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Historic Hershey Cabin with knotty pine/redwood walls, hand hewn stone fireplace

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Last updated: 07/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING/NO PETS/NO CHILDREN

The quaint “Hershey Cabin”, originally owned as a hunting cabin by members of the Hershey (chocolate) family, is nestled on the lush side of the Lake Arrowhead, in historic Arrowhead Villas. It is situated about 1 mile south of Lake Arrowhead Village at an elevation of 5,500 feet. This is not just another rental house, but rather a very quiet, inviting, immaculate and comfortable mountain cabin. If the Hershey Cabin is booked, try our exquisite cottage - the five star rated Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage, by typing 634044 in the search box (above, under the VRBO logo), and click "search".

THE CABIN MUST BE LEFT IN A NEAT AND CLEAN CONDITION UPON CHECKOUT. IF THIS IS NOT YOUR INTENT, THIS IS NOT THE CABIN FOR YOU - WE CHARGE EXTRA FOR EXCESSIVE CLEANUP.

The Hershey Cabin is the perfect place for a romantic weekend get-away or for an extended vacation. Totally renovated a couple of years ago, it has been tastefully decorated to make it the perfect retreat for a private getaway. Every piece of furniture and art has been hand selected by the owners who have a passion for incorporating comfort and elegance in home decor. It is furnished with both antiques and modern furnishings, blended together, to provide the creature comforts of modern day while maintaining the old fashioned warmth of a vintage Lake Arrowhead cabin.

During the renovation we basically went down to the studs and rebuilt much of the cabin from the ground up – yet we saved the original footprint and the rustic knotty pine and redwood inside, so that the cabin still has that old fashioned charm. The cabin has a beautifully hand crafted rock fireplace, massive pine mantel, porcelain/slate tile floors with traditional wool rugs, central forced air heating, dual pane windows and fully insulated walls and ceilings. Above the fireplace is a 40 inch high definition, smart flat screen TV (we have Charter Wi-Fi and Netflix and a DVD player), but no cable TV. The living room is a perfect place to snuggle up by the fire and read or watch a movie.

The bathroom is brand new - with lots of tile, granite and a frameless glass shower. The kitchen has been completely remodeled with gorgeous granite counter tops, new cupboards and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen is fully equipped with all of the amenities of home. Throughout the cabin, we completely replaced all wiring, light fixtures, pipes, drains and even the water heater.
The bedroom has knotty pine walls and ceiling, and the view out the windows makes you feel as if you are nestled in a tree house. The bed has a new memory foam mattress along with beautiful cozy bedding. Outside the bedroom is a brand new wrap-around deck, with bistro tables and chairs where you can enjoy a glass of wine or a meal!

In front of the cabin we built a retaining wall to allow easy parking along with concrete steps and a wrought iron banister up to the front door. The cabin is situated on a very quiet road and is easy to find at night, as it has a lighted address. It is surrounded by beautiful firs, pines, maples and cedar trees, along with a nicely landscaped yard. The siding of the cabin is classic craftsman style shake.

Lake Arrowhead is a private lake. Unlike many cabins, WE PROVIDE A LAKE PASS so you have access to hike the trails around the lake, use the two beach clubs, and fish from the shore or use the Arrowhead Lake Association fishing dock.

The Lake Arrowhead area is a little hidden gem, with a quaint village, dinner theater (Tudor House), movie theater, wonderful local restaurants and various shopping opportunities. If you are looking for a romantic get-away, or just a place to relax and have fun, this is just the place. Lake Arrowhead celebrates all four seasons - warm summer days, fall colors, snow in the winter, and a beautiful spring.

CLICK THE GOLD "BOOK IT" BUTTON TO GET A QUOTE AND/OR BOOK YOUR VACATION AT THE HERSHEY CABIN. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU HAVE TO BOOK AT LEAST 3 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF YOUR TRIP.

Licensed by San Bernardino County, short term rental permit #372-CA20140298-SUP-R 10/2016. Video by Pasadena Jones Productions.

My wife and I look forward to having you as our guests at the Hershey Cabin!

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years of age...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    WE DO NOT RENT TO SMOKERS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE. NO SMOKING ON THE PREMISES - if you smoke inside or outside the cabin, you will lose your security deposit....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    This cabin is designed for 2 ADULTS ONLY - no children. If more than 2 adults spend the night, you will lose your security deposit....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    ABSOLUTELY NO PETS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE - DUE TO FAMILY ALLERGIES! You will lose your security deposit if you bring pets on the property....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are 21 six inch high concrete steps to the front door. We do have a wrought iron railing for your safety....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    New memory foam mattress...moreless

  • The bedroom is knotty pine with a porcelain tile floor. From the bed, it feels like you are in a tree-house. The bedroom has two large windows which give you a great forest view, and even a little peak of Lake Arrowhead. The bedroom has a fully lighted vanity and two large armoires for your suit cases and clothes....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    High end, brand new bathroom with granite/tile/glass...moreless

  • Brand new porcelain tile shower with a frameless clear glass enclosure. Lots of granite shelves built into the walls, and a granite counter around the sink. Electric heater and fan in the ceiling, plus forced air heating in the floor. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The Hershey Cabin is a great place for an anniversary, honeymoon or just as a get-away!!! CHECK IN TIME is 5:00, CHECK OUT IS 12:00. We have a book that we created that shows both the history of both Lake Arrowhead and the Hershey Cabin. Licensed by San Berdardino County, permit #372-CA20140298-SUP-R ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have several interesting books about the history of Lake Arrowhead. We also have about 20 different current magazines from Sports Illustrated and the Economist to Good Housekeeping and Time. ...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    We provide a new DVD player, but you need to bring your own DVD's. ...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games and playing cards are provided....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    We do provide Charter high speed internet, and Netflix....moreless

  • Stereo:

    You can listen to music through the TV using Pandora or other music sites....moreless

  • Television:

    New 40 inch high definition flat screen TV for watching Netflix or your own DVD's. We do not provide cable TV. ...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Our cabin is surrounded by Silver Tip and Nordman firs, pines,cedars and Japanese Mapels. We are on a lush side of the mountain. From the bedroom you can see a little bit of Lake Arrowhead....moreless

  • Village:

    Lake Arrowhead Village is just over 1 mile away. The village has lots of shops and restaurants and is right on the lake....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dinning area is the granite table between the kitchen and the living room. From either side of the table you have nice views of the Forrest. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New full size LG dryer....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Hand hewn quartz stone fireplace with massive pine mantel. Gas fireplace - please do not use wood. FOR YOUR SAFETY, OPEN THE FLUE BEFORE LIGHTING THE FIRE. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTION BY THE FIREPLACE....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    If you would like to use a fitness room, pool, beach, fitness classe, etc. - day passes for the 'Spa of the Pines' are available at the Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The brand new central forced air heater with hi tech 'nest' thermostat, with vents in all rooms, keeps the entire cabin warm and cozy. No dusty, smelly old heating ducts here!...moreless

  • Internet:

    We do provide Charter cable high speed internet and Netflix - We do not provide cable TV....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Your bed will be made up for you when you arrive, with clean 600 thread count linens....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room is antique redwood and knotty pine, with a porcelain tile floor, leather love seat and side chair, HD 40 inch TV with Netflix. Hand hewn rock fireplace with massive pine mantel. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    We have built a new retaining wall to provide easy, paved off street parking for 2 cars. It is an easy walk from the parking spaces up to the front door. Be careful in the winter if there is ice....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    4 bath towels, 4 hand towels and 4 wash cloths are provided, as well as makeup wipes and paper towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New full size LG washer with detergent for 2 loads. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    New coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All new bowls, plates, glasses, wine glasses, utensils, pots, pans, blender, etc. etc. etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New - Stainless Steel...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Beautiful granite counter tops, breakfast bar, new oak cabinets with black wrought iron hardware, garbage disposal, excellent well water, nice window coverings, pretty outdoor view from the sink....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New - Stainless Steel...moreless

  • Oven:

    New - Stainless Steel - gas...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We will provide wax paper, baggies, trash bags, wash cloths, cloth and paper towels, paper plates, cups and plastic silver ware. We also provide spices, but for your safety, we keep the frig empty....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New - Stainless Steel full sized ...moreless

  • Stove:

    New - Stainless Steel - gas...moreless

  • Toaster:

    New toaster...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    On 6/17/14 we completed a brand new gorgeous wrap around deck. The deck is a great place to eat breakfast or dinner on one of the black iron bistro tables while enjoying the nice forrest views. ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    We have a nice ski rack behind the cabin. We are only 13 miles from Snow Valley and 26 miles from Snow Summit....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Aug
Aug 1 - Aug 15, 2016
2 night min stay
$109 $159
Sat, Sun
Labor Day
Sep 2 - Sep 4, 2016
3 night min stay

$599
flat fee
Nov-Dec
Nov 19 - Dec 15, 2016
2 night min stay
$89 $159
Fri, Sat
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 - Nov 26, 2016
4 night min stay

$799
flat fee
Xmas/NY Season
Dec 16 - Jan 2, 2017
4 night min stay
$99 $109
Sat, Sun
Martin Luther
Jan 13 - Jan 15, 2017
3 night min stay

$599
flat fee
Valentine's day
Feb 12 - Feb 14, 2017
3 night min stay

$599
flat fee
Presidents Day
Feb 17 - Feb 19, 2017
3 night min stay

$599
flat fee
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay

$599
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$129 $165
Fri, Sat
$849

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $69
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $395
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

Cancellations more than 30 days (45 days for holiday periods) prior to arrival will be refunded, less $50. Cancellations less than 30 days (45 days for holidays)prior to arrival will be forfeited unless we are able to rent the cabin to someone else for the same time period, the $50.00 cancellation fee would still apply. Holiday weekends, depending on the weekend, require stays of from 3 to 7 days


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lake Arrowhead Country Club
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 18
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lake Arrowhead Village or Sky Forest
13 Miles
Nearest Ski
Snow Valley in Running Springs

Car: Necessary

CLUB ARROWHEAD (NOW THE TUDOR HOUSE)

Bootleggers, gamblers, gangsters, trap doors and secret tunnels. Such are the legends of what today is the Tudor House. It began as Club Arrowhead in the Pines, a project of the Atkins Realty Co., which developed Arrowhead Villas and promoted the area as a place to “get away from the cares and worries of city life". Construction began in 1926, with the clubhouse being dedicated on July 4, 1928.

A brochure for Club Arrowhead pictures the sumptuousness of the clubhouse and details the many activities available to members, such as swimming in the huge pool or horseback riding. An associate life membership in Club Arrowhead was offered at $250.

Then the Great Depression hit. During the Great Depression Club Arrowhead became an elegant speakeasy with a trap door built beneath the bar to dispose of the bottles in case it was necessary. In the late 30's and early 40's, the infamous mobster Bugsy Siegel took over Club Arrowhead and ran a very successful gambling casino in the basement. He is also reputed to have operated a bordello across the street in a cottage belonging to the club (now the Fern Manor).

The Tudor House is now a wonderful dinner theater/ supper club/ concert hall etc. The Tudor House is located at 800 Arrowhead Villa Road, about a half mile from our cabin.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: My wife and I were married in 1975. We love going on vacations, especially to the mountains - both of our grandparents owned cabins in either Big Bear or Crestline. We both recently retired! My wife's fields of expertise are education/teaching and interior design. I was a security consultant and do property management on the side. We love the outdoors - hiking, kayaking, biking etc.

Why the Owner Chose Arrowhead Villas, Lake Arrowhead, CA, USA:
We were visiting Lake Arrowhead Village getting an ice tea at MacDonald when our son spotted an ad for a one bedroom cabin at a local realtor's office. We weren't actually looking for a cabin but this one quickly peaked our interest. After checking out over 50 cabins... we chose this one because we liked the old cabin feel, the quiet location, and the lush trees on the property. The property, which was originally owned by members of the Hershey (chocolate) Family as a simple hunting cabin, was in major need of repair. My wife and I spent the summer and fall remodeling and renovating the cabin from the ground up. We saved the redwood and knotty pine interiors which give it the classic feel. We also own and rent out the gorgeous BURNT MILL CANYON COTTAGE in Lake Arrowhead. You can find the cottage by searching VRBO or HomeAway for property #634044.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
At about 1/2 the price of a room at Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa you get your own, gorgeous, immaculate, quiet, private one bedroom cabin. The kitchen is completely equipped with new dishes, glasses, pots, pans etc. The appliances are all new, including the dishwasher and washer and dryer. For those of you who are skiers, we have a ski rack in the back yard. If you just want to sit back and read, we have all sorts of magazines for your reading pleasure. Lake Arrowhead is a private lake, and to use the lake, the beach clubs, and the lake trail, you must have a "Beach Club Membership" pass. We have the pass for your use. In addition, we have an "Adventure Pass" which allows you to park your car while you go hiking in the San Bernardino Forest. For those of you who like to hike, we have 3 books on hiking in the San Bernardino Mountains, as well as maps and other information. Upon arrival, you will find a welcome basket including Hershey's chocolates, coffee, tea etc. We have a great house keeper who keeps the cabin immaculate, and we also have a wonderful neighbor who checks out the cabin and makes sure it is ready for you when you come up. Compare our features to the following Lake Arrowhead hotels and cabins and you will see that we beat them across the board in price, privacy, size, quality, features and amenities: Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, Lake Arrowhead Saddleback Inn, Lake Arrowhead Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins, Twin Peaks Tree Top Inn, Lake Arrowhead Fleur De Lac European Inn, Lake Arrowhead Romantique Lake View Lodge, Lake Arrowhead Arrowhead Retreats Vacation Rentals Antlers Inn and Resort, Lake Arrowhead


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Photos

  • Historic Hershey Cabin with knotty pine/redwood walls, hand hewn stone fireplace

    Historic Hershey Cabin with knotty pine/redwood walls, hand hewn stone fireplace

  • Hershey Cabin as seen from the back yard.

    Hershey Cabin as seen from the back yard.

  • View of the cabin's back yard.

    View of the cabin's back yard.

  • Massive mantel, stone arrowhead, antique fire screen - fine craftsmanship.

    Massive mantel, stone arrowhead, antique fire screen - fine craftsmanship.

  • View from living room towards the bedroom. Note nice new leather furniture.

    View from living room towards the bedroom. Note nice new leather furniture.

  • Living room looking north. Solar tube lighting to bring in sun light.

    Living room looking north. Solar tube lighting to bring in sun light.

  • Spacious kitchen with new granite counters, new appliances and new cabinets.

    Spacious kitchen with new granite counters, new appliances and new cabinets.

  • 'Tree house' bedroom with new memory foam mattress, high quality linens.

    'Tree house' bedroom with new memory foam mattress, high quality linens.

  • Dressing area, closets and lighted antique vanity.

    Dressing area, closets and lighted antique vanity.

  • Attention to detail - hand hewn arrowhead in shower.

    Attention to detail - hand hewn arrowhead in shower.

  • Have early morning coffee in the back yard.

    Have early morning coffee in the back yard.

  • Enjoy the 'Tree House' view off the deck while sitting at a bistro table.

    Enjoy the 'Tree House' view off the deck while sitting at a bistro table.

  • Hershey Cabin 1/1/2015

    Hershey Cabin 1/1/2015

  • Historic Hershey Cabin as seen from the kitchen.

    Historic Hershey Cabin as seen from the kitchen.

  • Walkway to the front door, classic Craftsman shake siding, dual pane widows.

    Walkway to the front door, classic Craftsman shake siding, dual pane widows.

  • Unique lighting fixtures.

    Unique lighting fixtures.

  • Living room looking west. Porcelain slate tile floors with wool area rugs.

    Living room looking west. Porcelain slate tile floors with wool area rugs.

  • Living room looking east into kitchen & bath room. Forced air heat, ceiling fan.

    Living room looking east into kitchen & bath room. Forced air heat, ceiling fan.

  • Fully equipped kitchen with all new appliances.

    Fully equipped kitchen with all new appliances.

  • Cozy bed with 'tree house' views of the forest.

    Cozy bed with 'tree house' views of the forest.

  • Beautiful high end shower - tile, granite & frameless glass enclosure.

    Beautiful high end shower - tile, granite & frameless glass enclosure.

  • Granite/porcelain bathroom sink with designer faucet.

    Granite/porcelain bathroom sink with designer faucet.

  • Dine right outside your bedroom door on the new wrap around deck.

    Dine right outside your bedroom door on the new wrap around deck.

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Date last modified - Thursday, July 28, 2016

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