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Giant Sequoia Nat. Monument Cabin, in Mountains at 7200 Ft!!!!

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Enjoy the afternoon on the spacious deck surrounded by trees.

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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

FANTASTIC LOCATION!!!! Private and Peaceful Detached Cabin. For someone who wants a true mountain experience, this is the real thing. Wonderful and rare opportunity to stay at high altitude in the Giant Sequoia National Monument with a private deck looking into a grove of Ponderosa Pine Trees. This cabin is NOT in the foothills, but is at 7200 feet, far enough into the monument to have easy access to pristine hiking and outdoor activities. 'Ponderosa' is a very small enclave of cabins at the top of a mountain range and is surrounded by National Forest land. This cabin is detached and private.

SIDE NOTE ABOUT THE MONUMENT: The Giant Sequoia National Monument and the Sequoia National Park are not adjacent. The monument has a separate approach from the valley up to the mountains than the Park. Many prefer the monument as it is similar in topography as the Park without the traffic and crowds, but this cabin is not ideal for commuting to the National Park.

Nearby are groves of Giant Sequoia Trees, (Freeman Creek trailhead 1.5 miles from cabin) stocked fishing at Peppermint Creek, waterfalls, world-class rock climbing and hiking at The Needles (trailhead is 2 miles away), Dome Rock (3.5 miles from cabin), and Trail of 100 Giants is 10.7 miles from cabin. Also on the mountain is a pack station that offers day rides into the Golden Trout Wilderness Area. The Ponderosa Lodge (with restaraunt, general store and bar) is approx. 1 mile away.

The cabin has one upstairs bedroom (queen bed and one twin) and a large upstairs loft (three twins and queen), and a full sofa bed downstairs. Although number of beds can sleep more than six, the multiple beds are to accomodate different combinations of sleeping arrangements. Our maximum number of guests is 6 people at any one time.

We rent out this cabin from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Please do not contact us regarding winter months, as we close the cabin down during that time.



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Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Propane wall furnace, Game cabinet with approx. 8 board games. Please bring your own sheets & towels. Blankets, mattress pads & pillows are provided. There is no trash service within the National Monument, so please take away your trash. Also, there is no cleaning service; guests are expected to leave the cabin as they found it....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Deck looks into Ponderosa Pines...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015
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$525
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2 night min stay
$175

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

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


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Location

Giant Sequoia Groves nearby, Freeman Creek Trailhead (with Giant Sequoias) 3 miles from Cabin, Famous 'Needles Overlook' Trailhead 2 miles from Cabin, Trail of 100 Giants 10.7 miles from Cabin, Peppermint Creek 4 miles from cabin, Dome Rock Trailhead 3 miles from cabin, Ponderosa Lodge 1 mile from cabin

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Hi. I'm Christine and my husband Tom and I are outdoor enthusiasts who love having a comfortable place to come back to after a day of hiking and exploring in the woods. After camping at a nearby campground, we fell in love with the pristine beauty of this area and were excited to find that there were private cabins to purchase so close to first-class hiking. After five years of owning the cabin and hiking in the area, we are still finding amazing new places. On the other hand, just hanging out on the deck looking out into the tall trees isn't bad either.

Why the Owner Chose Ponderosa:
We chose to buy a cabin in this area because we love to explore the outdoors and this cabin is located within 10 minutes of at least 30 different hiking trails. While most cabins we looked at were located at the foothills and required a drive up the mountain for the best hiking, this one is located at the top of the mountain, so we can easily hike for half of the day, come home for lunch/rest, and go out for another adventure for the second half of the day.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This cabin is within 10 minutes of the Needles Overlook trailhead, The Freeman Creek trailhead (with Giant Sequoias) and Dome Rock (which has an amazing view of the Kern River Valley). If you prefer to stay at the cabin and rest instead of venturing out, you will find that it is nicely nestled in among large trees and has a big deck that looks into the trees. Peaceful is an understatement.


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Photos

  • Enjoy the afternoon on the spacious deck surrounded by trees.

    Enjoy the afternoon on the spacious deck surrounded by trees.

  • View of Cabin from Down Below

    View of Cabin from Down Below

  • Living Room Has Wood Stove

    Living Room Has Wood Stove

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Pond on Neighboring Cabin's Property (Across the Street)

    Pond on Neighboring Cabin's Property (Across the Street)

  • The Needles Overlook is a popular 3.5 mi hike 2 mi drive from cabin (see link)

    The Needles Overlook is a popular 3.5 mi hike 2 mi drive from cabin (see link)

  • Living Room Has Wood Stove and Windows that look into Trees.

    Living Room Has Wood Stove and Windows that look into Trees.

  • Kitchen has all New Appliances

    Kitchen has all New Appliances

  • Large Upstairs Loft has one Queen and three Twin Beds

    Large Upstairs Loft has one Queen and three Twin Beds

  • Cabin in January

    Cabin in January

  • This is Trail of 100 Giants, 10.7 miles from cabin (Freeman Creek Grove is 3 mi)

    This is Trail of 100 Giants, 10.7 miles from cabin (Freeman Creek Grove is 3 mi)

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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