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Cozy Cabin in the Woods

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

A cabin with all the comforts of home! Everything you need, just come on up!

Nice comfy cozy cabin in the Sierra's close to skiing, located in the Blue Lake Springs area in Arnold, CA. Whether you want winter fun, or a fun time during the warmer months, the cabin is the place for you to call home during your stay up in the mountains. The cabin is close to the small town of Murphy's which has excellent wine tasting rooms, music, great restaurants and shopping for all ages. It is also located just a mile from the Big Trees State Park which has wonderful hiking trails in amongst the beautiful redwoods. Just about 25 minutes up the mountain from the cabin is the ski area of Bear Valley. In Arnold you can rent skis, kayaks, snow boards, and more for all kinds of outdoor fun. In and around the cabin are many lakes and areas to picnic with the whole family or with your friends. Blue Lake Springs offers to our guests the use of their pool which opens seasonally at the end of May, swimming in their lake as well as tennis courts, and a very nice restaurant.

At the cabin you wil enter on the top level which has a loft area, a bedroom with two twin beds and a full bath. Going down the stairs takes you to the main living area with a living room that has a wood burning fireplace, dinning area, kitchen and master bedroom with a queen size bed and a full bath. There is a good size deck for you to enjoy off the living room. Great for enjoying an evening cocktail and sunset through the trees.

The cabin is fully equipped with everything you would need during your stay.

Come and stay for a night or for a week and relax in the beauty of this special area of the Sierras!

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017


I am an abstract painter living in the Carmel area. The cabin has been in our family for many years and it is always a joy to go up there.

Why BARBARA J CODD chose Gold Country / High Sierra

I love to go up to the cabin though whenever I can to relax by the fire, hike at the Big Trees State Park and also go over to Murphy's for some wine tasting. There is often live music playing at various locations all year round. The amenities at the location close to the cabin in the Blue Lake Springs area are very nice to take advantage of, nice pool, lake, tennis courts, and many more activities plus a nice restaurant. In Arnold you can rent skis, snow shoes, or kayaks and bikes and kayaks during the warmer months.

The cabin is very cozy and fully equipped with everything you would need for your stay. Unlike other cabins that you rent and have to bring your own linens, towels, etc. You don't have to worry about any of that.

The beauty of the area is so special and there is also the benefit of so much to do!

What makes this cabin unique

I love sitting out on the large deck during the warmer months, and in the winter I love just laying around in front of the fire and relaxing. There is so much to do in and around the area. So close for skiing, Big Trees State Park, Murphy's wine tasting rooms, pool, lakes, hiking, shopping and good restaurants. You'll have a great time any time of year. Wifi, cable tv for those stay in when it snows days.


Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sequoia Woods
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sarafina's Italian
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Bear Valley
Nearest Beach
Blue Lake Springs
Car: recommended

The cabin is located in the Blue Lake Springs area in Arnold. Blue Lake Springs offer many amenities for our guests. A pool, lake, tennis courts, and a restaurant plus movie night and other activities for a family if you want to take advantage of these things.

The cabin is also located just minutes from the beautiful Big Trees State Park where there are several hiking trails and the Sequoia River. This is a must see!

The cabin is located just ten minutes from the little town of Murphy's which has numerous wine tasting rooms, good restaurants and other activities. There are also some nice restaurants and shops in Arnold. A little gift shop called "Fine Things" is one of my favorites.

In the summer there is a lot going on in the area including live bands playing around the area. Pick up the local paper to find out what is happening.

For winter sports, the cabin is about 25 miles from Bear Valley Ski Resort. In and around Arnold you can rent ski gear, and in the summer months kayaks.


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

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Mountain View
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The twin beds are upstairs with a full bath next to it and also a large sectional sofa upstairs in the loft area. The master bedroom has a queen size bed with full bath attached and large closet. All linens are provided and all beds have cozy down comforters.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
wifi available. You will have access to the Blue Lake Springs recreation area. Quiet location, yet close to town and other wonderful things to do in the area.


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(46 traveller reviews)

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Cozy Cabin in the Woods
average rating of 4.521739 based on 46 reviews

Lovely cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! This lovely cabin is located in a quiet neighborhood close to all the amenities. We enjoyed the Willie Nelson concert on Friday at the Ironstone Winery venue and explored the area on Saturday. Looking forward to our next stay for some hiking and fishing. We might even come in the winter to enjoy the wood fireplace/stove in the living room! Loved the deck and commented numerous times how quiet and peaceful it was.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Maria We loved having you. So fun that you got to see Willie! Hope to see you again. Barbara
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Cozy cabin - lovely

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time in Arnold, and this little cabin suited us fine. Only problems were small. A toilet that runs and windows and doors that were hard or impossible to open. Overall a delight.

Thanks so much.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable cabin near Arnold and fishing

  • 4 of 5

Cabin was comfortable and convenient for exploring the areas around Arnold. Directions were good and we enjoyed the lake

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brentwood, CA

Just Adequate in Arnold

  • 3 of 5

We stayed in this cabin for 2 nights to attend a concert at Ironstone Vineyard. The place is easy to find, but never fond of steep driveways which it has; in the snow it might be difficult. Although it said no air conditioning, a window-type cooler was turned on to cool our arrival. I found that while this cabin could have been great, it's just very dated and "adequate". One of the enjoyable things was the SMART TV. Marginal things were no window coverings on the main room's windows; hot sun was streaming in during the late afternoon-not good. As in previous posts, the entrance walkway and deck seem dangerously old, with nails sticking up and the railing on deck even wobbles back-and-forth! In reading her cabin binder, it said there is a guest pass to the Rec Area Blue Springs - no pass. When I messaged her, she said it was in the basket (why does the guide say it's in the binder pocket), still no pass. She texted us a pix of hers, but while we went down to tour the facility, we did not partake in its amenities (which are great BTW). Also in previous posts, no TP on hand; I used the upstairs bath once and TP was out, none in the cupboard or anywhere in the house. We used the BBQ which is nice. Location is great; we kayaked on Lake Alpine which was very enjoyable. I did notice that the kitchen light in the kitchen stove hood was full of grease & knats; that was probably overlooked in a cleaning. In closing like I said, this was adequate for our short stay but could be a gem with more attention to detail and updating.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A neat, clean, and comfortable cabin with easy access to the main road.

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I and a blind friend spent four nights in this cabin. It served our needs very well. It is reasonably priced for what you get. A good value. The kitchen was nicely laid out, efficient, and adequately supplied with all the basics we needed. The barbecue was practically brand new and worked well. An A/C unit has been added to the living/dining room which which we only briefly used. The beds were comfortable. Mornings and evenings were pleasantly spent on the patio.

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

Beautiful home in lovely surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. The house just about everything you need to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. I will probably stay here again. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We'd love to have you back anytime!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Arnold, California

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £75.49
Cleaning Fee £113.23
Refundable Damage Deposit £226.47

There is a one time fee per pet of $100.

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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