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Breathtaking Lake View/Willow Cove Home

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Front of House with large deck for lake view

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Last updated: 11/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review

Bass Lake house description

Welcome to our lake home! This has been our year-round retreat getaway for nearly 30 years. Legend has it that when our dad walked by and saw the lake view from this home, he offered cash on the spot. The rest is history.

Our home is located in the coveted Willow Cove area and is walking distance to the Pines Village where you will find three restaurants, a full service grocery, deli, bakery/pizza, a souvenir shop and a surf shop.

Our lovely home has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, kitchen and a Great Room on one level, and an 'in-law' type bedroom downstairs with a separate entrance and full bathroom. The interior of our home is adorned with notty pine and is decorated very homey with touches of family and Bass Lake history. Our front yard boasts one of the only grass lawns in the area and is great for children and outdoor games. Saving the best for last, we have a large deck that features breathtaking year round view of the lake for BBQing and outdoor dining.

All bedrooms are supplied with comforters, blankets and pillows. For an additional one-time fee of $150 we can provide bed linens & bath towels for your vacation getaway.

There is not a boat slip or access to a pier for the rental, however you can easily rent one through the Pines Marina for an additional cost. The Pines Marina is a short walk from our home (less than 1/4 mile). We can supply you with their number if you are interested.

On the lake itself there are three marinas open in the summer, The Pines, Miller's Landing and The Forks. Each have gasoline, dining outlets, boat rentals (fishing, ski & patio) & jet skis for rent.

You can also plan a day trip to Yosemite Valley (1 hour drive) to see the famed granite walls of El Capitan and Half Dome, along with the breathtaking waterfalls, Yosemite, Bridalveil, Vernal and Nevada (spring & summer months are best for water flow). If you get an early start you can trek Half Dome for an experience and view of a lifetime. It is a tough hike at 16 miles round trip and 5,000 foot elevation gain, but worth every potential blister.

Whether you are planning for a quiet Winter get-away, or an active Summer vacation, Bass Lake will not disappoint. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors. Build memories that will last a lifetime and start a new tradition....vacations at Bass Lake.

For additional information on local attractions please visit the Bass Lake Chamber of Commerce website.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum age of 25...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

              • Bedroom 4 - in-law type room with separate access: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Both are Queen size. Room has heat & air conditioning....moreless

              • Master Bedroom: 1 king

                ie. California King. Room has heat & air conditioning....moreless

              • Bedroom 2 - We call this 'the Big Room': 1 king, 1 queen

                ie. California King. Room has heat & air conditioning....moreless

              • Bedroom 3 - We call this 'the Little Room': 1 double

                Note: Room has wall heater & ceiling fan....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1 - In Master Bedroom: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2 - Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 3 - In in-law type room: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Dish Network in Living Room and Master Bedroom...moreless

              • Television:

                Flat screen TV in the Living Room and the Master Bedroom....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding

              Location Type

              • Water View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Inside dining for 8 at one table and 4 at another. Outside dining for 12....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 12 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Forced Air in 3 of the 4 Bedrooms. The 4th Bedroom has a Ceiling Fan. Swamp Cooler in Great Room....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking:

                In the garage and under deck...moreless

              • Garage:

                2 car garage. Great for motorcycles, bicycles, kayaks etc....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace
              • Heating:

                Forced Heat in 3 of the 4 Bedrooms. The 4th bedroom has a wall heater. Gas Fireplace in Great Room...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                For an additional fee linens can be provided....moreless

              • Living Room:

                With newly installed flat screen TV and Blue Ray player...moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Plenty of parking for boat trailers and cars....moreless

              • Telephone:

                (3) For incoming calls and local outgoing...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                For an additional fee towels can be provided. Beach towels not included....moreless

              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                And coffee grinder...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Propane BBQ, propane provided...moreless

               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
              from 8 traveler reviews
              Enjoying the great views of Bass Lake from this vacation home in Yosemite area 10/14/2010

              VRBO Bear stayed here:


              “Brrr!” was my first thought when I walked in. The owner came to our rescue! She was so helpful; she stopped by and showed us how to turn on the electric fireplace and heater. The house warmed up quickly and soon felt like home. I slept like a bear cub in hibernation! The next morning I found games and puzzles and ample room for entertaining.

              The view of Bass Lake from the deck was spectacular! There’s nothing like early mornings on Bass Lake! The view of the lake when the sun peeks over the mountains and begins to shine through the trees and causes a morning mist to move across the lake is a sight to behold! It is like a slice of heaven!

              Some friends raved about the hamburgers at the Forks Resort Restaurants. They lived up to their reputation – the hamburgers were awesome! While I didn’t take time to visit the Yosemite Valley, I thoroughly enjoyed browsing around Bass Lake and Oakhurst. The neighbors are so friendly!

              I had breakfast at Pete’s Place in Oakhurst before heading home. I highly recommend a trip to Bass Lake for a beautiful fall vacation or plan to getaway just about any time of year to enjoy this vacation rental.

              The VRBO Bear

              The VRBO Bear
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall/Winter
              Sep 7 - Dec 31, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $300 $350
              Fri, Sat
              Winter/Spring
              Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $250

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning Fee $150
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              Remaining security deposit is returned to you 14 days after your departure, provided the home and grounds are left in good order.

              $300 deposit with signed contract is required to reserve your dates. Full payment of rent plus security deposit is due 90 days prior to arrival. Payment by check only.


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              Last updated: 11/14/2014
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              Location

              45 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Fresno International Airport (FAT)
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Walking Distance
              20 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Ahwahnee Country Club (18 hole) or River Creek (9)
              60 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Merced, CA
              8 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 41
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Walking Distance
              60 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Badger Pass in Yosemite or China Peak
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Walking distance

              Yosemite National Park

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1982

              About the owner: Ask any home owner in the area and they are most likely familiar with our dad, Jim Ackroyd. Our dad served as the Administrator to the Homeowner's Association during the time when homeowners came together and purchased the leased land from PG&E. No small feat and our dad played an integral role in the process. We are very proud. Our dad passed away September 2004 from cancer. We are telling you this not to make you sad but to invite you to truly enjoy what this lake and home have to offer. Our father lived life to the fullest and this home was a conduit to his favorite activities - BBQ's, boating and reading the paper on the deck.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              While staying at our home you'll enjoy the warmth and comfort of a family home. Many rentals are sterile, loosely stocked with items and give no sense of who owns it. Our home is the opposite, it's fully stocked for entertaining (food gatherings are our favorite), well maintained and emulates a warm family experience. You are invited to enjoy it to the fullest.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Front of House with large deck for lake view

                Front of House with large deck for lake view

              • Large deck with ample seating for BBQ and enjoying the lake view

                Large deck with ample seating for BBQ and enjoying the lake view

              • Million $ lake view.  The trees have grown a bit.

                Million $ lake view. The trees have grown a bit.

              • View of Dining Area from Great Room

                View of Dining Area from Great Room

              • Master Bedroom

                Master Bedroom

              • Another view of the Master bathroom

                Another view of the Master bathroom

              • This is what we call the 'Big Room' with Cal King and Queen

                This is what we call the 'Big Room' with Cal King and Queen

              • Full Bath in In-Law Room Downstairs

                Full Bath in In-Law Room Downstairs

              • Downstairs bedroom 'In-Law' with separate entrance

                Downstairs bedroom 'In-Law' with separate entrance

              • Enclosed Back Porch

                Enclosed Back Porch

              • Another view of seating on lake view deck

                Another view of seating on lake view deck

              • Great room, Living Room

                Great room, Living Room

              • Kitchen with electric range

                Kitchen with electric range

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Master bathroom

                Master bathroom

              • Guest bathroom

                Guest bathroom

              • This is what we call the 'Little Room' with double bed

                This is what we call the 'Little Room' with double bed

              • Another view of the full bath downstairs

                Another view of the full bath downstairs

              • Sleeper sofa in downstairs bedroom

                Sleeper sofa in downstairs bedroom

              • Back Porch with stairs leading to the 'In Law' bedroom.

                Back Porch with stairs leading to the 'In Law' bedroom.

              VRBO #197270

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              This listing was first published here in 2008.

              Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

              $250 - $350 per night (USD)
              8

              4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 11/14/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Member since: 2008
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within a few days
              • Response rate: 40%
              • Calendar last updated: 11/14/2014
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