99nt+ Yosemite / Bass Lake Home - Modestly Elegant 5 Acres/Views

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Five-acre ranch with views of back country sierras of Yosemite. Behind Mammoth and Base Lake, and North Fork. Our calendar remains open as we have a back up property we also offer near us we offer when we are booked or as a second overflow for groups. We have parking in a 4 car driveway but no garage access. Parking is limited to 4 outdoor vehicles.

Twenty-four-hundred square foot, three-bedroom, two bathroom, home, with upgraded granite stainless steel stove, very pretty kitchen for the ultimate cooking in a cabin experience. Property is at 2800 elevation. Hardwood maple floors , modest, nice, furnishings. A mountain home that you can also relax into. Jacuzzi bath tub and marble and travertine complete your bathing experience. Well laid out kitchen, stocked with all cooking utensils, and dishes and basic spices for at home comforts.

You will appreciate the privacy and view of mountains from the kitchen, den and living rooms interconnecting to one another. sink into relaxation sitting time on the wraparound deck and full star-gazing at night and -mountain views in the daytime.

Once Vacationers come to the Yosemite Scenic Loop they are amazed at all there is available. The rivers across our way, lakes, boating, swimming beaches even at the lake, with Angel Falls that slide right into the lake for family fun and inner tubing. We have access to amenities 1/2 mile to gas, grocery, Bass Lake ranger station, shops and restaurants, video store. You can fish and swim nearby as well as access full Yosemite park up 274 exit out our entrance.

Visit the Indian Mono Museum by our house and take a tour of the 40 mile loop trail of lakes, such as Redinger, Mammoth
Pools and back country best camping with no crowds! Even in summer we have back country access to Meadows, rivers, mountains and easy
access to elevations from 3000 to 7000 to be cool in summer or get to snow in winter. Don't miss the most beautiful ranch house around.

Upgraded Home, Granite, Jacuzzi tub, Gourmet kitchen.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    Lots of twin beds because families want to come with extra kids or meet other families or bring friends. Although the house is for a family of 6 to 8, we can sleep 10 to 12 with extra beds for those wanting to vacation with more than average size. There is not a guarantee that a bed is in a closed room. Its overflow for those wanting extra space or relaxation with a view....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets must have their own bed or sheets that you bring to minimize allergens for other renters and difficult to remove hair. Extra cleaning fee or pet fee may apply dependent on breed, size and hair/fur type. Crating is recommended and may be required if you leave pet alone in the house. Outside is a natural habitat for coyotes, racoons, badgers, hawks and possibly bears if food is out. Don't leave pets unattended anytime, but they can roam in the day with your awareness of the forest....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    attached master bath with shower...moreless

  • Victorian: 1 queen

    two windows, walk in closet ...moreless

  • Mountain Tree View: 2 twin/ single

    walk in closet, hardwood floors, ceiling fan...moreless

  • Den: 2 bunk bed

    top and bottom bed with views, desk, outside entrance-patio...moreless

  • Living room Queen Window bed: 1 queen

    Extra Queen bed for overflow- laying around, games, sleep...moreless

  • Back Dining Area Day Sit BED: 1 twin/ single

    day bed to sit/over flow sleeper by living, dining and patio...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (5)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    AC is electric and works well. Ceiling fans in each room. Turn off A/C when you leave or go out for the day. Tenants are charged for AC. It can run high with excessive use....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Provided but do not add tennis shoes or lots of dirt or gravel from hiking. It has broken with overuse and is charged to you if occurs from your laundry usage. Please treat as your own....moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Heating using an air-tight wood stove (as well as possible use of central heating and AC). Propane for heat and electric combination, tenant pays usage. Firewood available at local markets....moreless

  • Garage:

    Storage for landlord. Not to be evaluated on quality, type of items inside or exposure to elements or nature animals that may come in on rare occasion. ...moreless

  • Heating:

    Central heat, propane and electric utility fee deducted from deposit 30 or more post days check out when bill arrives and is reconciled....moreless

  • Internet:

    Pretty good reception for the mountains, seems even better than my city internet....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    No linen fee. Quality good but not guaranteed. . small spec can appear, but they are always washed. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Couch, love seat, chair and an extra queen bed for flopping around, games for kids , watching tv, looking out the window, sleeping if desired....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    NO garage parking. Park right next to house on double driveway as well as pull in in front of house/deck....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    parking is on the property outside on the driveway, if you park elsewhere we are not responsible for stickers or nails of the concrete driveway....moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Regular linens washed and provided as courtesy. Quality good but not guaranteed. Some old towels available for pets or cleaning and not for complaints but as extras. Use the washer to clean towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    For limited use. Most use for maids.The machines get a lot of use and at times have been abused and broken. Please minimize. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Code on bottom of modem for access and phone number if your computer or internet goes out at all. Try rebooting if it is dormant....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Heating can be had from our air-tight wood stove which is standard heating in mountains. Bring firewood or purchase one mile before property at North Fork market or other local markets in Oakhurst....moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All included - Vita Mix type blender and regular blender, small cuisinart toaster, coffee maker etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All included for 10 to 15 if available....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Maids do not do dishes or unload dishwasher , so please do and place back all your dishes or if the maid runs over it may be a small extra fee....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless steel stove and oven range....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic spices most the time unless its been a busy period. One or more may be empty but should be a variety available. Salt and pepper, chili powder, oregano etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel and ice maker works, but can clog with heavy booking periods or extra use of any party before you, but generally works great....moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless steel, new when starting renting in 2005 but a heavy use has left some stains and one broken knob of four that cannot be replaced on burners, leaves four burners still but three knobs....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    dual toaster....moreless


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Disposable propane cylinders required and are not provided....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 33 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Mid Dec
Dec 1 - Dec 15, 2015
2 night min stay
$149 $175
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Dec 18 - Jan 5, 2016
5 night min stay
$357 $395
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

2016 Summer
May 26 - Sep 6, 2016
3 night min stay
$250 $275
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$149 $179
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • post maid $165
  • Utility Deposit $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 11%


no refunds, purchase travelers insurance for cancellation issues.

tenants pay propane and electric, ordered movies or long distance, bring own cell phone

or phone cards. Take own trash home, no trash pick up in mountains.

Cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fresno airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Buckhorn Saloon - Old time saloon.
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Ahwahnee Meadows
40 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bass Lake

Car: Necessary

Close to post office and ranger station for trail guide maps and info on all the Sierras, Yosemite, Mammoth and Kings Canyon, Shaver Lake and Bass Lake amenities.

Other Activities: Camping, boating, backpacking, shops, grocery 1/2 mile from house


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We bought this property to Vacation and eventually retire in Yosemite / Bass Lake area.. In the meantime we share it with others for their retreats and vacations when we are at our other lovely vacation homes. WE are professional Retreat Teachers in the Healing Arts and medical field, owning 6 peaceful retreat rentals at spots we love. Liza's private practice is in psychology counseling and Naturopathic Medicine/Nutrition and is also a Dental Hygienist. Mike is a world class Yoga teacher. Our passion is nature and homes, design and architecture. We love to make our homes available for others to enjoy and take very good care of them, with caretakers available to meet the needs of our homes and renters, as well as being hands on ourselves, at getting new furnishings, planting flowers in Yosemite or tropicals in Our La Jolla and Hawaii locations, as well we overseeing the cleanliness and upkeep of the home. I personally do the bookings and helping our vacationers with their reservations so we can work with each person or family and give special terms based on needs and budgets. Come see us at our VRBO in La Jolla, CA, Hawaii and Yosemite. Liza and Mike

Why the Owner Chose Yosemite National Park:
Minutes from Bass Lake and the beauty of the Sierra Nevada leading into Yosemite National Park. One mile to town for gas, groceries, post office, coffee and shops yet in the mountains bordering nearby river and swimming, easy to get to. Three local waterfalls and three lakes, 2 miles, 5 miles and 12 miles from house.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Bass Lake nearby and just a short drive into Yosemite National Parks South gate. Many ammenities, stores, bar and grill, dining out, post office.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • million dollar kitchen

    million dollar kitchen

  • living room

    living room

  • Den, office, bed with view to deck mountains

    Den, office, bed with view to deck mountains

  • front house broad view

    front house broad view

  • custom granite and slate shower with pristine clean well water filtered

    custom granite and slate shower with pristine clean well water filtered

  • kitchen lights

    kitchen lights

  • Winter on our Ranch

    Winter on our Ranch

  • frontsideview.Vaultedwindows,to.moutains. Green in spring only.

    frontsideview.Vaultedwindows,to.moutains. Green in spring only.

  • Dining area beautiful table and fixtures to back patio in the woods

    Dining area beautiful table and fixtures to back patio in the woods

  • Master bedroom king temperpedic high end bed and views

    Master bedroom king temperpedic high end bed and views

  • view in winter from house windows

    view in winter from house windows

  • front yard

    front yard

  • Marble Travertine jacuzzi bathtub with woodside views by candlelight

    Marble Travertine jacuzzi bathtub with woodside views by candlelight

  • Front View of  Ranch house

    Front View of Ranch house

  • Whiskey Creek Falls across the way

    Whiskey Creek Falls across the way

  • school next door. couple minute drive or over the mountain behind house, ask me

    school next door. couple minute drive or over the mountain behind house, ask me

  • view of kitchen from gourmet cooking bar.

    view of kitchen from gourmet cooking bar.

  • winter spring rain

    winter spring rain

  • Bass Lake 5 miles north willow creeks

    Bass Lake 5 miles north willow creeks

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Monday, November 30, 2015

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Yosemite Area #97629

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