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Prime Location with Beautiful Views Inside Pine Mountain Lodge

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

This home is just off of State Hwy 120, in the gated community of Pine Mountain Lake. Yosemite is just 24 miles away. The home is newly decorated and fully furnished with everything for your vacation comfort. Included are three Satellite TVs (HBO,Showtime, Starz, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and more), VCR, DVD, loads of movies and a stereo.

Toys, Billiards, Foosball, books and board games are available for all ages and interests. We have hiking maps and information for FREE local guided hiking tours. Also available is High Speed Wireless DSL for those who wish to choose to bring their laptop.

Master- Cal King

Bedroom #2- Queen

Bedroom #3- 2 Double Beds

Bedroom #4- Queen

Loft- Full Futon Sleeper

Bedroom #5- Sofa Sleeper

The Master bathroom has a large tub great for bubble baths (easily fits two adults) The shower coverts to a sauna (great for those who like to work up a sweat).The kitchen is fully equipped with cookware, coffee maker, micro-wave, dishwasher, fridge and gas range. There is a swamp cooler for summer, wood burning stove and a gas furnace for winter.

The view of the mountain tops and a peek a boo view of the lake are breathtaking and can be seen from inside the house and/or from the deck. The deck is equipped with table and chairs, gas grill, and an outside fire pit for a nice evening fire. This is one of our favorite things to do in the winter time. We also have a canoe available through the summer months.

Prime location-we are less than ½ a mile from the main marina. With access to all of the amenities at Pine Mountain Lake, you can enjoy an 18 hole championship golf course (one of the Top 15 “Best Courses to Play in Northern California”). Relax in the Country Club lounge or enjoy a wonderful dinner in the dining room.

There are three beaches, one with boat rentals and a snack bar (seasonal) Black Oak Casino is approx a 30 minute drive for those with that have an itch to gamble. You can enjoy fishing, horseback riding, swimming or perhaps a bon fire with marshmallows.

Pine Mountain Lake has several tennis courts, horse shoe pits (we provide the horseshoes) and an Equestrian Center, and hiking trails. There is a washer and dryer for your convenience.

Linens and towels are provided. Beds will be made and washed for you after your trip to free time for fun.

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More Details

Kevin Smith
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Kevin Smith

Yosemite and The Big Island are our favorite places in the world. Our family of seven has had many great memories from hikes in Yosemite, swimming and BBQ’s at the main marina at Pine Mountain Lake to kayaking with the dolphins in Kona. These places have allowed us to spend quality time as a family, which is most important to us. Our vacation rental properties have all the amenities to make you feel at home. Our hope is that our hospitality makes you feel welcome and will allow you to create your own special memories.

Kevin Smith purchased this house in 2007

Why Kevin Smith chose Groveland

We bought our property almost 10 years ago, First impression was wow!! We bought after our realtor suggested vacation rentals to help with the decision!! Best decision we ever made, great family memories over the years!!

What makes this house unique

Large home, double deck, great views, steam shower(must), canoe for summer, game room, gourmet kitchen, to name a few!!! We also have a property right next to us that can be combine for very large groups!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow! What a great view. Its storming right now and smells great. Thank you for letting us use this house to forge about “responsibilities”. We will make every minute count.

P.s. My husband said, “We had a wonderful weekend”
Oct 2007
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Groveland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Wet Sauna
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Sofa Sleeper (1) Futons (1) Portable Crib (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Prime Location with Beautiful Views Inside Pine Mountain Lodge
average rating of 4.637931 based on 59 reviews

Perfect accommodations for a large group!

  • 5 of 5

My family had the best time together and do think that part of it was due to such variety of things to do and the space to do it in - inside and outside of the house. We loved exploring Yosemite NP and then coming back to the house and heading down to the lake for a quick swim. Our party was ranged in age from 2 years old all the way up to 70 and everyone was happy! Thank you for helping make it such a memorable for us.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really great with some deal-breaking issues for me

  • 3 of 5

This was one of the best equipped places we have stayed and the owner put up with my barrage of questions, some of which his written communique's had already addressed. It's a lovely area, reasonable distance to Yosemite. The house was accommodating, nice layout, lovely view. BUT for me, there were 3 absolute (but easily fixable) deal breakers. 1. HOT, never go there in summer unless you don't mind 85 degrees in the house. The owner texted me a picture showing the temp in the house was 72 but that was in the morn and the nights got down to 60 so were fine. Except the loft STAYED HOT ALL NIGHT EVEN WITH FANS. Also, the thermostat is in the coolest part of the house in a hallway. The temperature on the fan remote was more accurate and consistently read 81- 87 degrees except at night or early morn. 2. The master bed, though comfy, is so high off the ground, not even my 6'2" brother in law could just sit down on it, say to put on his shoes. I had to struggle just to get in at night but no one else in our party of 11 was willing to take that room because of the bed height. 3. AND, there are no window coverings in the master bedroom (it's quite private so that's ok) and the sun pours beautifully in in the morning. We only wanted to sleep in 2 of our 7 days there but couldn't sleep past 5:30am. SO, if you like leaping into beds, can sleep in bright sun, and like the heat (other seasons would be fab.), then this is a great spot. Although be advised the loft futon is unsleepable for adults. Our smallest was maybe 90 pounds and she felt the slats painfully through the 'mattress' and no one in our group could sleep there. I don't think we're extra picky. If you don't need that futon, then no prob. And, really, overall, it was very well supplied, especially the kitchen. And the minimal required clean up was much appreciated. Bath towels were a bit limited (6 bath towels, 3 hand towels, 3 face cloths) but we brought extra and it was fine. And the owner was responsive and gracious. Hope this helps.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your feedback. We have done vacation rentals for approx 12 years and continuously make improvements based on our renter comments. 1. Temperature-Although we do not generally get complaints about our swamp cooler, during your stay, the temperature outside was 13 degrees higher than usual. The swamp cooler does cool the house down pretty well and we also provide additional fans in addition to all the ceiling fans for extra hot days. After we went through with you the best way to keep the house cool, you seemed pleased with the temperature so we are surprised about your comment. Regardless , we are in the process of purchasing a new air conditioning unit which will replace the swamp cooler very soon. 2. You are our first customer that has ever complained about our master bedroom. This is the room we usually get the most compliments. The bed is 34 inches high and is common for a master suite bed. You mention that it is too tall to put on your shoes. We have a comfortable rocking chair as well as a desk chair in the master suite that could have been used to sit on while putting on your shoes. We do take your feedback serious and purchased a small step stool just in case a future renter should need it. We also never heard of anyone complain about no shades in the master bedroom since it is private and the room is situated so direct sun does not shine through. We have had many compliments of how people can see the stars and trees from the bed. If we get another person concerned, we may consider darkening blinds, but since you are the first, we are going to keep as is. All other rooms have blinds for those who prefer a dark room. 3. I agree with you that the futon in the loft is suitable mainly for children or one adult. Most full size futons are. I have to admit, you are the first to complain about it. We also have a very comfortable queen size portable mattress in one of the bedroom closets that could have been used. If you would have brought this to our attention, we would have informed you of the extra portable mattress. 4. We provide a total of 16 towel sets (bath, hand towel, and wash cloth) as well as 16 towels for the lake to accommodate up to 16 guests. We were there before you so we are certain that is what was provided. You never brought this to our attention during your numerous phone calls during your visit. Thanks again for your feedback as it helps us to make improvements for future renters.
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Very nice. Good location

  • 4 of 5

Overall, a nice home which accommodated our large family very well. Close to the beach and not too far from the pool. Road closures in the area made travel very challenging, but at no fault of the home’s location. Plumbing under kitchen sink was leaky, there was a pan to catch water under the sink which overflowed and made for a “fun” cleanup. Would’ve been nice to have had some forewarning on the issue. Very minor though, and that was the extent of any negatives in the home. Would recommend, and would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mike, Thanks for the review. We are happy you enjoyed our home with the exception of the leak. We were unaware that there was a leak. If you would have contacted us, we would have sent someone out to fix it for you. The people after you must have fixed it because we did not see a leak when we were recently there. However, we do see there was a leak since there was a pan under the sink. Thanks again for the feedback. Kevin and Cindy Smith
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Danville, CA

great place!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing view-watched the bald eagle soar past, spacious, great for family groups, fully stocked kitchen. One of the nicest places in Groveland!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Salt Lake City

Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

This is a great home in a great location. We loved spending time at the lake and were close enough to drive into Yosemite as well. Host was very responsive and check in/out was really easy.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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nicholasville, KY

Very nice rental

  • 5 of 5

The house was well layed out and had beautiful views

  • Submitted: May 3, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Iron Door Saloon
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Main Beach/Marina


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Property Damage Insurance $59
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

Pine Mountain Lake Association will charge $25/car for up to 1 week when you first arrive at the Security Gate. If I can accommodate an early checkin or checkout I will do up to two hours, otherwise the fee is $75.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.