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Piute Trail Lodge Lake Cuyamaca

Piute Trail Lodge Lake Cuyamaca

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Nov 22, 2014
Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Cozy Cabin Overlooking Beautiful Lake Cuyamaca

Come enjoy some of San Diego's forgotten beauty in this gorgeous, secluded Piute Trail mountain cabin overlooking Lake Cuyamaca and just minutes from the quaint little town of Julian. During your stay, you'll have a chance to see wild deer grazing in the nearby pastures below, wild turkey foraging up and down the hillside (sometimes they even visit the deck!), raccoons getting into their usual mischief, bald eagles soaring above or swooping in for a quick meal, owls, orieles, bluejays, migratory ducks & geese, woodpeckers... and the list goes on! If you're into bird watching and/or photography, this is a great place for both! Using the cabin as a basecamp, you'll be able to explore Cuyamaca Rancho State Park and Cleveland National Forest ,Anza-Borrego State Park with their many trails and viewpoints; fish for Florida bass, smallmouth bass, trout, crappie, bluegill, channel catfish, and even white sturgeon (Yes, our lake has sturgeon!); picnic on Fletcher Island; go boating; or just take in the peaceful surroundings and vast views from the comfort of the cozy cabin! Open year-round, including the snowy winter months when you can take advantage of the local sledding and snowboarding terrain. Available by reservation only, so plan early!

Vacation Rental (NOT A TIMESHARE)

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Towels provided

Recent Review

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Guestbook comments from the owner

John,



Just wanted to say thanks for our time at the cabin. It was a great experience! Definitely cool and quiet at night which was a welcome change. The kids enjoyed being able to see all of the stars from the deck. The grill worked quite well for hot dogs and corn on the cob. I appreciate your son coming by to make sure all was well. We were blessed in being able to stay there. All the best to you and your family! - Brian & Ericka
Oct 2012
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Reviews

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Piute Trail Lodge Lake Cuyamaca
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7076091
+1 -760 765-0225
Julian San Diego County
El Cajon, CA/ USA
5

Great Weekend

  • 5 of 5
Had a great weekend with my family and dogs. The cabin was well equipped with everything we needed. The porch was perfect for relaxing and the cabin was big enough for all of us.
We rented a boat on Saturday and spent the day on the lake.
We will definately be back. It was a perfect weekend getaway.
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Piute Trail Lodge Lake Cuyamaca
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7076091
+1 -760 765-0225
Julian San Diego County
Jamestown CA
5

Loved It~Perfect mini-vacation

  • 5 of 5
My family, including four generations, had a great time at Piute Trail Lodge! My 4 grandchildren had plenty of space to play, and had fun exploring around the cabin collecting "woley poleys" and playing hide and seek. No electronics involved! The wind in the afternoons was great for kite flying! Easy walk to take the kids to the lake to explore. The adults spent most of the time relaxing on the huge, beautiful front deck, looking at the great views of lake and mountains. We hope to be able to do it again, soon! With a little flexibility, we slept five adults and four kids 4 to 7 years old, easily! Plenty of space and a beautiful cabin. SO RELAXING! Thanks so much John and Maria!
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Piute Trail Lodge Lake Cuyamaca
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7076091
+1 -760 765-0225
Julian San Diego County
Chino Hills
5

Most relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time at the cabin again. This was one of our favorite get away place. As always the cabin was clean and pleasant. We brought our grandchildren this time and they loved to run around the wrap-around deck and to watch the wild turkeys roaming. Sitting on the deck, breathing pine-scent air, and looking at the lake was relaxing. The nearby Julian town's famous apple pie was good. We rented a Pontoon boat on Lake Cuyamaca and caught 5 crappies for dinner. The large kitchen had every utensils we needed. The gas grill was so convenient that We used it daily to grill steaks, chicken, and hamburgers. We had 5 adults and each one of us liked to occupy our own bed, so we used three of the roll-away beds, and they were surprisingly comfortable. My daughter who was usually picky about beds slept soundly on the roll-away bed. The owner John and Maria were very considerate. They had floor fans prepared for us in case the weather gets too warm. Both of the bedrooms also had ceiling fans. I will recommend this place to my friends and we will definitely come back again in the winter to enjoy the cozy fireplace in the living room.
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Piute Trail Lodge Lake Cuyamaca
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7076091
+1 -760 765-0225
Julian San Diego County
5

Great Getaway Cabin

  • 5 of 5
My husband, preschooler, toddler and I enjoyed a wonderful stay at this cabin! It is always daunting traveling with small children, but I found the cabin very child-safe, clean, and comfortable. Our hosts were very accommodating and we had everything we needed for a great stay- plus beautiful views during the day (lake) and evening (stars). A real find!
  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Piute Trail Lodge Lake Cuyamaca
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7076091
+1 -760 765-0225
Julian San Diego County
san diego, ca
5

The Best New Year's Ever!

The Best New Year's Ever!
  • 5 of 5
Our family was so excited to return to the Piute Trail Lodge again, and celebrate the new year together! We range in age from 1 to 62 and fell in love
with John and Maria's beautiful cabin last February. We counted down the days and everyone wished for snow. We stopped at Dudley's Bakery and loaded up on breads, picked up Mom's apple pies, had lunch at Wynola Pizza and pulled in to the cabin just as John was stocking us up on wood. The house was as cozy and clean and perfect as we remembered, with flannel sheets on the beds, lots
of fluffy towels in the bathroom and tons of blankets! We hiked around the lake, and up the hill above the house, and just as we hiked home, it started to snow and it snowed all night long! We awoke to a winter wonderland and sleds on the front porch for my grandchildren (John thinks of everything!).
2013 is going to be a fabulous year...our family is quite sure, with this absolutely wonderful start! The 10 of us were so well-spoiled and comfortable, we are already planning our next trip up the mountain to John and Maria's beautiful cabin!
  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Piute Trail Lodge Lake Cuyamaca
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7076091
+1 -760 765-0225
Julian San Diego County
La Mesa, Ca.
5

Very clean, spacious, relaxing get away.

  • 5 of 5
Stayed here two days after Christmas with my daughter, son in law and two grandsons, ages 3 and 1 year. As soon as we walked in we felt a warm, comforting feeling. Everything was so clean and avaialable. Very toddler and baby friendly.Set the pack and play in front of the large window and the baby enjoyed looking out the window at all the birds and water. Large fireplace with all the wood we wanted. Large kitchen with everything we needed. Plenty of places to take nature walks and explore.
To sum it up...wonderful, lovely, relaxing time!
We will be going back in the summer...the three year old can't wait to go fishing!
  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities

Location

Activity and Interests

Activities: Hiking,biking, horseback riding,fishing,boating,photpgraphy,bird watching,stargazing,snowboarding,sledding...and whatever else you can come up with!

Using the cabin as a basecamp,you'll be able to explore Cuyamaca Rancho State Park and Anza-Borrego State Park, Cleveland National Forest with thier many trails and viewpoints.

Availability

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Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
Sep 9 2014 - Oct 1 2015
1 night minimum stay
$150
From
$150
Fri,Sat,Sun
$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

We require one night as a deposit to hold the cabin
Balance due at check in
Give us a call to make any arrangements or if you have any questions

Nightly Rate: 140 - $150

Weekly Rate: $700 - $800

Monthly Rate: $700 - $800


$150 Mon thru Sun (single night rate)
$150 Weekend nights Fri thru Sun ( Two night minimum rate)
$140 Week nights Mon thru Thr ( Two night minimun rate )
$700 - $800 Weekly

We accept all major credit cards

Amenities

Property Type

  • cabin

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Suitability

  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Mountain View

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen, 4 roll outs

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Features: -Incredible views of beautiful Lake Cuyamaca and the surrounding mountains - Only minutes from Julian..and those famous apple pies!! ;) - Easy access, even in the worst weather - 2 Large Bedrooms - both with queen beds and rollouts. - Full Kitchen: Including full-size fridge and stove, microwave, pots, pans, utensils, etc. - Big Wrap-Around Deck - A great place to enjoy your morning coffee with its lake view or take in a night of stargazing! - Rustic Rock Fireplace - Perfect for a romantic evening with that special someone! - On-site parking for boat trailer,extra vehicles - Forced Air Heating,Electrial wall heaters in each room. - Gas BBQ - Direc TV ,DVD player,Internet
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