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Elegant Country Home & Pool on 10 Private Acres with View of Half Dome

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The swimming pool in the late afternoon, delightful from May to October

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Last updated: 05/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Merry Posy Ranch's nightly rate includes cleaning fees, sheets, towels for pool, bath and kitchen for up to 6 guests. "The Ranch" is a 10-acre rural property with a view of Half Dome and the Clark Range in Yosemite, swimming pool, labyrinth, and spacious deck. It is a quiet, private getaway with Direct TV, WiFi and incredible stargazing. Fully equipped kitchen and new appliances, one covered parking space. Three bedrooms each with a queen bed, one foldout sofa-bed plus a single futon.

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renter must be at least 25 years of age and provide proof with driver's license or passport...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    Large fenced yard, 1 dog with flea control allowed, please no animals on the furniture...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking allowed outside on covered deck or by pool, please dispose properly of any refuse and exercise caution due to fire hazard during dry season...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Labyrinth for meditative walking, fenced yard for dog and children, 2 porch swings, pool toys, regulation size horseshoe pit....moreless

Entertainment

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Clark Range in Yosemite National Park...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    'Swamp cooler' will cool rooms that have their windows slightly open, very effective and controlled with a thermostat...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Maytag...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Room for one vehicle in the garage...moreless

  • Garage:

    Automatic garage door with space inside garage for one vehicle...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Our rates include bed, bath, and kitchen linens. Washable sleeping bags available for the cost of their cleaning: $20 each per stay...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable seating with a fabulous view...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Good reception...moreless

  • Parking:

    Virtually unlimited outside, 1 covered space in attached garage...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Spacious circular drive...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Electrical hookup and running water for RV...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls included, phone card required for long distance...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Maytag front loader...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Sierra Telephone DSL, robust and lightening fast...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood stove and hardwood firewood provided...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Dry hardwood provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Well equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Place settings for 6 persons...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered porch 12' deep extends living and dining area with rocking chairs, porch swings and dining table and chairs...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    52 miles to Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite National Park...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Swimming pool 8' deep at one end with rocks arranged for jumping in...moreless

 

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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$345

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

50% rent required to hold reservation, balance of payment including tax payable 60 days before check-in

Should you fail to utilize this confirmed reservation, Merry Posy Ranch retains all funds received as liquidated damages unless it is re-rented at the same rate for the same time period. If the latter occurs, we retain only a $100.00 administrative fee.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 05/15/2015
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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Savoury's Restaurant
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
Wawona
60 Miles
Nearest Train
Merced
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
CA-140
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sierra Sunrise Cafe
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
Yosemite's Badger Pass

Car: Necessary

Incredible stargazing, regulation horseshoe pit (horseshoes provided), classical labyrinth for meditative walking

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We are a couple who enjoys sharing our well-located property with others.

Why the Owner Chose Mariposa:
We chose Merry Posy Ranch because it is a wonderful getaway house.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Merry Posy Ranch is an ideal place to relax, reflect, and rejuvenate then visit Yosemite National Park and Mariposa!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • The swimming pool in the late afternoon, delightful from May to October

    The swimming pool in the late afternoon, delightful from May to October

  • Sunrise view from front porch looking towards the Clark Range in Yosemite

    Sunrise view from front porch looking towards the Clark Range in Yosemite

  • February 2012 snowfall melted away in 24 hours

    February 2012 snowfall melted away in 24 hours

  • Entry area with porch swing

    Entry area with porch swing

  • View of living and dining areas from inside the front door

    View of living and dining areas from inside the front door

  • Cozy by the wood stove in winter

    Cozy by the wood stove in winter

  • Downstairs bedroom with 'ensuite,' connected to downstairs bathroom

    Downstairs bedroom with 'ensuite,' connected to downstairs bathroom

  • Upstairs bathroom with shower

    Upstairs bathroom with shower

  • Upstairs bedroom

    Upstairs bedroom

  • A ringer at the horseshoe pit!

    A ringer at the horseshoe pit!

  • View from the picnic table

    View from the picnic table

  • Yosemite's Half Dome can be seen from the ranch

    Yosemite's Half Dome can be seen from the ranch

  • View from front porch towards Yosemite

    View from front porch towards Yosemite

  • The pool deck and haybarn behind

    The pool deck and haybarn behind

  • Merry Posy Ranch April 2011, as she looked before our purchase and renovation

    Merry Posy Ranch April 2011, as she looked before our purchase and renovation

  • Deck with view of Yosemite's Clark Range and Half Dome

    Deck with view of Yosemite's Clark Range and Half Dome

  • View of stairs leading to second floor, 'mud room' area and wall furnace

    View of stairs leading to second floor, 'mud room' area and wall furnace

  • Dining table with no extensions (for 4) and vinyl coated tablecloth

    Dining table with no extensions (for 4) and vinyl coated tablecloth

  • Master bedroom upstairs

    Master bedroom upstairs

  • Upstairs shower, spacious enough for 2!

    Upstairs shower, spacious enough for 2!

  • The Maytag washer/dryer in the garage

    The Maytag washer/dryer in the garage

  • 'Cretan' labyrinth for meditative walking, completed August 6, 2012

    'Cretan' labyrinth for meditative walking, completed August 6, 2012

  • Merry Posy Ranch's custom made picnic table

    Merry Posy Ranch's custom made picnic table

  • View from Inspiration Point trail near Tunnel View, about 90 minutes away

    View from Inspiration Point trail near Tunnel View, about 90 minutes away

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Chateau / Country House
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Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/15/2015
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