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Storybook Chalet Inside Yosemite National Park

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Chalet, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

The Storybook Cedar Chalet is located inside Yosemite National Park in a small private development called Yosemite West. The interior of the Chalet has been updated with new Hardwood, Tile, Carpeting, Appliances and Granite Countertops. The home is centrally located to all of the Park's major attractions. Yosemite Valley is 20 minutes away - Glacier Point is 25-30 minutes - The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoia Trees is 35 minutes and Badger Pass Ski Resort (renowned for it's ski school for young skiers) is located 8 miles away. The home has all of the amenities you'd want in a vacation getaway - Satellite TV, WiFi Internet access, Pool Table, a Sauna and a Spa. The Chalet sleeps up to 10 people in 3 bedrooms (2 King Size Beds and 1 Queen), a loft and sofa bed. The beds all feature pillow top mattresses & down comforters for the perfect night's sleep. The chalet has traditional gas heating, as well as a wood stove. Treat yourself to the best location in the Park with all of the amenities you'd want for your ultimate Yosemite Vacation.

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Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner


Just wanted to send a note to say how much we enjoyed our stay at your Cedar Chalet. We found the house in excellent condition and a perfect accommodation for the five of us. We loved the peace and quiet of the evenings, and were very thankful that we didn't opt to stay in the Village - too busy for us!

We had one day of serious hiking ... my husband, daughter, and niece hiked the trail of Yosemite Falls... they made it safely to the top to

take in the view and savor that feeling of a major accomplishment!

Our niece's husband and I found some "easy" trails to explore and really enjoyed ourselves. Our timing was perfect for this visit - plenty of water to show off the splendor of the falls, and beautiful summer flowers all along the way. And, perfect weather... which allowed us to see the most amazing stars on our evening "Stargazing"

tour at Glacier Point.

One evening, we decided to watch the sunset from the fire ranger station near your chalet - but we never reached our destination - we encountered one of your huge park bears - right in the middle of the trail! Everyone hightailed it out of there - I did pause long enough to snap a picture though - to prove the event to our friends!

So, we thank you for sharing your little corner of paradise.. and perhaps we will return at some point in the future - we would like to share this experience with our son, his wife, and our new grandchild some day... her pregnancy is the reason they could not travel with us ... but we all agree that the sacrifice will be well worth it!

Hope that your summer goes well, and that you are enjoying each day.

Sincerely, Dolly Canterbury
Jul 2010
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Yosemite National Park Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bathroom with Sauna
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with Sauna
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Loft - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 Queen Size Aero Beds & Convertible Sofa Bed
  • King size beds (2) 2 Bedrooms with King Size Beds, Queen size Beds (1) 1 Bedroom with Queen Size Bed, Baby Cribs (1) Pack-N-Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Convertible Sofa Bed in the Loft, 2 Inflatable Queen Sized Aero Beds
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding


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Storybook Chalet Inside Yosemite National Park
average rating of 4.521739 based on 70 reviews
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It was everything as advertised.

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and well equipped. The beds were very comfortable with good linens. We had a blast with the pool table and hot tub. We had deer, Coyote, and plenty of Ravens in the back yard. Very comfortable there. Definitely 5 stars but the one advice I would give is update the home entertainment. I know we are there for the nature, outdoors ect, but when I get cozy in the evening with my family, it's nice to watch a good movie on a nice size screen. Or watch a game with good sound.... Like at home.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great spot for Parents and their adult kids!

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Close to Yosemite Valley without having to stay in all the congestion that is the valley. Nicely maintained with a few exceptions but nothing that I find a deal breaker in a rental. Plenty of space for everyone. Pool table a plus. Killer sunset views. Very clean and comfortable. Refrigerator doesn't get very cold so don't bring a bunch of perishables. The clothes dryer was wimpy. Spa was nice, not really a "hot" tub but warm enough to soak in and therefore a bonus to have. Owners provided great directions for all amenities and check in and check out. Really easy to get to. Very nice place. Would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful trip to Yosemite. Our family (four adults and two elementary aged kids) thoroughly enjoyed the pool table (the kids especially) and the hot tub in the evenings. What I most appreciated was how well stocked the home was. We have stayed at many VRBO's over the years and the standard set-up is that there is one or two of basic necessities such as toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, etc. It is the expectation that the guests will have to shop to have enough of those items for the remainder of the trip. This rental however was beautifully stocked - costco amounts of toilet paper, kitchen trash bags, dishwasher pods, and even shampoo, conditioner and body wash in the bathrooms! Given the closet grocery store is at least 30 minutes away this was really wonderful. The kitchen was well stocked as were the bedrooms. Plenty of extra pillows and cozy blankets. Definitely recommend. Had a lovely time!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A spacious, modern, well-appointed home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The house boasts a well-stocked kitchen with all the tools and appliances one could need, and common areas that perfectly accommodated our party of 6. The bedrooms are large and comfortable, with plenty of extra pillows and linens. The bathrooms are clean and roomy, and I especially appreciated the hot, high pressure shower complete with soap and shampoo dispenser. Our two toddlers had a fantastic time running around this surpisingly child-friendly chalet, while the adults enjoyed the pool table and hot tub (which worked perfectly the whole weekend). Overall, we had a wonderful experience. I highly recommend this chalet for medium-sized families and groups.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Property

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for opening your house to us. We had a great time. The jacuzzi worked great and the pool table was a hit. The house was a great place for us to recover after hiking half dome. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was more than I expected! It had a perfect location, especially for hiking and not wanting to stay in the village. The cabin had all the amenities a vacation cabin should have! My only recommendation is that there were only 3 washclothes for a 6+ people cabin, we had 4 people during our stay, making it very inconvenient. Also, the electric plugs were very loose and would not hold onto the things I attempted to plug in, and the dryer was quite finicky. Overall, I was more than pleased and will be staying here again upon my return to Yosemite!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Wawona Golf Course (Inside Yosemite National Park)
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Badger Pass (Yosemite National Park)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

Off Season rates are up to 4 guests - additional guests are $25 per night per additional guest.
Holiday and Peak Season rates are up to 6 guests - additional guests are $25 per night per additional guest

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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