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Arnold is centrally located and has tons of outdoor activities and quiet to get away. Skiing, boating, kayaking, fishing, and hiking are great. Tell us about you and your trip- we want to get to know you!
This is an original cabin in the first neighborhood in Arnold. We have updated it completely but left the original flavor intact. For example it has full kitchen with dishwasher, garbage disposal, microwave, wireless internet and has city water and sewer, but does not have cabletv or gaming consoles. The living room and dining room are not "great rooms", but cozy get together spaces. If you are the type of folks who love to ski and hike or swim and canoe, then head home for a home cooked meal, a beer and a video or book- this is the spot for you!!
The house will be private with no other guests and we will not be present during your stay. There are a few closets where we maintain personal items
We will not be present during your stay
At a 4,000 FEET HIGH IN THE STANISLAUS NATIONAL FOREST, Arnold is 2.5 hours away from the Bay Area and is in the center of the Sierras. It has a ton of outdoor activities and water-sports. Because of its elevation, you can play in the snow at Bear Valley in the morning and hike or play golf in the afternoon during Autumn and Spring.
For hikers, bikers and equestrians, the Arnold Rim Trail features more than a dozen miles of pathways along forested creeks and ridgetop vistas. For those who want to take it easier, visit White Pines Park and Lake (about .25 miles from the house), or head down highway 4 for a few miles and go rappelling in moaning caverns. Murphys is a gold mining town 9 miles down the hill that has been restored wonderfully and has some nice restaurants, wineries and a wonderful park to picnic and splash in the creek.
Arnold is home to Calaveras Big Trees State Park, where the continent's biggest trees grow. Featuring giant Sequoias over 300' tall and 30' in diameter, the park has both wheelchair-accessible paths and rugged trails among thousands of enormous redwoods, cedars and pines. The park flanks the Stanlislaus River with terrific fishing and swimming, too.
You will need a vehicle in the sierra
We provide a code for access to the house several days prior to your arrival.
We will not be present during your stay
We will consider dogs on a case by case basis.
RENTAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
By your "Request to Book" you agree to the following terms and conditions ("terms"). Agreement to these terms constitutes a short term rental agreement during the specified dates at the property specified and for the agreed upon rental amounts.
Check-in time is 2PM and check-out time is Noon.
1. Smoking is NOT allowed inside the premises.
2. No more than 5 people are allowed to sleep over night in this property.
3. The host is not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The host is not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.
4. Keep the property and all furnishings in good order.
5. Only use appliances for their intended uses.
PARKING: Parking is limited to 2 vehicles. Vehicles are to be parked in driveway area only.
8. Housekeeping: Cabin will be clean before you arrive; there is no daily housekeeping service.
9. The woodstove is woodburning and requires that you keep the door closed for safety. Make sure your fire is completely out prior to leaving your Cabin or retiring for the night. Never leave a fire burning unattended!! Do not try to put your fire out with water as water will cause starter logs to explode and as water makes a big mess. Please let your fire completely extinguish itself.
No refunds will be given for storms. [Mountain roads can be curvy and steep, we highly recommend four wheel drive and/or chains during the snow months. We do not refund due to road conditions.]
To encourage our Guests to take good care of their accommodation, we charge a Cabin Security Deposit. Your Security Deposit will be held during your stay and then released when you leave provided there have been no damages. We do expect that there will be absolutely no damage incurred by you or your party during your stay. We expect that you will treat your Cabin as if it were your own and that you will leave your Cabin clean, neat and undamaged at check-out.
Do not smoke in any building on this property and make sure butts and ashes are deposited outside in the appropriate terra cotta containers provided. No cigars or pipes are allowed inside the cabin.
Do not flush sanitary supplies or condoms . Use the sani-bags provided and place in the waste basket for disposal.
Please load dishwasher and start prior to your departure.
Cabin garbage should be taken out to the outside garbage cans in the garage.
Full forfeiture of the Cabin security deposit occurs for any of the following: unauthorized pet occupancies, smoking inside any structure, exceeding the occupancy limits in your confirmation letter and leaving a fire burning unattended.
Have fun and please leave the accommodation in a condition that warrants the return of your Cabin Security Deposit:)
We have lived in the Bay Area for 20 years and spent time in Arnold since 2000. We ski at Bear Valley, Paddle Board at White Pines lake and just enjoy the stars and quiet. We like not being "connected" there.