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Newly Renovated Jewel of a Cabin - Private on 5 Acres

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Last updated: 10/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mariposa house description

When you arrive at this newly (April 2013) renovated, very private cedar cabin hideaway, you will find yourself away in the woodlands, but perfectly located halfway between both Yosemite entrances – so you can experience the unique beauty of each! Easy access summer and winter.

So very cozy for a much needed retreat from stresses of daily life and the city.
This rustic and very comfortable cabin has all the comforts of home plus more!

You don’t have to settle for a musty older cabin. Valerian Retreat is a two bedroom, two bathroom retreat features updated everything! Newly furnished. The new kitchen has granite counter tops and new appliances with all you will need to prepare meals … or not. We have installed 2 flat screen TV's with satellite for your enjoyment, after you return from the park. There is also WiFi for Internet or a 'working' holiday.

Cozy bedrooms and open floor plan with woodland view everywhere you look.
You can sit outdoors on the patios and enjoy great sunset evenings most seasons. Dine indoors or outdoors and take walks around the grounds and enjoy nature.

This location is a great place to retreat to after a busy day with the crowds of summer in Yosemite. The cabin is set back along a charming winding driveway on five quiet acres with nothing to hear but the birds and the breeze through the large oak trees that make for special shade.
(Yet, you have the best of both worlds, because a convenience store, small restaurant and gas station are just a mile away. You might want to ask how far other rustic cabins are from picking up that quart of milk. :-)

The cabin is also the perfect hideaway in the fall, winter and spring. When it snows, the property, with its special setting, is usually covered with only a lighter layer of snow allowing easier access, while still providing our guests with that inviting and beautiful snow scape.

You can’t get much closer to both picturesque Yosemite entrances than with this private hideaway (hidden from other homes) that is just off the main north-south Route 49. It's a great starting location for day trips to many points of interest:

1. To Yosemite North Entrance –
Go North on Route 49 to reach The Arch Rock Highway 140 entrance that takes you through the historic town of Mariposa and along VALLEY FLOOR of the scenic Merced River Canyon. It is a beautiful drive which will take you about 45 minutes to an hour to reach the park. There are many places along the road to stop and enjoy the wild and scenic river. This area is known for spectacular wild flower viewing.

2. To Yosemite South Entrance –
Go South on Route 49 to reach Oakhurst - a larger town with many services, dining and shopping options. In Oakhurst, you will turn off to Highway 41 East to wind your way UP THE Mountain into Yosemite Park through the quaint little village of Fish Camp and Wawona – both places of many interests. Near Wawona is the must see of the Mariposa Grove of giant redwoods. As you drive further toward Yosemite just after the tunnel, be sure to pull off to see the spectacular view of the Yosemite Valley from above.

3. Bass Lake is located fifteen minutes from Oakhurst. It is a hopping place during the warm weather for water sports and just catching some sun and a picnic for the day. Bass Lake offers water sports rentals, shops, casual as well as fine dining options. 'Ducey's on the Lake' is a favorite restaurant.

4. There are 3 local golf courses just minutes away: Sierra Meadows, River Creek and Wawona, the latter is just inside Yosemite.

5. During the winter months you can travel to Badger Pass to enjoy downhill and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

6. Many of the communities have many other activities throughout the year! On local websites you can find events like festivals, the Arts and wineries to explore. Mariposa has a Zip Line and river rafting in the summer, as well as horseback riding on forested trails.

7. Mariposa has its own airport just 10 minutes from town and 20 minutes from the cabin. Car rentals are available at the airport with advance reservations.

8. Fresno Yosemite International Airport is about 1 hour and 15 minutes drive to the cabin.

Valerian Retreat is owned by Valerian Retreat LLC.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1112 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 yrs Old...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television:

            Living room 46 inch Flat Screen TV Master Bedroom Flat Screen TV...moreless

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Rural:

                Private quiet rustic setting among oaks, yet only one mile from main Yosemite thorough fare....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                Broad band DSL...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone:

                local calls only...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Stove:

                in fireplace...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                coffee grinder...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                With granite countertop...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                salt and pepper and spices dish soap, hand soap and cleaning supplies. Paper towels, plastic wrap and foil ...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                with ice maker...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall - October
              Oct 1 - Oct 27
              2 night min stay
              $175
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 27 - Dec 1, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $225
              Holiday Season
              Dec 19 - Jan 5, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $225
              $1,365
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $160
              $980 $3,600
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Pet Fee $15 + tax
              • Cleaning $100 + tax
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Last updated: 10/17/2014
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              Location

              13 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Mariposa Airport
              15 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              River Creek Golf Course
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              49
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Sportsman Cafe
              57 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Badger Pass

              Car: Necessary

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About: I was brought up on the east coast with four seasons. Later moving to southern California, I had the good fortune to travel to Mariposa and Yosemite during the winter season to find a truly unique splendor. I decided that this was where I would get in touch with nature.

              Why Mariposa:
              This property is unique as it sits so quietly and privately surrounded by 13 acre and 60 acre parcels on each side. Yet the main north-south road and a convenience store are only a mile away.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              This unique glass fronted home was professionally renovated, decorated and furnished to perfectly suit the peaceful rustic setting.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Welcome to Valerian Retreat.

                Welcome to Valerian Retreat.

              • Enter into an open living area with fireplace/stove and woodland view

                Enter into an open living area with fireplace/stove and woodland view

              • The Master Bedroom has it's own bath and a wonderful view of the woodlands.

                The Master Bedroom has it's own bath and a wonderful view of the woodlands.

              • New Kitchen and dining room which open to living room

                New Kitchen and dining room which open to living room

              • Field among the oaks.

                Field among the oaks.

              • Springtime

                Springtime

              • View from living room.
The cabin is usually easily accessible, as snow is relatively light in the winter.

                View from living room. The cabin is usually easily accessible, as snow is relatively light in the winter.

              • View from front facing east. Nature is everywhere you look.

                View from front facing east. Nature is everywhere you look.

              • Famous Half Dome

                Famous Half Dome

              • Glacier point overlooking Yosemite Valley.

                Glacier point overlooking Yosemite Valley.

              • Winter in Yosemite Valley - a great time to see the park by the all season hiway

                Winter in Yosemite Valley - a great time to see the park by the all season hiway

              • Here is the view out from the living area.

                Here is the view out from the living area.

              • This second bedroom is also newly furnished and has access to patio.

                This second bedroom is also newly furnished and has access to patio.

              • The kitchen is new with everything your will need

                The kitchen is new with everything your will need

              • Inviting back patio

                Inviting back patio

              • Winter view as you arrive at Valerian Retreat

                Winter view as you arrive at Valerian Retreat

              • Walking around the property, you will enjoy many nature scenes.

                Walking around the property, you will enjoy many nature scenes.

              • Gateway to Yosemite

                Gateway to Yosemite

              • Walkway across meadow in Yosemite Valley

                Walkway across meadow in Yosemite Valley

              • Mariposa Giant Sequoia Grove. You won't believe how really big these trees are.

                Mariposa Giant Sequoia Grove. You won't believe how really big these trees are.

              • Another great picture of Half Dome

                Another great picture of Half Dome

              VRBO #462086

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Friday, October 24, 2014

              $160 - $225 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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