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Historic Hershey Cabin - Cozy, Romantic, Immaculate - Designed Just for Two

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Historic Hershey Cabin as seen from the kitchen.

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Arrowhead cabin description

The quaint “Hershey Cabin”, originally owned as a hunting cabin by members of the Hershey (chocolate) family, is nestled on the lush side of the mountains in historic Arrowhead Villas at an elevation of 5,500 feet. The Hershey Cabin’s location is a key feature, about 1 mile north of Hwy 18, and 1 mile south of Lake Arrowhead Village. This is not just another rental house, but rather a very quiet, inviting, immaculate and comfortable mountain cabin. We are looking to rent the cabin to one or two adults who will take care of the cabin, and enjoy it as much as we do.

THEREFORE, THE CABIN MUST BE LEFT IN A NEAT AND CLEAN CONDITION UPON CHECKOUT. IF THIS IS NOT YOUR INTENT, IT IS NOT THE CABIN FOR YOU!

SORRY - WE DO NOT RENT TO SMOKERS AND WE DO NOT ALLOW PETS ON THE PROPERTY UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE DUE TO FAMILY ALLERGIES.

The Hershey Cabin is the perfect place for a romantic weekend get-away or for an extended vacation. Totally renovated in the second half of 2013, it has been tastefully decorated to make it the perfect retreat for a private getaway. Every piece of furniture and every art piece has been hand selected by the owners who have a passion for incorporating comfort and elegance in home decor. It is furnished with both antiques and modern furnishings, blended together, to provide the creature comforts of modern day while maintaining the old fashioned warmth of a vintage Lake Arrowhead cabin.

During the renovation we basically went down to the studs and rebuilt much of the cabin from the ground up – yet we saved the original footprint and the rustic knotty pine and redwood inside, so that the cabin still has that old fashioned charm. The cabin has a beautifully hand crafted rock fireplace, massive pine mantel, porcelain/slate tile floors with traditional wool rugs, central forced air heating, dual pane windows and fully insulated walls and ceilings. Above the fireplace is a 40 inch high definition, smart flat screen TV (we have Charter WiFi and Netflix), along with a DVD player. The living room is a perfect place to snuggle up by the fire and read or watch a movie.

The bathroom is brand new with a tile and frameless glass shower and granite counter. The kitchen has been redone with gorgeous granite counter tops, new cupboards and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen is fully equipped with all of the amenities of home. We completely updated the electrical system and lighting, replaced all pipes and drains, and put in a new 40 gallon water heater.

The bedroom has knotty pine walls and ceiling, and the view out the windows makes you feel as if you are nestled in a tree house. The bed has a new memory foam mattress along with 600 thread count sheets and beautiful cozy bedding. Outside the bedroom is a brand new wrap-around deck, with 2 bistro tables and 4 chairs.

On the outside we built a retaining wall which allows easy access parking, concrete steps up to the front door along with a wrought iron banister. The cabin is situated on a very quiet road and is easy to find at night, as it has a lighted address. It is surrounded by beautiful Silver Tip firs, Nordman firs, pines, Japanese and Princeton Gold maples and cedar trees, along with a nicely landscaped yard. The siding of the cabin is classic craftsman style shake.

The Lake Arrowhead area is a little hidden gem, with a quaint village, dinner theater (Tudor house), movie theater and wonderful local restaurants. If you are looking to relieve stress and just relax and have fun, this is just the place. The cabin has an extremely warm and inviting feel to it. Lake Arrowhead celebrates all four seasons - this is an all seasons vacation rental with warm summer days, fall colors, snow in the winter, and a beautiful spring.

CLICK THE GOLD 'BOOK IT' BUTTON ON VRBO OR THE 'BOOK IT NOW' BUTTON ON HOME AWAY TO BOOK YOUR VACATION AT THE 'HERSHEY CABIN'. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU HAVE TO BOOK AT LEAST 5 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF YOUR TRIP.

We look forward to having you as our guests at the Hershey Cabin.

Paul & Janice

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 623 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            WE DO NOT RENT TO SMOKERS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE. NO SMOKING ON THE PREMISES - if you smoke inside or outside the cabin, you will lose your security deposit....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            ABSOLUTELY NO PETS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE - DUE TO FAMILY ALLERGIES! You will lose your security deposit if you bring pets on the property....moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            This cabin is designed for 2 ADULTS ONLY - no children. If more than 2 adults spend the night, you will lose your security deposit....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years of age...moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            New memory foam mattress...moreless

          • The bedroom is knotty pine with a porcelain tile floor. From the bed, it feels like you are in a tree-house. The bedroom has two large windows which give you a great forest view, and even a little peak of Lake Arrowhead. The bedroom has a fully lighted vanity, and two large armoires for you suit cases and clothes....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Brand new porcelain tile shower with a frameless clear glass enclosure. Lots of granite shelves built into the walls, and a granite counter around the sink. Electric heater and fan in the ceiling, plus forced air heating in the floor. ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            We will provide wax paper, baggies, trash bags, wash cloths, cloth and paper towels, paper plates, cups and plastic silver ware. We also provide spices, but for your safety, we keep the frig empty....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Beautiful granite counter tops, breakfast bar, new oak cabinets with black wrought iron hardware, garbage disposal, excellent well water, nice window coverings, pretty outdoor view from the sink....moreless

          • Dining:

            The dinning area is the granite table between the kitchen and the living room. From either side of the table you have nice views of the Forrest. ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            All new bowls, plates, glasses, wine glasses, utensils, etc...moreless

          Amenities

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            If you would like to use a fitness room/pool/beach/fitness classes, etc. - we can sell you Day Passes for $15 to the 'Spa of the Pines' at the Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa. Tell us how many you want....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Hand hewn quartz stone fireplace with massive pine mantel. Gas fireplace - please do not use wood. FOR YOUR SAFETY, OPEN THE FLUE BEFORE LIGHTING THE FIRE. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTION BY THE FIREPLACE....moreless

          • Living Room:

            The living room is antique redwood and knotty pine, with a porcelain tile floor, leather love seat and side chair, HD 40 inch TV with Netflix. Hand hewn rock fireplace with massive pine mantel. ...moreless

          • Heating:

            The brand new central forced air heater with hi tech 'nest' thermostat, with vents in all rooms, keeps the entire cabin warm and cozy. No dusty, smelly old heating ducts here!...moreless

          • Parking:

            We have built a new retaining wall to provide easy, paved off street parking for 2 cars. It is an easy walk from the parking spaces up to the front door....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            4 bath towels, 4 hand towels and 4 wash cloths are provided, as well as makeup wipes and paper towels....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Your bed will be made up for you when you arrive, with clean 600 thread count linens....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            New full size LG washer with detergent for 2 loads. ...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            New full size LG dryer....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • The 'Hershey' cabin is a great place for an anniversary, honeymoon or just as a get-away!!! If you would like an arrangement of flowers upon arrival, let us know when you make your reservation. There is an additional charge for this service....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                We have several interesting books about the history of Lake Arrowhead. We also have about 20 different current magazines from Sports Illustrated and the Economist to Good Housekeeping and Time....moreless

              • Television:

                New 40 inch high definition flat screen TV for watching Netflix or your own DVD's. We do not provide cable TV. ...moreless

              • Stereo:

                You can listen to music through the TV using Pandora or other music sites....moreless

              • DVD Player:

                We provide a new DVD player, but you need to bring your own DVD's. ...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                We do provide Charter high speed internet, and Netflix....moreless

              • Games:

                Board games and playing cards are provided....moreless

              Communications

                  • Internet:

                    We do provide Charter cable high speed internet and Netflix - We do not provide cable TV....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    On 6/17/14 we completed a brand new gorgeous wrap around deck. The deck is a great place to eat breakfast or dinner on one of the black iron bistro tables while enjoying the nice forrest views. ...moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    We have a nice ski rack behind the cabin. We are only 13 miles from Snow Valley and 26 miles from Snow Summit....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    Our cabin is surrounded by Silver Tip and Nordman firs, pines,cedars and Japanese Mapels. We are on a lush side of the mountain. From the bedroom you can see a little bit of Lake Arrowhead....moreless

                  • Village:

                    Lake Arrowhead Village is just over 1 mile away. The village has lots of shops and restaurants and is right on the lake....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Arboretum
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sledding
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Museums
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Fishing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  Jun 21 - Sep 22, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $125 $159
                  Fri, Sat
                  $849 $3,149
                  Fall
                  Sep 23 - Oct 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $119 $159
                  Fri, Sat
                  $699 $2,399
                  Fall 2nd Half
                  Nov 1 - Dec 20, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $110 $159
                  Fri, Sat
                  $699 $2,399
                  Veterans' Day
                  Nov 7 - Nov 10, 2014
                  4 night min stay

                  $636
                  flat fee
                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2014
                  4 night min stay

                  $636
                  flat fee
                  Christmas
                  Dec 23 - Dec 27, 2014
                  5 night min stay

                  $795
                  flat fee
                  New Years
                  Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,113
                  flat fee
                  Winter
                  Jan 4 - Mar 19, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $119 $159
                  Fri, Sat
                  $750 $2,499
                  Martin Luther
                  Jan 16 - Jan 18, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $477
                  flat fee
                  Valentine's/Presidents day
                  Feb 13 - Feb 16, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  $636
                  flat fee
                  Spring
                  Mar 20 - Jun 21, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $124 $159
                  Fri, Sat
                  $749 $2,499
                  Easter
                  Apr 3 - Apr 5, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $477
                  flat fee
                  Mothers Day
                  May 8 - May 10, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $447
                  flat fee
                  Memorial Day
                  May 22 - May 24, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $447
                  flat fee
                  Fathers Day
                  Jun 19 - Jun 21, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $477
                  flat fee
                  July 4
                  Jul 2 - Jul 5, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  $636
                  flat fee
                  Labor Day
                  Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  $636
                  flat fee
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $125 $149
                  Fri, Sat
                  $799 $2,999
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $59
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $395
                  • Tax Rate 7%

                  Notes:

                  Cancellations more than 30 days (45 days for holiday periods) prior to arrival will be refunded, less $50. Cancellations less than 30 days (45 days for holidays)prior to arrival will be forfeited unless we are able to rent the cabin to someone else for the same time period, the $50.00 cancellation fee would still apply. Holiday weekends, depending on the weekend, require stays of from 3 to 7 days


                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Last updated: 09/16/2014
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                  Location

                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 18
                  13 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Snow Valley in Running Springs
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Lake Arrowhead Country Club
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Lake Arrowhead Village or Sky Forest

                  Car: Necessary

                  Arrowhead Villas (the small historic area where our cabin is located) was originally founded by the infamous mobster “Bugsy Siegel”, of Las Vegas fame. Bugsy Siegel came up with the idea of opening his exclusive members-only resort in the late 1920’s, after realizing that Lake Arrowhead was quickly becoming the new playground for the Hollywood elite. The property, which cost whopping $1.3 million to construct, opened on July 4, 1929. At the time, the resort was comprised of three individual buildings consisting of a private gambling club, a brothel, a speakeasy, luxury guest quarters, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis courts, a barbershop, a private gas station, horse stables, and a highly-coveted supply of artesian well water – which was used in the making of moonshine.

                  The resort’s former Clubhouse, which housed the property’s private gambling club and speakeasy, is now known as “The Tudor House”. At the time that Bugsy managed the property there was a secret underground tunnel which connected the Clubhouse to the Bracken Fern Manor (similar “Tudor” style structure across the street), and was used to allow male guests to travel to the brothel undetected.

                  The Tudor House is now a wonderful dinner theater/ supper club/ concert hall etc. The Tudor House is located at 800 Arrowhead Villa Road, about a half mile from our cabin.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2013

                  About the owner: My wife and I were married 39 years ago. We love going on vacations, especially to the mountains - both of our grandparents owned cabins in either Big Bear or Crestline. We recently retired - my wife was an elementary school teacher (she now does interior redesign). I was an accounting manager (I do property management on the side). We love the outdoors - hiking, kayaking, biking etc.

                  Why the Owner Chose Lake Arrowhead:
                  We were visiting Lake Arrowhead Village getting an ice tea at MacDonald's, when our son spotted an ad for a one bedroom cabin at a local realtors. We weren't even looking for a cabin but soon we had bought one. After checking out over 50 cabins we chose this one because we liked the old cabin feel, the quiet location, and the lush trees on the property. The property, which was originally owned by members of the Hershey (chocolate) Family as a simple hunting cabin, was in major need of repair. My wife and I spent the summer and fall remodeling and renovating the cabin from the ground up. We saved the redwood and knotty pine interiors which give it the classic 'cabin' feel.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  At about 1/2 the price of a mountain view room at Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa you get your own, gorgeous, immaculate, quiet, private one bedroom cabin. The kitchen is completely equipped with new dishes, glasses, pots, pans etc. The appliances are all new, including the dishwasher and washer and dryer. For those of you who are skiers, we have a ski rack in the back yard. If you just want to sit back and read, we have all sorts of magazines for your reading pleasure. For those of you who like to hike, we have 3 books on hiking in the San Bernardino Mountains, as well as maps and other info. Upon arrival, you will find a welcome basket including Hershey's chocolates, coffee, tea etc. We have a great house keeper who keeps the cabin immaculate, and we also have a wonderful neighbor who checks out the cabin and makes sure it is ready for you when you come up. If you would like to use the facilities at Lake Arrowhead Spa & Resort, we can sell you Day Passes for $15 each. With the Day Passes, you can use the hotels private beach, pool, Fitness Facility (including as many Fitness Classes as you wish), Jacuzzi, etc. Let us know if you would like this option, and how many passes you would like. Compare our features to the following Lake Arrowhead hotels and you will see that we beat them across the board in price, privacy, size, quality and features: Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, Saddleback Inn, Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins, Tree Top Inn, Fleur De Lac European Inn, Romantique Lake View Lodge, Arrowhead Retreats Vacation Rentals


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                  Photos

                  • Historic Hershey Cabin as seen from the kitchen.

                    Historic Hershey Cabin as seen from the kitchen.

                  • Hershey Cabin - classic shake siding, beautiful deck, nestled in the woods.

                    Hershey Cabin - classic shake siding, beautiful deck, nestled in the woods.

                  • View of the cabin's back yard.

                    View of the cabin's back yard.

                  • Massive mantel, stone arrowhead, antique fire screen - Fine craftsmanship.

                    Massive mantel, stone arrowhead, antique fire screen - Fine craftsmanship.

                  • View from living room towards the bedroom. Note nice new leather furniture.

                    View from living room towards the bedroom. Note nice new leather furniture.

                  • Living room looking north. Solar tube lighting to bring in outdoor sun light.

                    Living room looking north. Solar tube lighting to bring in outdoor sun light.

                  • Spacious kitchen with new granite counters, new appliances and new cabinets.

                    Spacious kitchen with new granite counters, new appliances and new cabinets.

                  • 'Tree house' bedroom with new memory foam mattress, high quality linens.

                    'Tree house' bedroom with new memory foam mattress, high quality linens.

                  • Dressing area, closets and lighted antique vanity.

                    Dressing area, closets and lighted antique vanity.

                  • Attention to detail - hand hewn arrowhead in shower.

                    Attention to detail - hand hewn arrowhead in shower.

                  • Have early morning coffee in the back yard.

                    Have early morning coffee in the back yard.

                  • Enjoy the 'Tree House' view off the deck while sitting a bistro table.

                    Enjoy the 'Tree House' view off the deck while sitting a bistro table.

                  • Historic Hershey Cabin with knotty pine/redwood walls, hand hewn stone fireplace

                    Historic Hershey Cabin with knotty pine/redwood walls, hand hewn stone fireplace

                  • Hershey Cabin from back yard - note that we have firs, pines, cedars and maples.

                    Hershey Cabin from back yard - note that we have firs, pines, cedars and maples.

                  • Walkway to the front door. Classic Craftsman shake siding. Dual pane widows.

                    Walkway to the front door. Classic Craftsman shake siding. Dual pane widows.

                  • Unique lighting fixtures.

                    Unique lighting fixtures.

                  • Living room looking west. Porcelain slate tile floors with wool area carpets.

                    Living room looking west. Porcelain slate tile floors with wool area carpets.

                  • Living room looking east into kitchen & bath room. Forced air heat, ceiling fan.

                    Living room looking east into kitchen & bath room. Forced air heat, ceiling fan.

                  • Fully equipped kitchen with all new appliances.

                    Fully equipped kitchen with all new appliances.

                  • Cozy bed with 'tree house' views of the forest.

                    Cozy bed with 'tree house' views of the forest.

                  • Beautiful high end shower - tile, granite & frameless glass enclosure.

                    Beautiful high end shower - tile, granite & frameless glass enclosure.

                  • Granite/porcelain bathroom sink with designer faucet.

                    Granite/porcelain bathroom sink with designer faucet.

                  • Dine right outside your bedroom door on the new wrap around deck.

                    Dine right outside your bedroom door on the new wrap around deck.

                  • The Hershey Cabin at sunrise.

                    The Hershey Cabin at sunrise.

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