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Kathie Davis & Gary James

Knotty By Nature is a labor of love for the Davis family. It was once owned by grandpa and bought by his daughter, Kathie, to keep in the family. During 2023, it was completely remodeled. Everything grandpa was "going to do" got done. Kathie kept his dream alive. She even repurposed the old loft banister into planks and built new open-shelving for the kitchen. Imagine the charm of1960s a-frame windows meeting a farmhouse style with urban/industrial flare. It's all new - everything - a must visit!


During the winter months, enjoy close by skiing/snowboarding at Mountain High, inner tubing and more. Summer brings hiking, mountain biking, zip-lining, motor tours, farmers markets, and small town appeal. Grab an ice cream at Applewood Court or take a stroll down the main drag to grab some local pizza. Meet locals in the brew house and shop at vintage boutiques. Get away from the chaos of life and tuck away into a quiet, natural setting.  Breathe the fresh air.





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1. CHECK IN (4pm) - CHECK OUT (10am), unless alternative times are pre-approved by the host.

2. GUEST ACCESS: Entire house with exception to a few storage closets and garage.

3. FRONT DOOR: (If it's dark outside, push the bottom-left checkmark to light up keypad) Then, enter code to unlock (supplied in email after booking).

4. QUIET HOURS : Please adhere to quiet hours between 9pm - 9am, including loud voices that can echo late at night over the spa jets. This is strictly enforced and regulated by San Bernardino County. If code enforcement is called, the $1000 fine will be billed to you. Wrightwood is a little slice of heaven where families and guests cherish nature and serenity. Knotty by Nature is not a party cabin! If you treat it as such, you will be asked to leave without reimbursement. On the flip side, if you are looking for a nice getaway for your family, joint-families, or small groups of respectable adults who treat our home with respect, you won't find better!  In booking with us you affirm and agree to abide by our “Good Neighbor Policy”,

5. CAMERAS: We regulate outdoor activity (human/pet movement and sound decibel levels) via cameras and noise monitoring systems that survey the exterior of the house - front and back.

6. OCCUPANCY: Max occupancy (8/adults, 10/cars. For a fee, same-day guests may visit if pre-approved by the host.

7. NO STAYS over 28 days.

8. PETS: Well trained pets allowed. You will be financially responsible for any dirt or damage to home/interior (including rugs and furniture).

9. NO SMOKING, vaping, or weed inside the house. ($300 fine)

10. INDOOR FIRES: We have a very quirky fireplace, that can result in smoke damage easily. For that reason, there is only and electric insert for guest use.

11. OUTDOOR FIRES: Wrightwood restricts wood-burning fires outdoors. For your  "campfire" experience, enjoy our propane pit.

12 ACCIDENTS: If you break something, please let us know. We understand that accidents happen and have insurance for that reason. Please alert us in a timely manner so that we can make a report. If we are not told and something goes unnoticed, we will charge a "late-fix" fee appropriate to the item's value. 
13. TV: Designate your duration of stay and stream your own channels (Roku Directions Video)

14. EXIT PROCEDURES (leave the cabin as you found it):

     -Deposit trash in designated outdoor bins. To avoid an excess trash fee, take overage and/or larger items (boxes, etc) with you when you leave

         and discard elsewhere. Allowance: 2 bags per night stay.

     -Kindly pick up after your fur-babies.

     -Please clean up after yourself in the kitchen. You can run the dishwasher upon exit.

     -Leave all linens and towels "as is" for the cleaning service.

     -If you've used an air mattress, no need to deflate.

     -Turn thermostat to 63 degrees (Thermostat Directions Video)

     -Turn off all lights except for the front and back yards. The tree is on a timer so no need to mess with it.

     -Confirm sliders are locked.

     -Exit front door and push the "lower-right lock" icon.

15. AGAIN... No parties!

16. With respect to our neighbors and city, you can see that we take pride in our cabin and want to maintain a high level of hosting excellence. We have many repeat visitors because of how comfortable, clean, and accommodating our cabin is.


There are two driveways on the property. One is a long gradual uphill driveway to the garage (15-30% grade). Note: garage is NOT accessible to guests. The second is a semi-circle around the huge front oak tree (5-10% grade). If over 4" of snow, the driveways and berm will be plowed for your stay. We will leave a snow plow shovel if you want to partake in some winter exercise. Otherwise, the eaves cover enough walkway to access the front door.



Knotty By Nature is a 2-story loft cabin with 4 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms. There are stairs up to the deck in front of the house but you can access the interior by just 2 steps from the back door. Host can set up ramp if requested prior to stay. The driveway will take you most of the way there (all cement). The first-floor bathroom shower is tiled and has level sliding glass doors. Flooring is luxury vinyl planks with exception to rugs that can be rolled out of the way.


     -Primary bedroom: Sleeps 3 (King, Couch/Twin pull-out)

     -2nd bedroom: Sleeps 4 (King, Twin, Air Mattress)

     -3rd bedroom: Sleeps 4 King, Twin, Air Mattress)

     -4th den/room: Sleeps 1 (Couch/Twin pull-out)

     -Living room couch/sofa: Sleeps 2 (Queen)

     -Air mattresses and couches


    -Plenty of dishes and silverware for two families

     -Serving dishes

     -Bakeware, measuring utensils, and bakeware

     -Hand mixer






     -Air fryer

     -Outdoor propane firepit

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     -Coffee, tea, hot chocolate

     -Creamers, sugar/substitutes, cinnamon sticks, honey, marshmallows, licorice



     -Coffee grinder (bring. your own beans)


     -French press

     -Electric kettle


     -Hair dryers

     -Shampoo/Conditioner/Body soap/Lotion

     -Stackable laundry unit: ONLY use 1 pod per load (in lower bathroom drawer) and place it directly in the washer bin

     -Pack-N-Play crib (for children)

     -2 portable seat highchairs

     -3 sleeping bags (sizes:1 adult, 2 children)

     -Indoor Shuffleboard

     -Outdoor horseshoe

     -Mini basketball court

     -Bench swing

     -Small outdoor basketball court

     -Outdoor spa

     -Video games (w/ den TV), board games, puzzles, cards

     -Living room TV (you can access your own streaming devices through our Roku remote)




We hope you create great memories and want to come back too. Please sign our guest book and kindly leave a review.


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