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Artists' Loft Bed and Breakfast - Big Cat Cabin, Strawberry Hill Cabin

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Box 2408, Julian, CA 92036
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place to unwind, unplug and reconnect with nature and ourselves. We couldn't have been more elated with the natural beauty, charm and authenticity of "Big Cat Cabin" in Julian. A feeling of amazement and serenity took over when I first drove into the beautiful & natural drive. When I entered into "Big Cat" I began... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

OK, we are neighbors of the owners of the Artist's Loft B & B. So you may think we are biased in favor if this business. And we are, because we know that Chuck and Nan care about what their guests. You can expect a clean place to stay with wonderful views. Expect a few visits from the local deer.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Just came back from a one night stay at the Strawberry Hill Cabin, and it was not nearly long enough. It is so charming, from the wood burning stove to the incredible views of the mountains and the Pacific. Chuck and Nan are such lovely and warm people, and did a really great job of helping us to take advantage... More 

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Haugesund, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We sayed at The New Artists loft six nights september 2014. From the moment we entered the cabin, we loved the place, and it just got better the more we were there. The way its built is impressive, the beautiful soild beams showing in the structure. There is a lot of natural wood and textiles such as wool and cotton... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My wife and I just spent two mid-week days at the Artists' Loft in Julian, CA. The cabin is absolutely lovely, inside and out. The view is magnificent. We were visited by several local deer early in the morning on the second day of our visit. The owners-managers were friendly and helpful. I hope to return during the fall, winter,... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I guess the title says it all. But that said, This little piece of heaven should be shared and experienced by all. We now call my 12 year old daughter the turkey whisperer. She'd hear a turkey and tear off into the woods to gobble at it. They always gobbled back. We were there 10" and I knew I wanted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The perfect mountain retreat - completely quiet, completely self-contained, stunning views and every homey comfort provided. We would gladly buy it and live there full time if we could...so glad we can at least "borrow it" now and then. I love everything about this place..sunny porch for reading, meticulous kitchen with quirky dishes, beautiful aged wood floors, wonderful textiles everywhere,... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

My husband I just returned from the most relaxing weekend at Big Cat Cabin. Chuck met us upon our arrival and provided a very cordial, informative overview of the cabin and the surrounding area. It was great to hear about the history of the cabin and all of the special touches Chuck and his wife have added over the years!... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We, a couple of good friends in need of some serious relaxation, made our way to Big Cat Cabin. The place was (is) too beautiful for words...and the smells of pine, and cedar that infuse the cabin...oh my! The cabin is tastefully decorated with many antiques and fine art photography that will please the eye. Just outside, many of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I had followed with great interest the story of Chuck and Nan after the original Artist's Loft had burned (and their home) during the Julian fires. After they rebuilt I booked the Artist's Loft to celebrate my husband's birthday 2 years ago, and the place was fabulous. Because we had such a great time we booked it again this past... More 

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