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Vacation in Yosemite | Classic Mountain Cabin! | Large Decks! | Homeaway Rental

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Enjoy this family-friendly cabin surrounded by tall pines

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Last updated: 12/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Fish Camp cabin description

--1800 sq ft 1960's era traditional forest cabin is clean and comfortable
--Generously stocked with most everything you would expect to find at your own house
--Gravity floor furnace and traditional stone fireplace. No A/C needed.
--Quality firewood provided at no extra cost (wet seasons only!)
--Large decks and an open yard area for outdoor fun in all seasons
--1/3 acre of land on a forested residential street in Fish Camp (shared with Little Pine cabin)
--Surrounded by tall Sugar Pine trees with classic huge pine cones (watch out!)
--5 minutes to Yosemite; 20 minutes to Bass Lake and Oakhurst
--5-10 minute walk to the Tenaya Lodge
--DSL network connection and WiFi at no extra cost
--Satellite TV with VCR/DVD player and Roku box with Netflix and Hulu Plus
--Our calendar is always current; we'll need 1 calendar day between groups to prepare the house
--Instant quotes may not be accurate! Contact us for the best possible price
--Contact us directly by email for the fastest response time (typically 1 to 2 hours or less)
--Our priority is your comfort and satisfaction; read our reviews to see for yourself!

Surrounded by tall pines and just minutes from Yosemite's southern entrance in the residential community of Fish Camp, this traditional yet unique mountain cabin can be your home away from home while exploring the natural beauty of Yosemite National Park. The Big Pine cabin is the larger of two cabins at the Yosemite Forest Lodge.
To get here it's just a short drive off of Highway 41, through the forest along a narrow road that was once a railroad right-of-way. When you arrive you'll find your home situated in a gently-sloped clearing surrounded by a majestic grove of gigantic pines. Outside your home there is an open yard area, extensive decks and a covered front porch so you can enjoy the forest environment comfortably in any weather.
It's best to contact us by email but you can call and leave a message if you prefer. When checking our calendar remember that we normally need a full calendar day between groups in order to prepare the house. Happy planning!

Refreshing Mountain Climate: The elevation here is just over 5000 feet; it is nearly always cool and shady in the summer, with comfortable daytime highs that average in the 70's (~20 degrees Celsius) and cool evenings with average lows in the low 50's (~10 degrees Celsius). There is very little or no rain during the summer months. The low humidity means your towels and swimsuits will air-dry quickly.
Relaxing and Convenient: Our prime location puts you away from the crowds, yet close to everything Yosemite has to offer. The southern entrance to Yosemite is less than two miles up the road. If you love the outdoors, this is the place to call home. There is so much do to here that you could easily fill your day with excitement without ever entering the park itself!

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Games For Kids
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • VCR
          • Video Library:

            Now includes a Roku player with Netflix & Hulu Plus!...moreless

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Waterfalls
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • Babysitter
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Mountain View
          • River

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Big Game
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Rafting
          • Rock Climbing
          • Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Snowmobiling
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting

          Dining

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Alarm Clock
          • Basic Soaps
          • Broadband Access
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Firewood
          • Garage
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Floor furnace and electric space heaters...moreless

          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Shampoo
          • Telephone
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet
          • Wood Fireplace

          Kitchen

          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Blender
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Grill
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Barbecue
          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Patio
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Wood Deck
           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.8
          from 25 traveler reviews
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Winter Holiday
          Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $300
          $1,800

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

          MLK Weekend
          Jan 16 - Jan 19, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $300

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

          President's Weekend
          Feb 13 - Feb 16, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $300

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

          Spring Break
          Apr 3 - Apr 11, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $300
          $1,800

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

          Summer
          May 15 - Sep 15, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $300
          $1,800

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

          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $200
          $1,200

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


          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Pet Fee $20 + tax
          • Cleaning dep (see notes) $200
          • Tax Rate 11%

          Notes:

          NOTES: You must declare ALL overnight guests (adults, minor children, and pets). Cleaning deposit partially refunded depending on how clean you leave the house. Homeaway rate quotes may not be accurate and may not include all available discounts! Be sure to contact the property manager for an accurate quote. Get full details at www.yosemiteforestlodge.com

          TERMS: No extra charge for minor children accompanied by a parent. Off-peak season holidays rent at peak rates. Pay first night's rent (w/o tax) to secure your dates. Balance due 30 days before arrival. Cancel anytime before balance is due and receive a full refund. Partial refunds for cancellations after that. Homeaway quotes may not be accurate! Full details at www.yosemiteforestlodge.com


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 12/25/2014
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          Location

          Car: Necessary

          The Big Pine cabin at Yosemite Forest Lodge is located in Fish Camp right across the highway from the Tenaya Lodge where you'll find a health spa, several dining options and lots of activities all year round. It's about a 5 minute drive from our house to the southern entrance of Yosemite National Park and about 45 minutes to the valley floor itself. You can try your luck at fishing or just splash in the water of nearby Big Creek or if you prefer, drive 20 minutes to Bass Lake for lots of beach and boating fun.

          If you need to buy something small there is a convenience store right in Fish Camp. If you're looking for something more you'll find a full range of shopping and dining options in the town of Oakhurst just a 20 minute drive down the hill.

          Other Activities: Kayaking, Boating, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa

          Ski: Yosemite's Badger Pass is about a 45 minute drive from our cabin. It is California's first downhill ski area at an elevation of 7200 ft. The snow is all natural and plentiful. The modest slopes and minimal development make this a perfect place for young skiers and families. With extensive cross-country ski and snowshoe trails, and even a tubing area, Badger Pass has all the winter fun you could ask for!

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2010

          About the owner: We are California residents who thoroughly enjoy sharing our home with other travelers

          Why the Owner Chose Fish Camp:
          We love the Sierras and the Yosemite area in particular.

          The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
          Cool summers, snowy winters, stunning scenery.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

          Links to more information:

           

          Photos

          • Enjoy this family-friendly cabin surrounded by tall pines

            Enjoy this family-friendly cabin surrounded by tall pines

          • The covered front porch leads to large deck areas and the back yard

            The covered front porch leads to large deck areas and the back yard

          • When it's cold outside come in and enjoy our traditional stone fireplace

            When it's cold outside come in and enjoy our traditional stone fireplace

          • The large bedroom downstairs has a king-size bed

            The large bedroom downstairs has a king-size bed

          • Upstairs there is another king-size bed and a crib too!

            Upstairs there is another king-size bed and a crib too!

          • There's lots of room to play in our back yard.

            There's lots of room to play in our back yard.

          • You can hike to beautiful spots both inside and outside the park

            You can hike to beautiful spots both inside and outside the park

          • Enjoy the majestic beauty of Yosemite's high country

            Enjoy the majestic beauty of Yosemite's high country

          • Meet and greet the year-round residents

            Meet and greet the year-round residents

          • Corlieu Falls is just 10 minutes south of Fish Camp

            Corlieu Falls is just 10 minutes south of Fish Camp

          • The Big Pine cabin is accessible by car all year round.

            The Big Pine cabin is accessible by car all year round.

          • And sometimes we get A LOT of snow!

            And sometimes we get A LOT of snow!

          • The covered front entrance is protected from the weather

            The covered front entrance is protected from the weather

          • Enjoy laughter and conversation in our comfortable living room.

            Enjoy laughter and conversation in our comfortable living room.

          • Prepare your own meals in our fully-equipped kitchen

            Prepare your own meals in our fully-equipped kitchen

          • The small bedroom downstairs has a twin bed

            The small bedroom downstairs has a twin bed

          • The upstairs family room has its own TV and a separate sun room!

            The upstairs family room has its own TV and a separate sun room!

          • Yes we do get snow!

            Yes we do get snow!

          • Enjoy the Fall colors in Yosemite!

            Enjoy the Fall colors in Yosemite!

          • The valley is just as stunning from above as it is from below!

            The valley is just as stunning from above as it is from below!

          • You'll find rewarding destinations throughout the area

            You'll find rewarding destinations throughout the area

          • You can find great photo subjects in every season

            You can find great photo subjects in every season

          • There's nothing like a classic mountain cabin in the snow!

            There's nothing like a classic mountain cabin in the snow!

          • Get up close and personal with Yosemite!

            Get up close and personal with Yosemite!

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          This listing was first published here in 2010.

          Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

          $200 - $300 per night (USD)
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          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 10

          View calendar: Updated 12/25/14
          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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          Member since: 2006
          Speaks: english
          • Calendar last updated: 12/25/2014
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