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Blue Lake Springs Chalet-Unique-Backyard - the National Forest

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday chalet in Arnold

Chalet, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

Off the Beaten Path-our back yard the national forest. Inside /outside living – Outside on the wrap around decks perched above the forest your moment is shared with the wild life of the forest. Inside – soaring ceilings- an A frame- with windows that let the outside in, airy & open. The main level has open living areas the kitchen opens up to the dining area and the living room with a wood burning fireplace. The kitchen has a door off to the deck and the dining area has a sliding door to the deck – the deck wraps around and has 2 additional eating areas with a gas bbq, the deck faces the forest and our home rests on its edge-which creates a unique location that is especially peaceful and serene. The main level has 2 bedrooms, one with a king size bed and the other with a queen size bed-windows that look out to the forest…there is an updated bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub and a washer and dryer(no need to over pack- travel lightly…) The kitchen is fully stocked with appliances, dishes, pots and pans, microwave & utensils. Overlooking the livingroom and dining area is the loft – it has more play space, a little couch and chair with a half bath(1 queen size bed and 2 twins.) This is perfect for the kids to have their own space to play and create or read and relax- their time for separation and maybe yours too…but still an ear shot away. In the living room is a flat screen with a dvd player for movie time- 2 lazyboys, a rocking chair and comfortable couch. There is wall to wall carpet that makes is especially cozy and comfortable so those who don’t get a lazyboy can always grab a pillow and stretch out on the carpeting- child friendly(no hardwood floors fall on.) There are no granite counter tops or stainless steel appliances to scratch - just simple living that allows you to relax and not worry …It’s a place to retreat, create, play, rejuvenate and be…

The Blue Lake Springs Community Center is just 5 minutes – or less down the hill by car and shopping at Big Trees market is only 10 minutes or so, Big Trees national forest with some of the largest trees in the world is a 10-15 minute drive up hwy 4 and Bear Valley is 20-30 minutes up hwy 4 as well…it’s close to everything but feels so far away . We love climbing the hills behind the house into the national forest and taking long hikes on the cross country ski trails.

Let us unlock the doors so you can explore and find your own perfect adventure…

Keywords: Chalet with a loft and woodburning stove, wrap around decks that look out to the National Forest. Peaceful & restful- a place to retreat, rejuvenate, create and breath under the stars in the red woods.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

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based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

Blue Lake Springs Chalet-Unique-Backyard - the National Forest
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews
San Diego

Perfect retreat off the grid.

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed this warm home in the woods. Love the fact this is a perimeter property, and the national forest is your neighbor.

If your looking for a place of privacy and natures tranquility, look no further.

Will be back again, hopefully sooner than later.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great little getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at the cabin! We had two couples and four kids total. The kids all got their own upstairs loft and we got our own rooms . It was perfect thank you very much!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gilroy, CA

Perfect mountain get away

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time staying at the cabin. It was comfortable, cozy, and clean. Price was right. Plenty of blankets and towels. We had 2 families staying in the cabin, that included 3 teens, and there was plenty of room. Working with the owners worked out well. They responded quickly and accurately, including when retuning my deposit (which they did almost immediately).What I liked most was the privacy, as the cabin is on the edge of the development, backed by forest land instead of other cabins. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time at the Cabin. We felt relaxed and at home. Nice quiet location, away from it all. Prefect get ways for our little family.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Our family has stayed at this peaceful cabin twice during the winter months. We loved it both times, and so did our 14 year old teen. The cabin is well equipped and comfortable. The woodstove in the living room was great for making a fire in the evenings and the beds were comfortable to sleep on.

The surrounding area is beautiful. We spent a lot of time on the snow and visited Calaveras Big Trees S.P. and Lake Alpine several times during our stay. One morning there was a herd of 6 deer outside the cabin. The next morning a brown bear cub!

The owners were a pleasure to work with. We would definitely recommend this cabin to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Conveniently located between the quaint town of Arnold and the amazing Calaveras Big Trees SP. Back deck overlooks national park lands. Very peaceful. Clean. Cable. Kitchen w/full size fridge. Bring written/printed out directions in and out of the neighborhood as cellphone navigation is not reliable in the area. Full bath and 2 bedrooms down + loft w/1/2 ba. Murphys and Columbia nearby. Loved Columbia !!! Pet friendly spots throughout. Wineries/tasting rooms. Relax and take in the scenery. Deer everywhere and near the roads. So keep your speed down and your eyes open. Enjoyable weekend and will be back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Look forward to your family returning!
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Close to Bear Valley for Skiing, Big Trees Naional Forest, Blue Lake Springs Community Center with swimming, tennis, Golfing, Wine tasting, Murphy's and Angels Camp 20 minute ride-


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Arnold, Gold Country / High Sierra

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Pet Fee £41
cleaning fee £82
Refundable Damage Deposit £204
Tax Rate 6.0%

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Arnold in California

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (1) 1 king size bed , Queen size Beds (1) 2 queen size beds , Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twins
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Backyard is the National Forest great for hiking. There is a woodburning fireplace and gas bbq - with 2 areas to sit and eat on the deck - one picnic table and another round eating table.

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