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Family Friendly - Stunning Views and Sunsets - Pool Table - Close to Yosemite

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Our spacious Butterfly Ridge Vacation Home has 1800 sq.ft. and a 2 car garage

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Last updated: 11/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Mariposa house description

Note: Unlike many other area rentals WE CHARGE THE SAME LOW PRICE FOR UP TO 8 PEOPLE. Many rentals charge more for each additional person beyond a base of 2-4 people. We do not. This home is very affordable for a family. However, DISCOUNTS OFF THE RATES SHOWN CAN APPLY TO SMALL GROUPS September through April. (Call or email an inquiry to request the additional discount.)

LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS, 2 or fewer days prior to stay, take 15% off rates shown! (Call or email an inquiry to request the additional discount.)

AUTUMN is a wonderful time to hike in Yosemite! The gorgeous fall colors last for months. Cooler comfortable weather and smaller crowds make this time of year special and invigorating! It's our favorite time to hike Yosemite!

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Sierra foothills from our BUTTERFLY RIDGE VACATION HOME at 3200 ft. above sea level! This comfortable well-maintained 1800 sq. ft. home has 2 BR/2BA and a well equipped kitchen. We can accommodate a party of 8 people comfortably with one queen size bed, 2 double beds, a queen-size sleeper couch and even an optional queen-size inflatable mattress. Central forced-air heating and air conditioning throughout. A paved road and driveway lead to this quiet, private and nicely landscaped 5 acre lot. You'll have easy access to Hwy. 140, only 2.5 miles away. From there you can choose to go northeast to Yosemite National Park (only 29 miles from the home) or go southwest to historic Mariposa (7 miles from the home) for shopping, dining, groceries, interesting museums and the picturesque 160 yr. old Mariposa County courthouse, the oldest continually operated court house west of Missouri. (tours available)

Your family will never be bored here. We have a professional-grade 9 foot pool table in the game room. The living room has a designated game table supplied with lots of board games, playing cards and poker chips. We have a collection of children's books and books about Yosemite Park and local hiking trails. You can enjoy Playstation 2 video gaming on our 52 inch LCD TV, or watch satellite TV and crystal clear blu-ray movies in high definition. Included among the blu-rays are three acclaimed BBC Earth sets: Planet Earth (4 discs), Human Planet (3 discs) and Life (4 discs). These are magnificent and informative documentaries depicting the wonders of our planet and are great for family viewing. Brochures, maps and books about the area provide a way to plan your stay. Things to see and do in the area include dozens of incredibly scenic places and hikes in Yosemite Park, rafting on the Merced River, swimming, fishing, mountain biking or walking along the Merced River at Briceberg, swimming and boating at Bass Lake or Lake McSwain, and interesting walks and hikes in the Mariposa area. Mariposa also hosts concerts in the Art Park every summer weekend and has several art galleries. The county park is a great place for families to visit, providing a large swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball court, picnic areas, a skateboard park and a concert venue.

This quiet property is far away from city lights and secluded from neighbors. On moonless nights, you can clearly see the milky way spanning the sky - something that you will never see under the bright city lights. It is a mesmerizing moment that your family will never forget. We also have mature grape vines and fruit trees in our backyard. Feel free to pick and eat from them when you visit us in the right seasons! (The grapes are ripe in August.)

Natural foliage on this hillside property creates habitat for deer families, squirrels, rabbits and dozens of bird species including humming birds. The back yard is chain link fenced to keep the deer away from the grape vines.

Linens, bedding, towels, paper goods, trash bags, dish washing and dishwasher soap and hand soap are all provided. The kitchen is fully equipped, with attention to detail, and has everything you'll need to prepare and serve your meals. The brand new dining table seats 8 in comfortable ergonomic padded chairs.

Guests are welcome to park in the attached garage. There are parking spaces for a total of 3 vehicles at the house, including the garage. A brand new crib and high chair are stored in a closet and are put out for guest use upon request. There are 2 mountain bikes in the garage that guests are welcome to use.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Groups
          • Children Welcome:

            We provide a play pen and a high chair upon request. 9 ft. professional-grade pool table, toys, children's books, board games, video games, Playstation 2, DVD/Blurays, some play items for children of all ages!...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            One well trained dog or 2 small ones allowed. (No cats.) $50 additional cleaning fee plus 11% tax/fee applied. Dogs not allowed in bedrooms or on furniture....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            One level ranch style house with no stairs. However interior doorways, especially bathrooms, are not a suitable size for wheelchairs....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 double

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          • Additional queen size sleeper couch in living room and optional queen-size air mattress available....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Guests are welcome to pick and eat the fruit of our grape vines and fruit trees, in season....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                There is a great collection of children's books located in the second bedroom. There are also books about Yosemite Park and local hiking trails....moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room:

                9 ft. professional grade pool table with all accessories. Plenty of space around the well-lit table. The game room also includes comfortable seating and a special low playing table for small children....moreless

              • Games:

                We have a designated game table with a removable lazy susan in living room. A wide selection of board games is provided, including some games for small children. Playing cards & poker chips provided....moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Pool Table:

                9 ft. professional-grade pool table with all accessories. Plenty of space around the table....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic Satellite TV channels provided...moreless

              • Television:

                52 Inch LCD TV equipped with Blu-ray/DVD player....moreless

              • Video Game Console:

                Playstation 2 with preloaded games...moreless

              • Video Games
              • Video Library:

                Several Blu-ray discs and DVDs provided. (We will keep adding new Blu-ray discs and DVDs to our nice collection.)...moreless

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Breathtaking views of the Sierra foothills! We are conveniently located 7 miles from the Mariposa downtown area, and 29 miles from Yosemite National Park....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Brand new dining table with 8 comfortable chairs, set in a bay window with mountain views....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central air conditioning...moreless

                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access:

                    WIFI...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking
                  • Fireplace:

                    During the cooler months (only) you're welcome to use the wood burning stove with glass doors. It isn't needed for heat (central heating). Fire wood not provided. Available at supermarket in town....moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Oversized 1 car garage...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Quiet central forced air heating system supplied to all rooms....moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided:

                    All bed quilts are new and many linens are new in 2014, with nice thread count....moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Cell phone reception for Verizon customers. The house is located in a rural area. The cell phone signal may be weak if you use another provider. You can use the land line phone (free service in USA)....moreless

                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    1 vehicle in garage and space for 2 more in parking area....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Land line phone with free calls within the USA...moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Ample towels. Many are brand new in 2014....moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

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

                    Wide assortment of everything you need for cooking great meals....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Ample dishes and glasses. Lots of utensils, kitchen knives, pots and pans, silverware, pot holders, kitchen towels, Garbage bags, paper towels, spices, cooking oil and kitchen sponge provided....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Garbage Disposal
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped modern kitchen with everything you need to prepare and serve your meals, including spices. Furnished with great attention to detail. Lots of knives. Even garlic press & pizza cutter!...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Spices, cooking oil and many condiments provided...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Very large side by side fridge/freezer....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Electric range/oven....moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Bicycles:

                    The 2 mountain bikes in the garage are available for guest use....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large patio in front with magnificent view. Small patio in fenced backyard with grape vines, fruit trees and a mountain view....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Golf is available at several courses in neighboring Oakhurst....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Gas grill available on the patio. Charcoal grill also available for use on the patio....moreless

                  • Patio
                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Badger Pass Ski Area located in Yosemite Park along the road to Glacier Point for downhill. X/C ski trails are also available in that area....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    Tennis courts are located 8 miles away in the Mariposa County Park....moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        A large family-friendly outdoor swimming pool is located 8 miles away at the Mariposa County Park....moreless

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Late Autumn/ Early Winter
                          Nov 1 - Jan 2, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $170
                          $1,125
                          ML King holiday
                          Jan 17 - Jan 19, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $170
                          Valentine's/ Pres. Day
                          Feb 14 - Feb 16, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $170
                          March
                          Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $180
                          $1,190
                          Spring
                          Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $190
                          $1,270
                          High Season
                          Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $220
                          $1,470
                          Early Autumn
                          Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $180
                          $1,190
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $150
                          $1,000

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Standard Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
                          • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                          • Tax Rate 11%

                          Notes:

                          Seasonal range: $150/nt - $220/nt

                          (Same price for 1-8 people)

                          $125 cleaning fee applied (Sometimes reduced if small group.)

                          $250 damage deposit required before confirmation.

                          VISA/Master Card/Discover/Paypal/Personal checks accepted

                          Check In 3:30 pm, Check Out 10 am - We will accommodate early check-in or late check-out when the schedule allows.

                          (Must make specific arrangement/get permission.)


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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                          Last updated: 11/04/2014
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                          Location

                          • Pioneer Market

                            "Pioneer market is the only grocery store in Mariposa. It has a good selection of foods and w..."

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                          • High Country Health Foods

                            "This is the only health food store in Mariposa. It has it's own cafe/deli serving delicious ..."

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                          • Chilnualna Falls

                          • Tuolumne Meadows Visitors Center

                            "Get information on dozens of easy and very scenic family friendly hikes in the beautiful Tuo..."

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                          • Charles Street Dinner House

                            "Wonderful gourmet food in a relaxed atmosphere in the heart of historic Mariposa, CA."

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                          • California State Mining and Mineral Museum

                            "See hundreds of astounding examples of rare and precious metals, gems and minerals, incredib..."

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                          71 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Fresno Yosemite Int'l. Airport (FAT)
                          7 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Mariposa Downtown
                          25 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Sierra Meadows Country Club in Ahwahnee, CA
                          44 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          AmTrack Station in Merced, CA
                          2.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Hwy 140
                          7 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Mariposa Downtown
                          35 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          X/C ski in Yosemite Valley
                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Briceberg (on Merced River)

                          Car: Necessary

                          Enjoy the amazing panoramic view from the front patio! Layer upon layer of mountains and foothills as far as the eye can see! We are situated on a very private 5 acre lot and away from city lights. It's perfect for bird watchers and stargazers. We have mature grapes and fruit trees in the backyard. Feel free the pick them when you visit us in the right seasons.

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2012

                          About: On behalf of the owner, Yosemite Vacation Rental Management takes loving care of this vacation home and it's guests. Headquartered in Mariposa, we make sure that the home is clean and ready for you upon arrival. We are on call to promptly answer any questions or needs you may have during your stay. We manage this beautiful property for the owner who lives in the San Francisco Bay area.

                          Why Mariposa:
                          We love outdoor activities and stargazing. This property is far away from city lights. It's seven miles from the historic and charming town of Mariposa and only 29 miles from the west entrance of Yosemite Park along Hwy. 140. We love the natural peace and quiet shared with the deer and singing birds. Partake of the fruit of the grape vines and fruit trees in season. This is a wonderful family friendly home.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Magnificent views of the Sierra foothills and the setting sun. Star gazing is amazing in this rural setting without bright lights to interfere. Easy access with well paved roads. Quiet and private country setting with all modern conveniences. Located on 5 acre property. There are neighbors but you won't hear them or see their homes in these wooded hills. Lots of privacy and nature.


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                          Speaks: english, dutch

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                          • Our spacious Butterfly Ridge Vacation Home has 1800 sq.ft. and a 2 car garage

                            Our spacious Butterfly Ridge Vacation Home has 1800 sq.ft. and a 2 car garage

                          • Another view from the patio. It takes several photos to show the panoramic view.

                            Another view from the patio. It takes several photos to show the panoramic view.

                          • Beautiful sunsets can be observed from the front patio.

                            Beautiful sunsets can be observed from the front patio.

                          • Another view of the living room. Wood stove with glass doors adds cozy ambiance.

                            Another view of the living room. Wood stove with glass doors adds cozy ambiance.

                          • The dining room seats up to 8 people.

                            The dining room seats up to 8 people.

                          • Overview of kitchen and dining area. Kitchen furnished with attention to details

                            Overview of kitchen and dining area. Kitchen furnished with attention to details

                          • You can read a book on the loveseat, or wait for your turn at the pool table

                            You can read a book on the loveseat, or wait for your turn at the pool table

                          • Master bedroom has queen size bed

                            Master bedroom has queen size bed

                          • Second bedroom has two full size beds with new quilts and a walk-in closet.

                            Second bedroom has two full size beds with new quilts and a walk-in closet.

                          • Grape vines and fruit trees in backyard. Feel free to eat them, in Aug./Sept.!

                            Grape vines and fruit trees in backyard. Feel free to eat them, in Aug./Sept.!

                          • Additional seating in the back yard

                            Additional seating in the back yard

                          • Moonrise over the Sierra taken from the patio.

                            Moonrise over the Sierra taken from the patio.

                          • Magnificent views of the Sierra foothills from the patio

                            Magnificent views of the Sierra foothills from the patio

                          • Another view from the patio

                            Another view from the patio

                          • Living room with queen sleeper couch, leather swivel recliners and 52 in. LCD TV

                            Living room with queen sleeper couch, leather swivel recliners and 52 in. LCD TV

                          • Game table in living room. Many board games, cards and poker chips for your use.

                            Game table in living room. Many board games, cards and poker chips for your use.

                          • Very well equipped kitchen with all major/minor appliances. Everything you need!

                            Very well equipped kitchen with all major/minor appliances. Everything you need!

                          • The game room has a 9 ft professional grade pool table

                            The game room has a 9 ft professional grade pool table

                          • Play table for the children with tracks and cars, games, and other toys

                            Play table for the children with tracks and cars, games, and other toys

                          • There is a rocking chair for some quiet time.

                            There is a rocking chair for some quiet time.

                          • Another view of second bedroom. This room has a collection of children's books.

                            Another view of second bedroom. This room has a collection of children's books.

                          • People love our back yard 'gazebo' covered with live grapevines

                            People love our back yard 'gazebo' covered with live grapevines

                          • A family of deer are frequent visitors to our 5 acre wooded property.

                            A family of deer are frequent visitors to our 5 acre wooded property.

                          • Milky Way viewed from the front patio. This area has clear night skies often.

                            Milky Way viewed from the front patio. This area has clear night skies often.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                          $150 - $220 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                          Speaks: english, dutch
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