Twain Harte 4 Seasons Resort - Lake Privileges

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

This 3800 sq ft. three story home on an acre of land has a wonderful mountain cabin look and feel that has been updated with modern amenities to make your stay convenient and comfortable. A/C in both lofts.

In summer, have a barbecue, sunbathe, enjoy happy hour and dine on the rear deck, or read a book in the front deck all under the tall pines.

We have books to read, games to play, basketball, foosball, ping pong all to entertain you. Or if you prefer relax and take a snooze in the hammock out back.

For swimming, sunning, and socializing you will want to spend time at beautiful Twain Harte Lake. You have LAKE PRIVILEGES! Choose the sandy beach or 'the rock' and swim out to one of the many docks. For the young or young at 'HARTE' go down one of the two water slides. You will enjoy this serene, private oasis. We have beach towels and chairs for the 12 of you. Note the gatehouse charges $5.00 per person per day.

Twain Harte also has a public golf course and tennis courts. For family fun you will love the not-too-challenging miniature golf course downtown and grab a soft serve ice cream cone afterwards at “The Rock” or if you prefer enjoy one of their 15 beers on tap.

Saturday nights from 6 to 8 PM mid June through early September, walk downtown to Eproson Park for 'Concerts in the Pines', a free outdoor concert featuring a different band every week.

In the winter, Dodge Ridge is 20 miles up the highway where you can spend the days skiing and snowboarding, or go to Leland High Sierra Snowplay in Strawberry, for sledding and tubing.

Come back home and get cozy in the living room by the (gas) fireplace with a glass of wine then walk to one of the nearby restaurants for dinner or stay in and cook your own in one of our two well-equipped kitchens. Eat at the dining table, kitchen nook, or at the bar.

Make a day trip (just over two hours) to visit world-famous Half Dome, one of many splendors in Yosemite National Park. Also visit nearby wineries, bistros, art galleries, and boutiques. Sonora is 15 minutes away and Murphy’s is 45. Enjoy boating, fishing, and jet skiing at Lake Tulloch, a quick 25 minute drive.

After your travels you will look forward to returning to the pine forests of Twain Harte and the quiet comfort of Button Willow.

The master bedroom has a CAL King bed. There are two lofts one with a queen bed, the other with a full bed. The downstairs bedroom has a double bed. There are two sleeper sofas; one in the downstairs living room and one in the TV room. The beds will be made with clean sheets and pillow cases when you arrive. At the end of your stay just leave the beds unmade and the dirty towels on the floor. Our housekeeper will clean the cabin for you. Access to the private Twain Harte Lake is also included for a $5.00 per person charge payable at the lake.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 3800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old to secure rental and must be on site with rental group....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    On main floor and lower floor accessible through entrances....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Loft One: 1 queen

    Open view to the great room with a privacy screen...moreless

  • TV room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    TV room separates the master bedroom and great room....moreless

  • Downstairs Bedroom: 1 double

    Private bedroom with locking door. Full bathroom downstairs...moreless

  • Downstairs Livingroom: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Just for the kids or extra guest a sleeper sofa is available...moreless

  • Master: 1 king

    California King - two large closets, private bath and TV ...moreless

  • Loft 2: 1 double

    Open view of the great room with a privacy screen...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Main floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Enough towels for guest staying in both lofts and TV room...moreless

  • Downstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Master bathroom: toilet, shower


Other Amenities

  • Two sets of men's and one set of women's golf clubs are are available for guest use. There are basketballs for the hoop and horseshoe equipment. All items including beach chairs, sand toys, coolers and extra seating are located in the outside storage room....moreless


  • Books:

    Paper back books are located in the curio cabinet in the great room. Most are mystery, spy or romance. Please feel free to read during your stay but please return upon your departure for others....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    The DVD player is located attached to the downstairs television and the master bedroom....moreless

  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Air Hockey Table located in the downstairs living room. There is an outside basket ball hoop. Basketballs are in the exterior storage closet....moreless

  • Games:

    Games galore including Monopoly, Scrabble, Catch Phrase to name just a few....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Dozens of CDs are available...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    All televisions have Comcast cable....moreless

  • Stereo:

    A BOSE sound system is in the great room...moreless

  • Television:

    The home has four televisions....moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys and flotation rafts are located in the storage cabinet outside on the lower level....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Both VCRs & DVDs are available for guest use....moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Set back in a picturesque tree-lined property. Peaceful and serene are but two words that describe the well maintained grounds...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining:

    The main floor dining table can accommodate 6 comfortably. The main kitchen breakfast nook seats 4. The downstairs drop leaf table seats 2 ~ 4 and the kitchen table seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C units in loft windows....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    The dryer runs on propane. Feel free to use but DO NOT leave it unattended....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    The main floor has an propane fireplace which warms the entire great room and lofts. The downstairs fireplace is NOT for guest use...moreless

  • Garage:

    The garage is for owner use only however the lower driveway does have a covered carport for guest use....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    All rooms except the upper lofts have space wall heaters....moreless

  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Each bedroom has two sets of linens the sleeper sofas have one set of linens for our guest use....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The great room seats all twelve guests comfortably. The TV can rotate for viewing in the great room, kitchen or dining table. Books, cards and games are available for our guest use....moreless

  • Parking:

    The upper driveway can accommodate three cars side by side and four cars tandem. The lower driveway can accommodate two cars side by side...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, dish towels and beach towels are available for our guest use....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    The washing machine is available for our guest use. Feel free to use the laundry detergent in the storage cabinet....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    The main kitchen has a coffee maker available for our guest use....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Both kitchens include complete place settings for 12....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    The main floor kitchen has the dishwasher available for our guest to use....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Main floor kitchen was remodeled 10 years ago and includes all amenities and breakfast nook. Downstairs kitchen includes all amenities....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Upper and lower kitchens both include newer microwaves....moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Upper refrigerator has an ice maker. Lower refrigerator has ice trays....moreless

  • Stove:

    Upper kitchen has a glass stove top. The downstairs kitchen is a traditional 4 burner coil....moreless

  • Toaster:

    The main kitchen has a toaster oven. The downstairs kitchen has a traditional two slice toaster....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    The side deck off the kitchen is perfect for outdoor dining or an evening cocktail. The front deck has a retractable awning which provides much appreciated shade in the summer....moreless

  • Golf:

    The Twain Harte Golf Club at 22909 Meadow Drive, Twain Harte is a 9-hole private club OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. It's Meadow Restaurant serves lunch. Call for hours (209) 586-3131...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    The propane grill with burner is located off the main kitchen on the side deck. We have supplied you with two tanks so you will never run out of propane....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Two ski racks are located just outside the master bedroom away from prying eyes for the security of our guest. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    The Twain Harte Tennis Group maintains and administers three local tennis courts under authority from the Twain Harte Community Services District. There is no fee to play. Hours are 7am to dusk....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Water toys and small rafts perfect for floating on the Twain Hart lake are located in the storage shed off the lower level....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The Twain Harte public swimming pool located at 23075 Fuller Road (behind the Post Office) is operated by Tuolumne County Department of Recreation. Recreational Swim: Monday thru Saturday 1:00-5:00...moreless



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Winter Rates | Ski Season
Dec 1 - Feb 28
2 night min stay
$240 $275
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2 night min stay
$225 $250
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Deposit $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%


Rates are subject to change without notice. There is a manditory 10% occupancy tax established by the Tuolumne County.

A cleaning fee (non-refundable) of $125.00 is charged to ensure the home is sanitized before your stay.

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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114 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Rock
0.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Twain Harte Golf Club
0.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Eproson House
22 Miles
Nearest Ski
Dodge Ridge

The perfect 4 seasons resort. The summers in the pines are pleasant during the day and nights are generally mild, making Twain Harte a pleasant escape from the long, hot summers of the California Central Valley and the chill of the Bay Area. Summer events start in full swing by Memorial Day. There are endless activities till the fall approaches and Oktoberfest is celebrated. During the winter months, Twain Harte is famous for winter sports and snow. Skiing and snowmobiling are the main attractions during this period. The snow laden pine trees present an excellent scene to thrill the soul. In the spring, when snow starts melting from the mountains and flowers start blooming, it is time for boating, golfing, hiking, camping, fishing, rock climbing, horseback riding, and biking through the forests & along the many rivers and streams.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1988

About: The home was originally purchased as a retirement home for the Dearborn patriarch and matriarch which they enjoyed to the fullest. Now the time is come to share it with others. We are both originally from San Mateo and now live in San Ramon. We have two adult children both in college. We are looking forward to the time we can retire full time and spend more time traveling.

Why Twain Harte:
This beautiful house is only minutes from so many local attractions, and very comfortably fits the entire family or small group too. The house is kept very clean and very comfortable for our guests to enjoy. We've included books to borrow, games to play, and menus of local establishments. We know you will notice the difference from the moment you walk in the front door. Why this house? It is the best value anywhere in the Twain Harte Area! Send us a note and let us know the how we can serve you better.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Comfortably sleeps up to 12. - very clean throughout. Two driveways; upper and lower with private entrances. The house boasts two complete kitchens one upstairs and one downstairs and three full baths. The house is just minutes from downtown Twain Harte. We are one of the few remaining properties that have a Twain Harte Lake membership. Please note we are kid friendly, but not childproof for exploring toddlers.

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  • Summer Time

    Summer Time

  • Welcome to Button Willow

    Welcome to Button Willow

  • Front porch - a great afternoon location to read or chat with friends.

    Front porch - a great afternoon location to read or chat with friends.

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Great Room Seating

    Great Room Seating

  • Upstairs Kitchen

    Upstairs Kitchen

  • Downstairs living room

    Downstairs living room

  • Downstairs Kitchen

    Downstairs Kitchen

  • Downstairs Sleeper Sofa

    Downstairs Sleeper Sofa

  • Left Loft with double bed

    Left Loft with double bed

  • Right Loft with Queen Bed

    Right Loft with Queen Bed

  • Den / TV Room Sleeper Sofa

    Den / TV Room Sleeper Sofa

  • Winter time

    Winter time

  • Twain Harte sign

    Twain Harte sign

  • Rear Deck - Perfect for entertaining

    Rear Deck - Perfect for entertaining

  • View from the left loft

    View from the left loft

  • Plenty of books and games for guest to enjoy

    Plenty of books and games for guest to enjoy

  • Upstairs Kitchen

    Upstairs Kitchen

  • Drop leaf dining table for four in downstairs living space

    Drop leaf dining table for four in downstairs living space

  • Foosball, Air Hockey, Ping Pong, Basketball (NS Outdoor Ping Pong & Horse Shoes)

    Foosball, Air Hockey, Ping Pong, Basketball (NS Outdoor Ping Pong & Horse Shoes)

  • Downstairs bedroom has a full size bed

    Downstairs bedroom has a full size bed

  • Left Loft

    Left Loft

  • Right Loft seating

    Right Loft seating

  • Master bedroom with Cal King

    Master bedroom with Cal King

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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