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'End of the Road Retreat'

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

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.


Owner
Russ or Connie Bockhop
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Russ or Connie Bockhop

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.

Russ or Connie Bockhop purchased this chateau / country house in 2008

Why Russ or Connie Bockhop chose Yosemite Area

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.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

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.

Amenities

Mariposa Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 downstairs - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3/laundry room - toilet
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in each of the 3 bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (1, 2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
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
Notes:
Close proximity to Yosemite National Park Arch Rock entrance which is the closest to the actual valley.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(82 traveler reviews)

'End of the Road Retreat'
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 82 reviews
5

Nice, roomy, cozy place!

  • 5 of 5

It was a great place to unwind and relax after a long day outdoors.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bay Area, CA
5

Great place!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Bass and turtle pond is a great time for kids..... Russ was a fantastic host..... highly recommended

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope to see you again someday. Thanks, Russ & Connie
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5

Enjoyable get away

  • 5 of 5

Well furnished. Just what we needed for our two families. We had a wonderful time visiting Yosemite and returning here for more fun.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect vacation home!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the house.

Very clean, quite, and well equipped.

All members liked back yard sitting around wood stove.

We will go back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's nice to know you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again. Connie & Russ
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Columbia, Pennsylvania
5

Excellent living accomadations. 8 of us lived comfortably for 3 days. Highly recommend. Plenty of

  • 5 of 5

spacious rooms. Only drawback is distance to Yosemite(1 1/4 hrs drive). Short of staying in park this is the closest. Small town of Mariposa with grocery store and couple shops and restaurant and liquor store and gas stations (about 15-20 minutes from house).

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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El Dorado Hills, California
5

Great stay! We will be back! Beautiful home and property!

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful place with everything we needed! Wish we could have stayed an extra few days to really enjoy everything! Owners were very responsive and great to work with. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home and property!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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

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Rates & Availability

Mariposa Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,365
$5,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $25
cleaning $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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