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Newly Renovated Jewel of a Cabin - Private on 5 Acres

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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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 that 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 to 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 THE 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.

Why VRBO

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

  • Mountain View
  • 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
High Season
May 23 - Sep 6, 2015
2 night min stay
$225
$1,365

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $195 Nightly

Mid Season - September
Sep 7 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$185
Fall - October
Oct 1 - Oct 27
2 night min stay
$175
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$225
Holiday Season
Dec 18 - Jan 10, 2016
3 night min stay
$225
$1,365 $3,600

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $195 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $120 Nightly

Mid Season - May
May 1 - May 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$185
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$165
$980 $3,600

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $140 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $120 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $15 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • 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: 08/28/2015
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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.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • New Kitchen and dining room which opens to living room

    New Kitchen and dining room which opens to living room

  • Second bedroom with patio access

    Second bedroom with patio access

  • wonderful view from living room. enjoying the rain

    wonderful view from living room. enjoying the rain

  • Another pretty sunset

    Another pretty sunset

  • 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.

  • Walking out of Valerian Retreat...

    Walking out of Valerian Retreat...

  • Gateway to Yosemite

    Gateway to Yosemite

  • Famous Half Dome

    Famous Half Dome

  • 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

  • On a knoll

    On a knoll

  • The Master Bedroom has its own bath and a wonderful view of the woodlands.

    The Master Bedroom has its own bath and a wonderful view of the woodlands.

  • Field among the oaks.

    Field among the oaks.

  • 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.

  • A couple of our kiddie guests enjoying the view down from Glacier Point.

    A couple of our kiddie guests enjoying the view down from Glacier Point.

  • Our driveway.  You'll be sorry to go.

    Our driveway. You'll be sorry to go.

  • Glacier point overlooking Yosemite Valley.

    Glacier point overlooking 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.

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