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Minutes to Yosemite, 2bd/1BA, Pet Friendly, Wifi, Close to Food, Shops & Museums

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Retreat to comfy Mariposa after exploring majestic Yosemite. Just minutes away!

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Last updated: 06/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Z's Retreat is our chance to share our wonderful historic town of Mariposa and our majestic 'backyard' which is Yosemite National Park. We were fortunate enough to find a house in town and began our project. We are very excited about sharing our small historic town with travelers! And of course our beautiful 'backyard'! Our home is fully furnished with a Queen bed in one bedroom and a Daybed with a trundle (two twins) in the second bedroom. The bathroom features a tub/shower combo and a pedestal sink. The living room has comfy couches and a faux fireplace to give it that cozy feeling. The kitchen is complete with a stove/oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, coffee maker, blender, toaster, pots/pans, dishes/utensils, some spices and paper products. We provide a stack washer/dryer. There is a covered carport and ample parking. The backyard is fenced and we are animal friendly...as long as your animal is friendly! The best part is a huge back deck to BBQ & picnic on in the evenings or enjoy your morning coffee on! The neighborhood is very quiet, so this is not the place for loud! It is the perfect place to come 'home' to after a day in Yosemite. But, please take the time to enjoy our town! The Visitors Center is is located at 5158 Hwy. 140. You can go to the website for info on local events as well as planning a trip to Yosemite.
There are plenty of restaurants to choose from within walking distance of the house. The courthouse is just a few blocks away as is the Museum, Post Office, and the Yarts bus stop to take you to Yosemite. Pioneer Market is also close by and you can find almost anything there!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 840 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    At least 21 years of age, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian that is 21 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Some child friendly movies and games provided....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We have a large fenced yard and are pet friendly. As long as pets are well behaved and house trained. We have neighbors...so no 'barkers' please. Pet fees will be added....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2

    has a Daybed with a trundle bed...moreless

  • Bedroom one has a very comfy Queen Bed Bedroom two has a Daybed with a trundle bed. (Equals 2 twin beds) Linens provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Tub/shower combo with Fluffy towels.

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Several books to borrow....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD player and a variety of movies provided....moreless

  • Games:

    We have some board games for your enjoyment....moreless

  • Television:

    We provide a digital air antenna which captures local channels such as abc, nbc, cbs and fox in HD. Some others as well. You can also stream your Netflix account!...moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have a variety of DVD's for your use....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Quiet area within walking distance of the Historic Mariposa Courthouse, Museum & History Center, YARTS Bus stops, eateries, shops, and just a 45 min. river canyon drive to Yosemite National Park....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Mariposa is nestled in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountain Range....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 4 comfortably, 6 tightly. Extra chair in each bedroom....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Evaporative Cooler...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer softener sheets available...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Electric Faux fireplace that allows for heatless flame for ambiance. House has central heating....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room:

    Comfy couch and love seat, TV & DVD player, radio, extra chairs,ceiling fan, 'fireplace' heater. Large front picture window....moreless

  • Parking:

    Covered carport, driveway parking and one spot on street....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls only, for use when making reservations at our wonderful local eateries....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plush towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Tide pods and Bleach available...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    We provide you with fresh ground Mariposa Coffee Company coffee!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and Utensils provided...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Full size dishwasher...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wonderful deck to enjoy; chairs to relax on, umbrella table and chairs. Also, a picnic table. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large fenced back yard for the kiddos or for your dog to run and play....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Check out our local Pioneer market for fresh cut meat and seafood to BBQ!...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
May 1 - Sep 30
2 night min stay
$170 $185
Fri, Sat
$1,119
Off Season
Oct 1 - Apr 30
2 night min stay
$155 $170
Fri, Sat
$1,015
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$170 $185
Fri, Sat
$1,119

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $10
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $85 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Pets are considered and must be approved by owner.

Pet Fee will be added.

Cancellations must be made 30 days prior to check-in date for a full refund.


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


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Last updated: 06/30/2015
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Location

  • Savoury's Restaurant

    "Wonderful dining experience! Owner Mariam is always there with a welcome smile and a wonder..."

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  • Happy Burger Diner

    "Huge menu of almost anything you could want. Great prices. Awesome family diner! Indoor and ..."

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  • Pizza Factory

    "Rebuilt one year after it burned down in May of 2012. Back and better than ever! Great pizza..."

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  • Pioneer Market

    "You can find just about anything in our wonderful local Market. It is clean, and includes a ..."

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  • Yosemite Ziplines & Adventure Ranch

    "Tons of fun and wonderful people running the place!"

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  • California State Mining and Mineral Museum

    "What a great exhibit! We are fortunate to have this. So much history!"

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  • Mariposa Coffee Co

    "Yummy coffee! So many flavors to choose from!"

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  • Charles Street Dinner House

    "Great food! Nice atmosphere! Great night out!"

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  • Miners Inn Restaurant

  • River Rock Inn & Deli Garden

    "Yummy sandwiches and a great outdoor eating place."

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  • Sugar Pine Cafe

    "Great food! Family friendly. Baked goodies are awesome!"

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  • High Country Health Foods

    "Very large health food store and a wonderful place to eat. Check it out!"

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  • Castillos

    "Great Mexican food!"

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  • Prospectors Brewing Company

    "Great Beer!"

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75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Yosemite International Airport, Fresno, Ca
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Miners 140 Roadhouse
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sierra Meadows and Ahwahnee
40 Miles
Nearest Train
Merced AmTrak/or catch YARTS bus in Mariposa
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 140 and Highway 49
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1850 and Happy Burger
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
Badger Pass, Yosemite National Park

Car: Recommended

The Z's Retreat is located in the small mountain community of Mariposa, Ca. Just outside Yosemite National Park There are many things to explore in Mariposa. We have wonderful museums, a historic courthouse, art galleries, eateries, coffee, tea, wine, & beer spots. There are lots of community events that you can enjoy. Please explore our town. We are also just a 35 min. beautiful river canyon drive to Yosemite National Park! A convenient bus schedule is available at the website. The bus stop is walking distance from the house. We are Pet Friendly and offer free WiFi! Come enjoy the personal touches of a home away from home. We offer everything except your food!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We grew up in the central valley in the small farming community of Chowchilla, Ca. We were married in Aug. of 1982 and started our family in 1987. We now have 3 wonderful children. We decided to relocate to the mountains in 1999. We found Mariposa by chance and fell in love with the area and decided to raise our kids here. Two of our kids are off on their own adventures after graduating college and we have added two other wonderful people to our family. Our third child is finishing High School in 2015. We are very excited to provide a place for families to visit our wonderful historic little town as well as the vast beauty that is Yosemite National Park. Our photo is a rare shot on Christmas Day at Glacier Point when there was no snow! Dec.25, 2011. Our son Alec with Rebekah, Our daughter Ashlynn, Our daughter Aubriana with James, and us, Cindy & John.

Why the Owner Chose Mariposa:
To own a house in town was a rare opportunity to make our dreams of having a vacation rental come true. This house is located in the heart of Historic Mariposa with all its history and culture. A quiet neighborhood is a perfect retreat after being in Yosemite all day. Walk around town or just relax and enjoy the large deck in the back...your choice. Or spend a day exploring right here in Mariposa!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Close to Yosemite! Quiet, secluded, nice views over rooftops, older charm, which makes it feel comfy. Makes you go back in time just a little. Very close to many historic places. Check with our visitors center for all the local happenings. Lots of summer music at the Art Park, yearly events such as Butterfly Days, Mariposa County Fair, Carter Ranch Music Festival, Blazin' Hog BBQ and Zydeco Festival, Summer Fest (Suds and Sausage), Tomato Fest, too many to mention!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Retreat to comfy Mariposa after exploring majestic Yosemite. Just minutes away!

    Retreat to comfy Mariposa after exploring majestic Yosemite. Just minutes away!

  • Welcome to Mariposa! Come explore! A beautiful 'river canyon' drive to Yosemite!

    Welcome to Mariposa! Come explore! A beautiful 'river canyon' drive to Yosemite!

  • Long driveway & covered carport for plenty of parking. Lovely deck in backyard.

    Long driveway & covered carport for plenty of parking. Lovely deck in backyard.

  • Dining area with lots of natural light. Dishwasher.

    Dining area with lots of natural light. Dishwasher.

  • Fully equipped to make you feel right at home.

    Fully equipped to make you feel right at home.

  • TV and DVD player. A Faux fireplace to give it that cozy feel.

    TV and DVD player. A Faux fireplace to give it that cozy feel.

  • Bedroom 1 has a very comfortable Queen bed.

    Bedroom 1 has a very comfortable Queen bed.

  • Bathroom has tub/shower combo, a lovely pedestal sink & fluffy towels.

    Bathroom has tub/shower combo, a lovely pedestal sink & fluffy towels.

  • Bedroom 2 has a daybed with trundle that can be pulled out to make 2 twin beds.

    Bedroom 2 has a daybed with trundle that can be pulled out to make 2 twin beds.

  • Bedroom two also has a dresser and closet for your use.

    Bedroom two also has a dresser and closet for your use.

  • Nice relaxing deck for before or after a long day.

    Nice relaxing deck for before or after a long day.

  • A view from the front porch toward driveway & street.

    A view from the front porch toward driveway & street.

  • Nice retreat in a quiet neighborhood, a short walk to downtown historic Mariposa

    Nice retreat in a quiet neighborhood, a short walk to downtown historic Mariposa

  • Welcome to your vacation Retreat! Have a great Stay!

    Welcome to your vacation Retreat! Have a great Stay!

  • Kitchen has everything you may need to eat in, or take a picnic to Yosemite.

    Kitchen has everything you may need to eat in, or take a picnic to Yosemite.

  • Stove/oven and Refrigerator for your cooking needs.

    Stove/oven and Refrigerator for your cooking needs.

  • Bright Living Room with lovely refinished oak floors.

    Bright Living Room with lovely refinished oak floors.

  • Comfy couches to relax on after a long day of exploring.

    Comfy couches to relax on after a long day of exploring.

  • Bedroom one has a dresser and closet for your use.

    Bedroom one has a dresser and closet for your use.

  • Washer/dryer available for your use.

    Washer/dryer available for your use.

  • Bedroom two with trundle pulled out to make two twin beds.

    Bedroom two with trundle pulled out to make two twin beds.

  • Huge deck for morning coffee, relaxing in the evening or having a BBQ.

    Huge deck for morning coffee, relaxing in the evening or having a BBQ.

  • Occasional wildlife coming to munch on grapes or wild berries.

    Occasional wildlife coming to munch on grapes or wild berries.

  • Great privacy hedge from the street. With view of mountains above.

    Great privacy hedge from the street. With view of mountains above.

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 06/30/2015
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