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Special Mid-Week in Unique 1920s Redwood Cabin in Pines- Cozy Romantic

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This Historic1920s Redwood cabin is nestled in the Pines @ 5300 ft. Rustic CHARM

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Last updated: 01/20/2015
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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Palomar Mountain cabin description

If you want PEACE AND QUIET, you have found a special place.

The Lilacs is a beautifully restored, cozy 1920's Redwood cabin on Palomar Mountain just one hour, 25 minutes from San Diego. The cabin has three bedrooms and two baths, full kitchen, an original rock hearth, and is simply FULL of fun, atmosphere and special vibes.

The original Redwood walls and timbers were hand-assembled by craftsmen some 80+ years ago. I recently renovated it all and worked hard to preserve as much of the original character and charm; including hand-made cabinets, walls, doors and windows. Then I totally upgraded and spiffed up the bathrooms and kitchen.

The cabin is located on the ever-peaceful Evergreen Trail in the Bailey Meadows area, by most accounts the most historic and quaint part of Palomar Mountain. ( a heavy day of traffic on Evergreen Trail is 4 cars a day)

Besides relaxing, there is lots of scenic outing and lots to do on Palomar and the surrounding region. For cool links and details, see the website! See the website link below. PalomarMountainCabin (dot) com

Keywords: Historic Mountain Cabin,
Full of atmosphere,
Quaint, charming, rustic, comfortable
Family retreat, for nature lovers.
Mountain get-away

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    The teens and pre-teens will love sleeping in the cozy loft....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    You have to take the puffs outside....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well-trained pets are allowed for a $25 fee per visit. (Well trained owners are expected too! ; )...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    ZERO steps to the main living room...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Queen size Beds (3) Master bedroom as well as the two downstairs bedrms., Double Beds (1) The loft is a BIG FAVORITE FOR THE KIDS. Up a ladder to a bed in the eves with a window at tree level., Child Beds (2) 2 Small fold up beds good for kids....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • DVD (Many classic family movies too), and a classic-looking record player!, Full Kitchen (with gas stove and oven, all plates and cooking utensils provided and some condiments), a loft for adventurous kids, Outdoor Gas Grill (BBQ), the bird feeder provides constant entertainment, plus many books, old-time board games and puzzles to keep the good times rolling. Please sign the guestbooks after seeing the nifty prose and art left by others!, (Sorry, no Smoking indoors, please!)...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Smaller Flat-screen TV for DVDs...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Lots of classic films, & classic TV Shows -- plus old cartoons for the kids....moreless

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Mountain View:

    Tranquil view of the Meadows and forest beyond....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Go to Palomar Mt. State Park to watch the sunset illuminate the Pacific 40 miles away....moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Cross-Country skiing anyone?...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Open the window! The air is clean and crisp, no air conditioned needed....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Right in the kitchen...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    No need to bring any of your linens or towels (except paper towels)...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Park just steps from the cabin entry...moreless

  • Telephone:

    BRING A PHONE CARD to call out on this phone....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Handy in the kitchen...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Bring firewood that you will be using during your stay....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Outdoors is an elevated, screened, campfire box for ambiance....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Ask me about this....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Lots of dishes, many condiments, assorted pots and pans ready to serve the kids and hikers....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Why wash dishes by hand? (...well your sink does look out into the woods.)...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Gas stove, full refrig, double sink and tiled counters, washer & drier. And the world's best spring water (no chlorine so bring your bottles up)....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Beautiful deck hugging the trees and looking down on the pond below....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Payment Type

  • Amex
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
 

Reviews

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Upstairs Only ... Daily Rate 2 night min.=$95/night (SPECIAL $65 Sep-May midweek!)
Upstairs Only ... Weekly Rate...  $490   AFFORDABLE!
Upstairs + 2 more bedrooms & 1 bath Downstairs $145/nite w/2 nite minumum
Upstairs + 2 more bedrooms & 1ba   $490 or $590/week for Summer & Holidays
***Special Rates*** Call of discounts on rent on more than 2 days
HOLIDAY RATE = $175 PER DAY
Rates are subject to change

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Last updated: 01/20/2015
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Location

What's to do besides relaxing in front of the fireplace or lounging on the deck?, Palomar Mountain State Park is 3 miles away for nature, hiking and Native American historic sites, etc, The Lilacs and Palomar Mt, are surrounded by the Cleveland National Forest, Good fishing at Doanes Pond and Lake Henshaw, Wildlife comes to you at the cabin including turkeys and deer, Many scenic drives, Lake Henshaw, historic Julian, Warner Springs, Historic Palomar Observatory nearby, Picnic grounds exciting river tubing (at La Jolla Indian Reservation), Wonderful General Store for unique curios, Great food at Mother's Kitchen, Mountain Biking (wow! what a ride down), Live Music entertainment at the casinos below... but really you came here for peace and quiet, romantic connections and family togetherness. The cabin is full of curiosities to keep you or the kids visually occupied for days. There is something special in every season up here, high above the city busy-ness. You have found a special place of peacefulness.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: I am a retired teacher. Rebuilding this historic cabin on beloved Palomar Mt. was a labor of love. I believe you will feel the spirit of the vortex - a place that Native Americans cherished and that attracted city dwellers since the 1800s to seek communion with the natural world.

Why the Owner Chose Palomar Mountain:
I love the lush greenery and the mountain air. I love the experience the seasonal changes. This cabin satisfies my longing for nature and some solitude. Within minutes of arriving I am a better person forgetting the frenzy of city life. This is a place to worship peace and Mother Nature.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
With 2 living rooms upstairs, there is room to spread out. There are good vibes in this cabin - a wonderful place for family gatherings or reunions with friends. This can be a place for healing and growing enduring relationships.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • This Historic1920s Redwood cabin is nestled in the Pines @ 5300 ft. Rustic CHARM

    This Historic1920s Redwood cabin is nestled in the Pines @ 5300 ft. Rustic CHARM

  • The original rock hearth and lots of historic nick-knacks create warm environs

    The original rock hearth and lots of historic nick-knacks create warm environs

  • Nestled above: View from cabin to the neighbor's pond below & forest beyond. ahh

    Nestled above: View from cabin to the neighbor's pond below & forest beyond. ahh

  • Eating out on the new deck up at tree level - makes everything extra yummy.

    Eating out on the new deck up at tree level - makes everything extra yummy.

  • Palomar is covered in Pine and Oak. Fabulous hikes at Palomar State Park.

    Palomar is covered in Pine and Oak. Fabulous hikes at Palomar State Park.

  • This downstairs bedroom has a bath room with shower & French door to outside.

    This downstairs bedroom has a bath room with shower & French door to outside.

  • This comfy glassed-in porch surrounds you with nature & a view up at tree level.

    This comfy glassed-in porch surrounds you with nature & a view up at tree level.

  • Master Bedroom has direct access to bathroom;  Pillow-top mattress, two windows.

    Master Bedroom has direct access to bathroom; Pillow-top mattress, two windows.

  • 5300ft-Palomar gets gorgeous SNOW! Enjoy the serenity & beauty of a winter visit

    5300ft-Palomar gets gorgeous SNOW! Enjoy the serenity & beauty of a winter visit

  • The 'Loft' - the favorite place for the adventurous and for kids to sleep.

    The 'Loft' - the favorite place for the adventurous and for kids to sleep.

  • Lots of classic old games and B&W DVDs to enhance the family retreat.

    Lots of classic old games and B&W DVDs to enhance the family retreat.

  • One of the 2 downstairs bedrooms, each has a door to the outside.

    One of the 2 downstairs bedrooms, each has a door to the outside.

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Date last modified - Monday, March 02, 2015

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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few days
  • Response rate: 10%
  • Calendar last updated: 01/20/2015
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