5 miles from the South entrance, INSIDE Yosemite National Park, this charming home sits nestled among the pine trees. It features brand NEW central air conditioning and central heat, 3 large bedrooms, 2 baths, new stone floors in living areas, TV, wifi, washer and dryer, dishwasher, wonderful old river rock fireplace and a spacious secluded deck with a barbeque. From the deck you can enjoy the stellar jays, raccoons, deer, squirrels and chipmunks as they play among the trees. There is a master bedroom with king sized bed, a large second bedroom with 2 double beds and a lovely 3rd bedroom with 2 twin beds. You can walk to the Merced River to the swimming holes, visit the old Pioneer Village and relax or play golf and dine at the nearby historic Big Trees Hotel. The house is walking distance from the quaint Pine Tree Market.
The home is located in the charming town of Wawona, 5 miles inside Yosemite National Park, only 15 minutes from the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. The Big Trees Hotel (formally the Wawona Hotel) is five minutes away where you can play golf and tennis, go on a carriage ride, and enjoy horsback riding. We are within walking distance from the Merced River where you can fish and swim in the summer as well as sunbathe on the glistening flat rocks in the rushing river. You can also enjoy a hike to Chilnualna Falls and the swinging bridge or stroll the Meadow Loop Trail. There is fine dining at the historic Big Trees Hotel, a 9 hole golf course, Ranger walks and talks and a fascinating old Pioneer Center.
Badger Pass Ski Lodge and Glacier Point are 35 and 50 minutes away. Yosemite Valley where the Yosemite, Bridalveil and Vernal/Nevada Falls and El Capitan is 35 minutes from our home.
Winter activities include downhill skiing, cross country skiing, sledding and snowshoeing at nearby Badger Pass as well as ice skating under Half Dome in the Valley.
In Yosemite Valley there are year round activities including numerous hikes, waterfall gazing, rafting, biking, museums, or just enjoying the beautiful vistas from the awe inspiring Majestic (formally The Ahwanee) Hotel. Yosemite is beautiful in all seasons and each season has its own special pleasures!