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Sunset Roost-the Perfect Nest for Yosemite-Private Hot Tub

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The Outdoor Living Room provides a peaceful place to renew your spirit

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Whether you are looking for a peaceful mountain getaway or trying to find lodging for your group near Yosemite National Park, Sunset Roost is the perfect choice! The Sunset Roost offers quiet solitude in a beautiful foothill setting.

The Sunset Roost is a three bedroom, two-bath manufactured home that has been fully renovated inside and out. It is tastefully decorated throughout. Sunset Roost is designed for adults as a non-smoking property. Artwork from local artists adorns every room and spills into the Outdoor Living Room and gardens. And the sunset view is what you will always remember!

An open floor plan invites interaction throughout the living area. The large peninsula counter separates the kitchen from the dining area and provides plenty of prep space for creating meals or picnic lunches to take into Yosemite. It’s also a great place for breakfast before you head out for the day. This opens into the living room, which truly is a room with a view! A leather sofa and love seat face one another and look out over the deck towards the Merced River Canyon. The futon day-bed is the perfect place to lounge and enjoy the view (it is also a double bed).

Each of the three bedrooms has a character of its own. The master bedroom is outfitted with a king sized pillowtop bed with a down comforter. Artwork in the master bedroom and bath is relationship inspired; perfect for romantic evenings. There is a large bathtub and separate shower in the master bath, as well as double sinks.

The second and third bedrooms are located on the opposite end of the house adjacent to the second bathroom. Both have queen size beds with down comforters. The Wildflower Room has a tall sleigh bed and colorful photography from the surrounding foothills and high country. The Half Dome Room has a low platform bed to allow full view from its second (west facing) window. Local art depicting Yosemite’s most recognizable icon adorns the walls.

Enter the Outdoor Living Room through either of the glass doors onto the deck. Defined mostly by the 800 square foot redwood deck and hot tub, you will find yourself spending considerable quality time out here. Outdoor meals are wonderful with the evening breeze and unobstructed sunset views. The main table seats six and a small bistro table seats two more. Cook outside on the propane BBQ while you relax on a pair of chaise lounges.

It is a bit hard to say where the Outdoor Living Room ends and the yard begins. A lush green lawn invites you to spend your afternoon in the shade of the pines relaxing in the hammock. The gardens are filled with flowers, herbs, and native plants which keep the birds, bees and butterflies happy. There are walking trails on-site that wander down the “tunnel trail” through manzanita, oak, and pine forests before looping back around through oak savanna and up to the top—the Roost. Wildlife is abundant at The Roost. You may see deer, birds, fox, turkey, peacocks, squirrels, raccoons, and bats.

The Sunset Roost offers all the comforts of home. Whether your idea of vacationing involves cooking gourmet meals or take-n-bake pizza, the full amenity kitchen has everything you will need. The home theater system includes a high quality Onkyo 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound receiver, DVD player, CD player, and satellite TV. Wireless DSL is provided for those who can’t go without their laptop. Of course there are plenty of pillows and blankets to keep you comfortable, and the large washer and dryer will keep your clothes clean if you’re on an extended holiday.

The Sunset Roost is conveniently located in the community of Midpines, California along the Highway 140 corridor. It is a 25-mile drive to the Yosemite National Park boundary along the “all weather highway” which follows the Wild and Scenic Merced River (37 miles to Yosemite Village). Heading the other direction, you will find the gold rush town of Mariposa 10 miles to the West. Merced is 45 miles, and the Fresno airport is a 90-minute drive. The Merced River Recreation Area (Briceburg) is less than 7 miles away.

There is plenty to do in the area. Most visitors will go into Yosemite, but some, who seek solitude, will be quite satisfied to avoid the crowds. The historic town of Mariposa offers shops, restaurants, a film cinema, groceries, gas and supplies. Outdoor recreation abounds! Whitewater Rafting and kayaking are excellent in the spring. Birding, hiking, fishing, swimming, sunbathing, mountain biking, and gold panning are popular along the Merced River and in The Park. Yosemite is a Mecca for rock climbers from around the world! There is something for everyone to do while staying at the Sunset Roost, even if you never leave the property—remember that hammock and the Outdoor Living Room?

We, the owners of the Sunset Roost, have lived here since 2000 and have explored much of the region. We can help you plan your visit and will even clue you in to our secret spots and favorite hikes (if you promise to respect the land and leave no trace).

So come on up to the Sunset Roost for your next vacation and let us help you make the most of your visit!


Keywords: Yosemite National Park, Wild and Scenic Merced River, Mariposa, Private, Solitude, Peaceful,
View, Yard, Garden, Hot Tub, Deck

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary Renter Must be 25 Years Old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a Non-Smoking Property...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Outdoor Living Room features private hot tub, dining table, chaise lounges, chairs, bistro table, gas BBQ, and hammock. Fully equipped laundry room. Kitchen has plenty of dishes and bakeware for gourmet elaborate meals. Stereo system is high quality with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. Leather furniture throughout. Organic food delivery available....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Spa

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    The Sunset Roost is located in the Sierra Foothills. This location is 10 past Mariposa California on your way towards Yosemite National Park along the Highway 140 corridor. The Roost is 23.8 miles from the Yosemite Park boundary (26.8 to the Arch Rock Entrance Station)....moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Rural:

    The Sunset Roost is located in a rural setting. The driveway is 1.9 miles west of Highway 140 along a paved county road. The driveway is gravel an about half a mile long. No other houses are visible from the house or yard, although neighbors are relatively near. You may hear a dog, horse, donkey, or peacocks in the distance. There is very good night sky viewing (low light pollution)....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Extra Large Clothes Dryer located in laundry room within unit...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of parking on-site. Located nearly half a mile down private drive with cul-de-sac turn-around....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Small RV/Trailers Only (narrow driveway, 40 foot turn-around) AC power available. NO SEWER HOOKUPS...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Extra Large Clothes Washer located in laundry room within unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Deluxe Hot Tub in the Outdoor Living Room. What a view!...moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

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Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


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Fees:

  • cleaning fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Nightly Rate is calculated by total number of guests including children.

Base Rate is for 2 people. Additional guest (up to 6 total guests including children) are charged at $25 per night

Peak Season rates apply to all holidays.


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100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Alley, The Hideout—both in Mariposa
2.4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 140 to Yosemite
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort and Spa
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Merced River at Briceburg

Car: Recommended

Yosemite National Park

 

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  • The Outdoor Living Room provides a peaceful place to renew your spirit

    The Outdoor Living Room provides a peaceful place to renew your spirit

  • Enjoy afternoon sunlight on the deck after a day of exploring Yosemite

    Enjoy afternoon sunlight on the deck after a day of exploring Yosemite

  • Follow the slate walkway through the arbor to your private paradise...

    Follow the slate walkway through the arbor to your private paradise...

  • the warm outdoor shower is conveniently located near the hot tub

    the warm outdoor shower is conveniently located near the hot tub

  • welcome to the Roost...this front door entry opens to the deck & hot tub

    welcome to the Roost...this front door entry opens to the deck & hot tub

  • Futon daybed and game table area...read a book, use your laptop or play cards

    Futon daybed and game table area...read a book, use your laptop or play cards

  • The dining table has plenty of room for a family meal

    The dining table has plenty of room for a family meal

  • The master bedroom offers a king sized bed and view of outside hammock area

    The master bedroom offers a king sized bed and view of outside hammock area

  • The Half Dome bedroom has a queen sized bed & view of oaks, manzanita and pines

    The Half Dome bedroom has a queen sized bed & view of oaks, manzanita and pines

  • Your special sunset moment awaits you at the ROOST

    Your special sunset moment awaits you at the ROOST

  • celebrate spring in the foothills at the Roost's swing & horseshoe area

    celebrate spring in the foothills at the Roost's swing & horseshoe area

  • February-May, enjoy spring wildflower hikes in the Merced River canyon

    February-May, enjoy spring wildflower hikes in the Merced River canyon

  • the Roost offers simple moments for quiet reflection

    the Roost offers simple moments for quiet reflection

  • Shade or afternoon sun...the hammock is the perfect spot to surrender.

    Shade or afternoon sun...the hammock is the perfect spot to surrender.

  • First thing in the morning or after hiking in Yosemite, soak in the hot tub

    First thing in the morning or after hiking in Yosemite, soak in the hot tub

  • walk along the stone path, past the outdoor shower to the deck & hot tub view

    walk along the stone path, past the outdoor shower to the deck & hot tub view

  • The spacious living room allows comfort for vacationing with friends and family

    The spacious living room allows comfort for vacationing with friends and family

  • view of the dining & kitchen area from the relaxing game-table & day-bed area

    view of the dining & kitchen area from the relaxing game-table & day-bed area

  • enjoy creating a meal together in the open kitchen area

    enjoy creating a meal together in the open kitchen area

  • The Wildflower bedroom's queen sized sleigh bed provides a restful night's sleep

    The Wildflower bedroom's queen sized sleigh bed provides a restful night's sleep

  • ...the Roost's convenient 'back door' entry to the laundry room

    ...the Roost's convenient 'back door' entry to the laundry room

  • ...at 2,700 feet elevation, when it snows at the Roost, its time to play!

    ...at 2,700 feet elevation, when it snows at the Roost, its time to play!

  • bring your cross skis and enjoy the surprise of winter snow in Yosemite Valley

    bring your cross skis and enjoy the surprise of winter snow in Yosemite Valley

  • April-June, have fun rafting the Wild and Scenic Merced River.

    April-June, have fun rafting the Wild and Scenic Merced River.

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