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Perfect for Large Groups Less than 10 Miles to National Parks

Sleeps30
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

7 Bedroom 5.5 Bath - Breath Taking Wilderness View

The Big House

*Fantastic getaway for large groups

*Breathtaking views

*Wilderness Setting

*Located less than 10 miles from Sequoia Kings National Park.

*7 bedroom 5.5 bath cabin (largest cabin in area)

*Can sleep 30 + guests in beds

* Ability to rent additional cabin for more room see VRBO listing 285051

3 minute walk from property

*Bonus room available for additional fee: overlooks western views of wilderness, can seat 75 persons

*Rustic freestanding fireplace (free chopped wood provided)

* Washer and Dryer provided

* Oversize stove

*BBQ Pit

*Foosball table

*Ping Pong table

*Volley Ball Net

*Kid Swing sets and play area

*Kid size patio benches

*Recreational areas for tug of war games

*Horseshoe Pit

*Very large patio for entertaining

*Free parking

*RV parking

Your own cabin for your entire group; complete with a huge outdoor area and recreational areas. Your entire group can stay under one roof for less than an area hotel room.

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More Details

Property Manager
Melinda Flowers
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you very much for everything! It was great and we had such a wonderful time.We enjoyed the wilderness from the front porch. Thank you again, hopefully we can visit here again next time.
Jun 2012
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Amenities

Miramonte Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 30
  • Max. adults: 30
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , double sink vanity
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , double sink vanity
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 4, linens provided
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 bunk bed , Sleeps 4 - linens provided
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 bunk bed , Sleeps 4 - linens provided
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 bunk bed , Sleeps 4 linens provided
    Bedroom 7 - 8 bunk bed , Sleeps 8, Dorm style room, linens not provided
    Bedroom 6 - 6 bunk bed , Sleeps 6, Dorm style room, linens not provided
    Bedroom 5 - 6 bunk bed , Sleeps 6, Dorm style room, linens not provided
  • 4 bedrooms feature: night stands, table lamps, full linens. 3 dorm style bedrooms feature: bunk beds only, linens are provided for upt to 16 guests
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

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Perfect for Large Groups Less than 10 Miles to National Parks
average rating of 4.4666667 based on 31 reviews
4

Blessed to have had the oppritunity to stay there.

  • 4 of 5

My family and I stayed at the Big House. We really appreciated the quiet time we spent there. The place is beautiful and being there gave us the opportunity to have the quiet time we were looking for to be with our family.

Everything there was great and we would highly recommend this place to anyone who is interested in spending some quiet time with their family.

Everything was very comfortable and there was plenty of space to accommodate the group we had up there. In my opinion everything was perfect and we would love to stay there again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Run Down Big Old House

  • 1 of 5

We are a group of ~20 with ~10 kids and we booked this house to spend our Thanksgiving weekend together. The Big House has many twin cots (dorm style), adequate bedrooms & bathrooms, two refrigerators suitable for a large group with multiple families. The bedrooms are all small, furnishing is old and the whole house is run down. The kitchen didn't have a dish washer, a garbage disposal, and decent cook wares (had some nonstick vessels with lots of scratches). The microwave barely worked on low power and the dinner plates are non-microwavable. We struggled to even do some simple cooking. The dining table can only accommodate maximum 6 people at a time and not suitable for large group. In addition to these, the house is infested with mice! Being aware of horror stories with mice and food poisoning, we had to be extra careful with food storage, especially with large group of kids around. We spotted some ants next to the front door and some beetles and moths in the bedrooms.

The house needs major improvement. There were cracks all over the walls and ceiling in the front hall. The mesh in the sliding door next to the dining area is broken. There was one TV upstairs, but there was no antenna or connection to any good channels. Also, it is in a place, where only maximum two adults can comfortably sit and watch. This house is not meant for groups who want to spend time indoors. It is ideally suitable for groups who want to spend the whole day somewhere else and only use the house for night stay.

The house has a spacious outdoor area. But it was unkempt and the outdoor equipment had bird poop all over them.

This house welcomes all visitors, including mice, beetles, ants and moths! We are not renting this place again.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the positive feed back on the adequate bedrooms and bathrooms and we are happy you liked the two refrigerators which are great for large groups with multiple families. The cabin has housed many happy families and pictures of furnishing and bedrooms are vividly seen on the website not sure why your expectation changed on arrival. The website clearly states the following are not included: dishwasher, garbage disposal, cable tv ; again not sure why your expectation changed on arrival. Microwave works and has no issues with other families who visit. Yes this cabin does have the occasional ant and beetle; after all you are in a wilderness off the grid setting. Not sure about the mice, if the doors are left open it is possible. We wish you the best of luck on your next travel experience!
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Livermore, CA 94550 USA
5

The accomodations were great for our group.

  • 5 of 5

The beds were comfortable and the many bathrooms were great for everyone getting ready at the same time. The play area was great for the little kids. The house was clean and comfortable for our stay. We would recommend it for any group looking for large accomodations. Plenty of refrigeration space with the 2 two door frigerators and kitchen facilities.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maryland
5

Big house

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just finished our week stay at your Big House on Dunlap Road, and I want you to know that it is one of the best places we have in the twenty years we have had our annual family gathering. We appreciate your letting us use the facilities.

When we arrived there were only two table knives, and no wine bottle opener. We are pleased to be able to donate a bottle opener, twelve table/steak knives and a dish drainer to your facility.

Some truth in advertising considerations: The stove has five burners, not six. There is no fire place, but instead a large wood-burning stove. There were no sheets for the bunk beds, which a large family would certainly use. The television is only used to watch DVDs, there is no commercial television service. White-water rafting is only available from April to mid July.

Minor problems: Two bulbs in the main chandelier are burned out, as is the light over the sink.

Major problem: I wished to show the stars at night to my mostly city-living family members, and the best place to do it was the back yard where there was more opening to the sky. However, the outside light in the rear of the house prevented this. We could not find a switch to turn out the light so we tried the breakers in the main breaker panel. None of them would turn off the light, but the light could be turned off with the main breaker switch. Since this turned of all the power to the house, we did not want to use this method of turning out the outside light. However, this operation showed that the breaker switch that controls the light is no longer functional, and that circuit is no longer protected. Thus a short in that line for any reason could cause considerable damage, most likely a fire. I did not have any test equipment with me to determine which breaker is bad, but an electrician could do so quickly and replace any bad breakers.

Potential really major problem: The main breaker panel is an indoor panel, not rated for outside use. Thus rain and snow can get into the panel. Water is the enemy of electrical things, and will eventually destroy any breakers not already made unfunctional. The breaker panel should be replaced with an outside rated one, or a water proof enclosure should be built around the panel before serious damage occurs to your lovely property.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for a big Family

  • 4 of 5

Everything was perfect. Our family will have beautiful memories of this trip for ever. Thank you guys and we look forward to staying here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

HUGE HOUSE, LOTS OF SPACE

  • 4 of 5

The house has tons of space both indoors and outdoors, this is a plus when traveling with a large group. A few of the positive things the house has: (1) Two huge refrigerators (2) AC works great (3) Lots of Beds (4) Washer and Drier a must when traveling. (5) Ping Pong table, and kids swings awesome (6) A huge play room, that was used to play by the kids, it was an awesome. A few con's (1) Ants everywhere( expected when you are in the outdoors (2) Frogs everywhere (comes with the territory, there is a pond near by. Overall the house served it's purpose.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
54 Miles
Fresno Yosemite International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Pinehurst Lodge
Nearest Golf
38 Miles
Sherwood Forest Golf Course
Nearest Train
59 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 180
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Pinehurst Lodge
Nearest Ski
41 Miles
Wolverton Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Sandy Beach-located at Hume Lake
Car: necessary

What activities will you do in the nearby National Parks with all the choices you have? Welcome to the beauty of Kings and Sequoia National Parks. Take advantage of the wealth of fun activities offered in at Kings and Sequoia National Park from hiking and exploring to bicycle riding, skiing and rock climbing.

Other recreational activities available in or near the park include: Sightseeing, Park Service-guided tours, participate in Park Ranger-led events, learn the history of the parks, go whitewater rafting, or just relax at your own Big House retreat.

Park attractions include Panoramic Point, Crystal Cave, Cedar Grove, Grants Grove, Morrow Rock and many marked trails for day hikes in both Parks.

In the wintertime, you can snow ski, snow sled, go snowshoeing and visit the snow park. Bring your camera and plenty of film!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $175

15 person minimum applies
$175-$400 Cleaning Fee depending on group size
$225 Balcony Room fee is added for parties over 20 persons
$200 Refundable security deposit required
Holidays require a minimum 3 night stay

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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