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Romantic and/or Family Fun Upscale Designer Retreat W/Wi Fi

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Three story house, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Our lovely three-story home accommodates UP TO eight (8) occupants only. We require ONE weeks notice for ANY reservation.


We do not take last minute reservations! Even if our property shows availability we do not book last minute!

This is a high-end elegant home. It is professionally decorated and appointed with valuable art and antiques. We appreciate and insist upon renters who respect and value the elegance and uniqueness of our property.

In this mountain gem of a community enjoy one of Southern California's best-kept secrets. Our home is a retreat for writers, perfect for a romantic or family mountain getaway. It is a quiet retreat to refresh from stress, or even a 'girls weekend' getaway! Please check our calendar for availability before inquiring. If we're booked on the dates that interest you, please BOOKMARK us for future reference. High Speed Wireless INTERNET accessible throughout our home and property. Bring your laptop!

Located at 5,600 foot level, our mountain home provides a nearby destination with a quiet and remote atmosphere. Pine Mountain Club has a true four-season mountain climate, and is a perfect year-round destination for a getaway! (Additional photos are always available upon request!)

Located on a nice, QUIET street yet a few minutes from the Village and clubhouse, our home is three-stories, has a light and airy feeling with its vaulted ceiling, wet bar, wood fire place, sleeps UP TO eight (8) - three bedrooms (a king size bed and a large walk-in closet, two twin beds, and a queen bed) and two and quarter baths, a game room w/air hockey, table tennis, wood burning stove, and sofa (full size) bed.

Ideal for two/three couples, or a small family.

Sorry, we cannot accommodate more than eight (8) occupants at any time.

Our home is beautifully decorated with a mix of modern and antique furnishings by Sigrid Insull acclaimed interior designer and contains up scale amenities (we offer popcorn maker, bottles of water, bathrooms with custom soaps, lotions, organic hand sanitizers & fluffy towels, coffee, hot chocolate, teas, Keurig coffemaker and variety of Kcups), in addition to snow blower w/electric starter. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, cutlery, cookware, cooking appliances like a crock pot and more you are welcome to use.

Our home is VERY clean and comfortable (2200+ square ft) with unobstructed mountain views. Our deck faces east affording stunning sunrises.

Newly installed heating and air conditioning with NEST Thermostat.

We are in the Los Padres National Forest - wildlife (deer, bobcat, fox, bunnies, squirrels, quail, dove, stellar and scrub jays) abounds. Sledding awaits at Mt. Pino's (8300' - 8800') just 15-20 minutes away, GREAT for cross-country skiing and snow-play destination! Rare California Condor preserve located on Mil Portrero Road (main road through town) apx 15 miles west.

Bring your CD's and we have Direct HDTV & smart Blu Ray DVD players in the living room, & master bedroom, with Direct HDTV & DVD player in gameroom. During spring and summer there is a table w/four chairs & umbrella, and two Adirondack chairs, on the deck w/beautiful view of the mountains. There's also a propane grill and grill utensils.

NOTE: Due to our elevation (5,600 ft) on the Mountain, SNOW may be present during cooler months.

While our roads are well-maintained, area CHP require that you carry chains (or have a 4x4 vehicle) when snow is possible. Links to Pine Mountain Club and Weather Conditions below give a detailed outlook on this special community.

If you are looking for a close, relaxing, year-round getaway, and appreciate a clean and upscale home, we welcome you. Attention has been paid to EVERY detail in our home, and we offer amenities not typical of most vacation rentals here on the Mountain!

Rental includes up to four (4) guest passes ( up to six can be made available when requested) to club facilities; a phone (with answering machine) is available for local calls; long distance calling available but will be deducted from deposit.

Long Term Rentals: six months-one year guests will pay all utilities!

Note: Cell service IS available on the Mountain via VERIZON. In the event of an illness/emergency call 911 & Paramedics are located nearby in the Village.

This is a 'housekeeping home/cabin', which means that you are asked to leave it as clean and tidy as you found it.

All cleaning supplies are provided.

Due to the extreme fire danger in the area, smoking is NOT allowed in our home or on our property. Sorry, we do not allow pets.

Keywords: Quiet Mountain Retreat for writers and others, Writing Retreat, Game Room, Winter Sports, Summer Fun, Golf, Tennis, Country club, Horseback, Hiking Trails, Mountain Biking, Custom elegance

More Details

James Overman
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About James Overman

Owners are professors at a nearby Cal State Campus. He is a television executive and teaches in CTVA and she is a writer and teaches in the English department.

James Overman purchased this house in 2009

Why James Overman chose Central Coast California

Remote, quiet, amenities, peace, relaxation, country club, golf, bar, community activities, summertime concerts, close to Metropolitan Los Angeles and Bakersfield

What makes this house unique

Solitude, writing retreat, staying in pajamas all day, long walks, curl up with a book in front of fireplace and read undisturbed, BBQ in the rain and snow, did we say rest and relaxation plentiful


Pine Mountain Club House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 2.25
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1) All linens stored in closet of master bedroom., Queen size Beds (1) All linens stored in closet in this bedroom with extra blankets. Linens for sofa bed located in game room also in this closet. Twin or Single Beds (2) All linens stored in closet in this bedroom two twin beds with extra blankets. Extra pillows and comforter also located there., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa bed (full size bed) in game room sleeps two. Linens and pillows for this bed are stored in closet in upstairs bedroom with queen bed.
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • festivals
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Gorgeous, peaceful mountain escape from LA

  • 5 of 5

We came up to Pine Mountain for a weekend away from Los Angeles and absolutely fell in love with James and Linda's beautiful, spacious home. We spent the day exploring the Pine Mountain village center and going for short walks suggested in the very handy visitors guide, and spent the evenings curled up around the fire and taking in the stunning view of the mountains from the balcony, lit by a full moon. Quick tip to bring your own groceries if you're looking for organic/vegan eats but there are a couple of decent restaurants within the village center. Thoroughly recommend this place for a relaxing getaway just 90 mins away from the city.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you were able to enjoy our home as that is why we purchased it in the first place to provide serenity, relaxation, and some level of restorative comfort. The mountain air and quiet does bring joy and we are grateful that you experienced it in our home that we love so much!! Do come back.
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a wonderful weekend. The house was well appointed, clean, and in such a relaxing area.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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True Thanksgiving Feast

  • 5 of 5

We arrived and were extremely pleased to find that our home away from home was spacious, well appointed and had stunning views. No need to bring pots, pans, coffee maker, nor serving dishes. Plenty to take care of your entertaining desires. The beds were comfortable and clean. Plenty of closet space to be organized. The game room was a hit. If not hiking, riding dirt bikes, then we were playing air hockey or other games. Our final night there, it snowed! What a beautiful sight. Thank you for a wonderful Thanksgiving Feast!! Memories were made.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We aim to please our tenants in just this way and very much appreciate your kind words. We always want to insure such joy for our guests!
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  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay, the house was very clean and comfortable for 8 people , kitchen was fully equipment and was exactly as it was advertised , we rented lots of vacation homes and this one of the best.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay at

  • 5 of 5

My party and I had the most pleasant time at this place. The property was clean, well maintained and had all the amenities we needed to have a luxury accommodation. Bedding was very comfortable and we couldn't ask for anything more. I would come back here and recommend it to my friends.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay. Had a great time

  • 5 of 5

We greatly enjoyed the stay at your place. It was a fantastic experience and we are impressed with every detail and how it is arranged.

Thank you.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Bistro
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Pine Mountain Clubhouse
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Mil Portero
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Bistro, La Lena, Cafe Silva Bella, etc...
Nearest Point of Interest
Woodland Waterfall
Nearest Point of Interest
Upstream from Bernina Dr.
Car: necessary

Fishing catch and release


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $200

Returning travelers get a discount. Stay a full week pay for 6 nights at a reduced rate. Stay a month and pay a much reduced rate. Call/email for details. 818-906-1029 or

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.