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BEST LOCATION, Blue Lake Springs, Great reviews, Warm and Cozy, WiFi

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Family cabin, dog friendly, close to rec center, lake and skiing + ski locker

Ahh! Kick-back, relax and breathe the clean mountain air. Enjoy the soothing aroma of the tall pines and cedars that will surround you in our comfortable cabin, perfectly located in beautiful Blue Lake Springs.

One feature we enjoy after a fun-filled family day, is the upstairs family room for the kids. They can have their time while we enjoy the large living room, warmed by the wood-burning stove.

You and your family will enjoy our cozy mountain cabin that has a location that you will LOVE. It's only steps to Snowflake Lake, the Rec Center and Sequoia Wood County Club.

Our kids walk to the lake, the rec center and the pool, floaties under arm. Yours can too. You'll have use of all of the Blue Lake Springs facilities; two lakes, a pool, tennis courts, ping pong, shuffleboard, volleyball, manicured lawns, lakeside beaches and much more. There is a very reasonable guest fee charged by Blue Lake Springs for the use of the facilities.

There's lots of deck area, with lots of sun and nice forest views and plenty of privacy.

The cabin will sleep 6-7 comfortably. There are 3 bedrooms, two upstairs and one downstairs and two full baths. The downstairs bedroom has a queen bed, one upstairs has a double and the other has 3 twin beds. There is a queen hide-a-bed in the family room sofa.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Jim

We've been living part-time in Arnold for almost twenty years. The location of this cabin is by far our favorite. Our four kids love it here. The kids are getting older and we're not using it as much as we used to. We still enjoy it occasionally, but would like to share it with others.

Jim purchased this cabin in 2005


Arnold Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1) in downstairs bedroom, Double Beds (1) in one upstairs bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (3) in one upstairs bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen hide-a-bed in family room
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

BEST LOCATION, Blue Lake Springs, Great reviews, Warm and Cozy, WiFi
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 24 reviews

Great cabin and location

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay and bringing our pup. Beautiful cabin in an awesome location ⭐️

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nicole! We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Jim
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Very nice cabin, exactly as advertised

  • 5 of 5

Nice cabin with an enclosed deck for my lab. Clean, cozy, great condition, and close to Arnold and the snow play areas. My wife, son, and his friends all agreed that we would stay again if possible.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Clay. We appreciate the positive feedback and we're glad you and your family had a great time. Please return!
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Great location, nice and cozy inside.

  • 5 of 5

Nice sun exposed wrap around deck to sit out and drink coffee in the morning and wine in the late afternoon.

Easy access to town and short drive to Bear Valley ski resort (approx 30 mins).

Indoor accomdations were comfortable and cozy!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Colette! Come back any time! This summer we're going to refinish that deck so it will be even nicer.
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Beautiful warm and secluded

  • 5 of 5

This is such a lovely house in the woods. We love it so much we go at least once a year. It is big enough for our family of 6 and our dog. A great place to stay no matter what the weather might be like. Close to calaveras big trees state park as well as Arnold, bear valley just 30 minutes away or so. Thanks Jim and your wonderful family for sharing your cabin!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Fabienne. You and your family are our favorite guests! You have been wonderful to work with and we always look forward to your return. Thank you again.
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Comfortable and Cozy

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed here with our 2 young children for a long holiday weekend. We loved it! It was clean, comfortable and very cozy. We loved the living area with the warm wood burning stove. There was plenty of comfy seating and is where we spent most of our time. The pictures really don't do this home justice. Cabin was in a good location, was easy to get to, and was only a short drive from town.

When we arrived we saw a family of deer right near the cabin. Loved the bed in the main bedroom, it was very comfortable and had a heating blanket for those cool evenings. There is a cute little bedroom upstairs with two twin beds which is where our kids slept and enjoyed having their own area. It stayed very toasty and warm for them with the wall heater in the bedroom. We loved the wrap around deck in the mornings where we enjoyed coffee and hot chocolate, but wish there were more chairs and seating areas on the huge deck, and would have been nice to have a fire pit. The kitchen was a good size and opened up to the dining/living room combo. The kitchen was well stocked with plates, silverware, glasses, cookware, cutting boards, etc. All we needed to bring was our food. It had all the space we needed for our family of 4, and we would love to stay here again. It was a great place to unwind and relax. Jim the owner was very kind, helpful, and informative and had a great response time to any questions I had. I would recommend this home to anyone looking in the area.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brittany! We appreciate your thorough review and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having you return and we'll work on getting that fire pit- great idea.
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Relaxing family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We have rented this lovely cabin twice in the past 5 months and can't recommend it enough. If you are looking to relax, unwind and enjoy the mountains this is the place to be, especially if you have a dog and kids. A very short walk to the Snowflake Lodge & Rec Center and the property itself has plenty of room to play. The cabin is stocked with lots of games for the whole family and the kitchen has everything you need. Jim is extremely responsive, helpful an kind.

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Sequoia Woods
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Sequoia Woods
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 4
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Sequoia Woods
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Bear Valley

Five minutes from the cabin is BIG TREES STATE PARK, which features miles of hiking trails, some of the largest trees in the world, fishing and bird watching.

Also five minutes from us is the town of Arnold and White Pines lake, which is WELL STOCKED with trout. It's a beautiful lake for swimming, fishing, small boat sailing, kayaking and just plain hanging out. Just a few feet from White Pines lake is one of the trailheads for the Arnold RIM TRAIL which is a first class mountain bike and walking trail (dog friendly). There are many miles of mountain bike and 4-wheel drive trails within minutes.NEW!: There's a disc golf course next to White Pines Lake.

If you prefer to buy your fish, Big Trees Market in Arnold has the best fish and meat department in Calaveras County. They also have a great selection of food and wines.

Check out Alpine Lake, Utica Lake, Union Lake, New Melones Dam, Spicer Lake and don't forget the majestic Stanislaus River which is 15 minutes from our place.

There is WINE TASTING and shopping in the beautiful town of Murphys, explore caves and go zip lining at Moaning Caverns, spend some time in the historic town of Columbia with stage coach rides (complete with stage coach robbers), a black smith and an old-fashioned candy store,

Beautiful Sequoia Woods golf course is 300 yards (less than a Bubba Watson drive) from our front door.

In the winter, SKI and SNOWBOARD AT BEAR VALLEY, a 30 minute drive. Bear Valley is the most family-friendly ski resort in California. The terrain varies from beginner to double-black diamond. There's SNOWMOBILING there too.

Bear Valley offers cross country skiing, sledding, ice skating, and snow shoeing. Bear Valley Lodge offers dining, games & cocoa by the giant stone fireplace; the perfect spot to warm up after a day in the snow.

For summer fun, SWIM, FISH and PLAY (Bring your floaties) in Snowflake lake located only 200 yards from the cabin. The lake, complete with a lifeguard, features a beautiful sandy beach, volleyball, dock and mid-lake floats for your pleasure. We've watched our kids catch many tadpoles, frogs and fish which has been very entertaining for all.

The POOL (with lap lanes and adult swim times) and RECREATION CENTER with tennis, shuffleboard, ping pong are only a few steps more. WATCH OUTDOOR MOVIES on some of the warm summer nights. You might enjoy the evening BINGO games or perhaps a game of bocce.


Rates & Availability

Arnold Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee (may vary) $100

Half of rental amount at the time of reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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