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Cabin in the Woods, Close to Dodgeridge and Lake Pinecrest

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Leave behind crowds and commotion of your everyday life and enjoy all that Sierras have to offer from our spacious cabin in the woods.

Wake up to the chirping of birds, pecking of woodpeckers, or the sight of snowflakes floating gently past your bedroom window. Step outside and take a full breath of air smelling of pine and cedar. Listen to the sounds of the forest. Take a brisk walk up the driveway to a clearing from which unfolds a beautiful view of forest and mountains to the west (great spot to watch sunsets, too.)

What will it be today? A day trip to Yosemite? A drive up to the High Sierras? Swimming or kayaking on Lake Pinecrest? Skiing or snowboarding at Dodgeridge, or sledding at Little Sweden? Or maybe you will leave your car behind and hike or ride your bike on the nearby trails?

The possibilities are endless. Quaint Twain Harte with its stores, restaurants, golf course, miniature golf and a nice playground for kids is only 3 miles away. Sonora (malls, restaurants, movie theater, antique shops) is about 10 miles due west. Nearby Sonora is Columbia State Historic Park where you can step back in time to the Gold Rush era and ride a stage coach, pan for gold, or enjoy ice-cold sarsaparilla at the saloon. A bit further away are Big Trees State Park, Moaning Caverns, and Angel's Camp. And don't forget exploring the high country further up highway 108, beyond the town of Strawberry. There you will find the Dardanelles, Kennedy Meadows Resort and Pack Station, and the Sonora Pass. Whether you stay a weekend or a week, you will not run out of things to do.

What makes our cabin truly unique are the 13 acres of pine, fir, and cedar forest on which it is situated, surrounded by acres and acres of state and private forest, which is crisscrossed by logging roads which double as hiking/biking/horseback riding/cross-country skiing trails. There are trails running to commercial areas of Sugar Pine (check out Kelly's Kitchen) and Mi-Wuk (both about 15 minutes walk) as well as to Lyon's Dam, and, from what I hear, all the way to Strawberry. In the winter, a 1/5 mile driveway doubles as a private sled run, not too steep for little kids, yet long enough for grown-ups

Inside the cabin, you will find two bedroom wings, each with 2 bedrooms, making it easy for 2 or 3 families to enjoy staying there at one time. One wing has a master bedroom with a comfortable king-size bed and an adjoining bathroom. A small bedroom with 2 twin beds adjoins the master bedroom. This setup is great for a family with younger kids. The other wing has two bedrooms (each with two twin beds), a full bathroom with shower and tub, and a sitting area with 6-foot tall windows which allow you to enjoy the sight of outdoors while staying in.

The huge living/dining room sports high wood ceiling, a wood-burning fireplace (in front of which we spent many an evening after a day of skiing or sledding) and a TV with a VCR and a DVD player.

Next to the fully appointed kitchen, there is a laundry room with a washer and a dryer and a breakfast nook which will accommodate 6-8 people.

Downstairs, there is a large family room with a game table (air hockey, pool, and ping-pong) and a TV with a VCR as well as bunk beds and 2 futons. A gas fireplace tucked in the corner will keep you nice and cozy. Adjoining the family room is a full bathroom with shower.

It's a great cabin in a great location. Come and enjoy it, and bring a friend or two.

Keywords: Cabin, House, Mountain Home

More Details

Owner
Andre Kruglikov
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2018

About Andre Kruglikov

I am a software developer, and after days (and sometimes nights) spent in front of a computer, I always look forward to the space and the solitude I find at our cabin.

I love taking long hikes or bike rides through the forest, exploring different trails.

In the summer, Lake Pinecrest is great for swimming or kayaking and a 5-mile hike around the lake is reasonably strenuous with plenty of spots to stop, take a swim in the lake and enjoy the scenery.

In the winter, we head up to Dodgeridge for skiing or snowshoeing or to Little Sweden for sledding (there is no lift, and you get plenty of exercise hiking up the hill, but the ride down is well worth it.)

Andre Kruglikov purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Andre Kruglikov chose Mi-Wuk Village

My better half was almost born in Long Barn, and their family has been vacationing in that area almost every year. When we happened on this cabin, we loved the space, the solitude and the proximity to Lake Pinecrest and to Dodgeridge.

What makes this cabin unique

This is a great place to unwind and relax, with plenty of space, both indoors and outdoors for a large group of people.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Mi-Wuk Village, California

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • cell phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Comes with a master bathroom.
    Bedroom next to Master Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Accessible via Master Bedroom. Great for kids.
    Bedroom off the enclosed hallway - 2 twin/ single , A bedroom in a separate wing from the Master Bedroom.
    Another bedroom off the enclosed hallway - 2 twin/ single , A bedroom in a separate wing from the Master Bedroom.
    Downstairs Rumpus Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , about 400 sq ft, TV, Air Hockey, gas fireplace, bathroom
  • Linens and blankets are available. If using our linens, please give yourself enough time on the departure day to wash. dry, and fold them. If you prefer, our cleaning crew can do it for you, but they will want to be paid for their time.
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Cabin in the Woods, Close to Dodgeridge and Lake Pinecrest
average rating of 4.568182 based on 44 reviews
5

Gorgeous area, great accommodations, and lots to do in the area.

  • 5 of 5

The driveway is set directly off 108 hwy, pretty easy to find with the given directions. The greatest part is that the cabin sits back from the highway far enough to still keep it feeling like cabin camping. ( If needed a local convenience store is a mere 5 min drive). We brought a few cooking utensils that we found we're not needed( very well accommodated kitchen, cooking area and all the cookware needed.)

We had a bit of rain which didn't deter us from a quick 15 min drive to pinecrest which offered an amazing amount of snow left for kid play. As well as an easy 5 mile hike around the lake.

The open wilderness around the cabin is exceptional , our last day offered plenty of sun in the evening and we explored the Forrest around the cabin ( slightly down hill is Forrest trail I16-21 that is a beautiful easy walk along a maintained path and stream/ waterway system.)

The afternoon In the cabin was relaxing, large windows face a large opening near parking to watch kids play Frisbee, kickball, tag and adventure in the front , allowing adults to prep dinner or relax and read in the East wing on wicker chairs while still supervising.

The evening offered a downstairs game area, ( many games, but I recommend bringing some of your own , as you can imagine some parts or pieces go missing over the years.) We brought twister, Scrabble and few others which made evenings in the den and game room very competitive.

We can't say enough about how great the experience was, we will definitely plan a return trip ( perhaps with another family, there is plenty of beds and bathrooms, plus we never seemed to run out of hot water :-))

Thank you Andre and family for a wonderful spot to enjoy our trip.

  • Submitted: 8-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Clara, California
5

Great Winter Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The owner is very communicative and encouraged us to bring chains the weekend we were driving up. This turned out to be very good advice! The cabin is spacious, especially the living room and kitchen. We had everything we could possibly need. The driveway doubled as a private sled run, which was perfect for a family with young children. I can't say enough good things about the property and the owner, we hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: 1-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A lot space,beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

Comfy, we enjoy our stay nice clean house you don’t need anything everything you need is here thanks to let us stay in your house we coming back soon my family love this place

  • Submitted: 28-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Family Mountain Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had the best Family Thanksgiving at this secluded, quiet, Mountain Getaway!

The kitchen was stocked with more than enough utensils to cook & eat a large Thanksgiving Feast. Everything from a large refrigerator to a large dutch oven, to pots & pans, to dinnerware, 2 microwaves, and plenty of knives & serving spoons, even potatoe pealers!

We had the best time, enjoying the beauty, serenity, & seclusion of the mountains, but, with a market & "civilization" just a short drive up the road.

Plenty of bedrooms, beds, & bedding available for a large get together, all for a great price!

Andre, the owner, was very responsive to all emails and questions. It was apparent that he genuinely cares about your enjoyment.

We are already planning our next trip, and would highly recommend this cabin in the woods for anyone that wants to get away from it all.

The Fleming Family

  • Submitted: 28-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles
5

Great house supplies

  • 5 of 5

The house was very well equipped with blankets and towels in case you need. He gave us plenty of fire starters and charcoal for the bbq! The heating worked very well and the house in a most peaceful setting! Very convenient to drive to surrounding areas. Kitchen was huge and very well stocked. Perfect house for one or more families!

  • Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Secluded and quiet. Very relaxing.

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place. Good location

  • Submitted: 9-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Columbia Airport (O22)
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Twain Harte Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
108
Nearest Restaurant
2.6 Miles
Kelly's Mountain House
Nearest Ski
18.7 Miles
Dodge Ridge
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Lake Pinecrest

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Mi-Wuk Village, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor Day weekend
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$223
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season - fall
Sep 16 2018 - Nov 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$131
C$657
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving weekend
Nov 22 2018 - Nov 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$223
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 17 2018 - Jan 1 2019
4 night minimum stay
C$223
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
 
M. L. King Jr Birthday weekend
Jan 18 2019 - Jan 21 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$223
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
 
President's Day weekend
Feb 15 2019 - Feb 18 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$223
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season - spring
Apr 15 2019 - May 23 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$131
C$657
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 24 2019 - May 27 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$223
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$177
From
C$210
Fri,Sat
C$1,130
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$157.74 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$262.9

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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