Beautiful & Convenient Kirkwood Chalet(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, with Beautiful Mountain Views
Master BR has queen-size bed. Another bedroom has a queen-size bed. Third bedroom has twin beds. Loft trundle bed pulls out for 2 more twin beds. Bedroom with twin beds includes a mini-loft where kids love to hang out and play.
The bathrooms are set up so that they seem like a lot more than 2, so that everyone can get ready at the same time for those incredible Kirkwood powder mornings. There is an extra sink in the master BR, and there are 2 large sinks outside of the shower/toilet upstairs.
Some Kirkwood homes require a drive up a steep road or driveway. Not our cabin. Our street is nearly level with Kirkwood Meadows Dr, with parking right in front. The chalet is half of a duplex, and we share a path with the next door unit which makes it easier to get in, except right after a big storm when you may have to carve some snow steps (snow shovel provided). You cannot see nor hear the next door unit from inside our cabin.
We hate having to bring paper goods to a rental, so we provide everything you need except your own food. All linens and towels are provided. Well equipped kitchen has been enjoyed even by professional chefs. Coffee-maker, coffee-grinder, toaster, small micro-wave oven.
Wood-burning stove, with glass door to watch the fire, really creates a cozy ambience. Super efficient, the wood stove will heat the entire cabin and requires much less wood than a fireplace. Plenty of logs, kindling and paper provided. Or use the furnace. Your choice. There are lots of wood pegs for hanging cold or wet jackets, gloves, etc by the wood-stove or in most other rooms of the cabin. We even have an electrical boot/glove warmer/dryer in case you left your boots in the car overnight. If you email or call in advance, we will turn on the furnace before you arrive so that the cabin is warm when you arrive.
Cabin has free high-speed wifi, a flat-screen TV with Blu-Ray/DVD player. No cable service, so bring some movies or watch one from our library. We also have lots of books to read and several games. A stereo system connects to your iPhone, iPod or other music device.
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Member since: 2014
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
We have a padded playpen and our children all slept in it when they were babies. We also have a step stool which is suitable for a young child to sit at the table (but it is not a real high chair)....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer:
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- Outdoor Grill:
- Ski & Snowboard:
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Apr 30 - Nov 19, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $600
- Linens & Housecleaning $265
- Tax Rate 10%
Normal checkout time is 11 am (to allow for house cleaning). For an additional $40, you can have checkout at 3 pm, or for $60 you can checkout at 5 pm. Late checkout must be arranged in advance of your stay, preferably at the time of your reservation. Late checkout is not available during the Dec 20 through Jan 1 holiday period.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 1985
About the owner: Have been skiing at Kirkwood for many years. Active in Kirkwood community affairs, including improvements to utilities, former president of Kirkwood Meadows Association.
Why the Owner Chose West Meadows, Kirkwood, CA, USA:
Our whole family loves Kirkwood and in all seasons. The skiing/snowboarding/cross-country skiing is some of the best in the US. The powder is frequently truly awesome. Kirkwood, as a part of Vail Resorts, has some of the best ski run grooming anywhere. I can say that with some authority, as I have skied in 10 US states plus Canada and Switzerland, at dozens of ski resorts, including many of the most famous ones. Kirkwood is much less crowded and is more laid back than Lake Tahoe, and yet you can drive there in 40 minutes to get all of the recreation and entertainment available. We like being so close to the lifts and yet having the privacy of being in the homes just between the lifts and Highway 88. The summer hiking, fishing, horseback riding, boating, mountain biking and other activities are really great too. I had stayed at and visited many ski cabins/condos and worked with an architect in designing our cabin to be fun and easy for a ski vacation.
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Unit on right, morning sun
Kitchen and island at night
Living room couch with dining table in background
High ceiling over dining area - exposed beams
Rack holds skis, snowboards, XC skis
Morning view from Master Bedroom
Bedroom with queen-size bed - peg rack works well for snow clothing
Kids love to play in the mini-loft with built-in slide
Upstairs sinks, separate from shower & toilet - very efficient in the morning
Morning sun on the ridge - a typical bluebird Kirkwood day
If you want to do this, then ski at Kirkwood or go helicopter skiing
Off-track XC skiing near Kirkwood, bluebird Spring day
Kitchen with range top on island
Wood stove with glass door - peg rack behind for drying gloves, hats, jackets
Dining area with sliding door out to deck
Exposed wood beam ceilings
Sunny master bedroom - great view of mountains from window on the right
Extra sink & vanity in the Master Bedroom
Bedroom with twin beds
Loft with trundle bed - opens into 2 twin beds
Aerial view with neighborhood & mountains
Yes, Kirkwood powder is often this good
Fresh powder tracks on a bluebird day. Kirkwood is the best.
Caples Lake, early summer - 1 mile from Kirkwood
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, May 01, 2017
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