Monte Cristo cabin is a two bedroom cabin featuring a deck and high windows facing the steep forested slopes of High Commission mountain, full amenities, and is set on the banks of the North Yuba River. The high ceilings and tall windows bring the towering peaks and cliffs inside, the deck is perfect for a cool summer evening dinner and the soothing hum of the river. With all-new beds, appliances, furniture, lighting, and kitchenware, our housekeeping cabins are among the most modern accommodations in Downieville, perfect for extended stays.
Monte Cristo Cabin Details
Two bedrooms. Each bedroom has a queen bed. Full kitchen, full bath, gas stove for heat. Deck overlooking the North Yuba River. One well-behaved pet is welcomed at $20/night. If you have any questions regarding this cabin, please give us a call at 530-289-3465. We’re here to make your stay at the Lure Resort a memorable one!
|Bed / Bath||Beds||Pets|
|2 / 1 – Floorplan||Queen x 2||Yes|
2 Night Minimum (select 3 days in the calendar below).
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The Story of Monte Cristo
An ancient river channel discovered in 1851 extremely rich in gold became the townsite of Monte Cristo. It happens to be the same river channel that the Telegraph and White Bear mines tap into. Situated on a precipitous ledge between Fir Cap and Oak Ranch up the Saddleback Road, Monte Cristo was one of the wealthiest mining camps in the entire region. Despite the riches, nothing remains of Monte Cristo today. You’d go right past the old townsite and never even realize a town of several hundred people once existed.
Tunnels were bored into the side of Fir Cap where prospectors recovered the placer gravel, then sluiced the gravel to recover the gold. The camp continued …