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New Addition! 2303 Sf by River in Ynp: Hottub, Sat, Wifi, 1325 Sf Dck

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Special offer: More guests-same price;$100 local gift cert;Pay 6 nts, get 7 Details

Yosemite National Park house description

PLEASE NOTE, BRAND NEW ADDITION: We have just added third bathroom and a Study with a convertible full-size futon. More pictures will be posted in the near future.
Our family-friendly home close to the Merced River's South Fork (Actually IN Yosemite) is beautiful in every season. Chilnualna Falls Creek runs a few feet beyond our back yard. Comfortable and welcoming - pets OK - with every amenity: Satellite TV, Game room (foosball), Hot tub, Full laundry and Full kitchen, Wireless Internet (DSL), Generator, Linen service, Central heat and Central air conditioning. Spend evenings on the huge deck (suitable for large groups) BBQing on a gas grill & relaxing under the stars in the hot tub. Let the river lull you to sleep. Enjoy a hike to nearby Chilnualna Falls, the Swinging Bridge, the Meadow Loop Trail, or follow the many trails which lead throughout Yosemite's 1000+ square miles. Snowshoe, snowboard and ski at Badger Pass, see Yosemite Valley & the Giant Redwoods, enjoy fine dining & play golf at the historic Wawona Hotel, go horseback riding, enjoy Ranger walks and talks, and visit the Living History Center or the town's well-stocked library, buy whatever you need at either of the two general stores, and stop and talk with the locals - including Park and Concessionaire personnel and retirees- friendly and seldom in a hurry. Swim in the river or the beautiful, quiet and secluded swimming spots cut out of the rock by Chilnualna Falls Creek. Relax in the simple and welcoming atmosphere of our small and unique town which is a true community, not just a collection of homes for rent.

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Jim Freund (owner)

920-338-8669

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2303 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome:

            Horseshoes, Foosball, and other games available....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            2 pets maximum. Must be house broken and well behaved. Extra charge of $25 / pet / night plus tax...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Hallway is about 36'. No handholds at this time....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3

            ...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 4 queen, 4 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, 2 sleep sofa /futon

            2 twin roll-a-ways; 1 full-size futon; 1 hide-a-bed/couch...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (4) Wawona Room (2nd floor, riverside, master) : 2 queens Yosemite Room (2nd floor, front): 1 queen River Room (1st floor, riverside): 1 queen, Double Beds (2) Yosemite Room: 2 Double beds, Twin or Single Beds (1) Two roll-aways in Wawona Room closet, (1) Portable crib (no charge), (1) Queen size hide-a-bed in Living Room...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            Double sink marble top vanity; separate toilet chamber...moreless

          • Complete bathrooms with shower / bath, toilet, sink, heat lamp

          Other Amenities

              • Inside Yosemite National Park, Chilnualna Falls Creek in back of home, soothing sound of running river, Two major trailheads for Yosemite, generator, small library, central heat, air conditioning...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                100+ paperbacks; hardcover and softcover books about Yosemite in Study...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Foosball
              • Game Room:

                Foosball, board games, card games...moreless

              • Games:

                Foosball, Horseshoes, board games, card games...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Dish Network. Also Hulu, CD player...moreless

              • Television:

                Dish Network. Also Hulu....moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Small collection of family videos, ...moreless

              Theme

              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Coin Laundry
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Golf Course Front:

                Golf course in town about 2 miles distance....moreless

              • Mountain:

                Our home is in the town of Wawona, in the Southern part of Yosemite National Park, about four miles beyond the entrance at the South Gate. Two major trailheads lead from Wawona to the high country and the entirity of Yosemite (about 1000 square miles). Altitude changes bring dramatic changes in forestation and ecosystems. It is a pristine community offering both wilderness and the amenities of a small town....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Wawona Dome Wawona Point White Chief Mountain Devil Peak Mount Savage Chowchilla Mountain Mount Bruce Devil Peak...moreless

              • River
              • Ski-In:

                Skiing (cross country and downhill) as well as snowboarding available at Badger Pass- about 50 minutes away, also inside Yosemite National Park....moreless

              • Village:

                Wawona is a very friendly resort town, populated by retirees, Park Service and Concessionaire personnel. Library, 2 general stores, School K-8, Pioneer History Center. Ask about Fine Dining and Golf....moreless

              • Water View:

                See description under Waterfront...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Our home is on Chilnualna Falls Creek, just beyond the rear property line. Upstream is the Lower Chilnualna Falls waterfall, downstream is the confluence with the South Fork of the Merced Wild & Scenic River with Chilnualna Falls Creek...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Can accommodate up to ten at table, plus three at bar and two at side table ...moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Air Conditioning:

                Central air conditioning...moreless

              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access:

                Provided by AT&T. Both plug in and wireless...moreless

              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer:

                Stacked washer / dryer...moreless

              • Firewood
              • Free Long Distance:

                Free unlimited long distance within U.S. and several other countries....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                central heat...moreless

              • Internet
              • Linens Provided:

                Beds made when you arrive. Can drop off used linens and towels for new ones as needed at office (no charge). Leave used linens (no need to make beds) upon departure....moreless

              • Living Room
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Parking:

                Driveway pad. 2+ vehicles....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Driveway pad. 2+ vehicles....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Pad could accommodate RV/Boat/Trailer (can overhang driveway) Ask. Camping in RV is not permitted....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Telephones in kitchen, all three bedrooms, and study. Telephone jack by small table in dining room and in living room....moreless

              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided:

                See Linens...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Stacked washer / dryer...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Throughout home and property....moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                Glass front. Free unlimited firewood (Fires not permitted during Summer due to fire danger)...moreless

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils:

                well-stocked...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                well-stocked...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer:

                top refrigerator...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Plates, glasses, coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator, stove, plenty of plates, glasses, bowls, pans, etc. etc....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                2nd floor facing front off of Yosemite room...moreless

              • Barbecue
              • Beach Chairs
              • Deck / Patio:

                Huge deck- over 1300 square feet...moreless

              • Golf:

                Available to the public about 2 miles away at the Wawona Hotel...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
              • Wood Deck

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                Circular hot tub on deck accomodates 4 adults. Wonderful at night under a canopy of stars....moreless

              • Outdoor Hot Tub

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

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                  Special offer: More guests-same price;$100 local gift cert;Pay 6 nts, get 7

                  As many guests in your party as you like -up to maximum capacity of 14- for no extra charge. (Cost for 14 same as for two) Also, $100 gift certificate at local Pine Tree Market, good for groceries, beverages, movie rentals, basic supplies & souvenirs. The Pine Tree is an easy walk from our home - a place where locals shop and hang out. Finally, Stay six nights and your seventh night is free

                  Offer for: Dec 4, 2014 - Apr 30, 2015 View calendar

                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Peak
                  Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $558
                  $3,348
                  Mid Range / Value
                  Jan 4 - Mar 28, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $391 $502
                  Fri, Sat
                  Peak
                  Mar 29 - Apr 11, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $558
                  $3,348
                  Mid Range / Value
                  Apr 12 - May 2, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $391 $502
                  Fri, Sat
                  Mid Range
                  May 3 - May 21, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $502
                  $3,012
                  Peak
                  May 22 - May 25, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $558
                  Mid Range
                  May 26 - May 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $502
                  $3,012
                  Peak
                  Jun 1 - Sep 7, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $558
                  $3,348
                  Mid Range
                  Sep 8 - Sep 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $502
                  $3,012
                  Mid Range / Value
                  Oct 1 - Nov 24, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $391 $502
                  Fri, Sat
                  Peak
                  Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $558
                  Mid Range / Value
                  Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $391 $502
                  Fri, Sat
                  Peak
                  Dec 20 - Dec 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $558
                  $3,348

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pets - per pet per day $25 + tax
                  • Damage Waiver-or deposit $39
                  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
                  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Notes:

                  Pets (up to 2): $25/pet/night + tax

                  More than 6 guests (up to 14 maximum): $25/person/night + tax

                  (Children under 6 aren't counted towards total number of guests.)

                  A seven nights for the price of six discount is available. This is figured

                  at the rate(s) for the first six nights; the seventh night (without regard

                  to rate class) is free.

                  A senior discount or AAA discount is available.

                  A 50% deposit is required at the time the reservation is made. If you need to cancel your reservation, your deposit will be refunded only if you notify us at least 30 days prior to arrival on your reservation. Once you are within the cancellation time frame, date changes (including dropping nights) are not allowed. The remaining 50% is due upon arrival.


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                  Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                  Location

                  75 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Fresno Yosemite International Airport
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Wawona Hotel
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Wawona Hotel
                  95 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrak Station, Merced, CA
                  21 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  California Highway 41
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Wawona Hotel
                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Badger Pass

                  Car: Necessary

                  Living History Center, Easy hikes: Waterfall: Chilnualna Falls, Swinging Bridge, Friendly community, Library, ungraded school (K-6), Ranger talks, two general stores

                  Nearby, in Fish Camp, fine dining, snow play area, additional horseback riding, old logging railroad dinner and rides, campfire songs

                  Oakhurst, about 35 minutes away, has many restaurants, melodramatic theatre, movie theatre, etc.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 1987

                  About: Maybe thirty years ago I felt that I should live in Yosemite National Park. At the time, I didn't know if that was even possible, short of being a ranger. I consulted with a real estate agent and found out about Wawona, which is an inholding - that is, it is completely surrounded by Yosemite National Park. Since that time, every other aspect of my life has revolved around Wawona in some way. It is like a solid center which remains, while everything else changes. Apart from buying property and buildling on it there, I have had a pretty normal life, or kind of, anyway. I grew up in Highland Park, IL, a suburb of Chicago. I went to school there and later continued at the University of Chicago. Along the way, I met and married my wife, we have three children who are grown up. Throughout all the changes, we have returned to our Wawona home time and again and will do so until we live there once more. That is our goal, no matter how long it takes. It would be a pleasure to share our home with you, along with the attraction of Wawona and the rest of the Park. I would love to hear what you find meaningful in that experience and if it is a place that you might want to explore further.

                  Why Yosemite National Park:
                  Quite a few rental homes in our community are a bit crowded in- but not ours. Our nearest neighbor is about 50 feet away. They are rarely in house, and we have also installed a privacy fence on our deck. On the other side of the home is a little used Park Service garage, and to the rear, Chilnualna Falls Creek.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Our home offers accommodations for large parties (beds for 16, although county regulations permit only 14); all amenities (full kitchen, full laundry, deck, hot tub, gas barbeque, satellite TV, free national and many international locations telephone service, free unlimited wood for wood burning stove in season, game room with Foosball, etc.) and pets allowed. Downstairs is accessible without steps.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Front of Friends Lodge in Yosemite

                    Front of Friends Lodge in Yosemite

                  • Dining Room with new table - seats up to 10

                    Dining Room with new table - seats up to 10

                  • River Room (Downstairs Bedroom, River Side with 2 queen beds)

                    River Room (Downstairs Bedroom, River Side with 2 queen beds)

                  • Wawona Room (Master Bedroom - 1 queen bed, River side, 2nd floor)

                    Wawona Room (Master Bedroom - 1 queen bed, River side, 2nd floor)

                  • Game Room (Looking toward River off of Living Room)

                    Game Room (Looking toward River off of Living Room)

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Downstairs Bathroom (looking into River Room)

                    Downstairs Bathroom (looking into River Room)

                  • New Study showing South facing Dormer and Full-Size convertible futon

                    New Study showing South facing Dormer and Full-Size convertible futon

                  • New Deck facing NorthEast, hot tub in background

                    New Deck facing NorthEast, hot tub in background

                  • New Deck facing South, showing two tables seating 6 each, hot tub & BBQ

                    New Deck facing South, showing two tables seating 6 each, hot tub & BBQ

                  • Rapids just downstream of Chilnualna Falls  (10 minute walk from our home)

                    Rapids just downstream of Chilnualna Falls (10 minute walk from our home)

                  • Master Bathroom Shower with Dormer window

                    Master Bathroom Shower with Dormer window

                  • Dining Room w/ Kitchen on Left, Bar.   (Seating 13.  Smaller table not shown.)

                    Dining Room w/ Kitchen on Left, Bar. (Seating 13. Smaller table not shown.)

                  • Living Room with 42" HDTV (queen hide-a-bed in lower right corner of picture)

                    Living Room with 42" HDTV (queen hide-a-bed in lower right corner of picture)

                  • Yosemite Room (Upstairs Front Bedroom with Queen and 2 Double beds)

                    Yosemite Room (Upstairs Front Bedroom with Queen and 2 Double beds)

                  • Hot Tub (No Diving!)

                    Hot Tub (No Diving!)

                  • Game Room (Looking into Living Room)

                    Game Room (Looking into Living Room)

                  • Laundry (looking into Dining Room)

                    Laundry (looking into Dining Room)

                  • Upstairs Bathroom

                    Upstairs Bathroom

                  • Study with full-size convertible futon

                    Study with full-size convertible futon

                  • New Deck Facing SouthWest, showing two lounge chairs and post light

                    New Deck Facing SouthWest, showing two lounge chairs and post light

                  • Chilnualna Falls Creek in back of our home, downstream from Chilnualna Falls

                    Chilnualna Falls Creek in back of our home, downstream from Chilnualna Falls

                  • Master Bathroom with twin sink marble top vanity and toilet room on left.

                    Master Bathroom with twin sink marble top vanity and toilet room on left.

                  • Yosemite Room - Master Bedroom with Queen Bed- and attached bathroom

                    Yosemite Room - Master Bedroom with Queen Bed- and attached bathroom

                  VRBO #370761

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                  Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                  $391 - $558 per night (USD)
                  2

                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 14

                  View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                  Member since: 2007
                  Speaks: english
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