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The deck at Bambi's End, with the Stanislaus Forest in the distance

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Last updated: 08/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Pinecrest house description

Our 'cabin' is really an open, bright 1900 sq ft home, with all the comforts:
Three bedrooms (two upstairs, one downstairs), and a loft with two single beds
Large outdoor deck with a view into the forest
Three bathrooms, instant-on hot water
Full kitchen (gas stove, electric oven), pots/pans, dishwasher, microwave, coffee makers - drip and Keurig, rice maker, muffin tins, blender, ice cream maker & more...
High-efficiency double pane windows, skylights, vaulted ceiling
Central heating and air, Jøtul wood burning stove in living room
Large plasma TV with 5.1 surround sound, DVD player, antenna with local broadcast TV
DVDs, CDs, and a stocked bookcase
Full laundry area with washer/dryer
Dyson 'Animal' Vacuum

Downstairs:
Nintendo Wii and games, including Rock Band instruments
Third bathroom with shower
Third bedroom, with large closet, bunk bed & queen bed.

Our home is in the Cold Springs area (in Tuolumne county - not the Cold Springs near Placerville), in the 'Peter Pam' (sic) subdivision. That puts it about 5-10 minutes from Strawberry and Pinecrest lake. Elevation is about 5600 feet.

It's a wonderful place to sit on the deck and watch the stars spinning in infinity, or hike right from the driveway down into the Stanislaus Forest, undisturbed by anything except the wind.

And, yes, the outside needs a paint refresh. Coming!

Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum age for primary renters is 25....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          • Master: 1 queen

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          • Ground floor: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

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          • Second floor: 1 queen

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          • Loft: 2 twin/ single

            Extra long twin beds...moreless

          • Inflatable mattress and fold out sleeping mats available.

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Our renters take out all garbage to the nearby Pinecrest Transfer Station (near Strawberry) or to Waste Management in Sonora, open weekdays. We don't have garbage pickup because the cabin is unpredictably unoccupied for periods. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Some of the usual - and some of the unusual....moreless

              • Music Library
              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Antenna TV - not cable. At least one station (CBS), and others intermittently depending on the weather....moreless

              • Toys:

                Snow toys and some lake inflatable toys. Kites, frisbees......moreless

              • Video Games:

                Wii downstairs, with Rock Band instruments and some games...moreless

              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                Beautiful view into the Stanislaus Forest from the second floor deck....moreless

              • Village:

                Beautiful Yosemite Village is about 2-3 hours away, depending on traffic. It's an easy day trip....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Elegant heavy oak table and chairs that seat 8 easily. (Do NOT lean back in them - they are not built for that and repair will be covered by damage deposit)...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                Keep in touch with texting and email and web surfing. Satellite wireless through Hughesnet. No Netflix/Hulu/Vudu access. Wireless throughout the house via Apple Extreme & Express....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Stove:

                The Cadillac of wood stoves, a Jøtul, in the living room. ...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Drip coffee maker, with separate blade grinder. Also, there's a single-cup Keurig machine. (Bring your own K cups)...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Fully stocked with dishes, silverware, and more gadgets than you'll know what to do with -- simply bring your groceries and pantry items!...moreless

              • Microwave:

                Brand new unit installed 2014...moreless

              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Rice cooker, slow cooker, blender, hand mixer, electric kettle, and ice cream maker (you read that right) all ready for action....moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Gorgeous view from the large upstairs deck, where at night you can watch the stars (or the bats circling the building)....moreless

              • Golf:

                Twain Harte, about 15 minutes away, has a nice 9-hole course....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Rentals are available at nearby Pinecrest lake....moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Dodge Ridge is nearby. Bear Valley is a bit farther, but might have more snow at times....moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $375
              $2,000 $4,000
              Winter rate
              Dec 1 - Dec 18, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $300
              $1,800 $4,000
              Christmas/NY
              Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $400
              $2,000 $4,000
              Winter rate
              Jan 5 - Mar 1, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $300
              $1,800 $4,000
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $225
              $1,200 $4,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning fee $100
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
              • Tax Rate 9%

              Notes:

              We can also use Paypal - the address is bambisend@gmail.com


              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 08/17/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates
               

              Location

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              14.3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Twain Harte Golf
              2.3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Mia's Restaurant
              8.8 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Dodge Ridge Ski Resort

              Car: Necessary

              Outdoor movies under the stars!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2009

              About the owner: We're California natives, living in the Bay Area. As nice as it can be there, sometimes you have to get away. But, until the kids are all grown up we can only spend little bits of time at Bambi's End - and we'd love to have you as our guest when we're not there.

              Why the Owner Chose Pinecrest:
              After a few years at the Lair of the Bear, we realized we wanted more time in such a gorgeous area. We patiently waited for a comfortable, family friendly home to become available - and couldn't believe our luck to find this home. The previous owner lived here most of the year and took meticulous care of it.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              There are plenty of places to rent in the area, but our home will immediately impress you with its open, bright, welcome. We've tried to make it as comfortable as possible for guests (and owners).


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • The deck at Bambi's End, with the Stanislaus Forest in the distance

                The deck at Bambi's End, with the Stanislaus Forest in the distance

              • Living room, including dining area and loft.

                Living room, including dining area and loft.

              • Kitchen, with dishes and a full set of cookware and appliances.

                Kitchen, with dishes and a full set of cookware and appliances.

              • Master bedroom, with comfortable queen bed, large dresser, and sofa.

                Master bedroom, with comfortable queen bed, large dresser, and sofa.

              • Second floor bedroom, with closet and dresser.

                Second floor bedroom, with closet and dresser.

              • Ground floor bedroom with bunk and queen beds.

                Ground floor bedroom with bunk and queen beds.

              • The quiet, private downstairs, and the TV/DVD/Wii

                The quiet, private downstairs, and the TV/DVD/Wii

              • The Jøtul wood burning stove in the living room.

                The Jøtul wood burning stove in the living room.

              • It's a happy house in the winter!!

                It's a happy house in the winter!!

              • Pinecrest Lake is full!

                Pinecrest Lake is full!

              • Plenty of seating. A big open floor plan. Look out the doors over the forest.

                Plenty of seating. A big open floor plan. Look out the doors over the forest.

              • Under the loft, the dining area with plenty of room for everyone.

                Under the loft, the dining area with plenty of room for everyone.

              • Loft area, with two beds and dresser. Looking down onto living room.

                Loft area, with two beds and dresser. Looking down onto living room.

              • Entrance to the master bathroom.

                Entrance to the master bathroom.

              • Hallway bathroom - note the claw foot tub!

                Hallway bathroom - note the claw foot tub!

              • Downstairs bathroom

                Downstairs bathroom

              • Daytime view of the living room.

                Daytime view of the living room.

              • View to the second floor deck and ground floor driveway.

                View to the second floor deck and ground floor driveway.

              • Lyons Lake, a few miles away

                Lyons Lake, a few miles away

              VRBO #506840

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Monday, October 06, 2014

              $225 - $400 per night (USD)
              7

              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 08/17/14
              Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 08/17/2014
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