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Lost Mine Retreat: Custom Log Home Outside of Nevada City

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The cabin sits just inside Tahoe National Forest with panoramic views.

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Last updated: 09/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Lost Mine Retreat, a custom log home. Easy access to Scotts Flat Lake. 7 miles from downtown Nevada City.


Nestled just inside the Tahoe National Forest, this beautiful log home sits high atop the remnants of an old hydraulic gold mine with panoramic views of Banner Mountain and the woods. This unique home gives one the experience of being peacefully secluded, yet is a short seven mile drive to downtown Nevada City, offering fine dining, entertainment, museums and shopping. The Retreat is ideal for family reunions, workshops and vacations for relaxing and recreation.

A stone's throw from the Retreat lies a charming community park with a swimming pond, walking trail, horseshoe pit, BBQ area, playground and sand volleyball court. The park is for rent and makes a great venue for a casual, affordable wedding. Just over a mile to Scotts Flat Lake the south side boat ramp provides access for swimming, boating, water skiing, sailing, fishing and kayaking on this pristine body of water.




Keywords: Chalet, wooded, secluded, private, lake community

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking permitted indoors or outdoors....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    No outdoor kennel available. $30 pet fee....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Private bathroom with double sinks....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Trundle bed can be converted to a king size bed....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Includes game table....moreless

  • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Open area, proximity to the television....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) (Trundle bed can convert to a King sized bed or simply use as two twins.)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Double sink, walk-in shower with bench, off master bedroom....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    Soak or shower in antique clawfoot tub....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Master suite with queen bed, private bath. Second bedroom offers a trundle bed for two or conversion to a king size bed for a couple. Third bedroom features two twin beds and a game table. Loft includes a full size futon. Antique clawfoot bathtub/shower. Additional queen size and three twin air mattresses for the loft, great room or deck. Great room with grand cathedral Ceiling and gas fireplace. Fully equipped designer kitchen, service for twelve. Wireless high speed internet access. Dish Network HDTV, Blu-Ray DVD player with internet (Pandora, Netflix). Weber charcoal BBQ on the patio. Two lake kayaks, one single and one tandem for one or two paddlers. Located only one mile from Scotts Flat Lake for great sailing, skiing, kayaking, fishing and swimming. A short walk to a local park with swimming pond, playground, horse shoe pits and sand volleyball court. Park is available for rent for private parties and weddings....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Plenty of off street parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Contact owner for special instructions for trailer parking....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi fi throughout the house. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Plus coffee grinder....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    Converts to a convection oven as well....moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Two decks, plus patio area...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two Ocean Kayaks available for guest use....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,400 $3,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning fee $100
  • Pet Fee $30
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

A deposit of $250 is collected to hold the reservation and serves as a damage deposit during your stay. Pets will require an additional fee of $30 and are not to be left unattended.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 09/24/2016
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Location

Car: Necessary

Nevada County was the site of the most prolific gold mining activity during the 1800's. It's historic sites offer museums, Empire Mine State Park, Malakoff Diggins State Park and charming historical districts of Nevada City and Grass Valley for shopping, wine tasting and antiquing. The region offers great hiking, mountain biking, rafting, kayaking, golf, tennis, sailing, fishing and more. There are cultural, musical and film festivals all year long at the Nevada County Fairgrounds and in town. Enjoy live theater and music at the Nevada Theatre; the oldest running theater in California! Access the fabulous Yuba River just outside of Nevada City for swimming, rafting, kayaking and hiking trails within the South Yuba River State Park. During the winter season, Grass Valley hosts Cornish Christmas and Nevada City offers Victorian Christmas festivals and abundant craft fairs. Both Nevada City and Grass Valley host season farmers markets.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: My husband and I spent four years of weekends completing construction of this beautiful log home. We love to share it with people who can appreciate the care and labor involved in every piece of lumber.

Why the Owner Chose Nevada City, CA, USA:
We initially purchased the land for an investment, but it just seemed to call for a home. Not quite ready for retirement, it made sense to build with the goal of having room enough to share with travelers.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The location of the house gives one the illusion of being quite secluded, yet it's located in an active neighborhood that borders the south shore of Scotts Flat Lake. There are breathtaking views, wildlife and quiet serenity.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The cabin sits just inside Tahoe National Forest with panoramic views.

    The cabin sits just inside Tahoe National Forest with panoramic views.

  • View of the great room from the loft area.

    View of the great room from the loft area.

  • Master bedroom, queen size bed, private bathroom.

    Master bedroom, queen size bed, private bathroom.

  • Designer kitchen with warm copper and cork accents.

    Designer kitchen with warm copper and cork accents.

  • Queen futon on the loft.

    Queen futon on the loft.

  • Large upstairs bedroom includes game table for cards and puzzles.

    Large upstairs bedroom includes game table for cards and puzzles.

  • Trundle bed can be used as two twins or converted to a king size bed.

    Trundle bed can be used as two twins or converted to a king size bed.

  • Parking area and front deck.

    Parking area and front deck.

  • Deck off of dining area.

    Deck off of dining area.

  • Fully equipped, warm designer kitchen with service for twelve.

    Fully equipped, warm designer kitchen with service for twelve.

  • Boat ramp at Scotts Flat Lake, just a mile away from the cabin! Swim, fish, ski!

    Boat ramp at Scotts Flat Lake, just a mile away from the cabin! Swim, fish, ski!

  • Scotts Flat Lake, home of the Barbara Schmidt Millar Memorial Triathlon, Sept.

    Scotts Flat Lake, home of the Barbara Schmidt Millar Memorial Triathlon, Sept.

  • Great room with rustic furniture, cathedral ceiling and fabulous views.

    Great room with rustic furniture, cathedral ceiling and fabulous views.

  • Great room, gas log fireplace, master bedroom door, on first floor.

    Great room, gas log fireplace, master bedroom door, on first floor.

  • Master bathroom.

    Master bathroom.

  • Bonus full bathroom off of the laundry area.

    Bonus full bathroom off of the laundry area.

  • Dish network TV, internet connected, Netflix,  Pandora, HBO

    Dish network TV, internet connected, Netflix, Pandora, HBO

  • Upstairs bathrrom, clawfoot tub with shower.

    Upstairs bathrrom, clawfoot tub with shower.

  • Upstairs bedroom, views of the forest.

    Upstairs bedroom, views of the forest.

  • Deck off of dining area, leading to patio.

    Deck off of dining area, leading to patio.

  • Cozy gas fireplace adds warmth and atmosphere during chilly winter months.

    Cozy gas fireplace adds warmth and atmosphere during chilly winter months.

  • View of Scotts Flat Lake from the road to the cabin.

    View of Scotts Flat Lake from the road to the cabin.

  • The cabin sits just inside Tahoe National Forest with panoramic views.

    The cabin sits just inside Tahoe National Forest with panoramic views.

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Saturday, September 24, 2016

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    10
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/24/2016

(530) 368-1952 (California, USA)

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Lost Mine Retreat: Custom Log Home Outside of Nevada City

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