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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.
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 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
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
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
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
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
Central heat, propane and electric utility fee deducted from deposit 30 or more post days check out when bill arrives and is reconciled....moreless
Pretty good reception for the mountains, seems even better than my city internet....moreless
No linen fee. Quality good but not guaranteed. . small spec can appear, but they are always washed. ...moreless
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
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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
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
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
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
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
All included - Vita Mix type blender and regular blender, small cuisinart toaster, coffee maker etc....moreless
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
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
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
Special Last minute Aug 2 - Aug 5, 2015 2 night min stay
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Mid August Special Aug 15 - Aug 20, 2015 2 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015 3 night min stay
$450 Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Autumn Sep 8 - Nov 23, 2015 1 night min stay
$295 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 5 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
pre.post.Thxsgiving Nov 24 - Nov 30, 2015 5 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Xmas.NewYears Dec 18 - Jan 5, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 1 night min stay
$250 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$59
Refundable Damage Deposit$200
Pet Fee$100 + tax
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.
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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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
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.