Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage, Romantic, Elegant, Picturesque, Lake Pass, Just for 2(133 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
SECLUDED, LUXURIOUS, IMMACULATE, LARGE (1,200 SQ FT), 1 BEDROOM, 2 BATH COTTAGE
The Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage is, hands down, the most picturesque, immaculate, luxurious, spacious and secluded one bedroom cabin in Lake Arrowhead. Established in 1922, it is nestled among the dogwoods, cedars, maples and pines at an elevation of 5,500 feet, on the lush side of Lake Arrowhead. It is conveniently located 3/4 of a mile south of Lake Arrowhead Village. If this cottage is booked, try our other cabin - the five star rated, Hershey Cabin by typing 514845 in the search box (above, under the VRBO logo), and click "search".
We are catering to couples or individuals going away for an ANNIVERSARY, HONEYMOON, SPECIAL OCCASION, or a ROMANTIC GETAWAY. THEREFORE, WE DO NOT RENT TO MORE THAN 2 ADULTS. The cottage is on a half acre of lush forested land and is reached by crossing a small seasonal stream on our own beautiful footbridge. Parking is easy and level, as is access to the cottage - across a foot bridge, up the walk way and up six steps - and unlike most cabins up here, we have lots of level land.
THE COTTAGE MUST BE LEFT IN A NEAT AND CLEAN CONDITION UPON CHECKOUT. IF THIS IS NOT YOUR INTENT, THIS IS NOT THE COTTAGE FOR YOU! WE CHARGE FOR EXTRA FOR EXCESSIVE CLEANUP.
Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage is the perfect place for a romantic weekend get-away or for an extended vacation. During our major renovation in 2014, we installed porcelain tile floors, granite counter-tops, all new stainless appliances and a hi-tech central forced air heating system to keep you cozy. The cottage has been decorated by my wife, who is experienced in incorporating comfort and elegance in home decor. It is furnished with both modern furnishings and antiques, providing the creature comforts of modern day while maintaining the old fashioned warmth of a traditional Lake Arrowhead cottage.
The focal point of the cottage is the exquisite fireplace, faced with hand-hewn, split granite boulders. It is accented by a rustic knotty pine log mantel and artisan hand-hammered, bronze fireplace doors. The beautiful gas log fireplace ignites with the push of a button. To the side of the fireplace is a 42 inch high definition, smart flat screen TV. (We have high speed internet/WiFi and Netflix, but do not have regular cable TV or a DVD player). What a perfect place to snuggle up by a glowing fire and watch a movie!
The "Hobbit" bathroom, downstairs, has a beautiful back splash, custom lighting and a unique sink that has been carved out of a large granite rock,. The kitchen is fully equipped with all of the amenities of home, and then some. A new washing machine and dryer are in the hallway upstairs.
The beautifully decorated bedroom suite has peaceful views out the windows and cozy, upscale bedding on a moderately firm memory foam mattress. This elegant room has a vaulted ceiling, separate sitting area and full size closet. Relax after a day of exploring by taking a shower under the rain shower head in the newly remodeled master bathroom. The bedroom also has access to an outside deck which overlooks the canyon. The cottage has a charming front porch and a large side patio where you can have breakfast, lunch or dinner while enjoying the scenery and the sounds of birds in the beautiful canyon. On a warm evening, relax in the chase lounges, sipping hot cocoa and marveling at the stars!
The cottage is situated on a very quiet road and is easy to find. It is surrounded by majestic old growth cedars (over 100 feet tall), dogwoods (that have beautiful flowers in the spring, and turn bright orange and red in the fall), pines, spruce, maples and rhododendrons. Step back in time by crossing the bridge, and notice the custom milled knotty pine siding, heavy timber moldings and beautifully crafted, massive front door. You will have arrived at one of the most picturesque cottages, in one of the quietest canyons, in Lake Arrowhead. This is exactly why the original owners built here almost a century ago!!
Lake Arrowhead is a private lake. Unlike many cabins, WE PROVIDE A PASS so you have access to hike the trails around the lake, use the two beach clubs (Memorial Day through Labor Day), and fish from the shore or use the Arrowhead Lake Association fishing dock.
WE RENT OUT 1,200 SQUARE FEET - THE ENTIRE 1ST FLOOR DOWNSTAIRS AND THE MASTER BEDROOM UPSTAIRS. THERE IS A SECOND PRIVATE BEDROOM (WITH A LOCKED DOOR) THAT MY WIFE AND I USE WHEN WE COME UP. WE WILL OF COURSE NOT BE THERE DURING YOUR STAY!
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 BURNT MILL CANYON COTTAGE. PLEASE BOOK AT LEAST 3 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF YOUR TRIP.
Licensed by the County of San Bernardino: short term rental permit 372-CA20150036-SUP/R 4/2017. Video by Pasadena Jones Productions.
My wife and I look forward to having you as guests at the Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage!
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Member since: 2014
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Non Smoking Only:
- Not Suitable For Children:
Pets Not Allowed:
DUE TO MY WIFE'S SEVERE ALLERGIES, WE PREFER NO PETS IN OR ON THE PROPERTY. IF YOU MUST BRING YOUR PET, WE CHARGE A NON-REFUNDABLE PET FEE, PAYABLE UP FRONT OF $395. THIS FEE WILL BE USED TO DEEP CLEAN THE PROPERTY. ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE PET WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM YOUR SECURITY DEPOSIT....moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- The 400 sq. foot bedroom suite is upstairs, and has a beautiful vaulted ceiling and a separate sitting area. The queen size bed has a brand new memory foam mattress and beautiful, high quality linens. There is a full mirrored closet, tiled floor with a couple of wool rugs and a gorgeous chandelier....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
We are located in Burnt Mill Canyon in an old growth grove of giant cedar & pine trees. The lots in Burnt mill are all huge and we have green belts running both in front of and behind the Lodge....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
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
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 10 - Apr 17, 2017
2 night min stay
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 4 - Jul 5, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 22 - Nov 23, 2017
2 night min stay
Dec 26 - Dec 29, 2017
2 night min stay
Jan 12 - Jan 14, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $495
- Cleaning Fee $89
- Refundable Damage Deposit $395
- Tax Rate 7%
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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We are part of the Burnt Mill Canyon Association which is a group of about 100 home owners. The land that our homes are on was originally owned by the Forest Service and was leased to the owners. In about 1975 the land was sold to those owners who had leases, and green belts were created in between the cabins, providing for a very low density area.
Year Purchased: 2014
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 I do property management on the side. We love the outdoors - hiking, kayaking, biking etc.
Why the Owner Chose Lake Arrowhead, CA, USA:
(We have another Lake Arrowhead cabin - at the bottom of this page click on the "click here to see all my listing" line to see the Historic Hershey Cabin). A year ago we purchased, and still own, use and manage, the historic “Hershey Cabin” which you will also find on VRBO/HomeAway under #514845. We liked Lake Arrowhead so much that we decided to buy and fix up another cabin up here. We looked at almost every cabin that came on the market in our price range for over 9 months, until we found the Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage. It is in a fabulous location – in Burnt Mill Canyon, Lake Arrowhead. The canyon is filled with old growth cedars and pines, in addition to the gorgeous dogwood trees with their flowers and autumn colors. When it rains or snows, it creates a seasonal creek that goes underneath our 35 ft. foot bridge. The cottage itself is like a postcard picture – just what you think a cottage should look like. The road outside the cottage is lightly traveled.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
At way less than the price of a 400 square foot room with a parking lot view at Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, you get your own, gorgeous, immaculate, quiet, private 1200 square foot cottage in one of the prettiest parts of Lake Arrowhead. The kitchen is equipped with all new stainless steel appliances, new dishes, glasses, pots, pans etc. 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 2 books on hiking in the San Bernardino Mountains, as well as maps and other information. Upon arrival, you will find a welcome basket including chocolates, coffee, tea etc. We have a great house keeper who keeps the cottage immaculate, and we also have a wonderful neighbor who watches out for the cottage and can help you in an emergency. Compare the Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage to any Lake Arrowhead hotels and you will see that we beat them across the board in price, privacy, size, quality and features.
- Primary: 6268254958 Paul's number
- Secondary: +1 626-824-4975 Janice's number
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BURNT MILL CANYON COTTAGE, EST. 1922, 6/1/2015
PERFECT FOR A ROMANTIC GET-AWAY!! 12/25/16
THE OWNERS AND MANAGERS OF BURNT MILL CANYON COTTAGE AT THE FRONT DOOR.
EXQUISITE SPLIT GRANITE FIREPLACE, GORGEOUS LIVING ROOM 6/1/2015
THE FIREPLACE IS FACED WITH HAND HEWN SPLIT GRANITE BOULDERS
KITCHEN, DINING ROOM AND LIVING ROOM 6/1/2015
GRANITE COUNTER TOPS, NEW STAINLESS APPLIANCES 6/1/2015
HIGH END LUXURIOUS BATHROOM WITH FRAME LESS GLASS SHOWER AND A RAIN SHOWER HEAD
HAVE A GLASS OF WINE TOGETHER AND ENJOY THE SOUNDS OF THE BIRDS 6/1/2015
HAVE A PRIVATE MEAL ON THE SECLUDED PATIO, OR READ A BOOK ON ONE OF THE CHASES
Rhododendrons in bloom (6/5/2015) with a view up the canyon
BURNT MILL CANYON COTTAGE 12/25/16
"NORMAN ROCKWELL PERFECT" 12/25/16
THE BURNT MILL CANYON COTTAGE IS THE NICEST ONE BEDROOM CABIN IN LAKE ARROWHEAD!
GORGEOUS HAND HEWN GRANITE FIREPLACE
RUSTIC, HAND HAMERED BRONZE FIRE DOORS - NOTICE THE ATTENTION TO DETAIL
ANTLER CHANDELER, DINNING TABLE AND VIEW OF THE BEAUTIFUL CANYON. 12/25/16
THE "HOBBIT" BATHROOM" WITH GRANITE BOLDER SINK
ELEGANT BEDROOM WITH COMFY MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS
ENJOY THE CANYON VIEW FROM THE DECK THAT IS RIGHT OUTSIDE THE BEDROOM 6/1/2015
In May all of the Dogwood trees bloom all up and down our canyon!
VIEW FROM THE LARGE FRONT PORCH OUT TOWARDS THE FOOT BRIDGE, NOTE THE BIRD HOUSE
NOTE THE NATURAL CUT SIDING, ORIGINAL ROCK WALL, DOGWOOD TREE IN BLOOM 6/1/2015
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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