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Enjoy Hearthstone Chalet Where Mi-Wuk Village Meets the Forest

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Our cozy, yet spacious chalet is located where Mi-Wuk Village meets the Stanislaus National Forest. The chalet is on over half an acre and has three levels with more than 1600 square feet. Mi-Wuk Village is above the snow line, yet only 150 miles from the Bay Area.

The main floor opens into a cathedral ceilinged room that includes the living room, dining room and kitchen. Two sliding glass doors lead out to a large deck with a beautiful view of the forest and the sounds of a stream. This floor has two bedrooms and a full bath. Upstairs is a large loft bedroom with a half bath. Downstairs is a large family room with two futon couches, another full bath and laundry.

The Stanislaus National Forest is Hearthstone’s backyard. Discover great hiking at various difficulty levels or just hang out on the deck and enjoy the view and sounds. The cabin has games, puzzles, and a hammock. Pinecrest Lake, which is 15 minutes away, offers swimming, boat rentals (kayaks, paddle-boats, canoes, sailboats, and motorboats), and great fishing.

The small town of Mi-Wuk Village is one mile away and Twain Harte has great shopping just three and a half miles down the mountain. Enjoy wildflowers in the spring. And in the winter, Dodge Ridge Ski Resort is only 15 miles away. Cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and sledding are nearby.

The cabin easily sleeps 12 people. Each bedroom on the main floor has a queen-size bed. The loft bedroom has a queen-size bed and two twin beds. The two full-size futon couches in the family room make into comfortable beds. Each bed has a warm, down comforter and soft pillows. There are plenty of extra blankets. While we do have linens for your use, we recommend you bring your own sheets and towels so you don’t have to do laundry before you leave.

The well-equipped kitchen is stocked with basic spices, oils, and condiments and has place settings for 12. We have sleds in the winter and iner tubes for the summer. A washer and dryer are in the family room. There is a DVD hooked up to a TV (no cable or sattelite). You can bring movies or rent them at the Twain Harte Market Red Box.

Keywords: Cabin, Mi-Wuk Village, Twain Harte, Pinecrest, Dodge Ridge Ski,

More Details

Owner
Rinda Bartley
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Rinda Bartley

Two families own this lovely retreat in the mountains. We go up as often as we can, though not nearly as much as we would like. We all live in Berkeley, CA. One family has two young adults. The other has two elementary school students. They keep us busy.

Rinda Bartley purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Rinda Bartley chose Mi-Wuk Village

We all love the beauty of the Sierra mountains. We chose to be at the snow line so we would have a lot of Sugar Pines and Cedars, but not too far up the mountain so it would be closer to home. We like that it is only 140 miles from the Bay Area. The cul de sac makes it a calm setting.

What makes this cabin unique

The two sets of large sliding glass doors that lead to a deck with a view only of trees makes the cabin feel so secluded. We love the three levels and the three bathrooms. It means that you can bring up a whole bunch of people and not feel crowded. The location makes it easy to get to stores in Twain Harte or Sonora, and equally easy to get to the Higher Sierras and Pinecrest Lake.

Amenities

Mi-Wuk Village Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Put trash into the trash can at the street when checking out, and put mixed recyclables into the recycle bin.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main floor bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Loft Bathroom - toilet
    Family room bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom on main floor - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Family room with bath - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Smaller bedroom on main floor - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (5), Twin or Single Beds (2), Portable Baby Crib (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
Sliding glass doors which lead to a lovely deck with the sights and sounds of the forest, TV with VCR and DVD player (bring your own movies or rent them in Mi-Wuk Village), Pots and pans, Cooking Utensils, Place settings for 12, Linens (please wash them before you leave), Games, Puzzles and toys, Tire swing, No smoking indoors

Reviews

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Enjoy Hearthstone Chalet Where Mi-Wuk Village Meets the Forest
average rating of 4.7674417 based on 43 reviews
Rocklin, CA
3

The property was good, but a lack of snow was unfortunate. Also the lack of tv, cable, WiFi

  • 3 of 5

It was nice, House was nice. Weather was not what we hoped so we were left without much to do. The tv is a bit lacking with no antenna. Or cable or WiFi, or any connection

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Kathryn, The low snow levels have been unfortunate this year, but we went up last weekend and enjoyed ice skating in Long Barn and great sledding up highway 108 a bit, and great hiking, as always. Also, we are working on getting WIFI/Cable to Hearthstone. For a long time it wasn't available in MiWuk, but now it is so we're on it. Stay tuned!
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3

Cabin was nice but overall experience was not convenient

  • 3 of 5

1. Mattresses were very uncomfortable so couldn't sleep.

2. Dryer took almost 2 hrs so wasted much of the time in washing.

3. Drain of the downstairs bathroom was not working properly.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Radhika, Thank you for your feedback. The drain in the lower level bathroom has been repaired. We are looking at the 2 futons in the lower level which I believe you said were the uncomfortable ones, for replacement. All of the other mattresses were new summer of 2017. And the dryer works well if it is not over-filled. I hope you will give us a try again in the future! Rinda
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5

Just as we hoped it would be, plenty of room and very homey!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the spaciousness of the cabin (though anyone in the loft or basement will hear any noise as there are not doors/bring earplugs). The deck is HUGE. It is nice to have separate areas if you have a large group. The cabin is very inviting and homey. It has everything you need. The beds in the loft and bedrooms are very comfy, as are the down comforters. The location was close to everything. There are many pillows and sheets in the master bedroom closet. Communication with Rina was EXCELLENT! They are completely available, informative, detailed, flexible and welcoming. We were very happy staying at this cabin for Christmas and my husband's 50th--good memories! We felt right at home

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Deborah. We hope to see you again!
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4

nice home

  • 4 of 5

The location was further away than we wanted so we didn't really spend very much time at the cabin, did a lot of driving and long days away. There was just the right amount of room for our family. It was very warm on the 2 floors, a little chilly in the basement. Beds were comfortable, pillows not so much. We enjoyed the time that we were there. Thank you!

Jackie

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review!
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5

!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Had a blast great cabin will definitely go back to it 👌🏻 Thank you had a great time

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Erwin! Glad you enjoyed! Rinda
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5

Wonderfully homey

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time staying in your house! It is such a cozy home and you can tell it is a perfect place to vacay no matter the weather or season!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time at Hearthstone! Come again!
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Map

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Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Diamond Jim's
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Twain Harte
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Manteca
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 108
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Diamond Jims
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Dodge Ridge
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
At Pinecrest Lake
Car: necessary

Relaxing, Playing Games, Wild Flower Viewing, Doing Puzzles, Talking, Reading

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $105
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $100

MLK, Memorial Day and Labor Day minimum stay three nights. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years minimum stay four nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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