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SPRING SPECIAL $175! 3bd 2.5ba Hot Tub*Loft*Pets*Blue Lake Access*Huge deck

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3BD 2.5BA & Bonus Game Room On Large Forested Redwood Lot

Location! Location! Location! This remodeled (2013) house sits on a very quiet street in the mountains of Arnold, California, an easy two-hour drive from the Bay Area. It is more than 120 feet off the main road, up a long driveway and tucked into the forest. Relax and enjoy the serenity of the redwoods...

We are sticklers for making your stay incredible! We have recently made a few additional renovations, which include lighting on both patios for those beautiful summer nights.

Master bedroom - Luxurious king bed, sitting area, plenty of closet space, patio doors to deck with hot tub.

Yellow Guest room 1 - Comfy king bed, lots of closet space, charming red and yellow décor.

Blue Guest room 2 - Queen bed, quaint light blue and soft green décor, plenty of closet space.

Master bath - Spa style with large counter top sink, dual shower heads, soft pebble floor, floor to ceiling slate tiling.

Guest full bath - Full bath-shower combo.

Guest half bath - Cute cabin-style décor.

Kitchen - Modern kitchen equipped with stove, refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, marble counters and large stainless steel sink. Breakfast bar separates kitchen from living room.

Living room - The center of the house with two full-sized couches, two large accent chairs, a corner bar, quaint cabin décor and of course a TV. French doors open onto main deck while side door opens onto hot tub deck. Saloon doors open into dining room and stairs take you down to game room.

Dining room - Separate dining room seats 10 generously. Perfect for both a simple breakfast or a holiday celebration.

Game room - Loft-style play or reading nook has a twin-sized futon. A full-sized futon provides additional seating and sleep space. Second TV, Wii, board games and more make this the perfect kid or teen hangout.

Main deck - Enormous main deck situated in the pines is a great spot to BBQ, enjoy a glass of wine or s'mores by the granite surrounded fire pit, catch up on your reading or have an al fresco meal at the eight-seat table.

Hot tub deck - Accessible both from the living room and master bedroom with plenty of privacy.

Rear deck - A perfect secluded opportunity for breakfast or a romantic evening drink.

Parking - Indoor garage and additional covered parking keeps you dry in the rain or snow.

Rise Book - Upon arrival browse through our book to find everything from the hiking trails, to shopping, wine tasting, lakes and so much more.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, russian
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Simona

We are a family that loves the outdoors! That is why we purchased RISE Lodge in Arnold. The area offers something for every time of year and for every age group. Most importantly, the cabin allows for great family bonding time which we hope you enjoy.

Simona purchased this house in 2013

Why Simona chose Arnold

We purchased this home because it sits on a beautiful piece of land, lush with redwoods. The street and the neighbors, while visible are a good distance away to provide plenty of privacy. Once we purchased the cabin, we began a remodeling project which included new floors, a new stone spa style master bath, a complete addition of a game room and much more. Now the home offers rustic cabin charm with all the updates of modern convenience.

What makes this house unique

The incredible thing about RISE Lodge are the three decks. The main deck, raised 20 feet in the air and over 450sq feet in size makes you feel like you are floating in the redwoods. (The deck is secure for young children and small dogs.) The deck includes an 8 person conversation area with a table that turns into a fire pit, a BBQ and a large square dinning table set for 8. The hot tub deck offers privacy for the spa and the rear deck offers more forested mountain views and a breakfast/bar table.


Arnold House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Rentals require a $25 garbage removal fee.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bath - toilet , shower , Newly remodeled stone shower with double shower head
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master - 1 king
    Guest yellow - 1 king
    Guest blue - 1 queen
  • Downstairs loft and game area has two twin size futons. Great place for kids to sleep and hang out.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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SPRING SPECIAL $175! 3bd 2.5ba Hot Tub*Loft*Pets*Blue Lake Access*Huge deck
average rating of 4.725 based on 40 reviews

Beautiful views off the deck in this cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Rise Lodge. It was a perfect home base for a drive up to Bear Valley to take the kids tubing, a stroll through the Big Trees state park and jaunt to the nearby Moaning Cavern. The house was great for two families, with a play room downstairs and a hot tub on the side deck that we used 4 times. :) Simona had lovely local recommendations, and we plan to come back to do all of the things we didn't have time to do. It's a lovely area - the trees, the fresh air, the beautiful scenery. We look forward to a return trip!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Becky, so glad you had a nice time. Yes, my favorite thing about the cabin is the huge deck, beautiful pines and the fresh air! Hope to host you again soon.
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Dublin, CA

Another great family getaway at the Rise Lodge

  • 5 of 5

My family spent another long weekend up at the Rise Lodge in Arnold last week. This was our third trip up there, and we're already thinking about the next one. My wife and I brought our four kids and a puppy, and there was plenty of room for everyone. It is always the clean, quiet, and relaxing getaway from San Francisco that we're looking for. My kids love the hot tub and the huge deck overlooking countless trees and stars. My wife and I love cooking in the stocked kitchen or out on the grill. We finally made it to the Snowshoe Brewery this time, which is literally five minutes away and loved it. It was plenty loud for our group. Simona thinks of everything, and the cabin always has what we're looking for, when we go. We usually go so that we can play in some snow, but one of these years we'll get out there in the summer to enjoy the lake as well. We will definitely be back, though, and recommend this cabin for families or anyone looking to get some peace and quiet.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stephen, so glad you had a nice time. I do want to invite you back to enjoy the summer at Rise Lodge. While summers tend to get quite warm in Arnold, it is my favorite time! I love the lakes and the warm summer nights on the deck. The lodge at Blue Lake (we have guest passes) has a great pool and small lake. The local White Pines lake is fun too. If it gets too hot, you can head up to Lake Alpine as it is usually a good 10-15 degrees cooler up there. Plus the restaurant and lounge up there is a great place for lunch (and a fantastic bloody mary!) To entice you, I will offer you a discount of $20 per night or if you stay longer then 4 nights, I will discount by $30 per night. I truly hope you get a chance to see all the fun Calaveras offers during the warm months!
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Very comfortable stay for Christmas

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location and plenty of space for 6. Even without snow, the area offered a wide variety of activities for all of us

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, Ca

What a cute and cozy cabin!!!!

  • 4 of 5

Six of my friends and i stayed at Simona's cabin this last weekend for a bachelorette weekend. The minute we got there we were so pleased with the place. Simona has decorated it without being too "cabin gawdy." The views were amazing in the house. all around you see trees. It is so peaceful and relaxing. The bedrooms were well equipped with a TON of extra sheets and blankets in the hallway closet. The 2 1/2 bathrooms were SUCH a blessing with 7 girls trying to get ready to go out. I needed to contact Simona about a question I had on the first day. It took her less than 10 minutes to return my call which was very comforting. Have I mentioned the hottub?!?! A-ma-zing. So fun and relaxing to sit in it under the stars.

One thing that I think needs just a little attention is the kitchen. We cooked Friday night and Saturday morning. We looked but could not find mixing bowls as well as measuring cups and spoons. We had to get crafty when trying to measure out the pancake mix. Also, the coffee pot is basically single serving which didn't meet our needs.

If these things were taken care of I absolutely would have given 5 stars because we really enjoyed our stay and would not hesitate to book this cabin again. Thanks Simona!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a nice time. Just an FYI... there are 3 plastic mixing bowls in one of the drawers, but they tend to get moved around a lot so not sure where they were hidden! I will take care to add some measuring cups and spoons. Lastly, yes, the coffee maker is small. I will replace it shortly.
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  • 5 of 5

The pictures don’t do this adorable cabin justice. It was absolutely perfect for a weekend getaway! Simone was great to work with and responded to all my questions timely. I would definitely recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable place to spend a week away!

  • 4 of 5

This property was perfect for a fun family getaway. The house had plenty of space, was well-stocked with necessities in the kitchen, and our kids loved the playroom in the basement that included plenty of toys and books! The house was overall clean and well-maintained. The beds were pretty comfortable. A very relaxing environment. It did feel pretty secluded, but no one was in the cabin right next to or below this property during our stay. It may not be what you are looking for if you want a lot of privacy and end up staying while there are people in the properties next to this house.

We were slightly disappointed that the air-conditioning was only in the bedrooms. Perhaps we missed this in the fine print, but as we had planned to do most of our cooking at the house and had even pre-made several frozen dinners to bake in the oven, it got a little unbearable in the kitchen and living area while cooking dinner. This wouldn't be a problem most of the year, however- just not very pleasant in the summer if you plan to do any indoor cooking.

We did enjoy the access to the pool and beach (and it was a really fun beach and pool), but have to admit again that we were slightly disappointed. First, the area that passes are included for is not the closest beach and pool access. We were pretty bummed that we couldn't just walk to the beach like we had expected when we looked at google maps, but instead had to load up the car and drive several miles away. Also, although access to the lake and pool is technically included, you do still have to pay. We had assumed (again maybe just missed it in the fine print), that we would be given free access, but this is not the case. It is actually $10 per person (total of $30 for a family of up to 5) per day. We had planned on going to swim every day for just a an hour or two after sightseeing and hiking and needless to say our kids were pretty upset when we told them that we would not be paying every day just so they could swim for a little bit. So we ended up having to change around some our plans so we could spend an entire day at the beach/pool to get our money's worth. We did however find a free beach not far from the house with a smaller beach area and was more crowded, but at least gave us an opportunity to just drop in (White Pines Lake, next to Sierra Nevada Logging Museum).

Big Trees State Park (great kids programs if you can catch them) and Copperopolis were two of our families favorite spots on this trip.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Blue Lake
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Hwy 4
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Sarafina's Italian Kitchen
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Bear Valley

Enjoy gold country at its best: gold panning in Columbia, hiking in the giant redwoods, spelunking in the numerous caves and caverns, boating and swimming in the beautiful lakes during summer and skiing, snowboarding and snow play during winter. As well as great shopping, dining and spas!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $135
Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $50
Garbage removal $25
Pet Fee $39
Tax Rate 7.85%

Pets: 1 dog - additional pets per agreement with owner. $30 cleaning fee for long hair or add'l pet.
Damage/cleaning deposit: an additional deposit of $50-$90 will be added depending on size of group and length of stay.
Holidays: min stay 3 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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