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5-Star Rated, Renovated Cabin with Upscale Amenities and a/C - Blue Lake Springs

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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1500 square foot fully remodeled Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, large private deck

Escape to the Sierras for a relaxing mountain getaway with family and friends. You’ll find all the comforts of home and more in this luxurious, fully renovated Blue Lake Springs chalet. Five-star rated by 26 out of 27 guests over the past eight years! Come and experience a relaxing family vacation in an updated and well maintained family cabin with all the comforts of home and more.

Note: In order to ensure the best possible pricing please submit an inquiry and we will reply with a customized quote.

Highlights:
* 26 x Five-star and 1 x four-star reviews and over eight years in the business.
* High-speed Internet with secure Wifi
* For Kids: Crib, High chair, pack-n-play, step-stools, night lights, books, toys, games.
* Central Heat/Air Conditioning & Wood Stove
* Large private deck with BBQ
* Fully remodeled and updated
* Flat HD TV"s with Satellite, Netflix, Amazon Video
* Sleeping accommodations for up to four adults and four kids
* Optional linen service available, otherwise guests provide their own sheets and towels.

The Lazy Bear Lodge has been completely renovated with all new fixtures, flooring, windows, cabinets, appliances, furnace, water heater, and beds to create a light, bright and airy space. This cabin offers great mountain style along with modern conveniences including a fully renovated kitchen and bathrooms, quality furnishings, and all stainless steel Kitchenaid appliances. The kitchen is fully equipped for all your cooking needs.

The great room features soaring ceilings, a wood stove with a tall rock hearth, and a beautiful set of wood windows for a grand view of the forest. Cabin has a high-capacity front-loading washer and dryer for your convenience. Both bathrooms were recently remodeled and include heated fog-less mirrors, and heated towel bars.

Attractions:
Situated on a quiet street in the highly desirable Blue Lake Springs area, you can expect summertime fun at Snowflake Lodge recreation facilities from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The recreation facilities include the Snowflake Lodge Restaurant, a large heated pool and kiddie pool, snack bar, playground two private lakes as well as tennis, volleyball, Ping-Pong, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, bocce ball, Frisbee golf and outdoor movies on summer evenings.

Arnold is centrally located on the Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway for easy access to skiing, snowboarding and sledding in the winter. We are located near Bear Valley Ski Resort, which is a fabulous less crowded alternative to the Tahoe resorts, and a much easier drive.

For the adventurous there are many outdoor activities to enjoy including hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, whitewater rafting, fishing, horseback riding, and much more. See huge sequoia redwoods at Big Trees State Park or visit Moaning Caverns to explore underground caves, try a thrilling zip line or go panning for gold. Practice your golf game at one of the challenging local courses. There are also many charming shops and fabulous restaurants and wine tasting rooms in downtown Murphys.

The cabin is situated just 10 min from Calaveras Big Trees State Park, 30 minutes from Bear Valley Ski Resort, 20 minutes from Stanislaus National Forest, 15 minutes from the historic gold rush towns of Murphys and Angels Camp, and 30 minutes from the historic gold rush town of Columbia.

Accommodations:
We are ideally set up for families with children. For sleeping accommodations, there are two downstairs bedrooms and a loft. The front bedroom and loft are equipped with premium California King pillow-top beds. The back bedroom has two sets of twin bunk beds. A full sized folding crib and Pack-n-play are provided for the little ones. All beds have waterproof mattress and pillow covers. We can accommodate up to four adults and four children for a maximum of eight.

Child Friendly:
The cabin is outfitted with all the important baby/kid items including a full size folding crib, bed rails, portable high chair/booster seat, Pack n’ Play sleeper, baby gate, and kid-friendly toys, books, games, dishware, silverware, and cups. All tubs and showers have been upgraded with temperature control valves to prevent scalding.

Entertainment:
Entertainment options include three flat panel HDTV’s. All TV’s have Roku streaming media devices with Netflix, Amazon Prime video and many other streaming channels.
The Family room has a 1080P Flat Panel HDTV with Blu-ray Disc, DirecTV with DVR, and Surround Sound.

There are plenty of board games, books, puzzles, DVD movies and toys to keep the kids entertained. We have all the classics from Monopoly, Bingo, Chutes and Ladders, Uno, Scrabble, Cranium, Pictionary, Racko and many more. Upstairs you will find a small library that includes many novels and cookbooks.

What to Bring:
Guests will need to bring California King and twin size sheets and bath towels. Optional linen and towel service is available for a $100 fee. All beds have pillows, blankets and comforters.

We limit our occupancy to a maximum of four (4) adults and four (4) children. Please read the sample rental agreement prior to booking. A signed rental agreement must be received within 72 hours of booking or reservation will be cancelled at our discretion.

Policies:
No smoking, no pets or animals, Maximum occupancy of Four (4) adults and Four (4) children and no more than Eight (8) persons total at all times day and night. Although we do our best to ensure accuracy, we are not responsible for typographic errors, technical glitches, or pricing bugs with the online platform.

Keywords: lodge, cabin, chalet, Blue Lake Springs, Arnold, Bear Valley, ski, snowboarding, Big Trees, Sierra, mountain getaway, snow, retreat, Murphys, Calaveras County, wine country, baby friendly, kid friendly

© 2008 - Present - Mark Honer - All Rights Reserved.
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Owner

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, Binary
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25, Guests must be 25 to book and check in....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Perfect for children!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Loft Bedroom: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 bunk bed

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  • We are ideally set up for two families with up to four adults and up to four children. For sleeping accommodations, there are two downstairs bedrooms and a loft. The loft is open not enclosed but is set back far enough to be private. The front bedroom and loft are equipped with premium California King pillow-top beds. The back bedroom has two sets of twin bunk beds. A full sized folding crib and Pack-n-play are provided for the little ones (Please bring crib sheets if planning to use crib). All beds have waterproof mattress and pillow covers. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Bathroom 2

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  • Both bathrooms have been remodeled with new fixtures and cabinets and feature temperature control valves in showers and tubs. Bathrooms feature heated fog free mirrors and heated towel bars. Panasonic quiet fan/heater/light/nightlights in all bathrooms....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Netflix on-demand movies (free), DirecTV On-Demand Video (Free), Amazon Prime Video, Surround Sound system....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Bookshelf with novels, travel and other interesting books for adults, and a collection of kids books for the little ones....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Over 20 kids and adults board games with classics such as Monopoly to Sequence....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Satelite and Streaming music....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirecTV service with DVR and on-demand video....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Three flat panel TV's with Netflix, Amazon Video....moreless

  • Toys:

    Toys for children age 1 to 12....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    NetFlix on-demand videos, Bluray Player, DVDs....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Cabin is immersed in the woods with views of trees on all sides....moreless

  • Rural:

    Rural enough that we have to have metal enclosures to keep the animals from getting into the trash!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    High-speed cable internet....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    High-capacity front load dryer in cabin....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood Stove...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Unlimited long distance anywhere in the continent US...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    forced air gas furnace....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wired and Wireless high-speed cable internet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens and towels available for additional fee, please inquire for pricing....moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street parking for two to three cars in driveway....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Cordless phone system...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Linens and towels available for additional fee, please inquire for pricing....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    High-capacity front load washer in cabin....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Secure WiFi network for easy Internet access....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Large wood stove with glass door....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    food processor, toaster, blender, mixing bowls, and various kitchen tools....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Top of the line ultra-quiet Kitchen Aid dishwasher. So quiet you may not even realize it's running!...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full Kitchen with everything needed to make a casual meal or a holiday feast....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Kitchen Aid microwave convection oven....moreless

  • Oven:

    Kitchen Aid stainless steel convection oven/stove....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Sugar, spices, cooking oil......moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel refrigerator with filtered water and ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Kitchen Aid stainless steel high-power glass cooktops stove/oven....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Extra-large deck with outdoor living room (sofa, chairs, stone table....moreless

  • Golf:

    Forest Meadows golf course in Forest Meadows and Greenhorn Creek in Angels Camp....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Genesis 3-burner propane grill....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017
May 1 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$180 $220
Fri, Sat
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Memorial Day 2017
May 26 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Spring 2017
Jun 1 - Jun 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$200 $230
Fri, Sat
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2017
Jun 16 - Jun 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$200 $230
Fri, Sat
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

4th of July
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2017
4 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2017
Jul 6 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$200 $230
Fri, Sat
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

September 2017
Sep 6 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$200 $230
Fri, Sat
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

October 2017
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$190 $220
Fri, Sat
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2017
Nov 1 - Dec 20, 2017
2 night min stay
$190 $220
Fri, Sat
$1,260

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$200 $230
Fri, Sat
$1,400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Rates are based on occupancy of four people (including children 0-18 years). Additional guests are $10/night each. Rentals seven nights and longer do not pay the weekend rate.

Optional Linen service available for $100, please notify us at time of booking if you would like linens provided.

Contact us for ski lease and discounts for longer-term rentals, and seasonal discounts.

We limit our occupancy to a maximum of four (4) adults and four (4) children. Please read the sample rental agreement prior to booking. A signed rental agreement must be received within 72 hours of booking or reservation will be cancelled at our discretion.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

16 Miles
Nearest Airport
Columbia Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sequoia Woods country Club
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sequoia Woods
38 Miles
Nearest Train
Jamestown
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 4
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sequoia Woods Country Club
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bear Valley Ski Are
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Snowflake Lodge

Car: Necessary

Arnold is centrally located on the Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway for easy access to skiing, snowboarding and sledding in the winter. We are located near Bear Valley Ski Resort, which is a fabulous less crowded alternative to the Tahoe resorts, and a much easier drive.

For the adventurous there are many outdoor activities to enjoy including hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, whitewater rafting, fishing, horseback riding, and much more. See huge sequoia redwoods at Big Trees Sate Park or visit Moaning Caverns to explore underground caves, try a thrilling zip line or go panning for gold. Practice your golf game at one of the challenging local courses. There are also many charming shops and fabulous restaurants and wine tasting rooms in downtown Murphys.

The cabin is situated just 10 min from Calaveras Big Trees State Park, 30 minutes from Bear Valley Ski Resort, 20 minutes from Stanislaus National Forest, 15 minutes from the historic gold rush towns of Murphys and Angels Camp, and 30 minutes from the historic gold rush town of Columbia.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We enjoy staying in our cabin with our 10 year old son and 7 year old daughter. Our cabin is child friendly, very cozy and relaxing.

Why the Owner Chose Arnold, CA, USA:
Blue Lake Springs is like Tahoe was 30+ years ago. It's only a 3 hour drive from the Bay Area but it seems like it's a world away.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Situated on a quiet street in the highly desirable Blue Lake Springs area, you can expect summertime fun at Snowflake Lodge recreation facilities from Memorial Day through Labor Day (guest fees apply). The recreation facilities include the Snowflake Lodge Restaurant, a large heated pool and kiddie pool, snack bar, playground two private lakes as well as tennis, volleyball, Ping-Pong, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, bocce ball, Frisbee golf and outdoor movies on summer evenings.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Binary
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

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Photos

  • Family room, cozy and comfortable.

    Family room, cozy and comfortable.

  • View from loft

    View from loft

  • Fully remodeled kitchen

    Fully remodeled kitchen

  • Loft bedroom with Cal King

    Loft bedroom with Cal King

  • Loft Bathroom with heated fogless mirror, heated towel bars.

    Loft Bathroom with heated fogless mirror, heated towel bars.

  • Downstairs Bathroom is fully remodeled, heated fogless mirror, heated towel bar.

    Downstairs Bathroom is fully remodeled, heated fogless mirror, heated towel bar.

  • Laundry room with high-capacity machines

    Laundry room with high-capacity machines

  • Bunk room with TV, Netflix, DVD and tons of toys and games.

    Bunk room with TV, Netflix, DVD and tons of toys and games.

  • Wall of windows from back deck.

    Wall of windows from back deck.

  • Back deck with dusting of snow.

    Back deck with dusting of snow.

  • Afternoon visitor

    Afternoon visitor

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Wood stove with grand stone hearth.

    Wood stove with grand stone hearth.

  • Front Bedroom Cal King

    Front Bedroom Cal King

  • Kitchen with large island

    Kitchen with large island

  • Loft Bedroom

    Loft Bedroom

  • Front Bedroom with TV and Netflix

    Front Bedroom with TV and Netflix

  • Downstairs Bathroom is fully remodeled, heated fogless mirror, heated towel bar.

    Downstairs Bathroom is fully remodeled, heated fogless mirror, heated towel bar.

  • Bunk room

    Bunk room

  • Mud room entry

    Mud room entry

  • Oversized deck is perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine.

    Oversized deck is perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine.

  • Cabin is set back from street for greater privacy.

    Cabin is set back from street for greater privacy.

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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