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Yosemite Private Retreat & Paradise on Secluded 10 Acres!

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Ahwahnee house description

5 bedroom, 4 bath private retreat sleeps 13 on 10 acres just off CA Hwy 49 with easy access into Yosemite National Park - either through Mariposa or Oakhurst.

First floor Master Suite is fully handicapped-accessible. Garage ramp & ramp from private deck to pool. Perfect for either the able or those with limited mobility. King Sleep Comfort bed - 2 adjoining twins with remote controls for positioning & vibration. Back-to-back vanities, 1 wheelchair accessible with hand dryer. Walk-in/roll-in shower with bench seat, handrails & hand-held shower. High toilet with handrails & Toto bidet- wheel chair accessible with charging area for power chairs. Seating area, 42' flat screen TV, gas fireplace, private deck.

Upstairs Master Suite with king bed, loft, 3 decks, jetted tub, equipped exercise room (rowing machine, weight bench, Nordic Trac elliptical trainer, light free weights, exercise ball, kettle balls, stretch bands). 32' flatscreen TV, Blu-Ray.

Bedrooms 3 & 4 are Jack & Jill set-up. Both bedrooms have queen beds, vanities, walk-in closets with shelves. Shared bath room is a tub/shower combo, 2 sinks, & direct access to deck & pool. Pool towels provided for all.

Library bedroom has fold-out queen sofa bed & private bath. Off kitchen; blind provides privacy, & not noise protection. Better suited to night owls. Earplugs provided :)

Game room (adjacent to bedrooms 3 & 4) can sleep 3 - futon and 2 twin fold-out ottomans. Beds are firm - better suited to the youngsters/teens. Queen Aero bed upon request. Game room has board games, cards, flat screen TV, Blu-Ray, Wii.

Open floor plan with intimate spaces. Kitchen is the heart of the home, the 2-story river rock wall the backbone. Wood-burning stove (wood provided) and hearth seating in a cozy living room with sectional sofa and 47' flat screen TV, Blu-Ray, Direct TV Satellite.

Fully-equipped open kitchen with all necessities. 2 ovens, 1 convection, 1 not. 2 sinks (2 prep areas), dishwasher, microwave. 3 fridges: 1 Sub-Zero, 1 under counter beverage fridge, 1 full in pantry. Pantry. Blender, toaster, Cuisinart, coffee maker, coffee bean grinder, French Press, crock pot, specialty
kitchen gadgets, dishes & utensils for 24. 18' flat screen TV for the cooks. Many cookbooks :).

Farm-style dining table seats 8 easily, 10 cozily - 10 chairs. Kitchen table seats 6+ (bench seat can squeeze in 2 more).
Counter stools for 8. Cloth napkins, place mats for your use. Serving dishes, accessories available. Built-in buffet for serving.

Mountain pool in every sense - 'refreshingly cool' even on the hottest of days. Spa can be heated, the pool, not. Slide, low diving board. Pool & spa are not fenced - you're responsible for your kids. If they're not pool-safe, bring water wings or life jackets - these can be bought in Oakhurst. If it's breezy, expect rose petals from the trellis, mimosa flowers or sycamore leaves to litter the pool. Skimmers are provided - no daily pool service. Blower provided for the confused sycamore who may shed leaves on the deck no matter the season.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 4600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome:

            Options for sleeping more children. Inquire....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Fully-wheelchair accessible downstairs master suite. Ramp from garage and ramp from private deck to pool, Main floor wheel-chair accessible as well....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking allowed outside. Ashtrays provided....moreless

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Main floor Master Suite / fully-wheelchair accessible...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            Upstairs King Master Suite / fitness room / 3 private decks...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Main floor / Jack and Jill arrangement...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

            Main floor / Jack and Jill arrangement...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Main floor queen sofa bed in library / private bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Game room with fold-out ottomans/futon. Best for kids....moreless

          • Bedroom 1: Main floor King Master Suite Gas fireplace, sitting area, HDTV, Sleep Comfort bed with individual controls for positioning and vibration. Fully-handicapped accessible. Ramp from garage & ramp from private deck to pool. A wheel-chair traveler's dream room. Bedroom 2: Upstairs King Master Suite Fitness room, HDTV, 3 private decks Bedrooms 3 & 4: Main floor Jack & Jill arrangement Queen beds with a vanity in each room. Walk in closets, direct access to pool through the shared, adjoining bathroom. Bedroom 5: Queen Sofa Bed Private bath. This is the library just off the kitchen. Blind provides privacy & not noise protection. Better for nights owls or sound sleepers. Bedroom 6: Really the game room. HDTV, 2 twin fold-out ottomans, a futon. Firm surfaces - better suited to the young. Queen Aero-bed available for another couple - inquire. 'Bedroom' 6 would share Bedrooms 3 & 4 bathroom....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

            Wheelchair accessible shower & vanity /back-to-back vanities...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

            Back-back vanities / private toilet / sky lights...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Private toilet /Jack & Jill arrangement...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

            Private bath off library...moreless

          • Bathroom #1: Main floor King Master Suite Back-to-back vanities, wheel-chair accessible vanity, roll-in shower, Toto Bidet. Bathroom #2: Upstairs King Master Suite. Back-to-back vanities, walk-in shower, jetted tub, private toilet, skylights Bathroom #3: Jack & Jill arrangement Private toilet, 2 sinks, direct access to pool area Bathroom #4: Off library with sofa bed set-up Skylight, shower, toilet ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • You'll be secluded amidst many opportunities. Privacy with the option of adventure in every direction. Yosemite National Park, the Golden Chain Highway, seasonal white water rafting, zip lines. The central CA coast and San Francisco is within a 4-hour drive. Also a sweet place to just stay to nurture relationships with whom you're with. Walking from your front door to Hwy 49 & back will give you a 3-mile round may encounter wild turkeys, peacocks, startled deer, or a treasured glimpse of a bob cat disappearing in the brush, Or you can pack a picnic, take some kites & hike from your front door to the top of Crooks Mountain for a spectacular view. Nights are quiet & dark here, except for a full moon when it shines. Or when the resident owl goes hooting. If you want to escape while having the option to engage in adventure, this is for you. If you want adventure with the option of coming home to kick back, relax and hit the spa, this is for you....moreless


              • DVD Player:

                Four Blu-rays: both master suites, living room, game room...moreless

              • Video Games:

                Wii in game room - some games....moreless

              • Games:

                Chess, checkers, cards, poker chips, dominoes, assortment of board games....moreless

              • Game Room:

                Flat screen HDTV, Blu-Ray, Wii. Futon, 2 twin ottomans. ...moreless

              • Television:

                Five flat screen HDTV: both master suites, living room, game room, kitchen....moreless


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


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls
              • Coin Laundry
              • Winery Tours
              • Museums

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Mountain:

                Private retreat nestled in the Sierra foothills. Located off the Golden Chain Highway between towns of Oakhurst & Mariposa Yosemite and Bass Lake in your backyard....moreless

              • Rural

              sports and adventure activities

              • Fishing
              • Ice Skating
              • Tennis
              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Mountain Biking

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining:

                    Dining table seats 8 easily, 10 cozily. 10 dining chairs. Counters seat 8. Kitchen table seats 6-7. If you need a highchair, tell me and I'll get one....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people


                  • Internet:

                    Wireless, DSL...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Gas fireplace in main floor master suite....moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    Wood stove in living room - wood is provided....moreless

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Four individual thermostats in the four areas of the house....moreless

                  • Heating:

                    Four individual thermostats in the four areas of the house....moreless

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Parking:

                    Plenty of parking....moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Three-car garage....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Sectional couch, wood-burning stove, open, HDTV. Adjacent to a cozy 'private conversation' area and music cubby....moreless

                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    Off upstairs Master Suite. Nordic Track elliptical trainer, rowing machine, weight bench, light free weights & kettlebells, resistance straps, exercise ball...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Detergent provided....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Land line. Cell phones reception most providers....moreless


                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Dishes and utensils for 24. Fully-equipped with dishes, platters, specialized cooking gadgets, Cuisinart, blender, casseroles, cookie tins, mixing bowls, graters, strainers.....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Two ovens: one convection, one not. Gas cook-top....moreless

                  • Microwave:


                  • Dishwasher:


                  • Toaster
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Paper towels, toilet paper, garbage bags, Large spice inventory .If you're arriving late and would like me to stock essentials for breakfast, I can do that....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    The heart of this home. Open, with large island, 2 sinks, several prep areas. Kitchen table seats 6-7 (bench seating), Counter seats 8. Many cookbooks, and TV for the cooks....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Three: Sub Zero with ice-maker, under counter beverage fridge, full fridge in pantry....moreless

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Coffee bean grinder. French Press, stove-top espresso makers, Mr. Coffee. ...moreless


                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Our 10 acres in mostly natural landscaping. House is snuggled by lawn and plants. Just out the dining room slider is an herb garden - parsley, sage, rosemary & thyme. Also lots of lavender....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Five decks: pool area, main floor master suite, 3 decks off upstairs master suite....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Boat and jet skis available for rental at Bass Lake.....moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Skiing, snowboard rentals available at Badger Pass in Yosemite. Also great cross-country skiing....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Golf:

                    Two courses near-by. A 9-hole course at River Creek, an 18-hole at Sierra Meadows. Both are within 8 miles....moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    'Mountain pool' ! Refreshing to chilly...not heated. Trees are for shade - you may wake to find rose petals, mimosa blossoms, leaves in your pool. Skimmers are provided. ...moreless

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Heated spa adjoining the pool. Great place for star-gazing....moreless



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                  Last updated: 07/28/2014
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                  45 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  45 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  CA Highway 49
                  170 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Central California Coast: Pismo, Carmel, Monterey
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  7.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant

                  Car: Necessary


                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 1985

                  About: This is my primary residence, We purchased this sweet, undeveloped 10-acre slice of the Sierra foothills in 1979. We lived on the property in a single-wide mobile with our two sons for 7 years, and the longer we lived in the mobile, the bigger the house grew. In 2006 we increased 800 square feet (bringing us to 4600 square feet) to add on a fully handicapped-accessible master wing on the lower floor. Widowed in 2008, I've been reluctant to leave - my sons live in the area. I love it here. And, I want to share it. One of my sons will host me when you are here.

                  Why Ahwahnee:
                  We moved to this area because we wanted to grow our business where we wanted to retire - we wanted a life-long affair with our environs. We chose this particular piece of property for the night sky. We'd just come from 2 years of living in the high New Mexico desert on the Navajo Reservation - my husband was a dentist - and we'd never seen sky like that. We wanted that, even in the midst of the pine-studded foothills. And we found it. Getaway Lane is a destination - remember to look up!

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                  $600 per night (USD)

                  5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 13

                  View calendar: Updated 07/28/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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