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Spacious lodge in deep woods, multi-family retreat, wireless Internet
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Well-behaved dogs are welcome!

Overview

This beautifully maintained home is very roomy, designed for large groups. With 2 Calif King beds, 6 Queen beds, 4 full beds, and 7 twin beds (as well as 4 twin air beds) you can easily fit your extended family or group in our homey atmosphere, perfect for a families, church ministry, club or other retreat. There are so many options for sleeping arrangements that you can arrange your group easily.

What makes our cabin different than others in Shaver Lake? We are in a very quiet area, so you are not right on top of other groups. We are handicap accessible on the ground floor, including a wheelchair ramp and roll-in shower. We have a spacious house that was designed for larger groups so you have plenty of seating for hanging out in large or small groups (getting away from each other or being all together), we are kid and pet friendly, we have a walking trail across the bottom of our acre plus yard, plenty of parking space, really nice kitchen utensils and place settings, we make up the beds for you before you come, we have a gas BBQ, a two-person Jacuzzi tub, and--well, so many other nice features!

Nestled deep in the majestic western Sierras (but easily accessible by road) our 4,000 square foot retreat with its spacious kitchen, 4.5 baths, 8-12 person bunkroom (3 full-over-full and one twin-over-twin), 3 big master bedrooms, living room, den and well equipped meeting room (or extra large bedroom), man-cave with surround sound hi-res TV, this retreat has an atmosphere of quiet and comfort.

Fall, spring and summer guests enjoy spring skiing, hundreds of miles of hiking and bike trails (one even passes through our backyard), popular 4 wheel drive roads, rock climbing, backpacking, guided horse tours, world class freshwater fishing (lake and stream, stocked and native), natural hot springs, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, wake boarding, water skiing, boating (rentals available) and nature viewing.

Winter Guests enjoy spectacular downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and sledding.

The "Queen's" bedroom is easily converted to a meeting room with worktables and chairs to seat up to 24 people. It has a sink and lots of electrical outlets for any activity; it is used for computer retreats, sewing workshops, business retreats and craft workshops. Upstairs and garage are handicap accessible, with a bathroom & shower for wheelchair access. The Man Cave offers a place to just hang out and make noise without bothering anyone else.

The constant on-demand water heater never runs out of hot water so even with a houseful of guests you have plenty! Fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, all cooking gear, and a table seating 12 at a time.

This cabin does NOT have air conditioning, but Shaver Lake is rarely uncomfortably hot. Opening windows at night, then closing them in the morning can keep the house cooler.

Things you will love about this cabin: the beds are made up for you so you don't have to put sheets on when you arrive! The layout provides lots of seating arrangements and places for smaller groups to gather, so you can accommodate a large group and still have privacy for breakout groups, making it perfect for large families. There is a hiking trail off the back of the property, so you can hike most seasons (or snow shoe during the winter months) without driving anywhere. This is a very quiet neighborhood so you can really enjoy nature without seeing a lot of people; deer, coyote, raccoons and other creatures amble across the property all day and night. The roads and the driveway are cleared by a snow plow, so you won't be stuck in a large storm. There is a large deck to hang out on and enjoy the woods.

Instant Booking is available for your convenience; please note that we reserve the right to cancel your booking if we find out your group does not meet our requirements.
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Amenities

Washing Machine
Clothes Dryer
Heating
Full Kitchen
Wifi
Smoke Detector

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Reviews (70)

Excellent based on 70 Reviews

Activities

Snowboarding
Skiing
Sledding
Mountain biking
Hiking
Cycling
Horseback riding
Swimming
Fishing
Walking

Suitability

Child friendly
We have a double stroller and single stroller, 2 Pack 'N Plays, several booster chairs, baby gates for stairs, many other baby supplies.
Baby friendly
Crib/Pack 'n Play
High chair
Parking Included
All parking is off-street. There is a two car garage and room on the driveway for about 6 cars.
Wheelchair Accessible
Wheelchair ramp on main floor, accessible in garage. Kitchen, living room, den, dining room, laundry room and handicap bedroom and bathroom (with roll-in shower) are on this floor.

Getting around

Traveling to the cabin will require a car. The closest airport is Fresno International (FAT.) Roads are plowed in the winter, but snow chains are required.

Directions

These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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Dottie
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I love the Sierras! Hiking, swimming, fishing, skiing, horseback riding--all this and more! My favorite place in the world is Shaver Lake. I love to draw and paint, breathe the fresh piney air, and spend as much time as I can in Shaver Lake.
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Policies and Rules

Check In: 4PM - 12PM
Check Out: 11AM
We require photo ID and a signed lease. We provide access with a keypad lock.
Suitable for Events
Weddings, yoga retreats, sewing circles, hiking clubs, youth groups, family reunions, church retreats...
Smoking Allowed
Smoking is permitted in garage, on front deck, back deck and downstairs deck. Please use the butt receptacles for your used cigarettes, do not flick them into the snow.
Minimum age limit for renters: 25
Main renter must be over age 25. No loud parties as the cabin is in a quiet neighborhood; quite hours are from 9PM to 8AM. We don't permit wild parties! However, small weddings, yoga retreats, etc. are welcome!
You will be required to sign a lease before the booking is bound; in this lease you will agree to the clean up procedures and other legal requirements for leasing our home. You will be asked for a photo ID and the names and approximate ages of all guests that will be staying or visiting while you use our home for your vacation.
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House Rules
Smoking outside only. Quiet hours are from 9PM to 8AM. No loud parties. Must have an adult age 25 or older in your group or have credit cards on file for several parents if a youth group. Well-behaved dogs are permitted (note: no fenced yard.)
Payment Policy
25% due upon booking, remainder due 60 days before rental date.
Refundable Damage Deposit
We release the hold 7 or fewer days after check out if there are no damages. We provide a $1500 damage insurance policy for accidental damages from your stay at no charge to you.
Cancellation Policy
Full refund if canceled 60 or more days before rental start date, 50% refund between 30 and 60 days from rental start date, and no refund if canceled 30 days or closer to the rental start date.
Notes
Smoking only outdoors or garage. You are required to wash and put away your dishes and clean the BBQ and clean after your pets before leaving or the cost of the extra cleaning will be taken from your damage deposit and is deemed additional rent.
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Natal Granite Retreat is a Cabin located in Shaver Lake, California, United States. This Cabin is available for short term lodging and accommodates 24 guests
Natal Granite Retreat has 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Dec 2017

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