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Beautifully Updated Mt.Chalet, View, Lake Passes, Close to Lake, Good Dog OK

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,448 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6

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*We may accept up to 2 good, clean, well trained dogs OVER 3 YEARS OLD with $30 dog fee.

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Morningside Chalet is located at the end of a flat cul-de-sac with plenty of parking and no traffic. Our home is adjacent to acres of protected forestland so it is very private, quiet and relaxing but close to everything. It’s perfect for a family getaway or a romantic retreat. Walk down the hill to Blue Jay for shopping, movies, restaurant and grocery store. It’s a three-minute drive or a ten-minute walk to access the lake walking trails. We also offer use of our guest pass to the two private beach clubs (only a five minute drive) for swimming and sunbathing. We have umbrellas, rafts and cooler for your use.

It’s a short five minute drive to Lake Arrowhead Village where you and your family and friends can enjoy the summer concerts, ice cream and candy stores, galleries, shopping, boat trips and dining.

Come in the autumn for beautiful fall color and Oktoberfest or in the winter to ski Snow Valley, a short sixteen mile trip away.

The cabin sleeps six comfortably. Our master has a king bed with a private 3/4 bath while the second bedroom has a queen bed and nearby full bath. Both, bedrooms have beautiful, peaceful views. The large cheerful loft has 2 twin beds (great for kids), flat screen TV, DVD player, DVR, game table, and a closet full of games, puzzles, and books. Additionally, there is a small private deck with a view of the Little Bear Greenbelt.

All the beds have down pillows or optional hypoallergenic pillows, and luxurious new linens, comforters & quilts.

The airy yet cozy chalet has twenty-foot ceilings, eclectic high end furnishings, hardwood floors, an impressive stone fireplace in the great room and a kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless appliances. The kitchen is stocked with cookware, utensils, flatware, coffeemaker, and everything you’ll need for a 4th of July barbeque to Christmas dinner.

The ultra clean bathrooms also have granite counter tops, plenty of fluffy towels, make-up or shaving mirrors, hair dryers and personal soaps.

There are four flat screen TVs equipped with Direct TV, DVRs and an X-Box with games and NetFlix. Each TV has it’s own DVD player. Our great room TV has a sound system that will also accommodate your own Ipod or Iphone for music and the DVD player also plays CDs. We offer free WI-fi, internet service and land line telephone. We have two additional large decks with comfortable furniture, barbeque, umbrellas and dining table.

Very romantic, also great for family fun and those over 55 (as long as 10 steps down to the front door aren't an issue). People with alternative lifestyles are welcome.

Pack your clothes, food and family or friends and come up and escape the city.

This is not a party house and we ask that you respect us (and our neighbors) by not renting from us if this is what you are looking for.

More Details

Owner
Ray and Christie
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

About Ray and Christie

Ray grew up in the mid-west. Christie grew up in Southern California. We met while both working on the road with a famous rock band in the seventies. We dated briefly at that time and then went our separate ways. Twenty years later, we met again, fell in love and were married. We just celebrated our thirteenth anniversary.

Ray and Christie purchased this chalet in 2013

Why Ray and Christie chose Inland Empire

Christie had vacationed in Arrowhead since she was a child. When we reunited this became our favorite vacation spot as a couple. It's always been our dream to buy a home here. It has finally become a reality. Its close proximity to our home in Ventura County makes it a perfect quick escape from our busy work lives. We love it so much we plan to retire here in the future.

What makes this chalet unique

It is just a spectacular house. We walked in and saw the 20 foot cathedral ceilings, floor to ceiling fireplace, wall of windows and huge deck and fell in love. Our home

is located at the end of the street so it is very quiet and feels far away from everything. It's really just above Blue Jay and at the west end of the lake. If there weren't so many beautiful trees we would have a lake view. We have plenty of parking.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Would love to stay here for another week or two! Reggie loved your deck with squirrels and jays to keep him alert-also our long walks around the neighborhood. Thanks so much!
May 2014
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Amenities

Lake Arrowhead Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1448 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • 30 is the minimum age to rent or stay in our property (except minor or adult children of the responsible party).
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , granite counters, make-up/ shaving mirror, hair dryer
    Master - toilet , shower , granite, makeup/shaving mirror, hairdryer
  • Both bathrooms are clean and newly renovated
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Attached 3/4 bath w/ separate sink vestibule
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , Also a game room with flat screen, game table and small deck
  • All bedrooms have down or down alternate pillows, ultra soft sheets and bedding, flat screen TVs w/ DirectTV, DVD & DVR players and peaceful mountain views.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Our home is beautifully furnished and has been renovated. We offer lake access from the two private beach clubs. There are beach lounge chairs, umbrellas, rafts and cooler for your summer use. There is also a sled for winter fun.

Reviews

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Beautifully Updated Mt.Chalet, View, Lake Passes, Close to Lake, Good Dog OK
average rating of 4.9753084 based on 86 reviews
5

Well kept, cozy and homey

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home, we loved it! It's at the end of the street so on one side there weren't any neighbors . We loved all the trees and wilderness. My son and nephew(both teens) slept in the loft which they loved. Did puzzles, played board games and Xbox which was all provided. Basically the whole house was furnished, clean and really didn't need anything because it's was all there. We went for a long walk to the village and we thought that was a great experience. Overall a great trip and would definitely do it again. Thank you Ray and Christie!!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were happy to have you and your family stay. You were such nice guests. We are so glad you enjoyed the chalet. Please come back!
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5

Lovely retreat full of homely touches

  • 5 of 5

On arrival, the house had a warm and welcoming vibe, despite the chill in the air on what was the first day of Fall.

Our party consisted of two adults and our pet retriever, Maisie. All three loved the space and the peace and quiet of the location.

The property is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac, so no traffic passes the front door. Parking is at street level but the house is accessed down a well-maintained flight of stairs. It is situated on two floors, although there is an added lower deck that sits beneath the living area.

Once through the front door, we immediately noticed a number of homely touches that gave the space a great feel. The living room benefits from a double-heighted ceiling with exposed wooden beams. An upstairs mezzanine provides a perfect den hang-out space for kids or adults wanting a bit of down time.

A well-equipped kitchen opens on to the living room, allowing for conversations and banter to continue during cooking and clean-up. The focal feature of the living area is the wood-burning fireplace, which was easy to use, especially as the hosts had thoughtfully provided an abundance of firewood. The dining area opens out onto a spacious deck, providing a perfect spot for al fresco meals or outdoor r&r.

The bedrooms are not overly spacious but both are comfortable and look out onto hillside views. The en suite in the master bedroom is compact but, as with the rest of the house, it was clean and perfectly serviceable. Cosmetics and cotton buds were just two of the added touches adorning the bathroom counter tops.

The hosts helpfully left a guest book packed with useful tips about the house and the local area. Christie was very responsive to texts, answering minor queries quickly.

There were several TVs located throughout the house - I stopped counting when getting to four - and all offered a myriad of channels and streaming services. The wifi was fast and never let us down.

The house came with passes for the Lake Arrowhead Beach Club. Our dog is an enthusiastic swimmer and we like to walk by the Lake, so access to the trails and the water, through use of these passes, was invaluable.

Despite its isolated feel, the house is actually only a couple of minutes away from a local cinema and shopping area. The supermarket offered a surprisingly wide-range of items, from firewood, fish and fresh fruit to organic meats, liquors and wines.

The property is recommended, without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stephen, Thank you! What a nice review. We are so glad you all had a good time and enjoyed the chalet and Lake Arrowhead. We try hard to make everything comfortable for our guests and we love hearing your appreciation. You were wonderful guests. We really hope to host you again. C&R
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5

5 star vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful, relaxing vacation, cabin had everything we needed. Super comfortable beds and pillows and fluffy towels. Well stocked kitchen and great BBQ on deck. The fenced deck was the perfect place to hang out with our dog and enjoy the beautiful view. Definitely a 5 star vacation! Can't wait to come back again!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anna, Thank you for the great review! You were also perfect guests! We look forward to hosting you again!
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5

Relaxing, easy vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Ray and Christie's home is charming, comfortable, and convenient to lake, town, shopping, restaurants, and movie theater. We especially enjoyed the opportunity to see a classic film at the local theater (Jaws! perfect summer movie!) The lake is clean and quiet, wonderful for swimming, sunning, and floating. The beach clubs were well run and not crowded. And Big Bear is less than one hour drive away so we could pop up for some noisy jet ski fun!

Thanks for letting us enjoy your lovely home!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liz, We are so glad you and your daughters enjoyed your stay. The lake is really clean and beautiful. It's really a special place in Southern California. We feel lucky! We really like the little movie theater too. Thanks for taking the time to write a nice review about our Chalet and Lake Arrowhead. Please come back again. You were perfect guests!
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Lovely

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Deb! It was our pleasure to have you stay. R & C.
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4

Great house and location

  • 4 of 5

Ray and Christie's Blue Jay house had everything we needed. Plenty of room for all of us (4). The loft was great for our son to chill. The deck was great with nice views and comfortable furniture. The Lake passes were great-spent most of our time at Arrowhead beaches. Christie was extremely informative on everything Arrowhead. That helped a lot. Only reason for 4 stars is the kitchen is galley like and difficult to maneuver with more than 1 person. Overall a great stay ata great house.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt, We are so glad you and your family enjoyed the chalet and had a good time. We are so sorry you found the kitchen too small. It is small but well equipped with high end appliances, cookware and dishes. Many small families have stayed for Thanksgiving and Christmas and cooked their holiday meals there. We are glad you still enjoyed your vacation and look forward to hearing from you again!
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Map

Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Ontario
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Lake Arrowhead Sports Grill
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
189
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Bill's Villager Coffee Shop
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Snow Valley
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Burnt Mill Beach Club
Car: necessary

Lake Arrowhead has four beautiful seasons. Enjoy boating, water skiing, mountain biking, hiking, shopping, restaurants, snow skiing, ice skating and the movie theatre.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30 + Tax
cleaning and linen $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 7.0%

Rates are for 4 guests where shown. Additional charges may apply for up to 6 guests. Summer rates are for 6 people. We MAY allow up to 8 guests for the family winter holidays in Dec./ Jan for an extra fee of $10 per person over 6. Dog Fee $30. Cleaning & Linen Fee $100 (sheets, bedding and towels included) $350 refundable security deposit.

Call for better rates if you want to stay for a week or more at Xmas, New Years or Winter Holiday.

$100 cleaning fee is added to the rental rate. If our housekeeper's invoice exceeds the cleaning fee, we will deduct any amount in excess of the $100 from your $350 refundable security deposit and return the balance due you along with a copy of our housekeeper's invoice.

100% refund if cancelled 30 days before arrival date (45 days for holiday periods). 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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.