The High Country Hobo Preserve: Rustic Cabin

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Entire cabin hosted by Rebecca

4 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bathroom
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Welcome to the High Country Hobo Preserve. This hidden gem is nestled in the Cleveland National Forrest. Guest cabin has all amenities: wood burning fireplace, board games, fishing poles, horse shoes, bbq, and gold pans for when the creek is flowing. An outdoor fire pit is available when winds are calm. It has old character, unique charm, and is close to old mining town, Julian. Kitchen has fridge, hot plate, microwave, coffee maker- coffee tea provided. Pets welcome, has dog door, fenced yard.

The space
The High Country Hobo Preserve is located in the small city of Descanso, meaning Rest From Labor. We are about 45 minutes from Downtown San Diego yet a world away. The guest cabin sits on our 1 acre property which has a main cabin, guest cabin, horse corral, and billiard room. The cabin built in 1890 was originally a small one bedroom stone cabin constructed by a woman who bartered with Native American Groups for stones from Mt. Laguna to build her home. Over the years the main cabin, now our bedroom, has been added on to however the structure still maintains its original character. The Guest Cabin stands alone across from our home so you don't need to see us or even interact with us unless you're looking for local tips. The cabin is surrounded by National Forrest to the north and the west to give you privacy. There is plenty of parking on the property. We ask that you limit shower time due to well water restrictions. Our cabin does not have central heat and air as we prefer to keep it outdated for a more authentic feel however during the summer a window A/C can keep you cool and in the winter the wood burning stove heats the whole cabin comfortably. The area has mountain lion, coyote, bobcat, bald eagles, wild turkey, deer, and when warm rattle snakes so please use caution when exploring. You can access trails from our backyard and wonder among the variety of trees, rocks, and it is an excellent location to search for native gems and for star gazing at night.

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Garden
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer
Refrigerator

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Where you’ll be

Descanso, California, United States

Descanso is an area that time forgot. The city and surrounding areas are known to many as the Cuyamaca Mountains. Most of the range consists of extensive oak forest and chaparral, part of the California chaparral and woodlands ecoregion, interspersed with pine forests and lush riparian zones, featuring year round creeks and waterfalls when rain is frequent. It is rich in Native American, Spanish, and American history.

Hosted by Rebecca

Joined in April 2014
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Howdy! I pulled up stakes in Los Angeles to head for the quiet life after being a native Angeleano all my life. I bought the High Country Hobo Preserve in 2017 and am dedicated to restoring it to its original condition. I envision a space where friends and family can check out from the stressors of life.  ​ Me, my hound dog Macaroni, and five cats Pink-Nose, Manny, Button, Pirate, and Nacho reside in the main cabin on the property. The main cabin built in 1890 was originally a small one room stone cabin constructed by a woman who bartered with Native American Groups for stones from Mt. Laguna to build her home. Over the years the main cabin, now my bedroom, has been added on to however the structure still maintains its original character.   ​ My interests lay in anything historical including camping, gold panning, metal detecting, thrift store gutting, ghost towns, stopping at historic markers, great conservations with strangers over a good craft beer, and entertaining friends and family. 
Howdy! I pulled up stakes in Los Angeles to head for the quiet life after being a native Angeleano all my life. I bought the High Country Hobo Preserve in 2017 and am dedicated to…

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Our cabin is across from the guest cabin so we will most likely be around if you need us however will not interact with you unless something is needed. We want you enjoy your stay and will do our best to accommodate your needs.

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Check-in: Flexible
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Smoking is allowed

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