RUSTIC, SPACIOUS, PET FRIENDLY LODGE SLEEPS 10: THREE BLOCKS FROM TOWN CENTER!

Arlene Corte

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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RUSTIC, SPACIOUS, PET FRIENDLY LODGE SLEEPS 10: THREE BLOCKS FROM TOWN CENTER!

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Sleeps 10: 3 Bedrooms (king, queen, full, 3 twins, full futon), 2 Baths

We’re excited to have you visit the Lodge on Helen. It's a three block walk to the center of town! This two level property is completely fenced in to keep your well trained and loved traveling companions safe (kids or dogs!) Welcome!!! Amenities: Fully stocked kitchen. The living room has a leather sofa and loveseat, comfortable chairs a faux fireplace, and a flat screen tv with DVD player. The master bedroom has a beautiful log king sized bed set as well as a Pack 'n Play in the closet. There’s a full bath off the master bedroom. There is another full newly remodeled bathroom between the secondary bedroom (queen bed) and living room. The huge downstairs room has a double and three log twin bed and lots of room for sleeping bags. Get some fresh air on the front porch while relaxing on the rocking chairs or locally made log furniture. The property is surrounded by a chain link fence with plenty of room for the kids and dogs to run and tables and chairs for outdoor dining as well as charcoal barbeques.

This time of year the hiking is amazing; just walk up Walnut, turn right on Linnet and just keep walking. Or, when you get to the Methodist Camp, walk through the camp, hugging the mountain, until you get to the levee and then follow the sounds of the stream of melted snow. You'll find a variety of beautiful pine cones and collect some rare actinolite, a mineral only found in a few places on earth! You might see a deer on your hike. Let the dogs run loose and enjoy their freedom on the levee.

Play board games, read or bird watch. On Memorial Day weekend walk around town to the over 100 yard sales! The third weekend of August is the popular antique auto show. You'll also get your fill of lemonade and cookie stands that abound in the summer!

We just added a super sized charcoal barbeque. Bring your coals, meat or tofu burgers and grill up a storm! There is also the amazing log furniture outside on which you can enjoy your outdoor meals.

Walk to town (a 7 minute walk) and do a little shopping. You'll find restaurants, gift shops, antique stores, market, bakeries, and ski shops.

Sign up for Big Pines Zipline tour! It's an amazing four hour canopy tour adventure through the treetops just two miles away from the cabin (check their website and book ahead). It's one of the most exhilarating activities I've ever done! It's a three mile drive to Mountain High Ski Resort. A few more miles and you'll be at Grassy Hollow visitor center. The Pacific Crest Trail will host thousands of hikers walking from Mexico all the way to Canada!

Mountain High is a quick drive up the highway for skiing, snowboarding and tubing in the winter. Mountain biking (my husband loves the challenging trails) and hiking in that area is a real treat in the Spring and Summer. Motorcyclists love Hwy 2. My husband swears it's some of the premier riding in the nation. Wrightwood really is an amazing, relaxing vacation spot!

The kitchen is fully stocked and is ready for some of your fabulous cooking! There is a market in town, Jenson's (it’s pricey, but well stocked) where you're able to purchase any food you might need. However, if you want a break from cooking there are some wonderful restaurants in town. The Blue Ridge Inn is the nicest if you're looking for prime rib or fresh seafood. Most of their entrees are around $20 with salad and fresh bread (if you go there, please tell them Arlene sent you; I used to waitress there!). Their pumpkin bread is amazing! There's also a Mexican Restaurant, Mexico Lindo (prices around $7-12 each) that has excellent food. For breakfast, the Evergreen cafe has fabulous pancakes and the Village Grind has delicious breakfasts as well (they also have 24/7 WIFI service) and often has live music going. The Grizzly Cafe, on Hwy 2, has the best sweet potato fries around and very good sandwiches. You will love the lodge motif! Mile High Pizza has a great variety of pizzas and other Italian dishes (and they deliver!). Ask them about their $3.00 off a large counter coupon. I guarantee you, you won't starve in Wrightwood!

I will be happy to provide any additional information you might need. Please do not hesitate to contact me either by phone or email. corte.arlene@gmail.com or 760.792.8267

Keywords: Large cabin, two-level, hiking , large patio, fenced in yard, level parking, pet friendly

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Arlene Corte (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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About Arlene Corte

We purchased the lodge with the intention to live in it. Until we can do that we would like to open it up for others to enjoy!

Arlene Corte purchased this lodge in 2014

Why Arlene Corte chose Wrightwood

We raised our girls in Wrightwood and I taught at the local elementary school for years. Wrightwood has a very special place in our hearts.

What makes this lodge unique

We love the lodge for many reasons. I really like that the main floor has everything on it (easy on the knees!). The dormer room is downstairs and is a perfect place for the kids or a second family to stay. My husband and I just remodeled the guest bathroom and it is fantastic! A local craftsman built all the beautiful outdoor log furniture. The lodge is right across the street from another cabin I manage (393373) so when large groups come up for weddings they can rent both cabins for convenience. All in all, this is an amazing lodge.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks again. It is so great to find an owner who is pet friendly and



has a quiet place in the mountains. Ann and Nora also loved the



location of the cabin and the quiet atmosphere. We sat out on the



porch and just rocked and listened to the trees talking...
Jul 2013
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4.9
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Rustic, Spacious, Pet Friendly Lodge Sleeps 10: Three blocks from town center!
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Rustic, Spacious, Pet Friendly Lodge Sleeps 10: Three blocks from town center!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p390994vb
760.792.8267
Wrightwood Inland Empire California
5

You can't go wrong renting from Arlene!

You can't go wrong renting from Arlene!
  • 5 of 5
This, along with her other cabins, is well kept and homey. Plenty of room to spread out in this one. The basement room is perfect for romping and a slumber party. There's a closet over-flowing with games and toys (for all ages) and the coffee table has a unique interactive feature you won't find anywhere else.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: You were the first guests to use the new coffee table. When I found the old printing punches and the old table, I thought it would be a fun idea for guests to use. It will be fun to read the messages and names in the table!
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Rustic, Spacious, Pet Friendly Lodge Sleeps 10: Three blocks from town center!
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5

LOVED this cabin

  • 5 of 5
This was the perfect cabin for our family birthday celebrations! We had a party of 6 and as indicated this cabin could easily accommodate 10 people. The layout is great the living area was perfect for congregating after dinner and to play games. Arlene is an absolute pleasure to deal with. We also loved that the cabin is walking distance to town! The kids enjoyed the Navitat zip lining and they highly recommend it. We will be back.

Thank you!!
  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I am always happy to hear when families are making new memories in Wrightwood; I'm so happy you were able to celebrate your birthday there. The location is one of my favorite parts about the cabin, too. My husband and I love to walk into town at night for dinner with our flashlight and gaze up at the millions of stars. I will send you specials now that you are a "preferred" guest. Thanks again for your patronage!
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Rustic, Spacious, Pet Friendly Lodge Sleeps 10: Three blocks from town center!
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5

JoHelen'

JoHelen'
  • 5 of 5
My family and I had a great time in this cabin. It was very clean - a big plus. We loved the openness between the living room and kitchen - everyone felt like they were together no matter what they were doing. The downstairs was a huge, pleasant surprise - would be great for older kids to have their own space. The two bedrooms were very large. The cabin is comfortable and nicely decorated. The one thing I think it needs is a wood burning stove (since I don't think you can add an actual fireplace). Given the weather we had that would have been going all the time and is just something you expect in the mountains. The yard was nice, but again, given our weather we did not spend time outside other than to build a snowman and take walks.

We would rent again and recommend to others.
  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I love the openness of this cabin, too; there is lots of room inside for everyone to congregate. I agree, a fireplace or woodstove would be a nice addition on cold and snowy days. You lucked out in the weather department being in Wrightwood during one of our few snowstorms this year. The drought in California hit us hard, too. Thanks again for your visit!
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Rustic, Spacious, Pet Friendly Lodge Sleeps 10: Three blocks from town center!
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Wrightwood Inland Empire California
4

Great getaway weekend!

  • 4 of 5
We really enjoyed our stay at the cabin. It was everything I expected it to be. The dormer downstairs was perfect for my daughter and her family. We had a little trouble with one of the doors getting stuck, but a call to Arlene and she had a handyman up within minutes. I would definitely stay here again. My grandson said we had to make this an annual tradition. We ate breakfast at the Grizzly Café on our way home and he decided that also had to be part of the tradition!
  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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Rustic, Spacious, Pet Friendly Lodge Sleeps 10: Three blocks from town center!
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760.792.8267
Wrightwood Inland Empire California
5

Great Family Get-Away

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed our stay in the cabin and it was just right for our family of nine! No snow but we had a great time anyway. We hiked, shopped around town, played games and had great meals at the Grizzly Bear and at the Evergreen. We also Barbecued meals at the cabin. I would recommend this property for any family.
  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I wish I had an in with Mother Nature and could order some more snow for my guests, but unfortunately, I don't. I'm glad you still had a nice time and hope you will be able to visit us again!
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Rustic, Spacious, Pet Friendly Lodge Sleeps 10: Three blocks from town center!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p390994vb
760.792.8267
Wrightwood Inland Empire California
5

Wonderful Cabin!

  • 5 of 5
We had such a wonderful time at JoHelen Cabin! Arlene is a great hostess and so accommodating! Thank you for a wonderful mini vacation! -Sarah
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Ontario Airport
Nearest Train
32 Miles
San Bernardino
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 2
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Blue Ridge Inn
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Mt. High
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Mile High Pizza
Car: not necessary

You are only a three block walk to town (Farmers' Market every Friday evening) and four mile drive to Mountain High. Big Pines Ziplining has also opened up with their office in the village and is an amazing experience!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Wrightwood Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Ski Season 2014
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
1 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Break 2014/15
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 11 2015
1 night minimum stay
$325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$125
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $400
Notes Christmas break is $300 per night
All prices are based on parties of six. Additional persons will be $10 extra each per night. So, a party of 12 will be an additional $60 per night.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Wrightwood Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms have full sized tubs/showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 1 king in master, Queen size bed in 2nd bedroom on main floor. Downstairs dormer has 1 Double Beds & 3 log twin beds. Additionally there are two fold out single mattresses that can be layed on the floor. (1) Pack 'n Play set can be moved anywhere (kept in master closet)
Entertainment:
  • Toys ...
  • Books ...
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • festivals
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • sledding
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • antiquing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • hiking
  • snowboarding
  • skiing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Just a short three block walk to town or the same distance to beautiful hiking trails!
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