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Cozy Pine Mountain Club Cabin - Ask about 3rd Night Free Midweek!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,152 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Enjoy an easy inexpensive weekend getaway in this rustic mountain cabin just an hour and a half from LA, halfway between the I-5 at the Grapevine and Santa Maria on the coast. Located on a cul-de-sac in Pine Mountain Club, a private community in the Los Padres National Forest. 35 minutes from Pyramid Lake and 45 minutes from Magic Mountain.

Available for rent any time. $140/night, 2 night minimum. 3 night minimum at $160/night on holiday weekends. Ask about 3rd night free with rentals Monday through Thursday, except during holiday weeks. (if you're interested in this 3rd night free discount, ask about it when you first inquire, as VRBO won't allow me to adjust the price after it's booked.) Weekday prices may be slightly higher over the holidays.

My cabin is located on two lots, total 2/3 acre, and backs up to a green belt, so it feels very private even though there are other cabins nearby. All knotty pine interior with lodge-like furnishings. Two large bedrooms (one with queen bed, one with one full bed and one twin bed); 2 extra twin mattresses in walk-in closet; portable crib and high chair; one bathroom with combination tub/shower; stone fireplace; large deck overlooking wooded area. Large well-equipped kitchen. Beautiful stained glass window in living room with scene of local hills. Three TVs; DVD, VCR and laser disc players with over 200 movies, plus books, board games and puzzles. Dual-pane windows for comfort summer and winter. Wifi internet connection ("wifi lite" for internet and email, not for streaming) and Magic Jack phone for domestic calls.

Rental includes access to beautiful mountain golf course; swimming pool in summer months; stable with trail rides; catch-and-release fishing in Fern Lake, a 15 minute walk away; tennis courts; basketball and volleyball court; clubhouse with video game room, restaurant, free wifi and lounge with live music on weekends. Village business area has restaurants, market, laundromat, post office; gift shops, internet cafe plus seasonal festivals and fairs. Hiking, sledding and cross country skiing on Mount Pinos (8800') 25 minutes away. And just across the street from the cabin is a lovely wooded area with pathways leading to the village, and rustic tables under the trees - an easy woodsy walk without getting in the car, especially nice for little kids.

In the winter I provide sleds, and you are welcome to use the extra boots and gloves for adults and kids that I keep at the cabin.

This is a HOUSEKEEPING CABIN - the rates are low because guests must provide their own sheets, towels and firewood and must clean the cabin in readiness for the next guests before leaving. Cleaning checklist and supplies are provided; cleaning service and/or linens can be provided at an additional cost. There is no smoking in the cabin. Refundable $200 cleaning/security deposit required to hold reservation; deposit will be returned in full once the cabin has been checked and found clean and undamaged.

Roads are very well maintained by Pine Mountain Club but weather can change quickly in the mountains so be prepared with 4-wheel drive or chains in winter. There is now Verizon cell phone service in PMC and I provide a house phone for domestic calls.

Please look under 'Owner Info' to see additional reviews that I've copied from guests' emails and guest book entries, and contact me with any questions about my cabin or Pine Mountain Club.

Keywords: Cabin, house

More Details

Owner
Toni Devereaux
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 October, 2017

About Toni Devereaux

I retired from Walt Disney Studios in 2007. Now I love to travel; I do home exchanges all over the world so I know how to make a home comfortable for a guest. I grew up in upstate NY, went to college in Ohio and lived for a time in Chicago, so I'm used to snowy winters and I actually miss them! I love coming to the mountains for the change of seasons, hiking and x-country skiing, or just watching the birds from the deck.

Toni Devereaux purchased this cabin in 1985

Why Toni Devereaux chose Central Coast California

My ex-husband and I bought this cabin in 1985. We wanted a retreat where he could golf and I could x-country ski and we could enjoy nature with our family. We had thought of looking in Big Bear, east of LA, but a friend told us about Pine Mountain Club which is so much closer and quieter. It's never crowded, even on holidays, and has a real small town feel, plus it's only 90 minutes from my home in Pasadena.

What makes this cabin unique

When I'm in my cabin I feel like I'm in another world. It's absolutely quiet on the cul-de-sac. You can't see other cabins from the back deck which looks out onto green space with birds, squirrels and the occasional deer. The interior is all knotty pine, even the ceilings, and there's a big stone fireplace. Starting right across from the cabin a neighbor has built a series of rock-lined paths through the woods, with little tables and seats made from tree stumps; it's just a 10 minute walk to the village through the 'enchanted forest.' I love to hike and x-country ski on Mt. Pinos, and enjoy the live music, swimming and tennis at the clubhouse. For home entertainment, I have accumulated a library of over 200 movies on dvd, laser disc and tape. I enjoy sharing my cabin with guests and I use it myself as often as I can; a weekend at the cabin feels like a real vacation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family arrived at 6:00pm to a dark cold cabin. The power was out - however we were glad to be here. The 101 had closed from a slide. Trees were down everywhere. 70mph winds were measured in the Grapevine. Roads from Frazier Park to PMC had closed from a slide, the 5 was closed, so were the 33 and Lockwood Valley.

So we were thankful to be in your cabin. It is adorable!! The kids loved the Snowflake Trail. They played Jenga, Clue, Monopoly, Lincoln Logs. They loved the pillows and the DVDs. Great weekend - snowed and rained, indoors-bound. It was so very cozy. Laser discs were a wonderful new experience. No Power, No Internet, No Problem!!
Mar 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Pine Mountain Club in Kern County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 13:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom has combination tub/shower, and built-in hair drier.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Bed (1) Queen bed in front bedroom. New mattress 10/2010, Double Bed (1) Double bed and twin bed in back bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) Double bed and twin bed in back bedroom. Twin bed has an extra mattress that can be used as another bed., Child Beds (1) There are two twin foam mattresses in the large walk-in closet in the front bedroom. They can be used here or moved around if additional guests are OKed by owner., Baby Cribs (1) There is a portable crib with mattress in the front bedroom closet. Bumper is in a drawer in the closet. Please bring your own sheets for all beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
3 televisions with cable. Laser Disc, VCR and dvd player. Over 200 movies on laser disc, dvd or video tape. Books, videos, dvds, cds, games. Telescope for viewing the clear night sky away from city lights. Cable internet in the cabin and free wifi and game room available at the Pine Mountain Club clubhouse for members and guests. Lovely wooded paths lead from across the street from the cabin to the village center. Continue across the street to the clubhouse, golf course, tennis courts and Fern Lake. Trail Rides Offered from Pine Mountain Club! The PMC Equestrian Center has trail rides available for riders ages 8 & up Wednesdays through Mondays. The fee is $35 for members and $45 for guests. Reservations are Required! Call the PMC Business Office to make a reservation! 661-242-3788.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9411764 based on 222 reviews
5

Cozy and delightful cabin

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay. The cabin is clean and a very cozy place to be for a couple of days. It's at the end of a very quiet street so the only sounds we heard were the chirping birds. The cabin had everything we needed for all our cooking endeavors and was well stocked with necessities (coffee filters, trash bags, paper towels, toilet paper). Be aware that the rooms and the restroom are located upstairs.

The birds in the area are lovely too. Also, the cabin has an amazing LaserDisc collection (and a LaserDisc player). It's a once in a lifetime cinematic opportunity.

I give this place my highest recommendation. Thanks to Toni for providing such a great place.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review, Christopher! I'm especially glad you tried the laser discs. Hope you'll come back again. Toni
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5

lovely place to stay and relax

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful peaceful cabin is a wonderful place to get away from city and you can just sit and relax. Very nice and clean with a rustic decor. My husband, me and our dog really enjoyed our time there and highly recommend the place. Our dog became friend with the friendly neighbor's dogs and she had fun :-) Very beautiful hiking trails closeby and the nearby village is cute. I highly recommend to use the birdseeder!! The Cabin's owner Toni is very organized and she had a good taste of cabin decoration!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this cabin. It was clean, well stocked and in a great location for day trips to Sequoia or Santa Barbara, etc. It also has a community common area with a pool, game room, general store and much more. My 12 year old loves horses so the onsite horse stables was fun to visit. We also participated in a "Movie on the Green" night outside the clubhouse. It started at dark, you brought your own blanket/chairs etc, they had snacks/drinks for sale and it was just cool enough to snuggle up with your family. And because of the clear skies, you could see a sky full of stars and mountain ranges. Toni place is quaint, quiet and stocked with all you need to cook, watch movies and enjoy an outside BBQ. Her information "binder" is a plethora of great information for those staying in the home and wanting to explore the surrounding area. There is also a great trail to the common area that is fun to explore and my understanding is there are many trails that originate from the community. FYI, I missed this on my original exploration of this cabin on VRBO but take note that sheets are not provided (a little difficult in traveling by plane) but Toni will provide them for a nominal fee. Also there is no air conditioning (there is heat) .. as a South Carolinian, I was a bit hesitant but very cool at night with the windows open and fans going. Overall, I would highly recommend her little slice of serenity!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Valencia, California
5

Lovely Mountain Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at the Devereaux Cabin. Toni was very attentive throughout the whole booking process. The cabin has all the amenities you need and is surrounded by a lovely patio deck that faces the pine trees. We definitely plan to come back!

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cozy, Quiet and Comfortable. Feels like home.

  • 4 of 5

A family arrival of 4 adults and 3 children, was quiet easy to settle in. The home was very accommodating and provided the eases of home. Blankets, pillows, crib, high chair...kitchen had all the ware.

The home is located in a quite cul-de-sac and has a nice view of the mountains and a small creek below. It was nice for the kids to see animals throughout the days. While we were eating breakfast, my 5 year old spotted a bunny. And my 2 year old spotted squirrels and birds feasting on the deck!!! They absolutely loved the sights.

Down the road were small restaurants and market that had essentials. Friendly people.

Communication with the owner was easy and detailed. She communicated before the arrival, during and as we left.

We will visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bakersfield
5

Magical Christmas Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in your cabin was nothing short of magical.

Thank you so much for opening your cabin to our family and allowing us to stay there. You truly thought of everything a family could need to make their stay enjoyable. From the sleds, gloves, boots, and comforts of home throughout your cabin, to the thoughtfully placed instructions and labels and guidebooks. Dvd's, games, cards, the list is endless. I actually overpacked for this trip. You even had spices in the cabinet and a cast iron pan. I love cast iron! I did not expect to find one this far from home.

I will be telling friends and family about your cabin and hope to have the money to stay again some time.

The kids loved walking the creek that is literally in your back yard, and after the snow came they couldn't get in enough sledding.

Our dogs were equally welcomed with a doggy dish and bowl for food and water with a little mat and even a chew toy with some balls.

The upstairs room for the kids was great with sime toys to keeps them entertained. My 3 year old quickly made herself at home.

We all felt so at home none of us wanted to leave. Thank you so much we can't wait to come back.

The Clark Family

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Madd Bailey's
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Pine Mountain Club golf course
Nearest Train
61 Miles
Amtrak Bakersfield
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
I-5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cafe Silva Bella
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Mt. Pinos for x-country skiing
Nearest Point of Interest
Enchanted Forest Paths
Nearest Point of Interest
Fern's Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
PMC Clubhouse
Nearest Point of Interest
Stables
Nearest Point of Interest
Trash and recycling center
Nearest Point of Interest
PMC Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Road to Mt. Pinos
Nearest Point of Interest
Waterfall trail
Car: necessary

Birdwatching - bird feeder with supplies - birds put on quite a show on the deck. But be VERY careful to empty bird feeder or bring it in at night so as to not attract bears. Boating on Pyramid Lake 35 minutes away. Telescope for viewing the clear night sky away from city lights.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Pine Mountain Club, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Thanksgiving Week
17 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£397
for 3 nights
From
£132
 
 
December Holidays
15 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£397
for 3 nights
From
£132
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£225
for 2 nights
From
£112
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £151.44
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates may be slightly higher during winter holidays. 3-night minimum during holiday weekends.

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.
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