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Cozy Bear Cottage in Yosemite from $299/Night for 4 People

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Last updated: 07/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Yosemite National Park townhome description

Cozy Bear Cottages is a lovely mountain duplex nestled among fir, cedar, pine and oak trees. We are in beautiful Yosemite West approximately half way between spectacular Yosemite Valley and historic Wawona, inside the gates of Yosemite National Park. Our unique location provides the perfect combination of privacy from the large crowds, perfect for a relaxing getaway and convenience to all that beautiful Yosemite National Park has to offer. Wawona is an often overlooked gem with a history center, beautiful river, golf course and the stunning 'Chilnualnua Falls.' We are also the closest accommodations, a short 6 mile drive to 'Badger Pass' ski area in the winter and Glacier Point in the summer. Just south of Wawona is the Mariposa Grove of 'Giant Sequoias', a site not to be missed! Cozy Bear Cottages is family owned and operated by your innkeepers, Neal and Carol who will help make your stay pleasant and are always willing to offer suggestions, directions and answer any questions during your stay. Cozy Bear South is one side of a beautiful, whimsical, adorable duplex.
The cottage has a cozy living room with a stone fireplace, satellite TV, VHS and a DVD player. The owners have an extensive video library for their guests viewing pleasure. There are carved, stuffed & tole painted bears galore!

Cozy Bear has two bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen bed and mirrored closet doors. The second bedroom has a queen bed and a twin bed. There is also a sleeper sofa.
The kitchen in is fully equipped with all granite counter tops and ceramic tile flooring. All of the linens are provided. Please ask for the key to the laundry room facilities. There is a portable crib and high chair available for the youngest visitors at no charge.

There is also a covered stone patio area with a gas barbeque and utensils for you to use for outdoor cooking and dining.

Keywords: Duplex, townhouse

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            children over the age of three will be charged as adults....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            There is an ashtray on the patio No smoking indoors!...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Exception would be service animals...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Tile bathroom with bear decor. Large mirror. Soap, shampoo, creme rinse, toiletries, hair dryer and linens all supplied....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            We also have a large supply of small appliances such as mixer, crock pot, blender, toaster etc.....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            We also have a coffee grinder with coffee beans and different kinds of coffee available....moreless

          • Dining:

            There is room for 2 more place settings at kitchen table. The patio seats 6....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Full kitchen with everything you would have in your own kitchen....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            We have spices, tea, extra coffee and linens available....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Large sectional sofa with recliner, adorable bear coffee table and end table, stone fireplace as well as central heating and cable TV, DVD with a large library....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            We have parking for two cars. one space in front of accommodation, the other in the front of Cozy Bear....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            We have a stacked washer/dryer combination. Request laundry key from owners....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            We have a stacked washer/dryer combination. Request laundry key from owners. ...moreless

          • Parking:

            We have parking at the front door which is especially nice in the winter....moreless

          • Heating:

            We have forced air heating along with the fireplace...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Gas Fireplace
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • We are very family oriented! Yosemite National Park has an abundance of Ranger guided activities such as guided tours, star gazing (Glacier Point), nature walks and lectures. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                Large selection inquire with innkeepers for additional movies....moreless

              • Toys:

                We have a toy box in the hall for the little ones....moreless

              • Games:

                Board games in living room...moreless

              • Books:

                Several books on Yosemite...moreless

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player
              • VCR

              Communications

              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                The patio is equipped with table & chairs and a propane grill...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Located on the patio with BBQ utensils....moreless

              Theme

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

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Cycling
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Rafting
                  • Fishing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sledding
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Golf
                  • Skiing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  End of Summer 2014
                  Jul 7 - Aug 28, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $299

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Labor Day 2014
                  Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $350
                  Fall 2014
                  Sep 2 - Oct 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $299

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Notes:

                  Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1996

                  About the owner: Neal and I just celebrated our 52nd wedding anniversary. We have 5 children who are grown now. We take so much pride in Cozy Bear Cottages. We built and decorated Cozy Bear all by ourselves. Cozy Bear is strictly a mom and pop run endeavor. We do not have anyone working for us. We do all of the cleaning and maintaining of Cozy Bear ourselves. We fell in love with Yosemite while on vacation when our children were young and returned year after year until we had the opportunity to purchase and build Cozy Bear Cottages. Cozy Bear was and is a labor or love. We love meeting people from all over the world. We have found that people are the same wherever they originate from. Everyone loves their children and wants them to learn and experience the majesty of Yosemite and the joy they experience in exploring and discovering the awesome beautify of Yosemite. Seeing Yosemite through the eyes of a child is like experiencing Yosemite for the first time even though you may have been here many times

                  Why the Owner Chose Yosemite National Park:
                  First, we built our own home here in Yosemite and planned on spending our retirement (golden years here.) Then, life stepped in and Neal's job of 27 years came to an end. The area that we were from became gang infested and we didn't want to raise our last child (twenty years difference between our first and last child) in a dangerous environment. It took some time to be able to make the move up here but when Neal's job came to an end we thought that it was the worst possible thing that could happen to us and i and it turned out to be the best possible thing that could ever have happened! We had one child at home who was eleven years old and didn't want to come up because all of her friends were down South. It didn't take long for her to make friends up here who are still her best friends ever! We have one daughter who married a young man from Yosemite and they also have vacation rentals up here and do what we do. We have another daughter up here who works for the company and is the retail manager of the South end of the Park Having two children already up here made it easier for us to re-locate. We have a son and daughter in Southern California who come up whenever possible and our youngest daughter has a real love for animals and graduated from UC Davis as a doctor of veterinary medicine, practicing in Santa Cruz and Monterey. . Living in Yosemite has proven to be a wonderful and fulfilling life for Neal & me, our children and grandchildren. . The area that we were from became gang infested and we didn't want to raise our last child (twenty years difference between our first and last child) in a dangerous environment. It took some time to be able to make the move up here but when Neal's job of 27 years came to an end we thought was the worst thing that could happen turned out to be the best thing that ever happened.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                  Seeing all the four seasons of Yosemite has been such a blessing. Spring time in Yosemite with the falls running so full. It is amazing to us the power that is in those falls. Watching the rainbows as they paint a spectacular picture across those magnificent falls. . Summer, we enjoy the hiking and rafting. Floating down the river and watching Half Dome and El Cap. and watching the families as they raft, picnic, and enjoy all of the beautiful flowers in the meadows and throughout the Park. Walking through the 'Big Trees' and remembering a poem that the man who built the Golden Gate Bridge who said 'Fall down oh traveler, on your knees. God stands before you in these trees. Fall is so beautiful and funny! The colors are changing and the leaves are falling. Squirrels are gathering food for the winter and we watch them as they build under ground condos throughout our property and claim it for their own. They drop pine cones from high up in the trees and sometimes it seems like they are waiting and aiming for us so they can drop the pine cones directly onto us. They are adorable! Winter, is the most beautiful season of all. We feel like we are in a Currier & Ives setting but more beautiful than any hand-painted picture could be. We watch as snow falls and icicles form in front of our windows and off from our deck. Badger Pass is running full steam and children are learning to ski. It is a very quiet and awesome experience that we feel so blessed to be a part of.


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                  Photos

                  • Cozy Bear Cottages

                    Cozy Bear Cottages

                  • living room fire place

                    living room fire place

                  • Cozy Bear South side

                    Cozy Bear South side

                  • Master bedroom

                    Master bedroom

                  • kitchen

                    kitchen

                  • bathroom

                    bathroom

                  • Cozy Bear South

                    Cozy Bear South

                  • dining area

                    dining area

                  • North side  Cozy Bear

                    North side Cozy Bear

                  • Cozy Bear Front

                    Cozy Bear Front

                  • south patio

                    south patio

                  • living room

                    living room

                  • Check in Here, owners residence

                    Check in Here, owners residence

                  • upstairs bedroom

                    upstairs bedroom

                  • South kitchen

                    South kitchen

                  • kitchen

                    kitchen

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • laundry

                    laundry

                  • Bear on bed in Master Bedroom

                    Bear on bed in Master Bedroom

                  • South Patio

                    South Patio

                  • kitchen decorations

                    kitchen decorations

                  • master bedroom

                    master bedroom

                  • second bedroom

                    second bedroom

                  VRBO #304584

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, June 28, 2014

                  $299 - $350 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/02/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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