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Waterfall Cabin

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Last updated: 02/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Click the link to OUR WEBSITE below for more pictures and information on the local area.

Waterfall cabin is a romantic, newly refurbished, redwood shake cabin with lodge decor, new leather sleeper sofa, Franklin wood stove, and open beamed ceilings. Large picture windows on the south and east sides provide natural light and views that distinguish it from other mountain cabins.

The Waterfall cabin is in a private location on 1 1/2 acres surrounded by woodland and not within a mountain community or resort development. It is within the Giant Sequoia National Monument at 3800 feet elevation and only an eight mile drive from Giant Sequoia Groves in Balch Park.

There are breathtaking view of the mountains to the east and an expansive view of the valley (sometimes to the Coast Ranges) to the west. It has a spacious 'tree house' deck with gas barbecue for outdoor relaxation. Luxury towels, Egyptian cotton linens, Turkish bath robes, and down comforters are provided for a special romantic experience. The cabin is now equipped with high speed internet and Wifi!

A stunning series of waterfalls and pools carved out of solid granite bedrock are on the property just behind the cabin on Bear Creek for swimming or relaxing by. It is a perfect 'out there' couple's retreat for those who want to lose the touristy scene and find some serenity. The cabin is situated above the level of the waterfalls and access is by a short but steep switchback trail down to Bear Creek.

A comprehensive hiking and recreation binder is provided at the house with maps and descriptions of local hikes, Big Trees, swimming and fishing holes, waterfalls, and scenic drives and horseback rides to help you plan your time.

Dog owners can take their dogs on the leash onto the Giant Sequoia National Monument trails in this area as opposed to the National Park where dogs are not allowed on trails.

The cabin is surrounded by pines, oaks, and manzanitas and serenaded by the sound of the waterfall. The site was a long-time camp for local Native Americans. Artifacts have been discovered here and mortar stones for grinding acorns surround the cabin. Naturalists and Bird watchers have wildlife viewing galore in our untouched part of the Sierra. Roadsides, pastures and woodlands come alive in the Spring with native wildflowers and blossoming Redbuds and Dogwoods.

Take the scenic drive up Yokohl Valley road to the nearby towns of Exeter or Visalia and enjoy antiquing and art hunting in their historic downtowns. We are nearby the quaint untouched village of Springville with lovely gift shops and diverse eateries from down-home to upscale.

Come to the Springville area for our Springville Sierra PRCA Rodeo in late April or our popular Apple Festival craft and food fair in mid-October. Our spectacular wildflower season is March through May.

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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/22/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    High chair and kid-gate for deck is provided. Ask for portable crib. General terrain and trail down to creek may be difficult for some children and adults. Ask owner....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Front door is a short distance from parking. Path is fairly narrow and meanders around low boulders. One step up onto front landing. Deck behind cabin is split level with 3 steps. Trail to creek/waterfalls is not handicap accessible. General terrain and trail down to creek may be difficult for some children and adults. Ask owner....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed outside on the deck only...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    2 dogs maximum. Must be groomed and flea free. Bring your own dog bed....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Queen size Beds (1) New pillow top mattress., Baby Cribs (1) Please request portable crib prior to your arrival., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen leather sleeper sofa in living room. Foam topper provided for extra comfort....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Creek/Waterfall Access, Firewood, Gas Furnace, Ceiling Fan, Games, DVD Collection, Book Collection, Coffee Grinder, French Press, Coffee Maker, Luxury Linens provided, Bath Robes, Dial-up internet, hair dryer, down comforters, local hiking and recreation guide, DVD library, books and games...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Flat screen TV for use with DVD player -- no network reception...moreless

  • Toys:

    Toy box...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Comprehensive DVD library for a wide variety of tastes. Stereo has iPod/iPhone docking station....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Sequoia-crowned Sierra to the east....moreless

  • Rural
  • Waterfront:

    Bear Creek and waterfalls behind the cabin. The cabin is situated above the level of the waterfalls and access is by a short but steep switchback trail down to Bear Creek. Small granite pools for swimming. This part of the creek is semi-private, accessible only by adjoining property that is rarely occupied....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Remote controlled...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Satellite high speed connection....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Satellite wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    600 thread count sheets, down comforters, super soft quality towels and bath robes provided....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    2 cars maximum...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Bring calling card for long distance. ATT cellular reception only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, hand, beach, dog...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Router on site for Wifi. Bring your laptop....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Firewood provided mid October through mid May...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Extensive utensils, pots and pans. Coffeemaker, grinder and French press provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Modern appliances....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items


  • Deck / Patio:

    Split level 'tree-house ' deck with handmade Adirondack chairs, picnic table and umbrella and a sweeping view....moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 35 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break
Mar 17 - Apr 17, 2017
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

May 12 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
$175 $195
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

May 26 - Sep 4, 2017
4 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2016
Sep 5 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$175 $195
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $60 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 10%


4 Guests maximum (2 adults, 2 children)

2 pets maximum

4 night minimum Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year

3 night minimum holiday weekends, May and October

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 02/22/2017
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Meadows Field Airport, Bakersfield
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Springville, CA
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
River Island Country Club
75 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Hanford, CA
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
CA Hwy 190
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ponderosa, CA

Car: Necessary

Drive just a few miles up the mountain and hike or ski to ancient Giant Sequoia groves and idyllic mountain lakes, then have a massage at our local wellness spa, Rent horses from our local Pack Stations, Our mountain region is a mecca for rock climbers, snow mobilers, back country horseman, and hang gliders, There are many opportunities for fishing on Success Lake, the roaring Tule River and beautiful mountain lakes, Water sport enthusiasts will enjoy local Lake Success for jet skiing, boating and water skiing, Our area also has Eagle Mountain Casino for gaming, and River Island Country Club for golfing


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: I, my husband Matt and son Sam live at Three Springs Ranch near Sequoia in the Sierra foothills. We have an ongoing experiment with sustainable farming and hike, camp and travel when we can get away. We live here with our goat herd, chicken flock, 2 dogs, large veggie garden and 2 orchards.

Why the Owner Chose Springville, CA, USA:
We loved this beautiful area of the Sequoia/ Sierra that is closest to the LA area but largely undiscovered by tourists. After we committed to the 'simple life' and moved from LA, we thought it would be great to use our skills from building sets in the film industry to recreate some neglected cabins that had great locations and lots of potential so that others might be able to enjoy this rich area comfortably. The Waterfall Cabin was a neglected 70's cabin with purple shag carpet and beaded curtains that had been taken over by mice. We spent a year giving it a complete interior redo and a new deck. We love it's western character and treehouse feel and the waterfalls are truly special and amazing. The cabin sits just behind trees off a quiet road and is a short drive to the Giant Sequoia groves and the charming town of Springville.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The private waterfalls and creek are a short downhill trail from the cabin which sits on a wooded bluff above. The sound is so soothing and the views make you feel like you're the only person on the mountain.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/22/2017

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  • View to the west

    View to the west

  • Waterfall on Bear Creek directly behind cabin

    Waterfall on Bear Creek directly behind cabin

VRBO #79471

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Saturday, February 25, 2017

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