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ENJOY OUR DREAM AT SHADOWBROOK, A LUXURIOUS 1927 MOUNTAIN HOME

Fernando Alvarez

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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ENJOY OUR DREAM AT SHADOWBROOK, A LUXURIOUS 1927 MOUNTAIN HOME

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Idyllwild Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Chateau / Country House, 3 Bedrooms + Office, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Shadowbrook, built in 1927 and lovingly maintained and enhanced over the years, for the first time is available to the public for vacation rental. On a level acre, the graceful “cabin” looks over Strawberry Creek, as does the Jacuzzi redwood hot tub. Lupines and rare tiger lilies grace the forest garden in summer. The interior is warmed by virgin redwood walls and its exterior is cedar bark above river-washed boulders. While its style is in the tradition of an old-fashioned Adirondack cottage, it has central heating, a modern kitchen, outdoor shower, and three fireplaces for ultimate comfort. Walk to town along the creek, sit in the sunroom filled with the Strawberry Creek’s music, have breakfast on the deck, and you’ll know why Shadowbrook has only had three previous owners.

Keywords: A Spacious, Immaculately Maintained, Redwood Adirondack Style Cabin in the Forest

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Fernando Alvarez (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english

About Fernando Alvarez

For thirty five years, we've enjoyed Shadowbrook in all seasons. We look forward to tiger lilies in July, flocked trees in winter, and lupines in the spring. The nights are dark and clear for star gazing and the creek provides its music day and night. I've written twenty books in the house, so it's also a place of great inspiration.

Fernando Alvarez purchased this cabin in 1970

Why Fernando Alvarez chose Idyllwild

The first time we discovered Idyllwild, we had come up the Hill for dinner at a new restaurant. Although it was called the Chef in the Forest, we were surprised and delighted by the beauty of the little village. We went back up a year later and have loved the town and our home ever since.

What makes this cabin unique

We have horseshoes and badminton, a hammock, books, and sunshine most of the time. Lighting a fire in our giant fireplace with a glass of wine, a novel, and Beethoven is our idea of a good time in winter. Aroma, the restaurant right across the creek from us, has great food with live music to match.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We loved the proximity of the property to the creek and the very private wooded lot. We walked to Aroma Cafe for breakfast. The house was very comfortable and charming. The cabin decor was impeccable, and outside deck areas inviting. I will definitely rent again.
Mar 2011
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.7
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Enjoy Our Dream at Shadowbrook, a Luxurious 1927 Mountain Home
average rating of 4.714286 based on 8 reviews
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Enjoy Our Dream at Shadowbrook, a Luxurious 1927 Mountain Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314102vb
-(760)285-7651 (California, USA)
Idyllwild Inland Empire California
4

Wonderful property and location

  • 4 of 5
We stayed at this cabin for 4 days with 6 adults. Someone was there to meet us when we arrived to show us how everything worked. The location of the property is great - in the middle of the forrest, walking distance from downtown, and right on Strawberry Creek. The Cabin was very large, and beautiful (the photos don't do it justice), and there several distinct areas such as dining room, office, game room and several decks, a hammock, swings, and fenced-in area for dogs. You can hike directly from house into mountains. We came with senior citizens and teenagers, and there was something for everybody! We really loved it, and hope to come back.
  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Enjoy Our Dream at Shadowbrook, a Luxurious 1927 Mountain Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314102vb
-(760)285-7651 (California, USA)
Idyllwild Inland Empire California
5

lala

  • 5 of 5
The best place to stay for vacation at Idyllwild. I've been there with my family and we had fun. I was not expecting the house to be that big but it was so, loved it! Such a nice place.
  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: So glad you celebrated the New Year at and with Shadowbrook! She's a good friend to many.
business
Enjoy Our Dream at Shadowbrook, a Luxurious 1927 Mountain Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314102vb
-(760)285-7651 (California, USA)
Idyllwild Inland Empire California
Manhatten Beach, CA
5

Shadowbrook is a perfect mountain getaway from LA.

  • 5 of 5
When I arrived, I was so impressed with the space and layout of the home. Felt very cozy and welcoming. All of the bedrooms were great, but I loved the common areas the most. I also forgot my sunglasses there, and they were nice enough to send them back... So grateful! Thanks again Fernando!
  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: So glad you liked it! It's welcomed many for many years.
business
Enjoy Our Dream at Shadowbrook, a Luxurious 1927 Mountain Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314102vb
-(760)285-7651 (California, USA)
Idyllwild Inland Empire California
United States
5

Great historic-feeling place on the creek

  • 5 of 5
We loved the place, from its location on the creek and close to town, to the historic feeling of the building and the redwood hot tub with a view of the creek. We stayed with three couples and two kids and it worked very well for us. Don't miss the opportunity to walk over to Cafe Aroma for music and great food. We would definitely love to go back.
  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Enjoy Our Dream at Shadowbrook, a Luxurious 1927 Mountain Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314102vb
-(760)285-7651 (California, USA)
Idyllwild Inland Empire California
Alpine, CA
5

Weekend Retreat

  • 5 of 5
This was such a great place to spend time with dear friends. It was bigger than we had expected (except for the coffee maker) and plenty of rooms to sneak away if you just wanted to read or take a nap. Of course we spent most of our time sitting around the living room enjoying each others company in front of the beautiful fireplace. There were gorgeous views from every room, with most looking out over the creek, but I think our favorite room for viewing was the game room. Very cozy, and easy to picture with a cup of hot cocoa as snow is falling. We all fit very comfortably, with many options for sleeping arrangements. There is a bonus room upstairs that is not mentioned on the website. The dining room table was also very accommodating and made it easy to serve from the cute little kitchen. We will definitely be planning another trip to Shadowbrook!
  • Submitted: May 24, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Julie. I'm glad you enjoyed our home. Many books were read and written in the sun room, not to mention the many games we've played there, too.
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Enjoy Our Dream at Shadowbrook, a Luxurious 1927 Mountain Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314102vb
-(760)285-7651 (California, USA)
Idyllwild Inland Empire California
RPV, California
5

So beautiful! Perfect stay.

  • 5 of 5
This is a wonderful home, great for a family. So many lovely details - the historic (but updated) kitchen, the incredible dining room!!, the lovely master suite, clawfoot tub - the list goes on and on. The huge stone fireplace is amazing!! And the location, overlooking Strawberry Creek, is just perfect. Easy to find; it's a nice walk to town. The property manager is very helpful. Our only suggestion is to add WiFi, which would make an extended stay easier. Highly recommended.
  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $300 Per night

Idyllwild Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 2014 - Nov 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,200
$5,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Holidays
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,200
$7,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,949
$4,050
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $350
Extra Person Fee $50
Property Damage Protection $49
Pet Fee $60
Notes Rates may be higher for Holidays and Special Events.
Expect a standard rental agreement to review and sign.
Firewood and starters are not included in the rental price.
Webber BBQ grill. Bring your own charcoal.
Extra person fee. Expect $50 per person per night over six guests.
Pet fee is $50 per pet per weekend stay.
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Amenities

Amenities

Idyllwild Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1) Double futon (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
Notes:
This property and house are ideal for Yoga retreats, small events, photo shoots and filming. Please ask the Property Manger as these are not allowed without prior arrangement and proper liability insurance. Extra fees will apply.

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