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Beautiful Hiking Retreat With Soaring Views!!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,632 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Mountain View Chalet is a charming hiking retreat nestled in the heart of the Santa Rosa Mountains on a private acre of land with soaring spectacular 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains, national forest and the Desert floor. Located just minutes from the Pacific Crest hiking trail, Lake Hemet, Idyllwild and Palm Desert, there’s easy access to beautiful hiking trails, 30 minutes to Idyllwild and 20 minutes to elegant shopping on El Paseo, gourmet restaurants, cafes, quaint shops, art galleries and movie theatres.

This beautiful two story mountain home has open beam cedar cathedral ceilings and floor to ceiling windows. It’s decorated in a vintage mountain décor that will take you a step back in time with antique accents. This 1600 square foot chalet sleeps 6 comfortably and has 2 inviting bedrooms with Queen beds and a full bath on the first floor. The second floor master bedroom retreat features a California King bed, a full bath with Jacuzzi tub, a private outside deck and a quaint reading loft for enjoying a good book while taking in breathtaking mountain and desert views from the cathedral windows. A fully stocked gourmet kitchen and charming dining area feature an eating bar, gorgeous granite counters, custom pine cabinets and new stainless steel appliances.

The chalet offers central air conditioning and heat, along with a cozy wood burning stove for warming up on chilly mountain days. On warmer days, you can take in spectacular views while barbecuing on the expansive wrap around deck and enjoying the birds and wildlife that swing by daily for a visit.

This property features natural landscaping filled with ribbonwood and manzanita trees along with beautiful rock landscaping and a stone stairway that leads to a lower property level with access to canyon and hiking trails.

This private oasis is filled with serenity and offers a magical getaway which is perfect for hiking retreats with family and friends. Please keep in mind young children are welcome at Mountain View Chalet, however it's not a child proof home due to antique furnishings and artwork. Please consider this when booking with young children. Our maximum occupancy is 6 guests.

Permit number: RVC-279

More Details

Owner
Michael Young
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Michael Young

Originally from Southwest Idaho, grew up on a farm, moved to California to attend college, married in CA and also have a home in San Diego.

Michael Young purchased this chalet in 2009

Why Michael Young chose Mountain Center

Fell in love with the view and wide open spaces. House has an open, airy floor plan with lots of local trails. Property is located in the Santa Rosa, San Jacinto National Monument.

What makes this chalet unique

The views are spectacular and the home is very private. The only house on the street. Located on a 1 acre parcel.

Amenities

Mountain Center Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1632 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • Fresh cotton linens and quilts.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
Notes:
Private hikes can be arranged if requested in advance.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful Hiking Retreat With Soaring Views!!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

Closer to God

  • 5 of 5

Awesome trip! The place is just as peaceful and quite, it was just what we needed. You really do feel just a little bit closer to God being up here.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect. Allows easy access from Palm Desert to Idyllwild. Secluded and quiet. Owners were wonderful to work with.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

105 Stars!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for allowing us to stay at your home. It was very well kept, nice decor, comfortable. In a beautiful spot. Awesome

For star gazing, and meteor showers, we saw 105 in 3hrs... Michael was a gracious host....would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place with awesome views

  • 5 of 5

Michael is a gracious host and the property is wonderful with beautiful views. It's about 20 min outside of idyllwild which was perfect for us. The house was stocked with everything you need to make it a great time. Would definitely come back

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

You have to be there

  • 5 of 5

You have to journey into the Santa Anna Mountains to truly appreciate the location. There are great views and spacious areas between properties for romantic privacy.

The cabin has a very spacious living room and the bed rooms have good maneuvering around space with plenty of room for bags and hanging clothing.

The decor is very nice with a mixture of antique and rustic furnishings.

I loved watching the variety of birds coming to the feeders.

You are about 20 minutes from Palm Desert. We recommend going to the Living Desert it is a nice walk and zoo.

If you are an outdoor person who loves nature we strongly recommend.

Deanna and Vernon Tyson

Windsor, Connecticut

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wish there was a 6th Star!

  • 5 of 5

I first took my soon-to-be wife here on her birthday because we both work, and needed to get far away with some time off from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. We spent three days here and frankly, I have nothing but the best to say about this place. I wish there was a 6th star to click to rate it. The wind chimes, the view, the sunrises.. and the owners are just so personable, and very friendly. There is just something about this place ... we have gone back twice since =o) If you are just wanting to spend a quiet weekend or more relaxing I think you would be really hard pressed to find a more relaxing spot. Paradise Cafe right down the road has some of the best breakfast we have ever had, too.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Paradise Cafe -- CLOSED
"Good food, friendly service, located 6 miles South of chalet"
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Palm Springs
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Paradise Cafe
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Palm Desert
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Palm Desert
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 74
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Paradise Cafe
Nearest Beach
80 Miles
Oceanside, CA
Car: necessary

Cahuilla Indian area, Overlook. Pacific Crest Trail, maps and books describing numerous local hikes. Palm Springs Tram is a 45 minute drive away, from sea level to 8500' in 15 minutes. World class restaurants a 30 minute drive to the Desert floor, theaters, world class shopping on El Paseo Drive known at the Rodeo Drive of the Desert.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Linen Change Out $125
Pet Fee $35
Tax Rate 10.0%

Additional charges may apply based on additional guests.

Pets are welcome based on breed and size.

Note: Property is located in a wildlife habitat area. Please supervise pets and children while outdoors.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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