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Luxurious mountain home ~ Family Friendly

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Located in the Sierra Foothills, 5,500 feet up, between Arnold and Bear Valley Ski Resort. Only 5 minutes from Big Tree's State Park! This highly appointed cabin raises the bar among other local rental listings. It's reserved for those with the most discriminating taste and appreciation. An added bonus is our generous and conscientious caretaker, who will give you peace of mind in knowing that you'll be well taken care of.

This is a three story cabin. The street level consists of the main family room with large picturesque windows, kitchen, half bath with laundry room, and a king size bedroom with full bath. Decking wraps around this entire level. The top level consists of a queen room, 'kids room' with 2 bunks and a queen bed, a full bathroom is shared by these two rooms. Also on this 3rd level is a King master suite with large dual- head step in shower AND a large jacuzzi tub. The lowest level is a recreation room with wet-bar and full size bathroom. This room opens up to the lower deck and access to the yard.

Dorrington (Big Tree's) is a place that calms the soul and allows one to experience life as it was meant to be. Whether you would like to hike among the giant Redwoods at Calaveras State Park, kayak on the majestic Lake Alpine, golf on a beautiful tree lined golf course, ski at Bear Valley's family friendly Ski Resort, play in the snow right outside your door, fish along the Stanislaus River or just gaze at the beautiful scenery from the deck right outside your door. We simply would like to invite you and your family to experience a vacation that will be remembered for a lifetime.

Keywords: Sierra's, Arnold, Bear Valley, Luxury, new, Big Tree's, Dorrington

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About The Owner

We believe that quality family time is one of the most important values in life. Because of this, we wanted to create a home away from home, where we could enjoy each other without daily distractions. This is what brought us to the idea of owning a cabin in Big Tree's. We take much pride in our vacation home and are hoping others will experience the same gratitiude we feel everytime we visit.

This purchase didn't come easy... the seed was planted in our minds when we were first married in 1987. It took many years of hard work before we could afford to create our 'perfect' home away from home. We hope you will remember this with care, as you enjoy your stay.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2006

Why The Owner chose Gold Country & High Sierra

We chose the Big Tree's area because it's not commercialized. The people of the area are so friendly and down to earth. Nothing can beat the beauty of the nature that surrounds. We love the area!


Dorrington Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Bunk Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
A few things our cabin offers: Rec room with Pin-ball machine, game table, board games, Television, Wet-bar and ping pong table. Opens up to an out-door deck and access to the large un-enclosed yard. Family room encases a massive stone fireplace, lots of comfortable seating, Television and Pacman Game Station. 4 Fully furnished bedrooms with a TV in each room (2 king rooms, 1 queen room, 1 'kids room' with a queen bed and 2 sets of bunk beds. ALL BEDDING, FURNITURE AND KITCHEN SUPPLIES ARE PRACTICALLY BRAND NEW. Perfect large lot to sled in during the winter months! Or enjoy the gentle creek which runs through the side of our lot during the spring months. And nothing beats dining on our large deck in the summer months! * Our wonderful Care-taker is close-by for your needs.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Luxurious mountain home ~ Family Friendly
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
Born and raised in Alameda, CA.

Beautiful architecture and interior decoration. We enjoyed ourselves thoroughly!

  • 5 of 5

This memorable home is a very spacious house with comfortable and accommodating furnature. The game room was a sensation with everyone here. The rustic interior timber architecture and exposed nottie pine as well as the double exterior decks were especially appealing. Very enjoyable!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The house was immaculate and the snow was awesome! Perfect location! The owners are so easy to work with!! Loved every minute!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cabin for large group.

  • 5 of 5

This is our favorite cabin! Lots of space. Plenty to do. Near everything.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Family Weekend in the Snow!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is perfectly situated! It's absolutely Beautiful too! It has everything you need to relax and enjoy. My husband and I took our grown children and Grandboys for a family fun weekend in the snow! It was perfect because we really didn't need to leave the cabin for the kids to go sledding. We did end up going to Bear Valley though which was only a 20 min drive. Julie is the sweetest too! Super helpful and responsive! I would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Amazing! Location was great! House was wonderful!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin for several families

  • 5 of 5

Pictures do not do this cabin justice. A great four bedroom 4.5 bath cabin with great amenities. The owner responds quickly and is super helpful. We were there during horrible weather and she reached out letting us know we could have a little extra time on the day we were leaving to time getting out of the storm. The house manager was helpful as well. Super close to Bear Valley and has a great area for sledding at the cabin. Fun games for the kids too! We will definitely try to come back to this cabin.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wine Tasting, White Pines Lake, Ridge hike, Alpine Lake, Bear Valley Ski Resort, Big Trees State Park


Rates & Availability

Dorrington Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $125

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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