Peace and Quiet in the Woods! Huge Deck! Cul-Del-Sac! Backs to Forest!

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Last updated: 10/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We have a beautiful, relaxing, updated house in the woods. Located in Arnold, CA a quick 2-3 hour drive from the Bay Area. The home is close to Bear Valley Ski Area and 15 minutes from Murphy's, the historic Gold Mining town, turned red wine mecca. 10 minutes up the mountain and you are in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Amazing Giant Sequoias and outdoor playground/sledding for kids. Brand new remodeled bathrooms. Full heat/AC plus a cozy gas stove. Wrap around windows of trees!

The home is minutes away from private Pinebrook Lake. Enjoy free access to the large sandy beach, playground, diving platforms, inner tubes, real bathrooms, fishing dock and basketball court. During winter you can enjoy our on-site sledding hill perfect for the whole family. We provide the sleds.

The home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac away on a large mostly flat (except for the front sledding hill) lot backing to 88+ acres of wooded open space.

House was remodeled in 2004 and in 2009 and has large updated gourmet kitchen with quartz counters, giant dining table, cozy stove and large wood beams! House comes with all the amenities for a great vacation, including: TV with cable including On-Demand Comcast, French Doors which open to the woods and wrap-around-deck to watch nature.

The home is baby-proofed and child-proofed and is stocked with all the necessities you need including books on the area, toys, games, puzzles and movies. The kitchen comes with all the spices, appliances, pots and pans you need to bake or make a feast.

We look forward to sharing our special getaway with you.

Keywords: Murphys, Sierra, mountain house, cabin, lodge, relax, open space, vacation rental, Calaveras, Big Trees, wine tasting, hiking, Ironstone, Arnold, lodge, Alpine Lake, Fishing, Blue Lake Springs

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    friendly well-behaved dogs that will not be left unattended are welcome...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Loft


  • Upstairs is a large bedroom with a Queen bed, bath and loft with futon. Downstairs are two rooms. One bedroom with a Queen bed, another bedroom with twin bunk beds and an extra tempur-pedic twin trundle bed. We also have an twin aerobed, a Pack n Play and a regular crib mattress....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Opens to 88 acres of secluded forestry land with trail, on-site sledding hill, private lake minutes away, quiet tucked-away cul-de-sac...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    On-Demand cable plus a Roku box with Netflix! Catch up on all your series!...moreless

  • Stereo


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Our house is so private you look at trees everywhere!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    We have AC!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced-Air heat and a gas stove. House stays really warm in winter. ...moreless

  • Internet:


  • Linens Provided:

    Top-quality 400 count sheets!...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Easy access driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:



  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    mixer, chopper, waffle iron, griddle, immersion blender...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Dishwasher, Gas Range, Disposal, Microwave...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Walk-in pantry stocked with paper goods, flour, sugar, condiments and spices....moreless


  • Balcony:

    Upstairs balcony off loft...moreless

  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck that wraps around 3 sides of the house. Lovely views of nature! Large outdoor table off the great room. Private flat backyard off deck!...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden:

    We back up to 88 acres of forestry land so all you see is trees. There is lots of room for exploration....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Water Sports Gear

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 21 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$205 $249
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $85
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $110


Rates include taxes.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/21/2016
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World-class wine tasting in Murphys (15 min away), zip-lining at nearby Moaning Cave, Famous gold towns such as Columbia, CA (30 min away), hiking in Calaveras Big Trees park, 88 acres behind the home for mtn biking and exploration


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We are a family of 5 who purchased this home so that our children would have access to the gorgeous woods, rivers and lakes around here and learn about the rich CA gold history. We have had so many wonderful family memories here in our warm and welcoming home and we look forward to sharing it with you.

Why the Owner Chose Arnold, CA, USA:
Calaveras County offers a wonderful mix of gorgeous natural resources as well as a rich history. There is so much to do and see here.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Relaxing on the wrap-around -deck listening to nature with a good book in hand. Visiting all the gorgeous mountain lakes and streams. The mountain biking is superb. We love bringing our kids to Pinebrook Lake which offers the nicest sand around, swim platforms, inner tubes, and flush toilets! We also love how close the house is to the upper mountain lakes such as Alpine Lake.

Contact us

Speaks: english

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • View of Great Room

    View of Great Room

  • Gourmet Kitchen

    Gourmet Kitchen

  • Have fun in the bunk room! Twin mattress underneath

    Have fun in the bunk room! Twin mattress underneath

  • view from deck

    view from deck

  • View of side of home in light snow!

    View of side of home in light snow!

  • Beautiful Pinebrook Lake with swim platforms and nice sandy beach!  day wit

    Beautiful Pinebrook Lake with swim platforms and nice sandy beach! day wit

  • Enjoy the quite serenity

    Enjoy the quite serenity

  • backyard


  • side deck

    side deck

  • Relaxing Deck

    Relaxing Deck

VRBO #364515

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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