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Luxury home inside Yosemite gates and only minutes from valley floor

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 Baths

Carved plaques with antlers from Austria decorate the high walls and antlered chandeliers hang from the ceilings. Newly-constructed Yosemite Copper Bear Lodge has cathedral-like windows for views of the forest and distant mountains. A small mountain creek meanders by the outside deck. Teak rockers line the deck for resting your feet after a long day of hiking in the high country or leisurely wandering around the valley floor. The great room has a large stone fireplace. A 42-inch flat screen television and blu-ray are available for watching a movie. The kitchen is fully equipped. The dining table can seat approximately ten to twelve. Phone for unlimited local calls. The home is surrounded by dogwoods, maples, large white firs, pine, and cedar. The home has two queen beds, two twin beds, and two bunk beds (one with trundle). There is a pool table and board games in the loft. The loft has leather high-back chairs for reading.


Owner
Steve
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, danish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

About Steve

We were born and raised in California and have treasured going to Yosemite with our families and friends. The annual trip to Yosemite was the high point of each year. Our fondest memories are of our trips to Yosemite. Because of our strong love for Yosemite, we built a home in the park.

Why Steve chose Yosemite National Park

We have been vacationing at Yosemite for over thirty-seven years. Generations of our family love the park and all the available activities that Yosemite offers. The park's beauty is unmatched. This new, charming house has much to offer to you and your family.

What makes this house unique

Close to the valley floor and Glacier Point. The home is within the park's gates. Badger Pass Ski Resort is close by. Relax in wooden rockers on the front deck after hiking or sightseeing all day. Play pool, arcade, or board games in the loft. Large selections of DVDs. Fully equipped kitchen for cooking and baking. Home decor gives you the full mountain experience.

Map

John Muir Vernal Falls Mist Trail Hike

The beautiful Yosemite Valley is 20 minutes away. Glacier Point is approximately 25 minutes away. The Giant Sequoia Trees of the Mariposa Grove is approximately 35 minutes away. Skiing and snowboarding at Badger Pass in the winter. Hiking trails near the home.

Amenities

Yosemite National Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom
    Other - 1 bunk bed , Bunkbed in loft
    bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , bunk bed has trundle (twin-size pull-out). Sleeps 3
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Luxury home inside Yosemite gates and only minutes from valley floor
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews
5

Just perfect for our extended family of 8

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable and easy access to everything! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning lodge

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in August for 4 nights. The lodge is fantastic. Tucked away inside Yosemite Park less than 30 minutes from the Yosemite Valley and very close to the road up to Glacier Point. Yosemite is breathtaking and it was a real pleasure to come back to this lodge at the end of each day. It's designed and furnished to a very high standard. Lots of space and stunning vaulted ceilings. The only thing that would make it even better would be access to a washing machine - otherwise perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Scott: Thank you for the 5-star review. I am so pleased that you had a wonderful time in Yosemite and enjoyed our lodge. We are so blessed to own such a large house centrally located inside Yosemite National Park. Many of the furnishing on the walls came from Austrian mountain lodges and are one of a kind. The home is large and spacious but also exudes a sense of coziness in the rooms, especially the great room with its large, stone fireplace. As mentioned in the HomeAway/Vrbo website, we and most other vacation rentals in the park do not provide guests access to the laundry so we can control water usage during California's critical 5-year drought. There is a coin op laundry nearby that guests may use and one in the valley at Housekeeping. Thank you. Looking forward to your return. Steve
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5

First choice for Yosemite with the family

  • 5 of 5

Between Steve (the owner) and the property itself, this was hands down the right way to see yosemite. You are inside the park, 15 mins from the valley floor, in a lovely private home.

We just wrapped up a two week road trip with 4 nights here and couldn't have had a better time/experience. Thank you Steve!

Only warning, buy your groceries before entering the park. We did, on Steve's advise, but don't make the mistake and decide you'll do fine without doing so.

I'm going to do this again!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Aliso Viejo
5

Beautifully Appointed and very warm environment !

  • 5 of 5

This home is absolutely beautiful and felt like home right away. It has everything you need and more for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. My adult children, who flew in from the East coast, truly enjoyed the pool table and National Park DVD collection. Would definitely stay here again for future Yosemite trips. We had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walnut Creek
5

Absolutely gorgeous

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay! Everything was clean, convenient and top of the line. We would definately recommend this home to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Luxury accomodations in Yosemite

  • 5 of 5

The best location to stay when visiting Yosemite! This home is so beautiful and comfortable! What a wonderful restful place to come home to after a long day of hiking.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates subject to change w/o notice. Damage/reservation deposit of $300 domestic/$1000 foreign renters is required; must be received within 2 days of reservation booking. The deposit automatically converts to a security/damage deposit upon arrival. The deposit is NOT applied toward rent; however, it is fully refundable within 14 days of departure, provided the provisions in the contract are met.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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