Wildflower Cabin was built in the 1920s and still retains that old-time cabin feel with log trusses, exposed rafters and knotty pine panelling. It sits near Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino National Forest, California. The cabin once housed U.S. Forest Service workers but is now privately owned and is being used for vacation rentals.
The front door opens to the living room in the middle of the cabin’s 600 ft2 (55.7 m2) floor plan. As you come in the door, the kitchen and dining room are to the right while the bedroom and bathroom are to the left. The focus of the living room is the original brick fireplace, perfect for warming up after a day of skiing at one of the nearby resorts.
A steep stair to one side leads up to a snug loft over the kitchen and dining room. The loft could be used as a guest bedroom but it wouldn’t be the most convenient as the only bathroom is reached by passing through the main-floor bedroom.
Both the bathroom and the compact kitchen have been updated in styles appropriate to the cabin. The kitchen features custom cabinets and a vintage Wedgewood stove.
Only a couple hours drive from Los Angeles, Wildflower Cabin provides an easy escape from the city. It can be rented through Airbnb.
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