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Historic Lake Arrowhead Rustic Mountain Lodge & Carriage House

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms10
Space 7,630 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Lodge has 6 Bedrooms. Optional Carriage House has 2 queen bedrooms.

The Lodge at Lake Arrowhead was built by German craftsmen and master masons during the 1920's oil boom in Southern California and features massive stone fireplaces and hand carved wood beams. Tom Cannon, an oilman from Signal Hill, CA finished building this world class hunting lodge for his personal guests in 1928 in the then newly formed private community of Lake Arrowhead. Since that time, this property has served as a hunting lodge, a private residence to several families, and most recently as a Bed and Breakfast style Inn.

The Lodge has 6 bedrooms on the top 2 floors, all with a private full or 3/4 bath and most with lake views. On the main floor, there is a large salon with a piano, massive stone fireplace with hand carved mantle & beams, a library/ media room with a large flat screen TV & Blue Ray / DVD player, a convenience kitchen and sitting room with wood burning fireplace, an intimate dining room and full bath. On the lower level, there is a large kitchen, large dining room with wood burning fireplace, a family room with a large flat screen TV and Blue Ray / DVD player and a laundry room.

The Carriage House sits directly behind the Lodge and has 2 junior suites as is available at an additional charge for Lodge guests requiring 2 additional bedrooms. Each suite has a queen size bed, a queen size sofabed, 3/4 bath with a shared kitchenette between them.

There is abundant parking with 6 off street private parking spaces on Lakes Edge Road and 14 off street private parking spaces behind the Carriage House on Holiday Lane. The Lodge is located directly across the street from the Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa and the Village of Lake Arrowhead, with over 50 shops and restaurants within easy walking distance.

The Lodge and Carriage House sit on a beautiful 0.6 acre lot with many large mature trees. The property is surrounded by a tall iron fence with locking gates for your privacy and security. This beautiful estate offers the very best of Lake Arrowhead and is only a short drive to ice skating in Blue jay, skiing & snowboarding in Big Bear. For detailed pictures on this property, please visit our website at lodgeatlakearrowheaddotcom.

We collect a 7% Transient Occupancy tax for the County of San Bernardino based on rental fees only. We charge a cleaning fee of $400 per stay to cover the cost of thoroughly cleaning the property between all guests. Payments are made online via VRBO's secured payment system. We also collect $99 for non refundable rental insurance in lieu of requiring a damage deposit.

Please note that VRBO/HomeAway.com is now adding a service fee of up to 10% on the rental to all listings within their system. We are considering other options to list our vacation rentals.

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More Details

Property Manager
Scott Anderson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2018

Amenities

Lake Arrowhead Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 7630 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Shared Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , King Suite 4th floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Queen room, 4th floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 4th Floor Double Twin bed room
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , King Suite 3rd floor
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Queen room, 3rd Floor
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , Queen room 3rd Floor
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor adjacent to Media Room
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower , 1st floor, off furnace room
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , shower , East Queen room, Carriage House
    Bathroom 10 - toilet , shower , West Queen Bedroom, Carriage House
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 3rd floor queen room has lake views & private full bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 3rd floor queen room has private 3/4 bath.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 4th floor king suite has great views & full private bath.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 4th floor queen room has great views & private full bath.
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , 4th floor double twin room has private 3/4 bath.
    Carriage House (detached) - 2 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 Jr. Suites, each with queen bed, queen sofabed & 3/4 bath.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 3rd floor king suite has lake views & private full bath
    Library / Media Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size sleeper sofa with memory foam mattrress
  • Main Lodge: We offer 2 bedrooms with a king size bed and private full bathroom, 2 bedrooms with a queen size bed and private full bathroom, 1 bedroom with a queen bed and private 3/4 bathroom, 1 bedroom with two twin beds and a private 3/4 bathroom and a library/media room which could be used as a 7th private bedroom with a queen size sleeper sofa and adjacent full bathroom. Carriage House: Directly behind the Lodge and on top of the detached garage is a two bedroom guesthouse with a shared kitchen. We make this available to our guests requiring additional bedrooms at an added cost. The Carriage House has 1 queen bed and 1 queen sofabed and private 3/4 bathroom in each of the two bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
This unique property is one of the largest single private accommodations in Lake Arrowhead and is situated on a large 0.6 acre wooded lot with wonderful views of the lake. It is walking distance to the Village of lake Arrowhead shops and restaurants, including the Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa. The Lodge has 2 king suites and 4 guest rooms with private baths on the 2 upper levels, with living areas on the 2 lower levels. The Carriage House is located directly behind the lodge has 2 queen rooms each with private bath and queen sleeper sofabeds on the second floor above the garage. This property is fully fenced and gated for your privacy and dogs are permitted with prepaid deposit. We have a baby grand piano in the grand salon and large flat screen TV's & Blue ray players in the library and family room. There is a total of 20 off street parking spaces (6 in the lower lot, 14 in the upper lot).

Reviews

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Historic Lake Arrowhead Rustic Mountain Lodge & Carriage House
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 18 reviews
Prescott, AZ USA
3

Great location with lots of parking

  • 3 of 5

Rented this rustic lodge for a family reunion. The lodge has some very beautiful woodwork inside. The fireplaces were awesome (but we didn't need them - too hot for a fire). This lodge would not work for anyone who was not able to climb stairs. They are everywhere, inside and outside of the lodge. We had plenty of room for our group and enjoyed being able to walk across the street to the village shops and lake. Scott, the property manager was very helpful in answering questions before our visit. He even made sure that we had the pots and pans we needed to prepare our family meals. We ended up using hand towels as pot holders, since we could only find one very thin pot holder in the carriage house. We also used hand towels for dish towels, since there were none of those as well. Both kitchens in the main lodge had good stoves, dishwashers and trash compactors. We designated the smaller kitchen on level two as our "snack" area. Used the fridge for sodas, etc. The main kitchen and dining room are on the very bottom floor and had windows facing west. These windows did not have any shades on them, so we ended up using a bath towel on the dining room door to block out the blinding light for our evening meals. I agree that it would be nice to have a microwave on that bottom level near the main kitchen. We were able to cool the bedrooms down with the window units by closing the bedroom doors to keep the cool air in. It would be great if ALL windows in the lodge had screens. We opened the windows anyway to get a cool breeze going in the evenings in the kitchen, dining room and salon/library rooms. Not too many bugs got in. As noted by a previous guest, there are some serious plumbing issues in some of the rooms in the main lodge. Also the sleeper sofa in the Library/Media room is decidedly very uncomfortable. There were some lamps that were not functioning because there was no outlet to plug them into. The carriage house did have screens on the windows and the bathrooms (2) over there had good water pressure and temperature. They also had their own kitchen with fridge, stove, dishwasher and microwave. Overall we had an enjoyable weekend as a family sharing meals, stories and playing games.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about this house, I loved it! We had 19 adults and the house never felt crowded. Location - across the street from everything. Parking was not an issue with over 10 parking spot. Check in was early and check out 1 pm. This was a perfect place to family reunion. I will stay there again for sure.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice property but insufficient a/c and bad plumbing!

  • 2 of 5

We had 16 people in our group; 12 adults and 4 children. While the property was large enough for us all and the house itself, while dated, is a nice house, the window a/c units were too small for the size of the house. In order for window units of that size to cool the house there should be one in each window. There was only one on the entire second floor and none at all on the ground floor where the largest kitchen is. The two bedrooms with king size beds are large and each had two units but even those rooms got hot (not warm!) during the day. The house reached 90 degrees some days. The few fans available were not up to the job. At one point we tried to purchase additional units but none were available in the surrounding communities. In addition, some of the plumbing in the bathrooms needs work. One of the bathroom sinks did not drip but ran constantly. Some said their shower had so much pressure it was painful to take a shower, while others said it was nearly impossible to get wet with the minuscule amount of water dripping from the shower head. One bathtub did not require a stopper for a bath - the plumbing was stopped up so that draining it was the issue. One small issue that should be relatively easy and simple to fix is the lack of a microwave in the big kitchen on the ground floor. It is an annoyance to have to run up a flight of stairs to use a microwave. All in all we had a good week visiting with each other - we had people from PA, VA, TX, NM, CO, CA, and Australia - and it had been a long time since we had all been together, but the heat was absolutely excessive.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lake Arrowhead home

  • 5 of 5

Great location being right across from Lake Arrowhead Village and plenty of parking spaces 15, We had a party of 20. We came up for our sons wedding. This home accommodated all of us with plenty of room to spare. Scott the manager was very fast in reaching out and so was his caretaker BJ. Scott was kind enough to let us preview the home a few weeks prior in booking before we committed. The home came with air conditioning in all the rooms which was perfect since it was a record weekend of heat. The home had plenty of new towels and blankets. This home has character with old charm. Lots of stairs to climb which was not a problem for us. We had the cottage house too and that was nice for privacy for the grooms men. Thank you for a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and fabulous space for a large group.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fun family reunion with 19 people comfortably and casually housed. Multiple kitchens and dining spaces that make meal preparation and sharing a pleasure. Within walking distance of the village. Something for everybody. We had a blast!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for large groups who want to stay together in Lake Arrowhead

  • 5 of 5

We booked the Lodge at Lake Arrowhead for the half week leading up to our wedding and were very happy with the place. We booked both the main house and the carriage house. Scott the property manager was very responsive both before and during our stay. Lake Arrowhead village is a quick walk across the street with a supermarket and many restaurants to choose from. For the price, you can't beat this location for large parties wanting to all stay together!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Lake Arrowhead is a private lake, so you are not permitted to use your private watercraft on the lake. Boat charters and water skiing are available through local service providers.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $400
Pet Fee $300
Property Damage Insurance $99

Basic Rate Schedule, 2 night minimum:
Mon-Thurs: $650 p/n Lodge only, $750 Lodge & Carriage House.
Fri, Sat & Sun: $900 p/n Lodge only, $1000 Lodge & Carriage House.
Holiday Rate Schedule:
4th of July: 3 nights minimum, $3000 Lodge only, $3300 Lodge & Carriage House.
Thanksgiving: 4 nights minimum, $4000 Lodge only, $4400 Lodge & Carriage House.
Christmas/ NYE : 5 nights minimum, $5000 Lodge only, $ 5500 Lodge & Carriage House.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.