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The Red Door Apt.-Sleeps 3 -Central Location Inside Yosemite Aug 30+31 Available

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The RED DOOR apt. - guest unit at the SUNSET HOUSE

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Last updated: 07/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

*** LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: ***
Centrally Located **INSIDE** Yosemite National Park - Ideal for a couple

IMPORTANT: please contact us via a reservation INQUIRY to confirm availability with us (pending reservations are not shown on the VRBO calendar) ... or visit our website for more information.

*** Awesome sunsets and stargazing are frequent pleasures at this property! ***
*** NOW BOOKING FALL DATES -- Visit OUR WEBSITE
*** SLEEPS 2 guests --
(... only occasionally can we accommodate a 3rd guest -- please inquire before booking)
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Next Availability:

August 26 + 27 + 28 (please contact us prior to requesting these dates)
AUGUST 29 + 30 + 31
Sept 29 + 30 + Oct 1st

*** PARTIES of 3 or 4 guests: check out the larger unit, THE SUNSET HOUSE; find this larger unit's listing on VRBO #83769

*** Visit OUR WEBSITE or call us for more information, map, photo album, last minute availability, contact info and check out our larger unit - THE YOSEMITE SUNSET HOUSE == VRBO listing # 83769
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Note to our returning guests: new this year on VRBO: VRBO will charge a service fee payable by travelers who book a property on the Site

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*** Forest Setting - Beautiful Sunsets - Glorious Starry Night Skies
*** 38 steps up the outside stairway
*** Very clean unit, furnished for comfort, with a bright atmosphere; ideal for 2 guests. Dine on your own deck surrounded by forest! Tree-top views and long vistas out to the horizon!
*** Location is in Yosemite West, a small development of private residences, at 5700 feet elevation!
*** Driving time to Yosemite Valley: approx. 25-35 minutes
*** There is NO internet at this home

-- SO MUCH MORE THAN A MOUNTAIN CABIN!
-- INSIDE the Entrance Gates of Yosemite! Avoid long waiting lines at the gates during peak season.
-- Only 12 miles to Yosemite Valley, 7 miles to Badger Pass, 16 miles to Glacier Point, 20 miles to the Wawona area and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
-- Avoid commuting in and out of the park ... this location is through the gates and INSIDE the park -- (unlike those labeled **near** Yosemite, or **close to Yosemite** such as in Groveland, Mariposa, El Portal, Fish Camp, etc.)

-- Away from the Summer Crowds in the Valley!

-- Treetop Views: there are 38 stairs from the parking area to the mid-level floor where treetop views and glorious sunsets await you! Stargazing at its best!
-- The Red Door apartment is part of a duplex property; because this is the mid-level unit, you may hear footsteps and other sounds of occupancy coming from the unit above, please expect this. Soundproofing has been applied to address this matter.

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*** Check-in time: after 5 pm and before 9:30 pm
*** Check out time: by 11am
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~ peak season minimum stay: 4 nights ~ (mid-April to mid-Oct)
~ CALL or email us for 2 or 3-night availability BEFORE attempting to book ~
~ off-peak season minimum stay: 2 nights ~
~ holiday periods may require 4 or 5-night stays ~
~ shorter stays: when only 2 or 3 nights are available between already booked dates - please contact owners ~
~ occasionally 1-night stay is OK on a weeknight when only one night is left open between already booked dates -- please inquire ~
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-- For more information about our accommodations, availability, rates, policies, guest comments, photo album, links, contact info and more, please visit our website.

Yosemite's splendors are within easy driving distance: the three most popular visitors' destination areas within the park are: Yosemite Valley floor, spectacular Glacier Point and Wawona and the Mariposa Grove of Giant Redwoods - each less than a 25 to 30 minute drive from the house!

This private residence was built in 1999 to take full advantage of the unobstructed westerly views ... No neighbors in sight when you look out towards the western horizon and nothing between you and glorious sunsets and millions of stars.

-- Clean, bright, and furnished for comfort, this unit offers that special feeling of home-away-from-home.

*** THE RED DOOR Apt *** (on the mid-level floor): one of the two units at this property, is a one bedroom/one bath unit (575 sq. ft.) plus a 375 sq. ft. deck. It has lots of windows, long views to the Western horizon as well as forest views everywhere else. Fully equipped kitchen, bath with shower over tub, and a sunny deck with plenty of deck furniture and a gas grill for BBQ's.

***INTERNET and CELL PHONES: unfortunately, due to the mountainous region and our unique and heavily forested location, we are unable to access any satellite signal at this time. Cell phones in Yosemite have very spotty reception, if any at all, except for the Yosemite Valley area -- a cell signal booster we just installed may provide limited connectivity but consider yourself ** disconnected ** while you are staying at this property.

*** There is no cable TV -- bring your favorite DVDs
*** Window A/C unit -- in July and August (at our elevation the night temperature goes down significantly).
*** A land-line telephone with local service is included and you may use your calling card.
*** 4-night stays include use of the laundry appliances.
*** Guests must be able to climb several flights of stairs to access the 2 units in this property.
*** This is a duplex property; this unit shares the common spaces with our larger rental unit -- shared areas are the parking area and outside stairway.
*** Holiday periods may require 4 or 5-night stays.
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*** OUR GUESTS: Our vacation home has been enjoyed by couples on their honeymoon, and many anniversaries, several **I'll be asking her hand** events, and many book lovers, romantic stargazers, painters and photographers.

*** TIOGA PASS (Hwy 120) closes early each winter due to snow and opens in early summer - please check before planning your traveling route.
*** WINTER Season and TIRE CHAINS ***
Tire chains may be required by the park during the winter months. Call us for more details.

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*** Activities in the park are many: fishing, hiking, rock climbing, biking, birdwatching and much more. More active folks can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice skating, river rafting, and horseback riding to name a few.

*** This is a place away from the crowded Yosemite Valley floor, a place for evening relaxation: sit back and enjoy the wind whispering through the cedars, pines and dogwoods; stargazers can marvel at the clear night skies with millions of stars while listening to the sounds of the forest from the deck!

Yosemite offers world-famous scenic views and a variety of activities for everyone, year around. A few examples of the many organized activities offered are: free art classes (watercolor, sketching & drawing, etc.), morning photography walks, a Valley Birdwalk, special programs designed for families and children, and so much more.

*** Enjoy Yosemite's scenic beauty ... and the conveniences offered by a vacation house inside the park ... you will be amazed!

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 575 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Responsible adult contracting the rental must be at least 25 years old ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 1-3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Convertible Futon in living room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Futon converts to a full-size bed...moreless

  • Bedroom has a queen size bed; a child can sleep on the futon sofa in the living room and an additional child's foam mat and a child's inflatable mattress are available upon request....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Check-in time (SUMMER) is 5pm The Red Door apartment is part of a duplex property; because this is a lower unit, it is possible that you'll hear footsteps or other sounds of occupancy coming from the unit above, please expect this. Feel free to contact us for further information....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    small DVD collection available...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    32' flat screen with limited TV reception - for DVD use...moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have a small selection of DVDs but NO broadcast reception....moreless

Theme

  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    This home has been built to take full advantage of the unobstructed westerly views ... first class sunset views and stargazing!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Modern heating system, with its own thermostat...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Freshly laundered linen is provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living Room/Kitchen combo...moreless

  • Parking:

    One space is available on paved area...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line for local calls and calls to owners; included is $3 in free long distance calling, at 6 cents/min. domestic. No international calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Freshly laundered towels are provided...moreless

Kitchen

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

    Fully equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee (Folger ground), sugar, oil, basic spices (salt & pepper, vinegar, bbq spice)...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill with propane is provided (may be off limits during 2016 due to severe drought)...moreless

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July 31 - Sept 1
Jul 31 - Sep 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$215

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Sept 5 - Oct 9
Sep 5 - Oct 8, 2016
2 night min stay
$210 $225
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Oct 9 - Nov 21
Oct 9 - Nov 21, 2016
2 night min stay
$200 $215
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Nov 22 - 26
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$225

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Nov 27 - Dec 22
Nov 27 - Dec 22, 2016
1 night min stay
$175 $200
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Dec 23 - Jan 1
Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay
$210

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Jan 2 - Jan 12
Jan 2 - Jan 12, 2017
1 night min stay
$185 $200
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Jan 13 - 15
Jan 13 - Jan 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$215

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2017
Apr 20 - Sep 5, 2017
4 night min stay
$235

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$230

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Housekeeping fee $70 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Visit OUR WEBSITE: YOSEMITESUNSETS.com

We suggest guests contact host to confirm availability & rates

Minimum stay: April 15-Oct 31 and HOLIDAYS = 4 nights

Inquire about shorter stays (occasionally 2 or 3 nights are available between already booked dates)

3rd guest nightly fee = $25

Declare all guests: adults, kids, babies or infants when inquiring and/or booking


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 07/29/2016
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Location

80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fresno
17 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Yosemite Valley
17 Miles
Nearest Golf
Wawona
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy #41
17 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Yosemite Valley or Wawona
7.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Badger Pass
17 Miles
Nearest Beach
Yosemite Valley or Wawona

Car: Necessary

The Red Door apt. is located in Yosemite West, an exclusively residential neighborhood inside the park.

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese

 

Photos

  • The RED DOOR apt. - guest unit at the SUNSET HOUSE

    The RED DOOR apt. - guest unit at the SUNSET HOUSE

  • The Red Door apt. living and kitchen combo

    The Red Door apt. living and kitchen combo

  • The RED DOOR apt. - bedroom (queen size bed)

    The RED DOOR apt. - bedroom (queen size bed)

  • Sunny deck

    Sunny deck

  • Red Door apt. deck - dining outdoors

    Red Door apt. deck - dining outdoors

  • Tall conifers surround this property

    Tall conifers surround this property

  • Western view from deck and inside too!

    Western view from deck and inside too!

  • On a clear night ... Stargazing at its best!

    On a clear night ... Stargazing at its best!

  • Yosemite Valley -- be prepared to be amazed

    Yosemite Valley -- be prepared to be amazed

  • You won't believe the size of these GIANTS -- Mariposa Grove of Giant Redwoods

    You won't believe the size of these GIANTS -- Mariposa Grove of Giant Redwoods

  • Badger Pass cross-country - doesn't get better than this!

    Badger Pass cross-country - doesn't get better than this!

  • The Ice Skating Rink at Curry Village in Yosemite Valley

    The Ice Skating Rink at Curry Village in Yosemite Valley

  • Comfortable and bright living room, with a futon sofa

    Comfortable and bright living room, with a futon sofa

  • Complete kitchen

    Complete kitchen

  • Bathroom with tub

    Bathroom with tub

  • Shaded deck too!

    Shaded deck too!

  • ... the feeling of a tree-house

    ... the feeling of a tree-house

  • The Red Door apt. on the mid-level floor

    The Red Door apt. on the mid-level floor

  • Glorious Sunset Views are a strong possibility!

    Glorious Sunset Views are a strong possibility!

  • The turn-off sign on Hwy #41

    The turn-off sign on Hwy #41

  • Spectacular Yosemite scenery not far away

    Spectacular Yosemite scenery not far away

  • Plenty of snow!

    Plenty of snow!

  • Badger Pass Ski Area - family friendly

    Badger Pass Ski Area - family friendly

VRBO #509219

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, July 30, 2016

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  • Bathrooms
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