Great extra parking right off the County plowed road! So close, in San Diego North County but so far away from the stress of the city! Book now for the Holidays!

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Palomar Mountain cabin description

Like to get away from it all but have the luxuries of home? Come away to this delightful, newly remodeled, enchanting, cabin-in-the-woods. Slip back in time with the mountain-milled, cedar log siding and deck. This cabin makes your heart smile!
We have a stone fireplace waiting for you with a rustic mantel claimed from the forest floor. Cozy up in front of the fire on comfortable leather furniture with some vintage antiques woven in.

The modern amenities that we are sure you'll appreciate start with the newly remodeled, fully stocked, kitchen and bath with granite counters and a washer/dryer for your convenience. There is a 50 inch 'Smart TV' to turn on for your favorite music through Pandora, or watch a movie, and enjoy our high speed internet. That has now been enhanced with an Apple TV with so many options including using with your IPhone and IPad. A thermostat controlled propane wall heater warms the cabin up real quick too while you are building a fire in the stone fireplace.

You are welcome to browse from our library of books that take you back in time to days gone by, or some that inspire, intrigue or motivate. When was the last time you played Dominos? We have a collection of games to choose from, plus a few books and toys for the children.
Upstairs there is a master bedroom with a queen bed and reading nook. Close the black-out drapes, turn on the Sound Soother if you'd like, and settle in to sleep in... The loft above the living area has two, comfortable twin beds. Nightlights, light the stairs. The comfortable futon in the living room is standard size so can now sleep 5 very comfortably. Plus we do have a Pack N Play for your little ones.

Palomar is a place to 'not do' too. Enjoy a barbecue while soaking up the sun on the deck and take in the chorus of birds.
A trip to Palomar is not complete without going to the world famous Observatory. Browse the General Store, have lunch at Mother's Kitchen, and visit the Boucher Lookout. You can take off on a hike on the many miles of trails in the State Park and National Forest or fish in Doane Pond.

There are several 'Field Trips' within walking distance to visit neighbors who raise chickens, turkeys, goats and sheep. One neighbor is a carver, roasts coffee, and has eggs every color of the rainbow.

There are also wonderful day trips from Cabin Fever. However, one couple planned lots of outings but a couple days later, when they were checking out, totally relaxed, said, 'Next time maybe we will venture out of the cabin. It has such a wonderful ambiance and we loved it so much that we just had to stay in the entire time'. We have lots of options waiting for you at our Fun Things to Do link provided on this page, right above those nice Reviews that have come our way. Keep scrolling...

You're invited to be our guest and come away to Cabin Fever!

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Some toys, books, games, videos. Bring favorite art supplies and leave us a drawing we'll treasure for our art book. A portable Pack N Play for your toddler on each level....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          • Futon in Living Room

            Very comfortable, standard size futon, with all bedding. ...moreless

          • Master: 1 queen

            Private mstr with queen bed upstairs w/bathroom downstairs....moreless

          • Toddler Pack 'n Play: 2 child bed, 2 baby crib

            You have a Pack 'n Play for the little ones....moreless

          • Loft: 2 twin/ single

            Kids love it here! Not for folks with bad knees or backs....moreless

          • The private bedroom with a queen bed has black out drapes so you can sleep in. There is a sound machine if you like white noise. Electric blanket to warm up the bed on those chilly nights and a circulating fan, when it is warm. A comfy leather chair and more books to choose from. A very inviting loft is waiting for you with two twin beds. The loft is up stairs, with a ladder/ramp to the loft. We just added a new futon in the living room that is standard size, with fresh linins stored under the sofa for your convenience. There is also a Pack and Play for the toddlers. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            First Aid Kit under sink and some in medicine cabinet...moreless

          • Fresh and clean and newly remodeled, granite counter, tiled tub and shower with a bench seat. Convenient washer and dryer in the same room. The bathroom is on the same level as the living room and kitchen. You take stairs up to the bedroom and loft. There is no bathroom upstairs....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • You'll love the ambiance of this cozy cabin in the woods! One of our guests had hikes and outings planned for their family but said after a few wonderful days at the cabin, 'next time they might go outside'. It is such a special place! Come away from it all and do your own cooking, baking, use the grill, or have one of our locals cater a few meals for you. We also provide a list of local and back-country restaurants. Visit the world famous Observatory, hike the miles of trails on Palomar, or build a snowman when we have a winter wonderland. Palomar is a very special place to relax and rejuvenate. We are looking forward to having you as our guest at Cabin Fever....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                You'll find some interesting reading with historical books on Palomar, books of the wild west, to intrigue, inspire, or motivate. Charts you can take outside for bird watchers and star gazers. ...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                DVD player and a supply of children and a few family DVD's. You can also use your Netflicks account to watch movies on the Smart TV....moreless

              • Games:

                Dominos, Risk, Scrabble and lots more....moreless

              • Music Library:

                Turn on the Smart TV and click on Pandora for your favorite music. Or listen to playlists off YouTube on the Apple TV....moreless

              • Television:

                Smart TV plus Apple TV, remote and a wireless keyboard and mouse. There is an antenna for some TV channels. Works through your IPhone or IPad too. Amazing with a 50 inch screen....moreless

              • Toys:

                There are children's books and a few toys tucked away for the little ones. Might want to bring your favorites. ...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Family DVD's and lots of options for children, but no VHS video player. ...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Massage Therapist

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Mountaineering

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        Vintage table seats four plus two folding chairs. Highchair by request. ...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        We have a lovely breeze and don't have a need for air on Palomar as it is cooler than the cities up here on the Mountain top. However, we do provide electric fans in living room and master bedroom....moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace:

                        Please bring your own firewood. Additional firewood available at the General Store or State Park. ...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Propane heater. Plus, wood burning fireplace. Pease bring your own firewood. It is available at the General Store or State Park....moreless

                      • Internet:

                        High speed internet with no password....moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        Nice sheets, pillows and bedspreads. Flannel sheets in the winter. All mattresses are good quality with mattress pads, and nice pillows. ...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Stone fireplace with instructions to make it easy to build a fire. Also a propane heater with a thermostat makes the cabin toasty warm in a few minutes....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Excellent year-round parking....moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        Most cell phones work fine....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Bath towels, hand towels, washcloths. ...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        Laundry soap and dryer sheets provided....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        An electric coffee maker with filters and a French press. Be sure to bring your favorite coffee....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Cabin dishes, seasoned cast iron set, plus full set of Kitchen Aid cookware, steamer, mixing bowls, mixer, blender, toaster oven, cooking utensils, stainless silverware. ...moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen:

                        You'll find the kitchen should be fully stocked for you to bring your food and plan your meals. Cookie sheets (of course), crockpot, toaster oven, coffee pot, French press, blender, more! ...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven:

                        Gas oven and cooktop....moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Some of the basics are waiting for you - some spices, salt and pepper, cooking spray, pancake syrup, coffee creamer, sugar packets ... a few things you might forget and are welcome to use....moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster:

                        Toaster oven...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Enjoy the cedar deck made from mountain-milled logs. Wonderful view watching the weather roll in over your private forest....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        BBQ Grill with propane provided...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 27 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas and New Years
                      Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      $175
                      Easter Week
                      Apr 3 - Apr 12, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $150
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $100 $150
                      Fri, Sat
                      $700

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $60
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Tax Rate 8%

                      Notes:

                      Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are $175 with a 4 night minimum, or as dates are available between guests. REFUNDABLE damage deposit of $250.00, and a cleaning fee of $60.00 applies to all rentals up to 5 days. Please ask about cleaning rates for longer stays. Rates apply for 4 people, $25.00 per additional person. Mid-week rate $100 per night with two night minimum.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                      Location

                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      San Diego
                      16 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Lazy H
                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      San Diego
                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Lawrence Welk, Pala Mesa
                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Escondido
                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Interstate 15
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Mother's Kitchen, Palomar Mountain
                      40 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Oceanside

                      Car: Necessary

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                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2011

                      About: Longtime friends Nathan, and Jason and Julie, have partnered in several 'fix and flips' in San Diego area. As Investors and Realtors, they have enjoyed the challenge of rehabbing, remodeling, breathing new life into very tired properties, and selling them to very happy, new owners. When they came across this fixer on Palomar, they had to have it, but not to 'fix and flip'. This one is a keeper! Do you know of tired, neglected properties? Any tips are appreciated as they are constantly looking for their next 'deal'.

                      Why Palomar Mountain:
                      This is the first property that they have taken on with no intention of ever selling. They love the idea of owning a Vacation Rental and being able to use it when it is not rented. A huge bonus is that there is another fixer cabin on the same property. Already named 'Shady Oaks', it is presently used for storage, patiently waiting for them to wave their magic wand again. Please stay tuned! Eventually the goal is to have two very unique cabins available for larger groups. Be assured that no construction will happen during your visit. That's a promise!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      Another reason they could not resist owning these two little diamonds-in-the-rough, was the access. It is great to have such good parking when we are treated to a Winter Wonderland. The property also has some wonderful oaks, firs and cedars with a couple big boulders peppered around the land. There is an amazing chorus of birds to enjoy from the deck. Their initial goal of creating a 'Vintage, Modern Cabin' has paid off and is appreciated by all. You have the comforts of home, with the vintage touches that remind many of fond visits to Grandparent's homes in days gone by. Folks also have fun seeing the 'Before and After' photos at the cabin, of the progress creating this charming cabin for you to enjoy with new additions all the time. Ah, Cabin Fever is very special! We hope to have you as guests, and invite you to share this link with your friends! Thank you so much!


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                      • The absolute BEST year-round access of all the cabins on Palomar.  Great extra parking right off the County plowed road! So close, in San Diego North County but so far away from the stress of the city! Book now for the Holidays!

                        The absolute BEST year-round access of all the cabins on Palomar. Great extra parking right off the County plowed road! So close, in San Diego North County but so far away from the stress of the city! Book now for the Holidays!

                      • Ever-changing sky looking over your very private forest...

                        Ever-changing sky looking over your very private forest...

                      • Come celebrate the Mountain with Four Seasons of wild flowers.

                        Come celebrate the Mountain with Four Seasons of wild flowers.

                      • A propane grill is waiting for your favorites.

                        A propane grill is waiting for your favorites.

                      • The Smart TV is also an Apple TV with a screen saver of 100's of photos taken on Palomar. Wirelessly connect to your iPhone or iPad, listen to music and rent movies or just watch TV or our family collection of DVD's.  Cabin Fever is 'dialed in' for your convenience.

                        The Smart TV is also an Apple TV with a screen saver of 100's of photos taken on Palomar. Wirelessly connect to your iPhone or iPad, listen to music and rent movies or just watch TV or our family collection of DVD's. Cabin Fever is 'dialed in' for your convenience.

                      • Clean, comfortable and very cozy furnishings.

                        Clean, comfortable and very cozy furnishings.

                      • The loft is so intriguing for kids of all ages.

                        The loft is so intriguing for kids of all ages.

                      • Beautiful sunsets from the living room and deck... doesn't get much better than this!  Don't you wish you were here right now?

                        Beautiful sunsets from the living room and deck... doesn't get much better than this! Don't you wish you were here right now?

                      • Sit a spell under a canopy of incense cedars, oaks and firs.

                        Sit a spell under a canopy of incense cedars, oaks and firs.

                      • A few steps off the deck becomes an Adventure in the Forest.

                        A few steps off the deck becomes an Adventure in the Forest.

                      • Fun cabin accessories everywhere you look including Bird and Star charts.

                        Fun cabin accessories everywhere you look including Bird and Star charts.

                      • Relax in the sun, or enjoy the shade of the deck.

                        Relax in the sun, or enjoy the shade of the deck.

                      • There is nothing quite like warming up in front of a big stone fireplace to take the chill off.  Come away...

                        There is nothing quite like warming up in front of a big stone fireplace to take the chill off. Come away...

                      • Fabulous deck...  can you believe this is in San Diego County?

                        Fabulous deck... can you believe this is in San Diego County?

                      • Several guests have shared that they ate all their meals outside...

                        Several guests have shared that they ate all their meals outside...

                      • Cabin Fever - the perfect recipe for 'Stress Release'!

                        Cabin Fever - the perfect recipe for 'Stress Release'!

                      • Furnished kitchen with granite counters, propane stove, and dishwasher.

                        Furnished kitchen with granite counters, propane stove, and dishwasher.

                      • Master bedroom with a reading nook, and black-out drapes for sleeping in.

                        Master bedroom with a reading nook, and black-out drapes for sleeping in.

                      • Full bath, with a tub, shower, and a washer and dryer, too.  Towels provided.

                        Full bath, with a tub, shower, and a washer and dryer, too. Towels provided.

                      • Fall was so beautiful this year!  Slip away to Cabin Fever for all Seasons!

                        Fall was so beautiful this year! Slip away to Cabin Fever for all Seasons!

                      • Misty rain, sunny days, or snow... we've got you covered with a beautiful view.

                        Misty rain, sunny days, or snow... we've got you covered with a beautiful view.

                      • The pear tree had beautiful blooms this year!

                        The pear tree had beautiful blooms this year!

                      • Come away to Cabin Fever!

                        Come away to Cabin Fever!

                      • The perfect getaway... click 'Book It' and it's yours!

                        The perfect getaway... click 'Book It' and it's yours!

                      VRBO #474292

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                      $100 - $175 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

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                      Minimum stay: 1-3 nights
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                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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