Robin's Nest Vacation Rental in the Sierra Foothills

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Our cozy get-away is located on the hillside overlooking the town of Mariposa in a quiet residential area. We are just three minutes from downtown Mariposa and forty-five minutes from Yosemite National Park. To make your stay comfortable, our apartment sleeps two and offers a living room, bedroom, full bath, and kitchenette. Private parking is available with a separate entrance leading you through a beautifully landscaped yard that offers a private patio and semi-private pool. A beautifully decorated bedroom greets you with plush linens and a queen-size bed for a peaceful nights rest. The living room is equipped with comfortable furniture as well as WiFi, flat screen T.V., games, and books on Yosemite to share. In the kitchenette you will find all the usual amenities; a microwave is provided in place of a stove. There are many walking paths in the surrounding area where you will see all forms of wildlife. Please check out our profile below for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.

Owners live on the premises. Robin's Nest is an attached guest suite with a private entrance.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age of 25 years...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Strict non-smoking policy...moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Strict non-pet policy...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • : 1 queen


  • Plush queen sized bed with a picture window view of a beautifully landscaped yard and private patio area. Sleeps two comfortably....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Includes toiletries and hair dryer.

Other Amenities

  • If you would like to stretch your legs in the early evening, take a slow stroll around the Mueller Road loop (nearly a mile) or walk into town (a mile downhill). Your walk will be filled with a variety of flora and fauna, and wildlife ranging from shy deer to sleepy owls. You will also be treated to views of historic downtown Mariposa....moreless


  • Books:

    Books on local history and tourist destinations....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Network including sports package (ESPN and Fox). ...moreless

  • Television:

    Large flat screen TV...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless Broadband Internet Netflix Streaming Amazon Prime...moreless

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

    Private parking area off driveway. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchenette with coffee maker, coffee press, hot pot, microwave and toaster. ...moreless

  • Microwave


  • Deck / Patio:

    Private patio with sitting area and rock garden....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Shared by owners. ** POOL IS UNDER REPAIR AT THIS TIME**...moreless



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2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $70 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 11%


Signed rental agreement due at time of reservation. An advance payment equal to 50% of rental rate is due upon reservation, and the remainder paid in full 14 days prior to arrival. Cancellations made more than 14 days prior to arrival date receive 50% of rental in return. Cancellations made after the 14-day date will receive no refund.

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Alley
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
Ahwahnee Golf Course
37 Miles
Nearest Train
Merced Amtrak
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
140 and 49
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
Badger Pass

Car: Necessary

Yosemite National Park, hiking, swimming, rafting.


Owner info

About the owner: Trace and Robn DeSandres are longtime residents of the Sierra Foothills, having grown up in the area and lived in Mariposa for the past fifteen years. Trace is a physical education teacher and coach at the local high school and previously worked as a ranger in Yosemite National park for twelve seasons. Trace was born and raised in Yosemite and has a deep love for and vast knowledge of the area. Robn is an artist and all-around creative individual with a great love for books, gardening, and the culinary arts. She worked many years as the local elementary school librarian before retiring to focus on creative pursuits.

Why the Owner Chose Mariposa:
We love the quiet and beauty of the mountains and the friendly and supportive nature of the people in this community. Mariposa is a wonderful place to live and has so much to offer in terms of outdoor activities, special events, wildlife, as well as rest and relaxation in a safe environment.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We offer a private entrance and access to a beautifully landscaped backyard. Robin's Nest is part of a California ranch-style home that sits on 1 acre, surrounded by a white picket fence, large sprawling lawn and private driveway. Inside the garden gate you will find an abundance and variety of trees, plants and flowers that will appeal to nature lovers.

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Speaks: english

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  • Front door to Robin's Nest

    Front door to Robin's Nest

  • Main house on the right with Robin's Nest in the back.

    Main house on the right with Robin's Nest in the back.

  • Front lawn area

    Front lawn area

  • Very unusual to get seven inches of snow...

    Very unusual to get seven inches of snow...

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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