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Lake Arrowhead is located within the “Alps” of Southern California. An all-season paradise, guests come to water ski, fish and hike during the summer. In winter, things transform into a winter wonderland of lights and snow. Autumn should not be overlooked either, as the changing leaves contrast beautifully against the blue pristine waters. A variety of cabins are available to rent in the area, and we’ve found the ones that we think are the coolest.
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Shingle siding gives a “one with nature” appeal on the exterior, but plenty of color, like an ultra bright red tile countertop in the kitchen keeps things interesting. Walk down the stairs outside, to a lovely recreation area where the family can play corn hole and enjoy the lake weather.
This glorious two-bedroom A-frame features rustic touches that give it a cozy vibe. Stone floors, a metal circular chandelier, and the focal rock fireplace give some medieval touches. However, the furniture and interior decor takes is back just a handful of decades.
You won’t find Snow White, Sleeping Beauty or any other storybook characters dwelling here, although it might feel like that would be possible when walking toward this breathtaking cottage. Lanterns hang to light the walkway and become particularly ambient when dusted with snow. Inside is ultra-cozy, with nods to nature here and there.
Striking materials have been used to create an industrial theme. From the fireplace to the overall appearance, it’s got an extremely cool thing going on. However, it’s quite easy to feel at home. Out on the deck, the views of the lake are stunning, and there is plenty of room to play games or cookout.
Old has become new in this enchanting cabin. While the kitchen faucets, windows and other attributes may be vintage, they look new and trendy when combined with the love and care that has gone into this place. Going against the typical natural look of cabins, the blue color and red trim are perfection.
These updated A-frames really reminds us how incredibly well chic meshes with nature. The design of this dwelling is nothing short of awe-inspiring, as the wood ceiling, and other cabin attributes add that sense of warmth, while contemporary light fixtures, fun wallpaper, and subtle elegance tie it all together in the most mesmerizing way.
Enchanting views of the lake can be seen from this refined and highly elegant home. Inside is ornate, yet still traditional and homey. In the garage, guests will find games like ping-pong, which gives something to do on days when the weather isn’t so favorable.
When in the living room, the ceilings stretch high towards the sky and large windows bring in an abundance of sunshine. At times, it almost looks like a church. Bright white flows throughout the interior of the chic home, but the exterior is an ambient dark blue. An outdoor kitchen and fire pit area will ensure plenty of time under the stars.
With four spacious bedrooms and three bathrooms, this cabin can comfortably sleep up to 10 people. So maybe this is the perfect place to get together with extended family. An additional half bath adds one more dash of convenience. Everything is polished and totally beautiful.
Planked ceilings and walls create a rustic atmosphere, but might be just what you were craving. Despite the rugged surface, various furniture pieces, and contemporary light fixtures dust the cabin with a little bit more modernity. When snow is falling outside, the surrounding trees become covered in white powder, and it is quite a magical scene.
Not only was this cabin constructed back in the 50s, but it has been lucky enough to have owners that lovingly preserved many of its original attributes. From that ultra-cool oven to pastel colored sinks, it’s a blast from the past. But don’t think that this place just feels old, because at the same time, things are quite up-to-date.
An authentic log cabin with a warm fireplace, skylights framing the stars, and an open concept feel throughout – sounds pretty much like perfection, right? It is. And there are multiple places on the porch to relax, with a hot cup of coffee while the sun rises. Retreat from the hustle and bustle, to a real cabin experience in nature.
A-frame cabins have a magical essence about them. Since this one has been remodeled, not only does it have all the beauty the structure originally had, there is somewhat of a coffee café vibe going on here. Southwestern furniture and dusty blue colors add “eclectic-ness”.
Simplistic is often all we want when on vacation. This little white abode sits in an area with incredible views, that is just two miles from the lake. While small, it is well equipped and has been updated since the 1960s construction.