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Newly Updated near Yosemite, and Bass Lake. Fall is Fabulous!!

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms 3 Full Bathrooms. Sleeps 9-12 between with beautiful views

Private secluded home on 14 acres with a seasonal creek, and beautiful rock outcroppings.


Gorgeous views from large picture windows. Sit out on the 600+ square foot deck, and take in the scenery while you enjoy your morning coffee.

Convenient location. Ten minutes to the town of Oakhurst for all your shopping needs. Oakhurst boasts some great eateries from breakfast, to bbq, to seafood, anything you may have a craving for. Also approx. 10 minutes to Bass Lake for all the fun water sports. Less than 20 miles to the South entrance of Yosemite, or the Mariposa Giant Grove. So much to see and do, if you want to. Or so very relaxing if you'd rather do nothing. Great well water. No need for bottled water here! We are one of the few in Oakhurst on a great water well.

August 2015 updates. 3 brand new mattresses. Queen bedroom has been updated, and other fun updates though out. New top of the line refrigerator, dishwasher, and dryer.

Keywords: Beautiful large home on private 14 acres. 5 Bedrooms, 7 beds, 3 baths, 30 mins. south of Yosemite Park, 10 mins. to Bass Lake. Family Friendly. Special Group activities can be arranged, such as in home chef services, extra cleaning etc. Ski, Snowboard, boating, jet skiing, rock climbing, fishing. Shooting at a local shooting range.

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Sunday Rottler
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Sunday Rottler


we are a family from southern California (and Germany) and we exclusively stay in vacation rentals on our travels. We like the personal touch each owner gives to their place and usually enjoy a much cleaner environment than most hotels can offer. We also love getting up and make our own breakfast, without having to get ready for the day first, allowing for each family member to finally sleep at their own pace on vacation. Having the choice to go out for any meal and entertainment, or simply staying 'home' adds to the freedom, enjoyment and especially important these days, savings. We take pride that all of our own vacation rentals are equipped with everything necessary to enjoy a comfortable stay and things we usually miss in other vacation rentals. These include simple things like coffee, tea, paper towls, toilet paper, soap, shampoo, towls, linens...

We hope you enjoy your home away from home as much as we do, in Los Angeles, or Yosemite/Bass Lake!


Lars, Sunday & Ean

Sunday Rottler purchased this house in 2009

Why Sunday Rottler chose Oakhurst

We just love the perfect location of this property. Only minutes away from town with all the amenities and fantastic restaurants, as well as minutes from Bass Lake, water sports and some of the best hiking in, what we consider the most beautiful national park in the US, Yosemite. The wonderful neighbors and friendly people in general plus ABSOLUTE quiet in the middle of beautiful nature views, allows us to completely relax - or stay busy for weeks.

What makes this house unique

This vacation house is our largest and our master piece. This gem offers everything for couples, friends, families with children, or entire family reunions that need a comfortable, yet luxurious place to get away. A fully equipped kitchen, allowing for Thanksgiving, or Christmas meals with the whole family. Gas and charcol BBQ on a beautiful, iron wood deck with views of nature, and city lights and stars that seem like diamonds in a black velet sky on most nights. All materials used are top quality, luxury items, from the hardwood floors, italian travertine bathrooms to the jacuzzi bathtubs. The game room, video games and usually the kid's downstairs-getaway is sure to be enjoyed by the entire family.

We hope you will enjoy this place as much as we, and many guests before you have.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Sunday,

Thank you so much for making your beautiful home available to us. We all had a great time, enjoying the remaining snow on your property, gazing at the expansive view from your balcony and playing board games with friends for many hours. It’s a dream vacation home!

We will be back, I’m sure!

Thank you very much!

Kenji & 11 friends
Jan 2010
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Oakhurst House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Three full baths with shower tub combinations.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack & Play
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Game Room with Ping-Pong, Foosball Table, Darts & Air Hockey, Need baby sitting? Or additional house cleaning? Please ask.


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Newly Updated near Yosemite, and Bass Lake. Fall is Fabulous!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews
Oceanside, Ca

Large, comfortable country home on 14 acres, solar, large decks, designed for large families

  • 5 of 5

We were a three generation group of 10, and all enjoyed this home. Country living was great. A resident deer family was around every day. Coomforters on each bed. Garage conversion to game room was heaven for our five kids. Landlady has worked to provide instructions for operating heater, AC, etc, and to provide a well provided kitchen. Lots of good TVs, our only problem was Dish reception, which was poor because of very bad weather. When weather cleared, so did reception. WiFi was always great. Comfortable size room, large even for public areas. Layout encourages casual dining or deck dining, as table seats six, then has a counter for the kids. We enjoyed our stay very much

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for visiting. Glad you all got to enjoy seeing the deer. It never gets old. Hope to have you again in the future.
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Great big house with great views.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and spacious house with great views and lots of land. We walked down to the big rocks on the property to stretch our legs. Very well appointed. Will hopefully be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks James, look forward to having you bak, anytime.
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Perfect vacationing spot for visiting near by Yosemite & Sequoia National Park

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Yosemite and we where trying to find a large home close to the south side of Yosemite. Plan this family vacation, all seven of us last fall. After much research I found Heavens Gate and loved it right away. Call the owner Sunday and discussed our plans and she was very informative about the area. Sunday was so easy to work with and glad we made the decision to stay at Heavens Gate. The home was large and beautiful. I would highly recommend Heavens Gate!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Location for a Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

I have to say up front that we came at the perfect time of year to stay here at the end of April. Everything was green with bountiful wildflowers growing everywhere. The temperature was 70s in the day, and 50s at night. We had clear skies our four days there.

About the house, it was everything we were hoping for from the description. We had three family units coming together and we felt like we had plenty of room to spread out. We did all our meals at the house and the kitchen worked great for us. Our places to hangout were the back upper deck because of the views and beautiful sunsets and the other was the game room. The game room set up is great for families with kids. We opened up the garage door and enjoyed the scenery while the kids played. The place was so quiet. We did not see a person the whole four days we were there. We walked the property our first day there and it is very pretty with great views with a creek and rock outcroppings. For little kids it took some navigating, but enjoyed exploring. The property is on the top of hill and the property gradually slopes down hill. I would say that it is not ideal for little kids to explore on their own. The rock areas have some steepness that can be handled by 8 years and up but not little ones.

We found two hikes within 20 minutes of the property that were a lot of fun as well. Bass Lake is about 10 minutes from the property. We would definitely stay here again. It really was a good and restful time for our families.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It's much appreciated. Even more so, in knowing the difficulty you had in doing so. i too love Spring there. One of my favorite times of the year. Thanks for visiting, and we would love to have you back. Best, Sunday
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Excellent Spot for Gathering of Family and/or Friends!

  • 5 of 5

We were in area for my daughter's wedding at Paradise Springs and 'Heaven's Gate" served as HQ for family of bride. Prior to arriving in area, Sunday provided good information (where to buy groceries, etc.) made it easy to move right in so we didn't have to make multiple trips to town before settling. Disturbed half a dozen who were hanging out on both sides of front porch to greet us. First night easily hosted the groom and his parents with our family for steaks on the deck and wine I acquired from local wineries on way in from FAT via Madera. Oakhurst has branch of Depts Interior and Agriculture/Forest Service where you can get passes in advance to expedite a Yosemite visit. Easy access (go EARLY in day) to Yosemite National Park after a proper breakfast prepared in kitchen stocked with necessary implements. Chilled on wedding day, read our books out on deck after touching up formal wear with iron from laundry area. Everyone in our party made favorable remarks about the property. It definitely suited our needs. Cordial and business-like including prompt refund of my damage deposit. Thanks, Sunday!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It's much appreciated. Glad everything worked out well for you, as the father of the bride. :) Regards, Sunday
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Cathy & family from Sonoma

  • 5 of 5

Our family trip to Heaven's Gate was as great as we all (8 adults and 2 children) had hoped. The house was perfect. Plenty of room for everyone to have their own space and plenty of room for us all to be together. We came to visit Yosemite but it was hard to leave the house as the views and property were wonderful. After long hikes during the day in Yosemite it was great to come back and BBQ on the deck watching the sunset and the stars appear. The BBQ was as nice as ours at home. We had fun exploring the 14 acres, enjoyed the swing and the deer grazing at dusk. Sunday thanks for sharing your home with our family.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you, and your welcome back anytime. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Much appreciated. Sunday
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Nearest Airport
48 Miles
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
South Gate Brewery
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Many in town
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Badger Pass Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Bass Lake
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Deposit $500

Holiday weekends during off season such as Martin Luther King, Presidents Day, Spring Break are subject to High Season rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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