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Family Fun! Play Bocce Ball, Practice Putting, or relax in our outdoor patio.


Last updated: 11/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Mariposa house description

Your stay at Mariposa's Howling Wolf Lodge awaits. Recently built 2700 sq. ft. open-concept, spacious home with a mountain view on 25+acres. Has resort-like atmosphere with new summer amenities that include a bocce ball court, small 9 hole putting green, Tuscan seating area with wine cave facade, and park-like lighting.

Lodge has high-end knotty pine interior with cathedral ceilings in the main living space and master bedroom as well as beautiful slate floors, and granite counter tops throughout. The gourmet kitchen has a large granite island/eating bar great for entertaining.

Excellent for romantic getaway or group retreat. Enjoy friends and family in the comfortable family room. Play electronic darts, air hockey, or mini-foosball in the game room. End your day with gorgeous sunsets, then BBQ on the beautiful covered patio. Enjoy the comfortable seating, play bocce ball, or have a putting contest.

Conveniently located between Mariposa and Oakhurst off Hwy 49. Enjoy a scenic drive through historic Mariposa. Grab and bite, walk around, and shop. Then continue along Hwy 140 to the Yosemite Valley entrance (55 minutes drive total) or take a gorgeous 45 minute drive through the lush forest to the Hwy 41 to the Big Trees entrance.

Our amenities include:

* 1 master suite w/ pillow top King bed and Queen beds
* 2 bedrooms w/ pillow top Queen beds
* Queen size airbed available for additional $30.00
* Living room has wood stove and nice leathier furniture
* Large dining table great for eating, conversing, or playing games.
* Air conditioning with state-of-the-art thermostat
* Comfortable padded chairs on the patio for relaxing.
* All bedrooms have a mountain view
* Game room will full-size bar, has an electronic dart game, air hockey, foosball coffee table, and mini-fridge.
* Wireless internet
* Satellite cable tv
* Gourmet Kitchen with all new stainless steel appliances, large granite island, 6 burner gas stove, dishwasher, microwave, double oven, toaster, mini- donut maker, and coffee maker,
* 3 bathrooms (3 showers, 2 tubs), all with granite counter tops
* Jacuzzi bathtub in Master bath
* Indoor laundry room with new extra large washer and dryer with laundry detergent and fabric softener provided
* 55' Sony flat screen tv with streaming Netflix
* Wii game system with over 100 games
* CD/stereo mini system
* DVD player
*Board games for family fun
*Gas BBQ with propane provided
* Linens provided
* PortaCrib, booster seat, and high chair available

Sorry, but no pets allowed due to area wildlife, no fenced in yard, and poison oak in surrounding forest. Clouds Rest Pet Sitting in Lush Meadows is a facility that will board small to medium-sized dogs. Call (209) 966-6087 for more information. Another facility to check out is Animal Care Center (209) 742-7387.

No smoking, no pets, no firearms, and no fireworks on premises. No parties without prior approval.

Complimentary bottle of champagne, microwave popcorn, and 1/2 pound of fresh roasted Mariposa coffee are provided. Complimentary tour of Mariposa Coffee given by owner on request (located just down the road).

***Holidays available for minimum 4 night stay. Holiday rate applies ($295. night) plus $400.00 deposit.. *** E-mail or call to reserve your spot now.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                The responsible party must be at least 30 and present during stay....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Porta crib and high chair for your convenience. Video games, Netflix movies, board games, kid's books, toys and balls, electronic dart board, air hockey, and foosball....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Exterior door jambs slightly elevated. No grab bars. Restroom access in master bathroom only for average-sized wheelchair....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 queen

                Dream Weaver Suite (Master Bedroom)...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Call of the Wild Room...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                Mariposa Fantasy Room...moreless

              • Master suite with romantic oak four poster Cal. King size canopy bed and an additional Queen sized bed, 2 more Queen sized beds, Quality mattresses throughout with foam mattress toppers offer a restful nights sleep. We have a set of twin beds, also. Master Suite and Call of the Wild rooms both have walk-in closets. Graco portable crib, portable high chair, and 2 booster seats are available for use. Comfy queen sized air bed for additional guests is available for order ($30.00 extra) that can easily fit in spacious master suite....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Master Bath: toilet, shower, jetted tub


              • Back Bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Main Bathroom : toilet, tub, shower


              • Jacuzzi tub in master bath.

              Other Amenities

                  • Secluded mountain property with a view on 25 acres to get away from it. New 2013 Summer Landscaping includes a bocce ball court, small putting green, large turf area for kids to play, and wine cave facade seating enclosure to see the mood for the evening....moreless


                  • Air Hockey
                  • Books:

                    Mini-fiction library...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Foosball
                  • Game Room:

                    Air hockey, football, and electronic dart board....moreless

                  • Games:

                    Several classic board games to choose form. Fun for the whole family....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Watch streaming Netflix or large selection of Cable stations on 55' Sony flat screen....moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    Boom box with cable for MP3 player or phone to listen to your personal music library....moreless

                  • Television:

                    55' Sony HD flat screen...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Small assortment of balls, Frizbees, Lacrosse-like game, puzzles, and toddler toys, including Mr. Potato Head....moreless

                  • Video Game Console:

                    Nintendo Wii system with 2 Wii remote plus controllers...moreless

                  • Video Games:

                    100+ games to choose from....moreless


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


                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        Property overlooks beautiful pine forest and mountain range that weaves into a canyon....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Rafting
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Water Tubing


                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        Dining table seats 6 and eating bar next to it seats 4. There is a eating bar nearby in the game room that seats 4 more. We have a portable high chair and 2 booster seats also....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 14 people


                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Wonderful air conditioning. Two separate units with state of the art thermostats that keep the lodge at a comfortable temperature....moreless

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        New extra large top of the line dryer. Fabric sheets provided....moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        Gorgeous stone gas outdoor fireplace (for fall and winter use only) in romantic outdoor seating area in front of wine cave facade in back yard....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        State of the art thermostat to keep the lodge comfortable....moreless

                      • Internet:

                        Great Internet connection...moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        Soft sheets provided...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Comfortable leather upholstery with big screen tv and wood burning stove....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Room for six cars ...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Large area on and around driveway for parking....moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                        Plenty of room on or next to driveway, or at the end of the cul-de-sac....moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        Telephone available for local calls or long distance calls charged to your calling card....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Plenty of plush towels available....moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        New extra large top of the line washer. Laundry detergent and fabric softener sheets are provided....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Surf the web while sitting in any room of the house....moreless

                      • Wood Stove:

                        Wood provided ...moreless


                      • Coffee Maker:

                        New with thermal carafe and 1/2 pound of fresh, locally roasted coffee from Mariposa Coffee Company....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Everything you need for food preparation including a mini donut maker, and bread maker....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Plenty of dishes. Large parties may want to bring plastic eating utensils....moreless

                      • Dishwasher:

                        New Kitchen Aid, very quiet operation....moreless

                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        New stainless steel appliances with six burner gas stove with griddle complete with pots, pans, utensils and dinnerware for cooking up a feast. Lots of room to spread out on large granite island,....moreless

                      • Microwave:


                      • Oven:

                        Double oven to prepare large meals....moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Small assortment of spices...moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        New extra large top of the line French Door model with dual ice maker...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        Gas cook top ...moreless

                      • Toaster


                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Covered patio with glass table surrounded by comfortable padded chairs. Two patio heaters for enjoying the great outdoors with outdoor music....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        2 Small Putting greens professionally installed for the golf enthusiast. Fun for the whole family. Putters and balls supplied....moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Pergola under construction and near completion next to the bocce ball court....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Back yard has both a bocce ball court, 9 hole putting green, and wine cave outdoor bistro seating area....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Jetted Tub:

                            Relax after a long day in the Master Jacuzzi with bubble bath, candles, and wine....moreless

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Included


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                              from 41 traveler reviews
                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Off-peak Winter
                              Oct 31 - Mar 31, 2015
                              2 night min stay

                              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                              Apr 1 - May 21, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              May 22 - Sep 7, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              My Standard Rate
                              1 night min stay

                              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Payment Non-Cash $20 + tax
                              • Housekeeping $150 + tax
                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                              • Tax Rate 11%


                              Holidays $295. night and $400.00 deposit. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's week- Four night minimum stay. Stay 7 nights, get one night free (June, July, August) excluded.

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                              Last updated: 11/16/2014
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                              • Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

                                "Really fun ride and educational experience for the family. Our favorite part was the ride o..."

                              • Yosemite Ziplines & Adventure Ranch

                                "Fun place to visit for unique adventure. Also offers gold panning."

                              • Mariposa Grove

                                "Wonderful place to visit. Area is beautiful and trees are awe inspiring. Has very enjoyabl..."

                              • Mariposa Coffee Co

                                "One of the few remaining small family on-site fresh coffee roasting companies remaining in t..."

                              • Mariposa

                                "Historic downtown with restaurants, wine and beer tasting, and unique gift shops."

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                              90 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Fresno Airport
                              15 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              1) South Gate Brewery & 2) Prospector's Brewery
                              10 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              River Creek Golf Course
                              25 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Sugar Pine Railroad
                              10 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Steve's Sports Cafe

                              Car: Recommended

                              We are located between the Hwy 140 and Hwy 41 Yosemite park entrances. Our favorite hikes are The Mist Trail, and Sentinel Dome Trails.


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2010

                              About the owner: We are hard-working professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area. Kris is a Radiologic Technologist and Don is an Engineering Project Manager. We were attracted to the beauty and tranquility of the area.

                              Why the Owner Chose Mariposa:
                              Our honeymoon was in Yosemite and we have shared a love of this area. We loved the open concept, exposed wood beam ceiling in the living room, the slate floors, and granite counter tops. We saw the potential in this property from the immediate yard area to the more remote areas that are picturesque and great for future trail development.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              We love looking at our mountain view, the beautiful sunsets, and the visiting wildlife. While drinking coffee on our covered patio we enjoy watching the hummingbirds. Sunsets are enjoyed with a glass of wine while seated in the Tuscan bistro area. Other activities include working on the property, hiking, playing bocce ball, putting, and riding bicycles and motorcycles.

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                              • Family Fun! Play Bocce Ball, Practice Putting, or relax in our outdoor patio.

                                Family Fun! Play Bocce Ball, Practice Putting, or relax in our outdoor patio.

                              • Driveway approach

                                Driveway approach

                              • Great Room

                                Great Room

                              • Kitchen Island

                                Kitchen Island

                              • Game Room

                                Game Room

                              • Master Canopy Bed

                                Master Canopy Bed

                              • Patio with dual heaters, outdoor speakers and gas BBQ

                                Patio with dual heaters, outdoor speakers and gas BBQ

                              • Bocce Ball court and Pergola in back yard

                                Bocce Ball court and Pergola in back yard

                              • Back yard near Tuscan area.

                                Back yard near Tuscan area.

                              • View from front yard

                                View from front yard

                              • Picnic area- lower level of front yard

                                Picnic area- lower level of front yard

                              • Bucks in the front yard

                                Bucks in the front yard

                              • Lodge Front

                                Lodge Front

                              • Great Room

                                Great Room

                              • Great Room - Dining Table and Kitchen view

                                Great Room - Dining Table and Kitchen view

                              • Game Room

                                Game Room

                              • Master Suite-'Dreamweaver Suite'

                                Master Suite-'Dreamweaver Suite'

                              • Mariposa Fantasy Room

                                Mariposa Fantasy Room

                              • Small 9 hole putting green and creek.

                                Small 9 hole putting green and creek.

                              • Tuscan seating area with wine cave facade. Fireplace  currently non-operational.

                                Tuscan seating area with wine cave facade. Fireplace currently non-operational.

                              • Back Yard turf playing area.

                                Back Yard turf playing area.

                              • Front yard mountain view

                                Front yard mountain view

                              • 'Little Yosemite' - lower level of front yard

                                'Little Yosemite' - lower level of front yard

                              • November Sunset

                                November Sunset

                              VRBO #359906

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                              This listing was first published here in 2011.

                              Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                              $215 - $295 per night (USD)

                              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 10

                              View calendar: Updated 11/16/14
                              Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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                              Member since: 2011
                              Speaks: english
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                              • Calendar last updated: 11/16/2014
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