Lost Mine Retreat: Custom Log Home Outside of Nevada City(42 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)
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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Member since: 2009
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- 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
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Pet Fee $30
- Tax Rate 10%
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. 3 night minimum stay for holiday weekends.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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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.
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.
- Primary: (530) 368-1952 (California, USA)
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The cabin sits just inside Tahoe National Forest with panoramic views.
View of the great room from the loft area.
Master bedroom, queen size bed, private bathroom.
Designer kitchen with warm copper and cork accents.
Queen futon on the loft.
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.
Parking area and front deck.
Deck off of dining area.
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!
Scotts Flat Lake, home of the Barbara Schmidt Millar Memorial Triathlon, Sept.
Great room with rustic furniture, cathedral ceiling and fabulous views.
Great room, gas log fireplace, master bedroom door, on first floor.
Bonus full bathroom off of the laundry area.
Dish network TV, internet connected, Netflix, Pandora, HBO
Upstairs bathrrom, clawfoot tub with shower.
Upstairs bedroom, views of the forest.
Deck off of dining area, leading to patio.
Cozy gas fireplace adds warmth and atmosphere during chilly winter months.
View of Scotts Flat Lake from the road to the cabin.
The cabin sits just inside Tahoe National Forest with panoramic views.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017
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