USA California Shaver Lake Ockenden - Shaver Lake Listing #12351

Living Pines Condominium - Shaver Lake, CA

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41 reviews
Max. occupancy: 7 2 Queen Bed, 3 Twin Bed 2 bedrooms  plus loft 2 bathrooms No pets  4WD/traction may be required in winter
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Cozy Condo with Deck, Pools, & Hot Tubs - Great Location Near Shaver Lake

For your next trip to Shaver Lake, treat yourself and your loved ones to a perfect getaway with this charming and rustic condo just three miles from Shaver Lake! Wonderful amenities like a private deck, wood-burning fireplace, and shared pools and hot tubs ensure your visit will be one to remember.

This condo is part of the Bretz Mill Condominium complex, a quiet neighborhood just south of Shaver Lake. In the summer, head north to the lake's sunny shores, where you can swim, hike, or lounge on the beach to your heart's content. Further north is Huntington Lake, whose five miles offer some of the best sailing in the state of California. And in the winter, strap on your skis or your snowboard and hit the slopes at China Peak, where you'll find spectacular terrain and miles of trails to explore.

After an exhilarating day outdoors, head back to this cozy condo to put your feet up and relax. Your deck provides a lovely spot for a summer BBQ or picnic, accompanied by tranquil views of the swaying pines. When the weather turns cold, curl up in front of the wood-burning fireplace with a mug of hot chocolate and a blanket. You'll have a full kitchen available to make all your favorite meals, and cable and free WiFi to while away the evening hours.

Book your stay at this charming Shaver Lake condo now!

*All same day bookings must be made through the local office between the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm PST. For same day bookings, please call 559-841-4000
*This home is equipped with surveillance cameras on the exterior of the home with listening capabilities. These cameras cannot see inside the home.

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.




Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC


Partial AC

Wood-burning fireplace

Kitchen & dining






Internet : Dish Network



DVD player

On-site activities

Hot tub : Shared

Pool : Shared

Sauna : Shared


Gas grill : Private


41 reviews

Alma A. May 2022
Cute cabin. Very quiet and calm scenery. Kitchen is fully stocked, felt like home. The couches were very comfortable and they all reclines so huge plus with my kids! Lol The fireplace was a beautiful touch. Really enjoyed a relaxed weekend. I loved that the master bd offers a patio. The only thing that bothered me and my husband, the bed was not a queen size like we expected and the pillows had no neck support. Other than that, we enjoyed the cabin very much!
Kelley Y. Sep 2021
Location great. Did not love that the pictures listed are not of this home. Very disappointed in the living room and having comfortable furniture to sit with family. One of the chairs is broken and unusable as the right side is caved in. I sat on the floor.
Manager response:
Hi, Kelley, thank you for choosing us for your stay. We appreciate your feedback, though we regret to hear that you were not comfortable with the home's furnishings. We are delighted, however, to report that the living room furniture has been replaced, new flooring and granite countertops installed, as well as the fireplace being updated with granite. We look forward to having the opportunity to host you and better impress you in the future!
alfredo v. Jul 2021
Yesenia R. Jun 2021
I did like the condon was nice and quiet and plenty space but need new couch because that's broken couch.
Manager response:
Thank you for staying with us, Yesenia! The property manager will be inspecting the couch. We hope to see you again!
Donna L. Jun 2021
Great little community, tons of hikes and lakes nearby. The house had everything we needed.
Hortencia G. May 2021
I didn't like that there was spiders an a bat flying inside home lots of spiders scared to get bit by a spider or the bat ...but other then spiders bugs an bat inside home it was ok
Manager response:
Hi, Hortencia. We appreciate your feedback and apologize that your stay in our home was less than stellar. While we have no record of any issue being reported during your stay, we confirm the home has been treated by pest control, and no bats or spiders are inside the property.
Rodrigo V. May 2021
It’s a wonderful place to spend a great time, everything works fine and it’s comfortable, I would just suggest cleaning the carpet and windows.
I would stay there again.
Manager response:
Hi, Rodrigo! Thank you for telling us about your visit. The property manager will seek permission from the homeowner to address the carpet and windows. We hope to see you again!
Bridget L. Apr 2021
This place was so perfect. Really felt like a home away from home. It was so quiet a f serene. I would definitely book again
Stephanie m. Feb 2021
Nice place had a great weekend.
Paula H. Aug 2020
Beds were good, bathrooms okay. Keep in mind that it is right next to the main highway.
Jean L. Jul 2020
Easy to get answer for all my questions. Peaceful location with pine trees surrounded so the cabin still cool without having AC. Road noise if windows open. Spacious and lot of beds enough for 8 but we just a family of 4. Pans and knives are sticky not very clean. But bedrooms and bathrooms are spotless. No spices or coffee but there are detergents for clothes and dish washer which are a big plus. Definitely recommend to others and we might book again with Vacasa.
Manager response:
We appreciate your feedback following your stay, Jean. While we are glad you enjoyed your stay, we are sorry to hear about the cleanliness issues in the kitchen utensils. Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention. We will follow up with our housekeeping team to ensure they are paying close attention to detail. We hope we can host you again!
MARTA H. Jul 2020
We had a great time staying there, just had one problem the master bedroom restroom had a water leak and need it repairs, didn’t get a chance to use during our stay, but other than that it was great.
Sheila D. Jul 2020
Quaint little place.
Alexander D. Jun 2020
Everything was fine, no complains. Clean, plenty of supplies, comfortable beds. Decent WiFi - honestly we did not expected Internet will be that good for remote location. Cabin was comfortably cool inside at 85 outside. We would rent it again if decide to come back to Shaver Lake. The location itself is so-so, but we liked it overall. No hiking trails, biking is difficult, no lake access except by car (most locations were closed). Lake was great for trout fishing - we had our limit every morning at Sierra Marina, lots of planted fish. Best swimming place (clean and warm water) we found at Dorabella - campground was closed but 20 minutes hiking took us there from the end of Dorabella rd.
Christine O. Jun 2020
We enjoyed our stay at Living Pines being nestled amongst the pines but super close to the cute town of Shaver Lake and the lake itself. The unit itself was comfortable and my kids loved the loft area and ladder while the adults enjoyed a cooler stay on the bottom floor! The only thing I wished was different was that the master bedroom bathroom was carpeted but that was pretty insignificant overall. The kitchen was well stocked and the dining table was a perfect size. My kids loved the pool and hot tub that goes with the rental. Overall, a wonderful weekend away!!
theresa m s. Feb 2020
This condo was in a great location...close to town, restaurants, shopping, and last minute items needed that were forgotten back at home. This is a "no frills" unit but met our needs...small repairs are needed: stove wouldn't heat up...heater had a ping all night which just meant turning it off and putting on more blankets...and couldn't get enough hot water to shower 1 person in each bathroom at the same time. After the first night my family and I altered between night and morning showers. Although signage in the home indicated that firewood was available under the stairs: their was NONE...I did call in regards to this but no wood came: resulting in the need to spend $60 for firewood...there are plenty of games...many TV programs...bottom line: a bit of money needs to be invested into this rental...i.e: small TV put in one of the bedrooms...updated stove...and myself...I'd add some pictures to the walls to make it feel more inviting. I know it sounds like all was bad...but for the price this was a perfect 3 day getaway...I only wish we had taken advantage of the hottub! All esthetics aside...I would rent again....but next time I'd make sure the firewood was was an unexpected added expenditure.
Manager response:
Hi, Theresa! The electric heaters due sometimes make odd sounds as they heat up and expand. There is no firewood provided in this home, and we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience you faced in having incorrect information. Maintenance will be inspecting the stove, and we have verified the hot water heater is working correctly. We hope the compensation offered shows our desire to care for our guests. Thank you!
Liz E. Feb 2020
Would absolutely stay here again. Great kitchen, full of cookware and dinnerware. The beds were comfortable and the heaters kept the place warm and comfortable. We did have an issue with the heater in the main room (somebody before us, pulled the thermostat off the wall and reset it), however it was fixed within the hour. You will have to wait 10 minutes or so between showers as the place has a small water heater. But that's no big deal at all. Again, we can't wait to stay there again.
Laura G. Feb 2020
My family and I stood 2 nights here, we had a great time. The condo was comfortable, the kitchen was equipped with everything to cook a meal (sans the food of course). And an abundance of towels, sheets and blankets. We look forward to going back!
Omar G. Jan 2020
Our stay was ok. A few issues that didn't ruin our stay but I could see a pickier person having an issue with them. Stove Oven doesn't work. Set it to 400 degrees and it only got to about 150 at most. Changed our dinner plans because of it... Continuous hot water only available in kitchen and bathroom sinks. Both Showers only gave about 2 or 3 minutes of hot water. Not sure why if the sinks didn't have this issue... If you're a light sleeper, you have to choose between a goodnight (quiet) sleep or a warm room. Both of the heaters in each room made "Pinging" noises throughout the night. Which is common with these types of heaters but we had to turn off both bedroom heaters since the "Pinging" was keeping us up. So we had to layer on the blankets to stay warm because it was VERY cold during our stay (Early January)....middle section of dining room table kept sliding out since the locks that are supposed to keep it in place are broken.... Overall, our stay wasn't ruined. The condo was pretty clean and served its purpose (a place to sleep). Would I stay here again? Yes, but during a warmer period like summer time where the "Pinging" heaters and the lack of hot water in the showers aren't such an issue.
Manager response:
Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback. Our maintenance team will inspect the oven and table and repair them if necessary. The hot water issue you encountered is likely due to running sinks while a shower is running as this causes the hot water from the shower to be pulled in a different direction. We hope to see you again!
KENNETH T. Dec 2019
Very peaceful and relaxing, cabin had everything we needed
Jennifer S. Dec 2019
Great condo with all the amenities! Clean, well stocked.
Ashley H. Nov 2019
Loved everything about it. The cabin was really nice, clean, had more then enough blankets and towels. Everything was great. The ONLY thing was it took awhile for the water to get hot after one person showered but other than that everything was excellent.
Viktor S. Sep 2019
the location and disposition was great.
The windows were responsible of lots of heat loss of the cabin.

Manager response:
Hi Viktor, we are glad to hear the home's location and layout provided for an enjoyable stay though we apologize for any difficulty you encountered in maintaining a comfortable in-home temperature. We are always happy to assist in addressing any questions or concerns that might arise in the home if we are notified during your stay. We hope to host you again in the future!
Lizbeth R. Sep 2019
Nice overall and clean
Raquel P. Jun 2019
Very comfy, with all the amenities that one can think of.
The kids really enjoyed sleeping in the little beds in the loft.
The area was very peaceful and with nice places to go for a hike. I definitely recommend it to anybody that would like to enjoy time with family and friends.
Marcus O. Jun 2019
I stayed here with my brother, friend, and a cousin as a little vacation from responsibilities and everyday life. This place met all my expectations. Plenty of clean towels, extra pillows, extra blankets, sheets, lot's of hooks to hang whatever you want, ample firewood, 2 small patios to enjoy the fresh air, plenty of pots and pans, and just overall charm. A couple things stood out that could have been "better". The stove top seems to enevenly heat on the larger burner and we could not get the wifi to even become available to connect. It wasn't a big deal as we spent a lot of time talking and at the lake. But I can see how it can be a nuisance if it is needed to help entertain or watch movies on streaming services. But besides that, I would love to come back with my family and create more great times.
Manager response:
Hello Marcus, We apologize for the issues that you experienced during your stay. While you note that it did not affect your enjoyment of this home, next time - should you have these issues - please do alert our customer service agents so that we may assist! We have let the local team know to follow up on these maintainence issues.
Yurii I. Apr 2019
Lovely house in a beautiful place. Strongly recommend!
Michael E. Feb 2019
The location was nice. The condominium itself was nice with a relaxed layout and lots and lots of hooks to hang to hang up wet ski gear. That was very helpful. Fun hill behind for the kids to sled. Good kitchen layout.
Jason B. Dec 2018
Armando E. Jul 2018
The place was really nice it was very close to Shave lake and had plenty of room for 7 of us. There were a few things that any one looking to rent this place should be aware of, the stove basically only has one burner that really actually works they could use and upgrade. We stayed for 4 nights and the fridge was a little small but it will do. The internet was horrible and could never get on with the access codes that were given to us. Luckily we had cell service and were able to look things up on our phones. The bbq pit they provided was horrible it was electric and did not heat up luckily we brought our own, but be warned Shaver Lake does not allow charcoal pits only gas so bring a gas pit if your gonna spend time at the lake. Also we had a whole day planned by the pool only to recieve an email that the pool, hot tub, and sauna would not be available due to repairs being done yet we saw no one doing repairs while we were there. overall great place near lots of things to do would definitely rent the place again.
Pamela G. Jun 2018
We stayed 3 nights at this condo. The amenities are as described, and I would give it 5 stars, but for the following: We were never able to access the Internet even after following all the provided instructions. We would have appreciated a map of the complex so we knew where the pool was the first evening we arrived. Instead, we had to drive around the next day to find it and so missed the opportunity the first day. Also, I don't know what person would be able to sleep in the loft beds. Maybe a couple of 10 - 18 year olds? The ladder access is hard to climb and the only bathrooms are two levels down on the bottom floor. Our daughter's sons are 4 and 2, so there was no way they could go up there. We made beds for them on the floor in the bedroom where their parents were sleeping. The loft is shown in the photos, but you really can't tell how hard it is to access by looking at those. Just be aware. It was great to have use of a washer and dryer. We were told that laundry soap would be provided so I didn't take any, then there was none in the Vacasa goodie bag. We borrowed some from our neighbors. The pots and pans sit unevenly on the electric stove, but we were able to cook, so I can't complain about that! I'm telling all the negatives here. Sorry about that. It was a perfectly comfortable place for 3 nights' stay. Thank you, Vacasa.
Olivia A. May 2018
I loved the peacefulness of the home and the surrounding mountains and forest made it that much more enjoyable.. great family fun and would stay again!
Ruth E. Apr 2018
It is an excellent place!!
Dana D. Mar 2018
The rental rate was excellent for what you got. We wished we could have stayed longer
Colleen P. Mar 2018
It was very relaxing comfortable and the house had everything we needed for the stay
Senallda Cindy Y. Dec 2017
We loved the place! It gave us the cabin feel we were all hoping to experience. The condo was fully stocked with everything we could have asked for, truly a home away from home. I loved that there was soap for the washer and had a dryer for those items that got wet in the snow. The rooms were very clean and cozy and bathrooms fully stocked. We are already making plans to return. Highly recommend
Jennifer F. Dec 2017
My family of 8 stayed fit just comfortably. Location is perfect and not far from local stores or the lake at all. Only issue was the wi-if. Each device needs its own password. We all struggled a little bit to connect.
Nancy . Aug 2016
Very happy with location at Bretz Mill! We felt at home, safe and sound! The owners have done a good job of having everything needed in order and available! Really appreciated the young men who services our lodging and the staff that worked with us at the office!
Sally . Jan 2016
It was a great vacation!!! Thank you for a beautiful home for our large gathering!! We will be returning!!