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The Bluebird House in Big Tree Village

Charming chalet-style cabin in the woods at 5,000 feet in Central Sierras
Charming chalet-style cabin in the woods at 5,000 feet in Central Sierras
Large shady, fully enclosed deck - great for people and dogs to relax
Great room has a soaring ceiling with ceiling fan and bay window for sitting
TV-Game Room with queen-size sofabed and propane stove
Caroms mini-pool table with lots of other games, books, and DVD movies
Fully-stocked Kitchen with quartz counters, coffee-maker, dishwasher and settings for 12
Lots of room to spread out in the Great Room and Dining area, with wood stove.
Dining table seats 6-8, with a folding table in closet for 4 more
Main Floor Master Bedroom with Queen bed and connecting full bath
Upstairs private bedroom features a 2nd Queen-sized bed.
Kid's Bedroom with 2 Bunk Beds and a standard Double bed.
Big Trees Rec Center is just a short walk or drive, with large, inviting pool
Picnic and kid's play structure is included with rental during summer months
The Dorrington / Big Trees area can receive heavy snowfall in winter months
The Stanislaus River at Sourgrass Crossing is just 10 minutes away
The Stanislaus River is stocked with Rainbow Trout during fishing season
The Woodchuck Basin Trail at 8,000 feet is one of our favorite, dog-friendly hikes
Lake Alpine just past Bear Valley on Hwy 4 is our favorite spot to cool off on warm summer days.
Bear Valley Ski Resort at Mt. Reba is family-friendly fun
Bear Valley has long groomed runs and powder trails as well
Calaveras Big Trees State Park less than 5 minutes from the Bluebird House
The Historic town of Murphys has goldrush flair and 26 wine-tasting stops
Ironstone Winery near Murphys hosts big-name entertainers in summer
Three fabulous caves to explore near Hwy 4: Moaning, California, and Mercer Ceverns
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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Dorrington, California
Relax in style in all-season 3 bedroom, 3 bath chalet in the Sierras! Located in beautiful Dorrington, along scenic California Hwy 4 at 5,000 ft. elevation. A charming and comfortable Sierra retreat that sleeps up to 10, great for children, DOG FRIENDLY. Large Deck with gas BBQ. WiFi, Cable TV, DVD/VCR, Fully-Stocked Kitchen, Year-round access, Rec Center/Pool in Summer. Big Trees State Park, Arnold restaurants, and Bear Valley Ski Resort nearby. 10 minutes to Fishing in Stanislaus River. 1,850 square feet with 2 stories and large level lot with giant trees. Can accommodate 10 guests with two Queen beds in private bedrooms, a Double bed and two bunk beds in the 'Kid's' bedroom, and a queen-size new sofa-bed in the TV/Game Room.

The 3-bedroom, 2.5-Bath home is located on a level lot at 2859 Kenshaw Way at the heart of a scen...
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About the Owner, Carol G
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2017
Interaction with guests
We offer an Optional Bed Linens and Bath Towels service for a one-time $50 fee for your entire stay. This flow-through fee covers the cost of our cleaning service to strip, launder, fold and put away the linens and towels you use. Please message us if you would like the Optional Bed Linens and Towels service.

Your Doorkeys will be placed shortly before your check-in time in the Yellow Porcupine Key Holder on the Mudroom Deck (that faces the parking area) near the wood stacker. Our open/close/cleaning person lives close by to the Bluebird House and can be of assistance if you run into issues. Just message or text us.
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
NO SMOKING (of Anything) indoors, and NO SMOKING anywhere on the property during fire danger months, May - October. One or two small to mid-size dogs welcome, but do not leave...
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    1 Bunk
    1 Sofa
    2 Kings
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
25 May 2018 -
27 May 2018
Memorial Weekend
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: $173 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $208 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Big Trees State Park, Arnold restaurants, and Bear Valley Ski Resort nearby. 10 minutes to Fishing in Stanislaus River. 20 minutes to Historic Murphys. Two hours to Yosemite Valley.

The 3-bedroom, 2.5-Bath home is located on a level lot at the heart of a scenic Sierra mountains wonderland. Large pine and cedar trees provide cool shade in summertime while big winter storms can dump huge amounts of fluffy snow.

Nearby attractions include: The Big Trees Recreation Center (less than 5 mins.), fishing and water play in the Stanislaus River (10 mins.), Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Goldrush-era Murphys, 3 fabulous Caves to explore, Lake Alpine, Bear Valley Apline and Cross-country skiing, and Yosemite National Park just 2 hours away.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Stockton: 75.0 km
The Central Sierra town of Dorrington and the Big Trees Village neighborhood is located at about 5,000 feet elevation along Highway 4. It is a 2-3 hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area, about 1.5 hours from the Stockton Airport, and about 2 hours by car away from Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park.

GPS or Navigator systems also sometime refer to the Dorrington area as 'Arnold' or 'Camp Connell' because these nearby towns all share the same zip code.

Five minutes past the entrance to Calaveras Big Trees State Park, turn right onto Boards Crossing (at the Dorrington Hotel), climb about 1/2 mile then thrun Right at Kenshaw Court and immediately Right again onto Kenshaw Way. The cabin will be at the deadend on the right.
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