The Woodsy Retreat is tucked away amongst the pines in the High Sierra Mountains. 5 minutes away from PINECREST LAKE & DODGE RIDGE SKI. This 950 sq ft little gem boasts a modern flare to rustic living. 2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bath. Knotty Pine throughout. Large deck with outdoor sitting and Propane BBQ. The cabin lights up nightly for outdoor entertaining. Fully stocked kitchen with everything you need to prepare meals. All beds have freshly washed luxury sheets, memory foam pillows down comforters.
Keith and I enjoy communicating with our guests. We are here for you by phone, text or email if you should have any questions before, during or after your stay.
**Additional Information about the cabin**
Guests will have access to the entire cabin except for two storage closet‘s located in the hall.
IF YOUR STAY IS CANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER OR IF THE CABIN IS NOT ACCESSIBLE DUE TO HEAVY SNOW, WE WILL NOTIFY YOU 24 HOURS BEFORE CHECK IN TO RESCHEDULE YOUR STAY OR ISSUE YOU A REFUND.
Winter snow months we strongly encourage you to carry chains at all time. Chain requirements will be enforced in a snow storm. 4 wheel drive recommended
Currently, Verizon is the only cell carrier that works in that area. We encourage you to print instructions before you head up to the property. Also another way to get accurate directions to the cabin is the put the address in maps app on your phone before you start your trip. Once you lose reception in the city of Longbarn the map app will still be able to bring you right to the property without reception. If arriving at night our cabin is completely lit up with white Christmas lights to help show your way.
Due to the rural location of our community Hughesnet satellite Internet is the only carrier available. We feel grateful that we can extend this service to you, as most cabins in our area do not have a line of sight for the satellite. Keep in mind that satellite Internet is good for surfing the Internet, emails and light social media. Streaming is not supported.
We do have a landline available at the cabin to utilize for local calls.
In the winter months, we have provided two shovels at the property one. If you are at the property during a snowstorm you would utilize the shovel to shovel off the deck. We have also provided 1 bucket of Ice melt to help keep the deck clear of ice. Once the deck is shoveled you would sprinkle the Ice melt on the deck. This will help with keeping the stairs and deck clear. You could also purchase more Ice melt at Ace Hardware in Twain Harte.
We have a long paved driveway that you could park three average sized vehicles on. In the winter months if it is snowing you will be required to park on the driveway and not the road. This is to ensure that the snowplow vehicles are able to plow the road daily around 3 PM. This might require shoveling snow on driveway to access a parking spot. We want to make sure you don't receive a hefty ticket from city.
The outdoor patio furniture is put away for the winter months. December- April the outdoor cushions, umbrella and fire pit chairs are available upon request as long as the guests return them to the basement for the winter months.
Please note we do not provide the following: laundry detergent, extra trash bags, firewood, propane for BBQ. There is a propane tank, however we do not monitor the propane usage.
**House Rules **
Please treat our home as you would your own.
That Woodsy Retreat is a sanctuary for couples, small families and professional seeking relaxation in a peaceful environment. We do not allow more than 6 guests to spend the night. There is a CAMERA by the front door for check- in purposes and to enforce this house rule. If you choose to bring up more guests than allowed, your deposit will not be returned.
Sound travels very easy in this area. Please respect the fellow cabins. Quiet hours enforced at 10pm in this area. If we receive, complaints regarding noise, we will kindly provide you guys a heads up. If the complaints continue your security deposit will be collected.
Pet Fee 20.00 per night/ per dog, 2 dogs max. 25 lbs and under may be approved.
If your pet has been approved, please follow our pet rules:
1.) Please no pets on furniture.
2.) Dogs must be leashed at all times outside Cabin.
3.) Dogs can not be left unattended at the cabin.
4.) Please be respectful and pick up all poopoo.
5.) If we receive barking complaints from neighbors, we will kindly inform you so that you can be mindful of noise.
6.) Excess hair will need to be swept or vacuumed.
Please no shoes on carpet. The area can be wet and muddy and the carpets are easily stained.
Our cabin has a septic tank. PLEASE ONLY TOLIET PAPER FLUSHED FOWN THE TOILET. Please no feminine products or baby wipes flushed. Our septic tank thanks you!
FIRES- Outdoor Warming fires need to be approved by owner. Due to the increase in California wildfires we will review on a case by case basis. We will review Cal Fire regulations and wind conditions to ensure it is safe for our guests to have a campfire. If approved, we ask guests to follow Cal fire requirements : only logs 3 inches or more in diameter. No sticks, twigs or pine needles in fire. Fire can not be more than two feet high. For fire safety, please utilize the water hose located at the back of the cabin to extinguish the fire when finished with it. Please keep hose handy if the fire gets too big. NEVER LEAVE A FIRE UNATTENDED.
Please no sledding on our neighbors property. Our property is okay :).
No smoking- This is a non smoking property. If smoking is detected in the house, your deposit will not be returned.
Any type of illegal drug use or excessive drinking will terminate the rental agreement and your deposit will not be returned.
Please strip all beds of sheets and utilized towels and place in the large laundry bag located in the hall closet upon leaving.
TRASH-Please place all trash in the bear proof trashcan located at the front of the property. Please ensure that the lid is latched so that animals (BEARS) do not rummage though it to find food.
Please remove ash from wood stove and place in Metal can outside screen door.
Please set thermostat to 50°. DO NOT SHUT OFF THERMOSTAT at the risk of freezing pipes.