Family-Friendly Arnold Retreat w/ Resort Perks!

Property ID: 429308ArnoldCAUS
Sleeps 93 BR2 BA


Escape the hustle and bustle of your everyday life and book a stay at this rustic and spacious 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom vacation rental in Arnold! Located in the Blue Lake Springs community, this lovely cabin surrounded by towering trees boasts a cozy living room with a wood-burning stove, a wraparound deck with a grill, and plenty of board games. Lace up your hiking boots and spend the day hiking in the National Forest, go shred the slopes of Skyline Bear Valley Resort, or cuddle up at home.


  • Community Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Deck
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Parking


Location Details

THE GREAT OUTDOORS: Stanislaus National Forest (surrounding area), Arnold Rim Trailhead (3.6 miles), Calaveras Big Trees State Park (3.6 miles), White Pines Lake - Park & Beach (3.7 miles), Mercer Caverns (16.0 miles)

WINTER RECREATION: Spicer Sno-Park (22.8 miles), Bear Valley Adventure Company (26.0 miles), Skyline Bear Valley Resort (30.4 miles), Dodge Ridge Mountain Resort (65.4 miles)

FAMILY EXCURSIONS: Downtown Arnold (~3.0 miles), Sierra Nevada Logging Museum (3.7 miles), Moaning Caverns Adventure Park (20.4 miles)

AIRPORT: Stockton Metropolitan Airport (75.4 miles)


19 reviews
  • Dirty and inaccurate


    Unfortunately, this property NOT being cleaned either well or regularly. A thick layer of dust is on all windows and blinds. There are cob webs both inside and outside of nearly all (dirty)windows and on some chairs inside. An active wasp nest with live wasps was exposed when we tried to open the umbrella on the deck. We opened the door to the dishwasher, which then fell out of the cabinet and was full ( of unclean dishes).When the power went out ( which I understand is not the property Mgrs fault) we reached for the 2 flashlights that are in the kitchen, supposedly for just such an occasion. Neither flashlight had a working battery in it. At this point we decided to load the car and return home early.Just as an aside, we were not informed until we received the 3 page property rules approx. 2 days before arrival that the driveway was not safe and we will need to park on the road (at least one full story up the steep drive), that would have just been inconvenient if it weren't for the fact that my wife had full hip replacement surgery just a few weeks ago. I WILL JUST HOPE THAT THE OWNER IS UNAWARE OF HOW POORLY THIS PROPERTY IS BEING MANAGED AND THIS CAN ALL BE FIXED FOR THE BENIFIT OF ALL THOSE WHO FOLLOW.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published July 20, 2022
  • A nice place to relax.


    My kids loved the cabin and had a blast in the snow on the property. Overall the place is very well kept with lots of amenities to entertain oneself. The only confusion we had was how to start the fire, and that information was provided by the host, however my kids had covered up the folder with their gear. Overall a good experience.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Micah V.
    Published March 16, 2022
  • Ammm


    La cabaña está bonita, pero definitivamente tienen que arreglar la rampa es muy complicado salir de ella tuvimos que pedir ayuda para sacar el coche, también tienen que poner atención en la app de Vrbo porque el anfitrión no contesta, tuve problemas para adquirir la clave , si soy honesta pasamos mal la mitad de la estancia

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published January 26, 2022
  • The burner was so dirty that it caught fire when trying to heat water


    I'm writing this review very frustrated after having several issues with the cabin we rented and after not being able to contact the manager. I really wanted to talk to the manager to solve the issues before posting but couldn't contact him. Thought the beds and floors were clean and the location was great, these are some of the issues we encountered:1. They never sent us instructions to check in and had to call that same day and try for several times before getting an answer. Vrbo helped us but not the host.2. The burner was so dirty that it caught fire when trying to heat water to make tea. Thank god one of us knew how to deal with grease fire! it was so scary we didn't use the kitchen anymore.3. Pots and pans were really dirty and old.4. The advertised grill was filthy and there was nothing to clean it up.Summary: it could have been a great experience because the location and cabin are pretty but had to deal with a dangerous and unsafe situation. We couldn't cook anywhere and we're still waiting for the manager/host response. He didn't even answer the first message we sent when we rented the cabin.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Maria G.
    Published June 24, 2021
  • Family Memorial


    Spent a few nights here in order to attend a small memorial in Murphy's. The location was great, as we have family from Murphy's to Arnold. Check in was easy, and just used a code to get into the front door. Overall, the property was nice. Beds were not very comfortable, and the bottom bunk bed especially was not set up well (full or queen air bed on a twin size frame). My son ended up falling off the bed in the middle of the night, which shook the whole house. I think if the beds and some of the small appliances (toaster, pots/pans) were upgraded a bit, it would have made for a more comfortable stay.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Leslie L.
    Published June 1, 2021
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  • This property has a maximum occupancy of 9 guests, not including infants.
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