The Knotty Retreat Vacation Rental by Pinecrest

The Knotty Retreat Vacation Rental by Pinecrest


Absolutely the best time we have had in a while! Keith and Gina even stopped by to make sure we got settled in and if we needed anything! My favorite part was no cell service for 2 days😍 we spent great family time at the cabin and the lake. After spending all day at the lake is was the icing on the cake to drive home to the cabin!! Such a short drive (the kids thank you for that lol) this cabin was great and roomy enough for 4adults and 3 kids! We brought some dishes, didn’t use them as they literally supplied everything you NEED. Can’t wait to book our next one.
We had such an amazing time and can’t wait to go again..

The Knotty Retreat is nestled in the high Sierra mountains, away from the hustle and bustle. 5 minutes away a from Pinecrest Lake, 15 min from Dodge Ridge.

Operating as usual

What a journey this had been! After 4 wonderful, scary, hard, fulfilling, educational years we are sad to announce that we have sold the Knotty Retreat. This cabin was our first Airbnb that started our journey of vacation rentals and offering a unique experience for guests.

Currently, we have two retreats in the area and look forward to hosting all of you at our other retreats in Pinecrest and Twain Harte. We welcome you to follow the Sweet Retreat and Woodsy Retreat vacation rental pages for updates, specials and information on the cabins.

We are so excited for out next chapter and adventure! Stay tuned...

Aspen Meadow Pack Station

And they are off! First rides of the year are happening! Hope everyone is having a great Saturday, come join us in the mountains for a ride! We offer 1 hour tours, 2 hour rides, 1/2 days and all day adventures! Or join us on a pack trip in the Emigrant Wilderness, we would love to have you. #aspenmeadowadventures #horsebackrides #themountainsarecalling

The Knotty Retreat Vacation Rental by Pinecrest

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The Knotty Retreat is nestled in the high Sierra mountains, away from the hustle and bustle. 5 minutes away a from Pinecrest Lake, 15 min from Dodge Ridge.

Hello all! We wish you and your family safety and health through this difficult time. After much debate, Keith and I have decided to allow guests at our retreats in the Sierra Mountains. We are taking extreme precautions on sanitizing the cabins after each reservation. We ask guests to please be mindful of traveling if you are showing any symptoms of Covid -19.

If interested, please use link to Airbnb 🔝🔝🔝.
#retreat #airbnbsuperhost #escape #cabininthewoods #airbnblove #cabinlove

Long Live The Cabin Life💓

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The Knotty Retreat is nestled in the high Sierra mountains, away from the hustle and bustle. The cabin is located in Cold Springs, Ca five minutes away a from Pinecrest Lake and 15 min from Dodge Ridge Ski Resort. We want your stay at the Knotty Retreat to be stress free so we have provided all the comforts of home so that you don't have to pack as much for your stay. Our cabin has two rooms with queen beds, a loft with a full pull out couch and a futon located in the downstairs livingroom that transforms into a bed with a feather bed topper. All beds have freshly washed linens, down comforters, bamboo pillows and 3 inch memory foam Mattress topper to ensure a peaceful nights sleep. The cabin offers a fully stocked kitchen with pots, pans, dishes and cooking utensils. In the winter months enjoy sledding in front of the property or a day at the slopes. In the summer months enjoy a day at the lake swimming, fishing, paddle boating and more. In the evenings you can enjoy a glass of wine on the porch surrounded by outside patio lighting. Enjoy the wood stove or make a fire in the fire pit outside. In the loft we have a movie library with 200 dvd’s, air hockey table and board games for the kids to enjoy. In the winter our roads are snow plowed daily that creates easy access to the cabin.

@ Cold Springs, California

Leland High Sierra Snowplay Inc

Just because we haven’t had a good snow storm, doesn’t mean there is no snow to play with! Come visit us ❤️

It’s hard to believe that last year in February we had one of the biggest snowfall in recorded history, we were digging out, and it was difficult for everyone to even try to make it up!
Well, we don’t have as much natural snowfall this season -
But rest assured, we have TONS of SNOW!!
(Check out the video)
So don’t panic if you don’t see a lot of snow on the drive up, once you arrive at Leland Snowplay it’s “GAME ON!”
The roads are perfect, the weather is warm, so let’s have some Snowplay/tubing fun!!
Hope to see you this weekend!

Nothing better than being at the cabin cuddled up by a warm toasty fire & a nice glass of wine 🌲🙋🏼‍♀️♥️ ##coldsprings #pinecrest #dodgeridge #cabin #cabinlove #woodburningstove #airbnbsuperhost #airbnb #retreat

Snow is coming! Message us to reserve one of our three retreats in the Pinecrest area ❄️!!

Dodge Ridge Ski Resort is opening DECEMBER 6th!! Don’t miss out, reserve your getaway today!! We have three charming retreats in the Pinecrest area ready for guests to enjoy this winter season. Message is for details and availability. ❄️🌲🙋🏼‍♀️

Up to 90% of the mountain is scheduled to be open at 9am
This weekend’s storm has continued to deliver. Since the storm began Saturday afternoon the total snowfall has measured 13” at the base and 37” at the summit.

This current storm will continue through today, Monday, December 2, with an additional 2 - 3 inches of new snowfall expected. We’ll have a break in the weather for a couple days mid-week before the next winter storm arrives at Dodge Ridge this Friday, delivering 1 to 2 additional feet of snowfall with colder temperatures during this next storm series in the teens to upper 20’s. It’s looking like we will have an amazing Opening Day this Friday, December 6th and we’re just as excited about getting this season started as you are.

As Opening Day approaches please call our Snow Phone at (209) 536-5300 or visit the Snow Report page at

#DodgeRidge #SkiCalifornia #FamilyOwned #FamilyLoved #ski #snowboard #VisitTuolumneCounty #TwainHarteCA #SonoraCA #PinecrestCA

Unbelievable up here!! Winter wonderland reservations are available!! The decks are shoveled and the driveways plowed and ready for guests. Message us for details!

Let it Snow!! ❄️❄️❄️Winter wonderland here we come!!

Leland High Sierra Snowplay Inc

YES!! Snow play here we come!!! We are booking up fast now that snow is on the forecast ❄️. 3 ft this week!!

Book your winter getaway now, before it’s too late!!


Here comes the snow! We are anticipating 2 to 3 feet for fresh powder over the next few days. The temperatures are COLD, with snowfall predicted down to ~2000 feet through Thanksgiving. In anticipation, we are working at full steam to put down a solid base that Mother Nature can build on for a long season on the hill with each and every one of you.

By this time next week we hope to have the entire hill covered in several feet of snow, with a tentative season opening date of December 7, 2019. Please follow us here for the official announcement. We know you can't wait for a day of fun in the snow... neither can we...

Share this with your friends... Snowplay 2020 is coming soon!!

❄️❄️❄️SNOW, SNOW, SNOW ❄️❄️❄️

Mother nature is blessing us early this year with a winter wonderland! We are expected to receive over 3 feet of snow the week of Thanksgiving. Booking up fast for the winter season! Dates are available at our retreats into December. Hot Coco, warm fires, Scarfs, and sledding 🛷 !! Sounds pretty amazing!! 🌲🌲Message asked for details🌲🌲

29446 Alpine Ct, Cold Springs, CA 95335 -®

It was a very hard & sad decision to put The Knotty Retreat on the market. Loving memories have been created in this cabin & has been enjoyed by many. The cabin has been a successful short term rental for 3 years. We are honored that we were able to learn everything we know about vacation homes through this first property.

If you have ever thought about owning a second home or investment property the Knotty Retreat is calling your name.

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3 beds · 2 baths
29446 Alpine Ct, Cold Springs The Perfect Getaway! Situated on a quiet cul de sac in Cold Springs this well-maintained charming cabin offers a variety of options for your family and friends; from the newer stainless range/oven/microwave & refrigerator to the "game" room upstairs, to the sitting area by the fire ring. There are t...

Bring on winter wonderland!!


As of yesterday, Autumn is officially here. Last week we started to see some rapid changes in the weather, with some light snow falling just a few thousand feet above us. The winter season hasn't arrived just yet, but there is no time like the present to start planning your vacation day at Leland Snowplay!

The dates listed here and on our website at are subject to the weather and snow conditions; as long as we have the powder on the ground to safely operate, these will be our dates of operation. We are typically open six days a week (closed Wednesdays), but open seven days a week through the holidays.

We look forward to seeing 40,000 to 50,000 smiling faces on the hill this season... just not all at once, please. As you can see on our calendar, we continue to maintain separate weekend/holiday versus reduced midweek pricing. We encourage everyone to plan their visit when you can take advantage of our lower prices pricing, as well as the much smaller crowds. The number one complaint we received (especially to start the season) is the crowds a wildly popular destination like Leland Snowplay receives on weekends and holidays. It CAN't be helped, and we HATE having to turn people away on those rare VERY busy days. Hence, the reduced pricing incentive. Please take advantage of it!

We hope to kick off the season in the next 8 to 10 weeks (weather permitting) and can't wait to see each and every one of you on the hill this season!

Happy Labor Day Friends!!

Knotty Retreat: Pinecrest Lake/ Ski Dodge *WIFI* - Cabins for Rent in Cold Springs, California, United States

The Knotty Retreat is now available the weekend of August 9th!!!! Don’t miss your opportunity to getaway and retreat to Pinecrest lake this summer!!

Here is the link to the Knotty Retreat on Airbnb. There you can view full details, availability, and reserve your getaway. Entire home/apt in Cold Springs, United States. The Knotty Retreat is nestled amongst the pines in the High Sierra Mountains, away from the hustle and bustle. This charming retreat is located in ...

Woot woot!! The Knotty Retreat received a kitchen facelift. All new stainless steel appliance. ❤️

LAST WEEKEND AVAILABLE @ the Knotty Retreat... July 11th- 14th!!! Act now and reserve a fun filled getaway to
Pinecrest Lake 🌲❤️

Here is the link to the Knotty Retreat on Airbnb. There you can view full details, availability, and reserve your getaway.

Hello all facebookers! My name is Gina and am one of the owners of K & G Unique Retreats. I am so excited to announce that I am now a Rodan + Fields Consultant sharing life changing skin care products. We are GIVING away a two night getaway to one of our vacation rentals near Pinecrest Lake ( $500.00 value) !! All ladies and gentlemen that purchase a R +F Regimen and become a PC Perks customer between May 16th- June 15th will be entered to win this relaxing getaway!!! The live drawing will happen on June 16th and the winner will be notified through Facebook messenger. Getaway valid Sunday- Thursday September 9th- November 14th 2019.

Here is the link to my R+F website. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me directly if you would like to discuss your skincare needs.


Fathers day weekend is available! 6/15-6-17. What a wonderful way to celebrate fatherhood than in the woods 🌲. Hiking & fishing, what a dream!

Here is the link to the Knotty Retreat on Airbnb. There you can view full details, availability, and reserve your getaway.

The knotty Retreat is available for Mothers Day Weekend!! Great opportunity to celebrate such a special day in a beautiful place ❤️.

Here is the link to the Knotty Retreat on Airbnb. There you can view full details, availability, and reserve your getaway.

Can’t wait!!!

🌲🌲🌲Hello friends and family! 🌲🌲🌲Summer is just around the corner. We feel blessed that The knotty Retreat is almost reserved for the SUMMER. Don’t miss out on a chance to explore the Stanislaus Forest and all the wonderful activities in the area. Summer days at Pinecrest Lake, Horseback riding, Hiking up to Cleo’s Bath , exploring Sonora pass, Putt putt Golf in Twain Harte or just relaxing on the decks at the retreat!!

The following dates are the last weekends getaways we have available. HURRY, HURRY snag one of these dates for vacation ❤️🌲.

April 26th-28th
June 28-30th
July 12-14th
August 2-4

Here is the link to the Knotty Retreat on Airbnb. There you can view full details, availability, and reserve your getaway.

Visit Tuolumne County

Great read of things to do and placed to eat in our beautiful area💕

"Just two hours east of San Francisco, you find beautiful Tuolumne County, full of nature, warm people, and delicious food... I’m sharing all the deets – best places to stay, eat, relax, and explore." - Leona Marlene Creative

Visit Tuolumne County

Just a short drive from the Cabin ❤️

Visit Tuolumne County and go ice skating in a historic lodge at Long Barn Lodge Ice Rink & Event Center.

Weekend of March 22/23 is now available at the Knotty Retreat !! There was a last minute cancellation. Act now and enjoy a fun weekend playing in the snow. Forecast is showing 2 ft dropping this week ❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️

Here is the link to the Knotty Retreat on Airbnb. There you can view full details, availability, and reserve your getaway.

Visit Tuolumne County


Two locals spent a day along Highway 108, and they had the "Best snow day ever." Tap below to read about their experience!

Only In Northern California

So true!!❤️

You can't help but fall totally in love with this place. ❤️

Brush & Cork

Lots of fun areas to explore surrounding our retreats!

What do Brits do when they come to Tuolumne County? They play hard and come to Brush & Cork too!! We made it into Britain's COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE!! WooHoo!!! We're at the end of the article because we were the last thing they did before they left Great fun entertaining British travel writers!! They were a blast!!

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