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Arnold Cabin - 5bdrm/4ba - Lakemont Pines - Large home, Close to lake - pets ok

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 3,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This gorgeous home sits in the perfect location for adventures of all kinds.

Evergreen cabin is a cozy retreat for a perfect getaway ideal for one large family and multiple families as well. The cabin is a few houses up from the lake in Lakemont Pines,(REC privileges included) which has a beach with activity rentals including 2Kayaks, paddle boats, shuffle board, fishing nets and ping pong tables. There is a view of the lake from the deck where you can relax and BBQ. Inside the house are 4/5 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths. There is a washer and dryer, dishwasher, microwave, oven, and grill. Bring your own sheets and towels (blankets ,comforters ,pillows provided) or review the FAQ for linen services. Many people bring sleeping bags and their special pillow. Have meals prepared (I'll give you a great chef contact) Kitchen is well stocked with utensils, plates ,bowls ,pots ,pans and full array of appliances .There are plenty of T.V's to entertain at night along with a Foosball table. New POOL TABLE. There is also internet and cable. In the family/living room you have a felt card table/bumper pool. Chess /checkers table.

With Lake Tahoe to the north and Yosemite National Park to the south, the town of Arnold boasts a truly central location in the Sierra. At the 4,000 foot elevation, you have the unique opportunity to pursue a wide and varied roster of activities year round. You can, literally, golf in the morning and ski all afternoon, and with excellent highway access. In addition to the attributes of mild climate and year-round recreation, Arnold is also the perfect place for an inexpensive family vacation and is just a three hour drive from the Bay Area. Pet friendly.


More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About owner/manager

Family is our motivation .Our 3 boys raised 6 years in Arnold. Now we have 5 grandchildren. Our goal 'BEST Family EXPERIENCE without breaking the bank' We raised Golden Retrievers.

owner/manager purchased this house in 1986

Why owner/manager chose Gold Country / High Sierra

This property is unique because of the size for a mountain home (almost 4000 sqft)lots of privacy and the location. Literally a 1 min walk to the lake.Snow access off Hwy 4 is easy . Level access driveway.Parking for over 10 cars.Boat parking . Minutes to shopping. Very welcoming family community, amazing lake.

What makes this house unique

Arnold is between wine country and the mountains so there are several activities year round to choose from. Caverns, zip lines, fishing, skiing, hiking, camping. Big Trees National park 3 miles up the road. Historic Gold rush town of Columbia 30 min across New Melones reservoir for boating. Bear Valley/MT REBA ski resort 25 min up the hill.


Nearest Airport
108 Miles
Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
Nearest Barpub
1.1 Miles
SnowShoe Brewing Co
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Sequoia Woods Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.6 Miles
Highway 4
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Round Table Pizza
Nearest Ski
31.8 Miles
Bear Valley Mountain
Car: necessary

Go see Mercer caverns or Moaning caverns.

Go see the giant redwoods at Big Trees National Forest.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Arnold in Alpine County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - master - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - back - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - front - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - Master - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - back1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Bunk bed has single over a full
    Bedroom 3 - back 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - back3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - lower - 1 Bunk Bed
  • TV in all rooms
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • festivals
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming


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Arnold Cabin - 5bdrm/4ba - Lakemont Pines - Large home, Close to lake - pets ok
average rating of 4.86 based on 50 reviews

A perfect fit!

  • 5 of 5

It is so nice to stay in a cabin where the pride of ownership is evident in every detail. It was well stocked and a perfect fit for our large group with older teens. We all had a wonderful time! Can't wait to come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for the kind words Craig
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After a wonderful wine stomp in Murphys... Great place to reunite and relax

  • 5 of 5

A group of 12 adults competing in the annual Murphys wine stomp enjoyed Craig's lovely home for meals and relaxation. The common areas of the house are spacious and well-appointed -- so much that we all were able to socialize, play pool, play games, do puzzles without ever feeling crowded. The outdoor space is beautiful as well (deck and firepit)... and the potential access to the lake was a plus. That said, we never made use of the kayaks. But, it was nice that they were available if we did want to.

Craig was thorough with his instructions and follow-through. We also appreciated his suggestion of a private chef (Sally Hughes) who made us a meal one evening. Many thanks for making your home available for rent!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The owner Craig is so easy to work with!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place to stay with a large family! It exceeded my expectations! I highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you
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Dublin, CA

Wonderful Lakemont pines cabin

  • 5 of 5

Or family stayed at the Evergreen and we were all delighted with our stay. This cabin is located just two doors up from the back of lake., which is right near the fishing spot . Craig, the owner, was very helpful upon arrival.

We had difficulty with our cable and he sent Comcast out to the cabin. He even followed up to make sure everything was working properly!

It's really nice to have the owner involved, because they get things done!

The upstairs master bedroom is beautiful and it has a portable AC unit so it stays cool.

Our kids loved playing pool and there's also a foosball table in the downstairs game room.

As a bonus there are TVs in every bedroom.

Our grandkids really loved playing at Lakemont Pines during the day. Everything is all inclusive and they had so much fun!

Well, all I can say is we'll be back again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you craig
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Perfect place!!! Will definitely be back next year!!!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing! This home is the perfect place to rest and enjoy the peace and beauty of nature and spend time with friends or family (with a party of 12 we had MORE than enough space for all of us!). Graig the owner is amazingly helpful in making sure you know all you need to to take advantage of all this home has to offer. Not only did he pick up the phone to introduce himself within an hour of booking the property, he called the day before our trip was to begin to schedule a time with me to walk through the home with him on the phone to go over EVERYTHING (washer/dryer, trash compactor, firepit and propane, dishwasher, lights, you name it!)

The house is a short two minute walk to the water, opposite side of the lake as the beach, but there is walk in area's (wear old tennis shoes or water shoes, the lake bottom is a bit rocky and grassy) . Our party spent two days over at the beach area (playground, horse shoes, swim docs, rental shack, snack shack, and bathrooms) but opted to spend our last day at the little entrance at the end of the damn area just a five minute walk from the house.

With five bedrooms and four bathrooms, a Den/Game room, Large Living room and Game room downstairs, were was more than enough space for our six adults and six kids (ages ranging from 2yrs-17yrs). The kitchen is fully stocked (sans can opener which I plan to bring and donate next summer when we return ;), we ate home made meals every day which is great when you can have the comfort foods of home when vacationing.

Every person we met while out in the water or down on the beach is super nice. This small little community tucked away has the nicest people! Most folks we met were all from the bay area vacationing here, some for a few days some for weeks!

The house did get a little hot from 4p-8p when the heat of the day sets in and the sun shines

through all the west facing windows (they didn't have blinds) but once the sun goes down, we opened the house up and the evening mountain air cooled it off nicely. The kids loved roasting marshmallows around the fire pit.

Craig offers tons of lake fun with his beautiful home and room full of lake toys (chairs, towels, canoe, single and double man kayaks, oars, and more!)

I've stayed in a few other properties in the Lakemont Pines community and Craig and his home are by far the best with the most to offer!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This Property is absolutely Gorgeous...

  • 5 of 5

This Property is Amazing! Even though this Property is in a subdivision the house's in this HOA are heavily surrounded by various types of pines so that you don't see a lot of houses, giving you a sense of privacy. The deck has a Gorgeous view of the pines. The house is huge & spacious. If you like to cook & BBQ this is the house for you. We booked for a party of 12 and in this house you never felt cramped, big bedrooms & lots of square footage for everyone to come together comfortable. The house is ideal for kids, it has numerous immennities for kids of all ages. The Lake is perfect for families with children as well, no motorized vessels are allowed on the Lake, only Canoes, kayaks, rafts, and boats with oars. My children a few times simple swam acrossed the lake to the beach & recreation area & I had the piece of mined of knowing that they wouldn't be run over by a motorized boat. HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PROPERTY!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Arnold, California

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Admin Fee £15.1
Property Damage Protection £59.64
Cleaning Fee £94.36
Tax Rate 6.0%


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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