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'End of the Road Retreat'

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Russ, Connie & Starr enjoying the beautiful mountain air.

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Last updated: 03/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Chateau / Country House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 Bedrooom, 2 1/2 Bath in quiet setting

Newly refurbished historic A frame house situated on twenty acres of large trees with year-round pond for fishing. Wildlife plentiful for observing. Located in Sierra National Forest near Mariposa Pines, above Jerseydale area, at approximately 4000 ft. elevation so have cool evenings in the summer with clear skies for star gazing.

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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    No fenced yard. Railings & gates on upstairs balconies...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Call to verify: no fenced yard, wilderness area nearby...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in each of the 3 bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (1, 2) ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Close proximity to Yosemite National Park Arch Rock entrance which is the closest to the actual valley....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Mining Museum and Historical Museum featuring gold paning lessons. Zip line feature at the edge of town....moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront:

    Year round pond with fishing on property....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Two eating bars in kitchen & serving bar...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    No air conditioning. When needed, evaporative cooler in downstairs living room cools whole house when upstairs windows are opened to vent. Ceiing fans in bedrooms....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Outdoor wood fire pit with wood provided...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace in livingroom & gas heating stove in upstairs foyer....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Space heating, gas & wood...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi No computer provided. DSL with wireless router...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    HD TV & Dish network...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Very limited service due to moutain location...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for multiple vehicles...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Dry camping available on site...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    With soap provided...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    EPA certified freestanding soapstone wood stove downstairs in foyer with wood provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully stocked with pots, pans, utensils, plates, dishes, cups, glasses, wine glasses, flat ware, blender, food prosessor and coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full modern island kitchen with 2 eating bars...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balconies off two of the three bedrooms...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck off of kitchen. Concrete patio off of dining room with fire pit, overlooks private pond....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill on deck...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 67 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225
$1,365 $5,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $25
  • cleaning $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Available for weddings, family reunions, corporate retreats, etc. Call for details and quotes.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 03/27/2017
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Location

75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fresno Yosemite International Airport
17 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Miners Inn-Bar, Motel & Restaurant or Gold Coin
17 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Bus Service: Yarts (Yosemite Area Trans. System)
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Awahnee, River Creek or Sierra Meadows
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Merced Amtrak
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 49 or Hwy 140
13 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Triangle Road Cafe or Sportsmans
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
Badger Pass, Yosemite Park
18 Miles
Nearest Beach
Merced River

Car: Necessary

Nestled in the Sierra National Forest on twenty sprawling acres with towering pine trees and a private pond right out your back door. Whether you are looking for a vacation spot or a quiet retreat for your business, social group event or unique wedding experience, you've found the right place. A cozy retreat just waiting for you.

The Merced River, Yosemite and Bass Lake Recreational Area are all a short drive away. From exploring Yosemite to water-skiing on Bass Lake, you'll have plenty of adventures to keep you and your family smiling for days to come. The town of Mariposa offers quaint shops for shopping and a museum full of gold rush history and gold panning. A zip line ride at the edge of town is a heart stopping experience.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Live close by and admired this property for many years. Bought for retirement hobby to clean up and improve. House needed repairs and decided it would make a beautiful vacation home. Happy with finished project and hope visitors will enjoy this unique setting and privacy overlooking beautiful pond.

Why the Owner Chose Yosemite National Park, CA, USA:
Challenge and unique setting. Started out as a golf club house built in the late seventies and then turned into a restaurant for many years closing in the early eighties. Since then sat empty and deteriorating until we bought from owners estate. It's been an ongoing project since then. Clean mountain air with level terrain make for ideal experience.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Overlooks pond with fish. Fishing allowed but please release if not going to eat. Rooster tails work best. Easy access to trails for hiking, biking. House has open floor plan with deck & patio for entertaining. Large modern island kitchen with eating bars for serving. Balcony with stairs to patio would work well for outdoor wedding overlooking pond. Plenty of room for parking and guests.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

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Photos

  • Russ, Connie & Starr enjoying the beautiful mountain air.

    Russ, Connie & Starr enjoying the beautiful mountain air.

  • Back deck for relaxing with view of pond.

    Back deck for relaxing with view of pond.

  • Large open dining and living room area with room for big family gatherings.

    Large open dining and living room area with room for big family gatherings.

  • Cozy fireplace surrounded by chairs and comfy sofas.

    Cozy fireplace surrounded by chairs and comfy sofas.

  • Pellet stove for cozy evenings.

    Pellet stove for cozy evenings.

  • Newly remodeled downstairs walk in shower bathroom

    Newly remodeled downstairs walk in shower bathroom

  • Bedroom 3 with queen bed and balcony overlooking the pond.

    Bedroom 3 with queen bed and balcony overlooking the pond.

  • Bedroom 2 with queen & single bed.  Balcony overlooking the pond & forest.

    Bedroom 2 with queen & single bed. Balcony overlooking the pond & forest.

  • View from the deck.

    View from the deck.

  • Migrating wildlife often stop by our pond on their way.

    Migrating wildlife often stop by our pond on their way.

  • View of pond from back deck.

    View of pond from back deck.

  • Our dog star on look out.

    Our dog star on look out.

  • Patio area great for large gatherings.

    Patio area great for large gatherings.

  • Gourmet kitchen with room for all your friends.

    Gourmet kitchen with room for all your friends.

  • Living room area with satelite TV.

    Living room area with satelite TV.

  • Living room and stair case.

    Living room and stair case.

  • Newly remodeled upstairs bath and shower.

    Newly remodeled upstairs bath and shower.

  • Laundry room and half bath downstairs

    Laundry room and half bath downstairs

  • View from bedroom 3 balcony.

    View from bedroom 3 balcony.

  • Bedroom 1 with queen and single bed.  Also table & chairs overlooking the forest

    Bedroom 1 with queen and single bed. Also table & chairs overlooking the forest

  • Walking trail behind our pond and house

    Walking trail behind our pond and house

  • Front of house on beautiful spring day with twenty acres of peace and quiet.

    Front of house on beautiful spring day with twenty acres of peace and quiet.

  • Top of staircase leading to our three bedrooms.

    Top of staircase leading to our three bedrooms.

  • Abundant wildlife year round.

    Abundant wildlife year round.

VRBO #418179

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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