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HISTORIC HERSHEY CABIN, IMMACULATE, ROMANTIC, JUST FOR 2, BEACH CLUB, TRAIL PASS

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Recently remodeled!!! Immaculate 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2, new deck.

ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING OR PETS, ADULTS ONLY - (My wife is extremely allergic to pet dander).

Designed “Just for 2”, the Hershey Cabin is the perfect place for a romantic weekend get-away, anniversary, honeymoon, birthday or for an extended vacation. Originally owned as a hunting cabin by members of the Hershey (chocolate) family, it is nestled on the lush side of Lake Arrowhead, in historic Arrowhead Villas. It is situated about 1 mile south of Lake Arrowhead Village at an elevation of 5,500 feet. The Hershey Cabin is a very inviting, quiet, immaculate and comfortable mountain cabin. If the Hershey Cabin is booked, try our exquisite Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage, by typing 634044 in the VRBO/Homeaway search box.

OUR INTENT IS TO KEEP THE CABIN IN TOP NOTCH SHAPE - THEREFORE IT MUST BE LEFT IN A NEAT AND CLEAN CONDITION UPON CHECKOUT. WE CHARGE EXTRA FOR EXCESSIVE CLEANUP.

Totally renovated a couple of years ago, the cabin has been tastefully decorated to make it the perfect retreat for a private getaway. Every piece of furniture and art has been hand selected by the owners who have a passion for incorporating comfort and elegance in home decor. It is furnished with both antiques and modern furnishings, blended together, to provide the creature comforts of modern day while maintaining the old fashioned warmth and charm of a vintage Lake Arrowhead cabin.

The Hershey Cabin has rustic knotty pine and redwood walls and ceiling, beautifully hand crafted rock fireplace, massive pine mantel and a porcelain/slate tile floors with traditional wool rugs. It has central forced air heating, dual pane windows and fully insulated walls and ceilings. Above the fireplace is a 40 inch high definition, smart flat screen TV (we have high speed internet/Wi-Fi and Netflix and a DVD player), but no cable TV. The living room is a perfect place to snuggle up by the fire and read or watch a movie.

The new bathroom has lots of tile, granite and a frameless glass shower. The kitchen has been completely remodeled with gorgeous granite counter tops, new cupboards and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen is fully equipped with all of the amenities of home.

The bedroom has knotty pine walls and ceiling, and the view out the windows makes you feel as if you are nestled in a tree house. The bed has a memory foam mattress along with beautiful cozy bedding. Outside the bedroom is a new wrap-around deck, with bistro tables and chairs where you can enjoy a glass of wine or a meal!

We have easy paved parking along with concrete steps and a wrought iron banister up to the front door. The cabin is situated on a very quiet road and is easy to find at night, as it has a lighted address. It is surrounded by beautiful firs, pines, maples and cedar trees, along with a nicely landscaped yard. The siding of the cabin is classic craftsman style shake.

Lake Arrowhead is a private lake. Unlike many cabins, WE PROVIDE A LAKE PASS so you have access to hike the trails around the lake, use the two beach clubs, and fish from the shore or use the Arrowhead Lake Association fishing dock.

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.

Licensed: Permit #372-CA20140298-SUP-R 10/2018.

My wife and I look forward to having you as our guests at the Hershey Cabin!

More Details

Owner
Paul and Janice
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2018

About Paul and Janice

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 do property management on the side. We love the outdoors - hiking, kayaking, biking etc.

Paul and Janice purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Paul and Janice chose Arrowhead Villas

We were visiting Lake Arrowhead Village getting an ice tea at MacDonald when our son spotted an ad for a one bedroom cabin at a local realtor's office. We weren't actually looking for a cabin but this one quickly peaked our interest. After checking out over 50 cabins... we chose this one because we liked the old cabin feel, the quiet location, and the lush trees on the property.

The property, which was originally owned by members of the Hershey (chocolate) Family as a simple hunting cabin, was in major need of repair. My wife and I spent the summer and fall remodeling and renovating the cabin from the ground up. We saved the redwood and knotty pine interiors which give it the classic feel.

We also own and rent out the gorgeous BURNT MILL CANYON COTTAGE in Lake Arrowhead. You can find the cottage by searching VRBO or HomeAway for property #634044.

What makes this cabin unique

At about 1/2 the price of a room at Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa you get your own, gorgeous, immaculate, quiet, private one bedroom cabin. The kitchen is completely equipped with new dishes, glasses, pots, pans etc. The appliances are all new, including the dishwasher and washer and dryer. For those of you who are skiers, we have a ski rack in the back yard. If you just want to sit back and read, we have all sorts of magazines for your reading pleasure.

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 3 books on hiking in the San Bernardino Mountains, as well as maps and other information.

Upon arrival, you will find a welcome basket including Hershey's chocolates, coffee, tea etc. We have a great house keeper who keeps the cabin immaculate, and we also have a wonderful neighbor who checks out the cabin and makes sure it is ready for you when you come up.

Compare our features to the following Lake Arrowhead hotels and cabins and you will see that we beat them across the board in price, privacy, size, quality, features and amenities:

Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, Lake Arrowhead

Saddleback Inn, Lake Arrowhead

Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins, Twin Peaks

Tree Top Inn, Lake Arrowhead

Fleur De Lac European Inn, Lake Arrowhead

Romantique Lake View Lodge, Lake Arrowhead

Arrowhead Retreats Vacation Rentals

Antlers Inn and Resort, Lake Arrowhead

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Arrowhead Villas in Lake Arrowhead

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , High end, brand new bathroom with granite/tile/glass
  • Brand new porcelain tile shower with a frameless clear glass enclosure. Lots of granite shelves built into the walls, and a granite counter around the sink. Electric heater and fan in the ceiling, plus forced air heating in the floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , New memory foam mattress
  • The bedroom is knotty pine with a porcelain tile floor. From the bed, it feels like you are in a tree-house. The bedroom has two large windows which give you a great forest view, and even a little peak of Lake Arrowhead. The bedroom has a fully lighted vanity and two large armoires for your suit cases and clothes.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
The Hershey Cabin is a great place for an anniversary, honeymoon or just as a get-away!!! CHECK IN TIME is 5:00, CHECK OUT IS 12:00. We have a book that we created that shows both the history of both Lake Arrowhead and the Hershey Cabin. Licensed by San Berdardino County, permit #372-CA20140298-SUP-R

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5

Absolute perfection!

  • 5 of 5

The Hershey Cabin is truly a little gem. The minute I walked thru the door and saw the beautiful pine paneled ceiling and walls, the inviting fireplace and comfortable leather furniture I knew this stay would be heavenly and it was! Janice & Paul have gone beyond to not miss a single detail in making this pretty cabin everything you would wish for. The kitchen is beautiful with modern appliances and everything you would need to prepare your meals. The bedroom window view is a sight to behold, tall pines and blue skys and the mattress is so very comfortable, it was perfect. The surrounding areas were perfect for morning and evening walks and the smell of pine trees was incredible! I enjoyed the wrap around deck with tables and chairs with my morning coffee. Thank you Janice and Paul for your warm and inviting hospitality. I’m already looking forward to my return. Warmest regards & gratitude, Taunya

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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AWESOME!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the Hershey cabin for a "let's get away from the routine" weekend and it was awesome! Paula and Janice did a wonderful job of remodeling this cabin and every corner and every detail looked as if it was a labor of love. I usually tend to stay away from cabin rentals because they tend to be "shabby" and outdated...but not this one by far. When I viewed the pictures online I knew this was the one and when we arrived everything looked as beautiful as it did on the website. The view from the bedroom and waking up to tall pines and the birds whistling was by far my favorite feature. For my husband it was the fireplace (he has a thing for fireplaces) . Although it was gas and not wood burning, the fire was so "realistic" and well crafted. It even had glowing embers at the bottom and if you listen hard enough you may swear you hear a crackle or two :) I appreciated Paul calling us when we returned just to check to see if we had any suggestions for improvement and to see how we enjoyed our stay...WOW...such excellent customer service. A hospitality business owner that understands the art of hospitality. I will definitely be my go to spot when I want to come up to Lake Arrowhead for a 1 or 2 person retreat. By the way, I have been to several Homeaway rentals that were all very good but this is my first review because it was just THAT special. Paul and Janice...THANK YOU!

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nika, Wow - thanks for writing such a complete and wonderful review of your stay at our Hershey Cabin! We are delighted that you enjoyed the cabin so much and hope that the two of you can come again! Paul & Janice
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5

Quiet Perfection !

  • 5 of 5

This was truly one of the most peaceful and relaxing getaways . Far enough from the hustle and bustle yet beautiful lake views and nearby lake arrowhead village with great restaurants and in addition a lot fun shops to browse and grocery stores if need be. The cabin is appointed with everything you will need, all the comforts of home. You literately only need to bring food, drink and and a good spirit. Honestly you will not want to leave. Cant wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 10-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Laurie, we are so glad that you found our Hershey Cabin "Quiet Perfection)! We have tried to provide our guests with most everything they will need as Laurie mentioned. Hope you can come again, Laurie! Paul & Janice
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Clean, comfortable, peaceful. Just what we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

My only disappointment in renting this cottage is that I didn't book enough days. We enjoyed our stay and were very impressed with the owners attention to detail and helpfulness. We look forward to our next visit and will plan on staying longer.

  • Review Submitted: 10-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great having Jeff stay at our Hershey Cabin. We are delighted that he was impressed with our attention to detail and our helpfulness. We would love to have him stay at our cabin again. Paul & Janice
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clean rustic cabin, well maintained

  • 5 of 5

Loved the rustic cabin look. Very clean , quiet and comfortable. Enjoyed sitting in front of the fire and watching it snow.

Very nice furnishings and fully stocked kitchen. Easy to read instructions for all the appliances and the TV.

Enjoyed Papagayos Mexican Restaurant. And Hot Shots coffee house.

Would recommend this property and no pets policy was appreciated.

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a delight having Kenneth and his wife stay at our Hershey Cabin! As Kenneth mentioned, the cabin is rustic looking (original knotty pine and redwood inside), but yet we keep it super clean and you have all of the modern conveniences. Thanks Kenneth for you nice review, Paul & Janice
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Everything you expect and more

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for our 20th Anniversary. We stayed for four nights and wish we would have stayed longer. The cabin is beautiful. We spent most of our time in the cabin. It is so peaceful and relaxing. The view from the bedroom is gorgeous! The fireplace was awesome! We cooked most of our meals. They provided everything you can think of. We did use the beach access pass to do a little fishing off the docks. The lake is not far at all. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone to anyone wanting to relax and enjoy some peace with all the comforts of home. I loved that everything in the home is labeled with instructions. It made the stay really easy. We will definitely be back as soon as we can!!!

Bill and Sandra Adkins

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so glad, Sandra, that you and Bill chose our Hershey Cabin to spend your 20th anniversary! We are delighted that you loved the view from the bedroom, we call it our "tree house" bedroom. Hope you can come again! Paul & Janice
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Location

Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Lake Arrowhead Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 18
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lake Arrowhead Village or Sky Forest
Nearest Ski
13 Miles
Snow Valley in Running Springs
Car: necessary

CLUB ARROWHEAD (NOW THE TUDOR HOUSE)

Bootleggers, gamblers, gangsters, trap doors and secret tunnels. Such are the legends of what today is the Tudor House. It began as Club Arrowhead in the Pines, a project of the Atkins Realty Co., which developed Arrowhead Villas and promoted the area as a place to “get away from the cares and worries of city life". Construction began in 1926, with the clubhouse being dedicated on July 4, 1928.

A brochure for Club Arrowhead pictures the sumptuousness of the clubhouse and details the many activities available to members, such as swimming in the huge pool or horseback riding. An associate life membership in Club Arrowhead was offered at $250.

Then the Great Depression hit. During the Great Depression Club Arrowhead became an elegant speakeasy with a trap door built beneath the bar to dispose of the bottles in case it was necessary. In the late 30's and early 40's, the infamous mobster Bugsy Siegel took over Club Arrowhead and ran a very successful gambling casino in the basement. He is also reputed to have operated a bordello across the street in a cottage belonging to the club (now the Fern Manor).

The Tudor House is now a wonderful dinner theater/ supper club/ concert hall etc. The Tudor House is located at 800 Arrowhead Villa Road, about a half mile from our cabin.

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £51.95
Damage Deposit £188.22

Cancellations more than 30 days prior to arrival will be refunded. Cancellations less than 30 days prior to arrival will be forfeited unless we are able to rent the cabin to someone else for the same time period. Holiday weekends, depending on the weekend, require stays of from 3 to 7 days

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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