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Fresh Air Cabin Retreat in Southern Sierras

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

A roomy, comfy cabin escape in the refreshing Southern Sierras

Refresh your spirit in this cozy, rustic cabin getaway that sits on 1.3 peaceful acres in the foothills of the Southern Sierras above Kern River. Just 10 minutes from Lake Isabella camping, swimming, fishing, waterskiing, and jetskiing, or Kern River camping, fishing, rafting, hiking, golfing, birding, hunting, and more.

This recently-renovated 1800 square foot cabin has 3 bedrooms, a loft, and easily sleeps 4 adults + 4 kids (in bunk beds). (Please note small fee for each person over 6 guests.) It has hardwood floors, sturdy rustic wooden furniture, pot belly gas stove and central heating, outdoor fire pit area, archery, even a tree fort!

We purposely keep the place rustic, with no WiFi or TV. Instead we provide beautiful views, cozy chairs, books, games, and plenty of fresh air so you can chill out and soak up some real relaxation with friends and family.

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Justin & Miriam Bookey
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2017

About Justin & Miriam Bookey

We're an active, outdoor-loving family of four. Our two sons love to visit the cabin and climb rocks around the river, play in the tree fort, do archery, hike, ski, and play in the river. We do too!

Justin & Miriam Bookey purchased this cabin in 2008

Why Justin & Miriam Bookey chose Lake Isabella

It's a great escape from 'city life' for us (Los Angeles), and the fresh mountain air and activities are an amazing break from the urban jungle for anyone.

What makes this cabin unique

The warm, rustic interior with so much natural wood makes us feel instantly relaxed. The sweeping views of the Kern River Valley and surrounding Sierra mountains are crisp and amazing. The stars at night are incredibly bright.


Wofford Heights Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Large bathroom, sitting area, attached deck.
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen , Comfy rustic furniture, sink, closet, chest of drawers.
    Master Bedroom - Upstairs - 1 queen , Spacious but cozy master bedroom upstairs, deck attached.
    Quad Bedroom - Bunk Beds - 4 twin/ single , Two sets of bunk beds sleeps four total
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Nearby Kernville (10-15 minutes) is a historic town, with great museum that displays its rich pioneer and mining history. Really good Italian, BBQ, and other restaurants are close by too. Fishing, hiking, camping, skiing opportunities are all around the area.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Fresh Air Cabin Retreat in Southern Sierras
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews

This place delivers!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with some friends for a rafting trip getaway weekend. The cabin was perfect - spacious and clean but with a true rustic cabin feel. The property is secluded and gives full privacy but is close enough to town to allow for quick trips to the store if needed.

When we weren't rafting the archery range and basketball hoop kept us busy though my inner 9 year old also thought the tree house and tire swing looked pretty awesome. (Def a kid friendly place)

Owners were prompt with communication and friendly. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved it

  • 5 of 5

We came here last year with our families and loved it! The location was perfect. The cabin was amazing and the deck was just awesome! The kids as well as adults had a great time! Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We didn't realize until we arrived at this beautiful cabin retreat that it sits on an acre of land! There are lots of games and fun things to do, especially the ring and hook game! It is addicting! With decks all around, you have beautiful views with spectacular sunrises and sunsets. We were a party of five adults and there was plenty of room and comfortable beds for all. I highly recommend this relaxing retreat and we will go back, for sure!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

The house was beautiful and had a wonderful view of the below town and lake. The house was fully equipped and we were able to find everything we needed rather quickly. The house was clean and well maintained. The beds were exceptional comfortable. Our family enjoyed archery, the tree house, the fire pit and the basketball court. The house was located just a short drive to Lake Isabella and Kernville. We had a great time in both areas. From the main road, the drive up the house was not exactly pleasant. The road was very narrow and there were some sharp turns. I dont know if I would like to be making that drive in the winter. We visited the Sequoia National Forest and enjoyed the trails up there by the big Sequoia trees. We had a great time at this cabin and would recommend it to other families.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kern River, California's best kept secret

  • 5 of 5

So here we were a few weeks before my birthday wondering where to go and what to do but somehow we felt that staycation was the way to go. We had done Tahiti, Europe, Hawaii but weren't sure where to go to have a good time. At the last minute we decided at Kern River at my husband's suggestion. We found a fairly priced rustic cabin with all the accommodations you can imagine from girl's essentials to boys outdoor gears. The cabin was immaculately kept. It sits on a ridge with a spectacular view of the kern valley below. Thecowners were very accommodating for our stightly oversized group. Friendly neighbour who checked in with us to make sure we were ok. Couldn't ask for more. Thank you guys for a wonderful vacation! Mary Cummings and group

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice Memorial Day getaway

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time river rafting, fishing and relaxing in the cabin. It's in good shape, well furnished and the owners were great. It's a great place for a long weekend. We would stay here again!

Ker River Brewing Company is great for a growler.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Wofford Heights Cabin Rental Rates

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Standard pricing
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning & Laundry $85
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 6.0%

Optimal maximum occupancy is 6 guests, and maximum is 8 guests. There is an extra fee of $25 per guest fee per night, for guests numbering more than 6.

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.

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