LUXURY MOUNTAIN RETREAT FOR LARGE GROUPS & FAMILIES

Heidi

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Sleeps25
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
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LUXURY MOUNTAIN RETREAT FOR LARGE GROUPS & FAMILIES

Pine Mountain Club House Rental Photos and Description

7 bedrooms + loft, 5 bathrooms, Mountain Views

In the midst of a Southern California's National Forest rests a private golf, tennis, hiking, mountain biking community with its small shops and restaurants. Within a short walk from the village center, golf course and club house is our house waiting for your group to get together. We offer 7 bedrooms and a loft. Two of the bedrooms are in a separate guest unit below the main house. Our house has 16 individual beds for single sleepers, but with couples in double beds it sleeps 25. The bunk room sleeps 5, our max per room and kids' favorite. The house has vaulted ceilings, 3 fireplaces (2 in master bedrooms), 5 bathrooms of which 2 have jetted tubs (currently off due to drought), beautiful large kitchen, BBQ, huge deck overlooking the mountain view. Bring your family and friends and just enjoy your stay!

The house is non-smoking. You may smoke outside on the deck.

Here's a full description of the property:

Entry is thru a “mudroom” to an entry which opens up to the open kitchen on the right and living area w/ fireplace & dining area. The common space utilizes the “great-room” concept. Bedrooms & baths are along a hall to the left and below the great-room area downstairs. The living space opens up to a full house-length deck overlooking the back yard all the way to Apache Saddle Mountains in far distance. This is a beautiful mountain view with its colorful sunsets. On the deck we have 2 large tables w/ seating. A staircase leads from the deck to the flat large back yard and the guest unit. There are 2 more entry doors to the deck from the house; from BR 3 & 5. BR 5 has private deck area w/ seating. There is a kids' play house and swing in the back yard, and a propane and charcoal BBQ grills in the side yard. In the front yard we have a small deck with a table & chairs for two, a picnic table w/ benches & 5 lawn chairs. Parking is on a mostly flat circular drive-way in front of the house for up to 10 cars.

Bedroom 1: 2 bunk beds (3 twin & 1 double size) – Sleeps 5.

Bedroom 2: queen bed ~ BR 1 & 2 share a full bath across hall with a tub-shower ~

Bedroom 3: queen bed & a twin daybed w/ a trundle bed under. - Sleeps 4. ~ own large bath with double sinks, tub and separate shower. **Fireplace. This room has a thick curtain (no door) to separate from the hall.

Bedroom 4: queen bed – Sleeps 2. ~ Own bath with tub-shower ~

Bedroom 5: queen bed & a small pull-out sofa – Sleeps 3. **Fireplace.

Loft above this bedroom: 2 twin beds + extra mattress & a double futon – Sleeps 5 + a toddler in a tiny sofa-bed.

~ own large bath with double sinks, jetted tub and separate shower.

Small kids’ table set play area in the middle of the house in front of BR 3.

Downstairs separate guest unit:

Bedroom 6: queen size futon (real mattresses) - Sleeps 2.

Bedroom 7: queen bed – Sleeps 2 (and a child on a small sofa).

~ BR 6 & 7 share ¾ bath with shower and kitchenette (w/ sink, mini fridge, microwave, toaster oven, dishes). Access is thru BR 6.

* satellite TV & DVD player in living room and BR 6. Small TV w/ VCR in BR 4. We have lots of kids' videos.

* WiFi internet and AT&T cell service in the whole house. Only Verizon works in the area.

* Unlimited free local & long distance calls from house phone.

We offer bedding and linens included in your rental, but towels can be requested with a charge. Trash pick up can be requested as well with a nominal fee.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Heidi

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks finnish, Estonian
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This house was our family home for 4 years. We had very enjoyable times here and space was never a problem for entertaining many guests.

Heidi purchased this house in 2003

Great for large groups from retreats to family reunions. Quiet neighborhood, short walk to town center's shops and restaurants, park, church, and club house (golf/tennis/pool).

Upgraded large kitchen open to dining and living rooms (all entertaining in one great room), three fireplaces, flat back yard for games and even weddings, beautiful sunsets from large rear deck. Short walking distance to all town amenities and hiking trail.

Sleeps25
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

4.4
based on 22 traveler reviews

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Luxury Mountain Retreat for Large Groups & Families
average rating of 4.409091 based on 22 reviews
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Luxury Mountain Retreat for Large Groups & Families
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Pine Mountain Club Central Coast California
Long Beach, CA
5

FAMILY VACATION FOR 14

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time this summer at Heidi's Retreat for our family vacation, and the house was perfect for our group! Having the amenities of the Clubhouse available to us was a huge benefit, with access to a pool, rec room with pool tables, etc., golf, lounge, yoga and other activities. It was also our 2 boys' first time horseback riding at the equestrian center which was a major plus! The house was clean, well stocked, and beautiful, with many areas for individuals to retreat away from the rest of the group when they needed some quiet time. I was pleasantly surprised at the lack of bugs and other forest creatures inside the house, and we did see some wildlife just outside the house, like deer, racoons, lizards, etc. Lovely vacation home and Heidi was always available to answer questions and give guidance. Thanks, Heidi!
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I'm glad your week-long vacation was wonderful at our house. My daughter, too, loves the trail rides (horse-back) the club provides now. Anyone over 8 can do a 90 minute trail ride thru forest along the mountain side for $45 with a guide. That's pretty cool.....I'm super allergic to horses, so she goes with just the guide and maybe brings a friend along.
Yes, looks like we have solved the so common ant problem in Pine Mountain, we too had in the prior years. And generally we haven't had many flying bugs in the last 2 years....that's nature's call.
Hope to see you next summer again!
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Luxury Mountain Retreat for Large Groups & Families
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p436453vb
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Pine Mountain Club Central Coast California
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4

FAMILY TRIP

  • 4 of 5
We found the accommodations to be spacious and relaxing for our party of 15. We used the Pine Mountain Club home as a base for visiting Los Angeles. While the commute of an hour and a half was a bit much at times, we appreciated the less traffic as we headed north of Hollywood. This house was exactly as advertised, and we were quite impressed. The only hitch was trying to dispose of our trash at the appropriate site which was closed at the time for at least 30 more minutes. We had a deadline to get to the next attraction. Perhaps trash disposal can be performed by housekeeping even if the rental charge is slightly more. Same for providing towels. But again, this home was an impressive mountain home for large families and exceeded our expectations.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ron. Yes, it's a bit far if visiting LA attractions and mostly used to get away from LA by locals. Just prior to your suggestion, I made a deal w/ a local business for towel service and now will add trash pick up as well. I'll post these options on the site very soon. I don't live close enough to do these things myself so I have to rely & hire others to do everything. It's all about coordinating.
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Pine Mountain Club Central Coast California
San Diego, CA
5

NICE CABIN FOR OUR RETREAT

  • 5 of 5
We were very comfortable with all the amenities for our company retreat. Nice, clean, and well decorated mountain retreat with ample space for our large group. The single story worked well for one of ours that was on crutches. Would certainly recommend this place for any large group!
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, People with Disabilities
Owner's Response: I'm glad you all enjoyed your time off from work, I hope. I'm sure the peaceful setting here relieved some stress.
business
Luxury Mountain Retreat for Large Groups & Families
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p436453vb
+1 310-770-2791
Pine Mountain Club Central Coast California
5

FANTASTIC WEEKEND

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful stay at this spacious home in Pine Mountain - many bedrooms to choose from, nicely furnished and very clean and organized. We loved the open kitchen/living room and eating on the patio and the kids loved the swing and the yard (and the tv). The owners were very helpful and gave us great ideas about things to do in Pine Mountain Club (great hikes nearby!). We will definitely be back! Thank you!
  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks and bring those kids back in the winter to snow play and sled. Instead of hiking, I'll direct you to cross country skiing trails at Mt. Pinos.
business
Luxury Mountain Retreat for Large Groups & Families
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p436453vb
+1 310-770-2791
Pine Mountain Club Central Coast California
5

WE COME HERE EVERY YEAR!

  • 5 of 5
Heidi's retreat has been such a welcoming place for our youth ministry. We come every year now! It's always easy to get into, and the house is always clean when we come! If you have a large family or large group, this place is perfect for your needs.
  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We just love groups like yours. I'm so happy you provide the youth this leadership retreat. I'm sure it's a lot of work to organize and teach.....they must already be looking forward to next year's trip to Pine Mountain. Maybe a winter retreat next time so they can experience the snow & freezing temperatures outside.
Thanks for leaving the house so nice and clean, too.
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Luxury Mountain Retreat for Large Groups & Families
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Pine Mountain Club Central Coast California
Fresno, CA, USA
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HEIDI'S RETREAT

Heidi's retreat
  • 3 of 5
Kitchen has a well laid out work area and the deck was a great gathering place.
Plenty of bathrooms for our group of 15.
Clubhouse facilities were great to have as option.
The house itself was not clean enough for the group's standards. Lots of thick dust on all surfaces, cobwebs in every corner, windows were dirty and cupboards and drawers in the kitchen looked like they hadn't been wiped out in a very long time.
Internet was VERY unreliable.
One of the master suites had no door...the only privacy from the rest of the house was a curtain.
The water in the bathrooms took an unreasonable amount of time to get hot and then the showers didn't hold a consistent temperature, so most of the time in the showers was spent readjusting the knobs...lots of wasted water.
  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We value our guests' opinions very much and try to improve from them. But we have NEVER had complaints like this before. A huge majority of our renters leave A+ comments in our guest book but unfortunately don't post them here.
To respond to your opinions; The house is professionally cleaned after each rental and ready for the next. In your case it was cleaned 3 days prior to your arrival. If this is enough time to cover everything in thick dust, we may have to change the schedule ;) There may always be some dust lingering and landing during a few days even in an empty house, but your exaggeration is unbelievable. I personally cleaned off all the cob webs I saw (only a few) just two weeks prior to your stay....spiders may be busier in the spring than typical, but I don't think it's possible they built a web into every corner in such a short time especially since we rarely encounter a spider inside the house???
There is a full description of the house room by room online to review prior to rental; the curtain to one of the large master suites is thick and provides plenty of visual privacy. We took out the door in the hall to gain a feeling of openness and to create the small play area for kids in the hall. This bedroom has been called a favorite room by some as it has vaulted ceilings, nice wall paint colors, art work, fireplace, huge bath and walk-in closet, direct entry to the outdoor deck w/ a view of beautiful sunsets over the mountains.
The windows are cleaned on a rotational basis weather permitting (this was an unusually cold spring and we just had snow in early May) and not always spotless for each rental. We want to keep our renters' cleaning fee reasonable, too.
Hot water is provided by two large water heaters one at each end of the house to ensure that a house this size has adequate hot water. We have taken hundreds of showers in the house and never experienced the water temperature fluctuating. One shower and two sinks are directly above one of the water heaters as others are further. Therefore, the time to receive hot water varies from a few seconds up to 90. This is typical in any house and not unreasonable per any building standards.
Pine Mountain is a rural community and only two small internet companies provide service. We get better service than most in town due to our central location. I'm sorry you had spotty service during one of the four days you spent at the house.
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Burbank and Bakersfield
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Grapevine I-5 FWY
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
Pismo and Ventura
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Mad Baileys
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
Pine Mountain and Mt. Pinos Nordic Ski Center
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Pine Mountain Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Art & Wine Gallery, La Lena, Pizza, Road House
Car: necessary

Snow play, sledding and cross country skiing in winter.

If snow level is too high for us at 5000'; there is Mt. Pinos with a nordic ski center 15 minute drive away at 8000' with guaranteed snow till April.

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Availability & Rates

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Pine Mountain Club House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Labor Day
Aug 29 2014 - Sep 1 2014
3 night minimum stay
$420
 
 
Winter
Oct 1 2014 - Dec 22 2014
2 night minimum stay
$385
From
$385
Fri,Sat
$2,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 24 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2014 - Dec 26 2014
4 night minimum stay
$440
 
 
Holidays
Dec 27 2014 - Dec 29 2014
2 night minimum stay
$420
 
 
New Years
Dec 30 2014 - Jan 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
$440
 
 
Winter/Spring
Jan 3 2015 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$390
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$345
From
$365
Fri,Sat
$1,850
$5,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 24 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Online Payment fee $35
Cleaning fee $120
Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes Holidays: 15% extra. That's $410/night in summer and $445/night in winter.

Major holidays 3 night minimum stay. Christmas and New Years 4 night minimum stay.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Pine Mountain Club House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Oven
  • Kitchen ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , in hall
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , in BR 4
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , in guest suite
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , large bath in BR 5; double sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , large bath in BR 3; double sinks
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , own full bath in room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large bath & fireplace. Loft above overlooking the room.
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Kids welcome to this fun loft. Sleeps 5.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , shares a bathroom with bedroom 1.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 3 bunk bed , 2 bunk beds; one bottom bunk is full size. Sleeps 5.
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Downstairs in a private guest suite w/ 3/4 bath.
    Bedroom 7 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room w/ kitchenette of the guest suite. Sleeps 2.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Room sleeps 4. Fireplace and huge bath. Curtain to hall.
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Video Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Games ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Ping Pong Table
Outside:
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 20 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • library
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
WiFi and AT&T cell phone reception on the property.
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