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Secluded Peaceful Mountain Getaway W/ Great Views!

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Last updated: 12/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Mariposa house description

Yosemite Ranch offers a unique opportunity to experience dome home living on our secluded 60 acre horse and cattle ranch located on a private gated road. The Yosemite Dome Home is just a short drive down all weather highway 140 to the wild & scenic Merced River which offers swimming, fishing, and white water rafting. Highway 140 continues on through the beautiful Merced River canyon to Yosemite's Arch Rock entrance and Yosemite Valley. We are also close to the historic gold rush town of Mariposa which offers fine dining, museums, shopping, grocery stores, etc.

The Yosemite Dome Home is located on top of an oak studded hill offering scenic views in several directions. Enjoy our small herd of miniature Irish Dexter cattle in the pastures surrounding the Dome Home. Yosemite Ranch is also home to the world reknown Flying A Ranch Arabian horse breeding program located below the Yosemite Dome Home at the main ranch headquarters.


Enter the Yosemite Dome Home and enjoy the spacious feeling created by the big pictures windows and the high domed ceiling complete with skylights. The main floor offers a master suite with a queen size bed, dresser, and two closets. The beautiful dining area looks out a large picture window to a view that goes for miles over several ridge lines. There is a large living area with comfy couches to relax on, or enjoy the satellite high definition large screen TV and DVD player. A wood burning stove and gas heater add warmth during the cooler seasons. During the hotter months enjoy the refreshing cool breeze of the evaporative cooler. The spacious kitchen includes a gas range, oven, microwave, and refrigerator/freezer. Heading upstairs, you will find the 'Slumber Party Loft' which has a private dressing room and two 'wings' each with two twin beds and dressers. Out the rear door is a fenced yard. Enjoy the sweeping vistas as you sit out at the picnic table. At night, experience the stars as you've probably never experienced them before. All necessary linens, towels, and bedding are included as well as dishes, glasses, silverware, and a coffee maker.

Total maximum occupancy of six people.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Singles
          • Children Welcome:

            Fenced yard. Pack-N-Play available....moreless

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            May accept well behaved pets w/ cleaning deposit....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Loft

            ...moreless

          • Master Bedroom includes a Queen size bed, the upstairs loft has two wings each with two Twin or Single Beds (for a total of 4 upstairs beds). There is also a private dressing room in the upstairs loft. We do have a Pack-N-Play available for little ones....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Evaporative cooler, gas range, oven, coffee maker, toaster oven, fully stocked kitchen. Picnic table. High definition big screen TV....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                High definition big screen TV. DVD player. Free Wi-Fi...moreless

              • Television

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Mountain View:

                Sweeping views in several directions. Can see for miles over several ridgelines....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining room table seats six. Additional seating at kitchen counter (3 bar stools)...moreless

              • Dining Area

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Evaporative cooler...moreless

              • Alarm Clock
              • Broadband Access
              • Firewood
              • Heating:

                Propane Heater and space heaters...moreless

              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Mobile Phone
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking
              • Telephone:

                Local calling...moreless

              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Freezer
              • Kitchen:

                Large kitchen with microwave, oven, range top, and stocked with kitchen utensils, dishes, glasses, etc....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator:

                Refrigerator/freezer...moreless

              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Behind the dome house is the perfect spot to sit and admire the views....moreless

              • Gated Community
              • Outdoor Furniture
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Yard

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

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                  Christmas
                  Dec 20 - Jan 1, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $200
                  $1,200

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                  Peak Season/Holidays
                  May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $200
                  $1,200

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 21 - Nov 29, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $200
                  $1,200

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $150
                  $900

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest


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                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Last updated: 12/14/2014
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                  Location

                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Several in Mariposa

                  Close to Yosemite National Park and the wild & scenic Merced River

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: Yosemite Dome Home is owned and managed by Brad and Irene Aborn and is part of our 60 acre horse and cattle ranch. Brad's background includes flying jets and helicoptors for the U.S. Navy with five years on active duty and 20 years in the Reserves. Brad then went into civilian aviation and has worked for such companies as L.A. Airways, Martin Aviation, Downey Savings & Loan, Rockwell International, and the Boeing Company. After moving to Mariposa County, he ran for public office and was elected to a four year term as a Mariposa County Supervisor. Irene Aborn got her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and worked in the Banking industry after graduating from college. After a few years, she decided to pursue her dream of raising arabian horses and together Brad and Irene started Flying A Ranch Arabian Horses which has garnered world wide recognition. We have now been involved with breeding arabian horses for close to 30 years and have exported our horses around the globe.

                  Why the Owner Chose Mariposa:
                  Yosemite has always been one of our favorite places and we were married in 1982 in the Yosemite Chapel in Yosemite valley. In 2003 we finally took the plunge and bought our dream ranch near Yosemite in beautiful Midpines. We chose the Midpines area for it's proximity to Yosemite and the Merced River while still being a convenient drive to the beautiful historic town of Mariposa and access to fine dining, shopping, etc. When we bought the ranch, the Yosemite Dome Home was the only structure on the property. Our family of five lived in the Dome Home for three years while our new ranch home was built. We really loved the time we spent living in the Dome Home and felt that others should have the opportunity to enjoy it also.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The Yosemite Dome Home is very private and secluded. The Dome Home is located on a private, gated road where you can enjoy peace and quiet. A small herd of miniature Irish Dexter cattle roam the pastures surrounding the Dome Home. Wild turkeys and white tail deer are very commonly seen on the ranch. You may also see foxes, coyotes, bobcats, jack rabbits, and many species of birds. Guests are welcome to take a tour of the horse ranch as well.


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                  Photos

                  • Front of Yosemite Dome Home

                    Front of Yosemite Dome Home

                  • Driving leading up to Yosemite Dome Home

                    Driving leading up to Yosemite Dome Home

                  • The private road leading in to the Dome Home with spring wildflowers

                    The private road leading in to the Dome Home with spring wildflowers

                  • Another view of the living area

                    Another view of the living area

                  • Spacious fully equipped kitchen

                    Spacious fully equipped kitchen

                  • View across loft sitting area into second wing with two twin beds

                    View across loft sitting area into second wing with two twin beds

                  • Private Master Bedroom

                    Private Master Bedroom

                  • Dining area and kitchen

                    Dining area and kitchen

                  • Another winter view from rear of Yosemite Dome Home

                    Another winter view from rear of Yosemite Dome Home

                  • Yosemite in December - beautiful as ever!

                    Yosemite in December - beautiful as ever!

                  • NV Beau Bey, a leading sire in the Arabian breed resides on the ranch.

                    NV Beau Bey, a leading sire in the Arabian breed resides on the ranch.

                  • The Merced River canyon leading to Yosemite ablaze with wildflowers.

                    The Merced River canyon leading to Yosemite ablaze with wildflowers.

                  • Rear of Yosemite Dome Home showing enclosed yard

                    Rear of Yosemite Dome Home showing enclosed yard

                  • Cattle pasture in front of Yosemite Dome Home with miniature Dexter cattle

                    Cattle pasture in front of Yosemite Dome Home with miniature Dexter cattle

                  • Yosemite Dome Home's spacious living area

                    Yosemite Dome Home's spacious living area

                  • Dining area with big picture window with spectacular view

                    Dining area with big picture window with spectacular view

                  • One wing of loft with two twin beds

                    One wing of loft with two twin beds

                  • Private dressing room in loft

                    Private dressing room in loft

                  • View of stairway to loft and some of the Yosemite Dome Home's sky lights

                    View of stairway to loft and some of the Yosemite Dome Home's sky lights

                  • We occasionally get snow in the winter - view from rear of Yosemite Dome Home

                    We occasionally get snow in the winter - view from rear of Yosemite Dome Home

                  • The results of one of our fishing trips to the Merced River - one is a whopper!

                    The results of one of our fishing trips to the Merced River - one is a whopper!

                  • Riding in Yosemite - Wawona

                    Riding in Yosemite - Wawona

                  • Mariposa Bey - one of the ranch's beautiful black Arabian mares

                    Mariposa Bey - one of the ranch's beautiful black Arabian mares

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                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Speaks: english
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