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Freshly painted in 2015. A spacious, comfortable place to relax.

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Last updated: 07/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

It's a wonderful place to sit on the deck and watch the stars spinning in infinity, or hike right from the driveway down into the Stanislaus Forest, undisturbed by anything except the wind.

About 10 minutes away from Pinecrest Lake, our 'cabin' is really an open, bright 1900 sq ft home, with all the comforts:
Three bedrooms (two upstairs, one downstairs), and a loft with two single beds
Large outdoor deck with a view into the forest
Three bathrooms, instant-on hot water
Full kitchen (gas stove, electric oven), pots/pans, dishwasher, microwave, coffee makers - drip and Keurig, rice maker, muffin tins, blender, ice cream maker & more...
High-efficiency double pane windows, skylights, vaulted ceiling
Central heating and air, Jøtul wood burning stove in living room
Large plasma TV with 7.1 surround sound, DVD player, antenna with local broadcast TV
DVDs, CDs, and a stocked bookcase
Full laundry area with washer/dryer
Dyson 'Animal' Vacuum

Downstairs:
Nintendo Wii and games, including Rock Band instruments
Third bathroom with shower
Third bedroom, with large closet, bunk bed & queen bed.

Our home is in the Cold Springs area (in Tuolumne county - not the Cold Springs near Placerville), in the 'Peter Pam' (sic) subdivision. That puts it about 5-10 minutes from Strawberry and Pinecrest lake. Elevation is about 5600 feet.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for primary renters is 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside, on the deck, or on the property. We will retain the entire refundable deposit if there is evidence of smoking....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, and we love animals, too. But not at our home, inside or out. We will retain the entire refundable deposit if there is evidence that they were staying there....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Master: 1 queen

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  • Ground floor: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

    ...moreless

  • Second floor: 1 queen

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  • Loft: 2 twin/ single

    Extra long twin beds...moreless

  • Inflatable mattress and fold out sleeping mats available.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Our renters take out all garbage to the nearby Pinecrest Transfer Station (near Strawberry) or to Waste Management in Sonora, open weekdays. We don't have garbage pickup because the cabin is unpredictably unoccupied for periods. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Some of the usual board games - and some of the unusual....moreless

  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Antenna TV - not cable. At least one station (CBS), and others intermittently depending on the weather....moreless

  • Toys:

    Snow toys and some lake inflatable toys. Kites, frisbees......moreless

  • Video Games:

    Wii downstairs, with Rock Band instruments and some games...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Beautiful view into the Stanislaus Forest from the second floor deck....moreless

  • Village:

    Yosemite Village is about 2-3 hours away, depending on traffic. It's an easy day trip....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Elegant heavy oak table and chairs that seat 8 easily. (Do NOT lean back in them - they are not built for that and repair will be covered by damage deposit)...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Powerful central air unit. Previous owner was in the HVAC business....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    As of 2015 there's a new NEMA 14-50 plug for faster electric vehicle charging! If you have a portable charger bring it along....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Keep in touch with texting and email. Satellite wireless through Hughesnet. It is not fast enough to provide gaming/video/Netflix/Hulu/Vudu access....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    The Cadillac of wood stoves, a Jøtul, in the living room. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker, with separate blade grinder. Also, there's a single-cup Keurig machine. (Bring your own K cups)...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked with dishes, silverware, and more gadgets than you'll know what to do with -- simply bring your groceries and pantry items!...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Brand new unit installed 2014...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Rice cooker, slow cooker, blender, hand mixer, electric kettle, and ice cream maker (you read that right) all ready for action....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Gorgeous view from the large upstairs deck, where at night you can watch the stars. Sometimes there are bats circling the building....moreless

  • Golf:

    Twain Harte, about 15 minutes away, has a nice 9-hole course. Bring your own clubs....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals are available at nearby Pinecrest lake....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane grill on the deck upstairs....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Dodge Ridge is nearby. Bear Valley is a bit farther, but might have more snow at times....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day
Sep 2 - Sep 6, 2016
4 night min stay
$325
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$275
$1,500 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

We can also use Paypal - the address is bambisend@gmail.com


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 07/22/2016
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Location

14.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Twain Harte Golf
2.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mia's Restaurant
8.8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Dodge Ridge Ski Resort

Car: Necessary

Outdoor movies under the stars at the lake!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We're California natives, living in the Bay Area. As nice as it can be there, sometimes you have to get away. But, until we retire we can only spend little bits of time at Bambi's End - and we'd love to have you as our guest when we're not there.

Why the Owner Chose Cold Springs, CA, USA (Tuolumne County):
After a few years at the Lair of the Bear, we realized we wanted more time in such a gorgeous area. We patiently waited for a comfortable, family friendly home to become available - and couldn't believe our luck to find this home. The previous owner lived here most of the year and took meticulous care of it.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There are plenty of places to rent in the area, but our home will immediately impress you with its open, bright, welcome. We've tried to make it as comfortable as possible for guests (and owners).


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Freshly painted in 2015. A spacious, comfortable place to relax.

    Freshly painted in 2015. A spacious, comfortable place to relax.

  • Living room, dining area, and bedroom loft.

    Living room, dining area, and bedroom loft.

  • An open, bright, well stocked kitchen. Just bring food!

    An open, bright, well stocked kitchen. Just bring food!

  • Upstairs master bedroom with adjacent dual sinks and bathroom/shower.

    Upstairs master bedroom with adjacent dual sinks and bathroom/shower.

  • Upstairs bathroom . Yes, that's a clawfoot bathtub.

    Upstairs bathroom . Yes, that's a clawfoot bathtub.

  • Ground floor bedroom with bunk and queen beds.

    Ground floor bedroom with bunk and queen beds.

  • Lyons Lake, a few miles away

    Lyons Lake, a few miles away

  • The Jøtul wood burning stove in the living room.

    The Jøtul wood burning stove in the living room.

  • It's a happy house in the winter!!

    It's a happy house in the winter!!

  • Plenty of seating. A big open floor plan. Look out the doors over the forest.

    Plenty of seating. A big open floor plan. Look out the doors over the forest.

  • Under the loft, the dining area with plenty of room for everyone.

    Under the loft, the dining area with plenty of room for everyone.

  • Gas stove including griddle. Dishwasher and microwave.

    Gas stove including griddle. Dishwasher and microwave.

  • Upstairs room with comfy queen, large closet and dresser.

    Upstairs room with comfy queen, large closet and dresser.

  • Two twin beds in the loft over the dining area. Perfect for the kids.

    Two twin beds in the loft over the dining area. Perfect for the kids.

  • The quiet, private downstairs, and the TV/DVD/Wii

    The quiet, private downstairs, and the TV/DVD/Wii

  • Pinecrest Lake is perfect for swimming and boating, fishing, or avoiding...

    Pinecrest Lake is perfect for swimming and boating, fishing, or avoiding...

  • View to the second floor deck and ground floor driveway.

    View to the second floor deck and ground floor driveway.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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