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Gilmore Lodge
Big Trees Village 3 br Vacation Rental Cabin

Property Summary
Big Trees Village, California, United States
Type
Cabin

Bedrooms
3

Bathrooms
3

Sleeps
12

Rates
$250 - $250 per night
$1,488 - $1,488 per week
$5,955 - $6,450 per month

Non Smoking   High-Speed Internet
 
  9 reviews
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Vacation Cabin Rental Description:



3 Night Minimum in Winter. This beautiful and uniquely designed cabin boasts over 2,000 square feet, giving a very open feeling and sleeps 12. Lots of glass lets the light in and makes you feel you are outdoors while cozy inside with all the amenities and comforts of home. The kitchen is fully furnished and the large dining room table opens up to seat 10. Living room has open ceilings and glass all round, views into the trees, and a powerful wood burning stove that can heat the entire home when the unique fan controls are going. A 32 inch Cable TV, DVD and stereo with outside speakers help entertain you. The huge master bedroom on the first floor allows in lots of light through the large windows by the vaulted ceiling over the king sized bed. More light brightens the room through the bay window over the fold out single sleeper couch and slider access to deck. The master bath has separate shower and soaking tub with window box for relaxing view into the trees. 2012 remodel added a cozy 3rd bedroom on the first floor over the garage with a king sized bed and an adjacent 3rd bathroom. A laundry /mud room round out the first floor. Upstairs, the large secondary bedroom with open ceiling allows lots of light and includes a queen size bed, and a double bed. The upstairs bath has 2 sinks separate from shower / commode for faster exits for early morning skiers. The huge recreation room has open ceilings and windows galore. It includes a queen size futon and a day bed. A 32 inch wall hung TV can be watched while playing pool on the full sized billiard table. The full desk /work center includes a PC with guest user access cable Internet.In summer, the nearly 1,000 square feet of deck space wraps around three sides and has a picnic table and redwood lounges and large redwood deck chairs. Relaxing on the deck on a summer evening under the starry skies is when you know you are in God?s country. During the Winter months there is a 3 night minimum rental stay.Big Trees Rec Center Privileges Summer 2014 Additional fees required for rec center use

Bedding Configuration: 2 King, 1 Queen, 1 Sleeper Sofa, 2 Other, 1 Full

Additional Features:
* Business: Internet Access-Wireless, Nearby Golf Course, Nearby Post Office, Nearby Shopping
* Culture: Calaveras County Frog Jump, Winerys
* Entertainment: Cable Television, Central Heat, computer w/internet, DVD, DVD Movies, Pool table, Stero with surround sound, Television, wireless internet, Wood Burning Stove
* Geographic: Big Trees Area
* Kitchen: Coffee Maker, Cookware, Dishwasher, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Stove, Toaster, Utensils, W & D
* Living: Blankets, Pillows, central heat, Washer & Dryer, Wireless Internet, wood burning stove, pool table, DVD player, VCR Player, Microwave, Stereo, Linens not included
* Outdoor: BBQ Grill, Deck, Near New Melones Lake, Patio, Wineries
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Accommodation and Amenities:

Features:
  • High-Speed Internet
  • Full Kitchen
  • Deck
  • Patio
Appliances:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo
  • Toaster
  • VCR Player
Activities:
  • Golf
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Pricing/ Rates:    (click to convert currency)
Nightly Price Range: $  250 to: $  250
Weekly Price Range: $  1,488 to: $  1,488
Monthly Price Range: $  5,955 to: $  6,450

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Pricing Notes:
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 Property Reviews 
Meh
Bruce S. from Nevada City, CA does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 6 days in July, 2013
I've rented other properties through Bigtrees, and Gilmore does not compare favorably. It is roomy, pool table is a big plus, but it is way over-priced for what you get. Master bath smells of mildew (you notice it as soon as you enter MBR); critters--probably bats--live in space above ceilings on both floors; deck boards attached with nails rather than screws, so they protrude in many places making it dangerous for barefoot kids; owners lock all kitchen cupboards not already full of pots/plates, so renters have to keep all their groceries in bags on the floor.
 
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Not as nice as pictured!
A guest from Salinas, CA does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 8 days in June, 2013
Overall the cabin is very nice but we didn't like the fact that there were not any window coverings in the bedrooms. In the master bedroom you felt like you were dressing in a fish bowl! The master shower curtain was covered with mildew. We have stayed at quite a few cabins over the years but this one will not be repeated!

Property Manager Response:
Response from Big Trees Vacation Rentals
One of the things our guests returning to this cabin like best is the privacy this cabin has to offer and the beautiful view of the trees from the windows. Covering the windows with curtains would ruin the whole experience and atmosphere of this luxury cabin. The owners specifically designed this home to have lots of windows to afford views of the surrounding forest. We will take a look at the shower curtain and replace it if necessary. This property is very well kept by these owners who enjoy sharing their home with others so they too can enjoy a mountain retreat in the sierras.
 
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Great cabin. very spacious
A guest from San Jose, CA recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in February, 2013
its a great cabin. lots of room for everyone. activities for kids. nice fire place.getting to the cabin and finding it could be a bit tricky especially in the dark.
 
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Gilmore visit
A guest from San Jose, CA recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in December, 2012
Our family enjoyed our second stay at the Gilmore Lodge. The place is open and airy, and the pool table is a definite plus. The one negative is the lack of curtains in any of the rooms. While there aren't any neighbors close by it still is a bit unsettling to not be able to close curtains at night. But otherwise it's a good place for families, plenty of room and great location.

Property Manager Response:
Response from Big Trees Vacation Rentals
Though these guests were aware of the windows not having curtains before reserving, I guess it takes those of us who appreciate the beauty of the trees and mountains to not stress over the lack of window coverings in this beautiful cabin. Watching the snow fall or the wonderful stars in the clear mountain sky before falling asleep at night is one of the reasons I live in the Sierras and what makes this cabin a delight for many of our returning guests to enjoy.
 
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peaceful
Anne M. from Walnut Creek, CA recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in June, 2012
House has lots of windows, wonderful deck to sit outside and read while listening to the wind in the trees. Quiet neighborhood. Close to Calaveras Big Trees, Bear Valley and alot of lakes and hiking places. Kitchen is well stocked with pots, pans, utensils, etc. Great place to stay, except we would prefer to have curtains/blinds on the bedroom windows; that way we can make the room darker so that we can sleep in past dawn.

Property Manager Response:
Response from Big Trees Vacation Rentals
From these guests comments it looks like they really enjoyed the Gilmore cabin. It looks like they used the wrong number rating. Really glad they enjoyed this beautiful cabin in the mountains.
 
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A Beautiful, Snowy Thanksgiving
A guest from Danville, CA recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in November, 2011
Great woodburning stove, big rooms, excellent WiFi, lots of windows, lots of books. We cooked our brined turkey in an unfamiliar oven, and it came out delicious. What could be better?
 
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Great house
A guest from El Cerrito, CA recommends this property.
Stayed for 5 days in August, 2011
 
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A Welcome Rest
Robyn F. from Draper, Utah recommends this property.
Stayed for 2 days in July, 2011
After a shaky start using another rental company for our first night's stay in Big Trees; we were elated to arrive at the Gilmore Lodge. It was clean, quiet, enjoyable and well organized. Our group enjoyed the huge deck and BBQ'd on our first night . The pool table, tv and the relaxing atmosphere gave us all what we were looking for . Many thanks to the managers who rescued us from staying another night in the other cabin which was a total nightmare. such nice people to work with! We could tell the owners had anticipated everything we would need and had it there waiting for us. We would definitely come back to the gilmore lodge again!
 
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A guest from Livermore, CA recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in December, 2009
 
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