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Romantic Mountain View Sanctuary - Stars & Hot Tub - Trails to Town - Five Stars

Pine Mountain Club, CA, USA
  • Cabin1400 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Cabin, 2 BD/1.5 BTH, sleeps 4 , 2 decks, spa, 1,400 sq ft. trails to town,

Casa Bellini Mountain Sanctuary, is a beautiful serene romantic vacation home in the private mountain resort community of Pine Mountain Club, CA. Located in the Los Padres National Forest approximately 80 miles north of Los Angeles just West of Interstate Freeway 5.

Contemporary 1.400 sq. ft. mountain view house features 2 bedrooms/1.5 bathrooms, two decks, hot tub and amazing star gazing perfect for a romantic getaway. Dine indoors or out. Near walking trails to town and beyond for shopping, wine tasting, music or the general store.

PMC members and guests have usage of the 9-hole executive golf course, swimming pool, two tennis courts and equestrian center. Our clubhouse features a bistro bar, restaurant and game room. Special events and entertainment.

Hike trails in PMC or drive up to the top of Mt. Pinos for serious hiking, biking, cross country skiing, sledding or more star gazing.

Our special home features the hot tub (the best seat in the house for start gazing), a fully equipped kitchen, soaring high ceilings, a wood burning fireplace, 52' HDTV with 5-speaker surround sound stereo system and DVD player, Wi-Fi Internet, and more.

PMC Security Patrol operate 24-hours a day and streets are plowed during winter months.

Serenity & Peace is only1 1/2 hours from Los Angeles.

For more information on the area, events, facilities and weather visit the Pine Mountain Club website

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WARNING: We bring our two cats when we spend more than 2 nights in our house. We do vacuum very thoroughly, and we haven't had any incident with allergic guests. Please take this into consideration.

Owner

Kenny & Izumi

Member Since 2011
Response rate:
90%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english, Japanese
Calendar last updated:
Apr 10, 2018
About Kenny & Izumi

Kenny and Izumi live on the Los Angeles Westside and enjoy life near the beach. Kenny is a real estate professional working in Westside of L.A. since mid-80s.. Izumi is a freelance photographer with a background in documentary TV and film for over 20 years. We are both very much into self-growth and spirituality striving for conscious living every day. We are also both very active in various professional as well as community-based organizations always being of service to others. We are truly blessed to have a life in a city near the ocean as well as in the mountains where we can easily find a way to connect to the Source.

Kenny & Izumi purchased this Cabin in 2005

Why Kenny & Izumi chose Pine Mountain Club

When Kenny’s daughter was a high school senior, we took her and a bunch of her friends to Big Bear for snow boarding. Since we don’t do downhill skiing, we were driving around checking out the community while the girls were on the slope. We came across some open houses in the area and noticed the prices compared to the rapidly inflating home prices in Los Angeles. We learned many of the homes on the market in the Big Bear were weekend homes. And they were very affordable. Hmmm, weekend home… That’s how we got the idea. But we didn’t like Big Bear because it felt too congested and too hard to get to. Then Izumi remembered about the Frazier Mountains where she used to go cross-country skiing with friends. She also had a few different friends who lived in the area, particularly in Pine Mountain Club, which is the inner most community in Frazier Mountains. Because the highest peak is 8,900 feet (Mt. Pinos), there isn’t downhill skiing area. At the same time, there is enough snow to do all kinds of other snow related activities. Without the downhill ski, it eliminates certain kind of crowd, which makes the area quieter. Also, being only 80-miles north of Los Angeles straight up on Interstate 5, it makes it very accessible. Yet once you’re here, it feels so far away.

What makes this Cabin unique

We love the fact that our cell phones don’t work. Now PMC has a Verizon Cell Tower. Despite the relative proximity to the city, it really feels like we’ve come far away. It’s quiet, and the air is always fresh. We love the small community. As we get to know more people in the community, we feel cozy yet we’re not on top of each other. We have neighbors that watch out for our property while we still feel very private staying here. Our property is located close enough to be able to walk to the village through beautiful trails in the woods but not too close to hear the commotion when there are events. We love taking a walk through the path for our favorite chocolate croissant or full breakfast in the village. The best part of our property is our hot tub on the deck, which is the best seat in the house for star gazing.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
        • King size bed (1), Queen size Bed (1) Also, one additional queen & a twin air mattress.

        Bathrooms

        • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
        • Bathroom 1
          Large master bathroom with separate shower & bathtub.
        • Bathroom 2
          Sink & toilet
        • 1.5+

        Location Type

          • Mountain View
          • Village
            Pine Mountain Club Village features restaurants, shops, health club, sports bar, general store and a gas station.

            Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Spa

                Meals

                  • Guests provide their own meals

                    General

                      • Living Room
                        Views are incredible. Large sectional sofa, leather lounge chair, pillows on floor at fireplace, play a game, surround sound music, watch a movie on 52' flatscreen.
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Yes! Sears Kenmore
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                        There is a fitness club in PMC Village that charges a day or monthly rate. Check it out.
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Force Air Heat by propane.
                      • Internet
                        Wireless Internet Service
                      • Linens Provided
                        Yes!
                      • Fireplace
                        Romanic Wood burning fireplace.
                      • Parking
                        In driveway for 3 vehicles.
                      • Parking Off Street
                        Not allowed on streets in PMC. Better to look at trees and nature anyway.
                      • Telephone
                        Local. If you have Verizon service PMC has a cell tower.
                      • Towels Provided
                        Yes!
                      • Washing Machine
                        Yes! Sears Kenmore.
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Fireplace
                        Bring your own or buy at the local store. Best place to get is in Frazier Park or along the road before you arrive. Watch for signs or ask us.

                        Kitchen

                          • Microwave
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            All the goodies: dinnerware, utensils, cookware, placemats, cutlery, dinnerware.
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                            Fully stocked: great cookware, dinnerware, utensils, crockpot, blender, toaster, coffeemaker, kettle, thermos, popcornmaker, microwave, wine cooler, cutlery, stove/oven, glassware & more.
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                            Refrigerator & freezer with auto ice maker and cold water tap.
                          • Stove
                            Four burner gas stove & electric oven
                          • Toaster

                            Dining

                              • Dining
                                Dining indoors or outside on the deck under the sun or stars.
                              • Dining Room
                              • comfy seating for 8 people

                                Entertainment

                                  • Music Library
                                    Mixture of music.
                                  • Books
                                  • DVD Player
                                    DVD/CD Player with surround sound.
                                  • Game Room
                                    PMC Clubhouse has a great game room. The golf course, tennis courts, pool bar and restaurant are within the facility.
                                  • Games
                                    Fun Wii games, board games, cards & more.
                                  • CD Player
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                    Connected to internet & Netflix availability plus our private library of DVD's Please bring your own DVDs.
                                  • Toys
                                    Sleds for kids.
                                  • Video Games
                                    A few Wii games
                                  • Video Library

                                    Outside

                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Two decks - One for dining and one with spa/hot tub.
                                      • Golf
                                        Private 9 hole golf course with PMC Clubhouse bar/restaurant, tennis courts, game room for kids and community pool.
                                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                                        Lay out in the hammock between two trees at the house.
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        Large four burner grill equipped with utensils.
                                      • Ski & Snowboard
                                        Cross Country ski at the top of spiritual Mount Pinos with an altitude of over 8,500 feet and Center of The Universe for the Chumash Indians.
                                      • Tennis
                                        Two tennis courts with gazebo to relax from the sun. Located at the PMC Clubhouse facility.

                                        Suitability

                                          • wheelchair accessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Communal Pool
                                                Large pool next to the PMC Clubhouse with tennis courts, restaurant, game room and golf course within the facility.
                                              • Hot Tub
                                                Private spa under the stars fits three to four people. Sunken into the deck.

                                                Attractions

                                                  • churches
                                                  • festivals
                                                  • health/beauty spa
                                                  • live theater
                                                  • museums
                                                  • playground
                                                  • recreation center
                                                  • restaurants

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • horseshoes
                                                      • outlet shopping
                                                      • photography
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • shopping
                                                      • sledding
                                                      • walking
                                                      • wildlife viewing

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • fitness center
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • laundromat
                                                          • massage therapist

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • cross country skiing
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • equestrian events
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • mountain biking
                                                              • mountain climbing
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis

                                                                Notes

                                                                  • One Twin size air mattress and one Queen size air mattress; assorted board games, club house has 9-hole golf course, equestrian center, tennis courts, swimming pool, restaurants and bar, recreation room and hiking trails

                                                                    House Rules

                                                                    Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                    Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                    Cancellation Policy

                                                                    100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                    30 Reviews

                                                                    Wonderful4.9/5

                                                                    Latest reviews

                                                                    Absolutely a great place ! We loved it .

                                                                    Tina F.

                                                                    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It’s was exactly what we were looking for. We can’t wait to book again next year. Thanks so much Kenny and Izumi!

                                                                    Spacious cabin and wonderful hosts! Will be back again and look forward to it :)

                                                                    Daisy d.

                                                                    We had the pleasure of staying at Kenny & Izumi's for a couple nights and had a wonderful experience. The location is serene and the cabin itself is cozy, spacious, clean, and equipped with everything you need. Everyone in the community was extremely kind and Izumi was informative, helpful, and prompt to respond to any questions we had. We definitely should have booked the place for longer but what little time we spent there was relaxing and exactly what we needed. Can't wait to come back!

                                                                    Relaxing Family Getaway ~

                                                                    Linda S.

                                                                    We are a family of 4 from Santa Clarita, (kids ages 11 & 9 years old) looking for a nice remote getaway that wasn't an all day drive. We found the perfect place in Pine Mountain and with this home. We were lucky enough to met the owners, Kenny & Izumi on our arrival day. They had just been there for the weekend. They are a welcoming and warm couple, with great communications prior to our arrival, and very easy to work with.

                                                                    The house was perfect! The Kitchen is well stocked with everything you could possibly need for cooking, including a grill outside. All you have to do is bring your food. The layout of the house was very open and comfortable. They have the house well stocked with movies, a few good board games and a Wii . Of course the views are amazing and at night from the spa can't compare. So many stars!

                                                                    We hiked and went finishing during the day and relaxed at the house in the evening. There are a couple easy quick trails close to the house that will take you in to the cute little town, as well as a few that you can drive to that are worth checking out. Fern Lake where we fished is about 5 mins away. It is catch & release use only, but well stocked with Blue Gill, Catfish and a few other from what the locals told us. The kids were pulling them almost quicker then we could bait their hooks.

                                                                    Every one in Pine Mountain is very friendly and helpful. We did the hike to the general store which was a quick and easy. The store was well stocked, but a little more expensive if you forget anything, but we packed in our own food. There were a hand full of restaurants in town. We decided to cook at home, so we didn't get a chance to try them this time. We stopped at the bakery which we heard good things about but it was a Tuesday when they are closed. If you visit during the week be sure to check hours of the stores and restaurants.

                                                                    Thank you Kenny & Izumi for a wonderful getaway! We look forward to another visit and hopefully one time when there is snow!

                                                                    ~ Linda & Dave

                                                                    The Ponderosa Pine trees remind me of the great Sequoias. A magical place for nature lovers.

                                                                    Edwige (husband is Charlie) B.Chatsworth

                                                                    We stayed here for the 1st time as an after birthday rejuvenation. This was the perfect home and location. Centrally located to the hikes and short walk to the village through beautifully laid out trails. This place is a real treat for anyone wanting forest type quiet, bird sounds, and the sound of the breeze caressing the branches of the trees. This has become our mini Sequoia Mountain getaway. I highly recommend this place. It truly was a sanctuary from your everyday and busy life.

                                                                    Immaculate, extremely well stocked kitchen for those who like to cook, like me. The bed is very comfortable. In fact, the bed doesn’t move and wake your partner if you move around. The stars in the night sky are amazing and are a show in themselves as you sit quietly in the Jacuzzi. The home is well laid out, and well-spaced from the neighbors. It’s not crammed between other homes.

                                                                    The TV system has surround sound and works well, and has sharp picture. Internet service comes and goes, but they have a large collection of DVD’s that plays well. There is no cell service unless you have Verizon as your carrier. Anyone can reach you if needed because the landlord does supply the home's land line phone number in case you need to give it out to family.

                                                                    We were very sad to leave our new home away from home. Really felt refreshed after only 3 nights. We will be back soon!!

                                                                    The view of the valley was beautiful, and the property was well kept with all the amenities!

                                                                    John G.Lomita

                                                                    We loved the jacuzzi and deck, as well as the fireplace. This is a wonderful place to stay. Ken & Izumi are very welcoming and attentive to every detail. The locals are also very friendly! Had such a fun & relaxing weekend! Casa Bellini is the way to go!

                                                                    Beautiful mountain getaway!

                                                                    Karen K.

                                                                    This was our first visit to Pine Mountain Club, and was beautiful! Casa Bellini was an absolute gem. Very comfortable, great amenities and a fabulous kitchen. Izumi and Kenny were very helpful and provide informative instructions. We will definitely be back soon. Thank you!

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Thank you, Karen!

                                                                    Location

                                                                    Pine Mountain Club, CA, USA

                                                                    During the summer, we have various events to enjoy: Lillac Festival (arts and crafts fair in May), Wine in the Pine (wine tasting festival in June), Mountain Shakespeare (outdoor theater June~July), Concerts on the Green (outdoor concerts on the golf course, June ~ August), and more.

                                                                    Availability

                                                                    Additional information about rental rates

                                                                    Tax Rate
                                                                    6%

                                                                    Minimum Stay - 2 Nights

                                                                    $171avg/night
                                                                    30 Reviews
                                                                    Wonderful 4.9/5
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                                                                    For booking assistance, call 888-829-7076

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