Near Yosemite: Bass Lake Cabin with Hot Tub and Lake View

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View of the lake, mountains and forest from the deck and hot tub


Last updated: 11/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description



'We had such a wonderful time at your cabin. It was such a wonderful change from a boring hotel room' (Todd B.- recent guest)

This is a charming and comfortable cabin at Bass Lake that is somewhat secluded on a small hill overlooking the lake. There is one master bedroom and full bath with a California King bed and a TV. The second bedroom is small, with a bunk bed that is twin-sized on top and full-sized on the bottom. This bedroom has its own bathroom with a shower, toilet and sink. The living room has a queen-sized Ikea sofa bed (comfy!) and a large TV with DVD/VCR player. The modern kitchen has a nook that sits 4-6. There is an adjacent library/den area with a larger table that can be used for dining, game playing, puzzles, crafts, working at your laptop, etc.
There is a hot tub on the deck that overlooks the lake. The hot tub is especially wonderful at night when all is quiet and the stars are bright. There is a patio table (with umbrella) which is the perfect spot for eating all meals, game-playing, relaxing with a glass of wine, etc. You will definitely spend a lot of time on the deck overlooking the hillside and lake. To the side of the house is an enclosed yard area with a concrete patio and a basketball hoop. Children love to play in this side-yard area (although young children must always be supervised)
It is a 5-minute walk to the lake. The Falls beach area is less than a mile down the road. In the other direction, there are many public beaches within walking distance or just a short drive...just choose one that fits your fancy. If you have young children, the beaches closest to our cabin have lots of shallow areas that are perfect for children to play safely in. The water is a great temperature for swimming during the summer. The Pines Village is 2 miles down the road. There you'll find The Pines grocery store, a gas station, a few restaurants and shops to browse in. There are boat and other rentals available on both sides of the lake as well as a couple of amazing burger, sandwich and ice-cream places (Millers Landing and The Forks).

New: Tempur-Pedic mattress toppers in both bedrooms! Sleep like a dream!

New: high chair, Pak'N'Play and baby toys! Save yourself the hassle of packing this essential baby gear!

The town of Oakhurst is just 8 miles away and has a wide variety of restaurants, movie theaters, grocery stores, bowling, etc. There is also good golf, hiking and fishing nearby. And of course, Yosemite is just up the road! It's a 20 minute drive to the southern entrance to Yosemite (and the Mariposa Grove) and then another 40 minutes down into Yosemite Valley. Day trips into Yosemite are very easy to do....then come back to soak in the hot tub at night!

This cabin is a perfect retreat for couples who want a quiet get-away. Families love it too!


The Calendar for 2015 in the Oakhurst/Bass Lake Area includes:
Yosemite Fee Free Day January 19
Madera Wine Trail Wine & Chocolate Weekend Feb 14 & 15
Yosemite Fee Free Day Feb 14, 15, 16
Spring Handcrafted Fair March 14
Fresno Flats Ragtime Festival April 11-13
Wood Carvers Rendez Vous: April 15-22
Teddy Bears in the Mountains Show April 21 & 22
Arts & Crafts Fair at Bass Lake: May 4-6
Coarsegold Rodeo April 30
Bass Lake Fishing Derby May 3 & 4
Peddlers' Fair May 13
Spring Wine Trail Adventure May 12 & 13
Antique & Classic Wooden Boat Show (Bass Lake) May 9-11
Coarsegold Peddlers Fair May 25-28
Bass Lake Triathalon May 30
Bass Lake Class V-Drive Boat Show June 8 & 9
Bass Lake Arts & Crafts Fair June
Fourth of July Fireworks over Bass Lake: July 4
Bass Lake Arts & Crafts Fair August 24-26
Oakhurst Peddlers Fair: September 3-5
Sierra Arts Trails: October 5-7
Yosemite Half Marathon October 10
Oakhurst Fall Festival: October 10,11
Yosemite International Jazz Festival October 28
Bass Lake Fall Arts Festival & Crafts Fair: December
Bass Lake Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade of Lights:November

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Keywords: Cabin, House, Vacation Home, honeymoon, anniversary, retreat, spa, mountains, Yosemite


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1150 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    We provide games, videos, a basketball hoop and baskets full of books for children to read. Cabinets are not equipped with childproof latches....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


  • Just Added: Tempur-Pedic mattress toppers! Sleep like a dream! Master bedroom has TV set....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Full 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Full 2: toilet, shower


  • Master bedroom is decorated in country French style. There are 2 dressers plus an armoire and a closet provided for clothing. Large, comfy bed is California king-sized....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Families with children are welcome, and children have always enjoyed the house and location. House and yard are not 'babyproofed' however, and children must be well supervised ....moreless


  • Books:

    Library of a variety of best-sellers....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    any board games. also: badminton...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Some toys for younger children provided....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Classic videos for children, teens and adults...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Bass Lake has beaches all along both sides...moreless

  • Lake
  • Lake View:

    After Labor Day, the water level of the lake is lowered dramatically. Depending upon the year, there may not be a lake view during the fall and winter months....moreless

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Cabin is surrounded by pine trees and mountains. Snow is visible on distant mountains in the winter....moreless

  • Resort:

    The Pines Resort is 2 miles from the cabin...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    One wall air-conditioner plus one standing cooler that can be moved from room to room....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    New dryer...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Space heaters can be moved throughout cabin....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Ikea couch is a fold-out sleeper sofa....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Please provide your own beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    efficiently heats cabin and provides wonderful ambiance in the wintertime. Firewood provided....moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All cookware, pots and pans, dishes, silverware, utensils and basic spices are provided. All you bring is the food!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, glassware, bakeware, small appliances and basic spices and condiments....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    basic spices and condiments...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    large, stainless steel, side-by-side refrigerator/freezer...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    table and chairs for outdoor dining...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Hot Tub


Write a review 4.8
from 52 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
Christmas through New Years
Dec 24 - Jan 1, 2016
3 night min stay
May 27 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $65 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning $95 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%


1) One small dog may be considered. Fee is $65. Please discuss with owner.

2) high chair and pak'n'play available, plus baby toys and books

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 11/16/2015
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10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sierra Meadows

Car: Recommended

Other Activities: Rock Climbing, Boating, Basketball Court


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: We are a couple in our early 60's from the San Francisco Bay Area. Bass Lake is a 3-hour drive from our home. We bought our cabin 11 years ago while taking an anniversary trip to a Bed and Breakfast in the area. We stopped by a realtor's office for a casual chat, found out that this little home had just become available for sale and hadn't yet been listed, went over to take a look, and made an offer to buy it! Thus, we returned from our anniversary weekend as first-time cabin owners. We have traveled throughout France and stayed at many wonderful bed-and-breakfasts; we'd love for our French friends to enjoy our cabin while visiting America,

Why the Owner Chose Bass Lake:
We love the peace and beauty of the mountain area. Although we have a boat, we find that we prefer the area when it's less crowded and we can hike and relax. My husband is a photographer, a la Ansel Adams, so there are limitless possibilities for his passion.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The hot tub under the starry sky soothes many harried souls. The lake is beautiful from all directions, whether you're on it or biking or walking around it. Burgers and sandwiches at Millers Landing must not be missed. A romantic dinner at Duceys is worth every penny. Cuddling in the cabin living room by the fire with a good DVD and a good local wine or hot cocoa is enjoyable, no matter what the weather is doing outside.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • View of the lake, mountains and forest from the deck and hot tub

    View of the lake, mountains and forest from the deck and hot tub

  • Living room has Ikea couch/sofa-bed and wood stove

    Living room has Ikea couch/sofa-bed and wood stove

  • Master bedroom with California king sized bed

    Master bedroom with California king sized bed

  • Second bedroom has its own bathroom

    Second bedroom has its own bathroom

  • Hot tub, patio table and chairs are perfect for relaxing on the deck!

    Hot tub, patio table and chairs are perfect for relaxing on the deck!

  • View from street below

    View from street below

  • Dining outdoors is relaxing any time of day

    Dining outdoors is relaxing any time of day

  • Living and relaxing room

    Living and relaxing room

  • Laundry room is conveniently located next to kitchen (also has a door outside)

    Laundry room is conveniently located next to kitchen (also has a door outside)

  • Granddog Moose loves Bass Lake!

    Granddog Moose loves Bass Lake!

  • Airy kitchen overlooks deck and lake

    Airy kitchen overlooks deck and lake

  • Master bedroom with California king bed

    Master bedroom with California king bed

  • Kitchen and kitchen nook are  sunny and overlook the lake

    Kitchen and kitchen nook are sunny and overlook the lake

  • Winter Wonderland in March, 2009

    Winter Wonderland in March, 2009

  • Cabin Entrance (facing hillside)

    Cabin Entrance (facing hillside)

  • Master bath

    Master bath

  • Side patio and yard has a basketball hoop

    Side patio and yard has a basketball hoop

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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NEAR YOSEMITE: Bass Lake Cabin with Hot Tub and Lake View

Yosemite Area #282554ha

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