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Twain Harte Lake Membership! Walk to town and the Lake

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,112 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Sleeps 10. 2 Bedrooms Plus Convertable Beds. 2bath. Cottage Sleeps 2 With Bath


Lodge has 2 queen bedrooms and 1 bath upstairs. In addition there is 1 bathroom downstairs. Located in the living room are 2 convertible futon beds.

All linens and towels included.

Also on the property is our couples Ash Cottage which sleeps 2 with private bath.


Large dining table that seats 10.


Includes a fully stocked kitchen with all utensils, gas stove, microwave oven, dishwasher, garbage disposal and a large refrigerator.

Service Porch:

Washer and dryer with all the needed cleaning supplies provided.

Living room:

Gas fireplace to curl up by on a cool evening.

Wrap around decking:

Seating on the front porch. Large front deck with patio table that seats 8.

In addition there is a bar for serving or seating. Gas grill and charcoal grill are available also.

Patio chairs with a small gas fire pit.

Saucers for snow play.

Driveway and Carport:

Large driveway with lots of parking. Carport provides additional space for entertainment. Ping pong table, dart board and game table. Also located between the Cabin and Cottage is a retractable clothes line and a bag of clothes pins to dry wet suits and beach towels.

Private large yard to enjoy our large trees and a safe place for kids to play.

We supply a Pack n Play, highchair and stroller.

Twain Harte Lake Membership is yours to enjoy during your stay. There is a $6.00 charge per person, per day, in the Summer months.

After the Labor Day weekend the lake is yours to enjoy free of charge.

Just a short walk to downtown, restaurants and entertainment.

Non smoking and No Pets policy.

More Details

Linda Bastian
Member since: 2016
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2018

About Linda Bastian

Gary and I grew up in families that visited Twain Harte which is where our love for this area began. We both were born, raised and live in San Jose. One of our dreams was to be able to have a retirement home in Twain Harte. Five years ago we were able to check that off our bucket list and we continue to live between San Jose and Twain Harte part time. Because of our love for this area, we wanted to have a place to share with family and friends and this year we found this perfect cabin. We hope that all who come here will fall in love with Twain Harte just as we did.

Linda Bastian purchased this cabin in 2016

Why Linda Bastian chose Twain Harte

Our check list when looking for a cabin here included: original Twain Harte cabin, Lake membership, walking distance to town, sleeps a bunch, seats a bunch, lots of trees and most of all, gives you that special feeling of being home. We believe our Sugar Pine Lodge meets all of these and much more.

What makes this cabin unique

Our goal is to make your time spent here special. Our cabin comes with places to share with family and friends. Large deck with lots of seating for dining and grilling. Walk ways that take you around the property to enjoy nature. Our carport entertainment area. We supply 4 sets of golf clubs, 3 right and 1 left handed. Tennis rackets and fishing poles for our guests to use during your stay. Games, moves, WiFi and Roku TV. We also have a private cottage that is separate from the cabin for a couples retreat. All of this and more is what makes our Cabin special.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great location, beautiful cabin, has all the comforts of home. Twain Harte Lake access is great. Short drive to Pinecrest Lake, Columbia, and New Melones. Owners have everything to make a fun stay for kids (ping pong table, darts, games). Great deck to hang out and BBQ.

Thank you so much for all your kind words! We are delighted that your family enjoyed our cabin. You got the purpose of our wanting to have this family cabin! 😘
Jul 2016
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Twain Harte, California

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1112 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • The carport roof located out the door of the back bedroom, is used only as a fire escape not a deck. This area is not constructed to be used as deck!
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bath 1 is upstairs and bath 1 is downstairs. Bath 3 is located in the private cottage.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • 2 bedrooms located upstairs in the cabin. 1 bedroom in the private cottage.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • skiing
  • tennis
No refunds will be given for storms. [Mountain roads can be curvy and steep. Gravel drives are well maintained; however, we highly recommend four wheel drive and/or chains during the snow months. We do not refund due to road conditions.]


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Twain Harte Lake Membership! Walk to town and the Lake
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 38 reviews

Cute, well-appointed home nestled in trees

  • 5 of 5

This home is super cute and comfortable! I liked that it had 3 bedrooms with queen size beds, as well as 3 full bathrooms. The location is ideal in that it is so close to Twain Harte town, as well as the lake and golf course. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: 3-Jul-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Johnson family! We were honored that you chose Sugarpine Lodge for your special day! We loved having you and your family. Please keep us in mind for your future travels! Linda & Gary
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Amazing Experience

  • 5 of 5

Linda and Gary were amazing in guiding our family of 10 to many different experiences each day. This was our second group stay and we will be back again!

  • Submitted: 10-Jul-2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bluffton, SC

Home is as photographed & described. Very clean. Well stocked kitchen. Comfortable beds.

  • 5 of 5

This is a charming wood lodge with adjacent bed/bath cottage in a wooded setting with lots of deck space. It is very clean and updated with things like luxury vinyl flooring in the kitchen. All the appliances we needed were readily available along with plentiful & new utensils, spices, coffee & tea and more. Multiple tv's are set up for streaming (not cable) with many apps. Baths are modern with many fresh towels and cleaning products. Beds are comfortable with up to date sheets & comforters. All-in-all this is a great property to rent.

We were in Twain Harte for a family wedding, and extended family rented multiple properties. Ours was easily one of the best in a town where older cabins & homes are situated on hilly winding streets and tucked in amongst the trees. The Sugar Pine Lodge is about 200 feet off of Twain Harte Road making it easy to reach with a wide paved driveway. You will hear traffic on the TH Road, but it is easy to ignore.

The "best" amenity of this home is the owner, who is extremely attentive to details from the ease of communication (before, during & after the rental) to special touches like a fresh bread, fruit & hard salami platter with fresh cheesecake and beverages. Wow!! We really felt appreciated & comfortable. If we have the opportunity to return to this beautiful part of California we would rent this home again without hesitation.

  • Submitted: 20-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful! Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We loved having you and your family! Looking forward to your future visits to Sugar Pine Lodge!
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect - this cabin is a delight and has absolutely everything I need!

  • Submitted: 2-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear y'all enjoyed your stay. Thank you!
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Very Cute and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend it to anyone that wants a nice comfortable stay

  • Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Matthew! We appreciate your kind words .
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kind hosts, beautifully decorated, well stocked, can't ask for more.

  • 5 of 5

I booked another cabin but the condition was so poor that we had to leave or else could not start enjoying our vacation. We are a group of 3 families with small children with a lot of things to haul. We were packing and looking for the next cabin at the same time. Thank God the host of this cabin, Linda, responded with phone call immediately once I submitted request and described our situation online. She happened to be in the cabin at that time and granted us immediate access without having to wait till 4pm check in time. When we arrived, cozy fireplace, warm glowing lamps and soft music were turned on welcoming us. We couldn't believe we can find something so nice in such short period of time. Exhausted parents screamed "Hallelujah" and the kids went straight in to play. We celebrated our son's 4th birthdays there too. The place is very clean and well stocked with all kinds of kitchen supplies, movies, board games, and even access to a club ! (though nothing much going on in winter but looked like there are fun activities in summer) We went there for snow but there's none. No one is slightly disappointed because of this nice cabin. Thank you so much to the host for giving us all the conveniences you can think of. You brought us from a nightmare situation to sweet dream!

  • Submitted: 16-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: OMG! Thank you so much for your kind words. We only do for others , as we would love to be treated. This is more of a business to us and we work very hard to give our guests a "Home away from home". Please keep us in mind for your future travels. We would love to welcome your family back in the summer.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Columbia Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Eagles Taverm
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Twain Harte Golf Club, and Mini Golf
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Rail Town, James Town
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 108
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Restaurants in downtown
Nearest Ski
33 Miles
Dodgeridge Ski Area
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Twain Harte Lake
Car: necessary

The Twain Harte area is a year-round recreation destination with an unlimited supply of fun. Fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, water-skiing, fine dining, gambling, golfing, concerts, shopping, professional theatre, white-water rafting, snow skiing and snowplay are just a few of the activities and attractions in the Central Sierra.

Twain Harte’s Eproson Park offers a fabulous playground for the little ones, barbecues, a baseball field and an outdoor stage where you can enjoy live free concerts in the Summer. Our picturesque Executive Golf Course is nestled among the pines and open to the public and we provide golf clubs for our guests. The ever-popular Twain Harte Lake is staffed with lifeguards from Memorial Day to Labor Day and is available to our cabin guests. The quaint “downtown” Twain Harte area offers many fine restaurants, a mini golf course and public pool (Summer only), and shopping opportunities.

Nearby Cover’s Apple Ranch offers year-round country experiences with apple and berry-picking, home baked goodies and train rides.

Some of the special events that occur in and around Twain Harte are the one-of-a-kind Winter Wonderland Parade and Tree Lighting the first Friday evening in December where you can join in the small-town spirit of the holidays. (No Grinches in Twain Harte!) Twain Harte a la Carte is held in the heart of town on the third Saturday in May and features food and wine tastings from local restaurants and vintners. A great way to kick off Summer. The Annual Arts & Wine Festival (usually the last weekend in July) is a very popular event and draws visitors from throughout California for a weekend of shopping and wine tasting. You can bring the kids, your picnic and dance the night away at live, free Concerts in the Pines on the Rotary Stage at Eproson Park on Saturday nights from Father's Day to Labor Day.

Just 45 minutes up Highway 108 is Kennedy Meadows

where you can enjoy fishing, horseback riding and the quaint restaurant and saloon.

Don’t forget – Yosemite National Park is just a day trip from the Twain Harte area (approximately 2 hrs. driving time to the Valley floor).

And for those who enjoy gaming, entertainment and fine dining, the Black Oak Casino is only 9 miles from Twain Harte.

For the kids a visit to Barrel of Monkeez is a must. It's an indoor family entertainment center, featuring bounce houses, laser tag, 9-hole mini golf and more, located at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds in Angels Camp, California.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Twain Harte, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 25 2018 - Sep 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall/Winter 2018
Sep 5 2018 - Dec 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 22 2018 - Nov 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Christmas 2018
Dec 23 2018 - Dec 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years 2018
Dec 30 2018 - Jan 1 2019
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$197.55
Refundable Damage Deposit C$329.25

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

OWNER'S CANCELLATION POLICY: 30 days in advance, Canceled bookings will receive a refund.

Owner attempts to properly maintain the vacation rental. The vacationer agrees to
immediately notify the owner of any maintenance problem, so that the situation can
be remedied as soon as possible. Owner is not responsible for any inconveniences
that may occur for which he has no control. This includes, but is not limited to:
power outages, adverse weather conditions, mandatory evacuation, construction,
mechanical failure such as pool, hot tubs, television, etc. No refunds will be given for
occurrences beyond the owner’s control. Owner shall not be held liable for any
injuries that may occur to Vacationers or their guests as a result of the acts of said
Vacationers and guests. Owner is not responsible for any theft or damage to
vacationer’s belongings, including "Acts of God" during their stay at the vacation rental.
Upon payment, vacationers agree that they have read
and understood this agreement. The vacationer accepts all terms, conditions,
and restrictions without exception.

We have membership at Twain Harte Lake. You will have lake privileges our guest. When checking into the Lake, please provide your last name and the address of our Cabin. The fees are charged as follows: $6.00 per person, per day. Payable at the gate. We do have beach towels at the Cabin that you are free to use, located in the upstairs hall closet. We do not provide however, beach chairs.
There is no take in food allowed but there is a snack shack there at the Lake.
Charges will be in effect beginning the week end of Memorial Day and ending after the Labor Day weekend.

Garbage and recycle containers go out on Sunday. Please leave them at the end of the driveway when you leave. Please contact me if you have any questions if you are not leaving on Sunday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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