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Looking for a charming, comfortable mountain cabin with many amenities??

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Story, 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom all-wood-interior, mountain home; FREE WI-FI

Relax or play in this 3 bedroom, tri-level, rustic mountain home. With its' soaring ceiling, a beautiful wall of windows and all wood interior, you may never want to leave. The large deck is a perfect place to BBQ or just recline and watch the native Blue Jays and resident squirrels frolic in the trees. The downstairs gameroom includes (an older) pool table, a foosball table, darts, and a Wii video console with a huge selection of games, including Guitar Hero! It also doubles as a 4th bedroom with its' own wood burning fireplace. You may also enjoy the large movie and book library. The newly remodeled kitchen has a modern stainless fridge and is fully stocked with cooking supplies. The master bath has also been newly remodeled with a very relaxing stone scape shower and deep jacuzzi tub.

Close to the lake, shopping, dining, movie theater, and hiking and only a 30 minute drive from Snow Valley ski resort, this cabin is great for all seasons. Located on a quiet street with parking for 3 cars.

Sleeps 8 adults or 10 with children. Free wi-fi!!

More Details

Karin Watkins
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

About Karin Watkins

Hi, we are the Watkins Family! We live in San Diego but spend much of our time in Lake Arrowhead at our second home in the mountains. Our kids are now 11 and 14 but were very little when we first purchased this home so you can imagine the many memories we have made here.

Karin Watkins purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Karin Watkins chose Inland Empire

We chose Lake Arrowhead as our second home destination because of the many summers (and a few winters) I had spent here with my parents and sisters, as a child. It felt so familiar, peaceful and fun-filled that I wanted my own children to grow up with these same memories.

What makes this cabin unique

We were drawn to this property because of the tall A-frame ceiling and wall of windows. We love exploring and being adventurous but sitting by the fireplace, in front of those windows, was so peaceful, we could be completely content just staying in and enjoying quiet time together.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Lake Arrowhead in San Bernardino County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 4 Single Bed , 2 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Game room door closes for privacy. Has own fireplace.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(35 traveller reviews)

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Looking for a charming, comfortable mountain cabin with many amenities??
average rating of 4.6 based on 35 reviews

Birthday weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our family had the best time ! Beautiful and cozy cabin . Close to everything . My son especially loved the game room with the pool table and all the video games . We will definitely book this cabin again. The owners were responsive to my questions and so thoughtful . Overall a wonderful experience!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Candace for your great review! It was our pleasure having you and your family as our guests! Hope you do decide to reserve again! Take care!
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Cozy Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is a great place for families. We love the bunk beds and the game room. It is very close to the movie theater, stores and restaurants. The village is close too. Karin was great at answering questions quickly. This in fact was the second time we rented the cabin and would love to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Happy travelers.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was great - comfortable and had everything we needed. The only issue was the lack of heat on the third floor. A space heater would have been nice. But there were a lot of blankets...... Karin responded to all questions quickly and was very helpful with information about local places to visit. We would love to come back in the spring.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Susan~ It was our pleasure having you as a guest! Not sure what's going on with the heat on the 3rd floor, we are driving up there on Monday to check it out. There was a space heater for your use, sorry wish we had known you were needing one. The box was downstairs in the game room and a prior guest must have put the heater in the closet of the upstairs bedroom. Glad you found all the blankets to keep warm! We hope to have you back in the future! Take care for now~ Karin
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Beautiful and warm and inviting. It was a family experience to cherish!

  • 5 of 5

Everything you needed was provided, except your tooth brush and food! There was cable TV, and warm inviting fire place (infact 2!) and close to everything!. The games and downstairs family room had so much for the kids to do, including a pool table and a wi! We all had a wonderful time, and will go back again and again!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Karen, for the great review! It was our pleasure having you as guests. We hope to have you back in the future! Take care~
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Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This home had everything we needed to feel at home, and enjoy everything Lake Arrowhead & surrounding communities have to offer. The kids loved the game room. I enjoyed the puzzles and the kitchen equipment. We all enjoyed the beaches & nature walks.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barbara~ Thanks for your great review! It was our pleasure having you as a guest! We hope to have you back in the future! Karin
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Fantastic family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend's band plays the Village every year for 4th of July, so we decided to make a family trip out of it this year and stay in town for a few extra days. The Watkins cabin was the perfect fit for our two families with kiddos ranging in age from 9-15.

It's obvious the Watkins' place is not just a rental for them but a home away from home too. They provide ample bedding, linens, and towels, and the kitchen is very well stocked for a variety of meals. Everything was clean and organized, and the decor was very home-ey and comfortable. The amenities are countless, and we found almost everything in working order and as listed -- I say almost because the Wii equipment and the darts should probably be inventoried again :) There were a couple of things missing that were listed and the kiddos were bummed about but certainly not anything that affected our stay! Really, this cabin was perfect for us - spacious and clean and very easy to stay in.

A couple of things to note --

1) We had absolutely zero issues with neighbors. Everyone we ran into was either super friendly or just left us alone.

2) On the holiday, the fireworks can be seen from the deck but are filtered through trees. Nothing a quick journey up the street and a peek between houses couldn't fix!

3) Karin was very quick to answer our questions and very accommodating with our particular issues.

Overall, we loved our little vacation here! What a great cabin to come home to after a day on the lake. Thank you, Watkins family, for sharing your little piece of paradise!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a sweet review! Much appreciated! And it was our pleasure having you as guests. Hope you return next year!
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3 Miles
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2 Miles
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1 Miles
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Nearest Ski
8 Miles
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Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Lake Arrowhead, California

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Labor Day 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Off Season Fall 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 16 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £307.76
Maid Service (upon departure) £61.55 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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