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Pristine 1930's Charmer by the Lake

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

'Serendipity' is the name of this wonderful and rare 1938 pristine charmer.

Restored to perfection, this is old Arrowhead at its finest, with countless original details, like hand carved beams and original hammered hardware and lighting.

Walk to the lake from this beautiful 3 bedroom,3 full bath home which backs onto the lakefront Palisades Road. In walking distance to shops and restaurants, and beautiful hiking trails.

Relax in comfort in this home which has been professionally decorated in Ralph Lauren style, and is romantic and special. The beautiful limestone bathrooms are luxurious and there is a huge inviting fireplace in the living room.. Enjoy the large private deck, outdoor brick Barbeque and patio, and library room filled with interesting books.

Enjoy waterskiing, boating, snow skiing, ice skating, hiking, biking, nature trails, antiquing and great shopping and restaurants. Indulge in luxurious spa treatments and fine dining at Lake Arrowhead Resort. Passes to the Beaches are also provided.

Escape the stress of the city, and breathe in the scent of the tall Pine trees all around you. Enjoy the tranquil setting, the many stars in the sky, and the lovely wildlife and nature that surrounds you.

This cozy charmer is one of only a handful of it's kind left, and is ready for you to make your own special memories.

Keywords: Vintage luxury cabin with a lakeview and walk to lake

More Details

Denyse Fennessey
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 11, 2017

About Denyse Fennessey

I am an interior designer who enjoys the beauty of Lake Arrowhead, and all the great activities like snow skiing and boating.

Denyse Fennessey purchased this house in 2002

Why Denyse Fennessey chose Lake Arrowhead

The nature is beautiful. It is a quick escape from the city, and you can smell the pines and see stars in the sky.

What makes this house unique

It is a short walk to the lake, and is a relaxing tranquil setting.



Lake Arrowhead House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(12 traveler reviews)

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Pristine 1930's Charmer by the Lake
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews

Charming Cottage in Great Area

  • 5 of 5

Our family (2 adults, 2 kids, 1 dog) had a wonderful weekend in this charming cottage in a lovely area of Lake Arrowhead. The cottage is beautifully decorated, comfortable, and well-appointed (lots of blankets/throws, stocked kitchen, fireplace matches, fluffy towels, etc.). We were there on a snowy weekend, so we really enjoyed the huge fireplace. The ALA trail around the lake is easily accessible from the cottage and we loved taking a daily walk along the lakefront. Denyse was responsive and helpful. Our family would stay here again in a heartbeat. (Would love to come back in the summer, to use the patio/deck!)

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

My family of 6 stayed at this charming vintage home during October. Very private location. It has a spacious family room with a grand fire place. Also, a very large dining area and 2 levels of outdoor patio space. It is a very short walk to the ALA hiking trail. We definitely plan to return.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was not well kept and had alot of bugs and spiders inside. All the windows had spider.

  • 1 of 5

There was NO access to the lake, so, purchasing a fishing license was a waste of money. I would not recommend or rent this place again. The pictures were deceptive. Finising my statement up top, there were spider webs all over the windows.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so surprised and confused by this review as the house is a. 5 minute walk down to the lake access, and the beach pass was provided in the welcome folder for you to enjoy the activities at all 3 private beach clubs.. I also always provide my cell phone to answer any questions. Other guests (including right before and after you ) seem to love the charm and decor of the house and all the other reviews are 5 star. The cleaner I use every time is thorough and excellent , although she did say you left it a mess, especially outside around the BBQ. Denyse Pristine Charmer by the lake Preview listing Manage settings September 2017▾ Month Year SunMonTueWedThuFriSat 27 $195 28 $195 29 $195 30 $195 31 $195 Sep 1 $350 2 $350 3 $350 4 $350 5 $195 6 $195 7Today $195 8 $195 9 $250 10 $195 11 to love the house and have all left 5 star reviews
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Wonderful, cozy house close to the lake

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in the fabulously cozy, comfortable home. It is in a great location- close to the lake and to beaches, yet nestled among the trees. It has 3 levels, with interesting rooms, with wonderfully- appointed rooms. The windows and window seats were glorious. Dennis, the owner, is lovely and easy to communicate with. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very charming & cozy place. Fantastic Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My little girl called it “the fairytale home” from the moment she saw the photos online; and we were even more pleasantly surprised to find that the home feels and looks even better in person. This place is downright charming and cozy with eclectic

designer touches throughout. Every bedroom has its own unique feel and look with comfy beds and cozy design. The living room has a huge wood burning fireplace with snug chairs and window sofa – fantastic for a relaxing day in. The place is peaceful and tranquil and just minutes away from the Village. All the amenities and coziness made it a wonderful home away from home for a weekend. Our small family unit had a fantastic time and we are definitely looking forward to coming back. We highly recommend this fantastic place to anyone traveling to or staying in this area.

Denyse (The owner) was pleasant and extremely easy to communicate with - very helpful in responding to all the questions we had in advance and during our stay. Thank you so much for everything Denyse!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Loved staying at this adorable cabin

  • 5 of 5

We spent the 4th of July with our two kids at this cabin and could see the fireworks perfectly! It was so fun. The cabin has everything you need and had enough room for a few friends to spend 4th of July night. Great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/ Linen Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100

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.