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Sequoia National Forest Adjacent Ponderosa Guest Cabin

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Property type cabin


About the property

Cross Country Skiing, Mountain Biking, Fishing, Dog Sledding, Snowmobile

This is a guest room separate from the main house known here in Ponderosa as 'The Aspen Ark'. Since it faces a large meadow surrounded by Aspen Pines.

This is an unusual architectural masterpiece built in the 70`s, then known as 'The Bear Cave'

The room is not a cabin but is a very private guest hotel room adjacent to the main house. There is a microwave, toaster oven, mini fridge and coffee maker.

A step above camping with a full size bathroom, giant shower, nice king size bed and sofa. Dishes and utensils are available in the room.

Very private since the viewing areas are on the opposite side of the property

looking into the Sequoia National Forest.

Located at the top of the Sequoia National Forest near Quaking Aspen Meadow and Peppermint Creek Campground, this retreat is only 3 1/2 hours from Los Angeles. This is a mountain meadow guest house and unlike other properties in the area is available all year. Activities include Cross Country Sking ( with rentals available) Dog Sledding, Sledding, Snowmobiling, ATV, Fishing, Hiking, Hunting and Mountain Biking the famous Nelson Trail and Freeman Grove Trail. I pick up riders downhill in Camp Nelson. This is a guest house cabin located adjacent to the owners home at the end of a culdesac with forest access on three sides. Very private with access to Needles Lookout just behind the property, Freeman Grove, Dome rock, Peppermint Creek and The Golden Trout Wilderness!

Forest access from three sides and private trail will lead you to all the great trails for all winter and summer sports.

Must sign rental agreement prior to arrival

More Details

Leah Walton
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

About Leah Walton

I am a retired fashion designer/teacher living full time in Ponderosa, CA.

Leah Walton purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Leah Walton chose Sequoia, Kings Canyon

This propery is unlike any other in the area because it is at the end of a culdesack with forest access on all three sides. Very private. Endless trails to hike and bike. Pets welcome.

What makes this cabin unique

Wheel chair accessible room. Dog sledding. Pet friendly


Ponderosa Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
Must sign rental agreement


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Sequoia National Forest Adjacent Ponderosa Guest Cabin
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 33 reviews

Great room for two with everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

The property owner was easy to work with. The room was neat and clean. It was equipped with a mini fridge, toaster oven, coffee pot and micro wave. Bed was comfortable as well as the pillows. Wall furnace provided plenty of heat although It was a little difficult to did the sweet spot on the thermostat.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal Location

  • 5 of 5

A great place to stay if you are looking to explore the Western Divide Highway and hikes nearby. It's clean, quiet, and has everything you could need while traveling. Leah was a great host-hope to return soon

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Recently-built guest cabin is like a large, comfortable motel room.

  • 5 of 5

Located on the edge of the charming Ponderosa subdivision adjacent to seemingly endless, high-altitude alpine meadows and forests, this cabin is ideal for hikers, mountain bikers and nature enthusiasts.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable guest house

  • 5 of 5

Leah was a doll! We went the weekend of March 25-27 and found ourselves in this beautiful forest covered in snow! the room was comfortable, warm and big. i really love the fact that she doesn't have a TV in there, makes a couples trip that much more interesting. Thanks again Leah!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lompoc, California

Beautiful and cozy

  • 4 of 5

We chose a night in Ponderosa to experience the high southern sierra in winter. What a great choice! The property is located right at the edge of town and has walk out access to nature. A pretty big winter storm came in overnight and we were treated to snow covered everything the next morning. So beautiful. Leah is a very kind host and we enjoyed meeting her (and her awesome dog pack) very much. Can't wait to return over the summer and get some long day hikes in! Bring a deck of cards for fun and make sure you hit the store for a burger and beer.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place to stay for weekend snow getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We were back again to see the snow this time and it was a beautiful time of year. The home had everything you could want.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ponderosa Lodge
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
The North Road
Car: necessary

Dog Sledding


Rates & Availability

Ponderosa Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

Must sign rental agreement

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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