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Shady Glen (Quiet Log Cabin, nestled among the Oak and Cedar tree

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Come and enjoy Spring in the Mountains

location provides seclusion and privacy with a feel of living in the forest, and the property includes a seasonal creek. The mountain environment is extended indoors with furnishing of wood and stone themes. The log walls and steeply pitched ceder ceiling provide a feeling of warmth or sit out on the deck with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and enjoy the cede, pine and oak trees and have a view toward the creek bottom, habitat for numerous wild birds including Seller jays and acorn woodpecker. A short walk on the creek side trail provides blackberry picking opportunities, or sit under the sprawling canopy of the mature Valley Oaks and listen to the wind.

If there will be more then two adult guest, 13 and older staying, there will be an extra $15.00 per person per night, please be up front with the amount of people staying.

Pet's are welcome, I charge $15.00 too $25.00 per night per pet.

Pets most be will behaved HOUSE BROKEN and non-chewers. Pet's should not be left alone in the cabin unless you have made arrangements with the owner, there is a kennel for pets if you don't want to take your pets with you, with that said, the park is not pet friendly and will and have broke out windows to rescue pets that are in distress!

The forest on the other hand will allow pets on leashes.

I am not responsible for pets left at the property.

More Details

Kimberli Taylor
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2018

About Kimberli Taylor

This cabin us built in 1956 by William Bell were he lived till he passed away, I am now the property owner and would love to see it enjoyed by those that are looking to escape the city and get back to nature, a place to unplug and reconnect with your spirit, kids and heart.

Kimberli Taylor purchased this cabin in 1956

Why Kimberli Taylor chose Pinehurst

I am most at home in the mountains and have lived here 37 years. The Pinehurst area provides the mountain environment while being reasonably close to the cities of Visalia and Fresno. This particular property is nestled amongst the, cedars, and oaks and is right off the main road to Kings Canyon. Wildlife are attracted to the creek which flows seasonally through the property.

What makes this cabin unique

Peace, quiet, and seclusion, opportunities for walking, birding, horseback riding, and nature study. Artists (writers, painters, musician and composers) will enjoy the opportunity for introspection. Close to Dunlap (archery center) parasailing and hang gliding (Dunlap flight park) General Grant Grove of Giant Sequoias, and Giant Sequoia National Monument.

I also allow well behaved pet's $15.00 to $25.00 dollars per pet per night pet need to be house broken and well behaved, pets are not to be lift in the cabin when guest leave, if you don't want to take your pet on your outing, you can leave them in the kennel that I have provided for them.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Pinehurst in Fresno County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Church toilet, set for the little one in training
  • 1 bathroom with separate shower, and tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • (2) Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Pack and Play available upon request
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
CHILDREN 12 AND OVER ARE CONSIDERED EXTRA GUEST AND WILL BE CHARGED $15.00 PER PERSON PER NIGHT, Please be up front and honest, or you could be charged double. PET'S ARE WELCOMED, I CHARGE $15.00 TOO $25.00 PER PET PER NIGHT again please be up front and honest. Children 12 and under are free, Massage available, $55.00 in offices and $65.00 house calls for 1 hour massage, please call in advance for appointment's . Kim 559-909-5051 or 559-337-2383


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Shady Glen (Quiet Log Cabin, nestled among the Oak and Cedar tree
average rating of 4.783019 based on 106 reviews

A beautiful cabin, and we would definitely stay there again!

  • 5 of 5

This was a nice and peaceful experience for my family. Getting away from busy work life in San Diego to a nice and quiet comfort cabin atmosphere is what my family and I needed! I was impressed with Kimberli customer service needs, I mean she basically ensured the cabin was stocked with clean blankets, bathroom towels, family board games, cooking pots, BBQ grill, etc.…

I love how each day was filled with nothing but sounds from nature wildlife, and I love watching the woodpeckers, quail’s and other miscellaneous birds I’m unfamiliar with feeding on the feeders outside the cabin. It was very peaceful! We were very fortunate to see a couple of deer’s, one large pheasant & plenty of chubby ground squirrels. Kimberli did mention black bears and a giant owl but we never had the opportunity to see either of those. Furthermore, we did see a rattlesnake on our last day at the cabin but it did not bother us and we could see it through the window inside the cabin. We were not frighten nor bothered, so we left it alone in its natural habitat. I just thought it was cool to see.

On day number one, Kimberli stopped for a visit to ensure we were pleased and she was helpful with informing us on all the parks and camps that were nearby. By the way, the highway is very curvy so be patient and vigilant while driving the roads! All in all, Kings Canyon visitor center is about a 30-minute drive, and Hume Lake was about 45 to 50-minute drive. Believe me it’s worth the drive and I promise the Sequoia National Park is worth seeing because I found the sequoia trees to be amazing!

At any rate, the cabin was in great shape and well maintained by Kimberli. Please ensure that your vehicle and tires are in great shape because there are no maintenance services for at least 20 miles and most of the roads, especially at the cabin is paved with small rocks so expect that. Overall, I give Kimberli 5 stars, so thumbs up to a beautiful cabin!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW Thank you so much for such a wonderful review, I hope you all get a chance to come back! It concerns me about the rattle snake, although there's nothing I can do about the rattlers but advice and warn guest of the danger, it's good you got to observe this from the inside of the cabin, know one has ever seen one at the cabin before, at less that I know of. Thank you again for such a wonderful review Kimberli
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  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect for our family of four plus our beagle! Kimberli has truly made this cabin feel like home. She checked on us after check in to make sure we didn’t have any questions. She also informed us of pending snowfall for the overnight and gave us helpful information if that happened. We enjoyed exploring the property and making fires inside and out. She put out plenty of seed so that we could watch birds all weekend. We loved just how close it was to the park gate. We would highly recommend this cabin to anyone looking to explore Sequoia National Park!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for you're wonderful review, reviews help me know if I'm doing all I can for my guest and help me know where I need to improve. The cabin looked great, there shouldn't be any problem returning you're full refund, I hope you will make it back this way again very soon. Kimberli
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Quiet and relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

Shady Glen is truly very quiet. Secluded and tucked away... A perfect place to unwind and relax. We were in the area to visit the National Parks but also take it easy. Shady Glen was perfect. Kimberli has setup the cabin very nicely. We loved the holiday decorations and the little touches. Beware - If you are an ATT user, there is no connectivity at the cabin but there is a landline that you can use for local calls. Also, there is no internet and so you are truly cutoff from the 'gadgets' for a perfect getaway. Do not forget to get your groceries before you get to the area! Especially in the winter most stores are closed. Driving up to the house once you enter the property past the creek might seem daunting at first because it is so very steep. After you do it once, it's a piece of cake! It was nice to wake in the mornings to the numerous birds and the pea-hen, Maggie. We would love to stay at the Shady Glen again if we are back in the area.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review , I hope you will visit us again .
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Great getaway with great amenities and a great hostess

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just stayed at Shady Glen with our dog. The place is stocked with games, books and dvd's in addition to all of the regular necessities. The area around the cabin is quiet and it is a short drive into the Kings Canyon entrance of the National Park. It was really nicely decorated for the winter and very cozy. We would definitely recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for leaving such a nice review, and thank you for taking such wonderful care of my cabin< I would love to see you folks again.
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Great cabin, clean and equipped, quite area

  • 5 of 5

We were 7 at the cabin and there was enough space for everyone.

The cabin was clean and well equipped with everything required.

Kimberli accomodated all our requests.


  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

What a great little cabin! My wife and I enjoyed a weekend away from our three kids and fell in love again :). They say once you have kids you don’t talk as much. Well this we’ll stocked cabin gave us peace and quiet to relax and talk to each other again. Yes you’ll have no cell service or internet but that’s why you are in the woods. It was a joy. Thank you Kimberli for a wonderful weekend away.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Must see,
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Nearest Airport
49 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2.3 Miles
Pinehurst Lodge
Nearest Golf
34.7 Miles
Exeter Public Golf Course
Nearest Train
53.7 Miles
Fresno Train Depot
Nearest Restaurant
2.3 Miles
Pinehurst Lodge
Nearest Ski
98.1 Miles
China peck
Nearest Beach
175 Miles
Morro Bay
Car: necessary

Winter time mines low crowds and a slower pace, now is the time to be thinking of Valentines day and Easter, AKA Spring brace! If it snow's guest will need to park up at the top of the driveway and walk a short distance to the cabin, I will and have shuttled guest and there things to and from the cabin! You can also fine more info on my Shady Glen Facebook page. Enjoy setting on the deck with a cup of coffee hot tea, maybe a glass of wine or cold beer watch the stars at night or greet the sun in the morning with the visiting birds that visit the feeders. Fire season is about to start, it wont be long before there will be a banned on camp fires,

Good news the road going in to the cabin has been fixed, so no more ruts to maneuver around.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Pinehurst, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off season
26 Oct 2017 - 9 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Standard Rates
10 Apr 2018 - 24 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning £25.27
Refundable Damage Deposit £72.21
Pet Fee £18.05

The rental is based on a two person occupancy, should you wish to have more, a $15.00 fee will be charged per person per night, if you fail to disclose additional occupants, you will be charged $25.00 per person extra per night, OR asked to leave the property. PLEASE BE HONEST ABOUT THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN YOUR PARTY.
Children 12 and under are no charge, Children 12 and over $15.00 per child per night.
If it snows guest will need to walk a short distinct to the cabin, and park at the top of the driveway or below the cabin at the road, guest should be prepared for snow, and winter conditions. Fire wood is not provided, if I can I will leave some wood for my guest. HOLIDAYS RATES APPLY .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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